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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 221 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 11 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 1
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
2088 2782 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.04% 40.28% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 2447 2880
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +14 10 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Cheshire +18 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (85.00%) Web Services
3 28 (70.00%) Java
4 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 25 (62.50%) SOAP
4 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
6 20 (50.00%) Oracle
7 18 (45.00%) Degree
8 15 (37.50%) REST
9 14 (35.00%) JSON
10 13 (32.50%) Spring
10 13 (32.50%) C
11 12 (30.00%) UDDI
11 12 (30.00%) Windows
11 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (30.00%) OOD
11 12 (30.00%) Finance
11 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (30.00%) SDLC
12 11 (27.50%) TDD
12 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
12 11 (27.50%) Linux
12 11 (27.50%) JMS
12 11 (27.50%) HTML
12 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
13 10 (25.00%) OOP
13 10 (25.00%) OO
13 10 (25.00%) Maven
13 10 (25.00%) Java EE

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.00%) Mule
3 4 (10.00%) Node.js
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) DB2
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (25.00%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) NUnit
5 5 (12.50%) Ant
5 5 (12.50%) Subversion
6 4 (10.00%) Artifactory
6 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (10.00%) Gradle
6 4 (10.00%) Hudson
6 4 (10.00%) Selenium
6 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (7.50%) JIRA
8 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.50%) AnthillPro
9 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (85.00%) Web Services
3 25 (62.50%) SOAP
4 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (37.50%) REST
6 14 (35.00%) JSON
7 13 (32.50%) Spring
8 12 (30.00%) UDDI
9 11 (27.50%) HTML
9 11 (27.50%) JMS
10 10 (25.00%) Java EE
11 9 (22.50%) Servlets
12 8 (20.00%) .NET
13 7 (17.50%) CSS
14 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (15.00%) HTML5
14 6 (15.00%) XSD
15 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 5 (12.50%) CSS3
15 5 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) OOD
2 12 (30.00%) SDLC
3 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (25.00%) OOP
5 7 (17.50%) ETL
6 6 (15.00%) BDD
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Logistics
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) RAD
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) C
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 7 (17.50%) C#
7 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 4 (10.00%) Apple Swift
8 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.00%) Groovy
8 4 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (10.00%) Python
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
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