The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 26 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 138 119 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.61% 7.00% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.00% 15.26% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 122 100 162
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £23,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £46,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 780 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.76% 45.91% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 705 681 952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Web Services
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region.

Web Services Salary Trend in Cheshire

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Web Services
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 48 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Crewe +2 15 £36,250 +31.81%
Chester -3 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Macclesfield +6 13 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Nantwich -7 11 £30,000 +9.09%
Knutsford 0 9 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wilmslow -13 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 147 (65.33%) .NET
2 140 (62.22%) C#
3 135 (60.00%) SQL
4 121 (53.78%) SQL Server
5 93 (41.33%) HTML
6 91 (40.44%) Microsoft
7 90 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 88 (39.11%) ASP.NET
9 86 (38.22%) XML
10 83 (36.89%) SOAP
11 82 (36.44%) CSS
12 80 (35.56%) JavaScript
13 75 (33.33%) T-SQL
14 59 (26.22%) Windows
15 58 (25.78%) jQuery
16 57 (25.33%) WCF
17 56 (24.89%) .NET Framework
18 50 (22.22%) MVC
19 49 (21.78%) Software Engineering
20 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (20.89%) TDD
21 46 (20.44%) MS Excel
22 45 (20.00%) Java
22 45 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
23 44 (19.56%) JSON
23 44 (19.56%) LINQ
24 38 (16.89%) Finance
25 36 (16.00%) Ajax
26 35 (15.56%) Retail
27 34 (15.11%) SOA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.89%) IIS
2 18 (8.00%) Apache
3 16 (7.11%) nginx
4 12 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.00%) uWSGI
5 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.33%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) Mule
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.33%) Route 53
4 2 (0.89%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) Internet
2 9 (4.00%) HTTP
3 5 (2.22%) VPN
4 4 (1.78%) DMZ
4 4 (1.78%) FTP
4 4 (1.78%) Firewall
4 4 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.33%) Network Security
5 3 (1.33%) GPRS
5 3 (1.33%) UMTS
6 2 (0.89%) Intranet
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) SSH
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (53.78%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.89%) MySQL
4 19 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.67%) Informix
9 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.33%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.89%) DTS
13 2 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 90 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (8.44%) Eclipse
4 14 (6.22%) Subversion
4 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.89%) JIRA
6 9 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.56%) JUnit
8 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.11%) Selenium
9 6 (2.67%) Introscope
9 6 (2.67%) Mockito
9 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.22%) Xcode
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.89%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.44%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.44%) Aptana Studio
General
1 38 (16.89%) Finance
2 35 (15.56%) Retail
3 9 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.33%) Back Office
5 3 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 184 (81.78%) Developer
2 85 (37.78%) .NET Developer
3 58 (25.78%) C# Developer
4 56 (24.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (18.67%) Analyst
6 31 (13.78%) Software Developer
7 26 (11.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (10.67%) Programmer
9 22 (9.78%) .NET Programmer
10 20 (8.89%) Senior Developer
10 20 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Web Developer
11 18 (8.00%) C# Programmer
12 17 (7.56%) Software Engineer
13 16 (7.11%) .NET Software Engineer
14 14 (6.22%) Developer Analyst
15 13 (5.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
15 13 (5.78%) Analyst Developer
15 13 (5.78%) Analyst Programmer
16 12 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (65.33%) .NET
2 93 (41.33%) HTML
3 88 (39.11%) ASP.NET
4 86 (38.22%) XML
5 83 (36.89%) SOAP
6 82 (36.44%) CSS
7 58 (25.78%) jQuery
8 57 (25.33%) WCF
9 56 (24.89%) .NET Framework
10 44 (19.56%) JSON
10 44 (19.56%) LINQ
11 36 (16.00%) Ajax
12 29 (12.89%) REST
13 26 (11.56%) HTML5
14 22 (9.78%) WPF
15 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (7.56%) GWT
16 17 (7.56%) WinForms
16 17 (7.56%) MSMQ
17 16 (7.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) N-Tier
2 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.11%) Open Source
3 7 (3.11%) W3C
4 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.89%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.44%) PDA
7 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.22%) Windows
2 26 (11.56%) Linux
3 20 (8.89%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.11%) Android
5 12 (5.33%) UNIX
5 12 (5.33%) Windows Phone
6 7 (3.11%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.78%) CentOS
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.33%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.89%) Debian
9 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.22%) MVC
2 49 (21.78%) Software Engineering
3 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.89%) TDD
4 34 (15.11%) SOA
5 28 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.00%) UML
7 26 (11.56%) OO
8 24 (10.67%) User Stories
8 24 (10.67%) Web Development
9 17 (7.56%) MVVM
9 17 (7.56%) Unit Testing
10 16 (7.11%) Scrum
10 16 (7.11%) BDD
11 15 (6.67%) Project Management
11 15 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.33%) OOP
13 10 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.44%) OOD
13 10 (4.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (62.22%) C#
2 135 (60.00%) SQL
3 80 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 75 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 45 (20.00%) Java
6 22 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 21 (9.33%) VBA
8 18 (8.00%) PHP
9 12 (5.33%) Python
10 11 (4.89%) VB
11 7 (3.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.22%) VB6
13 4 (1.78%) Perl
13 4 (1.78%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.33%) C++
14 3 (1.33%) C
15 2 (0.89%) XPath
15 2 (0.89%) Ruby
15 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.44%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (40.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.00%) Oracle
2 18 (8.00%) Google
3 12 (5.33%) IBM
4 9 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 8 (3.56%) Perforce
6 7 (3.11%) Telerik
6 7 (3.11%) HP
7 6 (2.67%) Compuware
8 5 (2.22%) Epicor
9 4 (1.78%) Apple
10 3 (1.33%) Sencha
10 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.33%) Cognos
11 2 (0.89%) JBoss
11 2 (0.89%) Adobe
11 2 (0.89%) Zend
11 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.44%) VMware
12 1 (0.44%) Mitel
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago