The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 85 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing REST 16 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 1.44% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 3.51% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 41
Median salary £40,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.95% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
REST
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
503 683 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.07% 40.97% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 454 592 695
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

REST
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Cheshire region.

REST Salary Trend in Cheshire

REST
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Cheshire

REST
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +24 7 £40,000 -27.60%
Crewe +5 6 £40,500 -4.70%
Warrington +10 3 £58,750 +23.68%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing REST 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 REST.

1 22 (68.75%) MVC
2 21 (65.63%) SOAP
3 18 (56.25%) Web Services
4 15 (46.88%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) C#
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Spring
6 12 (37.50%) WCF
7 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
9 7 (21.88%) Ant
10 6 (18.75%) Unix
10 6 (18.75%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.75%) JMS
10 6 (18.75%) JBoss
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
10 6 (18.75%) SDLC
11 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
11 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.63%) JPA
11 5 (15.63%) iPad
11 5 (15.63%) Advertising

REST
Top Related 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 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Ant
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) jMock
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Log4j
4 1 (3.13%) Mockito
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Java Architect
5 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) SOAP
2 18 (56.25%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) Spring
3 12 (37.50%) WCF
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) JMS
5 6 (18.75%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
6 5 (15.63%) J2EE
6 5 (15.63%) JPA
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.50%) JSP
7 4 (12.50%) ServiceStack
7 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 4 (12.50%) WinForms
7 4 (12.50%) WPF
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) iPad
2 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) RIA
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) B2B
4 4 (12.50%) MVVM
5 3 (9.38%) AOP
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Perforce
2 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.13%) Cognizant