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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 118 132 160
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 161 121 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.57% 2.01% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 5.27% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 138 107 94
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
2628 2296 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 38.16% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 1981 2644
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,350 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 114 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Cheshire +3 17 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lancashire -7 16 £32,500 -14.47% 6
Merseyside -5 13 £35,000 -18.41% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 184 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (51.59%) Web Services
3 133 (47.00%) JavaScript
4 132 (46.64%) .NET
5 123 (43.46%) MVC
6 122 (43.11%) C#
7 114 (40.28%) TDD
8 108 (38.16%) SQL
9 101 (35.69%) HTML
10 100 (35.34%) Java
10 100 (35.34%) SOAP
11 87 (30.74%) ASP.NET
12 82 (28.98%) CSS
13 79 (27.92%) SQL Server
13 79 (27.92%) Scrum
14 74 (26.15%) Spring
15 72 (25.44%) Git (software)
16 63 (22.26%) AngularJS
16 63 (22.26%) Software Engineering
17 62 (21.91%) jQuery
18 61 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
19 52 (18.37%) Hibernate
19 52 (18.37%) JSON
20 50 (17.67%) Microsoft
20 50 (17.67%) Node.js
21 48 (16.96%) BDD
21 48 (16.96%) XML
22 46 (16.25%) E-Commerce
23 45 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API

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 31 (10.95%) IIS
2 23 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.36%) JBoss
4 11 (3.89%) CMS
5 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.83%) Apache
8 7 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.12%) Confluence
10 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.41%) WordPress
12 3 (1.06%) ColdFusion
12 3 (1.06%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.71%) Mule
14 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (5.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.89%) SaaS
4 3 (1.06%) Google Play
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) GitHub
5 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) iTunes
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) HTTP
2 6 (2.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) AMQP
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
4 2 (0.71%) DNS
4 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.71%) MPLS
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) SSH
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.78%) MySQL
3 21 (7.42%) Big Data
4 19 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.24%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.18%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.77%) DB2
12 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.71%) GIS
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.35%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.35%) Redis
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (25.44%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.37%) Subversion
4 32 (11.31%) JIRA
5 23 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (7.07%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.30%) JUnit
7 15 (5.30%) NUnit
8 13 (4.59%) Selenium
9 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.53%) Ant
11 8 (2.83%) Maven
11 8 (2.83%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.12%) NetBeans
12 6 (2.12%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.77%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.77%) Gradle
13 5 (1.77%) JMeter
13 5 (1.77%) Mockito
13 5 (1.77%) NuGet
General
1 41 (14.49%) Finance
2 12 (4.24%) Banking
3 5 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (1.77%) Marketing
3 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.41%) Legal
4 4 (1.41%) Retail
5 3 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (73.50%) Developer
2 63 (22.26%) .NET Developer
3 58 (20.49%) C# Developer
4 46 (16.25%) Java Developer
5 45 (15.90%) Senior Developer
6 44 (15.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (12.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (11.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (10.95%) Software Developer
10 26 (9.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (8.48%) Software Engineer
12 21 (7.42%) Architect
12 21 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (7.42%) PHP Developer
12 21 (7.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (6.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (6.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 18 (6.36%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (51.59%) Web Services
2 132 (46.64%) .NET
3 101 (35.69%) HTML
4 100 (35.34%) SOAP
5 87 (30.74%) ASP.NET
6 82 (28.98%) CSS
7 74 (26.15%) Spring
8 63 (22.26%) AngularJS
9 62 (21.91%) jQuery
10 61 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (18.37%) Hibernate
11 52 (18.37%) JSON
12 50 (17.67%) Node.js
13 48 (16.96%) XML
14 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (14.13%) HTML5
16 38 (13.43%) .NET Framework
17 36 (12.72%) J2EE
18 30 (10.60%) Entity Framework
19 28 (9.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.07%) Mobile App
2 33 (11.66%) iPad
3 29 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.77%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.18%) User Experience
7 7 (2.47%) Fintech
8 6 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.06%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.71%) Contactless
11 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.71%) NHS
11 2 (0.71%) RIA
11 2 (0.71%) VLE
12 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.25%) Windows
2 24 (8.48%) Apple iOS
3 21 (7.42%) Linux
4 20 (7.07%) Android
5 8 (2.83%) Unix
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (43.46%) MVC
3 114 (40.28%) TDD
4 79 (27.92%) Scrum
5 63 (22.26%) Software Engineering
6 48 (16.96%) BDD
7 46 (16.25%) E-Commerce
8 45 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 36 (12.72%) SOA
9 36 (12.72%) Web Development
10 31 (10.95%) OO
10 31 (10.95%) OOP
11 30 (10.60%) DevOps
12 26 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (9.19%) Unit Testing
13 22 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (7.07%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (6.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 133 (47.00%) JavaScript
2 122 (43.11%) C#
3 108 (38.16%) SQL
4 100 (35.34%) Java
5 37 (13.07%) PHP
6 17 (6.01%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.59%) Python
9 11 (3.89%) Apple Swift
10 10 (3.53%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.83%) Ruby
11 8 (2.83%) XQuery
12 7 (2.47%) C++
12 7 (2.47%) VBA
13 6 (2.12%) Haskell
13 6 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.41%) C
14 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.06%) Scala
16 2 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.71%) HND
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) WCAG
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (2.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.77%) Oracle
3 17 (6.01%) PayPal
4 8 (2.83%) Twitter
5 5 (1.77%) Google
5 5 (1.77%) Perforce
6 4 (1.41%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.41%) Apple
6 4 (1.41%) Zend
7 3 (1.06%) hybris
8 2 (0.71%) Apiary
8 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.71%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.35%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) Sybase
9 1 (0.35%) Teradata
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