The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 56 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.88% 9.39% 6.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.73% 22.46% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 24
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £48,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
236 138 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.62% 41.82% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 114 110
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
Hertfordshire

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 April 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (58.23%) Java
2 43 (54.43%) TDD
3 42 (53.16%) OO
4 40 (50.63%) Spring
5 38 (48.10%) Finance
6 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
6 35 (44.30%) Degree
7 33 (41.77%) Oracle
8 32 (40.51%) Linux
8 32 (40.51%) Hibernate
9 31 (39.24%) Maven
9 31 (39.24%) Banking
10 30 (37.97%) HTML
11 29 (36.71%) UNIX
12 27 (34.18%) Informix
13 26 (32.91%) SQL
14 25 (31.65%) JSP
14 25 (31.65%) Eclipse
15 22 (27.85%) RDBMS
15 22 (27.85%) Struts
15 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
15 22 (27.85%) Relational Database
16 19 (24.05%) Windows
16 19 (24.05%) Scrum
17 18 (22.78%) Internet
18 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
19 14 (17.72%) Cryptography
19 14 (17.72%) Requirements Analysis
19 14 (17.72%) Project Planning
19 14 (17.72%) PCI DSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.59%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Liferay
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.27%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) SaaS
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Internet
2 14 (17.72%) SMS
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) Extranet
5 1 (1.27%) IPv4
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) Informix
2 22 (27.85%) RDBMS
2 22 (27.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (39.24%) Maven
2 25 (31.65%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.27%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.27%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.27%) JMeter
6 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 31 (39.24%) Banking
3 13 (16.46%) Retail Banking
3 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Developer
2 38 (48.10%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Programmer
4 14 (17.72%) Java Programmer
4 14 (17.72%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 3 (3.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Sales Executive
11 3 (3.80%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) Spring
2 32 (40.51%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.97%) HTML
4 25 (31.65%) JSP
5 22 (27.85%) Struts
6 14 (17.72%) .NET
7 11 (13.92%) jQuery
7 11 (13.92%) CSS
8 10 (12.66%) RESTful
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (10.13%) XHTML
10 8 (10.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (10.13%) JAX-RS
10 8 (10.13%) WCF
10 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.86%) J2EE
11 7 (8.86%) XML
12 3 (3.80%) Spring Security
12 3 (3.80%) Spring Web Flow
12 3 (3.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Cryptography
2 14 (17.72%) APACS
2 14 (17.72%) IVR
3 13 (16.46%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) UNIX
3 19 (24.05%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.27%) SUSE
6 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) TDD
2 42 (53.16%) OO
3 19 (24.05%) Scrum
4 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.72%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (17.72%) Project Planning
5 14 (17.72%) Data Security
6 13 (16.46%) MVC
7 8 (10.13%) OOP
7 8 (10.13%) OOD
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.80%) Web Development
10 3 (3.80%) Web Design
11 2 (2.53%) ETL
11 2 (2.53%) Change Management
11 2 (2.53%) Practice Management
11 2 (2.53%) ERD
11 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
12 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 14 (17.72%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.80%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) XPath
8 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Degree
2 14 (17.72%) CCA
3 3 (3.80%) MCTS
3 3 (3.80%) MCITP
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
3 3 (3.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) PCI DSS
1 14 (17.72%) ISO 8583
1 14 (17.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Perforce
4 3 (3.80%) Apple
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Macromedia
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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