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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 125 126 161
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Permanent jobs citing REST 118 141 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.08% 2.14% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.26% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 94 126 97
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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
2140 2679 3335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.78% 40.75% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 2253 2845
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 64 £47,500 +26.66% 13
Cheshire +8 29 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Lancashire +15 15 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Merseyside +13 9 £35,000 +16.66% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 136 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (58.59%) HTML
3 128 (56.39%) JavaScript
4 117 (51.54%) CSS
5 111 (48.90%) Web Services
6 110 (48.46%) SOAP
7 107 (47.14%) .NET
8 96 (42.29%) MVC
9 95 (41.85%) SQL
10 92 (40.53%) C#
11 91 (40.09%) Java
12 84 (37.00%) jQuery
13 79 (34.80%) AngularJS
14 72 (31.72%) ASP.NET
14 72 (31.72%) OO
15 71 (31.28%) HTML5
16 68 (29.96%) Git (software)
17 67 (29.52%) TDD
18 65 (28.63%) XML
19 62 (27.31%) SQL Server
20 61 (26.87%) SOA
21 59 (25.99%) JSON
22 54 (23.79%) Windows
23 51 (22.47%) Node.js
24 50 (22.03%) Software Engineering
25 49 (21.59%) Web Development
25 49 (21.59%) Scrum
26 48 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
27 47 (20.70%) PHP
28 44 (19.38%) .NET Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (22.47%) Node.js
2 16 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.29%) Apache
4 11 (4.85%) IIS
5 10 (4.41%) JBoss
6 9 (3.96%) CMS
6 9 (3.96%) WordPress
7 8 (3.52%) nginx
8 5 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.76%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.76%) Confluence
10 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.88%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.88%) Mule
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Magento
2 5 (2.20%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.73%) SaaS
4 10 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (3.96%) GitHub
6 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.88%) Heroku
9 1 (0.44%) IaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.54%) HTTP
2 23 (10.13%) Internet
3 8 (3.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) AMQP
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.74%) MySQL
2 38 (16.74%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.57%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (6.61%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.85%) Redis
8 9 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.64%) Big Data
9 6 (2.64%) DB2
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.88%) GIS
12 2 (0.88%) MS Access
12 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (29.96%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.89%) Visual Studio
3 26 (11.45%) JIRA
4 25 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (10.13%) Maven
6 22 (9.69%) Selenium
7 21 (9.25%) JUnit
8 19 (8.37%) Subversion
9 18 (7.93%) Eclipse
9 18 (7.93%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.17%) Grunt
10 14 (6.17%) Jasmine
10 14 (6.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (5.73%) NUnit
12 11 (4.85%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.96%) Ant
14 8 (3.52%) Gradle
14 8 (3.52%) Mockito
15 6 (2.64%) gulp
16 5 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (10.57%) Retail
2 22 (9.69%) Finance
3 8 (3.52%) Games
4 7 (3.08%) Law
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.76%) iGaming
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 177 (77.97%) Developer
2 52 (22.91%) C# Developer
3 41 (18.06%) Java Developer
4 38 (16.74%) Senior Developer
5 34 (14.98%) .NET Developer
6 30 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (11.45%) Web Developer
8 25 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (11.01%) Software Engineer
9 24 (10.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (10.57%) PHP Developer
10 21 (9.25%) C# Software Engineer
10 21 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (9.25%) Software Developer
11 20 (8.81%) .NET Software Engineer
11 20 (8.81%) SQL Developer
12 19 (8.37%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (8.37%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 19 (8.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (7.93%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (58.59%) HTML
2 117 (51.54%) CSS
3 111 (48.90%) Web Services
4 110 (48.46%) SOAP
5 107 (47.14%) .NET
6 84 (37.00%) jQuery
7 79 (34.80%) AngularJS
8 72 (31.72%) ASP.NET
9 71 (31.28%) HTML5
10 65 (28.63%) XML
11 59 (25.99%) JSON
12 44 (19.38%) .NET Framework
13 42 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (17.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (17.62%) CSS3
15 38 (16.74%) WPF
16 31 (13.66%) LINQ
16 31 (13.66%) Spring
17 29 (12.78%) Entity Framework
17 29 (12.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.78%) N-Tier
2 21 (9.25%) iPad
3 19 (8.37%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.05%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.41%) User Experience
7 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.76%) PMI
8 4 (1.76%) Wiki
9 2 (0.88%) Animation
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) iSeries
9 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.88%) Telematics
10 1 (0.44%) BYOD
10 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Social Media
10 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.79%) Windows
2 33 (14.54%) Linux
3 15 (6.61%) Unix
4 9 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.08%) Android
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.76%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (42.29%) MVC
3 72 (31.72%) OO
4 67 (29.52%) TDD
5 61 (26.87%) SOA
6 50 (22.03%) Software Engineering
7 49 (21.59%) Scrum
7 49 (21.59%) Web Development
8 44 (19.38%) BDD
9 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (10.57%) Front End Development
11 22 (9.69%) Multithreading
11 22 (9.69%) OOP
12 21 (9.25%) Mentoring
13 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.05%) E-Commerce
15 14 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (5.73%) Kanban
16 13 (5.73%) Web Application Development
17 12 (5.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 128 (56.39%) JavaScript
2 95 (41.85%) SQL
3 92 (40.53%) C#
4 91 (40.09%) Java
5 47 (20.70%) PHP
6 23 (10.13%) Python
7 22 (9.69%) C
8 21 (9.25%) Ruby
9 20 (8.81%) TypeScript
10 19 (8.37%) T-SQL
11 17 (7.49%) C++
12 9 (3.96%) Go
12 9 (3.96%) VBA
13 7 (3.08%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.64%) Scala
15 5 (2.20%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.20%) XPath
16 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.32%) Groovy
17 3 (1.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 23 (10.13%) Degree
2 8 (3.52%) ISEB
2 8 (3.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) Puppet
2 4 (1.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (9.25%) Oracle
2 19 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.96%) Zend
4 6 (2.64%) IBM
5 5 (2.20%) Adobe
5 5 (2.20%) Ektron
5 5 (2.20%) Perforce
6 4 (1.76%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.76%) Facebook
6 4 (1.76%) Google
6 4 (1.76%) Twitter
6 4 (1.76%) VMware
7 3 (1.32%) Apple
7 3 (1.32%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.32%) webMethods
8 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.88%) ESRI
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
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