Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 326 326
Rank change year-on-year +60 0 -21
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 43 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 30
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +17.86% -
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +11.76%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3676 4084 5434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.30% 36.47% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 3641 4558
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +41 32 £55,000 +37.50%
South Yorkshire +25 11 £38,750 -11.43%
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 43 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (88.37%) SOAP
3 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (74.42%) Web Services
4 32 (74.42%) SQL
5 27 (62.79%) XSD
5 27 (62.79%) FitNesse
5 27 (62.79%) Test Automation
5 27 (62.79%) SpecFlow
6 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (51.16%) ATDD
7 22 (51.16%) BDD
7 22 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (46.51%) C#
8 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
9 18 (41.86%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (41.86%) tSQLt
9 18 (41.86%) Performance Testing
9 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
9 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
10 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
10 16 (37.21%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) REST
12 10 (23.26%) LAMP
12 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
12 10 (23.26%) PHP
13 9 (20.93%) .NET
14 8 (18.60%) ISEB
14 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
14 8 (18.60%) Degree

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (62.79%) FitNesse
1 27 (62.79%) SpecFlow
2 22 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
4 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
4 18 (41.86%) tSQLt
5 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium
5 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Test Engineer
2 19 (44.19%) Principal Engineer
2 19 (44.19%) Principal Test Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Software Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Automation Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Web Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (88.37%) SOAP
3 32 (74.42%) Web Services
4 27 (62.79%) XSD
5 11 (25.58%) REST
6 10 (23.26%) LAMP
7 9 (20.93%) .NET
8 5 (11.63%) RESTful
9 3 (6.98%) Laravel
9 3 (6.98%) Phalcon
10 1 (2.33%) CSS
10 1 (2.33%) HTML
10 1 (2.33%) jQuery
10 1 (2.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.65%) iPhone
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Test Automation
3 22 (51.16%) ATDD
3 22 (51.16%) BDD
4 18 (41.86%) Exploratory Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Performance Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) Microservices
8 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) Separation of Concerns
8 5 (11.63%) SOA
8 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Management
9 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Usability Testing
9 4 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
1 8 (18.60%) ISEB
1 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) HP
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Zend