Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 111 82
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 +62
Permanent jobs citing REST 376 336 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.78% 2.87% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.44% 7.53% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 310 241 400
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,984 4,465 5,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.02% 38.11% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,223 3,736 4,881
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +19 197 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Cheshire +37 161 £42,500 -13.27% 15
Merseyside +1 15 £60,000 +46.34% 6
Lancashire -10 2 - - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 201 (53.46%) JavaScript
2 196 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (49.20%) C#
4 164 (43.62%) SOAP
5 159 (42.29%) .NET
6 146 (38.83%) Test Automation
7 137 (36.44%) Java
8 136 (36.17%) HTML
9 124 (32.98%) MVC
10 119 (31.65%) Web Services
11 117 (31.12%) SQL
12 116 (30.85%) Scrum
13 108 (28.72%) AngularJS
14 98 (26.06%) CSS
15 95 (25.27%) JSON
16 93 (24.73%) XML
16 93 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (21.01%) Git (software)
17 79 (21.01%) React
17 79 (21.01%) Finance
18 74 (19.68%) SQL Server
19 70 (18.62%) TDD
20 64 (17.02%) Software Engineering
20 64 (17.02%) Azure
21 63 (16.76%) QA
22 62 (16.49%) BDD
23 59 (15.69%) Node.js
24 57 (15.16%) Microservices
24 57 (15.16%) Spring
25 53 (14.10%) ASP.NET

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 21 (5.59%) Umbraco
2 18 (4.79%) CMS
3 15 (3.99%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.13%) WordPress
5 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.33%) nginx
7 3 (0.80%) Drupal
7 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.06%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.80%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.02%) Azure
2 45 (11.97%) AWS
3 35 (9.31%) GitHub
4 30 (7.98%) Serverless
5 22 (5.85%) GCP
5 22 (5.85%) SaaS
6 20 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (5.05%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (2.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (2.13%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.53%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.53%) npm
10 2 (0.53%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Apigee
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.72%) HTTP
2 11 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.13%) SSH
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) SMS
6 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.97%) MySQL
3 40 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.46%) Redis
5 13 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.13%) Power BI
7 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.06%) Big Data
9 4 (1.06%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.06%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.53%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 79 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 53 (14.10%) Jenkins
3 50 (13.30%) Selenium
4 48 (12.77%) Hudson
5 46 (12.23%) JUnit
6 36 (9.57%) Maven
7 35 (9.31%) JIRA
7 35 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (8.78%) WebDriver
9 30 (7.98%) SpecFlow
10 28 (7.45%) TestNG
11 27 (7.18%) Bitbucket
12 25 (6.65%) NUnit
13 21 (5.59%) webpack
14 20 (5.32%) Cucumber
14 20 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (5.05%) Brakeman
15 19 (5.05%) RSpec
15 19 (5.05%) RuboCop
15 19 (5.05%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (21.01%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Retail
3 20 (5.32%) Banking
4 7 (1.86%) Games
4 7 (1.86%) Legal
4 7 (1.86%) Marketing
5 4 (1.06%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 247 (65.69%) Developer
2 60 (15.96%) Senior Developer
3 53 (14.10%) .NET Developer
4 50 (13.30%) Software Developer
5 49 (13.03%) C# Developer
6 41 (10.90%) Java Developer
7 38 (10.11%) QA Engineer
8 33 (8.78%) Software Engineer
9 31 (8.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (7.45%) PHP Developer
11 23 (6.12%) C# Programmer
11 23 (6.12%) Programmer
12 20 (5.32%) Angular Developer
12 20 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (4.79%) Automation Engineer
13 18 (4.79%) Senior QA Engineer
14 15 (3.99%) Applications Developer
14 15 (3.99%) Senior Software Developer
15 14 (3.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 14 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (43.62%) SOAP
2 159 (42.29%) .NET
3 136 (36.17%) HTML
4 119 (31.65%) Web Services
5 108 (28.72%) AngularJS
6 98 (26.06%) CSS
7 95 (25.27%) JSON
8 93 (24.73%) XML
9 79 (21.01%) React
10 59 (15.69%) Node.js
11 57 (15.16%) Spring
12 53 (14.10%) .NET Core
12 53 (14.10%) ASP.NET
13 48 (12.77%) .NET Framework
14 39 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (10.37%) Entity Framework
15 35 (9.31%) jQuery
16 33 (8.78%) RESTful
17 32 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (7.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.90%) User Experience
2 15 (3.99%) Mobile App
2 15 (3.99%) Virtual Team
3 14 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.72%) PMI
4 12 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.60%) NHS
8 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.06%) PKI
8 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.80%) Blog
10 2 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.53%) Contactless
10 2 (0.53%) W3C
10 2 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.18%) Windows
2 19 (5.05%) Android
3 16 (4.26%) Linux
4 15 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.60%) Unix
6 4 (1.06%) CentOS
6 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (38.83%) Test Automation
3 124 (32.98%) MVC
4 116 (30.85%) Scrum
5 93 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (18.62%) TDD
7 64 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 62 (16.49%) BDD
9 57 (15.16%) Microservices
10 41 (10.90%) DevOps
11 40 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (10.64%) Unit Testing
12 38 (10.11%) Computer Science
12 38 (10.11%) Web Development
13 37 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 30 (7.98%) SOA
15 29 (7.71%) OO
15 29 (7.71%) SDLC
16 28 (7.45%) Front End Development
17 25 (6.65%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 201 (53.46%) JavaScript
2 185 (49.20%) C#
3 137 (36.44%) Java
4 117 (31.12%) SQL
5 36 (9.57%) PHP
6 35 (9.31%) Ruby
7 29 (7.71%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.32%) Python
9 14 (3.72%) Groovy
9 14 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.46%) VBScript
11 12 (3.19%) Go
12 11 (2.93%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.13%) Apple Swift
13 8 (2.13%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.86%) C
14 7 (1.86%) Scala
15 6 (1.60%) ES6
15 6 (1.60%) Java 8
16 5 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (7.45%) Degree
2 15 (3.99%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 14 (3.72%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.06%) MCTS
8 4 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.53%) PhD
11 1 (0.27%) ISEB
11 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (16.76%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) GDPR
3 2 (0.53%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (8.51%) Docker
2 19 (5.05%) Varnish
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Grafana
4 1 (0.27%) Kibana
4 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.72%) Oracle
3 9 (2.39%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.13%) Sage
5 5 (1.33%) Google
5 5 (1.33%) Intapp
5 5 (1.33%) SAP
6 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.80%) Apple
7 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.80%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.27%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.27%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.27%) Parasoft
9 1 (0.27%) Pega
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.27%) Zend