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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / North West
Rank 28 26 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 470 424 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.65% 7.46% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.35% 19.99% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 383 360 364
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +4.70%  

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 2709 2121 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.07% 37.32% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 1833 2203
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -2 342 £45,000 - 60
Cheshire -14 57 £40,000 -3.03% 18
Merseyside +1 39 £36,250 -1.36% 4
Lancashire +11 29 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Cumbria - 2 £46,000 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 477 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (50.22%) .NET
3 435 (47.80%) C#
4 392 (43.08%) JavaScript
5 365 (40.11%) SQL Server
6 345 (37.91%) HTML
7 334 (36.70%) SQL
8 319 (35.05%) MVC
9 318 (34.95%) ASP.NET
10 305 (33.52%) CSS
11 260 (28.57%) jQuery
12 244 (26.81%) Java
13 221 (24.29%) XML
14 207 (22.75%) TDD
15 205 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
16 193 (21.21%) Scrum
17 172 (18.90%) REST
18 169 (18.57%) Microsoft
19 165 (18.13%) Web Development
20 162 (17.80%) OO
21 155 (17.03%) WCF
22 154 (16.92%) SOAP
23 152 (16.70%) Software Engineering
24 149 (16.37%) Windows
24 149 (16.37%) Finance
25 142 (15.60%) Spring
26 141 (15.49%) AngularJS
27 140 (15.38%) RESTful
28 136 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
29 131 (14.40%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related 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 44 (4.84%) IIS
2 24 (2.64%) Apache
3 21 (2.31%) WordPress
4 20 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (1.76%) CMS
7 15 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 14 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.43%) Mule
9 13 (1.43%) Mule ESB
10 12 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.21%) JBoss
12 10 (1.10%) GeoServer
12 10 (1.10%) nginx
13 9 (0.99%) Drupal
14 8 (0.88%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 69 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.99%) Fireworks
3 9 (0.99%) MS Office
4 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.55%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.33%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 205 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.09%) SaaS
5 18 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.88%) Office 365
9 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.33%) GitHub
10 3 (0.33%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.33%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.22%) iTunes
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 110 (12.09%) HTTP
2 43 (4.73%) Internet
3 41 (4.51%) FTP
4 24 (2.64%) Firewall
5 22 (2.42%) DNS
6 18 (1.98%) WAN
7 17 (1.87%) SSL
8 15 (1.65%) Intranet
9 14 (1.54%) HTTPS
10 12 (1.32%) SMTP
11 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.99%) VoIP
12 8 (0.88%) LDAP
13 7 (0.77%) DHCP
13 7 (0.77%) LAN
13 7 (0.77%) Network Security
14 6 (0.66%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.66%) RS-232
15 4 (0.44%) ISDN
15 4 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (40.11%) SQL Server
2 114 (12.53%) MySQL
3 67 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 50 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (3.41%) Big Data
8 31 (3.41%) RDBMS
9 28 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 28 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (2.20%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.54%) Hazelcast
14 12 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 10 (1.10%) MS Access
16 9 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 131 (14.40%) Git (software)
2 82 (9.01%) Subversion
3 63 (6.92%) Jenkins
4 60 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (6.15%) Visual Studio
6 51 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (5.05%) JIRA
8 45 (4.95%) NUnit
9 34 (3.74%) Maven
9 34 (3.74%) Selenium
10 33 (3.63%) MSTest
11 30 (3.30%) JUnit
12 26 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 26 (2.86%) Gradle
13 24 (2.64%) Ant
14 15 (1.65%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.43%) Hudson
15 13 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (1.32%) GoCD
17 11 (1.21%) NuGet
General
1 149 (16.37%) Finance
2 37 (4.07%) Retail
3 31 (3.41%) Marketing
4 26 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.64%) Banking
6 18 (1.98%) Games
7 15 (1.65%) Advertising
8 13 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.21%) Local Government
10 10 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (0.99%) Legal
12 7 (0.77%) Law
13 6 (0.66%) Electronics
14 5 (0.55%) Automotive
15 3 (0.33%) French Language
16 2 (0.22%) Publishing
17 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 630 (69.23%) Developer
2 271 (29.78%) .NET Developer
3 224 (24.62%) C# Developer
4 182 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 158 (17.36%) Senior Developer
6 124 (13.63%) Java Developer
7 119 (13.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 109 (11.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (8.35%) Web Developer
10 74 (8.13%) Lead Developer
11 71 (7.80%) Software Engineer
12 68 (7.47%) Senior .NET Developer
13 61 (6.70%) Senior C# Developer
14 54 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 54 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 51 (5.60%) PHP Developer
16 46 (5.05%) Software Developer
17 41 (4.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 40 (4.40%) Analyst
19 39 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (50.22%) .NET
2 345 (37.91%) HTML
3 318 (34.95%) ASP.NET
4 305 (33.52%) CSS
5 260 (28.57%) jQuery
6 221 (24.29%) XML
7 172 (18.90%) REST
8 155 (17.03%) WCF
9 154 (16.92%) SOAP
10 142 (15.60%) Spring
11 141 (15.49%) AngularJS
12 140 (15.38%) RESTful
13 136 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 125 (13.74%) .NET Framework
15 98 (10.77%) Node.js
16 97 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 89 (9.78%) HTML5
18 88 (9.67%) Entity Framework
19 86 (9.45%) JSON
20 82 (9.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.99%) iPad
2 61 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 57 (6.26%) Computer Science
4 51 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.40%) N-Tier
6 34 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 30 (3.30%) User Experience
9 14 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.32%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.21%) iSeries
12 8 (0.88%) AS400
13 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.77%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.77%) TRADACOMS
14 6 (0.66%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 5 (0.55%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 149 (16.37%) Windows
2 121 (13.30%) Linux
3 47 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.05%) Android
5 36 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.31%) Unix
7 13 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.77%) CentOS
11 7 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 5 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.11%) Fedora
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (35.05%) MVC
3 207 (22.75%) TDD
4 193 (21.21%) Scrum
5 165 (18.13%) Web Development
6 162 (17.80%) OO
7 152 (16.70%) Software Engineering
8 119 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (12.97%) SDLC
10 110 (12.09%) SOA
11 104 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 91 (10.00%) OOP
13 79 (8.68%) DevOps
13 79 (8.68%) Mentoring
14 72 (7.91%) UML
15 68 (7.47%) Unit Testing
16 64 (7.03%) BDD
17 59 (6.48%) Use Case
18 54 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 47 (5.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 435 (47.80%) C#
2 392 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 334 (36.70%) SQL
4 244 (26.81%) Java
5 82 (9.01%) PHP
6 53 (5.82%) T-SQL
7 51 (5.60%) VB.NET
8 50 (5.49%) C++
9 43 (4.73%) Python
10 41 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.63%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.42%) Perl
13 20 (2.20%) Ruby
14 19 (2.09%) C
15 17 (1.87%) Go
15 17 (1.87%) Scala
16 16 (1.76%) Groovy
16 16 (1.76%) VB
17 15 (1.65%) XPath
18 14 (1.54%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 109 (11.98%) Degree
2 40 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.54%) Siebel Certification
6 8 (0.88%) ISEB
7 5 (0.55%) MCSE
7 5 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.44%) CCNA
8 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 3 (0.33%) MCSA
9 3 (0.33%) NCDA
9 3 (0.33%) NCIE
9 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.33%) VCAP
10 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.63%) QA
2 15 (1.65%) WAI
3 9 (0.99%) SLA
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) SDET
5 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (4.40%) Docker
2 31 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.77%) vCloud
5 7 (0.77%) vSphere
6 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (3.52%) Puppet
2 29 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.31%) Ansible
4 16 (1.76%) Terraform
5 14 (1.54%) Kibana
6 9 (0.99%) SCCM
7 7 (0.77%) vMotion
8 6 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.55%) cPanel
10 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.33%) Packer
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.11%) Consul
12 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.11%) Grafana
12 1 (0.11%) Graphite
12 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.11%) Marathon
12 1 (0.11%) Mesos
12 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.99%) Oracle
3 47 (5.16%) VMware
4 42 (4.62%) Google
5 18 (1.98%) IBM
6 16 (1.76%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.54%) Siebel
8 11 (1.21%) PayPal
8 11 (1.21%) Rackspace
9 9 (0.99%) Zerto
10 8 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.88%) SAP
10 8 (0.88%) Twitter
11 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.77%) Veeam
12 6 (0.66%) Facebook
12 6 (0.66%) hybris
12 6 (0.66%) Pega
12 6 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago