The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 5 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.52% 11.95% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 23.75% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 8
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 80 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 47.89% 50.31% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 36
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Web Services as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Chester

Web Services
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services in Chester.

Salary trend for Web Services in Chester

Web Services
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Chester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Yahoo!
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Django
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) JSTL
6 2 (14.29%) WinForms

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Django
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) JSTL
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 2 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) RAD
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Yahoo!
2 2 (14.29%) hybris
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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