The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 21 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 11 9 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.18% 3.42% 15.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 6.82% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Web Services
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 132 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 37.08% 50.19% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 118 114
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Web Services
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Web Services Salary Trend in Chester

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Services across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) Oracle
5 13 (34.21%) XML
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
7 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
7 11 (28.95%) Ajax
7 11 (28.95%) JIRA
7 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
8 10 (26.32%) jQuery
8 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 10 (26.32%) MVC
8 10 (26.32%) J2EE
8 10 (26.32%) JUnit
9 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
10 8 (21.05%) JSP
10 8 (21.05%) Ant
10 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 8 (21.05%) Spring
10 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 7 (18.42%) JPA
11 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
11 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
11 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
11 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (18.42%) JDBC
11 7 (18.42%) Struts
11 7 (18.42%) Eclipse

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) JIRA
2 10 (26.32%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Ant
3 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.53%) Selenium
6 4 (10.53%) Maven
7 3 (7.89%) Toad
7 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.26%) Calabash
9 1 (2.63%) Gradle
9 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Software Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) XML
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) Ajax
4 10 (26.32%) J2EE
4 10 (26.32%) jQuery
5 8 (21.05%) JSP
5 8 (21.05%) Spring
6 7 (18.42%) Struts
6 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
6 7 (18.42%) JDBC
6 7 (18.42%) JPA
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 3 (7.89%) SignalR
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) User Stories
6 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
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