The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services 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 Web Services 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
Web Services
Rank 33 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 466 559 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.28% 8.26% 8.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.24% 16.63% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 395 492 568
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Web Services
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3058 3361 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 49.65% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2994 3173
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Services
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Web Services Salary Trend in the North West

Web Services
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in the North West

Web Services
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 Web Services 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 -12 257 £40,000 +14.28% 80
Cheshire -11 141 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Lancashire +10 33 £38,000 +20.63% 7
Merseyside -2 32 £35,000 +1.44% 11
Web Services
England

Web Services
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 Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 548 (57.02%) C#
1 548 (57.02%) .NET
2 501 (52.13%) SQL
3 472 (49.12%) HTML
4 455 (47.35%) SQL Server
5 450 (46.83%) JavaScript
6 400 (41.62%) CSS
7 395 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
8 394 (41.00%) ASP.NET
9 303 (31.53%) XML
10 270 (28.10%) jQuery
11 263 (27.37%) MVC
12 243 (25.29%) WCF
13 240 (24.97%) SOAP
14 226 (23.52%) Windows
15 212 (22.06%) Microsoft
16 194 (20.19%) .NET Framework
17 178 (18.52%) T-SQL
18 176 (18.31%) OO
19 173 (18.00%) TDD
20 171 (17.79%) Java
21 158 (16.44%) HTML5
22 156 (16.23%) LINQ
23 154 (16.02%) Scrum
24 139 (14.46%) RESTful
25 131 (13.63%) Oracle
25 131 (13.63%) Visual Studio
26 127 (13.22%) Finance
27 121 (12.59%) Degree
28 119 (12.38%) MySQL

