Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 51 26
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 252 96 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.45% 4.51% 7.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.82% 11.11% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 95 216
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.92% +15.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +15.38%

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 1,414 864 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.78% 40.58% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 779 960
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £57,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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
Knutsford -7 42 £50,500 - 7
Chester +8 34 £46,250 +2.78% 15
Warrington -7 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Crewe +10 25 £35,000 - 7
Runcorn +8 15 £40,250 -10.56% 1
Northwich - 10 £36,000 -
Wilmslow +8 9 £50,000 +36.99% 1
Congleton - 2 £36,250 -
Ellesmere Port +10 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 124 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (48.02%) SQL
3 118 (46.83%) JavaScript
4 108 (42.86%) MVC
5 101 (40.08%) HTML
6 97 (38.49%) Java
7 95 (37.70%) C#
7 95 (37.70%) .NET
8 82 (32.54%) REST
9 78 (30.95%) CSS
10 77 (30.56%) Git (software)
11 75 (29.76%) SQL Server
12 68 (26.98%) SOAP
13 62 (24.60%) jQuery
14 60 (23.81%) Test Automation
15 58 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (22.62%) PHP
17 56 (22.22%) Microsoft
18 52 (20.63%) Hibernate
18 52 (20.63%) Spring
19 49 (19.44%) OO
19 49 (19.44%) Jenkins
20 47 (18.65%) Finance
20 47 (18.65%) Advertising
21 46 (18.25%) Linux
22 45 (17.86%) MySQL
23 44 (17.46%) ASP.NET
23 44 (17.46%) J2EE
23 44 (17.46%) XML
24 43 (17.06%) T-SQL

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 22 (8.73%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.54%) JBoss
3 15 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.95%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.97%) Apache
4 10 (3.97%) Jetty
4 10 (3.97%) Mule
5 8 (3.17%) CICS
6 5 (1.98%) CMS
6 5 (1.98%) Confluence
7 4 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.19%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.98%) Magento
3 2 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Exstream
4 1 (0.40%) HFM
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.73%) GitHub
3 16 (6.35%) DigitalOcean
4 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Google Play
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.32%) HTTP
2 12 (4.76%) Internet
3 8 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.38%) IPsec
5 2 (0.79%) POP3
5 2 (0.79%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) ATM
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) Firewall
6 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.40%) Intranet
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.86%) MySQL
3 22 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.54%) DB2
5 18 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 16 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.38%) DTS
11 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.79%) Big Data
14 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 49 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.71%) JIRA
4 25 (9.92%) Subversion
5 19 (7.54%) Maven
6 17 (6.75%) PHPUnit
7 13 (5.16%) Bitbucket
7 13 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.37%) Gradle
8 11 (4.37%) MSBuild
8 11 (4.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.37%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.97%) Hudson
9 10 (3.97%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.78%) JUnit
11 6 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.98%) Selenium
13 4 (1.59%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (18.65%) Advertising
1 47 (18.65%) Finance
2 40 (15.87%) Banking
3 21 (8.33%) Retail
4 19 (7.54%) Investment Banking
4 19 (7.54%) Law
5 17 (6.75%) Retail Banking
6 13 (5.16%) Marketing
7 7 (2.78%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 179 (71.03%) Developer
2 56 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 53 (21.03%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.51%) C# Developer
5 26 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (9.92%) PHP Developer
7 24 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.75%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.35%) Architect
10 16 (6.35%) Lead Developer
10 16 (6.35%) MongoDB Developer
10 16 (6.35%) MySQL Developer
10 16 (6.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 15 (5.95%) Analyst
11 15 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.37%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 11 (4.37%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) Security Architect
13 10 (3.97%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.08%) HTML
2 95 (37.70%) .NET
3 82 (32.54%) REST
4 78 (30.95%) CSS
5 68 (26.98%) SOAP
6 62 (24.60%) jQuery
7 52 (20.63%) Hibernate
7 52 (20.63%) Spring
8 44 (17.46%) ASP.NET
8 44 (17.46%) J2EE
8 44 (17.46%) XML
9 43 (17.06%) RESTful
10 40 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (14.68%) .NET Framework
12 28 (11.11%) JSON
13 26 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (9.92%) Entity Framework
15 23 (9.13%) HTML5
16 22 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (7.14%) User Experience
3 14 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.97%) CMDB
5 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.57%) RIA
7 8 (3.17%) CESG
7 8 (3.17%) PKI
7 8 (3.17%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.98%) Fintech
10 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.19%) VSAM
11 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.25%) Linux
2 42 (16.67%) Windows
3 31 (12.30%) Unix
4 12 (4.76%) Android
5 10 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.79%) AIX
7 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) VMS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (42.86%) MVC
3 60 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 58 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (19.44%) OO
6 38 (15.08%) TDD
7 36 (14.29%) SDLC
8 30 (11.90%) BDD
8 30 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
9 29 (11.51%) Scrum
9 29 (11.51%) Software Engineering
10 27 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (9.92%) Secure Coding
11 25 (9.92%) Wealth Management
12 24 (9.52%) Information Security
13 23 (9.13%) Risk Management
14 21 (8.33%) DevOps
15 20 (7.94%) Web Development
16 18 (7.14%) Waterfall
17 17 (6.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.02%) SQL
2 118 (46.83%) JavaScript
3 97 (38.49%) Java
4 95 (37.70%) C#
5 57 (22.62%) PHP
6 43 (17.06%) T-SQL
7 24 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 14 (5.56%) VB
9 8 (3.17%) COBOL
9 8 (3.17%) VBScript
10 5 (1.98%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.59%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.19%) Python
12 3 (1.19%) REXX
12 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.79%) C
13 2 (0.79%) C++
13 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (8.73%) Degree
2 10 (3.97%) CISM
2 10 (3.97%) CISSP
3 9 (3.57%) ISEB
4 8 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.38%) CCIE
6 6 (2.38%) CEH
6 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.38%) GIAC
6 6 (2.38%) ISSAP
6 6 (2.38%) SSCP
7 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.19%) PMP
10 2 (0.79%) HND
10 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) GDPR
2 8 (3.17%) MiFID
2 8 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.79%) Rancher
4 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 56 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.87%) Oracle
3 16 (6.35%) New Relic
4 11 (4.37%) Xamarin
5 10 (3.97%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.57%) Google
7 7 (2.78%) IBM
8 5 (1.98%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.59%) Capita
9 4 (1.59%) Chordiant
9 4 (1.59%) HP
9 4 (1.59%) Zend
10 3 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.19%) Informatica
10 3 (1.19%) Talend
11 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.79%) Vertica
12 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.40%) Cloudera