The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 22 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 2 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.11% 14.79% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 28.00% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 15
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Web Services
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 75 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 53.68% 52.82% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 57 83
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Web Services
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Belfast

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) XML
4 14 (73.68%) SQL
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) .NET
6 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle
7 11 (57.89%) jQuery
8 10 (52.63%) Java
8 10 (52.63%) CSS
8 10 (52.63%) XSLT
8 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (47.37%) Degree
9 9 (47.37%) Internet
9 9 (47.37%) Use Case
9 9 (47.37%) User Experience
9 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (42.11%) Web Development
10 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
10 8 (42.11%) C#
11 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (36.84%) SOA
11 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
11 7 (36.84%) MVC
11 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (26.32%) MSTest
12 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
12 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Kentico
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Rational Rose
2 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) MSTest
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) XML
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 10 (52.63%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) XSLT
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (26.32%) YUI
8 5 (26.32%) COM+
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (26.32%) JSON
9 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
10 1 (5.26%) HTML5
10 1 (5.26%) CSS3
10 1 (5.26%) WCF
10 1 (5.26%) Swing
10 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Use Case
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCAD
3 5 (26.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Northgate
4 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore