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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 585 651 704
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +53
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 287 218 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 188 145 146
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
38699 42380 42368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 40.63% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32994 35247 37194
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +47 262 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London +77 105 £47,500 -25.49% 3
North West +23 43 £36,000 -15.29% 8
South East -54 43 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London +20 30 £57,500 -16.36%
Manchester +21 29 £34,500 -18.82% 4
South West -2 27 £35,500 -4.69% 2
Hampshire -15 22 £50,000 +17.64%
Basingstoke +21 21 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +18 21 £70,000 +81.81%
Hertfordshire +10 17 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland - 16 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -31 15 £35,000 +2.94%
Edinburgh - 15 £40,000 -
Stockport +7 14 £32,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 14 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 13 - -
Wiltshire +20 11 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +4 11 £47,500 - 2
Swindon +1 11 £40,000 - 1
York +28 10 £30,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire +24 10 £30,000 +5.26%
Bracknell - 10 - -
Cheltenham - 8 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £33,750 -
Surrey -16 7 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +14 5 £42,500 -0.70% 2
West Yorkshire -43 5 £39,250 +15.44%
Bristol -5 4 £35,000 +1.44%
Leeds -35 4 £36,000 +5.88%

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 406 (82.69%) XML
2 311 (63.34%) SOAP
3 307 (62.53%) Web Services
4 274 (55.80%) Java
5 222 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
6 200 (40.73%) SQL
7 188 (38.29%) SQL Server
8 186 (37.88%) HTML
9 179 (36.46%) .NET
10 165 (33.60%) XSD
11 153 (31.16%) JavaScript
12 128 (26.07%) Spring
13 125 (25.46%) C#
14 124 (25.25%) TDD
15 118 (24.03%) Oracle
16 114 (23.22%) MVC
17 108 (22.00%) REST
18 107 (21.79%) JMS
19 105 (21.38%) SOA
19 105 (21.38%) CSS
20 104 (21.18%) Scrum
21 100 (20.37%) Hibernate
22 99 (20.16%) XSLT
23 97 (19.76%) Software Engineering
24 96 (19.55%) ASP.NET
25 94 (19.14%) Maven
26 93 (18.94%) Degree
27 90 (18.33%) Microsoft
28 88 (17.92%) Finance
29 86 (17.52%) J2EE

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 70 (14.26%) WebSphere
2 48 (9.78%) JBoss
3 43 (8.76%) WebLogic
4 42 (8.55%) IIS
5 25 (5.09%) Joomla!
5 25 (5.09%) Alfresco
6 24 (4.89%) Tomcat
7 19 (3.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (3.46%) Apache
9 16 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (3.26%) ColdFusion
10 15 (3.05%) MQSeries
11 13 (2.65%) Documentum
11 13 (2.65%) CICS
11 13 (2.65%) FileNet
12 11 (2.24%) Confluence
13 9 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (1.43%) GlassFish
16 6 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Changepoint
2 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.24%) GitHub
2 3 (0.61%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.61%) Force.com
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Route 53
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.16%) Internet
2 43 (8.76%) HTTP
3 23 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.68%) FTP
4 22 (4.48%) SDH
4 22 (4.48%) Ethernet
4 22 (4.48%) MPLS
5 18 (3.67%) AMQP
6 10 (2.04%) SSL
7 5 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.02%) LDAP
7 5 (1.02%) Firewall
8 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
9 1 (0.20%) Telnet
9 1 (0.20%) Extranet
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (38.29%) SQL Server
2 79 (16.09%) Relational Database
3 52 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 52 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (7.74%) MongoDB
6 31 (6.31%) RDBMS
7 26 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (5.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (4.07%) OLAP
10 18 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.05%) DB2
11 15 (3.05%) MySQL
11 15 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.83%) Big Data
15 8 (1.63%) Redis
15 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 94 (19.14%) Maven
2 67 (13.65%) Eclipse
3 54 (11.00%) Subversion
4 41 (8.35%) Git (software)
5 39 (7.94%) Ant
6 38 (7.74%) JUnit
7 35 (7.13%) Visual Studio
7 35 (7.13%) JIRA
8 32 (6.52%) SoapUI
9 31 (6.31%) Selenium
10 22 (4.48%) Cucumber
10 22 (4.48%) Toad
11 21 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (4.28%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (3.26%) Jenkins
13 10 (2.04%) FitNesse
14 8 (1.63%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.63%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.43%) jMock
16 6 (1.22%) EasyMock
General
1 88 (17.92%) Finance
2 58 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 44 (8.96%) Banking
4 38 (7.74%) Marketing
5 34 (6.92%) Retail
6 13 (2.65%) Back Office
7 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.43%) Games
8 5 (1.02%) Advertising
8 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) iGaming
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 282 (57.43%) Developer
2 137 (27.90%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.26%) Software Engineer
4 53 (10.79%) .NET Developer
5 41 (8.35%) Senior Developer
6 40 (8.15%) C# Developer
7 36 (7.33%) Analyst
7 36 (7.33%) Architect
8 30 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 29 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (5.91%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (4.68%) Consultant
11 23 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
12 16 (3.26%) Agile C# Developer
12 16 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.26%) VB.NET Developer
12 16 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (82.69%) XML
2 311 (63.34%) SOAP
3 307 (62.53%) Web Services
4 186 (37.88%) HTML
5 179 (36.46%) .NET
6 165 (33.60%) XSD
7 128 (26.07%) Spring
8 108 (22.00%) REST
9 107 (21.79%) JMS
10 105 (21.38%) CSS
11 100 (20.37%) Hibernate
12 99 (20.16%) XSLT
13 96 (19.55%) ASP.NET
14 86 (17.52%) J2EE
15 79 (16.09%) HTML5
16 69 (14.05%) Middleware
17 67 (13.65%) JSON
18 63 (12.83%) Java EE
19 60 (12.22%) RESTful
20 58 (11.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.54%) Open Source
3 36 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (6.11%) RIA
6 20 (4.07%) N-Tier
6 20 (4.07%) Mainframe
7 19 (3.87%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.85%) DataPower
9 13 (2.65%) EFT
10 12 (2.44%) User Experience
11 9 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.83%) Clustering
12 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.22%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.22%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.02%) Physics
14 5 (1.02%) Online Games
14 5 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.05%) Linux
2 60 (12.22%) Windows
3 54 (11.00%) UNIX
4 36 (7.33%) Android
4 36 (7.33%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.44%) Solaris
6 10 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.83%) AIX
8 8 (1.63%) CentOS
9 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.41%) zOS
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) OS/390
12 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.25%) TDD
3 114 (23.22%) MVC
4 105 (21.38%) SOA
5 104 (21.18%) Scrum
6 97 (19.76%) Software Engineering
7 75 (15.27%) OO
8 72 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.59%) UML
10 48 (9.78%) Web Development
11 44 (8.96%) Project Management
12 41 (8.35%) E-Commerce
13 39 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
13 39 (7.94%) OOD
14 37 (7.54%) ETL
15 36 (7.33%) iOS Development
16 34 (6.92%) Android Development
16 34 (6.92%) Time Management
16 34 (6.92%) Waterfall
17 31 (6.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (55.80%) Java
2 200 (40.73%) SQL
3 153 (31.16%) JavaScript
4 125 (25.46%) C#
5 65 (13.24%) T-SQL
6 47 (9.57%) C++
7 40 (8.15%) Python
8 38 (7.74%) XPath
9 37 (7.54%) PL/SQL
10 34 (6.92%) VB.NET
10 34 (6.92%) C
10 34 (6.92%) PHP
11 30 (6.11%) Perl
11 30 (6.11%) Ruby
12 18 (3.67%) ActionScript
13 15 (3.05%) AspectJ
14 10 (2.04%) VB
15 8 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.63%) VB6
16 7 (1.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 93 (18.94%) Degree
2 28 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.07%) ISEB
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.61%) VCP4
6 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCTS
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) CCNA
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.09%) QA
2 13 (2.65%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.02%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.81%) NFS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.81%) Puppet
3 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.61%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.41%) Control-M
4 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.20%) Ambari
5 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 118 (24.03%) Oracle
2 90 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (7.54%) IBM
4 29 (5.91%) Adobe
5 28 (5.70%) BEA
6 22 (4.48%) Cramer
7 21 (4.28%) MetaSolv
8 17 (3.46%) VMware
9 12 (2.44%) Pega
9 12 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.04%) Siebel
11 9 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (1.83%) SAP
11 9 (1.83%) webMethods
12 8 (1.63%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.43%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.43%) Cerillion
13 7 (1.43%) Nokia
13 7 (1.43%) Siemens
13 7 (1.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Leading benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-47,500 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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