Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 3,571 4,797 6,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.05% 5.73% 6.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.36% 14.70% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,897 3,866 5,221
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

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 26,728 32,628 41,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.76% 39.01% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21,900 26,588 34,803
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK 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 UK excluding London

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 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 20 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
South East -2 1,278 £50,000 +5.26% 203
North of England +2 848 £48,500 +7.78% 227
North West +7 509 £50,000 +5.26% 132
Midlands -12 469 £45,000 - 108
South West -18 443 £45,000 - 110
East of England -24 276 £52,500 +5.00% 91
Yorkshire +5 267 £47,500 +5.56% 77
West Midlands -18 252 £45,000 - 67
East Midlands -10 213 £45,000 -5.26% 41
Scotland +3 190 £48,500 +2.11% 60
North East +8 72 £37,500 -16.67% 18
Wales -30 66 £42,500 -4.49% 24
Northern Ireland 0 26 £53,750 +34.38% 7
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 1,995 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,648 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 1,509 (42.26%) C#
4 1,486 (41.61%) .NET
5 1,167 (32.68%) SQL
6 1,155 (32.34%) HTML
7 1,124 (31.48%) CSS
8 1,013 (28.37%) Java
9 972 (27.22%) SQL Server
10 947 (26.52%) MVC
11 926 (25.93%) AWS
12 828 (23.19%) ASP.NET
13 820 (22.96%) Scrum
14 795 (22.26%) REST
15 773 (21.65%) Azure
16 732 (20.50%) Microsoft
17 696 (19.49%) TDD
18 668 (18.71%) AngularJS
19 642 (17.98%) SOAP
20 641 (17.95%) RESTful
21 620 (17.36%) jQuery
22 619 (17.33%) DevOps
23 581 (16.27%) XML
24 572 (16.02%) Test Automation
25 534 (14.95%) Finance
26 513 (14.37%) Linux
27 494 (13.83%) Software Engineering
28 487 (13.64%) Degree
29 480 (13.44%) Git (software)
30 468 (13.11%) Web Development

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
1 142 (3.98%) CMS
2 119 (3.33%) Confluence
2 119 (3.33%) IIS
3 102 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 78 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (1.68%) JBoss
6 59 (1.65%) Apache
7 58 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 45 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 37 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 22 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
13 21 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.25%) Magento
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.20%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.14%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.14%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.084%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 926 (25.93%) AWS
2 773 (21.65%) Azure
3 171 (4.79%) SaaS
4 159 (4.45%) GCP
5 123 (3.44%) Serverless
6 112 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
7 80 (2.24%) GitHub
8 76 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 73 (2.04%) PaaS
10 71 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
11 66 (1.85%) Amazon S3
12 59 (1.65%) Power Platform
13 58 (1.62%) Amazon ECS
14 55 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
15 52 (1.46%) IaaS
16 51 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 48 (1.34%) Office 365
18 46 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
19 35 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 22 (0.62%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.30%) HTTP
1 82 (2.30%) Internet
2 50 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.15%) Intranet
4 33 (0.92%) DNS
4 33 (0.92%) Firewall
5 31 (0.87%) SAN
6 27 (0.76%) WAN
7 23 (0.64%) VoIP
8 21 (0.59%) AMQP
8 21 (0.59%) SSL
9 20 (0.56%) LAN
10 18 (0.50%) DHCP
10 18 (0.50%) X.509
11 11 (0.31%) SMS
12 10 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (0.28%) FTP
13 8 (0.22%) Network Security
13 8 (0.22%) RTP
13 8 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 297 (8.32%) MySQL
3 179 (5.01%) Relational Database
4 145 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 130 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 129 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 124 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 103 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 86 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 81 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 78 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 70 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
13 61 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 58 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (1.60%) Redis
17 53 (1.48%) Power BI
18 51 (1.43%) Big Data
19 39 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 480 (13.44%) Git (software)
2 365 (10.22%) Jenkins
3 308 (8.63%) JIRA
4 287 (8.04%) Visual Studio
5 223 (6.24%) Selenium
6 195 (5.46%) SoapUI
7 188 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 163 (4.56%) Maven
9 115 (3.22%) Subversion
10 110 (3.08%) NUnit
11 105 (2.94%) JUnit
11 105 (2.94%) Postman
12 99 (2.77%) Cucumber
13 84 (2.35%) TeamCity
14 75 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 69 (1.93%) StyleCop
16 65 (1.82%) SpecFlow
17 64 (1.79%) Eclipse
18 55 (1.54%) Ant
18 55 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 534 (14.95%) Finance
2 178 (4.98%) Retail
3 168 (4.70%) Public Sector
4 135 (3.78%) Marketing
5 125 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 69 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 59 (1.65%) Banking
8 51 (1.43%) Electronics
9 33 (0.92%) Games
9 33 (0.92%) Legal
10 30 (0.84%) Advertising
11 29 (0.81%) Law
12 24 (0.67%) Local Government
13 19 (0.53%) Automotive
14 17 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.34%) Danish Language
16 11 (0.31%) German Language
17 10 (0.28%) Back Office
18 9 (0.25%) Billing
18 9 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,154 (60.32%) Developer
2 670 (18.76%) .NET Developer
3 518 (14.51%) C# Developer
4 433 (12.13%) Software Developer
5 428 (11.99%) Senior Developer
6 349 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 335 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 229 (6.41%) Software Engineer
9 206 (5.77%) Analyst
10 198 (5.54%) Architect
11 196 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 179 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 151 (4.23%) PHP Developer
14 150 (4.20%) Web Developer
15 147 (4.12%) C# Software Developer
16 139 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
17 134 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
18 132 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
19 114 (3.19%) .NET Software Developer
20 105 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,486 (41.61%) .NET
2 1,155 (32.34%) HTML
3 1,124 (31.48%) CSS
4 828 (23.19%) ASP.NET
5 795 (22.26%) REST
6 668 (18.71%) AngularJS
7 642 (17.98%) SOAP
8 641 (17.95%) RESTful
9 620 (17.36%) jQuery
10 581 (16.27%) XML
11 447 (12.52%) .NET Framework
12 421 (11.79%) Spring
13 417 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 366 (10.25%) JSON
15 352 (9.86%) React
16 300 (8.40%) WCF
17 284 (7.95%) HTML5
18 258 (7.22%) Node.js
19 255 (7.14%) .NET Core
20 250 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 245 (6.86%) Mobile App
2 232 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
3 228 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 168 (4.70%) User Experience
5 161 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
6 107 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 81 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 79 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 56 (1.57%) Data Centre
10 43 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (0.98%) Robotics
12 33 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 29 (0.81%) Social Media
14 28 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 28 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.76%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.67%) Cloud Native
16 24 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 24 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 513 (14.37%) Linux
2 350 (9.80%) Windows
3 177 (4.96%) Android
4 146 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 86 (2.41%) Unix
5 86 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 39 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (0.70%) Debian
8 24 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.56%) CentOS
10 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
15 4 (0.11%) Solaris
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,995 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 947 (26.52%) MVC
3 820 (22.96%) Scrum
4 696 (19.49%) TDD
5 619 (17.33%) DevOps
6 572 (16.02%) Test Automation
7 494 (13.83%) Software Engineering
8 468 (13.11%) Web Development
9 446 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
10 417 (11.68%) OO
11 360 (10.08%) SDLC
12 355 (9.94%) BDD
13 351 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
14 323 (9.05%) Mentoring
15 314 (8.79%) Microservices
16 240 (6.72%) Computer Science
17 239 (6.69%) SOA
18 230 (6.44%) OOP
18 230 (6.44%) Unit Testing
19 186 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,648 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 1,509 (42.26%) C#
3 1,167 (32.68%) SQL
4 1,013 (28.37%) Java
5 423 (11.85%) Python
6 323 (9.05%) PHP
7 198 (5.54%) VB.NET
8 196 (5.49%) T-SQL
9 169 (4.73%) C++
10 168 (4.70%) TypeScript
11 132 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 110 (3.08%) PL/SQL
13 108 (3.02%) Java 8
14 103 (2.88%) C
15 101 (2.83%) Ruby
16 79 (2.21%) Bash Shell
17 51 (1.43%) Objective-C
18 44 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 42 (1.18%) Perl
20 36 (1.01%) Go
Qualifications
1 487 (13.64%) Degree
2 127 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 106 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 81 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 73 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 68 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (1.46%) ISEB
8 35 (0.98%) AWS Certification
9 21 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 19 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.53%) MCSE
11 18 (0.50%) Postgraduate
12 17 (0.48%) CISSP
12 17 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.42%) DBS Check
15 13 (0.36%) DV Cleared
16 11 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
16 11 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
17 8 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (9.33%) QA
2 34 (0.95%) SLA
3 27 (0.76%) GDPR
4 21 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.34%) PMO
8 9 (0.25%) NIST
9 7 (0.20%) COBIT
10 6 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
10 6 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.17%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.14%) ISO 31000
11 5 (0.14%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.028%) HL7
13 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.028%) WAI
13 1 (0.028%) WCAG
System Software
1 383 (10.73%) Docker
2 91 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 80 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.50%) vSphere
6 18 (0.50%) XenApp
7 8 (0.22%) Postfix
8 6 (0.17%) IAG
8 6 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.14%) NFS
10 4 (0.11%) HDFS
10 4 (0.11%) vCloud
10 4 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.056%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.056%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.028%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 214 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 135 (3.78%) Terraform
3 101 (2.83%) Ansible
4 81 (2.27%) Puppet
5 58 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.04%) HP ALM
7 34 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
8 32 (0.90%) logstash
9 31 (0.87%) Kibana
10 21 (0.59%) Packer
11 20 (0.56%) Rancher
11 20 (0.56%) SCOM
12 19 (0.53%) SCCM
13 17 (0.48%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.42%) Foglight
14 15 (0.42%) LiteSpeed
14 15 (0.42%) Prometheus
14 15 (0.42%) SCVMM
15 14 (0.39%) Mesos
16 10 (0.28%) Marathon
Vendors
1 732 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 320 (8.96%) Oracle
3 203 (5.68%) Google
4 105 (2.94%) VMware
5 102 (2.86%) SAP
6 75 (2.10%) Zend
7 70 (1.96%) HP
7 70 (1.96%) Xamarin
8 48 (1.34%) IBM
9 45 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 42 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 36 (1.01%) CA
12 36 (1.01%) Citrix
12 36 (1.01%) Delphix
13 35 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 34 (0.95%) MuleSoft
15 27 (0.76%) Dell
16 26 (0.73%) Splunk