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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 12 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 46 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.92% 6.82% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.66% 24.32% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 15
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
129 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 44.64% 28.03% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 66 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
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 3 September 2015.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.27%) XML
6 17 (26.98%) HTML
6 17 (26.98%) J2EE
6 17 (26.98%) Ajax
6 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (25.40%) TDD
7 16 (25.40%) Spring
7 16 (25.40%) SDLC
8 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.81%) Scrum
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 14 (22.22%) CSS
9 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (20.63%) Mobile App
10 13 (20.63%) .NET
10 13 (20.63%) Oracle
10 13 (20.63%) Pair Programming
11 12 (19.05%) SOAP
11 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
12 11 (17.46%) C#
12 11 (17.46%) MVC
12 11 (17.46%) JSON
12 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
13 10 (15.87%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.94%) Route 53
4 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.17%) GitHub
7 1 (1.59%) IaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) VPN
2 7 (11.11%) SSL
3 6 (9.52%) FTP
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) SMTP
6 1 (1.59%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) Broadband
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Big Data
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.87%) JIRA
3 7 (11.11%) Maven
3 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.52%) Selenium
5 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.94%) Ant
6 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.35%) Calabash
7 2 (3.17%) Mockito
7 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Programmer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Programmer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Software Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) XML
2 17 (26.98%) Ajax
2 17 (26.98%) HTML
2 17 (26.98%) J2EE
3 16 (25.40%) Spring
4 14 (22.22%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) .NET
6 12 (19.05%) SOAP
7 11 (17.46%) JSON
8 10 (15.87%) jQuery
9 9 (14.29%) RESTful
10 8 (12.70%) WCF
10 8 (12.70%) JDBC
11 6 (9.52%) JSP
11 6 (9.52%) Spring MVC
11 6 (9.52%) LAMP
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) REST
11 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.94%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) Telematics
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Android
2 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
3 16 (25.40%) SDLC
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.63%) Pair Programming
6 11 (17.46%) MVC
6 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) Coaching
10 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
12 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
12 5 (7.94%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) C#
5 9 (14.29%) PHP
5 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) ATG
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) RightScale
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