The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 176 142 194
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +52
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 87 107 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.56% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 10.63% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 43
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
HTTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1047 1007 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.13% 14.69% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 878 838 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HTTP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HTTP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HTTP across the North West region.

HTTP Salary Trend in the North West

HTTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HTTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HTTP Salary Histogram in the North West

HTTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Manchester -3 54 £40,000 +14.28% 33
Cheshire -25 25 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Merseyside +12 8 £41,250 +3.12% 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 91 (55.49%) Java
2 78 (47.56%) Windows
3 77 (46.95%) XML
4 66 (40.24%) SQL
5 65 (39.63%) HTML
6 63 (38.41%) WebSphere
7 59 (35.98%) Tomcat
8 58 (35.37%) Linux
9 54 (32.93%) CSS
10 51 (31.10%) Web Services
10 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
11 50 (30.49%) Servlets
12 47 (28.66%) .NET
12 47 (28.66%) Spring
13 43 (26.22%) Maven
14 41 (25.00%) J2SE
15 39 (23.78%) Microsoft
15 39 (23.78%) Android
16 38 (23.17%) JMS
17 37 (22.56%) OO
17 37 (22.56%) Grails
18 36 (21.95%) Relational Database
18 36 (21.95%) XSLT
18 36 (21.95%) SQL Server
19 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (20.73%) XPath
20 34 (20.73%) C#
20 34 (20.73%) DOM
20 34 (20.73%) N-Tier
20 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (38.41%) WebSphere
2 59 (35.98%) Tomcat
3 22 (13.41%) Apache
4 14 (8.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (7.93%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (4.27%) IIS
7 6 (3.66%) nginx
7 6 (3.66%) Jetty
8 5 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.83%) CMS
11 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.22%) WordPress
11 2 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.05%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.54%) FTP
3 12 (7.32%) Internet
3 12 (7.32%) DNS
4 10 (6.10%) HTTPS
5 9 (5.49%) DHCP
6 6 (3.66%) SSL
6 6 (3.66%) Network Security
7 5 (3.05%) IPsec
7 5 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.44%) SMTP
8 4 (2.44%) LDAP
9 3 (1.83%) LAN
9 3 (1.83%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.83%) Firewall
10 2 (1.22%) WAN
11 1 (0.61%) Intranet
11 1 (0.61%) OSPF
11 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.95%) SQL Server
1 36 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 32 (19.51%) Hazelcast
3 29 (17.68%) MySQL
4 26 (15.85%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.88%) Informix
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.22%) DTS
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) IDOL
10 1 (0.61%) Mahout
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (26.22%) Maven
2 15 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.93%) JUnit
4 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.10%) Selenium
5 10 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.49%) Subversion
7 8 (4.88%) Introscope
7 8 (4.88%) JIRA
7 8 (4.88%) Mockito
8 6 (3.66%) Ant
9 4 (2.44%) Log4j
9 4 (2.44%) Toad
9 4 (2.44%) ERwin
9 4 (2.44%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.22%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 16 (9.76%) Finance
1 16 (9.76%) Marketing
2 13 (7.93%) Retail
3 9 (5.49%) Games
4 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.05%) German Language
5 5 (3.05%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.05%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (70.73%) Developer
2 58 (35.37%) Java Developer
3 32 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 25 (15.24%) C# Developer
4 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (14.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (3.05%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (3.05%) Integration Manager
13 5 (3.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (46.95%) XML
2 65 (39.63%) HTML
3 54 (32.93%) CSS
4 51 (31.10%) Web Services
5 50 (30.49%) Servlets
6 47 (28.66%) .NET
6 47 (28.66%) Spring
7 41 (25.00%) J2SE
8 38 (23.17%) JMS
9 37 (22.56%) Grails
10 36 (21.95%) XSLT
11 34 (20.73%) XML Schema
11 34 (20.73%) SAX
11 34 (20.73%) WebSphere MQ
11 34 (20.73%) DOM
11 34 (20.73%) RESTful
12 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET
13 27 (16.46%) SOAP
14 26 (15.85%) JSON
15 19 (11.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.73%) N-Tier
2 23 (14.02%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.37%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.88%) Open Source
6 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.05%) Blog
7 5 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (3.05%) W3C
8 4 (2.44%) User Experience
9 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.22%) NHS
9 2 (1.22%) Statistics
9 2 (1.22%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 78 (47.56%) Windows
2 58 (35.37%) Linux
3 39 (23.78%) Android
4 28 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.27%) UNIX
6 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.44%) AIX
8 3 (1.83%) CentOS
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) OO
2 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce
4 32 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 31 (18.90%) TDD
6 28 (17.07%) MVC
7 21 (12.80%) SOA
8 20 (12.20%) UML
8 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.98%) OOP
10 17 (10.37%) Load Balancing
10 17 (10.37%) Use Case
10 17 (10.37%) Stress Testing
10 17 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.32%) Scrum
12 9 (5.49%) Migration
12 9 (5.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (5.49%) BDD
13 8 (4.88%) Analytics
14 7 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.49%) Java
2 66 (40.24%) SQL
3 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
4 34 (20.73%) C#
4 34 (20.73%) XPath
5 9 (5.49%) C
5 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.88%) C++
7 5 (3.05%) Python
8 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.44%) Perl
8 4 (2.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.22%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) Korn
11 1 (0.61%) Jython
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (0.61%) CCIP
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) WAI
2 14 (8.54%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) BS7799
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) Xen
3 5 (3.05%) Snort
4 3 (1.83%) Squid
4 3 (1.83%) Samba
4 3 (1.83%) NFS
4 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.83%) KVM
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Nessus
1 5 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (3.05%) Puppet
1 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (3.05%) Ansible
2 2 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 27 (16.46%) Oracle
4 17 (10.37%) IBM
5 10 (6.10%) JBoss
6 8 (4.88%) Compuware
6 8 (4.88%) HP
6 8 (4.88%) Perforce
6 8 (4.88%) VMware
6 8 (4.88%) Google
7 6 (3.66%) Juniper
8 5 (3.05%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.05%) IronPort
8 5 (3.05%) Qualys
8 5 (3.05%) Splunk
8 5 (3.05%) Lumension
8 5 (3.05%) Becrypt
8 5 (3.05%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.05%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
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