The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 127 141 205
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +64
Permanent jobs citing REST 128 105 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 1.46% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 3.06% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 111 88 43
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3163 3435 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.12% 47.84% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3062 3257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
REST
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Manchester -15 65 £40,000 +2.56% 10
Cheshire +23 40 £37,500 +74.41% 7
Lancashire +9 14 £37,500 +12.78% 4
Merseyside +4 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 148 (62.98%) HTML
2 145 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 143 (60.85%) .NET
4 142 (60.43%) C#
5 117 (49.79%) CSS
6 114 (48.51%) Web Services
7 113 (48.09%) SQL Server
8 107 (45.53%) SOAP
8 107 (45.53%) XML
9 97 (41.28%) ASP.NET
9 97 (41.28%) SQL
9 97 (41.28%) WCF
10 79 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (33.19%) MVC
12 73 (31.06%) Microsoft
12 73 (31.06%) .NET Framework
13 72 (30.64%) OO
14 66 (28.09%) jQuery
15 64 (27.23%) TDD
16 63 (26.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (22.55%) T-SQL
18 50 (21.28%) WPF
19 49 (20.85%) LINQ
20 48 (20.43%) Visual Studio
21 47 (20.00%) MySQL
21 47 (20.00%) PHP
22 44 (18.72%) Unit Testing
22 44 (18.72%) Git (software)
23 43 (18.30%) JSON
23 43 (18.30%) Marketing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 31 (13.19%) CMS
2 14 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (5.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.98%) ColdFusion
4 7 (2.98%) IIS
4 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.55%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.13%) Node.js
6 5 (2.13%) WordPress
7 3 (1.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Liferay
9 1 (0.43%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 25 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Project
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.66%) Internet
2 5 (2.13%) HTTP
2 5 (2.13%) RFID
3 4 (1.70%) VPN
3 4 (1.70%) DNS
3 4 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.28%) GPRS
4 3 (1.28%) UMTS
5 2 (0.85%) MPLS
5 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.85%) SMTP
6 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 47 (20.00%) MySQL
3 22 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.13%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.13%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.28%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.85%) SQLite
10 2 (0.85%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 44 (18.72%) Git (software)
3 33 (14.04%) Subversion
4 18 (7.66%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.96%) MSTest
7 12 (5.11%) NUnit
8 11 (4.68%) Selenium
9 7 (2.98%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.70%) Moq
10 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.28%) JIRA
11 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.85%) JUnit
12 2 (0.85%) Maven
12 2 (0.85%) StyleCop
General
1 43 (18.30%) Marketing
2 25 (10.64%) Finance
3 13 (5.53%) Legal
4 10 (4.26%) Billing
5 6 (2.55%) Back Office
6 4 (1.70%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 217 (92.34%) Developer
2 80 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 56 (23.83%) C# Developer
3 56 (23.83%) Senior Developer
4 37 (15.74%) Web Developer
4 37 (15.74%) PHP Developer
5 29 (12.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (8.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (7.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 17 (7.23%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Senior Web Developer
10 13 (5.53%) Analyst Developer
10 13 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (5.53%) MySQL Developer
10 13 (5.53%) C# Web Developer
10 13 (5.53%) Analyst
11 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.68%) iOS Developer
12 11 (4.68%) PHP Web Developer
13 9 (3.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (62.98%) HTML
2 143 (60.85%) .NET
3 117 (49.79%) CSS
4 114 (48.51%) Web Services
5 107 (45.53%) SOAP
5 107 (45.53%) XML
6 97 (41.28%) ASP.NET
6 97 (41.28%) WCF
7 73 (31.06%) .NET Framework
8 66 (28.09%) jQuery
9 63 (26.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (21.28%) WPF
11 49 (20.85%) LINQ
12 43 (18.30%) JSON
13 40 (17.02%) HTML5
14 36 (15.32%) Ajax
15 35 (14.89%) XHTML
15 35 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (13.62%) LAMP
17 30 (12.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) N-Tier
2 21 (8.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.83%) W3C
4 7 (2.98%) iPad
4 7 (2.98%) iPhone
5 6 (2.55%) Social Media
6 5 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.70%) Open Source
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) Handset
9 1 (0.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.43%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.30%) Linux
2 37 (15.74%) Windows
3 22 (9.36%) Android
4 15 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.28%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.85%) UNIX
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (33.19%) MVC
3 72 (30.64%) OO
4 64 (27.23%) TDD
5 44 (18.72%) Unit Testing
6 42 (17.87%) SOA
6 42 (17.87%) Scrum
7 32 (13.62%) Web Development
8 31 (13.19%) Web Design
8 31 (13.19%) OO PHP
9 28 (11.91%) UML
10 24 (10.21%) OOP
11 23 (9.79%) Software Engineering
12 22 (9.36%) Refactoring
12 22 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.51%) BDD
14 19 (8.09%) Kanban
15 18 (7.66%) Online Marketing
15 18 (7.66%) Android Development
16 16 (6.81%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 145 (61.70%) JavaScript
2 142 (60.43%) C#
3 97 (41.28%) SQL
4 53 (22.55%) T-SQL
5 47 (20.00%) PHP
6 30 (12.77%) PHP5
7 26 (11.06%) Java
8 19 (8.09%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.81%) TypeScript
10 15 (6.38%) VBA
11 10 (4.26%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.55%) Python
12 6 (2.55%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.70%) XPath
14 2 (0.85%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) Scala
15 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.43%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (10.21%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) MCP
4 2 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) QA
2 11 (4.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.49%) Oracle
3 7 (2.98%) Zend
4 4 (1.70%) Apple
5 3 (1.28%) Cognos
5 3 (1.28%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.85%) Juniper
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco
6 2 (0.85%) SAP
6 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.85%) Telerik
6 2 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) HP
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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