Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 978 929 1014
Rank change year-on-year -49 +85 -188
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 185 251 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 150 162 231
UK median annual salary £53,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% -7.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +6.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
England -29 180 £53,000 +17.78% 25
UK excluding London -39 110 £52,500 +23.53% 15
London +8 70 £55,000 - 10
North of England +20 56 £55,000 +28.65% 3
Yorkshire +36 35 £55,000 +25.00%
South East +26 30 £43,000 -4.44% 3
North West -15 21 £53,000 +57.04% 3
South West -14 14 £37,500 +15.38% 6
East of England -22 8 £43,250 -27.92% 1
Midlands +13 2 £62,500 +56.25% 2
West Midlands +6 1 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for WSDL.

1 159 (85.95%) SOAP
2 157 (84.86%) XML
3 137 (74.05%) Web Services
4 129 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (54.59%) SQL
6 84 (45.41%) REST
7 76 (41.08%) Java
8 71 (38.38%) JSON
9 69 (37.30%) XSD
10 61 (32.97%) C#
11 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
11 59 (31.89%) SQL Server
12 57 (30.81%) .NET
13 54 (29.19%) HTML
14 50 (27.03%) Test Automation
15 49 (26.49%) Oracle
16 47 (25.41%) Finance
16 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
17 44 (23.78%) SOA
18 42 (22.70%) BDD
19 40 (21.62%) Scrum
20 36 (19.46%) XSLT
20 36 (19.46%) JIRA
20 36 (19.46%) Degree
21 34 (18.38%) T-SQL
22 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET
22 33 (17.84%) CSS
22 33 (17.84%) Windows
23 32 (17.30%) WebLogic
23 32 (17.30%) MVC

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (17.30%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (10.27%) Confluence
5 16 (8.65%) Apache
6 14 (7.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (7.03%) SAS
8 11 (5.95%) Anypoint
8 11 (5.95%) JBoss
8 11 (5.95%) Tomcat
9 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.32%) JCAPS
10 8 (4.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (4.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (3.78%) GlassFish
11 7 (3.78%) Mule
11 7 (3.78%) Mule ESB
12 5 (2.70%) Apache Solr
13 4 (2.16%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.62%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Exstream
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.78%) GitHub
3 6 (3.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.08%) Force.com
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.54%) Heroku
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) HTTP
2 14 (7.57%) SSL
3 8 (4.32%) PuTTY
3 8 (4.32%) SSH
4 6 (3.24%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (3.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (3.24%) Firewall
4 6 (3.24%) LAN
4 6 (3.24%) NAS
4 6 (3.24%) SAN
4 6 (3.24%) WAN
5 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.16%) Internet
6 4 (2.16%) Network Security
7 3 (1.62%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.62%) Intranet
7 3 (1.62%) SNMP
8 2 (1.08%) FTP
9 1 (0.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.22%) MySQL
3 28 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (14.59%) Relational Database
5 21 (11.35%) Big Data
5 21 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (11.35%) Oracle Database
6 17 (9.19%) Hadoop
7 15 (8.11%) OLAP
8 14 (7.57%) DB2
8 14 (7.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (7.03%) Oracle OLAP
10 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (5.95%) NoSQL
11 11 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (5.95%) RDBMS
11 11 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (4.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.46%) JIRA
3 32 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (15.68%) SoapUI
5 26 (14.05%) Cucumber
6 23 (12.43%) FitNesse
6 23 (12.43%) SpecFlow
7 20 (10.81%) Subversion
8 17 (9.19%) tSQLt
9 16 (8.65%) Maven
10 14 (7.57%) JUnit
11 13 (7.03%) Eclipse
12 11 (5.95%) TeamCity
13 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
13 10 (5.41%) Selenium
14 8 (4.32%) Gradle
15 7 (3.78%) Ant
15 7 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (2.16%) ClearCase
16 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (25.41%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Banking
3 12 (6.49%) Law
3 12 (6.49%) Retail
4 9 (4.86%) Legal
5 6 (3.24%) Publishing
6 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Games
8 3 (1.62%) Back Office
8 3 (1.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (34.59%) Developer
2 29 (15.68%) Architect
3 25 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 24 (12.97%) Principal Engineer
5 23 (12.43%) Principal Test Engineer
6 22 (11.89%) Analyst
7 21 (11.35%) .NET Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Tester
9 15 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Technical Architect
10 13 (7.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 12 (6.49%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (5.95%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.95%) Salesforce Developer
13 10 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.86%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (4.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (85.95%) SOAP
2 157 (84.86%) XML
3 137 (74.05%) Web Services
4 84 (45.41%) REST
5 71 (38.38%) JSON
6 69 (37.30%) XSD
7 57 (30.81%) .NET
8 54 (29.19%) HTML
9 36 (19.46%) XSLT
10 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET
10 33 (17.84%) CSS
11 30 (16.22%) J2EE
12 27 (14.59%) JMS
13 23 (12.43%) WCF
14 22 (11.89%) RESTful
15 19 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (10.27%) jQuery
15 19 (10.27%) Middleware
16 18 (9.73%) .NET Framework
17 17 (9.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.05%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (12.97%) Mobile App
3 19 (10.27%) Data Centre
4 18 (9.73%) Computer Science
5 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.32%) Clustering
7 7 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (3.78%) Mashup
8 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.16%) Fintech
9 4 (2.16%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.62%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.84%) Windows
2 29 (15.68%) Linux
3 20 (10.81%) Unix
4 9 (4.86%) AIX
5 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.03%) Test Automation
3 44 (23.78%) SOA
4 42 (22.70%) BDD
5 40 (21.62%) Scrum
6 32 (17.30%) MVC
6 32 (17.30%) TDD
7 31 (16.76%) Analytics
8 29 (15.68%) OO
9 28 (15.14%) SDLC
10 21 (11.35%) TOGAF
11 20 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (10.81%) ITIL
11 20 (10.81%) Performance Testing
12 18 (9.73%) ATDD
13 17 (9.19%) BPEL
13 17 (9.19%) Exploratory Testing
14 16 (8.65%) API Design
14 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (8.65%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 101 (54.59%) SQL
2 76 (41.08%) Java
3 61 (32.97%) C#
4 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
5 34 (18.38%) T-SQL
6 21 (11.35%) Python
7 15 (8.11%) Groovy
8 14 (7.57%) VB.NET
9 13 (7.03%) XPath
10 11 (5.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (3.78%) Apex Code
12 6 (3.24%) PHP
12 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.16%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.16%) C++
13 4 (2.16%) COBOL
13 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.86%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.32%) ISEB
4 8 (4.32%) MCSA
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.62%) MCP
6 3 (1.62%) MCSD
6 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) ISO 20022
2 5 (2.70%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.62%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.62%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.62%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.62%) HDFS
3 2 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.70%) CloudHub
3 3 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.62%) Oozie
4 2 (1.08%) Kibana
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (26.49%) Oracle
2 19 (10.27%) Cisco
3 18 (9.73%) IBM
4 17 (9.19%) MuleSoft
5 16 (8.65%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.11%) Splunk
7 12 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.32%) DevExpress
8 8 (4.32%) Dynatrace
8 8 (4.32%) HP
8 8 (4.32%) Remedy
8 8 (4.32%) Telerik
9 7 (3.78%) Apigee
9 7 (3.78%) Siebel
9 7 (3.78%) Virgin Media
10 6 (3.24%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.24%) F5
10 6 (3.24%) Informatica
10 6 (3.24%) Nokia
10 6 (3.24%) Red Hat