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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 67 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 50 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 2.82% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 10.02% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 52
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Web Services
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
603 419 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.33% 28.10% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 562 375 481
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Web Services
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Birmingham

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

1 103 (67.32%) .NET
2 86 (56.21%) C#
3 80 (52.29%) JavaScript
4 79 (51.63%) HTML
5 78 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (45.10%) CSS
7 68 (44.44%) MVC
8 62 (40.52%) ASP.NET
8 62 (40.52%) SQL
9 58 (37.91%) XML
10 51 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 49 (32.03%) Degree
11 49 (32.03%) jQuery
12 47 (30.72%) Software Engineering
12 47 (30.72%) HTML5
13 37 (24.18%) Scrum
13 37 (24.18%) OO
14 36 (23.53%) T-SQL
14 36 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
15 35 (22.88%) TDD
15 35 (22.88%) JSON
16 34 (22.22%) VB.NET
17 33 (21.57%) Visual Studio
17 33 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
18 32 (20.92%) Java
19 31 (20.26%) CRM
20 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
21 28 (18.30%) Windows
21 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
22 27 (17.65%) VB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.19%) JBoss
3 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.88%) CMS
5 7 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.31%) Node.js
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.31%) Apache
8 2 (1.31%) CICS
8 2 (1.31%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.65%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.27%) SAN
2 5 (3.27%) DNS
2 5 (3.27%) Firewall
2 5 (3.27%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.99%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.58%) DB2
6 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.31%) Informix
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.19%) Xcode
4 9 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.23%) Grunt
5 8 (5.23%) Yeoman
5 8 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.27%) RequisitePro
7 3 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.31%) Ant
8 2 (1.31%) JUnit
8 2 (1.31%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.31%) Subversion
8 2 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 19 (12.42%) Retail
2 18 (11.76%) Finance
3 11 (7.19%) Games
4 8 (5.23%) Advertising
4 8 (5.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (84.97%) Developer
2 39 (25.49%) Software Developer
3 34 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (12.42%) C# Developer
6 17 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (10.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (9.80%) Architect
9 14 (9.15%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (7.19%) iOS Developer
11 11 (7.19%) Java Developer
12 10 (6.54%) CRM Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Junior Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Junior
14 8 (5.23%) Lead Developer
15 7 (4.58%) Technical Architect
15 7 (4.58%) Web Developer
16 6 (3.92%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (67.32%) .NET
2 79 (51.63%) HTML
3 69 (45.10%) CSS
4 62 (40.52%) ASP.NET
5 58 (37.91%) XML
6 49 (32.03%) jQuery
7 47 (30.72%) HTML5
8 36 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
9 35 (22.88%) JSON
10 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (15.03%) KnockoutJS
11 23 (15.03%) .NET Framework
12 22 (14.38%) AngularJS
13 21 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (12.42%) Sass
14 19 (12.42%) LESS
14 19 (12.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.80%) User Experience
3 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.19%) Animation
5 10 (6.54%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.27%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.27%) Clustering
6 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.96%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.31%) iPhone
9 2 (1.31%) Open Source
9 2 (1.31%) iPad
9 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.84%) Android
4 4 (2.61%) UNIX
4 4 (2.61%) Linux
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) MVS
6 2 (1.31%) AIX
6 2 (1.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (44.44%) MVC
3 47 (30.72%) Software Engineering
4 37 (24.18%) Scrum
4 37 (24.18%) OO
5 35 (22.88%) TDD
6 33 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 31 (20.26%) CRM
8 25 (16.34%) Project Management
9 20 (13.07%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (9.80%) iOS Development
11 14 (9.15%) Web Development
12 12 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.84%) OOP
12 12 (7.84%) Android Development
13 11 (7.19%) Game Development
14 9 (5.88%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.23%) OOD
16 7 (4.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.21%) C#
2 80 (52.29%) JavaScript
3 62 (40.52%) SQL
4 36 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 34 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 32 (20.92%) Java
7 27 (17.65%) VB
8 26 (16.99%) VB6
9 14 (9.15%) Objective-C
10 11 (7.19%) PHP
11 4 (2.61%) Perl
12 2 (1.31%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.31%) JCL
12 2 (1.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (32.03%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.27%) MCSE
4 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) VCP4
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle
3 11 (7.19%) Facebook
3 11 (7.19%) Twitter
4 8 (5.23%) Google
5 7 (4.58%) IBM
6 5 (3.27%) Pega
6 5 (3.27%) Sybase
6 5 (3.27%) BEA
6 5 (3.27%) Vitria
6 5 (3.27%) BT
7 2 (1.31%) Apple
7 2 (1.31%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.65%) Open Text
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.65%) Ektron
8 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
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