Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15 +12
Permanent jobs citing REST 136 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.36% 2.44% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.72% 5.83% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 47
Cheshire median annual salary £46,250 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £56,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 1,160 1,098 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 37.17% 41.92% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 930 920 766
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,375 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +5 29 £50,500 +3.59% 1
Chester +13 18 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Crewe -6 15 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Nantwich - 13 £25,750 - 2
Warrington +5 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Daresbury - 7 - -
Runcorn - 5 £35,000 - 1
Northwich - 4 £47,500 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £29,000 -
Wilmslow -11 1 £50,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 91 (66.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.68%) Java
3 69 (50.74%) JavaScript
4 62 (45.59%) HTML
4 62 (45.59%) Web Services
4 62 (45.59%) Git (software)
5 57 (41.91%) MVC
6 56 (41.18%) SQL
7 52 (38.24%) Test Automation
8 51 (37.50%) SOAP
8 51 (37.50%) CSS
9 49 (36.03%) OO
10 39 (28.68%) PHP
10 39 (28.68%) MySQL
11 36 (26.47%) .NET
11 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 34 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (24.26%) Laravel
13 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (23.53%) Linux
15 31 (22.79%) Jenkins
15 31 (22.79%) Collaborative Working
16 30 (22.06%) Unix
16 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
17 29 (21.32%) Maven
17 29 (21.32%) jQuery
17 29 (21.32%) JSON
17 29 (21.32%) C#
18 28 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (19.85%) Linux Command Line

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 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.21%) Confluence
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.47%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.47%) JBoss
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.65%) GitHub
3 22 (16.18%) DigitalOcean
4 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.21%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.74%) npm
7 1 (0.74%) Route 53
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) HTTP
2 4 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.68%) MySQL
2 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 27 (19.85%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.62%) MariaDB
5 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.41%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (45.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (22.79%) Jenkins
3 29 (21.32%) Maven
4 23 (16.91%) PHPUnit
5 19 (13.97%) Gradle
6 14 (10.29%) Selenium
7 11 (8.09%) JIRA
8 10 (7.35%) JUnit
8 10 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (5.88%) Mercurial
9 8 (5.88%) TestNG
10 7 (5.15%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.68%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (2.94%) Ant
12 4 (2.94%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.94%) Rational Rose
13 2 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Advertising
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (57.35%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) PHP Developer
3 22 (16.18%) MySQL Developer
3 22 (16.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.29%) MongoDB Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Tester
8 10 (7.35%) Backend Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.62%) Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Software Tester
12 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.59%) HTML
1 62 (45.59%) Web Services
2 51 (37.50%) CSS
2 51 (37.50%) SOAP
3 36 (26.47%) .NET
4 33 (24.26%) Laravel
5 29 (21.32%) jQuery
5 29 (21.32%) JSON
6 28 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 27 (19.85%) ASP.NET
8 24 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (16.18%) Spring
10 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
10 21 (15.44%) XML
11 17 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (9.56%) HTML5
13 13 (9.56%) Java EE
14 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (7.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.35%) Fixed Income
3 10 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Fintech
6 2 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.47%) IVR
6 2 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.53%) Linux
2 30 (22.06%) Unix
3 15 (11.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (66.91%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.91%) MVC
3 52 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 49 (36.03%) OO
5 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (22.79%) Collaborative Working
7 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
8 24 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (16.91%) Process Improvement
10 22 (16.18%) TDD
11 20 (14.71%) DevOps
12 15 (11.03%) SDLC
12 15 (11.03%) SOA
12 15 (11.03%) Web Development
13 11 (8.09%) API Integration
13 11 (8.09%) API Testing
13 11 (8.09%) Scrum
13 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.68%) Java
2 69 (50.74%) JavaScript
3 56 (41.18%) SQL
4 39 (28.68%) PHP
5 29 (21.32%) C#
6 6 (4.41%) Python
7 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.94%) Java 8
8 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) XQuery
10 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.97%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) HND
3 5 (3.68%) ISEB
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GDPR
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) New Relic
2 17 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.94%) Casewise
4 4 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.94%) Talend
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) Capita
6 1 (0.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter