Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 10,223 10,314 12,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 6.00% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 14.73% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,433 8,538 10,837
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 70,137 70,006 78,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.72% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 58,658 59,261 67,410
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% +2.50%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 +1 9,674 £52,500 +5.00% 1,309
UK excluding London -3 6,047 £47,000 +4.44% 903
London +4 3,986 £62,500 +4.17% 491
South East -2 1,923 £47,500 +5.56% 219
North of England -15 1,485 £47,000 +11.90% 225
North West -9 885 £47,500 +18.75% 142
East of England +5 818 £50,000 +11.11% 131
Midlands +1 757 £45,000 +12.50% 140
South West -1 696 £44,000 -2.22% 103
Yorkshire -17 448 £47,000 +10.59% 60
East Midlands +10 417 £45,000 +12.50% 70
West Midlands -22 340 £44,500 +11.25% 70
Scotland -2 263 £45,000 - 56
North East +2 153 £50,000 +33.33% 23
Wales -17 111 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Northern Ireland 0 22 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Isle of Man -5 2 £39,000 -22.00%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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 5,361 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4,204 (41.12%) Java
3 4,080 (39.91%) JavaScript
4 3,563 (34.85%) SQL
5 3,556 (34.78%) C#
6 3,445 (33.70%) .NET
7 3,098 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
8 3,061 (29.94%) HTML
9 2,608 (25.51%) CSS
10 2,530 (24.75%) SQL Server
11 2,362 (23.10%) MVC
12 2,280 (22.30%) RESTful
13 2,253 (22.04%) TDD
14 2,111 (20.65%) REST
15 2,096 (20.50%) Finance
16 2,024 (19.80%) AngularJS
17 2,014 (19.70%) Software Engineering
18 1,960 (19.17%) Microsoft
19 1,936 (18.94%) XML
20 1,842 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
21 1,833 (17.93%) Scrum
22 1,813 (17.73%) SOAP
23 1,775 (17.36%) Linux
24 1,773 (17.34%) Git (software)
25 1,756 (17.18%) ASP.NET
26 1,705 (16.68%) DevOps
27 1,652 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
28 1,609 (15.74%) Spring
29 1,559 (15.25%) Degree
30 1,489 (14.57%) jQuery

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
1 518 (5.07%) Apache
2 513 (5.02%) Tomcat
3 396 (3.87%) JBoss
4 360 (3.52%) Confluence
5 337 (3.30%) WebSphere
6 331 (3.24%) IIS
7 290 (2.84%) CMS
8 287 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 284 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
10 277 (2.71%) SharePoint
11 193 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 181 (1.77%) Apache Spark
13 157 (1.54%) nginx
14 120 (1.17%) Apache Solr
15 91 (0.89%) OpenStack
16 90 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
17 74 (0.72%) Drupal
18 66 (0.65%) Mule
19 61 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
19 61 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 115 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 40 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 18 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.15%) GIMP
9 8 (0.078%) HipChat
10 5 (0.049%) SPSS
11 4 (0.039%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.039%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.039%) Weka
12 3 (0.029%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.020%) Revit
14 1 (0.010%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 141 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
3 49 (0.48%) Magento
4 42 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 23 (0.22%) Ripple
7 22 (0.22%) NetSuite
8 20 (0.20%) Elite 3E
9 17 (0.17%) Documaker
10 16 (0.16%) MetaTrader
10 16 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 13 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 13 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
11 13 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (0.12%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.088%) Concordance
13 9 (0.088%) Relativity
13 9 (0.088%) Scribe Insight
14 8 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3,098 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1,652 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 390 (3.81%) SaaS
4 353 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 340 (3.33%) GitHub
6 290 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
7 241 (2.36%) IaaS
8 196 (1.92%) Serverless
9 190 (1.86%) PaaS
10 184 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 173 (1.69%) Amazon S3
11 173 (1.69%) Office 365
12 145 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 133 (1.30%) OpenShift
14 87 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 74 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 73 (0.71%) npm
17 70 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
18 69 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 67 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 399 (3.90%) HTTP
2 326 (3.19%) Internet
3 214 (2.09%) DNS
4 205 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 185 (1.81%) Firewall
6 131 (1.28%) SSL
7 90 (0.88%) FTP
7 90 (0.88%) SAN
8 80 (0.78%) WAN
9 77 (0.75%) Intranet
10 76 (0.74%) Network Security
11 75 (0.73%) DHCP
12 70 (0.68%) LAN
13 62 (0.61%) VPN
14 52 (0.51%) SMS
15 44 (0.43%) SSH
16 42 (0.41%) SMTP
17 37 (0.36%) VSAN
18 36 (0.35%) Wireless
19 35 (0.34%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,530 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 1,012 (9.90%) MySQL
3 872 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 755 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 603 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 527 (5.16%) Big Data
7 396 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 369 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 360 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 319 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
11 291 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 272 (2.66%) Oracle Database
13 256 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 243 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 214 (2.09%) Hadoop
16 206 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 189 (1.85%) Redis
18 140 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 137 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 109 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,773 (17.34%) Git (software)
2 1,328 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 859 (8.40%) JIRA
4 747 (7.31%) Maven
5 725 (7.09%) Selenium
6 621 (6.07%) Visual Studio
7 588 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 561 (5.49%) JUnit
9 495 (4.84%) Subversion
10 428 (4.19%) Cucumber
11 338 (3.31%) NUnit
12 284 (2.78%) TeamCity
13 269 (2.63%) Eclipse
14 233 (2.28%) WebDriver
15 223 (2.18%) Vagrant
16 221 (2.16%) SoapUI
17 210 (2.05%) Gradle
18 196 (1.92%) Ant
19 177 (1.73%) SpecFlow
20 175 (1.71%) JMeter
General
1 2,096 (20.50%) Finance
2 589 (5.76%) Banking
3 545 (5.33%) Retail
4 376 (3.68%) Marketing
5 283 (2.77%) Games
6 225 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 211 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 203 (1.99%) Advertising
9 168 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 168 (1.64%) Law
10 149 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 137 (1.34%) Front Office
12 130 (1.27%) Legal
13 86 (0.84%) Automotive
14 70 (0.68%) Publishing
15 61 (0.60%) Back Office
16 60 (0.59%) Electronics
17 45 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 34 (0.33%) Billing
19 31 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5,659 (55.36%) Developer
2 1,754 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 1,327 (12.98%) .NET Developer
4 1,126 (11.01%) Senior Developer
5 1,036 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 834 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 769 (7.52%) Architect
8 742 (7.26%) Software Engineer
9 676 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 478 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 466 (4.56%) Lead Developer
12 462 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 418 (4.09%) Analyst
14 388 (3.80%) Java Engineer
15 331 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
16 320 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
16 320 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
17 290 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
18 285 (2.79%) Consultant
19 282 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,445 (33.70%) .NET
2 3,061 (29.94%) HTML
3 2,608 (25.51%) CSS
4 2,280 (22.30%) RESTful
5 2,111 (20.65%) REST
6 2,024 (19.80%) AngularJS
7 1,936 (18.94%) XML
8 1,813 (17.73%) SOAP
9 1,756 (17.18%) ASP.NET
10 1,609 (15.74%) Spring
11 1,489 (14.57%) jQuery
12 1,165 (11.40%) JSON
13 1,083 (10.59%) HTML5
14 1,046 (10.23%) .NET Framework
15 942 (9.21%) React
16 893 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 877 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 859 (8.40%) WCF
19 856 (8.37%) Node.js
20 798 (7.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 907 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 876 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 598 (5.85%) User Experience
4 503 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 469 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 447 (4.37%) Fintech
7 438 (4.28%) Mobile App
8 347 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 261 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 190 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 188 (1.84%) Public Cloud
12 179 (1.75%) Data Centre
13 153 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
14 130 (1.27%) Hedge funds
15 109 (1.07%) Private Cloud
16 106 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 94 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 87 (0.85%) N-Tier
19 82 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
20 71 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,775 (17.36%) Linux
2 1,215 (11.88%) Windows
3 577 (5.64%) Unix
4 417 (4.08%) Android
5 379 (3.71%) Windows Server
6 330 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 163 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 140 (1.37%) CentOS
9 115 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 103 (1.01%) Solaris
11 91 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 76 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 58 (0.57%) Windows 10
14 44 (0.43%) Debian
15 41 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 37 (0.36%) HPUX
17 36 (0.35%) Windows 7
18 24 (0.23%) AIX
19 23 (0.22%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,361 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2,362 (23.10%) MVC
3 2,253 (22.04%) TDD
4 2,014 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 1,842 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 1,833 (17.93%) Scrum
7 1,705 (16.68%) DevOps
8 1,419 (13.88%) OO
9 1,390 (13.60%) Test Automation
10 1,358 (13.28%) Microservices
11 1,280 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
12 1,081 (10.57%) SOA
13 1,033 (10.10%) BDD
14 979 (9.58%) Web Development
15 952 (9.31%) SDLC
16 892 (8.73%) Unit Testing
17 791 (7.74%) E-Commerce
18 701 (6.86%) Mentoring
19 663 (6.49%) Open Source
20 572 (5.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4,204 (41.12%) Java
2 4,080 (39.91%) JavaScript
3 3,563 (34.85%) SQL
4 3,556 (34.78%) C#
5 1,333 (13.04%) Python
6 761 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 748 (7.32%) PHP
8 517 (5.06%) Java 8
9 496 (4.85%) C++
10 449 (4.39%) Ruby
11 416 (4.07%) PowerShell
12 361 (3.53%) Bash Shell
13 326 (3.19%) VB.NET
14 324 (3.17%) PL/SQL
15 313 (3.06%) TypeScript
16 312 (3.05%) Scala
17 204 (2.00%) C
18 178 (1.74%) Perl
19 175 (1.71%) Shell Script
20 165 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,559 (15.25%) Degree
2 415 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 225 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 140 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 113 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 96 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 84 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 75 (0.73%) ISEB
9 72 (0.70%) Master's Degree
10 60 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
11 59 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 54 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 51 (0.50%) Sun Certification
14 47 (0.46%) PhD
15 46 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (0.41%) MCP
17 40 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 40 (0.39%) MCSE
18 37 (0.36%) CISSP
18 37 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 846 (8.28%) QA
2 94 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 85 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 83 (0.81%) SLA
5 70 (0.68%) GCP
6 60 (0.59%) GDPR
7 34 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.27%) PMO
8 28 (0.27%) PSD2
9 20 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.16%) MiFID
11 15 (0.15%) WAI
12 14 (0.14%) PA-DSS
13 10 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.088%) COBIT
14 9 (0.088%) WCAG
15 8 (0.078%) Web Application Security Consortium
16 5 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
17 4 (0.039%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,219 (11.92%) Docker
2 367 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 278 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 78 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 75 (0.73%) vSphere
7 45 (0.44%) VMware NSX
8 43 (0.42%) HDFS
9 39 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 34 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 33 (0.32%) XenApp
12 30 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 28 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (0.25%) VirtualBox
15 19 (0.19%) BitLocker
16 18 (0.18%) Apache Flume
16 18 (0.18%) KVM
16 18 (0.18%) Samba
16 18 (0.18%) Xen
17 17 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 614 (6.01%) Puppet
2 577 (5.64%) Ansible
3 473 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 459 (4.49%) Terraform
5 411 (4.02%) Kubernetes
6 128 (1.25%) Nagios
7 98 (0.96%) Kibana
8 95 (0.93%) SCCM
9 81 (0.79%) Salt
10 78 (0.76%) Packer
11 75 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
12 56 (0.55%) logstash
13 43 (0.42%) vRealize
13 43 (0.42%) ZABBIX
14 41 (0.40%) Rancher
15 36 (0.35%) Prometheus
16 34 (0.33%) SCOM
17 32 (0.31%) vCenter Server
18 27 (0.26%) HAProxy
19 23 (0.22%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1,960 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 1,246 (12.19%) Oracle
3 547 (5.35%) Google
4 374 (3.66%) VMware
5 269 (2.63%) IBM
6 251 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 207 (2.02%) SAP
8 204 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 190 (1.86%) Splunk
10 178 (1.74%) ServiceNow
11 166 (1.62%) Capita
12 140 (1.37%) Xamarin
13 131 (1.28%) Cisco
14 122 (1.19%) WorldPay
15 117 (1.14%) New Relic
16 115 (1.12%) HP
17 111 (1.09%) Apple
18 106 (1.04%) TIBCO
19 104 (1.02%) AppDynamics
20 94 (0.92%) Sitecore