Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 98 134
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 -18
Permanent jobs citing REST 273 266 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.82% 3.29% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 7.20% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 218 189 108
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £57,700 £60,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 3,388 3,693 2,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.44% 45.71% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,919 3,154 2,384
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +9 17 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Wigan +22 10 £47,500 +5.56%
Bolton +5 4 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Rochdale - 3 £65,000 -
Salford - 3 £46,250 - 1
Altrincham 0 1 - - 4
Bury -7 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 156 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (54.58%) JavaScript
3 128 (46.89%) Java
4 118 (43.22%) HTML
5 112 (41.03%) CSS
6 104 (38.10%) Scrum
7 101 (37.00%) MVC
8 87 (31.87%) PHP
9 86 (31.50%) TDD
10 84 (30.77%) Web Services
11 83 (30.40%) Software Engineering
12 75 (27.47%) Git (software)
13 74 (27.11%) SOAP
14 71 (26.01%) JSON
15 67 (24.54%) .NET
16 66 (24.18%) C#
16 66 (24.18%) Web Development
17 64 (23.44%) XML
18 63 (23.08%) MySQL
18 63 (23.08%) RESTful
19 60 (21.98%) AngularJS
20 58 (21.25%) Python
21 56 (20.51%) Spring
22 55 (20.15%) SQL
22 55 (20.15%) Finance
22 55 (20.15%) Test Automation
23 51 (18.68%) Node.js
24 50 (18.32%) Docker
24 50 (18.32%) OO
25 49 (17.95%) HTML5

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 15 (5.49%) CMS
2 12 (4.40%) Confluence
3 11 (4.03%) nginx
4 10 (3.66%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.93%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.20%) WordPress
8 5 (1.83%) Apache
9 4 (1.47%) SAS
10 3 (1.10%) Drupal
10 3 (1.10%) JBoss
10 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.73%) IIS
11 2 (0.73%) Moodle
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (4.76%) Magento
2 3 (1.10%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.73%) Shopify
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 17 (6.23%) npm
3 16 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.76%) SaaS
6 10 (3.66%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.93%) BrowserStack
8 5 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.10%) GitHub
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.73%) Firebase
10 2 (0.73%) Google Play
10 2 (0.73%) iTunes
10 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Zapier
11 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.37%) PaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.79%) HTTP
2 12 (4.40%) SSL
2 12 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.20%) Firewall
4 3 (1.10%) Broadband
5 2 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.08%) MySQL
2 42 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.79%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.59%) Redis
5 17 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (4.03%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.93%) Big Data
10 8 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.56%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.10%) VLDB
14 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.73%) Power BI
14 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 75 (27.47%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.72%) JIRA
3 22 (8.06%) JUnit
4 21 (7.69%) Selenium
5 20 (7.33%) Bitbucket
5 20 (7.33%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.96%) Jenkins
7 18 (6.59%) Subversion
8 17 (6.23%) Mocha
9 13 (4.76%) gulp
10 12 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (3.66%) Grunt
11 10 (3.66%) webpack
12 8 (2.93%) Gradle
12 8 (2.93%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (2.56%) Babel
13 7 (2.56%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.56%) git-flow
13 7 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (20.15%) Finance
2 18 (6.59%) Retail
3 17 (6.23%) Marketing
4 12 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.03%) Advertising
5 11 (4.03%) Banking
6 10 (3.66%) Law
7 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.83%) Billing
8 5 (1.83%) Electronics
8 5 (1.83%) Games
8 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 163 (59.71%) Developer
2 46 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 33 (12.09%) Senior Developer
5 32 (11.72%) Architect
6 30 (10.99%) Software Engineer
7 25 (9.16%) Java Engineer
7 25 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 23 (8.42%) PHP Developer
9 22 (8.06%) C# Developer
10 20 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (5.13%) Lead Software Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) Technical Leader
14 12 (4.40%) Agile .NET Developer
14 12 (4.40%) Agile C# Developer
14 12 (4.40%) Agile Developer
14 12 (4.40%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.22%) HTML
2 112 (41.03%) CSS
3 84 (30.77%) Web Services
4 74 (27.11%) SOAP
5 71 (26.01%) JSON
6 67 (24.54%) .NET
7 64 (23.44%) XML
8 63 (23.08%) RESTful
9 60 (21.98%) AngularJS
10 56 (20.51%) Spring
11 51 (18.68%) Node.js
12 49 (17.95%) HTML5
13 46 (16.85%) ASP.NET
14 40 (14.65%) React
15 38 (13.92%) CSS3
16 34 (12.45%) Spring Boot
17 30 (10.99%) jQuery
18 29 (10.62%) Hibernate
19 27 (9.89%) Spring MVC
20 26 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 28 (10.26%) User Experience
3 19 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.40%) Algorithms
6 12 (4.40%) Xbox
7 10 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.93%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.93%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.20%) Fintech
10 4 (1.47%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.73%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.73%) NHS
12 2 (0.73%) VLE
13 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.37%) iPad
13 1 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.48%) Linux
2 23 (8.42%) Windows
3 22 (8.06%) Android
4 19 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (38.10%) Scrum
3 101 (37.00%) MVC
4 86 (31.50%) TDD
5 83 (30.40%) Software Engineering
6 66 (24.18%) Web Development
7 55 (20.15%) Test Automation
8 50 (18.32%) OO
9 44 (16.12%) OOP
10 42 (15.38%) Microservices
11 41 (15.02%) E-Commerce
11 41 (15.02%) Kanban
12 38 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (13.55%) Mentoring
14 36 (13.19%) SOA
15 31 (11.36%) DevOps
15 31 (11.36%) Open Source
16 29 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 26 (9.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (54.58%) JavaScript
2 128 (46.89%) Java
3 87 (31.87%) PHP
4 66 (24.18%) C#
5 58 (21.25%) Python
6 55 (20.15%) SQL
7 28 (10.26%) Ruby
8 22 (8.06%) C
9 19 (6.96%) Go
10 17 (6.23%) C++
10 17 (6.23%) ES6
11 16 (5.86%) PowerShell
12 14 (5.13%) Java 8
13 9 (3.30%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.93%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.20%) XPath
16 5 (1.83%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.10%) Apex Code
17 3 (1.10%) Groovy
17 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.62%) Degree
2 23 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 6 (2.20%) CCNA
6 6 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.20%) CISSP
6 6 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.20%) GIAC
6 6 (2.20%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (2.20%) MCSE
6 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (2.20%) SANS
6 6 (2.20%) SSCP
7 5 (1.83%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.83%) HND
8 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.79%) QA
2 7 (2.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (18.32%) Docker
2 6 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) Puppet
2 18 (6.59%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.93%) Kibana
4 8 (2.93%) Prometheus
5 6 (2.20%) Ansible
5 6 (2.20%) Salt
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.49%) Google
3 14 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (4.03%) Oracle
4 11 (4.03%) Twitter
5 8 (2.93%) Zend
6 7 (2.56%) Tableau
7 6 (2.20%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.20%) SAP
8 5 (1.83%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (1.83%) Intapp
9 2 (0.73%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.37%) Demandware
10 1 (0.37%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.37%) hybris
10 1 (0.37%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.37%) Talend