Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 184 273
Rank change year-on-year -47 +89 -57
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 125 217 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 1.65% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 10.56% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 112 131 60
North West median annual salary £47,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% -16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,750 £35,375
90th Percentile £68,000 £55,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,822 2,054 1,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.02% 15.62% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,658 1,491
North West median annual salary £40,380 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HTTP in the North West.

Salary trend for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Manchester +12 98 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Cheshire -28 18 £46,500 -7.00% 3
Merseyside -19 5 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Lancashire -5 3 £24,000 -25.00% 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing HTTP 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 North West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 55 (44.00%) XML
4 54 (43.20%) Degree
5 53 (42.40%) HTML
6 52 (41.60%) Java
7 51 (40.80%) JSON
8 48 (38.40%) CSS
9 46 (36.80%) Computer Science
10 44 (35.20%) Web Services
11 40 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 39 (31.20%) TDD
13 38 (30.40%) Scrum
13 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (30.40%) Software Engineering
13 38 (30.40%) Windows
13 38 (30.40%) SSL
14 37 (29.60%) SOAP
14 37 (29.60%) RESTful
15 36 (28.80%) Python
16 35 (28.00%) REST
17 33 (26.40%) MySQL
18 32 (25.60%) PHP
18 32 (25.60%) Node.js
19 31 (24.80%) .NET
20 30 (24.00%) Linux
21 29 (23.20%) SQL
22 28 (22.40%) Spring MVC
22 28 (22.40%) NoSQL
23 27 (21.60%) Test Automation

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 24 (19.20%) IIS
2 14 (11.20%) nginx
3 11 (8.80%) Apache
4 10 (8.00%) Apache Pig
4 10 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.80%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (10.40%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (5.60%) PaaS
6 3 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.40%) IaaS
6 3 (2.40%) npm
6 3 (2.40%) SaaS
7 2 (1.60%) GitHub
8 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.40%) SSL
2 23 (18.40%) DNS
3 20 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.00%) Firewall
5 13 (10.40%) Internet
6 12 (9.60%) Bluetooth
6 12 (9.60%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (8.00%) SSH
8 8 (6.40%) FTP
8 8 (6.40%) SMTP
9 7 (5.60%) SAN
10 4 (3.20%) DHCP
11 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.60%) LAN
13 1 (0.80%) VLAN
13 1 (0.80%) VPN
13 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) MySQL
2 28 (22.40%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
4 17 (13.60%) Redis
5 16 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.80%) Big Data
7 10 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (8.00%) Apache Hive
7 10 (8.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.60%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.80%) DB2
11 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.60%) JIRA
3 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
4 12 (9.60%) Selenium
5 11 (8.80%) Bitbucket
6 10 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (8.00%) CodeSonar
6 10 (8.00%) git-flow
6 10 (8.00%) Robot Framework
7 8 (6.40%) Subversion
8 7 (5.60%) Grunt
8 7 (5.60%) gulp
9 6 (4.80%) CocoaPods
9 6 (4.80%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (4.00%) PhantomJS
10 5 (4.00%) Protractor
10 5 (4.00%) webpack
11 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.20%) NUnit
General
1 17 (13.60%) Games
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Law
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (42.40%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) Architect
3 15 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) AWS Architect
6 10 (8.00%) AWS Specialist
6 10 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Security Specialist
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Security Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Security Specialist
7 8 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (44.00%) XML
2 53 (42.40%) HTML
3 51 (40.80%) JSON
4 48 (38.40%) CSS
5 44 (35.20%) Web Services
6 37 (29.60%) RESTful
6 37 (29.60%) SOAP
7 35 (28.00%) REST
8 32 (25.60%) Node.js
9 31 (24.80%) .NET
10 28 (22.40%) Spring MVC
11 26 (20.80%) HTML5
12 23 (18.40%) Spring
13 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 20 (16.00%) CSS3
14 19 (15.20%) React
15 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
16 16 (12.80%) Spring Boot
16 16 (12.80%) XSL
17 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (36.80%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.20%) User Experience
3 10 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.80%) Animation
6 5 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.40%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.60%) Fintech
8 2 (1.60%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.80%) Contactless
9 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.40%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Linux
3 17 (13.60%) Android
3 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 10 (8.00%) Unix
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.80%) CentOS
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.20%) TDD
3 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (30.40%) Scrum
3 38 (30.40%) Software Engineering
4 27 (21.60%) MVC
4 27 (21.60%) Test Automation
5 24 (19.20%) OO
6 23 (18.40%) Kanban
7 21 (16.80%) DevOps
8 19 (15.20%) BDD
9 18 (14.40%) SOA
10 17 (13.60%) Front End Development
10 17 (13.60%) Web Development
11 16 (12.80%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (12.00%) Analytics
12 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
12 15 (12.00%) Mobile First
12 15 (12.00%) Multithreading
12 15 (12.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 52 (41.60%) Java
3 36 (28.80%) Python
4 32 (25.60%) PHP
5 29 (23.20%) SQL
6 26 (20.80%) C#
7 21 (16.80%) Ruby
8 17 (13.60%) Objective-C
9 16 (12.80%) C
9 16 (12.80%) Go
10 15 (12.00%) C++
11 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
12 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
13 7 (5.60%) Apple Swift
14 6 (4.80%) Scala
14 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
15 5 (4.00%) VC++
16 4 (3.20%) Groovy
16 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
16 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (43.20%) Degree
2 40 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.20%) CCNA
4 14 (11.20%) MCSE
4 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (8.80%) CISSP
5 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (8.00%) GIAC
6 10 (8.00%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (8.00%) SANS
6 10 (8.00%) SSCP
7 6 (4.80%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.80%) CEH
8 1 (0.80%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (2.40%) GDPR
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (18.40%) Docker
2 14 (11.20%) vSphere
3 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.20%) XenApp
5 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Puppet
2 12 (9.60%) Salt
3 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.60%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.60%) SCCM
5 2 (1.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.80%) Ansible
6 1 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) VMware
3 8 (6.40%) Citrix
4 7 (5.60%) IBM
5 6 (4.80%) Apple
5 6 (4.80%) HP
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco
7 3 (2.40%) F5
7 3 (2.40%) Google
7 3 (2.40%) Meraki
7 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.60%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.60%) CA
8 2 (1.60%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.60%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.60%) New Relic
8 2 (1.60%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat