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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 775 695
Rank change year-on-year +53 -80  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 130 175 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.44% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 145 171
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,250 £57,500
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 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 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 29 March 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 29 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
England +31 122 £47,500 -11.62% 10
London +58 46 £70,000 - 1
South West +11 21 £35,000 - 3
Wiltshire +29 20 £35,000 - 3
South East +61 13 £51,250 +10.81%
Yorkshire +28 13 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Chippenham +17 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England +26 10 £65,000 -5.45% 1
North West -14 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hertfordshire +19 9 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands +32 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Leeds +11 7 £45,500 -17.27%
West Yorkshire +8 7 £45,500 -17.27% 1
Liverpool - 7 - -
Merseyside - 7 - -
Swindon - 7 £50,990 - 1
Berkshire +41 6 £50,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire +12 6 £40,000 -
Sheffield +10 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £42,500 -
Scotland - 6 £75,000 -
City of London +45 5 £72,500 +38.09%
Hampshire +24 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Glasgow - 5 - -
Hatfield - 4 £65,000 -
Havant - 3 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell +17 2 £50,000 +36.98%
Basingstoke +6 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for WSDL.

1 223 (87.80%) SOAP
2 219 (86.22%) XML
3 199 (78.35%) Web Services
4 152 (59.84%) Oracle
5 148 (58.27%) SQL
6 121 (47.64%) XSD
7 108 (42.52%) Java
8 101 (39.76%) WebLogic
9 92 (36.22%) Finance
10 90 (35.43%) JavaScript
10 90 (35.43%) HTML
11 85 (33.46%) REST
12 82 (32.28%) SOA
13 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (30.71%) JMS
15 76 (29.92%) J2EE
16 75 (29.53%) WebSphere
17 71 (27.95%) XSLT
18 69 (27.17%) JBoss
18 69 (27.17%) Oracle Database
19 68 (26.77%) Jenkins
20 67 (26.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 67 (26.38%) JSP
21 66 (25.98%) Linux
22 64 (25.20%) Oracle Database 11g
23 63 (24.80%) Subversion
24 61 (24.02%) Middleware
25 60 (23.62%) Maven
26 58 (22.83%) Unix
27 57 (22.44%) C#

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
1 101 (39.76%) WebLogic
2 75 (29.53%) WebSphere
3 69 (27.17%) JBoss
4 67 (26.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 48 (18.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 35 (13.78%) Apache
7 31 (12.20%) Tomcat
8 28 (11.02%) Jetty
9 27 (10.63%) Alfresco
9 27 (10.63%) Joomla!
9 27 (10.63%) nginx
10 14 (5.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (4.33%) IIS
12 10 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.97%) Confluence
14 5 (1.97%) Mule
14 5 (1.97%) Mule ESB
15 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPEL
16 3 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.15%) Workday HCM
3 7 (2.76%) NetSuite
4 6 (2.36%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.18%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.39%) Compiere
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.02%) GitHub
2 9 (3.54%) SaaS
3 8 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.15%) Boomi
3 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.57%) Force.com
6 3 (1.18%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.79%) Heroku
7 2 (0.79%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Office 365
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.99%) SSL
2 29 (11.42%) HTTP
3 25 (9.84%) HTTPS
4 18 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.12%) FTP
5 13 (5.12%) SNMP
6 8 (3.15%) Internet
7 2 (0.79%) LDAP
8 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.17%) Oracle Database
2 64 (25.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 49 (19.29%) Relational Database
4 42 (16.54%) SQL Server
5 35 (13.78%) MySQL
6 31 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (11.42%) MongoDB
8 28 (11.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 27 (10.63%) MS Access
10 23 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (7.09%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (5.91%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (2.76%) DB2
15 7 (2.76%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (1.57%) Big Data
16 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
16 4 (1.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (26.77%) Jenkins
2 63 (24.80%) Subversion
3 60 (23.62%) Maven
4 30 (11.81%) Ant
4 30 (11.81%) Eclipse
4 30 (11.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (11.42%) Hudson
5 29 (11.42%) JUnit
6 27 (10.63%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (7.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 18 (7.09%) Git (software)
10 13 (5.12%) CppUnit
10 13 (5.12%) GDB
10 13 (5.12%) Valgrind
10 13 (5.12%) XMLSpy
11 12 (4.72%) FitNesse
11 12 (4.72%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.54%) Selenium
12 9 (3.54%) SoapUI
General
1 92 (36.22%) Finance
2 44 (17.32%) Banking
3 22 (8.66%) Telecoms
4 21 (8.27%) Advertising
5 10 (3.94%) Marketing
6 6 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Law
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (40.55%) Developer
2 34 (13.39%) Architect
3 31 (12.20%) SOA Developer
4 30 (11.81%) Oracle Developer
4 30 (11.81%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 25 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.45%) Software Engineer
7 23 (9.06%) Lead Developer
8 22 (8.66%) Software Developer
9 21 (8.27%) Analyst
10 18 (7.09%) Java Engineer
11 17 (6.69%) Tester
12 16 (6.30%) Applications Support
13 15 (5.91%) Integration Developer
13 15 (5.91%) Java Developer
13 15 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (5.12%) Senior Oracle Developer
15 12 (4.72%) Administrator
15 12 (4.72%) Technical Administrator
16 11 (4.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (87.80%) SOAP
2 219 (86.22%) XML
3 199 (78.35%) Web Services
4 121 (47.64%) XSD
5 90 (35.43%) HTML
6 85 (33.46%) REST
7 78 (30.71%) JMS
8 76 (29.92%) J2EE
9 71 (27.95%) XSLT
10 67 (26.38%) JSP
11 61 (24.02%) Middleware
12 57 (22.44%) Spring
13 56 (22.05%) .NET
14 52 (20.47%) RESTful
15 51 (20.08%) CSS
16 46 (18.11%) Hibernate
17 43 (16.93%) Oracle Fusion
18 38 (14.96%) AngularJS
19 35 (13.78%) JPA
20 34 (13.39%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (6.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.12%) DataPower
3 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.98%) Linux
2 58 (22.83%) Unix
3 52 (20.47%) Windows
4 27 (10.63%) Android
4 27 (10.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.28%) SOA
2 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.90%) BPEL
3 48 (18.90%) OO
4 44 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (16.54%) Software Engineering
6 41 (16.14%) Open Source
7 40 (15.75%) UML
8 36 (14.17%) BPMN
8 36 (14.17%) Workflow
9 33 (12.99%) MVC
9 33 (12.99%) SDLC
10 32 (12.60%) ETL
11 31 (12.20%) Analytics
11 31 (12.20%) ITIL
12 30 (11.81%) RUP
13 29 (11.42%) Microservices
13 29 (11.42%) Mobile Development
13 29 (11.42%) Multithreading
14 28 (11.02%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 148 (58.27%) SQL
2 108 (42.52%) Java
3 90 (35.43%) JavaScript
4 57 (22.44%) C#
5 33 (12.99%) PHP
6 30 (11.81%) PL/SQL
7 28 (11.02%) C++
7 28 (11.02%) Groovy
7 28 (11.02%) Shell Script
8 27 (10.63%) Delphi
8 27 (10.63%) Pascal
8 27 (10.63%) PowerShell
8 27 (10.63%) VBA
9 26 (10.24%) T-SQL
10 22 (8.66%) XPath
11 21 (8.27%) C
12 20 (7.87%) Python
13 15 (5.91%) VB.NET
14 14 (5.51%) Go
15 13 (5.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (17.32%) SC Cleared
1 44 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.84%) Degree
3 14 (5.51%) ISEB
4 6 (2.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) AAT
7 1 (0.39%) CITP
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) WAI
3 2 (0.79%) WCAG
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (10.63%) Nagios
2 2 (0.79%) Ansible
2 2 (0.79%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.39%) Graylog
3 1 (0.39%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 152 (59.84%) Oracle
2 47 (18.50%) IBM
3 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
4 29 (11.42%) Splunk
5 28 (11.02%) Altova
6 27 (10.63%) ILOG
7 23 (9.06%) SAP
8 19 (7.48%) Talend
9 16 (6.30%) WSO2
10 14 (5.51%) Fiorano
10 14 (5.51%) Google
11 12 (4.72%) MuleSoft
12 11 (4.33%) TIBCO
13 9 (3.54%) Jitterbit
14 8 (3.15%) Workday
15 7 (2.76%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (2.76%) Software AG
15 7 (2.76%) Unisys
16 6 (2.36%) Dell
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