Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 23 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 +9
Permanent jobs citing REST 15 25 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 8.77% 9.51% 6.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.07% 20.00% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 18
Median annual salary £42,000 £56,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.33% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £78,250 £75,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,125 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.10% -0.79% +11.76%

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 83 125 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 48.54% 47.53% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 121 137
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,125 £25,000 £24,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £59,250
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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 13 (86.67%) SOAP
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) GitHub
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) Maven
4 10 (66.67%) Bitbucket
4 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 10 (66.67%) Selenium
5 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (60.00%) Microservices
6 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (53.33%) Docker
6 8 (53.33%) Hudson
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (53.33%) TestNG
6 8 (53.33%) NUnit
6 8 (53.33%) JUnit
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (20.00%) Serverless
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) Hudson
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) JUnit
3 8 (53.33%) NUnit
3 8 (53.33%) TestNG
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Appium
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Automation Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) React
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Guava
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) Microservices
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft