Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10587 12363 13273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.01% 6.24% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.85% 16.12% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8531 10683 11249
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71294 76687 82216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.50% 38.74% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59363 66550 70110
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 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 10003 £50,000 - 666
UK excluding London +2 6571 £45,000 - 449
London -24 3840 £60,000 +4.35% 265
North of England +5 1929 £42,500 +6.25% 152
South East +4 1898 £45,000 - 115
North West +9 1148 £42,500 - 88
East of England -3 848 £45,000 -10.00% 46
Midlands +7 819 £40,000 - 39
Yorkshire +1 694 £45,000 +5.88% 53
South West -8 671 £45,000 +5.88% 48
West Midlands -2 497 £40,000 +1.27% 22
East Midlands +5 329 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Scotland +3 258 £45,000 - 36
Wales +15 157 £45,000 +12.50% 9
North East +3 87 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Northern Ireland -1 31 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Isle of Man - 6 £48,750 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 5382 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4565 (43.12%) JavaScript
3 4148 (39.18%) Java
4 3911 (36.94%) .NET
5 3875 (36.60%) C#
6 3706 (35.01%) HTML
7 3690 (34.85%) SQL
8 3218 (30.40%) SQL Server
9 3207 (30.29%) CSS
10 3003 (28.36%) MVC
11 2603 (24.59%) XML
12 2578 (24.35%) ASP.NET
13 2495 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
14 2468 (23.31%) TDD
15 2462 (23.25%) REST
16 2206 (20.84%) SOAP
17 2116 (19.99%) AngularJS
18 2101 (19.85%) Scrum
19 2047 (19.34%) Microsoft
20 2046 (19.33%) jQuery
21 2042 (19.29%) Finance
22 1970 (18.61%) Git (software)
23 1916 (18.10%) RESTful
24 1879 (17.75%) Spring
25 1862 (17.59%) Linux
26 1797 (16.97%) OO
27 1716 (16.21%) Software Engineering
28 1648 (15.57%) Degree
29 1603 (15.14%) Oracle
30 1482 (14.00%) 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
1 854 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 699 (6.60%) Apache
3 555 (5.24%) JBoss
4 508 (4.80%) IIS
5 405 (3.83%) CMS
6 369 (3.49%) WebSphere
7 313 (2.96%) WebLogic
8 293 (2.77%) SharePoint
9 284 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 215 (2.03%) Apache Spark
10 215 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 162 (1.53%) nginx
12 155 (1.46%) Confluence
13 137 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
14 134 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 126 (1.19%) Umbraco
16 110 (1.04%) Mule
17 93 (0.88%) MS Exchange
18 90 (0.85%) Mule ESB
18 90 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 126 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 29 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.066%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.066%) InVision
9 6 (0.057%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.047%) SPSS
11 4 (0.038%) GIMP
12 3 (0.028%) Weka
13 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.009%) Gephi
14 1 (0.009%) InCopy
14 1 (0.009%) InDesign
14 1 (0.009%) Mingle
14 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 100 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 39 (0.37%) Magento
4 38 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 34 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 28 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 24 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 12 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
11 12 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 12 (0.11%) Temenos T24
12 11 (0.10%) Eloqua
13 10 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.094%) Endur
13 10 (0.094%) Unica
14 9 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.085%) Visualfiles
15 8 (0.076%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2495 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1239 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 655 (6.19%) SaaS
4 268 (2.53%) GitHub
5 267 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
6 206 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 192 (1.81%) Office 365
8 175 (1.65%) PaaS
9 161 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 153 (1.45%) IaaS
11 125 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 106 (1.00%) Amazon S3
13 98 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 81 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
15 62 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
16 44 (0.42%) Google Analytics
17 42 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 38 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
19 32 (0.30%) OpenShift
20 31 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 532 (5.03%) HTTP
2 392 (3.70%) Internet
3 256 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 225 (2.13%) DNS
5 163 (1.54%) Firewall
6 146 (1.38%) SSL
7 120 (1.13%) LDAP
8 117 (1.11%) Network Security
9 114 (1.08%) Intranet
10 100 (0.94%) FTP
10 100 (0.94%) WAN
11 89 (0.84%) LAN
12 80 (0.76%) DHCP
13 76 (0.72%) SAN
14 73 (0.69%) VPN
15 54 (0.51%) AMQP
16 44 (0.42%) HTTPS
17 43 (0.41%) Wireless
18 41 (0.39%) SSH
19 35 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3218 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 1298 (12.26%) MySQL
3 1030 (9.73%) NoSQL
4 871 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 792 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 466 (4.40%) Big Data
7 436 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 386 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 361 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
10 356 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 343 (3.24%) Hadoop
12 322 (3.04%) Redis
13 312 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 277 (2.62%) Oracle Database
15 251 (2.37%) RDBMS
16 235 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 205 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 177 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
19 152 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
20 142 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1970 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 1112 (10.50%) Jenkins
3 1014 (9.58%) Subversion
4 892 (8.43%) Maven
5 812 (7.67%) JIRA
6 784 (7.41%) JUnit
6 784 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 709 (6.70%) Selenium
8 516 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 396 (3.74%) TeamCity
10 395 (3.73%) NUnit
11 335 (3.16%) Cucumber
12 294 (2.78%) Eclipse
13 254 (2.40%) Ant
14 240 (2.27%) WebDriver
15 196 (1.85%) IntelliJ
16 177 (1.67%) Gradle
17 163 (1.54%) Mockito
18 156 (1.47%) gulp
18 156 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 2042 (19.29%) Finance
2 694 (6.56%) Retail
3 668 (6.31%) Banking
4 461 (4.35%) Marketing
5 342 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 309 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 250 (2.36%) Electronics
8 244 (2.30%) Investment Banking
9 189 (1.79%) Advertising
10 182 (1.72%) Retail Banking
11 173 (1.63%) Games
12 171 (1.62%) Legal
13 115 (1.09%) Publishing
14 88 (0.83%) Front Office
15 85 (0.80%) Back Office
16 75 (0.71%) Law
17 70 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 53 (0.50%) Automotive
19 51 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6593 (62.27%) Developer
2 1952 (18.44%) .NET Developer
3 1920 (18.14%) Java Developer
4 1513 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1405 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 1101 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 880 (8.31%) Software Developer
8 805 (7.60%) Architect
9 628 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 555 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 537 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 527 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 478 (4.51%) Web Developer
14 434 (4.10%) SQL Developer
15 418 (3.95%) Analyst
16 413 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 399 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
18 390 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
19 386 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
20 383 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3911 (36.94%) .NET
2 3706 (35.01%) HTML
3 3207 (30.29%) CSS
4 2603 (24.59%) XML
5 2578 (24.35%) ASP.NET
6 2462 (23.25%) REST
7 2206 (20.84%) SOAP
8 2116 (19.99%) AngularJS
9 2046 (19.33%) jQuery
10 1916 (18.10%) RESTful
11 1879 (17.75%) Spring
12 1418 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1418 (13.39%) HTML5
13 1342 (12.68%) JSON
14 1262 (11.92%) WCF
15 1239 (11.70%) .NET Framework
16 1159 (10.95%) Hibernate
17 1035 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 881 (8.32%) Node.js
19 769 (7.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1009 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 754 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 635 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
4 584 (5.52%) User Experience
5 548 (5.18%) Mobile App
6 402 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 229 (2.16%) Fintech
8 215 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 207 (1.96%) iPad
10 198 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 181 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 168 (1.59%) N-Tier
13 145 (1.37%) Client/Server
14 106 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
15 96 (0.91%) Data Centre
16 88 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 84 (0.79%) Social Media
18 66 (0.62%) Mainframe
19 61 (0.58%) Public Cloud
20 57 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1862 (17.59%) Linux
2 1356 (12.81%) Windows
3 646 (6.10%) Unix
4 449 (4.24%) Android
5 347 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 260 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 117 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 113 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 87 (0.82%) Solaris
10 86 (0.81%) CentOS
11 84 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 67 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 49 (0.46%) Debian
14 44 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 41 (0.39%) AIX
16 35 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 24 (0.23%) Windows Phone
18 23 (0.22%) Mac OS X
19 21 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5382 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 3003 (28.36%) MVC
3 2468 (23.31%) TDD
4 2101 (19.85%) Scrum
5 1797 (16.97%) OO
6 1716 (16.21%) Software Engineering
7 1482 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1455 (13.74%) Test Automation
9 1260 (11.90%) Web Development
10 1200 (11.33%) BDD
11 1143 (10.80%) DevOps
12 1138 (10.75%) Unit Testing
13 1086 (10.26%) SOA
14 1015 (9.59%) SDLC
15 901 (8.51%) E-Commerce
16 814 (7.69%) Mentoring
17 787 (7.43%) Microservices
18 643 (6.07%) OOP
19 604 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
20 597 (5.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4565 (43.12%) JavaScript
2 4148 (39.18%) Java
3 3875 (36.60%) C#
4 3690 (34.85%) SQL
5 1062 (10.03%) Python
6 826 (7.80%) PHP
7 818 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 454 (4.29%) C++
9 414 (3.91%) Ruby
10 360 (3.40%) PL/SQL
11 319 (3.01%) VB.NET
12 312 (2.95%) Scala
13 298 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 269 (2.54%) Bash Shell
15 253 (2.39%) C
16 250 (2.36%) Shell Script
17 217 (2.05%) Perl
18 182 (1.72%) TypeScript
19 175 (1.65%) Groovy
20 168 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1648 (15.57%) Degree
2 567 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 355 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 185 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 136 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 115 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 104 (0.98%) ISEB
8 74 (0.70%) CISSP
9 54 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 52 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (0.43%) PhD
12 37 (0.35%) MCSE
13 35 (0.33%) CREST Certified
14 33 (0.31%) DV Cleared
15 31 (0.29%) MCP
16 29 (0.27%) GIAC
17 28 (0.26%) AWS Certification
17 28 (0.26%) CCNA
17 28 (0.26%) CISM
17 28 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 786 (7.42%) QA
2 151 (1.43%) SLA
3 111 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 46 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 44 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 25 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (0.18%) PMO
11 17 (0.16%) GCP
12 15 (0.14%) COBIT
12 15 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 14 (0.13%) GDPR
14 13 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 10 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 10 (0.094%) WCAG
16 7 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
16 7 (0.066%) WAI
17 6 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 621 (5.87%) Docker
2 292 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 206 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.40%) vSphere
7 41 (0.39%) Apache Flume
8 33 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.22%) XenApp
10 22 (0.21%) Varnish
11 18 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 17 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.10%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.085%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.085%) HDFS
16 9 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.076%) etcd
17 8 (0.076%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 508 (4.80%) Puppet
2 399 (3.77%) Ansible
3 320 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 104 (0.98%) Terraform
6 88 (0.83%) Nagios
7 59 (0.56%) Salt
8 54 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 47 (0.44%) Kibana
10 42 (0.40%) SCCM
11 41 (0.39%) Control-M
12 37 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 36 (0.34%) Packer
14 33 (0.31%) SCOM
15 27 (0.26%) Mesos
16 23 (0.22%) Consul
16 23 (0.22%) Grafana
16 23 (0.22%) logstash
17 21 (0.20%) HAProxy
18 20 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 2047 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 1603 (15.14%) Oracle
3 374 (3.53%) SAP
4 344 (3.25%) Google
5 310 (2.93%) IBM
6 273 (2.58%) VMware
7 168 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 150 (1.42%) hybris
9 136 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 135 (1.28%) Xamarin
11 130 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 124 (1.17%) Sitecore
13 118 (1.11%) Cognizant
14 116 (1.10%) HP
15 109 (1.03%) Zend
16 107 (1.01%) Sybase
17 91 (0.86%) Cisco
18 86 (0.81%) Apple
19 82 (0.77%) TIBCO
20 78 (0.74%) Splunk