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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 212 226 209
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 22 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.019% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.049% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 12
Median salary £41,250 £60,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +118.18%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +20.71%
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
2087 2051 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.97% 38.51% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1865 1684
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WSDL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Birmingham - 13 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 8 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 27 (96.43%) Web Services
2 24 (85.71%) MVC
3 20 (71.43%) C#
4 17 (60.71%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 17 (60.71%) Web Development
5 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (57.14%) CSS
5 16 (57.14%) HTML
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 14 (50.00%) jQuery
6 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (50.00%) HTML5
6 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (46.43%) XHTML
7 13 (46.43%) WordPress
7 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
7 13 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (42.86%) Java
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) MySQL
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle
10 10 (35.71%) QA
11 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
12 8 (28.57%) Degree
12 8 (28.57%) XSD
12 8 (28.57%) JDBC
12 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) CICS
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Kentico
4 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 16 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (57.14%) C# Developer
4 10 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Web Developer
5 9 (32.14%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Junior
7 4 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Architect
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 16 (57.14%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (50.00%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) jQuery
5 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
5 13 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (46.43%) XHTML
6 8 (28.57%) JDBC
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
6 8 (28.57%) XSD
7 5 (17.86%) REST
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) JMS
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 8 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) Web Development
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Database Theory
7 1 (3.57%) EAI
7 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) Relational Database Theory
7 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) BEA
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft