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

Web Services
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 47 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 2,426 4,451 6,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.72% 5.39% 6.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.22% 14.16% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 3,672 5,393
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £31,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 19,845 31,424 40,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.59% 38.03% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16,280 25,476 34,601
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -10 872 £50,000 - 51
North of England -2 519 £50,000 +6.10% 70
South West -4 346 £47,500 +5.56% 41
North West -11 295 £50,000 +5.26% 38
Midlands -24 262 £50,000 +11.11% 32
East of England -14 186 £55,000 - 20
Yorkshire +16 159 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Scotland +7 150 £52,500 +12.90% 14
West Midlands -39 141 £55,000 +22.22% 23
East Midlands -7 118 £47,500 +4.40% 9
Wales +10 97 £40,000 -0.62% 19
North East +17 65 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Northern Ireland -17 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Isle of Man +5 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Channel Islands - 2 £68,750 -
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,347 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1,126 (46.41%) JavaScript
3 898 (37.02%) C#
4 874 (36.03%) .NET
5 847 (34.91%) Java
6 812 (33.47%) SQL
7 782 (32.23%) HTML
8 766 (31.57%) CSS
9 671 (27.66%) AWS
10 587 (24.20%) SQL Server
11 580 (23.91%) Azure
12 568 (23.41%) MVC
13 541 (22.30%) REST
14 533 (21.97%) RESTful
15 526 (21.68%) Scrum
16 496 (20.45%) SOAP
17 477 (19.66%) AngularJS
18 456 (18.80%) Microsoft
18 456 (18.80%) TDD
19 451 (18.59%) ASP.NET
20 444 (18.30%) DevOps
21 431 (17.77%) Git (software)
22 401 (16.53%) Spring
23 392 (16.16%) jQuery
24 390 (16.08%) Test Automation
25 379 (15.62%) Linux
26 355 (14.63%) XML
27 334 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
28 333 (13.73%) Docker
29 332 (13.69%) Finance

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 86 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (3.34%) IIS
3 76 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 75 (3.09%) Confluence
5 66 (2.72%) CMS
6 61 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 53 (2.18%) Apache
8 34 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.70%) JBoss
12 15 (0.62%) Drupal
12 15 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 15 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
13 14 (0.58%) WordPress
14 13 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.49%) nginx
15 12 (0.49%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.62%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.041%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (1.11%) Magento
2 24 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 9 (0.37%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.25%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
10 4 (0.16%) Sage 50
11 3 (0.12%) Elite 3E
12 2 (0.082%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.082%) Summit
13 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
13 1 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.041%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 671 (27.66%) AWS
2 580 (23.91%) Azure
3 150 (6.18%) SaaS
4 104 (4.29%) GCP
5 90 (3.71%) Serverless
6 72 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
7 70 (2.89%) Power Platform
8 66 (2.72%) GitHub
9 58 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
9 58 (2.39%) PaaS
10 54 (2.23%) Office 365
11 52 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 46 (1.90%) Amazon S3
13 43 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
14 42 (1.73%) Amazon ECS
15 34 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 34 (1.40%) IaaS
16 30 (1.24%) npm
17 29 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
18 28 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.60%) Internet
2 53 (2.18%) HTTP
3 35 (1.44%) Firewall
4 30 (1.24%) SSL
4 30 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.15%) DNS
6 17 (0.70%) Skype
7 16 (0.66%) Intranet
8 15 (0.62%) DHCP
9 13 (0.54%) VPN
10 12 (0.49%) RTP
10 12 (0.49%) VoIP
10 12 (0.49%) Wireshark
11 11 (0.45%) FTP
11 11 (0.45%) SMS
11 11 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.41%) MQTT
12 10 (0.41%) Network Security
12 10 (0.41%) SSH
13 9 (0.37%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (24.20%) SQL Server
2 294 (12.12%) MySQL
3 130 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 116 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 107 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 89 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 66 (2.72%) Power BI
10 49 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 46 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 39 (1.61%) Big Data
14 37 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 34 (1.40%) Redis
17 30 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
19 23 (0.95%) DB2
19 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 431 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 276 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 199 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 177 (7.30%) JIRA
5 156 (6.43%) Selenium
6 150 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 137 (5.65%) Maven
8 134 (5.52%) SoapUI
9 113 (4.66%) Cucumber
10 98 (4.04%) JUnit
11 64 (2.64%) NUnit
12 57 (2.35%) Postman
13 55 (2.27%) Subversion
14 52 (2.14%) Mockito
15 50 (2.06%) SonarQube
16 49 (2.02%) Gradle
17 43 (1.77%) StyleCop
18 41 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
19 40 (1.65%) Protractor
20 38 (1.57%) GitLab
General
1 332 (13.69%) Finance
2 106 (4.37%) Public Sector
3 95 (3.92%) Retail
4 93 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 68 (2.80%) Marketing
6 49 (2.02%) Banking
6 49 (2.02%) Law
7 39 (1.61%) Games
8 30 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 22 (0.91%) Advertising
9 22 (0.91%) Legal
10 21 (0.87%) Automotive
11 20 (0.82%) Local Government
12 19 (0.78%) Back Office
13 18 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.70%) Electronics
15 10 (0.41%) Billing
15 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.29%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,486 (61.25%) Developer
2 363 (14.96%) .NET Developer
3 347 (14.30%) Senior Developer
4 338 (13.93%) Java Developer
5 253 (10.43%) C# Developer
6 237 (9.77%) Software Developer
7 165 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 163 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 146 (6.02%) Analyst
10 138 (5.69%) PHP Developer
11 126 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
12 115 (4.74%) Architect
13 113 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 108 (4.45%) Web Developer
15 103 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
16 92 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
17 85 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 75 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
19 74 (3.05%) Junior
19 74 (3.05%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (36.03%) .NET
2 782 (32.23%) HTML
3 766 (31.57%) CSS
4 541 (22.30%) REST
5 533 (21.97%) RESTful
6 496 (20.45%) SOAP
7 477 (19.66%) AngularJS
8 451 (18.59%) ASP.NET
9 401 (16.53%) Spring
10 392 (16.16%) jQuery
11 355 (14.63%) XML
12 268 (11.05%) React
13 262 (10.80%) .NET Framework
14 241 (9.93%) Node.js
15 224 (9.23%) .NET Core
16 215 (8.86%) JSON
17 197 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
18 189 (7.79%) WCF
19 188 (7.75%) Spring Boot
20 182 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 106 (4.37%) User Experience
4 103 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 36 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 27 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 24 (0.99%) Life Science
10 24 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 22 (0.91%) Data Centre
12 19 (0.78%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (0.74%) NHS
13 18 (0.74%) Social Media
14 16 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 379 (15.62%) Linux
2 280 (11.54%) Windows
3 113 (4.66%) Android
4 94 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 65 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 61 (2.51%) Unix
7 23 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.74%) CentOS
9 16 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.62%) Debian
11 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.37%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.21%) OS/400
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,347 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (23.41%) MVC
3 526 (21.68%) Scrum
4 456 (18.80%) TDD
5 444 (18.30%) DevOps
6 390 (16.08%) Test Automation
7 334 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
8 324 (13.36%) Software Engineering
9 323 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
10 316 (13.03%) OO
11 312 (12.86%) Web Development
12 272 (11.21%) Microservices
13 259 (10.68%) BDD
14 220 (9.07%) OOP
15 202 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 180 (7.42%) Unit Testing
17 169 (6.97%) SDLC
18 167 (6.88%) SOA
19 153 (6.31%) Computer Science
20 149 (6.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,126 (46.41%) JavaScript
2 898 (37.02%) C#
3 847 (34.91%) Java
4 812 (33.47%) SQL
5 320 (13.19%) Python
6 263 (10.84%) PHP
7 169 (6.97%) TypeScript
8 158 (6.51%) T-SQL
9 124 (5.11%) C++
10 122 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 102 (4.20%) VB.NET
12 97 (4.00%) PowerShell
13 89 (3.67%) Java 8
14 75 (3.09%) Ruby
15 70 (2.89%) C
16 67 (2.76%) PL/SQL
17 53 (2.18%) Go
18 51 (2.10%) Apple Swift
19 49 (2.02%) Objective-C
20 40 (1.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 309 (12.74%) Degree
2 126 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 83 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.48%) ISEB
6 36 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.07%) AWS Certification
8 16 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.62%) SANS
10 10 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.37%) CREST Certified
11 9 (0.37%) GCIA
11 9 (0.37%) GCIH
11 9 (0.37%) MCITP
12 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.29%) CISSP
13 7 (0.29%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (8.08%) QA
2 23 (0.95%) GDPR
3 17 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.33%) NIST
7 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.29%) SLA
8 6 (0.25%) COBIT
8 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.21%) ISO 15022
9 5 (0.21%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.082%) PMO
10 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.041%) NCSC
System Software
1 333 (13.73%) Docker
2 60 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 34 (1.40%) vSphere
5 26 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.49%) Postfix
6 12 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.37%) Snort
9 5 (0.21%) vCloud
9 5 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.21%) XenApp
10 4 (0.16%) IAG
10 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.16%) Xen
11 2 (0.082%) HDFS
11 2 (0.082%) NDS
11 2 (0.082%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.041%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.041%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 198 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 112 (4.62%) Terraform
3 77 (3.17%) Ansible
4 57 (2.35%) Puppet
5 52 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (2.06%) HP ALM
7 31 (1.28%) Kibana
7 31 (1.28%) logstash
8 18 (0.74%) Packer
9 16 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.41%) SCCM
11 9 (0.37%) Cloudify
11 9 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.33%) Grafana
13 7 (0.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 7 (0.29%) Rancher
14 6 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.25%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.25%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 456 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 202 (8.33%) Oracle
3 135 (5.56%) Google
4 81 (3.34%) HP
5 75 (3.09%) VMware
6 71 (2.93%) Zend
7 58 (2.39%) IBM
8 39 (1.61%) Xamarin
9 36 (1.48%) CA
9 36 (1.48%) Delphix
10 35 (1.44%) SAP
11 32 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 28 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.99%) Cisco
14 23 (0.95%) Splunk
15 22 (0.91%) Remedy
16 21 (0.87%) Atlassian
16 21 (0.87%) Red Hat
17 20 (0.82%) Sitecore
18 18 (0.74%) Citrix