The table below looks at the statistics for WSE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSE over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank 902 962 975
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +13
Permanent jobs citing WSE 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Median salary £32,500 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.64% +12.22%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.64% +12.22%

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
36728 41176 43607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.65% 37.68% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31776 35357 36725
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WSE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSE within the UK.

WSE Salary Trend in the UK

WSE
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 5 £32,500 -35.64%
North West +5 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Manchester +3 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Stockport - 3 £32,500 -

WSE
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing WSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WSE.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ETL

WSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft