The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 240 258
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18  
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 13 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.76% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 6
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +54.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £57,000 £43,750
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2260 2516 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.74% 38.62% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 2119 2340
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WSDL in Yorkshire

WSDL
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +8 7 £45,500 -17.27% 1
South Yorkshire +12 6 £40,000 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (95.65%) SOAP
3 16 (69.57%) Web Services
3 16 (69.57%) Finance
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) XSD
6 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
7 10 (43.48%) MVC
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (43.48%) FitNesse
7 10 (43.48%) BDD
7 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
7 10 (43.48%) ATDD
8 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
9 8 (34.78%) REST
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
9 8 (34.78%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (30.43%) ISEB
10 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
11 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
11 6 (26.09%) User Stories
11 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 6 (26.09%) TDD
11 6 (26.09%) C#

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) FitNesse
1 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
2 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (21.74%) tSQLt
4 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Principal Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (95.65%) SOAP
3 16 (69.57%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) XSD
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Behat
6 5 (21.74%) LAMP
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) XSL
8 3 (13.04%) Apache Axis
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.04%) XHTML
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful
10 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
3 10 (43.48%) ATDD
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
6 6 (26.09%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) Coaching
7 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) AAT
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) hybris
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com