The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 28 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 15 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.64% 6.59% 20.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 17.00% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 38
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 100 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.95% 38.76% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Web Services
Cheshire

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 31 July 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (65.22%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
8 7 (30.43%) Perforce
8 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
8 7 (30.43%) JIRA
8 7 (30.43%) SOAP
8 7 (30.43%) XSL
8 7 (30.43%) JAX-RPC
8 7 (30.43%) WSDL
8 7 (30.43%) IBM
8 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 6 (26.09%) JUnit
9 6 (26.09%) C#
9 6 (26.09%) Ajax
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Mule
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Route 53
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) Informix
3 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) Introscope
3 5 (21.74%) Mockito
3 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
8 7 (30.43%) SOAP
8 7 (30.43%) XSL
8 7 (30.43%) JAX-RPC
8 7 (30.43%) WSDL
9 6 (26.09%) Ajax
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) RESTful
10 5 (21.74%) JSON
10 5 (21.74%) JDBC
10 5 (21.74%) Servlets
10 5 (21.74%) PowerMock
10 5 (21.74%) JAX-RS
11 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) VB6
5 5 (21.74%) VB
5 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) VBA
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.70%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) C++
8 2 (8.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Perforce
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Compuware
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Telerik
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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