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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 64 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.59% 2.92% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 7.98% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 35
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £27,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 465 476 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.54% 36.62% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 403 400 468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -6 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Warrington +4 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 - -
Chester -1 1 £15,000 -66.66% 4
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 30 (83.33%) Web Services
2 26 (72.22%) Java
3 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (63.89%) HTML
4 21 (58.33%) .NET
5 20 (55.56%) SOAP
5 20 (55.56%) MVC
6 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (50.00%) SQL
8 17 (47.22%) C#
8 17 (47.22%) CSS
9 15 (41.67%) Spring
10 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
10 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
10 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
11 12 (33.33%) Oracle
11 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 12 (33.33%) jQuery
12 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
13 10 (27.78%) HTTP
13 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
14 9 (25.00%) J2EE
14 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
15 8 (22.22%) Node.js
15 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
15 8 (22.22%) Finance
15 8 (22.22%) TDD

REST
Top Related 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 5 (13.89%) CMS
1 5 (13.89%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (13.89%) Umbraco
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) DB2
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) GIS
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.33%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.78%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) MSI
6 1 (2.78%) MSTest
6 1 (2.78%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Corporate Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) Web Services
2 23 (63.89%) HTML
3 21 (58.33%) .NET
4 20 (55.56%) SOAP
5 17 (47.22%) CSS
6 15 (41.67%) Spring
7 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 12 (33.33%) jQuery
9 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (25.00%) J2EE
12 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (22.22%) Node.js
12 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
13 7 (19.44%) Java EE
13 7 (19.44%) WCF
14 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Contactless
3 2 (5.56%) RIA
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) MVC
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
5 7 (19.44%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) SOA
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.33%) MVVM
9 3 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) TypeScript
6 4 (11.11%) C
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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