The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 435 672 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.06% 9.12% 7.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.85% 18.43% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 357 548 489
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,100
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3384 3646 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.16% 49.48% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2897 3248 3150
Average salary £37,500 £34,189 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 257 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Cheshire -27 88 £37,500 +15.38% 20
Merseyside -3 58 £35,000 - 7
Lancashire -9 32 £32,500 -10.34% 5
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 519 (58.25%) .NET
2 452 (50.73%) C#
3 423 (47.47%) SQL
4 397 (44.56%) SQL Server
5 357 (40.07%) HTML
6 345 (38.72%) ASP.NET
7 344 (38.61%) XML
8 337 (37.82%) JavaScript
9 309 (34.68%) MVC
10 276 (30.98%) CSS
11 236 (26.49%) Java
12 233 (26.15%) Microsoft
13 211 (23.68%) Windows
14 210 (23.57%) jQuery
15 207 (23.23%) WCF
16 189 (21.21%) OO
17 183 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
18 181 (20.31%) SOAP
19 157 (17.62%) Degree
20 144 (16.16%) TDD
21 143 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
22 142 (15.94%) .NET Framework
23 129 (14.48%) MySQL
24 128 (14.37%) Finance
25 122 (13.69%) Oracle
26 121 (13.58%) Scrum
27 119 (13.36%) Software Engineering
27 119 (13.36%) HTML5
28 116 (13.02%) Visual Studio
29 115 (12.91%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (7.52%) Tomcat
2 65 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 57 (6.40%) IIS
4 44 (4.94%) Apache
5 36 (4.04%) WebLogic
6 32 (3.59%) CMS
7 28 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (3.03%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (1.57%) GlassFish
11 13 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (1.12%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.01%) nginx
14 8 (0.90%) Jetty
14 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
15 7 (0.79%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.46%) Fireworks
4 10 (1.12%) MS Office
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.56%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.22%) AWD
5 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.56%) SaaS
4 5 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) IaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Route 53
8 1 (0.11%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Office 365
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.96%) HTTP
2 41 (4.60%) Internet
3 17 (1.91%) DNS
4 14 (1.57%) SSL
4 14 (1.57%) Intranet
5 13 (1.46%) Firewall
6 12 (1.35%) X.509
7 10 (1.12%) RFID
8 9 (1.01%) Extranet
9 8 (0.90%) AMQP
10 7 (0.79%) DMZ
10 7 (0.79%) Wireless
11 6 (0.67%) Network Security
11 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.67%) WAN
12 5 (0.56%) GPRS
12 5 (0.56%) LAN
12 5 (0.56%) UMTS
12 5 (0.56%) NAS
13 4 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (44.56%) SQL Server
2 143 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (14.48%) MySQL
4 83 (9.32%) Relational Database
5 50 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 45 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (4.94%) RDBMS
8 42 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.24%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.46%) DB2
12 13 (1.46%) MS Access
13 12 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.23%) Big Data
15 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.90%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.79%) MongoDB
17 7 (0.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 116 (13.02%) Visual Studio
2 79 (8.87%) Eclipse
3 69 (7.74%) Git (software)
4 62 (6.96%) Subversion
5 55 (6.17%) JUnit
6 48 (5.39%) Ant
7 43 (4.83%) Maven
8 36 (4.04%) Jenkins
9 35 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (3.03%) Selenium
11 25 (2.81%) JIRA
11 25 (2.81%) Xcode
12 20 (2.24%) Hudson
13 15 (1.68%) Gerrit
14 14 (1.57%) Mockito
15 13 (1.46%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.46%) NetBeans
15 13 (1.46%) JMeter
16 12 (1.35%) NUnit
17 8 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 128 (14.37%) Finance
2 40 (4.49%) Retail
3 27 (3.03%) Marketing
4 20 (2.24%) Legal
5 12 (1.35%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.23%) Banking
7 10 (1.12%) Games
8 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.90%) Back Office
10 6 (0.67%) Electronics
11 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.56%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Advertising
11 5 (0.56%) Billing
11 5 (0.56%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.34%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 671 (75.31%) Developer
2 222 (24.92%) .NET Developer
3 133 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 125 (14.03%) Web Developer
5 111 (12.46%) Senior Developer
6 110 (12.35%) Java Developer
7 100 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 77 (8.64%) Software Developer
9 61 (6.85%) Analyst
10 58 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 49 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (4.38%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.93%) PHP Developer
14 34 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
15 31 (3.48%) Team Leader
16 30 (3.37%) C# Web Developer
17 28 (3.14%) SQL Developer
18 27 (3.03%) Programmer
19 26 (2.92%) Architect
20 25 (2.81%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (58.25%) .NET
2 357 (40.07%) HTML
3 345 (38.72%) ASP.NET
4 344 (38.61%) XML
5 276 (30.98%) CSS
6 210 (23.57%) jQuery
7 207 (23.23%) WCF
8 181 (20.31%) SOAP
9 142 (15.94%) .NET Framework
10 119 (13.36%) HTML5
11 113 (12.68%) REST
12 104 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (11.22%) Spring
14 98 (11.00%) RESTful
15 90 (10.10%) Ajax
16 86 (9.65%) LINQ
17 74 (8.31%) Hibernate
18 73 (8.19%) J2EE
19 72 (8.08%) XSLT
20 66 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 82 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (4.38%) Visualisation
4 34 (3.82%) N-Tier
5 27 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.47%) Open Source
7 17 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.68%) Social Media
9 14 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.35%) PKI
11 9 (1.01%) Clustering
11 9 (1.01%) W3C
11 9 (1.01%) RIA
12 8 (0.90%) iPhone
12 8 (0.90%) DataPower
12 8 (0.90%) Statistics
12 8 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (23.68%) Windows
2 110 (12.35%) Linux
3 59 (6.62%) Apple iOS
4 51 (5.72%) Android
5 45 (5.05%) UNIX
6 28 (3.14%) Windows Phone
7 23 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.80%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.12%) CentOS
12 9 (1.01%) Windows CE
12 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.22%) Debian
16 2 (0.22%) Solaris
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (34.68%) MVC
2 189 (21.21%) OO
3 183 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (16.16%) TDD
5 121 (13.58%) Scrum
6 119 (13.36%) Software Engineering
7 93 (10.44%) Web Development
8 77 (8.64%) SOA
9 74 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (7.41%) UML
11 59 (6.62%) OOP
12 58 (6.51%) E-Commerce
13 52 (5.84%) Unit Testing
14 46 (5.16%) CRM
15 43 (4.83%) OOD
16 42 (4.71%) iOS Development
17 37 (4.15%) Automated Testing
18 33 (3.70%) Project Management
19 30 (3.37%) Android Development
20 28 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 452 (50.73%) C#
2 423 (47.47%) SQL
3 337 (37.82%) JavaScript
4 236 (26.49%) Java
5 115 (12.91%) T-SQL
6 105 (11.78%) VB.NET
7 93 (10.44%) PHP
8 62 (6.96%) VB
9 40 (4.49%) C++
10 37 (4.15%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.92%) Objective-C
12 24 (2.69%) VBA
13 20 (2.24%) XAML
13 20 (2.24%) XPath
14 15 (1.68%) C
15 12 (1.35%) ActionScript
15 12 (1.35%) Ruby
16 11 (1.23%) PHP5
16 11 (1.23%) Python
17 8 (0.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 157 (17.62%) Degree
2 24 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.57%) HND
5 11 (1.23%) MCP
6 10 (1.12%) MCSE
6 10 (1.12%) ISEB
7 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.79%) MCDST
9 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.56%) RHCE
11 3 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.34%) MCTS
11 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 3 (0.34%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.22%) MCSA
13 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.60%) QA
2 19 (2.13%) SLA
3 11 (1.23%) WAI
4 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.01%) XenServer
4 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.79%) XenApp
5 3 (0.34%) Squid
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) vCloud
6 2 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (1.57%) Puppet
2 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.67%) SCCM
4 5 (0.56%) OpenView
5 4 (0.45%) Nagios
5 4 (0.45%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.34%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 233 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 122 (13.69%) Oracle
3 41 (4.60%) Zend
4 28 (3.14%) Red Hat
5 26 (2.92%) VMware
6 21 (2.36%) Google
7 20 (2.24%) JBoss
8 19 (2.13%) IBM
8 19 (2.13%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.35%) Adobe
10 9 (1.01%) HP
10 9 (1.01%) Citrix
11 8 (0.90%) Informatica
11 8 (0.90%) Kony
12 7 (0.79%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.79%) LANDesk
12 7 (0.79%) SAP
12 7 (0.79%) Sybase
13 6 (0.67%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.67%) Sencha
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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