Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 1107 853 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.35% 6.94% 8.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.77% 16.61% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 904 729 921
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,075 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
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 5898 5137 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.51% 41.78% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4906 4476 4412
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +5 751 £45,000 - 56
Cheshire +11 230 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Merseyside -2 78 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Lancashire 0 37 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 590 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 458 (41.37%) .NET
4 451 (40.74%) C#
5 422 (38.12%) MVC
6 369 (33.33%) HTML
7 365 (32.97%) CSS
8 361 (32.61%) Java
9 347 (31.35%) SQL
10 319 (28.82%) ASP.NET
11 306 (27.64%) XML
12 304 (27.46%) jQuery
13 303 (27.37%) SQL Server
14 243 (21.95%) Scrum
15 242 (21.86%) TDD
16 237 (21.41%) REST
17 233 (21.05%) SOAP
18 224 (20.23%) RESTful
19 221 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
20 220 (19.87%) Microsoft
21 207 (18.70%) OO
22 206 (18.61%) Git (software)
23 205 (18.52%) AngularJS
24 202 (18.25%) MySQL
25 197 (17.80%) Software Engineering
26 190 (17.16%) Finance
27 186 (16.80%) WCF
28 184 (16.62%) PHP
29 180 (16.26%) Test Automation
30 177 (15.99%) Linux

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
1 113 (10.21%) Apache
2 49 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 46 (4.16%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.34%) JBoss
5 30 (2.71%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 23 (2.08%) CMS
8 22 (1.99%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.90%) nginx
10 17 (1.54%) Apache Spark
10 17 (1.54%) Confluence
10 17 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.81%) CICS
14 9 (0.81%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.81%) IIS
15 8 (0.72%) OpenROAD
16 6 (0.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.18%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Magento
2 7 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.090%) Exstream
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.090%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 221 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (2.35%) Office 365
5 24 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.54%) Serverless
7 16 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
7 16 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (1.26%) GitHub
10 13 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 13 (1.17%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.99%) SaaS
12 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.63%) Google Play
14 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.27%) PaaS
16 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.94%) HTTP
2 47 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 39 (3.52%) DNS
4 36 (3.25%) LAN
4 36 (3.25%) WAN
5 30 (2.71%) DHCP
6 27 (2.44%) Internet
7 26 (2.35%) SAN
8 21 (1.90%) SSL
9 17 (1.54%) FTP
10 13 (1.17%) Firewall
11 11 (0.99%) AMQP
12 8 (0.72%) Intranet
12 8 (0.72%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.63%) Broadband
13 7 (0.63%) IPsec
14 6 (0.54%) VoIP
14 6 (0.54%) Wireless
15 5 (0.45%) VPN
16 4 (0.36%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 202 (18.25%) MySQL
3 107 (9.67%) NoSQL
4 70 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (4.61%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.16%) Big Data
7 46 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (3.34%) DB2
9 36 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (2.62%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.99%) Redis
12 17 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.17%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 206 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 126 (11.38%) Subversion
3 104 (9.39%) Jenkins
4 92 (8.31%) Visual Studio
5 62 (5.60%) JIRA
6 49 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (4.16%) NUnit
8 42 (3.79%) Bitbucket
8 42 (3.79%) Selenium
9 39 (3.52%) MSTest
10 35 (3.16%) JUnit
11 31 (2.80%) Vagrant
12 29 (2.62%) Eclipse
12 29 (2.62%) Gradle
13 22 (1.99%) SonarQube
14 18 (1.63%) gulp
15 17 (1.54%) Xcode
16 16 (1.45%) IntelliJ
17 15 (1.36%) Ant
17 15 (1.36%) Maven
General
1 190 (17.16%) Finance
2 88 (7.95%) Retail
3 64 (5.78%) Banking
4 45 (4.07%) Advertising
5 33 (2.98%) Law
6 30 (2.71%) Back Office
7 20 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.63%) Games
8 18 (1.63%) Marketing
8 18 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.36%) Automotive
11 10 (0.90%) Legal
12 8 (0.72%) French Language
13 7 (0.63%) German Language
13 7 (0.63%) Japanese Language
14 6 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.45%) Local Government
15 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 710 (64.14%) Developer
2 225 (20.33%) .NET Developer
3 188 (16.98%) C# Developer
4 156 (14.09%) Java Developer
5 152 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 146 (13.19%) Senior Developer
7 118 (10.66%) Software Developer
8 94 (8.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 90 (8.13%) Software Engineer
10 88 (7.95%) PHP Developer
