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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 137 133 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +76
Permanent jobs citing REST 119 112 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.73% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 3.49% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 105 99 47
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
2863 3205 4145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.16% 49.41% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2861 3735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -20 59 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Cheshire +6 36 £37,500 +13.63% 11
Merseyside +10 16 £37,500 +18.11% 2
Lancashire 0 8 £22,500 -65.38% 4
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 144 (64.57%) JavaScript
2 132 (59.19%) HTML
3 125 (56.05%) SOAP
4 118 (52.91%) CSS
5 106 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (44.84%) TDD
7 91 (40.81%) .NET
8 90 (40.36%) jQuery
9 85 (38.12%) Java
10 84 (37.67%) MVC
11 81 (36.32%) C#
12 78 (34.98%) Web Services
13 77 (34.53%) XML
14 64 (28.70%) PHP
15 63 (28.25%) MySQL
16 62 (27.80%) SQL
16 62 (27.80%) ASP.NET
17 59 (26.46%) OO
18 53 (23.77%) WCF
19 52 (23.32%) Linux
20 48 (21.52%) SQL Server
21 46 (20.63%) E-Commerce
22 45 (20.18%) JSON
23 44 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (18.83%) Git (software)
25 37 (16.59%) HTML5
26 36 (16.14%) WPF
27 35 (15.70%) Windows
27 35 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
28 34 (15.25%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (10.31%) Apache
2 19 (8.52%) Node.js
3 18 (8.07%) IIS
3 18 (8.07%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.59%) NServiceBus
7 6 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.24%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.35%) CMS
9 3 (1.35%) JBoss
9 3 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.35%) Liferay
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.90%) Mule
11 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 28 (12.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.35%) Trello
4 3 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.11%) HTTP
2 7 (3.14%) Internet
3 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) NFC
4 1 (0.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.25%) MySQL
2 48 (21.52%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.87%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.59%) Redis
6 8 (3.59%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.35%) SQLite
11 3 (1.35%) DB2
12 2 (0.90%) DTS
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.45%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.11%) Selenium
3 21 (9.42%) Maven
4 19 (8.52%) Visual Studio
4 19 (8.52%) NUnit
5 18 (8.07%) Eclipse
6 16 (7.17%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.04%) JIRA
9 8 (3.59%) MSTest
9 8 (3.59%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.59%) Ant
9 8 (3.59%) Subversion
10 6 (2.69%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.69%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.69%) Xcode
10 6 (2.69%) JMeter
11 5 (2.24%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (2.24%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.24%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (12.56%) Finance
2 20 (8.97%) Retail
3 11 (4.93%) Marketing
4 6 (2.69%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) Banking
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 182 (81.61%) Developer
2 47 (21.08%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.28%) PHP Developer
4 32 (14.35%) Senior Developer
5 30 (13.45%) Web Developer
6 29 (13.00%) C# Developer
7 25 (11.21%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.52%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (8.07%) Software Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Software Engineer
10 16 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.04%) PHP Web Developer
14 8 (3.59%) Android Developer
14 8 (3.59%) Architect
14 8 (3.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.14%) MySQL Developer
15 7 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (59.19%) HTML
2 125 (56.05%) SOAP
3 118 (52.91%) CSS
4 91 (40.81%) .NET
5 90 (40.36%) jQuery
6 78 (34.98%) Web Services
7 77 (34.53%) XML
8 62 (27.80%) ASP.NET
9 53 (23.77%) WCF
10 45 (20.18%) JSON
11 37 (16.59%) HTML5
12 36 (16.14%) WPF
13 35 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (14.80%) Ajax
15 30 (13.45%) .NET Framework
16 27 (12.11%) AngularJS
17 24 (10.76%) CSS3
18 23 (10.31%) Spring
19 21 (9.42%) Backbone.js
19 21 (9.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.21%) Mobile App
3 24 (10.76%) Open Source
4 16 (7.17%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.93%) User Experience
6 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.69%) W3C
8 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) BBC
9 2 (0.90%) Handset
10 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.32%) Linux
2 35 (15.70%) Windows
3 16 (7.17%) Android
3 16 (7.17%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.38%) UNIX
5 6 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (44.84%) TDD
3 84 (37.67%) MVC
4 59 (26.46%) OO
5 46 (20.63%) E-Commerce
6 44 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (15.25%) SOA
8 30 (13.45%) OOP
8 30 (13.45%) Unit Testing
9 29 (13.00%) BDD
10 25 (11.21%) Software Engineering
10 25 (11.21%) OO PHP
11 17 (7.62%) Scrum
12 16 (7.17%) Android Development
13 15 (6.73%) MVVM
13 15 (6.73%) DevOps
13 15 (6.73%) UML
14 14 (6.28%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.83%) Web Development
15 13 (5.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 144 (64.57%) JavaScript
2 85 (38.12%) Java
3 81 (36.32%) C#
4 64 (28.70%) PHP
5 62 (27.80%) SQL
6 20 (8.97%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.73%) C
8 13 (5.83%) C++
9 12 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.48%) Ruby
12 9 (4.04%) VBA
13 8 (3.59%) Objective-C
14 7 (3.14%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.69%) Scala
15 6 (2.69%) XAML
15 6 (2.69%) XPath
16 3 (1.35%) PHP5
16 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Hyper-V
1 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) Puppet
1 6 (2.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (13.00%) Oracle
2 26 (11.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.97%) Zend
4 12 (5.38%) VMware
5 6 (2.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.69%) Apple
5 6 (2.69%) Google
6 4 (1.79%) Perforce
7 3 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.90%) hybris
8 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) BT
9 1 (0.45%) Cognos
9 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.45%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago