The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.10% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Median salary £50,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 - £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 - £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11%  

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 595 376 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.92% 39.09% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 486 342 519
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing WSDL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Cheshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for WSDL in Cheshire

WSDL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Knutsford - 13 £50,000 -
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) Web Services
2 18 (94.74%) XML
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Banking
3 17 (89.47%) SDLC
4 16 (84.21%) Finance
4 16 (84.21%) JMS
5 15 (78.95%) JSP
6 14 (73.68%) Servlets
6 14 (73.68%) EJB
7 13 (68.42%) XSD
7 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
7 13 (68.42%) JBoss
7 13 (68.42%) Mainframe
7 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
8 12 (63.16%) Oracle
9 11 (57.89%) DB2
9 11 (57.89%) TDD
10 10 (52.63%) J2EE
10 10 (52.63%) BDD
11 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
11 9 (47.37%) SQL
12 8 (42.11%) Struts
12 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
12 8 (42.11%) Chordiant
12 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
12 8 (42.11%) Subversion
13 7 (36.84%) Service Management

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (68.42%) JBoss
1 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
1 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) CICS
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
3 3 (15.79%) Lombardi
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 16 (84.21%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Product Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Web Services
2 18 (94.74%) XML
3 16 (84.21%) JMS
4 15 (78.95%) JSP
5 14 (73.68%) EJB
5 14 (73.68%) Servlets
6 13 (68.42%) XSD
7 10 (52.63%) J2EE
8 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (42.11%) Struts
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) HTML
10 4 (21.05%) REST
11 2 (10.53%) JSON
11 2 (10.53%) Spring
12 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 1 (5.26%) CSS
12 1 (5.26%) CSS3
12 1 (5.26%) JAX-WS
12 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) PMI
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) SDLC
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
7 7 (36.84%) Service Management
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 3 (15.79%) CMMI
11 3 (15.79%) Information Security
11 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
11 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
11 3 (15.79%) RUP
11 3 (15.79%) SOA
11 3 (15.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
4 3 (15.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Chordiant
3 5 (26.32%) Teradata
4 3 (15.79%) IBM