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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 27 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 525 512 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.30% 7.09% 7.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.56% 14.83% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 443 465 498
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,150
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
3171 3452 3543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.07% 47.82% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 3076 3249
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 £25,000 £26,000
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 31 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 31 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 +3 321 £40,000 +11.11% 59
Cheshire -1 138 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Lancashire +1 33 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Merseyside -14 31 £35,000 - 11
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 537 (56.53%) .NET
2 528 (55.58%) C#
3 492 (51.79%) SQL
4 472 (49.68%) SQL Server
5 386 (40.63%) HTML
6 370 (38.95%) JavaScript
7 364 (38.32%) ASP.NET
8 334 (35.16%) XML
9 318 (33.47%) CSS
10 263 (27.68%) Microsoft
11 249 (26.21%) WCF
12 243 (25.58%) MVC
13 227 (23.89%) jQuery
14 217 (22.84%) Windows
15 209 (22.00%) SOAP
16 207 (21.79%) TDD
17 200 (21.05%) Java
18 197 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
19 183 (19.26%) OO
20 173 (18.21%) .NET Framework
21 158 (16.63%) T-SQL
22 154 (16.21%) Visual Studio
23 149 (15.68%) Scrum
24 145 (15.26%) Linux
25 133 (14.00%) HTML5
26 131 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
27 126 (13.26%) LINQ
28 121 (12.74%) RESTful
29 120 (12.63%) MySQL
30 116 (12.21%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 75 (7.89%) IIS
2 73 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 56 (5.89%) Tomcat
4 52 (5.47%) Apache
5 42 (4.42%) CMS
6 30 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (2.42%) nginx
9 22 (2.32%) Umbraco
10 21 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.37%) ColdFusion
13 12 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.16%) WordPress
15 10 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
15 10 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.05%) Confluence
16 9 (0.95%) uWSGI
16 9 (0.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 92 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.74%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.63%) 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
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.42%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.84%) SaaS
6 7 (0.74%) IaaS
6 7 (0.74%) PaaS
7 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.53%) Route 53
9 3 (0.32%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.11%) Internet
2 46 (4.84%) HTTP
3 16 (1.68%) DNS
4 13 (1.37%) AMQP
5 12 (1.26%) VPN
5 12 (1.26%) WAN
6 11 (1.16%) Firewall
7 10 (1.05%) RFID
8 9 (0.95%) LAN
9 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.74%) SAN
10 7 (0.74%) FTP
11 6 (0.63%) SSL
11 6 (0.63%) IPsec
11 6 (0.63%) Intranet
12 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.42%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.42%) SNMP
13 4 (0.42%) Wireless
13 4 (0.42%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (49.68%) SQL Server
2 131 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (12.63%) MySQL
4 78 (8.21%) Relational Database
5 62 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (4.42%) RDBMS
9 38 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 34 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (3.47%) NoSQL
12 23 (2.42%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.11%) DB2
14 16 (1.68%) Big Data
15 15 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (1.26%) Hadoop
18 10 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
19 8 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 154 (16.21%) Visual Studio
2 81 (8.53%) Eclipse
3 78 (8.21%) Git (software)
4 70 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (7.16%) Subversion
6 50 (5.26%) JUnit
7 44 (4.63%) Jenkins
8 40 (4.21%) JIRA
9 38 (4.00%) Selenium
10 34 (3.58%) Ant
11 29 (3.05%) NUnit
12 26 (2.74%) Maven
13 25 (2.63%) Xcode
14 22 (2.32%) Mercurial
15 19 (2.00%) Hudson
16 17 (1.79%) MSTest
17 16 (1.68%) Mockito
17 16 (1.68%) Cucumber
18 13 (1.37%) SpecFlow
19 12 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 116 (12.21%) Finance
2 69 (7.26%) Retail
3 53 (5.58%) Marketing
4 16 (1.68%) Legal
5 14 (1.47%) Banking
6 13 (1.37%) Back Office
7 12 (1.26%) Games
8 11 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.16%) Billing
9 10 (1.05%) Advertising
10 8 (0.84%) Automotive
11 7 (0.74%) Publishing
12 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.63%) Electronics
13 5 (0.53%) Military
14 4 (0.42%) Law
14 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 705 (74.21%) Developer
2 255 (26.84%) .NET Developer
3 183 (19.26%) C# Developer
4 140 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 113 (11.89%) Web Developer
6 111 (11.68%) Senior Developer
7 93 (9.79%) Java Developer
8 87 (9.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (8.84%) Software Developer
10 83 (8.74%) Analyst
11 82 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (4.63%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.68%) Team Leader
14 34 (3.58%) Programmer
15 31 (3.26%) .NET Web Developer
16 30 (3.16%) iOS Developer
17 29 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
17 29 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
18 28 (2.95%) .NET Software Engineer
19 26 (2.74%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (56.53%) .NET
2 386 (40.63%) HTML
3 364 (38.32%) ASP.NET
4 334 (35.16%) XML
5 318 (33.47%) CSS
6 249 (26.21%) WCF
7 227 (23.89%) jQuery
8 209 (22.00%) SOAP
9 173 (18.21%) .NET Framework
10 133 (14.00%) HTML5
11 126 (13.26%) LINQ
12 121 (12.74%) RESTful
13 114 (12.00%) REST
14 96 (10.11%) Ajax
15 88 (9.26%) JSON
16 86 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 81 (8.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 70 (7.37%) Spring
19 67 (7.05%) CSS3
20 64 (6.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.74%) Mobile App
2 75 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.68%) N-Tier
4 53 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.68%) Client/Server
6 30 (3.16%) Open Source
7 23 (2.42%) Social Media
8 16 (1.68%) iPhone
9 15 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.58%) W3C
9 15 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.26%) Statistics
11 10 (1.05%) NHS
12 8 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.84%) iPad
12 8 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.74%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 217 (22.84%) Windows
2 145 (15.26%) Linux
3 61 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 50 (5.26%) Android
5 41 (4.32%) UNIX
6 35 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.79%) CentOS
8 16 (1.68%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.95%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.74%) AIX
14 6 (0.63%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (25.58%) MVC
2 207 (21.79%) TDD
3 197 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (19.26%) OO
5 149 (15.68%) Scrum
6 110 (11.58%) Software Engineering
7 109 (11.47%) Web Development
7 109 (11.47%) SOA
8 89 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (8.21%) UML
10 75 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 69 (7.26%) E-Commerce
12 61 (6.42%) Project Management
13 58 (6.11%) OOP
13 58 (6.11%) OOD
14 57 (6.00%) Configuration Management
15 47 (4.95%) iOS Development
16 41 (4.32%) Automated Testing
17 40 (4.21%) ITIL
18 37 (3.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 528 (55.58%) C#
2 492 (51.79%) SQL
3 370 (38.95%) JavaScript
4 200 (21.05%) Java
5 158 (16.63%) T-SQL
6 98 (10.32%) VB.NET
7 72 (7.58%) PHP
8 37 (3.89%) Python
9 35 (3.68%) VB
10 33 (3.47%) Ruby
11 31 (3.26%) C
12 29 (3.05%) C++
13 25 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 24 (2.53%) VBA
15 21 (2.21%) XPath
16 20 (2.11%) PL/SQL
17 19 (2.00%) Perl
18 9 (0.95%) ABAP
19 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 116 (12.21%) Degree
2 18 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (1.89%) MCP
3 15 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.05%) ISEB
6 9 (0.95%) HND
7 7 (0.74%) MCDST
8 6 (0.63%) MCSE
9 5 (0.53%) CCNP
9 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.21%) MCSD
12 2 (0.21%) MCSA
12 2 (0.21%) RHCE
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.79%) QA
2 19 (2.00%) WAI
3 18 (1.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.26%) vCloud
2 12 (1.26%) vSphere
3 10 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.74%) XenApp
4 7 (0.74%) XenServer
4 7 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.63%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (2.53%) Puppet
2 22 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.84%) OpenView
3 8 (0.84%) SCCM
4 6 (0.63%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.42%) SCOM
6 4 (0.42%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 263 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 112 (11.79%) Oracle
3 43 (4.53%) Red Hat
4 41 (4.32%) VMware
5 33 (3.47%) Google
6 31 (3.26%) Sitecore
7 29 (3.05%) IBM
8 16 (1.68%) HP
9 14 (1.47%) Zend
10 11 (1.16%) Adobe
10 11 (1.16%) Cisco
11 10 (1.05%) SAP
12 9 (0.95%) Rackspace
12 9 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.95%) Wonderware
13 8 (0.84%) Perforce
13 8 (0.84%) Remedy
13 8 (0.84%) Citrix
14 7 (0.74%) LANDesk
14 7 (0.74%) Telerik
Salford, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Based on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Beenfits
Posted: 2 days ago