The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 231 214
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.098% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.85%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1745 2124 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.00% 34.66% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1860 1721
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

WSDL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WSDL in the West Midlands

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WSDL in the West Midlands

WSDL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warwickshire - 6 £42,500 -
Birmingham +10 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) XHTML
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Middleware Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) XHTML
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) B2C
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA