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

Web Services
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 665 583 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.94% 7.84% 7.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.72% 17.36% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 594 525 497
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +14.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%

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 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 3,552 3,359 2,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.73% 45.17% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,014 2,982 2,448
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 January 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 January 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 64 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Salford +7 19 £41,000 +8.97% 3
Cheadle +3 14 £43,000 +59.26% 2
Bury +12 7 £57,500 +11.65% 8
Altrincham -12 7 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Wigan +2 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Bolton +1 3 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Oldham +16 2 £45,000 +17.65%
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 386 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (43.76%) JavaScript
3 280 (42.11%) MVC
4 256 (38.50%) .NET
5 254 (38.20%) C#
6 247 (37.14%) CSS
7 228 (34.29%) Java
8 213 (32.03%) jQuery
9 209 (31.43%) HTML
10 203 (30.53%) Scrum
11 181 (27.22%) Software Engineering
12 180 (27.07%) ASP.NET
13 179 (26.92%) RESTful
14 170 (25.56%) XML
15 160 (24.06%) MySQL
16 153 (23.01%) SQL
17 144 (21.65%) TDD
18 143 (21.50%) REST
19 140 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
20 135 (20.30%) SOAP
21 134 (20.15%) SQL Server
22 130 (19.55%) WCF
23 125 (18.80%) PHP
23 125 (18.80%) OO
24 123 (18.50%) AngularJS
25 121 (18.20%) DevOps
26 107 (16.09%) Finance
26 107 (16.09%) JSON
27 105 (15.79%) Microsoft
28 103 (15.49%) Continuous Integration

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 73 (10.98%) Apache
2 32 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 31 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (2.56%) JBoss
6 17 (2.56%) nginx
7 16 (2.41%) Confluence
8 13 (1.95%) CMS
9 10 (1.50%) IIS
10 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.90%) WordPress
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.60%) Drupal
13 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.45%) Jetty
14 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
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
3 3 (0.45%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 140 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.96%) Office 365
4 19 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 19 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.90%) Google Play
8 5 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.60%) GitHub
9 4 (0.60%) SaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.30%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.57%) HTTP
2 30 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.21%) DNS
3 28 (4.21%) LAN
3 28 (4.21%) WAN
4 26 (3.91%) DHCP
5 22 (3.31%) SAN
6 17 (2.56%) SSL
7 13 (1.95%) Internet
8 10 (1.50%) Broadband
9 8 (1.20%) Firewall
9 8 (1.20%) WinSCP
10 5 (0.75%) ISDN
11 3 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (0.45%) Intranet
11 3 (0.45%) PBX
11 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.30%) AMQP
12 2 (0.30%) Skype
12 2 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (24.06%) MySQL
2 134 (20.15%) SQL Server
3 75 (11.28%) NoSQL
4 33 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.31%) Redis
7 22 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.86%) Big Data
8 19 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.20%) Riak
13 7 (1.05%) Power BI
14 6 (0.90%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.90%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 83 (12.48%) Git (software)
2 59 (8.87%) Subversion
3 45 (6.77%) Jenkins
4 44 (6.62%) NUnit
5 43 (6.47%) JIRA
5 43 (6.47%) Visual Studio
6 38 (5.71%) MSTest
7 33 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.31%) Selenium
9 21 (3.16%) Vagrant
10 20 (3.01%) Xcode
11 15 (2.26%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.80%) Gradle
13 11 (1.65%) gulp
14 10 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.50%) JUnit
15 8 (1.20%) Grunt
16 7 (1.05%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.90%) Maven
17 6 (0.90%) SonarQube
General
1 107 (16.09%) Finance
2 37 (5.56%) Retail
3 27 (4.06%) Advertising
4 23 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.26%) Back Office
6 14 (2.11%) Automotive
6 14 (2.11%) Legal
6 14 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.80%) Games
8 9 (1.35%) Banking
8 9 (1.35%) Law
9 8 (1.20%) Local Government
10 7 (1.05%) Marketing
11 4 (0.60%) French Language
11 4 (0.60%) German Language
11 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 420 (63.16%) Developer
2 138 (20.75%) .NET Developer
3 125 (18.80%) Senior Developer
4 122 (18.35%) C# Developer
5 112 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 104 (15.64%) Software Developer
7 103 (15.49%) Java Developer
8 75 (11.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 75 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 74 (11.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 73 (10.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 72 (10.83%) C# Software Developer
12 67 (10.08%) Software Engineer
13 50 (7.52%) PHP Developer
13 50 (7.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 42 (6.32%) Senior Software Developer
15 39 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
16 38 (5.71%) Senior .NET Software Developer
16 38 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 38 (5.71%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (38.50%) .NET
2 247 (37.14%) CSS
3 213 (32.03%) jQuery
4 209 (31.43%) HTML
5 180 (27.07%) ASP.NET
6 179 (26.92%) RESTful
7 170 (25.56%) XML
8 143 (21.50%) REST
9 135 (20.30%) SOAP
10 130 (19.55%) WCF
11 123 (18.50%) AngularJS
12 107 (16.09%) JSON
13 102 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 100 (15.04%) Spring
15 92 (13.83%) HTML5
16 87 (13.08%) Node.js
17 82 (12.33%) Ajax
18 78 (11.73%) .NET Framework
19 61 (9.17%) CSS3
20 60 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.27%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.36%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.21%) User Experience
6 18 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.56%) iPad
8 15 (2.26%) iPhone
9 11 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.35%) BBC
10 9 (1.35%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.35%) Social Media
11 6 (0.90%) Wiki
12 4 (0.60%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.45%) CMDB
13 3 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.45%) RIA
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 96 (14.44%) Linux
2 65 (9.77%) Windows
3 34 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.21%) Android
6 18 (2.71%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.95%) Unix
8 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.75%) CentOS
9 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) Debian
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (42.11%) MVC
3 203 (30.53%) Scrum
4 181 (27.22%) Software Engineering
5 144 (21.65%) TDD
6 125 (18.80%) OO
7 121 (18.20%) DevOps
8 103 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (14.29%) Web Development
10 78 (11.73%) E-Commerce
11 76 (11.43%) SOA
11 76 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 74 (11.13%) Mentoring
13 73 (10.98%) OOP
14 60 (9.02%) Use Case
15 57 (8.57%) Unit Testing
16 55 (8.27%) BDD
17 54 (8.12%) SDLC
18 47 (7.07%) UML
19 43 (6.47%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 291 (43.76%) JavaScript
2 254 (38.20%) C#
3 228 (34.29%) Java
4 153 (23.01%) SQL
5 125 (18.80%) PHP
6 86 (12.93%) Python
7 84 (12.63%) Ruby
8 82 (12.33%) T-SQL
9 53 (7.97%) C++
10 47 (7.07%) PL/SQL
11 32 (4.81%) C
12 30 (4.51%) Bash Shell
13 24 (3.61%) Groovy
14 23 (3.46%) Objective-C
14 23 (3.46%) Scala
15 20 (3.01%) Go
16 12 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (12.93%) Degree
2 26 (3.91%) MCSE
2 26 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.75%) HNC
7 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.45%) ISEB
8 3 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.45%) LPIC
8 3 (0.45%) MCTS
8 3 (0.45%) RHCE
9 2 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.72%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 9 (1.35%) GCP
4 6 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.45%) PMO
6 3 (0.45%) SLA
7 2 (0.30%) WAI
8 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (5.86%) Docker
2 35 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.91%) Terminal Services
5 22 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (3.31%) vSphere
6 5 (0.75%) XenApp
6 5 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (4.66%) Puppet
2 28 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.76%) Kubernetes
4 24 (3.61%) Ansible
5 23 (3.46%) Terraform
6 17 (2.56%) Packer
7 15 (2.26%) Salt
8 5 (0.75%) Kibana
8 5 (0.75%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.45%) logstash
10 2 (0.30%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.15%) Consul
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 105 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 91 (13.68%) Oracle
3 42 (6.32%) Google
4 34 (5.11%) VMware
5 16 (2.41%) Cisco
6 15 (2.26%) SaltStack
7 14 (2.11%) Apple
8 12 (1.80%) Facebook
9 9 (1.35%) Sony
9 9 (1.35%) Yahoo!
10 7 (1.05%) Rackspace
11 6 (0.90%) Twitter
12 5 (0.75%) Capita
12 5 (0.75%) Citrix
12 5 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.75%) Zend
13 4 (0.60%) Fujitsu
13 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.60%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.45%) Sybase