The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 102 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs citing REST 177 130 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 1.77% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.68% 4.00% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 164 118 94
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

REST
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the North West region.

REST Salary Trend in the North West

REST
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in the North West

REST
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester +60 128 £40,000 +2.56% 23
Cheshire -6 32 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Merseyside +2 9 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Lancashire -4 8 £43,750 +16.66% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 190 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (53.61%) Web Services
3 177 (53.31%) SOAP
4 153 (46.08%) C#
5 152 (45.78%) JavaScript
6 146 (43.98%) Java
7 143 (43.07%) .NET
8 138 (41.57%) SQL Server
9 132 (39.76%) XML
10 122 (36.75%) HTML
10 122 (36.75%) TDD
11 106 (31.93%) CSS
12 98 (29.52%) MVC
13 89 (26.81%) WCF
14 88 (26.51%) Software Engineering
15 83 (25.00%) JSON
16 79 (23.80%) Scrum
16 79 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (23.19%) jQuery
18 76 (22.89%) Windows
19 74 (22.29%) Spring
20 72 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
21 70 (21.08%) Git (software)
22 69 (20.78%) Finance
23 68 (20.48%) SQL
24 63 (18.98%) PHP
24 63 (18.98%) ASP.NET
25 62 (18.67%) MySQL
26 60 (18.07%) Hibernate
26 60 (18.07%) Degree

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (5.72%) Tomcat
1 19 (5.72%) WordPress
2 11 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.01%) Apache
4 9 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.41%) CMS
5 8 (2.41%) JBoss
6 7 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.81%) nginx
8 5 (1.51%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.20%) Node.js
10 3 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.92%) MS Project
3 6 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (5.72%) Magento
2 5 (1.51%) Tridion
3 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.23%) SaaS
3 21 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.71%) Office 365
5 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.54%) Internet
2 15 (4.52%) Intranet
3 5 (1.51%) SSH
4 4 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) SNMP
6 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) LAN
6 2 (0.60%) Telnet
6 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 62 (18.67%) MySQL
3 38 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.43%) RDBMS
5 20 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (5.72%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.31%) Big Data
8 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.41%) JasperReports
9 8 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.81%) Redis
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 70 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 48 (14.46%) NUnit
3 44 (13.25%) Visual Studio
4 30 (9.04%) Subversion
5 27 (8.13%) Maven
6 22 (6.63%) Eclipse
7 20 (6.02%) Selenium
8 13 (3.92%) JUnit
9 12 (3.61%) Grunt
10 11 (3.31%) JIRA
11 10 (3.01%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.71%) gulp
12 9 (2.71%) Ant
13 8 (2.41%) Bower
13 8 (2.41%) PHPUnit
14 7 (2.11%) Moq
14 7 (2.11%) ReSharper
15 6 (1.81%) TestNG
16 5 (1.51%) MyEclipse
General
1 69 (20.78%) Finance
2 30 (9.04%) Retail
3 16 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.11%) Back Office
5 6 (1.81%) Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 258 (77.71%) Developer
2 60 (18.07%) Software Developer
3 52 (15.66%) C# Developer
4 46 (13.86%) Java Developer
5 40 (12.05%) .NET Developer
6 38 (11.45%) Senior Developer
7 37 (11.14%) Software Engineer
8 35 (10.54%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (9.94%) Web Developer
10 31 (9.34%) PHP Developer
10 31 (9.34%) Agile C# Developer
11 17 (5.12%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.82%) Mobile Developer
13 15 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (4.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 14 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
16 9 (2.71%) Lead .NET Developer
16 9 (2.71%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (53.61%) Web Services
2 177 (53.31%) SOAP
3 143 (43.07%) .NET
4 132 (39.76%) XML
5 122 (36.75%) HTML
6 106 (31.93%) CSS
7 89 (26.81%) WCF
8 83 (25.00%) JSON
9 77 (23.19%) jQuery
10 74 (22.29%) Spring
11 63 (18.98%) ASP.NET
12 60 (18.07%) Hibernate
13 59 (17.77%) WPF
14 54 (16.27%) LINQ
15 49 (14.76%) J2EE
16 46 (13.86%) HTML5
17 41 (12.35%) AngularJS
17 41 (12.35%) .NET Framework
18 40 (12.05%) Java EE
19 36 (10.84%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.14%) Mobile App
3 34 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (9.94%) Computer Science
5 32 (9.64%) N-Tier
6 17 (5.12%) User Experience
7 13 (3.92%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.01%) iPhone
8 10 (3.01%) iPad
8 10 (3.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) NHS
11 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.89%) Windows
2 58 (17.47%) Linux
3 55 (16.57%) Android
4 49 (14.76%) Apple iOS
5 26 (7.83%) Windows Phone
6 25 (7.53%) UNIX
7 16 (4.82%) Windows Phone 7
8 12 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (36.75%) TDD
3 98 (29.52%) MVC
4 88 (26.51%) Software Engineering
5 79 (23.80%) Scrum
5 79 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (15.36%) UML
7 47 (14.16%) OO
8 43 (12.95%) E-Commerce
9 41 (12.35%) OOP
10 37 (11.14%) Mentoring
11 36 (10.84%) SOA
12 35 (10.54%) BDD
13 34 (10.24%) Android Development
14 31 (9.34%) iOS Development
15 28 (8.43%) SDLC
15 28 (8.43%) Unit Testing
16 25 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (7.53%) Logistics
17 23 (6.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (46.08%) C#
2 152 (45.78%) JavaScript
3 146 (43.98%) Java
4 68 (20.48%) SQL
5 63 (18.98%) PHP
6 51 (15.36%) C++
7 38 (11.45%) VBA
8 34 (10.24%) C
9 13 (3.92%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.41%) Scala
10 8 (2.41%) Python
11 7 (2.11%) VB
11 7 (2.11%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.81%) Perl
13 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.51%) XPath
14 4 (1.20%) XQuery
15 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (18.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.64%) Oracle
3 16 (4.82%) Apple
4 15 (4.52%) Perforce
5 12 (3.61%) Adobe
6 11 (3.31%) Zend
7 10 (3.01%) Symbian
8 5 (1.51%) VMware
8 5 (1.51%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.51%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.20%) IBM
9 4 (1.20%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.60%) Sony
10 2 (0.60%) hybris
11 1 (0.30%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.30%) Google
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