Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 356 498 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.66% 5.03% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.51% 13.69% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 272 487 571
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +11.11%

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 3,386 3,639 3,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.85% 36.77% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 3,204 3,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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
Birmingham +3 123 £52,500 +8.25% 25
Warwickshire -19 50 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Coventry -1 49 £40,000 -14.89% 6
Staffordshire -19 31 £37,750 +3.42% 16
Solihull +11 28 £52,500 +34.62% 5
Worcestershire -22 13 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Sutton Coldfield +2 10 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Shropshire -24 9 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Wolverhampton -16 7 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Herefordshire -4 5 £37,000 +48.00%
Walsall -6 1 - -
Dudley -6 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 182 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 151 (42.42%) C#
3 151 (42.42%) .NET
4 141 (39.61%) SQL Server
5 136 (38.20%) HTML
6 124 (34.83%) CSS
7 116 (32.58%) SQL
8 112 (31.46%) Java
9 95 (26.69%) MVC
10 90 (25.28%) Microsoft
11 84 (23.60%) jQuery
12 78 (21.91%) ASP.NET
13 75 (21.07%) REST
14 74 (20.79%) RESTful
15 72 (20.22%) Scrum
16 71 (19.94%) XML
17 68 (19.10%) SOAP
18 64 (17.98%) JSON
18 64 (17.98%) AngularJS
18 64 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
19 60 (16.85%) Test Automation
20 58 (16.29%) Web Development
21 57 (16.01%) Software Engineering
22 51 (14.33%) Visual Studio
22 51 (14.33%) .NET Framework
23 48 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
23 48 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
24 46 (12.92%) Entity Framework
24 46 (12.92%) Finance

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 28 (7.87%) CMS
2 27 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.78%) Apache
4 16 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.81%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.53%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.53%) Confluence
8 8 (2.25%) IIS
9 7 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.12%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.12%) WordPress
12 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.28%) Drupal
13 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.28%) Liferay
13 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.53%) SAP CRM
3 8 (2.25%) Magento
4 7 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.40%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.40%) SAP PM
5 5 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.28%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.21%) GitHub
3 14 (3.93%) IaaS
4 12 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.37%) npm
4 12 (3.37%) PaaS
5 11 (3.09%) Boomi
6 8 (2.25%) CloudFront
6 8 (2.25%) SaaS
7 5 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.12%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) AdWords
10 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.56%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.37%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) SSL
3 4 (1.12%) DNS
4 3 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.56%) ATM
5 2 (0.56%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) Network Security
5 2 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) AMQP
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) Extranet
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (39.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.58%) MySQL
3 26 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.49%) Big Data
6 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.65%) Hazelcast
9 12 (3.37%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.97%) GIS
12 6 (1.69%) DTS
13 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.84%) Power BI
14 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (14.33%) Visual Studio
2 45 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 40 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 31 (8.71%) JIRA
5 22 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.62%) Selenium
7 15 (4.21%) Maven
8 14 (3.93%) Subversion
9 13 (3.65%) Grunt
9 13 (3.65%) gulp
10 12 (3.37%) Android Studio
10 12 (3.37%) Babel
10 12 (3.37%) MSI
10 12 (3.37%) webpack
10 12 (3.37%) WiX
11 10 (2.81%) JUnit
12 9 (2.53%) Ranorex
13 8 (2.25%) GoCD
14 7 (1.97%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (12.92%) Finance
2 12 (3.37%) Banking
2 12 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.81%) Retail
4 9 (2.53%) Legal
5 7 (1.97%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Automotive
7 3 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 217 (60.96%) Developer
2 72 (20.22%) .NET Developer
3 57 (16.01%) Java Developer
4 49 (13.76%) C# Developer
5 40 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (8.71%) Analyst
7 29 (8.15%) Web Developer
8 28 (7.87%) Software Developer
9 25 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (7.02%) SQL Developer
10 23 (6.46%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.78%) Architect
12 17 (4.78%) Junior
13 16 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (4.21%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.93%) Junior Developer
16 13 (3.65%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (42.42%) .NET
2 136 (38.20%) HTML
3 124 (34.83%) CSS
4 84 (23.60%) jQuery
5 78 (21.91%) ASP.NET
6 75 (21.07%) REST
7 74 (20.79%) RESTful
8 71 (19.94%) XML
9 68 (19.10%) SOAP
10 64 (17.98%) AngularJS
10 64 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 64 (17.98%) JSON
11 51 (14.33%) .NET Framework
12 46 (12.92%) Entity Framework
13 42 (11.80%) Ajax
14 39 (10.96%) HTML5
14 39 (10.96%) WCF
15 33 (9.27%) Spring
16 32 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.58%) User Experience
2 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.62%) Fintech
5 16 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.97%) iPad
9 6 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.69%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.56%) iPhone
12 2 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.11%) Windows
2 35 (9.83%) Android
3 33 (9.27%) Linux
4 12 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.97%) Unix
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.12%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (26.69%) MVC
3 72 (20.22%) Scrum
4 60 (16.85%) Test Automation
5 58 (16.29%) Web Development
6 57 (16.01%) Software Engineering
7 45 (12.64%) SOA
8 42 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (10.67%) OO
10 37 (10.39%) DevOps
10 37 (10.39%) Unit Testing
11 33 (9.27%) Analytics
12 31 (8.71%) SDLC
13 28 (7.87%) E-Commerce
14 27 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (7.30%) Mentoring
16 24 (6.74%) Android Development
17 21 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (5.90%) Front End Development
17 21 (5.90%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 153 (42.98%) JavaScript
2 151 (42.42%) C#
3 116 (32.58%) SQL
4 112 (31.46%) Java
5 24 (6.74%) Python
6 23 (6.46%) Bash Shell
6 23 (6.46%) PHP
6 23 (6.46%) T-SQL
7 20 (5.62%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.21%) VB
9 12 (3.37%) C++
9 12 (3.37%) ES6
10 10 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.81%) Ruby
11 9 (2.53%) ABAP
12 8 (2.25%) Jython
12 8 (2.25%) Perl
13 5 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.40%) XPath
14 4 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (12.36%) Degree
2 20 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.37%) PhD
5 9 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.25%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.12%) ISEB
8 3 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.56%) CCSP
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CISM
9 2 (0.56%) CISSP
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.56%) SSCP
10 1 (0.28%) ACCA
10 1 (0.28%) CIMA
10 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.55%) QA
2 9 (2.53%) SLA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) BS7666
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (9.83%) Docker
2 12 (3.37%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.25%) Xen
5 5 (1.40%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.65%) SCCM
2 12 (3.37%) Ansible
2 12 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.37%) vCenter Server
3 9 (2.53%) Puppet
4 8 (2.25%) Graphite
4 8 (2.25%) Kibana
4 8 (2.25%) logstash
4 8 (2.25%) Nagios
5 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.84%) vRealize
7 2 (0.56%) cPanel
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.56%) Simpana
7 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.56%) Terraform
8 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.28%) QRadar
8 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 90 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.30%) Oracle
3 25 (7.02%) SAP
3 25 (7.02%) ServiceNow
4 24 (6.74%) VMware
5 21 (5.90%) Google
6 12 (3.37%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.53%) Telerik
8 6 (1.69%) webMethods
9 5 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.40%) Syclo
9 5 (1.40%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.12%) IBM
11 3 (0.84%) Adobe
11 3 (0.84%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.84%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.56%) Veritas