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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 794 669 724
Rank change year-on-year
-125 +55
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 136 290 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115 201 151
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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 -117 126 £45,000 - 28
London -49 37 £72,500 +38.09% 6
South West +6 36 £35,000 - 11
Yorkshire +9 20 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Leeds +13 17 £45,000 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire +11 17 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +7 14 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Bristol +4 14 £35,000 - 2
North West +9 11 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Manchester +13 10 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Chippenham +5 9 £35,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 7 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Cheltenham +3 7 £42,500 +25.92% 1
South East -49 6 £53,750 +7.50% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £60,000 +41.17%
East of England -5 5 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands -20 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South Wales - 4 £35,000 - 3
Wales - 4 £35,000 - 3
Northampton - 4 £60,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 - 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £60,000 -
City of London +39 3 £52,500 -10.63% 2
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
Cambridge +1 2 - -
Edgware - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £62,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 227 (81.65%) Web Services
2 222 (79.86%) XML
3 187 (67.27%) Java
4 185 (66.55%) SOAP
5 138 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (40.29%) HTML
7 101 (36.33%) SDLC
8 97 (34.89%) SQL
8 97 (34.89%) .NET
9 91 (32.73%) Degree
10 90 (32.37%) JavaScript
11 84 (30.22%) SOA
12 83 (29.86%) Oracle
13 80 (28.78%) SQL Server
13 80 (28.78%) CSS
13 80 (28.78%) Finance
14 75 (26.98%) Linux
15 73 (26.26%) REST
16 70 (25.18%) XSD
16 70 (25.18%) MVC
17 68 (24.46%) Hibernate
18 65 (23.38%) J2EE
19 64 (23.02%) Spring
20 62 (22.30%) TDD
20 62 (22.30%) UML
21 58 (20.86%) JSON
22 55 (19.78%) C#
22 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (19.42%) HTML5
24 52 (18.71%) Computer Science

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (10.43%) Apache
2 28 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 26 (9.35%) Alfresco
3 26 (9.35%) Joomla!
3 26 (9.35%) WebLogic
4 22 (7.91%) JBoss
4 22 (7.91%) WebSphere
5 17 (6.12%) CICS
6 16 (5.76%) IIS
6 16 (5.76%) MQSeries
7 15 (5.40%) FileNet
8 14 (5.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.16%) Confluence
12 5 (1.80%) Mule
12 5 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.44%) Node.js
13 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 2 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.36%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.47%) SaaS
2 8 (2.88%) PaaS
3 7 (2.52%) IaaS
4 6 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.80%) GitHub
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.36%) Boomi
7 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.75%) Internet
2 28 (10.07%) HTTP
3 17 (6.12%) FTP
3 17 (6.12%) VoIP
4 15 (5.40%) SMTP
5 14 (5.04%) SSL
6 12 (4.32%) SMPP
7 9 (3.24%) LDAP
8 6 (2.16%) LAN
8 6 (2.16%) WAN
9 5 (1.80%) Firewall
9 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.08%) DNS
10 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (1.08%) NAS
10 3 (1.08%) PSTN
10 3 (1.08%) SAN
11 2 (0.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.59%) Relational Database
3 28 (10.07%) MongoDB
4 22 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 22 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.04%) DB2
7 14 (5.04%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (4.68%) MySQL
9 11 (3.96%) Big Data
9 11 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.88%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.52%) Adabas
11 7 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.52%) OLTP
12 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (17.27%) Maven
2 43 (15.47%) Ant
3 42 (15.11%) Subversion
4 34 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (10.07%) Apache Ivy
6 24 (8.63%) Visual Studio
7 22 (7.91%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.55%) Git (software)
9 20 (7.19%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (4.68%) NUnit
11 11 (3.96%) JUnit
12 10 (3.60%) Gradle
12 10 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (3.24%) Artifactory
14 7 (2.52%) Eclipse
15 6 (2.16%) Gerrit
15 6 (2.16%) HP UFT
15 6 (2.16%) JIRA
15 6 (2.16%) Selenium
15 6 (2.16%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (28.78%) Finance
2 42 (15.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.35%) Banking
4 21 (7.55%) Retail
5 13 (4.68%) Marketing
6 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (48.20%) Developer
2 66 (23.74%) Java Developer
3 56 (20.14%) Architect
4 36 (12.95%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (10.43%) C# Developer
7 25 (8.99%) Software Engineer
8 24 (8.63%) Analyst
8 24 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.83%) Software Developer
12 18 (6.47%) Senior Developer
13 17 (6.12%) Java Engineer
13 17 (6.12%) SQL Developer
14 16 (5.76%) Lead Developer
15 15 (5.40%) C++ Software Engineer
16 14 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
17 13 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
18 12 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (81.65%) Web Services
2 222 (79.86%) XML
3 185 (66.55%) SOAP
4 112 (40.29%) HTML
5 97 (34.89%) .NET
6 80 (28.78%) CSS
7 73 (26.26%) REST
8 70 (25.18%) XSD
9 68 (24.46%) Hibernate
10 65 (23.38%) J2EE
11 64 (23.02%) Spring
12 58 (20.86%) JSON
13 54 (19.42%) HTML5
14 45 (16.19%) ASP.NET
15 43 (15.47%) jQuery
16 39 (14.03%) .NET Framework
17 37 (13.31%) JPA
17 37 (13.31%) Spring MVC
18 34 (12.23%) XHTML
19 33 (11.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.71%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.27%) Mainframe
2 23 (8.27%) RIA
3 22 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.83%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.40%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.88%) DataPower
8 6 (2.16%) User Experience
9 5 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.80%) iPad
9 5 (1.80%) iPhone
9 5 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.44%) Clustering
10 4 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.98%) Linux
2 36 (12.95%) Windows
3 35 (12.59%) Unix
4 34 (12.23%) Android
5 30 (10.79%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.68%) AIX
7 10 (3.60%) Solaris
8 8 (2.88%) Mac OS
8 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.44%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.33%) SDLC
3 84 (30.22%) SOA
4 70 (25.18%) MVC
5 62 (22.30%) TDD
5 62 (22.30%) UML
6 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (18.71%) OO
8 41 (14.75%) Software Engineering
9 39 (14.03%) Unit Testing
10 36 (12.95%) Web Development
11 32 (11.51%) Open Source
12 31 (11.15%) Android Development
12 31 (11.15%) iOS Development
12 31 (11.15%) Mobile Development
13 27 (9.71%) Scrum
14 25 (8.99%) Data Modelling
14 25 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (8.27%) E-Commerce
16 22 (7.91%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 187 (67.27%) Java
2 97 (34.89%) SQL
3 90 (32.37%) JavaScript
4 55 (19.78%) C#
5 31 (11.15%) PHP
6 30 (10.79%) C++
7 22 (7.91%) Perl
8 21 (7.55%) Python
9 18 (6.47%) C
10 16 (5.76%) XQuery
11 15 (5.40%) XPath
12 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.04%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.60%) Ruby
13 10 (3.60%) T-SQL
14 9 (3.24%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.88%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.52%) NATURAL
16 7 (2.52%) VB
17 6 (2.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (32.73%) Degree
2 27 (9.71%) SC Cleared
2 27 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) ISEB
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) CISM
5 1 (0.36%) CISSP
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.19%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) COBIT
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (5.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 83 (29.86%) Oracle
2 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.07%) Adobe
4 17 (6.12%) IBM
5 15 (5.40%) Pega
5 15 (5.40%) VMware
6 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.88%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.16%) Cisco
7 6 (2.16%) Sybase
8 5 (1.80%) Avaya
8 5 (1.80%) Axway
8 5 (1.80%) SAP
8 5 (1.80%) Siemens
9 4 (1.44%) Hitachi
9 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.44%) Sun
10 3 (1.08%) F5
10 3 (1.08%) HP
10 3 (1.08%) Perforce
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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South East London
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Christchurch, Dorset
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City, London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits packag
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City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
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The People Network
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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South West
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
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Poole
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Bracknell
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Chippenham
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Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
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Chippenham
The People Network
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