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

Web Services
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 47 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 3,787 7,561 10,430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.09% 5.19% 5.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.66% 13.70% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,479 6,461 8,993
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 29,915 55,180 70,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.22% 37.84% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24,707 45,518 59,119
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Web Services.

Salary trend for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Services over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the UK

Web Services
Top 19 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 July 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 3,495 £62,500 +13.64% 404
UK excluding London -6 1,937 £50,000 +5.26% 281
London +8 1,784 £80,000 +14.29% 159
South East -13 629 £50,000 - 44
North of England +6 412 £50,000 +5.26% 93
South West +7 304 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Work from Home -6 259 £57,500 -11.54% 57
North West -8 237 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Midlands -32 207 £50,000 +11.11% 40
East of England -3 170 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Yorkshire +25 124 £50,000 +5.26% 38
West Midlands -35 120 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Scotland +5 119 £52,500 +20.69% 23
Wales +17 93 £40,000 +1.91% 12
East Midlands -12 87 £50,000 +7.53% 18
North East +23 51 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Northern Ireland -19 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Isle of Man +5 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Channel Islands - 2 £68,750 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2,048 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,696 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 1,692 (44.68%) AWS
4 1,513 (39.95%) Java
5 1,198 (31.63%) C#
6 1,172 (30.95%) Finance
7 1,167 (30.82%) SQL
8 1,084 (28.62%) .NET
9 1,079 (28.49%) Azure
10 976 (25.77%) Python
11 963 (25.43%) HTML
12 901 (23.79%) CSS
13 889 (23.48%) DevOps
14 860 (22.71%) Software Engineering
15 829 (21.89%) SQL Server
16 816 (21.55%) AngularJS
17 791 (20.89%) REST
18 708 (18.70%) Scrum
19 705 (18.62%) Microservices
20 660 (17.43%) React
21 659 (17.40%) Git (software)
22 632 (16.69%) RESTful
23 631 (16.66%) Docker
24 628 (16.58%) TDD
25 601 (15.87%) SOAP
26 581 (15.34%) MVC
27 531 (14.02%) Asset Management
28 530 (14.00%) ASP.NET
29 522 (13.78%) Microsoft
30 491 (12.97%) Hedge funds

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
1 193 (5.10%) Apache
2 120 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 111 (2.93%) Confluence
4 110 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 97 (2.56%) IIS
6 77 (2.03%) CMS
6 77 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 54 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 49 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 38 (1.00%) EPiServer
10 27 (0.71%) nginx
11 23 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.42%) WordPress
14 14 (0.37%) Drupal
14 14 (0.37%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.37%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.34%) Mule
15 13 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.079%) SPSS
7 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.053%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.026%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 108 (2.85%) Markit EDM
2 68 (1.80%) SimCorp Dimension
3 43 (1.14%) FINCAD Analytics
4 42 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 40 (1.06%) Eagle PACE
5 40 (1.06%) PolarLake
6 38 (1.00%) R3 Corda
7 33 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 24 (0.63%) Magento
9 23 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (0.58%) NetSuite
11 21 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
12 18 (0.48%) Sentinel
13 10 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
15 8 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
16 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
16 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
16 7 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,692 (44.68%) AWS
2 1,079 (28.49%) Azure
3 409 (10.80%) GCP
4 289 (7.63%) Serverless
5 223 (5.89%) SaaS
6 209 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
7 129 (3.41%) Amazon ECS
8 117 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
9 111 (2.93%) PaaS
10 101 (2.67%) OpenShift
11 93 (2.46%) GitHub
12 92 (2.43%) Office 365
13 87 (2.30%) Amazon S3
14 81 (2.14%) Power Platform
15 77 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
16 70 (1.85%) IaaS
17 65 (1.72%) Apigee
18 53 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
19 49 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
20 48 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.77%) HTTP
2 82 (2.17%) Internet
3 58 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 53 (1.40%) DNS
5 51 (1.35%) Firewall
6 33 (0.87%) SSL
7 28 (0.74%) VPN
8 20 (0.53%) DHCP
8 20 (0.53%) Skype
9 19 (0.50%) Network Security
10 18 (0.48%) FTP
11 17 (0.45%) Wireshark
12 15 (0.40%) VoIP
13 14 (0.37%) DKIM
13 14 (0.37%) DMARC
13 14 (0.37%) SSH
14 13 (0.34%) Intranet
14 13 (0.34%) SAN
15 12 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 466 (12.31%) MySQL
3 300 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 284 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 243 (6.42%) MongoDB
6 158 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 133 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 114 (3.01%) Redis
9 109 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 101 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 96 (2.53%) Big Data
12 94 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 80 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 77 (2.03%) Power BI
15 75 (1.98%) Hadoop
16 62 (1.64%) Amazon Athena
17 60 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 56 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
19 55 (1.45%) RDBMS
20 46 (1.21%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 659 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 443 (11.70%) Jenkins
3 252 (6.65%) JIRA
4 224 (5.91%) Visual Studio
5 196 (5.18%) Maven
6 172 (4.54%) Selenium
7 156 (4.12%) JUnit
8 148 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 134 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 132 (3.49%) GitLab
11 89 (2.35%) Artifactory
12 85 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 77 (2.03%) SoapUI
14 71 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 70 (1.85%) Mockito
16 67 (1.77%) NUnit
16 67 (1.77%) SonarQube
17 60 (1.58%) Bitbucket
18 57 (1.51%) Gradle
19 56 (1.48%) RStudio
General
1 1,172 (30.95%) Finance
2 478 (12.62%) Front Office
3 348 (9.19%) Banking
4 140 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 136 (3.59%) Back Office
6 123 (3.25%) Retail
7 112 (2.96%) Marketing
8 85 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 71 (1.87%) Games
10 67 (1.77%) Public Sector
11 66 (1.74%) Law
12 36 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.87%) Legal
14 32 (0.84%) Telecoms
15 22 (0.58%) Advertising
16 19 (0.50%) Publishing
17 18 (0.48%) Automotive
18 12 (0.32%) Local Government
19 11 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,182 (57.62%) Developer
2 494 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 458 (12.09%) .NET Developer
4 446 (11.78%) Senior Developer
5 377 (9.96%) Software Engineer
6 374 (9.88%) Architect
7 291 (7.68%) AWS Engineer
8 290 (7.66%) C# Developer
9 206 (5.44%) Software Developer
10 193 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 192 (5.07%) AWS Developer
12 186 (4.91%) Analyst
13 174 (4.59%) Python Developer
14 165 (4.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 160 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
16 155 (4.09%) PHP Developer
17 149 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
18 145 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
19 142 (3.75%) Java Engineer
20 136 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (28.62%) .NET
2 963 (25.43%) HTML
3 901 (23.79%) CSS
4 816 (21.55%) AngularJS
5 791 (20.89%) REST
6 660 (17.43%) React
7 632 (16.69%) RESTful
8 601 (15.87%) SOAP
9 530 (14.00%) ASP.NET
10 460 (12.15%) Spring
11 458 (12.09%) XML
12 445 (11.75%) Node.js
13 412 (10.88%) .NET Core
14 410 (10.83%) jQuery
15 344 (9.08%) Vue.js
16 328 (8.66%) .NET Framework
17 313 (8.27%) JSON
18 275 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 237 (6.26%) HTML5
20 232 (6.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 491 (12.97%) Hedge funds
2 413 (10.91%) Fixed Income
3 301 (7.95%) Derivative
4 294 (7.76%) Equities
5 271 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
6 223 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 196 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
8 147 (3.88%) User Experience
9 130 (3.43%) Mobile App
10 125 (3.30%) Reference Data
11 81 (2.14%) Public Cloud
12 80 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
12 80 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
13 53 (1.40%) Algorithms
14 52 (1.37%) Data Structures
15 49 (1.29%) Blog
16 48 (1.27%) Management Information System
17 40 (1.06%) N-Tier
18 34 (0.90%) Cloud Native
19 31 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 482 (12.73%) Linux
2 333 (8.79%) Windows
3 124 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 122 (3.22%) Android
5 80 (2.11%) Unix
6 71 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.90%) CentOS
8 28 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 21 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (0.37%) Kali Linux
12 14 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.21%) Debian
14 8 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,048 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 889 (23.48%) DevOps
3 860 (22.71%) Software Engineering
4 708 (18.70%) Scrum
5 705 (18.62%) Microservices
6 628 (16.58%) TDD
7 581 (15.34%) MVC
8 531 (14.02%) Asset Management
9 484 (12.78%) Test Automation
10 415 (10.96%) Fintech
11 406 (10.72%) OO
12 394 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 394 (10.40%) Investment Management
13 393 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
14 350 (9.24%) BDD
15 341 (9.00%) Mentoring
16 330 (8.71%) Web Development
17 290 (7.66%) Analytics
18 283 (7.47%) Migration
19 253 (6.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,696 (44.78%) JavaScript
2 1,513 (39.95%) Java
3 1,198 (31.63%) C#
4 1,167 (30.82%) SQL
5 976 (25.77%) Python
6 277 (7.31%) PHP
7 224 (5.91%) C++
8 208 (5.49%) TypeScript
9 187 (4.94%) T-SQL
10 158 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 154 (4.07%) Kotlin
12 153 (4.04%) Bash Shell
13 130 (3.43%) Java 8
14 113 (2.98%) R
15 110 (2.90%) Ruby
16 91 (2.40%) VB.NET
17 89 (2.35%) C
18 82 (2.17%) Scala
19 70 (1.85%) Apple Swift
20 66 (1.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 406 (10.72%) Degree
2 149 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 134 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 116 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 36 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 35 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (0.82%) ISEB
9 27 (0.71%) AWS Certification
10 21 (0.55%) SANS
11 17 (0.45%) MCITP
12 16 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 14 (0.37%) CREST Certified
13 14 (0.37%) GCIA
13 14 (0.37%) GCIH
14 11 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.26%) CISSP
16 9 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (6.10%) QA
2 35 (0.92%) GDPR
3 25 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (0.53%) NIST
5 19 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.40%) SLA
7 14 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.18%) COBIT
10 6 (0.16%) ISO 15022
10 6 (0.16%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.13%) PMO
12 4 (0.11%) COSO
13 2 (0.053%) MiFID
13 2 (0.053%) NCSC
13 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.026%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.026%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.026%) PSD2
System Software
1 631 (16.66%) Docker
2 108 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 88 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.48%) vSphere
5 34 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.37%) Snort
8 11 (0.29%) Postfix
9 7 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.16%) NDS
10 6 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 6 (0.16%) XenApp
11 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.13%) Varnish
11 5 (0.13%) vCloud
11 5 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.11%) Xen
13 3 (0.079%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 460 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 193 (5.10%) Terraform
3 155 (4.09%) Ansible
4 114 (3.01%) Puppet
5 90 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.71%) Kibana
7 25 (0.66%) logstash
8 21 (0.55%) SCCM
9 19 (0.50%) HP ALM
9 19 (0.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 17 (0.45%) HP UCMDB
11 15 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.34%) Salt
13 11 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.29%) SCVMM
14 10 (0.26%) CloudHub
14 10 (0.26%) Packer
15 9 (0.24%) Grafana
15 9 (0.24%) Istio
16 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 522 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 365 (9.64%) Google
3 290 (7.66%) Oracle
4 113 (2.98%) VMware
5 102 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 93 (2.46%) Bloomberg
7 80 (2.11%) Zend
8 68 (1.80%) Calypso
8 68 (1.80%) Charles River
8 68 (1.80%) SimCorp
9 65 (1.72%) SAP
10 64 (1.69%) GoldenSource
11 62 (1.64%) HP
11 62 (1.64%) IBM
12 54 (1.43%) ServiceNow
13 52 (1.37%) Atlassian
14 45 (1.19%) Cisco
15 43 (1.14%) MuleSoft
16 29 (0.77%) Remedy
17 26 (0.69%) Splunk