The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 186 228 212
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 52 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.15% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 0.33% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 1 39
Average salary £47,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+19.85% +5.26%
WSDL
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WSDL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WSDL Salary Trend in the North West

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the North West

WSDL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester +58 49 £47,000 +56.66% 2
Cheshire -1 3 £47,500 - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 71 (79.78%) XML
2 69 (77.53%) SOAP
3 59 (66.29%) Java
3 59 (66.29%) JMS
4 57 (64.04%) Degree
5 50 (56.18%) Web Services
6 45 (50.56%) Oracle
7 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (44.94%) Servlets
9 38 (42.70%) WebLogic
9 38 (42.70%) SQL
9 38 (42.70%) Hibernate
9 38 (42.70%) JSON
10 37 (41.57%) Oracle Database
10 37 (41.57%) Spring
10 37 (41.57%) XSLT
11 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
12 35 (39.33%) Linux
13 34 (38.20%) UNIX
13 34 (38.20%) Maven
14 33 (37.08%) XSD
14 33 (37.08%) SOA
14 33 (37.08%) Relational Database
15 32 (35.96%) C++
16 31 (34.83%) TDD
16 31 (34.83%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (33.71%) Oracle BPM
17 30 (33.71%) Oracle Service Bus
17 30 (33.71%) RabbitMQ
17 30 (33.71%) SoapUI

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 38 (42.70%) WebLogic
2 30 (33.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 30 (33.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.99%) CMS
3 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) CICS
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Force.com
1 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Telnet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) SSH
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) Oracle Database
2 33 (37.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
4 23 (25.84%) RDBMS
5 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.62%) DB2
7 3 (3.37%) OLTP
8 1 (1.12%) MS Access
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Maven
2 30 (33.71%) SoapUI
3 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.87%) Ant
5 7 (7.87%) Subversion
5 7 (7.87%) Hudson
6 4 (4.49%) Mockito
6 4 (4.49%) Gerrit
6 4 (4.49%) JUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.12%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (31.46%) Retail
2 14 (15.73%) Finance
3 11 (12.36%) Banking
4 9 (10.11%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.37%) Games
5 3 (3.37%) Law
5 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) iGaming
6 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Software Engineer
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Oracle Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Middleware Architect
4 13 (14.61%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 12 (13.48%) SOA Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (2.25%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.25%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (79.78%) XML
2 69 (77.53%) SOAP
3 59 (66.29%) JMS
4 50 (56.18%) Web Services
5 40 (44.94%) Servlets
6 38 (42.70%) Hibernate
6 38 (42.70%) JSON
7 37 (41.57%) Spring
7 37 (41.57%) XSLT
8 33 (37.08%) XSD
9 30 (33.71%) RabbitMQ
9 30 (33.71%) REST
9 30 (33.71%) ActiveMQ
9 30 (33.71%) Middleware
10 25 (28.09%) Java EE
11 21 (23.60%) HTML
12 17 (19.10%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (16.85%) J2EE
14 11 (12.36%) EJB
15 10 (11.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.99%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.74%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.49%) VUI
5 4 (4.49%) IVR
6 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Online Games
6 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.37%) Physics
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) iPhone
7 2 (2.25%) iPad
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Linux
2 34 (38.20%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.25%) AIX
4 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.12%) zOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
3 33 (37.08%) SOA
4 31 (34.83%) TDD
4 31 (34.83%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (24.72%) OO
6 20 (22.47%) E-Commerce
6 20 (22.47%) Logistics
6 20 (22.47%) Software Architecture
7 15 (16.85%) OOD
8 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.99%) Master Data Management
10 8 (8.99%) Data Management
10 8 (8.99%) Content Management
11 7 (7.87%) Service Management
11 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.87%) Web Development
12 5 (5.62%) OOP
13 4 (4.49%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) SQL
3 32 (35.96%) C++
4 30 (33.71%) PL/SQL
5 29 (32.58%) C
6 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.49%) XPath
8 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.25%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 57 (64.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCSE
2 1 (1.12%) CCNA
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) MCP
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) Stellent
3 6 (6.74%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Alias
6 1 (1.12%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.12%) Unisys
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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