The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 758 703 731
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +28
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 175 256 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 204 228
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
38217 41703 46794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 38.09% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33221 35688 40069
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 171 £50,000 +11.11% 17
London +19 51 £70,000 +33.33% 4
South West -27 25 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +24 23 £47,500 +57.02%
Leeds +25 22 £50,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +8 22 £50,000 +86.91%
West Midlands +11 21 £37,500 -37.50% 3
East of England +29 17 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West -32 14 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Wiltshire +13 13 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bristol +19 11 £35,000 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +9 11 - - 1
Chippenham +2 11 £35,000 - 2
Manchester -43 11 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Birmingham - 11 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 9 £37,500 - 1
South East +29 8 £51,675 +21.58% 2
Essex +18 8 £45,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 8 - - 1
Northampton - 8 - - 1
Berkshire - 7 £58,350 -
Bedfordshire +7 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £51,250 +46.42%
Cambridge +5 4 £51,250 +46.42%
Bracknell - 4 £58,350 -
City of London +55 3 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Nottingham +9 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 3 - -
Merseyside +3 3 - - 1
Southport +2 3 - - 1

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WSDL.

1 274 (78.29%) XML
2 268 (76.57%) Web Services
3 239 (68.29%) Java
4 221 (63.14%) SOAP
5 205 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (39.43%) HTML
7 122 (34.86%) Oracle
8 108 (30.86%) JavaScript
8 108 (30.86%) CSS
9 105 (30.00%) XSD
10 104 (29.71%) UML
10 104 (29.71%) SQL
11 102 (29.14%) Degree
12 101 (28.86%) MVC
13 98 (28.00%) SOA
14 95 (27.14%) Hibernate
15 92 (26.29%) SQL Server
16 90 (25.71%) Spring
17 89 (25.43%) SDLC
18 88 (25.14%) Finance
19 86 (24.57%) .NET
20 75 (21.43%) Maven
20 75 (21.43%) Subversion
21 73 (20.86%) HTML5
21 73 (20.86%) J2EE
22 69 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (19.14%) Computer Science
23 67 (19.14%) OO
24 66 (18.86%) Ant
25 64 (18.29%) jQuery

