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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing REST 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.21% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 0.95% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
191 317 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.59% 50.64% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 138 290 191
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +12 4 £49,250 +23.12% 2
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 21 (91.30%) SOAP
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) OO
3 18 (78.26%) CSS
4 17 (73.91%) HTML
5 16 (69.57%) PHP
5 16 (69.57%) MySQL
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) TDD
6 13 (56.52%) OO PHP
7 12 (52.17%) MVC
8 10 (43.48%) Apache
8 10 (43.48%) OOP
8 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
8 10 (43.48%) Ajax
8 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
8 10 (43.48%) Magento
9 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (34.78%) CSS3
11 7 (30.43%) HTML5
12 6 (26.09%) Progressive Enhancement
12 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (26.09%) Validation
12 6 (26.09%) XHTML
12 6 (26.09%) W3C
12 6 (26.09%) SOA
12 6 (26.09%) HTTP
12 6 (26.09%) Web Services
12 6 (26.09%) Windows

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (43.48%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) PHP Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Web Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) SOAP
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) Ajax
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) CSS3
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) XHTML
9 3 (13.04%) Symfony
10 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
10 2 (8.70%) LAMP
10 2 (8.70%) Yii
11 1 (4.35%) Kafka
11 1 (4.35%) Akka
11 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) W3C
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) OO
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) OO PHP
3 12 (52.17%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (43.48%) OOP
4 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) SOA
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP5
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Zend
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