Period
to 19 September 2017

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 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 153 121
Rank change year-on-year +66 -32 +57
Permanent jobs citing REST 444 224 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.36% 1.90% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.66% 4.65% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 370 179 331
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5798 4821 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.88% 40.81% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4814 4161 4533
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 September 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 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester +24 269 £45,000 - 14
Cheshire +13 77 £45,000 - 11
Merseyside +47 56 £50,000 +56.25% 4
Lancashire +13 40 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 289 (65.09%) JavaScript
2 257 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (54.95%) MVC
4 241 (54.28%) HTML
5 237 (53.38%) CSS
6 223 (50.23%) .NET
7 217 (48.87%) Web Services
8 187 (42.12%) TDD
9 178 (40.09%) C#
10 161 (36.26%) SQL
10 161 (36.26%) SOAP
11 153 (34.46%) AngularJS
12 151 (34.01%) ASP.NET
13 149 (33.56%) HTML5
14 134 (30.18%) Node.js
15 130 (29.28%) jQuery
15 130 (29.28%) Java
16 126 (28.38%) Software Engineering
17 117 (26.35%) SQL Server
18 116 (26.13%) Git (software)
19 114 (25.68%) PHP
20 107 (24.10%) XML
21 106 (23.87%) Finance
22 102 (22.97%) CSS3
23 98 (22.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 96 (21.62%) SOA
25 92 (20.72%) JSON
26 89 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
26 89 (20.05%) HTTP
27 86 (19.37%) Scrum

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 26 (5.86%) CMS
2 14 (3.15%) EPiServer
3 13 (2.93%) Confluence
4 12 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (2.48%) Apache
6 10 (2.25%) JBoss
6 10 (2.25%) OpenROAD
7 9 (2.03%) nginx
8 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.35%) WordPress
9 5 (1.13%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.13%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.90%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.45%) IIS
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.28%) SaaS
4 7 (1.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (0.90%) npm
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Google Play
6 2 (0.45%) Route 53
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.23%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) iTunes
7 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.05%) HTTP
2 17 (3.83%) Internet
3 15 (3.38%) Intranet
4 10 (2.25%) LDAP
5 9 (2.03%) SSL
6 3 (0.68%) IMAP
6 3 (0.68%) SMTP
6 3 (0.68%) SS7
7 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 2 (0.45%) PBX
7 2 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 84 (18.92%) MySQL
3 41 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.18%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.60%) Big Data
8 12 (2.70%) DB2
8 12 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.25%) DTS
10 10 (2.25%) Essbase
10 10 (2.25%) Ingres
10 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (2.03%) Redis
12 7 (1.58%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 116 (26.13%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.06%) Subversion
3 48 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 47 (10.59%) JIRA
5 37 (8.33%) Selenium
6 35 (7.88%) Visual Studio
7 29 (6.53%) Selenium IDE
8 28 (6.31%) WebDriver
9 24 (5.41%) Jasmine
10 22 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (4.95%) Gradle
11 18 (4.05%) Bitbucket
12 17 (3.83%) SonarQube
13 16 (3.60%) CruiseControl
13 16 (3.60%) Grunt
13 16 (3.60%) ReSharper
14 15 (3.38%) JUnit
15 14 (3.15%) gulp
16 13 (2.93%) NUnit
17 12 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (23.87%) Finance
2 52 (11.71%) Banking
3 26 (5.86%) Law
3 26 (5.86%) Retail
4 17 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.38%) Advertising
6 13 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.93%) Marketing
7 11 (2.48%) Back Office
8 10 (2.25%) Games
9 9 (2.03%) Electronics
10 7 (1.58%) Legal
11 5 (1.13%) Automotive
11 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 338 (76.13%) Developer
2 69 (15.54%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.19%) PHP Developer
4 61 (13.74%) Java Developer
5 60 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 52 (11.71%) Senior Developer
7 44 (9.91%) Software Engineer
8 41 (9.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 41 (9.23%) Software Developer
9 37 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (7.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 33 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (6.53%) MySQL Developer
12 29 (6.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 27 (6.08%) Agile Developer
14 23 (5.18%) C# Software Engineer
14 23 (5.18%) Lead Developer
15 22 (4.95%) Web Developer
16 19 (4.28%) HTML CSS Developer
16 19 (4.28%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (54.28%) HTML
2 237 (53.38%) CSS
3 223 (50.23%) .NET
4 217 (48.87%) Web Services
5 161 (36.26%) SOAP
6 153 (34.46%) AngularJS
7 151 (34.01%) ASP.NET
8 149 (33.56%) HTML5
9 134 (30.18%) Node.js
10 130 (29.28%) jQuery
11 107 (24.10%) XML
12 102 (22.97%) CSS3
13 98 (22.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 92 (20.72%) JSON
15 85 (19.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (15.99%) Spring
17 67 (15.09%) .NET Framework
18 58 (13.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 52 (11.71%) Laravel
20 49 (11.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 38 (8.56%) iPad
3 36 (8.11%) User Experience
4 27 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.93%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.35%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.13%) RIA
12 4 (0.90%) Social Network
12 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.68%) W3C
13 3 (0.68%) Wiki
14 2 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.94%) Linux
2 27 (6.08%) Windows
3 16 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.15%) Unix
5 13 (2.93%) Android
6 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (54.95%) MVC
3 187 (42.12%) TDD
4 126 (28.38%) Software Engineering
5 96 (21.62%) SOA
6 89 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (19.37%) Scrum
8 81 (18.24%) Web Development
9 77 (17.34%) Test Automation
10 69 (15.54%) SDLC
11 62 (13.96%) Front End Development
11 62 (13.96%) OO
12 48 (10.81%) BDD
13 43 (9.68%) E-Commerce
14 42 (9.46%) DevOps
15 40 (9.01%) Functional Testing
15 40 (9.01%) Unit Testing
16 39 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (7.66%) Microservices
18 32 (7.21%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 289 (65.09%) JavaScript
2 178 (40.09%) C#
3 161 (36.26%) SQL
4 130 (29.28%) Java
5 114 (25.68%) PHP
6 50 (11.26%) T-SQL
7 32 (7.21%) Python
8 24 (5.41%) Ruby
8 24 (5.41%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.60%) XPath
10 13 (2.93%) Apple Swift
11 12 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.48%) C
12 11 (2.48%) PHP 5
13 9 (2.03%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.03%) Scala
14 8 (1.80%) Go
15 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (7.66%) Degree
2 16 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.23%) MCSA
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.83%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) TickIT
3 1 (0.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 13 (2.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) Kibana
2 7 (1.58%) Nagios
3 4 (0.90%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.45%) Packer
6 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.49%) Oracle
3 32 (7.21%) Zend
4 10 (2.25%) Actian
5 9 (2.03%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (2.03%) SAP
6 8 (1.80%) Google
7 6 (1.35%) Adobe
7 6 (1.35%) IBM
7 6 (1.35%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.13%) Sybase
9 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.90%) hybris
9 4 (0.90%) Sun
10 2 (0.45%) Informatica
11 1 (0.23%) Apple
11 1 (0.23%) CA
11 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.23%) Perforce
11 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com