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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 197 240 217
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 54 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.098% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 0.22% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 26
Average salary £47,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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
2670 3134 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.66% 44.04% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 2640 3111
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 41 £47,000 - 4
Merseyside - 8 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire +1 5 £50,000 +53.84%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (86.36%) SOAP
2 90 (81.82%) XML
3 78 (70.91%) Degree
4 77 (70.00%) JMS
5 73 (66.36%) Web Services
6 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (60.00%) Oracle
8 63 (57.27%) Java
9 59 (53.64%) SDLC
10 54 (49.09%) Oracle Database
11 53 (48.18%) XSLT
12 52 (47.27%) SQL
12 52 (47.27%) WebLogic
13 48 (43.64%) SOA
13 48 (43.64%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (42.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 47 (42.73%) Oracle BPM
14 47 (42.73%) Oracle Service Bus
14 47 (42.73%) SoapUI
14 47 (42.73%) XSD
14 47 (42.73%) PL/SQL
14 47 (42.73%) Middleware
15 46 (41.82%) Linux
15 46 (41.82%) Spring
15 46 (41.82%) Software Engineering
16 43 (39.09%) Maven
16 43 (39.09%) TDD
16 43 (39.09%) Hibernate
17 40 (36.36%) JSON
18 38 (34.55%) Servlets

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (47.27%) WebLogic
2 47 (42.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (42.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (12.73%) CMS
4 8 (7.27%) JBoss
4 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.82%) Mule
6 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 47 (42.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.73%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) SSL
2 1 (0.91%) Telnet
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (49.09%) Oracle Database
2 34 (30.91%) Relational Database
3 26 (23.64%) SQL Server
4 25 (22.73%) RDBMS
5 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.73%) OLTP
8 1 (0.91%) MS Access
8 1 (0.91%) DB2
8 1 (0.91%) MySQL
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 47 (42.73%) SoapUI
2 43 (39.09%) Maven
3 28 (25.45%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.73%) Ant
5 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
5 13 (11.82%) Hudson
6 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.55%) JUnit
7 5 (4.55%) Subversion
8 4 (3.64%) Mockito
8 4 (3.64%) Gerrit
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.91%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.91%) Selenium
9 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 31 (28.18%) Retail
2 15 (13.64%) Marketing
3 10 (9.09%) Finance
4 8 (7.27%) Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.73%) Games
6 3 (2.73%) Law
6 3 (2.73%) iGaming
7 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) Software Engineer
3 28 (25.45%) Architect
4 25 (22.73%) Oracle Architect
4 25 (22.73%) Middleware Architect
5 20 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
6 19 (17.27%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 19 (17.27%) SOA Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Java Team Leader
12 2 (1.82%) Software Programmer
12 2 (1.82%) iOS Developer
12 2 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.82%) Programmer
12 2 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (86.36%) SOAP
2 90 (81.82%) XML
3 77 (70.00%) JMS
4 73 (66.36%) Web Services
5 53 (48.18%) XSLT
6 47 (42.73%) XSD
6 47 (42.73%) Middleware
7 46 (41.82%) Spring
8 43 (39.09%) Hibernate
9 40 (36.36%) JSON
10 38 (34.55%) Servlets
11 31 (28.18%) REST
11 31 (28.18%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (28.18%) ActiveMQ
12 28 (25.45%) Java EE
13 27 (24.55%) Oracle Fusion
14 23 (20.91%) HTML
15 19 (17.27%) J2EE
16 14 (12.73%) WebCenter
16 14 (12.73%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.73%) Online Games
3 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.73%) Physics
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) iPhone
4 2 (1.82%) iPad
4 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.91%) IVR
5 1 (0.91%) VUI
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Linux
2 35 (31.82%) UNIX
3 13 (11.82%) Windows
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 3 (2.73%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.64%) SDLC
3 48 (43.64%) SOA
3 48 (43.64%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (41.82%) Software Engineering
5 43 (39.09%) TDD
6 24 (21.82%) Logistics
6 24 (21.82%) E-Commerce
7 22 (20.00%) OO
7 22 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 15 (13.64%) Open Source
11 14 (12.73%) Content Management
12 12 (10.91%) Master Data Management
12 12 (10.91%) Data Management
13 11 (10.00%) Scrum
14 10 (9.09%) OOD
15 9 (8.18%) BDD
16 7 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.27%) Java
2 52 (47.27%) SQL
3 47 (42.73%) PL/SQL
4 34 (30.91%) C++
5 33 (30.00%) C
6 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.36%) C#
8 5 (4.55%) XPath
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.82%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (70.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) MCP
2 1 (0.91%) MCSE
2 1 (0.91%) CCNA
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (60.00%) Oracle
2 14 (12.73%) Stellent
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.82%) Endeca
6 2 (1.82%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.82%) Retek
6 2 (1.82%) Apple
6 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 2 (1.82%) ATG
6 2 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.91%) Unisys
7 1 (0.91%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.91%) Alias
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