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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 527 494 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.07% 7.03% 7.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.97% 14.80% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 444 450 509
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
3300 3338 3532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.30% 47.52% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2980 3211
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 £26,381
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
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 318 £40,000 +11.11% 57
Cheshire +4 142 £35,000 +2.94% 25
Lancashire +4 41 £40,000 +7.38% 11
Merseyside -11 25 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 549 (57.07%) .NET
2 536 (55.72%) C#
3 506 (52.60%) SQL
4 476 (49.48%) SQL Server
5 397 (41.27%) HTML
6 377 (39.19%) JavaScript
7 367 (38.15%) ASP.NET
8 333 (34.62%) CSS
9 331 (34.41%) XML
10 266 (27.65%) Microsoft
11 249 (25.88%) MVC
12 243 (25.26%) WCF
13 236 (24.53%) jQuery
14 225 (23.39%) SOAP
15 221 (22.97%) Windows
16 210 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
17 207 (21.52%) TDD
18 195 (20.27%) Java
19 185 (19.23%) OO
20 184 (19.13%) .NET Framework
21 169 (17.57%) T-SQL
22 158 (16.42%) Visual Studio
23 141 (14.66%) HTML5
24 140 (14.55%) Scrum
25 135 (14.03%) Linux
26 132 (13.72%) LINQ
27 125 (12.99%) RESTful
28 124 (12.89%) Finance
29 123 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
30 120 (12.47%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 75 (7.80%) IIS
2 72 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 54 (5.61%) Apache
4 53 (5.51%) Tomcat
5 43 (4.47%) CMS
6 34 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 29 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 26 (2.70%) Umbraco
9 23 (2.39%) nginx
10 16 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.56%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.46%) ColdFusion
13 11 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.04%) WordPress
14 10 (1.04%) Confluence
15 9 (0.94%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.94%) uWSGI
Applications
1 94 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.05%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.62%) SPSS
5 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) MS Office
7 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.31%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.14%) SaaS
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
7 8 (0.83%) IaaS
7 8 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.62%) Route 53
10 4 (0.42%) ElastiCache
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.72%) Internet
2 47 (4.89%) HTTP
3 17 (1.77%) DNS
4 16 (1.66%) VPN
5 11 (1.14%) Wireless
5 11 (1.14%) FTP
5 11 (1.14%) WAN
6 10 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.04%) Firewall
7 9 (0.94%) AMQP
8 8 (0.83%) IPsec
8 8 (0.83%) RFID
8 8 (0.83%) LAN
9 7 (0.73%) SAN
10 6 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.62%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.62%) NAS
10 6 (0.62%) SNMP
10 6 (0.62%) SSL
11 4 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (49.48%) SQL Server
2 123 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (12.47%) MySQL
4 85 (8.84%) Relational Database
5 62 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (4.16%) RDBMS
10 38 (3.95%) Oracle Database
11 33 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (3.43%) NoSQL
12 23 (2.39%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.08%) DB2
14 17 (1.77%) Big Data
15 15 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
19 8 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 158 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 81 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (7.90%) Eclipse
4 69 (7.17%) Subversion
5 66 (6.86%) Git (software)
6 45 (4.68%) JUnit
7 42 (4.37%) JIRA
8 37 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 34 (3.53%) Selenium
10 28 (2.91%) Ant
11 27 (2.81%) NUnit
12 26 (2.70%) Xcode
12 26 (2.70%) Mercurial
13 21 (2.18%) Maven
14 17 (1.77%) MSTest
15 15 (1.56%) Mockito
15 15 (1.56%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.56%) Hudson
16 13 (1.35%) SpecFlow
16 13 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 124 (12.89%) Finance
2 78 (8.11%) Retail
3 56 (5.82%) Marketing
4 15 (1.56%) Banking
4 15 (1.56%) Back Office
5 13 (1.35%) Games
6 12 (1.25%) Legal
7 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.14%) Billing
8 10 (1.04%) Advertising
9 8 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.73%) Automotive
10 7 (0.73%) Publishing
11 5 (0.52%) Law
12 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 712 (74.01%) Developer
2 262 (27.23%) .NET Developer
3 192 (19.96%) C# Developer
4 145 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 113 (11.75%) Web Developer
6 108 (11.23%) Senior Developer
7 92 (9.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 90 (9.36%) Software Developer
8 90 (9.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (8.84%) Java Developer
10 79 (8.21%) Analyst
11 47 (4.89%) Software Engineer
12 38 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
13 34 (3.53%) Programmer
14 32 (3.33%) Team Leader
15 31 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
16 30 (3.12%) Architect
16 30 (3.12%) iOS Developer
17 26 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
17 26 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (57.07%) .NET
2 397 (41.27%) HTML
3 367 (38.15%) ASP.NET
4 333 (34.62%) CSS
5 331 (34.41%) XML
6 243 (25.26%) WCF
7 236 (24.53%) jQuery
8 225 (23.39%) SOAP
9 184 (19.13%) .NET Framework
10 141 (14.66%) HTML5
11 132 (13.72%) LINQ
12 125 (12.99%) RESTful
13 118 (12.27%) REST
14 101 (10.50%) Ajax
15 91 (9.46%) JSON
16 88 (9.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 84 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 74 (7.69%) CSS3
19 73 (7.59%) XSLT
20 65 (6.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.52%) Mobile App
2 65 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.93%) N-Tier
4 49 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 31 (3.22%) Open Source
7 22 (2.29%) Social Media
8 15 (1.56%) iPhone
8 15 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.56%) W3C
9 10 (1.04%) NHS
10 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.83%) iPad
11 7 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (0.73%) Statistics
11 7 (0.73%) Web 2.0
12 6 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 221 (22.97%) Windows
2 135 (14.03%) Linux
3 65 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 52 (5.41%) Android
5 39 (4.05%) UNIX
6 35 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.77%) CentOS
7 17 (1.77%) Windows Phone
8 16 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.73%) AIX
14 6 (0.62%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.42%) Debian
15 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (25.88%) MVC
2 210 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (21.52%) TDD
4 185 (19.23%) OO
5 140 (14.55%) Scrum
6 114 (11.85%) SOA
7 100 (10.40%) Software Engineering
8 96 (9.98%) Web Development
9 84 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 73 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 70 (7.28%) UML
13 65 (6.76%) Project Management
14 63 (6.55%) OOP
15 62 (6.44%) OOD
16 60 (6.24%) Configuration Management
17 48 (4.99%) iOS Development
18 44 (4.57%) ITIL
19 40 (4.16%) Automated Testing
19 40 (4.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 536 (55.72%) C#
2 506 (52.60%) SQL
3 377 (39.19%) JavaScript
4 195 (20.27%) Java
5 169 (17.57%) T-SQL
6 95 (9.88%) VB.NET
7 70 (7.28%) PHP
8 41 (4.26%) VB
9 37 (3.85%) Python
10 33 (3.43%) C
11 32 (3.33%) Ruby
12 30 (3.12%) C++
13 26 (2.70%) Objective-C
14 23 (2.39%) XPath
15 22 (2.29%) VBA
15 22 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.98%) Perl
17 9 (0.94%) ABAP
17 9 (0.94%) VB6
18 8 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 118 (12.27%) Degree
2 14 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (1.46%) MCP
3 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.04%) ISEB
5 7 (0.73%) HND
5 7 (0.73%) MCSE
6 5 (0.52%) CCNP
6 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCSD
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.10%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.74%) QA
2 23 (2.39%) SLA
3 19 (1.98%) WAI
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.46%) vSphere
2 14 (1.46%) vCloud
3 6 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) XenServer
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (2.60%) Puppet
2 23 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.83%) OpenView
4 7 (0.73%) SCCM
5 6 (0.62%) SCOM
5 6 (0.62%) OpenNMS
5 6 (0.62%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.42%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 266 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.95%) Oracle
3 41 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 41 (4.26%) VMware
4 33 (3.43%) Google
5 31 (3.22%) Sitecore
6 30 (3.12%) IBM
7 16 (1.66%) HP
8 13 (1.35%) Adobe
9 10 (1.04%) Cisco
9 10 (1.04%) SAP
9 10 (1.04%) Wonderware
10 9 (0.94%) Perforce
10 9 (0.94%) Zend
10 9 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.94%) Rackspace
11 8 (0.83%) Remedy
11 8 (0.83%) Telerik
12 7 (0.73%) Compuware
13 6 (0.62%) Dell
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits & package
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits & package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago