Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 84 114
Rank change year-on-year -30 +30 -29
Permanent jobs citing REST 198 289 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.74% 3.66% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 7.79% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 167 240 159
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,850 £29,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 3,028 3,712 3,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.85% 47.05% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,561 3,126 2,862
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +7 9 £52,500 +22.81% 5
Salford -5 6 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cheadle +3 4 £55,000 +15.79%
Bury -6 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Wigan -7 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 122 (61.62%) JavaScript
2 114 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (48.48%) Java
4 95 (47.98%) HTML
5 86 (43.43%) CSS
6 72 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 69 (34.85%) .NET
8 67 (33.84%) TDD
9 66 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 62 (31.31%) SOAP
11 60 (30.30%) C#
12 58 (29.29%) MVC
12 58 (29.29%) Finance
12 58 (29.29%) Scrum
13 53 (26.77%) Test Automation
14 52 (26.26%) React
15 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
16 46 (23.23%) SQL
17 43 (21.72%) ASP.NET
17 43 (21.72%) Web Services
18 41 (20.71%) XML
19 39 (19.70%) PHP
19 39 (19.70%) Node.js
20 38 (19.19%) Microservices
20 38 (19.19%) Spring
20 38 (19.19%) JIRA
21 36 (18.18%) jQuery
21 36 (18.18%) Docker
21 36 (18.18%) DevOps
21 36 (18.18%) BDD

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 18 (9.09%) Confluence
2 10 (5.05%) Apache Pig
2 10 (5.05%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.55%) Apache
4 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.02%) nginx
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.02%) WordPress
7 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.60%) SaaS
4 10 (5.05%) BrowserStack
4 10 (5.05%) npm
5 9 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.04%) GitHub
7 7 (3.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (3.54%) IaaS
7 7 (3.54%) PaaS
8 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.52%) Google Play
9 3 (1.52%) Zapier
10 2 (1.01%) iTunes
10 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Force.com
11 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.60%) HTTP
2 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.06%) SSL
4 8 (4.04%) Firewall
4 8 (4.04%) VoIP
5 3 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.52%) DHCP
5 3 (1.52%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.52%) SAN
5 3 (1.52%) VPN
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
6 2 (1.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.15%) MySQL
1 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.60%) Big Data
4 18 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.55%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.54%) Redis
9 3 (1.52%) Power BI
10 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 38 (19.19%) JIRA
3 32 (16.16%) Selenium
4 20 (10.10%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 18 (9.09%) webpack
6 16 (8.08%) Bitbucket
7 12 (6.06%) Mocha
7 12 (6.06%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (5.05%) Grunt
9 10 (5.05%) gulp
9 10 (5.05%) JUnit
9 10 (5.05%) Subversion
10 9 (4.55%) git-flow
10 9 (4.55%) Gradle
10 9 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (4.55%) Visual Studio
11 8 (4.04%) Jasmine
11 8 (4.04%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Banking
3 18 (9.09%) Retail
4 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.57%) Marketing
5 10 (5.05%) Advertising
5 10 (5.05%) Law
6 9 (4.55%) Electronics
6 9 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.01%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (64.14%) Developer
2 45 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.13%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (9.60%) Angular Developer
7 18 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (8.59%) Software Engineer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior Developer
10 14 (7.07%) Agile C# Developer
10 14 (7.07%) Agile Developer
11 13 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (6.06%) Java Engineer
12 12 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 10 (5.05%) Architect
15 9 (4.55%) Analyst
15 9 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
16 8 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 8 (4.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (47.98%) HTML
2 86 (43.43%) CSS
3 72 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 69 (34.85%) .NET
5 62 (31.31%) SOAP
6 52 (26.26%) React
7 43 (21.72%) ASP.NET
7 43 (21.72%) Web Services
8 41 (20.71%) XML
9 39 (19.70%) Node.js
10 38 (19.19%) Spring
11 36 (18.18%) HTML5
11 36 (18.18%) jQuery
12 33 (16.67%) JSON
13 26 (13.13%) RESTful
14 25 (12.63%) Ajax
14 25 (12.63%) CSS3
15 24 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (10.61%) Hibernate
17 20 (10.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) User Experience
2 14 (7.07%) Fintech
3 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) Blog
6 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.02%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.01%) Animation
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.01%) Xbox
9 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.61%) Linux
2 20 (10.10%) Android
3 17 (8.59%) Apple iOS
4 16 (8.08%) Windows
5 8 (4.04%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.52%) Debian
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) VME
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.84%) TDD
3 58 (29.29%) MVC
3 58 (29.29%) Scrum
4 53 (26.77%) Test Automation
5 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 38 (19.19%) Microservices
7 36 (18.18%) BDD
7 36 (18.18%) DevOps
8 35 (17.68%) Web Development
9 23 (11.62%) OO
10 22 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.11%) Kanban
11 20 (10.10%) SDLC
12 17 (8.59%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.08%) SOA
14 14 (7.07%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (6.57%) Front End Development
16 12 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (61.62%) JavaScript
2 96 (48.48%) Java
3 60 (30.30%) C#
4 46 (23.23%) SQL
5 39 (19.70%) PHP
6 32 (16.16%) Python
7 21 (10.61%) C++
8 15 (7.58%) C
8 15 (7.58%) PowerShell
9 14 (7.07%) ES6
9 14 (7.07%) Go
10 12 (6.06%) Objective-C
10 12 (6.06%) Ruby
11 11 (5.56%) Bash Shell
12 8 (4.04%) Java 8
13 6 (3.03%) Scala
14 4 (2.02%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.02%) Kotlin
14 4 (2.02%) VB
14 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (4.55%) Degree
2 8 (4.04%) CCNA
2 8 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.04%) CISSP
2 8 (4.04%) CompTIA Security+
2 8 (4.04%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.04%) GIAC
2 8 (4.04%) Linux+ Certification
2 8 (4.04%) MCSE
2 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (4.04%) SANS
2 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.04%) SSCP
3 6 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.53%) ISEB
5 2 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.60%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) GDPR
2 2 (1.01%) WCAG
2 2 (1.01%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 36 (18.18%) Docker
2 8 (4.04%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.57%) Kubernetes
1 13 (6.57%) Puppet
2 10 (5.05%) Ansible
3 8 (4.04%) Salt
4 7 (3.54%) Grafana
4 7 (3.54%) Kibana
5 4 (2.02%) Istio
5 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.09%) Google
3 13 (6.57%) Oracle
4 9 (4.55%) SAP
5 6 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 5 (2.53%) Telerik
6 5 (2.53%) Twitter
7 4 (2.02%) Intapp
8 3 (1.52%) Adobe
8 3 (1.52%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) Facebook
8 3 (1.52%) Tableau
8 3 (1.52%) Zend
9 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.01%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.01%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.51%) Talend