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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 114 155 169
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +14
Permanent jobs citing REST 142 105 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.15% 1.47% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 3.12% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 127 98 60
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 £31,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
2668 3361 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.48% 46.90% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2881 3244
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +45 81 £36,000 -10.00% 22
Cheshire +3 49 £44,000 +17.33% 7
Merseyside +13 7 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Lancashire 0 4 £38,750 +23.01% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 159 (62.35%) SOAP
2 138 (54.12%) JavaScript
3 120 (47.06%) Java
3 120 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (46.27%) HTML
5 113 (44.31%) XML
5 113 (44.31%) TDD
6 111 (43.53%) Web Services
7 103 (40.39%) CSS
8 101 (39.61%) .NET
9 99 (38.82%) C#
10 82 (32.16%) MVC
11 81 (31.76%) jQuery
12 77 (30.20%) SQL Server
13 66 (25.88%) Linux
14 61 (23.92%) JSON
15 57 (22.35%) SQL
16 55 (21.57%) MySQL
16 55 (21.57%) Spring
17 54 (21.18%) Software Engineering
17 54 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (20.78%) PHP
19 50 (19.61%) E-Commerce
20 49 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (18.43%) WCF
21 47 (18.43%) OO
22 46 (18.04%) ASP.NET
22 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
23 45 (17.65%) Degree
23 45 (17.65%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (8.63%) Tomcat
2 21 (8.24%) Apache
3 11 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.53%) IIS
4 9 (3.53%) Node.js
5 8 (3.14%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.96%) CMS
8 4 (1.57%) JBoss
8 4 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.18%) Liferay
9 3 (1.18%) WordPress
9 3 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.78%) Mule
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Mingle
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) Tridion
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.27%) SaaS
3 11 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Trello
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.02%) HTTP
2 16 (6.27%) Internet
3 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.78%) VPN
3 2 (0.78%) GPRS
3 2 (0.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (30.20%) SQL Server
2 55 (21.57%) MySQL
3 35 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.75%) JasperReports
8 7 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.18%) SQLite
11 3 (1.18%) Redis
11 3 (1.18%) Big Data
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.78%) DB2
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.33%) Maven
3 31 (12.16%) NUnit
4 28 (10.98%) Eclipse
5 23 (9.02%) Visual Studio
6 22 (8.63%) Selenium
7 16 (6.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (4.31%) JIRA
9 11 (4.31%) Subversion
9 11 (4.31%) Grunt
10 10 (3.92%) MSTest
10 10 (3.92%) JUnit
11 7 (2.75%) Ant
11 7 (2.75%) Bower
12 6 (2.35%) TestNG
12 6 (2.35%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.35%) JMeter
13 5 (1.96%) MyEclipse
13 5 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (14.12%) Finance
2 26 (10.20%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Marketing
4 8 (3.14%) Back Office
5 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 193 (75.69%) Developer
2 50 (19.61%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.90%) C# Developer
4 37 (14.51%) Software Engineer
5 34 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 32 (12.55%) Senior Developer
6 32 (12.55%) Software Developer
7 31 (12.16%) PHP Developer
8 30 (11.76%) Web Developer
9 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.24%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.49%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Agile C# Developer
13 11 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.31%) Lead .NET Developer
13 11 (4.31%) Android Developer
14 10 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.92%) Consultant
15 8 (3.14%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (62.35%) SOAP
2 118 (46.27%) HTML
3 113 (44.31%) XML
4 111 (43.53%) Web Services
5 103 (40.39%) CSS
6 101 (39.61%) .NET
7 81 (31.76%) jQuery
8 61 (23.92%) JSON
9 55 (21.57%) Spring
10 47 (18.43%) WCF
11 46 (18.04%) ASP.NET
12 45 (17.65%) Hibernate
13 43 (16.86%) Servlets
14 37 (14.51%) WPF
15 36 (14.12%) HTML5
16 35 (13.73%) JMS
17 34 (13.33%) Ajax
17 34 (13.33%) J2EE
18 32 (12.55%) Java EE
19 27 (10.59%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.71%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.71%) User Experience
6 10 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.92%) Open Source
7 6 (2.35%) W3C
8 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) BYOD
9 2 (0.78%) EPoS
9 2 (0.78%) BBC
10 1 (0.39%) Handset
10 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.88%) Linux
2 37 (14.51%) Windows
3 28 (10.98%) UNIX
4 23 (9.02%) Android
5 22 (8.63%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.96%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (44.31%) TDD
3 82 (32.16%) MVC
4 54 (21.18%) Software Engineering
4 54 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (19.61%) E-Commerce
6 47 (18.43%) OO
7 42 (16.47%) OOP
8 36 (14.12%) SOA
8 36 (14.12%) Unit Testing
9 34 (13.33%) Scrum
10 29 (11.37%) BDD
11 26 (10.20%) UML
12 24 (9.41%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.24%) Web Development
14 20 (7.84%) Android Development
14 20 (7.84%) OO PHP
15 16 (6.27%) Software Architecture
15 16 (6.27%) Logistics
15 16 (6.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (54.12%) JavaScript
2 120 (47.06%) Java
3 99 (38.82%) C#
4 57 (22.35%) SQL
5 53 (20.78%) PHP
6 33 (12.94%) C++
6 33 (12.94%) C
7 20 (7.84%) VBA
8 12 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.31%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.92%) XPath
11 9 (3.53%) Python
11 9 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.14%) VB
12 8 (3.14%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.14%) Scala
13 7 (2.75%) Ruby
14 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.18%) PHP5
16 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Puppet
1 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (12.55%) Oracle
2 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.88%) VMware
4 12 (4.71%) Zend
5 6 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.96%) Apple
6 5 (1.96%) Perforce
7 4 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.57%) Adobe
8 3 (1.18%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.18%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) IBM
9 2 (0.78%) hybris
9 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.78%) BT
10 1 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
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