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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 152 131 189
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +58
Permanent jobs citing REST 104 125 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.82% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.44% 3.59% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85 107 68
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
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
3020 3483 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.80% 50.63% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2630 3093 3561
Average salary £37,500 £35,385 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Cheshire -3 43 £39,000 +30.00% 8
Manchester -39 38 £42,500 +9.67% 10
Merseyside +9 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lancashire +4 6 £31,500 -21.25% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 169 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 167 (71.37%) HTML
3 139 (59.40%) CSS
4 122 (52.14%) SOAP
5 121 (51.71%) .NET
6 120 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (46.58%) C#
8 104 (44.44%) Web Services
9 97 (41.45%) SQL
10 96 (41.03%) MVC
10 96 (41.03%) jQuery
11 94 (40.17%) ASP.NET
12 88 (37.61%) TDD
13 80 (34.19%) WCF
14 76 (32.48%) SQL Server
15 67 (28.63%) OO
16 63 (26.92%) XML
17 58 (24.79%) Java
18 54 (23.08%) .NET Framework
19 53 (22.65%) MySQL
19 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (21.79%) PHP
21 45 (19.23%) HTML5
22 41 (17.52%) Ajax
23 40 (17.09%) T-SQL
23 40 (17.09%) Oracle
24 39 (16.67%) SOA
24 39 (16.67%) Microsoft
24 39 (16.67%) WPF
24 39 (16.67%) BDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (8.97%) Node.js
2 19 (8.12%) IIS
3 17 (7.26%) Apache
4 14 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.98%) NServiceBus
5 12 (5.13%) ColdFusion
6 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.71%) Confluence
7 4 (1.71%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.28%) Liferay
8 3 (1.28%) Mule
9 2 (0.85%) WordPress
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) Mingle
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) PaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Trello
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) Internet
2 17 (7.26%) HTTP
3 6 (2.56%) VPN
3 6 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.85%) SMTP
5 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.85%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) NFC
6 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 53 (22.65%) MySQL
3 14 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.42%) Redis
5 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.71%) JasperReports
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.28%) DB2
11 2 (0.85%) DTS
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.43%) SQLite
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (13.25%) Visual Studio
1 31 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.97%) Selenium
3 15 (6.41%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.56%) MSTest
4 13 (5.56%) NUnit
5 12 (5.13%) PowerBuilder
5 12 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.70%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.42%) Subversion
8 8 (3.42%) Maven
8 8 (3.42%) JIRA
9 7 (2.99%) Ant
9 7 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.56%) Xcode
11 4 (1.71%) JUnit
11 4 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (12.82%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Marketing
3 10 (4.27%) Retail
3 10 (4.27%) Billing
4 7 (2.99%) Advertising
5 5 (2.14%) Banking
5 5 (2.14%) Back Office
6 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 198 (84.62%) Developer
2 59 (25.21%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.68%) C# Developer
5 31 (13.25%) PHP Developer
6 24 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 22 (9.40%) Software Developer
7 22 (9.40%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Architect
9 12 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Magento Developer
12 9 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Applications Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.42%) MySQL Developer
13 8 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.42%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (71.37%) HTML
2 139 (59.40%) CSS
3 122 (52.14%) SOAP
4 121 (51.71%) .NET
5 104 (44.44%) Web Services
6 96 (41.03%) jQuery
7 94 (40.17%) ASP.NET
8 80 (34.19%) WCF
9 63 (26.92%) XML
10 54 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (19.23%) HTML5
13 41 (17.52%) Ajax
14 39 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 39 (16.67%) WPF
15 35 (14.96%) JSON
16 34 (14.53%) AngularJS
17 32 (13.68%) LINQ
18 23 (9.83%) Backbone.js
19 21 (8.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.40%) Mobile App
2 19 (8.12%) Open Source
3 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.42%) User Experience
6 8 (3.42%) W3C
7 5 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.28%) iPad
8 3 (1.28%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.85%) DTV
9 2 (0.85%) BBC
9 2 (0.85%) Handset
9 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.53%) Linux
2 30 (12.82%) Windows
3 14 (5.98%) Android
4 10 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.28%) UNIX
7 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (41.03%) MVC
3 88 (37.61%) TDD
4 67 (28.63%) OO
5 39 (16.67%) SOA
5 39 (16.67%) BDD
6 37 (15.81%) Unit Testing
7 36 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 28 (11.97%) Scrum
8 28 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.68%) OOP
10 23 (9.83%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.40%) Web Development
12 20 (8.55%) OO PHP
13 15 (6.41%) Kanban
13 15 (6.41%) UML
13 15 (6.41%) Software Engineering
14 14 (5.98%) Android Development
15 13 (5.56%) Refactoring
16 12 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 109 (46.58%) C#
3 97 (41.45%) SQL
4 58 (24.79%) Java
5 51 (21.79%) PHP
6 40 (17.09%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 9 (3.85%) Ruby
8 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.56%) XAML
9 6 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.14%) XPath
10 5 (2.14%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.28%) Scala
11 3 (1.28%) Python
11 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.28%) VBScript
12 2 (0.85%) RPG
12 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.71%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Puppet
1 4 (1.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (17.09%) Oracle
2 39 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.69%) Zend
4 6 (2.56%) Google
4 6 (2.56%) Apple
5 5 (2.14%) VMware
6 4 (1.71%) Perforce
6 4 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.71%) Cognos
7 3 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.85%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.85%) hybris
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Juniper
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.85%) Telerik
8 2 (0.85%) TIBCO
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