Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 234 250
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 7 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.83% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 9
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.31% +42.86% -17.27%
10th Percentile £31,000 £43,600 £37,800
90th Percentile £41,600 £70,000 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -42.31% +48.57% -20.45%

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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,673 2,397 2,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.62% 35.75% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 2,149 2,373
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WSDL in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Leeds +33 7 £37,500 -42.31%
WSDL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
4 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) ATDD
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
1 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (42.86%) ATDD
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) DSDM
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP