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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 167 157 213
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +56
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 85 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.25% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.93% 8.42% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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
1072 1033 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.63% 14.79% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 892 878 898
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 £23,000 £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 27 August 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 27 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
Manchester -3 51 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Cheshire -14 25 £40,000 - 14
Merseyside +8 9 £40,000 +8.84% 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 87 (53.37%) Java
2 86 (52.76%) Windows
3 76 (46.63%) XML
4 63 (38.65%) HTML
5 60 (36.81%) SQL
5 60 (36.81%) WebSphere
6 59 (36.20%) Linux
7 54 (33.13%) Tomcat
8 53 (32.52%) JavaScript
9 52 (31.90%) CSS
10 48 (29.45%) Servlets
10 48 (29.45%) Web Services
11 46 (28.22%) Spring
12 44 (26.99%) .NET
12 44 (26.99%) Microsoft
13 42 (25.77%) Maven
14 41 (25.15%) J2SE
15 39 (23.93%) OO
15 39 (23.93%) Android
16 38 (23.31%) Relational Database
17 37 (22.70%) JMS
18 36 (22.09%) Grails
19 34 (20.86%) RESTful
19 34 (20.86%) XSLT
19 34 (20.86%) Software Engineering
20 33 (20.25%) DOM
20 33 (20.25%) SAX
20 33 (20.25%) XML Schema
20 33 (20.25%) WebSphere MQ
20 33 (20.25%) XPath

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 60 (36.81%) WebSphere
2 54 (33.13%) Tomcat
3 18 (11.04%) Apache
4 14 (8.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (7.98%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.07%) nginx
6 5 (3.07%) Jetty
6 5 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.07%) IIS
7 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.84%) CMS
7 3 (1.84%) Node.js
8 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.23%) WordPress
8 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) MS Office
2 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.45%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.98%) HTTPS
3 12 (7.36%) Internet
4 11 (6.75%) FTP
5 10 (6.13%) SSL
5 10 (6.13%) DNS
6 8 (4.91%) DHCP
7 7 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (4.29%) Network Security
8 4 (2.45%) VLAN
8 4 (2.45%) SMTP
8 4 (2.45%) LDAP
8 4 (2.45%) Firewall
8 4 (2.45%) Wireless
8 4 (2.45%) IPsec
9 3 (1.84%) VoIP
9 3 (1.84%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.23%) WAN
10 2 (1.23%) LAN
11 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.31%) Relational Database
2 32 (19.63%) MySQL
2 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 31 (19.02%) Hazelcast
4 28 (17.18%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.91%) Informix
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) Mahout
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 42 (25.77%) Maven
2 14 (8.59%) JUnit
2 14 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.98%) Selenium
4 11 (6.75%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.13%) Subversion
5 10 (6.13%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.52%) Ant
7 8 (4.91%) Introscope
7 8 (4.91%) JIRA
7 8 (4.91%) Mockito
8 4 (2.45%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.45%) Log4j
8 4 (2.45%) Toad
8 4 (2.45%) ERwin
9 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.84%) Grunt
10 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.23%) Gradle
11 1 (0.61%) Robotium
General
1 21 (12.88%) Marketing
2 19 (11.66%) Finance
3 14 (8.59%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Games
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Banking
5 4 (2.45%) German Language
5 4 (2.45%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.45%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (70.55%) Developer
2 56 (34.36%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.56%) .NET Developer
4 25 (15.34%) C# Developer
5 22 (13.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (13.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (13.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.66%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.36%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.29%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (3.07%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.63%) XML
2 63 (38.65%) HTML
3 52 (31.90%) CSS
4 48 (29.45%) Servlets
4 48 (29.45%) Web Services
5 46 (28.22%) Spring
6 44 (26.99%) .NET
7 41 (25.15%) J2SE
8 37 (22.70%) JMS
9 36 (22.09%) Grails
10 34 (20.86%) RESTful
10 34 (20.86%) XSLT
11 33 (20.25%) XML Schema
11 33 (20.25%) SAX
11 33 (20.25%) WebSphere MQ
11 33 (20.25%) DOM
12 27 (16.56%) ASP.NET
13 21 (12.88%) SOAP
14 20 (12.27%) JSON
15 18 (11.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) N-Tier
2 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.66%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.91%) Open Source
6 5 (3.07%) W3C
7 4 (2.45%) Blog
8 3 (1.84%) Social Media
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.23%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) VLE
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (52.76%) Windows
2 59 (36.20%) Linux
3 39 (23.93%) Android
4 28 (17.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.29%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.07%) AIX
6 5 (3.07%) UNIX
7 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.84%) CentOS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.93%) OO
2 34 (20.86%) Software Engineering
3 32 (19.63%) E-Commerce
4 26 (15.95%) MVC
4 26 (15.95%) TDD
5 22 (13.50%) UML
6 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (12.27%) OOP
8 19 (11.66%) Stress Testing
8 19 (11.66%) Load Balancing
8 19 (11.66%) Use Case
8 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.98%) SOA
11 9 (5.52%) Migration
11 9 (5.52%) BDD
12 8 (4.91%) Scrum
12 8 (4.91%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.91%) Change Management
13 7 (4.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (53.37%) Java
2 60 (36.81%) SQL
3 53 (32.52%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.25%) XPath
5 31 (19.02%) C#
6 10 (6.13%) C
7 9 (5.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.91%) C++
9 6 (3.68%) PHP
10 5 (3.07%) Ruby
10 5 (3.07%) Python
11 4 (2.45%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.45%) Perl
12 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.61%) Jython
14 1 (0.61%) Korn
14 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.66%) WAI
2 15 (9.20%) QA
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) BS7799
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.29%) Snort
4 4 (2.45%) Xen
5 3 (1.84%) NFS
5 3 (1.84%) Squid
5 3 (1.84%) Samba
5 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.84%) KVM
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Nessus
1 7 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (2.45%) Ansible
2 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.45%) Puppet
3 3 (1.84%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.18%) Red Hat
3 25 (15.34%) Oracle
4 17 (10.43%) IBM
5 11 (6.75%) HP
6 9 (5.52%) JBoss
6 9 (5.52%) VMware
7 8 (4.91%) Compuware
7 8 (4.91%) Juniper
7 8 (4.91%) Perforce
8 7 (4.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.29%) Symantec
8 7 (4.29%) McAfee
8 7 (4.29%) Websense
8 7 (4.29%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.29%) IronPort
8 7 (4.29%) Qualys
8 7 (4.29%) Google
8 7 (4.29%) Fujitsu
8 7 (4.29%) Splunk
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