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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 692 622 672
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +50
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 209 296 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.67% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 165 246 190
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -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
41241 43977 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35251 36969 36596
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -62 202 £45,000 +12.50% 34
South West +24 52 £43,000 +14.66% 9
North West +42 46 £47,000 -1.05% 5
London -30 37 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Manchester +32 32 £47,000 -2.08% 3
Yorkshire -21 27 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Wiltshire +16 21 £43,000 +14.66% 3
South East -60 20 £42,500 +21.42% 3
West Yorkshire -17 19 £25,000 -28.57% 5
Gloucestershire - 19 £43,750 - 4
Cheltenham - 17 £45,000 - 4
East of England +14 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Swindon - 13 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -3 11 £25,000 -37.50% 5
Stockport - 11 £34,500 - 2
City of London 0 10 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Bristol -21 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside - 9 £47,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +9 8 £33,000 -22.35%
Chippenham +8 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Southport - 8 - - 1
Bedfordshire +13 7 £60,000 +26.31%
East Sussex +6 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Brighton +11 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Berkshire +2 6 £30,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -19 6 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Sheffield - 6 £33,000 -
Cheshire -8 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £27,500 -

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 345 (80.05%) XML
2 314 (72.85%) Web Services
3 273 (63.34%) SOAP
4 222 (51.51%) Java
5 187 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (39.91%) Oracle
7 160 (37.12%) SQL
8 153 (35.50%) XSLT
9 151 (35.03%) SOA
10 147 (34.11%) HTML
11 142 (32.95%) Degree
12 141 (32.71%) JavaScript
13 135 (31.32%) SDLC
14 133 (30.86%) XSD
15 128 (29.70%) Middleware
16 126 (29.23%) JMS
16 126 (29.23%) Spring
17 123 (28.54%) SQL Server
18 115 (26.68%) REST
19 111 (25.75%) Oracle Database
20 107 (24.83%) .NET
21 106 (24.59%) CSS
22 105 (24.36%) TDD
23 100 (23.20%) Hibernate
24 97 (22.51%) Finance
25 96 (22.27%) MVC
26 95 (22.04%) Maven
27 88 (20.42%) C#
28 84 (19.49%) Linux
29 81 (18.79%) Software Engineering

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 77 (17.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 74 (17.17%) WebLogic
3 57 (13.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 51 (11.83%) WebSphere
5 40 (9.28%) JBoss
6 29 (6.73%) IIS
7 21 (4.87%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.48%) Joomla!
8 15 (3.48%) Alfresco
9 14 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (3.25%) CMS
10 12 (2.78%) Apache
10 12 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.32%) Apache Pig
12 9 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (1.39%) SAS
13 6 (1.39%) CICS
13 6 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 52 (12.06%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.55%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.46%) Taleo
3 2 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.19%) Internet
2 22 (5.10%) HTTP
3 20 (4.64%) FTP
4 11 (2.55%) SMTP
4 11 (2.55%) SMPP
5 6 (1.39%) SSL
6 5 (1.16%) Firewall
6 5 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.93%) LAN
7 4 (0.93%) SDH
7 4 (0.93%) WAN
7 4 (0.93%) MPLS
8 3 (0.70%) VoIP
8 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.70%) Extranet
9 2 (0.46%) LDAP
10 1 (0.23%) SAN
10 1 (0.23%) NAS
10 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (28.54%) SQL Server
2 111 (25.75%) Oracle Database
3 63 (14.62%) Relational Database
4 55 (12.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (7.42%) RDBMS
6 32 (7.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (6.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 30 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (5.57%) MongoDB
9 23 (5.34%) DB2
10 22 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (3.25%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (2.78%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (2.78%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (2.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 95 (22.04%) Maven
2 60 (13.92%) SoapUI
3 51 (11.83%) Subversion
4 49 (11.37%) Jenkins
5 45 (10.44%) Ant
6 43 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (8.58%) Eclipse
7 37 (8.58%) Git (software)
8 34 (7.89%) Visual Studio
9 22 (5.10%) Selenium
10 19 (4.41%) JUnit
11 15 (3.48%) NUnit
11 15 (3.48%) TeamCity
11 15 (3.48%) Apache Ivy
11 15 (3.48%) Hudson
12 13 (3.02%) JIRA
13 10 (2.32%) Mockito
14 8 (1.86%) Gerrit
15 7 (1.62%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.62%) VisualAge
General
1 97 (22.51%) Finance
2 43 (9.98%) Retail
3 37 (8.58%) Telecoms
4 36 (8.35%) Banking
5 33 (7.66%) Marketing
6 9 (2.09%) Back Office
7 7 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Local Government
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Military
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (44.78%) Developer
2 81 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 66 (15.31%) Analyst
3 66 (15.31%) Architect
4 48 (11.14%) Software Engineer
5 46 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 41 (9.51%) Software Developer
7 32 (7.42%) Support Analyst
8 29 (6.73%) Oracle Developer
8 29 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 28 (6.50%) Oracle Architect
10 26 (6.03%) Middleware Architect
11 22 (5.10%) Middleware Analyst
11 22 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
11 22 (5.10%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.87%) Consultant
12 21 (4.87%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 21 (4.87%) SOA Developer
13 20 (4.64%) Oracle Analyst
14 18 (4.18%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (80.05%) XML
2 314 (72.85%) Web Services
3 273 (63.34%) SOAP
4 153 (35.50%) XSLT
5 147 (34.11%) HTML
6 133 (30.86%) XSD
7 128 (29.70%) Middleware
8 126 (29.23%) JMS
8 126 (29.23%) Spring
9 115 (26.68%) REST
10 107 (24.83%) .NET
11 106 (24.59%) CSS
12 100 (23.20%) Hibernate
13 77 (17.87%) jQuery
14 74 (17.17%) ASP.NET
15 70 (16.24%) Java EE
16 69 (16.01%) J2EE
17 62 (14.39%) XML Schema
18 59 (13.69%) Oracle Fusion
19 56 (12.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.64%) DataPower
5 16 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.48%) RIA
7 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.55%) W3C
9 8 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.39%) Clustering
10 6 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.39%) User Experience
11 5 (1.16%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.93%) PKI
12 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.70%) AS400
13 3 (0.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 84 (19.49%) Linux
2 60 (13.92%) UNIX
3 59 (13.69%) Windows
4 18 (4.18%) Android
5 17 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (2.55%) Solaris
8 8 (1.86%) AIX
9 7 (1.62%) zOS
10 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.46%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (35.03%) SOA
3 135 (31.32%) SDLC
4 105 (24.36%) TDD
5 96 (22.27%) MVC
6 81 (18.79%) Software Engineering
7 72 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (16.47%) Scrum
9 63 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (12.53%) OO
11 51 (11.83%) E-Commerce
11 51 (11.83%) Mentoring
12 50 (11.60%) Web Development
13 43 (9.98%) UML
14 40 (9.28%) Open Source
15 36 (8.35%) CRM
16 35 (8.12%) Use Case
17 33 (7.66%) Logistics
18 30 (6.96%) Software Architecture
19 28 (6.50%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 222 (51.51%) Java
2 160 (37.12%) SQL
3 141 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 88 (20.42%) C#
5 61 (14.15%) PL/SQL
6 59 (13.69%) C++
7 44 (10.21%) XPath
8 40 (9.28%) C
9 23 (5.34%) XQuery
10 21 (4.87%) T-SQL
11 20 (4.64%) PHP
11 20 (4.64%) AspectJ
12 19 (4.41%) Python
13 18 (4.18%) VB
13 18 (4.18%) Perl
14 15 (3.48%) VB.NET
15 14 (3.25%) VB6
16 11 (2.55%) Groovy
17 10 (2.32%) Scala
18 6 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 142 (32.95%) Degree
2 16 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.86%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.70%) CISSP
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.70%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.18%) SLA
2 15 (3.48%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) Basel II
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) NFS
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 172 (39.91%) Oracle
2 61 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.12%) IBM
4 22 (5.10%) Siebel
5 16 (3.71%) Adobe
6 14 (3.25%) Stellent
7 12 (2.78%) SAP
8 10 (2.32%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.09%) BEA
9 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.86%) Sun
11 6 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.39%) Unisys
11 6 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.39%) VMware
12 5 (1.16%) Software AG
12 5 (1.16%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.93%) F5
13 4 (0.93%) Cramer
13 4 (0.93%) MetaSolv
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 45K-50K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 30K-42K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago