Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 25 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 37 6 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 14.23% 3.55% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.61% 8.82% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 22
Median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £86,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 134 68 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 51.54% 40.24% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 124 66 210
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,150 £25,875 £28,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,875 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Chester

REST
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Chester.

Salary trend for REST in Chester

REST
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Chester over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for REST.

1 37 (100.00%) SOAP
2 36 (97.30%) Scrum
2 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
3 34 (91.89%) Java
4 33 (89.19%) C#
4 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (89.19%) Selenium
4 33 (89.19%) WebDriver
4 33 (89.19%) BDD
5 32 (86.49%) Maven
6 31 (83.78%) .NET
6 31 (83.78%) GitHub
6 31 (83.78%) Bitbucket
6 31 (83.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (81.08%) Jenkins
7 30 (81.08%) Hudson
7 30 (81.08%) Microservices
7 30 (81.08%) Cucumber
7 30 (81.08%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (78.38%) JUnit
9 28 (75.68%) NUnit
9 28 (75.68%) TestNG
9 28 (75.68%) Docker
10 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
12 13 (35.14%) SQL
12 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
13 12 (32.43%) VBScript
14 10 (27.03%) Appium
15 7 (18.92%) QA

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 31 (83.78%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (89.19%) Selenium
1 33 (89.19%) WebDriver
2 32 (86.49%) Maven
3 31 (83.78%) Bitbucket
3 31 (83.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (81.08%) Cucumber
4 30 (81.08%) Hudson
4 30 (81.08%) Jenkins
5 29 (78.38%) JUnit
6 28 (75.68%) NUnit
6 28 (75.68%) TestNG
7 10 (27.03%) Appium
8 3 (8.11%) JIRA
9 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Junior
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Tester
5 5 (13.51%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) SOAP
2 31 (83.78%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Core
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) React
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Scrum
1 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
2 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (89.19%) BDD
3 30 (81.08%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (81.08%) Microservices
4 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 1 (2.70%) Data Management
8 1 (2.70%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) VBScript
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft