The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 26 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 41 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.96% 6.67% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 13.08% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 41
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +11.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £49,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Web Services
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 260 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 57.48% 50.98% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 243 251 231
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Web Services
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Lancashire

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Web Services
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 14 £40,000 -
Preston -10 4 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Ormskirk - 4 £31,500 -
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £21,000 -
Blackburn -2 2 £52,500 +176.31% 1
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 45 (68.18%) HTML
3 44 (66.67%) .NET
4 40 (60.61%) CSS
5 39 (59.09%) C#
5 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 37 (56.06%) SOAP
7 36 (54.55%) SQL
8 30 (45.45%) XML
9 28 (42.42%) jQuery
10 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
11 23 (34.85%) MVC
12 21 (31.82%) REST
13 20 (30.30%) WCF
14 19 (28.79%) Oracle
15 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
15 18 (27.27%) HTML5
16 17 (25.76%) PHP
17 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
18 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
19 13 (19.70%) Scrum
19 13 (19.70%) Retail
19 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 12 (18.18%) Java
20 12 (18.18%) WinForms
20 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
21 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 10 (15.15%) VB.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (13.64%) ColdFusion
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.55%) MySQL
9 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.03%) DB2
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 9 (13.64%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) NUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.06%) MSTest
3 4 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (6.06%) Moq
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) MyEclipse
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) RSpec
General
1 13 (19.70%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Web Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (68.18%) HTML
2 44 (66.67%) .NET
3 40 (60.61%) CSS
4 37 (56.06%) SOAP
5 30 (45.45%) XML
6 28 (42.42%) jQuery
7 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
8 21 (31.82%) REST
9 20 (30.30%) WCF
10 18 (27.27%) HTML5
11 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
12 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (18.18%) WinForms
14 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (13.64%) WPF
16 9 (13.64%) Silverlight
17 8 (12.12%) JSP
18 7 (10.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.61%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.55%) W3C
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) MVC
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (19.70%) Scrum
5 7 (10.61%) TDD
5 7 (10.61%) Kanban
5 7 (10.61%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
6 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) UML
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (6.06%) OO
8 4 (6.06%) SOA
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 39 (59.09%) C#
3 36 (54.55%) SQL
4 17 (25.76%) PHP
5 12 (18.18%) Java
6 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (15.15%) VB.NET
8 8 (12.12%) C
9 6 (9.09%) C++
9 6 (9.09%) Uniface
10 4 (6.06%) VB6
10 4 (6.06%) VB
10 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.55%) Python
12 2 (3.03%) COBOL
13 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) MCP
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Sage
4 2 (3.03%) Open Text
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Suresite Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 25-30k depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago