The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 42 27 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 32 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.25% 8.63% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.41% 21.33% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 8
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Web Services
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 150 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.45% 40.43% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Web Services
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Watford

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 47 (79.66%) Java
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 41 (69.49%) XML
3 35 (59.32%) RESTful
4 32 (54.24%) JUnit
5 31 (52.54%) Test Automation
6 30 (50.85%) OO
7 26 (44.07%) Open Source
8 25 (42.37%) C#
8 25 (42.37%) Selenium
8 25 (42.37%) Test Scripting
8 25 (42.37%) JBehave
9 24 (40.68%) NUnit
9 24 (40.68%) Ruby
9 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
9 24 (40.68%) WATIR
9 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
9 24 (40.68%) BDD
9 24 (40.68%) SpecFlow
9 24 (40.68%) Gherkin
9 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
9 24 (40.68%) Calabash
10 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (30.51%) UNIX
11 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
11 17 (28.81%) Spring
12 15 (25.42%) Struts
12 15 (25.42%) Linux
12 15 (25.42%) Subversion
12 15 (25.42%) Maven

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) MQSeries
3 8 (13.56%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.78%) JBoss
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) PaaS
3 6 (10.17%) IaaS
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.47%) Terremark
4 5 (8.47%) Google Apps
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Internet
2 9 (15.25%) HTTP
3 6 (10.17%) IPv4
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) SMS
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) JUnit
2 25 (42.37%) Selenium
2 25 (42.37%) JBehave
3 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
3 24 (40.68%) SpecFlow
3 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
3 24 (40.68%) Calabash
3 24 (40.68%) NUnit
3 24 (40.68%) WATIR
4 15 (25.42%) Subversion
4 15 (25.42%) Maven
5 8 (13.56%) Ant
5 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
5 8 (13.56%) Log4j
6 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Banking
1 12 (20.34%) Retail
2 11 (18.64%) Finance
3 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.47%) Games
6 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (20.34%) Architect
5 9 (15.25%) Test Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (8.47%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
10 4 (6.78%) Payments Business Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) XML
2 35 (59.32%) RESTful
3 24 (40.68%) Gherkin
4 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
4 17 (28.81%) Spring
5 15 (25.42%) jQuery
5 15 (25.42%) Struts
6 14 (23.73%) XSLT
6 14 (23.73%) Servlets
6 14 (23.73%) SOAP
7 13 (22.03%) Ajax
8 11 (18.64%) J2EE
8 11 (18.64%) JMS
9 9 (15.25%) HTML
9 9 (15.25%) CSS
10 8 (13.56%) REST
10 8 (13.56%) XMLBeans
10 8 (13.56%) JSON
11 7 (11.86%) JSF
11 7 (11.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.07%) Open Source
2 8 (13.56%) Web 2.0
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) CMDB
3 6 (10.17%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.78%) APACS
4 4 (6.78%) IVR
4 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.78%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) UNIX
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) HPUX
3 14 (23.73%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Test Automation
2 30 (50.85%) OO
3 25 (42.37%) Test Scripting
4 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
4 24 (40.68%) BDD
5 11 (18.64%) Content Management
6 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.56%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) UML
7 7 (11.86%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) MVC
8 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.17%) DevOps
9 5 (8.47%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Use Case
9 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) Java
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) C#
4 24 (40.68%) Ruby
5 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.73%) XPath
7 6 (10.17%) C
7 6 (10.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Sun Certification
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (6.78%) ISO 8583
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.17%) VirtualBox
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) IBM
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Sun
2 8 (13.56%) Interwoven
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) Google
5 5 (8.47%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.69%) Thunderhead
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