The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.41% 1.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 2.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
209 385 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.97% 63.53% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 185 340 252
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Merseyside

REST
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +16 13 £37,500 +10.29%
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 32 (94.12%) CSS
2 31 (91.18%) HTML
3 28 (82.35%) SOAP
4 27 (79.41%) OO
5 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
6 25 (73.53%) Linux
7 23 (67.65%) PHP
7 23 (67.65%) MySQL
7 23 (67.65%) TDD
8 18 (52.94%) E-Commerce
8 18 (52.94%) Apache
8 18 (52.94%) OO PHP
9 17 (50.00%) jQuery
10 16 (47.06%) MVC
11 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
11 15 (44.12%) Ajax
12 14 (41.18%) Magento
13 10 (29.41%) OOP
13 10 (29.41%) Retail
13 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (23.53%) CSS3
14 8 (23.53%) .NET
15 7 (20.59%) Web Services
15 7 (20.59%) HTML5
15 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
16 6 (17.65%) Progressive Enhancement
16 6 (17.65%) Windows
16 6 (17.65%) XHTML
16 6 (17.65%) SQL
16 6 (17.65%) W3C

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (29.41%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) PHP Developer
3 13 (38.24%) Web Developer
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) CSS
2 31 (91.18%) HTML
3 28 (82.35%) SOAP
4 17 (50.00%) jQuery
5 15 (44.12%) Ajax
6 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) CSS3
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) XHTML
9 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
11 3 (8.82%) Symfony
11 3 (8.82%) LAMP
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.88%) Zend Framework
12 2 (5.88%) Yii
13 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) W3C
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) EPoS
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) OO
2 23 (67.65%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 18 (52.94%) OO PHP
4 16 (47.06%) MVC
5 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
6 10 (29.41%) OOP
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Validation
7 6 (17.65%) SOA
7 6 (17.65%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.94%) UX Design
10 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (67.65%) PHP
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Zend