Period
to 19 January 2019

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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 89 135
Rank change year-on-year -24 +46 +3
Permanent jobs citing REST 291 469 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.76% 3.69% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 8.35% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 209 374 240
North West median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £29,975
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 4,139 5,614 5,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.24% 44.15% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,461 4,659 4,597
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 January 2019.

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 January 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
Manchester -53 148 £47,500 +5.56% 48
Cheshire +15 102 £52,500 +16.67% 28
Merseyside -15 27 £60,000 +36.36% 10
Lancashire -12 6 £37,500 +2.74% 12
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 157 (53.95%) JavaScript
2 153 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (38.14%) MVC
3 111 (38.14%) .NET
4 110 (37.80%) HTML
5 107 (36.77%) Java
6 95 (32.65%) CSS
7 89 (30.58%) Git (software)
8 88 (30.24%) AngularJS
9 82 (28.18%) TDD
10 78 (26.80%) SQL Server
11 77 (26.46%) C#
12 75 (25.77%) SOAP
12 75 (25.77%) Web Services
13 73 (25.09%) SQL
13 73 (25.09%) Finance
13 73 (25.09%) Test Automation
14 65 (22.34%) MySQL
15 63 (21.65%) jQuery
16 62 (21.31%) Scrum
17 58 (19.93%) PHP
18 57 (19.59%) Spring
19 52 (17.87%) React
20 50 (17.18%) OO
21 48 (16.49%) Web Development
22 47 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (15.81%) Microservices
24 45 (15.46%) DevOps
24 45 (15.46%) ASP.NET
25 44 (15.12%) Selenium

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 17 (5.84%) Confluence
2 12 (4.12%) CMS
2 12 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.44%) Apache
3 10 (3.44%) JBoss
4 7 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.41%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.37%) Jetty
5 4 (1.37%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.03%) Drupal
6 3 (1.03%) nginx
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.69%) WildFly
7 2 (0.69%) WordPress
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.69%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (11.00%) GitHub
3 30 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (6.19%) SaaS
5 13 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (3.78%) npm
7 10 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (3.44%) Amazon S3
7 10 (3.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (3.44%) Azure Functions
7 10 (3.44%) Serverless
8 6 (2.06%) IaaS
8 6 (2.06%) PaaS
9 5 (1.72%) BrowserStack
9 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.72%) Yarn
10 3 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.03%) Google Play
10 3 (1.03%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.69%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.56%) HTTP
2 8 (2.75%) VoIP
3 6 (2.06%) Firewall
3 6 (2.06%) VPN
4 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (1.03%) DHCP
6 3 (1.03%) DNS
6 3 (1.03%) FTP
6 3 (1.03%) OpenVPN
6 3 (1.03%) SAN
6 3 (1.03%) SMTP
6 3 (1.03%) SSL
6 3 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.34%) IPv6
8 1 (0.34%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 65 (22.34%) MySQL
3 28 (9.62%) MariaDB
4 26 (8.93%) MongoDB
5 22 (7.56%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.50%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (4.12%) Big Data
10 11 (3.78%) Redis
11 10 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (3.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.03%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.03%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.69%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.69%) DB2
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 89 (30.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.12%) Selenium
3 33 (11.34%) JIRA
4 27 (9.28%) Cucumber
5 21 (7.22%) SoapUI
6 20 (6.87%) Jenkins
7 18 (6.19%) Protractor
8 17 (5.84%) webpack
9 15 (5.15%) PHPUnit
10 14 (4.81%) Grunt
10 14 (4.81%) gulp
11 13 (4.47%) Maven
11 13 (4.47%) Mockito
12 12 (4.12%) Gradle
12 12 (4.12%) Subversion
13 11 (3.78%) JUnit
14 9 (3.09%) Bitbucket
14 9 (3.09%) Mocha
14 9 (3.09%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.75%) Mercurial
General
1 73 (25.09%) Finance
2 26 (8.93%) Banking
3 17 (5.84%) Retail
4 11 (3.78%) Marketing
5 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.41%) Advertising
6 7 (2.41%) Electronics
6 7 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.37%) Law
8 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (64.26%) Developer
2 47 (16.15%) .NET Developer
3 44 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 39 (13.40%) PHP Developer
5 30 (10.31%) Angular Developer
6 29 (9.97%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.25%) C# Developer
8 23 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (7.22%) Architect
10 17 (5.84%) Backend Developer
11 15 (5.15%) Test Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.47%) Analyst
12 13 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (4.12%) Agile C# Developer
13 12 (4.12%) Agile Developer
13 12 (4.12%) Junior
14 11 (3.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (38.14%) .NET
2 110 (37.80%) HTML
3 95 (32.65%) CSS
4 88 (30.24%) AngularJS
5 75 (25.77%) SOAP
5 75 (25.77%) Web Services
6 63 (21.65%) jQuery
7 57 (19.59%) Spring
8 52 (17.87%) React
9 45 (15.46%) ASP.NET
10 40 (13.75%) XML
11 38 (13.06%) Node.js
12 37 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (11.34%) HTML5
14 32 (11.00%) JSON
15 30 (10.31%) .NET Framework
15 30 (10.31%) Laravel
15 30 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (7.56%) Ajax
17 20 (6.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.53%) Fintech
3 16 (5.50%) User Experience
4 12 (4.12%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.41%) Robotics
7 7 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.72%) iPad
9 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.37%) PKI
10 4 (1.37%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.03%) CESG
11 3 (1.03%) NHS
12 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.03%) Linux
2 33 (11.34%) Windows
3 17 (5.84%) Unix
4 10 (3.44%) Android
5 9 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.37%) Debian
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) VME
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (38.14%) MVC
3 82 (28.18%) TDD
4 73 (25.09%) Test Automation
5 62 (21.31%) Scrum
6 50 (17.18%) OO
7 48 (16.49%) Web Development
8 46 (15.81%) Microservices
9 45 (15.46%) DevOps
10 40 (13.75%) BDD
10 40 (13.75%) Software Engineering
11 36 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (11.34%) SDLC
13 31 (10.65%) SOA
14 28 (9.62%) API Integration
15 23 (7.90%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.90%) Unit Testing
16 22 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (7.22%) Multithreading
18 20 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 157 (53.95%) JavaScript
2 107 (36.77%) Java
3 77 (26.46%) C#
4 73 (25.09%) SQL
5 58 (19.93%) PHP
6 24 (8.25%) Python
7 21 (7.22%) Java 8
8 18 (6.19%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.12%) C++
10 11 (3.78%) ES6
11 10 (3.44%) Groovy
12 9 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.09%) Ruby
12 9 (3.09%) Scala
13 8 (2.75%) Go
14 7 (2.41%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.72%) C
16 4 (1.37%) Perl
16 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (6.53%) Degree
2 8 (2.75%) ISEB
2 8 (2.75%) ISTQB
2 8 (2.75%) TOGAF Certification
3 7 (2.41%) CISSP
3 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.03%) CCSP
5 3 (1.03%) CEH
5 3 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.03%) CISM
5 3 (1.03%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) GIAC
6 2 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.62%) QA
2 15 (5.15%) GDPR
3 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.69%) MiFID
4 2 (0.69%) WCAG
4 2 (0.69%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 37 (12.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.78%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.44%) Ansible
3 8 (2.75%) Kibana
4 6 (2.06%) Grafana
4 6 (2.06%) Puppet
5 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.69%) Istio
6 2 (0.69%) logstash
6 2 (0.69%) Salt
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (9.28%) Google
2 26 (8.93%) Oracle
3 20 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.12%) IBM
5 9 (3.09%) New Relic
6 8 (2.75%) Blue Prism
6 8 (2.75%) Micro Focus
7 7 (2.41%) SAP
8 6 (2.06%) Apple
8 6 (2.06%) Facebook
9 5 (1.72%) Telerik
10 4 (1.37%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.37%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.37%) Twitter
10 4 (1.37%) Zend
11 3 (1.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 2 (0.69%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.69%) Tableau