The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.71% 1.25% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 3.28% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Median salary £32,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £55,000 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
REST
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
124 183 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.32% 38.05% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109 130 277
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

REST
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Merseyside region.

REST Salary Trend in Merseyside

REST
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool +6 6 £33,500 -22.98%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for REST.

1 9 (60.00%) PHP
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (26.67%) Grunt
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) iPad
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) PHP 5
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Refactoring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Grunt
3 3 (20.00%) MSTest
3 3 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Symfony
4 3 (20.00%) Yii
4 3 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Akka
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) Kafka
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) PHP 5
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter