The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 2 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.49% 6.95% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 16.67% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.37% +4.70%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 42 78 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 31.34% 41.71% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 77
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Web Services as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Bedford

Web Services
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (25.00%) API Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 2 (25.00%) Bower
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) LESS

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Bower
2 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (25.00%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) API Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP