Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 29 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 1,012 918 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.82% 7.46% 7.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 17.17% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 826 775 718
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,625 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +11.11%

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 5,870 5,345 4,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.36% 43.42% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,952 4,618 3,650
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +2 664 £47,500 +5.56% 87
Cheshire +5 280 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Lancashire -13 41 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Merseyside -31 21 £43,750 +25.00% 13
Cumbria -11 1 - -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 541 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (44.57%) JavaScript
3 347 (34.29%) HTML
4 346 (34.19%) Java
5 345 (34.09%) MVC
6 323 (31.92%) C#
7 320 (31.62%) .NET
8 311 (30.73%) CSS
9 302 (29.84%) SQL
10 282 (27.87%) RESTful
11 261 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
12 226 (22.33%) REST
13 225 (22.23%) Scrum
14 215 (21.25%) SOAP
15 206 (20.36%) MySQL
15 206 (20.36%) jQuery
16 205 (20.26%) XML
17 200 (19.76%) Software Engineering
18 197 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
19 196 (19.37%) ASP.NET
20 194 (19.17%) PHP
21 192 (18.97%) SQL Server
22 190 (18.77%) Git (software)
23 184 (18.18%) TDD
24 174 (17.19%) Finance
24 174 (17.19%) Test Automation
24 174 (17.19%) DevOps
25 169 (16.70%) OO
26 166 (16.40%) Microsoft
27 152 (15.02%) AngularJS

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 96 (9.49%) Apache
2 41 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 36 (3.56%) JBoss
3 36 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.77%) nginx
6 26 (2.57%) Confluence
7 25 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.58%) Jetty
10 14 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.28%) CMS
11 13 (1.28%) IIS
11 13 (1.28%) Mule
12 10 (0.99%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.99%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.59%) CICS
14 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.40%) GIMP
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.20%) FreeHand
6 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.79%) Magento
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.099%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.099%) HFM
6 1 (0.099%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.099%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.099%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.099%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.099%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 261 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.95%) GitHub
3 40 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (2.96%) Office 365
5 26 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 20 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.98%) DigitalOcean
8 13 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.19%) SaaS
10 10 (0.99%) Firebase
11 8 (0.79%) Google Play
11 8 (0.79%) npm
11 8 (0.79%) Serverless
12 7 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.59%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.31%) HTTP
2 32 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.17%) LAN
4 21 (2.08%) Internet
5 20 (1.98%) DNS
5 20 (1.98%) WAN
6 18 (1.78%) DHCP
7 17 (1.68%) SAN
7 17 (1.68%) SSL
8 10 (0.99%) Broadband
9 5 (0.49%) Firewall
10 4 (0.40%) Intranet
10 4 (0.40%) Skype
11 3 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (0.30%) ISDN
11 3 (0.30%) PBX
11 3 (0.30%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.30%) VPN
12 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.20%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (20.36%) MySQL
2 192 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 87 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.57%) Redis
10 25 (2.47%) Big Data
11 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.78%) DB2
13 16 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.19%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.89%) Power BI
17 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.59%) DTS
18 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 190 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 121 (11.96%) Jenkins
3 103 (10.18%) JIRA
4 66 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (6.42%) Subversion
6 43 (4.25%) Visual Studio
7 42 (4.15%) MSTest
8 41 (4.05%) NUnit
9 35 (3.46%) Selenium
10 32 (3.16%) Maven
11 29 (2.87%) Vagrant
12 25 (2.47%) Mercurial
13 23 (2.27%) JUnit
13 23 (2.27%) PHPUnit
14 22 (2.17%) MSBuild
14 22 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (2.08%) Bitbucket
15 21 (2.08%) Gradle
16 19 (1.88%) Cucumber
17 17 (1.68%) gulp
General
1 174 (17.19%) Finance
2 79 (7.81%) Advertising
3 68 (6.72%) Retail
4 49 (4.84%) Banking
5 30 (2.96%) Automotive
6 27 (2.67%) Marketing
7 25 (2.47%) Games
8 24 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.37%) Law
8 24 (2.37%) Legal
9 23 (2.27%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.98%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.19%) Local Government
13 9 (0.89%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 618 (61.07%) Developer
2 173 (17.09%) Java Developer
3 163 (16.11%) .NET Developer
4 129 (12.75%) Senior Developer
5 107 (10.57%) C# Developer
6 103 (10.18%) Software Developer
7 100 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 86 (8.50%) PHP Developer
9 78 (7.71%) Architect
10 74 (7.31%) Software Engineer
11 55 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 47 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 46 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 44 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
14 44 (4.35%) Lead Developer
15 43 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 43 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
16 41 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
16 41 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
17 38 (3.75%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (34.29%) HTML
2 320 (31.62%) .NET
3 311 (30.73%) CSS
4 282 (27.87%) RESTful
5 226 (22.33%) REST
6 215 (21.25%) SOAP
7 206 (20.36%) jQuery
8 205 (20.26%) XML
9 196 (19.37%) ASP.NET
10 152 (15.02%) AngularJS
11 144 (14.23%) Spring
12 135 (13.34%) JSON
13 113 (11.17%) .NET Framework
14 110 (10.87%) Hibernate
14 110 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 109 (10.77%) Node.js
16 104 (10.28%) HTML5
17 92 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 92 (9.09%) J2EE
18 90 (8.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 63 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 59 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 50 (4.94%) User Experience
6 49 (4.84%) Mobile App
7 41 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.38%) iPhone
11 13 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.28%) CMDB
11 13 (1.28%) Fintech
12 12 (1.19%) Social Media
13 11 (1.09%) BBC
13 11 (1.09%) iPad
13 11 (1.09%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.99%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.99%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 147 (14.53%) Linux
2 113 (11.17%) Windows
3 47 (4.64%) Unix
4 38 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.36%) Android
6 26 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) CentOS
11 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.099%) AIX
13 1 (0.099%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (34.09%) MVC
3 225 (22.23%) Scrum
4 200 (19.76%) Software Engineering
5 197 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (18.18%) TDD
7 174 (17.19%) DevOps
7 174 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 169 (16.70%) OO
9 107 (10.57%) Unit Testing
10 99 (9.78%) E-Commerce
10 99 (9.78%) SDLC
10 99 (9.78%) Web Development
11 91 (8.99%) Mentoring
12 88 (8.70%) SOA
13 83 (8.20%) OOP
14 72 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
14 72 (7.11%) Use Case
15 71 (7.02%) Open Source
16 66 (6.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 451 (44.57%) JavaScript
2 346 (34.19%) Java
3 323 (31.92%) C#
4 302 (29.84%) SQL
5 194 (19.17%) PHP
6 139 (13.74%) T-SQL
7 109 (10.77%) Python
8 86 (8.50%) Ruby
9 50 (4.94%) C++
10 47 (4.64%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.06%) Groovy
13 29 (2.87%) VB.NET
14 26 (2.57%) Go
15 21 (2.08%) Scala
15 21 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.98%) C
16 20 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.88%) Java 8
17 19 (1.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (14.23%) Degree
2 39 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.78%) MCSE
5 15 (1.48%) ISEB
6 13 (1.28%) HND
6 13 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.79%) CISM
9 8 (0.79%) CISSP
9 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.49%) MCTS
12 5 (0.49%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.23%) QA
2 12 (1.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 11 (1.09%) GDPR
4 10 (0.99%) GCP
5 8 (0.79%) MiFID
6 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) PMO
8 3 (0.30%) SLA
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (9.68%) Docker
2 34 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.68%) Terminal Services
6 15 (1.48%) vSphere
7 14 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.30%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.30%) LXC
8 3 (0.30%) Varnish
8 3 (0.30%) XenApp
8 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.099%) NFS
10 1 (0.099%) vCloud
10 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 39 (3.85%) Puppet
4 38 (3.75%) Ansible
4 38 (3.75%) Terraform
5 23 (2.27%) Packer
6 17 (1.68%) Salt
7 7 (0.69%) Kibana
8 5 (0.49%) Rancher
8 5 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.40%) logstash
10 3 (0.30%) Consul
10 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.099%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.099%) Nagios
12 1 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.099%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 166 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 150 (14.82%) Oracle
3 85 (8.40%) Google
4 36 (3.56%) VMware
5 31 (3.06%) Xamarin
6 26 (2.57%) Capita
7 22 (2.17%) New Relic
8 20 (1.98%) Twitter
9 19 (1.88%) Yahoo!
10 17 (1.68%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.48%) Apple
11 15 (1.48%) Facebook
12 14 (1.38%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.19%) Cisco
14 12 (1.19%) Rackspace
15 11 (1.09%) Sony
16 10 (0.99%) IBM
17 9 (0.89%) Zend
18 8 (0.79%) Tableau