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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 40 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 21 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.03% 9.64% 9.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.14% 23.27% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 51 33
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
207 245 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.73% 41.46% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 165 196 120
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 51 (98.08%) Java
2 42 (80.77%) SQL
3 37 (71.15%) Hibernate
3 37 (71.15%) Spring
4 36 (69.23%) XML
4 36 (69.23%) Linux
5 35 (67.31%) UNIX
6 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
7 32 (61.54%) OO
8 29 (55.77%) Finance
9 25 (48.08%) Maven
9 25 (48.08%) Degree
9 25 (48.08%) RESTful
10 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
10 22 (42.31%) Struts
10 22 (42.31%) JUnit
11 21 (40.38%) J2EE
12 20 (38.46%) SOAP
12 20 (38.46%) Banking
13 19 (36.54%) JSP
13 19 (36.54%) Oracle
14 18 (34.62%) jQuery
15 17 (32.69%) TDD
15 17 (32.69%) Subversion
15 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
16 16 (30.77%) Java EE
16 16 (30.77%) XPath
16 16 (30.77%) Servlets
16 16 (30.77%) XSLT
16 16 (30.77%) HPUX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
3 10 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (17.31%) JBoss
5 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
6 6 (11.54%) MQSeries
6 6 (11.54%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (3.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) IPv4
2 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 15 (28.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (13.46%) Informix
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.69%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Maven
2 22 (42.31%) JUnit
3 17 (32.69%) Subversion
4 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 12 (23.08%) Selenium
5 12 (23.08%) JBehave
6 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
6 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
6 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
6 11 (21.15%) Calabash
6 11 (21.15%) WATIR
6 11 (21.15%) NUnit
7 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
8 6 (11.54%) Ant
8 6 (11.54%) Log4j
9 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 10 (19.23%) Financial Institution
4 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 34 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Programmer
6 6 (11.54%) Java Programmer
6 6 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) Hibernate
1 37 (71.15%) Spring
2 36 (69.23%) XML
3 25 (48.08%) RESTful
4 22 (42.31%) Struts
5 21 (40.38%) J2EE
6 20 (38.46%) SOAP
7 19 (36.54%) JSP
8 18 (34.62%) jQuery
9 16 (30.77%) Servlets
9 16 (30.77%) XSLT
9 16 (30.77%) Java EE
10 13 (25.00%) Ajax
10 13 (25.00%) CSS
11 11 (21.15%) HTML
11 11 (21.15%) JSF
11 11 (21.15%) Gherkin
12 10 (19.23%) JAXB
12 10 (19.23%) SAX
12 10 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.15%) Open Source
3 10 (19.23%) Client/Server
4 6 (11.54%) Web 2.0
5 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.85%) Derivative
6 2 (3.85%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) UNIX
3 16 (30.77%) HPUX
3 16 (30.77%) Solaris
4 12 (23.08%) Windows
5 10 (19.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) OO
2 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 17 (32.69%) TDD
4 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
6 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 11 (21.15%) MVC
7 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
8 7 (13.46%) SOA
9 6 (11.54%) UML
9 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Content Management
10 5 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) BPR
11 4 (7.69%) Release Management
12 3 (5.77%) OOD
13 2 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) Java
2 42 (80.77%) SQL
3 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.77%) XPath
5 15 (28.85%) C#
6 11 (21.15%) Ruby
7 10 (19.23%) C
7 10 (19.23%) C++
8 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 16 (30.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Sun
3 6 (11.54%) Interwoven
4 5 (9.62%) Sybase
5 2 (3.85%) Perforce
6 1 (1.92%) Thunderhead
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