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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 25 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 411 468 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.38% 6.66% 6.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.79% 16.51% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 354 416 369
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
2077 2835 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.30% 40.34% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1809 2497 2910
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +8 258 £45,000 +15.38% 43
Cheshire +4 110 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Merseyside +8 38 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Lancashire -10 2 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 489 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (42.15%) .NET
3 364 (39.44%) SQL
4 350 (37.92%) C#
5 324 (35.10%) HTML
6 320 (34.67%) SQL Server
7 319 (34.56%) Java
8 307 (33.26%) JavaScript
9 299 (32.39%) CSS
10 295 (31.96%) XML
11 235 (25.46%) ASP.NET
12 219 (23.73%) Windows
13 214 (23.19%) MVC
14 194 (21.02%) Finance
15 193 (20.91%) OO
16 192 (20.80%) jQuery
17 168 (18.20%) TDD
17 168 (18.20%) SOAP
18 160 (17.33%) Scrum
19 152 (16.47%) WCF
20 145 (15.71%) Degree
21 144 (15.60%) RESTful
22 135 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
23 127 (13.76%) LINQ
24 126 (13.65%) Spring
25 122 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
26 120 (13.00%) HTML5
27 118 (12.78%) Linux
28 115 (12.46%) Software Engineering
29 114 (12.35%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 62 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
2 53 (5.74%) Node.js
3 37 (4.01%) Tomcat
4 33 (3.58%) JBoss
5 28 (3.03%) IIS
5 28 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 23 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.84%) Apache
8 17 (1.84%) CMS
9 16 (1.73%) Umbraco
10 15 (1.63%) WordPress
11 7 (0.76%) GlassFish
11 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 55 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.19%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (3.14%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.54%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.22%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 122 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.41%) SaaS
5 11 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.76%) Route 53
7 6 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
7 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.65%) GitHub
8 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.33%) IaaS
9 3 (0.33%) Office 365
10 2 (0.22%) Force.com
10 2 (0.22%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) PaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Trello
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.42%) HTTP
2 34 (3.68%) Internet
3 24 (2.60%) DNS
4 15 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.41%) Network Security
6 12 (1.30%) LAN
6 12 (1.30%) WAN
7 11 (1.19%) VoIP
7 11 (1.19%) Wireless
8 9 (0.98%) VPN
9 8 (0.87%) ISDN
10 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.65%) DHCP
11 6 (0.65%) SAN
12 4 (0.43%) DMZ
12 4 (0.43%) Firewall
12 4 (0.43%) Intranet
12 4 (0.43%) SSL
13 3 (0.33%) VLAN
14 2 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.75%) MySQL
3 74 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 71 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (5.85%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.84%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.52%) DB2
14 13 (1.41%) Big Data
14 13 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 135 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 88 (9.53%) Visual Studio
4 78 (8.45%) NUnit
5 69 (7.48%) Subversion
6 64 (6.93%) Selenium
7 59 (6.39%) HP UFT
8 54 (5.85%) Maven
9 53 (5.74%) JUnit
10 49 (5.31%) MSTest
11 43 (4.66%) Jenkins
12 41 (4.44%) Eclipse
13 37 (4.01%) Cucumber
13 37 (4.01%) JIRA
14 34 (3.68%) Ant
15 32 (3.47%) Mercurial
16 27 (2.93%) SoapUI
17 23 (2.49%) PhpStorm
18 22 (2.38%) FitNesse
19 17 (1.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 194 (21.02%) Finance
2 22 (2.38%) Banking
2 22 (2.38%) Games
3 12 (1.30%) Marketing
4 10 (1.08%) Legal
5 9 (0.98%) Retail
6 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.65%) Back Office
8 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Automotive
9 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 537 (58.18%) Developer
2 177 (19.18%) .NET Developer
3 166 (17.98%) C# Developer
4 143 (15.49%) Java Developer
5 118 (12.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 102 (11.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 94 (10.18%) Senior Developer
8 86 (9.32%) Software Developer
9 83 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 76 (8.23%) Web Developer
11 74 (8.02%) Tester
12 66 (7.15%) Analyst
13 63 (6.83%) Software Engineer
14 53 (5.74%) Architect
14 53 (5.74%) C# Software Engineer
14 53 (5.74%) Lead Developer
15 51 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 46 (4.98%) C# Web Developer
17 45 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
18 43 (4.66%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (42.15%) .NET
2 324 (35.10%) HTML
3 299 (32.39%) CSS
4 295 (31.96%) XML
5 235 (25.46%) ASP.NET
6 192 (20.80%) jQuery
7 168 (18.20%) SOAP
8 152 (16.47%) WCF
9 144 (15.60%) RESTful
10 127 (13.76%) LINQ
11 126 (13.65%) Spring
12 120 (13.00%) HTML5
13 107 (11.59%) REST
14 102 (11.05%) .NET Framework
14 102 (11.05%) AngularJS
15 97 (10.51%) Hibernate
16 96 (10.40%) WPF
17 87 (9.43%) J2EE
18 75 (8.13%) JSON
19 74 (8.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.63%) User Experience
2 51 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 48 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.98%) Mobile App
5 39 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 29 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 22 (2.38%) Statistics
9 20 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.06%) Fintech
11 11 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.08%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.08%) Mobile Games
13 9 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.98%) iPhone
13 9 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.98%) Physics
14 8 (0.87%) Telematics
15 7 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 219 (23.73%) Windows
2 118 (12.78%) Linux
3 54 (5.85%) Unix
4 43 (4.66%) Android
5 41 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.49%) CentOS
7 22 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.41%) Windows Phone
10 12 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.65%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.54%) AIX
14 5 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (23.19%) MVC
3 193 (20.91%) OO
4 168 (18.20%) TDD
5 160 (17.33%) Scrum
6 115 (12.46%) Software Engineering
7 112 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
8 110 (11.92%) SDLC
9 100 (10.83%) E-Commerce
10 82 (8.88%) OOP
11 70 (7.58%) SOA
12 66 (7.15%) BDD
13 64 (6.93%) Mentoring
13 64 (6.93%) Web Development
14 57 (6.18%) UML
15 54 (5.85%) Test Automation
16 49 (5.31%) Test Scripting
17 47 (5.09%) Manual Testing
18 46 (4.98%) Unit Testing
19 45 (4.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 364 (39.44%) SQL
2 350 (37.92%) C#
3 319 (34.56%) Java
4 307 (33.26%) JavaScript
5 70 (7.58%) PHP
6 67 (7.26%) C++
7 61 (6.61%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.98%) Shell Script
9 43 (4.66%) PL/SQL
10 39 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 30 (3.25%) C
11 30 (3.25%) Python
12 26 (2.82%) Ruby
13 17 (1.84%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.73%) VB
15 15 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.63%) Perl
16 14 (1.52%) VBA
17 11 (1.19%) Scala
18 9 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 145 (15.71%) Degree
2 47 (5.09%) ISEB
3 30 (3.25%) ISTQB
4 26 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.95%) MCSE
6 15 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (0.87%) MCP
8 6 (0.65%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.43%) PMP
9 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.08%) QA
2 18 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.84%) SLA
4 12 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.08%) Docker
3 9 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (4.44%) Puppet
2 25 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.54%) Wonderware InTouch
5 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.22%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Nessus
6 1 (0.11%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.11%) Nmap
6 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 96 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.99%) Oracle
3 30 (3.25%) Zend
4 25 (2.71%) VMware
5 18 (1.95%) IBM
6 12 (1.30%) HP
6 12 (1.30%) Symbian
7 8 (0.87%) Google
8 7 (0.76%) Wonderware
9 6 (0.65%) Apple
9 6 (0.65%) Telerik
10 5 (0.54%) Adobe
10 5 (0.54%) EMC
11 4 (0.43%) Avaya
11 4 (0.43%) Cisco
11 4 (0.43%) Citrix
11 4 (0.43%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.43%) SAP
11 4 (0.43%) Twitter
11 4 (0.43%) webMethods
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Salary: competitive
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Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
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