Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 66 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 366 397 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.73% 4.04% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.26% 10.80% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 266 336 571
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,375 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,625 £71,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 2,251 3,677 3,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.12% 37.38% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 3,052 3,220
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +52 221 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Coventry -2 33 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Worcestershire +11 29 £33,000 -22.35% 12
Solihull +6 24 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Staffordshire +33 19 £39,500 +12.86% 13
Herefordshire 0 13 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Warwickshire -24 12 £25,000 -37.50% 7
Shropshire -25 6 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Sutton Coldfield -15 3 £40,000 +15.11%
Wolverhampton +12 2 £26,000 -30.67%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 182 (49.73%) SQL
2 161 (43.99%) .NET
3 155 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (40.71%) Amazon AWS
5 147 (40.16%) Microsoft
6 145 (39.62%) C#
7 139 (37.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 119 (32.51%) JavaScript
9 106 (28.96%) SQL Server
10 99 (27.05%) HTML
10 99 (27.05%) Java
11 98 (26.78%) CSS
12 93 (25.41%) ASP.NET
13 80 (21.86%) SOAP
14 78 (21.31%) MVC
15 74 (20.22%) Amazon EC2
16 72 (19.67%) Amazon S3
17 71 (19.40%) Project Management
18 69 (18.85%) Amazon RDS
19 66 (18.03%) Relational Database
20 65 (17.76%) Scrum
21 64 (17.49%) ASP.NET Web API
22 63 (17.21%) Visual Studio
22 63 (17.21%) jQuery
23 60 (16.39%) AngularJS
24 59 (16.12%) SOA
25 58 (15.85%) ITIL
26 57 (15.57%) Azure Active Directory
27 53 (14.48%) Presales
28 51 (13.93%) 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 23 (6.28%) CMS
2 15 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.73%) Apache
4 9 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.64%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.37%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.82%) IIS
10 3 (0.82%) WordPress
11 2 (0.55%) Confluence
11 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Maya
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) ArchiCAD
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.27%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.64%) Raiser's Edge
3 6 (1.64%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.82%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 149 (40.71%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (37.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (20.22%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (19.67%) Amazon S3
5 57 (15.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (12.30%) Serverless
7 41 (11.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (10.93%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (10.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 36 (9.84%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (9.02%) Office 365
12 29 (7.92%) Amazon EMR
12 29 (7.92%) Amazon Kinesis
12 29 (7.92%) SaaS
12 29 (7.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (6.83%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (4.10%) AWS CloudTrail
16 11 (3.01%) IaaS
16 11 (3.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.20%) Network Security
2 11 (3.01%) Firewall
3 10 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.37%) LAN
5 5 (1.37%) WAN
6 4 (1.09%) Intranet
7 3 (0.82%) DNS
7 3 (0.82%) Internet
7 3 (0.82%) SSL
7 3 (0.82%) VLAN
7 3 (0.82%) VoIP
8 2 (0.55%) DHCP
8 2 (0.55%) DMZ
8 2 (0.55%) SAN
9 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (28.96%) SQL Server
2 69 (18.85%) Amazon RDS
3 66 (18.03%) Relational Database
4 39 (10.66%) RDBMS
5 37 (10.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 30 (8.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 29 (7.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (7.92%) Cosmos DB
8 22 (6.01%) NoSQL
8 22 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (4.92%) MySQL
10 15 (4.10%) Big Data
11 14 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (3.01%) MongoDB
13 11 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.64%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.37%) DTS
16 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (17.21%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.19%) Selenium
4 12 (3.28%) JIRA
4 12 (3.28%) JMeter
4 12 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.73%) Maven
7 9 (2.46%) JUnit
8 8 (2.19%) Rational Rose
9 6 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.64%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.37%) NUnit
10 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.82%) Gradle
11 3 (0.82%) Grunt
11 3 (0.82%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.82%) jMock
11 3 (0.82%) TestNG
General
1 46 (12.57%) Finance
2 12 (3.28%) Law
3 10 (2.73%) Marketing
3 10 (2.73%) Retail
4 9 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.37%) Advertising
5 5 (1.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 194 (53.01%) Developer
2 82 (22.40%) Architect
3 65 (17.76%) Cloud Architect
4 59 (16.12%) Software Developer
5 57 (15.57%) Solutions Architect
6 50 (13.66%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 40 (10.93%) C# Developer
8 39 (10.66%) .NET Developer
9 34 (9.29%) Lead Architect
10 33 (9.02%) Analyst
11 27 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (6.83%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 19 (5.19%) Java Developer
13 19 (5.19%) Support Analyst
14 18 (4.92%) Senior Developer
14 18 (4.92%) Web Developer
15 17 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (4.64%) Graduate
16 15 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (3.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (43.99%) .NET
2 99 (27.05%) HTML
3 98 (26.78%) CSS
4 93 (25.41%) ASP.NET
5 80 (21.86%) SOAP
6 64 (17.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 63 (17.21%) jQuery
8 60 (16.39%) AngularJS
9 47 (12.84%) Spring
10 46 (12.57%) XML
11 45 (12.30%) RESTful
12 43 (11.75%) REST
13 41 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (9.84%) Ajax
15 34 (9.29%) HTML5
15 34 (9.29%) React
16 30 (8.20%) Node.js
17 25 (6.83%) .NET Framework
18 24 (6.56%) Middleware
19 21 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.84%) Data Centre
1 36 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (7.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 28 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.65%) Private Cloud
3 28 (7.65%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.10%) CMDB
4 15 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.10%) Fintech
5 13 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.01%) Taxonomies
7 8 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.37%) NHS
9 5 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.09%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.02%) Windows
2 26 (7.10%) Linux
3 7 (1.91%) Unix
4 6 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.09%) Android
5 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.31%) MVC
3 71 (19.40%) Project Management
4 65 (17.76%) Scrum
5 59 (16.12%) SOA
6 58 (15.85%) ITIL
7 53 (14.48%) Presales
8 51 (13.93%) OO
8 51 (13.93%) Service Management
9 49 (13.39%) Web Development
10 45 (12.30%) ITIL V3
11 43 (11.75%) Data Protection
12 41 (11.20%) Migration
12 41 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (10.66%) Software Engineering
14 36 (9.84%) TOGAF
15 35 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (9.56%) DevOps
16 34 (9.29%) Line Management
17 33 (9.02%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 182 (49.73%) SQL
2 145 (39.62%) C#
3 119 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 99 (27.05%) Java
5 50 (13.66%) Python
6 31 (8.47%) PL/SQL
7 25 (6.83%) Scala
8 24 (6.56%) Shell Script
9 23 (6.28%) PowerShell
9 23 (6.28%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.64%) VB.NET
11 15 (4.10%) PHP
12 11 (3.01%) C
13 7 (1.91%) Ruby
14 5 (1.37%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.37%) Java 8
15 3 (0.82%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.55%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.55%) XPath
17 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 36 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.02%) Security Cleared
3 31 (8.47%) MCSE
4 29 (7.92%) MCSA
5 25 (6.83%) Degree
6 10 (2.73%) ISEB
7 8 (2.19%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.37%) MCPD
9 3 (0.82%) CISSP
9 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.55%) CCNA
10 2 (0.55%) CCNP
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.20%) GDPR
2 14 (3.83%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 46 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (6.83%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.55%) Docker
6 3 (0.82%) Varnish
7 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.37%) Ansible
2 14 (3.83%) Terraform
3 12 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.28%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (2.46%) Mesos
4 9 (2.46%) rkt
5 7 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.91%) Puppet
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 147 (40.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.84%) VMware
3 20 (5.46%) ServiceNow
4 19 (5.19%) Google
4 19 (5.19%) Oracle
5 10 (2.73%) IBM
6 9 (2.46%) Remedy
6 9 (2.46%) UiPath
7 7 (1.91%) Adobe
8 6 (1.64%) Blue Prism
8 6 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco
9 5 (1.37%) McAfee
9 5 (1.37%) SAP
10 4 (1.09%) Cylance
10 4 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.09%) Trend Micro
11 3 (0.82%) Citrix
11 3 (0.82%) hybris
11 3 (0.82%) Veeam