11 82 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 70 (6.32%) C# Software Developer
13 66 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 62 (5.60%) .NET Software Developer
15 51 (4.61%) Lead Developer
15 51 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
16 47 (4.25%) Architect
17 38 (3.43%) C# Software Engineer
18 37 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
19 35 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (41.37%) .NET
2 369 (33.33%) HTML
3 365 (32.97%) CSS
4 319 (28.82%) ASP.NET
5 306 (27.64%) XML
6 304 (27.46%) jQuery
7 237 (21.41%) REST
8 233 (21.05%) SOAP
9 224 (20.23%) RESTful
10 205 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 186 (16.80%) WCF
12 175 (15.81%) JSON
13 163 (14.72%) .NET Framework
14 158 (14.27%) HTML5
15 154 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 147 (13.28%) Spring
17 133 (12.01%) Node.js
18 103 (9.30%) Entity Framework
19 101 (9.12%) Hibernate
20 98 (8.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 64 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 62 (5.60%) iPad
4 61 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.79%) User Experience
6 48 (4.34%) Management Information System
7 39 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (2.80%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.81%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.36%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.26%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.17%) iPhone
13 13 (1.17%) Life Science
13 13 (1.17%) RIA
14 11 (0.99%) PMI
14 11 (0.99%) Social Media
15 8 (0.72%) Online Banking
16 7 (0.63%) PKI
16 7 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 177 (15.99%) Linux
2 141 (12.74%) Windows
3 54 (4.88%) Android
4 48 (4.34%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.25%) Unix
6 26 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.26%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.17%) CentOS
10 11 (0.99%) Windows Server
11 10 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.72%) SUSE
12 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.54%) AIX
14 4 (0.36%) Debian
14 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (38.12%) MVC
3 243 (21.95%) Scrum
4 242 (21.86%) TDD
5 207 (18.70%) OO
6 197 (17.80%) Software Engineering
7 180 (16.26%) Test Automation
8 176 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (14.72%) DevOps
10 126 (11.38%) Web Development
11 120 (10.84%) OOP
12 117 (10.57%) SOA
13 115 (10.39%) BDD
14 112 (10.12%) SDLC
15 104 (9.39%) Mentoring
16 90 (8.13%) E-Commerce
17 66 (5.96%) MVVM
18 63 (5.69%) Unit Testing
19 62 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (5.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 463 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 451 (40.74%) C#
3 361 (32.61%) Java
4 347 (31.35%) SQL
5 184 (16.62%) PHP
6 133 (12.01%) T-SQL
7 109 (9.85%) Python
8 81 (7.32%) Ruby
9 67 (6.05%) C++
10 45 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.88%) C
12 39 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 39 (3.52%) VB.NET
13 37 (3.34%) Scala
14 31 (2.80%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.90%) Apple Swift
16 20 (1.81%) Clojure
17 19 (1.72%) Groovy
18 18 (1.63%) PHP 7
19 17 (1.54%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 113 (10.21%) Degree
2 34 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.71%) MCSE
4 21 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.26%) Siebel Certification
8 11 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.81%) ISEB
11 8 (0.72%) CISSP
12 7 (0.63%) CCIE
12 7 (0.63%) CEH
12 7 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.63%) CISM
12 7 (0.63%) GIAC
12 7 (0.63%) ISSAP
12 7 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.05%) QA
2 14 (1.26%) GCP
3 13 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.63%) SLA
5 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.45%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (0.27%) WAI
7 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.18%) PMO
8 1 (0.090%) GDPR
8 1 (0.090%) HL7
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 53 (4.79%) Docker
2 38 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.62%) Hyper-V
3 29 (2.62%) Terminal Services
4 27 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.81%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.090%) GPFS
8 1 (0.090%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (5.24%) Puppet
2 40 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.71%) Ansible
4 23 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.54%) Terraform
6 13 (1.17%) Packer
7 10 (0.90%) Salt
8 5 (0.45%) Kibana
9 3 (0.27%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.18%) Cacti
10 2 (0.18%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.18%) Nagios
10 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.090%) logstash
11 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 220 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 170 (15.36%) Oracle
3 58 (5.24%) Google
4 31 (2.80%) VMware
5 26 (2.35%) Zend
6 25 (2.26%) IBM
7 17 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.45%) Cisco
9 14 (1.26%) Siebel
10 13 (1.17%) Chordiant
11 12 (1.08%) Apple
11 12 (1.08%) SaltStack
12 9 (0.81%) Facebook
13 8 (0.72%) Actian
13 8 (0.72%) Twitter
14 7 (0.63%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.63%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.63%) Sybase
15 6 (0.54%) Sony
15 6 (0.54%) Wyse