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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 619 647 595
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -52
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 299 228 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 250 197 267
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%

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
43909 42375 47512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 39.47% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36901 36766 41779
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 2 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 2 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 +37 292 £40,000 -17.52% 29
South East +2 94 £36,000 -34.54% 9
London -9 72 £55,000 - 6
Yorkshire -11 53 £35,000 +2.94% 3
West Yorkshire 0 42 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Hampshire -10 30 £34,000 -38.18% 4
City of London +12 28 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Leeds -24 25 £40,000 +17.64%
South West -11 22 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +25 19 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +15 19 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth -8 17 £23,500 +4.44% 1
North West -38 15 £48,000 +37.14% 4
Guildford +4 14 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Berkshire -4 14 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Surrey -28 14 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Nottingham +13 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Halifax - 13 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 12 £37,500 -
Windsor - 12 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire -3 10 £28,500 - 1
York - 10 £28,500 - 1
West Midlands +3 9 £35,000 +94.44%
Cheshire -17 8 £32,500 -32.98% 3
Southampton +7 7 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Bristol +1 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England -22 7 £45,000 -35.71%
Dorset -3 6 £32,500 - 1

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 430 (79.04%) XML
2 400 (73.53%) Web Services
3 380 (69.85%) SOAP
4 238 (43.75%) Java
5 202 (37.13%) .NET
6 199 (36.58%) SQL
7 192 (35.29%) HTML
7 192 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 187 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 167 (30.70%) CSS
10 154 (28.31%) XSD
10 154 (28.31%) C#
11 146 (26.84%) Microsoft
12 139 (25.55%) MVC
13 122 (22.43%) Finance
14 118 (21.69%) Scrum
15 117 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
16 113 (20.77%) jQuery
17 111 (20.40%) OO
18 109 (20.04%) ASP.NET
19 106 (19.49%) XSLT
20 104 (19.12%) Oracle
21 100 (18.38%) Ajax
22 97 (17.83%) Team Foundation Server
22 97 (17.83%) HTML5
23 94 (17.28%) Spring
23 94 (17.28%) SOA
24 90 (16.54%) JSON
25 88 (16.18%) TDD
26 87 (15.99%) REST

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (12.50%) IIS
2 53 (9.74%) Apache
3 49 (9.01%) Tomcat
4 47 (8.64%) WebSphere
5 32 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 28 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (3.49%) CMS
8 18 (3.31%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.57%) Joomla!
9 14 (2.57%) Alfresco
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.47%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.92%) Node.js
14 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.68%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.68%) Fireworks
3 13 (2.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.02%) SaaS
2 7 (1.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (12.50%) Internet
2 41 (7.54%) SSL
3 28 (5.15%) HTTP
4 7 (1.29%) LDAP
5 6 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.74%) 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 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 84 (15.44%) Relational Database
3 82 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (7.17%) MySQL
7 34 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 30 (5.51%) Oracle Database
10 25 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.31%) Apache Accumulo
11 18 (3.31%) Hadoop
11 18 (3.31%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (2.76%) Big Data
14 14 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.47%) Informix
16 6 (1.10%) OLTP
16 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 97 (17.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (15.44%) Selenium
3 81 (14.89%) Visual Studio
4 65 (11.95%) Cucumber
5 51 (9.38%) Eclipse
6 50 (9.19%) Maven
7 48 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 45 (8.27%) Subversion
9 39 (7.17%) FitNesse
9 39 (7.17%) SpecFlow
10 33 (6.07%) Ant
11 29 (5.33%) Jenkins
12 28 (5.15%) JUnit
13 24 (4.41%) JIRA
13 24 (4.41%) Git (software)
14 20 (3.68%) Hudson
14 20 (3.68%) Dreamweaver
15 18 (3.31%) TeamCity
16 16 (2.94%) JDeveloper
17 14 (2.57%) Mockito
General
1 122 (22.43%) Finance
2 29 (5.33%) Banking
3 26 (4.78%) Marketing
4 20 (3.68%) Retail
5 17 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.76%) Games
7 9 (1.65%) Legal
8 8 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.92%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (51.47%) Developer
2 95 (17.46%) Java Developer
3 85 (15.63%) Analyst
4 83 (15.26%) Consultant
5 78 (14.34%) .NET Developer
6 63 (11.58%) Test Analyst
7 39 (7.17%) Architect
8 38 (6.99%) Applications Support
9 37 (6.80%) Software Engineer
10 31 (5.70%) Senior Developer
11 29 (5.33%) C# Developer
12 27 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
13 26 (4.78%) Agile Test Analyst
14 25 (4.60%) QA Analyst
14 25 (4.60%) Software Developer
15 24 (4.41%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.68%) Applications Consultant
16 20 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (3.49%) Support Consultant
17 19 (3.49%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (79.04%) XML
2 400 (73.53%) Web Services
3 380 (69.85%) SOAP
4 202 (37.13%) .NET
5 192 (35.29%) HTML
6 167 (30.70%) CSS
7 154 (28.31%) XSD
8 113 (20.77%) jQuery
9 109 (20.04%) ASP.NET
10 106 (19.49%) XSLT
11 100 (18.38%) Ajax
12 97 (17.83%) HTML5
13 94 (17.28%) Spring
14 90 (16.54%) JSON
15 87 (15.99%) REST
16 69 (12.68%) .NET Framework
17 63 (11.58%) WCF
18 61 (11.21%) CSS3
19 48 (8.82%) Hibernate
19 48 (8.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.17%) Open Source
3 36 (6.62%) RIA
4 28 (5.15%) N-Tier
5 22 (4.04%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.65%) W3C
7 9 (1.65%) Clustering
8 7 (1.29%) Online Games
9 6 (1.10%) Physics
9 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.10%) NHS
10 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.74%) DataPower
11 4 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.55%) Xbox
12 3 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.87%) Windows
2 62 (11.40%) Linux
3 42 (7.72%) UNIX
4 22 (4.04%) Android
5 21 (3.86%) Windows XP
6 20 (3.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.55%) zOS
7 3 (0.55%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) HPUX
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.55%) MVC
2 118 (21.69%) Scrum
3 117 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (20.40%) OO
5 94 (17.28%) SOA
6 88 (16.18%) TDD
7 79 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 74 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (10.66%) Test Management
10 57 (10.48%) Test Planning
11 56 (10.29%) E-Commerce
12 51 (9.38%) UML
13 46 (8.46%) Web Development
14 42 (7.72%) Software Testing
14 42 (7.72%) Project Management
15 39 (7.17%) OOA/OOD
16 31 (5.70%) Data Modelling
17 30 (5.51%) Unit Testing
18 29 (5.33%) ITIL
19 25 (4.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 238 (43.75%) Java
2 199 (36.58%) SQL
3 187 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 154 (28.31%) C#
5 38 (6.99%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.80%) PHP
7 31 (5.70%) VB.NET
8 29 (5.33%) C
9 27 (4.96%) VB
10 19 (3.49%) XPath
11 17 (3.13%) Python
12 16 (2.94%) VBScript
12 16 (2.94%) Ruby
13 15 (2.76%) Perl
14 11 (2.02%) C++
15 10 (1.84%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.29%) Scala
17 7 (1.29%) PHP5
18 6 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (13.79%) Degree
2 37 (6.80%) ISEB
3 20 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.10%) MCTS
6 6 (1.10%) MCITP
6 6 (1.10%) MCP
6 6 (1.10%) MCSD
6 6 (1.10%) HND
6 6 (1.10%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.92%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) CITP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.85%) QA
2 20 (3.68%) WCAG
2 20 (3.68%) WAI
3 4 (0.74%) HL7
3 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (9.93%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.13%) Puppet
3 13 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.74%) 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
1 146 (26.84%) Microsoft
2 104 (19.12%) Oracle
3 66 (12.13%) HP
4 36 (6.62%) Adobe
5 22 (4.04%) IBM
6 20 (3.68%) VMware
7 18 (3.31%) JBoss
8 13 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.02%) SAP
10 10 (1.84%) Google
11 9 (1.65%) Perforce
12 8 (1.47%) Compuware
12 8 (1.47%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.47%) DevExpress
13 6 (1.10%) Software AG
14 5 (0.92%) webMethods
15 4 (0.74%) Coremetrics
15 4 (0.74%) Siebel
15 4 (0.74%) Chordiant
15 4 (0.74%) Cisco
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical Care
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Parity Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 21 days ago