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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 121 152 172
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +20
Permanent jobs citing REST 131 104 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 1.50% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 3.13% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 118 95 55
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2633 3325 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.85% 48.05% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2872 3244
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 £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +36 72 £36,000 -15.29% 20
Cheshire +2 45 £44,000 +19.72% 10
Merseyside +14 9 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Lancashire +8 5 £35,000 -46.15% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 157 (62.30%) SOAP
2 150 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 131 (51.98%) HTML
4 120 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (47.22%) TDD
6 114 (45.24%) Java
6 114 (45.24%) CSS
7 112 (44.44%) XML
8 104 (41.27%) Web Services
9 97 (38.49%) .NET
10 92 (36.51%) C#
11 91 (36.11%) jQuery
12 80 (31.75%) MVC
13 67 (26.59%) SQL Server
14 65 (25.79%) MySQL
14 65 (25.79%) Linux
15 62 (24.60%) PHP
16 60 (23.81%) SQL
17 59 (23.41%) JSON
18 58 (23.02%) OO
19 56 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
20 53 (21.03%) E-Commerce
21 50 (19.84%) Git (software)
22 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
22 48 (19.05%) WCF
23 47 (18.65%) Spring
24 46 (18.25%) Software Engineering
25 45 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
26 42 (16.67%) Hibernate
26 42 (16.67%) WPF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (10.32%) Apache
2 20 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.56%) Node.js
4 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.76%) IIS
5 8 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.19%) Liferay
8 2 (0.79%) Mule
8 2 (0.79%) WordPress
8 2 (0.79%) Confluence
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.79%) JBoss
8 2 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.97%) SaaS
3 9 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.19%) Trello
5 2 (0.79%) PaaS
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.11%) HTTP
2 11 (4.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.79%) VPN
3 2 (0.79%) GPRS
3 2 (0.79%) UMTS
4 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 65 (25.79%) MySQL
3 33 (13.10%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.16%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.78%) JasperReports
8 7 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.19%) SQLite
11 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.19%) Redis
12 2 (0.79%) Big Data
12 2 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.49%) Maven
3 31 (12.30%) NUnit
4 29 (11.51%) Eclipse
4 29 (11.51%) Selenium
5 21 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.94%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.76%) JIRA
8 11 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.37%) JUnit
9 10 (3.97%) Ant
9 10 (3.97%) MSTest
10 9 (3.57%) Grunt
10 9 (3.57%) Subversion
11 8 (3.17%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.78%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.78%) JMeter
13 6 (2.38%) TestNG
13 6 (2.38%) Bower
13 6 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 25 (9.92%) Retail
3 11 (4.37%) Marketing
4 5 (1.98%) Back Office
5 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 197 (78.17%) Developer
2 48 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.87%) C# Developer
4 39 (15.48%) PHP Developer
5 36 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 34 (13.49%) Java Developer
7 33 (13.10%) Software Engineer
8 31 (12.30%) Software Developer
8 31 (12.30%) Web Developer
9 21 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Agile C# Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Lead Developer
15 10 (3.97%) Android Developer
16 9 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 8 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
17 8 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (62.30%) SOAP
2 131 (51.98%) HTML
3 114 (45.24%) CSS
4 112 (44.44%) XML
5 104 (41.27%) Web Services
6 97 (38.49%) .NET
7 91 (36.11%) jQuery
8 59 (23.41%) JSON
9 48 (19.05%) WCF
9 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 47 (18.65%) Spring
11 42 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 42 (16.67%) WPF
12 38 (15.08%) Ajax
13 37 (14.68%) Servlets
14 32 (12.70%) J2EE
14 32 (12.70%) JMS
15 30 (11.90%) HTML5
16 28 (11.11%) Java EE
17 27 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.95%) Open Source
6 10 (3.97%) User Experience
7 9 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.17%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.38%) W3C
9 6 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) EPoS
10 2 (0.79%) BBC
11 1 (0.40%) Handset
11 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.79%) Linux
2 38 (15.08%) Windows
3 25 (9.92%) UNIX
4 22 (8.73%) Android
4 22 (8.73%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.78%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.79%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (47.22%) TDD
3 80 (31.75%) MVC
4 58 (23.02%) OO
5 56 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (21.03%) E-Commerce
7 46 (18.25%) Software Engineering
8 39 (15.48%) OOP
8 39 (15.48%) Unit Testing
9 33 (13.10%) BDD
9 33 (13.10%) SOA
10 27 (10.71%) Scrum
11 25 (9.92%) UML
11 25 (9.92%) OO PHP
12 21 (8.33%) Web Development
13 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.94%) Android Development
14 19 (7.54%) Automated Testing
15 16 (6.35%) DevOps
15 16 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 114 (45.24%) Java
3 92 (36.51%) C#
4 62 (24.60%) PHP
5 60 (23.81%) SQL
6 27 (10.71%) C
7 26 (10.32%) C++
8 19 (7.54%) VBA
9 14 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.97%) Ruby
12 9 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 8 (3.17%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.17%) Python
13 8 (3.17%) XPath
14 6 (2.38%) Scala
15 5 (1.98%) XAML
15 5 (1.98%) VB
16 3 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) Puppet
1 6 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (13.49%) Oracle
2 25 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.35%) Zend
4 15 (5.95%) VMware
5 7 (2.78%) Apple
6 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.38%) Perforce
7 5 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.79%) BT
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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