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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 163 152 212
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +60
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 88 88 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 1.27% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.18% 8.61% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 67 78 33
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 £34,500 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,900 £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
1076 1022 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 14.75% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 893 869 889
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 £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 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 1 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 -14 53 £42,500 +21.42% 29
Cheshire -16 26 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Merseyside +14 9 £40,000 +8.84% 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 88 (55.00%) Java
2 83 (51.88%) Windows
3 75 (46.88%) XML
4 63 (39.38%) HTML
5 61 (38.13%) WebSphere
6 60 (37.50%) SQL
7 57 (35.63%) Linux
8 55 (34.38%) Tomcat
9 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
9 53 (33.13%) CSS
10 49 (30.63%) Web Services
11 48 (30.00%) Servlets
12 46 (28.75%) Spring
13 43 (26.88%) .NET
13 43 (26.88%) Microsoft
14 42 (26.25%) Maven
15 41 (25.63%) J2SE
16 39 (24.38%) Android
17 38 (23.75%) OO
18 37 (23.13%) JMS
18 37 (23.13%) Relational Database
19 36 (22.50%) Grails
20 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
21 34 (21.25%) XSLT
21 34 (21.25%) RESTful
22 33 (20.63%) DOM
22 33 (20.63%) XML Schema
22 33 (20.63%) SAX
22 33 (20.63%) WebSphere MQ
22 33 (20.63%) XPath

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (38.13%) WebSphere
2 55 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.88%) Apache
4 14 (8.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (8.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.13%) nginx
6 5 (3.13%) Jetty
6 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.13%) IIS
7 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.88%) CMS
8 3 (1.88%) Node.js
9 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.25%) WordPress
9 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.63%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Office
2 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.50%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.38%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.13%) HTTPS
3 12 (7.50%) Internet
3 12 (7.50%) FTP
4 10 (6.25%) DNS
5 9 (5.63%) SSL
6 8 (5.00%) DHCP
7 7 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (4.38%) Network Security
8 4 (2.50%) VLAN
8 4 (2.50%) SMTP
8 4 (2.50%) LDAP
8 4 (2.50%) Wireless
8 4 (2.50%) IPsec
9 3 (1.88%) Firewall
9 3 (1.88%) VoIP
9 3 (1.88%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.25%) WAN
10 2 (1.25%) LAN
11 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.13%) Relational Database
2 31 (19.38%) MySQL
2 31 (19.38%) Hazelcast
3 30 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 27 (16.88%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.00%) Informix
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Mahout
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (26.25%) Maven
2 14 (8.75%) JUnit
2 14 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.13%) Selenium
4 11 (6.88%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.25%) Subversion
5 10 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.63%) Ant
7 8 (5.00%) Introscope
7 8 (5.00%) JIRA
7 8 (5.00%) Mockito
8 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.50%) Log4j
9 4 (2.50%) Toad
9 4 (2.50%) ERwin
9 4 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.88%) Grunt
11 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.25%) Gradle
12 1 (0.63%) Robotium
General
1 20 (12.50%) Marketing
2 18 (11.25%) Finance
3 15 (9.38%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.00%) Games
5 4 (2.50%) German Language
5 4 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.50%) Turkish Language
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (71.25%) Developer
2 57 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 24 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (13.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.88%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Web Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Security Specialist
13 6 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
14 5 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
14 5 (3.13%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.88%) XML
2 63 (39.38%) HTML
3 53 (33.13%) CSS
4 49 (30.63%) Web Services
5 48 (30.00%) Servlets
6 46 (28.75%) Spring
7 43 (26.88%) .NET
8 41 (25.63%) J2SE
9 37 (23.13%) JMS
10 36 (22.50%) Grails
11 34 (21.25%) RESTful
11 34 (21.25%) XSLT
12 33 (20.63%) XML Schema
12 33 (20.63%) SAX
12 33 (20.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (20.63%) DOM
13 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET
14 23 (14.38%) SOAP
15 22 (13.75%) JSON
16 18 (11.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.38%) N-Tier
2 23 (14.38%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.00%) Open Source
6 5 (3.13%) W3C
7 4 (2.50%) Blog
8 3 (1.88%) Social Media
9 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.25%) NHS
9 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) VLE
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
10 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 83 (51.88%) Windows
2 57 (35.63%) Linux
3 39 (24.38%) Android
4 28 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.38%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.75%) UNIX
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.50%) AIX
8 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) OO
2 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 32 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 27 (16.88%) MVC
4 27 (16.88%) TDD
5 24 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.13%) UML
7 19 (11.88%) OOP
7 19 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.25%) Stress Testing
8 18 (11.25%) Load Balancing
8 18 (11.25%) Use Case
9 16 (10.00%) SOA
9 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.63%) BDD
10 9 (5.63%) Migration
11 8 (5.00%) Scrum
11 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.38%) Service Management
12 7 (4.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (55.00%) Java
2 60 (37.50%) SQL
3 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.63%) XPath
5 30 (18.75%) C#
6 10 (6.25%) C
7 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.00%) C++
9 5 (3.13%) PHP
9 5 (3.13%) Ruby
9 5 (3.13%) Python
10 4 (2.50%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.50%) Perl
11 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.63%) Jython
13 1 (0.63%) Korn
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.88%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) WAI
2 15 (9.38%) QA
3 5 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) BS7799
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.38%) Snort
4 4 (2.50%) Xen
5 3 (1.88%) NFS
5 3 (1.88%) Squid
5 3 (1.88%) Samba
5 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.88%) KVM
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Nessus
1 7 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (4.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (2.50%) Ansible
2 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.50%) Puppet
3 3 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.50%) Red Hat
3 26 (16.25%) Oracle
4 17 (10.63%) IBM
5 11 (6.88%) HP
6 9 (5.63%) JBoss
7 8 (5.00%) Compuware
7 8 (5.00%) Perforce
7 8 (5.00%) VMware
7 8 (5.00%) Juniper
8 7 (4.38%) Splunk
8 7 (4.38%) Lumension
8 7 (4.38%) Becrypt
8 7 (4.38%) LogRhythm
8 7 (4.38%) Google
8 7 (4.38%) Fujitsu
8 7 (4.38%) IronPort
8 7 (4.38%) Qualys
8 7 (4.38%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.38%) CheckPoint
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