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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 237 226 238
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 23 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.54% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 25
Average salary £43,750 £48,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.79% +16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,000 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.82%
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
3065 3523 3955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.85% 50.53% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 3128 3564
Average salary £37,500 £35,700 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Manchester -2 16 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (91.67%) SOAP
3 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (75.00%) Java
4 27 (75.00%) SQL
5 26 (72.22%) Oracle
6 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 18 (50.00%) RDBMS
7 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 17 (47.22%) J2EE
8 17 (47.22%) HTML
8 17 (47.22%) Web Services
8 17 (47.22%) JSON
9 16 (44.44%) HTTP
10 15 (41.67%) Servlets
10 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
11 14 (38.89%) Spring
11 14 (38.89%) JDBC
11 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
12 13 (36.11%) UNIX
12 13 (36.11%) Finance
13 12 (33.33%) Degree
13 12 (33.33%) JIRA
13 12 (33.33%) Linux
13 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 12 (33.33%) SOA
14 11 (30.56%) IBM
14 11 (30.56%) CSS
14 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
15 10 (27.78%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.00%) Apache
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) HTTP
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 18 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.00%) OLTP
4 8 (22.22%) Informix
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.67%) MS Access
7 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) JIRA
2 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.22%) JUnit
3 8 (22.22%) Introscope
3 8 (22.22%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) Mockito
3 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Games
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Applications Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (91.67%) SOAP
3 17 (47.22%) Web Services
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
3 17 (47.22%) J2EE
3 17 (47.22%) JSON
4 15 (41.67%) Servlets
5 14 (38.89%) JDBC
5 14 (38.89%) Spring
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) XSLT
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) Java EE
8 8 (22.22%) JAX-RPC
8 8 (22.22%) RESTful
8 8 (22.22%) XSL
8 8 (22.22%) PowerMock
8 8 (22.22%) JAX-RS
9 7 (19.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (25.00%) Physics
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (25.00%) Online Games
2 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.11%) Online Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 12 (33.33%) SOA
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 9 (25.00%) Game Development
7 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) Web Development
8 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.56%) Dependency Management
11 2 (5.56%) OOD
11 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Java
1 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) XPath
6 3 (8.33%) XQuery
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) COBOL
8 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) IBM
3 8 (22.22%) Compuware
3 8 (22.22%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Perforce
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
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