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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 15 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 32 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.49% 13.87% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 30.23% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 16
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £33,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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
152 172 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.07% 45.87% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 109 139 94
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (60.78%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) XML
4 23 (45.10%) C#
4 23 (45.10%) RESTful
5 22 (43.14%) Open Source
5 22 (43.14%) JUnit
6 20 (39.22%) NUnit
7 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
7 19 (37.25%) OO
7 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
7 19 (37.25%) Selenium
8 18 (35.29%) WATIR
8 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
8 18 (35.29%) JBehave
8 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
8 18 (35.29%) BDD
8 18 (35.29%) SpecFlow
8 18 (35.29%) Gherkin
8 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 18 (35.29%) Calabash
8 18 (35.29%) Ruby
9 13 (25.49%) Retail
9 13 (25.49%) Internet
10 12 (23.53%) .NET
11 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.65%) SMS
12 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (17.65%) CCA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.80%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) MQSeries
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.92%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) PaaS
3 6 (11.76%) IaaS
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (9.80%) Google Apps
4 5 (9.80%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Internet
2 9 (17.65%) SMS
3 6 (11.76%) HTTP
4 5 (9.80%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
1 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) JUnit
2 20 (39.22%) NUnit
3 19 (37.25%) Selenium
4 18 (35.29%) WATIR
4 18 (35.29%) JBehave
4 18 (35.29%) Cucumber
4 18 (35.29%) SpecFlow
4 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 18 (35.29%) Calabash
5 6 (11.76%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) Log4j
6 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 4 (7.84%) Ant
6 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.96%) Hudson
9 1 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (25.49%) Retail
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Payments Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) XML
2 23 (45.10%) RESTful
3 18 (35.29%) Gherkin
4 12 (23.53%) .NET
5 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 9 (17.65%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) jQuery
7 6 (11.76%) JSON
7 6 (11.76%) Ajax
7 6 (11.76%) SOAP
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.80%) LAMP
9 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.84%) Spring
9 4 (7.84%) XMLBeans
9 4 (7.84%) J2EE
9 4 (7.84%) XSLT
9 4 (7.84%) Struts
9 4 (7.84%) Servlets
9 4 (7.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Open Source
2 9 (17.65%) APACS
2 9 (17.65%) IVR
2 9 (17.65%) Cryptography
2 9 (17.65%) SWIFT
3 6 (11.76%) CMDB
4 4 (7.84%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) UNIX
2 5 (9.80%) Solaris
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) HPUX
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
1 19 (37.25%) OO
1 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
2 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 18 (35.29%) BDD
3 9 (17.65%) Data Security
3 9 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 7 (13.73%) Content Management
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) DevOps
6 5 (9.80%) Use Case
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) UML
6 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 18 (35.29%) Ruby
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) XPath
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) CCA
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (17.65%) ISO 8583
1 9 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.80%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.92%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Rackspace
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Google
4 4 (7.84%) Sun
4 4 (7.84%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.92%) BMC
5 2 (3.92%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
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