Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 278 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 -52 +52
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 7 10 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.088% 0.14% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.31% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 48
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £30,350 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3774 3224 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.45% 43.78% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2846 2592
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stockport -7 3 £32,500 -
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Struts
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) CMMI
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) PMI
4 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) RUP
4 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Chordiant
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 4 (57.14%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) CMMI
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) RUP
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Chordiant
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle