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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 124 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 116 124 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 1.75% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 4.31% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 101 114 98
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +35 74 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Cheshire +17 30 £41,250 +10.00% 4
Merseyside -22 7 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire +12 4 £40,000 +77.77% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 123 (48.05%) .NET
4 120 (46.88%) HTML
5 115 (44.92%) C#
6 110 (42.97%) SOAP
7 109 (42.58%) Web Services
8 108 (42.19%) CSS
9 93 (36.33%) TDD
10 91 (35.55%) SQL
11 90 (35.16%) MVC
12 89 (34.77%) AngularJS
13 87 (33.98%) SQL Server
14 86 (33.59%) Java
14 86 (33.59%) jQuery
15 78 (30.47%) Git (software)
16 76 (29.69%) Windows
17 75 (29.30%) ASP.NET
18 71 (27.73%) SOA
19 67 (26.17%) XML
20 66 (25.78%) OO
21 58 (22.66%) .NET Framework
22 55 (21.48%) WPF
23 52 (20.31%) JSON
24 51 (19.92%) Software Engineering
24 51 (19.92%) BDD
25 49 (19.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
26 48 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
26 48 (18.75%) PHP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (13.67%) Node.js
2 18 (7.03%) WordPress
3 13 (5.08%) IIS
3 13 (5.08%) JBoss
4 12 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.73%) Confluence
6 6 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.34%) CMS
6 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.56%) Apache
8 4 (1.56%) Mule
9 3 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.78%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Magento
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.56%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.91%) SaaS
4 5 (1.95%) Office 365
5 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.78%) Heroku
6 2 (0.78%) Trello
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.11%) HTTP
2 26 (10.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
4 2 (0.78%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.78%) LAN
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.23%) NoSQL
3 35 (13.67%) MySQL
4 19 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (6.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.08%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.73%) Big Data
11 6 (2.34%) DB2
12 4 (1.56%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.78%) GIS
14 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (30.47%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.23%) Visual Studio
3 28 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (9.38%) Subversion
5 23 (8.98%) JIRA
5 23 (8.98%) NUnit
6 22 (8.59%) Maven
7 16 (6.25%) JUnit
8 15 (5.86%) Selenium
9 13 (5.08%) Ant
9 13 (5.08%) Jenkins
10 12 (4.69%) Jasmine
11 11 (4.30%) Eclipse
11 11 (4.30%) Grunt
12 10 (3.91%) Cucumber
12 10 (3.91%) Gradle
13 7 (2.73%) Android Studio
14 6 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (2.34%) Mockito
14 6 (2.34%) Phing
General
1 31 (12.11%) Finance
2 27 (10.55%) Retail
3 3 (1.17%) Banking
3 3 (1.17%) Marketing
4 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 193 (75.39%) Developer
2 60 (23.44%) C# Developer
3 37 (14.45%) .NET Developer
4 32 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 32 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 31 (12.11%) Java Developer
5 31 (12.11%) Software Developer
6 30 (11.72%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (11.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (11.33%) PHP Developer
8 26 (10.16%) Senior Developer
9 23 (8.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.20%) C# Software Engineer
10 21 (8.20%) SQL Developer
11 17 (6.64%) .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (6.64%) Agile Developer
11 17 (6.64%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (6.64%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (6.64%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 17 (6.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (48.05%) .NET
2 120 (46.88%) HTML
3 110 (42.97%) SOAP
4 109 (42.58%) Web Services
5 108 (42.19%) CSS
6 89 (34.77%) AngularJS
7 86 (33.59%) jQuery
8 75 (29.30%) ASP.NET
9 67 (26.17%) XML
10 58 (22.66%) .NET Framework
11 55 (21.48%) WPF
12 52 (20.31%) JSON
13 49 (19.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (17.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (15.63%) WCF
16 39 (15.23%) LINQ
17 38 (14.84%) Entity Framework
17 38 (14.84%) HTML5
18 36 (14.06%) WinForms
19 35 (13.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.63%) N-Tier
2 28 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.98%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 20 (7.81%) User Experience
6 9 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.73%) iPad
8 5 (1.95%) iPhone
9 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.56%) PMI
9 4 (1.56%) Wiki
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.78%) Fintech
10 2 (0.78%) iSeries
10 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.78%) Telematics
11 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.69%) Windows
2 38 (14.84%) Linux
3 16 (6.25%) Android
4 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.13%) Unix
6 3 (1.17%) AIX
6 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.33%) TDD
3 90 (35.16%) MVC
4 71 (27.73%) SOA
5 66 (25.78%) OO
6 51 (19.92%) BDD
6 51 (19.92%) Software Engineering
7 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (18.36%) Scrum
9 28 (10.94%) Front End Development
10 27 (10.55%) Mentoring
11 23 (8.98%) OOP
12 22 (8.59%) Multithreading
13 21 (8.20%) E-Commerce
13 21 (8.20%) Kanban
13 21 (8.20%) SDLC
14 16 (6.25%) UML
14 16 (6.25%) Web Development
15 14 (5.47%) Mobile Development
15 14 (5.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 115 (44.92%) C#
3 91 (35.55%) SQL
4 86 (33.59%) Java
5 48 (18.75%) PHP
6 26 (10.16%) C++
7 23 (8.98%) C
8 18 (7.03%) Python
9 17 (6.64%) TypeScript
10 16 (6.25%) VBA
11 15 (5.86%) Ruby
12 12 (4.69%) Objective-C
12 12 (4.69%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.73%) Scala
15 5 (1.95%) Groovy
16 4 (1.56%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.56%) Perl
16 4 (1.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.56%) ISEB
2 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.59%) Oracle
3 17 (6.64%) Perforce
4 10 (3.91%) Zend
5 7 (2.73%) Adobe
6 6 (2.34%) Apple
6 6 (2.34%) Google
7 5 (1.95%) Twitter
8 4 (1.56%) Facebook
8 4 (1.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.17%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.78%) ESRI
10 2 (0.78%) New Relic
10 2 (0.78%) Symbian
10 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.39%) Progress
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
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