Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 962 967 940
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 -94
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 201 242 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.35% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 150 166 291
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £34,750 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £86,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67849 69868 78664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 39.13% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56867 61123 67881
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in England

WSDL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WSDL in England

WSDL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in England

WSDL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London +13 78 £52,500 -30.00% 8
North of England +43 73 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Yorkshire +55 42 £55,000 +33.33% 1
North West -22 31 £50,000 +42.86% 3
South East +44 18 £47,000 +4.44% 3
South West 0 16 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +34 8 - -
Midlands +19 8 - - 1
East of England -20 8 £48,750 -7.14% 2
WSDL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 159 (79.10%) XML
2 150 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (73.63%) SOAP
4 141 (70.15%) Web Services
5 101 (50.25%) SQL
6 90 (44.78%) Java
7 89 (44.28%) JavaScript
8 85 (42.29%) XSD
9 80 (39.80%) REST
10 68 (33.83%) C#
10 68 (33.83%) .NET
10 68 (33.83%) BDD
11 66 (32.84%) SQL Server
12 64 (31.84%) JSON
13 62 (30.85%) Test Automation
14 58 (28.86%) TDD
15 57 (28.36%) Oracle
16 51 (25.37%) Finance
17 49 (24.38%) HTML
18 45 (22.39%) Git (software)
19 44 (21.89%) MVC
20 43 (21.39%) RESTful
21 42 (20.90%) ASP.NET
22 40 (19.90%) WebLogic
22 40 (19.90%) WebSphere
23 39 (19.40%) J2EE
24 38 (18.91%) JBoss
25 37 (18.41%) Scrum
25 37 (18.41%) Cucumber
25 37 (18.41%) SDLC

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (19.90%) WebLogic
1 40 (19.90%) WebSphere
2 38 (18.91%) JBoss
3 26 (12.94%) Apache
4 15 (7.46%) Confluence
5 14 (6.97%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (5.97%) Anypoint
7 12 (5.97%) Mule
7 12 (5.97%) Mule ESB
8 10 (4.98%) CICS
8 10 (4.98%) GlassFish
9 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.98%) Apache Solr
11 7 (3.48%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (3.48%) SAS
12 4 (1.99%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.99%) Joomla!
13 3 (1.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.50%) Exstream
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.98%) GitHub
4 4 (1.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.47%) Intranet
3 9 (4.48%) HTTP
3 9 (4.48%) SSL
4 6 (2.99%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (2.99%) Firewall
4 6 (2.99%) LAN
4 6 (2.99%) NAS
4 6 (2.99%) SAN
4 6 (2.99%) WAN
5 5 (2.49%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.49%) Internet
6 4 (1.99%) FTP
7 3 (1.49%) SNMP
8 2 (1.00%) ATM
9 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.93%) MySQL
3 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.46%) Big Data
6 15 (7.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.97%) DB2
7 14 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.97%) NoSQL
8 12 (5.97%) OLAP
9 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.48%) Hadoop
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.48%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.99%) MS Access
14 3 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.49%) QlikView
14 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.41%) Cucumber
3 35 (17.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (14.93%) JIRA
4 30 (14.93%) SoapUI
5 29 (14.43%) FitNesse
5 29 (14.43%) SpecFlow
6 28 (13.93%) Subversion
7 23 (11.44%) Jenkins
7 23 (11.44%) Maven
8 19 (9.45%) TeamCity
9 18 (8.96%) tSQLt
10 17 (8.46%) JUnit
11 16 (7.96%) Eclipse
12 15 (7.46%) Selenium
13 14 (6.97%) ClearCase
14 13 (6.47%) LoadRunner
15 12 (5.97%) Visual Studio
16 11 (5.47%) Gradle
17 10 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (25.37%) Finance
2 26 (12.94%) Banking
3 21 (10.45%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Law
5 8 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.99%) Legal
6 6 (2.99%) Publishing
6 6 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.99%) Games
9 3 (1.49%) Back Office
10 2 (1.00%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (37.81%) Developer
2 27 (13.43%) Architect
3 26 (12.94%) .NET Developer
4 24 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (11.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (11.94%) C# Developer
5 22 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 22 (10.95%) Test Engineer
6 19 (9.45%) Principal Engineer
6 19 (9.45%) Principal Test Engineer
6 19 (9.45%) Tester
7 14 (6.97%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) Analyst
8 13 (6.47%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.98%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.98%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (79.10%) XML
2 148 (73.63%) SOAP
3 141 (70.15%) Web Services
4 85 (42.29%) XSD
5 80 (39.80%) REST
6 68 (33.83%) .NET
7 64 (31.84%) JSON
8 49 (24.38%) HTML
9 43 (21.39%) RESTful
10 42 (20.90%) ASP.NET
11 39 (19.40%) J2EE
12 36 (17.91%) JMS
13 35 (17.41%) CSS
14 31 (15.42%) JSP
14 31 (15.42%) XSLT
15 30 (14.93%) Hibernate
16 29 (14.43%) AngularJS
16 29 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (13.43%) .NET Framework
18 23 (11.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.47%) Mainframe
5 11 (5.47%) PMI
6 10 (4.98%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.99%) Fintech
9 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.99%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.49%) DataPower
10 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.49%) Mashup
10 3 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.00%) Animation
11 2 (1.00%) iPhone
12 1 (0.50%) FMCG
12 1 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 25 (12.44%) Unix
3 22 (10.95%) Windows
4 9 (4.48%) AIX
5 8 (3.98%) Android
6 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.83%) BDD
3 62 (30.85%) Test Automation
4 58 (28.86%) TDD
5 44 (21.89%) MVC
6 37 (18.41%) Scrum
6 37 (18.41%) SDLC
7 36 (17.91%) SOA
8 33 (16.42%) OO
9 32 (15.92%) Waterfall
10 30 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (14.43%) Performance Testing
12 24 (11.94%) ATDD
12 24 (11.94%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.94%) Web Development
13 22 (10.95%) ETL
14 20 (9.95%) Analytics
14 20 (9.95%) Service Management
15 19 (9.45%) PRINCE2
16 18 (8.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 101 (50.25%) SQL
2 90 (44.78%) Java
3 89 (44.28%) JavaScript
4 68 (33.83%) C#
5 29 (14.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.96%) Groovy
7 15 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.97%) XPath
9 13 (6.47%) PHP
10 11 (5.47%) Python
11 10 (4.98%) Assembly Language
11 10 (4.98%) COBOL
12 7 (3.48%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.99%) C
14 5 (2.49%) C++
15 4 (1.99%) Delphi
15 4 (1.99%) VB
15 4 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (17.91%) Degree
2 12 (5.97%) ISEB
3 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.47%) PMI Certification
3 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.98%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.98%) MCSA
6 3 (1.49%) MCP
6 3 (1.49%) MCSD
7 1 (0.50%) CITP
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) QA
2 9 (4.48%) PMO
3 5 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.49%) ISO 20022
3 5 (2.49%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.49%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.00%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.98%) CloudHub
2 8 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.99%) Kibana
3 4 (1.99%) Nagios
4 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (28.36%) Oracle
2 34 (16.92%) IBM
3 32 (15.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.97%) Chordiant
4 14 (6.97%) MuleSoft
5 13 (6.47%) Cisco
5 13 (6.47%) HP
6 12 (5.97%) Cognizant
7 8 (3.98%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.98%) Dynatrace
7 8 (3.98%) Telerik
8 7 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.99%) F5
9 6 (2.99%) Nokia
9 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.99%) VMware
10 5 (2.49%) Guidewire
10 5 (2.49%) Informatica
10 5 (2.49%) Siebel