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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 134 179
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +45
Permanent jobs citing REST 156 109 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 1.61% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.24% 3.57% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 134 98 55
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +65 93 £40,000 - 17
Cheshire -12 48 £43,250 +15.33% 6
Lancashire -9 8 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Merseyside +14 6 £43,500 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 178 (61.59%) SOAP
2 144 (49.83%) Web Services
3 143 (49.48%) JavaScript
4 134 (46.37%) XML
4 134 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (44.64%) C#
5 129 (44.64%) Java
6 126 (43.60%) .NET
7 122 (42.21%) TDD
8 116 (40.14%) HTML
9 111 (38.41%) SQL Server
10 105 (36.33%) CSS
11 96 (33.22%) MVC
12 75 (25.95%) jQuery
13 74 (25.61%) WCF
14 72 (24.91%) JSON
15 68 (23.53%) Linux
16 64 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
17 62 (21.45%) SQL
18 60 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (20.76%) Spring
19 56 (19.38%) Software Engineering
19 56 (19.38%) Degree
20 55 (19.03%) Git (software)
21 54 (18.69%) Windows
22 53 (18.34%) MySQL
23 52 (17.99%) E-Commerce
24 51 (17.65%) ASP.NET
24 51 (17.65%) PHP
24 51 (17.65%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.23%) Apache
3 8 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.77%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.42%) CMS
5 6 (2.08%) IIS
5 6 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.73%) WordPress
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.04%) nginx
8 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.04%) JBoss
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.69%) Liferay
9 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.69%) Node.js
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 40 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.57%) Magento
2 5 (1.73%) Tridion
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.61%) SaaS
3 18 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Heroku
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.69%) Internet
2 17 (5.88%) HTTP
3 8 (2.77%) Intranet
4 4 (1.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.04%) SSH
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.69%) GPRS
6 2 (0.69%) LAN
6 2 (0.69%) UMTS
6 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.69%) Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (38.41%) SQL Server
2 53 (18.34%) MySQL
3 42 (14.53%) Relational Database
4 23 (7.96%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.42%) JasperReports
8 7 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.73%) Big Data
9 5 (1.73%) Redis
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.69%) SQLite
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.19%) NUnit
3 37 (12.80%) Maven
4 30 (10.38%) Visual Studio
5 25 (8.65%) Eclipse
6 19 (6.57%) Subversion
7 18 (6.23%) Selenium
8 16 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (5.19%) Grunt
10 13 (4.50%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.81%) JIRA
12 10 (3.46%) JUnit
13 9 (3.11%) MSTest
13 9 (3.11%) Bower
14 6 (2.08%) TestNG
15 5 (1.73%) PHPUnit
15 5 (1.73%) MyEclipse
15 5 (1.73%) Ant
16 4 (1.38%) JMeter
16 4 (1.38%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (17.30%) Finance
2 29 (10.03%) Retail
3 11 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.46%) Back Office
5 5 (1.73%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.04%) Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 222 (76.82%) Developer
2 54 (18.69%) .NET Developer
3 50 (17.30%) C# Developer
4 46 (15.92%) Software Developer
5 39 (13.49%) Software Engineer
6 37 (12.80%) Web Developer
7 36 (12.46%) Senior Developer
8 33 (11.42%) Java Developer
9 32 (11.07%) PHP Developer
10 31 (10.73%) C# Software Developer
11 24 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (6.92%) Agile C# Developer
13 18 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (4.84%) Lead Developer
15 13 (4.50%) Lead .NET Developer
15 13 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
17 10 (3.46%) Android Developer
18 9 (3.11%) PHP Web Developer
18 9 (3.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (61.59%) SOAP
2 144 (49.83%) Web Services
3 134 (46.37%) XML
4 126 (43.60%) .NET
5 116 (40.14%) HTML
6 105 (36.33%) CSS
7 75 (25.95%) jQuery
8 74 (25.61%) WCF
9 72 (24.91%) JSON
10 60 (20.76%) Spring
11 51 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 51 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 47 (16.26%) WPF
12 47 (16.26%) Servlets
12 47 (16.26%) HTML5
13 43 (14.88%) LINQ
14 37 (12.80%) JMS
14 37 (12.80%) J2EE
15 35 (12.11%) Java EE
16 34 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.42%) Mobile App
3 26 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.96%) Computer Science
5 21 (7.27%) N-Tier
6 13 (4.50%) User Experience
7 11 (3.81%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.77%) Open Source
9 6 (2.08%) W3C
10 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.69%) EPoS
11 2 (0.69%) BYOD
11 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.53%) Linux
2 54 (18.69%) Windows
3 31 (10.73%) Android
3 31 (10.73%) UNIX
4 30 (10.38%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.11%) Windows Phone 7
5 9 (3.11%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.69%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (42.21%) TDD
3 96 (33.22%) MVC
4 60 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (19.38%) Software Engineering
6 52 (17.99%) E-Commerce
7 46 (15.92%) OO
8 44 (15.22%) OOP
9 40 (13.84%) SOA
9 40 (13.84%) Scrum
10 39 (13.49%) Unit Testing
11 37 (12.80%) UML
12 26 (9.00%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.00%) BDD
13 24 (8.30%) Web Development
14 22 (7.61%) Android Development
15 20 (6.92%) Logistics
15 20 (6.92%) Software Architecture
15 20 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
16 17 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 143 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 129 (44.64%) C#
2 129 (44.64%) Java
3 62 (21.45%) SQL
4 51 (17.65%) PHP
5 41 (14.19%) C++
6 37 (12.80%) C
7 29 (10.03%) VBA
8 11 (3.81%) XPath
8 11 (3.81%) Python
9 10 (3.46%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.46%) VB
10 9 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.77%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.77%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.08%) Scala
13 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.04%) PHP5
15 2 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (19.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.73%) Oracle
3 14 (4.84%) VMware
4 9 (3.11%) Apple
5 8 (2.77%) Zend
6 7 (2.42%) Adobe
7 6 (2.08%) Perforce
7 6 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.73%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.38%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.69%) IBM
10 2 (0.69%) hybris
11 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.35%) Google
11 1 (0.35%) BT
11 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
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