Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 41 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 6,501 8,392 10,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.31% 5.57% 5.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.65% 14.04% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5,359 6,598 8,729
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 47,642 59,785 71,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.91% 39.70% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39,172 48,991 60,281
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Top 18 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 16 February 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
England -2 6,115 £60,000 +9.09% 1,162
UK excluding London -8 3,473 £47,500 - 836
London +6 2,905 £80,000 +23.08% 427
South East -4 1,241 £50,000 +5.26% 214
North of England +7 833 £50,000 +11.11% 214
North West +6 500 £50,000 +5.26% 123
Midlands -20 448 £47,500 +5.56% 110
South West -17 438 £45,000 - 101
East of England -20 271 £55,000 +10.00% 95
Yorkshire +5 258 £50,000 +11.11% 66
West Midlands -23 241 £47,500 +5.56% 64
East Midlands -9 204 £47,500 - 46
Scotland +4 190 £48,500 +3.19% 56
North East +1 75 £37,500 -16.67% 25
Wales -34 60 £40,000 - 34
Northern Ireland -4 24 £52,500 +20.00% 10
Isle of Man - 3 £47,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3,669 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2,843 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 2,634 (40.52%) AWS
4 2,460 (37.84%) Java
5 2,357 (36.26%) C#
6 2,137 (32.87%) .NET
7 2,071 (31.86%) SQL
8 1,869 (28.75%) Finance
9 1,710 (26.30%) HTML
10 1,589 (24.44%) CSS
11 1,541 (23.70%) SQL Server
12 1,509 (23.21%) Azure
13 1,472 (22.64%) Software Engineering
14 1,376 (21.17%) Python
15 1,349 (20.75%) REST
16 1,345 (20.69%) Scrum
17 1,239 (19.06%) DevOps
18 1,222 (18.80%) MVC
19 1,148 (17.66%) AngularJS
20 1,122 (17.26%) Microservices
21 1,111 (17.09%) ASP.NET
22 1,108 (17.04%) RESTful
23 1,068 (16.43%) TDD
24 1,019 (15.67%) SOAP
25 984 (15.14%) Microsoft
26 970 (14.92%) Git (software)
27 891 (13.71%) XML
28 889 (13.67%) Test Automation
29 859 (13.21%) Asset Management
30 857 (13.18%) React

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
1 204 (3.14%) IIS
2 185 (2.85%) CMS
3 171 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 168 (2.58%) Confluence
5 149 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 139 (2.14%) Apache
7 110 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 100 (1.54%) Apache Spark
9 92 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 84 (1.29%) WebLogic
11 80 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 53 (0.82%) JBoss
12 53 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
13 50 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 46 (0.71%) EPiServer
15 43 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
16 40 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 35 (0.54%) Drupal
18 32 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
19 31 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 52 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 30 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.077%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.077%) SPSS
7 4 (0.062%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.015%) InDesign
9 1 (0.015%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 114 (1.75%) FINCAD Analytics
2 64 (0.98%) Markit EDM
3 52 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
3 52 (0.80%) PolarLake
4 50 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 37 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
6 33 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 28 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.34%) Magento
9 21 (0.32%) NetSuite
10 20 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
13 12 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
13 12 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
14 10 (0.15%) HFM
14 10 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
15 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
15 9 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,634 (40.52%) AWS
2 1,509 (23.21%) Azure
3 558 (8.58%) GCP
4 331 (5.09%) Serverless
5 293 (4.51%) SaaS
6 253 (3.89%) Amazon S3
7 242 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
8 238 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
9 191 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
10 174 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 170 (2.61%) OpenShift
11 170 (2.61%) PaaS
12 169 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
13 161 (2.48%) GitHub
14 131 (2.02%) IaaS
15 121 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
16 108 (1.66%) Power Platform
17 92 (1.42%) Office 365
18 72 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 70 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.28%) Internet
2 142 (2.18%) HTTP
3 66 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.95%) Firewall
5 55 (0.85%) DNS
6 46 (0.71%) Intranet
7 36 (0.55%) SSL
8 29 (0.45%) Network Security
8 29 (0.45%) VoIP
9 24 (0.37%) DHCP
10 22 (0.34%) AMQP
11 20 (0.31%) SAN
11 20 (0.31%) WAN
12 18 (0.28%) FTP
12 18 (0.28%) VPN
13 17 (0.26%) LAN
13 17 (0.26%) X.509
14 16 (0.25%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.18%) Skype
15 12 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,541 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 563 (8.66%) MySQL
3 451 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 407 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
5 313 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 281 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 258 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 235 (3.61%) Big Data
9 216 (3.32%) Amazon Athena
9 216 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
10 178 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 175 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 174 (2.68%) Redis
13 153 (2.35%) RDBMS
14 151 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 144 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 126 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 114 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 111 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
19 101 (1.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 970 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 670 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 459 (7.06%) JIRA
4 393 (6.05%) Visual Studio
5 360 (5.54%) Selenium
6 292 (4.49%) Maven
7 245 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 219 (3.37%) SoapUI
9 210 (3.23%) JUnit
10 194 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 170 (2.61%) NUnit
12 159 (2.45%) TeamCity
13 149 (2.29%) Subversion
14 143 (2.20%) Postman
15 127 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 119 (1.83%) GitLab
16 119 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
17 117 (1.80%) RStudio
18 115 (1.77%) Artifactory
19 114 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,869 (28.75%) Finance
2 795 (12.23%) Front Office
3 597 (9.18%) Banking
4 262 (4.03%) Retail
5 201 (3.09%) Public Sector
6 198 (3.05%) Marketing
7 142 (2.18%) Back Office
8 140 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 139 (2.14%) Investment Banking
10 134 (2.06%) Games
11 99 (1.52%) Telecoms
12 88 (1.35%) Legal
13 81 (1.25%) Law
14 56 (0.86%) Electronics
15 53 (0.82%) Advertising
16 41 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 31 (0.48%) Automotive
18 30 (0.46%) Multimedia
19 28 (0.43%) Billing
20 24 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,732 (57.41%) Developer
2 907 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 890 (13.69%) .NET Developer
4 848 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 720 (11.08%) C# Developer
6 603 (9.28%) Software Engineer
7 504 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 462 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 453 (6.97%) Architect
10 303 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 289 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
12 284 (4.37%) Java Engineer
13 270 (4.15%) Analyst
14 258 (3.97%) Python Developer
15 247 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
16 240 (3.69%) AWS Developer
17 239 (3.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 234 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
19 230 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
20 210 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,137 (32.87%) .NET
2 1,710 (26.30%) HTML
3 1,589 (24.44%) CSS
4 1,349 (20.75%) REST
5 1,148 (17.66%) AngularJS
6 1,111 (17.09%) ASP.NET
7 1,108 (17.04%) RESTful
8 1,019 (15.67%) SOAP
9 891 (13.71%) XML
10 857 (13.18%) React
11 787 (12.11%) jQuery
12 759 (11.68%) Spring
13 672 (10.34%) .NET Framework
14 667 (10.26%) J2EE
15 637 (9.80%) Node.js
16 535 (8.23%) JSON
17 511 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 482 (7.41%) .NET Core
19 440 (6.77%) HTML5
20 410 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 671 (10.32%) Fixed Income
2 583 (8.97%) Derivative
3 534 (8.21%) Equities
4 475 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
5 462 (7.11%) Hedge funds
6 395 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
7 328 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 321 (4.94%) Mobile App
9 278 (4.28%) User Experience
10 224 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
11 192 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
12 189 (2.91%) Public Cloud
13 168 (2.58%) Reference Data
14 133 (2.05%) Blog
15 130 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
16 98 (1.51%) Algorithms
17 90 (1.38%) Management Information System
18 78 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
19 76 (1.17%) Data Centre
