Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 45 45
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 336 504 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.89% 5.09% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.33% 12.88% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 261 501 555
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £58,250
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 2,725 3,912 4,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.56% 39.51% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 3,399 3,445
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +16 198 £47,500 +5.56% 39
Staffordshire +17 30 £37,500 +3.45% 14
Solihull +21 29 £52,500 - 15
Warwickshire -12 22 £30,000 -13.04% 9
Coventry -4 15 £42,137 +13.88% 8
Worcestershire -18 10 £36,500 +46.00% 8
Wolverhampton -6 6 £44,500 +21.92% 1
Sutton Coldfield -29 5 £45,000 -
Shropshire -30 5 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 144 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 143 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (42.26%) SQL
4 126 (37.50%) .NET
5 118 (35.12%) Java
5 118 (35.12%) C#
6 98 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 86 (25.60%) CSS
7 86 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
8 84 (25.00%) HTML
9 80 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 78 (23.21%) jQuery
11 72 (21.43%) XML
12 67 (19.94%) Scrum
12 67 (19.94%) REST
13 64 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 62 (18.45%) Ajax
15 61 (18.15%) Relational Database
16 60 (17.86%) AngularJS
16 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET
17 59 (17.56%) MVC
17 59 (17.56%) Spring
17 59 (17.56%) JSON
18 53 (15.77%) Finance
19 51 (15.18%) SOAP
20 47 (13.99%) Degree
21 46 (13.69%) ASP.NET Web API
22 45 (13.39%) OO
23 43 (12.80%) NoSQL
24 42 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (5.36%) CMS
2 14 (4.17%) IIS
3 13 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.57%) Apache
5 10 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.68%) Confluence
7 8 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.89%) JBoss
10 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) Maya
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.89%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (11.01%) Amazon S3
4 36 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (8.04%) Serverless
6 24 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (6.85%) SaaS
8 22 (6.55%) Amazon SQS
8 22 (6.55%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (4.46%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (4.46%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (3.27%) Office 365
14 9 (2.68%) AWS CloudTrail
15 8 (2.38%) CloudFront
15 8 (2.38%) PaaS
16 7 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) Network Security
2 9 (2.68%) SSL
3 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 4 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.89%) Firewall
6 2 (0.60%) DNS
6 2 (0.60%) Extranet
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) AMQP
7 1 (0.30%) ATM
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DMZ
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.15%) Relational Database
3 43 (12.80%) NoSQL
4 32 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (9.23%) RDBMS
6 29 (8.63%) MongoDB
7 25 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (5.95%) MySQL
9 18 (5.36%) Big Data
10 17 (5.06%) Hazelcast
11 16 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (4.46%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.95%) JIRA
5 17 (5.06%) Maven
6 15 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.27%) JUnit
8 9 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.38%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.38%) Selenium
10 7 (2.08%) Grunt
10 7 (2.08%) Rational Rose
10 7 (2.08%) Subversion
10 7 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.79%) Xcode
12 5 (1.49%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.49%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.19%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.89%) Moq
14 3 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 53 (15.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 16 (4.76%) Retail
3 10 (2.98%) Legal
4 9 (2.68%) Banking
5 8 (2.38%) Law
5 8 (2.38%) Marketing
6 6 (1.79%) Advertising
6 6 (1.79%) Publishing
7 3 (0.89%) Automotive
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 192 (57.14%) Developer
2 44 (13.10%) Architect
3 42 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 37 (11.01%) C# Developer
5 35 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 32 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 30 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (8.33%) Analyst
9 25 (7.44%) Cloud Architect
9 25 (7.44%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (5.65%) Support Analyst
12 17 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.76%) Applications Developer
13 16 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
14 15 (4.46%) Graduate
14 15 (4.46%) Junior
14 15 (4.46%) Lead Architect
15 14 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (37.50%) .NET
2 86 (25.60%) CSS
3 84 (25.00%) HTML
4 78 (23.21%) jQuery
5 72 (21.43%) XML
6 67 (19.94%) REST
7 62 (18.45%) Ajax
8 60 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 59 (17.56%) JSON
9 59 (17.56%) Spring
10 51 (15.18%) SOAP
11 46 (13.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (11.61%) WCF
14 32 (9.52%) Node.js
15 30 (8.93%) RESTful
16 28 (8.33%) HTML5
17 27 (8.04%) .NET Framework
18 25 (7.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.46%) CMDB
6 13 (3.87%) User Experience
7 11 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.98%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.68%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.38%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.38%) Fintech
10 8 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.79%) Social Media
11 6 (1.79%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.49%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.49%) Replication
12 5 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.61%) Windows
2 26 (7.74%) Linux
3 17 (5.06%) Android
4 14 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.38%) Unix
6 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.94%) Scrum
3 59 (17.56%) MVC
4 45 (13.39%) OO
5 39 (11.61%) Software Engineering
6 35 (10.42%) Service Management
7 33 (9.82%) Analytics
7 33 (9.82%) DevOps
7 33 (9.82%) Workflow
8 31 (9.23%) ITIL
8 31 (9.23%) Test Automation
9 29 (8.63%) SOA
10 28 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.04%) Web Development
12 25 (7.44%) Change Management
12 25 (7.44%) Unit Testing
13 24 (7.14%) ITIL V3
13 24 (7.14%) Microservices
14 21 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 142 (42.26%) SQL
3 118 (35.12%) C#
3 118 (35.12%) Java
4 36 (10.71%) Python
5 33 (9.82%) VB.NET
6 23 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.17%) Java 8
9 13 (3.87%) PHP
10 11 (3.27%) Scala
11 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.98%) VB
12 8 (2.38%) C++
13 7 (2.08%) XPath
14 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.49%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.49%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (13.99%) Degree
2 31 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.76%) MCSE
3 16 (4.76%) PhD
3 16 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.46%) MCSA
5 9 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.38%) MCPD
7 4 (1.19%) ISEB
8 3 (0.89%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.89%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ACCA
10 1 (0.30%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) CIMA
10 1 (0.30%) PMP
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) QA
2 10 (2.98%) GDPR
3 8 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.25%) Docker
3 18 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.49%) Varnish
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.89%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.06%) Ansible
2 16 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 15 (4.46%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.27%) Terraform
5 10 (2.98%) Puppet
6 8 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.49%) Mesos
7 5 (1.49%) rkt
8 4 (1.19%) Kibana
8 4 (1.19%) SCCM
9 3 (0.89%) Graphite
9 3 (0.89%) logstash
9 3 (0.89%) Nagios
9 3 (0.89%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.30%) Grafana
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.30%) Simpana
Vendors
1 80 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 21 (6.25%) VMware
4 19 (5.65%) Oracle
5 14 (4.17%) Google
6 9 (2.68%) Apple
7 8 (2.38%) Adobe
7 8 (2.38%) LexisNexis
8 7 (2.08%) SAP
8 7 (2.08%) UiPath
9 5 (1.49%) hybris
9 5 (1.49%) IBM
9 5 (1.49%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.19%) ATG
10 4 (1.19%) Cylance
10 4 (1.19%) McAfee
10 4 (1.19%) Northgate
10 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.19%) Remedy
10 4 (1.19%) Trend Micro