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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 467 491 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.39% 7.32% 8.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.33% 14.51% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 416 426 605
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 274 £37,500 - 29
Cheshire -6 128 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Lancashire +5 33 £32,750 +3.96% 4
Merseyside -12 27 £35,500 -25.26% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 535 (54.04%) .NET
2 528 (53.33%) C#
2 528 (53.33%) HTML
3 509 (51.41%) JavaScript
4 486 (49.09%) SQL
5 456 (46.06%) CSS
6 418 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
7 401 (40.51%) ASP.NET
8 395 (39.90%) SQL Server
9 311 (31.41%) jQuery
10 297 (30.00%) MVC
11 272 (27.47%) XML
12 254 (25.66%) Windows
13 228 (23.03%) SOAP
14 205 (20.71%) Java
15 195 (19.70%) .NET Framework
15 195 (19.70%) WCF
16 190 (19.19%) OO
17 189 (19.09%) HTML5
18 182 (18.38%) Microsoft
19 162 (16.36%) Oracle
20 157 (15.86%) MySQL
21 144 (14.55%) LINQ
22 139 (14.04%) Finance
23 135 (13.64%) TDD
24 133 (13.43%) RESTful
25 130 (13.13%) Degree
26 128 (12.93%) PHP
26 128 (12.93%) Ajax
27 127 (12.83%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.68%) IIS
2 42 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.24%) Umbraco
3 36 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 35 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.13%) CMS
6 30 (3.03%) Apache
7 27 (2.73%) WordPress
8 23 (2.32%) Confluence
9 21 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (1.92%) Node.js
10 19 (1.92%) JBoss
11 16 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.41%) MS Exchange
13 12 (1.21%) nginx
14 11 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.11%) GlassFish
15 10 (1.01%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 72 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.81%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.30%) MS Office
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.21%) Magento
2 12 (1.21%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.51%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 112 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 16 (1.62%) SaaS
5 14 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.81%) PaaS
7 6 (0.61%) IaaS
8 4 (0.40%) Route 53
8 4 (0.40%) ElastiCache
8 4 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.10%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.36%) HTTP
2 44 (4.44%) Internet
3 18 (1.82%) Firewall
4 17 (1.72%) Wireless
5 16 (1.62%) VPN
6 15 (1.52%) SAN
6 15 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.31%) FTP
8 12 (1.21%) DNS
9 11 (1.11%) WAN
9 11 (1.11%) DHCP
10 9 (0.91%) LAN
11 8 (0.81%) IPsec
12 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.61%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.61%) NAS
12 6 (0.61%) SNMP
12 6 (0.61%) Intranet
13 5 (0.51%) SSL
13 5 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (39.90%) SQL Server
2 157 (15.86%) MySQL
3 99 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 74 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (4.44%) NoSQL
9 38 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (3.64%) Big Data
11 29 (2.93%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (2.22%) MongoDB
14 21 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (2.02%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
19 12 (1.21%) DTS
20 11 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 101 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 97 (9.80%) Subversion
3 96 (9.70%) Git (software)
4 94 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (5.96%) JUnit
6 58 (5.86%) JIRA
7 54 (5.45%) Eclipse
8 50 (5.05%) Selenium
9 36 (3.64%) NUnit
10 29 (2.93%) Jenkins
11 28 (2.83%) Ant
12 26 (2.63%) Mercurial
13 24 (2.42%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (1.82%) Xcode
15 17 (1.72%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.52%) SoapUI
17 14 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
17 14 (1.41%) Maven
18 13 (1.31%) ClearCase
General
1 139 (14.04%) Finance
2 90 (9.09%) Retail
3 50 (5.05%) Marketing
4 23 (2.32%) Banking
5 20 (2.02%) Automotive
5 20 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.82%) Billing
7 15 (1.52%) Games
8 11 (1.11%) Publishing
8 11 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.01%) Back Office
9 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 736 (74.34%) Developer
2 244 (24.65%) .NET Developer
3 177 (17.88%) Web Developer
4 174 (17.58%) C# Developer
5 136 (13.74%) Senior Developer
6 124 (12.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 104 (10.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 99 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 94 (9.49%) Java Developer
10 65 (6.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 61 (6.16%) Software Developer
12 49 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
13 48 (4.85%) Software Engineer
14 47 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
15 44 (4.44%) Analyst
16 43 (4.34%) Junior
17 42 (4.24%) Architect
18 39 (3.94%) Junior Developer
19 37 (3.74%) PHP Developer
20 36 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (54.04%) .NET
2 528 (53.33%) HTML
3 456 (46.06%) CSS
4 401 (40.51%) ASP.NET
5 311 (31.41%) jQuery
6 272 (27.47%) XML
7 228 (23.03%) SOAP
8 195 (19.70%) .NET Framework
8 195 (19.70%) WCF
9 189 (19.09%) HTML5
10 144 (14.55%) LINQ
11 133 (13.43%) RESTful
12 128 (12.93%) Ajax
13 116 (11.72%) CSS3
14 96 (9.70%) REST
15 94 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (8.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 79 (7.98%) J2EE
18 76 (7.68%) XSLT
19 58 (5.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.36%) Mobile App
2 46 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.73%) N-Tier
6 26 (2.63%) Open Source
7 25 (2.53%) User Experience
8 24 (2.42%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.21%) iPhone
11 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.01%) Social Media
12 8 (0.81%) iPad
12 8 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.61%) Telematics
13 6 (0.61%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (0.51%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 254 (25.66%) Windows
2 123 (12.42%) Linux
3 68 (6.87%) Apple iOS
4 60 (6.06%) UNIX
5 57 (5.76%) Android
6 20 (2.02%) Windows Phone
7 17 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.30%) CentOS
15 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.20%) Debian
16 2 (0.20%) Solaris
17 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (30.00%) MVC
3 190 (19.19%) OO
4 135 (13.64%) TDD
5 127 (12.83%) Scrum
6 111 (11.21%) Software Engineering
7 101 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 90 (9.09%) OOP
9 85 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 72 (7.27%) SOA
11 71 (7.17%) Project Management
12 64 (6.46%) Unit Testing
13 59 (5.96%) Web Development
14 47 (4.75%) OOD
15 46 (4.65%) UML
16 41 (4.14%) iOS Development
17 40 (4.04%) BDD
18 39 (3.94%) Waterfall
18 39 (3.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 528 (53.33%) C#
2 509 (51.41%) JavaScript
3 486 (49.09%) SQL
4 205 (20.71%) Java
5 128 (12.93%) PHP
6 127 (12.83%) T-SQL
7 90 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 75 (7.58%) C++
9 38 (3.84%) VB
10 35 (3.54%) Ruby
11 33 (3.33%) C
12 30 (3.03%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.93%) Python
14 19 (1.92%) XPath
14 19 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.62%) Delphi
16 15 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.41%) Perl
18 7 (0.71%) VB6
18 7 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 130 (13.13%) Degree
2 31 (3.13%) ISEB
3 19 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.11%) MCSE
8 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.40%) MCP
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.10%) HND
12 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.84%) SLA
2 33 (3.33%) QA
3 11 (1.11%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.21%) vSphere
2 12 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.21%) vCloud
3 11 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.10%) KVM
9 1 (0.10%) XenServer
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (1.92%) Puppet
2 15 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.61%) SCOM
4 6 (0.61%) OpenNMS
4 6 (0.61%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 182 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 162 (16.36%) Oracle
3 30 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 25 (2.53%) VMware
5 23 (2.32%) Google
6 20 (2.02%) IBM
7 18 (1.82%) Zend
8 16 (1.62%) HP
9 13 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.31%) Symbian
9 13 (1.31%) Twitter
10 12 (1.21%) Embarcadero
10 12 (1.21%) Wonderware
11 10 (1.01%) Perforce
11 10 (1.01%) Adobe
12 8 (0.81%) Compuware
12 8 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.81%) Symantec
12 8 (0.81%) Wyse
12 8 (0.81%) 3PAR
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago