Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10476 11776 13368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.01% 6.21% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.96% 15.96% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8423 10206 11391
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
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 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 9891 £50,000 - 535
UK excluding London 0 6347 £45,000 - 363
London -20 3902 £60,000 +4.35% 197
South East 0 1878 £45,500 +1.11% 99
North of England +8 1753 £45,000 +9.76% 106
North West +8 1086 £45,000 +5.88% 56
East of England 0 886 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Midlands +4 799 £40,000 -5.33% 49
South West -2 658 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Yorkshire -2 585 £45,000 +5.88% 40
West Midlands -6 491 £40,000 - 25
East Midlands +12 314 £40,500 -7.95% 24
Scotland +4 260 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Wales -11 100 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North East -14 76 £42,000 +20.00% 10
Northern Ireland +7 44 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5450 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 4378 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 4068 (38.83%) Java
4 3760 (35.89%) SQL
5 3738 (35.68%) C#
6 3702 (35.34%) .NET
7 3582 (34.19%) HTML
8 3072 (29.32%) CSS
9 3037 (28.99%) SQL Server
10 2853 (27.23%) MVC
11 2608 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
12 2454 (23.42%) XML
13 2391 (22.82%) REST
14 2322 (22.16%) ASP.NET
15 2291 (21.87%) TDD
16 2154 (20.56%) SOAP
17 2149 (20.51%) Scrum
18 2098 (20.03%) Finance
19 2070 (19.76%) AngularJS
20 1999 (19.08%) Microsoft
21 1990 (19.00%) RESTful
22 1932 (18.44%) jQuery
23 1908 (18.21%) Git (software)
24 1828 (17.45%) Spring
25 1801 (17.19%) Linux
26 1784 (17.03%) OO
27 1669 (15.93%) Software Engineering
28 1578 (15.06%) Oracle
29 1514 (14.45%) Degree
30 1462 (13.96%) 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
1 820 (7.83%) Tomcat
2 724 (6.91%) Apache
3 537 (5.13%) JBoss
4 436 (4.16%) IIS
5 351 (3.35%) CMS
6 341 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 278 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 264 (2.52%) WebLogic
9 239 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 229 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
11 211 (2.01%) Apache Spark
12 189 (1.80%) Confluence
13 141 (1.35%) nginx
14 131 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
15 130 (1.24%) Umbraco
16 121 (1.16%) Apache Solr
17 91 (0.87%) OpenStack
18 88 (0.84%) Mule
19 76 (0.73%) MS Exchange
20 74 (0.71%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 127 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.11%) SPSS
7 6 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.048%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.038%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.038%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.038%) GIMP
10 3 (0.029%) InVision
11 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.010%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.010%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.010%) InCopy
12 1 (0.010%) InDesign
12 1 (0.010%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 118 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 42 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 37 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 33 (0.32%) Magento
6 33 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
7 26 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 19 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 17 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 13 (0.12%) NetSuite
11 12 (0.11%) Temenos T24
12 10 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.095%) Endur
12 10 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.095%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 8 (0.076%) iTrent
14 8 (0.076%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2608 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1245 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 618 (5.90%) SaaS
4 280 (2.67%) GitHub
5 275 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 226 (2.16%) Office 365
7 196 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 178 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 147 (1.40%) PaaS
10 144 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 135 (1.29%) IaaS
12 133 (1.27%) Amazon S3
13 96 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 92 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
15 88 (0.84%) Serverless
16 76 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
17 63 (0.60%) npm
18 44 (0.42%) Route 53
19 43 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 43 (0.41%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 511 (4.88%) HTTP
2 398 (3.80%) Internet
3 289 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 209 (2.00%) Firewall
5 207 (1.98%) DNS
6 180 (1.72%) SSL
7 111 (1.06%) Intranet
7 111 (1.06%) VPN
8 109 (1.04%) LDAP
9 104 (0.99%) Network Security
10 98 (0.94%) WAN
11 87 (0.83%) DHCP
12 83 (0.79%) LAN
13 81 (0.77%) FTP
14 68 (0.65%) SAN
15 65 (0.62%) AMQP
15 65 (0.62%) SMS
16 50 (0.48%) Wireless
17 40 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
18 39 (0.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3037 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 1268 (12.10%) MySQL
3 1012 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 790 (7.54%) Relational Database
5 721 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 431 (4.11%) Big Data
7 398 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 339 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
8 339 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 322 (3.07%) Redis
10 316 (3.02%) Oracle Database
11 310 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 286 (2.73%) Hadoop
13 271 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 215 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
15 213 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 211 (2.01%) RDBMS
17 171 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 151 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
19 145 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1908 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 1149 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 878 (8.38%) JIRA
4 844 (8.06%) Subversion
5 833 (7.95%) Maven
6 806 (7.69%) JUnit
7 700 (6.68%) Selenium
8 676 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 478 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 380 (3.63%) Cucumber
11 368 (3.51%) TeamCity
12 361 (3.45%) NUnit
13 236 (2.25%) Eclipse
14 225 (2.15%) Ant
15 214 (2.04%) WebDriver
16 181 (1.73%) IntelliJ
17 180 (1.72%) Gradle
18 160 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 160 (1.53%) Mockito
19 156 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 2098 (20.03%) Finance
2 740 (7.06%) Banking
3 617 (5.89%) Retail
4 449 (4.29%) Marketing
5 318 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 313 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 287 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 272 (2.60%) Retail Banking
9 229 (2.19%) Electronics
10 199 (1.90%) Games
11 193 (1.84%) Advertising
12 173 (1.65%) Legal
13 118 (1.13%) Publishing
14 104 (0.99%) Front Office
15 86 (0.82%) Back Office
16 83 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 82 (0.78%) Law
18 53 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 49 (0.47%) Automotive
20 17 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6417 (61.25%) Developer
2 1914 (18.27%) .NET Developer
3 1870 (17.85%) Java Developer
4 1482 (14.15%) Senior Developer
5 1460 (13.94%) C# Developer
6 1118 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 852 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 786 (7.50%) Architect
9 583 (5.57%) Software Engineer
10 578 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 521 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 512 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 450 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
14 429 (4.10%) Web Developer
15 428 (4.09%) Analyst
16 413 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
17 412 (3.93%) SQL Developer
18 394 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 375 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
20 374 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3702 (35.34%) .NET
2 3582 (34.19%) HTML
3 3072 (29.32%) CSS
4 2454 (23.42%) XML
5 2391 (22.82%) REST
6 2322 (22.16%) ASP.NET
7 2154 (20.56%) SOAP
8 2070 (19.76%) AngularJS
9 1990 (19.00%) RESTful
10 1932 (18.44%) jQuery
11 1828 (17.45%) Spring
12 1360 (12.98%) JSON
13 1346 (12.85%) HTML5
14 1254 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1195 (11.41%) WCF
16 1079 (10.30%) .NET Framework
17 1028 (9.81%) Hibernate
18 921 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 856 (8.17%) Node.js
20 747 (7.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 972 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 749 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 625 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
4 557 (5.32%) User Experience
5 537 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 437 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 293 (2.80%) Fintech
8 227 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 214 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 214 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 151 (1.44%) iPad
11 150 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 146 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 105 (1.00%) Data Centre
14 103 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
15 88 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 78 (0.74%) Public Cloud
17 64 (0.61%) Private Cloud
18 62 (0.59%) Derivative
19 61 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1801 (17.19%) Linux
2 1283 (12.25%) Windows
3 680 (6.49%) Unix
4 428 (4.09%) Android
5 311 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 254 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 132 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 105 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 98 (0.94%) CentOS
11 91 (0.87%) Solaris
12 54 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (0.49%) Debian
13 51 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 40 (0.38%) AIX
15 38 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 34 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 32 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
18 21 (0.20%) HPUX
19 20 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5450 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2853 (27.23%) MVC
3 2291 (21.87%) TDD
4 2149 (20.51%) Scrum
5 1784 (17.03%) OO
6 1669 (15.93%) Software Engineering
7 1462 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
8 1397 (13.34%) Test Automation
9 1220 (11.65%) Web Development
10 1185 (11.31%) DevOps
11 1129 (10.78%) BDD
12 1061 (10.13%) Unit Testing
13 1048 (10.00%) SOA
14 980 (9.35%) SDLC
15 903 (8.62%) Microservices
16 870 (8.30%) Mentoring
17 818 (7.81%) E-Commerce
18 631 (6.02%) OOP
19 602 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
20 584 (5.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4378 (41.79%) JavaScript
2 4068 (38.83%) Java
3 3760 (35.89%) SQL
4 3738 (35.68%) C#
5 1068 (10.19%) Python
6 855 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 795 (7.59%) PHP
8 470 (4.49%) C++
9 406 (3.88%) Ruby
10 352 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 305 (2.91%) Scala
12 298 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 283 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 280 (2.67%) C
15 278 (2.65%) Shell Script
16 275 (2.63%) Bash Shell
17 240 (2.29%) Perl
18 197 (1.88%) Groovy
19 170 (1.62%) TypeScript
20 169 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 1514 (14.45%) Degree
2 531 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 331 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 160 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 151 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 103 (0.98%) ISEB
7 87 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 73 (0.70%) CISSP
9 60 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (0.41%) PhD
11 40 (0.38%) MCP
12 38 (0.36%) MCSD
12 38 (0.36%) MCSE
13 37 (0.35%) GIAC
13 37 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 35 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
16 33 (0.32%) DV Cleared
17 32 (0.31%) CISM
18 31 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 807 (7.70%) QA
2 177 (1.69%) SLA
3 76 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 55 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 45 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 28 (0.27%) GCP
9 18 (0.17%) PMO
10 17 (0.16%) GDPR
11 16 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.13%) WAI
13 13 (0.12%) COBIT
14 11 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 10 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
15 10 (0.095%) ISO 20022
15 10 (0.095%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.057%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.038%) HL7
17 4 (0.038%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 700 (6.68%) Docker
2 346 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 197 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 57 (0.54%) vSphere
6 47 (0.45%) Apache Flume
7 46 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 18 (0.17%) XenApp
11 16 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (0.14%) HDFS
13 11 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 11 (0.11%) Varnish
13 11 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.086%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.067%) LXC
16 7 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 541 (5.16%) Puppet
2 439 (4.19%) Ansible
3 376 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 173 (1.65%) Kubernetes
5 129 (1.23%) Terraform
6 62 (0.59%) Nagios
7 57 (0.54%) Salt
8 52 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 42 (0.40%) SCOM
10 41 (0.39%) Kibana
11 38 (0.36%) Packer
12 37 (0.35%) Mesos
13 35 (0.33%) SCCM
14 34 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 22 (0.21%) Prometheus
15 22 (0.21%) vRealize
16 21 (0.20%) Grafana
17 20 (0.19%) Control-M
18 18 (0.17%) Consul
Vendors
1 1999 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 1578 (15.06%) Oracle
3 399 (3.81%) Google
4 360 (3.44%) SAP
5 254 (2.42%) VMware
6 219 (2.09%) IBM
7 215 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 155 (1.48%) ServiceNow
9 146 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 124 (1.18%) Sitecore
11 123 (1.17%) hybris
12 119 (1.14%) HP
12 119 (1.14%) Xamarin
13 109 (1.04%) Zend
14 101 (0.96%) Sybase
15 93 (0.89%) Apple
16 90 (0.86%) Cisco
16 90 (0.86%) TIBCO
17 77 (0.74%) Cognizant
18 71 (0.68%) Splunk