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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing REST 8 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.43% 2.01% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 4.88% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 4
Median salary £30,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
183 205 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.74% 41.25% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 150 150 245
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 July 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 -10 7 £30,000 -30.23% 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (72.22%) PHP
1 13 (72.22%) SOAP
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) OOP
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) iPad
8 5 (27.78%) Symfony
9 4 (22.22%) Zend
9 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
9 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
9 4 (22.22%) Subversion
9 4 (22.22%) PHP 5
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) Yii
9 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
10 3 (16.67%) Grunt
10 3 (16.67%) OO
10 3 (16.67%) T-SQL

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
1 2 (11.11%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Grunt
4 2 (11.11%) MSTest
4 2 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) SOAP
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Symfony
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Yii
7 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.11%) Ajax
9 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) JSON
9 2 (11.11%) LAMP
10 1 (5.56%) Akka
10 1 (5.56%) Kafka
10 1 (5.56%) LESS
10 1 (5.56%) Sass
10 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) API Development
6 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) PHP 5
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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