Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 61 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 +49 -14
Permanent jobs citing REST 96 161 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.55% 4.73% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.08% 11.03% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 72 22
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,675 £31,375 £27,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £51,475
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -

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 734 1,460 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.79% 42.90% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 576 1,119 783
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +23 26 £75,000 +48.51% 7
Daresbury - 17 - -
Nantwich +2 13 £30,500 -21.29% 1
Crewe +9 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Chester +17 5 £75,000 +76.47% 7
Northwich -10 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Warrington -2 3 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Sandbach - 2 £55,000 -
Wilmslow -8 1 £52,500 +5.00% 5
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 43 (44.79%) Java
2 39 (40.63%) DevOps
3 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
3 37 (38.54%) Web Services
4 35 (36.46%) Finance
4 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (32.29%) OO
6 30 (31.25%) Spring
7 29 (30.21%) MVC
8 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
9 26 (27.08%) SOA
10 24 (25.00%) MySQL
10 24 (25.00%) .NET
10 24 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
11 23 (23.96%) C#
11 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
12 22 (22.92%) MariaDB
13 21 (21.88%) GitHub
13 21 (21.88%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (21.88%) Laravel
13 21 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (21.88%) Amazon S3
13 21 (21.88%) TDD
13 21 (21.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 21 (21.88%) API Integration
14 20 (20.83%) Banking
15 19 (19.79%) SOAP
15 19 (19.79%) Git (software)

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 7 (7.29%) JBoss
2 5 (5.21%) Jetty
2 5 (5.21%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) nginx
4 2 (2.08%) WildFly
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (21.88%) Amazon S3
2 21 (21.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 21 (21.88%) GitHub
3 11 (11.46%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (11.46%) Datadog
3 11 (11.46%) Serverless
3 11 (11.46%) Slack
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.04%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) FTP
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.04%) SMTP
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.00%) MySQL
3 22 (22.92%) MariaDB
4 21 (21.88%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (13.54%) Big Data
6 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.08%) Redis
9 1 (1.04%) DB2
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.50%) JIRA
3 12 (12.50%) Selenium
4 11 (11.46%) SoapUI
5 9 (9.38%) Gradle
6 6 (6.25%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.25%) Maven
6 6 (6.25%) Protractor
7 4 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.08%) JUnit
9 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.08%) webpack
10 1 (1.04%) Babel
10 1 (1.04%) git-flow
10 1 (1.04%) gulp
10 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.42%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Tester
8 4 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) Web Services
2 30 (31.25%) Spring
3 24 (25.00%) .NET
4 21 (21.88%) Laravel
5 19 (19.79%) SOAP
6 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
7 14 (14.58%) HTML
7 14 (14.58%) jQuery
8 13 (13.54%) J2EE
9 11 (11.46%) CSS
9 11 (11.46%) Spring Boot
10 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.38%) React
12 8 (8.33%) WCF
13 7 (7.29%) JSON
13 7 (7.29%) XML
14 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.25%) RAML
15 5 (5.21%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (8.33%) Fintech
2 8 (8.33%) User Experience
3 6 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.04%) CESG
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) DevOps
2 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) OO
4 29 (30.21%) MVC
5 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
5 26 (27.08%) SOA
6 24 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
8 21 (21.88%) API Integration
8 21 (21.88%) TDD
9 18 (18.75%) Microservices
10 15 (15.63%) Scrum
10 15 (15.63%) SDLC
11 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.46%) Migration
13 10 (10.42%) BDD
13 10 (10.42%) TOGAF
14 9 (9.38%) API Testing
14 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) C#
2 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) PHP
5 11 (11.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.13%) ES6
8 2 (2.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.08%) Go
8 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) TOGAF Certification
2 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.04%) CCSP
6 1 (1.04%) CEH
6 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) GDPR
2 8 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) MiFID
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.04%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Ansible
1 11 (11.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) MuleSoft
3 4 (4.17%) Google
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Cypress Semiconductor