Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 62 93
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31 +13
Permanent jobs citing REST 213 108 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.82% 4.16% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.32% 8.85% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 89 138
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,000 £34,625
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,625 £76,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,125
% change year-on-year -9.09% +16.71% +4.72%

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 2,064 1,221 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.05% 47.07% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,113 2,141
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,350 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.70% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £40,000 -
Altrincham -7 1 £40,000 -50.00%
Bolton -12 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £37,500 - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 119 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.95%) Microservices
3 99 (46.48%) JavaScript
4 79 (37.09%) Docker
5 78 (36.62%) Java
6 76 (35.68%) MySQL
7 72 (33.80%) AngularJS
8 71 (33.33%) Node.js
9 70 (32.86%) Git (software)
10 68 (31.92%) Linux
11 65 (30.52%) React
12 61 (28.64%) MongoDB
12 61 (28.64%) Social Skills
12 61 (28.64%) SQL Server
13 59 (27.70%) MVC
13 59 (27.70%) Full Stack Development
14 55 (25.82%) TDD
15 53 (24.88%) Scrum
16 49 (23.00%) PHP
16 49 (23.00%) OOP
17 48 (22.54%) Spring
18 47 (22.07%) Mentoring
19 46 (21.60%) jQuery
20 45 (21.13%) Jenkins
20 45 (21.13%) Kafka
21 44 (20.66%) Go
21 44 (20.66%) Symfony
21 44 (20.66%) Zend
22 43 (20.19%) SC Cleared
22 43 (20.19%) Security Cleared

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 8 (3.76%) CMS
2 6 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.35%) Apache
4 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.88%) nginx
4 4 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) Documentum
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.25%) Serverless
2 32 (15.02%) GitHub
3 25 (11.74%) Azure
4 23 (10.80%) AWS
5 22 (10.33%) iPaaS
6 12 (5.63%) SaaS
7 11 (5.16%) AtomSphere
7 11 (5.16%) Boomi
8 8 (3.76%) Apigee
9 7 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.29%) npm
10 6 (2.82%) Azure Service Fabric
11 4 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.41%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.41%) PaaS
12 3 (1.41%) Slack
13 2 (0.94%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.94%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.94%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) HTTP
2 3 (1.41%) AMQP
2 3 (1.41%) SSH
2 3 (1.41%) SSL
3 2 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) DMZ
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (35.68%) MySQL
2 61 (28.64%) MongoDB
2 61 (28.64%) SQL Server
3 26 (12.21%) Relational Database
4 23 (10.80%) Big Data
5 17 (7.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.94%) Power BI
8 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (32.86%) Git (software)
2 45 (21.13%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.69%) Selenium
4 9 (4.23%) JIRA
5 8 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.82%) webpack
8 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.35%) GitLab
8 5 (2.35%) gulp
8 5 (2.35%) Maven
8 5 (2.35%) Postman
9 4 (1.88%) Appium
9 4 (1.88%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.88%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.41%) Cypress.io
10 3 (1.41%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.94%) TestNG
12 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (28.64%) Social Skills
2 19 (8.92%) Presentation Skills
3 13 (6.10%) Finance
4 12 (5.63%) Law
5 11 (5.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (5.16%) Public Sector
6 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.23%) Legal
8 8 (3.76%) Retail
9 6 (2.82%) Banking
9 6 (2.82%) Games
9 6 (2.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (72.77%) Developer
2 46 (21.60%) PHP Developer
3 45 (21.13%) Software Developer
4 43 (20.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 40 (18.78%) Senior Developer
6 39 (18.31%) Java Developer
7 23 (10.80%) Senior PHP Developer
8 22 (10.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 22 (10.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 20 (9.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (6.57%) Architect
11 11 (5.16%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Senior Systems Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Systems Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Umbraco Developer
14 5 (2.35%) Backend Developer
14 5 (2.35%) MuleSoft Architect
14 5 (2.35%) MuleSoft Developer
14 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.80%) AngularJS
2 71 (33.33%) Node.js
3 65 (30.52%) React
4 48 (22.54%) Spring
5 46 (21.60%) jQuery
6 45 (21.13%) Kafka
7 44 (20.66%) Symfony
8 40 (18.78%) XML
9 38 (17.84%) SOAP
10 33 (15.49%) .NET
11 30 (14.08%) GraphQL
12 28 (13.15%) JSON
13 27 (12.68%) CSS
14 24 (11.27%) HTML
14 24 (11.27%) Middleware
14 24 (11.27%) Web Services
15 23 (10.80%) Hibernate
15 23 (10.80%) JavaBeans
16 20 (9.39%) .NET Framework
17 18 (8.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.49%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.82%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.35%) Online Gambling
7 4 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.41%) Life Science
8 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.41%) User Experience
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) FMCG
9 2 (0.94%) Robotics
9 2 (0.94%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.92%) Linux
2 8 (3.76%) Unix
3 4 (1.88%) Android
3 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.95%) Microservices
3 59 (27.70%) Full Stack Development
3 59 (27.70%) MVC
4 55 (25.82%) TDD
5 53 (24.88%) Scrum
6 49 (23.00%) OOP
7 47 (22.07%) Mentoring
8 43 (20.19%) BDD
9 42 (19.72%) DevOps
10 40 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (14.55%) Coaching
13 29 (13.62%) Open Source
14 27 (12.68%) SOA
15 26 (12.21%) Analytics
16 25 (11.74%) Front End Development
17 23 (10.80%) Big Data Analytics
17 23 (10.80%) Data Analytics
17 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 78 (36.62%) Java
3 49 (23.00%) PHP
4 44 (20.66%) Go
5 39 (18.31%) SQL
6 29 (13.62%) Java 8
7 27 (12.68%) C#
8 20 (9.39%) Python
9 16 (7.51%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.82%) C
10 6 (2.82%) Java 11
11 5 (2.35%) ES6
12 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.41%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.41%) CFML
13 3 (1.41%) Perl
13 3 (1.41%) Scala
13 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 43 (20.19%) SC Cleared
1 43 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.74%) Degree
3 7 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) CDISC
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.94%) GxP
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (37.09%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) LXC
3 1 (0.47%) NFS
3 1 (0.47%) SRDF
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) Terraform
2 12 (5.63%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.88%) Rancher
4 3 (1.41%) Ansible
4 3 (1.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (20.66%) Zend
2 25 (11.74%) Oracle
3 21 (9.86%) ServiceNow
4 12 (5.63%) Dell
4 12 (5.63%) HP
4 12 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.16%) BMC
5 11 (5.16%) Ivanti
5 11 (5.16%) MuleSoft
6 9 (4.23%) Google
7 5 (2.35%) Sun
7 5 (2.35%) VMware
8 4 (1.88%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.94%) OpenText
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco
10 1 (0.47%) EMC
10 1 (0.47%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.47%) NetApp
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com