Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -24
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 136 221 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.69% 7.05% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.35% 17.21% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 162 112
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £59,875 £55,000
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 832 1,284 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.80% 40.98% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,053 831
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +8 35 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Chester +14 33 £46,250 +6.32% 7
Daresbury - 13 - -
Knutsford -15 11 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Crewe -7 5 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northwich -1 4 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Runcorn -6 2 £44,750 +8.48% 1
Winsford - 1 - - 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.38%) SQL
3 58 (42.65%) SQL Server
4 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 55 (40.44%) .NET
6 48 (35.29%) MVC
7 46 (33.82%) REST
8 43 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (31.62%) HTML
9 42 (30.88%) Java
9 42 (30.88%) C#
10 37 (27.21%) SOAP
11 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
12 35 (25.74%) MySQL
13 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 33 (24.26%) CSS
15 31 (22.79%) jQuery
15 31 (22.79%) TDD
16 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
17 28 (20.59%) Web Development
17 28 (20.59%) PHP
17 28 (20.59%) MariaDB
18 26 (19.12%) GitHub
18 26 (19.12%) API Integration
19 25 (18.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 24 (17.65%) OO
21 23 (16.91%) RESTful
22 22 (16.18%) Windows
22 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
23 21 (15.44%) SOA

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 (5.15%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.41%) JBoss
3 5 (3.68%) Jetty
4 4 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 2 (1.47%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) CICS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (19.12%) GitHub
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.68%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) HTTP
2 5 (3.68%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.21%) Internet
3 3 (2.21%) PPP
4 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.74%) DHCP
5 1 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) MQTT
5 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.74%) SAN
5 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 35 (25.74%) MySQL
3 28 (20.59%) MariaDB
4 17 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.15%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.21%) DB2
7 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.47%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.47%) Flink
8 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.03%) PHPUnit
2 15 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.88%) JIRA
5 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.68%) Gradle
6 5 (3.68%) NUnit
6 5 (3.68%) Rational Rose
7 4 (2.94%) Maven
7 4 (2.94%) Selenium
8 3 (2.21%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.47%) Geb
9 2 (1.47%) MSTest
10 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.74%) gulp
10 1 (0.74%) SOAtest
10 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (64.71%) Developer
2 26 (19.12%) .NET Developer
2 26 (19.12%) PHP Developer
3 20 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 19 (13.97%) Architect
4 19 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (13.24%) Backend Developer
5 18 (13.24%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (9.56%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Lead Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) Junior
9 8 (5.88%) Junior Backend Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
9 8 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.44%) .NET
2 46 (33.82%) REST
3 43 (31.62%) HTML
4 37 (27.21%) SOAP
5 33 (24.26%) CSS
6 31 (22.79%) jQuery
7 25 (18.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (16.91%) RESTful
9 20 (14.71%) Spring
10 18 (13.24%) Laravel
10 18 (13.24%) WCF
11 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 15 (11.03%) .NET Framework
12 15 (11.03%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (9.56%) XML
14 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
14 8 (5.88%) Node.js
14 8 (5.88%) React
15 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) PMI
2 15 (11.03%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.41%) PKI
6 4 (2.94%) CESG
6 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.47%) EPoS
8 2 (1.47%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.74%) Fintech
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.74%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.74%) IVR
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Windows
2 20 (14.71%) Linux
3 19 (13.97%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) CentOS
4 1 (0.74%) Debian
4 1 (0.74%) Fedora
4 1 (0.74%) openSUSE
4 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.29%) MVC
3 31 (22.79%) TDD
4 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
5 28 (20.59%) Web Development
6 26 (19.12%) API Integration
7 24 (17.65%) OO
8 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (15.44%) SOA
9 20 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (11.03%) BDD
10 15 (11.03%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
10 15 (11.03%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (11.03%) DevOps
10 15 (11.03%) Process Improvement
10 15 (11.03%) Task Automation
10 15 (11.03%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.56%) CRM
11 13 (9.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.38%) SQL
2 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.88%) C#
3 42 (30.88%) Java
4 28 (20.59%) PHP
5 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.41%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.21%) Groovy
8 3 (2.21%) VBScript
9 2 (1.47%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) COBOL
9 2 (1.47%) Java 8
9 2 (1.47%) JCL
9 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) TOGAF Certification
3 6 (4.41%) CISM
3 6 (4.41%) CISSP
4 4 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.47%) CEH
5 2 (1.47%) CISA
5 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Rancher
3 1 (0.74%) Terraform
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) New Relic
3 9 (6.62%) Oracle
4 5 (3.68%) Casewise
5 4 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.21%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.21%) Green Hat
6 3 (2.21%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.47%) Chordiant
7 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.47%) Ping Identity
7 2 (1.47%) SAP
7 2 (1.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Nintex
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.74%) Zend