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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 35 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 451 555 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.03% 8.29% 8.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.72% 16.61% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 384 485 563
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
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
3064 3341 3482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.97% 49.92% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2980 3121
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 £45,000 £47,500
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 30 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 30 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 -13 244 £40,000 +14.28% 65
Cheshire -12 137 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Lancashire +8 33 £38,000 +20.63% 12
Merseyside +1 32 £35,000 -8.49% 8
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 549 (56.60%) C#
2 548 (56.49%) .NET
3 505 (52.06%) SQL
4 487 (50.21%) HTML
5 462 (47.63%) JavaScript
6 449 (46.29%) SQL Server
7 412 (42.47%) CSS
8 403 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
9 401 (41.34%) ASP.NET
10 298 (30.72%) XML
11 278 (28.66%) jQuery
12 271 (27.94%) MVC
13 239 (24.64%) SOAP
14 236 (24.33%) WCF
15 225 (23.20%) Windows
16 209 (21.55%) Microsoft
17 191 (19.69%) .NET Framework
18 180 (18.56%) OO
19 172 (17.73%) Java
19 172 (17.73%) T-SQL
20 165 (17.01%) TDD
21 164 (16.91%) HTML5
22 159 (16.39%) Scrum
23 158 (16.29%) LINQ
24 138 (14.23%) RESTful
25 134 (13.81%) Oracle
26 131 (13.51%) Visual Studio
27 127 (13.09%) Finance
28 125 (12.89%) MySQL
29 122 (12.58%) Linux

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 94 (9.69%) IIS
2 52 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 49 (5.05%) Umbraco
4 45 (4.64%) CMS
5 38 (3.92%) Apache
6 33 (3.40%) Tomcat
7 31 (3.20%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (2.37%) WordPress
9 17 (1.75%) Confluence
10 15 (1.55%) ColdFusion
11 14 (1.44%) nginx
12 12 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 12 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.03%) JBoss
14 10 (1.03%) Node.js
15 9 (0.93%) uWSGI
16 8 (0.82%) Sitefinity
17 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 88 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.71%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.82%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.52%) SPSS
5 3 (0.31%) MS Office
6 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Magento
2 6 (0.62%) Sage 50
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 17 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.75%) SaaS
5 11 (1.13%) PaaS
6 9 (0.93%) IaaS
7 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.41%) ElastiCache
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.41%) Route 53
10 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.57%) Internet
2 50 (5.15%) HTTP
3 18 (1.86%) VPN
4 17 (1.75%) Wireless
5 13 (1.34%) FTP
6 12 (1.24%) Firewall
7 11 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.03%) SAN
8 10 (1.03%) IPsec
9 9 (0.93%) AMQP
10 8 (0.82%) iSCSI
10 8 (0.82%) NAS
10 8 (0.82%) SNMP
11 7 (0.72%) DNS
11 7 (0.72%) Intranet
12 6 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.62%) WAN
13 5 (0.52%) SSL
14 3 (0.31%) Extranet
14 3 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (46.29%) SQL Server
2 125 (12.89%) MySQL
3 97 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 82 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 31 (3.20%) NoSQL
12 28 (2.89%) Oracle Database
13 27 (2.78%) Big Data
14 19 (1.96%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.24%) DTS
18 11 (1.13%) Hadoop
19 10 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
19 10 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 131 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 111 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (8.76%) Git (software)
4 75 (7.73%) Subversion
5 52 (5.36%) Eclipse
6 48 (4.95%) JIRA
7 46 (4.74%) JUnit
8 43 (4.43%) Selenium
9 30 (3.09%) Mercurial
10 27 (2.78%) NUnit
11 26 (2.68%) Jenkins
12 22 (2.27%) Xcode
13 20 (2.06%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.96%) Ant
15 15 (1.55%) ClearCase
15 15 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
16 13 (1.34%) Maven
16 13 (1.34%) MSTest
17 12 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
18 11 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 127 (13.09%) Finance
2 103 (10.62%) Retail
3 54 (5.57%) Marketing
4 23 (2.37%) Banking
5 20 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.75%) Games
7 14 (1.44%) Back Office
7 14 (1.44%) Automotive
8 13 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.13%) Billing
9 11 (1.13%) Publishing
10 10 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.72%) Law
12 6 (0.62%) Advertising
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.21%) Military
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 726 (74.85%) Developer
2 249 (25.67%) .NET Developer
3 183 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 151 (15.57%) Web Developer
5 142 (14.64%) Senior Developer
6 132 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 96 (9.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 91 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (8.66%) Software Developer
10 79 (8.14%) Java Developer
11 62 (6.39%) .NET Web Developer
12 56 (5.77%) Analyst
13 51 (5.26%) Software Engineer
14 46 (4.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 46 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 37 (3.81%) Junior
16 36 (3.71%) Team Leader
17 33 (3.40%) Architect
18 32 (3.30%) Junior Developer
19 31 (3.20%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (56.49%) .NET
2 487 (50.21%) HTML
3 412 (42.47%) CSS
4 401 (41.34%) ASP.NET
5 298 (30.72%) XML
6 278 (28.66%) jQuery
7 239 (24.64%) SOAP
8 236 (24.33%) WCF
9 191 (19.69%) .NET Framework
10 164 (16.91%) HTML5
11 158 (16.29%) LINQ
12 138 (14.23%) RESTful
13 119 (12.27%) Ajax
14 102 (10.52%) REST
15 94 (9.69%) CSS3
16 88 (9.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 83 (8.56%) XSLT
18 79 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (7.94%) JSON
20 66 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 50 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.02%) N-Tier
5 34 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.30%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.78%) Open Source
8 18 (1.86%) Social Media
9 17 (1.75%) User Experience
10 15 (1.55%) iPhone
11 12 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.13%) W3C
12 11 (1.13%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.03%) iPad
14 8 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.82%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.82%) Statistics
15 7 (0.72%) NHS
16 6 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 225 (23.20%) Windows
2 122 (12.58%) Linux
3 66 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 54 (5.57%) Android
5 39 (4.02%) UNIX
6 19 (1.96%) Windows Phone
7 14 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
11 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.62%) AIX
13 5 (0.52%) CentOS
14 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.21%) Debian
16 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (27.94%) MVC
3 180 (18.56%) OO
4 165 (17.01%) TDD
5 159 (16.39%) Scrum
6 104 (10.72%) E-Commerce
7 102 (10.52%) SOA
8 98 (10.10%) Software Engineering
9 85 (8.76%) Mentoring
10 76 (7.84%) Web Development
11 72 (7.42%) OOP
12 71 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 69 (7.11%) Project Management
15 59 (6.08%) OOD
16 55 (5.67%) UML
17 51 (5.26%) Configuration Management
18 45 (4.64%) iOS Development
19 42 (4.33%) ITIL
20 38 (3.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 549 (56.60%) C#
2 505 (52.06%) SQL
3 462 (47.63%) JavaScript
4 172 (17.73%) T-SQL
4 172 (17.73%) Java
5 112 (11.55%) PHP
6 91 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 59 (6.08%) C++
8 45 (4.64%) VB
9 40 (4.12%) C
10 34 (3.51%) Python
11 28 (2.89%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.78%) Ruby
13 20 (2.06%) Objective-C
14 19 (1.96%) Perl
15 16 (1.65%) Delphi
15 16 (1.65%) XPath
16 12 (1.24%) VB6
16 12 (1.24%) VBA
17 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 122 (12.58%) Degree
2 18 (1.86%) ISEB
3 10 (1.03%) MCP
3 10 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.41%) CCNP
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.31%) MCSE
10 2 (0.21%) MCSD
10 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.02%) SLA
2 34 (3.51%) QA
3 11 (1.13%) WAI
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.65%) vSphere
2 16 (1.65%) vCloud
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.72%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) XenServer
7 1 (0.10%) KVM
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (2.27%) Puppet
2 20 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.82%) SCOM
3 8 (0.82%) OpenNMS
4 6 (0.62%) CFEngine
5 4 (0.41%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.10%) OpenView
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 209 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 134 (13.81%) Oracle
3 39 (4.02%) Sitecore
4 32 (3.30%) VMware
5 29 (2.99%) Google
6 24 (2.47%) IBM
7 17 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.34%) Zend
9 11 (1.13%) Rackspace
9 11 (1.13%) Adobe
10 10 (1.03%) HP
10 10 (1.03%) Embarcadero
10 10 (1.03%) Symbian
10 10 (1.03%) Cisco
10 10 (1.03%) Wonderware
11 9 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.82%) Veeam
12 8 (0.82%) Acronis
12 8 (0.82%) Telerik
12 8 (0.82%) Perforce
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Smartebusiness
Salary: Extremely competitive (with reviews every 6 months) and a full career
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £27,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago