Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 50 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 1,202 3,883 5,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.36% 4.85% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 13.26% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 3,324 4,768
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,706 29,288 37,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.48% 36.56% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,834 23,774 31,359
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +4.17%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the UK excluding London

Web Services
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Web Services in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Web Services in the UK excluding London

Web Services
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Services in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the UK excluding London

Web Services
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
South East -12 379 £50,000 - 65
North of England +4 278 £52,500 +10.53% 100
South West -1 167 £51,250 +13.89% 46
North West -20 139 £55,000 +15.79% 47
Midlands -23 139 £45,000 - 52
East of England 0 104 £60,000 +14.29% 18
Yorkshire +34 93 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Scotland +17 80 £52,500 +20.69% 16
West Midlands -35 79 £45,000 - 25
East Midlands -6 60 £49,000 +6.52% 27
Wales +14 49 £44,379 +16.02% 18
North East +23 45 £45,500 -13.33% 23
Northern Ireland -22 7 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 597 (49.67%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (48.42%) JavaScript
3 420 (34.94%) C#
4 407 (33.86%) HTML
5 403 (33.53%) .NET
6 393 (32.70%) SQL
7 370 (30.78%) Java
8 368 (30.62%) CSS
9 366 (30.45%) AWS
10 309 (25.71%) Azure
11 291 (24.21%) REST
12 280 (23.29%) SQL Server
13 278 (23.13%) MVC
14 263 (21.88%) Git (software)
15 261 (21.71%) SOAP
16 256 (21.30%) DevOps
17 236 (19.63%) RESTful
18 218 (18.14%) TDD
19 214 (17.80%) Linux
20 204 (16.97%) Scrum
21 203 (16.89%) AngularJS
22 199 (16.56%) XML
23 194 (16.14%) Web Development
24 189 (15.72%) Microsoft
25 185 (15.39%) MySQL
26 184 (15.31%) jQuery
27 178 (14.81%) PHP
28 175 (14.56%) Docker
29 164 (13.64%) OO
30 162 (13.48%) Spring

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 55 (4.58%) Apache
2 51 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 41 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (2.50%) IIS
4 30 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.41%) CMS
6 23 (1.91%) Confluence
7 20 (1.66%) nginx
8 12 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.42%) Liferay
13 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.25%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (1.33%) Magento
4 14 (1.16%) Sentinel
5 10 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.33%) Eikon
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.17%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.083%) BASE24
10 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.083%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 366 (30.45%) AWS
2 309 (25.71%) Azure
3 97 (8.07%) SaaS
4 53 (4.41%) Serverless
5 48 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (3.83%) GCP
7 44 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
8 39 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (3.24%) GitHub
9 36 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
10 32 (2.66%) Office 365
11 31 (2.58%) Power Platform
12 26 (2.16%) PaaS
13 23 (1.91%) IaaS
14 21 (1.75%) Amazon S3
15 20 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (1.58%) npm
17 18 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
18 15 (1.25%) Logic Apps
19 13 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.74%) HTTP
2 29 (2.41%) Firewall
3 26 (2.16%) DNS
4 25 (2.08%) SSL
5 24 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.00%) VPN
6 23 (1.91%) Skype
7 15 (1.25%) Wireshark
8 14 (1.16%) DKIM
8 14 (1.16%) DMARC
9 12 (1.00%) Internet
10 11 (0.92%) FTP
11 9 (0.75%) RTP
11 9 (0.75%) SSH
12 7 (0.58%) SAN
13 5 (0.42%) DHCP
14 4 (0.33%) Network Security
14 4 (0.33%) VoIP
15 3 (0.25%) LAN
15 3 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 185 (15.39%) MySQL
3 70 (5.82%) MongoDB
4 66 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 64 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 42 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.33%) Power BI
9 27 (2.25%) Redis
10 23 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.66%) Big Data
12 19 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.83%) Text Mining
17 9 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
17 9 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 263 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 127 (10.57%) Jenkins
3 91 (7.57%) JIRA
4 79 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 74 (6.16%) Visual Studio
6 65 (5.41%) Selenium
7 62 (5.16%) Maven
8 45 (3.74%) JUnit
9 35 (2.91%) Mockito
10 33 (2.75%) gulp
11 32 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 28 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 27 (2.25%) WebDriver
13 27 (2.25%) webpack
14 24 (2.00%) NUnit
15 23 (1.91%) SonarQube
16 22 (1.83%) TeamCity
17 21 (1.75%) DbUnit
17 21 (1.75%) jMock
17 21 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 153 (12.73%) Finance
2 47 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 37 (3.08%) Marketing
4 32 (2.66%) Retail
5 28 (2.33%) Law
5 28 (2.33%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.25%) Banking
7 13 (1.08%) Advertising
7 13 (1.08%) Games
7 13 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.58%) Local Government
10 6 (0.50%) Back Office
11 5 (0.42%) French Language
11 5 (0.42%) German Language
11 5 (0.42%) Publishing
11 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 733 (60.98%) Developer
2 141 (11.73%) Java Developer
3 132 (10.98%) Senior Developer
4 127 (10.57%) .NET Developer
5 114 (9.48%) PHP Developer
6 104 (8.65%) Architect
7 93 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 89 (7.40%) C# Developer
9 63 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 56 (4.66%) Analyst
11 55 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 44 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (3.58%) Lead Developer
14 38 (3.16%) Senior PHP Developer
15 36 (3.00%) Web Developer
16 35 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
17 32 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 31 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
19 30 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
20 26 (2.16%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (33.86%) HTML
2 403 (33.53%) .NET
3 368 (30.62%) CSS
4 291 (24.21%) REST
5 261 (21.71%) SOAP
6 236 (19.63%) RESTful
7 203 (16.89%) AngularJS
8 199 (16.56%) XML
9 184 (15.31%) jQuery
10 162 (13.48%) Spring
11 161 (13.39%) ASP.NET
12 154 (12.81%) JSON
13 142 (11.81%) .NET Core
14 136 (11.31%) .NET Framework
15 115 (9.57%) Node.js
16 112 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 112 (9.32%) React
17 99 (8.24%) Ajax
18 86 (7.15%) Vue.js
19 84 (6.99%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 57 (4.74%) User Experience
4 39 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 29 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (1.41%) CMDB
9 17 (1.41%) Life Science
10 16 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
13 13 (1.08%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.08%) LIMS
14 11 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 214 (17.80%) Linux
2 137 (11.40%) Windows
3 68 (5.66%) Android
4 47 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.50%) CentOS
7 17 (1.41%) Unix
8 14 (1.16%) Kali Linux
9 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
12 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) AIX
16 2 (0.17%) Debian
16 2 (0.17%) SUSE
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (49.67%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (23.13%) MVC
3 256 (21.30%) DevOps
4 218 (18.14%) TDD
5 204 (16.97%) Scrum
6 194 (16.14%) Web Development
7 164 (13.64%) OO
8 157 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
9 148 (12.31%) Test Automation
10 147 (12.23%) OOP
11 140 (11.65%) Software Engineering
12 138 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
13 127 (10.57%) Microservices
14 104 (8.65%) SOA
15 92 (7.65%) Mentoring
16 86 (7.15%) BDD
17 80 (6.66%) SDLC
17 80 (6.66%) Unit Testing
18 77 (6.41%) E-Commerce
19 72 (5.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 582 (48.42%) JavaScript
2 420 (34.94%) C#
3 393 (32.70%) SQL
4 370 (30.78%) Java
5 178 (14.81%) PHP
6 147 (12.23%) Python
7 86 (7.15%) TypeScript
8 81 (6.74%) C++
9 74 (6.16%) Bash Shell
10 62 (5.16%) PowerShell
11 54 (4.49%) T-SQL
12 49 (4.08%) C
13 40 (3.33%) Ruby
14 37 (3.08%) Apple Swift
15 35 (2.91%) Objective-C
16 31 (2.58%) Java 8
17 27 (2.25%) VB.NET
18 26 (2.16%) Go
19 25 (2.08%) Apex Code
20 22 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (11.90%) Degree
2 60 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.16%) CREST Certified
6 14 (1.16%) GCIA
6 14 (1.16%) GCIH
6 14 (1.16%) SANS
7 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.92%) MCITP
9 9 (0.75%) ISEB
9 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.67%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.74%) QA
2 22 (1.83%) SLA
3 16 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.67%) GDPR
7 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.083%) HL7
9 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.083%) NIST
9 1 (0.083%) PMO
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 175 (14.56%) Docker
2 50 (4.16%) Active Directory
3 46 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.00%) vSphere
5 17 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.16%) Snort
6 14 (1.16%) XenApp
7 7 (0.58%) NDS
7 7 (0.58%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 5 (0.42%) Varnish
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.33%) Gluster
9 4 (0.33%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) iptables
10 2 (0.17%) NFS
10 2 (0.17%) Postfix
10 2 (0.17%) vCloud
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 83 (6.91%) Kubernetes
2 42 (3.49%) Terraform
3 38 (3.16%) Ansible
4 34 (2.83%) Puppet
5 22 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.58%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 16 (1.33%) HP UCMDB
8 13 (1.08%) Grafana
9 10 (0.83%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 6 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.33%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.33%) SCCM
13 3 (0.25%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.25%) Packer
14 2 (0.17%) SCOM
14 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 189 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.91%) Oracle
3 53 (4.41%) VMware
3 53 (4.41%) Zend
4 51 (4.24%) Google
5 38 (3.16%) IBM
6 31 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.50%) HP
8 26 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 25 (2.08%) Remedy
10 24 (2.00%) SAP
11 21 (1.75%) NetIQ
12 16 (1.33%) BMC
13 14 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.16%) Citrix
14 13 (1.08%) Cisco
15 12 (1.00%) ForgeRock
15 12 (1.00%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.83%) Xamarin
17 8 (0.67%) Atlassian