Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 38 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 8,458 10,470 10,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.58% 5.96% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 14.68% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,663 8,735 8,853
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 60,143 71,329 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.69% 40.63% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49,337 60,182 58,932
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Top 16 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 19 February 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
England -1 7,935 £55,000 +10.00% 1,492
UK excluding London -2 4,877 £47,500 +5.56% 1,048
London -1 3,396 £65,000 +8.33% 544
South East -5 1,554 £47,500 +5.56% 264
North of England -15 937 £45,000 -5.26% 309
South West +1 746 £45,000 +5.88% 105
Midlands +11 716 £45,000 +2.27% 156
East of England -1 589 £50,000 - 114
North West -17 565 £47,500 - 172
West Midlands +24 407 £45,000 +5.88% 90
East Midlands -1 309 £47,500 +7.95% 65
Yorkshire -10 299 £45,000 -4.26% 118
Scotland -2 231 £47,500 +5.56% 47
Wales +21 99 £40,000 - 42
North East -18 70 £43,750 -8.85% 19
Northern Ireland -7 43 £43,750 +12.18% 11

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 with a requirement for Web Services.

1 4,256 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3,503 (41.42%) JavaScript
3 3,068 (36.27%) SQL
4 3,064 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2,985 (35.29%) C#
6 2,962 (35.02%) Java
7 2,909 (34.39%) .NET
8 2,671 (31.58%) HTML
9 2,326 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 2,325 (27.49%) CSS
11 1,806 (21.35%) MVC
12 1,693 (20.02%) Finance
13 1,665 (19.69%) Microsoft
14 1,625 (19.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,609 (19.02%) REST
16 1,560 (18.44%) ASP.NET
17 1,552 (18.35%) DevOps
18 1,496 (17.69%) SOAP
19 1,495 (17.68%) RESTful
20 1,471 (17.39%) TDD
21 1,431 (16.92%) AngularJS
22 1,428 (16.88%) Linux
23 1,377 (16.28%) Scrum
24 1,366 (16.15%) XML
25 1,360 (16.08%) Software Engineering
26 1,349 (15.95%) Microservices
27 1,290 (15.25%) Git (software)
28 1,272 (15.04%) Degree
29 1,244 (14.71%) jQuery
30 1,239 (14.65%) Python

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
1 463 (5.47%) Apache
2 419 (4.95%) IIS
3 260 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 229 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 225 (2.66%) Apache Spark
6 219 (2.59%) CMS
7 208 (2.46%) WebSphere
8 207 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
9 204 (2.41%) Confluence
10 181 (2.14%) JBoss
11 123 (1.45%) nginx
12 105 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 101 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 88 (1.04%) WebLogic
15 69 (0.82%) Apache Solr
16 63 (0.74%) WordPress
17 58 (0.69%) Drupal
18 40 (0.47%) OpenStack
19 38 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
20 36 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 178 (2.10%) Chatbot
2 97 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.15%) Weka
7 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.095%) SPSS
9 6 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.071%) Stata
10 4 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.047%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.024%) ArchiCAD
12 2 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.024%) Maya
12 2 (0.024%) MicroStation
12 2 (0.024%) Revit
13 1 (0.012%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 175 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 47 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 46 (0.54%) Magento
5 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.12%) osCommerce
7 9 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
7 9 (0.11%) Front Arena
7 9 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.071%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (0.071%) Raiser's Edge
8 6 (0.071%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.071%) Teamcenter
9 5 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.059%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 3,064 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1,625 (19.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 445 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 430 (5.08%) SaaS
5 309 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
6 286 (3.38%) Serverless
7 266 (3.14%) Amazon S3
8 221 (2.61%) GitHub
9 209 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
10 201 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 195 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
12 190 (2.25%) Office 365
13 178 (2.10%) PaaS
14 150 (1.77%) IaaS
15 139 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 113 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
17 102 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 94 (1.11%) OpenShift
19 84 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
20 83 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 364 (4.30%) HTTP
2 221 (2.61%) Internet
3 156 (1.84%) DNS
4 154 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 146 (1.73%) Firewall
6 75 (0.89%) SAN
7 68 (0.80%) VPN
8 67 (0.79%) Network Security
9 57 (0.67%) DHCP
9 57 (0.67%) WAN
10 54 (0.64%) Intranet
11 48 (0.57%) SSL
12 47 (0.56%) LAN
13 45 (0.53%) HTTPS
14 44 (0.52%) VoIP
15 32 (0.38%) FTP
16 29 (0.34%) Wireshark
17 27 (0.32%) SSH
18 26 (0.31%) Extranet
19 22 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,326 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 977 (11.55%) MySQL
3 634 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 599 (7.08%) Relational Database
5 463 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 415 (4.91%) MongoDB
7 386 (4.56%) Big Data
8 378 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 321 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 307 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 245 (2.90%) Hadoop
12 244 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
13 221 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 220 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
15 175 (2.07%) RDBMS
16 168 (1.99%) Redis
17 167 (1.97%) Oracle Database
18 163 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
19 150 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
20 138 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,290 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 849 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 656 (7.76%) JIRA
4 613 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 601 (7.11%) Selenium
6 522 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 512 (6.05%) Maven
8 393 (4.65%) JUnit
9 330 (3.90%) Cucumber
10 287 (3.39%) Subversion
11 247 (2.92%) SoapUI
12 201 (2.38%) NUnit
13 190 (2.25%) JMeter
14 187 (2.21%) Gradle
15 183 (2.16%) TeamCity
16 171 (2.02%) WebDriver
17 166 (1.96%) Eclipse
18 140 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 135 (1.60%) Ant
20 125 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 1,693 (20.02%) Finance
2 463 (5.47%) Banking
3 429 (5.07%) Retail
4 306 (3.62%) Marketing
5 188 (2.22%) Games
6 176 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 173 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 147 (1.74%) Advertising
9 115 (1.36%) Front Office
10 112 (1.32%) Law
11 86 (1.02%) Electronics
12 74 (0.87%) Back Office
13 70 (0.83%) Legal
14 68 (0.80%) Investment Banking
15 48 (0.57%) Publishing
16 43 (0.51%) Automotive
16 43 (0.51%) Retail Finance
17 41 (0.48%) Billing
18 40 (0.47%) Financial Institution
19 26 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4,727 (55.89%) Developer
2 1,144 (13.53%) Java Developer
3 1,129 (13.35%) .NET Developer
4 1,040 (12.30%) Senior Developer
5 881 (10.42%) C# Developer
6 805 (9.52%) Architect
7 732 (8.65%) Software Developer
8 620 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 581 (6.87%) Software Engineer
10 378 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 356 (4.21%) Analyst
12 343 (4.06%) Lead Developer
13 329 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
14 315 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
15 312 (3.69%) Web Developer
16 287 (3.39%) PHP Developer
17 274 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
18 252 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
19 250 (2.96%) C# Software Developer
20 243 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,909 (34.39%) .NET
2 2,671 (31.58%) HTML
3 2,325 (27.49%) CSS
4 1,609 (19.02%) REST
5 1,560 (18.44%) ASP.NET
6 1,496 (17.69%) SOAP
7 1,495 (17.68%) RESTful
8 1,431 (16.92%) AngularJS
9 1,366 (16.15%) XML
10 1,244 (14.71%) jQuery
11 1,180 (13.95%) Spring
12 929 (10.98%) JSON
13 798 (9.43%) HTML5
14 786 (9.29%) React
15 785 (9.28%) Node.js
16 777 (9.19%) .NET Framework
17 771 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
18 729 (8.62%) WCF
19 716 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
20 466 (5.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 573 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 431 (5.10%) Fintech
3 430 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 386 (4.56%) User Experience
5 379 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 366 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
7 267 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 232 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 232 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 178 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 158 (1.87%) Data Centre
11 124 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 123 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 113 (1.34%) N-Tier
14 107 (1.27%) Virtual Team
15 102 (1.21%) Derivative
16 95 (1.12%) Data Structures
17 81 (0.96%) Client/Server
18 75 (0.89%) Cloud Native
19 70 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,428 (16.88%) Linux
2 1,076 (12.72%) Windows
3 413 (4.88%) Unix
4 321 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 273 (3.23%) Android
6 263 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 176 (2.08%) CentOS
8 147 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 112 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 94 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (0.47%) Debian
13 39 (0.46%) Solaris
13 39 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 31 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 28 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 27 (0.32%) Fedora
17 24 (0.28%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.21%) SUSE
19 15 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,256 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,806 (21.35%) MVC
3 1,552 (18.35%) DevOps
4 1,471 (17.39%) TDD
5 1,377 (16.28%) Scrum
6 1,360 (16.08%) Software Engineering
7 1,349 (15.95%) Microservices
8 1,224 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 1,220 (14.42%) Test Automation
10 978 (11.56%) OO
11 928 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
12 868 (10.26%) Web Development
13 793 (9.38%) SOA
14 773 (9.14%) Computer Science
15 757 (8.95%) Mentoring
16 725 (8.57%) SDLC
17 697 (8.24%) BDD
18 603 (7.13%) Unit Testing
19 531 (6.28%) OOP
20 509 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,503 (41.42%) JavaScript
2 3,068 (36.27%) SQL
3 2,985 (35.29%) C#
4 2,962 (35.02%) Java
5 1,239 (14.65%) Python
6 655 (7.74%) PHP
7 604 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 458 (5.41%) Java 8
9 404 (4.78%) C++
10 372 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 290 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 274 (3.24%) Ruby
13 272 (3.22%) Scala
14 254 (3.00%) PL/SQL
15 232 (2.74%) VB.NET
16 229 (2.71%) TypeScript
17 185 (2.19%) Perl
18 176 (2.08%) Shell Script
19 172 (2.03%) C
20 114 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,272 (15.04%) Degree
2 408 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 222 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 119 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 109 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 107 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 102 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
8 93 (1.10%) ISEB
9 75 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 65 (0.77%) AWS Certification
11 62 (0.73%) MCSE
12 48 (0.57%) PMI Certification
13 42 (0.50%) CISSP
13 42 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 40 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (0.45%) MCSA
16 31 (0.37%) DBS Check
17 25 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
19 23 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 589 (6.96%) QA
2 135 (1.60%) GDPR
3 83 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (0.82%) SLA
5 44 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 44 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.25%) PMO
8 13 (0.15%) IFRS
8 13 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.11%) GAMP
11 8 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.083%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.083%) MiFID
13 5 (0.059%) HL7
13 5 (0.059%) PSD2
14 4 (0.047%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.047%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,030 (12.18%) Docker
2 369 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 199 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 82 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.50%) HDFS
7 37 (0.44%) vSphere
8 32 (0.38%) XenApp
9 28 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (0.30%) Varnish
11 19 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.12%) etcd
15 10 (0.12%) VMware NSX
16 9 (0.11%) Snort
17 8 (0.095%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 7 (0.083%) NFS
Systems Management
1 548 (6.48%) Kubernetes
2 442 (5.23%) Ansible
3 399 (4.72%) Puppet
4 334 (3.95%) Terraform
5 321 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (0.90%) Salt
7 58 (0.69%) Nagios
8 51 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 50 (0.59%) SCCM
10 47 (0.56%) Kibana
11 46 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
12 45 (0.53%) Prometheus
13 41 (0.48%) Packer
14 36 (0.43%) Mesos
15 29 (0.34%) ZABBIX
16 26 (0.31%) logstash
17 21 (0.25%) Consul
18 18 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
19 17 (0.20%) SCOM
20 16 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,665 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 798 (9.43%) Oracle
3 529 (6.25%) Google
4 312 (3.69%) VMware
5 237 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 182 (2.15%) SAP
7 166 (1.96%) Splunk
8 150 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 146 (1.73%) IBM
10 108 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 108 (1.28%) Xamarin
11 96 (1.14%) Tableau
12 79 (0.93%) HP
13 78 (0.92%) Atlassian
14 74 (0.87%) Rackspace
15 71 (0.84%) Cisco
16 67 (0.79%) Informatica
17 64 (0.76%) Citrix
18 62 (0.73%) WorldPay
19 55 (0.65%) MuleSoft