The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 155 162 185
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 7 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.50% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 3
Median salary £45,500 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.27% +52.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1057 1264 1267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.81% 38.31% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1011 1058
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

WSDL
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for WSDL in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) XSD
4 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (57.14%) FitNesse
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
5 8 (57.14%) ATDD
6 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (50.00%) ISEB
7 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
7 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (35.71%) tSQLt
8 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) Scrum
8 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (35.71%) .NET
8 5 (35.71%) C
8 5 (35.71%) C#

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) FitNesse
1 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) tSQLt
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) XSL
6 3 (21.43%) Apache Axis
6 3 (21.43%) Behat
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
6 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ATDD
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
8 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) AAT
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) hybris
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com