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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 132 136 189
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +53
Permanent jobs citing REST 130 105 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 3.10% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 116 91 48
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Manchester -25 58 £39,500 -1.25% 15
Cheshire +15 44 £37,500 +74.41% 5
Lancashire +7 15 £37,500 +12.78%
Merseyside +12 14 £40,000 -20.00% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 154 (63.90%) HTML
2 151 (62.66%) JavaScript
3 147 (61.00%) .NET
4 146 (60.58%) C#
5 118 (48.96%) CSS
5 118 (48.96%) Web Services
6 117 (48.55%) SQL Server
7 109 (45.23%) SOAP
8 104 (43.15%) XML
8 104 (43.15%) WCF
9 102 (42.32%) ASP.NET
10 101 (41.91%) SQL
11 86 (35.68%) MVC
12 81 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (31.95%) OO
14 76 (31.54%) .NET Framework
15 70 (29.05%) jQuery
16 69 (28.63%) TDD
16 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (27.80%) Microsoft
18 55 (22.82%) T-SQL
19 54 (22.41%) LINQ
20 52 (21.58%) WPF
21 50 (20.75%) Visual Studio
22 48 (19.92%) MySQL
23 46 (19.09%) PHP
23 46 (19.09%) SOA
23 46 (19.09%) JSON
23 46 (19.09%) Git (software)
24 45 (18.67%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (13.28%) CMS
2 11 (4.56%) NServiceBus
2 11 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.56%) IIS
3 10 (4.15%) ColdFusion
3 10 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.49%) Node.js
6 4 (1.66%) Apache
6 4 (1.66%) WordPress
7 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Liferay
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) Jetty
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) PaaS
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) Internet
2 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.49%) VPN
3 5 (2.07%) HTTP
4 4 (1.66%) DNS
4 4 (1.66%) RFID
5 3 (1.24%) GPRS
5 3 (1.24%) UMTS
6 2 (0.83%) SMTP
6 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (48.55%) SQL Server
2 48 (19.92%) MySQL
3 21 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.66%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.66%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.66%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.66%) Redis
9 2 (0.83%) SQLite
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 46 (19.09%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.69%) Subversion
4 18 (7.47%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.81%) MSTest
7 12 (4.98%) NUnit
8 10 (4.15%) PowerBuilder
8 10 (4.15%) Selenium
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.66%) Moq
10 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.24%) JIRA
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.83%) JUnit
11 2 (0.83%) Maven
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (17.43%) Marketing
2 29 (12.03%) Finance
3 10 (4.15%) Legal
3 10 (4.15%) Billing
4 7 (2.90%) Back Office
5 4 (1.66%) Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Advertising
6 3 (1.24%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Automotive
7 2 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 223 (92.53%) Developer
2 81 (33.61%) .NET Developer
3 55 (22.82%) C# Developer
4 53 (21.99%) Senior Developer
5 37 (15.35%) Web Developer
5 37 (15.35%) PHP Developer
6 28 (11.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 18 (7.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 16 (6.64%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Senior Web Developer
11 13 (5.39%) Analyst
11 13 (5.39%) Analyst Developer
11 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.39%) MySQL Developer
12 12 (4.98%) C# Web Developer
13 11 (4.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.56%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (4.15%) Applications Developer
14 10 (4.15%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (63.90%) HTML
2 147 (61.00%) .NET
3 118 (48.96%) CSS
3 118 (48.96%) Web Services
4 109 (45.23%) SOAP
5 104 (43.15%) XML
5 104 (43.15%) WCF
6 102 (42.32%) ASP.NET
7 76 (31.54%) .NET Framework
8 70 (29.05%) jQuery
9 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (22.41%) LINQ
11 52 (21.58%) WPF
12 46 (19.09%) JSON
13 43 (17.84%) HTML5
14 41 (17.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 35 (14.52%) Ajax
15 35 (14.52%) XHTML
16 33 (13.69%) WinForms
16 33 (13.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) N-Tier
2 20 (8.30%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.73%) W3C
4 6 (2.49%) iPhone
4 6 (2.49%) iPad
5 5 (2.07%) Social Media
5 5 (2.07%) Open Source
6 4 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Handset
8 2 (0.83%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.41%) PDA
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.67%) Linux
2 41 (17.01%) Windows
3 21 (8.71%) Android
4 14 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.24%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.83%) UNIX
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.68%) MVC
2 81 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.95%) OO
4 69 (28.63%) TDD
5 46 (19.09%) SOA
6 44 (18.26%) Unit Testing
7 39 (16.18%) Scrum
8 32 (13.28%) Web Development
8 32 (13.28%) OO PHP
9 31 (12.86%) Web Design
10 28 (11.62%) UML
11 23 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (9.13%) Refactoring
12 22 (9.13%) OOP
12 22 (9.13%) BDD
13 19 (7.88%) Kanban
14 18 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 18 (7.47%) Online Marketing
15 17 (7.05%) Android Development
16 16 (6.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 151 (62.66%) JavaScript
2 146 (60.58%) C#
3 101 (41.91%) SQL
4 55 (22.82%) T-SQL
5 46 (19.09%) PHP
6 29 (12.03%) PHP5
7 25 (10.37%) Java
8 16 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 16 (6.64%) TypeScript
9 15 (6.22%) VBA
10 9 (3.73%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.07%) Python
13 3 (1.24%) XPath
14 1 (0.41%) Scala
14 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.37%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) MCP
4 2 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
2 11 (4.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (27.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.86%) Oracle
3 6 (2.49%) Zend
4 4 (1.66%) Cognos
4 4 (1.66%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.66%) Apple
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.83%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) Juniper
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco
6 2 (0.83%) Telerik
6 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.83%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
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