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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 154 141 196
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +55
Permanent jobs citing REST 112 108 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 1.58% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 3.28% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 95 49
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £68,000
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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 41 £42,500 +41.66% 11
Manchester -28 41 £39,250 +0.64% 9
Merseyside +13 17 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Lancashire +10 14 £35,000 +5.26% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 143 (63.84%) HTML
2 138 (61.61%) JavaScript
3 130 (58.04%) .NET
4 128 (57.14%) C#
5 112 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (49.11%) CSS
7 108 (48.21%) SQL Server
8 106 (47.32%) Web Services
9 105 (46.88%) WCF
10 101 (45.09%) SOAP
11 97 (43.30%) SQL
12 88 (39.29%) ASP.NET
13 79 (35.27%) XML
14 78 (34.82%) TDD
15 77 (34.38%) MVC
16 72 (32.14%) jQuery
17 71 (31.70%) .NET Framework
18 69 (30.80%) OO
19 58 (25.89%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (24.55%) LINQ
21 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
22 52 (23.21%) T-SQL
23 48 (21.43%) SOA
24 47 (20.98%) WPF
25 43 (19.20%) PHP
26 42 (18.75%) MySQL
26 42 (18.75%) Unit Testing
27 40 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
29 37 (16.52%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (8.93%) CMS
2 14 (6.25%) IIS
2 14 (6.25%) NServiceBus
3 12 (5.36%) ColdFusion
4 9 (4.02%) Node.js
5 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.68%) Apache
8 3 (1.34%) WordPress
8 3 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.89%) Liferay
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.89%) Confluence
9 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) PaaS
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.93%) Internet
2 6 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.68%) VPN
3 5 (2.23%) HTTP
4 4 (1.79%) DNS
5 2 (0.89%) SMTP
5 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.89%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.75%) MySQL
3 18 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.13%) Redis
6 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.79%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.89%) DTS
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) DB2
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
2 35 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.82%) Subversion
4 17 (7.59%) SpecFlow
5 16 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.80%) Selenium
7 12 (5.36%) MSTest
7 12 (5.36%) PowerBuilder
8 10 (4.46%) NUnit
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.34%) Maven
10 3 (1.34%) JIRA
10 3 (1.34%) JUnit
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.89%) NDepend
11 2 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.89%) Moq
11 2 (0.89%) Mockito
General
1 29 (12.95%) Finance
1 29 (12.95%) Marketing
2 10 (4.46%) Billing
3 7 (3.13%) Legal
4 6 (2.68%) Retail
5 5 (2.23%) Banking
5 5 (2.23%) Advertising
5 5 (2.23%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (90.63%) Developer
2 71 (31.70%) .NET Developer
3 49 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 47 (20.98%) C# Developer
5 34 (15.18%) Web Developer
6 30 (13.39%) PHP Developer
7 23 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.70%) Senior Web Developer
8 15 (6.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Applications Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
10 12 (5.36%) MySQL Developer
10 12 (5.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 10 (4.46%) iOS Developer
11 10 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
12 9 (4.02%) C# Web Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Senior Applications Developer
12 9 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (63.84%) HTML
2 130 (58.04%) .NET
3 110 (49.11%) CSS
4 106 (47.32%) Web Services
5 105 (46.88%) WCF
6 101 (45.09%) SOAP
7 88 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 79 (35.27%) XML
9 72 (32.14%) jQuery
10 71 (31.70%) .NET Framework
11 58 (25.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (24.55%) LINQ
13 47 (20.98%) WPF
14 40 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 37 (16.52%) HTML5
16 35 (15.63%) JSON
17 34 (15.18%) AngularJS
18 30 (13.39%) Ajax
19 28 (12.50%) WinForms
20 23 (10.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) N-Tier
2 18 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.46%) Open Source
5 9 (4.02%) W3C
6 6 (2.68%) iPhone
6 6 (2.68%) iPad
7 5 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.34%) User Experience
9 2 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.89%) Handset
9 2 (0.89%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) EPoS
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Linux
2 34 (15.18%) Windows
3 14 (6.25%) Android
4 10 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) UNIX
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.82%) TDD
3 77 (34.38%) MVC
4 69 (30.80%) OO
5 48 (21.43%) SOA
6 42 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 36 (16.07%) Scrum
8 32 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 31 (13.84%) Web Development
10 27 (12.05%) UML
11 25 (11.16%) OOP
11 25 (11.16%) BDD
12 24 (10.71%) OO PHP
13 22 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (9.38%) Refactoring
15 19 (8.48%) Web Design
15 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
16 16 (7.14%) Kanban
17 15 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.61%) JavaScript
2 128 (57.14%) C#
3 97 (43.30%) SQL
4 52 (23.21%) T-SQL
5 43 (19.20%) PHP
6 28 (12.50%) Java
7 18 (8.04%) PHP5
8 15 (6.70%) TypeScript
9 14 (6.25%) VBA
10 10 (4.46%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.02%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.79%) Python
14 3 (1.34%) XPath
15 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.89%) MCP
2 2 (0.89%) MCSD
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) QA
2 8 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.84%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) Zend
4 4 (1.79%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.79%) Cognos
5 3 (1.34%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.89%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.89%) hybris
6 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.89%) JBoss
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco
6 2 (0.89%) Juniper
6 2 (0.89%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
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