Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 146 166
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 +18
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 19 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 0.089% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.21% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 - £55,000
10th Percentile £47,500 - £36,250
90th Percentile £53,250 - £82,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -25.53% +10.59%

WSDL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1227 938 1292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.60% 41.63% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 852 1123
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 16 £50,000 - 2
WSDL
North West

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

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 14 (73.68%) JBoss
1 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
1 14 (73.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (42.11%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) Anypoint
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Exstream
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Subversion
2 9 (47.37%) ClearCase
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Lombardi
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (84.21%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Law
6 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
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%) XML
2 18 (94.74%) Web Services
3 17 (89.47%) JSP
4 14 (73.68%) EJB
4 14 (73.68%) JMS
4 14 (73.68%) Servlets
4 14 (73.68%) XSD
5 12 (63.16%) J2EE
6 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
7 9 (47.37%) Struts
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) REST
11 2 (10.53%) SOAP
11 2 (10.53%) Spring
12 1 (5.26%) CSS
12 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mainframe
2 7 (36.84%) PMI
3 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Life Science
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) SDLC
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
4 11 (57.89%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Service Management
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
6 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) CMMI
7 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
7 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
7 7 (36.84%) Project Management
7 7 (36.84%) RUP
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 3 (15.79%) OO
9 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
10 2 (10.53%) Information Security
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Assembly Language
4 8 (42.11%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Chordiant
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata