Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1018 952 933
Rank change year-on-year -66 -19 -128
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 165 229 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 138 296
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,525 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 70,861 70,360 78,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 40.70% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59,170 59,526 67,461
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the UK

WSDL
Top 13 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 22 June 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 -50 157 £52,500 +5.00% 12
UK excluding London -55 111 £48,500 +7.78% 11
London -20 48 £55,000 -7.56% 1
North of England -13 35 £55,000 +20.88% 3
South East +29 33 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England +21 28 £36,500 -43.85%
Yorkshire +31 25 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North West -20 10 £50,750 +1.50% 1
South West -31 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Midlands -10 4 £62,500 +47.06%
East Midlands +6 3 £67,500 +58.82%
Scotland -32 2 - -
West Midlands +5 1 £57,500 +35.29%

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WSDL.

1 143 (86.67%) XML
2 139 (84.24%) SOAP
2 139 (84.24%) Web Services
3 115 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (61.21%) SQL
5 82 (49.70%) Java
6 72 (43.64%) Oracle
6 72 (43.64%) SDLC
7 64 (38.79%) SOA
8 56 (33.94%) .NET
8 56 (33.94%) Degree
9 54 (32.73%) JavaScript
9 54 (32.73%) HTML
10 53 (32.12%) XSD
11 51 (30.91%) JSON
12 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
12 48 (29.09%) Scrum
13 45 (27.27%) REST
14 43 (26.06%) Relational Database
14 43 (26.06%) OO
15 40 (24.24%) C#
15 40 (24.24%) MVC
16 39 (23.64%) J2EE
16 39 (23.64%) RESTful
17 38 (23.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 38 (23.03%) TDD
18 36 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (21.21%) Finance
19 35 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (20.61%) Test Automation

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 38 (23.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (13.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (12.73%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.09%) SAS
5 11 (6.67%) Anypoint
5 11 (6.67%) JBoss
5 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.45%) Mule
6 9 (5.45%) Mule ESB
7 8 (4.85%) Apache
8 7 (4.24%) Confluence
8 7 (4.24%) IIS
9 6 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (2.42%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.42%) JCAPS
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.67%) SaaS
3 9 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.24%) PaaS
5 6 (3.64%) Boomi
5 6 (3.64%) GitHub
5 6 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.42%) Force.com
6 4 (2.42%) Trello
7 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) SSL
2 12 (7.27%) HTTP
3 4 (2.42%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.42%) PuTTY
3 4 (2.42%) SSH
4 3 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.21%) Firewall
5 2 (1.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) DAB
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 43 (26.06%) Relational Database
3 31 (18.79%) Big Data
4 30 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (16.36%) Oracle Database
6 22 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 22 (13.33%) MySQL
7 19 (11.52%) RDBMS
8 17 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (9.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (9.09%) OLAP
10 15 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
11 14 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
15 8 (4.85%) Oracle BI EE
16 6 (3.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.12%) Maven
3 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (9.09%) JIRA
5 15 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 13 (7.88%) Subversion
7 7 (4.24%) FitNesse
7 7 (4.24%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.24%) tSQLt
8 6 (3.64%) Ant
9 5 (3.03%) Gradle
9 5 (3.03%) JUnit
9 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.42%) VersionOne
10 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.82%) Apache Continuum
11 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Games
3 5 (3.03%) Law
4 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (46.06%) Developer
2 30 (18.18%) Architect
3 26 (15.76%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 19 (11.52%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Technical Architect
7 12 (7.27%) Principal Engineer
7 12 (7.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Java Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Principal Test Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Java Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (86.67%) XML
2 139 (84.24%) SOAP
2 139 (84.24%) Web Services
3 56 (33.94%) .NET
4 54 (32.73%) HTML
5 53 (32.12%) XSD
6 51 (30.91%) JSON
7 45 (27.27%) REST
8 39 (23.64%) J2EE
8 39 (23.64%) RESTful
9 31 (18.79%) JMS
9 31 (18.79%) Spring
10 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
10 26 (15.76%) XSLT
11 25 (15.15%) JSP
12 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (14.55%) jQuery
12 24 (14.55%) Middleware
13 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
14 20 (12.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.70%) Data Centre
4 15 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Clustering
7 4 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.61%) DataPower
10 1 (0.61%) Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 23 (13.94%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) Unix
4 8 (4.85%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.64%) SDLC
3 64 (38.79%) SOA
4 48 (29.09%) Scrum
5 43 (26.06%) OO
6 40 (24.24%) MVC
7 38 (23.03%) TDD
8 36 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (20.61%) Test Automation
10 29 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (16.36%) Software Engineering
12 24 (14.55%) BDD
13 19 (11.52%) Analytics
13 19 (11.52%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (11.52%) Visualisation
14 17 (10.30%) TOGAF
15 16 (9.70%) BPEL
15 16 (9.70%) ITIL
16 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 101 (61.21%) SQL
2 82 (49.70%) Java
3 54 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 40 (24.24%) C#
5 29 (17.58%) XPath
6 28 (16.97%) T-SQL
7 19 (11.52%) Python
8 17 (10.30%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.85%) Apex Code
10 8 (4.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (4.24%) XQuery
12 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.42%) SOQL
14 3 (1.82%) C++
14 3 (1.82%) Groovy
14 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.82%) SOSL
15 2 (1.21%) C
15 2 (1.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (33.94%) Degree
2 15 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
3 12 (7.27%) ISEB
4 11 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) OCP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) GCP
3 3 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Apache Flume
1 4 (2.42%) HDFS
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.64%) Puppet
1 6 (3.64%) Terraform
2 4 (2.42%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (2.42%) Oozie
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.82%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) Graylog
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (43.64%) Oracle
2 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.30%) MuleSoft
4 15 (9.09%) Cisco
4 15 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (7.27%) IBM
6 10 (6.06%) SAP
7 7 (4.24%) CA
7 7 (4.24%) Splunk
7 7 (4.24%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.64%) Dell
8 6 (3.64%) Google
8 6 (3.64%) WSO2
9 5 (3.03%) Dynatrace
9 5 (3.03%) Talend
9 5 (3.03%) webMethods
10 4 (2.42%) Demandware
10 4 (2.42%) Green Hat
10 4 (2.42%) SnapLogic
10 4 (2.42%) Tableau