Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 320 304
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 +47
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 31 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.67% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 61
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.53% +10.59%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5836 5208 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.37% 41.79% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4852 4539 4425
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the North West

WSDL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WSDL in the North West

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the North West

WSDL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire -3 20 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -17 7 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Merseyside +2 4 - - 1
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (93.55%) Web Services
3 25 (80.65%) Java
3 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (77.42%) XSD
4 24 (77.42%) SDLC
5 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
6 22 (70.97%) JSP
6 22 (70.97%) JMS
7 21 (67.74%) Banking
8 20 (64.52%) TDD
9 19 (61.29%) WebSphere
9 19 (61.29%) JBoss
9 19 (61.29%) Servlets
9 19 (61.29%) WebLogic
9 19 (61.29%) EJB
10 18 (58.06%) Finance
10 18 (58.06%) BDD
11 16 (51.61%) Subversion
11 16 (51.61%) Waterfall
11 16 (51.61%) J2EE
12 15 (48.39%) Mainframe
12 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
13 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
13 14 (45.16%) Oracle
14 13 (41.94%) Struts
14 13 (41.94%) Service Management
14 13 (41.94%) ClearCase
14 13 (41.94%) Chordiant
14 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 19 (61.29%) JBoss
1 19 (61.29%) WebLogic
1 19 (61.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (29.03%) CICS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (6.45%) Anypoint
6 1 (3.23%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Exstream
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Subversion
2 13 (41.94%) ClearCase
3 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 18 (58.06%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Retail
5 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Law
6 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (93.55%) Web Services
3 24 (77.42%) XSD
4 22 (70.97%) JMS
4 22 (70.97%) JSP
5 19 (61.29%) EJB
5 19 (61.29%) Servlets
6 16 (51.61%) J2EE
7 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
8 13 (41.94%) Struts
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) jQuery
10 5 (16.13%) JSON
11 4 (12.90%) REST
12 3 (9.68%) .NET
12 3 (9.68%) XSLT
13 2 (6.45%) Spring
14 1 (3.23%) WCF
14 1 (3.23%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Mainframe
2 11 (35.48%) PMI
3 4 (12.90%) Online Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) Life Science
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) SDLC
3 20 (64.52%) TDD
4 18 (58.06%) BDD
5 16 (51.61%) Waterfall
6 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
7 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (41.94%) Service Management
8 11 (35.48%) CMMI
8 11 (35.48%) PRINCE
8 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
8 11 (35.48%) Project Management
8 11 (35.48%) RUP
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.90%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) OO
11 4 (12.90%) SOA
12 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Assembly Language
4 9 (29.03%) COBOL
5 3 (9.68%) XPath
6 2 (6.45%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) Chordiant
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata