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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 26 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 465 435 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.63% 6.44% 8.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.59% 14.27% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 401 363 530
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 £32,500 £30,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 292 £41,500 +10.66% 63
Cheshire +7 125 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Lancashire -10 27 £36,250 +15.07% 12
Merseyside -24 6 £42,500 +17.24% 6
Cumbria - 4 £29,000 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 499 (53.83%) .NET
2 472 (50.92%) C#
3 453 (48.87%) SQL
4 422 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
5 398 (42.93%) HTML
6 388 (41.86%) JavaScript
7 376 (40.56%) SQL Server
8 359 (38.73%) CSS
9 319 (34.41%) XML
10 318 (34.30%) ASP.NET
11 278 (29.99%) MVC
12 232 (25.03%) jQuery
13 230 (24.81%) Java
14 224 (24.16%) Windows
15 213 (22.98%) SOAP
16 190 (20.50%) WCF
17 189 (20.39%) Oracle
18 174 (18.77%) OO
19 167 (18.02%) TDD
19 167 (18.02%) HTML5
20 159 (17.15%) .NET Framework
21 146 (15.75%) Degree
22 144 (15.53%) REST
23 142 (15.32%) Finance
24 132 (14.24%) Microsoft
25 118 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
26 115 (12.41%) Subversion
27 114 (12.30%) OOP
28 113 (12.19%) Scrum
28 113 (12.19%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 42 (4.53%) CMS
3 39 (4.21%) IIS
4 35 (3.78%) SharePoint
5 31 (3.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 29 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.83%) Apache
10 15 (1.62%) MS Exchange
10 15 (1.62%) GlassFish
11 13 (1.40%) Umbraco
12 12 (1.29%) nginx
13 11 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.97%) JBoss
15 8 (0.86%) WordPress
15 8 (0.86%) Confluence
15 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.76%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 60 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.65%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.65%) MS Project
5 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (3.34%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (1.73%) Magento
3 15 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.32%) Tridion
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 108 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.73%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.86%) Route 53
5 8 (0.86%) Amazon Glacier
5 8 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (0.76%) SaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.32%) PaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Force.com
8 3 (0.32%) IaaS
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.58%) Internet
2 60 (6.47%) HTTP
3 12 (1.29%) Firewall
3 12 (1.29%) DNS
3 12 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.19%) VPN
4 11 (1.19%) Intranet
5 6 (0.65%) Wireless
5 6 (0.65%) SAN
5 6 (0.65%) SSL
5 6 (0.65%) WAN
5 6 (0.65%) LAN
6 5 (0.54%) DHCP
7 4 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.43%) SMTP
7 4 (0.43%) Broadband
7 4 (0.43%) VoIP
8 3 (0.32%) ATM
8 3 (0.32%) SSH
8 3 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (40.56%) SQL Server
2 107 (11.54%) MySQL
3 82 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (6.69%) Oracle Database
5 58 (6.26%) Relational Database
6 56 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (4.75%) Big Data
9 41 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (3.99%) NoSQL
11 32 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.51%) MongoDB
17 12 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
19 9 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 115 (12.41%) Subversion
2 100 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 96 (10.36%) Visual Studio
4 53 (5.72%) NUnit
5 52 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (5.50%) SoapUI
6 51 (5.50%) JUnit
7 50 (5.39%) Jenkins
8 48 (5.18%) Eclipse
9 30 (3.24%) Ant
10 26 (2.80%) Hudson
11 24 (2.59%) JIRA
12 21 (2.27%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.94%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.83%) Selenium
15 14 (1.51%) Maven
16 13 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
16 13 (1.40%) Mercurial
17 12 (1.29%) Grunt
18 11 (1.19%) Redmine
General
1 142 (15.32%) Finance
2 36 (3.88%) Marketing
3 27 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.37%) Retail
5 19 (2.05%) Billing
6 13 (1.40%) Banking
7 10 (1.08%) Back Office
8 9 (0.97%) Automotive
9 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.65%) Local Government
10 6 (0.65%) Games
11 5 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 689 (74.33%) Developer
2 242 (26.11%) .NET Developer
3 217 (23.41%) C# Developer
4 134 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 123 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 113 (12.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 113 (12.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 104 (11.22%) Web Developer
8 86 (9.28%) Java Developer
9 79 (8.52%) Software Developer
10 65 (7.01%) Architect
11 47 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
12 42 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
13 41 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
14 39 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
15 36 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
15 36 (3.88%) C# Web Developer
16 31 (3.34%) Software Engineer
17 26 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 26 (2.80%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (53.83%) .NET
2 398 (42.93%) HTML
3 359 (38.73%) CSS
4 319 (34.41%) XML
5 318 (34.30%) ASP.NET
6 232 (25.03%) jQuery
7 213 (22.98%) SOAP
8 190 (20.50%) WCF
9 167 (18.02%) HTML5
10 159 (17.15%) .NET Framework
11 144 (15.53%) REST
12 113 (12.19%) LINQ
12 113 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (11.54%) Ajax
14 98 (10.57%) CSS3
15 87 (9.39%) J2EE
15 87 (9.39%) JSON
15 87 (9.39%) RESTful
16 84 (9.06%) WPF
17 72 (7.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.63%) Mobile App
2 79 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.85%) N-Tier
5 41 (4.42%) User Experience
6 27 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 24 (2.59%) Replication
8 22 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.05%) Open Source
10 15 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.76%) iPad
14 7 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.65%) iPhone
15 6 (0.65%) Interactive TV
16 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.54%) Smartphone
16 5 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 224 (24.16%) Windows
2 81 (8.74%) Linux
3 49 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 49 (5.29%) UNIX
4 47 (5.07%) Android
5 16 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (1.62%) Windows Phone
7 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
8 7 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.54%) Solaris
9 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (29.99%) MVC
3 174 (18.77%) OO
4 167 (18.02%) TDD
5 118 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (12.30%) OOP
7 113 (12.19%) Scrum
8 101 (10.90%) Software Engineering
9 98 (10.57%) Unit Testing
10 89 (9.60%) SOA
11 80 (8.63%) Web Development
12 77 (8.31%) Mentoring
13 72 (7.77%) UML
14 59 (6.36%) BDD
15 57 (6.15%) Automated Testing
16 55 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
17 48 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (4.85%) Project Management
19 44 (4.75%) E-Commerce
20 37 (3.99%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 472 (50.92%) C#
2 453 (48.87%) SQL
3 388 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 230 (24.81%) Java
5 89 (9.60%) PHP
6 76 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 70 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.80%) C++
9 51 (5.50%) PL/SQL
10 32 (3.45%) VBA
11 29 (3.13%) Ruby
12 26 (2.80%) Python
13 21 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.83%) VB
16 11 (1.19%) VC++
17 10 (1.08%) XPath
18 9 (0.97%) C
18 9 (0.97%) Delphi
19 7 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 146 (15.75%) Degree
2 27 (2.91%) ISEB
3 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.65%) MCSE
8 3 (0.32%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.32%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.32%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.59%) SLA
2 23 (2.48%) QA
3 16 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.62%) WAI
5 11 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.65%) Docker
5 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) vCloud
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.86%) Puppet
2 6 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.22%) vMotion
4 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 189 (20.39%) Oracle
2 132 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (1.62%) Red Hat
3 15 (1.62%) IBM
4 14 (1.51%) Apple
5 13 (1.40%) Zend
6 12 (1.29%) Twitter
6 12 (1.29%) VMware
7 9 (0.97%) Adobe
7 9 (0.97%) DevExpress
8 8 (0.86%) Facebook
8 8 (0.86%) Stellent
9 7 (0.76%) HP
9 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.76%) Google
9 7 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.65%) Wonderware
10 6 (0.65%) Symantec
11 5 (0.54%) Cisco
11 5 (0.54%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago