The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 155 166 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +53
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 89 86 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.18% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 8.01% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 78 80 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1016 1073 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 14.67% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 905 950
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HTTP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 63 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Cheshire -3 15 £37,500 -23.46% 8
Merseyside +7 11 £42,500 +13.33%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (47.20%) Windows
2 72 (44.72%) Java
3 61 (37.89%) XML
4 54 (33.54%) Linux
5 53 (32.92%) HTML
6 52 (32.30%) SQL
7 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
8 48 (29.81%) JavaScript
9 47 (29.19%) Web Services
9 47 (29.19%) OO
10 45 (27.95%) CSS
11 43 (26.71%) MySQL
12 38 (23.60%) TCP/IP
13 37 (22.98%) Microsoft
13 37 (22.98%) Tomcat
14 36 (22.36%) RESTful
15 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
15 35 (21.74%) .NET
16 34 (21.12%) Software Engineering
17 32 (19.88%) Relational Database
18 31 (19.25%) MVC
18 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
18 31 (19.25%) J2SE
18 31 (19.25%) Internet
19 30 (18.63%) Servlets
19 30 (18.63%) Spring
19 30 (18.63%) Maven
19 30 (18.63%) Android
20 29 (18.01%) Finance
20 29 (18.01%) SOAP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
2 37 (22.98%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.70%) Apache
4 10 (6.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (5.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.11%) CMS
6 5 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.86%) Node.js
8 2 (1.24%) Drupal
8 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.24%) WordPress
8 2 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.62%) Jetty
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) MS Office
2 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.60%) TCP/IP
2 31 (19.25%) Internet
3 26 (16.15%) SSL
4 21 (13.04%) DNS
5 20 (12.42%) Firewall
6 19 (11.80%) LDAP
7 18 (11.18%) SMTP
8 17 (10.56%) LAN
9 16 (9.94%) WAN
10 15 (9.32%) HTTPS
10 15 (9.32%) OSPF
10 15 (9.32%) BGP
10 15 (9.32%) EIGRP
10 15 (9.32%) IGRP
10 15 (9.32%) TACACS
11 7 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (4.35%) Network Security
11 7 (4.35%) AMQP
12 5 (3.11%) VLAN
12 5 (3.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.71%) MySQL
2 32 (19.88%) Relational Database
3 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
4 24 (14.91%) RDBMS
5 21 (13.04%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.48%) Informix
7 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Mahout
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (18.63%) Maven
2 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.45%) Subversion
4 11 (6.83%) JUnit
5 8 (4.97%) Ant
5 8 (4.97%) Selenium
6 7 (4.35%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.48%) Mockito
8 4 (2.48%) JIRA
8 4 (2.48%) Toad
8 4 (2.48%) ERwin
8 4 (2.48%) Introscope
8 4 (2.48%) Log4j
9 3 (1.86%) Grunt
10 2 (1.24%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.62%) Gradle
11 1 (0.62%) Robotium
General
1 29 (18.01%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.35%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (60.25%) Developer
2 41 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.91%) .NET Developer
4 22 (13.66%) C# Developer
5 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Senior Developer
7 16 (9.94%) Network Engineer
8 15 (9.32%) Firewall Engineer
9 14 (8.70%) Web Developer
10 12 (7.45%) Software Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Security Specialist
13 7 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.73%) Front-End Developer
15 5 (3.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) XML
2 53 (32.92%) HTML
3 47 (29.19%) Web Services
4 45 (27.95%) CSS
5 36 (22.36%) RESTful
6 35 (21.74%) .NET
7 31 (19.25%) J2SE
8 30 (18.63%) Spring
8 30 (18.63%) Servlets
9 29 (18.01%) SOAP
10 26 (16.15%) JMS
11 25 (15.53%) Grails
12 23 (14.29%) XSLT
12 23 (14.29%) DOM
12 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 22 (13.66%) XML Schema
13 22 (13.66%) SAX
13 22 (13.66%) WebSphere MQ
14 15 (9.32%) HTML5
15 13 (8.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 19 (11.80%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.83%) Visualisation
5 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.73%) Open Source
7 5 (3.11%) W3C
8 3 (1.86%) Social Media
8 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.24%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.62%) VLE
10 1 (0.62%) STB
10 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.62%) TRADACOMS
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 76 (47.20%) Windows
2 54 (33.54%) Linux
3 30 (18.63%) Android
4 21 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.11%) AIX
8 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.48%) UNIX
9 3 (1.86%) CentOS
10 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) OO
2 35 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 34 (21.12%) Software Engineering
4 31 (19.25%) MVC
5 24 (14.91%) E-Commerce
6 22 (13.66%) UML
7 21 (13.04%) OOP
8 19 (11.80%) Use Case
8 19 (11.80%) Stress Testing
9 17 (10.56%) TDD
10 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.32%) Network Management
11 15 (9.32%) Capacity Management
11 15 (9.32%) Network Design
12 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.21%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.97%) Migration
14 8 (4.97%) Service Management
14 8 (4.97%) Change Management
15 7 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 72 (44.72%) Java
2 52 (32.30%) SQL
3 48 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.77%) C#
5 22 (13.66%) XPath
6 19 (11.80%) PHP
7 11 (6.83%) C
8 10 (6.21%) C++
9 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.35%) PHP5
11 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.48%) Perl
11 4 (2.48%) Ruby
11 4 (2.48%) Python
12 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.62%) Jython
14 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) Degree
2 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.62%) CCNP
5 1 (0.62%) CCNA
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) WAI
2 9 (5.59%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) BS7799
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) Snort
3 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.86%) KVM
4 3 (1.86%) Squid
4 3 (1.86%) Samba
4 3 (1.86%) NFS
5 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (9.32%) HP NNM
2 7 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (4.35%) Nessus
2 7 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) SCOM
5 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.29%) HP
2 23 (14.29%) Juniper
3 21 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.56%) Cisco
5 16 (9.94%) F5
6 15 (9.32%) Oracle
7 14 (8.70%) Zend
8 11 (6.83%) IBM
9 8 (4.97%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.35%) Symantec
10 7 (4.35%) McAfee
10 7 (4.35%) Websense
10 7 (4.35%) JBoss
10 7 (4.35%) Becrypt
10 7 (4.35%) Splunk
10 7 (4.35%) Lumension
10 7 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.35%) Fujitsu
10 7 (4.35%) IronPort
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