Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 92 107
Rank change year-on-year -51 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing REST 150 259 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.21% 3.49% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 7.33% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 131 223 181
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.23% +3.53% -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,865 3,533 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.20% 47.56% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,445 3,000 2,992
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,875 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Manchester

REST
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Manchester.

Salary trend for REST in Manchester

REST
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Manchester

REST
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 12 £48,750 -22.00% 4
Salford -3 6 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Cheadle - 4 £55,000 -
Wigan -1 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for REST.

1 94 (62.67%) JavaScript
2 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (49.33%) HTML
4 68 (45.33%) CSS
4 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
5 66 (44.00%) Java
6 60 (40.00%) .NET
7 54 (36.00%) MVC
8 53 (35.33%) TDD
9 50 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 48 (32.00%) Scrum
11 44 (29.33%) C#
12 42 (28.00%) React
13 40 (26.67%) SOAP
14 38 (25.33%) SQL
15 37 (24.67%) Finance
16 34 (22.67%) Web Development
17 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
18 31 (20.67%) Software Engineering
18 31 (20.67%) jQuery
19 30 (20.00%) Test Automation
19 30 (20.00%) Spring
19 30 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 30 (20.00%) MySQL
19 30 (20.00%) Node.js
20 29 (19.33%) Web Services
20 29 (19.33%) XML
21 28 (18.67%) BDD
22 26 (17.33%) Microservices
22 26 (17.33%) PHP

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (8.00%) Confluence
2 10 (6.67%) Apache
2 10 (6.67%) CMS
3 9 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.67%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.00%) Drupal
7 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.33%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.33%) nginx
8 2 (1.33%) WordPress
9 1 (0.67%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.33%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.00%) SaaS
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.00%) IaaS
5 6 (4.00%) PaaS
6 5 (3.33%) BrowserStack
6 5 (3.33%) GitHub
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.00%) Google Play
7 3 (2.00%) npm
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon Alexa
8 2 (1.33%) Dialogflow
8 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.33%) Wit.ai
8 2 (1.33%) Zapier
9 1 (0.67%) Force.com
9 1 (0.67%) Office 365
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) HTTP
1 8 (5.33%) VoIP
2 3 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (2.00%) DHCP
2 3 (2.00%) OpenVPN
2 3 (2.00%) SAN
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) IPv6
3 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.00%) MySQL
1 30 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.67%) Big Data
7 9 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.00%) Redis
8 3 (2.00%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.33%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.33%) Power BI
10 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 19 (12.67%) JIRA
3 19 (12.67%) Selenium
4 15 (10.00%) webpack
5 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.33%) Grunt
6 11 (7.33%) gulp
6 11 (7.33%) Subversion
7 10 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 9 (6.00%) JUnit
8 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.33%) Mercurial
10 7 (4.67%) Maven
11 6 (4.00%) Ant
11 6 (4.00%) Bitbucket
11 6 (4.00%) Gradle
11 6 (4.00%) Mockito
11 6 (4.00%) PHPUnit
12 5 (3.33%) Protractor
General
1 37 (24.67%) Finance
2 16 (10.67%) Retail
3 11 (7.33%) Marketing
4 10 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.00%) Banking
6 7 (4.67%) Electronics
6 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Back Office
8 2 (1.33%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (68.00%) Developer
2 34 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.33%) Angular Developer
4 22 (14.67%) C# Developer
4 22 (14.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (12.67%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Agile Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (6.00%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.33%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.33%) HTML
2 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
2 68 (45.33%) CSS
3 60 (40.00%) .NET
4 42 (28.00%) React
5 40 (26.67%) SOAP
6 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
7 31 (20.67%) jQuery
8 30 (20.00%) Node.js
8 30 (20.00%) Spring
9 29 (19.33%) Web Services
9 29 (19.33%) XML
10 24 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (16.00%) HTML5
11 23 (15.33%) JSON
12 18 (12.00%) Ajax
12 18 (12.00%) RESTful
13 17 (11.33%) CSS3
14 16 (10.67%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Fintech
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.33%) User Experience
3 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.33%) Animation
6 2 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.33%) Blog
6 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 9 (6.00%) Android
2 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (2.00%) Debian
3 3 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) VME
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.00%) MVC
3 53 (35.33%) TDD
4 48 (32.00%) Scrum
5 34 (22.67%) Web Development
6 31 (20.67%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 28 (18.67%) BDD
9 26 (17.33%) Microservices
10 23 (15.33%) DevOps
11 18 (12.00%) OO
12 16 (10.67%) SDLC
13 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.33%) Kanban
15 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
16 12 (8.00%) Open Source
16 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
18 10 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 10 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 94 (62.67%) JavaScript
2 66 (44.00%) Java
3 44 (29.33%) C#
4 38 (25.33%) SQL
5 26 (17.33%) PHP
6 24 (16.00%) Python
7 14 (9.33%) Java 8
8 12 (8.00%) C++
9 9 (6.00%) Ruby
10 8 (5.33%) Go
11 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.67%) Scala
12 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.00%) ES6
13 5 (3.33%) C
13 5 (3.33%) Groovy
14 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.67%) Perl
14 4 (2.67%) R
14 4 (2.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) ISEB
2 3 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.33%) CCNA
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.33%) CISSP
3 2 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) GIAC
3 2 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.33%) MCSE
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (1.33%) SANS
3 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) SSCP
3 2 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) GDPR
2 2 (1.33%) WCAG
2 2 (1.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 24 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.33%) Ansible
3 6 (4.00%) Grafana
3 6 (4.00%) Kibana
3 6 (4.00%) Puppet
4 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.33%) Istio
5 2 (1.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Google
3 13 (8.67%) Oracle
4 7 (4.67%) SAP
5 6 (4.00%) Apple
5 6 (4.00%) Facebook
6 5 (3.33%) Telerik
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.67%) Twitter
7 4 (2.67%) Zend
8 2 (1.33%) Adobe
8 2 (1.33%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (1.33%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.33%) IBM
8 2 (1.33%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) Software AG
9 1 (0.67%) Sony
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) webMethods