Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10,039 10,569 12,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.84% 6.01% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.37% 15.26% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8,308 9,045 10,939
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 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 69,862 69,243 79,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.64% 39.35% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58,616 59,833 68,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -5 9,500 £50,000 - 1,586
UK excluding London -3 6,143 £45,000 - 1,069
London -10 3,669 £60,000 +4.35% 615
South East -3 1,954 £45,000 -5.26% 266
North of England +7 1,585 £47,500 +11.76% 283
North West +4 965 £47,500 +11.76% 179
East of England +1 810 £50,000 - 151
Midlands -4 763 £42,500 - 160
South West +11 697 £42,500 -5.56% 109
Yorkshire -3 499 £47,500 +5.56% 88
West Midlands -24 392 £42,500 +6.25% 70
East Midlands +16 370 £42,500 -5.56% 89
Scotland -4 249 £45,000 - 68
North East -2 115 £46,500 +24.00% 16
Wales -37 70 £40,000 - 25
Northern Ireland +2 35 £39,000 -5.45% 5

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 5,354 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4,073 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 3,837 (38.22%) Java
4 3,555 (35.41%) SQL
5 3,482 (34.68%) C#
6 3,354 (33.41%) .NET
7 3,228 (32.15%) HTML
8 2,792 (27.81%) CSS
9 2,727 (27.16%) SQL Server
10 2,696 (26.86%) MVC
11 2,674 (26.64%) Amazon AWS
12 2,190 (21.81%) REST
13 2,073 (20.65%) RESTful
14 1,997 (19.89%) Scrum
15 1,989 (19.81%) TDD
16 1,981 (19.73%) Microsoft
17 1,949 (19.41%) XML
18 1,945 (19.37%) AngularJS
19 1,905 (18.98%) ASP.NET
20 1,881 (18.74%) Finance
21 1,877 (18.70%) SOAP
22 1,769 (17.62%) Software Engineering
23 1,768 (17.61%) jQuery
24 1,698 (16.91%) Linux
25 1,664 (16.58%) OO
26 1,634 (16.28%) Spring
27 1,586 (15.80%) Git (software)
28 1,424 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
29 1,331 (13.26%) Degree
30 1,327 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 632 (6.30%) Tomcat
2 617 (6.15%) Apache
3 403 (4.01%) JBoss
4 380 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 368 (3.67%) IIS
6 286 (2.85%) CMS
7 256 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 216 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 184 (1.83%) Confluence
10 162 (1.61%) Apache Spark
11 160 (1.59%) WebLogic
12 146 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 135 (1.34%) Umbraco
14 122 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 116 (1.16%) nginx
16 110 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 90 (0.90%) OpenStack
18 70 (0.70%) Drupal
18 70 (0.70%) Mule
19 62 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 150 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 34 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.19%) SPSS
7 15 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.100%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.060%) Weka
10 4 (0.040%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.040%) GIMP
11 3 (0.030%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.020%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.020%) Revit
13 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.010%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 155 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 65 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 36 (0.36%) Magento
5 27 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 21 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 15 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (0.14%) HFM
10 13 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 12 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
12 11 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
12 11 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 11 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
13 10 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.100%) MetaTrader
14 9 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,674 (26.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1,327 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 499 (4.97%) SaaS
4 344 (3.43%) GitHub
5 253 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 250 (2.49%) Office 365
7 249 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
8 202 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 138 (1.37%) IaaS
10 133 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 130 (1.29%) PaaS
12 121 (1.21%) Serverless
13 102 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
14 96 (0.96%) OpenShift
15 74 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 64 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 59 (0.59%) npm
18 57 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
19 56 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 54 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 407 (4.05%) HTTP
2 356 (3.55%) Internet
3 247 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 223 (2.22%) Firewall
5 208 (2.07%) DNS
6 164 (1.63%) SSL
7 117 (1.17%) WAN
8 109 (1.09%) VPN
9 103 (1.03%) LAN
10 95 (0.95%) DHCP
11 86 (0.86%) Network Security
12 81 (0.81%) Intranet
13 75 (0.75%) FTP
14 66 (0.66%) SMS
15 62 (0.62%) SAN
16 54 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
17 45 (0.45%) Broadband
18 43 (0.43%) ATM
19 40 (0.40%) IPsec
20 39 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,727 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 1,143 (11.39%) MySQL
3 809 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 621 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 531 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 389 (3.87%) Big Data
7 344 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
8 332 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 295 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 293 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 281 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 271 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
13 230 (2.29%) Hadoop
14 195 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 191 (1.90%) Redis
16 166 (1.65%) RDBMS
17 162 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 161 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
19 155 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
20 142 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,586 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 1,148 (11.44%) Jenkins
3 809 (8.06%) JIRA
4 711 (7.08%) Maven
5 661 (6.58%) Selenium
6 576 (5.74%) Visual Studio
7 572 (5.70%) JUnit
8 555 (5.53%) Subversion
9 522 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 391 (3.89%) Cucumber
11 305 (3.04%) NUnit
12 264 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 233 (2.32%) WebDriver
14 203 (2.02%) Eclipse
15 193 (1.92%) SoapUI
16 175 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 161 (1.60%) Gradle
18 157 (1.56%) Ant
19 148 (1.47%) IntelliJ
20 147 (1.46%) Vagrant
General
1 1,881 (18.74%) Finance
2 574 (5.72%) Banking
3 501 (4.99%) Retail
4 359 (3.58%) Marketing
5 251 (2.50%) Games
6 223 (2.22%) Advertising
7 215 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 206 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 199 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 155 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 131 (1.30%) Legal
12 127 (1.27%) Law
13 105 (1.05%) Electronics
14 90 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 87 (0.87%) Publishing
16 82 (0.82%) Back Office
17 75 (0.75%) Front Office
18 43 (0.43%) Automotive
19 41 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5,859 (58.36%) Developer
2 1,739 (17.32%) Java Developer
3 1,722 (17.15%) .NET Developer
4 1,325 (13.20%) Senior Developer
5 1,289 (12.84%) C# Developer
6 1,002 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 875 (8.72%) Software Developer
8 711 (7.08%) Architect
9 662 (6.59%) Software Engineer
10 495 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 451 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 446 (4.44%) Analyst
13 442 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
14 428 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 425 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 416 (4.14%) C# Software Developer
17 400 (3.98%) Web Developer
18 386 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
19 373 (3.72%) Lead Developer
20 369 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,354 (33.41%) .NET
2 3,228 (32.15%) HTML
3 2,792 (27.81%) CSS
4 2,190 (21.81%) REST
5 2,073 (20.65%) RESTful
6 1,949 (19.41%) XML
7 1,945 (19.37%) AngularJS
8 1,905 (18.98%) ASP.NET
9 1,877 (18.70%) SOAP
10 1,768 (17.61%) jQuery
11 1,634 (16.28%) Spring
12 1,197 (11.92%) JSON
13 1,187 (11.82%) HTML5
14 1,061 (10.57%) WCF
15 1,018 (10.14%) .NET Framework
16 971 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 862 (8.59%) Node.js
18 832 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 770 (7.67%) Hibernate
20 734 (7.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 873 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 742 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 513 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 503 (5.01%) User Experience
5 483 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 465 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
7 348 (3.47%) Fintech
8 221 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 191 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 139 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 134 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 129 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 128 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 124 (1.24%) N-Tier
15 95 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 89 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
17 83 (0.83%) iPad
18 68 (0.68%) Virtual Team
19 65 (0.65%) Smartphone
20 62 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,698 (16.91%) Linux
2 1,136 (11.32%) Windows
3 598 (5.96%) Unix
4 400 (3.98%) Android
5 355 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 317 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 146 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 135 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 133 (1.32%) CentOS
10 108 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 61 (0.61%) Solaris
12 57 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 49 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 47 (0.47%) Debian
15 40 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 35 (0.35%) Windows 10
17 25 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
18 22 (0.22%) AIX
19 20 (0.20%) CoreOS
20 18 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,354 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2,696 (26.86%) MVC
3 1,997 (19.89%) Scrum
4 1,989 (19.81%) TDD
5 1,769 (17.62%) Software Engineering
6 1,664 (16.58%) OO
7 1,424 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
8 1,311 (13.06%) Test Automation
9 1,289 (12.84%) DevOps
10 1,121 (11.17%) Web Development
11 1,029 (10.25%) BDD
12 1,008 (10.04%) Microservices
13 935 (9.31%) SOA
14 917 (9.13%) Unit Testing
15 873 (8.70%) SDLC
16 789 (7.86%) Mentoring
17 744 (7.41%) E-Commerce
18 726 (7.23%) OOP
19 584 (5.82%) Open Source
20 554 (5.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4,073 (40.57%) JavaScript
2 3,837 (38.22%) Java
3 3,555 (35.41%) SQL
4 3,482 (34.68%) C#
5 1,116 (11.12%) Python
6 815 (8.12%) T-SQL
7 801 (7.98%) PHP
8 518 (5.16%) Ruby
9 448 (4.46%) C++
10 359 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 320 (3.19%) PL/SQL
12 296 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 280 (2.79%) VB.NET
14 259 (2.58%) Scala
15 257 (2.56%) Perl
16 250 (2.49%) C
17 211 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 199 (1.98%) TypeScript
19 175 (1.74%) VB
20 162 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,331 (13.26%) Degree
2 461 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 268 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 166 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 124 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 81 (0.81%) ISEB
7 77 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 58 (0.58%) MCSD
9 56 (0.56%) MCP
10 53 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 52 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 42 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 40 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 39 (0.39%) CISSP
16 38 (0.38%) MCSE
16 38 (0.38%) PhD
17 36 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
18 33 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
19 32 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 875 (8.72%) QA
2 146 (1.45%) SLA
3 66 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 50 (0.50%) GCP
6 39 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (0.22%) GDPR
8 18 (0.18%) ISO 20022
8 18 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 16 (0.16%) PMO
10 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.14%) WAI
11 13 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.100%) HL7
12 10 (0.100%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 9 (0.090%) COBIT
14 8 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.070%) MiFID
16 6 (0.060%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.060%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 845 (8.42%) Docker
2 346 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 216 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.61%) vSphere
6 39 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.34%) HDFS
7 34 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 27 (0.27%) XenApp
9 26 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 24 (0.24%) BitLocker
11 23 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 21 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 17 (0.17%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.100%) Ceph
16 9 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.080%) Firmware
17 8 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 565 (5.63%) Puppet
2 484 (4.82%) Ansible
3 433 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 257 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 183 (1.82%) Terraform
6 82 (0.82%) Salt
7 63 (0.63%) Packer
8 58 (0.58%) Nagios
9 57 (0.57%) Kibana
10 53 (0.53%) SCCM
11 37 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
11 37 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 36 (0.36%) SCOM
13 35 (0.35%) Mesos
14 34 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 27 (0.27%) logstash
17 25 (0.25%) SCVMM
18 24 (0.24%) vRealize
19 20 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,981 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 1,272 (12.67%) Oracle
3 526 (5.24%) Google
4 286 (2.85%) VMware
5 250 (2.49%) SAP
6 213 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 183 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 176 (1.75%) IBM
9 154 (1.53%) ServiceNow
10 144 (1.43%) Sitecore
11 133 (1.32%) Xamarin
12 114 (1.14%) HP
13 111 (1.11%) Remedy
14 104 (1.04%) Splunk
15 98 (0.98%) Cisco
16 94 (0.94%) Apple
17 84 (0.84%) Zend
18 83 (0.83%) TIBCO
19 64 (0.64%) BMC
19 64 (0.64%) Citrix