The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 36 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 15 47 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.90% 12.18% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 28.83% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 7
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Web Services
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 163 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.29% 42.23% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 92 138 84
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Web Services
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bedford region.

Web Services Salary Trend in Bedford

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Bedford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) C#
2 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (79.41%) MVC
3 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (73.53%) MS Excel
5 24 (70.59%) WCF
6 23 (67.65%) WPF
6 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (67.65%) OOD
6 23 (67.65%) Visual Studio
6 23 (67.65%) TDD
7 22 (64.71%) Scrum
7 22 (64.71%) N-Tier
7 22 (64.71%) Silverlight
8 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (61.76%) .NET Framework
9 20 (58.82%) LINQ
9 20 (58.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (55.88%) SQL
11 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
11 18 (52.94%) Windows
12 17 (50.00%) OO
12 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
13 16 (47.06%) Moq
13 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
13 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (73.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) VLAN
1 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (47.06%) Moq
3 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (20.59%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) NUnit
6 4 (11.76%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 19 (55.88%) C# Developer
3 19 (55.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 16 (47.06%) Senior C# Developer
5 16 (47.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (35.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (29.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (17.65%) Development Manager
8 6 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 24 (70.59%) WCF
4 23 (67.65%) WPF
4 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (64.71%) Silverlight
6 21 (61.76%) .NET Framework
7 20 (58.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 20 (58.82%) LINQ
8 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (47.06%) WinForms
9 16 (47.06%) ADO.NET
10 11 (32.35%) jQuery
11 9 (26.47%) HTML
11 9 (26.47%) CSS
12 8 (23.53%) Ajax
13 6 (17.65%) J2EE
13 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (11.76%) EJB
14 4 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (79.41%) MVC
2 23 (67.65%) TDD
2 23 (67.65%) OOD
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 17 (50.00%) OO
5 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Matrix Management
7 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.65%) Coaching
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) UML
10 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (2.94%) MVVM
11 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Sun Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) FalconStor
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) CommVault