Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 138 123
Rank change year-on-year +55 -15 +46
Permanent jobs citing REST 479 287 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.62% 2.30% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 5.51% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 397 238 287
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 5880 5212 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.39% 41.68% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 4542 4392
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 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £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 23 November 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 23 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
Manchester +30 288 £45,000 - 20
Cheshire +27 101 £45,000 - 13
Merseyside +55 60 £50,000 +44.04% 7
Lancashire +7 29 £37,500 +15.38% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 293 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (56.37%) JavaScript
3 242 (50.52%) Web Services
4 231 (48.23%) HTML
5 225 (46.97%) CSS
6 218 (45.51%) MVC
7 212 (44.26%) SOAP
8 180 (37.58%) Java
9 179 (37.37%) TDD
10 162 (33.82%) .NET
11 147 (30.69%) SQL
12 143 (29.85%) HTML5
13 142 (29.65%) C#
14 141 (29.44%) PHP
14 141 (29.44%) AngularJS
15 128 (26.72%) Git (software)
16 125 (26.10%) XML
17 122 (25.47%) Software Engineering
18 117 (24.43%) JSON
19 116 (24.22%) Scrum
20 115 (24.01%) Finance
21 114 (23.80%) SQL Server
22 113 (23.59%) jQuery
23 112 (23.38%) CSS3
24 107 (22.34%) MySQL
25 103 (21.50%) ASP.NET
26 96 (20.04%) Node.js
27 93 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
28 89 (18.58%) HTTP
29 87 (18.16%) 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 29 (6.05%) Apache
2 22 (4.59%) CMS
3 18 (3.76%) Confluence
4 13 (2.71%) nginx
5 11 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.09%) JBoss
6 10 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.88%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.67%) OpenROAD
9 7 (1.46%) ColdFusion
10 5 (1.04%) WordPress
11 3 (0.63%) Drupal
11 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.42%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.42%) IIS
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.63%) SPSS
4 2 (0.42%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.13%) OpenShift
4 14 (2.92%) npm
5 13 (2.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 10 (2.09%) SaaS
7 9 (1.88%) Google Play
8 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.63%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.63%) GitHub
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) Route 53
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.21%) IaaS
12 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.58%) HTTP
2 26 (5.43%) Internet
3 10 (2.09%) LDAP
4 9 (1.88%) SSL
5 7 (1.46%) IPsec
5 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.04%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) IMAP
7 3 (0.63%) SMTP
7 3 (0.63%) SS7
8 2 (0.42%) PBX
8 2 (0.42%) SSH
9 1 (0.21%) ATM
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 107 (22.34%) MySQL
3 51 (10.65%) NoSQL
4 35 (7.31%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.89%) MongoDB
6 25 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.59%) Big Data
8 19 (3.97%) DB2
9 18 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (3.34%) Redis
11 15 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.71%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.88%) CouchDB
14 8 (1.67%) DTS
14 8 (1.67%) Essbase
14 8 (1.67%) Ingres
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (26.72%) Git (software)
2 59 (12.32%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.90%) Subversion
4 53 (11.06%) JIRA
5 47 (9.81%) Selenium
6 39 (8.14%) Gradle
7 34 (7.10%) Selenium IDE
8 33 (6.89%) WebDriver
9 29 (6.05%) Bitbucket
9 29 (6.05%) Jasmine
10 27 (5.64%) Grunt
11 25 (5.22%) Visual Studio
12 24 (5.01%) gulp
13 18 (3.76%) JUnit
14 14 (2.92%) SonarQube
14 14 (2.92%) webpack
15 12 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.51%) Cucumber
15 12 (2.51%) Maven
16 11 (2.30%) ReSharper
General
1 115 (24.01%) Finance
2 69 (14.41%) Banking
3 36 (7.52%) Advertising
4 27 (5.64%) Retail
5 24 (5.01%) Law
6 15 (3.13%) Games
6 15 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.51%) Legal
9 9 (1.88%) Back Office
9 9 (1.88%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.88%) Marketing
10 7 (1.46%) Automotive
11 6 (1.25%) Electronics
12 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) International Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 347 (72.44%) Developer
2 76 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.53%) PHP Developer
4 58 (12.11%) .NET Developer
5 48 (10.02%) Senior Developer
6 46 (9.60%) C# Developer
7 41 (8.56%) Software Engineer
8 37 (7.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 36 (7.52%) Software Developer
10 33 (6.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (6.89%) MySQL Developer
10 33 (6.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 30 (6.26%) Architect
12 29 (6.05%) Agile Developer
12 29 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (5.64%) Lead Developer
14 25 (5.22%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.34%) .NET Software Developer
16 16 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (50.52%) Web Services
2 231 (48.23%) HTML
3 225 (46.97%) CSS
4 212 (44.26%) SOAP
5 162 (33.82%) .NET
6 143 (29.85%) HTML5
7 141 (29.44%) AngularJS
8 125 (26.10%) XML
9 117 (24.43%) JSON
10 113 (23.59%) jQuery
11 112 (23.38%) CSS3
12 103 (21.50%) ASP.NET
13 96 (20.04%) Node.js
14 87 (18.16%) Spring
15 64 (13.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (12.53%) Laravel
17 55 (11.48%) .NET Framework
18 48 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 45 (9.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.69%) User Experience
2 42 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 34 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.13%) iPad
6 13 (2.71%) RIA
7 12 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.67%) PKI
10 7 (1.46%) CESG
10 7 (1.46%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.46%) Wiki
11 6 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.25%) Online Games
11 6 (1.25%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.04%) iPhone
13 3 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.87%) Linux
2 35 (7.31%) Windows
3 27 (5.64%) Android
4 26 (5.43%) Unix
5 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (45.51%) MVC
3 179 (37.37%) TDD
4 122 (25.47%) Software Engineering
5 116 (24.22%) Scrum
6 93 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (17.33%) Test Automation
8 82 (17.12%) Web Development
9 71 (14.82%) SDLC
10 67 (13.99%) OO
11 62 (12.94%) DevOps
11 62 (12.94%) SOA
12 57 (11.90%) Front End Development
13 47 (9.81%) Microservices
14 46 (9.60%) BDD
15 43 (8.98%) Functional Testing
16 42 (8.77%) API Development
16 42 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (8.14%) Unit Testing
18 38 (7.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 270 (56.37%) JavaScript
2 180 (37.58%) Java
3 147 (30.69%) SQL
4 142 (29.65%) C#
5 141 (29.44%) PHP
6 63 (13.15%) Python
7 40 (8.35%) Ruby
8 38 (7.93%) T-SQL
9 26 (5.43%) C
10 23 (4.80%) Scala
11 18 (3.76%) Groovy
12 16 (3.34%) C++
13 14 (2.92%) Go
14 13 (2.71%) Apple Swift
14 13 (2.71%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.30%) XPath
16 10 (2.09%) Objective-C
16 10 (2.09%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (10.02%) Degree
2 27 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.46%) CCIE
5 7 (1.46%) CEH
5 7 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.46%) CISM
5 7 (1.46%) CISSP
5 7 (1.46%) GIAC
5 7 (1.46%) ISSAP
5 7 (1.46%) SSCP
6 5 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.64%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.63%) GCP
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (7.10%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) Kibana
1 15 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.30%) Prometheus
3 6 (1.25%) Puppet
4 5 (1.04%) Nagios
5 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 2 (0.42%) Packer
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (15.03%) Oracle
2 57 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.35%) Zend
4 14 (2.92%) Google
5 9 (1.88%) Sybase
6 8 (1.67%) Actian
7 7 (1.46%) Adobe
7 7 (1.46%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (1.46%) SAP
8 6 (1.25%) Capita
9 5 (1.04%) IBM
9 5 (1.04%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.84%) Sun
10 4 (0.84%) Twitter
11 3 (0.63%) Apigee
11 3 (0.63%) Apple
12 2 (0.42%) Alibaba
12 2 (0.42%) hybris
12 2 (0.42%) Informatica