Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 3,841 5,330 6,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.87% 5.77% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 14.57% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,151 4,420 5,310
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,275 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 28,820 36,584 39,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.57% 39.60% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23,459 30,626 33,462
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -11 1,314 £50,000 +5.26% 204
North of England -18 813 £47,500 - 234
Midlands -9 555 £45,000 - 122
North West -6 495 £47,500 - 132
South West -8 461 £45,000 -2.17% 115
East of England -13 348 £52,500 +5.00% 97
West Midlands +6 330 £45,000 - 71
Yorkshire -36 273 £47,500 +5.56% 64
East Midlands -16 224 £45,000 - 50
Scotland -7 223 £45,000 -1.10% 54
Wales -22 85 £37,500 -23.53% 25
Northern Ireland +14 51 £47,500 +31.03% 7
North East -17 46 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 - 1
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 1,987 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,679 (43.71%) JavaScript
3 1,562 (40.67%) C#
4 1,473 (38.35%) .NET
5 1,276 (33.22%) SQL
6 1,225 (31.89%) Java
7 1,193 (31.06%) HTML
8 1,114 (29.00%) CSS
9 1,070 (27.86%) AWS
10 1,044 (27.18%) SQL Server
11 957 (24.92%) MVC
12 870 (22.65%) Microsoft
13 868 (22.60%) Azure
14 809 (21.06%) REST
15 806 (20.98%) ASP.NET
16 751 (19.55%) SOAP
17 731 (19.03%) TDD
18 729 (18.98%) Linux
19 720 (18.75%) Scrum
20 686 (17.86%) AngularJS
21 675 (17.57%) DevOps
22 656 (17.08%) XML
23 641 (16.69%) jQuery
24 624 (16.25%) RESTful
25 583 (15.18%) Git (software)
26 567 (14.76%) Test Automation
27 561 (14.61%) Degree
28 551 (14.35%) Software Engineering
29 547 (14.24%) Spring
30 520 (13.54%) Continuous Integration

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
1 129 (3.36%) IIS
2 121 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 112 (2.92%) Apache
4 104 (2.71%) CMS
5 101 (2.63%) JBoss
6 97 (2.53%) Confluence
7 92 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 80 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 51 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 43 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 41 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 40 (1.04%) Umbraco
14 29 (0.76%) nginx
15 28 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (0.70%) WordPress
17 25 (0.65%) MS Exchange
18 24 (0.62%) Apache Spark
19 22 (0.57%) OpenStack
20 21 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 48 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.052%) InDesign
9 1 (0.026%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.026%) Sketch
9 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.21%) Magento
6 7 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.13%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.078%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.078%) Shopify
10 3 (0.078%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.052%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.052%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (27.86%) AWS
2 868 (22.60%) Azure
3 195 (5.08%) GCP
4 189 (4.92%) SaaS
5 128 (3.33%) Serverless
6 116 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
8 84 (2.19%) IaaS
9 79 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 70 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 62 (1.61%) Office 365
11 62 (1.61%) Power Platform
12 57 (1.48%) PaaS
13 56 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 56 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
14 55 (1.43%) GitHub
15 53 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
16 41 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 40 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
18 28 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 142 (3.70%) HTTP
2 88 (2.29%) Internet
3 78 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 72 (1.87%) DNS
5 64 (1.67%) Firewall
6 58 (1.51%) SAN
7 55 (1.43%) WAN
8 38 (0.99%) DHCP
9 29 (0.76%) LAN
10 26 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (0.55%) SSL
12 20 (0.52%) Intranet
13 19 (0.49%) VPN
14 17 (0.44%) Network Security
15 15 (0.39%) RS-232
15 15 (0.39%) RS-485
16 14 (0.36%) FTP
16 14 (0.36%) SMTP
16 14 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
17 13 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,044 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 361 (9.40%) MySQL
3 268 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 178 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 178 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 151 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 117 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 107 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 93 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 80 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 79 (2.06%) Big Data
11 67 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (1.64%) GIS
13 61 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 59 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (1.54%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.54%) Power BI
15 58 (1.51%) Redis
16 52 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 51 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 583 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 414 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 309 (8.04%) JIRA
4 277 (7.21%) Visual Studio
5 251 (6.53%) Selenium
6 211 (5.49%) Maven
7 205 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 143 (3.72%) Subversion
9 139 (3.62%) JUnit
10 138 (3.59%) SoapUI
11 120 (3.12%) Cucumber
12 99 (2.58%) TeamCity
13 95 (2.47%) WebDriver
14 90 (2.34%) SpecFlow
15 85 (2.21%) NUnit
16 75 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
17 67 (1.74%) Eclipse
18 58 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
19 56 (1.46%) Gradle
20 53 (1.38%) JMeter
General
1 492 (12.81%) Finance
2 189 (4.92%) Retail
3 148 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 146 (3.80%) Marketing
5 143 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 80 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 53 (1.38%) Banking
8 52 (1.35%) Electronics
9 47 (1.22%) Legal
10 45 (1.17%) Games
11 36 (0.94%) Advertising
12 30 (0.78%) Law
13 28 (0.73%) Back Office
14 24 (0.62%) Local Government
14 24 (0.62%) Publishing
15 22 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 20 (0.52%) Automotive
17 19 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.31%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 2,258 (58.79%) Developer
2 623 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 503 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 501 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 472 (12.29%) Software Developer
6 435 (11.33%) Java Developer
7 349 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 276 (7.19%) Software Engineer
9 254 (6.61%) Architect
10 181 (4.71%) Analyst
11 180 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 168 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 165 (4.30%) PHP Developer
14 163 (4.24%) Web Developer
15 147 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
16 143 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
17 138 (3.59%) Consultant
17 138 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
18 134 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
19 127 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,473 (38.35%) .NET
2 1,193 (31.06%) HTML
3 1,114 (29.00%) CSS
4 809 (21.06%) REST
5 806 (20.98%) ASP.NET
6 751 (19.55%) SOAP
7 686 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 656 (17.08%) XML
9 641 (16.69%) jQuery
10 624 (16.25%) RESTful
11 547 (14.24%) Spring
12 427 (11.12%) JSON
13 420 (10.93%) React
14 390 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 379 (9.87%) .NET Framework
15 379 (9.87%) WCF
16 344 (8.96%) HTML5
17 303 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 297 (7.73%) Node.js
19 267 (6.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 284 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 200 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
4 188 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
5 170 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 168 (4.37%) User Experience
7 110 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 93 (2.42%) Public Cloud
9 88 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 65 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 58 (1.51%) Virtual Team
12 44 (1.15%) Replication
13 40 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 37 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 36 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 36 (0.94%) Robotics
16 31 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 30 (0.78%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.76%) Driving Licence
19 26 (0.68%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 729 (18.98%) Linux
2 447 (11.64%) Windows
3 164 (4.27%) Android
4 146 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 131 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 105 (2.73%) Unix
7 41 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.89%) CentOS
9 28 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.57%) Debian
11 22 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
14 11 (0.29%) AIX
14 11 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.18%) Solaris
16 7 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,987 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
2 957 (24.92%) MVC
3 731 (19.03%) TDD
4 720 (18.75%) Scrum
5 675 (17.57%) DevOps
6 567 (14.76%) Test Automation
7 551 (14.35%) Software Engineering
8 520 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
9 516 (13.43%) Web Development
10 466 (12.13%) OO
11 373 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
12 364 (9.48%) SDLC
13 356 (9.27%) Microservices
14 344 (8.96%) BDD
15 330 (8.59%) Mentoring
16 306 (7.97%) Computer Science
17 250 (6.51%) SOA
18 248 (6.46%) Unit Testing
19 244 (6.35%) E-Commerce
20 230 (5.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,679 (43.71%) JavaScript
2 1,562 (40.67%) C#
3 1,276 (33.22%) SQL
4 1,225 (31.89%) Java
5 492 (12.81%) Python
6 339 (8.83%) PHP
7 258 (6.72%) C++
8 194 (5.05%) VB.NET
9 186 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 176 (4.58%) PowerShell
11 152 (3.96%) C
12 141 (3.67%) Java 8
13 137 (3.57%) TypeScript
14 109 (2.84%) Ruby
15 91 (2.37%) Bash Shell
16 77 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 63 (1.64%) Objective-C
18 55 (1.43%) Go
19 54 (1.41%) Shell Script
20 42 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 561 (14.61%) Degree
2 147 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 144 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 76 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 76 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.30%) ISEB
7 32 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 32 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 29 (0.76%) MCSE
10 25 (0.65%) CCNA
10 25 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 22 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (0.42%) CISSP
14 15 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (7.16%) QA
2 42 (1.09%) SLA
3 32 (0.83%) GDPR
4 31 (0.81%) PMO
5 29 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 19 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
7 19 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 18 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.10%) NIST
12 4 (0.10%) WAI
13 3 (0.078%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.078%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.078%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 387 (10.08%) Docker
2 151 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 109 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 50 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.52%) vSphere
7 16 (0.42%) NFS
8 15 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.34%) XenApp
10 12 (0.31%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.21%) HDFS
11 8 (0.21%) vCloud
12 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.078%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.052%) IAG
15 2 (0.052%) Postfix
15 2 (0.052%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.026%) Kamailio
16 1 (0.026%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 248 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 118 (3.07%) Ansible
3 112 (2.92%) Terraform
4 103 (2.68%) Puppet
5 87 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.73%) SCOM
7 24 (0.62%) Prometheus
7 24 (0.62%) SCCM
7 24 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (0.52%) Kibana
8 20 (0.52%) Rancher
9 16 (0.42%) Mesos
10 15 (0.39%) Foglight
10 15 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
10 15 (0.39%) logstash
11 14 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 14 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 870 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 362 (9.42%) Oracle
3 204 (5.31%) Google
4 146 (3.80%) SAP
5 145 (3.78%) VMware
6 92 (2.40%) Zend
7 70 (1.82%) IBM
8 66 (1.72%) Cisco
9 54 (1.41%) Sitecore
10 46 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.17%) Xamarin
12 43 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 43 (1.12%) HP
13 40 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 36 (0.94%) Citrix
15 35 (0.91%) Adobe
16 33 (0.86%) Rackspace
17 27 (0.70%) MuleSoft
18 25 (0.65%) Splunk
18 25 (0.65%) Tableau