The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 3 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 54 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.17% 5.96% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.85% 18.00% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 54 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +36.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Web Services
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 50 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 45.81% 33.11% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 89
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Web Services
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Halifax

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Halifax

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 90 (94.74%) XML
2 67 (70.53%) SQL
3 59 (62.11%) Project Management
4 49 (51.58%) SOAP
5 48 (50.53%) C#
6 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
7 39 (41.05%) .NET
8 28 (29.47%) Test Scripting
9 26 (27.37%) QA
9 26 (27.37%) Regression Testing
9 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
10 25 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (24.21%) Automated Testing
11 23 (24.21%) MVC
12 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 20 (21.05%) SOA
13 20 (21.05%) UDDI
13 20 (21.05%) WSDL
13 20 (21.05%) XSLT
14 19 (20.00%) Data Analysis
15 16 (16.84%) VB
16 14 (14.74%) Oracle
17 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
17 13 (13.68%) SoapUI
18 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (12.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 8 (8.42%) VB6
20 7 (7.37%) WCF
21 5 (5.26%) Finance

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (3.16%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
1 13 (13.68%) SoapUI
2 12 (12.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Developer
2 39 (41.05%) Software Developer
3 35 (36.84%) Analyst
4 21 (22.11%) .NET Developer
5 20 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 20 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
6 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
7 16 (16.84%) Senior Software Developer
8 15 (15.79%) Test Analyst
9 13 (13.68%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (13.68%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (10.53%) Test Engineer
11 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.11%) Junior
13 2 (2.11%) Junior Developer
13 2 (2.11%) Lead Test Analyst
14 1 (1.05%) Test Leader
14 1 (1.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (94.74%) XML
2 49 (51.58%) SOAP
3 39 (41.05%) .NET
4 20 (21.05%) XSLT
4 20 (21.05%) UDDI
4 20 (21.05%) WSDL
5 7 (7.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.05%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.11%) Project Management
2 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
3 28 (29.47%) Test Scripting
4 26 (27.37%) Regression Testing
4 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
5 25 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (24.21%) Automated Testing
6 23 (24.21%) MVC
7 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (21.05%) SOA
9 19 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Automation Testing
11 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.16%) TDD
12 2 (2.11%) Data Mapping
12 2 (2.11%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (2.11%) Software Architecture
13 1 (1.05%) Product Management
13 1 (1.05%) Asset Management
13 1 (1.05%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 67 (70.53%) SQL
2 48 (50.53%) C#
3 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.84%) VB
5 8 (8.42%) VB6
6 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.37%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle
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