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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / North West
Rank 121 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing REST 139 117 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 2.07% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 5.64% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 102 103 124
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%

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
2527 2073 2786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 36.70% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 1807 2436
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +9 110 £45,000 - 31
Cheshire +2 15 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Lancashire -6 9 £32,000 -22.42% 4
Merseyside -5 5 £42,750 +0.58% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 190 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (58.47%) JavaScript
3 174 (55.59%) Web Services
4 142 (45.37%) MVC
5 138 (44.09%) .NET
6 135 (43.13%) TDD
7 126 (40.26%) HTML
8 125 (39.94%) C#
9 124 (39.62%) SQL
10 120 (38.34%) Java
11 104 (33.23%) CSS
12 100 (31.95%) SQL Server
13 98 (31.31%) ASP.NET
14 97 (30.99%) Node.js
15 93 (29.71%) jQuery
16 88 (28.12%) AngularJS
17 87 (27.80%) Spring
18 83 (26.52%) SOAP
19 81 (25.88%) SOA
20 77 (24.60%) Software Engineering
20 77 (24.60%) Scrum
21 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
22 70 (22.36%) ASP.NET MVC
23 62 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
24 60 (19.17%) E-Commerce
25 56 (17.89%) Hibernate
25 56 (17.89%) HTML5
25 56 (17.89%) JSON
25 56 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
26 53 (16.93%) MySQL

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 33 (10.54%) IIS
2 19 (6.07%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.83%) Apache
4 11 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (3.19%) CMS
6 9 (2.88%) JBoss
7 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.60%) WordPress
9 4 (1.28%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.96%) Confluence
10 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.96%) Liferay
10 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.43%) SaaS
4 5 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.28%) Google Play
6 2 (0.64%) iTunes
6 2 (0.64%) Office 365
6 2 (0.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.78%) HTTP
2 10 (3.19%) Intranet
3 5 (1.60%) Internet
4 3 (0.96%) Network Security
5 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) AMQP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 53 (16.93%) MySQL
3 29 (9.27%) Big Data
4 23 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 23 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.60%) DB2
10 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.96%) GIS
12 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 47 (15.02%) Jenkins
3 32 (10.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (8.95%) Subversion
5 27 (8.63%) JIRA
6 16 (5.11%) JUnit
6 16 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.47%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.15%) Maven
8 13 (4.15%) Selenium
9 12 (3.83%) NUnit
10 11 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.24%) Gradle
11 7 (2.24%) Mockito
12 6 (1.92%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.60%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.60%) CocoaPods
13 5 (1.60%) NuGet
13 5 (1.60%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.28%) gulp
General
1 38 (12.14%) Finance
2 12 (3.83%) Banking
3 9 (2.88%) Marketing
3 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Electronics
5 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.28%) Advertising
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (74.44%) Developer
2 66 (21.09%) .NET Developer
2 66 (21.09%) C# Developer
3 58 (18.53%) Java Developer
4 54 (17.25%) Senior Developer
5 53 (16.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (12.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (12.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (9.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 29 (9.27%) Software Engineer
8 28 (8.95%) Senior C# Developer
9 26 (8.31%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 23 (7.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (7.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 23 (7.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.07%) PHP Developer
11 19 (6.07%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.43%) Web Developer
13 16 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (55.59%) Web Services
2 138 (44.09%) .NET
3 126 (40.26%) HTML
4 104 (33.23%) CSS
5 98 (31.31%) ASP.NET
6 97 (30.99%) Node.js
7 93 (29.71%) jQuery
8 88 (28.12%) AngularJS
9 87 (27.80%) Spring
10 83 (26.52%) SOAP
11 70 (22.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 56 (17.89%) Hibernate
13 56 (17.89%) HTML5
13 56 (17.89%) JSON
14 49 (15.65%) React
15 48 (15.34%) .NET Framework
16 47 (15.02%) XML
17 34 (10.86%) Entity Framework
18 31 (9.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.61%) iPad
2 44 (14.06%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.75%) N-Tier
5 12 (3.83%) User Experience
6 11 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.96%) Fintech
8 3 (0.96%) RIA
8 3 (0.96%) VLE
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) Arduino
9 2 (0.64%) Contactless
9 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.64%) NHS
9 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.95%) Linux
2 16 (5.11%) Apple iOS
2 16 (5.11%) Windows
3 15 (4.79%) Android
4 3 (0.96%) Unix
4 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.32%) Debian
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (45.37%) MVC
3 135 (43.13%) TDD
4 81 (25.88%) SOA
5 77 (24.60%) Scrum
5 77 (24.60%) Software Engineering
6 60 (19.17%) E-Commerce
7 56 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (16.61%) Web Development
9 51 (16.29%) BDD
10 45 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (12.14%) OO
12 32 (10.22%) OOP
13 29 (9.27%) DevOps
13 29 (9.27%) SDLC
14 28 (8.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (6.39%) Unit Testing
17 18 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (5.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 183 (58.47%) JavaScript
2 125 (39.94%) C#
3 124 (39.62%) SQL
4 120 (38.34%) Java
5 44 (14.06%) PHP
6 21 (6.71%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.88%) Python
9 8 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.24%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.24%) XQuery
11 6 (1.92%) C
11 6 (1.92%) Haskell
11 6 (1.92%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.28%) C++
12 4 (1.28%) Ruby
13 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (7.03%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.96%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.64%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) WCAG
2 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.56%) Docker
2 6 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.96%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) Kibana
2 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 47 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.07%) Oracle
3 17 (5.43%) PayPal
4 13 (4.15%) Twitter
5 6 (1.92%) Google
6 5 (1.60%) SAP
7 4 (1.28%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.28%) Apple
7 4 (1.28%) Zend
8 3 (0.96%) Facebook
8 3 (0.96%) hybris
8 3 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.96%) Sun
9 2 (0.64%) Apiary
9 2 (0.64%) Perforce
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) Teradata
10 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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