Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WebSockets skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSockets over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WebSockets
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 969 1087
Rank change year-on-year +227 +118 +123
Permanent jobs citing WebSockets 470 292 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 390 272 166
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% -14.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £91,375 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -33.33% +33.33%

WebSockets 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 71321 76425 82669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59279 66362 70509
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% -

WebSockets
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSockets as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSockets in the UK

WebSockets
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSockets.

Salary trend for WebSockets in the UK

WebSockets
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSockets over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSockets in the UK

WebSockets
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSockets within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +226 454 £60,000 +14.29% 26
London +174 315 £67,500 +12.50% 18
UK excluding London +115 150 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North of England -1 47 £42,500 - 2
South East +77 40 £57,500 +27.78% 3
North West -15 33 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Midlands +48 30 £40,000 +6.67% 3
West Midlands +25 19 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East of England +5 14 £47,500 +48.44%
Yorkshire +21 12 £37,500 -23.08% 1
East Midlands +34 11 £42,500 +30.77%
South West +9 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Northern Ireland - 4 £52,500 - 3
Scotland - 4 £47,500 - 1
Wales +15 3 £32,500 +27.45%
North East - 2 £54,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing WebSockets 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 WebSockets.

1 266 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 241 (51.28%) HTML
3 235 (50.00%) CSS
4 220 (46.81%) REST
5 219 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (44.26%) AngularJS
7 193 (41.06%) HTML5
8 167 (35.53%) Finance
9 152 (32.34%) C#
10 143 (30.43%) CSS3
11 129 (27.45%) Node.js
12 128 (27.23%) JSON
13 126 (26.81%) NoSQL
14 118 (25.11%) jQuery
15 115 (24.47%) Scrum
15 115 (24.47%) MVC
16 114 (24.26%) .NET
17 113 (24.04%) Software Engineering
18 106 (22.55%) RESTful
19 102 (21.70%) Web Development
20 100 (21.28%) Java
21 97 (20.64%) TDD
22 92 (19.57%) SQL
23 89 (18.94%) Linux
23 89 (18.94%) Ajax
23 89 (18.94%) React
24 88 (18.72%) Test Automation
24 88 (18.72%) Front End Development
25 84 (17.87%) OO
25 84 (17.87%) ASP.NET

WebSockets
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 38 (8.09%) Apache
2 33 (7.02%) CMS
3 28 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (5.53%) Ethereum
5 25 (5.32%) Hyperledger
6 12 (2.55%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.28%) Confluence
9 6 (1.28%) Drupal
9 6 (1.28%) JBoss
9 6 (1.28%) WordPress
10 4 (0.85%) nginx
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.43%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Magento
2 4 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (6.17%) GitHub
5 10 (2.13%) SaaS
6 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.85%) IaaS
8 4 (0.85%) PaaS
8 4 (0.85%) Slack
9 3 (0.64%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.64%) Trello
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.43%) Route 53
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.91%) Internet
2 32 (6.81%) HTTP
3 7 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.85%) AMQP
4 4 (0.85%) Firewall
4 4 (0.85%) SNMP
5 3 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 2 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (26.81%) NoSQL
2 62 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 60 (12.77%) Redis
4 55 (11.70%) MySQL
5 47 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 47 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 45 (9.57%) Blockchain
7 37 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (4.89%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.47%) Event Store
10 15 (3.19%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.85%) Big Data
12 4 (0.85%) Infinispan
13 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.43%) Aerospike
14 2 (0.43%) SQLite
15 1 (0.21%) QlikView
15 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 81 (17.23%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.36%) webpack
3 41 (8.72%) Jenkins
4 38 (8.09%) Grunt
5 31 (6.60%) gulp
6 29 (6.17%) Jasmine
7 22 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (4.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (4.47%) Selenium
9 20 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.62%) Babel
10 17 (3.62%) JSUnit
10 17 (3.62%) NUnit
11 15 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.98%) Cucumber
12 14 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (2.98%) SpecFlow
13 13 (2.77%) Maven
14 12 (2.55%) FxCop
14 12 (2.55%) JUnit
General
1 167 (35.53%) Finance
2 67 (14.26%) Banking
3 54 (11.49%) Retail
4 37 (7.87%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.81%) Games
6 31 (6.60%) Marketing
6 31 (6.60%) Retail Banking
7 23 (4.89%) Electronics
8 13 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.55%) Advertising
10 11 (2.34%) Financial Institution
10 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.70%) Publishing
12 4 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.64%) Automotive
13 3 (0.64%) Law
13 3 (0.64%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 373 (79.36%) Developer
2 113 (24.04%) Senior Developer
3 77 (16.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 68 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 62 (13.19%) Java Developer
6 57 (12.13%) .NET Developer
7 48 (10.21%) Full Stack Developer
8 47 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 38 (8.09%) Node.js Developer
10 37 (7.87%) Web Developer
11 36 (7.66%) Angular Developer
12 34 (7.23%) HTML Developer
13 33 (7.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 26 (5.53%) Architect
15 25 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (4.68%) HTML CSS Developer
17 21 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 20 (4.26%) Applications Developer
19 19 (4.04%) Software Engineer
20 17 (3.62%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (51.28%) HTML
2 235 (50.00%) CSS
3 220 (46.81%) REST
4 208 (44.26%) AngularJS
5 193 (41.06%) HTML5
6 143 (30.43%) CSS3
7 129 (27.45%) Node.js
8 128 (27.23%) JSON
9 118 (25.11%) jQuery
10 114 (24.26%) .NET
11 106 (22.55%) RESTful
12 89 (18.94%) Ajax
12 89 (18.94%) React
13 84 (17.87%) ASP.NET
14 83 (17.66%) SignalR
15 62 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 57 (12.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (11.91%) Sass
17 56 (11.91%) WCF
18 52 (11.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.06%) User Experience
2 44 (9.36%) Client/Server
2 44 (9.36%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.66%) Fintech
4 31 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 28 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.96%) Social Media
6 27 (5.74%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.62%) NHS
9 15 (3.19%) Hedge funds
10 13 (2.77%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.55%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.55%) Internet of Things
12 11 (2.34%) Bitcoin
13 10 (2.13%) Device Driver
13 10 (2.13%) Driving Licence
13 10 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.94%) Linux
2 32 (6.81%) Windows
3 15 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.77%) Android
5 11 (2.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (24.47%) MVC
2 115 (24.47%) Scrum
3 113 (24.04%) Software Engineering
4 102 (21.70%) Web Development
5 97 (20.64%) TDD
6 88 (18.72%) Front End Development
6 88 (18.72%) Test Automation
7 84 (17.87%) OO
8 76 (16.17%) Mathematics
9 68 (14.47%) DevOps
10 66 (14.04%) Unit Testing
11 65 (13.83%) Low Latency
12 63 (13.40%) Multithreading
13 50 (10.64%) OOP
14 47 (10.00%) MVVM
15 46 (9.79%) BDD
15 46 (9.79%) High-Frequency Trading
16 45 (9.57%) Open Source
17 44 (9.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 152 (32.34%) C#
3 100 (21.28%) Java
4 92 (19.57%) SQL
5 69 (14.68%) PHP
6 64 (13.62%) F#
7 61 (12.98%) ES6
8 46 (9.79%) C
9 40 (8.51%) TypeScript
10 35 (7.45%) Python
11 29 (6.17%) C++
12 28 (5.96%) ECMAScript
13 12 (2.55%) Go
14 11 (2.34%) Haskell
15 9 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.70%) Clojure
16 8 (1.70%) Erlang
16 8 (1.70%) ML
16 8 (1.70%) Rust
16 8 (1.70%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 54 (11.49%) Degree
2 21 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.70%) PhD
4 6 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) WCAG
4 1 (0.21%) GCP
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (15.32%) Docker
2 10 (2.13%) Firmware
3 8 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 27 (5.74%) Ansible
3 13 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.43%) Packer
5 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.04%) IBM
3 14 (2.98%) Oracle
3 14 (2.98%) SAP
4 12 (2.55%) Apigee
4 12 (2.55%) CA
5 10 (2.13%) Google
6 8 (1.70%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.70%) VMware
7 7 (1.49%) webMethods
8 6 (1.28%) Zend
9 5 (1.06%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.85%) Facebook
10 4 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.85%) Sony
11 3 (0.64%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.64%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.43%) Apple
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco