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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 4 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 51 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.98% 6.92% 9.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 59.30% 18.75% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -41.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
86 48 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.86% 36.92% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 70
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £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 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 22 August 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Halifax

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 77 (86.52%) XML
2 54 (60.67%) SQL
3 49 (55.06%) C#
3 49 (55.06%) .NET
4 47 (52.81%) SOAP
5 46 (51.69%) Project Management
6 42 (47.19%) Software Engineering
7 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
8 25 (28.09%) QA
8 25 (28.09%) Test Strategy
8 25 (28.09%) Regression Testing
9 24 (26.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (23.60%) Automated Testing
11 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
12 19 (21.35%) VB
12 19 (21.35%) MVC
13 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (14.61%) SOA
14 13 (14.61%) XSLT
14 13 (14.61%) Oracle
15 12 (13.48%) HTML
15 12 (13.48%) UDDI
15 12 (13.48%) WSDL
15 12 (13.48%) VB6
15 12 (13.48%) Data Analysis
16 11 (12.36%) Finance
17 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
17 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (11.24%) WCF
18 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (4.49%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Software Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.98%) .NET Developer
5 15 (16.85%) Test Engineer
5 15 (16.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Lead Test Analyst
13 2 (2.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (86.52%) XML
2 49 (55.06%) .NET
3 47 (52.81%) SOAP
4 13 (14.61%) XSLT
5 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 12 (13.48%) UDDI
5 12 (13.48%) WSDL
6 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.24%) WCF
7 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.37%) jQuery
10 2 (2.25%) Spring
10 2 (2.25%) J2EE
11 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Project Management
2 42 (47.19%) Software Engineering
3 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
4 25 (28.09%) Test Strategy
4 25 (28.09%) Regression Testing
5 24 (26.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (23.60%) Automated Testing
7 19 (21.35%) MVC
8 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.61%) SOA
10 12 (13.48%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
13 3 (3.37%) RUP
13 3 (3.37%) UML
13 3 (3.37%) Waterfall
14 2 (2.25%) Software Architecture
14 2 (2.25%) Data Mapping
14 2 (2.25%) TDD
14 2 (2.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) SQL
2 49 (55.06%) C#
3 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) VB
5 12 (13.48%) VB6
6 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Java
8 2 (2.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.09%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
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