Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10689 11934 13465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.02% 6.19% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.98% 15.92% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8569 10285 11486
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71346 74978 83078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.90% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58999 65065 71173
UK median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services.

Salary trend for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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
England -8 10096 £50,000 - 417
UK excluding London +1 6528 £45,000 - 295
London -20 3950 £60,000 +4.35% 147
South East 0 1927 £45,000 - 73
North of England +6 1823 £45,000 +11.11% 96
North West +5 1102 £45,000 +5.88% 67
East of England 0 905 £47,500 -5.00% 37
Midlands +11 815 £40,000 -2.44% 35
South West -8 667 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Yorkshire +1 642 £45,000 +5.88% 25
West Midlands 0 515 £40,000 +6.67% 23
East Midlands +9 306 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Scotland +6 276 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Wales -3 113 £43,000 +7.50% 2
North East -15 73 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Northern Ireland +3 38 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Isle of Man - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5532 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4578 (42.83%) JavaScript
3 4119 (38.53%) Java
4 3863 (36.14%) C#
4 3863 (36.14%) .NET
5 3812 (35.66%) SQL
6 3756 (35.14%) HTML
7 3207 (30.00%) CSS
8 3196 (29.90%) SQL Server
9 2977 (27.85%) MVC
10 2613 (24.45%) Amazon AWS
11 2573 (24.07%) XML
12 2491 (23.30%) ASP.NET
13 2425 (22.69%) TDD
14 2419 (22.63%) REST
15 2179 (20.39%) SOAP
16 2174 (20.34%) Scrum
17 2171 (20.31%) AngularJS
18 2116 (19.80%) Finance
19 2059 (19.26%) Microsoft
20 2042 (19.10%) jQuery
21 1988 (18.60%) Git (software)
22 1980 (18.52%) RESTful
23 1858 (17.38%) Linux
24 1857 (17.37%) Spring
25 1847 (17.28%) OO
26 1693 (15.84%) Software Engineering
27 1640 (15.34%) Oracle
28 1580 (14.78%) Degree
29 1485 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 846 (7.91%) Tomcat
2 730 (6.83%) Apache
3 558 (5.22%) JBoss
4 466 (4.36%) IIS
5 386 (3.61%) CMS
6 317 (2.97%) SharePoint
7 307 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 302 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 270 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 226 (2.11%) Apache Spark
11 219 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
12 177 (1.66%) Confluence
13 158 (1.48%) nginx
14 135 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
15 130 (1.22%) Umbraco
16 123 (1.15%) Apache Solr
17 98 (0.92%) Mule
18 90 (0.84%) MS Exchange
19 89 (0.83%) OpenStack
20 83 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 122 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.084%) SPSS
8 7 (0.065%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.047%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.047%) InVision
11 4 (0.037%) EngageOne
11 4 (0.037%) GIMP
12 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.009%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.009%) InCopy
13 1 (0.009%) InDesign
13 1 (0.009%) Mingle
13 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 112 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 40 (0.37%) Magento
4 39 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 36 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 34 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 34 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 24 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 18 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
10 16 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 13 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.11%) NetSuite
12 12 (0.11%) Temenos T24
13 10 (0.094%) Eloqua
13 10 (0.094%) Endur
14 9 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
14 9 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.084%) Visualfiles
15 8 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2613 (24.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1263 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 638 (5.97%) SaaS
4 291 (2.72%) GitHub
5 280 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
6 216 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
7 209 (1.96%) Office 365
8 171 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 162 (1.52%) PaaS
10 143 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 135 (1.26%) IaaS
12 133 (1.24%) Amazon S3
13 107 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 96 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
15 76 (0.71%) npm
16 68 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 43 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 40 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 39 (0.36%) OpenShift
20 37 (0.35%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 552 (5.16%) HTTP
2 393 (3.68%) Internet
3 281 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 221 (2.07%) DNS
5 180 (1.68%) Firewall
6 177 (1.66%) SSL
7 122 (1.14%) LDAP
8 113 (1.06%) Intranet
9 111 (1.04%) Network Security
10 101 (0.94%) VPN
10 101 (0.94%) WAN
11 88 (0.82%) DHCP
11 88 (0.82%) LAN
12 85 (0.80%) FTP
13 68 (0.64%) SAN
14 63 (0.59%) AMQP
15 54 (0.51%) SMS
16 50 (0.47%) Wireless
17 39 (0.36%) HTTPS
17 39 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3196 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 1319 (12.34%) MySQL
3 1033 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 858 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 785 (7.34%) MongoDB
6 444 (4.15%) Big Data
7 435 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 374 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 346 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
10 345 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 338 (3.16%) Redis
12 318 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 307 (2.87%) Oracle Database
14 305 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 226 (2.11%) RDBMS
16 211 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 205 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
18 192 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 165 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
20 127 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1988 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 1168 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 929 (8.69%) Subversion
4 869 (8.13%) JIRA
5 846 (7.91%) Maven
6 814 (7.62%) JUnit
7 726 (6.79%) Selenium
8 717 (6.71%) Visual Studio
9 511 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 392 (3.67%) TeamCity
11 383 (3.58%) NUnit
12 357 (3.34%) Cucumber
13 248 (2.32%) Eclipse
14 232 (2.17%) Ant
15 226 (2.11%) WebDriver
16 192 (1.80%) IntelliJ
17 186 (1.74%) Gradle
18 167 (1.56%) Mockito
19 157 (1.47%) gulp
20 148 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2116 (19.80%) Finance
2 805 (7.53%) Retail
3 729 (6.82%) Banking
4 478 (4.47%) Marketing
5 324 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 311 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 299 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 253 (2.37%) Electronics
9 244 (2.28%) Retail Banking
10 218 (2.04%) Advertising
11 193 (1.81%) Games
12 179 (1.67%) Legal
13 121 (1.13%) Publishing
14 108 (1.01%) Front Office
15 89 (0.83%) Back Office
16 84 (0.79%) Law
17 79 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 56 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 55 (0.51%) Automotive
20 22 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6657 (62.28%) Developer
2 1989 (18.61%) .NET Developer
3 1923 (17.99%) Java Developer
4 1506 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 1499 (14.02%) Senior Developer
6 1128 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 894 (8.36%) Software Developer
8 792 (7.41%) Architect
9 613 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 570 (5.33%) Software Engineer
11 543 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 524 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 454 (4.25%) Web Developer
14 433 (4.05%) SQL Developer
15 431 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
16 420 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
17 410 (3.84%) Analyst
18 407 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 386 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
19 386 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3863 (36.14%) .NET
2 3756 (35.14%) HTML
3 3207 (30.00%) CSS
4 2573 (24.07%) XML
5 2491 (23.30%) ASP.NET
6 2419 (22.63%) REST
7 2179 (20.39%) SOAP
8 2171 (20.31%) AngularJS
9 2042 (19.10%) jQuery
10 1980 (18.52%) RESTful
11 1857 (17.37%) Spring
12 1444 (13.51%) HTML5
13 1368 (12.80%) JSON
14 1346 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1248 (11.68%) WCF
16 1156 (10.81%) .NET Framework
17 1075 (10.06%) Hibernate
18 977 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 903 (8.45%) Node.js
20 795 (7.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1006 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 754 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 651 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
4 579 (5.42%) User Experience
5 565 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 438 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 270 (2.53%) Fintech
8 217 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 214 (2.00%) Algorithms
10 213 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 174 (1.63%) iPad
12 165 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 148 (1.38%) Client/Server
14 104 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 92 (0.86%) Data Centre
16 86 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 73 (0.68%) Private Cloud
18 72 (0.67%) Public Cloud
19 70 (0.65%) Social Media
20 63 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1858 (17.38%) Linux
2 1325 (12.40%) Windows
3 666 (6.23%) Unix
4 447 (4.18%) Android
5 331 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 253 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 126 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 111 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 100 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (0.87%) Solaris
11 88 (0.82%) CentOS
12 62 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 50 (0.47%) Debian
14 50 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 36 (0.34%) AIX
16 34 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 32 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 22 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 20 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5532 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2977 (27.85%) MVC
3 2425 (22.69%) TDD
4 2174 (20.34%) Scrum
5 1847 (17.28%) OO
6 1693 (15.84%) Software Engineering
7 1485 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 1432 (13.40%) Test Automation
9 1277 (11.95%) Web Development
10 1183 (11.07%) DevOps
11 1165 (10.90%) BDD
12 1119 (10.47%) Unit Testing
13 1083 (10.13%) SOA
14 1027 (9.61%) SDLC
15 875 (8.19%) Microservices
16 870 (8.14%) E-Commerce
17 858 (8.03%) Mentoring
18 652 (6.10%) OOP
19 644 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
20 610 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4578 (42.83%) JavaScript
2 4119 (38.53%) Java
3 3863 (36.14%) C#
4 3812 (35.66%) SQL
5 1083 (10.13%) Python
6 852 (7.97%) T-SQL
7 838 (7.84%) PHP
8 465 (4.35%) C++
9 398 (3.72%) Ruby
10 370 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 318 (2.98%) Scala
12 307 (2.87%) VB.NET
13 289 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 289 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 272 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 272 (2.54%) C
15 232 (2.17%) Perl
16 190 (1.78%) Groovy
17 175 (1.64%) TypeScript
18 161 (1.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1580 (14.78%) Degree
2 560 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 339 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 170 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 145 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (0.94%) ISEB
7 97 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 68 (0.64%) CISSP
9 50 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 47 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 47 (0.44%) PhD
11 42 (0.39%) MCP
12 35 (0.33%) CREST Certified
13 34 (0.32%) MCSE
14 33 (0.31%) DV Cleared
15 30 (0.28%) GIAC
15 30 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 28 (0.26%) DBS Check
17 28 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (7.38%) QA
2 177 (1.66%) SLA
3 69 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 49 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 49 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.21%) GCP
8 21 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 20 (0.19%) PMO
10 16 (0.15%) GDPR
11 15 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 14 (0.13%) COBIT
13 13 (0.12%) WAI
14 10 (0.094%) WCAG
15 9 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
16 8 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 5 (0.047%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.047%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 683 (6.39%) Docker
2 344 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 195 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.45%) vSphere
6 46 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 42 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.21%) XenApp
10 20 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 19 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (0.14%) Varnish
13 13 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.084%) BitLocker
14 9 (0.084%) DFS Replication
14 9 (0.084%) HDFS
14 9 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.084%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.075%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 7 (0.065%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 529 (4.95%) Puppet
2 432 (4.04%) Ansible
3 345 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 160 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 117 (1.09%) Terraform
6 70 (0.65%) Nagios
7 54 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 51 (0.48%) Salt
9 41 (0.38%) Kibana
9 41 (0.38%) SCOM
10 39 (0.36%) Mesos
10 39 (0.36%) SCCM
11 31 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 29 (0.27%) Packer
13 28 (0.26%) Control-M
14 23 (0.22%) Grafana
15 21 (0.20%) Consul
15 21 (0.20%) HAProxy
16 20 (0.19%) Prometheus
16 20 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2059 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 1640 (15.34%) Oracle
3 371 (3.47%) Google
3 371 (3.47%) SAP
4 257 (2.40%) VMware
5 236 (2.21%) IBM
6 195 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 142 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 136 (1.27%) hybris
9 132 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 132 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 119 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 117 (1.09%) Zend
12 112 (1.05%) HP
13 103 (0.96%) Sybase
14 95 (0.89%) Cognizant
15 94 (0.88%) TIBCO
16 89 (0.83%) Cisco
17 84 (0.79%) Apple
18 79 (0.74%) Pega