The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 52 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 251 300 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.29% 5.56% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.87% 14.94% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 225 261 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Web Services
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2115 2008 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.12% 37.19% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1720 1816
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web Services
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Web Services Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Web Services
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Web Services
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +17 73 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Birmingham -30 67 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Coventry -2 37 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Staffordshire -16 30 £36,000 +2.85% 7
Worcestershire -3 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Shropshire +2 9 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Wolverhampton -8 6 £35,000 - 1
Solihull +2 4 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Herefordshire -4 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Walsall - 3 £65,000 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 359 (64.57%) .NET
2 332 (59.71%) C#
3 300 (53.96%) JavaScript
4 296 (53.24%) HTML
5 279 (50.18%) SQL Server
6 274 (49.28%) CSS
7 269 (48.38%) SQL
8 234 (42.09%) ASP.NET
9 225 (40.47%) XML
10 219 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
11 201 (36.15%) jQuery
12 173 (31.12%) MVC
13 161 (28.96%) Microsoft
14 139 (25.00%) WCF
15 129 (23.20%) T-SQL
16 119 (21.40%) Java
16 119 (21.40%) VB.NET
17 115 (20.68%) Visual Studio
18 105 (18.88%) Oracle
18 105 (18.88%) Degree
19 101 (18.17%) .NET Framework
19 101 (18.17%) OO
20 100 (17.99%) Windows
21 96 (17.27%) VB
22 95 (17.09%) HTML5
23 86 (15.47%) Finance
24 85 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
25 84 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
26 82 (14.75%) SOA
27 80 (14.39%) SOAP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (7.37%) IIS
1 41 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 28 (5.04%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.86%) Node.js
4 25 (4.50%) MQSeries
5 24 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.06%) CICS
7 16 (2.88%) JBoss
7 16 (2.88%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.70%) Apache
9 14 (2.52%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.98%) Mule
11 10 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.80%) CMS
12 8 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.26%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.26%) WordPress
14 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.90%) Cordys
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.22%) Heroku
3 25 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.42%) SaaS
5 15 (2.70%) Google Analytics
6 13 (2.34%) PaaS
6 13 (2.34%) GitHub
7 7 (1.26%) IaaS
7 7 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.26%) Joyent
7 7 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.42%) HTTP
2 12 (2.16%) Internet
3 11 (1.98%) SSL
4 4 (0.72%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.54%) DNS
5 3 (0.54%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) SAN
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) LAN
6 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (50.18%) SQL Server
2 84 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (14.21%) MySQL
4 52 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (7.01%) Relational Database
7 31 (5.58%) Crystal Reports
8 30 (5.40%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (4.86%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (3.42%) DB2
11 19 (3.42%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (2.88%) NoSQL
14 14 (2.52%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.52%) Big Data
15 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 115 (20.68%) Visual Studio
2 57 (10.25%) Subversion
2 57 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.16%) Maven
4 12 (2.16%) JIRA
5 11 (1.98%) Ant
6 10 (1.80%) ReSharper
6 10 (1.80%) Xcode
7 9 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.44%) PHPUnit
9 7 (1.26%) Behat
9 7 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.72%) JUnit
10 4 (0.72%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.54%) Selenium
11 3 (0.54%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.54%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
General
1 86 (15.47%) Finance
2 37 (6.65%) Retail
3 24 (4.32%) Back Office
4 22 (3.96%) Advertising
5 21 (3.78%) Marketing
6 12 (2.16%) Games
6 12 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.80%) Law
8 7 (1.26%) Automotive
9 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.72%) Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 415 (74.64%) Developer
2 133 (23.92%) .NET Developer
3 95 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 84 (15.11%) Software Developer
5 76 (13.67%) Senior Developer
6 68 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (8.09%) Java Developer
7 45 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (6.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 32 (5.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 32 (5.76%) Lead Developer
11 30 (5.40%) Consultant
12 29 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
13 28 (5.04%) Analyst
14 26 (4.68%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.68%) PHP Developer
15 24 (4.32%) Junior
16 23 (4.14%) .NET Software Developer
17 22 (3.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (64.57%) .NET
2 296 (53.24%) HTML
3 274 (49.28%) CSS
4 234 (42.09%) ASP.NET
5 225 (40.47%) XML
6 201 (36.15%) jQuery
7 139 (25.00%) WCF
8 101 (18.17%) .NET Framework
9 95 (17.09%) HTML5
10 85 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (14.39%) SOAP
12 79 (14.21%) JSON
13 69 (12.41%) RESTful
14 68 (12.23%) CSS3
15 61 (10.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 59 (10.61%) Ajax
17 58 (10.43%) REST
18 55 (9.89%) Spring
19 45 (8.09%) WinForms
20 39 (7.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 35 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 34 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 32 (5.76%) N-Tier
6 29 (5.22%) User Experience
7 19 (3.42%) W3C
8 18 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (3.06%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.26%) NHS
11 7 (1.26%) Web 2.0
11 7 (1.26%) New Media
11 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.08%) iPad
12 6 (1.08%) iPhone
12 6 (1.08%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.72%) SCORM
14 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.99%) Windows
2 51 (9.17%) Linux
3 32 (5.76%) UNIX
3 32 (5.76%) Android
4 29 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 27 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.68%) Solaris
7 18 (3.24%) AIX
8 17 (3.06%) MVS
9 7 (1.26%) HPUX
10 2 (0.36%) zOS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) OS/400
11 1 (0.18%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (31.12%) MVC
3 101 (18.17%) OO
4 82 (14.75%) SOA
5 76 (13.67%) Web Development
6 74 (13.31%) Software Engineering
7 56 (10.07%) E-Commerce
8 55 (9.89%) Unit Testing
9 53 (9.53%) Mentoring
10 47 (8.45%) SDLC
10 47 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (8.27%) Scrum
12 35 (6.29%) TDD
13 33 (5.94%) Waterfall
14 29 (5.22%) Project Management
14 29 (5.22%) OOP
15 28 (5.04%) Android Development
16 26 (4.68%) Analytics
17 24 (4.32%) iOS Development
18 22 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 332 (59.71%) C#
2 300 (53.96%) JavaScript
3 269 (48.38%) SQL
4 129 (23.20%) T-SQL
5 119 (21.40%) Java
5 119 (21.40%) VB.NET
6 96 (17.27%) VB
7 64 (11.51%) PHP
8 44 (7.91%) VB6
9 26 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 23 (4.14%) Perl
11 22 (3.96%) VBScript
12 17 (3.06%) JCL
13 15 (2.70%) C
14 10 (1.80%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.62%) XPath
15 9 (1.62%) COBOL
16 8 (1.44%) PHP5
17 7 (1.26%) C++
18 6 (1.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 105 (18.88%) Degree
2 17 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.62%) MCSD
4 5 (0.90%) ISEB
5 4 (0.72%) MCP
5 4 (0.72%) MCAD
5 4 (0.72%) MCTS
6 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.36%) MCSE
7 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.18%) CCA
8 1 (0.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.94%) QA
2 7 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.54%) Docker
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.44%) Puppet
3 7 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 161 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 105 (18.88%) Oracle
3 44 (7.91%) IBM
4 24 (4.32%) Google
5 16 (2.88%) Rackspace
6 15 (2.70%) Zend
7 13 (2.34%) Metastorm
8 10 (1.80%) VMware
8 10 (1.80%) Telerik
8 10 (1.80%) Adobe
8 10 (1.80%) BEA
9 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.26%) Pega
10 6 (1.08%) SAP
11 5 (0.90%) OpenText
12 4 (0.72%) Citrix
13 3 (0.54%) Apple
13 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.54%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.54%) WSO2
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Posted: Yesterday
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