Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 36 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 528 829 1,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.02% 6.60% 8.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.86% 15.79% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 422 680 908
North West median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £40,498
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +17.29% -4.71%
10th Percentile £31,325 £27,975 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,125 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 4,107 5,249 5,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.06% 41.78% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,116 4,421 4,979
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 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 -28 296 £50,000 +2.56% 81
Cheshire +2 140 £47,125 +7.10% 37
Merseyside +27 47 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Lancashire +6 45 £40,000 +3.90% 10
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 259 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (40.53%) JavaScript
3 202 (38.26%) C#
4 186 (35.23%) SQL
5 172 (32.58%) HTML
5 172 (32.58%) .NET
6 159 (30.11%) CSS
7 140 (26.52%) Amazon AWS
8 135 (25.57%) SOAP
9 134 (25.38%) SQL Server
10 129 (24.43%) MVC
11 121 (22.92%) Microsoft
12 119 (22.54%) DevOps
13 113 (21.40%) Java
14 108 (20.45%) ASP.NET
15 100 (18.94%) REST
16 94 (17.80%) XML
17 93 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 89 (16.86%) RESTful
18 89 (16.86%) Finance
19 86 (16.29%) Scrum
20 85 (16.10%) Ajax
21 84 (15.91%) AngularJS
22 83 (15.72%) WCF
22 83 (15.72%) OO
23 82 (15.53%) Git (software)
24 81 (15.34%) jQuery
24 81 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
25 80 (15.15%) Software Engineering
26 77 (14.58%) Windows

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 24 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.84%) WordPress
5 14 (2.65%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.08%) JBoss
7 11 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.52%) Confluence
10 5 (0.95%) Apache
10 5 (0.95%) CMS
11 4 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.76%) IIS
11 4 (0.76%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 140 (26.52%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.63%) Serverless
4 21 (3.98%) Amazon S3
5 20 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (3.60%) GitHub
6 19 (3.60%) SaaS
7 18 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (3.41%) Power Platform
8 17 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.84%) PaaS
10 13 (2.46%) Amazon Kinesis
11 12 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (2.27%) Datadog
12 11 (2.08%) IaaS
12 11 (2.08%) Office 365
12 11 (2.08%) Slack
13 9 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.11%) HTTP
2 23 (4.36%) DNS
3 20 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.22%) SAN
5 16 (3.03%) LAN
5 16 (3.03%) WAN
6 13 (2.46%) DHCP
7 12 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (2.27%) FCoE
7 12 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (2.27%) iSCSI
7 12 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (2.27%) VSAN
8 11 (2.08%) Network Security
9 9 (1.70%) Broadband
10 8 (1.52%) Firewall
10 8 (1.52%) Internet
11 7 (1.33%) SSL
12 5 (0.95%) SMS
13 4 (0.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.17%) MySQL
3 47 (8.90%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (3.79%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.41%) Power BI
10 17 (3.22%) Big Data
11 15 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (2.65%) CouchDB
12 14 (2.65%) Neo4j
12 14 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (2.65%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.46%) MariaDB
14 12 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 82 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 72 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 55 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (7.01%) JIRA
5 28 (5.30%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.79%) Subversion
7 17 (3.22%) MSTest
7 17 (3.22%) NUnit
8 15 (2.84%) Selenium
9 12 (2.27%) gulp
10 9 (1.70%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.33%) Maven
12 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.95%) webpack
13 4 (0.76%) Gradle
13 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.57%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.57%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.57%) JUnit
14 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 89 (16.86%) Finance
2 38 (7.20%) Retail
3 25 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.22%) Games
5 12 (2.27%) Local Government
6 11 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.70%) Banking
7 9 (1.70%) Legal
8 8 (1.52%) Advertising
9 6 (1.14%) Back Office
9 6 (1.14%) Marketing
10 5 (0.95%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (62.50%) Developer
2 83 (15.72%) Senior Developer
3 69 (13.07%) C# Developer
4 66 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 64 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 44 (8.33%) Consultant
7 43 (8.14%) Java Developer
8 40 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
10 37 (7.01%) Architect
11 33 (6.25%) Analyst
12 32 (6.06%) Software Engineer
13 27 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 18 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
16 17 (3.22%) AWS Architect
16 17 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
17 16 (3.03%) Agile Developer
17 16 (3.03%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (32.58%) .NET
1 172 (32.58%) HTML
2 159 (30.11%) CSS
3 135 (25.57%) SOAP
4 108 (20.45%) ASP.NET
5 100 (18.94%) REST
6 94 (17.80%) XML
7 89 (16.86%) RESTful
8 85 (16.10%) Ajax
9 84 (15.91%) AngularJS
10 83 (15.72%) WCF
11 81 (15.34%) jQuery
12 75 (14.20%) JSON
13 65 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 64 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (11.17%) Spring
16 51 (9.66%) .NET Framework
17 50 (9.47%) React
18 48 (9.09%) LINQ
18 48 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 38 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (4.55%) User Experience
5 23 (4.36%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.22%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.84%) Replication
9 14 (2.65%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.27%) FlexPod
11 11 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.89%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.70%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.52%) Wiki
15 7 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.33%) Cloud Native
16 6 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
17 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
17 4 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.58%) Windows
2 52 (9.85%) Linux
3 23 (4.36%) Android
3 23 (4.36%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
7 10 (1.89%) Unix
8 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.95%) CentOS
10 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.57%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Fedora
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.43%) MVC
3 119 (22.54%) DevOps
4 86 (16.29%) Scrum
5 83 (15.72%) OO
6 81 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
7 80 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 76 (14.39%) TDD
9 72 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (10.23%) SOA
11 46 (8.71%) Web Development
12 42 (7.95%) BDD
13 41 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 37 (7.01%) Computer Science
16 33 (6.25%) ITIL
16 33 (6.25%) Microservices
16 33 (6.25%) Migration
17 32 (6.06%) OOP
18 31 (5.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 214 (40.53%) JavaScript
2 202 (38.26%) C#
3 186 (35.23%) SQL
4 113 (21.40%) Java
5 55 (10.42%) PHP
6 46 (8.71%) Python
7 39 (7.39%) T-SQL
8 38 (7.20%) C++
9 30 (5.68%) Java 8
10 24 (4.55%) Ruby
11 20 (3.79%) ES6
12 19 (3.60%) Scala
13 17 (3.22%) PL/SQL
14 16 (3.03%) Groovy
15 15 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.84%) X++
16 14 (2.65%) C
16 14 (2.65%) VB.NET
17 13 (2.46%) ES7
17 13 (2.46%) ES8
Qualifications
1 58 (10.98%) Degree
2 18 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.27%) CCNA
3 12 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.27%) MCSE
3 12 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.95%) CISSP
6 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.95%) MCSD
7 4 (0.76%) ISEB
7 4 (0.76%) NCDA
7 4 (0.76%) NCIE
7 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.76%) VCAP
8 3 (0.57%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.57%) CISM
8 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.11%) QA
2 14 (2.65%) PMO
3 12 (2.27%) GDPR
4 6 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (6.44%) Docker
2 33 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.41%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.03%) vSphere
6 12 (2.27%) NFS
6 12 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) Terraform
2 20 (3.79%) Kubernetes
3 16 (3.03%) Ansible
4 12 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (2.27%) Kibana
5 11 (2.08%) logstash
6 8 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.33%) Puppet
8 4 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.57%) cPanel
10 1 (0.19%) CASB
10 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.19%) Rancher
10 1 (0.19%) SCCM
10 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 121 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.33%) Oracle
2 44 (8.33%) VMware
3 29 (5.49%) Cisco
4 21 (3.98%) Google
5 15 (2.84%) Informatica
6 13 (2.46%) NetApp
6 13 (2.46%) Rackspace
7 12 (2.27%) HP
7 12 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.27%) Veeam
8 10 (1.89%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.70%) CA
9 9 (1.70%) Pega
9 9 (1.70%) Splunk
10 6 (1.14%) Sage
11 5 (0.95%) DocuSign
11 5 (0.95%) iManage
11 5 (0.95%) Intapp
12 4 (0.76%) Tableau