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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 31 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 466 431 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.78% 6.52% 8.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.35% 13.22% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 419 382 598
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
2850 3260 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.44% 49.34% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 2916 3758
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 £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +11 276 £38,500 +2.66% 71
Cheshire +5 132 £40,000 +8.10% 26
Lancashire -1 31 £32,500 -17.72% 13
Merseyside -10 24 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 508 (54.45%) .NET
2 500 (53.59%) C#
3 487 (52.20%) HTML
4 472 (50.59%) SQL
5 470 (50.38%) JavaScript
6 419 (44.91%) CSS
7 382 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
8 372 (39.87%) SQL Server
9 368 (39.44%) ASP.NET
10 287 (30.76%) jQuery
11 283 (30.33%) MVC
12 261 (27.97%) XML
13 256 (27.44%) Windows
14 210 (22.51%) SOAP
15 201 (21.54%) Java
16 180 (19.29%) OO
16 180 (19.29%) HTML5
17 178 (19.08%) WCF
18 176 (18.86%) .NET Framework
19 172 (18.44%) Oracle
20 160 (17.15%) Microsoft
21 154 (16.51%) MySQL
22 134 (14.36%) Degree
23 129 (13.83%) Finance
24 127 (13.61%) Ajax
25 124 (13.29%) LINQ
26 123 (13.18%) RESTful
27 121 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
28 117 (12.54%) CSS3
29 115 (12.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 65 (6.97%) IIS
2 44 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 38 (4.07%) Umbraco
4 29 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 26 (2.79%) WordPress
6 25 (2.68%) CMS
6 25 (2.68%) Apache
7 20 (2.14%) JBoss
8 19 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.93%) Confluence
9 18 (1.93%) Node.js
10 15 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.61%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.50%) nginx
12 12 (1.29%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.64%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 59 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.29%) Magento
2 12 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 121 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.89%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.29%) SaaS
5 11 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.75%) PaaS
7 5 (0.54%) Route 53
8 4 (0.43%) ElastiCache
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.32%) IaaS
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.11%) Terremark
11 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.97%) HTTP
2 37 (3.97%) Internet
3 17 (1.82%) Wireless
4 16 (1.71%) Firewall
4 16 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.61%) VPN
5 15 (1.61%) SAN
6 11 (1.18%) DNS
6 11 (1.18%) DHCP
7 10 (1.07%) LAN
7 10 (1.07%) WAN
8 7 (0.75%) FTP
9 6 (0.64%) SNMP
9 6 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.64%) NAS
9 6 (0.64%) IPsec
9 6 (0.64%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.54%) Intranet
11 2 (0.21%) SSL
11 2 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (39.87%) SQL Server
2 154 (16.51%) MySQL
3 94 (10.08%) Relational Database
4 67 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (4.93%) NoSQL
8 45 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (3.86%) Big Data
10 35 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (2.79%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.68%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.50%) MongoDB
17 12 (1.29%) DTS
17 12 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
18 11 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 99 (10.61%) Subversion
2 92 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 91 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (8.79%) Visual Studio
5 51 (5.47%) JUnit
6 50 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 49 (5.25%) JIRA
8 35 (3.75%) Selenium
9 34 (3.64%) NUnit
10 29 (3.11%) Ant
10 29 (3.11%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.25%) Mercurial
12 20 (2.14%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.93%) SoapUI
13 18 (1.93%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (1.61%) Grunt
15 14 (1.50%) Maven
16 12 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (1.18%) FitNesse
General
1 129 (13.83%) Finance
2 76 (8.15%) Retail
3 49 (5.25%) Marketing
4 21 (2.25%) Banking
4 21 (2.25%) Automotive
4 21 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.93%) Billing
6 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 9 (0.96%) Publishing
8 8 (0.86%) Games
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
10 4 (0.43%) Law
10 4 (0.43%) Legal
10 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.43%) Advertising
10 4 (0.43%) Local Government
11 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 684 (73.31%) Developer
2 231 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 173 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 156 (16.72%) Web Developer
5 138 (14.79%) Senior Developer
6 121 (12.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (10.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 95 (10.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (9.11%) Java Developer
10 61 (6.54%) Software Developer
11 58 (6.22%) .NET Web Developer
12 53 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
13 49 (5.25%) Architect
14 48 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
15 44 (4.72%) Software Engineer
16 40 (4.29%) Junior
17 36 (3.86%) Junior Developer
18 34 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
19 33 (3.54%) PHP Developer
20 32 (3.43%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (54.45%) .NET
2 487 (52.20%) HTML
3 419 (44.91%) CSS
4 368 (39.44%) ASP.NET
5 287 (30.76%) jQuery
6 261 (27.97%) XML
7 210 (22.51%) SOAP
8 180 (19.29%) HTML5
9 178 (19.08%) WCF
10 176 (18.86%) .NET Framework
11 127 (13.61%) Ajax
12 124 (13.29%) LINQ
13 123 (13.18%) RESTful
14 117 (12.54%) CSS3
15 94 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (9.00%) REST
17 81 (8.68%) J2EE
18 66 (7.07%) XSLT
19 62 (6.65%) JSON
20 60 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 45 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.00%) User Experience
6 26 (2.79%) N-Tier
7 19 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.39%) Open Source
9 11 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.86%) Replication
11 8 (0.86%) Social Media
12 7 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.64%) iSeries
13 6 (0.64%) Telematics
13 6 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.54%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.54%) AS400
15 4 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 256 (27.44%) Windows
2 112 (12.00%) Linux
3 60 (6.43%) UNIX
4 49 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 46 (4.93%) Android
6 17 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
7 16 (1.71%) Windows Phone
8 13 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.43%) Solaris
14 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.21%) Debian
15 2 (0.21%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (30.33%) MVC
3 180 (19.29%) OO
4 110 (11.79%) TDD
5 108 (11.58%) Software Engineering
6 104 (11.15%) Scrum
7 93 (9.97%) OOP
8 88 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (8.25%) E-Commerce
9 77 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 74 (7.93%) SOA
11 63 (6.75%) Unit Testing
12 60 (6.43%) Project Management
13 53 (5.68%) Web Development
14 47 (5.04%) UML
15 45 (4.82%) OOD
15 45 (4.82%) Web Design
15 45 (4.82%) Waterfall
16 42 (4.50%) Risk Management
17 35 (3.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 500 (53.59%) C#
2 472 (50.59%) SQL
3 470 (50.38%) JavaScript
4 201 (21.54%) Java
5 115 (12.33%) PHP
6 113 (12.11%) T-SQL
7 87 (9.32%) VB.NET
8 73 (7.82%) C++
9 41 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 39 (4.18%) VB
11 34 (3.64%) Ruby
12 23 (2.47%) Python
13 22 (2.36%) C
14 21 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.93%) XPath
15 18 (1.93%) Delphi
16 9 (0.96%) VBA
16 9 (0.96%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.75%) VB6
17 7 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 134 (14.36%) Degree
2 31 (3.32%) ISEB
3 19 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.29%) MCSE
4 12 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.11%) HND
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.29%) SLA
2 29 (3.11%) QA
3 15 (1.61%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 13 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 8 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) vSphere
4 7 (0.75%) vCloud
5 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (1.39%) Puppet
2 10 (1.07%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.64%) SCOM
4 6 (0.64%) OpenNMS
5 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 172 (18.44%) Oracle
2 160 (17.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.89%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.93%) Google
5 17 (1.82%) VMware
6 15 (1.61%) Zend
7 13 (1.39%) Embarcadero
8 12 (1.29%) HP
8 12 (1.29%) IBM
8 12 (1.29%) Twitter
9 11 (1.18%) Symbian
10 10 (1.07%) Symantec
11 9 (0.96%) Wyse
11 9 (0.96%) 3PAR
11 9 (0.96%) Wonderware
11 9 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.96%) Apple
11 9 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.75%) BT
13 6 (0.64%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Reduced Parking
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + flexitime, holidays...
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago