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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing REST 15 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.54% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.91% 3.27% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
254 275 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.98% 44.28% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 214 247 313
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +13 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) CSS3
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) W3C
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) SOA
6 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) XHTML
8 5 (29.41%) Validation
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
9 4 (23.53%) Android Development
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Redis
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Log4j
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Android Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) XHTML
8 4 (23.53%) LAMP
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
9 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
9 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (11.76%) jQuery
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) W3C
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) SOA
4 6 (35.29%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Validation
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (23.53%) Android Development
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Zend
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago