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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 244 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 12 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.77% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 30
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -6.41%
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
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Cheshire -21 7 £32,500 -25.71% 3
Manchester -4 3 £48,000 +47.69% 2
Lancashire -14 2 £40,750 +16.42%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) Web Services
3 18 (85.71%) Oracle
4 17 (80.95%) SQL
5 16 (76.19%) HTML
6 15 (71.43%) Spring
7 14 (66.67%) Finance
7 14 (66.67%) SOAP
8 13 (61.90%) JDBC
8 13 (61.90%) JUnit
8 13 (61.90%) TDD
8 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (61.90%) Mockito
8 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
9 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
9 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
9 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
10 11 (52.38%) IBM
10 11 (52.38%) J2EE
10 11 (52.38%) UNIX
10 11 (52.38%) Linux
10 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
10 11 (52.38%) Degree
11 10 (47.62%) JSON
11 10 (47.62%) CSS
11 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
12 9 (42.86%) OO
12 9 (42.86%) Servlets

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (9.52%) Mule
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
3 7 (33.33%) Informix
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) OLTP
6 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (9.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) JUnit
1 13 (61.90%) Mockito
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 9 (42.86%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) Introscope
4 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) Selenium
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
5 6 (28.57%) Gerrit
5 6 (28.57%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
1 16 (76.19%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) HTML
4 15 (71.43%) Spring
5 14 (66.67%) SOAP
6 13 (61.90%) JDBC
7 11 (52.38%) J2EE
8 10 (47.62%) JSON
8 10 (47.62%) CSS
9 9 (42.86%) Servlets
9 9 (42.86%) JAX-RPC
10 8 (38.10%) JAX-WS
10 8 (38.10%) JAXB
10 8 (38.10%) XSLT
11 7 (33.33%) XSL
11 7 (33.33%) JAX-RS
11 7 (33.33%) RESTful
11 7 (33.33%) PowerMock
12 6 (28.57%) jQuery
12 6 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Physics
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Online Games
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) Web Development
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Game Development
8 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) Product Management
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) SEO
8 2 (9.52%) UML
9 1 (4.76%) OOP
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) XPath
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) COBOL
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) HND
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
3 9 (42.86%) Perforce
4 7 (33.33%) Compuware
4 7 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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