Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 353 498 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.76% 4.96% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.13% 12.76% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 278 504 582
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £24,025
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 3,172 3,903 4,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.80% 38.84% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 3,432 3,640
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,162 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +4.43% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +4 172 £47,500 +5.56% 41
Staffordshire +7 41 £37,750 +16.15% 13
Solihull +26 30 £51,250 +26.54% 3
Warwickshire -26 28 £35,000 +1.45% 6
Coventry -14 24 £40,000 +3.23% 5
Sutton Coldfield -8 12 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Shropshire -20 9 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Worcestershire -29 8 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Wolverhampton -19 6 £44,500 +24.48% 3
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 166 (47.03%) JavaScript
2 153 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (39.94%) Java
4 131 (37.11%) .NET
5 130 (36.83%) C#
6 129 (36.54%) SQL
7 125 (35.41%) SQL Server
8 99 (28.05%) REST
9 96 (27.20%) HTML
10 95 (26.91%) CSS
11 87 (24.65%) XML
12 81 (22.95%) JSON
13 80 (22.66%) SOAP
14 78 (22.10%) jQuery
15 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
16 69 (19.55%) Ajax
17 66 (18.70%) MVC
18 65 (18.41%) Spring
19 62 (17.56%) AngularJS
20 59 (16.71%) Finance
21 58 (16.43%) Degree
22 56 (15.86%) Scrum
23 53 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (14.73%) OO
25 51 (14.45%) ASP.NET
26 50 (14.16%) NoSQL
27 47 (13.31%) Analytics
27 47 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
28 45 (12.75%) RESTful
28 45 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (6.80%) CMS
2 18 (5.10%) Apache
2 18 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.82%) IIS
4 11 (3.12%) Confluence
5 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.70%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.13%) WordPress
9 2 (0.57%) JBoss
9 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.28%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) GIMP
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Magento
3 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.85%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 53 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (4.53%) SaaS
5 13 (3.68%) IaaS
6 12 (3.40%) Boomi
6 12 (3.40%) PaaS
7 9 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.55%) CloudFront
8 8 (2.27%) GitHub
8 8 (2.27%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.70%) Serverless
10 5 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.13%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) Internet
2 9 (2.55%) SSL
3 4 (1.13%) Network Security
4 3 (0.85%) ATM
4 3 (0.85%) DNS
5 2 (0.57%) Extranet
5 2 (0.57%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) AMQP
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (35.41%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.16%) NoSQL
3 40 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 38 (10.76%) MongoDB
5 28 (7.93%) Big Data
5 28 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (7.65%) MySQL
7 25 (7.08%) Hazelcast
8 18 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.42%) Redis
11 5 (1.42%) SQLite
12 4 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 42 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.33%) Visual Studio
3 30 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.08%) JIRA
5 18 (5.10%) Maven
6 17 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.68%) Selenium
7 13 (3.68%) Subversion
8 10 (2.83%) MSI
8 10 (2.83%) WiX
9 9 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.55%) JUnit
10 8 (2.27%) GoCD
10 8 (2.27%) Ranorex
10 8 (2.27%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.70%) Xcode
12 5 (1.42%) Android Studio
12 5 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.13%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.13%) SoapUI
General
1 59 (16.71%) Finance
2 17 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.53%) Banking
4 15 (4.25%) Retail
5 10 (2.83%) Legal
6 9 (2.55%) Law
7 5 (1.42%) Automotive
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Advertising
9 3 (0.85%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 225 (63.74%) Developer
2 61 (17.28%) Java Developer
3 52 (14.73%) .NET Developer
4 49 (13.88%) C# Developer
5 37 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 33 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (8.50%) Senior Developer
8 28 (7.93%) Analyst
9 21 (5.95%) Web Developer
10 20 (5.67%) Architect
11 19 (5.38%) Big Data Developer
12 18 (5.10%) Consultant
13 14 (3.97%) .NET Web Developer
13 14 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (3.40%) C# Web Developer
15 12 (3.40%) Integration Specialist
15 12 (3.40%) IT Engineer
15 12 (3.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (37.11%) .NET
2 99 (28.05%) REST
3 96 (27.20%) HTML
4 95 (26.91%) CSS
5 87 (24.65%) XML
6 81 (22.95%) JSON
7 80 (22.66%) SOAP
8 78 (22.10%) jQuery
9 69 (19.55%) Ajax
10 65 (18.41%) Spring
11 62 (17.56%) AngularJS
12 51 (14.45%) ASP.NET
13 47 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 45 (12.75%) RESTful
14 45 (12.75%) WCF
15 40 (11.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (10.48%) .NET Framework
17 34 (9.63%) Entity Framework
18 30 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
19 25 (7.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.23%) User Experience
4 21 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.38%) Fintech
6 17 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.25%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.83%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.98%) CMDB
11 6 (1.70%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.42%) W3C
13 4 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
14 3 (0.85%) iPad
14 3 (0.85%) iPhone
14 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.46%) Windows
2 32 (9.07%) Linux
3 26 (7.37%) Android
4 20 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.27%) Unix
6 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.13%) Solaris
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.70%) MVC
3 56 (15.86%) Scrum
4 52 (14.73%) OO
5 47 (13.31%) Analytics
6 41 (11.61%) Software Engineering
7 40 (11.33%) Web Development
8 36 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 31 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (8.50%) SOA
11 29 (8.22%) DevOps
12 28 (7.93%) SDLC
13 25 (7.08%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (6.52%) CRM
15 23 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (6.52%) Workflow
16 22 (6.23%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.23%) Service Management
17 21 (5.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 166 (47.03%) JavaScript
2 141 (39.94%) Java
3 130 (36.83%) C#
4 129 (36.54%) SQL
5 40 (11.33%) VB.NET
6 27 (7.65%) Python
7 24 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.25%) PHP
9 15 (4.25%) VB
10 12 (3.40%) C++
10 12 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.40%) XPath
11 9 (2.55%) Java 8
11 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.55%) Ruby
12 8 (2.27%) Jython
13 5 (1.42%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.42%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (16.43%) Degree
2 24 (6.80%) PhD
3 17 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.12%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.27%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.13%) MCSA
9 4 (1.13%) MCSE
10 2 (0.57%) MCPD
10 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.28%) AAT
11 1 (0.28%) ACCA
11 1 (0.28%) CIMA
11 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.80%) QA
2 9 (2.55%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) SLA
4 4 (1.13%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (8.22%) Docker
2 12 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.27%) Xen
6 2 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Varnish
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.68%) Ansible
3 10 (2.83%) SCCM
3 10 (2.83%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (2.83%) vCenter Server
4 9 (2.55%) Kibana
5 8 (2.27%) Graphite
5 8 (2.27%) logstash
5 8 (2.27%) Nagios
6 6 (1.70%) Puppet
7 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.85%) Terraform
8 2 (0.57%) cPanel
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.57%) Simpana
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) Mesos
9 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.28%) rkt
9 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.50%) Oracle
3 29 (8.22%) ServiceNow
4 23 (6.52%) VMware
5 19 (5.38%) Google
6 13 (3.68%) MuleSoft
7 12 (3.40%) SAP
8 9 (2.55%) Apple
8 9 (2.55%) LexisNexis
9 8 (2.27%) Capita
9 8 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.70%) webMethods
11 5 (1.42%) IBM
11 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.42%) UiPath
12 4 (1.13%) ATG
12 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.85%) Syclo
14 2 (0.57%) Sitecore