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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 567 523 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.43% 7.10% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.14% 16.07% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 429 444
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2682 3255 3273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.89% 44.17% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2759 2937
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +1 303 £42,500 +6.25% 74
Cheshire +10 188 £43,500 +24.28% 37
Lancashire +5 39 £37,500 -3.22% 12
Merseyside +10 26 £32,500 -5.79% 12
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 547 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (47.43%) .NET
3 460 (43.73%) SQL
4 449 (42.68%) C#
5 447 (42.49%) HTML
6 442 (42.02%) JavaScript
7 414 (39.35%) SQL Server
8 403 (38.31%) CSS
9 369 (35.08%) XML
10 328 (31.18%) MVC
11 315 (29.94%) Java
12 295 (28.04%) ASP.NET
13 270 (25.67%) SOAP
14 253 (24.05%) TDD
15 248 (23.57%) jQuery
16 211 (20.06%) Finance
17 208 (19.77%) Windows
18 198 (18.82%) WCF
19 195 (18.54%) HTML5
20 192 (18.25%) Scrum
21 189 (17.97%) OO
22 179 (17.02%) REST
23 175 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
24 171 (16.25%) SDLC
25 169 (16.06%) Degree
26 166 (15.78%) Oracle
27 160 (15.21%) Microsoft
28 159 (15.11%) RESTful
29 142 (13.50%) LINQ
30 139 (13.21%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (6.27%) CMS
2 59 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 52 (4.94%) IIS
4 51 (4.85%) SharePoint
5 45 (4.28%) Tomcat
5 45 (4.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 45 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 41 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 33 (3.14%) Apache
8 26 (2.47%) Umbraco
9 21 (2.00%) MS Exchange
9 21 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.43%) JBoss
12 14 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.95%) Node.js
13 10 (0.95%) nginx
14 9 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 84 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.52%) Fireworks
5 13 (1.24%) MS Project
6 10 (0.95%) MS Office
7 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (4.28%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (2.28%) Magento
3 18 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.86%) Tridion
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.095%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 117 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.62%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.14%) SaaS
6 10 (0.95%) Office 365
7 8 (0.76%) Route 53
7 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.57%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.19%) GitHub
11 1 (0.095%) IaaS
11 1 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.095%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.75%) Internet
2 50 (4.75%) HTTP
3 21 (2.00%) DNS
4 19 (1.81%) Intranet
5 18 (1.71%) HTTPS
6 15 (1.43%) VPN
7 13 (1.24%) SAN
7 13 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.14%) VoIP
8 12 (1.14%) Wireless
9 11 (1.05%) Firewall
9 11 (1.05%) WAN
10 9 (0.86%) LAN
11 8 (0.76%) SSL
11 8 (0.76%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.67%) FTP
13 6 (0.57%) SMTP
13 6 (0.57%) NAS
13 6 (0.57%) DMZ
14 5 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (39.35%) SQL Server
2 110 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (9.41%) MySQL
4 87 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (6.27%) Oracle Database
6 66 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 45 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (3.90%) Big Data
9 37 (3.52%) NoSQL
10 27 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (2.09%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 135 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 112 (10.65%) Visual Studio
3 91 (8.65%) Subversion
4 71 (6.75%) Jenkins
5 68 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (6.27%) NUnit
7 63 (5.99%) SoapUI
8 59 (5.61%) Eclipse
9 50 (4.75%) JUnit
10 47 (4.47%) Maven
11 39 (3.71%) Ant
12 37 (3.52%) Selenium
13 34 (3.23%) JIRA
14 25 (2.38%) HP UFT
15 23 (2.19%) Hudson
16 20 (1.90%) MSTest
16 20 (1.90%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.90%) Grunt
17 19 (1.81%) Cucumber
18 17 (1.62%) Bower
General
1 211 (20.06%) Finance
2 38 (3.61%) Banking
3 36 (3.42%) Retail
4 20 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.90%) Marketing
5 13 (1.24%) Games
6 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.05%) Back Office
8 8 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.57%) Legal
9 6 (0.57%) Advertising
9 6 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.095%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.095%) Billing
12 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 739 (70.25%) Developer
2 213 (20.25%) .NET Developer
3 190 (18.06%) C# Developer
4 151 (14.35%) Java Developer
5 129 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 125 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 115 (10.93%) Web Developer
8 102 (9.70%) Software Developer
9 97 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 92 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 62 (5.89%) Architect
12 54 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
12 54 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
13 48 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 46 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
15 44 (4.18%) Software Engineer
16 42 (3.99%) Analyst
17 37 (3.52%) Consultant
18 34 (3.23%) Tester
18 34 (3.23%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (47.43%) .NET
2 447 (42.49%) HTML
3 403 (38.31%) CSS
4 369 (35.08%) XML
5 295 (28.04%) ASP.NET
6 270 (25.67%) SOAP
7 248 (23.57%) jQuery
8 198 (18.82%) WCF
9 195 (18.54%) HTML5
10 179 (17.02%) REST
11 159 (15.11%) RESTful
12 142 (13.50%) LINQ
13 139 (13.21%) .NET Framework
13 139 (13.21%) J2EE
14 134 (12.74%) Spring
15 119 (11.31%) Ajax
16 118 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 114 (10.84%) Hibernate
18 106 (10.08%) WPF
19 104 (9.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.13%) Mobile App
2 90 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 71 (6.75%) User Experience
5 43 (4.09%) N-Tier
6 29 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.19%) Replication
7 23 (2.19%) Visualisation
8 21 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (0.86%) Telematics
11 9 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (0.67%) Mobile Games
12 7 (0.67%) iPhone
13 6 (0.57%) Interactive TV
14 5 (0.48%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.48%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 208 (19.77%) Windows
2 104 (9.89%) Linux
3 58 (5.51%) Android
3 58 (5.51%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.66%) UNIX
5 22 (2.09%) Windows Phone
6 18 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.52%) Windows Phone 7
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.57%) AIX
11 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.29%) CentOS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.19%) Solaris
15 1 (0.095%) SUSE
15 1 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (31.18%) MVC
3 253 (24.05%) TDD
4 192 (18.25%) Scrum
5 189 (17.97%) OO
6 175 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
7 171 (16.25%) SDLC
8 124 (11.79%) Software Engineering
9 106 (10.08%) OOP
10 102 (9.70%) SOA
11 101 (9.60%) Unit Testing
12 85 (8.08%) Mentoring
13 84 (7.98%) E-Commerce
14 83 (7.89%) UML
15 82 (7.79%) BDD
16 77 (7.32%) Web Development
17 72 (6.84%) Automated Testing
18 54 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
19 44 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (3.99%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 460 (43.73%) SQL
2 449 (42.68%) C#
3 442 (42.02%) JavaScript
4 315 (29.94%) Java
5 99 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 98 (9.32%) PHP
7 72 (6.84%) PL/SQL
8 63 (5.99%) VB.NET
9 55 (5.23%) C++
10 44 (4.18%) VBA
11 23 (2.19%) VB
12 21 (2.00%) C
12 21 (2.00%) Python
13 18 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.52%) Ruby
15 10 (0.95%) XPath
15 10 (0.95%) VC++
16 8 (0.76%) Groovy
17 6 (0.57%) Perl
18 5 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 169 (16.06%) Degree
2 31 (2.95%) ISEB
3 18 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.76%) MCSE
6 7 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.29%) OCPJWCD
10 3 (0.29%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.29%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.095%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.75%) QA
2 20 (1.90%) SLA
3 16 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) HL7
5 2 (0.19%) WAI
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.57%) Docker
4 5 (0.48%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.29%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.095%) KVM
7 1 (0.095%) Ceph
7 1 (0.095%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.095%) Varnish
7 1 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.05%) Puppet
2 4 (0.38%) Cacti
2 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.38%) Nagios
3 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.29%) Munin
4 1 (0.095%) Plesk
4 1 (0.095%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.095%) Ansible
4 1 (0.095%) cPanel
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.095%) Nessus
4 1 (0.095%) Nmap
4 1 (0.095%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.095%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.095%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.095%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 166 (15.78%) Oracle
2 160 (15.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.66%) VMware
4 22 (2.09%) IBM
5 19 (1.81%) Apple
6 18 (1.71%) Zend
7 17 (1.62%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.43%) Cisco
9 14 (1.33%) Stellent
10 13 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.14%) HP
12 11 (1.05%) Adobe
13 5 (0.48%) Citrix
13 5 (0.48%) Symbian
13 5 (0.48%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.38%) Facebook
14 4 (0.38%) SAP
14 4 (0.38%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.38%) ATG
14 4 (0.38%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - 60000
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