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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 13 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 23 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.86% 9.46% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.39% 17.95% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
71 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 48.97% 52.70% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
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 August 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 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 25 (71.43%) XML
3 24 (68.57%) .NET
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
4 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Java
5 19 (54.29%) Degree
6 17 (48.57%) Oracle
7 16 (45.71%) C#
7 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (40.00%) Silverlight
8 14 (40.00%) Use Case
8 14 (40.00%) Internet
9 13 (37.14%) SOA
10 12 (34.29%) MVC
10 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
10 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
11 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 11 (31.43%) OO
12 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 10 (28.57%) XSLT
12 10 (28.57%) jQuery
12 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
13 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
13 9 (25.71%) SaaS
13 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
13 9 (25.71%) C++

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Internet
2 9 (25.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 5 (14.29%) NUnit
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Mockito
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) HTML
1 25 (71.43%) XML
2 24 (68.57%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 14 (40.00%) Silverlight
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) XSLT
6 10 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (20.00%) SOAP
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
9 5 (14.29%) Ajax
9 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.29%) COM+
9 5 (14.29%) YUI
10 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.43%) Spring
11 3 (8.57%) WCF
12 2 (5.71%) REST
12 2 (5.71%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
1 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) GIS
3 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Use Case
3 13 (37.14%) SOA
4 12 (34.29%) MVC
5 11 (31.43%) OO
6 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) User Stories
8 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.00%) Web Development
9 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.14%) UML
10 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
11 5 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (11.43%) Scrum
12 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
13 2 (5.71%) TDD
14 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) C++
6 5 (14.29%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) MCAD
3 5 (14.29%) MCSD
3 5 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) JBoss
4 5 (14.29%) ESRI
4 5 (14.29%) Northgate
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) webMethods
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase