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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 665 676 721
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +45
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 219 236 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 165 193 136
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+19.85% +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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £65,000
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 22 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 22 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 +4 197 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West +42 52 £47,000 +56.66% 3
Manchester +58 49 £47,000 +56.66% 2
London +25 45 £50,000 - 10
South West +29 43 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South East -29 21 £42,250 -6.11%
Scotland +39 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh - 20 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +10 17 £40,000 -
Swindon +17 15 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -44 13 £25,000 -28.57% 3
East of England +12 12 £60,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -29 12 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Leeds -36 12 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Stockport +8 11 £34,500 - 1
East Midlands +13 10 £47,500 -24.00%
Gloucestershire - 10 £38,500 -
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 9 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 9 £38,500 -
City of London +14 7 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £41,950 +4.87%
Milton Keynes -13 7 £41,950 -16.10%
Bedfordshire +11 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Dorset - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Hounslow - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire -14 4 - -
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Bracknell - 4 - -

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 424 (81.70%) XML
2 333 (64.16%) Web Services
3 305 (58.77%) SOAP
4 285 (54.91%) Java
5 216 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
6 207 (39.88%) SQL
7 200 (38.54%) XSD
8 180 (34.68%) SQL Server
9 177 (34.10%) Oracle
10 170 (32.76%) HTML
11 166 (31.98%) XSLT
12 165 (31.79%) .NET
13 153 (29.48%) JMS
14 146 (28.13%) JavaScript
15 139 (26.78%) Degree
16 135 (26.01%) Spring
16 135 (26.01%) SOA
17 122 (23.51%) Middleware
18 119 (22.93%) TDD
18 119 (22.93%) REST
19 118 (22.74%) Hibernate
19 118 (22.74%) C#
20 111 (21.39%) Maven
21 109 (21.00%) Oracle Database
22 99 (19.08%) Scrum
23 98 (18.88%) MVC
24 92 (17.73%) Finance
24 92 (17.73%) J2EE
25 89 (17.15%) Software Engineering
26 88 (16.96%) Relational Database

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 71 (13.68%) WebLogic
2 61 (11.75%) WebSphere
3 57 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 55 (10.60%) JBoss
5 45 (8.67%) IIS
6 37 (7.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 31 (5.97%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.70%) FileNet
9 14 (2.70%) CICS
10 13 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.50%) Documentum
11 12 (2.31%) Apache
11 12 (2.31%) MQSeries
12 11 (2.12%) CMS
12 11 (2.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 10 (1.93%) Confluence
14 8 (1.54%) ColdFusion
15 7 (1.35%) Joomla!
15 7 (1.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 15 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (5.97%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.70%) Changepoint
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.73%) GitHub
2 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.96%) Boomi
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) Force.com
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Route 53
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.17%) HTTP
2 29 (5.59%) Internet
3 26 (5.01%) FTP
4 20 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.08%) AMQP
5 16 (3.08%) Ethernet
5 16 (3.08%) SDH
5 16 (3.08%) MPLS
6 6 (1.16%) Firewall
7 5 (0.96%) SSL
8 4 (0.77%) Extranet
8 4 (0.77%) LDAP
9 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.19%) WAN
10 1 (0.19%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) Telnet
10 1 (0.19%) SSH
10 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 109 (21.00%) Oracle Database
3 88 (16.96%) Relational Database
4 52 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (9.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 39 (7.51%) RDBMS
8 32 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 31 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (5.97%) DB2
10 30 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (2.89%) MongoDB
14 12 (2.31%) OLAP
15 11 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
16 8 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
17 7 (1.35%) MySQL
17 7 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (21.39%) Maven
2 78 (15.03%) Eclipse
3 54 (10.40%) SoapUI
4 49 (9.44%) Git (software)
5 46 (8.86%) Subversion
6 38 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 36 (6.94%) JUnit
8 34 (6.55%) Ant
9 31 (5.97%) Selenium
9 31 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (5.78%) Jenkins
11 21 (4.05%) JIRA
12 16 (3.08%) Toad
13 13 (2.50%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.31%) Mockito
14 12 (2.31%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.93%) jMock
15 10 (1.93%) NUnit
15 10 (1.93%) CruiseControl
15 10 (1.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 92 (17.73%) Finance
2 45 (8.67%) Marketing
3 41 (7.90%) Retail
4 37 (7.13%) Telecoms
5 35 (6.74%) Banking
6 13 (2.50%) Back Office
7 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.96%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.58%) Law
9 3 (0.58%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.58%) iGaming
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 267 (51.45%) Developer
2 129 (24.86%) Java Developer
3 64 (12.33%) Analyst
4 63 (12.14%) Software Engineer
5 57 (10.98%) Architect
6 49 (9.44%) Senior Developer
7 42 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (6.74%) .NET Developer
9 31 (5.97%) Middleware Analyst
10 29 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 27 (5.20%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (4.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 22 (4.24%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.85%) Consultant
15 20 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
16 19 (3.66%) Oracle Architect
17 18 (3.47%) Oracle Analyst
18 17 (3.28%) Middleware Architect
19 16 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (81.70%) XML
2 333 (64.16%) Web Services
3 305 (58.77%) SOAP
4 200 (38.54%) XSD
5 170 (32.76%) HTML
6 166 (31.98%) XSLT
7 165 (31.79%) .NET
8 153 (29.48%) JMS
9 135 (26.01%) Spring
10 122 (23.51%) Middleware
11 119 (22.93%) REST
12 118 (22.74%) Hibernate
13 92 (17.73%) J2EE
14 87 (16.76%) CSS
15 80 (15.41%) ASP.NET
16 79 (15.22%) XML Schema
16 79 (15.22%) Java EE
17 71 (13.68%) JSON
18 68 (13.10%) RESTful
19 66 (12.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 21 (4.05%) Open Source
5 19 (3.66%) DataPower
6 13 (2.50%) EFT
6 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.12%) Clustering
7 11 (2.12%) User Experience
8 8 (1.54%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.35%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.35%) RIA
9 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.96%) iPhone
11 5 (0.96%) iPad
12 4 (0.77%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.57%) Linux
2 70 (13.49%) UNIX
3 66 (12.72%) Windows
4 15 (2.89%) Solaris
5 13 (2.50%) Android
6 12 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.93%) AIX
8 9 (1.73%) CentOS
9 8 (1.54%) zOS
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (26.01%) SOA
3 119 (22.93%) TDD
4 99 (19.08%) Scrum
5 98 (18.88%) MVC
6 89 (17.15%) Software Engineering
7 78 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (13.29%) OO
9 58 (11.18%) E-Commerce
10 55 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (8.48%) Logistics
12 41 (7.90%) ETL
13 38 (7.32%) UML
14 37 (7.13%) Waterfall
14 37 (7.13%) OOD
15 35 (6.74%) Use Case
16 32 (6.17%) RUP
16 32 (6.17%) Unified Process
16 32 (6.17%) BPEL
17 31 (5.97%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 285 (54.91%) Java
2 207 (39.88%) SQL
3 146 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 118 (22.74%) C#
5 58 (11.18%) C++
6 55 (10.60%) T-SQL
7 50 (9.63%) PL/SQL
8 45 (8.67%) C
9 40 (7.71%) PHP
10 37 (7.13%) VB.NET
10 37 (7.13%) XPath
11 36 (6.94%) Python
12 32 (6.17%) AspectJ
13 28 (5.39%) Perl
14 23 (4.43%) Ruby
15 15 (2.89%) VB
16 13 (2.50%) VB6
17 10 (1.93%) ActionScript
17 10 (1.93%) XQuery
18 9 (1.73%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 139 (26.78%) Degree
2 11 (2.12%) ISEB
3 8 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.16%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.24%) SLA
2 13 (2.50%) ISO 8583
3 7 (1.35%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.77%) NFS
3 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 177 (34.10%) Oracle
2 78 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.51%) IBM
4 27 (5.20%) Siebel
5 23 (4.43%) BEA
6 16 (3.08%) Cramer
6 16 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.89%) MetaSolv
8 14 (2.70%) VMware
9 12 (2.31%) Pega
9 12 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (1.93%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.54%) Stellent
12 8 (1.54%) Adobe
12 8 (1.54%) SAP
13 7 (1.35%) Sun
14 6 (1.16%) webMethods
15 5 (0.96%) Dell
15 5 (0.96%) Intel
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Volt
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £61000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Bonus and E
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Highly Competitive + Car Allowance + Bonus + B
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago