The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 183 176 159
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 5 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.078% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.16% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 22
Average salary £48,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
WSDL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1830 1906 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.45% 49.40% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1707 1730
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WSDL
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the Manchester region.

WSDL Salary Trend in Manchester

WSDL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 5 £48,000 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) JAXB
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) HND
4 6 (50.00%) EJB
4 6 (50.00%) JDBC
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) OLTP
2 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Mockito
2 6 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) EJB
3 6 (50.00%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) JDBC
3 6 (50.00%) JAXB
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
3 6 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (41.67%) Java EE
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) Servlets
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
1 5 (41.67%) Physics
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (41.67%) Game Development
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) XPath
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft