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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 48 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.79% 1.71% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 3.75% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 6
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £50,000 £66,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £68,750
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
266 293 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.61% 45.43% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 230 264 312
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
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 18 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 18 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 +15 17 £40,000 -20.00% 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) SOAP
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) HTML5
6 11 (47.83%) TDD
7 10 (43.48%) MVC
7 10 (43.48%) OO
7 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 9 (39.13%) W3C
8 9 (39.13%) CSS3
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) .NET
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) SOA
10 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
11 6 (26.09%) LAMP
11 6 (26.09%) MySQL
11 6 (26.09%) PHP
12 5 (21.74%) XML
12 5 (21.74%) XHTML
12 5 (21.74%) Apache
12 5 (21.74%) Advertising
12 5 (21.74%) Validation
12 5 (21.74%) Scrum
12 5 (21.74%) HTTP
12 5 (21.74%) BDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Redis
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Log4j
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) CSS3
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) LAMP
9 5 (21.74%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) XHTML
9 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
9 5 (21.74%) jQuery
9 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
10 4 (17.39%) JSON
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
11 2 (8.70%) LINQ
11 2 (8.70%) WCF
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) W3C
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) OO
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (17.39%) Android Development
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Zend
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