The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.63% 2.72% 10.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 5.13% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +37.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Web Services
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 78 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 43.42% 53.06% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 75 51
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Web Services
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region.

Web Services Salary Trend in Preston

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) XML
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) REST
7 4 (36.36%) HTML5
7 4 (36.36%) UML
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Ajax
8 3 (27.27%) OO
8 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (18.18%) JSON
9 2 (18.18%) VB
9 2 (18.18%) PHP
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) JBuilder
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
8 1 (9.09%) Yii
8 1 (9.09%) Symfony
8 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
8 1 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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