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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 82 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +12
Permanent jobs citing REST 201 128 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 1.78% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.67% 4.03% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 182 111 88
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
2622 3174 3460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.20% 44.11% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2680 3084
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +53 133 £40,000 - 32
Cheshire +17 46 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Lancashire -3 13 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside +10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 191 (56.51%) SOAP
2 185 (54.73%) Web Services
3 174 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (45.27%) C#
4 153 (45.27%) JavaScript
5 152 (44.97%) Java
6 149 (44.08%) XML
7 145 (42.90%) .NET
8 144 (42.60%) SQL Server
9 128 (37.87%) HTML
10 122 (36.09%) TDD
11 109 (32.25%) CSS
12 93 (27.51%) MVC
13 86 (25.44%) JSON
14 85 (25.15%) WCF
14 85 (25.15%) Software Engineering
15 79 (23.37%) jQuery
16 74 (21.89%) Spring
17 73 (21.60%) Windows
17 73 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (21.01%) Finance
18 71 (21.01%) Scrum
19 69 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (20.41%) Git (software)
20 66 (19.53%) MySQL
21 65 (19.23%) Degree
22 64 (18.93%) Linux
23 63 (18.64%) Hibernate
24 61 (18.05%) PHP
25 60 (17.75%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.33%) WordPress
3 14 (4.14%) Apache
4 10 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.66%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.37%) JBoss
6 8 (2.37%) CMS
6 8 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.78%) nginx
8 6 (1.78%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.89%) Node.js
10 3 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.55%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.55%) MS Project
3 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (6.51%) Magento
2 5 (1.48%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.40%) SaaS
3 22 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.07%) Office 365
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.54%) Internet
2 15 (4.44%) Intranet
3 5 (1.48%) SSH
4 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.89%) HTTP
6 2 (0.59%) SNMP
6 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.59%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) Telnet
6 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.59%) Wireless
6 2 (0.59%) GPRS
6 2 (0.59%) LAN
6 2 (0.59%) UMTS
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (42.60%) SQL Server
2 66 (19.53%) MySQL
3 39 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.28%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (5.03%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.96%) JasperReports
7 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.96%) Big Data
8 8 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.07%) Redis
9 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 69 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.02%) NUnit
3 43 (12.72%) Visual Studio
4 31 (9.17%) Maven
5 24 (7.10%) Subversion
6 22 (6.51%) Eclipse
7 19 (5.62%) Selenium
8 16 (4.73%) JUnit
8 16 (4.73%) Grunt
9 13 (3.85%) gulp
10 12 (3.55%) Jenkins
10 12 (3.55%) JIRA
11 11 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.96%) Bower
13 9 (2.66%) TestNG
14 7 (2.07%) MyEclipse
14 7 (2.07%) MSTest
14 7 (2.07%) PHPUnit
15 5 (1.48%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.48%) NetBeans
General
1 71 (21.01%) Finance
2 32 (9.47%) Retail
3 16 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.96%) Back Office
5 8 (2.37%) Banking
6 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 258 (76.33%) Developer
2 57 (16.86%) Software Developer
3 56 (16.57%) C# Developer
4 48 (14.20%) .NET Developer
5 46 (13.61%) Java Developer
6 41 (12.13%) Senior Developer
7 40 (11.83%) Software Engineer
8 36 (10.65%) C# Software Developer
9 34 (10.06%) Agile C# Developer
10 32 (9.47%) PHP Developer
11 31 (9.17%) Web Developer
12 20 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (5.33%) Lead Developer
13 18 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (4.14%) Mobile Developer
14 14 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (3.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 11 (3.25%) Lead .NET Developer
16 11 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
17 10 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (56.51%) SOAP
2 185 (54.73%) Web Services
3 149 (44.08%) XML
4 145 (42.90%) .NET
5 128 (37.87%) HTML
6 109 (32.25%) CSS
7 86 (25.44%) JSON
8 85 (25.15%) WCF
9 79 (23.37%) jQuery
10 74 (21.89%) Spring
11 63 (18.64%) Hibernate
12 59 (17.46%) ASP.NET
12 59 (17.46%) WPF
13 51 (15.09%) LINQ
14 49 (14.50%) J2EE
15 47 (13.91%) HTML5
16 41 (12.13%) Java EE
16 41 (12.13%) Servlets
17 40 (11.83%) .NET Framework
18 38 (11.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 34 (10.06%) N-Tier
4 33 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (9.17%) Computer Science
6 17 (5.03%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.55%) User Experience
8 8 (2.37%) iPhone
8 8 (2.37%) iPad
8 8 (2.37%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) BYOD
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) NHS
11 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.60%) Windows
2 64 (18.93%) Linux
3 57 (16.86%) Android
4 52 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 29 (8.58%) UNIX
6 25 (7.40%) Windows Phone
7 17 (5.03%) Windows Phone 7
8 12 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.59%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (36.09%) TDD
3 93 (27.51%) MVC
4 85 (25.15%) Software Engineering
5 71 (21.01%) Scrum
6 69 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 49 (14.50%) UML
9 46 (13.61%) OOP
10 45 (13.31%) OO
11 37 (10.95%) Unit Testing
12 36 (10.65%) Android Development
12 36 (10.65%) Mentoring
13 33 (9.76%) iOS Development
14 32 (9.47%) BDD
15 30 (8.88%) SOA
16 29 (8.58%) SDLC
17 27 (7.99%) Web Development
18 26 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
19 25 (7.40%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 153 (45.27%) C#
1 153 (45.27%) JavaScript
2 152 (44.97%) Java
3 61 (18.05%) PHP
4 60 (17.75%) SQL
5 49 (14.50%) C++
6 36 (10.65%) VBA
7 34 (10.06%) C
8 14 (4.14%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.55%) Python
10 10 (2.96%) VB
11 8 (2.37%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.78%) Perl
12 6 (1.78%) XPath
12 6 (1.78%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.48%) Scala
13 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.18%) XQuery
15 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.07%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.06%) Oracle
3 17 (5.03%) Apple
4 14 (4.14%) Perforce
5 11 (3.25%) Zend
6 9 (2.66%) Adobe
7 8 (2.37%) Symbian
8 7 (2.07%) VMware
9 5 (1.48%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.48%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.18%) IBM
10 4 (1.18%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.59%) Sony
11 2 (0.59%) hybris
12 1 (0.30%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.30%) Google
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