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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 131 130 206
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +76
Permanent jobs citing REST 127 119 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 1.75% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 3.47% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 102 66
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -28 51 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Cheshire +7 48 £37,500 +20.96% 8
Merseyside +10 20 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Lancashire +6 8 £27,500 -57.69% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 168 (70.29%) JavaScript
2 161 (67.36%) HTML
3 144 (60.25%) CSS
4 131 (54.81%) SOAP
5 115 (48.12%) .NET
5 115 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (42.26%) jQuery
7 98 (41.00%) Web Services
7 98 (41.00%) MVC
7 98 (41.00%) C#
8 92 (38.49%) TDD
9 84 (35.15%) SQL
10 83 (34.73%) ASP.NET
11 70 (29.29%) XML
11 70 (29.29%) Java
12 68 (28.45%) WCF
13 67 (28.03%) PHP
14 66 (27.62%) OO
15 64 (26.78%) MySQL
16 61 (25.52%) SQL Server
17 51 (21.34%) .NET Framework
18 46 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 45 (18.83%) HTML5
20 43 (17.99%) Linux
21 42 (17.57%) JSON
22 39 (16.32%) BDD
23 38 (15.90%) Ajax
24 37 (15.48%) WPF
24 37 (15.48%) E-Commerce
24 37 (15.48%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (9.62%) Node.js
2 21 (8.79%) Apache
2 21 (8.79%) IIS
3 18 (7.53%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.44%) NServiceBus
5 10 (4.18%) ColdFusion
6 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.93%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.67%) JBoss
9 4 (1.67%) CMS
9 4 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.26%) Liferay
10 3 (1.26%) Mule
10 3 (1.26%) Confluence
11 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.84%) WordPress
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Mingle
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (12.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.09%) PaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Trello
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) HTTP
2 15 (6.28%) Internet
3 6 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (2.51%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) SMTP
4 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.42%) NFC
4 1 (0.42%) Extranet
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.78%) MySQL
2 61 (25.52%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.35%) Redis
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.26%) DB2
9 3 (1.26%) SQLite
10 2 (0.84%) DTS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.97%) Selenium
3 27 (11.30%) Visual Studio
4 19 (7.95%) NUnit
5 15 (6.28%) Eclipse
6 14 (5.86%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.44%) MSTest
8 12 (5.02%) Maven
9 11 (4.60%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.18%) PowerBuilder
11 9 (3.77%) JIRA
11 9 (3.77%) Subversion
12 8 (3.35%) Ant
12 8 (3.35%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.51%) Xcode
14 5 (2.09%) JMeter
14 5 (2.09%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.09%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (14.23%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Marketing
3 12 (5.02%) Retail
4 8 (3.35%) Billing
5 7 (2.93%) Advertising
6 5 (2.09%) Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 203 (84.94%) Developer
2 58 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.57%) PHP Developer
4 34 (14.23%) Senior Developer
5 31 (12.97%) Web Developer
6 26 (10.88%) Java Developer
7 25 (10.46%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.95%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.60%) Architect
11 11 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Magento Developer
13 8 (3.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 8 (3.35%) PHP Magento Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Applications Developer
13 8 (3.35%) MySQL Developer
13 8 (3.35%) PHP Web Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (67.36%) HTML
2 144 (60.25%) CSS
3 131 (54.81%) SOAP
4 115 (48.12%) .NET
5 101 (42.26%) jQuery
6 98 (41.00%) Web Services
7 83 (34.73%) ASP.NET
8 70 (29.29%) XML
9 68 (28.45%) WCF
10 51 (21.34%) .NET Framework
11 46 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (18.83%) HTML5
13 42 (17.57%) JSON
14 38 (15.90%) Ajax
15 37 (15.48%) WPF
16 34 (14.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 30 (12.55%) AngularJS
18 28 (11.72%) CSS3
18 28 (11.72%) LINQ
19 25 (10.46%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.04%) Open Source
3 22 (9.21%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.86%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.60%) User Experience
6 9 (3.77%) W3C
7 6 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.84%) DTV
9 2 (0.84%) BBC
9 2 (0.84%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.99%) Linux
2 35 (14.64%) Windows
3 14 (5.86%) Android
4 12 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.09%) UNIX
7 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (41.00%) MVC
3 92 (38.49%) TDD
4 66 (27.62%) OO
5 39 (16.32%) BDD
6 37 (15.48%) E-Commerce
7 35 (14.64%) SOA
8 34 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (11.72%) Unit Testing
10 27 (11.30%) OOP
11 24 (10.04%) OO PHP
12 23 (9.62%) Scrum
13 18 (7.53%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.11%) UML
15 16 (6.69%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.28%) Web Development
17 14 (5.86%) Kanban
17 14 (5.86%) Android Development
18 13 (5.44%) Mobile Application Development
18 13 (5.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 168 (70.29%) JavaScript
2 98 (41.00%) C#
3 84 (35.15%) SQL
4 70 (29.29%) Java
5 67 (28.03%) PHP
6 29 (12.13%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.18%) Ruby
9 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.93%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.93%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.51%) XPath
11 6 (2.51%) XAML
12 5 (2.09%) VBA
12 5 (2.09%) C
12 5 (2.09%) Scala
13 4 (1.67%) C++
14 3 (1.26%) VBScript
14 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (5.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) Puppet
1 5 (2.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.81%) Oracle
3 22 (9.21%) Zend
4 9 (3.77%) VMware
5 6 (2.51%) Apple
5 6 (2.51%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Perforce
6 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.84%) hybris
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) SAP
7 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.84%) BT
8 1 (0.42%) Telerik
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.42%) Cognos
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
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