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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / North West
Rank 235 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 8 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.68% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 31
Median salary £23,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
2501 2074 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.18% 36.77% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 1809 2442
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +19 4 - - 3
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Manchester -39 1 £23,500 -32.85% 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) XML
3 22 (91.67%) XSD
4 20 (83.33%) JMS
4 20 (83.33%) Oracle
4 20 (83.33%) SDLC
5 18 (75.00%) SOAP
6 16 (66.67%) XSLT
7 15 (62.50%) SOA
7 15 (62.50%) FTP
7 15 (62.50%) HTTP
7 15 (62.50%) HTTPS
7 15 (62.50%) SSL
7 15 (62.50%) Service Design
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (62.50%) XPath
7 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
10 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
11 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
11 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.83%) ClearCase

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 15 (62.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) CICS
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) FTP
1 15 (62.50%) HTTP
1 15 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 15 (62.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) ClearCase
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Administrator
1 15 (62.50%) Technical Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Product Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) XML
3 22 (91.67%) XSD
4 20 (83.33%) JMS
5 18 (75.00%) SOAP
6 16 (66.67%) XSLT
7 5 (20.83%) EJB
7 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) J2EE
7 5 (20.83%) JSP
7 5 (20.83%) Servlets
7 5 (20.83%) Struts
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 2 (8.33%) Behat
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) JSON
10 1 (4.17%) REST
10 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) SDLC
2 15 (62.50%) Service Design
2 15 (62.50%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Management
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) ATDD
8 2 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) XPath
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Chordiant
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Teradata
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