Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 137 279 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.46% 8.28% 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.49% 19.59% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 90 162 116
Cheshire median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £29,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £52,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 741 1,424 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.94% 42.28% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 562 1,085 825
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 35 £45,125 +11.42% 4
Daresbury - 17 - -
Knutsford -6 16 £47,000 -6.93% 3
Chester +3 13 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Northwich -6 11 £42,500 +4.94%
Crewe -10 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wilmslow +5 8 £51,250 +2.50%
Macclesfield +18 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Winsford - 2 - -
Sandbach - 2 £55,000 -
Runcorn -7 1 £37,000 -8.07%
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 62 (45.26%) SQL Server
1 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.34%) C#
3 53 (38.69%) SQL
4 45 (32.85%) DevOps
5 42 (30.66%) REST
6 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
7 39 (28.47%) SOAP
8 37 (27.01%) MVC
8 37 (27.01%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (26.28%) Java
9 36 (26.28%) OO
10 35 (25.55%) Git (software)
11 34 (24.82%) .NET
11 34 (24.82%) HTML
12 29 (21.17%) Visual Studio
12 29 (21.17%) SOA
13 28 (20.44%) Finance
13 28 (20.44%) RESTful
13 28 (20.44%) TDD
13 28 (20.44%) Spring
14 26 (18.98%) Multithreading
14 26 (18.98%) CSS
15 25 (18.25%) MySQL
15 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (18.25%) Test Automation
15 25 (18.25%) JSON
15 25 (18.25%) WCF
16 24 (17.52%) Scrum

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.65%) Jetty
4 3 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.46%) Confluence
5 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.46%) nginx
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.01%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (16.06%) GitHub
3 21 (15.33%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (15.33%) Amazon S3
3 21 (15.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 11 (8.03%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (8.03%) Datadog
4 11 (8.03%) Serverless
4 11 (8.03%) Slack
5 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (5.11%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.73%) npm
9 1 (0.73%) Office 365
9 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) DHCP
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
4 1 (0.73%) SMTP
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (45.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.25%) MySQL
3 21 (15.33%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (15.33%) MariaDB
4 11 (8.03%) Big Data
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.65%) DB2
6 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.46%) Redis
10 1 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.73%) Azkaban
10 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (25.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.17%) Visual Studio
3 25 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (12.41%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.22%) JIRA
6 8 (5.84%) Maven
7 7 (5.11%) gulp
8 6 (4.38%) Gradle
9 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.92%) Selenium
9 4 (2.92%) Subversion
10 3 (2.19%) JUnit
11 2 (1.46%) Grunt
11 2 (1.46%) JBehave
11 2 (1.46%) webpack
12 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.73%) Mockito
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Law
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (77.37%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) C# Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.41%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.30%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Integration Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Integration Developer
11 5 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Junior
11 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.66%) REST
2 39 (28.47%) SOAP
3 34 (24.82%) .NET
3 34 (24.82%) HTML
4 28 (20.44%) RESTful
4 28 (20.44%) Spring
5 26 (18.98%) CSS
6 25 (18.25%) JSON
6 25 (18.25%) WCF
7 22 (16.06%) Ajax
8 21 (15.33%) Laravel
9 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
10 16 (11.68%) jQuery
10 16 (11.68%) XML
11 14 (10.22%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
13 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (7.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.03%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.38%) PMI
4 5 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.19%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.19%) User Experience
6 2 (1.46%) CESG
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.46%) PKI
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.73%) IVR
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Linux
2 12 (8.76%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) AIX
4 1 (0.73%) Android
4 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.85%) DevOps
3 37 (27.01%) MVC
4 36 (26.28%) OO
5 29 (21.17%) SOA
6 28 (20.44%) TDD
7 26 (18.98%) Multithreading
8 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (18.25%) Test Automation
9 24 (17.52%) Scrum
10 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
11 21 (15.33%) API Integration
12 16 (11.68%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (10.22%) Data Modelling
13 14 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (10.22%) Refactoring
13 14 (10.22%) Traceability Matrix
13 14 (10.22%) Web Development
14 10 (7.30%) Migration
15 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) C#
2 53 (38.69%) SQL
3 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 36 (26.28%) Java
5 13 (9.49%) PHP
6 12 (8.76%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.11%) Python
7 7 (5.11%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.11%) X++
8 3 (2.19%) C
8 3 (2.19%) C++
8 3 (2.19%) VBScript
9 2 (1.46%) Go
9 2 (1.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) ES6
10 1 (0.73%) Groovy
10 1 (0.73%) JCL
10 1 (0.73%) R
10 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.65%) MCSD
4 4 (2.92%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.46%) CISM
5 2 (1.46%) CISSP
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) GDPR
1 2 (1.46%) MiFID
1 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) Terraform
2 11 (8.03%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe
3 3 (2.19%) JNBridge
4 2 (1.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.73%) FatWire
5 1 (0.73%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.73%) Telerik
5 1 (0.73%) Twitter
5 1 (0.73%) Vignette
5 1 (0.73%) VMware
5 1 (0.73%) Xamarin