Period
to 16 November 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 319 384 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.35% 4.51% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.59% 14.52% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 271 306 449
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 2,187 2,645 3,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.80% 31.06% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 2,220 3,394
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 November 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 November 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 -12 130 £42,500 -10.53% 21
Coventry +33 56 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Warwickshire +5 36 £50,000 +100.00% 7
Staffordshire +19 35 £42,500 +7.59% 10
Herefordshire +2 12 £43,750 -51.39% 5
Worcestershire -6 12 £33,750 +2.27% 6
Walsall - 8 £35,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +16 5 £42,500 - 2
Solihull -34 5 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wolverhampton +14 3 £45,000 +27.66% 5
Shropshire +13 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 149 (46.71%) .NET
2 144 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (43.89%) SQL
4 124 (38.87%) C#
5 100 (31.35%) SQL Server
6 92 (28.84%) Microsoft
7 87 (27.27%) AWS
8 77 (24.14%) Azure
9 74 (23.20%) Java
10 70 (21.94%) ASP.NET
11 62 (19.44%) HTML
12 61 (19.12%) JavaScript
13 60 (18.81%) CSS
13 60 (18.81%) Scrum
14 56 (17.55%) AngularJS
15 54 (16.93%) Mentoring
16 53 (16.61%) RESTful
17 52 (16.30%) SOAP
18 51 (15.99%) MVC
18 51 (15.99%) DevOps
19 50 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
20 49 (15.36%) Web Development
20 49 (15.36%) Oracle
21 48 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
22 46 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (14.11%) Linux
24 44 (13.79%) Spring
24 44 (13.79%) Git (software)
25 43 (13.48%) Amazon S3
25 43 (13.48%) Jenkins

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 18 (5.64%) Apache
2 15 (4.70%) IIS
2 15 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.76%) Confluence
4 11 (3.45%) CMS
5 9 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.63%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (27.27%) AWS
2 77 (24.14%) Azure
3 50 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (13.48%) Amazon S3
5 42 (13.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (9.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (7.21%) Amazon ECS
10 21 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (6.58%) Serverless
11 20 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (5.02%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (3.13%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (2.51%) SaaS
16 7 (2.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (1.57%) Office 365
18 4 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
18 4 (1.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.21%) Internet
2 13 (4.08%) SAN
3 11 (3.45%) DHCP
3 11 (3.45%) DNS
4 10 (3.13%) Firewall
5 8 (2.51%) Intranet
6 6 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.25%) SMTP
8 3 (0.94%) SSL
9 2 (0.63%) DKIM
9 2 (0.63%) DMARC
9 2 (0.63%) IMAP
9 2 (0.63%) LAN
9 2 (0.63%) POP3
9 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.63%) VPN
9 2 (0.63%) WAN
10 1 (0.31%) DMVPN
10 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.23%) MongoDB
3 34 (10.66%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (7.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 23 (7.21%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (6.58%) Relational Database
8 18 (5.64%) MySQL
9 14 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.88%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.57%) Big Data
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 43 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.46%) JUnit
4 26 (8.15%) Maven
5 21 (6.58%) JIRA
6 18 (5.64%) JMeter
7 13 (4.08%) Selenium
8 12 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.76%) SonarQube
9 9 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.88%) Appium
11 6 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.57%) GitLab
13 4 (1.25%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.94%) Subversion
14 3 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 42 (13.17%) Finance
2 17 (5.33%) Public Sector
3 16 (5.02%) Marketing
4 11 (3.45%) Games
5 10 (3.13%) Electronics
5 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 183 (57.37%) Developer
2 44 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 43 (13.48%) .NET Developer
3 43 (13.48%) Software Developer
4 34 (10.66%) Java Developer
5 28 (8.78%) C# Developer
6 27 (8.46%) Architect
7 22 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.02%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (5.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.70%) Technical Specialist
11 14 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (4.08%) Analyst
12 13 (4.08%) Applications Support
12 13 (4.08%) Test Engineer
12 13 (4.08%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.76%) Consultant
13 12 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (46.71%) .NET
2 70 (21.94%) ASP.NET
3 62 (19.44%) HTML
4 60 (18.81%) CSS
5 56 (17.55%) AngularJS
6 53 (16.61%) RESTful
7 52 (16.30%) SOAP
8 44 (13.79%) Spring
9 40 (12.54%) XML
10 34 (10.66%) .NET Framework
10 34 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (10.66%) REST
11 32 (10.03%) jQuery
12 30 (9.40%) JSON
13 28 (8.78%) Spring Boot
14 27 (8.46%) HTML5
14 27 (8.46%) J2EE
15 23 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (7.21%) React
16 20 (6.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (7.52%) Public Cloud
4 22 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (6.27%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.27%) Private Cloud
6 16 (5.02%) User Experience
7 11 (3.45%) Robotics
8 10 (3.13%) Xbox
9 9 (2.82%) iPad
10 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.25%) CMDB
12 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.11%) Linux
2 38 (11.91%) Unix
3 26 (8.15%) Windows
4 17 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.57%) Android
6 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.25%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Debian
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) VMS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.81%) Scrum
3 54 (16.93%) Mentoring
4 51 (15.99%) DevOps
4 51 (15.99%) MVC
5 49 (15.36%) Web Development
6 48 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (12.23%) SDLC
8 38 (11.91%) Coaching
9 37 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (11.60%) OO
10 35 (10.97%) TDD
11 34 (10.66%) Project Management
12 32 (10.03%) Migration
13 31 (9.72%) Technology Roadmap
14 29 (9.09%) ITIL
14 29 (9.09%) Microservices
15 28 (8.78%) E-Commerce
16 27 (8.46%) Test Automation
17 24 (7.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (43.89%) SQL
2 124 (38.87%) C#
3 74 (23.20%) Java
4 61 (19.12%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.58%) Python
6 18 (5.64%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.64%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.70%) PHP
9 13 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.45%) X++
11 8 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.25%) Korn
13 3 (0.94%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.63%) Java 8
14 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (6.90%) Degree
2 12 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCDP
8 1 (0.31%) CCIE
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) GISP
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.97%) QA
2 14 (4.39%) SLA
3 8 (2.51%) GDPR
4 7 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) BS7666
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.21%) Hyper-V
3 22 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
5 13 (4.08%) Docker
6 7 (2.19%) XenApp
7 4 (1.25%) NFS
7 4 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) pfSense
9 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.82%) Ansible
1 9 (2.82%) Kibana
1 9 (2.82%) logstash
2 7 (2.19%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (2.19%) Terraform
3 6 (1.88%) SCCM
4 4 (1.25%) Mesos
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (1.25%) Puppet
4 4 (1.25%) rkt
4 4 (1.25%) Simpana
5 3 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.94%) Grafana
5 3 (0.94%) Packer
5 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.36%) Oracle
3 37 (11.60%) VMware
4 13 (4.08%) UiPath
5 12 (3.76%) SAP
6 9 (2.82%) Citrix
6 9 (2.82%) Google
7 6 (1.88%) IBM
7 6 (1.88%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.57%) HP
8 5 (1.57%) Remedy
8 5 (1.57%) Sage
8 5 (1.57%) Sun
9 4 (1.25%) CommVault
9 4 (1.25%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.25%) Netezza
9 4 (1.25%) Veritas
10 3 (0.94%) Apple
10 3 (0.94%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.94%) Tableau