Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 110 118
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 -12
Permanent jobs citing REST 94 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.11% 1.69% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.66% 4.05% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 32 54
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,625 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.92%

REST 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 1227 938 1292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.60% 41.63% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 852 1123
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 £24,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cheshire

REST
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for REST in Cheshire

REST
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for REST 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 6 months to 19 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 -17 28 £50,000 - 3
Crewe 0 7 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Nantwich - 7 £35,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 7 £50,000 -
Runcorn +1 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Chester -13 6 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Warrington -3 2 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £32,500 - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 57 (60.64%) SOAP
2 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (51.06%) Web Services
4 42 (44.68%) Java
5 40 (42.55%) Finance
5 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
6 36 (38.30%) SDLC
7 35 (37.23%) MVC
8 34 (36.17%) HTML
9 31 (32.98%) TDD
10 30 (31.91%) jQuery
11 29 (30.85%) SQL
11 29 (30.85%) CSS
12 28 (29.79%) .NET
12 28 (29.79%) C#
12 28 (29.79%) HTTP
13 26 (27.66%) Windows
14 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
15 24 (25.53%) Test Automation
15 24 (25.53%) JIRA
15 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
16 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
16 23 (24.47%) Banking
17 21 (22.34%) Spring
17 21 (22.34%) Hibernate
18 20 (21.28%) Linux
18 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
19 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
19 18 (19.15%) JSON
19 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC

REST
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 (15.96%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) JBoss
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.06%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Exstream
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) BrowserStack
1 3 (3.19%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) Google Play
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) HTTP
2 15 (15.96%) Internet
3 10 (10.64%) LDAP
4 6 (6.38%) IPsec
4 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) PBX
6 1 (1.06%) ATM
6 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) DB2
3 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
6 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.53%) JIRA
3 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (19.15%) Bitbucket
4 18 (19.15%) Gradle
5 14 (14.89%) Jasmine
6 8 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.45%) Selenium
7 7 (7.45%) Subversion
8 6 (6.38%) Maven
9 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.26%) JUnit
11 3 (3.19%) Ant
11 3 (3.19%) PHPUnit
11 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.13%) Babel
12 2 (2.13%) Grunt
12 2 (2.13%) gulp
12 2 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 23 (24.47%) Banking
3 12 (12.77%) Advertising
4 7 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) International Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Software Developer
3 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.32%) Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (60.64%) SOAP
2 48 (51.06%) Web Services
3 34 (36.17%) HTML
4 30 (31.91%) jQuery
5 29 (30.85%) CSS
6 28 (29.79%) .NET
7 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
8 21 (22.34%) Hibernate
8 21 (22.34%) Spring
9 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
9 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (19.15%) JSON
10 16 (17.02%) HTML5
10 16 (17.02%) XML
11 15 (15.96%) CSS3
11 15 (15.96%) JSP
12 14 (14.89%) Servlets
13 13 (13.83%) EJB
13 13 (13.83%) J2EE
13 13 (13.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) User Experience
2 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.57%) RIA
3 6 (6.38%) CESG
3 6 (6.38%) PKI
3 6 (6.38%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) Contactless
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Windows
2 20 (21.28%) Linux
3 16 (17.02%) Unix
4 6 (6.38%) Android
5 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.06%) Debian
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.06%) VMS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) SDLC
3 35 (37.23%) MVC
4 31 (32.98%) TDD
5 24 (25.53%) Test Automation
6 18 (19.15%) BDD
6 18 (19.15%) DevOps
7 17 (18.09%) OO
8 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (17.02%) Open Source
8 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.83%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.64%) Investment Management
12 8 (8.51%) MVVM
13 7 (7.45%) Migration
13 7 (7.45%) SOA
13 7 (7.45%) Wealth Management
14 6 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Java
2 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.85%) SQL
4 28 (29.79%) C#
5 13 (13.83%) PHP
6 11 (11.70%) Python
7 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.38%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.26%) C
10 3 (3.19%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.06%) C++
12 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.06%) PHP 7
12 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) CCIE
1 6 (6.38%) CEH
1 6 (6.38%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.38%) CISM
1 6 (6.38%) CISSP
1 6 (6.38%) GIAC
1 6 (6.38%) ISSAP
1 6 (6.38%) SSCP
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Google
4 3 (3.19%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.13%) Apigee
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.13%) Zend
6 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) CA
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata