Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 114 131
Rank change year-on-year +48 +17 -12
Permanent jobs citing REST 127 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.96% 1.26% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.56% 3.10% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 71 19 34
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £30,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,950 £60,525
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +10.39%

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 1,329 902 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.39% 40.74% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 806 992
Cheshire median annual salary £43,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.81% +6.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,175 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,875 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -24 27 £50,000 - 3
Chester -16 15 £42,500 - 11
Nantwich - 10 £35,000 - 1
Warrington +2 7 £45,000 -23.40% 2
Northwich - 7 - -
Runcorn - 6 £60,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 6 £50,000 - 1
Crewe +7 3 £35,250 -15.06% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £29,000 - 2
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 70 (55.12%) Web Services
2 64 (50.39%) SOAP
3 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (48.03%) JavaScript
5 58 (45.67%) Java
6 53 (41.73%) MVC
7 48 (37.80%) SQL
8 46 (36.22%) jQuery
9 45 (35.43%) HTML
10 42 (33.07%) Finance
11 40 (31.50%) SDLC
12 38 (29.92%) CSS
13 34 (26.77%) PHP
13 34 (26.77%) Git (software)
14 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
14 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
15 31 (24.41%) HTTP
16 30 (23.62%) Banking
16 30 (23.62%) Spring
17 29 (22.83%) .NET
17 29 (22.83%) Linux
18 28 (22.05%) OO
18 28 (22.05%) Hibernate
19 27 (21.26%) TDD
19 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (20.47%) Unix
20 26 (20.47%) Windows
20 26 (20.47%) Jenkins
21 25 (19.69%) Oracle
21 25 (19.69%) C#

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 17 (13.39%) Confluence
2 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.15%) JBoss
4 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) nginx
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Exstream
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.87%) GitHub
3 8 (6.30%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.94%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.36%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.36%) Office 365
5 3 (2.36%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) Google Play
6 1 (0.79%) iTunes
6 1 (0.79%) Route 53
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.41%) HTTP
2 12 (9.45%) Internet
3 6 (4.72%) IPsec
3 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.57%) PBX
5 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.75%) MySQL
3 14 (11.02%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.87%) DB2
4 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) Big Data
8 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.47%) Jenkins
3 22 (17.32%) JIRA
4 17 (13.39%) Gradle
5 16 (12.60%) Bitbucket
6 15 (11.81%) Maven
7 11 (8.66%) PHPUnit
8 10 (7.87%) Jasmine
9 9 (7.09%) Selenium
10 8 (6.30%) Cucumber
11 7 (5.51%) JUnit
12 5 (3.94%) Ant
13 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
13 4 (3.15%) Mockito
13 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.15%) Subversion
14 3 (2.36%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (33.07%) Finance
2 30 (23.62%) Banking
3 21 (16.54%) Advertising
4 13 (10.24%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.30%) Law
6 5 (3.94%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) International Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Developer
2 27 (21.26%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.54%) Software Developer
4 16 (12.60%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Lead Developer
6 11 (8.66%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.09%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) MongoDB Developer
9 8 (6.30%) MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Technical Leader
10 7 (5.51%) Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Asset Management Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (55.12%) Web Services
2 64 (50.39%) SOAP
3 46 (36.22%) jQuery
4 45 (35.43%) HTML
5 38 (29.92%) CSS
6 30 (23.62%) Spring
7 29 (22.83%) .NET
8 28 (22.05%) Hibernate
9 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
9 24 (18.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (15.75%) Spring MVC
11 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
11 19 (14.96%) J2EE
11 19 (14.96%) JSON
11 19 (14.96%) XML
12 16 (12.60%) HTML5
13 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (11.81%) CSS3
13 15 (11.81%) JSP
14 14 (11.02%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) User Experience
2 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.09%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (7.09%) RIA
4 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.72%) CESG
5 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.72%) PKI
5 6 (4.72%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.15%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.57%) iPhone
8 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.79%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 26 (20.47%) Unix
2 26 (20.47%) Windows
3 10 (7.87%) Android
4 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) Debian
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) VMS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.73%) MVC
3 40 (31.50%) SDLC
4 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
5 28 (22.05%) OO
6 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (21.26%) TDD
7 23 (18.11%) DevOps
8 21 (16.54%) Wealth Management
9 17 (13.39%) Risk Management
10 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.24%) BDD
11 13 (10.24%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.24%) Web Development
12 12 (9.45%) Migration
12 12 (9.45%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.09%) Investment Management
13 9 (7.09%) MVVM
13 9 (7.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.03%) JavaScript
2 58 (45.67%) Java
3 48 (37.80%) SQL
4 34 (26.77%) PHP
5 25 (19.69%) C#
6 13 (10.24%) Python
7 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.94%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.15%) C
9 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.36%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.79%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.79%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) ISEB
2 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.72%) CCIE
3 6 (4.72%) CEH
3 6 (4.72%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.72%) CISM
3 6 (4.72%) CISSP
3 6 (4.72%) GIAC
3 6 (4.72%) ISSAP
3 6 (4.72%) SSCP
4 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) GDPR
1 7 (5.51%) MiFID
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 3 (2.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Nagios
2 4 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.15%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.30%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (6.30%) New Relic
4 7 (5.51%) Google
5 4 (3.15%) Apple
5 4 (3.15%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.15%) Twitter
5 4 (3.15%) Zend
6 3 (2.36%) Apigee
7 2 (1.57%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.79%) CA
8 1 (0.79%) HP