Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 571 1,041 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.07% 7.97% 6.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.13% 18.07% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 494 865 715
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,150 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4,348 5,760 5,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.59% 44.09% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,623 4,807 4,562
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -31 369 £48,750 +2.63% 70
Cheshire -7 136 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Merseyside -2 47 £35,000 -33.33% 13
Lancashire -9 19 £36,000 -4.64% 11
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 309 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (38.18%) Java
3 212 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
4 209 (36.60%) .NET
5 201 (35.20%) C#
6 191 (33.45%) JavaScript
7 183 (32.05%) SQL
8 149 (26.09%) DevOps
9 148 (25.92%) SQL Server
9 148 (25.92%) SOAP
10 139 (24.34%) HTML
11 135 (23.64%) XML
11 135 (23.64%) Microsoft
12 134 (23.47%) MVC
13 127 (22.24%) CSS
14 126 (22.07%) RESTful
15 121 (21.19%) TDD
16 108 (18.91%) ASP.NET
17 105 (18.39%) jQuery
18 101 (17.69%) Test Automation
18 101 (17.69%) Degree
19 100 (17.51%) Scrum
20 96 (16.81%) Windows
21 95 (16.64%) Software Engineering
22 93 (16.29%) WCF
22 93 (16.29%) OO
23 92 (16.11%) Finance
23 92 (16.11%) AngularJS
24 88 (15.41%) Open Source
25 82 (14.36%) REST

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 58 (10.16%) Apache
2 49 (8.58%) Apache Spark
3 29 (5.08%) IIS
4 26 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 20 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.63%) nginx
8 11 (1.93%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.58%) CMS
10 9 (1.58%) Confluence
11 8 (1.40%) JBoss
12 7 (1.23%) Liferay
13 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.88%) Jetty
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.53%) Drupal
15 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) osCommerce
1 8 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 212 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (8.23%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (7.01%) Amazon EMR
6 28 (4.90%) GitHub
7 24 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.80%) Office 365
10 15 (2.63%) SaaS
11 10 (1.75%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.70%) BlazeMeter
13 4 (0.70%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.53%) Serverless
14 3 (0.53%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.01%) HTTP
2 27 (4.73%) Internet
3 16 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.28%) LAN
4 13 (2.28%) WAN
5 12 (2.10%) SAN
6 11 (1.93%) DHCP
6 11 (1.93%) DNS
6 11 (1.93%) SSH
7 6 (1.05%) Firewall
8 5 (0.88%) AMQP
8 5 (0.88%) Broadband
9 4 (0.70%) PPP
9 4 (0.70%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.35%) IPv6
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) RS-232
10 2 (0.35%) SSL
11 1 (0.18%) FTP
11 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (25.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (13.66%) MySQL
3 76 (13.31%) Hadoop
4 63 (11.03%) MongoDB
4 63 (11.03%) NoSQL
5 57 (9.98%) Big Data
6 46 (8.06%) Amazon Redshift
7 40 (7.01%) Amazon Athena
7 40 (7.01%) Flink
8 36 (6.30%) MariaDB
8 36 (6.30%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 77 (13.49%) JIRA
2 71 (12.43%) Git (software)
3 68 (11.91%) Visual Studio
4 42 (7.36%) Selenium
4 42 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.90%) NUnit
7 25 (4.38%) MSTest
8 23 (4.03%) gulp
9 22 (3.85%) JMeter
10 19 (3.33%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.28%) PHPUnit
12 12 (2.10%) HP UFT
13 11 (1.93%) JUnit
13 11 (1.93%) Subversion
14 10 (1.75%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.58%) FitNesse
15 9 (1.58%) Maven
16 7 (1.23%) Gradle
17 6 (1.05%) Redmine
General
1 92 (16.11%) Finance
2 36 (6.30%) Retail
3 27 (4.73%) Banking
4 18 (3.15%) Law
4 18 (3.15%) Marketing
5 11 (1.93%) Advertising
6 10 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.40%) Local Government
9 7 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.88%) Legal
12 4 (0.70%) Back Office
13 3 (0.53%) Games
14 2 (0.35%) International Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (52.36%) Developer
2 105 (18.39%) .NET Developer
3 91 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 78 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (11.03%) Java Developer
6 57 (9.98%) Architect
7 49 (8.58%) Software Developer
8 47 (8.23%) PHP Developer
8 47 (8.23%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.78%) Analyst
10 33 (5.78%) C# Software Developer
10 33 (5.78%) Lead Developer
11 32 (5.60%) Web Developer
12 29 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 29 (5.08%) Java Engineer
13 28 (4.90%) Senior Architect
14 26 (4.55%) Data Engineer
15 25 (4.38%) AWS Engineer
16 23 (4.03%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (36.60%) .NET
2 148 (25.92%) SOAP
3 139 (24.34%) HTML
4 135 (23.64%) XML
5 127 (22.24%) CSS
6 126 (22.07%) RESTful
7 108 (18.91%) ASP.NET
8 105 (18.39%) jQuery
9 93 (16.29%) WCF
10 92 (16.11%) AngularJS
11 82 (14.36%) REST
12 80 (14.01%) Spring
13 69 (12.08%) JSON
14 55 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (9.46%) .NET Framework
16 49 (8.58%) Kafka
17 46 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (7.88%) Ajax
19 44 (7.71%) HTML5
20 39 (6.83%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.65%) Cloud Native
3 33 (5.78%) PMI
4 24 (4.20%) User Experience
5 22 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.68%) Internet of Things
7 19 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.63%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.23%) APACS
11 7 (1.23%) NHS
12 6 (1.05%) PKI
13 4 (0.70%) CESG
13 4 (0.70%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.53%) EPoS
14 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.81%) Windows
2 76 (13.31%) Linux
3 48 (8.41%) Unix
4 22 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.15%) Android
8 15 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.70%) CentOS
11 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Debian
13 1 (0.18%) Fedora
13 1 (0.18%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.18%) VME
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (26.09%) DevOps
3 134 (23.47%) MVC
4 121 (21.19%) TDD
5 101 (17.69%) Test Automation
6 100 (17.51%) Scrum
7 95 (16.64%) Software Engineering
8 93 (16.29%) OO
9 88 (15.41%) Open Source
10 80 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (13.31%) Web Development
12 71 (12.43%) Computer Science
13 70 (12.26%) SDLC
14 64 (11.21%) Mentoring
15 57 (9.98%) Data Modelling
16 51 (8.93%) SOA
17 47 (8.23%) Mathematics
18 44 (7.71%) Unit Testing
19 43 (7.53%) Change Management
19 43 (7.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (38.18%) Java
2 201 (35.20%) C#
3 191 (33.45%) JavaScript
4 183 (32.05%) SQL
5 78 (13.66%) Python
6 65 (11.38%) T-SQL
7 61 (10.68%) PHP
8 47 (8.23%) Scala
9 33 (5.78%) C++
10 28 (4.90%) Java 8
11 24 (4.20%) PL/SQL
12 18 (3.15%) Ruby
13 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.10%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.58%) Groovy
16 7 (1.23%) Go
16 7 (1.23%) PHP 5
17 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 101 (17.69%) Degree
2 52 (9.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (7.01%) Numerate Degree
4 33 (5.78%) PMI Certification
5 21 (3.68%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.33%) ISEB
7 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.93%) MCSE
9 9 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.40%) AWS Certification
10 8 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (1.05%) CISM
11 6 (1.05%) CISSP
12 5 (0.88%) MCTS
13 4 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.70%) MCSA
13 4 (0.70%) VCP6
14 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.30%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) GDPR
3 5 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 41 (7.18%) Docker
2 21 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.98%) vSphere
5 14 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.70%) vCloud
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.35%) XenApp
8 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (5.43%) Puppet
2 21 (3.68%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.93%) Terraform
5 10 (1.75%) Nagios
6 6 (1.05%) Ansible
7 4 (0.70%) cPanel
8 2 (0.35%) Grafana
8 2 (0.35%) SCCM
8 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) Consul
9 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 135 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.18%) CA Agile Central
3 36 (6.30%) VMware
4 29 (5.08%) Google
5 27 (4.73%) Oracle
6 13 (2.28%) New Relic
6 13 (2.28%) Splunk
7 10 (1.75%) Tableau
8 9 (1.58%) Rackspace
8 9 (1.58%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.23%) Informatica
10 4 (0.70%) CA
10 4 (0.70%) Casewise
10 4 (0.70%) Cisco
10 4 (0.70%) IBM
10 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.53%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.53%) Zend