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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 179 129
Rank change year-on-year -22 -50  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 6 11 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.31% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.76% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 53
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11%  

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 1884 1456 1463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.99% 41.49% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1258 1264
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

WSDL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSD
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) CMMI
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) RUP
3 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) Chordiant
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) Servlets
3 4 (66.67%) PMI

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 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) EJB
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) CMMI
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) RUP
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Chordiant
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle