Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 39 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 230 127 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.47% 5.64% 8.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.39% 13.51% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 172 124 272
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

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 1251 940 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.64% 41.78% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 853 1114
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,350
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Knutsford +2 53 £50,000 -35.48% 6
Warrington +1 33 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Chester -1 29 £43,500 -8.42% 5
Crewe +6 22 £35,000 -4.11% 4
Runcorn +9 21 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Wilmslow +11 17 £40,000 +9.59% 1
Northwich +14 3 £24,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port +2 2 £46,250 -22.92%
Congleton - 2 £36,250 -
Sandbach - 1 £47,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 119 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (50.87%) SQL
3 105 (45.65%) .NET
3 105 (45.65%) C#
3 105 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 93 (40.43%) HTML
5 91 (39.57%) Java
6 90 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 89 (38.70%) MVC
8 82 (35.65%) Microsoft
9 77 (33.48%) SOAP
10 65 (28.26%) CSS
11 61 (26.52%) ASP.NET
11 61 (26.52%) SDLC
12 54 (23.48%) Finance
12 54 (23.48%) TDD
12 54 (23.48%) jQuery
13 52 (22.61%) REST
14 51 (22.17%) XML
15 50 (21.74%) Windows
15 50 (21.74%) Git (software)
16 44 (19.13%) .NET Framework
16 44 (19.13%) Banking
17 41 (17.83%) Hibernate
17 41 (17.83%) T-SQL
17 41 (17.83%) Test Automation
18 37 (16.09%) BDD
19 36 (15.65%) Spring
20 35 (15.22%) J2EE
21 34 (14.78%) Visual Studio

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 21 (9.13%) JBoss
2 20 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 19 (8.26%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.35%) Confluence
5 9 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.48%) Apache
6 8 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.48%) CICS
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.17%) Jetty
8 5 (2.17%) Mule
9 3 (1.30%) nginx
10 2 (0.87%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Exstream
3 1 (0.43%) HFM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.04%) GitHub
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Google Play
5 1 (0.43%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.39%) HTTP
1 17 (7.39%) Internet
2 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.61%) IPsec
3 6 (2.61%) Wireless
4 2 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) ATM
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.48%) DB2
3 27 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (9.13%) MySQL
6 14 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.17%) Big Data
8 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.30%) DTS
10 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.43%) GIS
11 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.78%) Visual Studio
3 32 (13.91%) Jenkins
3 32 (13.91%) Subversion
4 22 (9.57%) JIRA
5 19 (8.26%) Bitbucket
6 14 (6.09%) Gradle
7 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (4.78%) Jasmine
9 9 (3.91%) ClearCase
9 9 (3.91%) Maven
10 7 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.61%) Lombardi
11 6 (2.61%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.17%) Hudson
12 5 (2.17%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.17%) Selenium
12 5 (2.17%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (23.48%) Finance
2 44 (19.13%) Banking
3 26 (11.30%) Advertising
4 22 (9.57%) Retail
5 15 (6.52%) Retail Banking
6 10 (4.35%) Marketing
7 8 (3.48%) Back Office
8 7 (3.04%) Law
9 6 (2.61%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.87%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 152 (66.09%) Developer
2 57 (24.78%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 30 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 26 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 16 (6.96%) Designer
7 14 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.65%) Architect
8 13 (5.65%) Lead Developer
9 12 (5.22%) Analyst
10 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.35%) PHP Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.35%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Integration Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.61%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (2.61%) C# Software Engineer
14 6 (2.61%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (45.65%) .NET
2 93 (40.43%) HTML
3 77 (33.48%) SOAP
4 65 (28.26%) CSS
5 61 (26.52%) ASP.NET
6 54 (23.48%) jQuery
7 52 (22.61%) REST
8 51 (22.17%) XML
9 44 (19.13%) .NET Framework
10 41 (17.83%) Hibernate
11 36 (15.65%) Spring
12 35 (15.22%) J2EE
13 34 (14.78%) RESTful
14 33 (14.35%) JSON
15 31 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (13.48%) Entity Framework
16 30 (13.04%) JSP
17 28 (12.17%) HTML5
18 26 (11.30%) Servlets
19 24 (10.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.74%) Mobile App
2 20 (8.70%) User Experience
3 14 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.09%) Mainframe
4 12 (5.22%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.35%) RIA
6 8 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.04%) PMI
8 6 (2.61%) CESG
8 6 (2.61%) iPad
8 6 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (2.61%) PKI
8 6 (2.61%) Smart Meter
9 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.17%) FMCG
10 4 (1.74%) Life Science
10 4 (1.74%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.74%) Social Media
11 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.74%) Windows
2 31 (13.48%) Linux
3 17 (7.39%) Android
4 14 (6.09%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.09%) Unix
5 9 (3.91%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.74%) AIX
7 3 (1.30%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.70%) MVC
3 61 (26.52%) SDLC
4 54 (23.48%) TDD
5 41 (17.83%) Test Automation
6 37 (16.09%) BDD
7 32 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.61%) OO
8 29 (12.61%) Scrum
9 26 (11.30%) Project Management
10 25 (10.87%) Waterfall
11 21 (9.13%) MVVM
11 21 (9.13%) SOA
12 19 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (8.26%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.26%) Web Development
13 18 (7.83%) OOP
13 18 (7.83%) Service Management
14 17 (7.39%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 117 (50.87%) SQL
2 105 (45.65%) C#
2 105 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 91 (39.57%) Java
4 41 (17.83%) T-SQL
5 30 (13.04%) PHP
6 20 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.91%) C
7 9 (3.91%) C++
8 8 (3.48%) Assembly Language
8 8 (3.48%) COBOL
9 7 (3.04%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.04%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.04%) VB
9 7 (3.04%) VBScript
10 6 (2.61%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.17%) Python
12 4 (1.74%) Perl
13 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (4.35%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) CISSP
2 7 (3.04%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.61%) CCIE
3 6 (2.61%) CEH
3 6 (2.61%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.61%) CISM
3 6 (2.61%) GIAC
3 6 (2.61%) ISSAP
3 6 (2.61%) SSCP
4 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.04%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) CA Wily
1 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.30%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) Ansible
2 2 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (35.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.78%) Oracle
3 9 (3.91%) Chordiant
4 8 (3.48%) IBM
5 7 (3.04%) Google
6 6 (2.61%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.74%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.74%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.74%) Zend
8 3 (1.30%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.87%) Splunk
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.43%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Twitter