Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 809 1,143 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.47% 8.71% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 19.61% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 669 905 683
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 5,214 5,829 4,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.71% 44.44% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,417 4,912 3,845
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 July 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 20 July 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 -12 529 £48,750 +8.33% 98
Cheshire -9 231 £45,000 +20.00% 38
Merseyside -41 24 £40,000 +14.29% 17
Lancashire -23 22 £38,500 +10.00% 13
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 426 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (45.12%) JavaScript
3 292 (36.09%) Java
4 287 (35.48%) HTML
5 275 (33.99%) .NET
6 270 (33.37%) Amazon AWS
7 261 (32.26%) C#
8 248 (30.66%) MVC
9 245 (30.28%) SQL
10 244 (30.16%) CSS
11 236 (29.17%) RESTful
12 196 (24.23%) Scrum
13 183 (22.62%) Git (software)
14 182 (22.50%) Software Engineering
15 180 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
16 172 (21.26%) XML
17 171 (21.14%) DevOps
18 154 (19.04%) ASP.NET
19 152 (18.79%) MySQL
19 152 (18.79%) TDD
20 151 (18.67%) SOAP
21 150 (18.54%) OO
22 149 (18.42%) AngularJS
23 147 (18.17%) SQL Server
24 146 (18.05%) REST
25 145 (17.92%) Test Automation
25 145 (17.92%) jQuery
26 141 (17.43%) Finance
27 136 (16.81%) Linux
28 132 (16.32%) Degree

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 56 (6.92%) Apache
2 27 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (3.34%) nginx
3 19 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.98%) CMS
4 16 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.85%) JBoss
5 15 (1.85%) Sitefinity
6 14 (1.73%) Confluence
7 12 (1.48%) IIS
7 12 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.99%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.62%) Jetty
10 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.49%) Drupal
11 4 (0.49%) SAS
11 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.49%) GIMP
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 270 (33.37%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (4.45%) GitHub
5 30 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (2.72%) DigitalOcean
7 22 (2.72%) SaaS
8 18 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 18 (2.22%) Office 365
9 17 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (1.24%) Serverless
11 9 (1.11%) Firebase
12 8 (0.99%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.99%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.87%) npm
14 5 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.44%) HTTP
2 32 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.85%) Internet
3 15 (1.85%) LAN
4 14 (1.73%) SSL
5 13 (1.61%) WAN
6 12 (1.48%) DNS
7 10 (1.24%) SAN
8 9 (1.11%) DHCP
9 4 (0.49%) Broadband
9 4 (0.49%) Intranet
9 4 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.37%) PPP
11 2 (0.25%) AMQP
11 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.25%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.25%) POP3
11 2 (0.25%) Skype
11 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (18.79%) MySQL
2 147 (18.17%) SQL Server
3 69 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.18%) MongoDB
5 33 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.34%) Big Data
7 24 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (2.35%) Redis
9 19 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.85%) MariaDB
12 11 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.87%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 183 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 93 (11.50%) Jenkins
3 86 (10.63%) JIRA
4 60 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.82%) Subversion
6 36 (4.45%) MSTest
6 36 (4.45%) Visual Studio
7 34 (4.20%) Selenium
8 33 (4.08%) NUnit
9 26 (3.21%) Mercurial
9 26 (3.21%) PHPUnit
10 24 (2.97%) gulp
10 24 (2.97%) JUnit
10 24 (2.97%) MSBuild
10 24 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (2.84%) Vagrant
12 20 (2.47%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.73%) Maven
13 14 (1.73%) TestNG
14 13 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 141 (17.43%) Finance
2 64 (7.91%) Retail
3 27 (3.34%) Banking
4 26 (3.21%) Automotive
5 22 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.35%) Advertising
6 19 (2.35%) Legal
6 19 (2.35%) Marketing
7 16 (1.98%) Games
8 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.36%) Law
10 10 (1.24%) Local Government
10 10 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Back Office
11 4 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.25%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) International Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 476 (58.84%) Developer
2 125 (15.45%) Java Developer
3 121 (14.96%) .NET Developer
4 89 (11.00%) C# Developer
5 84 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 82 (10.14%) Software Developer
7 79 (9.77%) Architect
8 77 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 71 (8.78%) Software Engineer
10 65 (8.03%) PHP Developer
11 55 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 37 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 35 (4.33%) .NET Software Engineer
14 33 (4.08%) SQL Developer
15 30 (3.71%) .NET Software Developer
15 30 (3.71%) Lead Developer
16 29 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
17 28 (3.46%) AWS Architect
17 28 (3.46%) C# Software Engineer
17 28 (3.46%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (35.48%) HTML
2 275 (33.99%) .NET
3 244 (30.16%) CSS
4 236 (29.17%) RESTful
5 172 (21.26%) XML
6 154 (19.04%) ASP.NET
7 151 (18.67%) SOAP
8 149 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 146 (18.05%) REST
10 145 (17.92%) jQuery
11 118 (14.59%) JSON
12 101 (12.48%) Spring
13 96 (11.87%) HTML5
14 92 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 88 (10.88%) .NET Framework
16 78 (9.64%) LINQ
16 78 (9.64%) Node.js
16 78 (9.64%) WCF
17 77 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 71 (8.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 40 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.45%) User Experience
6 34 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
8 29 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.98%) Fintech
10 15 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.24%) PKI
12 9 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.99%) CESG
13 8 (0.99%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.87%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.81%) Linux
2 95 (11.74%) Windows
3 39 (4.82%) Unix
4 33 (4.08%) Android
5 24 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (30.66%) MVC
3 196 (24.23%) Scrum
4 182 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 180 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (21.14%) DevOps
7 152 (18.79%) TDD
8 150 (18.54%) OO
9 145 (17.92%) Test Automation
10 97 (11.99%) Unit Testing
11 91 (11.25%) Web Development
12 86 (10.63%) Mentoring
13 82 (10.14%) Microservices
14 79 (9.77%) SOA
15 75 (9.27%) E-Commerce
16 69 (8.53%) OOP
16 69 (8.53%) SDLC
17 61 (7.54%) BDD
18 60 (7.42%) Open Source
18 60 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 365 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 292 (36.09%) Java
3 261 (32.26%) C#
4 245 (30.28%) SQL
5 123 (15.20%) PHP
6 109 (13.47%) T-SQL
7 100 (12.36%) Python
8 59 (7.29%) Ruby
9 48 (5.93%) C++
10 35 (4.33%) PL/SQL
11 34 (4.20%) VB.NET
12 33 (4.08%) Bash Shell
13 30 (3.71%) Groovy
14 23 (2.84%) Java 8
15 21 (2.60%) Go
15 21 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.22%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.73%) Scala
18 12 (1.48%) C
19 11 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 132 (16.32%) Degree
2 39 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.61%) AWS Certification
3 13 (1.61%) HND
4 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.24%) CISM
5 10 (1.24%) CISSP
6 8 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.99%) MCSE
7 7 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.62%) ISEB
9 5 (0.62%) SAFe Agilist
9 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.49%) MCTS
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.17%) QA
2 12 (1.48%) GDPR
3 11 (1.36%) GCP
4 10 (1.24%) SLA
5 5 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (13.23%) Docker
2 18 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 8 (0.99%) vSphere
7 7 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.37%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.37%) LXC
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.37%) Varnish
8 3 (0.37%) XenApp
8 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (5.93%) Puppet
2 44 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 44 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.20%) Terraform
4 33 (4.08%) Ansible
5 17 (2.10%) Packer
6 8 (0.99%) Salt
7 6 (0.74%) Rancher
7 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.62%) Kibana
9 4 (0.49%) Consul
10 3 (0.37%) logstash
10 3 (0.37%) SCCM
11 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.12%) Grafana
12 1 (0.12%) Nagios
12 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.78%) Oracle
3 59 (7.29%) Google
4 32 (3.96%) Xamarin
5 28 (3.46%) VMware
6 26 (3.21%) New Relic
7 18 (2.22%) Capita
8 15 (1.85%) Yahoo!
9 14 (1.73%) Twitter
10 12 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.24%) Cisco
11 10 (1.24%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.24%) Zend
12 9 (1.11%) Facebook
12 9 (1.11%) Splunk
12 9 (1.11%) Tableau
13 8 (0.99%) Apple
13 8 (0.99%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.74%) HP
14 6 (0.74%) IBM