The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank 895 864 881
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Permanent jobs citing WSE 12 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.012% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 23
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45345 42986 48272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 39.54% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38527 37281 42694
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
Top 10 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 29 July 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
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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 -38 11 £32,500 -13.33%
West Yorkshire - 5 £29,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £29,500 -
Leeds - 5 £29,500 -
East of England -1 4 £32,500 -
Essex - 4 £32,500 -
Colchester - 4 £32,500 -
Thame +3 2 £35,500 -
South East 0 2 £35,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £35,500 -

WSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) C#
4 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
5 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
5 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (66.67%) WCF
7 11 (61.11%) WinForms
8 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (55.56%) NHS
8 10 (55.56%) DTV
8 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
9 6 (33.33%) JSON
10 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (27.78%) MVC
11 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
11 4 (22.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 4 (22.22%) OO
11 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) RESTful
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (22.22%) WPF
11 4 (22.22%) LINQ
11 4 (22.22%) jQuery

WSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) T4 Templates
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) WCF
3 11 (61.11%) WinForms
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
6 4 (22.22%) LINQ
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) NHS
1 10 (55.56%) DTV
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft