The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 216 217 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 27 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.26% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 27
Average salary £35,500 £37,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.69% -19.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2572 2295 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.12% 43.05% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2061 2207
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WSDL
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the South West region.

WSDL Salary Trend in the South West

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the South West

WSDL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Wiltshire +15 11 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £33,750 -
Bristol -8 4 £35,000 +1.44%
Dorset - 4 £38,250 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 50 (81.97%) SOAP
2 47 (77.05%) HTML
3 46 (75.41%) Web Services
4 43 (70.49%) MVC
5 42 (68.85%) XML
6 40 (65.57%) XHTML
6 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
7 33 (54.10%) Java
7 33 (54.10%) CSS
7 33 (54.10%) Hibernate
7 33 (54.10%) Spring
7 33 (54.10%) Spring MVC
7 33 (54.10%) Apache Flex
7 33 (54.10%) Spring Web Flow
7 33 (54.10%) RIA
7 33 (54.10%) JPA
7 33 (54.10%) Open Source
7 33 (54.10%) HTML5
8 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (49.18%) Web Development
9 30 (49.18%) Adobe
9 30 (49.18%) Internet
10 28 (45.90%) Finance
10 28 (45.90%) Joomla!
10 28 (45.90%) Dojo
10 28 (45.90%) MongoDB
10 28 (45.90%) Apple iOS
10 28 (45.90%) Android
10 28 (45.90%) Alfresco
11 27 (44.26%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 28 (45.90%) Joomla!
1 28 (45.90%) Alfresco
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Changepoint
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.11%) DB2
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Subversion
1 22 (36.07%) Maven
1 22 (36.07%) Ant
1 22 (36.07%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
2 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Middleware Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Designer
5 9 (14.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (14.75%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Technical Designer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Designer
8 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (81.97%) SOAP
2 47 (77.05%) HTML
3 46 (75.41%) Web Services
4 42 (68.85%) XML
5 40 (65.57%) XHTML
6 33 (54.10%) CSS
6 33 (54.10%) Hibernate
6 33 (54.10%) Spring MVC
6 33 (54.10%) Apache Flex
6 33 (54.10%) Spring Web Flow
6 33 (54.10%) JPA
6 33 (54.10%) Spring
6 33 (54.10%) HTML5
7 28 (45.90%) Dojo
8 17 (27.87%) XSLT
8 17 (27.87%) .NET
9 15 (24.59%) WCF
10 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
11 13 (21.31%) Middleware
12 12 (19.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) RIA
1 33 (54.10%) Open Source
2 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Android
1 28 (45.90%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) MVC
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Web Development
4 27 (44.26%) TDD
5 25 (40.98%) Android Development
5 25 (40.98%) iOS Development
6 22 (36.07%) UML
7 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (13.11%) Coaching
10 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.11%) Process Management
10 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Load Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.20%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 33 (54.10%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) C#
4 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.39%) SQL
6 7 (11.48%) VB6
6 7 (11.48%) VB
6 7 (11.48%) C++
6 7 (11.48%) PHP
7 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.20%) XPath
8 2 (3.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) SC Cleared
1 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (34.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Adobe
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Siebel