Period
to 19 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 996 954 939
Rank change year-on-year -42 -15 -89
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 203 265 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 153 185 303
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,250 £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 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
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 19 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 19 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 -2 199 £50,000 +11.11% 14
UK excluding London -13 124 £49,750 +24.38% 8
London +13 75 £52,500 -30.00% 6
North of England +28 73 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Yorkshire +56 43 £55,000 +33.33% 1
North West -8 30 £50,000 +42.86% 6
South East +44 18 £47,000 +7.43% 1
South West +11 17 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands +35 8 - -
Midlands +19 8 - -
East of England -12 8 £48,750 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 160 (78.82%) XML
2 150 (73.89%) SOAP
3 148 (72.91%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (70.94%) Web Services
5 104 (51.23%) SQL
6 88 (43.35%) XSD
7 85 (41.87%) Java
7 85 (41.87%) JavaScript
8 75 (36.95%) REST
9 72 (35.47%) BDD
9 72 (35.47%) C#
9 72 (35.47%) SQL Server
10 70 (34.48%) .NET
11 63 (31.03%) TDD
12 61 (30.05%) JSON
12 61 (30.05%) Test Automation
13 56 (27.59%) Oracle
14 50 (24.63%) HTML
14 50 (24.63%) Finance
15 49 (24.14%) MVC
16 46 (22.66%) ASP.NET
16 46 (22.66%) RESTful
17 44 (21.67%) Git (software)
18 41 (20.20%) WebSphere
18 41 (20.20%) WebLogic
19 40 (19.70%) SDLC
20 39 (19.21%) JBoss
21 37 (18.23%) J2EE
21 37 (18.23%) JMS
21 37 (18.23%) 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 41 (20.20%) WebLogic
1 41 (20.20%) WebSphere
2 39 (19.21%) JBoss
3 26 (12.81%) Apache
4 15 (7.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (6.90%) Confluence
5 14 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.91%) Anypoint
6 12 (5.91%) Mule
6 12 (5.91%) Mule ESB
7 10 (4.93%) GlassFish
8 9 (4.43%) CICS
8 9 (4.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (3.94%) Apache Solr
9 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.46%) SAS
11 4 (1.97%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.97%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Exstream
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.94%) GitHub
4 3 (1.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) 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 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.42%) HTTP
2 11 (5.42%) Intranet
3 8 (3.94%) SSL
4 6 (2.96%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (2.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (2.96%) Firewall
4 6 (2.96%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.96%) LAN
4 6 (2.96%) NAS
4 6 (2.96%) SAN
4 6 (2.96%) WAN
5 5 (2.46%) FTP
5 5 (2.46%) Internet
6 3 (1.48%) SNMP
7 1 (0.49%) ATM
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) MySQL
3 23 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.39%) Big Data
6 15 (7.39%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.91%) DB2
8 12 (5.91%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.93%) OLAP
9 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.97%) MS Access
13 3 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.23%) Cucumber
3 34 (16.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (14.78%) SoapUI
5 29 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 29 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 28 (13.79%) JIRA
7 27 (13.30%) Subversion
8 24 (11.82%) Maven
9 22 (10.84%) Jenkins
10 18 (8.87%) TeamCity
10 18 (8.87%) tSQLt
11 17 (8.37%) JUnit
12 16 (7.88%) Eclipse
13 15 (7.39%) Selenium
14 13 (6.40%) ClearCase
14 13 (6.40%) LoadRunner
15 12 (5.91%) Visual Studio
16 11 (5.42%) Gradle
17 10 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (24.63%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Banking
3 20 (9.85%) Retail
4 8 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.45%) Law
6 6 (2.96%) Publishing
6 6 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.97%) Games
8 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.99%) Marketing
11 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (38.92%) Developer
2 32 (15.76%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (12.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.81%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.32%) Architect
5 24 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 21 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 19 (9.36%) Principal Engineer
7 19 (9.36%) Principal Test Engineer
7 19 (9.36%) Tester
8 15 (7.39%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.93%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (78.82%) XML
2 150 (73.89%) SOAP
3 144 (70.94%) Web Services
4 88 (43.35%) XSD
5 75 (36.95%) REST
6 70 (34.48%) .NET
7 61 (30.05%) JSON
8 50 (24.63%) HTML
9 46 (22.66%) ASP.NET
9 46 (22.66%) RESTful
10 37 (18.23%) J2EE
10 37 (18.23%) JMS
11 35 (17.24%) XSLT
12 33 (16.26%) CSS
13 31 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (14.78%) JSP
15 29 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 28 (13.79%) Hibernate
17 27 (13.30%) .NET Framework
18 24 (11.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.42%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.42%) PMI
5 10 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.97%) Fintech
9 4 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.97%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.48%) Animation
10 3 (1.48%) DataPower
10 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.99%) iPhone
12 1 (0.49%) FMCG
12 1 (0.49%) Life Science
12 1 (0.49%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.26%) Linux
2 25 (12.32%) Unix
2 25 (12.32%) Windows
3 9 (4.43%) AIX
4 8 (3.94%) Android
5 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.48%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (72.91%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (35.47%) BDD
3 63 (31.03%) TDD
4 61 (30.05%) Test Automation
5 49 (24.14%) MVC
6 40 (19.70%) SDLC
7 36 (17.73%) SOA
8 35 (17.24%) OO
8 35 (17.24%) Scrum
9 31 (15.27%) Waterfall
10 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 25 (12.32%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.82%) ATDD
12 24 (11.82%) Web Development
13 22 (10.84%) ETL
14 19 (9.36%) PRINCE2
14 19 (9.36%) Service Management
15 18 (8.87%) Exploratory Testing
16 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 104 (51.23%) SQL
2 85 (41.87%) Java
2 85 (41.87%) JavaScript
3 72 (35.47%) C#
4 34 (16.75%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.87%) Groovy
6 15 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.39%) Shell Script
6 15 (7.39%) XPath
7 14 (6.90%) PHP
8 9 (4.43%) Assembly Language
8 9 (4.43%) COBOL
8 9 (4.43%) Python
9 8 (3.94%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.96%) C
11 5 (2.46%) C++
12 4 (1.97%) Delphi
12 4 (1.97%) VB
12 4 (1.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (16.75%) Degree
2 12 (5.91%) ISEB
2 12 (5.91%) SC Cleared
2 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.45%) MCSA
6 3 (1.48%) MCP
6 3 (1.48%) MCSD
7 1 (0.49%) CITP
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) QA
2 9 (4.43%) PMO
3 5 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.46%) ISO 20022
3 5 (2.46%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.48%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) CloudHub
2 8 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.97%) Kibana
3 4 (1.97%) Nagios
4 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.49%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (27.59%) Oracle
2 34 (16.75%) IBM
3 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.40%) Chordiant
4 13 (6.40%) HP
4 13 (6.40%) MuleSoft
5 12 (5.91%) Cognizant
6 11 (5.42%) Cisco
7 8 (3.94%) Dynatrace
8 7 (3.45%) DevExpress
8 7 (3.45%) Telerik
9 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.96%) F5
9 6 (2.96%) Nokia
9 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.96%) VMware
10 5 (2.46%) Callidus
10 5 (2.46%) Informatica
10 5 (2.46%) Siebel