Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 262 169 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.44% 7.14% 8.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.65% 17.16% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 152 140 172
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% -10.59%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £23,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £52,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,269 985 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.90% 41.60% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 960 840 760
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 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,375 £52,625
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +5 43 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Knutsford -14 43 £50,500 +18.82% 4
Chester +10 41 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Warrington +7 29 £41,500 +3.75% 14
Runcorn 0 13 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Northwich +6 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wilmslow -10 7 £37,500 - 2
Macclesfield -6 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Ellesmere Port +7 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (46.56%) JavaScript
3 119 (45.42%) MVC
4 109 (41.60%) SQL
5 101 (38.55%) HTML
6 96 (36.64%) .NET
7 92 (35.11%) C#
8 91 (34.73%) Git (software)
9 90 (34.35%) Java
10 75 (28.63%) Test Automation
10 75 (28.63%) REST
11 74 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
12 73 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (27.10%) CSS
14 65 (24.81%) SQL Server
15 63 (24.05%) Jenkins
16 60 (22.90%) Software Engineering
17 57 (21.76%) MySQL
18 56 (21.37%) OO
18 56 (21.37%) RESTful
19 54 (20.61%) Degree
20 51 (19.47%) PHP
20 51 (19.47%) ASP.NET
21 49 (18.70%) T-SQL
21 49 (18.70%) jQuery
22 48 (18.32%) SOAP
22 48 (18.32%) Linux
23 46 (17.56%) Scrum
24 44 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
25 41 (15.65%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (5.73%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.34%) Sitefinity
2 14 (5.34%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.58%) JBoss
4 9 (3.44%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.05%) Jetty
6 7 (2.67%) NServiceBus
7 6 (2.29%) Apache
8 5 (1.91%) CMS
8 5 (1.91%) Mule
9 3 (1.15%) CICS
9 3 (1.15%) Drupal
9 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.38%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.91%) Magento
2 2 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.40%) GitHub
3 21 (8.02%) DigitalOcean
4 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.53%) npm
5 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.53%) Serverless
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.38%) Firebase
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) POP3
2 2 (0.76%) SMTP
3 1 (0.38%) CTI
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.76%) MySQL
3 29 (11.07%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.91%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.53%) DB2
9 4 (1.53%) DTS
10 3 (1.15%) Big Data
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.76%) GIS
12 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (34.73%) Git (software)
2 63 (24.05%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.50%) JIRA
4 32 (12.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (9.92%) MSBuild
5 26 (9.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (8.02%) PHPUnit
7 20 (7.63%) Maven
8 13 (4.96%) JUnit
8 13 (4.96%) Selenium
8 13 (4.96%) Subversion
9 11 (4.20%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.82%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (3.05%) TestNG
13 6 (2.29%) Hudson
13 6 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.53%) Gradle
14 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (14.50%) Finance
2 35 (13.36%) Banking
3 30 (11.45%) Advertising
4 28 (10.69%) Retail Banking
5 27 (10.31%) Retail
6 21 (8.02%) Investment Banking
7 14 (5.34%) Law
8 11 (4.20%) Marketing
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
9 3 (1.15%) Games
10 2 (0.76%) Automotive
10 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 154 (58.78%) Developer
2 46 (17.56%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.50%) Java Developer
4 36 (13.74%) Software Engineer
5 27 (10.31%) PHP Developer
6 25 (9.54%) C# Developer
7 23 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (8.40%) .NET Software Engineer
8 22 (8.40%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.02%) MySQL Developer
9 21 (8.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 20 (7.63%) MongoDB Developer
11 18 (6.87%) Architect
12 17 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (5.73%) Software Developer
14 14 (5.34%) Analyst
14 14 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (5.34%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 13 (4.96%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.55%) HTML
2 96 (36.64%) .NET
3 75 (28.63%) REST
4 71 (27.10%) CSS
5 56 (21.37%) RESTful
6 51 (19.47%) ASP.NET
7 49 (18.70%) jQuery
8 48 (18.32%) SOAP
9 44 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (14.12%) Spring
12 36 (13.74%) .NET Framework
13 33 (12.60%) Hibernate
14 32 (12.21%) XML
15 31 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (10.31%) AngularJS
17 26 (9.92%) Middleware
18 25 (9.54%) Laravel
19 24 (9.16%) J2EE
20 22 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.83%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.92%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.96%) Fintech
5 12 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.82%) CMDB
6 10 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.82%) PKI
7 8 (3.05%) CESG
8 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.67%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.29%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.91%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.15%) VSAM
12 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.32%) Linux
2 32 (12.21%) Windows
3 31 (11.83%) Unix
4 5 (1.91%) Android
4 5 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (45.42%) MVC
3 75 (28.63%) Test Automation
4 73 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (22.90%) Software Engineering
6 56 (21.37%) OO
7 46 (17.56%) Scrum
8 37 (14.12%) DevOps
9 36 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (13.74%) Information Security
10 35 (13.36%) Secure Coding
10 35 (13.36%) SOLID
11 32 (12.21%) SDLC
12 31 (11.83%) TDD
13 30 (11.45%) Collaborative Working
13 30 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (9.54%) Customer Engagement
14 25 (9.54%) Web Development
15 22 (8.40%) Mentoring
15 22 (8.40%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 122 (46.56%) JavaScript
2 109 (41.60%) SQL
3 92 (35.11%) C#
4 90 (34.35%) Java
5 51 (19.47%) PHP
6 49 (18.70%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.69%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.96%) VB
9 12 (4.58%) Python
10 11 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.29%) Java 8
13 5 (1.91%) Groovy
13 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.53%) VBScript
15 3 (1.15%) C
15 3 (1.15%) C++
15 3 (1.15%) COBOL
15 3 (1.15%) REXX
15 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (20.61%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) CISM
2 11 (4.20%) CISSP
3 9 (3.44%) ISEB
4 8 (3.05%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (3.05%) HND
4 8 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.15%) PMP
10 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) CEH
11 1 (0.38%) CISA
11 1 (0.38%) CSQA
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.44%) GDPR
2 8 (3.05%) MiFID
3 5 (1.91%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (10.69%) Docker
2 9 (3.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.91%) Ansible
4 5 (1.91%) Rancher
4 5 (1.91%) Terraform
5 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.76%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.74%) Oracle
3 23 (8.78%) New Relic
3 23 (8.78%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.82%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.44%) Yahoo!
6 8 (3.05%) Google
7 5 (1.91%) Ab Initio
7 5 (1.91%) HP
7 5 (1.91%) IBM
7 5 (1.91%) Zend
8 4 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.53%) Capita
8 4 (1.53%) Splunk
9 3 (1.15%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.15%) Informatica
9 3 (1.15%) Talend
9 3 (1.15%) Vertica
10 2 (0.76%) CA
10 2 (0.76%) Facebook