Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 48 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 492 590 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.89% 5.05% 8.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 13.31% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 444 506 864
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,125 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 4,005 4,434 5,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.82% 37.93% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,167 3,737 4,664
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -13 273 £50,000 +2.56% 83
Cheshire +16 132 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Lancashire +22 45 £40,000 +3.90% 11
Merseyside -1 41 £52,500 +50.00% 13
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 256 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (45.33%) C#
3 215 (43.70%) JavaScript
4 200 (40.65%) .NET
5 178 (36.18%) HTML
6 157 (31.91%) SQL
7 148 (30.08%) MVC
8 139 (28.25%) CSS
8 139 (28.25%) AWS
9 124 (25.20%) Microsoft
10 119 (24.19%) REST
11 117 (23.78%) SQL Server
12 113 (22.97%) Java
13 109 (22.15%) ASP.NET
14 95 (19.31%) SOAP
14 95 (19.31%) XML
15 91 (18.50%) TDD
16 86 (17.48%) AngularJS
16 86 (17.48%) DevOps
17 84 (17.07%) Azure
18 79 (16.06%) Scrum
19 76 (15.45%) PHP
20 72 (14.63%) Visual Studio
21 68 (13.82%) jQuery
22 67 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
23 65 (13.21%) JSON
23 65 (13.21%) Ajax
24 63 (12.80%) Test Automation
25 62 (12.60%) BDD
25 62 (12.60%) Windows

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 18 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.05%) Umbraco
3 13 (2.64%) WordPress
4 12 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.42%) CMS
7 6 (1.22%) IIS
7 6 (1.22%) JBoss
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.02%) Apache
9 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.81%) Confluence
9 4 (0.81%) nginx
10 3 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.41%) Drupal
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
3 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 139 (28.25%) AWS
2 84 (17.07%) Azure
3 21 (4.27%) Power Platform
3 21 (4.27%) Serverless
4 17 (3.46%) GCP
5 15 (3.05%) SaaS
6 14 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 10 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.83%) GitHub
9 9 (1.83%) PaaS
10 8 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.63%) IaaS
10 8 (1.63%) Office 365
11 7 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (1.22%) Asana
13 4 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.88%) DNS
3 17 (3.46%) HTTP
4 16 (3.25%) LAN
4 16 (3.25%) WAN
5 14 (2.85%) DHCP
5 14 (2.85%) SAN
6 12 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (2.44%) FCoE
6 12 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 12 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
6 12 (2.44%) VSAN
7 8 (1.63%) Firewall
7 8 (1.63%) Network Security
8 5 (1.02%) Broadband
9 4 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.81%) IPv4
10 3 (0.61%) ATM
11 2 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.35%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.13%) MySQL
4 21 (4.27%) Power BI
5 20 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.46%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.85%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.64%) Redis
10 7 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.42%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.42%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.22%) QlikView
11 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.81%) Big Data
12 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 72 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 58 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.96%) JIRA
4 42 (8.54%) Jenkins
5 39 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (5.28%) Selenium
7 20 (4.07%) SpecFlow
8 19 (3.86%) Hudson
8 19 (3.86%) SoapUI
9 15 (3.05%) Subversion
10 14 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.85%) Maven
11 13 (2.64%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.83%) Bugzilla
12 9 (1.83%) HP UFT
12 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (1.22%) GitLab
13 6 (1.22%) JUnit
13 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (9.96%) Finance
2 23 (4.67%) Retail
3 15 (3.05%) Public Sector
4 14 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.24%) Games
6 9 (1.83%) Banking
7 8 (1.63%) Marketing
8 7 (1.42%) Legal
9 6 (1.22%) Housing Association
10 5 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (1.02%) Local Government
10 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
12 3 (0.61%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.41%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 311 (63.21%) Developer
2 85 (17.28%) .NET Developer
3 78 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 73 (14.84%) C# Developer
5 67 (13.62%) Software Developer
6 41 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 35 (7.11%) Java Developer
8 33 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (6.71%) Consultant
9 27 (5.49%) PHP Developer
10 26 (5.28%) Architect
10 26 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (4.47%) QA Engineer
12 21 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (3.25%) Senior Software Developer
16 15 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.05%) C# Software Developer
16 15 (3.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (40.65%) .NET
2 178 (36.18%) HTML
3 139 (28.25%) CSS
4 119 (24.19%) REST
5 109 (22.15%) ASP.NET
6 95 (19.31%) SOAP
6 95 (19.31%) XML
7 86 (17.48%) AngularJS
8 68 (13.82%) jQuery
9 65 (13.21%) Ajax
9 65 (13.21%) JSON
10 62 (12.60%) React
11 60 (12.20%) RESTful
11 60 (12.20%) WCF
12 57 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (8.74%) HTML5
15 41 (8.33%) .NET Framework
15 41 (8.33%) Spring
16 39 (7.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.50%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (6.10%) User Experience
4 28 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.05%) Replication
7 14 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.85%) PMI
8 12 (2.44%) FlexPod
9 11 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.81%) Blog
15 3 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.60%) Windows
2 42 (8.54%) Linux
3 36 (7.32%) Android
3 36 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (1.42%) Debian
7 7 (1.42%) Unix
8 4 (0.81%) CentOS
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (30.08%) MVC
3 91 (18.50%) TDD
4 86 (17.48%) DevOps
5 79 (16.06%) Scrum
6 67 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (12.80%) Test Automation
8 62 (12.60%) BDD
9 58 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 49 (9.96%) Front End Development
12 47 (9.55%) OO
12 47 (9.55%) Web Development
13 46 (9.35%) SDLC
14 39 (7.93%) Unit Testing
15 37 (7.52%) Microservices
16 36 (7.32%) Computer Science
16 36 (7.32%) SOA
17 31 (6.30%) Mentoring
18 29 (5.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 223 (45.33%) C#
2 215 (43.70%) JavaScript
3 157 (31.91%) SQL
4 113 (22.97%) Java
5 76 (15.45%) PHP
6 40 (8.13%) Python
7 31 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 25 (5.08%) Ruby
9 24 (4.88%) VB.NET
10 22 (4.47%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.86%) ES6
12 18 (3.66%) C
13 14 (2.85%) ES7
13 14 (2.85%) ES8
13 14 (2.85%) Groovy
13 14 (2.85%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.64%) C++
14 13 (2.64%) Go
15 12 (2.44%) Java 8
16 11 (2.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (11.59%) Degree
2 26 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.85%) MCSE
3 14 (2.85%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (2.44%) CCNA
4 12 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.81%) NCDA
7 4 (0.81%) NCIE
7 4 (0.81%) VCAP
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.61%) MCTS
8 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.41%) CISSP
9 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.99%) QA
2 15 (3.05%) PMO
3 9 (1.83%) GDPR
4 6 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.61%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (5.89%) Hyper-V
1 29 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.08%) Docker
3 14 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.85%) Terminal Services
3 14 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.85%) vSphere
4 12 (2.44%) NFS
4 12 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.46%) Terraform
2 15 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.64%) Ansible
4 12 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.24%) Puppet
6 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.63%) Kibana
8 5 (1.02%) logstash
9 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.61%) cPanel
11 1 (0.20%) CASB
11 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 124 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.11%) VMware
3 25 (5.08%) Oracle
4 23 (4.67%) Cisco
5 21 (4.27%) Xamarin
6 20 (4.07%) Google
7 12 (2.44%) HP
7 12 (2.44%) NetApp
7 12 (2.44%) Veeam
8 11 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.22%) Sage
12 5 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.02%) CA
12 5 (1.02%) Pega
12 5 (1.02%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.02%) Twitter
13 4 (0.81%) Symbian