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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 215 233 211
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 40 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 0.46% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 25
Average salary £47,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -11.25%
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
2682 3255 3273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.89% 44.17% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2759 2937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +25 29 £40,750 -15.10% 4
Merseyside - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire -9 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 82 (86.32%) SOAP
1 82 (86.32%) XML
2 71 (74.74%) JMS
3 70 (73.68%) Web Services
4 66 (69.47%) Degree
5 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (63.16%) Oracle
7 56 (58.95%) SDLC
8 51 (53.68%) Oracle Database
9 50 (52.63%) WebLogic
9 50 (52.63%) XSLT
10 49 (51.58%) Java
10 49 (51.58%) SQL
11 46 (48.42%) SOA
11 46 (48.42%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (47.37%) SoapUI
12 45 (47.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 45 (47.37%) Oracle BPM
12 45 (47.37%) Oracle Service Bus
12 45 (47.37%) Middleware
12 45 (47.37%) XSD
13 44 (46.32%) PL/SQL
14 43 (45.26%) TDD
15 41 (43.16%) Spring
16 40 (42.11%) Linux
17 38 (40.00%) Maven
17 38 (40.00%) Software Engineering
17 38 (40.00%) Hibernate
18 33 (34.74%) JSON
19 32 (33.68%) Jenkins

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (52.63%) WebLogic
2 45 (47.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 45 (47.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (14.74%) CMS
4 9 (9.47%) JBoss
5 8 (8.42%) IIS
6 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.16%) Mule
8 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (47.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (53.68%) Oracle Database
2 25 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
3 23 (24.21%) RDBMS
4 22 (23.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (47.37%) SoapUI
2 38 (40.00%) Maven
3 32 (33.68%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.68%) Hudson
5 12 (12.63%) Ant
6 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.26%) JUnit
8 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.21%) Gerrit
8 4 (4.21%) Mockito
9 3 (3.16%) Subversion
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.05%) JIRA
11 1 (1.05%) Selenium
11 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.32%) Retail
2 13 (13.68%) Marketing
3 7 (7.37%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Software Engineer
3 25 (26.32%) Architect
4 24 (25.26%) Oracle Architect
4 24 (25.26%) Middleware Architect
5 20 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
6 19 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 19 (20.00%) SOA Developer
7 12 (12.63%) Java Developer
8 10 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.16%) Java Team Leader
11 2 (2.11%) Software Programmer
11 2 (2.11%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Programmer
11 2 (2.11%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (86.32%) SOAP
1 82 (86.32%) XML
2 71 (74.74%) JMS
3 70 (73.68%) Web Services
4 50 (52.63%) XSLT
5 45 (47.37%) XSD
5 45 (47.37%) Middleware
6 41 (43.16%) Spring
7 38 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 33 (34.74%) JSON
9 28 (29.47%) Java EE
10 26 (27.37%) Servlets
10 26 (27.37%) REST
11 25 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
11 25 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 25 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (20.00%) J2EE
13 18 (18.95%) HTML
14 15 (15.79%) JDBC
15 14 (14.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (24.21%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.05%) VUI
3 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.05%) IVR
3 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) UNIX
3 14 (14.74%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (2.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (58.95%) SDLC
3 46 (48.42%) SOA
3 46 (48.42%) Performance Tuning
4 43 (45.26%) TDD
5 38 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (26.32%) Logistics
6 25 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 23 (24.21%) Software Architecture
8 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.74%) Content Management
10 13 (13.68%) OO
10 13 (13.68%) Open Source
11 12 (12.63%) BDD
11 12 (12.63%) Scrum
12 11 (11.58%) Data Management
12 11 (11.58%) Master Data Management
13 10 (10.53%) Automated Testing
14 8 (8.42%) OWASP
14 8 (8.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) Java
1 49 (51.58%) SQL
2 44 (46.32%) PL/SQL
3 28 (29.47%) C
4 26 (27.37%) C++
5 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.42%) C#
7 5 (5.26%) XPath
8 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (69.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Oracle
2 14 (14.74%) Stellent
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.11%) Retek
5 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.11%) ATG
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Endeca
5 2 (2.11%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.05%) Chordiant
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 25 days ago