Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 384 467 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.51% 4.58% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.52% 11.85% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 306 449 581
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £58,750
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 2,645 3,942 4,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.06% 38.66% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 3,398 3,464
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,625 £58,750 £58,750
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +40 244 £47,500 +5.56% 54
Coventry +12 32 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Solihull +12 29 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Warwickshire -23 18 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Staffordshire +28 17 £39,500 +5.33% 21
Worcestershire -4 14 £33,000 +32.00% 17
Herefordshire -5 6 £90,000 +260.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield -24 6 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Shropshire -36 5 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Wolverhampton -4 4 £35,250 -4.73% 3
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 191 (49.74%) SQL
2 164 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (40.89%) .NET
4 146 (38.02%) C#
5 138 (35.94%) JavaScript
6 124 (32.29%) Microsoft
7 122 (31.77%) Java
7 122 (31.77%) Amazon AWS
8 111 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 109 (28.39%) HTML
9 109 (28.39%) SQL Server
10 100 (26.04%) CSS
11 91 (23.70%) ASP.NET
12 85 (22.14%) jQuery
13 82 (21.35%) Scrum
14 75 (19.53%) MVC
15 71 (18.49%) XML
16 70 (18.23%) SOAP
16 70 (18.23%) Relational Database
17 65 (16.93%) Spring
18 60 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 60 (15.63%) AngularJS
19 58 (15.10%) Amazon S3
20 57 (14.84%) Ajax
20 57 (14.84%) Finance
21 54 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
22 52 (13.54%) Visual Studio
23 51 (13.28%) Service Management
23 51 (13.28%) Amazon RDS
24 50 (13.02%) Windows

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 (6.25%) CMS
2 12 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.60%) Apache
4 9 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (2.34%) IIS
5 8 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.04%) Confluence
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.78%) JBoss
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.78%) WordPress
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Maya
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.56%) Teamcenter
3 5 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.78%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 122 (31.77%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (15.10%) Amazon S3
4 54 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (11.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (10.16%) Serverless
7 34 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
8 33 (8.59%) Amazon SQS
9 30 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (6.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 26 (6.77%) Amazon EMR
10 26 (6.77%) Amazon Kinesis
11 25 (6.51%) Office 365
12 21 (5.47%) SaaS
12 21 (5.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (3.13%) PaaS
16 11 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
16 11 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.77%) Network Security
2 10 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.30%) SSL
4 3 (0.78%) Firewall
4 3 (0.78%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) HTTP
5 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) DMZ
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
6 1 (0.26%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 70 (18.23%) Relational Database
3 51 (13.28%) Amazon RDS
4 41 (10.68%) RDBMS
5 36 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 27 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (6.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 26 (6.77%) Cosmos DB
8 22 (5.73%) MySQL
9 21 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 21 (5.47%) Big Data
9 21 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (5.21%) MongoDB
11 18 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.08%) Hazelcast
15 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 32 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.91%) Maven
4 14 (3.65%) Selenium
5 13 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.13%) JIRA
6 12 (3.13%) JUnit
6 12 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.86%) Rational Rose
8 9 (2.34%) JMeter
9 7 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.82%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.82%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.30%) Grunt
10 5 (1.30%) Subversion
11 3 (0.78%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 57 (14.84%) Finance
2 13 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.13%) Retail
4 7 (1.82%) Advertising
4 7 (1.82%) Law
4 7 (1.82%) Marketing
5 6 (1.56%) Publishing
6 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 204 (53.13%) Developer
2 76 (19.79%) Architect
3 53 (13.80%) Cloud Architect
3 53 (13.80%) Solutions Architect
4 47 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 44 (11.46%) .NET Developer
6 40 (10.42%) Analyst
6 40 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 38 (9.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 38 (9.90%) Java Developer
8 30 (7.81%) Lead Architect
9 27 (7.03%) Senior Developer
10 25 (6.51%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (5.47%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.65%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.65%) Graduate
14 13 (3.39%) Applications Developer
14 13 (3.39%) Consultant
14 13 (3.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (40.89%) .NET
2 109 (28.39%) HTML
3 100 (26.04%) CSS
4 91 (23.70%) ASP.NET
5 85 (22.14%) jQuery
6 71 (18.49%) XML
7 70 (18.23%) SOAP
8 65 (16.93%) Spring
9 60 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 60 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 57 (14.84%) Ajax
11 50 (13.02%) REST
12 46 (11.98%) RESTful
13 40 (10.42%) JSON
14 38 (9.90%) HTML5
15 35 (9.11%) Node.js
15 35 (9.11%) WCF
16 34 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (8.59%) React
18 29 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (7.03%) Data Centre
4 26 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (5.47%) CMDB
5 21 (5.47%) Public Cloud
6 20 (5.21%) Private Cloud
7 19 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.91%) Fintech
9 13 (3.39%) Taxonomies
10 11 (2.86%) User Experience
11 10 (2.60%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.56%) Replication
13 5 (1.30%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.30%) PDA
13 5 (1.30%) Social Media
14 4 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.02%) Windows
2 26 (6.77%) Linux
3 11 (2.86%) Android
4 8 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.82%) Unix
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.35%) Scrum
3 75 (19.53%) MVC
4 51 (13.28%) Service Management
5 50 (13.02%) OO
6 49 (12.76%) ITIL
6 49 (12.76%) Project Management
7 44 (11.46%) SOA
8 42 (10.94%) Presales
8 42 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 41 (10.68%) ITIL V3
10 40 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 38 (9.90%) Web Development
12 36 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (9.11%) Workflow
14 33 (8.59%) Migration
15 32 (8.33%) Analytics
15 32 (8.33%) Change Management
15 32 (8.33%) DevOps
16 30 (7.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (49.74%) SQL
2 146 (38.02%) C#
3 138 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 122 (31.77%) Java
5 45 (11.72%) Python
6 31 (8.07%) PL/SQL
7 28 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 28 (7.29%) VB.NET
8 20 (5.21%) Scala
9 19 (4.95%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.65%) PHP
12 12 (3.13%) Java 8
13 9 (2.34%) XPath
14 4 (1.04%) C
15 3 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.78%) C++
15 3 (0.78%) VB
16 2 (0.52%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (9.11%) Degree
1 35 (9.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.03%) MCSE
3 26 (6.77%) MCSA
4 23 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.08%) MCPD
5 8 (2.08%) PhD
6 6 (1.56%) ISEB
7 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) CCNP
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.25%) GDPR
2 13 (3.39%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.91%) Docker
6 5 (1.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.65%) Ansible
2 13 (3.39%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (2.86%) Terraform
4 10 (2.60%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.82%) Puppet
6 6 (1.56%) Mesos
6 6 (1.56%) rkt
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.29%) VMware
3 24 (6.25%) Google
4 23 (5.99%) ServiceNow
5 15 (3.91%) Oracle
6 11 (2.86%) UiPath
7 9 (2.34%) Adobe
8 8 (2.08%) SAP
9 7 (1.82%) IBM
10 6 (1.56%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.30%) Apple
11 5 (1.30%) Blue Prism
11 5 (1.30%) hybris
11 5 (1.30%) Remedy
12 4 (1.04%) ATG
12 4 (1.04%) Cylance
12 4 (1.04%) McAfee
12 4 (1.04%) Northgate
12 4 (1.04%) Trend Micro
13 3 (0.78%) LexisNexis