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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 31 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 460 398 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.65% 6.00% 8.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.70% 12.23% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 413 336 538
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 £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
2755 3253 3787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.80% 49.01% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2861 3375
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +11 267 £40,000 +6.66% 64
Cheshire +24 145 £42,500 +21.42% 24
Lancashire +4 25 £32,500 -16.66% 13
Merseyside -19 18 £35,000 +5.26% 7
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 496 (54.03%) .NET
2 491 (53.49%) C#
3 476 (51.85%) HTML
4 475 (51.74%) SQL
5 467 (50.87%) JavaScript
6 406 (44.23%) CSS
7 385 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 364 (39.65%) SQL Server
9 356 (38.78%) ASP.NET
10 276 (30.07%) jQuery
11 265 (28.87%) XML
11 265 (28.87%) MVC
12 247 (26.91%) Windows
13 213 (23.20%) Java
14 199 (21.68%) SOAP
15 186 (20.26%) Oracle
16 168 (18.30%) WCF
17 166 (18.08%) OO
18 164 (17.86%) HTML5
19 160 (17.43%) .NET Framework
20 150 (16.34%) MySQL
21 145 (15.80%) Microsoft
22 140 (15.25%) Ajax
23 130 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
24 124 (13.51%) Degree
25 119 (12.96%) Finance
26 115 (12.53%) PHP
27 112 (12.20%) LINQ
27 112 (12.20%) CSS3
28 110 (11.98%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 55 (5.99%) IIS
2 41 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.16%) Umbraco
4 25 (2.72%) WordPress
5 24 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 23 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.40%) CMS
8 21 (2.29%) Apache
9 19 (2.07%) Confluence
10 17 (1.85%) Node.js
10 17 (1.85%) MS Exchange
11 16 (1.74%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.53%) JBoss
13 13 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.42%) nginx
14 12 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.44%) Liferay
16 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.31%) Magento
2 12 (1.31%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.76%) SaaS
6 6 (0.65%) Route 53
7 4 (0.44%) ElastiCache
7 4 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.33%) Force.com
8 3 (0.33%) PaaS
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.33%) IaaS
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Terremark
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.08%) HTTP
2 36 (3.92%) Internet
3 15 (1.63%) SAN
3 15 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.63%) Firewall
4 11 (1.20%) DNS
4 11 (1.20%) WAN
4 11 (1.20%) DHCP
4 11 (1.20%) LAN
5 7 (0.76%) VPN
5 7 (0.76%) Wireless
6 5 (0.54%) NAS
6 5 (0.54%) Intranet
7 4 (0.44%) SNMP
7 4 (0.44%) IPsec
7 4 (0.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.22%) SMS
8 2 (0.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 150 (16.34%) MySQL
3 84 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 65 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (5.34%) NoSQL
9 36 (3.92%) Big Data
10 33 (3.59%) Oracle Database
11 32 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (2.72%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.63%) MongoDB
18 13 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
20 8 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 103 (11.22%) Subversion
2 89 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 74 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 71 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (5.88%) JUnit
6 50 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 46 (5.01%) JIRA
8 34 (3.70%) NUnit
9 32 (3.49%) Ant
10 30 (3.27%) Selenium
11 27 (2.94%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.29%) SoapUI
13 19 (2.07%) Bitbucket
13 19 (2.07%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (1.85%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.74%) Grunt
17 15 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
18 13 (1.42%) Maven
19 12 (1.31%) Hudson
General
1 119 (12.96%) Finance
2 56 (6.10%) Retail
3 45 (4.90%) Marketing
4 20 (2.18%) Billing
5 17 (1.85%) Automotive
5 17 (1.85%) Banking
6 16 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.98%) Publishing
8 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.76%) Games
10 6 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.54%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Legal
12 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) Advertising
12 4 (0.44%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.33%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 703 (76.58%) Developer
2 250 (27.23%) .NET Developer
3 188 (20.48%) C# Developer
4 143 (15.58%) Senior Developer
5 142 (15.47%) Web Developer
6 131 (14.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 107 (11.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 102 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 97 (10.57%) Java Developer
10 61 (6.64%) Software Developer
11 57 (6.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 52 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
13 50 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
14 40 (4.36%) Architect
15 39 (4.25%) Software Engineer
16 37 (4.03%) Junior
17 35 (3.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 34 (3.70%) Junior Developer
19 31 (3.38%) PHP Developer
20 30 (3.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (54.03%) .NET
2 476 (51.85%) HTML
3 406 (44.23%) CSS
4 356 (38.78%) ASP.NET
5 276 (30.07%) jQuery
6 265 (28.87%) XML
7 199 (21.68%) SOAP
8 168 (18.30%) WCF
9 164 (17.86%) HTML5
10 160 (17.43%) .NET Framework
11 140 (15.25%) Ajax
12 112 (12.20%) CSS3
12 112 (12.20%) LINQ
13 110 (11.98%) RESTful
14 96 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (9.59%) REST
16 86 (9.37%) J2EE
17 72 (7.84%) JSON
18 52 (5.66%) Spring
19 48 (5.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.43%) Mobile App
2 57 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.27%) User Experience
4 30 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.16%) N-Tier
6 21 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.31%) Replication
8 10 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 9 (0.98%) Open Source
10 8 (0.87%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.76%) Social Media
11 7 (0.76%) Telematics
11 7 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.65%) iSeries
12 6 (0.65%) iPad
13 5 (0.54%) iPhone
13 5 (0.54%) AS400
14 4 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 247 (26.91%) Windows
2 106 (11.55%) Linux
3 63 (6.86%) UNIX
4 46 (5.01%) Apple iOS
5 40 (4.36%) Android
6 23 (2.51%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.53%) Windows Phone
9 13 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.54%) Solaris
12 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (28.87%) MVC
3 166 (18.08%) OO
4 108 (11.76%) TDD
4 108 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 104 (11.33%) Scrum
6 94 (10.24%) OOP
7 92 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (8.28%) Unit Testing
9 70 (7.63%) Mentoring
10 66 (7.19%) E-Commerce
11 63 (6.86%) SOA
12 59 (6.43%) UML
13 58 (6.32%) Web Development
14 50 (5.45%) Web Design
15 44 (4.79%) Project Management
15 44 (4.79%) Waterfall
16 37 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (4.03%) Load Balancing
16 37 (4.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 491 (53.49%) C#
2 475 (51.74%) SQL
3 467 (50.87%) JavaScript
4 213 (23.20%) Java
5 115 (12.53%) PHP
6 92 (10.02%) VB.NET
7 90 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 77 (8.39%) C++
9 42 (4.58%) PL/SQL
10 31 (3.38%) Ruby
11 28 (3.05%) VB
12 26 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.61%) Python
14 19 (2.07%) C
15 16 (1.74%) Delphi
16 14 (1.53%) VBA
17 12 (1.31%) XPath
18 10 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.87%) F#
20 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (13.51%) Degree
2 33 (3.59%) ISEB
3 23 (2.51%) VCP4
4 19 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.31%) MCSE
6 11 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.38%) SLA
2 29 (3.16%) QA
3 18 (1.96%) WAI
4 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (1.42%) Hyper-V
2 12 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.09%) Terminal Services
4 6 (0.65%) vSphere
4 6 (0.65%) vCloud
4 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.54%) Docker
6 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.09%) Puppet
3 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.44%) SCOM
4 4 (0.44%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) Cacti
5 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 186 (20.26%) Oracle
2 145 (15.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.07%) Sitecore
4 16 (1.74%) Google
5 15 (1.63%) VMware
6 13 (1.42%) Zend
6 13 (1.42%) Twitter
7 11 (1.20%) Symantec
7 11 (1.20%) Apple
8 10 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.09%) Embarcadero
8 10 (1.09%) HP
8 10 (1.09%) Symbian
8 10 (1.09%) Wyse
8 10 (1.09%) 3PAR
9 9 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.76%) IBM
10 7 (0.76%) BT
11 6 (0.65%) SAP
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits, holidays & pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £23,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago