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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 107 94
Rank change year-on-year +49 -13 +8
Permanent jobs citing REST 160 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.75% 1.86% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 4.41% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 72 25 41
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1,433 953 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.53% 42.24% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 812 826
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,875 £57,500 £53,750
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 21 April 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 April 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 -8 38 £50,500 - 5
Chester 0 21 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Warrington +5 11 - - 1
Crewe +2 11 £43,750 +6.06% 2
Northwich - 11 £47,500 -
Nantwich - 8 £38,750 - 3
Wilmslow +2 4 £50,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £29,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 94 (58.75%) Java
2 88 (55.00%) Web Services
3 86 (53.75%) JavaScript
4 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (45.00%) MVC
6 68 (42.50%) SOAP
7 66 (41.25%) HTML
8 62 (38.75%) Git (software)
9 57 (35.63%) SQL
10 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
10 51 (31.88%) jQuery
11 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 50 (31.25%) CSS
12 49 (30.63%) PHP
13 46 (28.75%) OO
14 45 (28.13%) Jenkins
15 43 (26.88%) Spring
16 39 (24.38%) Maven
16 39 (24.38%) SDLC
17 38 (23.75%) Hibernate
18 37 (23.13%) MySQL
18 37 (23.13%) Oracle
19 36 (22.50%) Software Engineering
19 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (21.25%) Unix
21 33 (20.63%) Linux
21 33 (20.63%) .NET
21 33 (20.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 32 (20.00%) DevOps
23 29 (18.13%) Finance

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 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.50%) JBoss
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.88%) Anypoint
5 3 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.75%) GitHub
3 20 (12.50%) DigitalOcean
4 6 (3.75%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.88%) Office 365
6 3 (1.88%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.25%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.63%) Google Play
8 1 (0.63%) iTunes
8 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.75%) HTTP
2 8 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 37 (23.13%) MySQL
3 28 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.38%) DB2
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (38.75%) Git (software)
2 45 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 39 (24.38%) Maven
4 26 (16.25%) Gradle
5 20 (12.50%) PHPUnit
6 16 (10.00%) JUnit
7 14 (8.75%) JIRA
7 14 (8.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (8.13%) Bitbucket
8 13 (8.13%) Selenium
9 10 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.00%) Ant
10 8 (5.00%) Mercurial
10 8 (5.00%) TestNG
11 6 (3.75%) Jasmine
12 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.13%) Mockito
13 4 (2.50%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 25 (15.63%) Advertising
3 23 (14.38%) Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.88%) Law
6 3 (1.88%) Publishing
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Games
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) International Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (63.75%) Developer
2 36 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.25%) PHP Developer
4 23 (14.38%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
5 20 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 20 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 18 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.75%) .NET Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Test Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Asset Management Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.75%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (55.00%) Web Services
2 68 (42.50%) SOAP
3 66 (41.25%) HTML
4 51 (31.88%) jQuery
5 50 (31.25%) CSS
6 43 (26.88%) Spring
7 38 (23.75%) Hibernate
8 33 (20.63%) .NET
8 33 (20.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (16.88%) ASP.NET
9 27 (16.88%) Laravel
10 26 (16.25%) JSON
10 26 (16.25%) XML
11 21 (13.13%) AngularJS
11 21 (13.13%) Java EE
11 21 (13.13%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (11.88%) J2EE
13 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (10.00%) Spring MVC
14 16 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.63%) User Experience
5 8 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.75%) RIA
7 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.88%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.25%) IVR
11 1 (0.63%) CESG
11 1 (0.63%) Life Science
11 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.63%) PKI
11 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.25%) Unix
2 33 (20.63%) Linux
3 12 (7.50%) Windows
4 7 (4.38%) Android
5 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.00%) MVC
3 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 46 (28.75%) OO
5 39 (24.38%) SDLC
6 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (22.50%) Software Engineering
7 32 (20.00%) DevOps
8 28 (17.50%) TDD
9 23 (14.38%) Collaborative Working
10 21 (13.13%) Wealth Management
11 20 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (9.38%) Scrum
14 15 (9.38%) Waterfall
15 14 (8.75%) BDD
15 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
15 14 (8.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.75%) Java
2 86 (53.75%) JavaScript
3 57 (35.63%) SQL
4 49 (30.63%) PHP
5 27 (16.88%) C#
6 9 (5.63%) Python
7 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.75%) Java 8
9 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.50%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.25%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.25%) C
11 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.25%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Degree
2 8 (5.00%) HND
2 8 (5.00%) ISEB
2 8 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.63%) CCIE
4 1 (0.63%) CEH
4 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CISM
4 1 (0.63%) CISSP
4 1 (0.63%) GIAC
4 1 (0.63%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) SSCP
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) GDPR
1 8 (5.00%) MiFID
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Oracle
2 20 (12.50%) New Relic
3 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.13%) Google
5 4 (2.50%) Apple
5 4 (2.50%) IBM
5 4 (2.50%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.50%) Twitter
6 2 (1.25%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.25%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) Apigee
7 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics