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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 194 153 125
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -28
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 14 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 1.31% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 3.35% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £48,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +16.86%
WSDL
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1673 1673 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.51% 39.08% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1393 1479
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WSDL Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Leeds -43 8 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Halifax - 4 £35,000 -
Bradford -10 2 £44,000 +27.53%
WSDL
Yorkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 54 (100.00%) XML
2 49 (90.74%) Web Services
3 37 (68.52%) SOAP
4 33 (61.11%) SQL
5 31 (57.41%) .NET
6 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 17 (31.48%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 17 (31.48%) XSD
8 17 (31.48%) MVC
9 16 (29.63%) UDDI
9 16 (29.63%) Project Management
10 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.93%) QA
12 13 (24.07%) User Stories
13 12 (22.22%) Java
13 12 (22.22%) Oracle
13 12 (22.22%) DSDM
14 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
15 8 (14.81%) HP
15 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
15 8 (14.81%) Marketing
15 8 (14.81%) Selenium
15 8 (14.81%) FitNesse
15 8 (14.81%) Test Management
15 8 (14.81%) Test Automation

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) OLTP
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
2 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 8 (14.81%) FitNesse
3 7 (12.96%) JUnit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 16 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 16 (29.63%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (25.93%) QA Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Product Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SOA Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) XML
2 49 (90.74%) Web Services
3 37 (68.52%) SOAP
4 31 (57.41%) .NET
5 17 (31.48%) XSD
6 16 (29.63%) UDDI
7 7 (12.96%) JAXB
7 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.96%) Spring
8 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.41%) Java EE
10 3 (5.56%) XML Schema
11 2 (3.70%) J2ME
11 2 (3.70%) J2SE
11 2 (3.70%) HTML
11 2 (3.70%) J2EE
11 2 (3.70%) Grails
11 2 (3.70%) Java ME
11 2 (3.70%) Java SE
12 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 17 (31.48%) MVC
4 16 (29.63%) Project Management
5 13 (24.07%) User Stories
6 12 (22.22%) DSDM
7 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
8 8 (14.81%) Agile Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Test Management
8 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.26%) TDD
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
11 4 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Time Management
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.56%) OOP
12 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) C#
3 12 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) C
5 3 (5.56%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (14.81%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) VMware