Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +57 -14 -8
Permanent jobs citing REST 60 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.96% 1.38% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% 3.67% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 12
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £34,712 £42,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.04% -19.09% +0.35%
10th Percentile £35,400 £27,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £38,750 £46,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 403 490 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.06% 37.58% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 308 356 254
Merseyside median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £63,250 £53,125 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Merseyside

REST
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Merseyside.

Salary trend for REST in Merseyside

REST
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Merseyside

REST
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +57 59 £50,000 +44.04% 6
Wirral - 1 - -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for REST.

1 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (68.33%) PHP
4 40 (66.67%) SOAP
5 39 (65.00%) MySQL
5 39 (65.00%) MVC
5 39 (65.00%) Finance
6 37 (61.67%) CSS
6 37 (61.67%) HTML
7 36 (60.00%) TDD
7 36 (60.00%) CSS3
8 35 (58.33%) HTML5
8 35 (58.33%) API Development
9 34 (56.67%) Laravel
9 34 (56.67%) Functional Testing
9 34 (56.67%) Software Engineering
9 34 (56.67%) Selenium
10 33 (55.00%) Zend
10 33 (55.00%) CakePHP
10 33 (55.00%) Banking
10 33 (55.00%) Selenium IDE
10 33 (55.00%) WebDriver
11 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 13 (21.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 11 (18.33%) Grunt
14 10 (16.67%) Node.js
15 9 (15.00%) webpack
15 9 (15.00%) gulp
15 9 (15.00%) npm

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) npm
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (65.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (56.67%) Selenium
2 33 (55.00%) Selenium IDE
2 33 (55.00%) WebDriver
3 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.33%) Grunt
5 9 (15.00%) gulp
5 9 (15.00%) webpack
6 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 2 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 33 (55.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Games
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Developer
2 38 (63.33%) PHP Developer
3 33 (55.00%) MySQL Developer
3 33 (55.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 26 (43.33%) Agile Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Lead Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Lead PHP Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (66.67%) SOAP
2 37 (61.67%) CSS
2 37 (61.67%) HTML
3 36 (60.00%) CSS3
4 35 (58.33%) HTML5
5 34 (56.67%) Laravel
6 33 (55.00%) CakePHP
7 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (21.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 10 (16.67%) Node.js
10 5 (8.33%) Sass
11 3 (5.00%) Web Services
12 2 (3.33%) OAuth
12 2 (3.33%) Semantic HTML
12 2 (3.33%) WSDL
12 2 (3.33%) XML
13 1 (1.67%) Ember.js
13 1 (1.67%) Kafka
13 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Online Games
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (65.00%) MVC
3 36 (60.00%) TDD
4 35 (58.33%) API Development
5 34 (56.67%) Functional Testing
5 34 (56.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.00%) OOP
8 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 3 (5.00%) BDD
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) Information Architecture
11 2 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
11 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.33%) Time Management
11 2 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (68.33%) PHP
3 5 (8.33%) PHP 5
4 4 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.33%) SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Zend
2 6 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft