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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 605 656 613
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -43
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 295 225 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 245 195 262
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%

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
43595 42672 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.03% 39.47% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36643 36966 42269
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% -

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 27 August 2014 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 27 August 2014. 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 +13 288 £40,000 -17.52% 33
South East -1 94 £35,000 -36.36% 11
London -19 71 £55,000 - 5
Yorkshire -8 51 £35,000 +2.94% 3
West Yorkshire -7 40 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Hampshire -12 30 £34,000 -38.18% 5
City of London +16 28 £52,500 +16.66%
Leeds -26 25 £40,000 +17.64%
South West +8 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +16 20 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +10 20 £42,500 - 2
Portsmouth -10 17 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 14 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Nottingham +8 14 £50,000 +17.64%
Guildford +7 14 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Surrey -20 14 £30,000 -45.45% 4
Berkshire +7 13 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -21 13 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Halifax - 13 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 12 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex - 12 £37,500 - 1
Windsor - 11 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire -5 10 £28,500 - 1
York - 10 £28,500 - 1
West Midlands +4 9 £35,000 +94.44%
East of England -7 8 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire -13 8 £32,500 -30.48% 3
Southampton +8 7 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Bristol +1 6 £40,000 - 1
Dorset -1 6 £32,500 - 1

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 426 (78.60%) XML
2 399 (73.62%) Web Services
3 381 (70.30%) SOAP
4 235 (43.36%) Java
5 203 (37.45%) .NET
6 201 (37.08%) SQL
7 192 (35.42%) SQL Server
8 189 (34.87%) HTML
9 184 (33.95%) JavaScript
10 165 (30.44%) CSS
11 157 (28.97%) XSD
12 153 (28.23%) C#
13 149 (27.49%) Microsoft
14 135 (24.91%) MVC
15 125 (23.06%) Finance
16 118 (21.77%) Scrum
17 113 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
17 113 (20.85%) jQuery
18 112 (20.66%) OO
19 108 (19.93%) ASP.NET
20 107 (19.74%) XSLT
21 102 (18.82%) Oracle
22 99 (18.27%) Ajax
23 98 (18.08%) Team Foundation Server
24 94 (17.34%) SOA
25 93 (17.16%) Spring
25 93 (17.16%) HTML5
26 89 (16.42%) REST
27 88 (16.24%) JSON
28 87 (16.05%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 68 (12.55%) IIS
2 51 (9.41%) Apache
3 50 (9.23%) Tomcat
4 46 (8.49%) WebSphere
5 32 (5.90%) WebLogic
6 28 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.51%) CMS
8 12 (2.21%) Joomla!
8 12 (2.21%) Alfresco
9 11 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (1.48%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.92%) Node.js
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 20 (3.69%) Fireworks
4 13 (2.40%) MS Office
5 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.21%) SaaS
2 7 (1.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.18%) Internet
2 42 (7.75%) SSL
3 28 (5.17%) HTTP
4 7 (1.29%) LDAP
5 6 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.74%) Firewall
6 4 (0.74%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 82 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 72 (13.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (7.20%) MySQL
6 34 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (5.72%) Oracle Database
8 30 (5.54%) RDBMS
9 26 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.51%) Apache Accumulo
10 19 (3.51%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.95%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.95%) Big Data
11 16 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.48%) Informix
14 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 98 (18.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 85 (15.68%) Selenium
3 82 (15.13%) Visual Studio
4 65 (11.99%) Cucumber
5 49 (9.04%) Eclipse
5 49 (9.04%) Maven
6 48 (8.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 44 (8.12%) Subversion
8 39 (7.20%) FitNesse
8 39 (7.20%) SpecFlow
9 32 (5.90%) Ant
10 29 (5.35%) Jenkins
11 26 (4.80%) JUnit
12 25 (4.61%) JIRA
13 24 (4.43%) Git (software)
14 20 (3.69%) Hudson
14 20 (3.69%) Dreamweaver
15 18 (3.32%) TeamCity
16 16 (2.95%) JDeveloper
17 14 (2.58%) Mockito
General
1 125 (23.06%) Finance
2 29 (5.35%) Banking
3 25 (4.61%) Marketing
4 20 (3.69%) Retail
5 17 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.40%) Games
7 9 (1.66%) Legal
8 8 (1.48%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.92%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 279 (51.48%) Developer
2 95 (17.53%) Java Developer
3 86 (15.87%) Analyst
4 84 (15.50%) Consultant
5 76 (14.02%) .NET Developer
6 64 (11.81%) Test Analyst
7 39 (7.20%) Architect
7 39 (7.20%) Applications Support
8 34 (6.27%) Software Engineer
9 33 (6.09%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
11 27 (4.98%) Technical Consultant
11 27 (4.98%) C# Developer
12 26 (4.80%) Web Developer
13 25 (4.61%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.61%) QA Analyst
14 21 (3.87%) Applications Consultant
15 20 (3.69%) Support Consultant
15 20 (3.69%) Applications Support Consultant
16 18 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (78.60%) XML
2 399 (73.62%) Web Services
3 381 (70.30%) SOAP
4 203 (37.45%) .NET
5 189 (34.87%) HTML
6 165 (30.44%) CSS
7 157 (28.97%) XSD
8 113 (20.85%) jQuery
9 108 (19.93%) ASP.NET
10 107 (19.74%) XSLT
11 99 (18.27%) Ajax
12 93 (17.16%) Spring
12 93 (17.16%) HTML5
13 89 (16.42%) REST
14 88 (16.24%) JSON
15 71 (13.10%) .NET Framework
16 63 (11.62%) WCF
17 60 (11.07%) CSS3
18 47 (8.67%) JDBC
19 46 (8.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.01%) Open Source
3 33 (6.09%) RIA
4 28 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 20 (3.69%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.66%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.66%) Clustering
8 8 (1.48%) W3C
9 7 (1.29%) NHS
10 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.92%) Online Games
12 4 (0.74%) Physics
12 4 (0.74%) DataPower
12 4 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.28%) Windows
2 61 (11.25%) Linux
3 41 (7.56%) UNIX
4 21 (3.87%) Windows XP
5 20 (3.69%) Android
6 18 (3.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.55%) zOS
7 3 (0.55%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) HPUX
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.91%) MVC
2 118 (21.77%) Scrum
3 113 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (20.66%) OO
5 94 (17.34%) SOA
6 87 (16.05%) TDD
7 77 (14.21%) Software Engineering
8 72 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (10.89%) Test Management
10 56 (10.33%) E-Commerce
11 50 (9.23%) UML
12 46 (8.49%) Web Development
13 41 (7.56%) Software Testing
13 41 (7.56%) Project Management
14 39 (7.20%) OOA/OOD
15 31 (5.72%) Data Modelling
16 30 (5.54%) Unit Testing
17 29 (5.35%) ITIL
18 25 (4.61%) CRM
19 23 (4.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 235 (43.36%) Java
2 201 (37.08%) SQL
3 184 (33.95%) JavaScript
4 153 (28.23%) C#
5 38 (7.01%) PHP
6 37 (6.83%) T-SQL
7 31 (5.72%) VB.NET
8 30 (5.54%) C
9 27 (4.98%) VB
10 20 (3.69%) XPath
11 17 (3.14%) Python
12 16 (2.95%) VBScript
12 16 (2.95%) Ruby
13 15 (2.77%) Perl
14 11 (2.03%) C++
15 10 (1.85%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.48%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.29%) Scala
17 7 (1.29%) PHP5
18 6 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (13.28%) Degree
2 36 (6.64%) ISEB
3 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.11%) MCTS
6 6 (1.11%) MCITP
6 6 (1.11%) MCP
6 6 (1.11%) MCSD
6 6 (1.11%) HND
6 6 (1.11%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.92%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) CITP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.07%) QA
2 20 (3.69%) WCAG
2 20 (3.69%) WAI
3 5 (0.92%) HL7
4 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 2 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (10.15%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.14%) Puppet
3 13 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.74%) Ambari
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 149 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 102 (18.82%) Oracle
3 67 (12.36%) HP
4 35 (6.46%) Adobe
5 23 (4.24%) IBM
6 21 (3.87%) VMware
7 18 (3.32%) JBoss
8 13 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.03%) SAP
10 10 (1.85%) Perforce
10 10 (1.85%) Google
11 8 (1.48%) Compuware
11 8 (1.48%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.48%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.11%) Software AG
13 5 (0.92%) webMethods
14 4 (0.74%) Coremetrics
14 4 (0.74%) Siebel
14 4 (0.74%) Chordiant
14 4 (0.74%) Cisco
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical Care
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum with excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 7 days ago