Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 78 108
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 111 111 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.56% 3.58% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.06% 8.74% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 79 29
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,000 £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 850 1,270 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.89% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,040 832
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 17 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Knutsford +4 15 £75,000 +50.00% 5
Warrington +20 14 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Daresbury - 13 - -
Chester +12 9 £70,000 +36.59% 4
Crewe +9 9 £35,000 - 1
Runcorn +2 5 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Macclesfield +23 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £42,500 - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.95%) HTML
3 50 (45.05%) JavaScript
4 47 (42.34%) Web Services
4 47 (42.34%) MVC
5 44 (39.64%) SQL
5 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
6 43 (38.74%) CSS
7 42 (37.84%) Java
8 41 (36.94%) Git (software)
9 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
10 36 (32.43%) OO
11 34 (30.63%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (29.73%) .NET
12 33 (29.73%) MySQL
12 33 (29.73%) PHP
13 32 (28.83%) Finance
13 32 (28.83%) jQuery
14 30 (27.03%) SOAP
15 26 (23.42%) GitHub
15 26 (23.42%) MariaDB
15 26 (23.42%) API Integration
16 25 (22.52%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (19.82%) Laravel
17 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (19.82%) SOA
18 21 (18.92%) Linux
19 20 (18.02%) C#
19 20 (18.02%) Web Development

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 8 (7.21%) JBoss
2 5 (4.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.70%) CMS
3 3 (2.70%) Confluence
3 3 (2.70%) Jetty
3 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.80%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (23.42%) GitHub
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.50%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.80%) npm
7 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) PPP
4 1 (0.90%) SMTP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (29.73%) MySQL
3 26 (23.42%) MariaDB
4 16 (14.41%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.50%) Big Data
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.80%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.80%) DB2
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (36.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.12%) Selenium
3 15 (13.51%) PHPUnit
4 12 (10.81%) JIRA
5 11 (9.91%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.41%) Protractor
7 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.50%) Rational Rose
7 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.60%) Gradle
8 4 (3.60%) Maven
8 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.70%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.80%) Babel
10 2 (1.80%) gulp
10 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.80%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.80%) Mocha
10 2 (1.80%) MSTest
10 2 (1.80%) NUnit
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Advertising
4 5 (4.50%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) PHP Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Backend Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Architect
5 16 (14.41%) Web Developer
6 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Analyst
8 11 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Junior
10 9 (8.11%) Junior Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Test Analyst
11 8 (7.21%) Junior Backend Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Junior PHP Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Junior PHP Web Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Junior Web Developer
11 8 (7.21%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (6.31%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
13 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) Web Services
3 43 (38.74%) CSS
4 33 (29.73%) .NET
5 32 (28.83%) jQuery
6 30 (27.03%) SOAP
7 25 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (19.82%) Laravel
9 18 (16.22%) JSON
10 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.41%) HTML5
12 15 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (12.61%) XML
14 13 (11.71%) Spring
15 11 (9.91%) Ajax
15 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
15 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (9.91%) J2EE
16 8 (7.21%) React
16 8 (7.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (9.91%) Fixed Income
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Fintech
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) Unix
3 12 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) MVC
3 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
4 36 (32.43%) OO
5 26 (23.42%) API Integration
6 25 (22.52%) Collaborative Working
7 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (19.82%) SOA
8 20 (18.02%) Web Development
9 17 (15.32%) SDLC
9 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (13.51%) Process Improvement
10 15 (13.51%) Task Automation
11 13 (11.71%) TOGAF
12 12 (10.81%) API Testing
12 12 (10.81%) DevOps
12 12 (10.81%) TDD
13 11 (9.91%) Microservices
13 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) JavaScript
2 44 (39.64%) SQL
3 42 (37.84%) Java
4 33 (29.73%) PHP
5 20 (18.02%) C#
6 4 (3.60%) ES6
7 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.90%) Java 8
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) ISEB
2 6 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.80%) CISSP
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.90%) CCSP
5 1 (0.90%) CEH
5 1 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) QA
2 10 (9.01%) GDPR
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.80%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) New Relic
2 7 (6.31%) Google
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Casewise
4 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.70%) Talend
5 2 (1.80%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.80%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.80%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Nintex
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat