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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 617 658 651
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 268 240 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 191 159 212
Average salary £45,000 £42,650 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 256 £45,000 +5.50% 32
London +44 101 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South East -43 61 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South West +13 31 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Hampshire -28 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Basingstoke +11 26 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North West +7 26 £42,500 - 9
City of London +9 25 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Berkshire -4 21 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -47 20 £36,000 +2.85% 2
West Yorkshire -45 14 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Surrey -7 13 £40,000 - 2
Bracknell - 13 £75,000 -
Manchester -8 12 £32,000 -24.70% 5
Leeds -36 12 £36,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands +20 9 £42,500 -0.70%
Cheshire +4 9 £47,500 - 4
East of England -9 9 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire +1 8 - - 1
Wiltshire +1 8 £36,000 -10.00%
Bristol +1 8 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Stockport -2 8 £32,000 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 8 - - 1
Cheltenham - 8 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £33,750 -
Camberley -14 7 £40,000 -
York +18 6 £30,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire +18 6 £30,000 +5.26%
Lincolnshire - 6 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £60,000 +50.00%

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 401 (80.52%) XML
2 324 (65.06%) Web Services
3 319 (64.06%) SOAP
4 252 (50.60%) Java
5 250 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (39.96%) HTML
7 196 (39.36%) SQL
8 185 (37.15%) .NET
8 185 (37.15%) SQL Server
9 166 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 159 (31.93%) XSD
11 140 (28.11%) C#
12 132 (26.51%) MVC
13 127 (25.50%) CSS
14 121 (24.30%) Spring
15 115 (23.09%) TDD
16 114 (22.89%) Oracle
17 112 (22.49%) ASP.NET
18 109 (21.89%) SOA
19 105 (21.08%) Scrum
20 104 (20.88%) Software Engineering
21 99 (19.88%) HTML5
22 98 (19.68%) REST
23 96 (19.28%) Microsoft
24 93 (18.67%) Hibernate
25 92 (18.47%) XSLT
26 90 (18.07%) Finance
27 85 (17.07%) Degree
28 77 (15.46%) J2EE
29 76 (15.26%) JMS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (13.45%) WebSphere
2 39 (7.83%) IIS
3 37 (7.43%) WebLogic
4 32 (6.43%) Joomla!
4 32 (6.43%) Alfresco
4 32 (6.43%) JBoss
5 25 (5.02%) Apache
6 18 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (3.21%) ColdFusion
9 14 (2.81%) MQSeries
10 13 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (2.41%) Documentum
11 12 (2.41%) CICS
11 12 (2.41%) FileNet
12 11 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.61%) Confluence
13 8 (1.61%) GlassFish
14 7 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 34 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.00%) Fireworks
2 5 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Changepoint
2 7 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.20%) AWD
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.20%) GitHub
2 4 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.24%) Internet
2 31 (6.22%) HTTP
3 19 (3.82%) FTP
4 17 (3.41%) Ethernet
4 17 (3.41%) SDH
4 17 (3.41%) MPLS
5 16 (3.21%) AMQP
5 16 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.41%) SSL
7 5 (1.00%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.00%) LDAP
8 3 (0.60%) Firewall
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (37.15%) SQL Server
2 70 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (9.24%) MongoDB
4 46 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (8.43%) Oracle Database
6 35 (7.03%) RDBMS
7 25 (5.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (4.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 23 (4.62%) MySQL
10 20 (4.02%) OLAP
11 18 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (2.01%) Redis
14 10 (2.01%) OLTP
15 9 (1.81%) DB2
15 9 (1.81%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
16 8 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (14.86%) Maven
2 59 (11.85%) Eclipse
3 54 (10.84%) Subversion
4 40 (8.03%) Selenium
5 39 (7.83%) Ant
5 39 (7.83%) JUnit
6 35 (7.03%) Git (software)
7 34 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (6.63%) JIRA
9 32 (6.43%) Cucumber
10 30 (6.02%) Visual Studio
11 25 (5.02%) Apache Ivy
12 22 (4.42%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
14 17 (3.41%) Toad
14 17 (3.41%) FitNesse
15 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
16 15 (3.01%) SpecFlow
17 10 (2.01%) Xcode
18 8 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (18.07%) Finance
2 51 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 42 (8.43%) Banking
4 38 (7.63%) Marketing
5 29 (5.82%) Retail
6 14 (2.81%) Games
7 8 (1.61%) Back Office
8 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (57.83%) Developer
2 118 (23.69%) Java Developer
3 71 (14.26%) Software Engineer
4 64 (12.85%) .NET Developer
5 52 (10.44%) C# Developer
6 48 (9.64%) Analyst
7 37 (7.43%) Architect
8 32 (6.43%) Software Developer
9 31 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (5.82%) Test Analyst
11 28 (5.62%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 23 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (4.42%) Consultant
15 19 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (3.82%) Agile .NET Developer
15 19 (3.82%) Agile C# Developer
16 17 (3.41%) Team Leader
17 16 (3.21%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (80.52%) XML
2 324 (65.06%) Web Services
3 319 (64.06%) SOAP
4 199 (39.96%) HTML
5 185 (37.15%) .NET
6 159 (31.93%) XSD
7 127 (25.50%) CSS
8 121 (24.30%) Spring
9 112 (22.49%) ASP.NET
10 99 (19.88%) HTML5
11 98 (19.68%) REST
12 93 (18.67%) Hibernate
13 92 (18.47%) XSLT
14 77 (15.46%) J2EE
15 76 (15.26%) JMS
16 75 (15.06%) JSON
17 63 (12.65%) .NET Framework
18 56 (11.24%) Java EE
18 56 (11.24%) XHTML
19 55 (11.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.44%) Open Source
3 46 (9.24%) RIA
4 33 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (5.22%) N-Tier
7 23 (4.62%) Mathematics
8 18 (3.61%) Mainframe
9 12 (2.41%) DataPower
10 10 (2.01%) User Experience
10 10 (2.01%) Online Games
10 10 (2.01%) Clustering
11 9 (1.81%) Physics
12 8 (1.61%) EFT
13 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.20%) PKI
14 6 (1.20%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.84%) Linux
2 46 (9.24%) Apple iOS
2 46 (9.24%) Android
3 45 (9.04%) Windows
4 40 (8.03%) UNIX
5 10 (2.01%) Solaris
6 9 (1.81%) AIX
7 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.60%) HPUX
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.60%) CentOS
9 2 (0.40%) zOS
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) OS/390
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (26.51%) MVC
3 115 (23.09%) TDD
4 109 (21.89%) SOA
5 105 (21.08%) Scrum
6 104 (20.88%) Software Engineering
7 72 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (12.65%) OO
9 59 (11.85%) Web Development
10 50 (10.04%) UML
11 47 (9.44%) Project Management
12 43 (8.63%) OOA/OOD
13 42 (8.43%) iOS Development
14 41 (8.23%) Android Development
15 37 (7.43%) E-Commerce
16 35 (7.03%) Unit Testing
17 34 (6.83%) ETL
18 30 (6.02%) Waterfall
18 30 (6.02%) Time Management
19 28 (5.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 252 (50.60%) Java
2 196 (39.36%) SQL
3 166 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 140 (28.11%) C#
5 62 (12.45%) T-SQL
6 39 (7.83%) XPath
7 36 (7.23%) C++
8 33 (6.63%) Python
8 33 (6.63%) Ruby
9 32 (6.43%) PL/SQL
10 30 (6.02%) VB.NET
10 30 (6.02%) Perl
11 29 (5.82%) PHP
12 23 (4.62%) C
13 19 (3.82%) ActionScript
14 13 (2.61%) VB
15 11 (2.21%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.81%) Golang
17 8 (1.61%) VB6
17 8 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 85 (17.07%) Degree
2 33 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.42%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.03%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO 8583
3 5 (1.00%) WCAG
3 5 (1.00%) WAI
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (0.80%) Puppet
4 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.40%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 114 (22.89%) Oracle
2 96 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.43%) Adobe
4 31 (6.22%) IBM
5 25 (5.02%) HP
6 22 (4.42%) BEA
7 17 (3.41%) Cramer
8 16 (3.21%) MetaSolv
9 13 (2.61%) VMware
10 11 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.21%) Pega
11 10 (2.01%) Google
11 10 (2.01%) SAP
11 10 (2.01%) webMethods
12 9 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (1.81%) Siebel
13 7 (1.41%) Nokia
13 7 (1.41%) Siemens
13 7 (1.41%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.41%) Cerillion
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + parking, flexibility - interesting work
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £47k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension + Medical Care
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago