Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10528 11322 13290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.86% 6.12% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.62% 15.68% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 9733 11366
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 £73,750 £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 72010 72229 81936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.08% 39.07% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60004 62574 70337
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £74,750
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 9933 £50,000 - 705
UK excluding London -2 6392 £45,000 - 474
London -13 3895 £60,000 +4.35% 264
South East -2 1978 £45,000 - 130
North of England +5 1696 £45,000 +5.88% 149
North West +3 1063 £45,000 +5.88% 87
East of England -1 846 £50,000 - 62
Midlands 0 806 £41,500 -2.35% 52
South West +9 685 £42,500 -5.56% 47
Yorkshire +2 524 £47,500 +5.56% 52
West Midlands -15 456 £40,000 - 28
East Midlands +12 352 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Scotland +5 266 £45,000 - 29
North East -2 103 £44,625 +19.00% 10
Wales -20 94 £40,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -6 42 £39,000 -2.50%

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 5576 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 4251 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 4039 (38.36%) Java
4 3753 (35.65%) SQL
5 3598 (34.18%) C#
6 3522 (33.45%) .NET
7 3407 (32.36%) HTML
8 2934 (27.87%) SQL Server
9 2911 (27.65%) CSS
10 2811 (26.70%) MVC
11 2725 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
12 2328 (22.11%) REST
13 2191 (20.81%) XML
14 2133 (20.26%) TDD
15 2125 (20.18%) RESTful
16 2089 (19.84%) Scrum
17 2083 (19.79%) AngularJS
18 2082 (19.78%) ASP.NET
19 2081 (19.77%) Finance
20 2064 (19.60%) SOAP
21 2019 (19.18%) Microsoft
22 1853 (17.60%) jQuery
23 1782 (16.93%) Spring
24 1776 (16.87%) Software Engineering
25 1770 (16.81%) OO
26 1750 (16.62%) Linux
27 1716 (16.30%) Git (software)
28 1444 (13.72%) Degree
29 1414 (13.43%) Oracle
30 1398 (13.28%) 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
1 772 (7.33%) Tomcat
2 683 (6.49%) Apache
3 476 (4.52%) JBoss
4 411 (3.90%) IIS
5 394 (3.74%) SharePoint
6 315 (2.99%) CMS
7 249 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 236 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
9 208 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 193 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 180 (1.71%) Confluence
12 168 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 133 (1.26%) Umbraco
14 127 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
15 118 (1.12%) Apache Solr
16 116 (1.10%) nginx
17 88 (0.84%) OpenStack
18 80 (0.76%) Drupal
19 79 (0.75%) Mule
20 72 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 146 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 35 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 18 (0.17%) SPSS
8 8 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.038%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.038%) GIMP
11 3 (0.028%) Weka
12 2 (0.019%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.009%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.009%) HipChat
13 1 (0.009%) InCopy
13 1 (0.009%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 140 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 63 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.37%) Magento
5 35 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 18 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
8 17 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 16 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
10 15 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 12 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
12 12 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
13 11 (0.10%) NetSuite
13 11 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 11 (0.10%) Temenos T24
14 10 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
14 10 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.095%) HFM
15 9 (0.085%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2725 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1331 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 577 (5.48%) SaaS
4 349 (3.31%) GitHub
5 263 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 258 (2.45%) Office 365
7 225 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 207 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 152 (1.44%) IaaS
10 142 (1.35%) PaaS
11 139 (1.32%) Amazon S3
12 126 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 110 (1.04%) Serverless
14 92 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 79 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
16 78 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
17 64 (0.61%) OpenShift
18 58 (0.55%) npm
19 47 (0.45%) Route 53
20 45 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 459 (4.36%) HTTP
2 363 (3.45%) Internet
3 276 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 224 (2.13%) Firewall
5 213 (2.02%) DNS
6 178 (1.69%) SSL
7 116 (1.10%) WAN
8 111 (1.05%) VPN
9 99 (0.94%) LAN
9 99 (0.94%) Network Security
10 97 (0.92%) LDAP
11 95 (0.90%) DHCP
12 93 (0.88%) Intranet
13 78 (0.74%) SMS
14 75 (0.71%) FTP
15 69 (0.66%) SAN
16 58 (0.55%) AMQP
17 51 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
18 43 (0.41%) ATM
19 42 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2934 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 1223 (11.62%) MySQL
3 904 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 670 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 602 (5.72%) MongoDB
6 399 (3.79%) Big Data
7 355 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 333 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
9 326 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 299 (2.84%) Oracle Database
11 291 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 259 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 256 (2.43%) Hadoop
14 237 (2.25%) Redis
15 227 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 182 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 157 (1.49%) RDBMS
18 154 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
19 153 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
20 151 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1716 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 1189 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 831 (7.89%) JIRA
4 775 (7.36%) Maven
5 698 (6.63%) JUnit
6 688 (6.53%) Selenium
7 671 (6.37%) Subversion
8 647 (6.15%) Visual Studio
9 487 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 388 (3.69%) Cucumber
11 326 (3.10%) NUnit
12 307 (2.92%) TeamCity
13 227 (2.16%) Eclipse
14 221 (2.10%) WebDriver
15 190 (1.80%) SoapUI
16 177 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 175 (1.66%) Ant
18 160 (1.52%) Gradle
19 156 (1.48%) IntelliJ
20 150 (1.42%) Vagrant
General
1 2081 (19.77%) Finance
2 708 (6.72%) Banking
3 554 (5.26%) Retail
4 387 (3.68%) Marketing
5 298 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 258 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 245 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 237 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 236 (2.24%) Games
10 211 (2.00%) Advertising
11 151 (1.43%) Electronics
11 151 (1.43%) Legal
12 109 (1.04%) Law
13 106 (1.01%) Publishing
14 95 (0.90%) Front Office
15 94 (0.89%) Financial Institution
16 82 (0.78%) Back Office
17 55 (0.52%) Automotive
18 45 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6227 (59.15%) Developer
2 1856 (17.63%) Java Developer
3 1842 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 1437 (13.65%) Senior Developer
5 1396 (13.26%) C# Developer
6 1097 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 881 (8.37%) Software Developer
8 787 (7.48%) Architect
9 668 (6.34%) Software Engineer
10 550 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 497 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 471 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 469 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 461 (4.38%) Analyst
15 442 (4.20%) Web Developer
16 408 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
17 399 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
18 390 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 381 (3.62%) .NET Software Developer
20 380 (3.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3522 (33.45%) .NET
2 3407 (32.36%) HTML
3 2911 (27.65%) CSS
4 2328 (22.11%) REST
5 2191 (20.81%) XML
6 2125 (20.18%) RESTful
7 2083 (19.79%) AngularJS
8 2082 (19.78%) ASP.NET
9 2064 (19.60%) SOAP
10 1853 (17.60%) jQuery
11 1782 (16.93%) Spring
12 1331 (12.64%) JSON
13 1287 (12.22%) HTML5
14 1147 (10.89%) WCF
15 1078 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1037 (9.85%) .NET Framework
17 906 (8.61%) Hibernate
18 887 (8.43%) Node.js
19 884 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 770 (7.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 939 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 748 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 588 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
4 534 (5.07%) User Experience
5 510 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 474 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
7 327 (3.11%) Fintech
8 222 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 214 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 178 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 155 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 136 (1.29%) N-Tier
13 119 (1.13%) iPad
14 114 (1.08%) Data Centre
15 89 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
15 89 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 84 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 72 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
18 69 (0.66%) Private Cloud
19 66 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1750 (16.62%) Linux
2 1251 (11.88%) Windows
3 638 (6.06%) Unix
4 426 (4.05%) Android
5 358 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 291 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 151 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 136 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 122 (1.16%) CentOS
10 111 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 74 (0.70%) Solaris
12 61 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (0.48%) Debian
13 51 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 37 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 30 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 29 (0.28%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.26%) AIX
18 22 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 20 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5576 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2811 (26.70%) MVC
3 2133 (20.26%) TDD
4 2089 (19.84%) Scrum
5 1776 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 1770 (16.81%) OO
7 1398 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
8 1357 (12.89%) Test Automation
9 1284 (12.20%) DevOps
10 1216 (11.55%) Web Development
11 1072 (10.18%) BDD
12 1033 (9.81%) Unit Testing
13 980 (9.31%) SOA
14 972 (9.23%) Microservices
15 925 (8.79%) SDLC
16 843 (8.01%) Mentoring
17 757 (7.19%) E-Commerce
18 735 (6.98%) OOP
19 583 (5.54%) Open Source
20 545 (5.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4251 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 4039 (38.36%) Java
3 3753 (35.65%) SQL
4 3598 (34.18%) C#
5 1113 (10.57%) Python
6 868 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 814 (7.73%) PHP
8 492 (4.67%) Ruby
9 452 (4.29%) C++
10 371 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 321 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 298 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 291 (2.76%) VB.NET
14 271 (2.57%) Perl
15 267 (2.54%) C
16 261 (2.48%) Shell Script
17 259 (2.46%) Scala
18 184 (1.75%) TypeScript
19 179 (1.70%) Groovy
19 179 (1.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1444 (13.72%) Degree
2 491 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 304 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 170 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 95 (0.90%) ISEB
7 82 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 57 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (0.53%) MCP
10 54 (0.51%) CISSP
10 54 (0.51%) MCSD
11 49 (0.47%) PhD
12 47 (0.45%) MCSE
13 45 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
14 36 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 35 (0.33%) DV Cleared
15 35 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (0.30%) CCNA
17 30 (0.28%) GIAC
17 30 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 879 (8.35%) QA
2 182 (1.73%) SLA
3 85 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 53 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.44%) GCP
5 46 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 23 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.15%) ISO 20022
8 16 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 16 (0.15%) PMO
9 15 (0.14%) WAI
10 14 (0.13%) GDPR
11 11 (0.10%) COBIT
12 10 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
12 10 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.085%) HL7
14 7 (0.066%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 6 (0.057%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.038%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 797 (7.57%) Docker
2 374 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 226 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.58%) vSphere
6 53 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 33 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 27 (0.26%) XenApp
10 26 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.21%) HDFS
12 20 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (0.17%) BitLocker
14 16 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.11%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 7 (0.066%) Ceph
19 6 (0.057%) LXC
Systems Management
1 561 (5.33%) Puppet
2 469 (4.45%) Ansible
3 439 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 212 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 148 (1.41%) Terraform
6 72 (0.68%) Salt
7 55 (0.52%) Packer
8 50 (0.47%) Nagios
9 48 (0.46%) Kibana
9 48 (0.46%) SCCM
9 48 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 42 (0.40%) Mesos
11 37 (0.35%) SCOM
12 36 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 32 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
14 28 (0.27%) vRealize
15 26 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 23 (0.22%) logstash
16 23 (0.22%) Prometheus
17 21 (0.20%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2019 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 1414 (13.43%) Oracle
3 504 (4.79%) Google
4 298 (2.83%) SAP
5 297 (2.82%) VMware
6 234 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 193 (1.83%) IBM
8 175 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 160 (1.52%) ServiceNow
10 133 (1.26%) HP
10 133 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 133 (1.26%) Xamarin
11 100 (0.95%) Apple
12 99 (0.94%) Cisco
13 97 (0.92%) Zend
14 93 (0.88%) Remedy
15 83 (0.79%) Splunk
15 83 (0.79%) Sybase
15 83 (0.79%) TIBCO
16 75 (0.71%) hybris