Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 594 1,086 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.04% 8.50% 6.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.28% 19.23% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 511 865 686
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4,474 5,647 5,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.00% 44.22% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,771 4,676 4,361
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -26 385 £48,750 +8.33% 93
Cheshire -21 151 £47,500 +18.75% 26
Merseyside -13 48 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Lancashire -5 11 £38,500 +1.32% 10
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 321 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (40.91%) Java
3 233 (39.23%) .NET
4 225 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 225 (37.88%) C#
5 208 (35.02%) Amazon AWS
6 190 (31.99%) SQL
7 168 (28.28%) HTML
8 164 (27.61%) MVC
9 149 (25.08%) CSS
10 147 (24.75%) SQL Server
11 136 (22.90%) DevOps
12 134 (22.56%) RESTful
13 132 (22.22%) XML
14 129 (21.72%) SOAP
15 128 (21.55%) Scrum
16 124 (20.88%) TDD
17 121 (20.37%) Microsoft
18 116 (19.53%) Software Engineering
19 114 (19.19%) jQuery
19 114 (19.19%) AngularJS
20 113 (19.02%) ASP.NET
21 112 (18.86%) OO
22 108 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
23 107 (18.01%) Test Automation
24 101 (17.00%) Finance
25 93 (15.66%) REST
26 90 (15.15%) Git (software)
26 90 (15.15%) Linux
26 90 (15.15%) WCF

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 33 (5.56%) IIS
2 31 (5.22%) Apache
3 24 (4.04%) Apache Solr
4 22 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.20%) Apache Spark
5 19 (3.20%) nginx
6 18 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.53%) CMS
8 12 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.52%) JBoss
9 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.35%) Confluence
11 6 (1.01%) Liferay
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.84%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 208 (35.02%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (5.05%) GitHub
5 25 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (3.20%) SaaS
9 17 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (2.36%) Office 365
11 8 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (1.18%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (0.84%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.67%) Serverless
15 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.51%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.07%) HTTP
2 24 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.37%) Internet
4 13 (2.19%) LAN
4 13 (2.19%) WAN
5 12 (2.02%) DNS
6 11 (1.85%) DHCP
6 11 (1.85%) SSH
7 10 (1.68%) SAN
8 7 (1.18%) AMQP
9 6 (1.01%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.84%) SSL
11 4 (0.67%) Firewall
11 4 (0.67%) PPP
12 3 (0.51%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.34%) Intranet
13 2 (0.34%) IPv6
13 2 (0.34%) MQTT
14 1 (0.17%) LLU
14 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 79 (13.30%) MySQL
3 51 (8.59%) Hadoop
4 47 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 46 (7.74%) MongoDB
6 31 (5.22%) Big Data
7 29 (4.88%) MariaDB
8 26 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.86%) Amazon Athena
12 17 (2.86%) Flink
13 13 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.35%) Redis
15 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (1.01%) Looker
Development Applications
1 90 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 61 (10.27%) Visual Studio
3 57 (9.60%) JIRA
4 36 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (5.39%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.22%) Selenium
7 29 (4.88%) NUnit
8 27 (4.55%) gulp
9 26 (4.38%) Cucumber
10 25 (4.21%) MSTest
11 20 (3.37%) PHPUnit
12 17 (2.86%) JMeter
13 16 (2.69%) Subversion
14 13 (2.19%) JUnit
15 8 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.18%) HP UFT
16 7 (1.18%) Redmine
17 6 (1.01%) Mockito
17 6 (1.01%) MSBuild
17 6 (1.01%) Rational Rose
General
1 101 (17.00%) Finance
2 38 (6.40%) Retail
3 28 (4.71%) Banking
4 19 (3.20%) Marketing
5 14 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.02%) Law
7 11 (1.85%) Legal
8 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.35%) Advertising
9 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.35%) Local Government
10 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.84%) Games
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) International Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 330 (55.56%) Developer
2 107 (18.01%) .NET Developer
3 82 (13.80%) C# Developer
4 70 (11.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (11.45%) Java Developer
6 60 (10.10%) Architect
7 59 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 59 (9.93%) Software Developer
8 52 (8.75%) Software Engineer
9 44 (7.41%) PHP Developer
10 40 (6.73%) Lead Developer
11 33 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 32 (5.39%) C# Software Developer
13 29 (4.88%) Java Engineer
14 28 (4.71%) Web Developer
15 27 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.87%) Analyst
17 23 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
18 22 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (39.23%) .NET
2 168 (28.28%) HTML
3 149 (25.08%) CSS
4 134 (22.56%) RESTful
5 132 (22.22%) XML
6 129 (21.72%) SOAP
7 114 (19.19%) AngularJS
7 114 (19.19%) jQuery
8 113 (19.02%) ASP.NET
9 93 (15.66%) REST
10 90 (15.15%) WCF
11 86 (14.48%) JSON
12 78 (13.13%) Spring
13 62 (10.44%) HTML5
14 54 (9.09%) .NET Framework
15 51 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (7.58%) Node.js
17 45 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (7.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 36 (6.06%) User Experience
4 34 (5.72%) Cloud Native
5 27 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (4.38%) Mobile App
7 25 (4.21%) PMI
8 24 (4.04%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.54%) N-Tier
10 18 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (2.36%) Internet of Things
12 14 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.52%) PKI
14 6 (1.01%) APACS
14 6 (1.01%) CESG
15 5 (0.84%) Fintech
15 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.15%) Linux
2 86 (14.48%) Windows
3 40 (6.73%) Unix
4 28 (4.71%) Android
5 22 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.84%) CentOS
8 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Fedora
11 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.17%) VME
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (27.61%) MVC
3 136 (22.90%) DevOps
4 128 (21.55%) Scrum
5 124 (20.88%) TDD
6 116 (19.53%) Software Engineering
7 112 (18.86%) OO
8 108 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (18.01%) Test Automation
10 81 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 78 (13.13%) Web Development
12 71 (11.95%) Open Source
13 63 (10.61%) Unit Testing
14 62 (10.44%) SDLC
15 58 (9.76%) Microservices
15 58 (9.76%) SOA
16 52 (8.75%) BDD
17 44 (7.41%) E-Commerce
18 40 (6.73%) Coaching
19 35 (5.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 243 (40.91%) Java
2 225 (37.88%) C#
2 225 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 190 (31.99%) SQL
4 76 (12.79%) PHP
5 73 (12.29%) Python
6 71 (11.95%) T-SQL
7 34 (5.72%) C++
8 28 (4.71%) Java 8
9 26 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 26 (4.38%) Ruby
10 25 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 23 (3.87%) Scala
12 15 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.53%) Groovy
13 12 (2.02%) Go
13 12 (2.02%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.18%) PHP 5
16 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (13.13%) Degree
2 33 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.21%) PMI Certification
4 17 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.85%) ISEB
7 10 (1.68%) MCSE
8 9 (1.52%) CISM
8 9 (1.52%) CISSP
9 8 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.01%) MCTS
10 6 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.51%) CEH
11 3 (0.51%) CISA
12 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.34%) MCSA
12 2 (0.34%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.57%) QA
2 16 (2.69%) GDPR
3 10 (1.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 55 (9.26%) Docker
2 20 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.19%) vSphere
5 12 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.85%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.51%) XenApp
8 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.34%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (7.07%) Puppet
2 27 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 26 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.86%) Terraform
5 12 (2.02%) Ansible
6 10 (1.68%) Nagios
7 5 (0.84%) Packer
8 4 (0.67%) cPanel
9 3 (0.51%) SCCM
9 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.34%) Consul
10 2 (0.34%) Grafana
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.17%) Kibana
11 1 (0.17%) logstash
11 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 121 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.22%) Google
3 29 (4.88%) VMware
4 25 (4.21%) Oracle
5 19 (3.20%) New Relic
6 18 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
7 16 (2.69%) Xamarin
8 12 (2.02%) Splunk
9 10 (1.68%) Tableau
10 8 (1.35%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.18%) Informatica
11 7 (1.18%) Twitter
12 6 (1.01%) Casewise
12 6 (1.01%) Zend
13 5 (0.84%) CA
13 5 (0.84%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.67%) Cisco
14 4 (0.67%) Sitecore