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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 641 654 681
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 260 284 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 238 174
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%

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
41253 45955 43520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.04% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35207 39107 37658
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 249 £45,000 +5.88% 26
South West +41 64 £40,000 +6.66% 9
North West +43 54 £47,000 +44.61% 5
London -17 46 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Manchester - 41 £47,000 - 4
Yorkshire -10 34 £28,750 -16.66% 1
South East -38 29 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +4 28 £25,000 -28.57%
Wiltshire +9 20 £43,000 +18.62% 4
East of England +19 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Leeds -7 19 £25,000 -27.53%
Gloucestershire - 19 £37,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 17 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Bristol -13 12 £42,000 +20.00% 3
City of London -14 12 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Swindon - 12 £44,500 - 1
Stockport - 11 £34,500 - 2
Scotland +19 8 - -
Edinburgh +8 8 - -
Chippenham +5 8 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Merseyside - 8 £47,500 - 1
East Sussex +8 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Southport - 7 - - 1
Brighton +16 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Milton Keynes -3 6 £41,950 -16.10%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £41,950 -16.10%
South Yorkshire - 6 £33,000 -
Hounslow - 6 - -
Sheffield - 6 £33,000 -

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 391 (79.63%) XML
2 344 (70.06%) Web Services
3 310 (63.14%) SOAP
4 264 (53.77%) Java
5 213 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
6 190 (38.70%) Oracle
7 179 (36.46%) SQL
8 165 (33.60%) XSLT
9 163 (33.20%) XSD
10 159 (32.38%) HTML
11 154 (31.36%) SOA
12 150 (30.55%) SQL Server
13 149 (30.35%) JavaScript
13 149 (30.35%) JMS
13 149 (30.35%) Degree
14 147 (29.94%) Spring
15 142 (28.92%) Middleware
16 129 (26.27%) SDLC
17 128 (26.07%) REST
18 125 (25.46%) .NET
19 122 (24.85%) Hibernate
19 122 (24.85%) Oracle Database
20 121 (24.64%) TDD
21 117 (23.83%) Maven
22 110 (22.40%) MVC
23 105 (21.38%) CSS
24 100 (20.37%) Finance
25 94 (19.14%) Software Engineering
26 92 (18.74%) Linux
26 92 (18.74%) C#

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (15.27%) WebLogic
1 75 (15.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 59 (12.02%) WebSphere
3 56 (11.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 53 (10.79%) JBoss
5 39 (7.94%) IIS
6 29 (5.91%) Tomcat
7 15 (3.05%) CMS
7 15 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.65%) Alfresco
8 13 (2.65%) Joomla!
9 11 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.24%) Apache
10 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.04%) Confluence
11 9 (1.83%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 49 (9.98%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.24%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.22%) GitHub
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
3 3 (0.61%) Force.com
4 2 (0.41%) Taleo
4 2 (0.41%) Boomi
4 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.41%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.72%) Internet
2 29 (5.91%) HTTP
3 22 (4.48%) FTP
4 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.83%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.63%) SDH
6 8 (1.63%) MPLS
7 7 (1.43%) SMPP
7 7 (1.43%) SSL
7 7 (1.43%) SMTP
8 6 (1.22%) Firewall
9 5 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.81%) LAN
10 4 (0.81%) WAN
10 4 (0.81%) Extranet
11 2 (0.41%) AMQP
12 1 (0.20%) NAS
12 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (30.55%) SQL Server
2 122 (24.85%) Oracle Database
3 81 (16.50%) Relational Database
4 55 (11.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (10.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 46 (9.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (7.54%) RDBMS
8 35 (7.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 33 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (5.50%) DB2
12 24 (4.89%) MongoDB
13 19 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (2.65%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (2.65%) NoSQL
17 12 (2.44%) Hadoop
18 9 (1.83%) Apache Hive
19 8 (1.63%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 117 (23.83%) Maven
2 66 (13.44%) SoapUI
3 61 (12.42%) Eclipse
4 55 (11.20%) Subversion
5 50 (10.18%) Ant
6 49 (9.98%) Jenkins
7 47 (9.57%) Git (software)
8 38 (7.74%) Visual Studio
8 38 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (6.11%) JUnit
9 30 (6.11%) Selenium
10 20 (4.07%) JIRA
11 15 (3.05%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.85%) Mockito
12 14 (2.85%) Hudson
12 14 (2.85%) NUnit
13 13 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
14 11 (2.24%) jMock
15 10 (2.04%) FitNesse
15 10 (2.04%) EasyMock
General
1 100 (20.37%) Finance
2 45 (9.16%) Retail
3 42 (8.55%) Banking
4 37 (7.54%) Telecoms
5 34 (6.92%) Marketing
6 13 (2.65%) Back Office
7 7 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.61%) iGaming
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 228 (46.44%) Developer
2 110 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 69 (14.05%) Analyst
3 69 (14.05%) Architect
4 58 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 57 (11.61%) Software Engineer
6 42 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 29 (5.91%) Support Analyst
9 28 (5.70%) Oracle Architect
9 28 (5.70%) Middleware Analyst
10 27 (5.50%) Oracle Developer
11 25 (5.09%) Middleware Architect
12 20 (4.07%) Oracle Analyst
12 20 (4.07%) Consultant
12 20 (4.07%) Applications Support
13 19 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
13 19 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 19 (3.87%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (79.63%) XML
2 344 (70.06%) Web Services
3 310 (63.14%) SOAP
4 165 (33.60%) XSLT
5 163 (33.20%) XSD
6 159 (32.38%) HTML
7 149 (30.35%) JMS
8 147 (29.94%) Spring
9 142 (28.92%) Middleware
10 128 (26.07%) REST
11 125 (25.46%) .NET
12 122 (24.85%) Hibernate
13 105 (21.38%) CSS
14 82 (16.70%) Java EE
15 78 (15.89%) ASP.NET
16 77 (15.68%) jQuery
17 76 (15.48%) J2EE
17 76 (15.48%) XML Schema
18 64 (13.03%) WCF
19 63 (12.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.28%) DataPower
5 19 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.65%) RIA
7 12 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.24%) W3C
9 8 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.43%) User Experience
10 7 (1.43%) Clustering
11 6 (1.22%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.22%) EFT
12 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.81%) iPhone
13 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (18.74%) Linux
2 70 (14.26%) UNIX
3 65 (13.24%) Windows
4 16 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.26%) Android
5 13 (2.65%) Solaris
5 13 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.43%) zOS
7 7 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.22%) CentOS
8 6 (1.22%) AIX
9 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (31.36%) SOA
3 129 (26.27%) SDLC
4 121 (24.64%) TDD
5 110 (22.40%) MVC
6 94 (19.14%) Software Engineering
7 88 (17.92%) Scrum
8 86 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (12.63%) OO
10 61 (12.42%) Performance Tuning
11 58 (11.81%) E-Commerce
12 51 (10.39%) Web Development
13 49 (9.98%) Mentoring
14 47 (9.57%) UML
15 45 (9.16%) Use Case
16 37 (7.54%) Open Source
17 35 (7.13%) Logistics
17 35 (7.13%) CRM
18 32 (6.52%) Unified Process
18 32 (6.52%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 264 (53.77%) Java
2 179 (36.46%) SQL
3 149 (30.35%) JavaScript
4 92 (18.74%) C#
5 65 (13.24%) C++
6 62 (12.63%) PL/SQL
7 46 (9.37%) C
8 38 (7.74%) XPath
9 32 (6.52%) AspectJ
10 31 (6.31%) T-SQL
11 29 (5.91%) Python
12 23 (4.68%) PHP
13 18 (3.67%) XQuery
13 18 (3.67%) VB.NET
14 17 (3.46%) VB
15 14 (2.85%) VB6
16 12 (2.44%) Perl
17 10 (2.04%) Groovy
18 9 (1.83%) Scala
19 7 (1.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 149 (30.35%) Degree
2 14 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.43%) OCPJP
5 6 (1.22%) ISEB
6 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.61%) CISSP
7 3 (0.61%) CISM
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) MCP
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) SLA
2 13 (2.65%) QA
3 6 (1.22%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.63%) NFS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 190 (38.70%) Oracle
2 73 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 43 (8.76%) IBM
4 24 (4.89%) Siebel
5 16 (3.26%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.85%) Adobe
6 14 (2.85%) Stellent
6 14 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.44%) SAP
8 11 (2.24%) BEA
9 9 (1.83%) VMware
10 8 (1.63%) Sun
10 8 (1.63%) Cramer
10 8 (1.63%) MetaSolv
11 7 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.22%) Unisys
12 6 (1.22%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.22%) WorldPay
13 5 (1.02%) Software AG
14 4 (0.81%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Skypath Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Feltham
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £6500075000 per annum + Excellent Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £60k - 100k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago