The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 671 708 734
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +26
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 228 233 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 154 182 125
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.26%

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
41667 47871 44788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.08% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35484 40496 38965
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSDL
Salary Trend

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

WSDL Salary Trend in the UK

WSDL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the UK

WSDL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England -1 198 £45,000 +18.42% 23
North West +52 56 £45,000 +50.00% 3
London +27 51 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Manchester +57 50 £43,500 +45.00% 2
South West +17 33 £40,000 - 3
Scotland +42 26 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh - 26 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +21 20 £40,000 - 1
East of England +32 19 £62,500 +49.70% 5
Swindon +16 19 £40,000 -
South East -20 19 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Stockport +10 12 £34,500 - 1
City of London +15 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -47 11 £26,750 -23.57% 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £70,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Nottingham -2 8 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands -6 8 £47,500 -2.56%
Gloucestershire - 8 £38,500 -
Berkshire -20 7 - -
Leeds -43 7 £25,000 -28.57% 3
West Yorkshire -54 7 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Cheltenham - 7 £38,500 -
Bracknell - 7 - -
Hampshire +6 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Basingstoke +23 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Cheshire +3 5 £47,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
York +20 4 £35,000 +22.80%
Cambridgeshire +17 4 - - 1

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 418 (83.27%) XML
2 323 (64.34%) Web Services
3 303 (60.36%) SOAP
4 281 (55.98%) Java
5 208 (41.43%) SQL
6 207 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
7 185 (36.85%) XSD
8 176 (35.06%) SQL Server
9 175 (34.86%) HTML
10 166 (33.07%) Oracle
11 163 (32.47%) .NET
12 150 (29.88%) XSLT
13 148 (29.48%) JMS
14 146 (29.08%) JavaScript
15 135 (26.89%) Spring
16 123 (24.50%) TDD
17 120 (23.90%) Hibernate
18 118 (23.51%) Degree
19 117 (23.31%) SOA
20 114 (22.71%) C#
21 110 (21.91%) Middleware
21 110 (21.91%) Maven
22 108 (21.51%) REST
23 100 (19.92%) MVC
24 99 (19.72%) Oracle Database
25 97 (19.32%) J2EE
26 95 (18.92%) CSS
26 95 (18.92%) Software Engineering
27 93 (18.53%) Finance
28 92 (18.33%) Scrum

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 72 (14.34%) WebLogic
2 66 (13.15%) WebSphere
3 58 (11.55%) JBoss
4 44 (8.76%) IIS
5 43 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (6.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 31 (6.18%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (2.59%) Documentum
9 13 (2.59%) Apache
9 13 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (2.59%) CICS
9 13 (2.59%) FileNet
10 12 (2.39%) MQSeries
11 11 (2.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 10 (1.99%) Confluence
12 10 (1.99%) ColdFusion
13 9 (1.79%) CMS
13 9 (1.79%) Joomla!
13 9 (1.79%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (5.18%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.39%) Changepoint
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.19%) GitHub
2 5 (1.00%) Boomi
3 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.60%) Force.com
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.40%) Route 53
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.57%) HTTP
2 30 (5.98%) Internet
3 26 (5.18%) FTP
4 21 (4.18%) MPLS
4 21 (4.18%) Ethernet
4 21 (4.18%) SDH
5 20 (3.98%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.59%) AMQP
7 6 (1.20%) SSL
8 5 (1.00%) LDAP
8 5 (1.00%) Firewall
9 4 (0.80%) Extranet
10 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.20%) Telnet
11 1 (0.20%) SSH
11 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 99 (19.72%) Oracle Database
3 82 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 50 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (9.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (6.97%) RDBMS
7 31 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (5.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 29 (5.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 28 (5.58%) DB2
11 23 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (3.78%) MongoDB
13 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (2.79%) OLAP
15 11 (2.19%) MySQL
16 8 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
17 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
18 6 (1.20%) Redis
19 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 110 (21.91%) Maven
2 82 (16.33%) Eclipse
3 50 (9.96%) SoapUI
4 49 (9.76%) Subversion
5 48 (9.56%) Git (software)
6 37 (7.37%) Visual Studio
6 37 (7.37%) Ant
7 36 (7.17%) JUnit
8 28 (5.58%) Selenium
9 27 (5.38%) Jenkins
9 27 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (4.98%) JIRA
11 21 (4.18%) Toad
12 13 (2.59%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.19%) Mockito
14 10 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.99%) CruiseControl
15 9 (1.79%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.79%) jMock
16 8 (1.59%) Spock
General
1 93 (18.53%) Finance
2 47 (9.36%) Marketing
3 43 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 39 (7.77%) Retail
5 37 (7.37%) Banking
6 13 (2.59%) Back Office
7 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.60%) iGaming
11 2 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 273 (54.38%) Developer
2 130 (25.90%) Java Developer
3 70 (13.94%) Software Engineer
4 52 (10.36%) Analyst
5 49 (9.76%) Architect
6 48 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 40 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 40 (7.97%) .NET Developer
8 31 (6.18%) C# Developer
9 27 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (4.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 25 (4.98%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.58%) Middleware Analyst
12 21 (4.18%) Consultant
13 18 (3.59%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
15 16 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (3.19%) Business Analyst
15 16 (3.19%) VB.NET Developer
15 16 (3.19%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (83.27%) XML
2 323 (64.34%) Web Services
3 303 (60.36%) SOAP
4 185 (36.85%) XSD
5 175 (34.86%) HTML
6 163 (32.47%) .NET
7 150 (29.88%) XSLT
8 148 (29.48%) JMS
9 135 (26.89%) Spring
10 120 (23.90%) Hibernate
11 110 (21.91%) Middleware
12 108 (21.51%) REST
13 97 (19.32%) J2EE
14 95 (18.92%) CSS
15 81 (16.14%) ASP.NET
16 77 (15.34%) Java EE
17 76 (15.14%) XML Schema
18 72 (14.34%) RESTful
19 70 (13.94%) JSON
20 62 (12.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (4.98%) Open Source
5 21 (4.18%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.98%) DataPower
7 15 (2.99%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.79%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.59%) EFT
10 12 (2.39%) User Experience
10 12 (2.39%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.19%) Clustering
11 11 (2.19%) RIA
12 7 (1.39%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.20%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.00%) HACMP
14 5 (1.00%) iPhone
14 5 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.73%) Linux
2 68 (13.55%) UNIX
3 65 (12.95%) Windows
4 18 (3.59%) Android
5 17 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.79%) Solaris
7 11 (2.19%) AIX
7 11 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.79%) CentOS
9 8 (1.59%) zOS
10 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (24.50%) TDD
3 117 (23.31%) SOA
4 100 (19.92%) MVC
5 95 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 92 (18.33%) Scrum
7 77 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (14.34%) OO
9 49 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 44 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
11 42 (8.37%) Logistics
12 39 (7.77%) OOD
13 38 (7.57%) ETL
13 38 (7.57%) UML
14 37 (7.37%) Waterfall
15 34 (6.77%) Time Management
16 33 (6.57%) Use Case
17 31 (6.18%) Web Development
17 31 (6.18%) Project Management
18 30 (5.98%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 281 (55.98%) Java
2 208 (41.43%) SQL
3 146 (29.08%) JavaScript
4 114 (22.71%) C#
5 56 (11.16%) C++
6 54 (10.76%) T-SQL
7 51 (10.16%) PL/SQL
8 44 (8.76%) C
9 39 (7.77%) XPath
9 39 (7.77%) Python
10 38 (7.57%) PHP
11 34 (6.77%) VB.NET
12 30 (5.98%) AspectJ
13 29 (5.78%) Perl
14 26 (5.18%) Ruby
15 13 (2.59%) VB
16 12 (2.39%) ActionScript
17 11 (2.19%) VB6
18 10 (1.99%) XQuery
19 7 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 118 (23.51%) Degree
2 11 (2.19%) ISEB
2 11 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.20%) OCPJP
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) MCP
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) CCNA
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.59%) ISO 8583
2 12 (2.39%) SLA
3 9 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.40%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.80%) ISA Server
2 4 (0.80%) NFS
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 166 (33.07%) Oracle
2 79 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.57%) IBM
4 27 (5.38%) BEA
5 21 (4.18%) Cramer
6 20 (3.98%) MetaSolv
7 19 (3.78%) Siebel
8 15 (2.99%) VMware
9 13 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (2.39%) Pega
10 12 (2.39%) Adobe
11 11 (2.19%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (1.59%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.39%) SAP
14 7 (1.39%) Sun
15 6 (1.20%) webMethods
16 5 (1.00%) Dell
16 5 (1.00%) Intel
16 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Telecoms
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45900 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & training
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Leading benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Romford
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago