The table below looks at the statistics for WS-I skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WS-I over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WS-I 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43124 42214 47688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.71% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36262 36620 41909
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WS-I
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WS-I within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WS-I Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WS-I
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WS-I within the UK.

WS-I Salary Trend in the UK

WS-I
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WS-I 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 WS-I.

1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 12 (92.31%) XML Schema
2 12 (92.31%) MQSeries
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) JDBC
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) webMethods
3 9 (69.23%) EAI
3 9 (69.23%) B2B
3 9 (69.23%) Advertising
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) WSDL
5 1 (7.69%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) OO

WS-I
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WS-I 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 WS-I. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) MQSeries
General
1 9 (69.23%) Advertising
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) XML Schema
2 12 (92.31%) JDBC
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (69.23%) EAI
2 9 (69.23%) B2B
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) webMethods