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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 616 365 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.02% 6.49% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.48% 16.35% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 470 318 445
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3008 2232 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.02% 39.67% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1923 2204
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Web Services as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 391 £45,000 - 65
Cheshire -1 146 £37,500 - 25
Merseyside +18 55 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Lancashire -2 23 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cumbria - 1 £46,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 576 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (48.70%) .NET
3 524 (48.52%) C#
4 505 (46.76%) JavaScript
5 426 (39.44%) HTML
6 401 (37.13%) MVC
7 399 (36.94%) SQL Server
8 396 (36.67%) SQL
9 367 (33.98%) ASP.NET
10 358 (33.15%) CSS
11 333 (30.83%) Java
12 331 (30.65%) XML
13 297 (27.50%) jQuery
14 283 (26.20%) TDD
15 268 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
16 218 (20.19%) OO
17 213 (19.72%) REST
18 203 (18.80%) AngularJS
18 203 (18.80%) Scrum
19 202 (18.70%) SOAP
20 197 (18.24%) Web Development
21 196 (18.15%) Software Engineering
22 184 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
23 179 (16.57%) Git (software)
24 176 (16.30%) Finance
25 175 (16.20%) Microsoft
26 173 (16.02%) Windows
26 173 (16.02%) Test Automation
27 169 (15.65%) SOA
28 168 (15.56%) 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 60 (5.56%) Apache
2 33 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (2.41%) CMS
4 23 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 21 (1.94%) Apache Spark
5 21 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.67%) JBoss
7 17 (1.57%) nginx
8 16 (1.48%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.11%) Umbraco
11 11 (1.02%) IIS
12 10 (0.93%) OpenROAD
13 9 (0.83%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.74%) Confluence
15 7 (0.65%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.56%) Mule
16 6 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Fireworks
1 8 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.93%) Magento
2 9 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.28%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.093%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.093%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 268 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (2.87%) SaaS
4 20 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (0.93%) GitHub
6 9 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.56%) Office 365
9 6 (0.56%) PaaS
10 5 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.46%) Trello
11 4 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.093%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 143 (13.24%) HTTP
2 46 (4.26%) FTP
3 30 (2.78%) DNS
4 28 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.50%) Intranet
6 25 (2.31%) Internet
7 21 (1.94%) RS-232
7 21 (1.94%) SSL
8 19 (1.76%) WAN
9 17 (1.57%) Ethernet
9 17 (1.57%) LAN
10 15 (1.39%) HTTPS
11 14 (1.30%) VoIP
12 11 (1.02%) Firewall
13 9 (0.83%) ISDN
13 9 (0.83%) SMTP
14 8 (0.74%) DHCP
15 7 (0.65%) SAN
15 7 (0.65%) Wireless
16 6 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 139 (12.87%) MySQL
3 65 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 56 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 55 (5.09%) Big Data
6 54 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 48 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
12 30 (2.78%) MongoDB
13 26 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (2.13%) DB2
16 21 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 12 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (1.02%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 179 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 125 (11.57%) Subversion
3 101 (9.35%) Visual Studio
4 95 (8.80%) Jenkins
5 65 (6.02%) NUnit
6 59 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (5.19%) Selenium
8 48 (4.44%) JIRA
9 47 (4.35%) MSTest
10 43 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 41 (3.80%) JUnit
12 35 (3.24%) Eclipse
13 28 (2.59%) SonarQube
14 25 (2.31%) Ant
15 22 (2.04%) Maven
16 20 (1.85%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 17 (1.57%) Microsoft Blend
18 17 (1.57%) NuGet
18 17 (1.57%) WiX
General
1 176 (16.30%) Finance
2 88 (8.15%) Retail
3 56 (5.19%) Banking
4 46 (4.26%) Marketing
5 37 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.22%) Games
7 19 (1.76%) Law
8 16 (1.48%) Back Office
9 13 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.11%) Electronics
11 10 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.93%) Local Government
12 9 (0.83%) Publishing
13 8 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.74%) Legal
13 8 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.56%) Advertising
15 5 (0.46%) Automotive
16 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 742 (68.70%) Developer
2 258 (23.89%) .NET Developer
3 232 (21.48%) C# Developer
4 171 (15.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (14.17%) Senior Developer
6 149 (13.80%) Java Developer
7 108 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 99 (9.17%) Software Engineer
9 86 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 81 (7.50%) Software Developer
11 70 (6.48%) Lead Developer
11 70 (6.48%) Web Developer
12 67 (6.20%) PHP Developer
13 51 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 50 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 48 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
16 41 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
17 38 (3.52%) Junior
18 37 (3.43%) SQL Developer
19 36 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (48.70%) .NET
2 426 (39.44%) HTML
3 367 (33.98%) ASP.NET
4 358 (33.15%) CSS
5 331 (30.65%) XML
6 297 (27.50%) jQuery
7 213 (19.72%) REST
8 203 (18.80%) AngularJS
9 202 (18.70%) SOAP
10 168 (15.56%) WCF
11 158 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 156 (14.44%) .NET Framework
13 148 (13.70%) RESTful
14 145 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 141 (13.06%) JSON
16 140 (12.96%) Node.js
17 137 (12.69%) Spring
18 131 (12.13%) HTML5
19 119 (11.02%) Entity Framework
20 96 (8.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 147 (13.61%) iPad
2 100 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 61 (5.65%) N-Tier
4 59 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 51 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 40 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 32 (2.96%) User Experience
10 29 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.76%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 14 (1.30%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.74%) TRADACOMS
16 7 (0.65%) Life Science
16 7 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
16 7 (0.65%) Online Banking
16 7 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.02%) Windows
2 164 (15.19%) Linux
3 51 (4.72%) Android
4 43 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 40 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 29 (2.69%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.13%) Unix
8 17 (1.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 14 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.56%) CentOS
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.28%) Debian
14 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (37.13%) MVC
3 283 (26.20%) TDD
4 218 (20.19%) OO
5 203 (18.80%) Scrum
6 197 (18.24%) Web Development
7 196 (18.15%) Software Engineering
8 184 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (16.02%) Test Automation
10 169 (15.65%) SOA
11 150 (13.89%) SDLC
12 130 (12.04%) E-Commerce
13 113 (10.46%) OOP
14 108 (10.00%) DevOps
15 100 (9.26%) BDD
16 96 (8.89%) Unit Testing
17 89 (8.24%) Mentoring
18 69 (6.39%) MVVM
19 61 (5.65%) UML
20 56 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 524 (48.52%) C#
2 505 (46.76%) JavaScript
3 396 (36.67%) SQL
4 333 (30.83%) Java
5 115 (10.65%) PHP
6 87 (8.06%) T-SQL
7 68 (6.30%) Python
8 63 (5.83%) C++
9 62 (5.74%) VB.NET
10 39 (3.61%) Ruby
11 37 (3.43%) C
12 35 (3.24%) PL/SQL
13 33 (3.06%) XPath
14 29 (2.69%) Scala
15 24 (2.22%) Objective-C
16 22 (2.04%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.85%) Clojure
17 20 (1.85%) Haskell
17 20 (1.85%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
18 19 (1.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 123 (11.39%) Degree
2 39 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 39 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.85%) Siebel Certification
5 18 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.83%) ISEB
7 9 (0.83%) MCSE
8 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.28%) CCNA
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.28%) MCITP
10 3 (0.28%) MCSA
10 3 (0.28%) NCDA
10 3 (0.28%) NCIE
10 3 (0.28%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.54%) QA
2 7 (0.65%) WAI
3 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.46%) SLA
5 4 (0.37%) GCP
6 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (3.33%) Docker
2 20 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.37%) Firmware
6 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.093%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 45 (4.17%) Puppet
2 25 (2.31%) Kibana
3 23 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.57%) Ansible
5 14 (1.30%) Terraform
6 10 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.28%) Packer
9 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.19%) Cacti
9 2 (0.19%) Nagios
10 1 (0.093%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.093%) Consul
10 1 (0.093%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.093%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.093%) Grafana
10 1 (0.093%) Graphite
10 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.093%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 175 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 131 (12.13%) Oracle
3 47 (4.35%) Google
4 31 (2.87%) VMware
5 30 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 26 (2.41%) IBM
7 20 (1.85%) Siebel
8 18 (1.67%) Zend
9 15 (1.39%) SAP
10 12 (1.11%) Chordiant
10 12 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.02%) HP
11 11 (1.02%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.02%) Yahoo!
12 10 (0.93%) Actian
13 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.74%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.74%) hybris
14 8 (0.74%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.56%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30001 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago