The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 231 204 188
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 18 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 1.69% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 35
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2802 2774 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.33% 39.62% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2379 2126 1851
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSDL Salary Trend in Yorkshire

WSDL
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

WSDL
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
North Yorkshire +22 10 £30,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire -42 8 £36,000 +5.88%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 44 (97.78%) XML
2 41 (91.11%) Web Services
3 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (60.00%) SOAP
5 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 20 (44.44%) XSD
7 19 (42.22%) ISEB
7 19 (42.22%) Software Testing
7 19 (42.22%) Test Planning
8 17 (37.78%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) .NET
10 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Oracle
11 11 (24.44%) Java
12 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) C#
12 8 (17.78%) JUnit
12 8 (17.78%) JAXB
12 8 (17.78%) MVC
12 8 (17.78%) Finance
12 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
12 8 (17.78%) Spring
12 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
13 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
13 7 (15.56%) Project Management
13 7 (15.56%) C
13 7 (15.56%) UDDI
13 7 (15.56%) MS Excel

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) OLTP
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JUnit
2 6 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Test Leader
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Product Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) XML
2 41 (91.11%) Web Services
3 27 (60.00%) SOAP
4 20 (44.44%) XSD
5 14 (31.11%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) JAXB
6 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 7 (15.56%) UDDI
7 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.33%) XML Schema
9 5 (11.11%) Java EE
9 5 (11.11%) Grails
10 2 (4.44%) HTML
11 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.22%) CSS
11 1 (2.22%) XSL
11 1 (2.22%) jQuery
11 1 (2.22%) RESTful
11 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) W3C
1 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Software Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Test Planning
3 13 (28.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) MVC
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) User Stories
6 6 (13.33%) Time Management
6 6 (13.33%) DSDM
6 6 (13.33%) ETL
6 6 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Test Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) RAD
8 1 (2.22%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) C
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) HP