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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank 882 869 862
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WSE 9 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.047% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -31.57%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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% -

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

WSE Salary Histogram in the UK

WSE
Top 3 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 1 October 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
South East +6 9 £45,000 -
England -34 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent - 9 £45,000 -

WSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 9 (39.13%) CCNA
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (39.13%) CCSA
5 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
5 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (34.78%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) WinForms
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) NHS
8 6 (26.09%) DTV
8 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.04%) Subversion
10 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.04%) MSTest

WSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) T4 Templates
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
5 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
1 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
3 7 (30.43%) WinForms
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
1 6 (26.09%) DTV
2 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNA
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (39.13%) CCSA
1 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft