Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 230 216
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +35
Permanent jobs citing HTTP 106 144 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 1.14% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 8.09% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 85 107 109
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +3.96%

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 1,866 1,779 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.82% 14.06% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,557 1,408 1,505
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,150
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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -15 67 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Cheshire +15 22 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Merseyside +14 11 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Lancashire +8 3 £35,000 -2.78%
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 57 (53.77%) JSON
2 49 (46.23%) XML
3 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (37.74%) Web Services
6 37 (34.91%) HTML
7 36 (33.96%) Java
8 35 (33.02%) TDD
9 33 (31.13%) CSS
10 30 (28.30%) Windows
11 28 (26.42%) Finance
11 28 (26.42%) Spring
11 28 (26.42%) Degree
11 28 (26.42%) HTML5
11 28 (26.42%) BDD
11 28 (26.42%) Node.js
12 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
12 26 (24.53%) PHP
13 23 (21.70%) SQL
13 23 (21.70%) Unix
13 23 (21.70%) Software Engineering
13 23 (21.70%) AngularJS
14 22 (20.75%) Docker
14 22 (20.75%) REST
14 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (20.75%) SOAP
15 20 (18.87%) IIS
15 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
15 20 (18.87%) Web Development
15 20 (18.87%) React

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 26 (24.53%) Tomcat
2 20 (18.87%) IIS
3 15 (14.15%) Apache
4 13 (12.26%) nginx
5 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) Jetty
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.72%) Serverless
4 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) SSH
1 17 (16.04%) SSL
2 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.32%) FTP
3 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (10.38%) DNS
5 10 (9.43%) SMTP
6 9 (8.49%) Bluetooth
7 6 (5.66%) DHCP
7 6 (5.66%) Firewall
7 6 (5.66%) SAN
8 5 (4.72%) MQTT
9 4 (3.77%) VPN
9 4 (3.77%) WAN
10 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.94%) Internet
11 1 (0.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.72%) Big Data
5 4 (3.77%) Redis
6 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.32%) JIRA
3 7 (6.60%) Gradle
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 6 (5.66%) Selenium
4 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.72%) CocoaPods
5 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.77%) Maven
7 3 (2.83%) Grunt
7 3 (2.83%) gulp
7 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.89%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.89%) Protractor
8 2 (1.89%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Advertising
3 8 (7.55%) Games
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (51.89%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Senior Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Applications Support
4 11 (10.38%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Integration Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.66%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Designer
8 5 (4.72%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.77%) JSON
2 49 (46.23%) XML
3 40 (37.74%) Web Services
4 37 (34.91%) HTML
5 33 (31.13%) CSS
6 28 (26.42%) HTML5
6 28 (26.42%) Node.js
6 28 (26.42%) Spring
7 23 (21.70%) AngularJS
8 22 (20.75%) REST
8 22 (20.75%) SOAP
9 20 (18.87%) React
10 18 (16.98%) Ajax
11 14 (13.21%) .NET
12 13 (12.26%) RESTful
13 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET
13 10 (9.43%) Kafka
14 9 (8.49%) WCF
14 9 (8.49%) WSDL
15 8 (7.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 5 (4.72%) Animation
3 5 (4.72%) CCTV
3 5 (4.72%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.77%) CESG
4 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
4 4 (3.77%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Fintech
7 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Unix
3 19 (17.92%) Linux
4 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.43%) Android
6 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.83%) watchOS
9 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.02%) TDD
3 28 (26.42%) BDD
4 23 (21.70%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
6 20 (18.87%) Web Development
7 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
8 17 (16.04%) ITIL
9 15 (14.15%) MVC
10 14 (13.21%) Front End Development
11 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.26%) SOA
12 12 (11.32%) Configuration Management
12 12 (11.32%) Test Automation
13 11 (10.38%) API Design
13 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
13 11 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (9.43%) A/B Testing
14 10 (9.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 36 (33.96%) Java
3 26 (24.53%) PHP
4 23 (21.70%) SQL
5 13 (12.26%) C#
6 10 (9.43%) Python
7 8 (7.55%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.66%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.66%) C++
9 5 (4.72%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.77%) Scala
10 4 (3.77%) VBScript
10 4 (3.77%) VC++
11 3 (2.83%) C
11 3 (2.83%) Go
12 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) Groovy
12 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) Degree
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.55%) CCNA
4 8 (7.55%) MCSE
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.66%) CISSP
6 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (3.77%) CCSP
7 4 (3.77%) CEH
7 4 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (3.77%) CISM
7 4 (3.77%) ISSAP
8 3 (2.83%) ISEB
9 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.89%) GIAC
9 2 (1.89%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) GDPR
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) MiFID
3 2 (1.89%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 22 (20.75%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) vSphere
3 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.66%) XenApp
4 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Nagios
1 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Salt
3 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Splunk
1 9 (8.49%) VMware
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.66%) Citrix
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) Apple
4 5 (4.72%) Google
5 4 (3.77%) IBM
5 4 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.83%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) SmartCo
7 1 (0.94%) Zend