The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 12 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.38% 7.83% 12.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 16.07% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -4.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  

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 Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 90 56 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 40.36% 48.70% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 20
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
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 Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

Web Services
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Belfast

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Belfast

Web Services
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) JMS
8 6 (26.09%) JBoss
8 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
8 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
8 6 (26.09%) EAM
8 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (26.09%) J2EE
8 6 (26.09%) Java EE
8 6 (26.09%) WCF
8 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
8 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
8 6 (26.09%) Scala
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
8 6 (26.09%) Smart Energy
9 5 (21.74%) HTML

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) SOAP
3 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) JMS
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) Java EE
6 6 (26.09%) WCF
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) Ext JS
8 4 (17.39%) Highcharts JS
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) XSL
9 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (26.09%) Smart Energy
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
2 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
2 6 (26.09%) EAM
3 4 (17.39%) Process Management
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Scala
6 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Actimize
3 4 (17.39%) Cognizant