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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 240 241 238
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 18 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 21
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +14.11%
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
3068 3406 4216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.35% 50.29% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2691 3014 3814
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 -14 11 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -18 1 £47,500 -5.47%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 38 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (89.47%) SOAP
3 29 (76.32%) Java
3 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (73.68%) SQL
5 27 (71.05%) Oracle
6 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
7 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
7 19 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 18 (47.37%) J2EE
8 18 (47.37%) Web Services
8 18 (47.37%) JSON
9 17 (44.74%) HTML
9 17 (44.74%) Servlets
10 16 (42.11%) HTTP
10 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
11 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
11 15 (39.47%) Spring
12 14 (36.84%) JDBC
12 14 (36.84%) UNIX
12 14 (36.84%) Finance
13 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
13 13 (34.21%) Linux
13 13 (34.21%) Degree
14 12 (31.58%) SOA
14 12 (31.58%) IBM
14 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
14 12 (31.58%) JIRA
15 11 (28.95%) CSS
15 11 (28.95%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (21.05%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) HTTP
2 7 (18.42%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 19 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.68%) OLTP
4 8 (21.05%) Informix
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
6 6 (15.79%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) JIRA
2 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Introscope
3 8 (21.05%) Selenium
3 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 8 (21.05%) Mockito
4 5 (13.16%) Subversion
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Games
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Integration Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Applications Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Designer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (89.47%) SOAP
3 18 (47.37%) J2EE
3 18 (47.37%) Web Services
3 18 (47.37%) JSON
4 17 (44.74%) Servlets
4 17 (44.74%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) Spring
6 14 (36.84%) JDBC
7 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 10 (26.32%) Java EE
9 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
9 9 (23.68%) XSLT
9 9 (23.68%) .NET
10 8 (21.05%) XSL
10 8 (21.05%) JAX-RPC
10 8 (21.05%) RESTful
10 8 (21.05%) PowerMock
10 8 (21.05%) JAX-RS
11 7 (18.42%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
1 9 (23.68%) Physics
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
1 9 (23.68%) Online Games
2 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 8 (21.05%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Online Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) VUI
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
4 12 (31.58%) SOA
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 9 (23.68%) Game Development
8 8 (21.05%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) Web Development
9 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Change Management
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Logistics
11 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
11 3 (7.89%) OOD
11 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
12 2 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.53%) XPath
7 3 (7.89%) XQuery
7 3 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) IBM
3 8 (21.05%) Compuware
3 8 (21.05%) HP
3 8 (21.05%) Perforce
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
Stockport, Cheshire
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