The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 236 224 233
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 6 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 17
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3093 3489 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.92% 47.69% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 3111 3258
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 £25,000
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
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -9 4 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Lancashire -3 2 £40,750 +16.42% 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
4 15 (83.33%) Oracle
4 15 (83.33%) Spring
5 14 (77.78%) Finance
6 13 (72.22%) TDD
6 13 (72.22%) JUnit
6 13 (72.22%) JDBC
6 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (72.22%) Mockito
6 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
7 12 (66.67%) OO
7 12 (66.67%) Eclipse
8 11 (61.11%) JAXB
8 11 (61.11%) Scrum
8 11 (61.11%) UNIX
8 11 (61.11%) Linux
8 11 (61.11%) XSLT
8 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
8 11 (61.11%) JAX-WS
8 11 (61.11%) Web Development
8 11 (61.11%) XPath
9 10 (55.56%) Degree
10 9 (50.00%) jQuery
10 9 (50.00%) Maven
10 9 (50.00%) Apache Wicket

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (11.11%) Mule
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) Informix
4 2 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JUnit
1 13 (72.22%) Mockito
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 9 (50.00%) Maven
3 9 (50.00%) Ant
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) Gerrit
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Introscope
5 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) Spring
4 13 (72.22%) JDBC
5 11 (61.11%) JAXB
5 11 (61.11%) XSLT
5 11 (61.11%) JAX-WS
6 9 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
6 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 9 (50.00%) EJB
7 8 (44.44%) J2EE
7 8 (44.44%) SOAP
8 7 (38.89%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (22.22%) PowerMock
10 4 (22.22%) JAX-RS
10 4 (22.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (66.67%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 11 (61.11%) Web Development
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) Product Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
8 2 (11.11%) SEO
8 2 (11.11%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) XPath
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) Perforce
4 4 (22.22%) Compuware
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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