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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 22 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.98% 15.81% 23.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 33.33% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 55
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,800 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
66 111 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.94% 47.44% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 52 99 124
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 October 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 22 (64.71%) .NET
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
5 20 (58.82%) CSS
5 20 (58.82%) MVC
5 20 (58.82%) jQuery
5 20 (58.82%) Relational Database
6 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (50.00%) C#
8 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
8 15 (44.12%) XML
8 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (41.18%) WCF
9 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET
10 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
11 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (32.35%) Oracle
13 10 (29.41%) JDBC
13 10 (29.41%) Java
13 10 (29.41%) J2EE
13 10 (29.41%) JUnit

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (58.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Informix
5 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (29.41%) JUnit
2 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) Selenium
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.65%) Mockito
3 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.71%) Introscope
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) jQuery
4 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (44.12%) XML
5 14 (41.18%) WCF
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET
6 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
7 10 (29.41%) Spring
7 10 (29.41%) JDBC
7 10 (29.41%) J2EE
8 9 (26.47%) Ajax
9 7 (20.59%) XSL
10 6 (17.65%) JSON
10 6 (17.65%) SOAP
11 5 (14.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) User Stories
5 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) C#
4 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) VB
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (14.71%) VBA
6 5 (14.71%) VB6
6 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Compuware
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Perforce
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik