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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 661 646 623
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 223 236 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 178 163 243
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £48,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +16.86%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -11 215 £45,000 -7.21% 19
London +5 79 £53,000 +6.00% 5
South East -15 56 £50,000 -13.04% 5
South West +11 27 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Yorkshire -53 22 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire +17 19 £60,000 -14.28% 2
City of London +3 19 £60,000 +36.36% 1
Hampshire -32 19 £45,000 -21.73%
Basingstoke +10 18 £50,000 +14.28%
Surrey -1 18 £41,000 -40.36% 2
North West -7 17 £42,500 -12.37% 3
West Yorkshire -41 14 £35,000 - 2
Bristol +9 13 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Bracknell - 13 £75,000 -
Manchester -8 10 £35,000 - 1
Camberley -5 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +23 8 £42,500 -10.52%
East of England -18 8 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Leeds -43 8 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Guildford - 8 £55,000 - 2
York - 7 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire -15 6 £47,500 -32.14%
Lincolnshire - 6 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £60,000 -
Lincoln - 5 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £60,000 -

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 391 (77.12%) XML
2 346 (68.24%) SOAP
2 346 (68.24%) Web Services
3 263 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (44.97%) Java
5 194 (38.26%) SQL
6 190 (37.48%) HTML
7 178 (35.11%) .NET
8 177 (34.91%) SQL Server
9 175 (34.52%) JavaScript
10 168 (33.14%) XSD
11 148 (29.19%) CSS
12 145 (28.60%) MVC
13 138 (27.22%) C#
14 121 (23.87%) Oracle
15 120 (23.67%) Microsoft
16 117 (23.08%) ASP.NET
16 117 (23.08%) Scrum
17 114 (22.49%) Spring
18 113 (22.29%) HTML5
19 109 (21.50%) SOA
20 108 (21.30%) TDD
21 104 (20.51%) Software Engineering
22 102 (20.12%) Finance
23 95 (18.74%) REST
24 87 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
25 84 (16.57%) JSON
26 82 (16.17%) XSLT
27 78 (15.38%) Hibernate
28 77 (15.19%) jQuery

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (11.64%) WebSphere
2 39 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 38 (7.50%) IIS
4 35 (6.90%) Apache
4 35 (6.90%) Joomla!
4 35 (6.90%) Alfresco
5 29 (5.72%) Tomcat
6 27 (5.33%) JBoss
7 23 (4.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (2.76%) ColdFusion
9 13 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
11 11 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (1.97%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.58%) MQSeries
14 7 (1.38%) CMS
14 7 (1.38%) Confluence
15 6 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.56%) Fireworks
2 13 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) AWD
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.58%) SaaS
2 3 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.03%) Internet
2 32 (6.31%) HTTP
3 22 (4.34%) SSL
4 13 (2.56%) MPLS
4 13 (2.56%) SDH
4 13 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.97%) FTP
5 10 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.97%) AMQP
6 5 (0.99%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.59%) LDAP
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.43%) Relational Database
3 51 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (9.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (9.07%) MongoDB
5 36 (7.10%) Oracle Database
6 34 (6.71%) MySQL
6 34 (6.71%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (3.16%) OLAP
10 15 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.97%) Redis
12 10 (1.97%) OLTP
13 9 (1.78%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.58%) Apache Accumulo
14 8 (1.58%) Big Data
14 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (13.41%) Maven
2 63 (12.43%) Selenium
2 63 (12.43%) Eclipse
3 60 (11.83%) Subversion
4 53 (10.45%) Cucumber
5 51 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (9.27%) Ant
7 39 (7.69%) JUnit
7 39 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 38 (7.50%) JIRA
9 34 (6.71%) Git (software)
10 32 (6.31%) Visual Studio
11 31 (6.11%) FitNesse
12 30 (5.92%) SpecFlow
12 30 (5.92%) Apache Ivy
13 27 (5.33%) Jenkins
14 17 (3.35%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.96%) Hudson
16 13 (2.56%) Toad
16 13 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 102 (20.12%) Finance
2 47 (9.27%) Telecoms
3 42 (8.28%) Banking
4 37 (7.30%) Marketing
5 21 (4.14%) Retail
6 20 (3.94%) Games
7 8 (1.58%) Legal
7 8 (1.58%) Back Office
8 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 285 (56.21%) Developer
2 108 (21.30%) Java Developer
3 66 (13.02%) Software Engineer
4 61 (12.03%) Analyst
5 58 (11.44%) .NET Developer
6 52 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 47 (9.27%) C# Developer
8 38 (7.50%) Architect
9 33 (6.51%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.92%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 25 (4.93%) Consultant
14 24 (4.73%) QA Analyst
15 23 (4.54%) Java Software Engineer
16 17 (3.35%) Team Leader
16 17 (3.35%) Development Team Leader
16 17 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.35%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (77.12%) XML
2 346 (68.24%) SOAP
2 346 (68.24%) Web Services
3 190 (37.48%) HTML
4 178 (35.11%) .NET
5 168 (33.14%) XSD
6 148 (29.19%) CSS
7 117 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 114 (22.49%) Spring
9 113 (22.29%) HTML5
10 95 (18.74%) REST
11 84 (16.57%) JSON
12 82 (16.17%) XSLT
13 78 (15.38%) Hibernate
14 77 (15.19%) jQuery
15 70 (13.81%) Ajax
16 67 (13.21%) J2EE
17 64 (12.62%) XHTML
18 61 (12.03%) JMS
19 60 (11.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.44%) Open Source
2 54 (10.65%) RIA
3 51 (10.06%) Computer Science
4 36 (7.10%) N-Tier
5 22 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.94%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.97%) Online Games
7 10 (1.97%) Clustering
8 9 (1.78%) Physics
9 8 (1.58%) User Experience
10 7 (1.38%) DataPower
10 7 (1.38%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.99%) EFT
12 5 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.66%) Android
2 48 (9.47%) Apple iOS
3 47 (9.27%) Linux
4 40 (7.89%) Windows
5 27 (5.33%) UNIX
6 5 (0.99%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) AIX
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (28.60%) MVC
3 117 (23.08%) Scrum
4 109 (21.50%) SOA
5 108 (21.30%) TDD
6 104 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 87 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (13.21%) OO
9 63 (12.43%) Web Development
10 52 (10.26%) UML
11 47 (9.27%) E-Commerce
12 46 (9.07%) Test Planning
13 45 (8.88%) Test Management
14 44 (8.68%) iOS Development
14 44 (8.68%) Android Development
14 44 (8.68%) OOA/OOD
14 44 (8.68%) Project Management
15 38 (7.50%) Software Testing
15 38 (7.50%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 228 (44.97%) Java
2 194 (38.26%) SQL
3 175 (34.52%) JavaScript
4 138 (27.22%) C#
5 48 (9.47%) T-SQL
6 36 (7.10%) XPath
7 30 (5.92%) Python
8 25 (4.93%) Ruby
8 25 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.14%) Perl
10 20 (3.94%) C++
11 18 (3.55%) PHP
12 17 (3.35%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.96%) ActionScript
13 15 (2.96%) C
14 10 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.97%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.78%) Golang
16 6 (1.18%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (13.41%) Degree
2 40 (7.89%) ISEB
3 37 (7.30%) Security Cleared
4 32 (6.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CITP
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.44%) QA
2 13 (2.56%) WCAG
2 13 (2.56%) WAI
3 5 (0.99%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.39%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 39 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.37%) Puppet
3 11 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 121 (23.87%) Oracle
2 120 (23.67%) Microsoft
3 54 (10.65%) Adobe
4 52 (10.26%) HP
5 28 (5.52%) IBM
6 15 (2.96%) VMware
7 14 (2.76%) BEA
8 13 (2.56%) MetaSolv
8 13 (2.56%) Cramer
9 12 (2.37%) Google
10 11 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.58%) webMethods
11 8 (1.58%) Perforce
11 8 (1.58%) Compuware
12 7 (1.38%) SAP
12 7 (1.38%) Nokia
12 7 (1.38%) Siemens
12 7 (1.38%) Cerillion
12 7 (1.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 5 (0.99%) Pega
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £70k - 90k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago