Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10630 11700 13354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.90% 6.16% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.73% 15.80% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8638 10097 11372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £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 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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 10025 £50,000 - 733
UK excluding London -2 6430 £45,000 - 462
London -15 3961 £60,000 +4.35% 299
South East -1 1967 £45,000 - 122
North of England +5 1739 £45,000 +5.88% 133
North West +5 1105 £45,000 +5.88% 74
East of England 0 859 £50,000 - 64
Midlands -1 806 £40,500 -2.21% 60
South West +3 669 £42,501 -5.55% 54
Yorkshire 0 536 £47,500 +5.56% 46
West Midlands -17 459 £40,000 - 38
East Midlands +11 349 £42,500 -2.30% 22
Scotland +6 267 £45,000 +1.12% 24
Wales -17 102 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North East -9 92 £43,375 +23.93% 13
Northern Ireland +2 45 £39,000 -2.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 5614 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4330 (40.73%) JavaScript
3 4107 (38.64%) Java
4 3816 (35.90%) SQL
5 3640 (34.24%) C#
6 3574 (33.62%) .NET
7 3504 (32.96%) HTML
8 3014 (28.35%) CSS
9 2990 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 2833 (26.65%) MVC
11 2706 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
12 2381 (22.40%) REST
13 2290 (21.54%) XML
14 2205 (20.74%) TDD
15 2165 (20.37%) ASP.NET
16 2134 (20.08%) SOAP
17 2127 (20.01%) Finance
18 2115 (19.90%) Scrum
19 2114 (19.89%) AngularJS
20 2106 (19.81%) RESTful
21 2022 (19.02%) Microsoft
22 1894 (17.82%) jQuery
23 1816 (17.08%) Spring
24 1812 (17.05%) Git (software)
25 1799 (16.92%) OO
26 1792 (16.86%) Linux
27 1756 (16.52%) Software Engineering
28 1499 (14.10%) Oracle
29 1474 (13.87%) Degree
30 1456 (13.70%) 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
1 795 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 722 (6.79%) Apache
3 502 (4.72%) JBoss
4 424 (3.99%) IIS
5 375 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 318 (2.99%) CMS
7 255 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 241 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
9 236 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 200 (1.88%) Apache Spark
11 195 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 186 (1.75%) Confluence
13 135 (1.27%) Umbraco
14 132 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
15 129 (1.21%) Apache Solr
16 127 (1.19%) nginx
17 88 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 80 (0.75%) Drupal
19 75 (0.71%) MS Exchange
19 75 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 142 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 28 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.14%) SPSS
8 8 (0.075%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.038%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.038%) GIMP
11 2 (0.019%) FreeHand
11 2 (0.019%) InVision
12 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.009%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.009%) HipChat
12 1 (0.009%) InCopy
12 1 (0.009%) InDesign
12 1 (0.009%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 136 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 59 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 37 (0.35%) Magento
6 29 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 25 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 17 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 17 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
10 15 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 13 (0.12%) NetSuite
13 12 (0.11%) Temenos T24
14 11 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
14 11 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 10 (0.094%) Scribe Insight
16 9 (0.085%) Workday HCM
17 8 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
17 8 (0.075%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2706 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1329 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 596 (5.61%) SaaS
4 331 (3.11%) GitHub
5 265 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
6 242 (2.28%) Office 365
7 218 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 200 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
9 144 (1.35%) IaaS
10 141 (1.33%) PaaS
11 139 (1.31%) Amazon S3
12 135 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 101 (0.95%) Serverless
14 94 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 87 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
16 78 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
17 57 (0.54%) npm
18 52 (0.49%) OpenShift
19 47 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 46 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 482 (4.53%) HTTP
2 389 (3.66%) Internet
3 293 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 221 (2.08%) DNS
4 221 (2.08%) Firewall
5 177 (1.67%) SSL
6 110 (1.03%) VPN
7 108 (1.02%) WAN
8 102 (0.96%) Intranet
9 101 (0.95%) Network Security
10 97 (0.91%) LDAP
11 93 (0.87%) DHCP
12 92 (0.87%) LAN
13 84 (0.79%) FTP
14 75 (0.71%) SMS
15 73 (0.69%) SAN
16 63 (0.59%) AMQP
17 48 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
18 43 (0.40%) IPsec
19 40 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2990 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 1240 (11.67%) MySQL
3 968 (9.11%) NoSQL
4 720 (6.77%) Relational Database
5 627 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 417 (3.92%) Big Data
7 355 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 354 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 341 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
10 307 (2.89%) Oracle Database
11 290 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 269 (2.53%) Hadoop
13 265 (2.49%) Redis
14 252 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 243 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
16 191 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 169 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 165 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
19 158 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
20 149 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1812 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 1201 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 843 (7.93%) JIRA
4 813 (7.65%) Maven
5 737 (6.93%) Subversion
6 727 (6.84%) JUnit
7 705 (6.63%) Selenium
8 674 (6.34%) Visual Studio
9 489 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 391 (3.68%) Cucumber
11 340 (3.20%) NUnit
12 334 (3.14%) TeamCity
13 236 (2.22%) Eclipse
14 218 (2.05%) WebDriver
15 194 (1.83%) Ant
16 188 (1.77%) SoapUI
17 182 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 169 (1.59%) Gradle
19 162 (1.52%) IntelliJ
20 148 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 2127 (20.01%) Finance
2 739 (6.95%) Banking
3 577 (5.43%) Retail
4 399 (3.75%) Marketing
5 302 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 282 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 260 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 252 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 221 (2.08%) Games
10 215 (2.02%) Advertising
11 178 (1.67%) Electronics
12 167 (1.57%) Legal
13 115 (1.08%) Publishing
14 103 (0.97%) Law
15 95 (0.89%) Front Office
16 94 (0.88%) Financial Institution
17 89 (0.84%) Back Office
18 51 (0.48%) Automotive
19 46 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 21 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6352 (59.76%) Developer
2 1885 (17.73%) Java Developer
3 1872 (17.61%) .NET Developer
4 1482 (13.94%) Senior Developer
5 1418 (13.34%) C# Developer
6 1096 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 868 (8.17%) Software Developer
8 776 (7.30%) Architect
9 652 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 558 (5.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 501 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 495 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
13 477 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
14 452 (4.25%) Analyst
15 435 (4.09%) Web Developer
16 407 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
17 395 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
18 393 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 389 (3.66%) SQL Developer
20 383 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3574 (33.62%) .NET
2 3504 (32.96%) HTML
3 3014 (28.35%) CSS
4 2381 (22.40%) REST
5 2290 (21.54%) XML
6 2165 (20.37%) ASP.NET
7 2134 (20.08%) SOAP
8 2114 (19.89%) AngularJS
9 2106 (19.81%) RESTful
10 1894 (17.82%) jQuery
11 1816 (17.08%) Spring
12 1369 (12.88%) JSON
13 1316 (12.38%) HTML5
14 1165 (10.96%) WCF
15 1152 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1048 (9.86%) .NET Framework
17 970 (9.13%) Hibernate
18 900 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
19 885 (8.33%) Node.js
20 764 (7.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 955 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 750 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 613 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 542 (5.10%) User Experience
5 524 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 445 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
7 315 (2.96%) Fintech
8 234 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 216 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 199 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 158 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 143 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 135 (1.27%) iPad
14 110 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 95 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 94 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
17 85 (0.80%) Public Cloud
18 69 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
19 66 (0.62%) Derivative
20 63 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1792 (16.86%) Linux
2 1284 (12.08%) Windows
3 658 (6.19%) Unix
4 430 (4.05%) Android
5 340 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 274 (2.58%) Windows Server
7 150 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 116 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 115 (1.08%) CentOS
11 75 (0.71%) Solaris
12 62 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (0.52%) Debian
14 53 (0.50%) Windows 7
15 36 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 34 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 33 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 30 (0.28%) AIX
19 25 (0.24%) Windows 10
20 21 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5614 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2833 (26.65%) MVC
3 2205 (20.74%) TDD
4 2115 (19.90%) Scrum
5 1799 (16.92%) OO
6 1756 (16.52%) Software Engineering
7 1456 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1420 (13.36%) Test Automation
9 1283 (12.07%) DevOps
10 1211 (11.39%) Web Development
11 1111 (10.45%) BDD
12 1041 (9.79%) Unit Testing
13 1000 (9.41%) SOA
14 966 (9.09%) Microservices
15 948 (8.92%) SDLC
16 870 (8.18%) Mentoring
17 780 (7.34%) E-Commerce
18 696 (6.55%) OOP
19 614 (5.78%) Open Source
20 548 (5.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4330 (40.73%) JavaScript
2 4107 (38.64%) Java
3 3816 (35.90%) SQL
4 3640 (34.24%) C#
5 1106 (10.40%) Python
6 865 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 813 (7.65%) PHP
8 466 (4.38%) Ruby
9 457 (4.30%) C++
10 343 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 329 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 303 (2.85%) VB.NET
13 295 (2.78%) Bash Shell
14 285 (2.68%) Scala
15 279 (2.62%) Perl
16 276 (2.60%) C
16 276 (2.60%) Shell Script
17 190 (1.79%) Groovy
18 169 (1.59%) TypeScript
18 169 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 1474 (13.87%) Degree
2 507 (4.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 317 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 164 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 151 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 98 (0.92%) ISEB
7 86 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 63 (0.59%) CISSP
9 56 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (0.52%) MCP
11 50 (0.47%) MCSD
12 48 (0.45%) PhD
13 43 (0.40%) MCSE
14 40 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
15 34 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.31%) GIAC
17 32 (0.30%) CCNA
18 30 (0.28%) CISM
19 29 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 28 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (8.04%) QA
2 188 (1.77%) SLA
3 81 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.40%) GCP
7 41 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
8 26 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.17%) PMO
10 16 (0.15%) GDPR
10 16 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 16 (0.15%) ISO 8583
11 15 (0.14%) WAI
12 10 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
13 9 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.075%) COBIT
14 8 (0.075%) HL7
15 6 (0.056%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.047%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 784 (7.38%) Docker
2 370 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 216 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.59%) vSphere
6 52 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 32 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 28 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (0.24%) XenApp
11 18 (0.17%) HDFS
12 17 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (0.15%) BitLocker
13 16 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.094%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.075%) VirtualBox
18 7 (0.066%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.066%) LXC
Systems Management
1 565 (5.32%) Puppet
2 458 (4.31%) Ansible
3 427 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
4 205 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 144 (1.35%) Terraform
6 66 (0.62%) Salt
7 56 (0.53%) Nagios
8 51 (0.48%) Packer
8 51 (0.48%) ZABBIX
9 44 (0.41%) Kibana
10 42 (0.40%) Mesos
11 41 (0.39%) SCCM
12 38 (0.36%) SCOM
13 33 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 26 (0.24%) vRealize
16 23 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 22 (0.21%) Prometheus
18 21 (0.20%) Grafana
19 20 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 2022 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 1499 (14.10%) Oracle
3 479 (4.51%) Google
4 320 (3.01%) SAP
5 287 (2.70%) VMware
6 241 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 203 (1.91%) IBM
8 169 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 166 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 132 (1.24%) HP
11 129 (1.21%) Xamarin
12 127 (1.19%) Sitecore
13 105 (0.99%) Zend
14 99 (0.93%) Cisco
15 95 (0.89%) Apple
16 93 (0.87%) Sybase
17 88 (0.83%) hybris
18 84 (0.79%) TIBCO
19 81 (0.76%) Remedy
19 81 (0.76%) Splunk