Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 72 49
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 124 120 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.30% 3.23% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.33% 10.30% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 99 107 187
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,200 £61,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,094 1,165 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.16% 31.32% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,055 1,069
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £59,960
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Birmingham

Web Services
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Birmingham

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (50.81%) Java
3 56 (45.16%) REST
4 51 (41.13%) JavaScript
5 44 (35.48%) XML
6 43 (34.68%) JSON
7 39 (31.45%) SOAP
8 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
9 31 (25.00%) Spring
10 30 (24.19%) Ajax
11 29 (23.39%) .NET
11 29 (23.39%) C#
12 28 (22.58%) Analytics
13 24 (19.35%) HTML
13 24 (19.35%) CSS
14 23 (18.55%) Degree
15 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.94%) ServiceNow
16 20 (16.13%) Fintech
16 20 (16.13%) OO
16 20 (16.13%) RESTful
16 20 (16.13%) NoSQL
17 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
17 19 (15.32%) SQL
17 19 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (14.52%) SOA
19 17 (13.71%) Big Data
19 17 (13.71%) SDLC
20 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
20 16 (12.90%) JMS

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (8.87%) Apache
1 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.06%) CMS
3 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.03%) IIS
5 3 (2.42%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.81%) Liferay
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.84%) Magento
3 5 (4.03%) SAP CRM
3 5 (4.03%) SAP MM
3 5 (4.03%) SAP PM
3 5 (4.03%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.87%) Boomi
4 5 (4.03%) GitHub
5 4 (3.23%) SaaS
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.81%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) SSL
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 17 (13.71%) Big Data
4 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (11.29%) Hazelcast
6 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (8.06%) MySQL
9 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.84%) DTS
10 6 (4.84%) GIS
11 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.61%) MS Access
12 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.81%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.87%) Maven
3 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.23%) JIRA
6 4 (3.23%) Subversion
7 3 (2.42%) JUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.61%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.61%) Selenium
8 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.81%) jMock
9 1 (0.81%) Mockito
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Law
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (63.71%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.10%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.48%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Integration Specialist
6 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Analytics Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 9 (7.26%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
8 8 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.65%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Integration Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Architect
10 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.16%) REST
2 44 (35.48%) XML
3 43 (34.68%) JSON
4 39 (31.45%) SOAP
5 31 (25.00%) Spring
6 30 (24.19%) Ajax
7 29 (23.39%) .NET
8 24 (19.35%) CSS
8 24 (19.35%) HTML
9 20 (16.13%) RESTful
10 19 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
11 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 16 (12.90%) JMS
12 15 (12.10%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (10.48%) J2EE
14 12 (9.68%) HTML5
14 12 (9.68%) jQuery
15 11 (8.87%) EJB
15 11 (8.87%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Fintech
2 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.26%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.84%) Minimum Viable Product
6 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.03%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.81%) LLPG
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Linux
3 7 (5.65%) Android
3 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.58%) Analytics
3 20 (16.13%) OO
4 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.52%) SOA
6 17 (13.71%) SDLC
7 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.48%) MVC
8 12 (9.68%) DevOps
8 12 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.87%) API Development
9 11 (8.87%) ETL
9 11 (8.87%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (8.06%) Service Management
11 9 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.26%) CRM
11 9 (7.26%) ERP
12 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.81%) Java
2 51 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 29 (23.39%) C#
4 19 (15.32%) SQL
5 10 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.26%) Python
6 9 (7.26%) VB
7 7 (5.65%) PHP
7 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.84%) Ruby
9 5 (4.03%) ABAP
10 4 (3.23%) Java 8
11 3 (2.42%) X++
12 2 (1.61%) C
12 2 (1.61%) VBA
13 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) PhD
3 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.61%) ISEB
5 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) BS7666
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.61%) cPanel
2 2 (1.61%) Terraform
3 1 (0.81%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
1 21 (16.94%) ServiceNow
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) SAP
3 11 (8.87%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.03%) Google
4 5 (4.03%) Syclo
5 4 (3.23%) IBM
5 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.42%) LexisNexis
6 3 (2.42%) webMethods
7 2 (1.61%) Civica
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.81%) OpenText