Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 64 84
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 +58
Permanent jobs citing REST 178 134 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.20% 4.21% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.17% 9.56% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 135 116 114
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £39,000 £39,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,563 £60,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £73,375
North West median annual salary £57,500 £54,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.99% +20.56% -8.16%

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 1,942 1,401 2,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.88% 44.04% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,275 1,945
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +13 10 - - 1
Wigan - 7 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham +8 1 £65,000 -18.75%
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 96 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (46.07%) Java
3 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
4 64 (35.96%) Git (software)
5 53 (29.78%) Microservices
6 50 (28.09%) AngularJS
7 48 (26.97%) Docker
8 47 (26.40%) MySQL
9 44 (24.72%) DevOps
10 43 (24.16%) Spring
11 42 (23.60%) Node.js
12 41 (23.03%) React
13 40 (22.47%) HTML
14 39 (21.91%) SQL
14 39 (21.91%) SOAP
14 39 (21.91%) MongoDB
15 38 (21.35%) CSS
16 37 (20.79%) MVC
17 35 (19.66%) TDD
17 35 (19.66%) Linux
17 35 (19.66%) Social Skills
17 35 (19.66%) Full Stack Development
18 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
19 33 (18.54%) C#
19 33 (18.54%) Mentoring
20 32 (17.98%) Greenfield Project
21 30 (16.85%) XML
21 30 (16.85%) Scrum
22 29 (16.29%) Oracle
22 29 (16.29%) JSON

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 11 (6.18%) Apache
2 8 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.49%) IIS
2 8 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.81%) CMS
3 5 (2.81%) Jetty
3 5 (2.81%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.69%) Confluence
5 3 (1.69%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.12%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.04%) Azure
2 23 (12.92%) AWS
3 21 (11.80%) iPaaS
4 12 (6.74%) GitHub
5 10 (5.62%) AtomSphere
5 10 (5.62%) Boomi
6 9 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.06%) Serverless
7 8 (4.49%) GCP
8 7 (3.93%) Azure Service Fabric
8 7 (3.93%) SaaS
9 4 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.25%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.12%) Firebase
11 2 (1.12%) npm
11 2 (1.12%) NuGet
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.56%) SSH
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) MySQL
2 39 (21.91%) MongoDB
3 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
4 28 (15.73%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.81%) DB2
7 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.25%) Bigtable
8 4 (2.25%) Redis
9 3 (1.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 64 (35.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.80%) JIRA
3 14 (7.87%) Cypress.io
4 13 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.30%) Maven
5 12 (6.74%) Bitbucket
6 10 (5.62%) JUnit
7 8 (4.49%) GitLab
7 8 (4.49%) Selenium
8 7 (3.93%) Mockito
8 7 (3.93%) Subversion
9 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.37%) Gradle
10 5 (2.81%) Ant
10 5 (2.81%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (2.81%) Concordion
10 5 (2.81%) Postman
11 4 (2.25%) Appium
11 4 (2.25%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (19.66%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Presentation Skills
3 14 (7.87%) Finance
3 14 (7.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 12 (6.74%) Law
5 11 (6.18%) Public Sector
6 10 (5.62%) Games
7 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.93%) Banking
9 4 (2.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (73.03%) Developer
2 37 (20.79%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (9.55%) PHP Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.74%) Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.49%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Web Applications Support
12 6 (3.37%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) AngularJS
2 43 (24.16%) Spring
3 42 (23.60%) Node.js
4 41 (23.03%) React
5 40 (22.47%) HTML
6 39 (21.91%) SOAP
7 38 (21.35%) CSS
8 30 (16.85%) XML
9 29 (16.29%) JSON
10 27 (15.17%) .NET
11 26 (14.61%) Web Services
12 25 (14.04%) Kafka
13 23 (12.92%) jQuery
13 23 (12.92%) RESTful
14 22 (12.36%) Spring Boot
15 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET
15 16 (8.99%) HTML5
15 16 (8.99%) Symfony
16 15 (8.43%) .NET Framework
17 13 (7.30%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.98%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (10.11%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (6.74%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.62%) Smart Home
4 10 (5.62%) User Experience
5 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.12%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) Life Science
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) NHS
10 1 (0.56%) SCORM
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Linux
2 10 (5.62%) Android
2 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.78%) Microservices
3 44 (24.72%) DevOps
4 37 (20.79%) MVC
5 35 (19.66%) Full Stack Development
5 35 (19.66%) TDD
6 33 (18.54%) Mentoring
7 30 (16.85%) Scrum
8 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
9 25 (14.04%) Web Development
10 24 (13.48%) OOP
11 23 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (12.36%) CI/CD
13 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
14 20 (11.24%) Test Automation
15 18 (10.11%) BDD
16 17 (9.55%) Front End Development
17 14 (7.87%) Service Delivery
18 13 (7.30%) Coaching
18 13 (7.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.07%) Java
2 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.91%) SQL
4 33 (18.54%) C#
5 19 (10.67%) Go
6 17 (9.55%) PHP
7 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.62%) Java 8
9 9 (5.06%) Apple Swift
10 7 (3.93%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.93%) Python
11 6 (3.37%) Scala
12 5 (2.81%) C
12 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.25%) Java 11
14 3 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.12%) Ruby
15 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.56%) CFML
16 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) SC Cleared
1 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.92%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (26.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.93%) Terraform
3 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (16.29%) Oracle
2 22 (12.36%) ServiceNow
3 16 (8.99%) Zend
4 14 (7.87%) Dell
5 11 (6.18%) BMC
5 11 (6.18%) HP
5 11 (6.18%) Ivanti
5 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.18%) MuleSoft
6 8 (4.49%) VMware
7 5 (2.81%) Google
8 4 (2.25%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.25%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat