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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 621 647 586
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -61
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 287 236 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 247 205 272
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%

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
42566 42412 47480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.79% 39.73% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35787 36806 41709
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +7 276 £40,000 -19.19% 25
South East -1 74 £35,000 -36.36% 10
London -17 68 £55,000 - 5
Yorkshire -1 51 £35,000 +2.94% 3
West Yorkshire -7 39 £35,000 +2.94% 2
South West -3 28 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Hampshire -17 25 £34,000 -38.18% 2
City of London +9 23 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Leeds -21 23 £40,000 +17.64% 1
North West -29 20 £48,000 +34.26%
East Midlands +9 18 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 14 £35,000 -17.64%
Portsmouth -16 14 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Berkshire +9 12 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Halifax - 12 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham +13 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands +3 11 £35,000 +94.44%
North Yorkshire -7 11 £28,500 - 1
Windsor - 11 £45,000 -
York - 11 £28,500 - 1
East Sussex - 11 £37,500 -
Brighton - 11 £37,500 -
Manchester +4 10 £48,000 +60.00%
Guildford +1 10 £30,000 -45.45% 5
Surrey -31 10 £30,000 -45.45% 5
Bristol 0 9 £40,000 - 1
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Scotland -5 8 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Cheshire -16 8 £32,500 -32.98%

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 422 (77.01%) XML
2 397 (72.45%) Web Services
3 377 (68.80%) SOAP
4 238 (43.43%) Java
5 220 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (37.04%) HTML
7 200 (36.50%) .NET
8 196 (35.77%) JavaScript
9 192 (35.04%) SQL
9 192 (35.04%) SQL Server
10 178 (32.48%) CSS
11 156 (28.47%) XSD
12 155 (28.28%) C#
13 149 (27.19%) MVC
14 145 (26.46%) Microsoft
15 121 (22.08%) Scrum
16 115 (20.99%) Finance
17 114 (20.80%) ASP.NET
17 114 (20.80%) jQuery
18 108 (19.71%) HTML5
19 104 (18.98%) Oracle
19 104 (18.98%) OO
20 103 (18.80%) XSLT
21 102 (18.61%) SOA
22 101 (18.43%) Ajax
23 97 (17.70%) Spring
24 96 (17.52%) JSON
25 95 (17.34%) Team Foundation Server
26 90 (16.42%) REST
27 88 (16.06%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 65 (11.86%) IIS
2 56 (10.22%) Apache
3 48 (8.76%) WebSphere
4 47 (8.58%) Tomcat
5 31 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 30 (5.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (3.65%) CMS
8 18 (3.28%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.28%) Joomla!
8 18 (3.28%) Alfresco
9 12 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.46%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.91%) Node.js
14 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 31 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.83%) Photoshop
2 21 (3.83%) Fireworks
3 13 (2.37%) MS Office
4 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.01%) SaaS
2 7 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.77%) Internet
2 40 (7.30%) SSL
3 28 (5.11%) HTTP
4 7 (1.28%) LDAP
5 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.55%) Firewall
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 88 (16.06%) Relational Database
3 85 (15.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (8.03%) MySQL
7 35 (6.39%) RDBMS
8 34 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (5.29%) Oracle Database
10 26 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (4.20%) MongoDB
12 18 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (2.92%) Hadoop
13 16 (2.92%) Apache Accumulo
14 13 (2.37%) Big Data
15 10 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.64%) OLTP
17 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 95 (17.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (14.78%) Selenium
3 77 (14.05%) Visual Studio
4 67 (12.23%) Cucumber
5 54 (9.85%) Eclipse
6 50 (9.12%) Maven
7 47 (8.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 47 (8.58%) Subversion
8 39 (7.12%) FitNesse
8 39 (7.12%) SpecFlow
9 35 (6.39%) Ant
10 28 (5.11%) JUnit
11 26 (4.74%) JIRA
12 25 (4.56%) Jenkins
13 24 (4.38%) Git (software)
14 21 (3.83%) Dreamweaver
15 20 (3.65%) Hudson
16 19 (3.47%) TeamCity
17 17 (3.10%) JDeveloper
18 14 (2.55%) Apache Ivy
General
1 115 (20.99%) Finance
2 31 (5.66%) Banking
3 24 (4.38%) Marketing
4 20 (3.65%) Retail
5 19 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.28%) Games
7 9 (1.64%) Legal
8 8 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.91%) Law
10 4 (0.73%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 284 (51.82%) Developer
2 96 (17.52%) Java Developer
3 82 (14.96%) Analyst
4 79 (14.42%) Consultant
5 78 (14.23%) .NET Developer
6 61 (11.13%) Test Analyst
7 43 (7.85%) Software Engineer
8 41 (7.48%) Architect
9 34 (6.20%) Applications Support
10 32 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 32 (5.84%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.74%) Technical Consultant
12 25 (4.56%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.56%) QA Analyst
13 24 (4.38%) Web Developer
14 22 (4.01%) Agile Test Analyst
14 22 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (3.28%) Programmer
16 17 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.92%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (77.01%) XML
2 397 (72.45%) Web Services
3 377 (68.80%) SOAP
4 203 (37.04%) HTML
5 200 (36.50%) .NET
6 178 (32.48%) CSS
7 156 (28.47%) XSD
8 114 (20.80%) ASP.NET
8 114 (20.80%) jQuery
9 108 (19.71%) HTML5
10 103 (18.80%) XSLT
11 101 (18.43%) Ajax
12 97 (17.70%) Spring
13 96 (17.52%) JSON
14 90 (16.42%) REST
15 68 (12.41%) .NET Framework
16 66 (12.04%) CSS3
17 61 (11.13%) WCF
18 56 (10.22%) XHTML
19 54 (9.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.03%) RIA
2 44 (8.03%) Open Source
3 27 (4.93%) N-Tier
4 26 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.56%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.82%) Online Games
7 10 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.64%) Physics
8 9 (1.64%) Clustering
9 7 (1.28%) W3C
10 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.73%) DataPower
12 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.55%) Xbox
13 3 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.50%) Linux
2 59 (10.77%) Windows
3 39 (7.12%) UNIX
4 29 (5.29%) Android
5 27 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.10%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.55%) zOS
7 3 (0.55%) Solaris
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.36%) CentOS
8 2 (0.36%) AIX
8 2 (0.36%) HPUX
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (27.19%) MVC
3 121 (22.08%) Scrum
4 104 (18.98%) OO
5 102 (18.61%) SOA
6 88 (16.06%) TDD
7 85 (15.51%) Software Engineering
8 76 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (10.58%) E-Commerce
10 56 (10.22%) Test Management
11 55 (10.04%) Test Planning
12 50 (9.12%) Web Development
13 49 (8.94%) UML
14 45 (8.21%) Project Management
15 44 (8.03%) Software Testing
16 43 (7.85%) OOA/OOD
17 34 (6.20%) Unit Testing
18 29 (5.29%) ITIL
19 24 (4.38%) Data Modelling
19 24 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 238 (43.43%) Java
2 196 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 192 (35.04%) SQL
4 155 (28.28%) C#
5 39 (7.12%) T-SQL
6 36 (6.57%) PHP
7 31 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 26 (4.74%) C
9 25 (4.56%) VB
10 20 (3.65%) Ruby
11 19 (3.47%) Python
12 17 (3.10%) XPath
13 15 (2.74%) VBScript
13 15 (2.74%) Perl
14 12 (2.19%) C++
15 11 (2.01%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.28%) PHP5
17 7 (1.28%) Golang
Qualifications
1 76 (13.87%) Degree
2 39 (7.12%) ISEB
3 22 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.09%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.09%) MCP
6 6 (1.09%) MCSD
6 6 (1.09%) MCTS
6 6 (1.09%) MCITP
7 5 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) HND
9 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CITP
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.40%) QA
2 21 (3.83%) WCAG
2 21 (3.83%) WAI
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.73%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (9.49%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.10%) Puppet
3 13 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.73%) 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
1 145 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 104 (18.98%) Oracle
3 64 (11.68%) HP
4 43 (7.85%) Adobe
5 21 (3.83%) IBM
6 20 (3.65%) VMware
7 19 (3.47%) JBoss
8 14 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.37%) Google
10 9 (1.64%) SAP
11 8 (1.46%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.46%) Compuware
11 8 (1.46%) Perforce
11 8 (1.46%) DevExpress
12 7 (1.28%) webMethods
13 6 (1.09%) Software AG
14 4 (0.73%) Omniture
14 4 (0.73%) Chordiant
14 4 (0.73%) Coremetrics
15 3 (0.55%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fife
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago