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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 497 509 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.06% 6.96% 7.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.07% 14.59% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 419 461 495
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3093 3489 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.92% 47.69% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 3111 3258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +4 302 £40,000 +14.28% 66
Cheshire +2 130 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Lancashire +5 31 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Merseyside -16 31 £35,000 - 11
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 533 (56.70%) .NET
2 525 (55.85%) C#
3 493 (52.45%) SQL
4 466 (49.57%) SQL Server
5 383 (40.74%) HTML
6 368 (39.15%) JavaScript
6 368 (39.15%) ASP.NET
7 335 (35.64%) XML
8 315 (33.51%) CSS
9 262 (27.87%) Microsoft
10 248 (26.38%) MVC
11 246 (26.17%) WCF
12 229 (24.36%) jQuery
13 215 (22.87%) Windows
14 207 (22.02%) SOAP
15 205 (21.81%) Java
15 205 (21.81%) TDD
16 199 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
17 183 (19.47%) OO
18 172 (18.30%) .NET Framework
19 155 (16.49%) T-SQL
20 151 (16.06%) Visual Studio
21 148 (15.74%) Scrum
22 146 (15.53%) Linux
23 134 (14.26%) SQL Server 2008
24 130 (13.83%) HTML5
25 121 (12.87%) RESTful
26 119 (12.66%) LINQ
27 118 (12.55%) Degree
27 118 (12.55%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (8.09%) IIS
1 76 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 56 (5.96%) Tomcat
3 51 (5.43%) Apache
4 43 (4.57%) CMS
5 28 (2.98%) WebSphere
6 25 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 25 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (2.34%) nginx
8 21 (2.23%) Umbraco
9 20 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (1.38%) ColdFusion
11 12 (1.28%) WordPress
12 11 (1.17%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.06%) Confluence
14 9 (0.96%) uWSGI
14 9 (0.96%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 90 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.74%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.64%) SPSS
5 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.64%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.43%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.74%) SaaS
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.64%) IaaS
6 6 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.43%) Route 53
7 4 (0.43%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.21%) GitHub
8 2 (0.21%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.85%) Internet
2 47 (5.00%) HTTP
3 17 (1.81%) DNS
4 16 (1.70%) AMQP
5 12 (1.28%) WAN
5 12 (1.28%) Firewall
6 10 (1.06%) RFID
7 9 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.96%) LAN
8 8 (0.85%) VPN
8 8 (0.85%) Intranet
9 7 (0.74%) SAN
9 7 (0.74%) SSL
10 6 (0.64%) FTP
10 6 (0.64%) DMZ
10 6 (0.64%) Network Security
10 6 (0.64%) IPsec
11 4 (0.43%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.43%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (49.57%) SQL Server
2 134 (14.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (12.55%) MySQL
4 77 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 61 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 42 (4.47%) RDBMS
10 40 (4.26%) Oracle Database
11 33 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (3.51%) NoSQL
12 21 (2.23%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.13%) DB2
14 16 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.60%) Big Data
16 14 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
19 8 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 151 (16.06%) Visual Studio
2 84 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 82 (8.72%) Eclipse
4 71 (7.55%) Subversion
5 65 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (5.21%) JUnit
7 40 (4.26%) JIRA
7 40 (4.26%) Jenkins
8 36 (3.83%) Ant
9 35 (3.72%) Selenium
10 29 (3.09%) Maven
11 26 (2.77%) NUnit
12 22 (2.34%) Xcode
13 21 (2.23%) Mercurial
14 20 (2.13%) Hudson
15 16 (1.70%) MSTest
16 15 (1.60%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.49%) Mockito
18 12 (1.28%) SpecFlow
18 12 (1.28%) Gerrit
General
1 110 (11.70%) Finance
2 65 (6.91%) Retail
3 51 (5.43%) Marketing
4 19 (2.02%) Legal
5 13 (1.38%) Back Office
5 13 (1.38%) Games
6 11 (1.17%) Banking
6 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.06%) Advertising
7 10 (1.06%) Billing
8 6 (0.64%) Electronics
9 5 (0.53%) Publishing
9 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.53%) Military
10 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.43%) Automotive
10 4 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 705 (75.00%) Developer
2 257 (27.34%) .NET Developer
3 178 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 136 (14.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 115 (12.23%) Web Developer
5 115 (12.23%) Senior Developer
6 94 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 87 (9.26%) Software Developer
8 85 (9.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 80 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 76 (8.09%) Analyst
11 44 (4.68%) Software Engineer
12 35 (3.72%) Programmer
13 34 (3.62%) Team Leader
14 32 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (3.19%) .NET Web Developer
16 29 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
17 28 (2.98%) .NET Software Engineer
18 27 (2.87%) iOS Developer
19 26 (2.77%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (56.70%) .NET
2 383 (40.74%) HTML
3 368 (39.15%) ASP.NET
4 335 (35.64%) XML
5 315 (33.51%) CSS
6 246 (26.17%) WCF
7 229 (24.36%) jQuery
8 207 (22.02%) SOAP
9 172 (18.30%) .NET Framework
10 130 (13.83%) HTML5
11 121 (12.87%) RESTful
12 119 (12.66%) LINQ
13 112 (11.91%) REST
14 98 (10.43%) Ajax
15 87 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (8.83%) JSON
17 79 (8.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 73 (7.77%) Spring
19 66 (7.02%) CSS3
20 63 (6.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.72%) Mobile App
2 80 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (5.53%) N-Tier
5 36 (3.83%) Client/Server
6 27 (2.87%) Open Source
7 22 (2.34%) Social Media
8 19 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.60%) W3C
10 13 (1.38%) iPhone
11 12 (1.28%) Statistics
12 10 (1.06%) NHS
13 9 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.74%) iPad
14 7 (0.74%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.74%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.74%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 215 (22.87%) Windows
2 146 (15.53%) Linux
3 54 (5.74%) Apple iOS
4 44 (4.68%) Android
5 40 (4.26%) UNIX
6 35 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.70%) CentOS
8 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.49%) Windows Phone
10 11 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.74%) AIX
14 6 (0.64%) Windows CE
15 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
16 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
17 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (26.38%) MVC
2 205 (21.81%) TDD
3 199 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (19.47%) OO
5 148 (15.74%) Scrum
6 114 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 109 (11.60%) SOA
8 108 (11.49%) Web Development
9 90 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (8.30%) Unit Testing
10 78 (8.30%) UML
11 67 (7.13%) E-Commerce
12 57 (6.06%) OOP
13 56 (5.96%) OOD
14 54 (5.74%) Configuration Management
15 51 (5.43%) Project Management
16 44 (4.68%) Automated Testing
17 42 (4.47%) iOS Development
18 39 (4.15%) ITIL
19 35 (3.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 525 (55.85%) C#
2 493 (52.45%) SQL
3 368 (39.15%) JavaScript
4 205 (21.81%) Java
5 155 (16.49%) T-SQL
6 101 (10.74%) VB.NET
7 75 (7.98%) PHP
8 36 (3.83%) VB
9 35 (3.72%) Python
10 30 (3.19%) C
11 29 (3.09%) Ruby
12 28 (2.98%) C++
13 24 (2.55%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.55%) VBA
14 22 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.13%) XPath
16 17 (1.81%) Perl
17 10 (1.06%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.96%) ABAP
19 8 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 118 (12.55%) Degree
2 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (1.91%) MCP
3 16 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.06%) ISEB
6 9 (0.96%) HND
7 7 (0.74%) MCDST
8 6 (0.64%) MCSE
9 5 (0.53%) CCNP
9 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.21%) MCSA
12 2 (0.21%) MCSD
12 2 (0.21%) RHCE
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.72%) QA
2 19 (2.02%) WAI
3 18 (1.91%) SLA
4 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.17%) vSphere
2 11 (1.17%) vCloud
3 10 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.74%) XenApp
4 7 (0.74%) XenServer
4 7 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (2.34%) Puppet
2 20 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.85%) OpenView
3 8 (0.85%) SCCM
4 5 (0.53%) CFEngine
4 5 (0.53%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.43%) SCOM
5 4 (0.43%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 262 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 113 (12.02%) Oracle
3 42 (4.47%) Red Hat
4 37 (3.94%) VMware
5 32 (3.40%) Google
6 31 (3.30%) Sitecore
7 27 (2.87%) IBM
8 18 (1.91%) Zend
9 14 (1.49%) HP
10 11 (1.17%) Adobe
11 10 (1.06%) Cisco
11 10 (1.06%) SAP
12 9 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.96%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.85%) Citrix
13 8 (0.85%) Remedy
14 7 (0.74%) Wonderware
14 7 (0.74%) LANDesk
15 6 (0.64%) Perforce
15 6 (0.64%) Sage
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday