Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 80 137
Rank change year-on-year +3 +57 -52
Permanent jobs citing REST 135 168 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.63% 3.47% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.68% 8.07% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 125 103 111
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% -1.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -14.81% +20.00%

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 1,555 2,082 2,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.78% 43.06% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,747 2,179
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,145 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Manchester

REST
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Manchester.

Salary trend for REST in Manchester

REST
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +20 4 £90,000 +89.47%
Bury - 2 - -
Bolton -5 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 - 3
Cheadle - 1 £42,500 -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 76 (56.30%) JavaScript
2 66 (48.89%) Docker
3 58 (42.96%) Node.js
4 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 49 (36.30%) MongoDB
6 49 (36.30%) React
7 48 (35.56%) AngularJS
7 48 (35.56%) MVC
8 47 (34.81%) Kafka
8 47 (34.81%) Microservices
9 46 (34.07%) OOP
10 43 (31.85%) Git (software)
11 41 (30.37%) Linux
12 40 (29.63%) Go
13 39 (28.89%) PHP
14 38 (28.15%) Symfony
15 36 (26.67%) Zend
15 36 (26.67%) MySQL
16 35 (25.93%) C#
16 35 (25.93%) jQuery
17 32 (23.70%) Web Services
18 27 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 26 (19.26%) TDD
20 25 (18.52%) .NET
20 25 (18.52%) Java
20 25 (18.52%) Azure
20 25 (18.52%) NoSQL
21 23 (17.04%) AWS
22 19 (14.07%) Spring

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 10 (7.41%) CMS
2 7 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.22%) nginx
5 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.52%) Azure
2 23 (17.04%) AWS
3 7 (5.19%) Serverless
4 5 (3.70%) IaaS
5 4 (2.96%) GCP
6 3 (2.22%) Azure Stack
6 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.22%) SaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.48%) GitHub
7 2 (1.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.74%) npm
8 1 (0.74%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) DMZ
2 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.74%) NAS
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 49 (36.30%) MongoDB
3 36 (26.67%) MySQL
4 25 (18.52%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.19%) Apache Hive
5 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.44%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (31.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.96%) CircleCI
4 4 (2.96%) JUnit
4 4 (2.96%) Mockito
5 3 (2.22%) GitLab
5 3 (2.22%) Gradle
5 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.22%) JMeter
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.48%) JIRA
6 2 (1.48%) Postman
6 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.74%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.48%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (87.41%) Developer
2 41 (30.37%) JavaScript Developer
2 41 (30.37%) Senior Developer
3 38 (28.15%) PHP Developer
4 36 (26.67%) Software Developer
5 19 (14.07%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
7 14 (10.37%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 11 (8.15%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (7.41%) Python Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.96%) Analyst
14 4 (2.96%) React Developer
14 4 (2.96%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.96%) Node.js
2 49 (36.30%) React
3 48 (35.56%) AngularJS
4 47 (34.81%) Kafka
5 38 (28.15%) Symfony
6 35 (25.93%) jQuery
7 32 (23.70%) Web Services
8 25 (18.52%) .NET
9 19 (14.07%) Spring
10 18 (13.33%) CSS
10 18 (13.33%) HTML
10 18 (13.33%) SOAP
11 14 (10.37%) JSON
12 13 (9.63%) GraphQL
13 8 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.93%) Spring Boot
13 8 (5.93%) Vue.js
14 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.19%) XML
15 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Blog
2 6 (4.44%) User Experience
3 4 (2.96%) iPad
4 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.37%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.56%) MVC
3 47 (34.81%) Microservices
4 46 (34.07%) OOP
5 27 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 26 (19.26%) TDD
7 17 (12.59%) DevOps
8 16 (11.85%) Pair Programming
9 15 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.15%) API Design
11 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (8.15%) OO
11 11 (8.15%) Scrum
12 9 (6.67%) Open Source
12 9 (6.67%) SOLID
13 8 (5.93%) SOA
14 7 (5.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 7 (5.19%) Fintech
14 7 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) JavaScript
2 40 (29.63%) Go
3 39 (28.89%) PHP
4 35 (25.93%) C#
5 25 (18.52%) Java
6 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 15 (11.11%) Python
8 11 (8.15%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.44%) ES6
10 4 (2.96%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.48%) C
13 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.74%) Java 8
13 1 (0.74%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (7.41%) PhD
3 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.74%) CCSP
5 1 (0.74%) CEH
5 1 (0.74%) CISA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CISM
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) GIAC
5 1 (0.74%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) HL7
3 1 (0.74%) GRC
System Software
1 66 (48.89%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) LXC
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.19%) Terraform
3 2 (1.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Salt
4 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Zend
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) VMware
4 4 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix
6 1 (0.74%) Dell
6 1 (0.74%) EMC
6 1 (0.74%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) iManage
6 1 (0.74%) NetApp
6 1 (0.74%) Sparx
6 1 (0.74%) Zerto