The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 41 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 27 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.24% 8.79% 8.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.75% 18.90% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 56
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
277 291 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.49% 46.49% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 233 260 318
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Web Services
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Merseyside

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Web Services
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 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
Liverpool -20 14 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Southport +1 5 £20,000 -33.33%
Wirral -5 5 £35,000 -
St Helens +5 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 43 (51.19%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) .NET
3 37 (44.05%) HTML
4 32 (38.10%) CSS
5 29 (34.52%) C#
5 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
6 27 (32.14%) OO
6 27 (32.14%) HTML5
7 25 (29.76%) jQuery
7 25 (29.76%) Windows
8 24 (28.57%) XML
8 24 (28.57%) Linux
9 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (23.81%) Java
10 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.62%) SOA
12 17 (20.24%) Degree
12 17 (20.24%) WCF
12 17 (20.24%) CSS3
13 16 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (19.05%) Middleware
13 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 16 (19.05%) Mobile App
14 15 (17.86%) Ajax
15 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 14 (16.67%) Subversion
15 14 (16.67%) SOAP
15 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 14 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
16 13 (15.48%) Project Management

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.29%) CMS
3 11 (13.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (8.33%) IIS
5 5 (5.95%) nginx
6 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.38%) Apache
7 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) DB2
3 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.76%) MySQL
7 3 (3.57%) MS Access
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Subversion
2 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.95%) RSpec
3 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.57%) MSTest
5 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) Log4j
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Hudson
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (4.76%) Law
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Banking
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.38%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Integration Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 7 (8.33%) Testing Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) .NET
2 37 (44.05%) HTML
3 32 (38.10%) CSS
4 27 (32.14%) HTML5
5 25 (29.76%) jQuery
6 24 (28.57%) XML
7 17 (20.24%) WCF
7 17 (20.24%) CSS3
8 16 (19.05%) Middleware
8 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 15 (17.86%) Ajax
10 14 (16.67%) SOAP
11 11 (13.10%) JSON
12 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.90%) Flash
13 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (7.14%) REST
14 5 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (5.95%) Phusion Passenger
14 5 (5.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.95%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.95%) Open Source
6 4 (4.76%) W3C
6 4 (4.76%) Firmware
7 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.38%) NHS
9 1 (1.19%) Clustering
9 1 (1.19%) DataPower
9 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) OO
2 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) SOA
4 16 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (15.48%) Project Management
6 13 (15.48%) MVC
7 12 (14.29%) Change Management
7 12 (14.29%) EAI
7 12 (14.29%) ITIL
7 12 (14.29%) TDD
7 12 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 10 (11.90%) UML
8 10 (11.90%) Scrum
9 9 (10.71%) Release Management
9 9 (10.71%) Integration Testing
10 8 (9.52%) OOP
11 7 (8.33%) Workflow
11 7 (8.33%) Android Development
12 6 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) C#
2 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.81%) Java
4 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.57%) VBA
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.33%) MCP
3 7 (8.33%) MCDST
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) XenApp
2 7 (8.33%) XenServer
2 7 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Capistrano
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.10%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.33%) Citrix
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 5 (5.95%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.57%) Zend
6 2 (2.38%) WSO2
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) webMethods
7 1 (1.19%) Telerik
7 1 (1.19%) Kony
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Car, 4k Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago