Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 109 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +86
Permanent jobs citing REST 272 208 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.47% 2.82% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 6.34% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 235 174 198
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +7.59%

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 3701 3281 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.22% 44.46% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 2919 2525
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +3 15 £58,750 +38.24% 2
Salford +2 5 £35,000 -
Wigan 0 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Rochdale - 4 £55,000 -
Oldham +15 3 £37,000 - 1
Bury +14 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Bolton +4 1 £32,500 - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for REST.

1 188 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (57.72%) Web Services
3 144 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 130 (47.79%) Java
5 129 (47.43%) HTML
6 126 (46.32%) CSS
7 114 (41.91%) MVC
8 108 (39.71%) Scrum
9 94 (34.56%) SOAP
10 93 (34.19%) JSON
11 89 (32.72%) TDD
12 85 (31.25%) XML
13 81 (29.78%) AngularJS
14 80 (29.41%) C#
15 79 (29.04%) Git (software)
16 78 (28.68%) .NET
17 75 (27.57%) SQL Server
18 73 (26.84%) HTML5
19 72 (26.47%) SQL
20 67 (24.63%) PHP
21 66 (24.26%) MySQL
21 66 (24.26%) Python
22 63 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
23 62 (22.79%) Software Engineering
24 60 (22.06%) Web Development
24 60 (22.06%) jQuery
25 59 (21.69%) Spring
26 56 (20.59%) CSS3
27 51 (18.75%) OO
28 50 (18.38%) HTTP

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 29 (10.66%) Apache
2 18 (6.62%) CMS
3 9 (3.31%) nginx
3 9 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.21%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.21%) JBoss
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.47%) Confluence
5 4 (1.47%) OpenROAD
5 4 (1.47%) WordPress
6 3 (1.10%) Drupal
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.10%) SPSS
3 2 (0.74%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 16 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.94%) Google Play
5 7 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.21%) npm
7 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.74%) Route 53
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) iTunes
9 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.38%) HTTP
2 9 (3.31%) Internet
2 9 (3.31%) SSL
3 3 (1.10%) IMAP
3 3 (1.10%) SMTP
3 3 (1.10%) SS7
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 66 (24.26%) MySQL
3 43 (15.81%) NoSQL
4 30 (11.03%) MongoDB
5 25 (9.19%) Relational Database
6 24 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (7.35%) Redis
8 13 (4.78%) Big Data
9 9 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.57%) CouchDB
10 7 (2.57%) DB2
11 6 (2.21%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.21%) Riak
12 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.84%) SQLite
13 4 (1.47%) DTS
13 4 (1.47%) Essbase
13 4 (1.47%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 79 (29.04%) Git (software)
2 39 (14.34%) Subversion
3 27 (9.93%) JIRA
4 25 (9.19%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.99%) Visual Studio
6 17 (6.25%) Gradle
7 14 (5.15%) Grunt
8 13 (4.78%) gulp
9 12 (4.41%) Jasmine
9 12 (4.41%) JUnit
10 10 (3.68%) CruiseControl
10 10 (3.68%) ReSharper
10 10 (3.68%) SonarQube
11 9 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.31%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.21%) Mocha
12 6 (2.21%) Selenium
12 6 (2.21%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 30 (11.03%) Finance
2 18 (6.62%) Advertising
3 17 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.51%) Law
4 15 (5.51%) Retail
5 14 (5.15%) Marketing
6 11 (4.04%) Legal
7 9 (3.31%) Banking
7 9 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.21%) Automotive
8 6 (2.21%) Electronics
8 6 (2.21%) Games
9 5 (1.84%) Back Office
10 4 (1.47%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (68.75%) Developer
2 57 (20.96%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 27 (9.93%) Architect
4 27 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.09%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (5.15%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.78%) Android Developer
12 13 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.41%) Lead Developer
14 11 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.68%) Java Engineer
15 10 (3.68%) Web Developer
16 9 (3.31%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (57.72%) Web Services
2 129 (47.43%) HTML
3 126 (46.32%) CSS
4 94 (34.56%) SOAP
5 93 (34.19%) JSON
6 85 (31.25%) XML
7 81 (29.78%) AngularJS
8 78 (28.68%) .NET
9 73 (26.84%) HTML5
10 60 (22.06%) jQuery
11 59 (21.69%) Spring
12 56 (20.59%) CSS3
13 47 (17.28%) ASP.NET
13 47 (17.28%) Node.js
14 43 (15.81%) RESTful
15 42 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (13.97%) Ajax
17 33 (12.13%) JMS
18 31 (11.40%) .NET Framework
19 27 (9.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.29%) User Experience
2 24 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.46%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.21%) Wiki
7 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.10%) iPad
8 3 (1.10%) iPhone
8 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.10%) RIA
8 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.74%) Xbox
10 1 (0.37%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Linux
2 23 (8.46%) Android
3 16 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (41.91%) MVC
3 108 (39.71%) Scrum
4 89 (32.72%) TDD
5 63 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (22.79%) Software Engineering
7 60 (22.06%) Web Development
8 51 (18.75%) OO
9 47 (17.28%) SOA
10 45 (16.54%) Test Automation
11 43 (15.81%) DevOps
12 38 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (13.97%) Microservices
13 34 (12.50%) OOP
14 32 (11.76%) Unit Testing
15 29 (10.66%) Front End Development
15 29 (10.66%) Kanban
16 25 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (9.19%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (8.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 144 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 130 (47.79%) Java
3 80 (29.41%) C#
4 72 (26.47%) SQL
5 67 (24.63%) PHP
6 66 (24.26%) Python
7 42 (15.44%) Ruby
8 28 (10.29%) C
9 23 (8.46%) Scala
10 20 (7.35%) Groovy
11 18 (6.62%) C++
12 17 (6.25%) Go
13 16 (5.88%) T-SQL
14 9 (3.31%) ES6
15 8 (2.94%) Bash Shell
16 7 (2.57%) TypeScript
16 7 (2.57%) XPath
17 6 (2.21%) Apple Swift
18 3 (1.10%) Clojure
18 3 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) Degree
2 22 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.57%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.10%) MCP
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.35%) QA
2 7 (2.57%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (1.10%) GCP
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (11.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (6.99%) Kibana
2 17 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.88%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.74%) Packer
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (15.07%) Oracle
2 36 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.68%) Google
4 7 (2.57%) SAP
5 6 (2.21%) Twitter
6 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.47%) Actian
7 4 (1.47%) IBM
7 4 (1.47%) Zend
8 2 (0.74%) Alibaba
8 2 (0.74%) Apple
8 2 (0.74%) Sun
8 2 (0.74%) Sybase
8 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.37%) Informatica
9 1 (0.37%) PayPal