Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 1098 767 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.40% 6.49% 8.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.11% 15.79% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 868 649 972
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 5745 4857 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.93% 41.12% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4763 4185 4530
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 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 25 September 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 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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 +9 724 £45,000 - 40
Cheshire +4 230 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Merseyside +4 102 £37,500 -2.60% 6
Lancashire -4 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cumbria - 1 £46,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 583 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (46.36%) .NET
3 505 (45.99%) C#
4 500 (45.54%) JavaScript
5 435 (39.62%) MVC
6 402 (36.61%) HTML
7 371 (33.79%) SQL
8 365 (33.24%) CSS
9 364 (33.15%) ASP.NET
10 355 (32.33%) XML
11 352 (32.06%) SQL Server
12 341 (31.06%) Java
13 316 (28.78%) jQuery
14 264 (24.04%) TDD
15 232 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
15 232 (21.13%) AngularJS
16 228 (20.77%) Scrum
17 219 (19.95%) OO
18 217 (19.76%) SOAP
19 212 (19.31%) REST
20 210 (19.13%) Git (software)
20 210 (19.13%) Microsoft
21 205 (18.67%) Test Automation
22 204 (18.58%) WCF
23 194 (17.67%) Software Engineering
24 189 (17.21%) MySQL
25 188 (17.12%) Finance
26 182 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
27 181 (16.48%) Linux
28 178 (16.21%) RESTful

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
1 100 (9.11%) Apache
2 32 (2.91%) CMS
2 32 (2.91%) WebSphere
3 28 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.19%) nginx
5 24 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.09%) JBoss
7 22 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.82%) Apache Spark
9 17 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.28%) EPiServer
11 13 (1.18%) IIS
12 12 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.00%) OpenROAD
14 9 (0.82%) Confluence
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.64%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.46%) Fireworks
2 5 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Magento
2 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.27%) Shopify
7 1 (0.091%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.091%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 232 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.91%) SaaS
6 20 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
7 16 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (1.46%) Office 365
8 15 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (1.28%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.28%) GitHub
10 13 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.55%) PaaS
14 5 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.36%) Trello
16 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
17 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 124 (11.29%) HTTP
2 40 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 35 (3.19%) DNS
4 33 (3.01%) FTP
5 29 (2.64%) LAN
5 29 (2.64%) WAN
6 24 (2.19%) SSL
7 18 (1.64%) DHCP
8 17 (1.55%) Internet
8 17 (1.55%) Intranet
8 17 (1.55%) SAN
9 15 (1.37%) RS-232
10 12 (1.09%) Firewall
11 11 (1.00%) Ethernet
11 11 (1.00%) VoIP
12 10 (0.91%) AMQP
13 9 (0.82%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.82%) ISDN
13 9 (0.82%) Wireless
14 7 (0.64%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 189 (17.21%) MySQL
3 83 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 65 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 55 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (4.83%) Big Data
7 52 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (4.37%) MongoDB
9 47 (4.28%) Hadoop
10 36 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.64%) DB2
12 26 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (2.00%) RDBMS
16 21 (1.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 20 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (1.64%) Redis
18 18 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 210 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 134 (12.20%) Subversion
3 114 (10.38%) Visual Studio
4 105 (9.56%) Jenkins
5 62 (5.65%) JIRA
6 58 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (5.10%) Selenium
8 55 (5.01%) NUnit
9 43 (3.92%) MSTest
10 39 (3.55%) JUnit
11 38 (3.46%) Eclipse
12 34 (3.10%) SonarQube
13 33 (3.01%) Bitbucket
14 27 (2.46%) Vagrant
15 24 (2.19%) IntelliJ
16 21 (1.91%) Ant
17 18 (1.64%) Cucumber
17 18 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 16 (1.46%) CruiseControl
18 16 (1.46%) gulp
General
1 188 (17.12%) Finance
2 93 (8.47%) Retail
3 66 (6.01%) Banking
4 34 (3.10%) Law
5 33 (3.01%) Marketing
6 32 (2.91%) Back Office
7 23 (2.09%) Games
7 23 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.09%) Advertising
9 12 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.91%) Automotive
11 8 (0.73%) French Language
11 8 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.64%) German Language
12 7 (0.64%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.64%) Publishing
13 6 (0.55%) Electronics
13 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 717 (65.30%) Developer
2 234 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 212 (19.31%) C# Developer
4 166 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 143 (13.02%) Senior Developer
6 137 (12.48%) Java Developer
7 108 (9.84%) Software Developer
8 106 (9.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 101 (9.20%) Software Engineer
10 86 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 79 (7.19%) PHP Developer
12 61 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 54 (4.92%) Lead Developer
14 53 (4.83%) C# Software Developer
15 47 (4.28%) .NET Software Developer
16 44 (4.01%) C# Software Engineer
17 42 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
18 40 (3.64%) Web Developer
19 37 (3.37%) Architect
20 36 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (46.36%) .NET
2 402 (36.61%) HTML
3 365 (33.24%) CSS
4 364 (33.15%) ASP.NET
5 355 (32.33%) XML
6 316 (28.78%) jQuery
7 232 (21.13%) AngularJS
8 217 (19.76%) SOAP
9 212 (19.31%) REST
10 204 (18.58%) WCF
11 178 (16.21%) RESTful
12 176 (16.03%) .NET Framework
13 173 (15.76%) JSON
14 168 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 167 (15.21%) HTML5
16 140 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 138 (12.57%) Node.js
18 130 (11.84%) Spring
19 117 (10.66%) Entity Framework
20 101 (9.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.38%) iPad
2 102 (9.29%) Mobile App
3 62 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 54 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 45 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.73%) User Experience
7 39 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
8 35 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.28%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.18%) Life Science
13 12 (1.09%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.00%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 11 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.91%) PMI
16 9 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
17 8 (0.73%) Social Media
18 7 (0.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 181 (16.48%) Linux
2 167 (15.21%) Windows
3 49 (4.46%) Android
4 46 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.55%) Unix
6 29 (2.64%) Mac OS
7 17 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.09%) CentOS
8 12 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 11 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.55%) SUSE
12 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.36%) AIX
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.18%) Debian
16 1 (0.091%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (39.62%) MVC
3 264 (24.04%) TDD
4 228 (20.77%) Scrum
5 219 (19.95%) OO
6 205 (18.67%) Test Automation
7 194 (17.67%) Software Engineering
8 182 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (14.30%) Web Development
10 151 (13.75%) SOA
11 140 (12.75%) DevOps
12 128 (11.66%) SDLC
13 125 (11.38%) OOP
14 113 (10.29%) BDD
15 102 (9.29%) E-Commerce
16 95 (8.65%) Mentoring
17 70 (6.38%) Unit Testing
18 68 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (6.19%) MVVM
19 61 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 505 (45.99%) C#
2 500 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 371 (33.79%) SQL
4 341 (31.06%) Java
5 149 (13.57%) PHP
6 111 (10.11%) T-SQL
7 99 (9.02%) Python
8 72 (6.56%) Ruby
9 71 (6.47%) C++
10 52 (4.74%) C
11 50 (4.55%) VB.NET
12 36 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 32 (2.91%) Scala
14 31 (2.82%) XPath
15 29 (2.64%) Bash Shell
16 28 (2.55%) Objective-C
17 22 (2.00%) Apple Swift
17 22 (2.00%) Clojure
17 22 (2.00%) Haskell
18 21 (1.91%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 121 (11.02%) Degree
2 29 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.91%) Siebel Certification
5 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.73%) MCSE
7 12 (1.09%) ISEB
7 12 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.091%) CISSP
12 1 (0.091%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.091%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.091%) OCP
12 1 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.091%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.47%) QA
2 11 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.00%) GCP
3 6 (0.55%) WAI
4 5 (0.46%) SLA
5 4 (0.36%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 2 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 1 (0.091%) GDPR
8 1 (0.091%) HL7
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (4.01%) Docker
2 31 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 16 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.91%) vSphere
7 4 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.091%) GPFS
8 1 (0.091%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.091%) XenApp
8 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (5.83%) Puppet
2 36 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.19%) Ansible
4 19 (1.73%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.28%) Kibana
6 11 (1.00%) Terraform
7 9 (0.82%) Packer
8 5 (0.46%) Salt
9 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.27%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.18%) Cacti
11 2 (0.18%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) Nagios
12 1 (0.091%) logstash
12 1 (0.091%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.091%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 210 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 161 (14.66%) Oracle
3 39 (3.55%) Google
4 31 (2.82%) IBM
4 31 (2.82%) Zend
5 26 (2.37%) Xamarin
6 21 (1.91%) Siebel
7 20 (1.82%) VMware
8 12 (1.09%) Chordiant
8 12 (1.09%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.00%) Actian
10 10 (0.91%) SAP
11 9 (0.82%) Cisco
11 9 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.73%) Yahoo!
13 7 (0.64%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.64%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.55%) hybris
14 6 (0.55%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.55%) Wyse