Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 155 229 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.80% 8.11% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.87% 20.27% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 113 177 128
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +0.63% -6.47%
10th Percentile £31,450 £28,750 £23,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 919 1,130 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.41% 40.03% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 756 937 810
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,950 £55,000
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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Warrington +5 35 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Chester +3 31 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Crewe -3 18 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Knutsford -16 18 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Daresbury - 14 - -
Northwich -3 3 £45,000 +87.50%
Runcorn -5 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wilmslow -27 2 £43,250 +15.33% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £30,000 -
Ellesmere Port +5 1 £37,500 -18.92%
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.45%) .NET
3 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 70 (45.16%) MVC
4 63 (40.65%) SQL Server
5 62 (40.00%) SQL
6 60 (38.71%) HTML
7 58 (37.42%) C#
8 51 (32.90%) Amazon AWS
9 50 (32.26%) Git (software)
10 49 (31.61%) Java
10 49 (31.61%) CSS
11 46 (29.68%) REST
12 41 (26.45%) SOAP
12 41 (26.45%) jQuery
13 40 (25.81%) MySQL
14 39 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
16 33 (21.29%) Web Development
17 32 (20.65%) OO
17 32 (20.65%) PHP
17 32 (20.65%) Test Automation
18 30 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (18.71%) MariaDB
19 29 (18.71%) TDD
20 27 (17.42%) T-SQL
20 27 (17.42%) Linux
20 27 (17.42%) GitHub
21 26 (16.77%) API Integration
21 26 (16.77%) ASP.NET

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 7 (4.52%) JBoss
2 5 (3.23%) Apache
2 5 (3.23%) Sitefinity
2 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) CMS
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.29%) Jetty
5 2 (1.29%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
2 2 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (17.42%) GitHub
3 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.16%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.65%) Serverless
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) HTTP
2 6 (3.87%) Internet
2 6 (3.87%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.94%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.94%) PPP
4 2 (1.29%) MQTT
5 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (25.81%) MySQL
3 29 (18.71%) MariaDB
4 21 (13.55%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.45%) Big Data
6 9 (5.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.58%) DB2
7 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.29%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.29%) Flink
9 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.65%) DTS
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.61%) PHPUnit
4 14 (9.03%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.10%) JIRA
5 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.52%) NUnit
7 6 (3.87%) Rational Rose
8 5 (3.23%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.94%) Gradle
10 3 (1.94%) MSTest
10 3 (1.94%) Selenium
10 3 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.29%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.29%) Log4j
11 2 (1.29%) Log4Net
11 2 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (11.61%) Banking
2 16 (10.32%) Finance
3 9 (5.81%) Retail
3 9 (5.81%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (61.29%) Developer
2 32 (20.65%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.42%) PHP Developer
4 24 (15.48%) C# Developer
5 23 (14.84%) Architect
6 21 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.61%) Backend Developer
8 17 (10.97%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 12 (7.74%) Junior
10 12 (7.74%) Junior Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Java Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Lead Developer
12 10 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Developer
14 8 (5.16%) Junior PHP Developer
14 8 (5.16%) Junior PHP Web Developer
14 8 (5.16%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.45%) .NET
2 60 (38.71%) HTML
3 49 (31.61%) CSS
4 46 (29.68%) REST
5 41 (26.45%) jQuery
5 41 (26.45%) SOAP
6 30 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (16.77%) ASP.NET
8 25 (16.13%) RESTful
9 21 (13.55%) .NET Framework
10 20 (12.90%) WCF
11 18 (11.61%) Laravel
11 18 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (9.03%) AngularJS
12 14 (9.03%) HTML5
12 14 (9.03%) Middleware
12 14 (9.03%) XML
13 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (10.97%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.39%) PMI
4 12 (7.74%) N-Tier
5 11 (7.10%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.81%) PKI
7 6 (3.87%) CESG
7 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.58%) Fintech
10 3 (1.94%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.29%) EPoS
11 2 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.29%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) IVR
12 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.42%) Linux
2 22 (14.19%) Windows
3 19 (12.26%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.65%) Fedora
5 1 (0.65%) openSUSE
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (45.16%) MVC
3 39 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (21.29%) Web Development
5 32 (20.65%) OO
5 32 (20.65%) Test Automation
6 29 (18.71%) TDD
7 26 (16.77%) API Integration
8 22 (14.19%) Scrum
9 19 (12.26%) Collaborative Working
9 19 (12.26%) Dependency Injection
9 19 (12.26%) Process Improvement
9 19 (12.26%) TOGAF
10 18 (11.61%) Task Automation
11 17 (10.97%) DevOps
11 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.32%) Acceptance Criteria
12 16 (10.32%) BDD
13 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 62 (40.00%) SQL
3 58 (37.42%) C#
4 49 (31.61%) Java
5 32 (20.65%) PHP
6 27 (17.42%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.68%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.16%) Python
9 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.58%) Groovy
11 3 (1.94%) COBOL
11 3 (1.94%) JCL
11 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.94%) VBScript
12 2 (1.29%) C++
12 2 (1.29%) Java 8
12 2 (1.29%) Jython
12 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Degree
2 13 (8.39%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.81%) CISM
3 9 (5.81%) CISSP
4 6 (3.87%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.94%) CEH
6 3 (1.94%) CISA
7 2 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.65%) CSQA
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.94%) Terraform
3 2 (1.29%) Ansible
3 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.29%) Puppet
3 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.26%) New Relic
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle
4 6 (3.87%) Casewise
5 5 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.58%) IBM
7 3 (1.94%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.94%) Splunk
8 2 (1.29%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.29%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.29%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.29%) HP
8 2 (1.29%) Ping Identity
8 2 (1.29%) SAP
8 2 (1.29%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.29%) Twitter
8 2 (1.29%) Zend
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) Informatica