The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 218 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.075% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,650 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £52,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +36.36%
WSDL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1994 1912 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.69% 35.95% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1710 1659
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WSDL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the West Midlands region.

WSDL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WSDL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Worcestershire -6 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) XSD
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
5 8 (47.06%) Spring
6 7 (41.18%) Logistics
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) SSL
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (29.41%) UNIX
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) JDBC
8 5 (29.41%) PHP
8 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
9 4 (23.53%) WCF
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) RESTful
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (23.53%) XPath

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XSD
3 8 (47.06%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) JDBC
5 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) ADO.NET
7 3 (17.65%) XSLT
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Logistics
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CA