Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 225 259
Rank change year-on-year +30 +34 -4
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 32 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.64% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 15
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +60.00% -37.50%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +28.57%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1799 1904 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.11% 35.27% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1710 2462
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,728 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) XML
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) XSD
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 27 (84.38%) SOAP
2 27 (84.38%) FitNesse
2 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 27 (84.38%) SpecFlow
3 23 (71.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (68.75%) ATDD
4 22 (68.75%) BDD
4 22 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (62.50%) C#
5 20 (62.50%) Cucumber
6 18 (56.25%) Exploratory Testing
6 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
6 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
6 18 (56.25%) tSQLt
6 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
7 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (50.00%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) ISEB
9 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) OO

WSDL
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) FitNesse
1 27 (84.38%) SpecFlow
2 22 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 18 (56.25%) tSQLt
5 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Test Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Principal Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Principal Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Software Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Web Automation Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Web Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Principal Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (84.38%) SOAP
2 27 (84.38%) XSD
3 9 (28.13%) .NET
4 5 (15.63%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
3 22 (68.75%) ATDD
3 22 (68.75%) BDD
4 18 (56.25%) Exploratory Testing
4 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
6 5 (15.63%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Separation of Concerns
6 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft