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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 165 160
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 0 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.28% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 30
Median salary - £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1814 1331 1634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.33% 39.07% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1151 1427
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Behat
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Behat
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ATDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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