The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 145 97
Rank change year-on-year +52 -48  
Permanent jobs citing REST 227 92 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.31% 1.64% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 4.14% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 170 70 156
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3015 2222 2577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.91% 39.54% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 1919 2183
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the North West

REST
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for REST in the North West

REST
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the North West

REST
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 138 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Cheshire -8 37 £45,000 - 10
Merseyside +17 32 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Lancashire +7 18 £32,500 -21.21% 4
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 274 (71.35%) JavaScript
2 220 (57.29%) MVC
3 212 (55.21%) HTML
3 212 (55.21%) Web Services
4 210 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (51.82%) CSS
6 190 (49.48%) .NET
7 168 (43.75%) TDD
8 160 (41.67%) SQL
9 153 (39.84%) Node.js
10 150 (39.06%) C#
11 142 (36.98%) ASP.NET
12 139 (36.20%) Java
13 131 (34.11%) AngularJS
14 126 (32.81%) SOA
15 125 (32.55%) jQuery
16 119 (30.99%) Software Engineering
17 114 (29.69%) SOAP
18 106 (27.60%) Git (software)
19 103 (26.82%) SQL Server
20 101 (26.30%) HTML5
21 97 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
22 95 (24.74%) ASP.NET MVC
23 91 (23.70%) PHP
24 82 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
25 81 (21.09%) XML
26 78 (20.31%) HTTP
26 78 (20.31%) Finance
26 78 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
27 75 (19.53%) Spring

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 22 (5.73%) CMS
2 10 (2.60%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.34%) EPiServer
3 9 (2.34%) OpenROAD
3 9 (2.34%) WordPress
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.82%) Confluence
5 7 (1.82%) JBoss
6 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.30%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.04%) IIS
9 3 (0.78%) Liferay
9 3 (0.78%) nginx
10 2 (0.52%) Apache
10 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) Mule
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 97 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.03%) SaaS
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.52%) Google Play
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) iTunes
6 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.31%) HTTP
2 26 (6.77%) Intranet
3 8 (2.08%) Internet
4 6 (1.56%) SSL
5 4 (1.04%) LDAP
6 2 (0.52%) ATM
6 2 (0.52%) SSH
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.82%) SQL Server
2 72 (18.75%) MySQL
3 42 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.55%) Big Data
5 24 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 20 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (2.34%) DTS
12 9 (2.34%) Essbase
12 9 (2.34%) Ingres
12 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (2.08%) DB2
14 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 106 (27.60%) Git (software)
2 50 (13.02%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.38%) Subversion
4 29 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 27 (7.03%) JIRA
6 24 (6.25%) Selenium
7 16 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.65%) JUnit
8 14 (3.65%) Selenium IDE
8 14 (3.65%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.39%) Maven
10 12 (3.13%) Gradle
10 12 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 11 (2.86%) NUnit
12 8 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.82%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 78 (20.31%) Finance
2 28 (7.29%) Banking
3 22 (5.73%) Retail
4 14 (3.65%) Law
4 14 (3.65%) Marketing
5 13 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.86%) Advertising
6 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.60%) Electronics
8 9 (2.34%) Back Office
9 7 (1.82%) Legal
10 5 (1.30%) Games
11 3 (0.78%) Automotive
11 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 295 (76.82%) Developer
2 67 (17.45%) C# Developer
3 64 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 64 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 50 (13.02%) PHP Developer
4 50 (13.02%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.72%) Software Engineer
6 43 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (10.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (8.07%) Lead Developer
9 27 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 20 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.69%) Agile Developer
13 18 (4.69%) Web Developer
14 17 (4.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (55.21%) HTML
1 212 (55.21%) Web Services
2 199 (51.82%) CSS
3 190 (49.48%) .NET
4 153 (39.84%) Node.js
5 142 (36.98%) ASP.NET
6 131 (34.11%) AngularJS
7 125 (32.55%) jQuery
8 114 (29.69%) SOAP
9 101 (26.30%) HTML5
10 95 (24.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 82 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 81 (21.09%) XML
13 75 (19.53%) React
13 75 (19.53%) Spring
14 70 (18.23%) JSON
15 61 (15.89%) .NET Framework
16 55 (14.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 54 (14.06%) CSS3
18 43 (11.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.93%) iPad
2 43 (11.20%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.99%) N-Tier
5 19 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.43%) User Experience
7 11 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.56%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Social Network
11 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.52%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.52%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.32%) Linux
2 22 (5.73%) Windows
3 9 (2.34%) Android
3 9 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.56%) Unix
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (57.29%) MVC
2 210 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (43.75%) TDD
4 126 (32.81%) SOA
5 119 (30.99%) Software Engineering
6 78 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (19.27%) Web Development
8 72 (18.75%) Scrum
9 60 (15.63%) SDLC
10 59 (15.36%) E-Commerce
11 50 (13.02%) Test Automation
12 48 (12.50%) BDD
12 48 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (11.20%) OO
14 38 (9.90%) Front End Development
15 36 (9.38%) Microservices
16 33 (8.59%) Mentoring
17 30 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (7.29%) DevOps
18 28 (7.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (71.35%) JavaScript
2 160 (41.67%) SQL
3 150 (39.06%) C#
4 139 (36.20%) Java
5 91 (23.70%) PHP
6 32 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.99%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.13%) PHP 5
8 12 (3.13%) XPath
9 9 (2.34%) Ruby
10 8 (2.08%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.08%) C
10 8 (2.08%) Python
11 7 (1.82%) ES6
11 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.56%) C++
13 5 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.30%) XQuery
14 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (6.77%) Degree
2 14 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.26%) MCSA
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (4.69%) Kibana
2 4 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Packer
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (8.85%) Oracle
2 30 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.43%) Zend
4 10 (2.60%) SAP
5 9 (2.34%) Actian
6 7 (1.82%) Adobe
7 5 (1.30%) Google
7 5 (1.30%) IBM
7 5 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.04%) hybris
9 3 (0.78%) Sun
10 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.52%) Sybase
11 1 (0.26%) Apple
11 1 (0.26%) Informatica
11 1 (0.26%) Perforce
11 1 (0.26%) Teradata
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