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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 233 235 245
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 23 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 22
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,750 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +16.32%
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
2729 2631 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.73% 39.33% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2276 2731
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -10 16 £55,000 +15.78%
Manchester -11 7 £35,000 +1.44%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 37 (100.00%) Web Services
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 32 (86.49%) Oracle
3 31 (83.78%) SOAP
4 19 (51.35%) XSLT
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) Java
6 17 (45.95%) SOA
6 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) SSL
7 16 (43.24%) JMS
7 16 (43.24%) FTP
7 16 (43.24%) HTTP
7 16 (43.24%) HTTPS
7 16 (43.24%) XSD
7 16 (43.24%) XPath
7 16 (43.24%) Oracle Service Bus
7 16 (43.24%) SDLC
7 16 (43.24%) Service Design
8 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
8 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
9 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
9 12 (32.43%) UDDI
9 12 (32.43%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (27.03%) OOD
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.51%) Windows
13 5 (13.51%) OOP

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) FTP
1 16 (43.24%) HTTP
1 16 (43.24%) HTTPS
1 16 (43.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) Ant
2 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) NUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Administrator
3 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Technical Administrator
4 7 (18.92%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (18.92%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) Web Services
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 31 (83.78%) SOAP
3 19 (51.35%) XSLT
4 16 (43.24%) JMS
4 16 (43.24%) XSD
5 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
5 12 (32.43%) UDDI
6 5 (13.51%) .NET
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 5 (13.51%) WSE
7 3 (8.11%) CSS
7 3 (8.11%) HTML
7 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.11%) XHTML
8 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (45.95%) SOA
2 16 (43.24%) SDLC
2 16 (43.24%) Service Design
3 10 (27.03%) OOD
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) OOP
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) BPEL
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) XPath
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Scala
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) IBM