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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 174 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 11 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.16% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.32% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 25
Average salary £48,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
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
1762 1864 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.58% 49.69% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1664 1770
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram 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 23 September 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 - 9 £48,000 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (100.00%) XML
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) UNIX
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) SOAP
5 9 (60.00%) Servlets
5 9 (60.00%) Apache
5 9 (60.00%) JSON
5 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (60.00%) Physics
5 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Java EE
5 9 (60.00%) OLTP
5 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (60.00%) Games
5 9 (60.00%) Online Games
5 9 (60.00%) Game Development
5 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) OLTP
2 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Mockito
2 3 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 9 (60.00%) Java EE
3 9 (60.00%) JSON
3 9 (60.00%) Servlets
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
5 3 (20.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) JDBC
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) JAXB
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (60.00%) Physics
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (60.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Game Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) XPath
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft