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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 243 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 12 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.91% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 13
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3384 3646 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.16% 49.48% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2897 3248 3150
Average salary £37,500 £34,189 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 10 £30,000 -
Cheshire -16 2 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (100.00%) Web Services
2 24 (92.31%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) Java
3 23 (88.46%) SQL
4 22 (84.62%) HTML
5 21 (80.77%) Oracle
6 20 (76.92%) XSLT
6 20 (76.92%) Finance
6 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (73.08%) Spring
8 18 (69.23%) JAXB
8 18 (69.23%) JDBC
8 18 (69.23%) Degree
8 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
9 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
10 16 (61.54%) Linux
10 16 (61.54%) OO
10 16 (61.54%) Tomcat
10 16 (61.54%) JUnit
10 16 (61.54%) WebLogic
10 16 (61.54%) XPath
10 16 (61.54%) Maven
10 16 (61.54%) jQuery
10 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (61.54%) JAX-WS
11 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
12 14 (53.85%) Scrum
12 14 (53.85%) TDD
12 14 (53.85%) Ant
12 14 (53.85%) EJB

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (61.54%) WebLogic
1 16 (61.54%) Tomcat
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) AWD
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
2 16 (61.54%) Maven
2 16 (61.54%) JUnit
3 14 (53.85%) Ant
3 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 14 (53.85%) Mockito
3 14 (53.85%) Gerrit
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) jMock
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
1 20 (76.92%) Java Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) SOA Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
2 24 (92.31%) XML
3 22 (84.62%) HTML
4 20 (76.92%) XSLT
5 19 (73.08%) Spring
6 18 (69.23%) JAXB
6 18 (69.23%) JDBC
7 16 (61.54%) JAX-WS
7 16 (61.54%) jQuery
8 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
9 14 (53.85%) Apache Wicket
9 14 (53.85%) EJB 3.0
9 14 (53.85%) EJB
10 9 (34.62%) SOAP
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) J2EE
12 6 (23.08%) JAX-RPC
13 4 (15.38%) XSL
13 4 (15.38%) Apache Axis
13 4 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
1 4 (15.38%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 14 (53.85%) Web Development
3 14 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Business Development
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) XPath
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 2 (7.69%) Perforce
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Trapeze
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft