Period
to 25 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 259 289
Rank change year-on-year +33 +30 +3
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 26 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.49% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 22
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -13.88% +45.14%
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.28% +38.57%

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 2,374 2,637 3,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.88% 36.49% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 2,368 3,086
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,709 £28,175 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram 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 February 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
Leeds +26 26 £55,000 +22.22% 1
WSDL
Yorkshire

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

1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (69.23%) FitNesse
2 18 (69.23%) XSD
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) SOAP
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) SpecFlow
3 15 (57.69%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (50.00%) ATDD
5 13 (50.00%) tSQLt
5 13 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) SOA
8 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) OO
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Separation of Concerns
8 8 (30.77%) Big Data
8 8 (30.77%) RESTful

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) Big Data
4 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) FitNesse
1 18 (69.23%) SpecFlow
2 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (50.00%) tSQLt
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Principal Test Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Software Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Web Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (69.23%) SOAP
2 18 (69.23%) XSD
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 13 (50.00%) ATDD
3 13 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (30.77%) Separation of Concerns
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) DSDM
6 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) RUP
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (11.54%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB