Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 37 40 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.14% 4.46% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.07% 10.34% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 60
Lancashire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £30,575 £30,575 £27,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,700 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 408 387 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.69% 43.14% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 354 347 356
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +11 9 £32,500 +4.84%
Preston -14 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Skelmersdale 0 5 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Lancaster - 2 £43,000 - 1
Blackpool +12 1 £55,000 +46.67%
Chorley +2 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Darwen - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
4 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
6 12 (32.43%) CRM
7 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
7 11 (29.73%) Process Management
7 11 (29.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (29.73%) Business Process Improvement
7 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.92%) MVC
10 7 (18.92%) XML
10 7 (18.92%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) NHS
11 6 (16.22%) WCF
11 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
11 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (13.51%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.70%) Magento
3 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.92%) CSS
3 7 (18.92%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 6 (16.22%) WCF
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
5 4 (10.81%) XSLT
6 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) HACMP
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
3 12 (32.43%) CRM
4 11 (29.73%) Business Process Improvement
4 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
4 11 (29.73%) Process Management
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Android Development
9 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
9 3 (8.11%) SOLID
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) ABAP
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) GPFS
1 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Capita
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase
4 3 (8.11%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Twitter
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP