Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 9,338 10,476 11,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.67% 6.01% 6.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.17% 14.93% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7,603 8,423 10,206
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 65,891 70,152 73,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 40.22% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,488 58,035 64,117
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 8,776 £55,000 +10.00% 1,367
UK excluding London -3 5,307 £47,500 +5.56% 976
London +12 3,862 £65,000 +8.33% 485
South East -2 1,824 £47,500 +4.40% 239
North of England -21 1,067 £47,500 +5.56% 263
Midlands +7 736 £45,000 +12.50% 173
East of England -4 699 £50,000 +5.26% 107
North West -25 594 £47,500 +5.56% 151
South West -5 578 £45,250 +0.56% 101
East Midlands +13 386 £45,000 +11.11% 68
Yorkshire -16 383 £45,000 - 89
West Midlands -18 349 £45,000 +12.50% 105
Scotland +4 280 £45,000 - 72
Wales +14 139 £49,039 +15.38% 13
North East -2 89 £50,000 +19.05% 23
Northern Ireland -5 24 £36,250 -3.33% 9
Isle of Man +5 1 £37,500 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4,810 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 3,802 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 3,634 (38.92%) Java
4 3,589 (38.43%) SQL
5 3,449 (36.94%) C#
6 3,389 (36.29%) .NET
7 3,051 (32.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2,793 (29.91%) HTML
9 2,559 (27.40%) SQL Server
10 2,411 (25.82%) CSS
11 2,192 (23.47%) Finance
12 2,114 (22.64%) MVC
13 2,002 (21.44%) TDD
14 1,953 (20.91%) REST
15 1,880 (20.13%) Microsoft
16 1,843 (19.74%) RESTful
17 1,742 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,701 (18.22%) AngularJS
19 1,699 (18.19%) SOAP
20 1,678 (17.97%) Scrum
21 1,657 (17.74%) Software Engineering
22 1,648 (17.65%) ASP.NET
23 1,642 (17.58%) XML
24 1,601 (17.14%) DevOps
25 1,533 (16.42%) Git (software)
26 1,507 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
27 1,499 (16.05%) Spring
28 1,486 (15.91%) Microservices
29 1,457 (15.60%) Degree
30 1,443 (15.45%) 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
1 491 (5.26%) IIS
2 386 (4.13%) Apache
3 337 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 336 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 335 (3.59%) Confluence
6 292 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 285 (3.05%) CMS
8 261 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
9 250 (2.68%) JBoss
10 223 (2.39%) Apache Spark
11 179 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 123 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 116 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
14 101 (1.08%) nginx
15 87 (0.93%) Apache Solr
16 83 (0.89%) Drupal
17 79 (0.85%) OpenStack
18 76 (0.81%) Ethereum
19 61 (0.65%) WordPress
20 60 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 127 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.22%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.11%) GIMP
7 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.064%) Gliffy
9 5 (0.054%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.054%) SPSS
10 4 (0.043%) Maya
10 4 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.043%) Weka
11 3 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.032%) InVision
11 3 (0.032%) Stata
12 2 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 210 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 51 (0.55%) Magento
4 35 (0.37%) Ripple
5 25 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.19%) Scribe Insight
7 17 (0.18%) Concordance
7 17 (0.18%) Relativity
8 13 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
10 10 (0.11%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.096%) Documaker
11 9 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.075%) SDL Web 8
13 6 (0.064%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.064%) Teamcenter
14 5 (0.054%) Postilion
14 5 (0.054%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,051 (32.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1,742 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 411 (4.40%) SaaS
4 383 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 284 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
6 243 (2.60%) Serverless
7 220 (2.36%) Amazon S3
8 207 (2.22%) GitHub
9 201 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 192 (2.06%) Office 365
11 167 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
12 166 (1.78%) PaaS
13 158 (1.69%) IaaS
14 144 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
15 119 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 109 (1.17%) OpenShift
17 76 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
17 76 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
18 73 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 68 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 390 (4.18%) HTTP
2 239 (2.56%) Internet
3 202 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 189 (2.02%) DNS
5 171 (1.83%) Firewall
6 81 (0.87%) SAN
7 79 (0.85%) VPN
8 72 (0.77%) SSL
