Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 973 838 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.65% 6.80% 7.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.30% 15.95% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 795 716 816
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,625 5,253 4,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.24% 42.60% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,666 4,602 4,059
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the North West

Web Services
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Web Services in the North West

Web Services
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the North West

Web Services
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 Web Services within the North West 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
Manchester +2 665 £47,500 +5.56% 106
Cheshire +13 218 £45,000 +20.00% 48
Merseyside -18 44 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Lancashire +2 39 £37,750 +0.67% 9
Cumbria - 1 - -
Web Services
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 518 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (42.75%) JavaScript
3 387 (39.77%) MVC
4 374 (38.44%) C#
5 373 (38.34%) .NET
6 333 (34.22%) CSS
7 331 (34.02%) Java
8 307 (31.55%) HTML
9 293 (30.11%) SQL
10 275 (28.26%) jQuery
11 248 (25.49%) ASP.NET
12 234 (24.05%) Scrum
13 233 (23.95%) SQL Server
14 222 (22.82%) XML
15 220 (22.61%) REST
16 219 (22.51%) RESTful
17 213 (21.89%) SOAP
18 204 (20.97%) MySQL
19 201 (20.66%) Software Engineering
20 187 (19.22%) TDD
21 184 (18.91%) Microsoft
22 178 (18.29%) PHP
23 168 (17.27%) Finance
24 167 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
25 165 (16.96%) OO
26 152 (15.62%) Oracle
26 152 (15.62%) Spring
26 152 (15.62%) Git (software)
26 152 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
27 148 (15.21%) AngularJS

Web Services
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 93 (9.56%) Apache
2 54 (5.55%) WebSphere
3 53 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.80%) JBoss
5 35 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.16%) Confluence
7 19 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 17 (1.75%) CMS
8 17 (1.75%) nginx
9 16 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.54%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.34%) Jetty
11 13 (1.34%) Mule
12 11 (1.13%) IIS
13 8 (0.82%) CICS
14 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.62%) WordPress
15 5 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.82%) Magento
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 167 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.49%) Office 365
4 19 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 19 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.85%) GitHub
6 16 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.72%) Google Play
10 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.51%) SaaS
12 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.41%) Serverless
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.31%) PaaS
14 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 87 (8.94%) HTTP
2 39 (4.01%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.98%) DNS
3 29 (2.98%) LAN
3 29 (2.98%) WAN
4 27 (2.77%) DHCP
5 25 (2.57%) Internet
6 23 (2.36%) SAN
7 18 (1.85%) SSL
8 10 (1.03%) Broadband
9 9 (0.92%) Firewall
10 8 (0.82%) WinSCP
11 7 (0.72%) AMQP
11 7 (0.72%) IPsec
12 5 (0.51%) ISDN
13 4 (0.41%) FTP
13 4 (0.41%) Intranet
14 3 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (0.31%) PBX
14 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 204 (20.97%) MySQL
3 95 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 52 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 49 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 37 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (2.67%) Big Data
11 25 (2.57%) Redis
12 24 (2.47%) DB2
13 22 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.85%) Oracle Database
15 15 (1.54%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.82%) DTS
16 8 (0.82%) Riak
16 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 152 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 93 (9.56%) Jenkins
3 85 (8.74%) Subversion
4 64 (6.58%) JIRA
5 55 (5.65%) Visual Studio
6 46 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (4.62%) NUnit
8 39 (4.01%) MSTest
9 31 (3.19%) Selenium
10 26 (2.67%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.47%) Gradle
12 23 (2.36%) Maven
13 22 (2.26%) Vagrant
13 22 (2.26%) Xcode
14 16 (1.64%) JUnit
15 15 (1.54%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.44%) Jasmine
17 13 (1.34%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.34%) Hudson
18 12 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 168 (17.27%) Finance
2 73 (7.50%) Advertising
3 57 (5.86%) Retail
4 50 (5.14%) Banking
5 28 (2.88%) Law
6 25 (2.57%) Back Office
7 23 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.64%) Games
10 16 (1.64%) Marketing
11 14 (1.44%) Automotive
11 14 (1.44%) Legal
12 10 (1.03%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.82%) Local Government
14 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.41%) German Language
15 4 (0.41%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 609 (62.59%) Developer
2 209 (21.48%) .NET Developer
3 153 (15.72%) Senior Developer
4 151 (15.52%) C# Developer
4 151 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 137 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 124 (12.74%) Software Developer
7 86 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 79 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 79 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 79 (8.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 78 (8.02%) Software Engineer
10 75 (7.71%) C# Software Developer
11 67 (6.89%) PHP Developer
12 55 (5.65%) Architect
12 55 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 48 (4.93%) Lead Developer
14 44 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
15 42 (4.32%) Senior Software Developer
16 40 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (38.34%) .NET
2 333 (34.22%) CSS
3 307 (31.55%) HTML
4 275 (28.26%) jQuery
5 248 (25.49%) ASP.NET
6 222 (22.82%) XML
7 220 (22.61%) REST
8 219 (22.51%) RESTful
9 213 (21.89%) SOAP
10 152 (15.62%) Spring
11 148 (15.21%) AngularJS
12 141 (14.49%) WCF
13 138 (14.18%) JSON
14 131 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 127 (13.05%) .NET Framework
16 121 (12.44%) HTML5
17 111 (11.41%) Node.js
18 100 (10.28%) J2EE
19 93 (9.56%) Hibernate
19 93 (9.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
1 58 (5.96%) Computer Science
2 56 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 48 (4.93%) User Experience
5 40 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.75%) iPad
7 17 (1.75%) iPhone
8 14 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.23%) RIA
10 10 (1.03%) Social Media
11 9 (0.92%) BBC
11 9 (0.92%) CMDB
11 9 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.82%) CESG
12 8 (0.82%) PKI
13 7 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 141 (14.49%) Linux
2 107 (11.00%) Windows
3 45 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 45 (4.62%) Unix
4 41 (4.21%) Android
5 29 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.13%) CentOS
9 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.62%) SUSE
10 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (39.77%) MVC
3 234 (24.05%) Scrum
4 201 (20.66%) Software Engineering
5 187 (19.22%) TDD
6 165 (16.96%) OO
7 152 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
8 146 (15.01%) DevOps
9 139 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 118 (12.13%) Web Development
11 101 (10.38%) Mentoring
12 94 (9.66%) SOA
13 93 (9.56%) SDLC
14 87 (8.94%) E-Commerce
15 84 (8.63%) BDD
15 84 (8.63%) OOP
16 71 (7.30%) Unit Testing
17 60 (6.17%) Use Case
18 59 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
19 57 (5.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 416 (42.75%) JavaScript
2 374 (38.44%) C#
3 331 (34.02%) Java
4 293 (30.11%) SQL
5 178 (18.29%) PHP
6 124 (12.74%) T-SQL
7 100 (10.28%) Python
8 86 (8.84%) Ruby
9 60 (6.17%) C++
10 53 (5.45%) PL/SQL
11 41 (4.21%) Bash Shell
12 38 (3.91%) C
13 37 (3.80%) VB.NET
14 26 (2.67%) Objective-C
15 24 (2.47%) Groovy
16 23 (2.36%) Scala
17 21 (2.16%) Go
18 15 (1.54%) Apple Swift
19 13 (1.34%) VB
19 13 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (10.28%) Degree
2 30 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.67%) MCSE
5 17 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.34%) ISEB
6 13 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.92%) CISM
8 9 (0.92%) CISSP
9 8 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.72%) CCIE
10 7 (0.72%) CEH
10 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.72%) GIAC
10 7 (0.72%) ISSAP
10 7 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.09%) QA
2 11 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 9 (0.92%) GCP
4 9 (0.92%) GDPR
5 7 (0.72%) MiFID
5 7 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.41%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.41%) SLA
7 3 (0.31%) PMO
8 2 (0.21%) WAI
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 47 (4.83%) Docker
2 43 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.67%) Terminal Services
5 22 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (2.26%) vSphere
6 5 (0.51%) XenApp
6 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) GPFS
7 1 (0.10%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (3.91%) Puppet
2 35 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (3.29%) Ansible
4 26 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 24 (2.47%) Terraform
6 17 (1.75%) Packer
7 15 (1.54%) Salt
8 6 (0.62%) Kibana
9 5 (0.51%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.31%) logstash
10 3 (0.31%) Simian Army
10 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.10%) Consul
12 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 152 (15.62%) Oracle
3 60 (6.17%) Google
4 34 (3.49%) VMware
5 17 (1.75%) Capita
5 17 (1.75%) SaltStack
6 16 (1.64%) Cisco
7 15 (1.54%) Apple
7 15 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.44%) IBM
9 13 (1.34%) Twitter
10 12 (1.23%) Facebook
11 11 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.92%) Sony
12 9 (0.92%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.82%) Zend
14 7 (0.72%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.62%) Sybase
16 5 (0.51%) Adobe
16 5 (0.51%) Citrix