Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 51 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 282 529 893
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.49% 5.21% 7.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.46% 13.13% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 253 430 757
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 2,461 4,028 5,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.18% 39.70% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,044 3,098 4,473
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +2 190 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Cheshire -2 75 £45,000 -4.51% 5
Merseyside -9 12 £52,500 +18.64%
Lancashire +7 4 £32,750 -9.03%
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 158 (56.03%) JavaScript
2 156 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (43.97%) .NET
4 114 (40.43%) C#
4 114 (40.43%) CSS
5 110 (39.01%) AWS
6 107 (37.94%) SQL
7 106 (37.59%) HTML
8 89 (31.56%) Java
9 74 (26.24%) Azure
10 66 (23.40%) ASP.NET
10 66 (23.40%) MVC
11 65 (23.05%) DevOps
12 63 (22.34%) RESTful
13 62 (21.99%) SQL Server
13 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
13 62 (21.99%) Software Engineering
14 54 (19.15%) AngularJS
15 52 (18.44%) TDD
16 50 (17.73%) Scrum
17 46 (16.31%) JSON
17 46 (16.31%) REST
18 44 (15.60%) SOAP
18 44 (15.60%) Degree
18 44 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (15.25%) Git (software)
20 41 (14.54%) Coaching
21 39 (13.83%) jQuery
22 38 (13.48%) Node.js
23 35 (12.41%) Finance

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 19 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.26%) Apache
3 8 (2.84%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.13%) IIS
6 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.06%) nginx
8 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.71%) Confluence
8 2 (0.71%) Liferay
8 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (39.01%) AWS
2 74 (26.24%) Azure
3 17 (6.03%) SaaS
4 16 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (5.67%) GCP
5 15 (5.32%) Serverless
6 14 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (4.96%) Amazon ECS
6 14 (4.96%) PaaS
7 12 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (4.26%) Power Platform
8 11 (3.90%) Office 365
9 10 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (3.19%) Amazon S3
11 8 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (2.48%) Slack
13 6 (2.13%) AWS CodePipeline
13 6 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (2.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.32%) HTTP
2 10 (3.55%) SMS
2 10 (3.55%) VoIP
3 8 (2.84%) Internet
4 5 (1.77%) LAN
4 5 (1.77%) SAN
4 5 (1.77%) WAN
5 4 (1.42%) Firewall
6 3 (1.06%) SSL
6 3 (1.06%) Wireless
7 2 (0.71%) Network Security
7 2 (0.71%) OSPF
7 2 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 30 (10.64%) MySQL
4 25 (8.87%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (5.67%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.96%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.26%) Power BI
8 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.84%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.48%) Big Data
10 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (2.13%) GIS
11 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.13%) Redis
12 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.87%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.45%) Visual Studio
4 20 (7.09%) JIRA
5 17 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.26%) Protractor
7 9 (3.19%) Redmine
8 8 (2.84%) Selenium
8 8 (2.84%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.13%) Cypress.io
9 6 (2.13%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.13%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.77%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.77%) Mocha
11 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 35 (12.41%) Finance
2 23 (8.16%) Banking
3 10 (3.55%) Games
4 8 (2.84%) Automotive
5 7 (2.48%) Housing Association
5 7 (2.48%) Law
5 7 (2.48%) Local Government
5 7 (2.48%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.13%) Retail
7 4 (1.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 160 (56.74%) Developer
2 45 (15.96%) Senior Developer
3 38 (13.48%) Software Engineer
4 33 (11.70%) C# Developer
5 31 (10.99%) Java Developer
6 28 (9.93%) Software Developer
7 27 (9.57%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (4.96%) Web Developer
9 13 (4.61%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.26%) Architect
10 12 (4.26%) Consultant
11 11 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.19%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (3.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.84%) Development Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.97%) .NET
2 114 (40.43%) CSS
3 106 (37.59%) HTML
4 66 (23.40%) ASP.NET
5 63 (22.34%) RESTful
6 54 (19.15%) AngularJS
7 46 (16.31%) JSON
7 46 (16.31%) REST
8 44 (15.60%) SOAP
9 39 (13.83%) jQuery
10 38 (13.48%) Node.js
11 35 (12.41%) .NET Core
12 34 (12.06%) XML
13 32 (11.35%) React
13 32 (11.35%) Spring
14 31 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (9.57%) Ajax
17 24 (8.51%) HTML5
18 22 (7.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 22 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.03%) User Experience
4 12 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.55%) IVR
6 8 (2.84%) Blog
6 8 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.84%) NHS
7 7 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.13%) Online Games
8 6 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.13%) Wiki
9 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.06%) Social Media
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.41%) Linux
2 24 (8.51%) Windows
3 13 (4.61%) Android
4 12 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.13%) Unix
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.40%) MVC
3 65 (23.05%) DevOps
4 62 (21.99%) Software Engineering
5 52 (18.44%) TDD
6 50 (17.73%) Scrum
7 44 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (14.54%) Coaching
9 35 (12.41%) Test Automation
10 34 (12.06%) BDD
11 33 (11.70%) Microservices
11 33 (11.70%) SOA
12 31 (10.99%) Mentoring
13 29 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (9.57%) Computer Science
14 27 (9.57%) OOP
15 24 (8.51%) Unit Testing
16 23 (8.16%) Technical Leadership
17 21 (7.45%) SOLID
18 20 (7.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 158 (56.03%) JavaScript
2 114 (40.43%) C#
3 107 (37.94%) SQL
4 89 (31.56%) Java
5 28 (9.93%) Python
6 26 (9.22%) PHP
7 21 (7.45%) TypeScript
8 17 (6.03%) Java 8
9 14 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.26%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.90%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.55%) Ruby
13 8 (2.84%) ES6
14 7 (2.48%) Scala
15 6 (2.13%) Groovy
16 5 (1.77%) C
17 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (15.60%) Degree
2 15 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.48%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.77%) CISSP
5 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) MCSE
8 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.35%) CEH
9 1 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.35%) CISM
9 1 (0.35%) CISMP
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.67%) GDPR
2 14 (4.96%) QA
3 6 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) NCSC
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (11.35%) Docker
2 12 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.19%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.77%) vCloud
6 5 (1.77%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.77%) vSphere
7 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (8.16%) Terraform
2 19 (6.74%) Kubernetes
3 15 (5.32%) Kibana
4 11 (3.90%) Ansible
5 8 (2.84%) logstash
5 8 (2.84%) Puppet
6 7 (2.48%) Grafana
7 6 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.42%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (1.42%) SCCM
8 4 (1.42%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.22%) VMware
3 13 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.55%) Avaya
4 10 (3.55%) Genesys
4 10 (3.55%) Oracle
5 9 (3.19%) Google
5 9 (3.19%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.84%) Splunk
7 7 (2.48%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.13%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco
9 5 (1.77%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.77%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.77%) IBM
9 5 (1.77%) Intapp
9 5 (1.77%) NetApp
10 4 (1.42%) Citrix
10 4 (1.42%) Software AG
10 4 (1.42%) Tanium