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (12.29%) Alfresco
1 43 (12.29%) Joomla!
2 35 (10.00%) Apache
2 35 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 33 (9.43%) WebLogic
4 30 (8.57%) JBoss
5 25 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 21 (6.00%) IIS
7 16 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (4.00%) Confluence
9 13 (3.71%) WordPress
10 11 (3.14%) nginx
11 10 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (2.86%) Jetty
12 7 (2.00%) CICS
12 7 (2.00%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.43%) FileNet
13 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 34 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.71%) MS Office
3 12 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.86%) Changepoint
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) BASE24
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.57%) SaaS
2 9 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.57%) GitHub
3 7 (2.00%) PaaS
4 6 (1.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) Boomi
5 1 (0.29%) Force.com
5 1 (0.29%) Heroku
5 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.57%) Internet
2 38 (10.86%) HTTP
3 9 (2.57%) SSL
4 8 (2.29%) LDAP
5 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.57%) Telnet
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.86%) MongoDB
3 40 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (11.14%) Relational Database
5 34 (9.71%) MySQL
6 25 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 21 (6.00%) OLTP
8 20 (5.71%) Big Data
9 19 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (3.14%) RDBMS
13 11 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
15 8 (2.29%) DB2
16 7 (2.00%) MS Access
17 4 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
17 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (21.43%) Maven
1 75 (21.43%) Subversion
2 66 (18.86%) Ant
3 44 (12.57%) Jenkins
4 42 (12.00%) Apache Ivy
5 41 (11.71%) Oracle Forms
6 24 (6.86%) JUnit
7 21 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 21 (6.00%) JIRA
8 20 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 20 (5.71%) Hudson
9 16 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.71%) Rational Rose
10 13 (3.71%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (2.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (2.00%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.71%) HP UFT
General
1 88 (25.14%) Finance
2 48 (13.71%) Banking
3 42 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 31 (8.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.43%) Legal
5 5 (1.43%) Marketing
6 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Front Office
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (57.14%) Developer
2 102 (29.14%) Java Developer
3 75 (21.43%) Architect
4 32 (9.14%) .NET Developer
5 31 (8.86%) Java Architect
5 31 (8.86%) Web Developer
6 28 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 28 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 25 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.57%) Analyst
9 22 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.71%) .NET Architect
10 20 (5.71%) Information Architect
10 20 (5.71%) Software Architect
11 19 (5.43%) Big Data Architect
11 19 (5.43%) Java Software Architect
12 16 (4.57%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.57%) SQL Developer
13 15 (4.29%) Java Team Leader
13 15 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (78.29%) XML
2 268 (76.57%) Web Services
3 221 (63.14%) SOAP
4 138 (39.43%) HTML
5 108 (30.86%) CSS
6 105 (30.00%) XSD
7 95 (27.14%) Hibernate
8 90 (25.71%) Spring
9 86 (24.57%) .NET
10 73 (20.86%) HTML5
10 73 (20.86%) J2EE
11 64 (18.29%) jQuery
12 63 (18.00%) Spring MVC
13 62 (17.71%) REST
14 60 (17.14%) RESTful
15 59 (16.86%) JPA
16 57 (16.29%) AngularJS
16 57 (16.29%) XHTML
17 49 (14.00%) JMS
18 46 (13.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.14%) Computer Science
2 45 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 33 (9.43%) RIA
4 28 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.29%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.00%) User Experience
7 12 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.14%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.29%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.29%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.71%) Clustering
11 5 (1.43%) iPad
12 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.14%) Fintech
12 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.29%) Apple iOS
2 56 (16.00%) Android
3 46 (13.14%) Unix
4 42 (12.00%) Linux
5 33 (9.43%) Windows
6 8 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.29%) Windows Phone
7 7 (2.00%) Solaris
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (29.71%) UML
3 101 (28.86%) MVC
4 98 (28.00%) SOA
5 89 (25.43%) SDLC
6 69 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (19.14%) OO
8 64 (18.29%) TDD
9 60 (17.14%) Web Development
10 55 (15.71%) Scrum
11 49 (14.00%) Open Source
12 48 (13.71%) Mobile Development
13 47 (13.43%) Unit Testing
14 46 (13.14%) Android Development
14 46 (13.14%) iOS Development
15 36 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
16 35 (10.00%) OOD
17 30 (8.57%) Software Engineering
18 27 (7.71%) E-Commerce
19 24 (6.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 239 (68.29%) Java
2 108 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 104 (29.71%) SQL
4 52 (14.86%) C#
5 44 (12.57%) PHP
6 24 (6.86%) C++
7 18 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.43%) Ruby
10 11 (3.14%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.57%) VB
12 7 (2.00%) Delphi
12 7 (2.00%) Pascal
12 7 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.00%) VBA
12 7 (2.00%) XPath
13 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.71%) VB6
14 3 (0.86%) C
14 3 (0.86%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 102 (29.14%) Degree
2 47 (13.43%) Security Cleared
3 46 (13.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.71%) ISEB
4 13 (3.71%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) OCP
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.00%) Nagios
2 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.57%) Control-M
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.29%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 122 (34.86%) Oracle
2 47 (13.43%) Adobe
3 36 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.29%) webMethods
5 12 (3.43%) IBM
6 10 (2.86%) Altova
6 10 (2.86%) Fiorano
6 10 (2.86%) Green Hat
6 10 (2.86%) ILOG
6 10 (2.86%) Splunk
6 10 (2.86%) Talend
6 10 (2.86%) Terracotta
6 10 (2.86%) WSO2
7 8 (2.29%) Appcelerator
8 6 (1.71%) SAP
8 6 (1.71%) Sybase
9 5 (1.43%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.43%) Pega
9 5 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.43%) Sun
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: neg + car + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
TDA Group
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 75000-90000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago