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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 225 217 255
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +38
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 18 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.67% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 13
Median salary £35,000 £47,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +24.28%
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
2453 2636 3285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.76% 39.46% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2126 2267 2768
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 10 £55,000 +15.78%
Manchester -12 8 £35,000 -25.53%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (100.00%) Web Services
1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (85.29%) Oracle
3 28 (82.35%) SOAP
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 22 (64.71%) Java
5 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
6 16 (47.06%) UDDI
6 16 (47.06%) Degree
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (41.18%) OOD
9 12 (35.29%) XSLT
10 10 (29.41%) SOA
11 9 (26.47%) SSL
11 9 (26.47%) JMS
11 9 (26.47%) FTP
11 9 (26.47%) HTTP
11 9 (26.47%) HTTPS
11 9 (26.47%) XSD
11 9 (26.47%) XPath
11 9 (26.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (26.47%) SDLC
11 9 (26.47%) Service Design
12 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
14 5 (14.71%) C#

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 9 (26.47%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) FTP
1 9 (26.47%) HTTP
1 9 (26.47%) HTTPS
1 9 (26.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.82%) Ant
2 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Java Team Leader
3 10 (29.41%) Team Leader
4 9 (26.47%) Administrator
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Administrator
6 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Development Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (11.76%) Development Team Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Java Development Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Java Development Team Leader
8 4 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (11.76%) Software Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) Web Services
1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 28 (82.35%) SOAP
3 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
3 16 (47.06%) UDDI
4 12 (35.29%) XSLT
5 9 (26.47%) JMS
5 9 (26.47%) XSD
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) WCF
6 5 (14.71%) WSE
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) Spring
7 3 (8.82%) XHTML
8 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) OOD
3 10 (29.41%) SOA
4 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 9 (26.47%) Service Design
5 5 (14.71%) Data Management
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) OOP
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) ETL
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.94%) BPEL
9 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) XPath
3 5 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) IBM