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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 150 108 179
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +71
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 103 149 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 2.20% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 15.62% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 77 123 51
Average salary £42,500 £39,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1053 954 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.18% 14.09% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 875 774 877
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -18 61 £40,000 +3.89% 24
Cheshire -48 34 £40,000 - 27
Merseyside +16 5 £42,500 +6.25% 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 102 (53.13%) Java
2 83 (43.23%) HTML
3 75 (39.06%) SQL
3 75 (39.06%) XML
4 70 (36.46%) Windows
5 69 (35.94%) CSS
6 64 (33.33%) Linux
7 63 (32.81%) Tomcat
8 62 (32.29%) WebSphere
9 60 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 59 (30.73%) .NET
11 52 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (26.56%) Servlets
13 50 (26.04%) Web Services
13 50 (26.04%) Spring
14 48 (25.00%) C#
15 46 (23.96%) TDD
16 45 (23.44%) J2SE
17 44 (22.92%) SOAP
17 44 (22.92%) Maven
18 43 (22.40%) E-Commerce
18 43 (22.40%) Android
19 42 (21.88%) MVC
20 40 (20.83%) N-Tier
20 40 (20.83%) XSLT
20 40 (20.83%) ASP.NET
21 39 (20.31%) JMS
21 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
22 38 (19.79%) SQL Server
22 38 (19.79%) Grails

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (32.81%) Tomcat
2 62 (32.29%) WebSphere
3 27 (14.06%) Apache
4 14 (7.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (7.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (6.77%) IIS
6 9 (4.69%) JBoss
7 8 (4.17%) nginx
7 8 (4.17%) CMS
8 7 (3.65%) WordPress
9 6 (3.13%) Jetty
10 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.04%) Node.js
12 1 (0.52%) Documentum
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.60%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.56%) GitHub
4 2 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.98%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.85%) DNS
2 17 (8.85%) FTP
3 14 (7.29%) Internet
4 12 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 9 (4.69%) DHCP
6 5 (2.60%) IPsec
6 5 (2.60%) Firewall
6 5 (2.60%) SSL
7 4 (2.08%) LDAP
7 4 (2.08%) SMTP
8 3 (1.56%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.56%) Network Security
8 3 (1.56%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.04%) LAN
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.52%) Wireless
10 1 (0.52%) VLAN
10 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.19%) Hazelcast
2 33 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 26 (13.54%) MySQL
4 20 (10.42%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.17%) Informix
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.56%) DTS
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.52%) IDOL
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 44 (22.92%) Maven
2 23 (11.98%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (10.94%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.85%) Subversion
5 16 (8.33%) JUnit
6 12 (6.25%) Selenium
7 11 (5.73%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.69%) JIRA
9 8 (4.17%) Mockito
9 8 (4.17%) Ant
9 8 (4.17%) Introscope
10 5 (2.60%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.08%) ERwin
11 4 (2.08%) Toad
11 4 (2.08%) Log4j
12 3 (1.56%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Marketing
3 11 (5.73%) Retail
4 8 (4.17%) Games
5 5 (2.60%) German Language
5 5 (2.60%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.60%) Turkish Language
6 4 (2.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 141 (73.44%) Developer
2 64 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 26 (13.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (13.02%) C# Developer
6 23 (11.98%) Senior Developer
7 19 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (9.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Web Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) Applications Developer
12 8 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (4.17%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.65%) Java Applications Developer
13 7 (3.65%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.65%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (43.23%) HTML
2 75 (39.06%) XML
3 69 (35.94%) CSS
4 59 (30.73%) .NET
5 51 (26.56%) Servlets
6 50 (26.04%) Web Services
6 50 (26.04%) Spring
7 45 (23.44%) J2SE
8 44 (22.92%) SOAP
9 40 (20.83%) XSLT
9 40 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 39 (20.31%) JMS
11 38 (19.79%) Grails
12 36 (18.75%) JSON
13 35 (18.23%) XML Schema
14 34 (17.71%) SAX
14 34 (17.71%) WebSphere MQ
14 34 (17.71%) DOM
15 29 (15.10%) RESTful
16 22 (11.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) N-Tier
2 22 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.73%) User Experience
5 9 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.17%) Open Source
7 5 (2.60%) Blog
8 4 (2.08%) W3C
8 4 (2.08%) Statistics
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.52%) VLE
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.46%) Windows
2 64 (33.33%) Linux
3 43 (22.40%) Android
4 30 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.69%) UNIX
7 4 (2.08%) AIX
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.56%) CentOS
9 2 (1.04%) Debian
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.96%) TDD
3 43 (22.40%) E-Commerce
4 42 (21.88%) MVC
5 37 (19.27%) OO
6 35 (18.23%) Software Engineering
7 32 (16.67%) SOA
8 25 (13.02%) Scrum
8 25 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.46%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.29%) UML
12 13 (6.77%) BDD
13 12 (6.25%) OOP
14 11 (5.73%) Load Balancing
14 11 (5.73%) Stress Testing
14 11 (5.73%) Use Case
15 10 (5.21%) CQRS
16 9 (4.69%) ITIL
16 9 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.13%) Java
2 75 (39.06%) SQL
3 60 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 48 (25.00%) C#
5 35 (18.23%) XPath
6 11 (5.73%) C
7 10 (5.21%) C++
7 10 (5.21%) Python
8 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.17%) Perl
10 7 (3.65%) Ruby
11 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.08%) PHP
13 4 (2.08%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.04%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) CCIP
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.81%) QA
2 11 (5.73%) WAI
3 5 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.60%) Xen
3 3 (1.56%) Samba
3 3 (1.56%) Squid
3 3 (1.56%) NFS
3 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.56%) KVM
4 2 (1.04%) Docker
4 2 (1.04%) Varnish
5 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Puppet
2 7 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.60%) Ansible
4 3 (1.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 29 (15.10%) Oracle
4 18 (9.38%) IBM
5 11 (5.73%) VMware
6 8 (4.17%) HP
6 8 (4.17%) Compuware
6 8 (4.17%) Perforce
7 6 (3.13%) Google
8 4 (2.08%) Actimize
9 3 (1.56%) Cisco
10 2 (1.04%) Open-E
10 2 (1.04%) Percona
10 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.04%) Juniper
11 1 (0.52%) Omniture
11 1 (0.52%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix
11 1 (0.52%) Avaya
11 1 (0.52%) Websense
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