The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 25 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 26 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.07% 4.55% 7.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.94% 10.63% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 41
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 254 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.65% 42.76% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 128 216 251
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +12 12 £34,250 -0.72% 8
Southport 0 5 - - 1
Birkenhead - 5 - -
Wirral +8 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) HTML
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) Java
4 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) SOAP
5 20 (57.14%) .NET
5 20 (57.14%) TDD
6 19 (54.29%) SQL
7 18 (51.43%) Linux
8 17 (48.57%) MVC
9 16 (45.71%) C#
9 16 (45.71%) Oracle
10 15 (42.86%) XML
10 15 (42.86%) Scrum
10 15 (42.86%) QA
11 14 (40.00%) Degree
11 14 (40.00%) BDD
11 14 (40.00%) Spring
12 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
12 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
12 13 (37.14%) JDBC
12 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
12 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
12 13 (37.14%) Open Source
12 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
14 10 (28.57%) HTML5
15 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
15 9 (25.71%) Ajax

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) IIS
1 8 (22.86%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
1 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Ant
1 8 (22.86%) Maven
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) PHPUnit
4 3 (8.57%) SilkTest
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 3 (8.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) RSpec
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) CSS
2 21 (60.00%) SOAP
3 20 (57.14%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) Spring
6 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
6 13 (37.14%) JDBC
7 10 (28.57%) HTML5
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.71%) WSDL
8 9 (25.71%) Ajax
9 8 (22.86%) XHTML
9 8 (22.86%) HornetQ
10 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.14%) WCF
12 5 (14.29%) jQuery
12 5 (14.29%) JPA
12 5 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) APACS
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) TDD
3 17 (48.57%) MVC
4 15 (42.86%) Scrum
5 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 13 (37.14%) Open Source
6 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
9 8 (22.86%) OWASP
9 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
9 8 (22.86%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
10 5 (14.29%) OOP
10 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
12 3 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 16 (45.71%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSD
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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