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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 178 218 213
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 62 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.18% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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
2586 2688 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.01% 43.74% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 2314 2078
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 20 £43,000 +14.66% 4
Gloucestershire - 18 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -4 12 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Dorset +7 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £39,500 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (63.16%) XML
2 55 (57.89%) Web Services
3 54 (56.84%) SOAP
4 50 (52.63%) Finance
5 43 (45.26%) HTML
6 41 (43.16%) Middleware
7 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 38 (40.00%) XSLT
8 37 (38.95%) .NET
8 37 (38.95%) MVC
9 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 34 (35.79%) SQL
10 34 (35.79%) SOA
11 33 (34.74%) Java
11 33 (34.74%) C#
11 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
12 30 (31.58%) Degree
13 29 (30.53%) XPath
14 28 (29.47%) WCF
14 28 (29.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (28.42%) REST
16 26 (27.37%) CSS
17 25 (26.32%) Oracle
17 25 (26.32%) XHTML
17 25 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
18 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (24.21%) SDLC
20 22 (23.16%) XSD
21 21 (22.11%) BPEL
21 21 (22.11%) Mentoring

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (22.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 14 (14.74%) Joomla!
3 14 (14.74%) Alfresco
4 12 (12.63%) IIS
5 9 (9.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.16%) JBoss
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (11.58%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Internet
2 9 (9.47%) FTP
3 7 (7.37%) HTTP
3 7 (7.37%) SMPP
3 7 (7.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 28 (29.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
3 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
7 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (14.74%) MongoDB
9 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (11.58%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (9.47%) DB2
12 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
15 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.84%) Subversion
2 16 (16.84%) Maven
2 16 (16.84%) Ant
3 14 (14.74%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) Spock
5 2 (2.11%) Geb
5 2 (2.11%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.11%) jMock
5 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.11%) EasyMock
5 2 (2.11%) RSpec
5 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.11%) Mockito
5 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (52.63%) Finance
2 19 (20.00%) Banking
3 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 59 (62.11%) Developer
2 32 (33.68%) Analyst
3 28 (29.47%) Middleware Analyst
4 27 (28.42%) Software Developer
5 20 (21.05%) Oracle Analyst
6 19 (20.00%) Java Developer
7 15 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Technical Designer
9 10 (10.53%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Designer
10 9 (9.47%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (7.37%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Applications Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Middleware Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (63.16%) XML
2 55 (57.89%) Web Services
3 54 (56.84%) SOAP
4 43 (45.26%) HTML
5 41 (43.16%) Middleware
6 38 (40.00%) XSLT
7 37 (38.95%) .NET
8 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
9 28 (29.47%) WCF
10 27 (28.42%) REST
11 26 (27.37%) CSS
12 25 (26.32%) XHTML
13 22 (23.16%) XSD
14 21 (22.11%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (17.89%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.84%) Hibernate
16 16 (16.84%) Spring
16 16 (16.84%) XML Schema
16 16 (16.84%) HTML5
17 14 (14.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.74%) RIA
3 10 (10.53%) DataPower
4 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) AS400
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Android
1 14 (14.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) MVC
2 34 (35.79%) SOA
3 25 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
4 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (24.21%) SDLC
6 21 (22.11%) Mentoring
6 21 (22.11%) BPEL
7 19 (20.00%) UML
7 19 (20.00%) CRM
8 18 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (17.89%) TDD
9 17 (17.89%) Web Development
10 14 (14.74%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (14.74%) Performance Testing
10 14 (14.74%) Load Testing
10 14 (14.74%) Open Source
10 14 (14.74%) Mobile Development
10 14 (14.74%) Android Development
10 14 (14.74%) iOS Development
11 11 (11.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (35.79%) SQL
3 33 (34.74%) C#
3 33 (34.74%) Java
4 29 (30.53%) XPath
5 19 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (14.74%) VB
6 14 (14.74%) VB6
7 13 (13.68%) C++
8 11 (11.58%) PHP
9 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
9 8 (8.42%) XQuery
10 2 (2.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Degree
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) IBM
3 18 (18.95%) Siebel
4 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.74%) Adobe
6 5 (5.26%) Unisys
6 5 (5.26%) SAP
7 4 (4.21%) Software AG
8 2 (2.11%) ESRI
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.11%) Trapeze
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