The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 41 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 82 60 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.95% 5.46% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 14.67% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,100
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
619 409 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.33% 37.25% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 438 266 410
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
Scotland

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Web Services
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 80 (62.99%) Java
2 70 (55.12%) JavaScript
3 67 (52.76%) HTML
3 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (44.88%) CSS
5 56 (44.09%) JSON
6 55 (43.31%) Hibernate
7 54 (42.52%) Scrum
7 54 (42.52%) RESTful
8 47 (37.01%) Spring
9 45 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (34.65%) XML
11 43 (33.86%) jQuery
12 42 (33.07%) SOA
13 40 (31.50%) SQL
13 40 (31.50%) Document Management
14 39 (30.71%) Unit Testing
14 39 (30.71%) JBoss
15 38 (29.92%) Open Source
16 35 (27.56%) Maven
16 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
17 33 (25.98%) BDD
17 33 (25.98%) Selenium
17 33 (25.98%) C#
18 31 (24.41%) Gherkin
19 30 (23.62%) Alfresco
20 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
20 27 (21.26%) Spring Security
20 27 (21.26%) XHTML
20 27 (21.26%) OO

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 30 (23.62%) Alfresco
2 11 (8.66%) Apache
3 9 (7.09%) IIS
4 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.15%) Node.js
6 4 (3.15%) CMS
6 4 (3.15%) SAS
7 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.36%) Drupal
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) GIMP
1 8 (6.30%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
2 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) LDAP
2 8 (6.30%) HTTP
3 6 (4.72%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) WAN
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) SMTP
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
1 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.30%) Big Data
4 8 (6.30%) MySQL
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (27.56%) Maven
1 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
2 33 (25.98%) Selenium
3 27 (21.26%) Artifactory
4 15 (11.81%) Ant
5 11 (8.66%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.72%) Subversion
7 5 (3.94%) JUnit
7 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.94%) InstallShield
7 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (3.94%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.94%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.15%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (3.15%) JMeter
9 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.57%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.79%) PeopleTools
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Marketing
3 6 (4.72%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Law
4 5 (3.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (66.14%) Developer
2 52 (40.94%) Java Developer
3 31 (24.41%) Senior Developer
4 22 (17.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.51%) Technical Team Leader
8 6 (4.72%) Tester
8 6 (4.72%) Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Programmer
9 5 (3.94%) Architect
9 5 (3.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.36%) Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.36%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.36%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (52.76%) HTML
2 57 (44.88%) CSS
3 56 (44.09%) JSON
4 55 (43.31%) Hibernate
5 54 (42.52%) RESTful
6 47 (37.01%) Spring
7 44 (34.65%) XML
8 43 (33.86%) jQuery
9 31 (24.41%) Gherkin
10 27 (21.26%) Spring Security
10 27 (21.26%) XHTML
11 25 (19.69%) .NET
12 22 (17.32%) SOAP
12 22 (17.32%) HTML5
13 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.17%) J2EE
15 17 (13.39%) Ajax
16 14 (11.02%) JMS
17 13 (10.24%) JPA
18 12 (9.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Open Source
2 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) PKI
3 8 (6.30%) GIS
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.57%) Animation
6 2 (1.57%) Handset
6 2 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.57%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Linux
2 13 (10.24%) UNIX
3 10 (7.87%) Windows
4 7 (5.51%) Android
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.15%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.79%) Debian
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) CentOS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.52%) Scrum
3 45 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (33.07%) SOA
5 40 (31.50%) Document Management
6 39 (30.71%) Unit Testing
7 33 (25.98%) BDD
8 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (21.26%) OO
9 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
10 21 (16.54%) MVC
11 16 (12.60%) Automated Testing
12 12 (9.45%) Web Development
12 12 (9.45%) OOP
13 10 (7.87%) TDD
14 9 (7.09%) Product Management
14 9 (7.09%) Test Automation
14 9 (7.09%) Refactoring
14 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (5.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 80 (62.99%) Java
2 70 (55.12%) JavaScript
3 40 (31.50%) SQL
4 33 (25.98%) C#
5 15 (11.81%) Python
6 14 (11.02%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.30%) Ruby
7 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.51%) XQuery
9 6 (4.72%) Perl
9 6 (4.72%) PHP
10 4 (3.15%) Lisp
10 4 (3.15%) C++
11 3 (2.36%) XPath
11 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Munin
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) JBoss
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle
3 11 (8.66%) Adobe
4 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.94%) Reuters
5 5 (3.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.36%) Google
6 3 (2.36%) Zend
6 3 (2.36%) Facebook
6 3 (2.36%) Twitter
7 2 (1.57%) HP
7 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Sun
8 1 (0.79%) OpenLink
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