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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 23 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 529 457 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.32% 6.49% 7.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.22% 14.82% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 450 380 493
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,400 £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
2616 3083 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.13% 43.81% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2599 3228
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 302 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Cheshire +6 156 £40,000 +14.28% 27
Lancashire +1 37 £33,500 -10.66% 16
Merseyside -15 13 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Cumbria - 3 £29,000 - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 527 (53.45%) .NET
2 479 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
3 469 (47.57%) C#
4 463 (46.96%) SQL
5 412 (41.78%) SQL Server
6 405 (41.08%) HTML
7 401 (40.67%) JavaScript
8 364 (36.92%) CSS
9 357 (36.21%) XML
10 314 (31.85%) ASP.NET
11 293 (29.72%) MVC
12 257 (26.06%) SOAP
13 252 (25.56%) Java
14 226 (22.92%) jQuery
15 214 (21.70%) Windows
16 213 (21.60%) WCF
17 198 (20.08%) TDD
18 196 (19.88%) Oracle
19 186 (18.86%) OO
20 175 (17.75%) Finance
21 171 (17.34%) REST
22 159 (16.13%) .NET Framework
23 158 (16.02%) Scrum
23 158 (16.02%) HTML5
24 156 (15.82%) Degree
25 152 (15.42%) SDLC
26 149 (15.11%) Microsoft
27 143 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
28 131 (13.29%) LINQ
29 118 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 64 (6.49%) WebLogic
2 54 (5.48%) CMS
3 45 (4.56%) IIS
4 43 (4.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 43 (4.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 33 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.13%) Umbraco
9 20 (2.03%) Apache
10 13 (1.32%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.32%) nginx
11 12 (1.22%) GlassFish
12 11 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.01%) JBoss
14 9 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 74 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.01%) MS Project
4 10 (1.01%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.61%) MS Office
6 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (4.36%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (2.23%) Magento
3 16 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.91%) Tridion
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.91%) Route 53
5 9 (0.91%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 8 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.81%) SaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.30%) IaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.30%) PaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Force.com
10 2 (0.20%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.59%) Internet
2 49 (4.97%) HTTP
3 12 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.22%) VPN
3 12 (1.22%) DNS
4 11 (1.12%) Firewall
5 10 (1.01%) Intranet
6 9 (0.91%) SAN
7 8 (0.81%) Wireless
8 7 (0.71%) SSL
9 6 (0.61%) WAN
10 5 (0.51%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.51%) FTP
10 5 (0.51%) VoIP
10 5 (0.51%) SSH
11 4 (0.41%) NAS
11 4 (0.41%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.41%) SMTP
11 4 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (41.78%) SQL Server
2 97 (9.84%) MySQL
3 91 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 70 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (5.48%) Relational Database
8 48 (4.87%) Big Data
9 45 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (3.25%) NoSQL
12 22 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.91%) JasperReports
16 9 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 111 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 103 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 98 (9.94%) Subversion
4 66 (6.69%) SoapUI
5 65 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 65 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (5.68%) NUnit
7 49 (4.97%) JUnit
8 48 (4.87%) Eclipse
9 32 (3.25%) Ant
10 29 (2.94%) Hudson
11 24 (2.43%) JIRA
12 21 (2.13%) Selenium
12 21 (2.13%) SpecFlow
13 20 (2.03%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.83%) Maven
15 16 (1.62%) Grunt
16 13 (1.32%) gulp
16 13 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
17 12 (1.22%) Bower
General
1 175 (17.75%) Finance
2 31 (3.14%) Retail
3 28 (2.84%) Marketing
4 26 (2.64%) Banking
4 26 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.22%) Back Office
6 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (0.91%) Billing
7 6 (0.61%) Local Government
7 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.61%) Games
7 6 (0.61%) Advertising
8 4 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.41%) Legal
9 3 (0.30%) Automotive
9 3 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.10%) Publishing
10 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 719 (72.92%) Developer
2 239 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 214 (21.70%) C# Developer
4 133 (13.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (12.98%) Senior Developer
6 110 (11.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 102 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 101 (10.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 99 (10.04%) Java Developer
10 96 (9.74%) Web Developer
11 70 (7.10%) Architect
12 47 (4.77%) .NET Web Developer
13 46 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (4.16%) C# Web Developer
15 38 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
15 38 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
15 38 (3.85%) Software Engineer
16 36 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 35 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
18 34 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (53.45%) .NET
2 405 (41.08%) HTML
3 364 (36.92%) CSS
4 357 (36.21%) XML
5 314 (31.85%) ASP.NET
6 257 (26.06%) SOAP
7 226 (22.92%) jQuery
8 213 (21.60%) WCF
9 171 (17.34%) REST
10 159 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 158 (16.02%) HTML5
12 131 (13.29%) LINQ
13 118 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 117 (11.87%) Ajax
15 112 (11.36%) RESTful
16 103 (10.45%) WPF
17 102 (10.34%) JSON
17 102 (10.34%) J2EE
18 90 (9.13%) CSS3
19 79 (8.01%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.03%) Mobile App
2 83 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (6.69%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.87%) N-Tier
5 47 (4.77%) User Experience
6 32 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 26 (2.64%) Replication
8 19 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.61%) Interactive TV
13 6 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.61%) Telematics
13 6 (0.61%) iPad
13 6 (0.61%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.61%) iPhone
14 5 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 214 (21.70%) Windows
2 82 (8.32%) Linux
3 59 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 57 (5.78%) Android
5 29 (2.94%) UNIX
6 21 (2.13%) Windows Phone
7 20 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.52%) Windows Phone 7
8 15 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.41%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.30%) AIX
13 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (29.72%) MVC
3 198 (20.08%) TDD
4 186 (18.86%) OO
5 158 (16.02%) Scrum
6 152 (15.42%) SDLC
7 143 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (10.95%) Unit Testing
8 108 (10.95%) Software Engineering
8 108 (10.95%) OOP
9 101 (10.24%) SOA
10 89 (9.03%) UML
11 78 (7.91%) Mentoring
12 76 (7.71%) Web Development
13 71 (7.20%) BDD
13 71 (7.20%) Automated Testing
14 60 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
15 57 (5.78%) E-Commerce
15 57 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (4.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 469 (47.57%) C#
2 463 (46.96%) SQL
3 401 (40.67%) JavaScript
4 252 (25.56%) Java
5 95 (9.63%) T-SQL
6 88 (8.92%) PHP
7 76 (7.71%) PL/SQL
8 66 (6.69%) VB.NET
9 57 (5.78%) C++
10 41 (4.16%) VBA
11 23 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 23 (2.33%) Ruby
12 22 (2.23%) Python
13 17 (1.72%) VB
14 10 (1.01%) XPath
14 10 (1.01%) C
15 9 (0.91%) VC++
15 9 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.81%) Delphi
17 7 (0.71%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 156 (15.82%) Degree
2 25 (2.54%) ISEB
3 16 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.61%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.41%) MCSE
8 3 (0.30%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.30%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.30%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.36%) QA
2 20 (2.03%) SLA
3 17 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.91%) WAI
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.61%) Docker
4 4 (0.41%) vCloud
4 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.41%) vSphere
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) Ceph
6 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.91%) Puppet
2 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.30%) Nagios
4 3 (0.30%) Cacti
5 2 (0.20%) Munin
5 2 (0.20%) vMotion
6 1 (0.10%) Plesk
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 196 (19.88%) Oracle
2 149 (15.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.13%) Apple
4 18 (1.83%) VMware
4 18 (1.83%) IBM
5 15 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.32%) Zend
7 13 (1.32%) Stellent
8 12 (1.22%) Adobe
9 10 (1.01%) Cisco
10 9 (0.91%) DevExpress
11 7 (0.71%) HP
11 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.51%) Google
12 5 (0.51%) SAP
12 5 (0.51%) Facebook
13 4 (0.41%) Symbian
13 4 (0.41%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.41%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Annes, Lancashire
Anson McCade Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-42,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hols + bank holidays plus ability t
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 17 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. flexible working hours
Posted: 19 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Essential Recruitment
Salary: bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
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Hudson Banking & Finance
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday