Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 +44
Permanent jobs citing REST 71 121 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.81% 5.83% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.67% 15.16% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 64 91 76
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.51% +4.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 453 798 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.43% 38.46% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 368 617 956
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cheshire

REST
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Cheshire.

Salary trend for REST in Cheshire

REST
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Cheshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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
Warrington +28 36 £45,000 -4.51% 3
Chester +8 22 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Wilmslow +8 7 £45,000 -14.29%
Knutsford +7 3 - - 3
Crewe +5 1 £42,500 -5.56% 3
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 62 (87.32%) .NET
2 55 (77.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 54 (76.06%) C#
4 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (56.34%) AngularJS
6 39 (54.93%) SQL
7 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
8 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
8 36 (50.70%) .NET Framework
9 35 (49.30%) Selenium
10 31 (43.66%) React
11 30 (42.25%) NUnit
12 28 (39.44%) CSS
13 26 (36.62%) Azure
14 24 (33.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (33.80%) Entity Framework
14 24 (33.80%) Java
14 24 (33.80%) .NET Core
15 22 (30.99%) SOAP
16 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
16 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
16 21 (29.58%) AWS
17 19 (26.76%) MVC
17 19 (26.76%) Scrum
18 18 (25.35%) Finance
18 18 (25.35%) NHibernate
18 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
19 17 (23.94%) BDD
19 17 (23.94%) Performance Testing
19 17 (23.94%) GitHub

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 (9.86%) Mule
2 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Azure
2 21 (29.58%) AWS
3 17 (23.94%) GitHub
4 3 (4.23%) Serverless
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Selenium
2 30 (42.25%) NUnit
3 24 (33.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
5 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
6 16 (22.54%) Bitbucket
6 16 (22.54%) Maven
7 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
8 13 (18.31%) Hudson
8 13 (18.31%) JUnit
8 13 (18.31%) TestNG
9 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.49%) JIRA
11 9 (12.68%) MSTest
12 8 (11.27%) Cypress.io
12 8 (11.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (11.27%) TeamCity
13 1 (1.41%) Appium
13 1 (1.41%) JMeter
13 1 (1.41%) Postman
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
5 11 (15.49%) .NET Architect
5 11 (15.49%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 10 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.08%) Tester
7 9 (12.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (12.68%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Angular Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (11.27%) React Developer
9 7 (9.86%) Automation Tester
10 6 (8.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (87.32%) .NET
2 55 (77.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 40 (56.34%) AngularJS
4 36 (50.70%) .NET Framework
5 31 (43.66%) React
6 28 (39.44%) CSS
7 24 (33.80%) .NET Core
7 24 (33.80%) Entity Framework
8 22 (30.99%) SOAP
9 18 (25.35%) NHibernate
10 16 (22.54%) Swagger
11 12 (16.90%) Middleware
12 11 (15.49%) Web Services
13 10 (14.08%) HTML
14 8 (11.27%) Vue.js
15 7 (9.86%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (9.86%) Kafka
16 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (8.45%) Java EE
16 6 (8.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
3 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 19 (26.76%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) BDD
4 17 (23.94%) Performance Testing
4 17 (23.94%) Secure Coding
5 16 (22.54%) ETL
5 16 (22.54%) Microservices
6 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.90%) IT Strategy
8 11 (15.49%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (12.68%) DevOps
9 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.27%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (11.27%) Project Management
10 8 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (9.86%) CRM
11 7 (9.86%) Process Management
11 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) C#
2 39 (54.93%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.23%) VBScript
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Java 8
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) ISEB
1 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) webMethods
3 7 (9.86%) New Relic
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle