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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 117 147 178
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +31
Permanent jobs citing REST 136 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.40% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 2.85% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 122 83 46
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2632 3194 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.54% 49.07% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2801 3229
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +29 72 £36,000 -15.29% 18
Cheshire +9 47 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Merseyside +15 14 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Lancashire +1 3 £22,500 -65.38% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 148 (60.41%) JavaScript
2 146 (59.59%) SOAP
3 131 (53.47%) HTML
4 118 (48.16%) TDD
5 117 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (47.76%) CSS
6 109 (44.49%) Java
7 102 (41.63%) XML
8 93 (37.96%) .NET
9 90 (36.73%) Web Services
10 89 (36.33%) jQuery
11 86 (35.10%) C#
12 80 (32.65%) MVC
13 65 (26.53%) MySQL
13 65 (26.53%) Linux
14 64 (26.12%) PHP
15 62 (25.31%) OO
16 59 (24.08%) SQL
17 58 (23.67%) SQL Server
18 57 (23.27%) JSON
19 56 (22.86%) E-Commerce
20 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (20.41%) ASP.NET
22 48 (19.59%) WCF
23 47 (19.18%) Git (software)
24 43 (17.55%) WPF
25 42 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
26 39 (15.92%) Spring
27 38 (15.51%) Software Engineering
27 38 (15.51%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 27 (11.02%) Apache
2 19 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.94%) Node.js
4 14 (5.71%) IIS
5 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.27%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.22%) Liferay
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.82%) Confluence
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.82%) Mule
9 2 (0.82%) JBoss
9 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (11.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.04%) SaaS
4 3 (1.22%) Trello
5 2 (0.82%) PaaS
5 2 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.43%) HTTP
2 10 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
3 2 (0.82%) GPRS
3 2 (0.82%) UMTS
4 1 (0.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.53%) MySQL
2 58 (23.67%) SQL Server
3 31 (12.65%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.31%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.45%) Redis
9 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.22%) SQLite
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.22%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.82%) DB2
13 1 (0.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 47 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.06%) Maven
3 31 (12.65%) Selenium
4 27 (11.02%) NUnit
5 22 (8.98%) Visual Studio
5 22 (8.98%) Eclipse
6 18 (7.35%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.49%) JIRA
8 10 (4.08%) MSTest
9 9 (3.67%) Grunt
10 8 (3.27%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.27%) Ant
10 8 (3.27%) JUnit
11 7 (2.86%) JMeter
11 7 (2.86%) Subversion
11 7 (2.86%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.45%) Xcode
12 6 (2.45%) Bower
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 26 (10.61%) Retail
3 11 (4.49%) Marketing
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) Advertising
4 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.22%) Back Office
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 192 (78.37%) Developer
2 46 (18.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.14%) PHP Developer
4 35 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 35 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 33 (13.47%) Web Developer
6 30 (12.24%) Java Developer
7 27 (11.02%) Software Engineer
8 25 (10.20%) Software Developer
9 22 (8.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (4.08%) Android Developer
15 9 (3.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 8 (3.27%) Lead Developer
17 7 (2.86%) Consultant
17 7 (2.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (59.59%) SOAP
2 131 (53.47%) HTML
3 117 (47.76%) CSS
4 102 (41.63%) XML
5 93 (37.96%) .NET
6 90 (36.73%) Web Services
7 89 (36.33%) jQuery
8 57 (23.27%) JSON
9 50 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 48 (19.59%) WCF
11 43 (17.55%) WPF
12 39 (15.92%) Spring
13 38 (15.51%) Ajax
14 35 (14.29%) Servlets
15 34 (13.88%) Hibernate
16 32 (13.06%) HTML5
17 30 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (12.24%) JMS
18 25 (10.20%) XHTML
18 25 (10.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.47%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.16%) Open Source
4 16 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.90%) User Experience
6 6 (2.45%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.45%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.45%) W3C
7 5 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.22%) EPoS
9 2 (0.82%) BBC
10 1 (0.41%) Handset
10 1 (0.41%) DTV
10 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.53%) Linux
2 37 (15.10%) Windows
3 23 (9.39%) UNIX
3 23 (9.39%) Android
3 23 (9.39%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.27%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.82%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.16%) TDD
2 117 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (32.65%) MVC
4 62 (25.31%) OO
5 56 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (15.51%) Unit Testing
7 38 (15.51%) Software Engineering
8 36 (14.69%) OOP
9 34 (13.88%) SOA
10 30 (12.24%) BDD
11 27 (11.02%) OO PHP
12 21 (8.57%) Android Development
12 21 (8.57%) UML
13 20 (8.16%) Automated Testing
13 20 (8.16%) Scrum
14 18 (7.35%) Web Development
15 16 (6.53%) iOS Development
15 16 (6.53%) DevOps
15 16 (6.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 148 (60.41%) JavaScript
2 109 (44.49%) Java
3 86 (35.10%) C#
4 64 (26.12%) PHP
5 59 (24.08%) SQL
6 23 (9.39%) C
7 21 (8.57%) C++
8 15 (6.12%) VBA
9 14 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.90%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 10 (4.08%) Ruby
12 8 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.86%) XPath
14 6 (2.45%) Scala
14 6 (2.45%) XAML
15 5 (2.04%) Python
16 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.88%) Degree
2 7 (2.86%) VCP4
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) Puppet
1 6 (2.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (12.24%) Oracle
2 26 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.94%) Zend
4 14 (5.71%) VMware
5 8 (3.27%) Apple
6 6 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.45%) Google
7 4 (1.63%) Perforce
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
8 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.82%) BT
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.41%) hybris
9 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: circa £32,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
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Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
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