The table below looks at the statistics for WSE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank 948 933 933
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing WSE 3 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.021% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 14
Average salary £38,500 £23,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.39% -36.98%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £23,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -36.98%

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
38577 38855 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 37.16% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33292 33449 35638
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 £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

WSE Salary Histogram in the UK

WSE
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 +3 3 £38,500 +67.39%
South East -13 2 £45,000 +95.65%
Oxfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £32,000 -
Stockport - 1 £32,000 -
Manchester - 1 £32,000 -

WSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing WSE 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 WSE.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) WSDL
2 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) MVC

WSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing WSE 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 WSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
3 4 (44.44%) MSTest
3 4 (44.44%) T4 Templates
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) WSDL
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (44.44%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft