The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 2 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.83% 1.67% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 5.41% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 14
Average salary £58,750 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.42% +0.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.24%
Web Services
London

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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 74 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 35.42% 30.83% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 64 83
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Web Services
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Croydon

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) EJB
7 5 (31.25%) JSP
7 5 (31.25%) Struts
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) Ranorex

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
1 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (25.00%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) EJB
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Struts
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) LAMP
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 2 (12.50%) CakePHP
6 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.25%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) XQuery
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
6 1 (6.25%) PHP5
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Zend