Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 111 135 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.93% 6.46% 7.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.52% 17.67% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 90 94 147
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £61,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 672 764 1,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.97% 36.57% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 531 603 1,092
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,125 £30,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,950
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 24 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Chester -17 23 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Crewe +2 19 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Runcorn +10 16 £45,000 +21.62%
Wilmslow +18 14 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 -
Knutsford +20 1 - - 4
Sandbach +1 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Macclesfield -4 1 £45,000 -
Northwich -8 1 £42,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 88 (79.28%) C#
2 79 (71.17%) JavaScript
3 78 (70.27%) .NET
4 71 (63.96%) SQL
5 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (49.55%) HTML
7 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
8 42 (37.84%) MVC
9 40 (36.04%) CSS
9 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
10 39 (35.14%) REST
11 31 (27.93%) XML
12 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
13 27 (24.32%) AngularJS
14 26 (23.42%) SOAP
14 26 (23.42%) Scrum
15 25 (22.52%) JSON
16 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
17 23 (20.72%) Java
17 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (20.72%) Android
18 22 (19.82%) RESTful
18 22 (19.82%) AWS
18 22 (19.82%) Microservices
19 21 (18.92%) Azure
19 21 (18.92%) jQuery
19 21 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
20 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
20 20 (18.02%) 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 (6.31%) CMS
1 7 (6.31%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) AWS
2 21 (18.92%) Azure
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 5 (4.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 5 (4.50%) GCP
3 5 (4.50%) Office 365
3 5 (4.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) GitHub
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.80%) Serverless
6 1 (0.90%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) Network Security
3 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
1 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.41%) JIRA
4 13 (11.71%) Hudson
4 13 (11.71%) SpecFlow
5 8 (7.21%) Selenium
5 8 (7.21%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (6.31%) Maven
6 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (5.41%) JUnit
7 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.80%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.80%) MSTest
9 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Marketing
3 6 (5.41%) Law
4 5 (4.50%) Automotive
5 3 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) .NET Developer
3 24 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Software QA Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (7.21%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (7.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
13 5 (4.50%) .NET Web Developer
13 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (70.27%) .NET
2 55 (49.55%) HTML
3 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
4 40 (36.04%) CSS
5 39 (35.14%) REST
6 31 (27.93%) XML
7 27 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 26 (23.42%) SOAP
9 25 (22.52%) JSON
10 22 (19.82%) RESTful
11 21 (18.92%) jQuery
12 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
13 17 (15.32%) Entity Framework
13 17 (15.32%) Node.js
14 16 (14.41%) React
15 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (11.71%) .NET Core
17 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (9.01%) LINQ
19 9 (8.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.01%) PMI
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.50%) CESG
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Life Science
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Android
2 17 (15.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) MVC
3 26 (23.42%) Scrum
4 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (19.82%) Microservices
7 21 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (18.02%) SOA
8 20 (18.02%) TDD
9 19 (17.12%) SDLC
9 19 (17.12%) Unit Testing
10 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.81%) Defect Management
11 12 (10.81%) Web Development
12 10 (9.01%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (9.01%) BDD
12 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.11%) Project Management
14 8 (7.21%) Integration Testing
14 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (79.28%) C#
2 79 (71.17%) JavaScript
3 71 (63.96%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) Java
5 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.11%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.41%) Groovy
8 4 (3.60%) C
8 4 (3.60%) Python
9 3 (2.70%) PHP
9 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.90%) Java 8
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
1 10 (9.01%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (4.50%) CISSP
4 3 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) GDPR
2 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.50%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) CASB
2 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.90%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.50%) Google
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 3 (2.70%) VMware
5 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.90%) BMC
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos
6 1 (0.90%) Dell
6 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.90%) EMC
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.90%) Sitecore