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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 200 223 238
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 43 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 1 14
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2632 3194 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.54% 49.07% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2801 3229
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +21 29 £34,500 -18.82% 4
Cheshire +4 11 £47,500 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 52 (83.87%) XML
2 51 (82.26%) Java
3 48 (77.42%) SOAP
4 32 (51.61%) Servlets
5 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 30 (48.39%) Degree
7 29 (46.77%) UNIX
7 29 (46.77%) Spring
8 28 (45.16%) Hibernate
8 28 (45.16%) Linux
8 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
8 28 (45.16%) JSON
9 26 (41.94%) Relational Database
10 24 (38.71%) SQL
10 24 (38.71%) C++
11 23 (37.10%) JMS
11 23 (37.10%) Maven
11 23 (37.10%) ActiveMQ
12 21 (33.87%) HTML
12 21 (33.87%) Oracle
12 21 (33.87%) Web Services
12 21 (33.87%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (33.87%) REST
13 20 (32.26%) Retail
13 20 (32.26%) C
13 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (29.03%) TDD
15 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
15 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (25.81%) Java EE

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.06%) JBoss
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.84%) Force.com
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Telnet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
2 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (41.94%) Relational Database
3 16 (25.81%) RDBMS
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.29%) MS Access
6 5 (8.06%) OLTP
7 4 (6.45%) DB2
8 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Maven
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.06%) Ant
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (32.26%) Retail
2 16 (25.81%) Finance
3 14 (22.58%) Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.84%) Law
5 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.84%) iGaming
6 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
7 2 (3.23%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.61%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (83.87%) XML
2 48 (77.42%) SOAP
3 32 (51.61%) Servlets
4 29 (46.77%) Spring
5 28 (45.16%) Hibernate
5 28 (45.16%) JSON
6 23 (37.10%) ActiveMQ
6 23 (37.10%) JMS
7 21 (33.87%) Web Services
7 21 (33.87%) HTML
7 21 (33.87%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (33.87%) REST
8 16 (25.81%) Java EE
9 14 (22.58%) J2EE
9 14 (22.58%) JSP
10 13 (20.97%) .NET
11 12 (19.35%) XSLT
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.90%) JDBC
13 8 (12.90%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
4 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) Physics
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Online Games
5 4 (6.45%) Online Banking
6 3 (4.84%) IVR
6 3 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.84%) VUI
6 3 (4.84%) Open Source
7 2 (3.23%) iPad
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.23%) iPhone
7 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) UNIX
2 28 (45.16%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
4 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
5 16 (25.81%) OOD
6 15 (24.19%) SOA
6 15 (24.19%) OO
6 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
7 13 (20.97%) Logistics
8 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.52%) Web Development
11 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Change Management
14 5 (8.06%) Service Management
14 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (4.84%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) C++
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) C
4 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.45%) XPath
8 3 (4.84%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) XQuery
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.61%) COBOL
10 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) VCP4
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSD
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) CCNA
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Unisys
6 1 (1.61%) Alias
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