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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 160 151 186
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing REST 105 96 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.42% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 2.89% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 96 83 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,594
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
3108 3319 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.37% 49.18% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2958 3148
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +4 46 £42,500 +41.66% 17
Manchester -32 35 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Merseyside +19 17 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Lancashire +4 7 £35,000 +16.66% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 155 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 152 (66.09%) HTML
3 133 (57.83%) .NET
4 128 (55.65%) C#
5 122 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (51.74%) CSS
7 107 (46.52%) SOAP
8 104 (45.22%) WCF
9 102 (44.35%) Web Services
10 100 (43.48%) SQL Server
11 98 (42.61%) SQL
12 97 (42.17%) ASP.NET
13 88 (38.26%) jQuery
13 88 (38.26%) TDD
14 85 (36.96%) MVC
15 71 (30.87%) XML
16 68 (29.57%) OO
17 67 (29.13%) .NET Framework
18 59 (25.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (21.74%) SOA
20 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
20 49 (21.30%) Microsoft
20 49 (21.30%) WPF
21 48 (20.87%) LINQ
22 43 (18.70%) Unit Testing
23 42 (18.26%) PHP
23 42 (18.26%) MySQL
24 41 (17.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 40 (17.39%) Java
26 39 (16.96%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (7.39%) IIS
2 14 (6.09%) Node.js
2 14 (6.09%) NServiceBus
3 12 (5.22%) ColdFusion
4 9 (3.91%) CMS
4 9 (3.91%) Apache
5 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.30%) WordPress
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Liferay
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) Confluence
9 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Mingle
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (6.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) PaaS
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.70%) Internet
2 9 (3.91%) HTTP
3 6 (2.61%) VPN
3 6 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) SMTP
5 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.87%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) NFC
6 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.26%) MySQL
3 18 (7.83%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.48%) Redis
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.74%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.87%) DTS
12 1 (0.43%) DB2
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 33 (14.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.00%) Selenium
4 19 (8.26%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.22%) MSTest
6 12 (5.22%) PowerBuilder
7 11 (4.78%) Subversion
8 10 (4.35%) NUnit
9 5 (2.17%) Maven
9 5 (2.17%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.74%) JIRA
10 4 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.74%) Xcode
11 3 (1.30%) Ant
11 3 (1.30%) JUnit
11 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.30%) Mockito
12 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (12.61%) Finance
2 20 (8.70%) Marketing
3 10 (4.35%) Billing
4 7 (3.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Advertising
5 5 (2.17%) Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Back Office
6 4 (1.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 204 (88.70%) Developer
2 68 (29.57%) .NET Developer
3 54 (23.48%) Senior Developer
4 46 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 29 (12.61%) Web Developer
6 26 (11.30%) PHP Developer
7 21 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (8.26%) Software Developer
9 18 (7.83%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (6.09%) Senior Web Developer
11 13 (5.65%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Applications Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Architect
12 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.91%) Senior Applications Developer
13 9 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (3.91%) Magento Developer
14 8 (3.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 8 (3.48%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (66.09%) HTML
2 133 (57.83%) .NET
3 119 (51.74%) CSS
4 107 (46.52%) SOAP
5 104 (45.22%) WCF
6 102 (44.35%) Web Services
7 97 (42.17%) ASP.NET
8 88 (38.26%) jQuery
9 71 (30.87%) XML
10 67 (29.13%) .NET Framework
11 59 (25.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (21.30%) WPF
13 48 (20.87%) LINQ
14 41 (17.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 39 (16.96%) AngularJS
16 38 (16.52%) HTML5
17 36 (15.65%) Ajax
18 33 (14.35%) JSON
19 27 (11.74%) WinForms
20 22 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) N-Tier
2 18 (7.83%) Open Source
2 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.48%) W3C
5 6 (2.61%) iPhone
5 6 (2.61%) iPad
6 5 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.17%) User Experience
7 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.87%) Handset
9 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.48%) Windows
2 30 (13.04%) Linux
3 14 (6.09%) Android
4 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.74%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (38.26%) TDD
3 85 (36.96%) MVC
4 68 (29.57%) OO
5 50 (21.74%) SOA
6 43 (18.70%) Unit Testing
7 32 (13.91%) Web Development
7 32 (13.91%) BDD
7 32 (13.91%) Mentoring
8 31 (13.48%) Scrum
9 28 (12.17%) E-Commerce
10 26 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.57%) OOP
12 21 (9.13%) UML
12 21 (9.13%) Refactoring
13 18 (7.83%) OO PHP
14 17 (7.39%) Kanban
15 14 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.09%) Android Development
15 14 (6.09%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 128 (55.65%) C#
3 98 (42.61%) SQL
4 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
5 42 (18.26%) PHP
6 40 (17.39%) Java
7 14 (6.09%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.35%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.48%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.48%) VBA
10 7 (3.04%) PHP5
11 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.74%) Python
12 4 (1.74%) XAML
13 3 (1.30%) VBScript
13 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.30%) Ruby
13 3 (1.30%) XPath
14 2 (0.87%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (9.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.87%) MCP
2 2 (0.87%) MCSD
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.87%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Puppet
1 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.78%) Oracle
3 12 (5.22%) Zend
4 4 (1.74%) Apple
4 4 (1.74%) Google
4 4 (1.74%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.74%) Cognos
5 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.87%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.87%) hybris
6 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.87%) Telerik
6 2 (0.87%) Perforce
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco
6 2 (0.87%) JBoss
6 2 (0.87%) Juniper
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions - Wood Group Intetech
Salary: Competitive Basic Salary + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions - Wood Group Intetech
Salary: Competitive Basic Salary + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
TheSmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TheSmartList
Posted: 16 days ago