Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 24 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 30 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.31% 9.19% 12.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.71% 18.06% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 53
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £35,875 £36,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%

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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 191 144 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 52.91% 50.88% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 174 135 192
Chester median annual salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.69% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,100 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Services in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 26 (86.67%) C#
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) SOAP
6 15 (50.00%) MVC
6 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
9 11 (36.67%) HTML
9 11 (36.67%) CSS
10 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 9 (30.00%) WCF
11 9 (30.00%) Retail
11 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (26.67%) Java
12 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
12 8 (26.67%) RESTful
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (23.33%) Secure Coding
13 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) DB2
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) SOAP
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 9 (30.00%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (13.33%) HTML5
11 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (6.67%) REST
12 2 (6.67%) SignalR
12 2 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (23.33%) BDD
4 7 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (23.33%) Secure Coding
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) High Availability
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) MVVM
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) C
6 7 (23.33%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft