Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 45 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 504 561 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.74% 5.29% 7.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.17% 13.47% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 434 487 793
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,027 £76,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 3,557 4,166 5,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.54% 39.32% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 3,487 4,686
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £70,000 £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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020. 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 +10 304 £55,000 +10.00% 80
Cheshire +14 122 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Lancashire +18 42 £52,243 +45.12% 12
Merseyside -4 35 £55,000 +57.14% 11
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 287 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (47.42%) C#
2 239 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 225 (44.64%) .NET
4 193 (38.29%) HTML
5 189 (37.50%) SQL
6 182 (36.11%) AWS
7 163 (32.34%) MVC
8 160 (31.75%) CSS
9 125 (24.80%) Java
10 119 (23.61%) ASP.NET
11 118 (23.41%) DevOps
12 112 (22.22%) TDD
13 110 (21.83%) Microsoft
14 108 (21.43%) SQL Server
15 107 (21.23%) REST
16 86 (17.06%) Azure
17 85 (16.87%) Scrum
18 84 (16.67%) Software Engineering
19 83 (16.47%) XML
20 81 (16.07%) AngularJS
21 74 (14.68%) SOAP
22 70 (13.89%) PHP
23 66 (13.10%) Visual Studio
24 65 (12.90%) Finance
25 64 (12.70%) BDD
26 63 (12.50%) RESTful
26 63 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
27 61 (12.10%) Vue.js
27 61 (12.10%) Git (software)

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 12 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.18%) CMS
3 7 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 5 (0.99%) IIS
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
6 3 (0.60%) Drupal
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.40%) nginx
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.39%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.60%) Magento
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 182 (36.11%) AWS
2 86 (17.06%) Azure
3 36 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (3.97%) SaaS
5 19 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (3.77%) GCP
5 19 (3.77%) Serverless
6 18 (3.57%) GitHub
7 15 (2.98%) PaaS
8 13 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (2.38%) Power Platform
10 11 (2.18%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.98%) AWS CloudTrail
11 10 (1.98%) Office 365
11 10 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.18%) HTTP
3 10 (1.98%) SMS
3 10 (1.98%) VoIP
4 6 (1.19%) LAN
4 6 (1.19%) WAN
5 5 (0.99%) DNS
5 5 (0.99%) Network Security
6 4 (0.79%) ATM
6 4 (0.79%) DHCP
6 4 (0.79%) Firewall
6 4 (0.79%) SAN
7 3 (0.60%) Wireless
8 2 (0.40%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
8 2 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.13%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.15%) MySQL
4 30 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 25 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.78%) Redis
10 12 (2.38%) Power BI
11 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.19%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.79%) BigQuery
15 4 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
15 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 66 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 61 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 42 (8.33%) JIRA
5 26 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (4.17%) Selenium
7 20 (3.97%) GitLab
7 20 (3.97%) SoapUI
8 19 (3.77%) SpecFlow
9 18 (3.57%) Hudson
10 16 (3.17%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.78%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (2.38%) Maven
13 12 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (2.18%) Subversion
15 10 (1.98%) HP UFT
16 8 (1.59%) Postman
17 7 (1.39%) Bugzilla
18 6 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 65 (12.90%) Finance
2 30 (5.95%) Banking
3 16 (3.17%) Law
4 12 (2.38%) Games
4 12 (2.38%) Retail
5 8 (1.59%) Marketing
5 8 (1.59%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.39%) Housing Association
7 5 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.79%) Local Government
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
9 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) German Language
10 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.40%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 308 (61.11%) Developer
2 87 (17.26%) .NET Developer
3 74 (14.68%) C# Developer
4 70 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 47 (9.33%) Software Developer
6 36 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.15%) PHP Developer
8 30 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 28 (5.56%) Architect
9 28 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 26 (5.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.97%) Site Engineer
13 20 (3.97%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 18 (3.57%) QA Engineer
14 18 (3.57%) Technical Architect
15 16 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (3.17%) SQL Developer
16 15 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (44.64%) .NET
2 193 (38.29%) HTML
3 160 (31.75%) CSS
4 119 (23.61%) ASP.NET
5 107 (21.23%) REST
6 83 (16.47%) XML
7 81 (16.07%) AngularJS
8 74 (14.68%) SOAP
9 63 (12.50%) RESTful
10 61 (12.10%) JSON
10 61 (12.10%) Vue.js
11 60 (11.90%) jQuery
12 55 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (10.91%) React
13 51 (10.12%) .NET Framework
13 51 (10.12%) Laravel
14 45 (8.93%) HTML5
15 44 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (8.53%) Node.js
17 39 (7.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 36 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.16%) User Experience
5 23 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.78%) PMI
8 10 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.98%) IVR
8 10 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.59%) Blog
10 7 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.99%) CESG
11 5 (0.99%) W3C
12 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.60%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.31%) Windows
2 46 (9.13%) Android
2 46 (9.13%) Linux
3 40 (7.94%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.38%) Debian
6 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.79%) Unix
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (32.34%) MVC
3 118 (23.41%) DevOps
4 112 (22.22%) TDD
5 85 (16.87%) Scrum
6 84 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 64 (12.70%) BDD
8 56 (11.11%) Coaching
9 55 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 50 (9.92%) OO
11 49 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (9.52%) SDLC
13 46 (9.13%) Front End Development
14 45 (8.93%) Mentoring
15 43 (8.53%) Unit Testing
16 42 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (8.33%) SOA
17 41 (8.13%) Computer Science
17 41 (8.13%) Microservices
18 38 (7.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (47.42%) C#
1 239 (47.42%) JavaScript
2 189 (37.50%) SQL
3 125 (24.80%) Java
4 70 (13.89%) PHP
5 29 (5.75%) Python
5 29 (5.75%) Shell Script
6 25 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.56%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.58%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.18%) Ruby
9 11 (2.18%) X++
10 8 (1.59%) C
10 8 (1.59%) Go
10 8 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.39%) Java 8
11 7 (1.39%) XPath
12 6 (1.19%) Groovy
13 4 (0.79%) C++
14 3 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (10.52%) Degree
2 23 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.18%) CISSP
5 8 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.19%) MCSE
6 6 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.79%) MCTS
9 3 (0.60%) ISEB
9 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.60%) PhD
10 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CCNA
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.20%) GIAC
11 1 (0.20%) SANS
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.12%) QA
2 12 (2.38%) GDPR
2 12 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.99%) ISO 31000
4 5 (0.99%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) NIST
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (10.52%) Docker
2 11 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.98%) vSphere
4 8 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 30 (5.95%) Terraform
3 21 (4.17%) Ansible
4 12 (2.38%) Puppet
5 11 (2.18%) Kibana
6 7 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.19%) logstash
8 5 (0.99%) CASB
8 5 (0.99%) Packer
8 5 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.20%) Grafana
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 110 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.36%) Xamarin
3 25 (4.96%) Oracle
4 22 (4.37%) ServiceNow
5 19 (3.77%) Google
6 17 (3.37%) Dynatrace
6 17 (3.37%) VMware
7 12 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.98%) Avaya
9 10 (1.98%) Genesys
10 8 (1.59%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.39%) Intapp
12 6 (1.19%) Splunk
13 5 (0.99%) Twitter
14 4 (0.79%) Zend
15 3 (0.60%) SAP
15 3 (0.60%) Software AG
15 3 (0.60%) webMethods