Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 748 561 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.46% 7.52% 8.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.03% 17.21% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 653 516 533
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3734 3259 2943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.22% 43.69% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3150 2882 2593
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.36%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stockport +15 82 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Salford +7 17 £37,500 - 1
Cheadle +5 16 £43,000 +59.26% 1
Wigan +1 16 £47,500 +40.74%
Bolton +1 5 £47,500 +15.15%
Altrincham -14 5 £52,500 +20.69%
Oldham +9 2 £45,000 +8.43%
Bury -2 1 £26,000 -49.51% 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 439 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (45.05%) .NET
3 336 (44.92%) JavaScript
4 331 (44.25%) C#
5 320 (42.78%) MVC
6 288 (38.50%) CSS
7 264 (35.29%) HTML
8 245 (32.75%) ASP.NET
9 243 (32.49%) Java
10 241 (32.22%) jQuery
11 225 (30.08%) XML
12 207 (27.67%) SQL
13 205 (27.41%) Scrum
14 183 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
15 181 (24.20%) SQL Server
16 179 (23.93%) TDD
16 179 (23.93%) REST
17 176 (23.53%) RESTful
18 175 (23.40%) Software Engineering
19 173 (23.13%) AngularJS
20 168 (22.46%) WCF
21 154 (20.59%) MySQL
21 154 (20.59%) OO
22 151 (20.19%) SOAP
23 139 (18.58%) JSON
24 138 (18.45%) DevOps
25 136 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
26 129 (17.25%) HTML5
27 128 (17.11%) Test Automation
27 128 (17.11%) Linux

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 86 (11.50%) Apache
2 28 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 26 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.07%) CMS
6 18 (2.41%) nginx
7 17 (2.27%) Apache Spark
8 16 (2.14%) JBoss
8 16 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.47%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.07%) OpenROAD
13 7 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.94%) Confluence
13 7 (0.94%) IIS
14 6 (0.80%) WordPress
15 5 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.53%) Drupal
16 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.27%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 183 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (3.34%) Office 365
5 21 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (1.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 10 (1.34%) SaaS
9 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.80%) Google Play
11 5 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.53%) Serverless
13 2 (0.27%) GitHub
13 2 (0.27%) PaaS
14 1 (0.13%) BlazeMeter
14 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 79 (10.56%) HTTP
2 40 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.08%) DNS
4 35 (4.68%) LAN
4 35 (4.68%) WAN
5 29 (3.88%) DHCP
6 25 (3.34%) SAN
7 17 (2.27%) SSL
8 11 (1.47%) Firewall
9 10 (1.34%) Internet
10 8 (1.07%) WinSCP
11 7 (0.94%) Broadband
11 7 (0.94%) Intranet
12 6 (0.80%) VoIP
13 5 (0.67%) IMAP
13 5 (0.67%) SMTP
13 5 (0.67%) SS7
14 4 (0.53%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.53%) ISDN
14 4 (0.53%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (24.20%) SQL Server
2 154 (20.59%) MySQL
3 78 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 46 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.08%) Big Data
6 34 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.67%) Redis
12 17 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.60%) CouchDB
16 11 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.20%) Riak
18 8 (1.07%) Essbase
18 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 127 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 94 (12.57%) Subversion
3 60 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 60 (8.02%) Visual Studio
4 47 (6.28%) NUnit
5 44 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (5.21%) JIRA
6 39 (5.21%) MSTest
7 32 (4.28%) JUnit
7 32 (4.28%) Selenium
8 28 (3.74%) Eclipse
9 26 (3.48%) Vagrant
10 16 (2.14%) gulp
11 15 (2.01%) Bitbucket
11 15 (2.01%) Gradle
11 15 (2.01%) IntelliJ
12 14 (1.87%) Ant
12 14 (1.87%) SonarQube
13 12 (1.60%) ReSharper
13 12 (1.60%) Xcode
General
1 121 (16.18%) Finance
2 49 (6.55%) Retail
3 26 (3.48%) Law
4 21 (2.81%) Back Office
5 20 (2.67%) Banking
6 18 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.14%) Advertising
8 15 (2.01%) Automotive
8 15 (2.01%) Games
9 10 (1.34%) Legal
10 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.07%) Marketing
11 7 (0.94%) French Language
11 7 (0.94%) German Language
11 7 (0.94%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.67%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 498 (66.58%) Developer
2 160 (21.39%) .NET Developer
3 157 (20.99%) C# Developer
4 127 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 127 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 121 (16.18%) Java Developer
6 94 (12.57%) Software Developer
7 83 (11.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 81 (10.83%) Software Engineer
9 79 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 68 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
11 66 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 61 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
13 53 (7.09%) PHP Developer
14 47 (6.28%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (4.81%) Lead Developer
16 34 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
17 33 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
18 32 (4.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (4.28%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (45.05%) .NET
2 288 (38.50%) CSS
3 264 (35.29%) HTML
4 245 (32.75%) ASP.NET
5 241 (32.22%) jQuery
6 225 (30.08%) XML
7 179 (23.93%) REST
8 176 (23.53%) RESTful
9 173 (23.13%) AngularJS
10 168 (22.46%) WCF
11 151 (20.19%) SOAP
12 139 (18.58%) JSON
13 129 (17.25%) HTML5
14 119 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 113 (15.11%) .NET Framework
16 107 (14.30%) Spring
17 103 (13.77%) Node.js
18 85 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
19 81 (10.83%) CSS3
20 80 (10.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.62%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.35%) iPad
3 45 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 41 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 34 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (3.88%) User Experience
8 21 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.54%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.34%) iPhone
12 8 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.94%) Digital Signage
14 6 (0.80%) Social Media
14 6 (0.80%) Wiki
15 5 (0.67%) BBC
15 5 (0.67%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.67%) Smartphone
16 4 (0.53%) Industrial Internet of Things
16 4 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.11%) Linux
2 88 (11.76%) Windows
3 34 (4.55%) Android
4 31 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.94%) Unix
7 11 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.67%) CentOS
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (42.78%) MVC
3 205 (27.41%) Scrum
4 179 (23.93%) TDD
5 175 (23.40%) Software Engineering
6 154 (20.59%) OO
7 138 (18.45%) DevOps
8 136 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (17.11%) Test Automation
10 101 (13.50%) Web Development
11 89 (11.90%) OOP
12 88 (11.76%) SOA
13 80 (10.70%) Mentoring
14 75 (10.03%) BDD
14 75 (10.03%) E-Commerce
15 50 (6.68%) Unit Testing
15 50 (6.68%) Use Case
16 48 (6.42%) Analytics
17 47 (6.28%) MVVM
17 47 (6.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 336 (44.92%) JavaScript
2 331 (44.25%) C#
3 243 (32.49%) Java
4 207 (27.67%) SQL
5 127 (16.98%) PHP
6 92 (12.30%) Python
7 86 (11.50%) T-SQL
8 76 (10.16%) Ruby
9 59 (7.89%) C++
10 39 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 37 (4.95%) Scala
12 35 (4.68%) C
13 23 (3.07%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.81%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.67%) Clojure
16 19 (2.54%) Groovy
17 18 (2.41%) VB.NET
18 17 (2.27%) Haskell
19 13 (1.74%) Go
19 13 (1.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (12.83%) Degree
2 31 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.01%) MCSE
4 23 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.67%) ISEB
7 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) HND
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.69%) QA
2 14 (1.87%) GCP
3 5 (0.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) WAI
6 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.27%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (5.21%) Docker
2 33 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 29 (3.88%) Terminal Services
4 27 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.67%) vSphere
7 2 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (6.95%) Puppet
2 33 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 18 (2.41%) Ansible
5 16 (2.14%) Terraform
6 14 (1.87%) Packer
7 10 (1.34%) Salt
8 4 (0.53%) Kibana
9 2 (0.27%) Cacti
9 2 (0.27%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
9 2 (0.27%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 89 (11.90%) Oracle
3 41 (5.48%) Google
4 31 (4.14%) VMware
5 17 (2.27%) Zend
6 16 (2.14%) Cisco
7 11 (1.47%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.34%) SaltStack
9 9 (1.20%) Apple
10 8 (1.07%) Actian
11 7 (0.94%) Facebook
12 6 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.80%) Wyse
13 5 (0.67%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.67%) Sony
13 5 (0.67%) Yahoo!
14 4 (0.53%) Chordiant
14 4 (0.53%) Sun
14 4 (0.53%) Twitter