9 71 (0.76%) Network Security
10 64 (0.69%) FTP
11 60 (0.64%) Intranet
12 58 (0.62%) SSH
13 55 (0.59%) DHCP
14 52 (0.56%) WAN
15 45 (0.48%) SMTP
16 42 (0.45%) LAN
17 36 (0.39%) HTTPS
18 30 (0.32%) AMQP
19 29 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
20 25 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,559 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 782 (8.37%) MySQL
3 718 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 678 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 515 (5.52%) Big Data
6 468 (5.01%) MongoDB
7 397 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 362 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
9 349 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 329 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
11 240 (2.57%) Hadoop
12 239 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 235 (2.52%) RDBMS
14 218 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 217 (2.32%) Oracle Database
16 206 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
17 177 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 175 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 135 (1.45%) Blockchain
20 127 (1.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,533 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 1,018 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 829 (8.88%) JIRA
4 648 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 641 (6.86%) Visual Studio
6 617 (6.61%) Maven
7 607 (6.50%) Selenium
8 502 (5.38%) JUnit
9 368 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 368 (3.94%) Subversion
10 306 (3.28%) NUnit
11 270 (2.89%) Eclipse
12 255 (2.73%) SoapUI
13 247 (2.65%) TeamCity
14 196 (2.10%) JMeter
15 185 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 185 (1.98%) Gradle
16 163 (1.75%) gulp
17 160 (1.71%) WebDriver
18 157 (1.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,192 (23.47%) Finance
2 578 (6.19%) Banking
3 491 (5.26%) Retail
4 332 (3.56%) Marketing
5 235 (2.52%) Games
6 234 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 179 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 171 (1.83%) Front Office
9 153 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 147 (1.57%) Advertising
11 146 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 115 (1.23%) Law
13 106 (1.14%) Electronics
14 104 (1.11%) Legal
15 84 (0.90%) Automotive
16 77 (0.82%) Back Office
17 40 (0.43%) Publishing
17 40 (0.43%) Retail Finance
18 37 (0.40%) Military
19 35 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5,305 (56.81%) Developer
2 1,555 (16.65%) Java Developer
3 1,245 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 1,170 (12.53%) Senior Developer
5 1,004 (10.75%) C# Developer
6 871 (9.33%) Architect
7 738 (7.90%) Software Developer
8 662 (7.09%) Software Engineer
9 617 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 484 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 430 (4.60%) Lead Developer
12 387 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 377 (4.04%) Analyst
14 351 (3.76%) Java Engineer
15 329 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
16 304 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
17 285 (3.05%) Web Developer
18 282 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
19 266 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
20 264 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,389 (36.29%) .NET
2 2,793 (29.91%) HTML
3 2,411 (25.82%) CSS
4 1,953 (20.91%) REST
5 1,843 (19.74%) RESTful
6 1,701 (18.22%) AngularJS
7 1,699 (18.19%) SOAP
8 1,648 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 1,642 (17.58%) XML
10 1,499 (16.05%) Spring
11 1,443 (15.45%) jQuery
12 1,025 (10.98%) JSON
13 1,023 (10.96%) HTML5
14 952 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 918 (9.83%) .NET Framework
16 915 (9.80%) React
17 829 (8.88%) WCF
18 800 (8.57%) Node.js
19 773 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
20 594 (6.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 860 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 841 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 574 (6.15%) User Experience
4 517 (5.54%) Fintech
5 478 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
6 436 (4.67%) Mobile App
7 407 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
8 347 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
9 232 (2.48%) Algorithms
10 212 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 194 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 165 (1.77%) Data Centre
13 157 (1.68%) N-Tier
14 129 (1.38%) Hedge funds
15 120 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
16 115 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 104 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
18 97 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
19 96 (1.03%) Derivative
20 93 (1.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,415 (15.15%) Linux
2 1,141 (12.22%) Windows
3 475 (5.09%) Unix
4 352 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 344 (3.68%) Android
6 284 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 142 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 137 (1.47%) CentOS
9 104 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 101 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 92 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (0.67%) Solaris
13 47 (0.50%) Windows 10
14 39 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.34%) Debian
16 25 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 25 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 24 (0.26%) HPUX
18 22 (0.24%) AIX
19 13 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,810 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2,114 (22.64%) MVC
3 2,002 (21.44%) TDD
4 1,678 (17.97%) Scrum
5 1,657 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 1,601 (17.14%) DevOps
7 1,507 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1,486 (15.91%) Microservices
9 1,314 (14.07%) Test Automation
10 1,251 (13.40%) OO
11 1,157 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
12 1,060 (11.35%) SOA
13 914 (9.79%) BDD
14 902 (9.66%) Web Development
15 853 (9.13%) SDLC
16 756 (8.10%) Unit Testing
17 634 (6.79%) Mentoring
18 564 (6.04%) Open Source
19 555 (5.94%) E-Commerce
20 534 (5.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,802 (40.72%) JavaScript
2 3,634 (38.92%) Java
3 3,589 (38.43%) SQL
4 3,449 (36.94%) C#
5 1,195 (12.80%) Python
6 826 (8.85%) T-SQL
7 580 (6.21%) PHP
8 549 (5.88%) Java 8
9 454 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 452 (4.84%) C++
11 350 (3.75%) VB.NET
12 348 (3.73%) Bash Shell
13 308 (3.30%) PL/SQL
14 289 (3.09%) Ruby
15 253 (2.71%) Scala
16 235 (2.52%) TypeScript
17 220 (2.36%) Go
18 202 (2.16%) Shell Script
19 185 (1.98%) Perl
20 176 (1.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1,457 (15.60%) Degree
2 445 (4.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 224 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 135 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 133 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 99 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
8 86 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 82 (0.88%) ISEB
10 75 (0.80%) MCSE
11 67 (0.72%) AWS Certification
12 54 (0.58%) MCSA
13 46 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 43 (0.46%) CISSP
15 38 (0.41%) PMI Certification
16 37 (0.40%) PhD
17 29 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 26 (0.28%) CISM
20 23 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (7.38%) QA
2 91 (0.97%) GDPR
3 81 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 65 (0.70%) SLA
5 56 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 50 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 32 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 31 (0.33%) PMO
9 12 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.12%) WCAG
11 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.11%) MiFID
12 8 (0.086%) COBIT
12 8 (0.086%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.075%) GAMP
13 7 (0.075%) HL7
14 5 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.054%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.054%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,093 (11.70%) Docker
2 387 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 218 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 70 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.57%) vSphere
7 47 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (0.35%) XenApp
9 31 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 27 (0.29%) HDFS
11 26 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 25 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 21 (0.22%) Varnish
14 18 (0.19%) VMware NSX
15 15 (0.16%) NFS
16 13 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.14%) Firmware
17 12 (0.13%) Terminal Services
17 12 (0.13%) XenServer
18 10 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 460 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 459 (4.92%) Ansible
3 433 (4.64%) Puppet
4 363 (3.89%) Terraform
5 354 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (0.70%) Nagios
7 62 (0.66%) SCCM
8 61 (0.65%) Packer
9 55 (0.59%) Kibana
10 52 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
11 47 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
12 45 (0.48%) Prometheus
13 42 (0.45%) SCOM
13 42 (0.45%) ZABBIX
14 40 (0.43%) Salt
15 31 (0.33%) Consul
16 23 (0.25%) Rancher
17 22 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (0.21%) logstash
18 20 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,880 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 952 (10.19%) Oracle
3 564 (6.04%) Google
4 327 (3.50%) VMware
5 237 (2.54%) Red Hat
6 229 (2.45%) IBM
7 215 (2.30%) SAP
8 208 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
9 154 (1.65%) Xamarin
10 145 (1.55%) Splunk
11 130 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 109 (1.17%) Informatica
13 106 (1.14%) HP
14 103 (1.10%) Atlassian
15 94 (1.01%) Tableau
16 84 (0.90%) Nintex
17 83 (0.89%) New Relic
18 77 (0.82%) Citrix
19 76 (0.81%) Cisco
20 75 (0.80%) Adobe