Web Services
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 Web Services 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 Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 91 (9.47%) IIS
2 53 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 46 (4.79%) Umbraco
4 45 (4.68%) CMS
5 39 (4.06%) Apache
6 34 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 31 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (1.87%) WordPress
9 16 (1.66%) Confluence
10 15 (1.56%) ColdFusion
11 14 (1.46%) nginx
12 12 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
12 12 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.04%) JBoss
14 10 (1.04%) Node.js
15 9 (0.94%) uWSGI
16 8 (0.83%) Sitefinity
17 6 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 88 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.75%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.52%) SPSS
4 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.31%) MS Office
6 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Sage 50
3 5 (0.52%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 79 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.66%) SaaS
5 15 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
7 8 (0.83%) IaaS
8 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.42%) ElastiCache
10 4 (0.42%) Route 53
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.21%) GitHub
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.72%) Internet
2 50 (5.20%) HTTP
3 17 (1.77%) VPN
3 17 (1.77%) Wireless
4 13 (1.35%) FTP
5 11 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.14%) Firewall
6 10 (1.04%) IPsec
7 9 (0.94%) AMQP
7 9 (0.94%) SAN
8 8 (0.83%) SNMP
8 8 (0.83%) iSCSI
8 8 (0.83%) NAS
9 7 (0.73%) DNS
9 7 (0.73%) WAN
9 7 (0.73%) Intranet
10 6 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.52%) SSL
12 4 (0.42%) LAN
13 3 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (47.35%) SQL Server
2 119 (12.38%) MySQL
3 94 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 86 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 28 (2.91%) NoSQL
12 25 (2.60%) Big Data
13 19 (1.98%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.25%) DTS
17 11 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 11 (1.14%) DB2
18 9 (0.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 131 (13.63%) Visual Studio
2 108 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 76 (7.91%) Subversion
5 53 (5.52%) Eclipse
6 48 (4.99%) JIRA
7 44 (4.58%) JUnit
8 41 (4.27%) Selenium
9 29 (3.02%) Mercurial
10 27 (2.81%) NUnit
11 25 (2.60%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.19%) Xcode
13 19 (1.98%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.87%) Ant
15 15 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
16 14 (1.46%) ClearCase
17 13 (1.35%) MSTest
17 13 (1.35%) Maven
18 12 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
19 11 (1.14%) Gradle
General
1 127 (13.22%) Finance
2 98 (10.20%) Retail
3 54 (5.62%) Marketing
4 22 (2.29%) Banking
5 20 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.77%) Games
7 15 (1.56%) Back Office
8 13 (1.35%) Automotive
8 13 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.14%) Billing
11 10 (1.04%) Publishing
12 7 (0.73%) Advertising
12 7 (0.73%) Law
13 5 (0.52%) Legal
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.21%) Military
15 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 718 (74.71%) Developer
2 251 (26.12%) .NET Developer
3 187 (19.46%) C# Developer
4 142 (14.78%) Web Developer
5 138 (14.36%) Senior Developer
6 135 (14.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 96 (9.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 92 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 89 (9.26%) Software Developer
10 76 (7.91%) Java Developer
11 61 (6.35%) .NET Web Developer
12 59 (6.14%) Analyst
13 51 (5.31%) Software Engineer
14 46 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
15 45 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 36 (3.75%) Team Leader
17 34 (3.54%) Junior
18 31 (3.23%) Architect
19 30 (3.12%) Junior Developer
19 30 (3.12%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (57.02%) .NET
2 472 (49.12%) HTML
3 400 (41.62%) CSS
4 394 (41.00%) ASP.NET
5 303 (31.53%) XML
6 270 (28.10%) jQuery
7 243 (25.29%) WCF
8 240 (24.97%) SOAP
9 194 (20.19%) .NET Framework
10 158 (16.44%) HTML5
11 156 (16.23%) LINQ
12 139 (14.46%) RESTful
13 114 (11.86%) Ajax
14 104 (10.82%) REST
15 92 (9.57%) CSS3
16 88 (9.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 81 (8.43%) XSLT
18 78 (8.12%) JSON
19 77 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC
20 63 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.39%) Mobile App
2 52 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.16%) N-Tier
4 36 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.43%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.81%) Open Source
8 18 (1.87%) Social Media
9 17 (1.77%) User Experience
10 15 (1.56%) iPhone
11 12 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.14%) W3C
12 11 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.04%) iPad
14 8 (0.83%) Statistics
14 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.73%) NHS
16 6 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 226 (23.52%) Windows
2 118 (12.28%) Linux
3 65 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 55 (5.72%) Android
5 37 (3.85%) UNIX
6 19 (1.98%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.62%) AIX
11 6 (0.62%) CentOS
12 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (27.37%) MVC
3 176 (18.31%) OO
4 173 (18.00%) TDD
5 154 (16.02%) Scrum
6 107 (11.13%) SOA
7 100 (10.41%) E-Commerce
7 100 (10.41%) Software Engineering
8 82 (8.53%) Mentoring
9 76 (7.91%) Web Development
10 73 (7.60%) Unit Testing
11 72 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (7.39%) OOP
13 69 (7.18%) Project Management
14 60 (6.24%) OOD
15 55 (5.72%) UML
16 51 (5.31%) Configuration Management
17 45 (4.68%) iOS Development
18 43 (4.47%) ITIL
19 37 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 548 (57.02%) C#
2 501 (52.13%) SQL
3 450 (46.83%) JavaScript
4 178 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 171 (17.79%) Java
6 102 (10.61%) PHP
7 91 (9.47%) VB.NET
8 57 (5.93%) C++
9 44 (4.58%) VB
10 40 (4.16%) C
11 33 (3.43%) Python
12 26 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.60%) Ruby
14 19 (1.98%) Perl
14 19 (1.98%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.77%) Delphi
16 16 (1.66%) XPath
17 13 (1.35%) VBA
18 11 (1.14%) VB6
19 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (12.59%) Degree
2 16 (1.66%) ISEB
3 11 (1.14%) MCP
4 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.52%) CCNP
8 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.31%) MCSE
11 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.21%) MCSD
12 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.06%) SLA
2 34 (3.54%) QA
3 11 (1.14%) WAI
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.66%) vCloud
2 16 (1.66%) vSphere
3 7 (0.73%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (1.98%) Puppet
2 8 (0.83%) SCOM
2 8 (0.83%) OpenNMS
3 6 (0.62%) CFEngine
4 4 (0.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) OpenView
5 2 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 212 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 131 (13.63%) Oracle
3 37 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 30 (3.12%) VMware
5 28 (2.91%) Google
6 25 (2.60%) IBM
7 19 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.25%) Zend
8 12 (1.25%) Adobe
9 11 (1.14%) HP
10 10 (1.04%) Wonderware
10 10 (1.04%) Embarcadero
10 10 (1.04%) Cisco
10 10 (1.04%) Symbian
10 10 (1.04%) Rackspace
11 9 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.83%) Telerik
12 8 (0.83%) Dell
12 8 (0.83%) Perforce
12 8 (0.83%) Compuware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago