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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 26 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 468 436 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.10% 6.08% 9.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.54% 12.97% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 411 358 547
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2668 3361 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.48% 46.90% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2881 3244
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +12 291 £40,000 +6.66% 50
Cheshire +22 131 £42,500 +13.33% 34
Lancashire -4 25 £40,000 +26.98% 7
Merseyside -32 6 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Cumbria -4 4 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 491 (52.91%) .NET
2 472 (50.86%) SQL
3 470 (50.65%) C#
4 431 (46.44%) HTML
5 422 (45.47%) JavaScript
6 399 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
7 377 (40.63%) CSS
8 359 (38.69%) SQL Server
9 332 (35.78%) ASP.NET
10 293 (31.57%) XML
11 259 (27.91%) MVC
12 254 (27.37%) jQuery
13 237 (25.54%) Windows
14 226 (24.35%) Java
15 197 (21.23%) SOAP
16 189 (20.37%) Oracle
17 173 (18.64%) WCF
18 172 (18.53%) OO
19 161 (17.35%) HTML5
20 146 (15.73%) Microsoft
20 146 (15.73%) .NET Framework
21 135 (14.55%) Degree
21 135 (14.55%) MySQL
22 133 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
22 133 (14.33%) Ajax
22 133 (14.33%) TDD
23 132 (14.22%) Finance
24 114 (12.28%) OOP
25 111 (11.96%) REST
26 109 (11.75%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 46 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.85%) WebLogic
3 41 (4.42%) IIS
4 34 (3.66%) CMS
5 29 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 21 (2.26%) MS Exchange
8 20 (2.16%) Apache
9 19 (2.05%) WordPress
10 18 (1.94%) GlassFish
11 17 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 16 (1.72%) nginx
13 15 (1.62%) Umbraco
14 14 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (1.40%) Confluence
16 12 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (1.29%) JBoss
17 11 (1.19%) Node.js
18 7 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.19%) Magento
5 9 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) Tridion
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 133 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.86%) SaaS
6 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.65%) Route 53
6 6 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
6 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.43%) IaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.43%) PaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.32%) Force.com
8 3 (0.32%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Terremark
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.22%) HTTP
2 47 (5.06%) Internet
3 19 (2.05%) Firewall
4 18 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.83%) DNS
6 13 (1.40%) SAN
7 12 (1.29%) LAN
7 12 (1.29%) WAN
8 11 (1.19%) VPN
8 11 (1.19%) DHCP
9 6 (0.65%) Wireless
10 4 (0.43%) VoIP
10 4 (0.43%) SMTP
10 4 (0.43%) Broadband
11 3 (0.32%) ATM
11 3 (0.32%) SSL
12 2 (0.22%) LDAP
12 2 (0.22%) GPRS
12 2 (0.22%) SMS
12 2 (0.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (38.69%) SQL Server
2 135 (14.55%) MySQL
3 71 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (7.33%) Relational Database
5 63 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 47 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 45 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (4.53%) Big Data
11 35 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (2.69%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
18 14 (1.51%) MongoDB
19 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
20 9 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 104 (11.21%) Subversion
2 92 (9.91%) Visual Studio
3 88 (9.48%) Git (software)
4 57 (6.14%) JUnit
5 55 (5.93%) Eclipse
6 50 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (4.31%) Jenkins
8 38 (4.09%) Ant
8 38 (4.09%) NUnit
9 36 (3.88%) SoapUI
10 34 (3.66%) JIRA
11 22 (2.37%) Selenium
12 21 (2.26%) Hudson
13 18 (1.94%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.72%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.62%) Maven
16 14 (1.51%) Grunt
17 13 (1.40%) Bitbucket
17 13 (1.40%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 132 (14.22%) Finance
2 43 (4.63%) Marketing
3 32 (3.45%) Retail
4 21 (2.26%) Billing
5 20 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.40%) Automotive
7 12 (1.29%) Banking
8 8 (0.86%) Back Office
9 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.65%) Games
10 6 (0.65%) Advertising
11 5 (0.54%) Local Government
12 4 (0.43%) Publishing
12 4 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 687 (74.03%) Developer
2 243 (26.19%) .NET Developer
3 201 (21.66%) C# Developer
4 134 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (13.58%) Senior Developer
6 119 (12.82%) Web Developer
7 113 (12.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (11.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 95 (10.24%) Java Developer
10 68 (7.33%) Software Developer
11 57 (6.14%) Architect
12 45 (4.85%) Senior C# Developer
13 43 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
14 40 (4.31%) .NET Web Developer
15 36 (3.88%) Software Engineer
16 31 (3.34%) Oracle Developer
16 31 (3.34%) C# Web Developer
17 30 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 29 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
18 29 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (52.91%) .NET
2 431 (46.44%) HTML
3 377 (40.63%) CSS
4 332 (35.78%) ASP.NET
5 293 (31.57%) XML
6 254 (27.37%) jQuery
7 197 (21.23%) SOAP
8 173 (18.64%) WCF
9 161 (17.35%) HTML5
10 146 (15.73%) .NET Framework
11 133 (14.33%) Ajax
12 111 (11.96%) REST
13 100 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 97 (10.45%) CSS3
14 97 (10.45%) LINQ
15 95 (10.24%) RESTful
16 88 (9.48%) J2EE
17 77 (8.30%) JSON
18 66 (7.11%) WPF
19 57 (6.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.41%) Mobile App
2 71 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.63%) User Experience
4 42 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.09%) N-Tier
6 31 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.69%) Client/Server
8 19 (2.05%) Replication
8 19 (2.05%) Open Source
9 10 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.86%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.75%) iPad
11 7 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.65%) iPhone
12 6 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.54%) AS400
13 5 (0.54%) IVR
13 5 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 237 (25.54%) Windows
2 100 (10.78%) Linux
3 66 (7.11%) UNIX
4 43 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 38 (4.09%) Android
6 19 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.40%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.08%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.54%) Solaris
12 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (27.91%) MVC
3 172 (18.53%) OO
4 133 (14.33%) TDD
5 114 (12.28%) OOP
6 109 (11.75%) Scrum
6 109 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (11.64%) Software Engineering
8 82 (8.84%) Unit Testing
9 80 (8.62%) SOA
10 77 (8.30%) Mentoring
11 76 (8.19%) Web Development
12 62 (6.68%) UML
13 52 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (5.39%) Automated Testing
15 47 (5.06%) E-Commerce
16 46 (4.96%) BDD
17 44 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
17 44 (4.74%) Project Management
18 40 (4.31%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 472 (50.86%) SQL
2 470 (50.65%) C#
3 422 (45.47%) JavaScript
4 226 (24.35%) Java
5 105 (11.31%) PHP
6 90 (9.70%) VB.NET
7 65 (7.00%) C++
8 64 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 44 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 36 (3.88%) Ruby
11 33 (3.56%) Python
12 27 (2.91%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.37%) VB
13 22 (2.37%) VBA
14 19 (2.05%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.51%) XPath
16 12 (1.29%) Delphi
17 9 (0.97%) C
17 9 (0.97%) F#
18 8 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 135 (14.55%) Degree
2 31 (3.34%) ISEB
3 25 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.29%) MCSE
4 12 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.80%) QA
2 23 (2.48%) SLA
3 19 (2.05%) WAI
4 16 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.54%) Docker
6 2 (0.22%) vCloud
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (1.29%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.19%) Puppet
3 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.22%) Cacti
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.22%) vMotion
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (20.37%) Oracle
2 146 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (1.62%) Red Hat
4 14 (1.51%) IBM
5 13 (1.40%) HP
5 13 (1.40%) Twitter
6 12 (1.29%) Symantec
6 12 (1.29%) Google
7 11 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.19%) 3PAR
7 11 (1.19%) Wyse
7 11 (1.19%) VMware
7 11 (1.19%) Apple
7 11 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.08%) Zend
9 9 (0.97%) DevExpress
9 9 (0.97%) Facebook
10 7 (0.75%) BT
10 7 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.65%) Adobe
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