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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 226 232 254
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 22 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 16
Average salary £42,500 £47,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.05% +15.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £43,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,050 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
2844 3262 4185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.26% 49.42% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2525 2921 3780
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -10 11 £32,000 -24.70% 5
Cheshire +1 6 £47,500 -8.65% 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (93.48%) XML
2 37 (80.43%) SOAP
2 37 (80.43%) Java
3 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 25 (54.35%) SQL
4 25 (54.35%) Oracle
5 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 22 (47.83%) Servlets
7 21 (45.65%) UNIX
7 21 (45.65%) JSON
7 21 (45.65%) Relational Database
8 20 (43.48%) Degree
8 20 (43.48%) Linux
9 19 (41.30%) Spring
10 18 (39.13%) RDBMS
11 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
12 15 (32.61%) Finance
12 15 (32.61%) Java EE
12 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
12 15 (32.61%) Web Services
12 15 (32.61%) HTML
12 15 (32.61%) J2EE
13 14 (30.43%) SOA
14 12 (26.09%) HTTP
14 12 (26.09%) TDD
15 11 (23.91%) Maven
15 11 (23.91%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (23.91%) JMS
15 11 (23.91%) Waterfall

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (19.57%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (6.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.17%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Relational Database
3 18 (39.13%) RDBMS
4 9 (19.57%) OLTP
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (13.04%) MS Access
7 4 (8.70%) DB2
8 3 (6.52%) Informix
9 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Maven
2 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.22%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Subversion
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) Introscope
5 3 (6.52%) Ant
5 3 (6.52%) JUnit
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Games
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Integration Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (93.48%) XML
2 37 (80.43%) SOAP
3 22 (47.83%) Servlets
4 21 (45.65%) JSON
5 19 (41.30%) Spring
6 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
7 15 (32.61%) Java EE
7 15 (32.61%) Web Services
7 15 (32.61%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) J2EE
8 11 (23.91%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (23.91%) JMS
9 10 (21.74%) XSLT
9 10 (21.74%) JDBC
9 10 (21.74%) JSP
10 9 (19.57%) .NET
10 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
10 9 (19.57%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (19.57%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
1 9 (19.57%) Physics
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.57%) Online Games
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
4 5 (10.87%) Online Banking
5 3 (6.52%) VUI
5 3 (6.52%) IVR
5 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) UNIX
2 20 (43.48%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
3 14 (30.43%) SOA
4 12 (26.09%) TDD
5 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.57%) Game Development
6 9 (19.57%) OOD
7 8 (17.39%) Project Management
7 8 (17.39%) Logistics
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) Software Architecture
9 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (6.52%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
10 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) C++
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) C
5 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) XPath
7 3 (6.52%) XQuery
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSD
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Compuware
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Perforce
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
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