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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 23 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 548 515 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.40% 7.20% 7.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.72% 16.39% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 468 436 460
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
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 £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 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 31 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 0 284 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Cheshire +9 179 £42,500 +21.42% 31
Lancashire +3 46 £34,500 -13.75% 6
Merseyside +7 20 £36,000 +2.85% 7
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 520 (51.08%) .NET
2 501 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (45.38%) C#
4 451 (44.30%) SQL
5 437 (42.93%) HTML
6 416 (40.86%) JavaScript
7 412 (40.47%) SQL Server
8 388 (38.11%) CSS
9 363 (35.66%) XML
10 309 (30.35%) ASP.NET
11 305 (29.96%) MVC
12 277 (27.21%) Java
13 269 (26.42%) SOAP
14 241 (23.67%) jQuery
15 226 (22.20%) TDD
16 210 (20.63%) Windows
16 210 (20.63%) WCF
17 193 (18.96%) OO
18 192 (18.86%) Finance
19 186 (18.27%) REST
20 185 (18.17%) HTML5
20 185 (18.17%) Oracle
21 176 (17.29%) Scrum
22 174 (17.09%) SDLC
23 157 (15.42%) Degree
24 156 (15.32%) .NET Framework
25 155 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
26 153 (15.03%) Microsoft
27 140 (13.75%) LINQ
28 127 (12.48%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.29%) CMS
2 62 (6.09%) WebLogic
3 50 (4.91%) IIS
4 45 (4.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 45 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 42 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 38 (3.73%) Tomcat
6 38 (3.73%) SharePoint
7 32 (3.14%) Apache
8 21 (2.06%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.38%) JBoss
11 14 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.08%) nginx
13 10 (0.98%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.57%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.28%) Fireworks
5 12 (1.18%) MS Project
6 8 (0.79%) MS Office
7 7 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (2.26%) Magento
3 17 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.88%) Tridion
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 108 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.18%) SaaS
6 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.88%) Office 365
7 8 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
8 6 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.59%) Route 53
8 6 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.29%) IaaS
9 3 (0.29%) Force.com
9 3 (0.29%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.098%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.97%) Internet
2 52 (5.11%) HTTP
3 17 (1.67%) Intranet
4 15 (1.47%) DNS
5 14 (1.38%) SAN
6 13 (1.28%) VPN
7 12 (1.18%) Wireless
7 12 (1.18%) HTTPS
7 12 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.88%) Firewall
9 8 (0.79%) SSL
9 8 (0.79%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.69%) VoIP
10 7 (0.69%) WAN
10 7 (0.69%) NAS
11 6 (0.59%) DMZ
11 6 (0.59%) FTP
12 5 (0.49%) LAN
12 5 (0.49%) SSH
13 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (40.47%) SQL Server
2 106 (10.41%) MySQL
3 104 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 59 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (5.70%) Relational Database
8 46 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (4.13%) Big Data
10 37 (3.63%) NoSQL
11 36 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (1.77%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.77%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.98%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 117 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 116 (11.39%) Visual Studio
3 102 (10.02%) Subversion
4 65 (6.39%) Jenkins
5 64 (6.29%) SoapUI
6 62 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (5.60%) NUnit
8 56 (5.50%) Eclipse
9 46 (4.52%) JUnit
10 36 (3.54%) Ant
11 31 (3.05%) JIRA
12 28 (2.75%) Maven
13 27 (2.65%) Selenium
13 27 (2.65%) Hudson
14 19 (1.87%) Grunt
15 18 (1.77%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.67%) TeamCity
17 16 (1.57%) Bower
17 16 (1.57%) gulp
18 14 (1.38%) Cucumber
General
1 192 (18.86%) Finance
2 38 (3.73%) Retail
3 34 (3.34%) Banking
4 22 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.16%) Marketing
5 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.18%) Back Office
6 7 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.59%) Games
7 6 (0.59%) Advertising
8 4 (0.39%) Legal
9 3 (0.29%) Automotive
9 3 (0.29%) Law
9 3 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.098%) Publishing
11 1 (0.098%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.098%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 747 (73.38%) Developer
2 230 (22.59%) .NET Developer
3 206 (20.24%) C# Developer
4 133 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 132 (12.97%) Senior Developer
6 124 (12.18%) Java Developer
7 112 (11.00%) Web Developer
8 108 (10.61%) Software Developer
9 104 (10.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 100 (9.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 60 (5.89%) Architect
12 53 (5.21%) .NET Web Developer
13 51 (5.01%) C# Web Developer
14 46 (4.52%) C# Software Developer
15 43 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
16 41 (4.03%) Software Engineer
17 40 (3.93%) Agile C# Developer
18 36 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
19 32 (3.14%) Analyst
19 32 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (51.08%) .NET
2 437 (42.93%) HTML
3 388 (38.11%) CSS
4 363 (35.66%) XML
5 309 (30.35%) ASP.NET
6 269 (26.42%) SOAP
7 241 (23.67%) jQuery
8 210 (20.63%) WCF
9 186 (18.27%) REST
10 185 (18.17%) HTML5
11 156 (15.32%) .NET Framework
12 140 (13.75%) LINQ
13 127 (12.48%) Ajax
14 120 (11.79%) RESTful
15 114 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 112 (11.00%) J2EE
17 110 (10.81%) WPF
18 105 (10.31%) Spring
19 101 (9.92%) CSS3
20 94 (9.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 97 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 58 (5.70%) User Experience
5 48 (4.72%) N-Tier
6 33 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 26 (2.55%) Replication
8 22 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.77%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.59%) Interactive TV
14 5 (0.49%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.49%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.49%) iPhone
14 5 (0.49%) Telematics
14 5 (0.49%) iPad
14 5 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 210 (20.63%) Windows
2 88 (8.64%) Linux
3 57 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 55 (5.40%) Android
5 28 (2.75%) UNIX
6 21 (2.06%) Windows Phone
7 20 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.67%) Windows Phone 7
9 15 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.29%) AIX
14 3 (0.29%) Solaris
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (29.96%) MVC
3 226 (22.20%) TDD
4 193 (18.96%) OO
5 176 (17.29%) Scrum
6 174 (17.09%) SDLC
7 155 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (11.30%) Software Engineering
9 112 (11.00%) Unit Testing
10 105 (10.31%) OOP
11 95 (9.33%) SOA
12 89 (8.74%) Mentoring
13 87 (8.55%) UML
14 75 (7.37%) Automated Testing
15 74 (7.27%) Web Development
15 74 (7.27%) BDD
16 67 (6.58%) E-Commerce
17 56 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
18 54 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 462 (45.38%) C#
2 451 (44.30%) SQL
3 416 (40.86%) JavaScript
4 277 (27.21%) Java
5 101 (9.92%) PHP
6 95 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 70 (6.88%) PL/SQL
8 69 (6.78%) VB.NET
9 53 (5.21%) C++
10 44 (4.32%) VBA
11 21 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 20 (1.96%) VB
12 20 (1.96%) Python
13 16 (1.57%) Ruby
14 15 (1.47%) C
15 11 (1.08%) XPath
16 9 (0.88%) VC++
17 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.49%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (15.42%) Degree
2 26 (2.55%) ISEB
3 16 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.39%) MCSE
6 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.29%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (0.29%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.29%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.098%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.098%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.21%) QA
2 20 (1.96%) SLA
3 19 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) WAI
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
7 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.49%) vSphere
4 5 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.39%) vCloud
5 4 (0.39%) Docker
6 1 (0.098%) Ceph
6 1 (0.098%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.098%) KVM
6 1 (0.098%) Xen
6 1 (0.098%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) Puppet
2 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.39%) Nagios
2 4 (0.39%) Cacti
2 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.29%) Munin
4 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.20%) vMotion
5 1 (0.098%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.098%) Ansible
5 1 (0.098%) cPanel
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.098%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.098%) Plesk
Vendors
1 185 (18.17%) Oracle
2 153 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.46%) VMware
4 20 (1.96%) Apple
4 20 (1.96%) IBM
5 17 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.57%) Zend
7 14 (1.38%) Stellent
8 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.18%) Cisco
9 12 (1.18%) Adobe
10 9 (0.88%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.59%) HP
12 5 (0.49%) Symbian
12 5 (0.49%) SAP
12 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.39%) ATG
13 4 (0.39%) Google
13 4 (0.39%) Citrix
13 4 (0.39%) Hitachi
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + blue chip benefits
Posted: 2 days ago