Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 87 116
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 -1
Permanent jobs citing REST 112 85 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.22% 3.02% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.29% 7.50% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 29
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £59,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 911 1,134 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.29% 40.30% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 751 941 824
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £55,000
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 October 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 21 October 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
Nantwich -3 21 £25,750 -26.43%
Knutsford +1 15 £64,600 +32.51% 6
Warrington +11 14 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Daresbury - 14 - -
Chester +9 11 £62,500 +21.95% 3
Crewe +7 9 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Runcorn +12 6 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Macclesfield +19 4 £25,000 -23.08%
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (51.79%) HTML
2 58 (51.79%) JavaScript
3 51 (45.54%) SQL
3 51 (45.54%) Test Automation
4 50 (44.64%) CSS
5 49 (43.75%) MVC
6 44 (39.29%) Web Services
7 43 (38.39%) Git (software)
8 38 (33.93%) .NET
8 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
9 37 (33.04%) Java
9 37 (33.04%) jQuery
10 36 (32.14%) MySQL
11 35 (31.25%) PHP
11 35 (31.25%) SOAP
12 34 (30.36%) OO
12 34 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (25.00%) Finance
13 28 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (24.11%) Collaborative Working
14 27 (24.11%) GitHub
14 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (23.21%) MariaDB
15 26 (23.21%) API Integration
16 25 (22.32%) C#
16 25 (22.32%) Linux
17 23 (20.54%) Laravel
18 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
19 20 (17.86%) MongoDB

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 6 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.46%) JBoss
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.68%) CMS
4 3 (2.68%) Confluence
4 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.89%) nginx
5 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (24.11%) GitHub
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.14%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.79%) npm
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.89%) Route 53
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.46%) HTTP
3 3 (2.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.89%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 36 (32.14%) MySQL
3 26 (23.21%) MariaDB
4 20 (17.86%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.36%) Big Data
7 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.68%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.68%) DB2
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (38.39%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.86%) Selenium
3 18 (16.07%) PHPUnit
4 13 (11.61%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.93%) JIRA
6 6 (5.36%) Rational Rose
7 5 (4.46%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.57%) Gradle
8 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.68%) Protractor
9 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.79%) Babel
10 2 (1.79%) Grunt
10 2 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.79%) webpack
10 2 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Advertising
3 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Law
4 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (57.14%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) PHP Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Backend Developer
4 17 (15.18%) .NET Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Architect
5 15 (13.39%) Web Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.04%) Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Junior
7 9 (8.04%) Junior Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Tester
8 8 (7.14%) Junior Backend Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Junior Web Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 8 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
8 8 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.79%) HTML
2 50 (44.64%) CSS
3 44 (39.29%) Web Services
4 38 (33.93%) .NET
5 37 (33.04%) jQuery
6 35 (31.25%) SOAP
7 28 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (20.54%) Laravel
9 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 19 (16.96%) ASP.NET
10 19 (16.96%) HTML5
11 18 (16.07%) JSON
11 18 (16.07%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (11.61%) XML
13 11 (9.82%) Ajax
14 9 (8.04%) Spring
15 8 (7.14%) EJB
15 8 (7.14%) J2EE
16 7 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (13.39%) Fixed Income
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Fintech
5 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) RIA
8 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Linux
2 18 (16.07%) Unix
3 16 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.54%) Test Automation
3 49 (43.75%) MVC
4 34 (30.36%) OO
5 27 (24.11%) Collaborative Working
5 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (23.21%) API Integration
7 20 (17.86%) Web Development
8 19 (16.96%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (16.96%) SOA
9 18 (16.07%) Process Improvement
9 18 (16.07%) Task Automation
10 16 (14.29%) API Testing
10 16 (14.29%) SDLC
11 15 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (11.61%) OOP
13 12 (10.71%) TDD
14 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
14 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (8.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.79%) JavaScript
2 51 (45.54%) SQL
3 37 (33.04%) Java
4 35 (31.25%) PHP
5 25 (22.32%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) ES6
7 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.79%) Java 8
8 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.89%) Python
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.68%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) New Relic
2 6 (5.36%) Casewise
3 5 (4.46%) Google
4 4 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) Talend
5 2 (1.79%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.79%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.89%) Nintex
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter