The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / South East
Rank 369 448 414
Rank change year-on-year +79 -34  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 12 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.16% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 19
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,250 £50,500
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5885 7321 7671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.38% 38.04% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5082 6540 6666
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

WSDL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WSDL in the South East

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the South East

WSDL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Berkshire +36 5 £50,000 +36.98%
Hampshire +23 5 £55,000 +15.78%
East Sussex +5 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 21 (80.77%) SOAP
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) Web Services
4 15 (57.69%) XML
4 15 (57.69%) .NET
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) REST
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle
8 9 (34.62%) C#
8 9 (34.62%) XSLT
8 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (30.77%) XSD
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) ISEB
10 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (26.92%) WCF
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) XQuery
11 6 (23.08%) SOA
11 6 (23.08%) JMS
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Anypoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
2 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.85%) DB2
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Power BI
7 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) ERwin
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) SOAP
2 18 (69.23%) Web Services
3 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) XML
4 12 (46.15%) REST
5 9 (34.62%) XSLT
6 8 (30.77%) XSD
7 7 (26.92%) WCF
8 6 (23.08%) JMS
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) J2EE
10 3 (11.54%) Java EE
10 3 (11.54%) JSON
10 3 (11.54%) Middleware
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (11.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 6 (23.08%) SOA
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) BPEL
5 3 (11.54%) Conflict Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) XQuery
5 4 (15.38%) XPath
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Go
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) SOQL
7 1 (3.85%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) WAI
1 2 (7.69%) WCAG
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) RedPrairie
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Netezza
5 1 (3.85%) Nintex
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) VMware