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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 740 718
Rank change year-on-year -47 -22  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 96 183 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 59 153 207
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36036 38317 42264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.91% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30270 33297 36165
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 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
England -37 91 £49,500 -1.00% 11
North West -21 31 £50,000 -
London +3 25 £52,500 -25.00% 6
South West -2 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cheshire - 16 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 13 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +6 12 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -3 9 - -
Liverpool - 9 - -
South East +41 7 £47,500 +5.55%
City of London +29 6 £47,500 -26.92%
Gloucestershire +4 6 £43,500 -
Chippenham +3 6 £35,000 -
Manchester -28 6 £50,000 -
New Malden - 6 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
Cheltenham +16 4 £43,500 -
East Midlands +10 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 4 - - 1
Nottingham +5 4 - - 1
Hampshire +17 3 £45,000 -
Sheffield -5 3 £40,000 +3.89% 1
South Yorkshire -5 3 £40,000 +3.89% 1
West Midlands -8 3 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for WSDL.

1 193 (84.28%) XML
2 181 (79.04%) SOAP
3 175 (76.42%) Web Services
4 129 (56.33%) Oracle
5 120 (52.40%) Java
6 114 (49.78%) XSD
7 108 (47.16%) SQL
8 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (42.79%) JavaScript
10 86 (37.55%) WebLogic
11 84 (36.68%) REST
12 79 (34.50%) WebSphere
12 79 (34.50%) JMS
12 79 (34.50%) Finance
13 77 (33.62%) SOA
13 77 (33.62%) J2EE
14 71 (31.00%) JSP
15 70 (30.57%) JBoss
16 69 (30.13%) HTML
17 60 (26.20%) Subversion
17 60 (26.20%) Spring
17 60 (26.20%) Jenkins
18 59 (25.76%) Linux
18 59 (25.76%) Unix
19 57 (24.89%) XSLT
20 55 (24.02%) Hibernate
21 53 (23.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 53 (23.14%) RESTful
22 52 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (22.71%) Maven

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 86 (37.55%) WebLogic
2 79 (34.50%) WebSphere
3 70 (30.57%) JBoss
4 53 (23.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 34 (14.85%) Apache
6 28 (12.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 28 (12.23%) Tomcat
7 22 (9.61%) Alfresco
7 22 (9.61%) Joomla!
8 20 (8.73%) Jetty
9 19 (8.30%) nginx
10 13 (5.68%) Confluence
11 12 (5.24%) Mule
11 12 (5.24%) Mule ESB
11 12 (5.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (3.06%) Anypoint
12 7 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.62%) GlassFish
14 4 (1.75%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.06%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (2.62%) NetSuite
4 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.18%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.31%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.87%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.44%) Compiere
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.04%) GitHub
2 15 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.37%) SaaS
5 9 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.49%) Boomi
7 3 (1.31%) FinancialForce.com
7 3 (1.31%) Force.com
7 3 (1.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Heroku
8 2 (0.87%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.87%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) IaaS
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.92%) HTTP
2 22 (9.61%) HTTPS
3 21 (9.17%) SSL
4 16 (6.99%) FTP
5 12 (5.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.06%) SNMP
7 6 (2.62%) Internet
8 5 (2.18%) Intranet
9 2 (0.87%) ATM
9 2 (0.87%) LDAP
10 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.34%) Oracle Database
3 37 (16.16%) Relational Database
4 35 (15.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (14.41%) MySQL
6 31 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (12.66%) MongoDB
8 22 (9.61%) MS Access
9 20 (8.73%) InterSystems Cache
10 17 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (6.11%) RDBMS
12 13 (5.68%) DB2
13 8 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (2.62%) OLAP
16 5 (2.18%) Big Data
16 5 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (26.20%) Jenkins
1 60 (26.20%) Subversion
2 52 (22.71%) Maven
3 28 (12.23%) JUnit
4 27 (11.79%) Git (software)
5 26 (11.35%) Eclipse
6 24 (10.48%) Ant
6 24 (10.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (9.61%) Hudson
7 22 (9.61%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (7.86%) Talend Open Studio
9 16 (6.99%) SoapUI
10 14 (6.11%) JIRA
11 13 (5.68%) ClearCase
12 11 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.93%) Visual Studio
14 8 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
14 8 (3.49%) TeamCity
15 7 (3.06%) GDB
General
1 79 (34.50%) Finance
2 44 (19.21%) Banking
3 21 (9.17%) Retail
4 12 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.80%) Advertising
6 9 (3.93%) Marketing
7 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (38.43%) Developer
2 33 (14.41%) Architect
3 27 (11.79%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.92%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (6.99%) Java Engineer
6 16 (6.99%) SOA Developer
7 15 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.55%) Administrator
7 15 (6.55%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.55%) Technical Administrator
8 14 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 12 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.24%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.24%) Integration Developer
10 12 (5.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (84.28%) XML
2 181 (79.04%) SOAP
3 175 (76.42%) Web Services
4 114 (49.78%) XSD
5 84 (36.68%) REST
6 79 (34.50%) JMS
7 77 (33.62%) J2EE
8 71 (31.00%) JSP
9 69 (30.13%) HTML
10 60 (26.20%) Spring
11 57 (24.89%) XSLT
12 55 (24.02%) Hibernate
13 53 (23.14%) RESTful
14 47 (20.52%) Middleware
15 43 (18.78%) CSS
16 37 (16.16%) JSON
17 35 (15.28%) AngularJS
18 32 (13.97%) .NET
19 27 (11.79%) Ajax
19 27 (11.79%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.11%) DataPower
3 14 (6.11%) Mainframe
4 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.06%) PMI
7 4 (1.75%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Animation
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.76%) Linux
1 59 (25.76%) Unix
2 32 (13.97%) Windows
3 23 (10.04%) Android
4 22 (9.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) AIX
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (33.62%) SOA
3 52 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (21.40%) TDD
5 46 (20.09%) SDLC
6 44 (19.21%) Software Engineering
7 43 (18.78%) MVC
8 41 (17.90%) OO
9 35 (15.28%) BDD
10 33 (14.41%) ETL
11 32 (13.97%) UML
12 30 (13.10%) Open Source
12 30 (13.10%) Workflow
13 29 (12.66%) Test Automation
14 28 (12.23%) BPEL
14 28 (12.23%) BPMN
15 27 (11.79%) API Design
15 27 (11.79%) RUP
16 25 (10.92%) Analytics
17 24 (10.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 120 (52.40%) Java
2 108 (47.16%) SQL
3 98 (42.79%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.59%) C#
5 31 (13.54%) XPath
6 29 (12.66%) PHP
7 28 (12.23%) PowerShell
8 26 (11.35%) Groovy
8 26 (11.35%) Shell Script
9 25 (10.92%) PL/SQL
10 22 (9.61%) Delphi
10 22 (9.61%) Pascal
10 22 (9.61%) VBA
11 20 (8.73%) C++
12 18 (7.86%) T-SQL
13 17 (7.42%) C
14 9 (3.93%) Python
15 8 (3.49%) Go
16 7 (3.06%) Ruby
16 7 (3.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (16.59%) SC Cleared
1 38 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.66%) Degree
3 9 (3.93%) ISEB
4 7 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.87%) MCSA
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) AAT
6 1 (0.44%) CITP
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.37%) QA
3 6 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.75%) PMO
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (9.61%) Nagios
2 6 (2.62%) CloudHub
3 4 (1.75%) Graylog
4 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 129 (56.33%) Oracle
2 50 (21.83%) IBM
3 32 (13.97%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.17%) Splunk
5 20 (8.73%) Altova
6 19 (8.30%) ILOG
7 18 (7.86%) Talend
8 17 (7.42%) MuleSoft
8 17 (7.42%) SAP
9 13 (5.68%) WSO2
10 12 (5.24%) Chordiant
10 12 (5.24%) Fiorano
11 10 (4.37%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.93%) Cognizant
12 9 (3.93%) Jitterbit
13 8 (3.49%) Google
14 7 (3.06%) Software AG
14 7 (3.06%) Unisys
15 6 (2.62%) Dell
15 6 (2.62%) hybris
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cloud Direct
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Cov
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago