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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 29 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 512 527 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.99% 7.87% 8.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.35% 16.33% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 430 469 534
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 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 291 £40,000 +14.28% 79
Cheshire -4 148 £35,000 - 32
Lancashire +2 40 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Merseyside +5 33 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 561 (57.89%) .NET
2 556 (57.38%) C#
3 509 (52.53%) SQL
4 480 (49.54%) SQL Server
5 453 (46.75%) HTML
6 427 (44.07%) JavaScript
7 386 (39.83%) CSS
8 385 (39.73%) ASP.NET
9 377 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
10 317 (32.71%) XML
11 265 (27.35%) MVC
12 259 (26.73%) jQuery
13 257 (26.52%) WCF
14 238 (24.56%) SOAP
15 232 (23.94%) Microsoft
16 229 (23.63%) Windows
17 207 (21.36%) .NET Framework
18 193 (19.92%) TDD
19 191 (19.71%) T-SQL
20 182 (18.78%) OO
21 173 (17.85%) Java
22 157 (16.20%) LINQ
23 151 (15.58%) HTML5
24 148 (15.27%) Scrum
25 141 (14.55%) RESTful
26 135 (13.93%) Visual Studio
27 130 (13.42%) Finance
28 123 (12.69%) MySQL
28 123 (12.69%) Oracle
29 121 (12.49%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 89 (9.18%) IIS
2 57 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 46 (4.75%) CMS
4 43 (4.44%) Umbraco
5 42 (4.33%) Apache
6 37 (3.82%) Tomcat
7 34 (3.51%) WebSphere
8 31 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (1.96%) nginx
10 15 (1.55%) Confluence
10 15 (1.55%) ColdFusion
11 14 (1.44%) WordPress
12 13 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
14 10 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.03%) Node.js
15 9 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.93%) uWSGI
15 9 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (9.08%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.52%) SPSS
5 3 (0.31%) MS Office
6 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.31%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.34%) SaaS
5 10 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.03%) PaaS
6 8 (0.83%) IaaS
7 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.41%) ElastiCache
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.41%) Route 53
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.26%) Internet
1 51 (5.26%) HTTP
2 17 (1.75%) Wireless
2 17 (1.75%) VPN
3 13 (1.34%) FTP
4 11 (1.14%) Firewall
4 11 (1.14%) DNS
5 9 (0.93%) AMQP
5 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.93%) WAN
6 8 (0.83%) IPsec
7 7 (0.72%) SAN
8 6 (0.62%) LAN
8 6 (0.62%) SNMP
8 6 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.62%) Intranet
8 6 (0.62%) NAS
8 6 (0.62%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.52%) SSL
10 3 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (49.54%) SQL Server
2 123 (12.69%) MySQL
3 100 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (9.49%) Relational Database
5 81 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (3.72%) RDBMS
10 35 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (3.20%) Oracle Database
12 27 (2.79%) NoSQL
13 24 (2.48%) Big Data
14 19 (1.96%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (1.44%) DB2
16 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (1.14%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 135 (13.93%) Visual Studio
2 101 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 78 (8.05%) Subversion
5 58 (5.99%) Eclipse
6 51 (5.26%) JIRA
7 47 (4.85%) JUnit
8 34 (3.51%) Selenium
9 28 (2.89%) Mercurial
9 28 (2.89%) NUnit
10 27 (2.79%) Jenkins
11 22 (2.27%) Xcode
12 20 (2.06%) Ant
13 16 (1.65%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
15 14 (1.44%) MSTest
16 13 (1.34%) Maven
16 13 (1.34%) ClearCase
17 12 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
17 12 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 130 (13.42%) Finance
2 96 (9.91%) Retail
3 57 (5.88%) Marketing
4 20 (2.06%) Banking
4 20 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.44%) Back Office
6 12 (1.24%) Automotive
6 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.24%) Games
6 12 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.14%) Billing
8 10 (1.03%) Publishing
9 9 (0.93%) Legal
10 8 (0.83%) Advertising
11 7 (0.72%) Law
12 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
12 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 729 (75.23%) Developer
2 257 (26.52%) .NET Developer
3 192 (19.81%) C# Developer
4 141 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 135 (13.93%) Web Developer
6 128 (13.21%) Senior Developer
7 93 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (9.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (9.18%) Software Developer
9 78 (8.05%) Java Developer
10 66 (6.81%) Analyst
11 52 (5.37%) .NET Web Developer
12 51 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 40 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 38 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
15 35 (3.61%) Team Leader
16 30 (3.10%) Junior
17 29 (2.99%) Programmer
18 28 (2.89%) .NET Team Leader
18 28 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (57.89%) .NET
2 453 (46.75%) HTML
3 386 (39.83%) CSS
4 385 (39.73%) ASP.NET
5 317 (32.71%) XML
6 259 (26.73%) jQuery
7 257 (26.52%) WCF
8 238 (24.56%) SOAP
9 207 (21.36%) .NET Framework
10 157 (16.20%) LINQ
11 151 (15.58%) HTML5
12 141 (14.55%) RESTful
13 114 (11.76%) Ajax
14 102 (10.53%) REST
15 94 (9.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 88 (9.08%) CSS3
17 80 (8.26%) XSLT
18 79 (8.15%) JSON
19 75 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 61 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.91%) Mobile App
2 56 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 49 (5.06%) N-Tier
4 43 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 30 (3.10%) Open Source
7 20 (2.06%) Social Media
8 16 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.55%) iPhone
10 13 (1.34%) User Experience
11 11 (1.14%) W3C
12 10 (1.03%) NHS
13 9 (0.93%) iPad
14 8 (0.83%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.72%) Statistics
15 7 (0.72%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 229 (23.63%) Windows
2 121 (12.49%) Linux
3 64 (6.60%) Apple iOS
4 52 (5.37%) Android
5 30 (3.10%) UNIX
6 21 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.65%) Windows Phone
8 14 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.14%) CentOS
11 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
13 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.62%) AIX
15 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (27.35%) MVC
3 193 (19.92%) TDD
4 182 (18.78%) OO
5 148 (15.27%) Scrum
6 115 (11.87%) SOA
7 99 (10.22%) Software Engineering
8 97 (10.01%) E-Commerce
9 83 (8.57%) Web Development
10 77 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (7.74%) Mentoring
12 71 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 70 (7.22%) OOP
14 68 (7.02%) Project Management
15 60 (6.19%) OOD
16 59 (6.09%) UML
17 55 (5.68%) Configuration Management
18 45 (4.64%) ITIL
18 45 (4.64%) iOS Development
19 37 (3.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 556 (57.38%) C#
2 509 (52.53%) SQL
3 427 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 191 (19.71%) T-SQL
5 173 (17.85%) Java
6 97 (10.01%) VB.NET
7 86 (8.88%) PHP
8 50 (5.16%) C++
9 45 (4.64%) VB
10 40 (4.13%) C
11 34 (3.51%) Python
12 29 (2.99%) Ruby
13 23 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 21 (2.17%) XPath
15 18 (1.86%) Perl
16 17 (1.75%) VBA
17 14 (1.44%) Delphi
18 10 (1.03%) VB6
19 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (11.25%) Degree
2 11 (1.14%) MCP
3 10 (1.03%) ISEB
3 10 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.52%) CCNP
7 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.31%) HND
8 3 (0.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.21%) MCSD
9 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.72%) SLA
2 30 (3.10%) QA
3 15 (1.55%) WAI
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.44%) vSphere
2 14 (1.44%) vCloud
3 7 (0.72%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.17%) Puppet
2 19 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.72%) OpenView
4 6 (0.62%) OpenNMS
4 6 (0.62%) SCOM
4 6 (0.62%) CFEngine
5 4 (0.41%) SCCM
6 3 (0.31%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 232 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 123 (12.69%) Oracle
3 35 (3.61%) Sitecore
4 34 (3.51%) VMware
5 28 (2.89%) Google
5 28 (2.89%) IBM
6 25 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.65%) HP
8 12 (1.24%) Adobe
9 10 (1.03%) JBoss
9 10 (1.03%) Cisco
9 10 (1.03%) Zend
9 10 (1.03%) Wonderware
9 10 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 9 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.83%) Compuware
11 8 (0.83%) Perforce
11 8 (0.83%) Embarcadero
11 8 (0.83%) Telerik
12 7 (0.72%) Remedy
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