Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 196 237 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.72% 8.75% 7.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.56% 21.24% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 135 185 147
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £55,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,056 1,116 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.19% 41.21% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 855 919 777
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Crewe 0 37 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Warrington +10 35 £46,250 +5.71% 12
Chester +1 33 £41,250 +10.00% 8
Knutsford -25 30 £68,750 +41.03% 2
Daresbury - 10 - -
Runcorn -2 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Macclesfield - 5 £30,000 -
Wilmslow -30 4 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Northwich +2 3 £45,000 +83.67%
Ellesmere Port +5 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 95 (48.47%) JavaScript
2 94 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (44.90%) MVC
4 81 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (37.24%) Git (software)
5 73 (37.24%) HTML
6 72 (36.73%) SQL
7 71 (36.22%) Java
8 70 (35.71%) .NET
9 59 (30.10%) C#
9 59 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (29.59%) CSS
11 57 (29.08%) REST
12 56 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 55 (28.06%) MySQL
14 53 (27.04%) Test Automation
15 45 (22.96%) Software Engineering
16 44 (22.45%) OO
17 43 (21.94%) Degree
17 43 (21.94%) Jenkins
18 42 (21.43%) jQuery
18 42 (21.43%) Linux
19 39 (19.90%) RESTful
20 38 (19.39%) PHP
21 34 (17.35%) SOAP
21 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET
21 34 (17.35%) Web Development
21 34 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 33 (16.84%) DevOps
22 33 (16.84%) 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 11 (5.61%) Sitefinity
2 10 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.57%) JBoss
3 7 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.06%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.55%) Jetty
6 3 (1.53%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 2 (1.02%) Drupal
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 81 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.24%) GitHub
3 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.63%) DigitalOcean
5 5 (2.55%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.04%) npm
6 4 (2.04%) Serverless
7 3 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.51%) Firebase
9 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) HTTP
2 6 (3.06%) Internet
3 5 (2.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.02%) MQTT
4 2 (1.02%) PPP
5 1 (0.51%) CTI
5 1 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 55 (28.06%) MySQL
3 28 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 24 (12.24%) MariaDB
5 10 (5.10%) Big Data
5 10 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.59%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.02%) Flink
12 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.51%) DTS
13 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 73 (37.24%) Git (software)
2 43 (21.94%) Jenkins
3 27 (13.78%) JIRA
4 24 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (9.69%) PHPUnit
6 15 (7.65%) MSBuild
6 15 (7.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (5.10%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.10%) Selenium
8 9 (4.59%) Maven
9 8 (4.08%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.57%) JUnit
11 6 (3.06%) Gradle
11 6 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (3.06%) TestNG
12 5 (2.55%) Geb
12 5 (2.55%) Rational Rose
12 5 (2.55%) Subversion
13 4 (2.04%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 22 (11.22%) Banking
3 17 (8.67%) Retail
4 15 (7.65%) Retail Banking
5 14 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.57%) Law
7 4 (2.04%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (50.51%) Developer
2 28 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 26 (13.27%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.73%) Software Engineer
5 22 (11.22%) Architect
6 18 (9.18%) C# Developer
6 18 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (9.18%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.63%) .NET Software Engineer
8 13 (6.63%) MySQL Developer
8 13 (6.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 13 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.12%) Backend Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.10%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 10 (5.10%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.24%) HTML
2 70 (35.71%) .NET
3 58 (29.59%) CSS
4 57 (29.08%) REST
5 42 (21.43%) jQuery
6 39 (19.90%) RESTful
7 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET
7 34 (17.35%) SOAP
7 34 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 24 (12.24%) .NET Framework
11 23 (11.73%) Middleware
11 23 (11.73%) Spring
12 22 (11.22%) Laravel
13 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (9.18%) Node.js
15 17 (8.67%) XML
16 16 (8.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.22%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (9.18%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.63%) Fintech
7 10 (5.10%) PKI
8 9 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (4.08%) CESG
9 8 (4.08%) N-Tier
10 7 (3.57%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
12 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.04%) Smart Meter
13 3 (1.53%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.53%) IVR
13 3 (1.53%) Mainframe
14 2 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
15 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.43%) Linux
2 23 (11.73%) Unix
3 21 (10.71%) Windows
4 4 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.02%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Debian
6 1 (0.51%) Fedora
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (44.90%) MVC
3 59 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (27.04%) Test Automation
5 45 (22.96%) Software Engineering
6 44 (22.45%) OO
7 34 (17.35%) Web Development
8 33 (16.84%) DevOps
8 33 (16.84%) Scrum
9 29 (14.80%) TDD
10 25 (12.76%) SOLID
11 22 (11.22%) Collaborative Working
11 22 (11.22%) Information Security
11 22 (11.22%) SDLC
12 21 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 20 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
13 20 (10.20%) Microservices
13 20 (10.20%) Process Improvement
14 19 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (9.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.47%) JavaScript
2 72 (36.73%) SQL
3 71 (36.22%) Java
4 59 (30.10%) C#
5 38 (19.39%) PHP
6 29 (14.80%) T-SQL
7 19 (9.69%) VB.NET
8 18 (9.18%) Python
9 14 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.12%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.08%) Groovy
12 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.04%) Java 8
13 4 (2.04%) VB
14 3 (1.53%) C++
15 2 (1.02%) COBOL
15 2 (1.02%) JCL
15 2 (1.02%) Jython
15 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (21.94%) Degree
2 11 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.59%) CISM
3 9 (4.59%) CISSP
4 8 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (3.06%) HND
6 5 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.51%) CEH
9 1 (0.51%) CISA
9 1 (0.51%) CSQA
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB
9 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (13.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.06%) Terraform
4 5 (2.55%) Ansible
4 5 (2.55%) Rancher
5 3 (1.53%) Puppet
6 2 (1.02%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) New Relic
3 18 (9.18%) Oracle
4 15 (7.65%) Xamarin
5 9 (4.59%) Yahoo!
6 6 (3.06%) Splunk
7 5 (2.55%) Casewise
7 5 (2.55%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.04%) Zend
9 3 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.53%) Twitter
10 2 (1.02%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.02%) CA
10 2 (1.02%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.02%) Facebook
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (1.02%) Teradata
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat