Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 972 956 942
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 -101
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 205 268 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 155 188 306
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,350 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,875 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +24.38% -5.88% +13.33%

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 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Top 11 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 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
England -17 201 £50,000 +11.11% 14
UK excluding London +10 126 £49,750 +24.38% 8
London +6 75 £52,500 -30.00% 6
North of England +33 74 £52,500 +38.16% 7
Yorkshire +63 43 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West -23 31 £50,000 +42.86% 6
South East +23 18 £47,000 +10.59% 1
South West -27 18 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands +43 8 - -
Midlands +11 8 - -
East of England -19 8 £48,750 -7.14%

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 with a requirement for WSDL.

1 162 (79.02%) XML
2 151 (73.66%) SOAP
3 149 (72.68%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (71.22%) Web Services
5 105 (51.22%) SQL
6 89 (43.41%) XSD
7 87 (42.44%) Java
7 87 (42.44%) JavaScript
8 75 (36.59%) REST
9 73 (35.61%) BDD
10 72 (35.12%) C#
10 72 (35.12%) SQL Server
11 70 (34.15%) .NET
12 64 (31.22%) TDD
13 61 (29.76%) JSON
13 61 (29.76%) Test Automation
14 57 (27.80%) Oracle
15 51 (24.88%) HTML
15 51 (24.88%) Finance
16 49 (23.90%) MVC
17 46 (22.44%) ASP.NET
17 46 (22.44%) RESTful
18 44 (21.46%) Git (software)
19 43 (20.98%) WebSphere
19 43 (20.98%) WebLogic
20 41 (20.00%) JBoss
20 41 (20.00%) SDLC
21 38 (18.54%) J2EE
21 38 (18.54%) JMS
22 37 (18.05%) Cucumber

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 43 (20.98%) WebLogic
1 43 (20.98%) WebSphere
2 41 (20.00%) JBoss
3 27 (13.17%) Apache
4 15 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (6.83%) Confluence
5 14 (6.83%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.85%) Anypoint
6 12 (5.85%) Mule
6 12 (5.85%) Mule ESB
7 10 (4.88%) GlassFish
8 9 (4.39%) CICS
8 9 (4.39%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (3.90%) Apache Solr
9 8 (3.90%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.44%) Alfresco
10 5 (2.44%) Joomla!
10 5 (2.44%) SAS
11 4 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Exstream
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.39%) GitHub
4 3 (1.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.37%) HTTP
2 11 (5.37%) Intranet
3 8 (3.90%) SSL
4 6 (2.93%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (2.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (2.93%) Firewall
4 6 (2.93%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.93%) LAN
4 6 (2.93%) NAS
4 6 (2.93%) SAN
4 6 (2.93%) WAN
5 5 (2.44%) FTP
5 5 (2.44%) Internet
6 3 (1.46%) SNMP
7 1 (0.49%) ATM
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.68%) MySQL
3 23 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.80%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.80%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.32%) Big Data
7 14 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.85%) DB2
8 12 (5.85%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.88%) OLAP
9 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.44%) MS Access
11 5 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.05%) Cucumber
3 34 (16.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (14.63%) SoapUI
5 29 (14.15%) FitNesse
5 29 (14.15%) SpecFlow
6 28 (13.66%) JIRA
6 28 (13.66%) Subversion
7 25 (12.20%) Maven
8 23 (11.22%) Jenkins
9 18 (8.78%) TeamCity
9 18 (8.78%) tSQLt
10 17 (8.29%) JUnit
11 16 (7.80%) Eclipse
12 15 (7.32%) Selenium
13 13 (6.34%) ClearCase
13 13 (6.34%) LoadRunner
14 12 (5.85%) Visual Studio
15 11 (5.37%) Gradle
16 10 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (24.88%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Banking
3 20 (9.76%) Retail
4 8 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.41%) Law
6 6 (2.93%) Publishing
6 6 (2.93%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.44%) Legal
8 4 (1.95%) Games
8 4 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.98%) Marketing
11 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (38.54%) Developer
2 32 (15.61%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (12.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.20%) Architect
5 24 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 21 (10.24%) Test Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Principal Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Principal Test Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Tester
8 15 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.85%) Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.88%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (79.02%) XML
2 151 (73.66%) SOAP
3 146 (71.22%) Web Services
4 89 (43.41%) XSD
5 75 (36.59%) REST
6 70 (34.15%) .NET
7 61 (29.76%) JSON
8 51 (24.88%) HTML
9 46 (22.44%) ASP.NET
9 46 (22.44%) RESTful
10 38 (18.54%) J2EE
10 38 (18.54%) JMS
11 35 (17.07%) XSLT
12 33 (16.10%) CSS
13 32 (15.61%) JSP
14 31 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (14.63%) AngularJS
16 28 (13.66%) Hibernate
17 27 (13.17%) .NET Framework
18 24 (11.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.37%) PMI
4 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.95%) Fintech
8 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.46%) Animation
9 3 (1.46%) DataPower
9 3 (1.46%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.98%) iPhone
11 1 (0.49%) Life Science
11 1 (0.49%) Mashup
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.59%) Linux
2 26 (12.68%) Unix
3 25 (12.20%) Windows
4 9 (4.39%) AIX
4 9 (4.39%) Android
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (72.68%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.61%) BDD
3 64 (31.22%) TDD
4 61 (29.76%) Test Automation
5 49 (23.90%) MVC
6 41 (20.00%) SDLC
7 36 (17.56%) SOA
8 35 (17.07%) OO
8 35 (17.07%) Scrum
9 31 (15.12%) Waterfall
10 29 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (14.15%) Performance Testing
11 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.71%) ATDD
12 24 (11.71%) Web Development
13 22 (10.73%) ETL
14 19 (9.27%) PRINCE2
14 19 (9.27%) Service Management
15 18 (8.78%) Exploratory Testing
16 17 (8.29%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.22%) SQL
2 87 (42.44%) Java
2 87 (42.44%) JavaScript
3 72 (35.12%) C#
4 34 (16.59%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.78%) Groovy
6 16 (7.80%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.32%) PHP
7 15 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 15 (7.32%) XPath
8 9 (4.39%) Assembly Language
8 9 (4.39%) COBOL
8 9 (4.39%) Python
9 8 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.93%) C
11 5 (2.44%) C++
11 5 (2.44%) Delphi
11 5 (2.44%) Pascal
11 5 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (16.59%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.85%) ISEB
4 11 (5.37%) PMI Certification
5 10 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.41%) MCSA
7 3 (1.46%) MCP
7 3 (1.46%) MCSD
8 1 (0.49%) CITP
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.78%) QA
2 9 (4.39%) PMO
3 5 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.44%) ISO 20022
3 5 (2.44%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.46%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.98%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) CloudHub
2 8 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.44%) Nagios
4 4 (1.95%) Kibana
5 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.49%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (27.80%) Oracle
2 35 (17.07%) IBM
3 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.34%) Chordiant
4 13 (6.34%) HP
4 13 (6.34%) MuleSoft
5 12 (5.85%) Cognizant
6 11 (5.37%) Cisco
7 8 (3.90%) Dynatrace
8 7 (3.41%) DevExpress
8 7 (3.41%) Telerik
9 6 (2.93%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.93%) F5
9 6 (2.93%) Nokia
9 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.93%) VMware
10 5 (2.44%) Guidewire
10 5 (2.44%) Informatica
10 5 (2.44%) Siebel