Period
to 15 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 48 37
Rank change year-on-year -35 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 1,311 3,591 4,837
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.72% 5.02% 5.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 13.29% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 3,095 4,201
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 £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 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 14,931 27,011 32,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.31% 37.77% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,599 22,363 27,182
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -34 377 £50,000 +5.26% 70
North of England -36 312 £50,000 +5.26% 91
South West -13 207 £50,000 +11.11% 60
Midlands -19 201 £50,000 +11.11% 55
North West -34 167 £54,000 +8.00% 51
Yorkshire -28 115 £45,000 -5.26% 30
East of England +3 105 £57,500 +9.52% 45
West Midlands -17 103 £50,000 +11.11% 37
East Midlands 0 98 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Scotland -24 74 £45,000 - 21
North East -11 29 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Wales +1 20 £56,250 +31.03% 10
Northern Ireland +9 19 £42,500 -22.73% 4
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 598 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 595 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (35.32%) .NET
4 447 (34.10%) C#
5 430 (32.80%) HTML
6 420 (32.04%) AWS
7 417 (31.81%) SQL
8 400 (30.51%) CSS
9 377 (28.76%) Azure
10 347 (26.47%) Java
11 321 (24.49%) DevOps
12 297 (22.65%) REST
13 296 (22.58%) SQL Server
14 292 (22.27%) Git (software)
15 274 (20.90%) RESTful
16 257 (19.60%) MVC
17 255 (19.45%) TDD
18 243 (18.54%) AngularJS
19 215 (16.40%) Scrum
19 215 (16.40%) Microsoft
20 211 (16.09%) PHP
21 195 (14.87%) Linux
22 192 (14.65%) SOAP
23 188 (14.34%) jQuery
24 184 (14.04%) Spring
25 183 (13.96%) XML
25 183 (13.96%) Docker
26 178 (13.58%) JSON
27 177 (13.50%) Finance
28 175 (13.35%) ASP.NET

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 80 (6.10%) CMS
2 50 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.28%) IIS
4 36 (2.75%) Apache
5 34 (2.59%) Confluence
6 27 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.98%) WordPress
8 24 (1.83%) nginx
8 24 (1.83%) Umbraco
9 20 (1.53%) EPiServer
10 19 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 16 (1.22%) JBoss
11 16 (1.22%) Kentico
12 15 (1.14%) SharePoint
13 14 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.99%) Mule
14 13 (0.99%) Mule ESB
15 12 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.92%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 13 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 23 (1.75%) Magento
2 14 (1.07%) nopCommerce
3 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.31%) Eikon
8 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Sprinklr
10 2 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.15%) Shopify
11 1 (0.076%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 420 (32.04%) AWS
2 377 (28.76%) Azure
3 106 (8.09%) SaaS
4 72 (5.49%) Serverless
5 59 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
5 59 (4.50%) GCP
6 42 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
6 42 (3.20%) GitHub
7 40 (3.05%) PaaS
8 27 (2.06%) Power Platform
9 26 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
11 22 (1.68%) IaaS
12 21 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
14 19 (1.45%) Office 365
15 18 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
15 18 (1.37%) npm
16 15 (1.14%) Amazon S3
16 15 (1.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.13%) Firewall
2 31 (2.36%) HTTP
2 31 (2.36%) VPN
3 21 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.45%) DNS
5 18 (1.37%) Skype
6 16 (1.22%) VLAN
7 14 (1.07%) IPv4
7 14 (1.07%) SAN
8 13 (0.99%) Internet
8 13 (0.99%) OSPF
9 12 (0.92%) SSL
10 10 (0.76%) RTP
11 8 (0.61%) LAN
11 8 (0.61%) WAN
12 7 (0.53%) DHCP
12 7 (0.53%) FTP
13 5 (0.38%) Network Security
14 4 (0.31%) Broadband
14 4 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 174 (13.27%) MySQL
3 111 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 94 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 87 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (5.49%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.75%) Big Data
8 33 (2.52%) Redis
9 30 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.68%) Power BI
13 19 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.37%) HBase
15 17 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.30%) GIS
16 15 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 13 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 12 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 292 (22.27%) Git (software)
2 112 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 112 (8.54%) JIRA
3 63 (4.81%) Maven
4 49 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.59%) Selenium
6 40 (3.05%) JUnit
7 37 (2.82%) Visual Studio
8 34 (2.59%) TeamCity
9 31 (2.36%) Bitbucket
10 30 (2.29%) gulp
11 27 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 24 (1.83%) Subversion
13 23 (1.75%) JMeter
14 22 (1.68%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.45%) NUnit
15 19 (1.45%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.37%) Mockito
17 15 (1.14%) webpack
18 14 (1.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 177 (13.50%) Finance
2 71 (5.42%) Marketing
3 56 (4.27%) Public Sector
4 35 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.45%) Banking
7 17 (1.30%) Publishing
8 16 (1.22%) Games
9 15 (1.14%) Electronics
10 12 (0.92%) Law
10 12 (0.92%) Retail
11 11 (0.84%) Legal
11 11 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.76%) Military
13 9 (0.69%) Back Office
13 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.69%) Local Government
14 7 (0.53%) Automotive
15 5 (0.38%) French Language
15 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 833 (63.54%) Developer
2 191 (14.57%) Senior Developer
3 145 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 138 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 126 (9.61%) C# Developer
5 126 (9.61%) PHP Developer
6 120 (9.15%) Java Developer
7 92 (7.02%) Architect
8 70 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
9 65 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 63 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 63 (4.81%) Lead Developer
11 58 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
12 55 (4.20%) Software Engineer
13 53 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 49 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 46 (3.51%) Analyst
16 37 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
17 35 (2.67%) Salesforce Developer
18 33 (2.52%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (35.32%) .NET
2 430 (32.80%) HTML
3 400 (30.51%) CSS
4 297 (22.65%) REST
5 274 (20.90%) RESTful
6 243 (18.54%) AngularJS
7 192 (14.65%) SOAP
8 188 (14.34%) jQuery
9 184 (14.04%) Spring
10 183 (13.96%) XML
11 178 (13.58%) JSON
12 175 (13.35%) ASP.NET
13 169 (12.89%) React
14 167 (12.74%) .NET Framework
15 158 (12.05%) Node.js
16 149 (11.37%) .NET Core
17 118 (9.00%) Entity Framework
18 111 (8.47%) HTML5
19 104 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 93 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.71%) User Experience
2 61 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.05%) Algorithms
5 40 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 39 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 39 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (2.75%) LIMS
8 23 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 20 (1.53%) Blog
10 20 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.53%) NHS
11 17 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.07%) Clustering
13 14 (1.07%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 195 (14.87%) Linux
2 124 (9.46%) Windows
3 71 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.05%) CentOS
5 39 (2.97%) Android
6 34 (2.59%) Unix
7 30 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 24 (1.83%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 16 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 2 (0.15%) AIX
15 2 (0.15%) Solaris
15 2 (0.15%) SUSE
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
16 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (24.49%) DevOps
3 257 (19.60%) MVC
4 255 (19.45%) TDD
5 215 (16.40%) Scrum
6 169 (12.89%) Microservices
7 167 (12.74%) Web Development
8 155 (11.82%) Software Engineering
9 152 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
10 141 (10.76%) OO
11 131 (9.99%) Test Automation
12 126 (9.61%) OOP
13 121 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
13 121 (9.23%) SDLC
14 104 (7.93%) Front End Development
15 97 (7.40%) Unit Testing
16 95 (7.25%) E-Commerce
17 91 (6.94%) SOA
18 85 (6.48%) Computer Science
18 85 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 598 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 447 (34.10%) C#
3 417 (31.81%) SQL
4 347 (26.47%) Java
5 211 (16.09%) PHP
6 156 (11.90%) Python
7 102 (7.78%) TypeScript
8 74 (5.64%) PowerShell
9 65 (4.96%) C++
10 59 (4.50%) Bash Shell
11 48 (3.66%) C
12 39 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.75%) Java 8
13 36 (2.75%) VB
14 34 (2.59%) Ruby
15 30 (2.29%) Apex Code
15 30 (2.29%) Apple Swift
16 29 (2.21%) Objective-C
17 28 (2.14%) ES6
18 26 (1.98%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 127 (9.69%) Degree
2 46 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.99%) PhD
7 11 (0.84%) GIAC
8 9 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.53%) RHCE
11 6 (0.46%) CISSP
11 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (0.38%) CISM
12 5 (0.38%) ISEB
12 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.31%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.65%) QA
2 33 (2.52%) SLA
3 15 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.07%) WAI
5 13 (0.99%) GDPR
6 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.46%) NIST
8 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.076%) HL7
9 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.076%) NCSC
9 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (13.96%) Docker
2 55 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 54 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.99%) XenApp
7 8 (0.61%) NDS
7 8 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 8 (0.61%) vSphere
8 7 (0.53%) HDFS
9 3 (0.23%) Varnish
9 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.15%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.076%) Gluster
11 1 (0.076%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (7.86%) Kubernetes
2 75 (5.72%) Ansible
3 59 (4.50%) Terraform
4 55 (4.20%) Puppet
5 32 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.14%) Grafana
7 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.76%) SCCM
9 9 (0.69%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 7 (0.53%) Graphite
11 7 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.53%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.53%) Nagios
11 7 (0.53%) Opsview
11 7 (0.53%) SCOM
11 7 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.46%) Kibana
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 215 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.25%) Oracle
3 68 (5.19%) VMware
4 60 (4.58%) Google
5 46 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (2.52%) SAP
7 29 (2.21%) IBM
8 25 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.45%) Citrix
12 17 (1.30%) Zend
13 16 (1.22%) Adobe
14 15 (1.14%) Cisco
15 13 (0.99%) WSO2
16 12 (0.92%) HP
17 11 (0.84%) Pega
17 11 (0.84%) Remedy
17 11 (0.84%) Xamarin
18 9 (0.69%) ForgeRock