Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 667 651 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.97% 8.42% 7.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.15% 18.58% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 607 569 425
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 3,674 3,503 2,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.43% 45.31% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,201 3,029 2,260
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,375
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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +14 60 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Bury +20 34 £30,000 -41.75% 5
Salford -1 10 £42,250 +11.93% 1
Cheadle +4 9 £37,500 -7.41% 2
Bolton -1 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Altrincham -6 5 £52,500 +81.03% 3
Rochdale -8 2 £56,875 +42.19%
Wigan -16 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Oldham +13 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 375 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (42.28%) JavaScript
3 227 (34.03%) Java
4 214 (32.08%) RESTful
5 213 (31.93%) CSS
6 209 (31.33%) HTML
7 208 (31.18%) MVC
8 197 (29.54%) C#
9 192 (28.79%) .NET
10 184 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
11 178 (26.69%) Scrum
12 154 (23.09%) XML
13 153 (22.94%) SQL
14 146 (21.89%) MySQL
14 146 (21.89%) Software Engineering
15 144 (21.59%) jQuery
16 143 (21.44%) TDD
17 139 (20.84%) SOAP
18 135 (20.24%) DevOps
19 129 (19.34%) PHP
20 128 (19.19%) REST
21 119 (17.84%) ASP.NET
22 118 (17.69%) Finance
23 115 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
24 114 (17.09%) AngularJS
25 108 (16.19%) JSON
26 104 (15.59%) OO
26 104 (15.59%) Microsoft
27 98 (14.69%) SQL Server
28 95 (14.24%) Python

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 88 (13.19%) Apache
2 27 (4.05%) nginx
2 27 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.45%) Confluence
4 19 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.55%) JBoss
7 16 (2.40%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.80%) IIS
8 12 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.05%) CMS
10 5 (0.75%) WordPress
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.60%) SAS
11 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.45%) Jetty
12 3 (0.45%) Mule
12 3 (0.45%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.60%) GIMP
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.30%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 184 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (4.20%) Office 365
5 24 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (3.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 15 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.10%) GitHub
9 11 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.35%) Firebase
10 9 (1.35%) SaaS
11 7 (1.05%) Google Play
12 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.60%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.60%) Serverless
14 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.45%) Heroku
14 3 (0.45%) IaaS
14 3 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.20%) HTTP
2 27 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.15%) LAN
4 20 (3.00%) DNS
4 20 (3.00%) WAN
5 18 (2.70%) DHCP
6 16 (2.40%) SAN
6 16 (2.40%) SSL
7 14 (2.10%) Internet
8 10 (1.50%) Broadband
9 4 (0.60%) Firewall
9 4 (0.60%) Skype
10 3 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (0.45%) Intranet
10 3 (0.45%) ISDN
10 3 (0.45%) PBX
10 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.45%) VPN
11 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.30%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (21.89%) MySQL
2 98 (14.69%) SQL Server
3 70 (10.49%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.60%) Redis
7 23 (3.45%) Big Data
8 22 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.35%) Power BI
12 8 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.90%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.30%) JIRA
3 51 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 41 (6.15%) MSTest
5 40 (6.00%) NUnit
6 37 (5.55%) Subversion
7 33 (4.95%) Visual Studio
8 31 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.90%) Vagrant
10 19 (2.85%) Selenium
11 18 (2.70%) Xcode
12 14 (2.10%) gulp
13 13 (1.95%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.95%) SonarQube
14 12 (1.80%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.80%) webpack
15 10 (1.50%) Gradle
16 9 (1.35%) JUnit
16 9 (1.35%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 118 (17.69%) Finance
2 47 (7.05%) Retail
3 29 (4.35%) Advertising
3 29 (4.35%) Automotive
4 22 (3.30%) Legal
5 21 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.00%) Games
7 15 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.80%) Local Government
8 12 (1.80%) Marketing
9 7 (1.05%) Banking
10 6 (0.90%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) French Language
12 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 2 (0.30%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 405 (60.72%) Developer
2 108 (16.19%) Java Developer
3 99 (14.84%) .NET Developer
4 96 (14.39%) Senior Developer
5 80 (11.99%) C# Developer
6 75 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 74 (11.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (8.85%) Architect
9 55 (8.25%) PHP Developer
10 42 (6.30%) Software Engineer
11 39 (5.85%) .NET Software Developer
11 39 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 39 (5.85%) C# Software Developer
11 39 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 38 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
13 35 (5.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (5.25%) Lead Developer
14 29 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
15 27 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (32.08%) RESTful
2 213 (31.93%) CSS
3 209 (31.33%) HTML
4 192 (28.79%) .NET
5 154 (23.09%) XML
6 144 (21.59%) jQuery
7 139 (20.84%) SOAP
8 128 (19.19%) REST
9 119 (17.84%) ASP.NET
10 114 (17.09%) AngularJS
11 108 (16.19%) JSON
12 80 (11.99%) Spring
13 79 (11.84%) Node.js
14 78 (11.69%) WCF
15 74 (11.09%) HTML5
16 72 (10.79%) LINQ
17 70 (10.49%) .NET Framework
18 61 (9.15%) CSS3
19 57 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 56 (8.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (5.40%) User Experience
5 30 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 29 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 29 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.25%) iPhone
8 14 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.80%) iPad
10 11 (1.65%) BBC
10 11 (1.65%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.65%) Social Media
11 9 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.90%) Wiki
13 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.75%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 94 (14.09%) Linux
2 72 (10.79%) Windows
3 31 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.60%) Android
5 20 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.10%) Unix
7 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.45%) CentOS
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (31.18%) MVC
3 178 (26.69%) Scrum
4 146 (21.89%) Software Engineering
5 143 (21.44%) TDD
6 135 (20.24%) DevOps
7 115 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 104 (15.59%) OO
9 85 (12.74%) E-Commerce
10 80 (11.99%) Test Automation
11 78 (11.69%) Unit Testing
12 71 (10.64%) Mentoring
13 70 (10.49%) SOA
14 69 (10.34%) OOP
15 68 (10.19%) Use Case
16 66 (9.90%) Web Development
17 57 (8.55%) SDLC
18 54 (8.10%) UML
19 51 (7.65%) Open Source
20 46 (6.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 282 (42.28%) JavaScript
2 227 (34.03%) Java
3 197 (29.54%) C#
4 153 (22.94%) SQL
5 129 (19.34%) PHP
6 95 (14.24%) Python
7 84 (12.59%) Ruby
8 82 (12.29%) T-SQL
9 46 (6.90%) C++
10 43 (6.45%) PL/SQL
11 28 (4.20%) Bash Shell
12 27 (4.05%) Groovy
13 24 (3.60%) Go
14 22 (3.30%) Scala
15 18 (2.70%) Objective-C
16 15 (2.25%) C
17 13 (1.95%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.65%) Java 8
19 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
20 7 (1.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 90 (13.49%) Degree
2 30 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.55%) MCSE
3 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.95%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.90%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.75%) HNC
7 5 (0.75%) HND
7 5 (0.75%) ISEB
7 5 (0.75%) MCTS
7 5 (0.75%) SAFe Agilist
7 5 (0.75%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.70%) QA
2 12 (1.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 9 (1.35%) GCP
4 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.45%) PMO
6 2 (0.30%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (10.34%) Docker
2 25 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.55%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.25%) vSphere
7 14 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.45%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.45%) LXC
8 3 (0.45%) Varnish
8 3 (0.45%) XenApp
8 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) vCloud
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (4.95%) Ansible
2 33 (4.95%) Puppet
3 32 (4.80%) Terraform
4 28 (4.20%) Kubernetes
5 21 (3.15%) Packer
6 17 (2.55%) Salt
7 6 (0.90%) Kibana
8 4 (0.60%) logstash
9 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.30%) Consul
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.15%) Nagios
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 94 (14.09%) Oracle
3 67 (10.04%) Google
4 35 (5.25%) VMware
5 17 (2.55%) SaltStack
6 14 (2.10%) Apple
7 13 (1.95%) Facebook
7 13 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.80%) Cisco
8 12 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 12 (1.80%) Twitter
9 11 (1.65%) Sony
9 11 (1.65%) Yahoo!
10 9 (1.35%) Capita
11 8 (1.20%) Tableau
12 5 (0.75%) Adobe
12 5 (0.75%) Sun
13 4 (0.60%) Citrix
13 4 (0.60%) F5
13 4 (0.60%) HP