Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 111 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +27
Permanent jobs citing REST 197 196 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.06% 2.68% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 6.41% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 134 163 238
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £34,125 £27,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,671 3,060 3,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.46% 41.87% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,151 2,586 3,163
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 16 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +11 34 £50,000 - 4
Salford -1 6 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Altrincham - 4 £37,500 -
Cheadle -8 1 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Bolton -10 1 £37,500 - 2
Oldham - 1 - -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
3 73 (37.06%) Java
4 66 (33.50%) MVC
5 61 (30.96%) HTML
5 61 (30.96%) .NET
5 61 (30.96%) SOAP
6 60 (30.46%) C#
6 60 (30.46%) Test Automation
7 59 (29.95%) Scrum
7 59 (29.95%) AngularJS
8 56 (28.43%) Web Services
9 55 (27.92%) CSS
10 51 (25.89%) Finance
11 50 (25.38%) Node.js
12 49 (24.87%) Azure
13 48 (24.37%) JSON
14 46 (23.35%) Spring
15 45 (22.84%) MySQL
16 44 (22.34%) XML
17 43 (21.83%) React
18 40 (20.30%) SQL
19 37 (18.78%) TDD
19 37 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (17.77%) Git (software)
20 35 (17.77%) Ruby
20 35 (17.77%) ASP.NET
21 32 (16.24%) AWS
22 31 (15.74%) PHP
22 31 (15.74%) SQL Server

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 (7.61%) WebSphere
1 15 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (4.06%) WordPress
3 5 (2.54%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) Drupal
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.52%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.87%) Azure
2 32 (16.24%) AWS
3 22 (11.17%) Serverless
4 20 (10.15%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (10.15%) GCP
5 19 (9.64%) Amazon SQS
5 19 (9.64%) SaaS
6 15 (7.61%) GitHub
7 11 (5.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (3.05%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.02%) PaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.51%) Google Play
10 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.51%) iTunes
10 1 (0.51%) npm
10 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) HTTP
1 8 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.55%) SSH
3 5 (2.54%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) SMS
5 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.84%) MySQL
2 31 (15.74%) NoSQL
2 31 (15.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.09%) Redis
5 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.05%) Power BI
7 4 (2.03%) Big Data
7 4 (2.03%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.03%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.02%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.02%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.51%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 35 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.64%) Brakeman
2 19 (9.64%) CircleCI
2 19 (9.64%) minitest
2 19 (9.64%) RSpec
2 19 (9.64%) RuboCop
3 13 (6.60%) JUnit
4 11 (5.58%) JIRA
4 11 (5.58%) Selenium
5 8 (4.06%) Maven
5 8 (4.06%) TestNG
6 7 (3.55%) GitLab
7 6 (3.05%) Mockito
7 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.54%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.54%) Xcode
9 4 (2.03%) Android Studio
9 4 (2.03%) Grunt
9 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 51 (25.89%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Retail
3 7 (3.55%) Legal
4 6 (3.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.03%) Games
5 4 (2.03%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 142 (72.08%) Developer
2 47 (23.86%) Senior Developer
3 33 (16.75%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.69%) PHP Developer
5 24 (12.18%) Software Developer
6 18 (9.14%) .NET Developer
6 18 (9.14%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.61%) Applications Developer
8 13 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.09%) Angular Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.58%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (4.57%) QA Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.96%) .NET
1 61 (30.96%) HTML
1 61 (30.96%) SOAP
2 59 (29.95%) AngularJS
3 56 (28.43%) Web Services
4 55 (27.92%) CSS
5 50 (25.38%) Node.js
6 48 (24.37%) JSON
7 46 (23.35%) Spring
8 44 (22.34%) XML
9 43 (21.83%) React
10 35 (17.77%) ASP.NET
11 29 (14.72%) jQuery
12 25 (12.69%) HTML5
13 23 (11.68%) RESTful
14 19 (9.64%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (9.64%) Shoryuken
15 17 (8.63%) .NET Framework
15 17 (8.63%) Spring Boot
15 17 (8.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.06%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.06%) User Experience
4 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.05%) NHS
5 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.03%) PKI
5 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.02%) Blog
6 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Animation
7 1 (0.51%) APACS
7 1 (0.51%) Contactless
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.66%) Windows
2 13 (6.60%) Linux
3 12 (6.09%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.58%) Android
5 4 (2.03%) CentOS
5 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) MVC
3 60 (30.46%) Test Automation
4 59 (29.95%) Scrum
5 37 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (18.78%) TDD
6 31 (15.74%) Microservices
7 28 (14.21%) E-Commerce
8 27 (13.71%) Web Development
9 26 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (11.68%) Computer Science
10 23 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 21 (10.66%) OO
12 19 (9.64%) DevOps
13 18 (9.14%) BDD
14 17 (8.63%) Kanban
14 17 (8.63%) SOA
15 15 (7.61%) API Design
15 15 (7.61%) Front End Development
15 15 (7.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.06%) Java
3 60 (30.46%) C#
4 40 (20.30%) SQL
5 35 (17.77%) Ruby
6 31 (15.74%) PHP
7 17 (8.63%) Python
8 11 (5.58%) Go
9 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.06%) Apple Swift
10 8 (4.06%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.55%) Scala
12 6 (3.05%) C
12 6 (3.05%) Java 8
13 5 (2.54%) ES6
13 5 (2.54%) Groovy
13 5 (2.54%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.54%) XPath
14 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 8 (4.06%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.03%) MCTS
5 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.02%) PhD
7 2 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (9.64%) Varnish
2 6 (3.05%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Kibana
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.06%) Sage
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.05%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.54%) Intapp
6 4 (2.03%) Google
6 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.52%) SnapLogic
8 2 (1.02%) Apple
9 1 (0.51%) CA
9 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.51%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.51%) Facebook
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) Siebel
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.51%) Zend