20 71 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 766 (11.78%) Linux
2 613 (9.43%) Windows
3 241 (3.71%) Android
4 201 (3.09%) Unix
5 197 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 117 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (0.58%) CentOS
9 36 (0.55%) Debian
10 32 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 30 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.14%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.12%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.092%) Solaris
20 5 (0.077%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,669 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,472 (22.64%) Software Engineering
3 1,345 (20.69%) Scrum
4 1,239 (19.06%) DevOps
5 1,222 (18.80%) MVC
6 1,122 (17.26%) Microservices
7 1,068 (16.43%) TDD
8 889 (13.67%) Test Automation
9 859 (13.21%) Asset Management
10 765 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
11 736 (11.32%) Analytics
11 736 (11.32%) OO
12 720 (11.08%) Mentoring
13 618 (9.51%) Web Development
14 592 (9.11%) BDD
15 581 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
16 490 (7.54%) SDLC
17 463 (7.12%) Computer Science
18 420 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
19 414 (6.37%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2,843 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 2,460 (37.84%) Java
3 2,357 (36.26%) C#
4 2,071 (31.86%) SQL
5 1,376 (21.17%) Python
6 415 (6.38%) C++
7 392 (6.03%) PHP
8 370 (5.69%) R
9 319 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 283 (4.35%) TypeScript
11 253 (3.89%) Java 8
12 214 (3.29%) PowerShell
13 206 (3.17%) VB.NET
14 160 (2.46%) Ruby
15 158 (2.43%) Bash Shell
15 158 (2.43%) Scala
16 151 (2.32%) Kotlin
17 146 (2.25%) PL/SQL
18 133 (2.05%) C
19 104 (1.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 800 (12.31%) Degree
2 268 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 131 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 79 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 73 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (0.88%) ISEB
8 34 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 32 (0.49%) Postgraduate
10 29 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.43%) MCP
12 24 (0.37%) MCSE
13 23 (0.35%) DBS Check
14 22 (0.34%) CISSP
14 22 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
15 21 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.29%) Master's Degree
17 16 (0.25%) MCSA
17 16 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
17 16 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (7.69%) QA
2 80 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 34 (0.52%) GDPR
3 34 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.46%) SLA
6 13 (0.20%) PMO
7 12 (0.18%) NIST
8 9 (0.14%) COBIT
9 8 (0.12%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 15022
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.077%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.062%) PSD2
13 2 (0.031%) EMIR
13 2 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.031%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.031%) NCSC
13 2 (0.031%) RMADS
System Software
1 831 (12.78%) Docker
2 113 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 94 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (0.55%) vSphere
7 35 (0.54%) XenApp
8 20 (0.31%) Postfix
9 6 (0.092%) Firmware
9 6 (0.092%) IAG
9 6 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.062%) HDFS
10 4 (0.062%) NFS
10 4 (0.062%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.046%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.031%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.031%) Varnish
12 2 (0.031%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 585 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 341 (5.25%) Terraform
3 266 (4.09%) Ansible
4 181 (2.78%) Puppet
5 175 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (0.86%) Kibana
7 55 (0.85%) logstash
8 40 (0.62%) HP ALM
8 40 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
9 39 (0.60%) Packer
10 26 (0.40%) Salt
11 25 (0.38%) Rancher
11 25 (0.38%) SCCM
12 16 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.25%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.23%) SCOM
14 14 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
14 14 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.20%) Foglight
15 13 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 984 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 554 (8.52%) Oracle
3 478 (7.35%) Google
4 208 (3.20%) Bloomberg
5 148 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 131 (2.02%) SAP
7 122 (1.88%) VMware
8 119 (1.83%) HP
9 103 (1.58%) WorldPay
10 95 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 86 (1.32%) Zend
12 81 (1.25%) Xamarin
13 79 (1.22%) IBM
14 66 (1.02%) MuleSoft
15 63 (0.97%) Atlassian
16 60 (0.92%) Red Hat
17 59 (0.91%) Adobe
18 58 (0.89%) FIS
19 57 (0.88%) Splunk
20 54 (0.83%) Tableau