Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 60 45
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 138 473 621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.44% 4.55% 5.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 11.48% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 132 435 556
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,345 £72,500 £68,125
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +10.00%

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 1,712 4,119 4,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.66% 39.65% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 3,168 3,822
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,400 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Web Services as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Services in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +8 99 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Cheshire -7 33 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Merseyside -13 5 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Cumbria - 1 £50,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 68 (49.28%) JavaScript
2 67 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (43.48%) .NET
4 55 (39.86%) C#
5 44 (31.88%) HTML
6 43 (31.16%) SOAP
7 42 (30.43%) Java
8 39 (28.26%) MVC
9 38 (27.54%) SQL
10 37 (26.81%) REST
11 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
11 35 (25.36%) RESTful
12 34 (24.64%) CSS
13 32 (23.19%) JSON
14 31 (22.46%) AWS
15 28 (20.29%) Unit Testing
15 28 (20.29%) Web Development
15 28 (20.29%) DevOps
16 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (18.84%) Test Automation
18 25 (18.12%) TDD
18 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
19 24 (17.39%) AngularJS
20 23 (16.67%) Linux
20 23 (16.67%) Azure
21 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
22 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
22 21 (15.22%) Finance
22 21 (15.22%) jQuery
23 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (7.97%) Apache
2 5 (3.62%) CMS
2 5 (3.62%) Liferay
3 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.17%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.17%) nginx
4 2 (1.45%) Confluence
4 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.46%) AWS
2 23 (16.67%) Azure
3 12 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.52%) NuGet
5 8 (5.80%) GitHub
5 8 (5.80%) npm
6 6 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.35%) Serverless
7 5 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.90%) SaaS
8 4 (2.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (2.17%) Office 365
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.45%) AWS CodeBuild
10 2 (1.45%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (1.45%) GCP
10 2 (1.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) HTTP
2 4 (2.90%) Internet
3 3 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (1.45%) Firewall
4 2 (1.45%) LAN
4 2 (1.45%) Network Security
4 2 (1.45%) OSPF
4 2 (1.45%) SAN
4 2 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.45%) VLAN
4 2 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) VoIP
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) MySQL
3 9 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.45%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.45%) Redis
9 1 (0.72%) Informix
9 1 (0.72%) Power BI
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.97%) Protractor
3 11 (7.97%) TeamCity
4 10 (7.25%) Redmine
5 9 (6.52%) JIRA
5 9 (6.52%) Selenium
5 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.80%) Cypress.io
6 8 (5.80%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (3.62%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.62%) Subversion
7 5 (3.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.45%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Games
3 3 (2.17%) Local Government
4 2 (1.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (66.67%) Developer
2 31 (22.46%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 20 (14.49%) C# Developer
4 20 (14.49%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.14%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.35%) AWS Developer
10 6 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.48%) .NET
2 44 (31.88%) HTML
3 43 (31.16%) SOAP
4 37 (26.81%) REST
5 35 (25.36%) RESTful
6 34 (24.64%) CSS
7 32 (23.19%) JSON
8 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (17.39%) AngularJS
10 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
11 21 (15.22%) jQuery
12 19 (13.77%) .NET Core
12 19 (13.77%) React
13 15 (10.87%) Spring
14 14 (10.14%) J2EE
14 14 (10.14%) XML
15 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (9.42%) Node.js
16 11 (7.97%) .NET Framework
16 11 (7.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) User Experience
2 13 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.07%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) Blog
5 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.90%) Social Media
6 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.17%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.45%) CCTV
7 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Tandem
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Android
3 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.26%) MVC
3 28 (20.29%) DevOps
3 28 (20.29%) Unit Testing
3 28 (20.29%) Web Development
4 26 (18.84%) Test Automation
5 25 (18.12%) TDD
6 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.49%) OO
6 20 (14.49%) OOP
7 18 (13.04%) Scrum
7 18 (13.04%) SOA
8 16 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (8.70%) Fintech
10 12 (8.70%) Microservices
11 11 (7.97%) Line Management
12 10 (7.25%) Front End Development
12 10 (7.25%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) JavaScript
2 55 (39.86%) C#
3 42 (30.43%) Java
4 38 (27.54%) SQL
5 20 (14.49%) TypeScript
6 11 (7.97%) PHP
7 10 (7.25%) ActionScript
7 10 (7.25%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.35%) Python
10 5 (3.62%) Apex Code
10 5 (3.62%) Ruby
11 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.17%) Scala
13 2 (1.45%) Java 8
13 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.72%) Go
14 1 (0.72%) Groovy
14 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) PhD
3 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Docker
2 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.45%) vCloud
4 2 (1.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.90%) Ansible
2 4 (2.90%) Terraform
3 2 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) SAP
3 6 (4.35%) VMware
4 5 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco
7 2 (1.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (0.72%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.72%) Borland
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.72%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.72%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.72%) Sun