Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 7,563 10,234 10,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.27% 5.95% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.80% 14.68% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,003 8,437 8,531
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 54,811 69,721 69,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.22% 40.56% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45,034 58,341 59,162
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 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 -9 7,022 £55,000 +4.76% 298
UK excluding London -9 4,358 £47,500 - 213
London -5 3,042 £67,500 +8.00% 102
South East -2 1,503 £50,000 +5.26% 50
North of England -23 837 £47,500 +0.53% 45
Midlands +3 659 £45,000 - 35
South West -8 574 £45,000 +1.98% 32
North West -20 517 £50,000 +5.26% 29
West Midlands +28 427 £45,000 +1.12% 23
East of England -4 393 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Yorkshire -50 266 £45,000 -4.26% 11
Scotland -1 241 £43,500 -3.33% 11
East Midlands -11 232 £45,000 - 12
Wales +1 90 £40,000 - 4
Northern Ireland +11 64 £45,000 - 2
North East -30 52 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Isle of Man +2 5 £55,000 +41.03%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3,753 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 3,124 (41.31%) JavaScript
3 2,778 (36.73%) C#
4 2,760 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2,620 (34.64%) Java
6 2,544 (33.64%) SQL
7 2,541 (33.60%) .NET
8 2,249 (29.74%) HTML
9 2,009 (26.56%) CSS
10 1,959 (25.90%) SQL Server
11 1,626 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,570 (20.76%) MVC
13 1,519 (20.08%) DevOps
14 1,459 (19.29%) Finance
14 1,459 (19.29%) Microsoft
15 1,422 (18.80%) REST
16 1,393 (18.42%) Software Engineering
17 1,316 (17.40%) ASP.NET
18 1,309 (17.31%) SOAP
19 1,301 (17.20%) AngularJS
20 1,283 (16.96%) Linux
21 1,236 (16.34%) TDD
22 1,227 (16.22%) Python
23 1,207 (15.96%) Git (software)
24 1,189 (15.72%) RESTful
25 1,132 (14.97%) Scrum
26 1,104 (14.60%) XML
27 1,089 (14.40%) Degree
28 1,074 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
29 1,034 (13.67%) Docker

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
1 341 (4.51%) Apache
2 268 (3.54%) IIS
3 232 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 228 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 224 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 196 (2.59%) Apache Spark
7 164 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 163 (2.16%) JBoss
9 135 (1.79%) Confluence
10 121 (1.60%) CMS
11 119 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 92 (1.22%) nginx
13 89 (1.18%) WebLogic
14 73 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 57 (0.75%) WordPress
16 43 (0.57%) Apache Solr
17 36 (0.48%) Drupal
18 33 (0.44%) OpenStack
19 32 (0.42%) Apache Pig
20 29 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (0.95%) Chatbot
3 33 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.066%) Weka
8 4 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.053%) Notepad++
9 3 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.026%) ArchiCAD
10 2 (0.026%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.026%) InDesign
10 2 (0.026%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.026%) Revit
10 2 (0.026%) SPSS
11 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.013%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 171 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.42%) Magento
5 23 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 10 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
11 7 (0.093%) Infor SunSystems
11 7 (0.093%) JDE OneWorld
12 5 (0.066%) Maximo
12 5 (0.066%) Raiser's Edge
12 5 (0.066%) Sage CRM
12 5 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
14 3 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.040%) Shopify
15 2 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2,760 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1,626 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 437 (5.78%) SaaS
4 392 (5.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 375 (4.96%) Serverless
6 337 (4.46%) Amazon S3
7 313 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
8 295 (3.90%) GitHub
9 266 (3.52%) AWS Lambda
10 239 (3.16%) PaaS
11 205 (2.71%) IaaS
12 180 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 176 (2.33%) Office 365
14 174 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
15 144 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 127 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
17 117 (1.55%) Power Platform
18 108 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
19 107 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 93 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 242 (3.20%) HTTP
2 149 (1.97%) Internet
3 142 (1.88%) Firewall
4 129 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 117 (1.55%) DNS
6 71 (0.94%) WAN
7 66 (0.87%) VPN
8 56 (0.74%) SAN
9 51 (0.67%) SSL
10 50 (0.66%) LAN
11 42 (0.56%) Network Security
12 32 (0.42%) DHCP
13 30 (0.40%) HTTPS
14 28 (0.37%) FTP
14 28 (0.37%) VoIP
15 27 (0.36%) Intranet
16 21 (0.28%) SSH
17 20 (0.26%) SMS
17 20 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
18 19 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,959 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 850 (11.24%) MySQL
3 541 (7.15%) NoSQL
4 458 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 393 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 373 (4.93%) Big Data
7 358 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
8 312 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 286 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 235 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 219 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
12 189 (2.50%) Hadoop
12 189 (2.50%) Redis
13 184 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
14 173 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
15 153 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
16 139 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 125 (1.65%) Oracle Database
18 113 (1.49%) RDBMS
19 103 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,207 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 762 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 494 (6.53%) JIRA
4 489 (6.47%) Selenium
5 488 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 468 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 396 (5.24%) Maven
8 275 (3.64%) JUnit
9 273 (3.61%) Subversion
10 263 (3.48%) Cucumber
11 201 (2.66%) TeamCity
12 176 (2.33%) WebDriver
13 175 (2.31%) NUnit
14 172 (2.27%) SoapUI
15 165 (2.18%) Gradle
16 158 (2.09%) SpecFlow
17 140 (1.85%) JMeter
18 128 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
19 122 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 116 (1.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,459 (19.29%) Finance
2 430 (5.69%) Retail
3 320 (4.23%) Banking
4 227 (3.00%) Marketing
5 198 (2.62%) Front Office
6 191 (2.53%) Games
7 174 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 170 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 116 (1.53%) Advertising
10 97 (1.28%) Law
11 84 (1.11%) Back Office
12 76 (1.00%) Publishing
13 74 (0.98%) Legal
14 55 (0.73%) Electronics
15 44 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 33 (0.44%) Local Government
17 27 (0.36%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.33%) Automotive
19 22 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,135 (54.67%) Developer
2 948 (12.53%) .NET Developer
3 913 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 865 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 774 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 696 (9.20%) Architect
7 637 (8.42%) Software Developer
8 589 (7.79%) Software Engineer
9 510 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 365 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 350 (4.63%) Analyst
12 308 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 275 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
14 265 (3.50%) Consultant
15 252 (3.33%) PHP Developer
15 252 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
16 249 (3.29%) Lead Developer
17 237 (3.13%) Web Developer
18 231 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
19 228 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,541 (33.60%) .NET
2 2,249 (29.74%) HTML
3 2,009 (26.56%) CSS
4 1,422 (18.80%) REST
5 1,316 (17.40%) ASP.NET
6 1,309 (17.31%) SOAP
7 1,301 (17.20%) AngularJS
8 1,189 (15.72%) RESTful
9 1,104 (14.60%) XML
10 1,017 (13.45%) jQuery
11 968 (12.80%) Spring
12 857 (11.33%) React
13 844 (11.16%) Node.js
14 769 (10.17%) JSON
15 684 (9.04%) .NET Framework
16 665 (8.79%) WCF
17 637 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
18 587 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 582 (7.70%) HTML5
20 414 (5.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 541 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 377 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 311 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 310 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 292 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 289 (3.82%) User Experience
7 199 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 187 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 180 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 149 (1.97%) Derivative
11 141 (1.86%) Fixed Income
12 134 (1.77%) Data Centre
13 131 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 119 (1.57%) Client/Server
15 100 (1.32%) Virtual Team
16 86 (1.14%) N-Tier
17 85 (1.12%) Data Structures
17 85 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
18 63 (0.83%) Cloud Native
19 51 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,283 (16.96%) Linux
2 960 (12.69%) Windows
3 342 (4.52%) Unix
4 247 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 213 (2.82%) Android
6 179 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 100 (1.32%) CentOS
8 81 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 75 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 35 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.33%) Debian
14 20 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.20%) AIX
15 15 (0.20%) Fedora
16 12 (0.16%) SUSE
17 11 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
19 9 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,753 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,570 (20.76%) MVC
3 1,519 (20.08%) DevOps
4 1,393 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 1,236 (16.34%) TDD
6 1,132 (14.97%) Scrum
7 1,074 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
8 1,032 (13.65%) Test Automation
9 1,005 (13.29%) Microservices
10 841 (11.12%) OO
11 810 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
12 722 (9.55%) Web Development
13 710 (9.39%) Mentoring
14 613 (8.11%) SOA
15 610 (8.07%) BDD
16 599 (7.92%) Computer Science
17 587 (7.76%) SDLC
18 580 (7.67%) OOP
19 507 (6.70%) Front End Development
20 491 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,124 (41.31%) JavaScript
2 2,778 (36.73%) C#
3 2,620 (34.64%) Java
4 2,544 (33.64%) SQL
5 1,227 (16.22%) Python
6 610 (8.07%) PHP
7 535 (7.07%) T-SQL
8 487 (6.44%) C++
9 356 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 330 (4.36%) Java 8
11 238 (3.15%) Scala
12 199 (2.63%) Ruby
13 198 (2.62%) VB.NET
14 192 (2.54%) Bash Shell
15 190 (2.51%) TypeScript
16 188 (2.49%) C
17 146 (1.93%) PL/SQL
18 136 (1.80%) Shell Script
19 119 (1.57%) ES6
20 104 (1.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,089 (14.40%) Degree
2 293 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 258 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 95 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 89 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 72 (0.95%) AWS Certification
9 63 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 55 (0.73%) ISEB
11 49 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (0.60%) CISSP
13 39 (0.52%) MCSE
14 36 (0.48%) Master's Degree
15 33 (0.44%) CCNA
16 32 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (0.34%) PhD
17 26 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
18 22 (0.29%) DBS Check
19 19 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 522 (6.90%) QA
2 89 (1.18%) SLA
3 74 (0.98%) GDPR
4 51 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 18 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
8 17 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 17 (0.22%) NIST
8 17 (0.22%) PMO
9 15 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.15%) NCSC
12 9 (0.12%) GAMP
12 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.093%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.093%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,034 (13.67%) Docker
2 266 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 195 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.56%) vSphere
7 29 (0.38%) Varnish
8 25 (0.33%) HDFS
9 20 (0.26%) XenApp
10 18 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.17%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 11 (0.15%) NFS
13 9 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.093%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.066%) Firmware
16 3 (0.040%) etcd
Systems Management
1 585 (7.74%) Kubernetes
2 385 (5.09%) Terraform
3 365 (4.83%) Ansible
4 310 (4.10%) Puppet
5 266 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (0.79%) Kibana
7 59 (0.78%) SCCM
8 56 (0.74%) Salt
9 46 (0.61%) logstash
10 33 (0.44%) Nagios
11 32 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 31 (0.41%) Prometheus
13 27 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 26 (0.34%) SCOM
15 24 (0.32%) Rancher
16 22 (0.29%) vCenter Server
17 21 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (0.28%) SCVMM
18 19 (0.25%) ZABBIX
19 18 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,459 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 678 (8.96%) Oracle
3 449 (5.94%) Google
4 278 (3.68%) VMware
5 158 (2.09%) SAP
6 149 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 125 (1.65%) IBM
8 116 (1.53%) Splunk
9 106 (1.40%) Bloomberg
10 105 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 101 (1.34%) Reuters
12 97 (1.28%) ServiceNow
13 94 (1.24%) Cisco
14 89 (1.18%) Zend
15 84 (1.11%) HP
16 81 (1.07%) Tableau
17 72 (0.95%) Atlassian
17 72 (0.95%) Informatica
18 71 (0.94%) Rackspace
19 65 (0.86%) WorldPay