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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Lancashire
Rank 25 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 29 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.95% 5.69% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.20% 15.83% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 21
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 179 120 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.93% 35.93% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 173 107 161
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -7 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Burnley -5 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Skelmersdale - 5 £36,100 -
Lancaster - 2 £32,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £37,500 - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 42 (70.00%) HTML
2 39 (65.00%) CSS
3 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 34 (56.67%) .NET
4 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 31 (51.67%) C#
6 30 (50.00%) SQL
7 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
8 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (36.67%) jQuery
10 20 (33.33%) WCF
10 20 (33.33%) SDLC
11 18 (30.00%) SOAP
12 16 (26.67%) PHP
12 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 15 (25.00%) JSON
14 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
14 14 (23.33%) Degree
15 13 (21.67%) MVC
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
15 13 (21.67%) HTML5
16 12 (20.00%) RESTful
16 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
17 11 (18.33%) HTTP
17 11 (18.33%) MySQL
17 11 (18.33%) Oracle
17 11 (18.33%) Windows
17 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
18 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (16.67%) Front End Development

Web Services
Top Related 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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Kentico
3 2 (3.33%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.33%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) MySQL
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (1.67%) GIS
9 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.67%) Redis
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.67%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (1.67%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) TestRail
5 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (23.33%) PHP Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) C# Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) VB Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) VB6 Programmer
8 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Junior
9 5 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) HTML
2 39 (65.00%) CSS
3 34 (56.67%) .NET
4 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
5 22 (36.67%) jQuery
6 20 (33.33%) WCF
7 18 (30.00%) SOAP
8 15 (25.00%) JSON
9 13 (21.67%) HTML5
10 12 (20.00%) RESTful
11 10 (16.67%) Ajax
11 10 (16.67%) LAMP
12 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
15 6 (10.00%) Laravel
15 6 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) AS400
1 8 (13.33%) iSeries
1 8 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) User Experience
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) SDLC
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 10 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
10 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.00%) Web Design
10 3 (5.00%) Wireframes
11 2 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) C#
3 30 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) PHP
5 9 (15.00%) VB
6 8 (13.33%) VB6
7 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe
5 2 (3.33%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.33%) Pega
5 2 (3.33%) Talend
5 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.67%) Zend
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