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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 22 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 19 18 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.45% 7.76% 27.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.76% 20.93% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 54
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
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
71 86 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.84% 37.07% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 98
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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 18 September 2014.

Web Services Salary Histogram in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (75.86%) HTML
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
6 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (51.72%) jQuery
7 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
8 14 (48.28%) MVC
8 14 (48.28%) C#
8 14 (48.28%) XML
9 12 (41.38%) Finance
9 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (37.93%) WCF
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
10 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (34.48%) Java
11 10 (34.48%) Oracle
11 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
12 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (31.03%) J2EE
12 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (27.59%) JUnit

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
1 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.45%) Route 53
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Informix
5 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.90%) MySQL
6 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) JUnit
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (17.24%) Introscope
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 5 (17.24%) Mockito
5 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.34%) Ant
7 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 19 (65.52%) .NET
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) jQuery
5 14 (48.28%) XML
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (37.93%) WCF
7 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
7 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
9 9 (31.03%) J2EE
10 8 (27.59%) Spring
10 8 (27.59%) Ajax
11 7 (24.14%) JDBC
11 7 (24.14%) XSL
12 5 (17.24%) Servlets
12 5 (17.24%) SOAP
12 5 (17.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
1 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.45%) Debian
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) VB
6 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.24%) VBA
6 5 (17.24%) VB6
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Perforce
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Compuware
2 5 (17.24%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago