Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 69 48
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 424 356 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.35% 3.75% 4.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.08% 11.15% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 358 279 507
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,482 3,194 3,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.32% 33.66% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,079 2,664 3,413
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,631 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.26% +5.26% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the West Midlands

Web Services
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Web Services in the West Midlands

Web Services
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Services in the West Midlands

Web Services
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. 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
Birmingham +25 177 £44,000 -7.37% 29
Warwickshire +32 74 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Coventry +39 39 £51,500 +47.14% 11
Solihull -6 32 £50,000 -2.44% 5
Worcestershire +7 31 £25,000 -44.44% 6
Staffordshire -5 30 £44,500 +17.88% 10
Herefordshire - 12 £42,500 - 5
Shropshire -14 4 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Sutton Coldfield -11 1 £41,000 +32.26% 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 198 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
3 180 (42.45%) C#
4 177 (41.75%) SQL
5 175 (41.27%) .NET
6 143 (33.73%) Microsoft
7 131 (30.90%) SQL Server
8 124 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 119 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 106 (25.00%) HTML
10 106 (25.00%) CSS
11 93 (21.93%) Java
12 83 (19.58%) AngularJS
13 82 (19.34%) ASP.NET
14 77 (18.16%) MVC
14 77 (18.16%) Scrum
15 71 (16.75%) Degree
16 68 (16.04%) Web Development
17 65 (15.33%) SOAP
18 63 (14.86%) jQuery
19 61 (14.39%) HTML5
19 61 (14.39%) DevOps
20 59 (13.92%) Visual Studio
21 56 (13.21%) XML
22 55 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
23 53 (12.50%) Linux
23 53 (12.50%) Oracle
24 52 (12.26%) Amazon EC2
25 51 (12.03%) OO

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.48%) CMS
3 10 (2.36%) Apache
4 9 (2.12%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.89%) IIS
5 8 (1.89%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) ArchiCAD
3 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.24%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.24%) Revit
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.71%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.24%) Avolution ABACUS
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 184 (43.40%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (12.26%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (11.32%) Amazon S3
5 42 (9.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 32 (7.55%) SaaS
7 31 (7.31%) Serverless
8 28 (6.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (5.90%) Office 365
10 22 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (4.48%) Amazon ECS
11 19 (4.48%) Amazon Glacier
11 19 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (3.54%) IaaS
13 15 (3.54%) PaaS
14 11 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (2.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.19%) Firewall
2 11 (2.59%) Network Security
3 9 (2.12%) Internet
3 9 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (1.42%) SAN
7 5 (1.18%) DHCP
7 5 (1.18%) LAN
7 5 (1.18%) WAN
8 4 (0.94%) DNS
8 4 (0.94%) VoIP
9 3 (0.71%) Intranet
9 3 (0.71%) SMTP
9 3 (0.71%) SSL
9 3 (0.71%) VLAN
10 1 (0.24%) Broadband
10 1 (0.24%) FTP
10 1 (0.24%) HTTP
10 1 (0.24%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (30.90%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.96%) MySQL
3 34 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
6 23 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (4.95%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.72%) MongoDB
9 20 (4.72%) OLAP
9 20 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (4.25%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (3.30%) Couchbase
15 13 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.25%) JUnit
4 18 (4.25%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (4.01%) Maven
6 14 (3.30%) gulp
7 9 (2.12%) JIRA
8 8 (1.89%) Selenium
9 7 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.65%) GitLab
10 6 (1.42%) DbUnit
10 6 (1.42%) jMock
10 6 (1.42%) Mockito
11 5 (1.18%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.94%) NUnit
12 4 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 28 (6.60%) Games
2 18 (4.25%) Finance
3 14 (3.30%) Marketing
4 11 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.12%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.12%) Back Office
6 8 (1.89%) Retail
7 6 (1.42%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (61.08%) Developer
2 72 (16.98%) .NET Developer
3 59 (13.92%) C# Developer
4 55 (12.97%) Software Developer
5 52 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (10.14%) Architect
6 43 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 26 (6.13%) Web Developer
9 24 (5.66%) Consultant
10 23 (5.42%) Cloud Architect
10 23 (5.42%) SQL Developer
11 21 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
14 18 (4.25%) PL/SQL Developer
14 18 (4.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (41.27%) .NET
2 106 (25.00%) CSS
2 106 (25.00%) HTML
3 83 (19.58%) AngularJS
4 82 (19.34%) ASP.NET
5 65 (15.33%) SOAP
6 63 (14.86%) jQuery
7 61 (14.39%) HTML5
8 56 (13.21%) XML
9 53 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (9.91%) REST
11 41 (9.67%) JSON
11 41 (9.67%) WCF
12 38 (8.96%) .NET Framework
12 38 (8.96%) RESTful
13 37 (8.73%) Spring
14 36 (8.49%) Ajax
14 36 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (6.84%) .NET Core
15 29 (6.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.37%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.90%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.90%) Public Cloud
5 24 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (5.42%) Driving Licence
7 16 (3.77%) Private Cloud
8 14 (3.30%) Mobile Games
9 13 (3.07%) Xbox
10 12 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (2.83%) Robotics
10 12 (2.83%) Social Media
11 8 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.89%) NHS
12 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.18%) CMDB
13 4 (0.94%) iPad
13 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.50%) Linux
2 48 (11.32%) Windows
3 33 (7.78%) Unix
4 23 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.30%) Mac OS
5 14 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.36%) Android
7 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.71%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (18.16%) MVC
2 77 (18.16%) Scrum
3 68 (16.04%) Web Development
4 61 (14.39%) DevOps
5 51 (12.03%) OO
5 51 (12.03%) SOA
6 45 (10.61%) Mentoring
7 43 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (9.91%) OOP
9 41 (9.67%) TDD
10 37 (8.73%) Analytics
10 37 (8.73%) Migration
10 37 (8.73%) Software Engineering
11 33 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (7.78%) Service Management
12 32 (7.55%) ITIL
12 32 (7.55%) Workflow
13 31 (7.31%) Microservices
14 30 (7.08%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 180 (42.45%) C#
2 177 (41.75%) SQL
3 119 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 93 (21.93%) Java
5 49 (11.56%) T-SQL
6 47 (11.08%) Python
7 40 (9.43%) PHP
8 37 (8.73%) PowerShell
9 26 (6.13%) PL/SQL
10 25 (5.90%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.77%) C
12 15 (3.54%) X++
13 13 (3.07%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.12%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.89%) Ruby
16 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.18%) VB
18 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.94%) VB6
18 4 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (16.75%) Degree
2 27 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.71%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) CCNA
8 3 (0.71%) CISSP
8 3 (0.71%) MCSD
9 1 (0.24%) CCDP
9 1 (0.24%) CCIE
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) GDPR
1 10 (2.36%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) SLA
3 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) BS7666
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (8.49%) Docker
2 31 (7.31%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.90%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.12%) BitLocker
6 9 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.47%) Postfix
8 2 (0.47%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) HDFS
9 1 (0.24%) pfSense
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.01%) Puppet
2 11 (2.59%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.36%) SCCM
3 10 (2.36%) SCOM
4 9 (2.12%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (1.65%) Ansible
6 7 (1.65%) Terraform
7 4 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.94%) Grafana
7 4 (0.94%) Packer
7 4 (0.94%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.47%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.24%) MIIS
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 143 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.50%) Oracle
3 30 (7.08%) VMware
4 13 (3.07%) ServiceNow
4 13 (3.07%) UiPath
5 9 (2.12%) McAfee
6 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.65%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.65%) Software AG
7 7 (1.65%) webMethods
8 6 (1.42%) Blue Prism
8 6 (1.42%) Citrix
9 5 (1.18%) SAP
10 4 (0.94%) BMC
10 4 (0.94%) Cisco
10 4 (0.94%) Google
10 4 (0.94%) Remedy
10 4 (0.94%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.71%) Sage