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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 195 239 219
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -20
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 56 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.37% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 1 36
Average salary £46,000 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £30,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
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
2591 3249 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.99% 45.69% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2762 3220
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +45 51 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Cheshire +8 4 £48,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 72 (81.82%) XML
2 68 (77.27%) SOAP
3 62 (70.45%) Java
4 55 (62.50%) JMS
5 53 (60.23%) Degree
6 51 (57.95%) Web Services
7 46 (52.27%) Oracle
8 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (45.45%) Hibernate
10 39 (44.32%) SQL
11 38 (43.18%) XSLT
11 38 (43.18%) Servlets
11 38 (43.18%) Spring
12 36 (40.91%) Software Engineering
12 36 (40.91%) JSON
12 36 (40.91%) Oracle Database
13 35 (39.77%) Linux
14 34 (38.64%) WebLogic
14 34 (38.64%) UNIX
14 34 (38.64%) Maven
15 32 (36.36%) C++
16 31 (35.23%) SOA
16 31 (35.23%) TDD
16 31 (35.23%) Relational Database
17 30 (34.09%) ActiveMQ
18 29 (32.95%) PL/SQL
18 29 (32.95%) XSD
18 29 (32.95%) Performance Tuning
19 28 (31.82%) REST
19 28 (31.82%) RabbitMQ

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 34 (38.64%) WebLogic
2 26 (29.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 26 (29.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.82%) JBoss
5 6 (6.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (29.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.41%) Force.com
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Telnet
2 1 (1.14%) SSH
2 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 31 (35.23%) Relational Database
3 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 21 (23.86%) RDBMS
5 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.68%) DB2
7 3 (3.41%) OLTP
8 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.14%) MySQL
9 1 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Maven
2 26 (29.55%) SoapUI
3 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.50%) Subversion
6 9 (10.23%) Ant
7 7 (7.95%) Hudson
7 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (4.55%) Mockito
8 4 (4.55%) Gerrit
8 4 (4.55%) JIRA
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.14%) WinDbg
10 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
General
1 26 (29.55%) Retail
2 17 (19.32%) Finance
3 12 (13.64%) Banking
4 9 (10.23%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) iGaming
5 3 (3.41%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.41%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Architect
4 14 (15.91%) Oracle Architect
4 14 (15.91%) Middleware Architect
4 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 10 (11.36%) SOA Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Designer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.27%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (81.82%) XML
2 68 (77.27%) SOAP
3 55 (62.50%) JMS
4 51 (57.95%) Web Services
5 40 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 38 (43.18%) XSLT
6 38 (43.18%) Servlets
6 38 (43.18%) Spring
7 36 (40.91%) JSON
8 30 (34.09%) ActiveMQ
9 29 (32.95%) XSD
10 28 (31.82%) REST
10 28 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
11 26 (29.55%) HTML
11 26 (29.55%) Middleware
12 23 (26.14%) Java EE
13 20 (22.73%) J2EE
14 15 (17.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (14.77%) JSP
16 11 (12.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) IVR
5 4 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.55%) Online Banking
5 4 (4.55%) VUI
6 3 (3.41%) Online Games
6 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.41%) Physics
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.27%) iPhone
7 2 (2.27%) iPad
7 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Linux
2 34 (38.64%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.27%) AIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 31 (35.23%) SOA
3 31 (35.23%) TDD
4 29 (32.95%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (25.00%) OO
6 20 (22.73%) Logistics
7 18 (20.45%) Software Architecture
7 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
8 17 (19.32%) OOD
9 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.09%) Data Management
12 8 (9.09%) Master Data Management
13 7 (7.95%) Web Development
13 7 (7.95%) Service Management
14 6 (6.82%) Content Management
15 5 (5.68%) OOP
16 4 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) SQL
3 32 (36.36%) C++
4 29 (32.95%) PL/SQL
5 27 (30.68%) C
6 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) XPath
8 3 (3.41%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) XQuery
9 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) COBOL
10 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 53 (60.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) MCP
2 1 (1.14%) MCSE
2 1 (1.14%) CCNA
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) IBM
3 6 (6.82%) Stellent
4 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Alias
6 1 (1.14%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.14%) Unisys
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
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