Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 137 144
Rank change year-on-year +56 +7 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 491 304 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.84% 2.46% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.59% 5.79% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 375 245 230
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,700 £29,850 £29,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £56,375
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 5,716 5,250 4,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.67% 42.42% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,796 4,582 3,972
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +17 263 £48,500 +7.78% 52
Cheshire +42 148 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Merseyside +57 53 £44,000 +21.38% 7
Lancashire -1 23 £36,500 +12.31% 8
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 301 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (49.08%) JavaScript
3 235 (47.86%) Java
4 231 (47.05%) Web Services
5 195 (39.71%) HTML
6 188 (38.29%) SOAP
7 173 (35.23%) CSS
8 170 (34.62%) MVC
9 166 (33.81%) Git (software)
10 145 (29.53%) SQL
11 140 (28.51%) PHP
12 131 (26.68%) TDD
13 126 (25.66%) JSON
14 118 (24.03%) MySQL
15 117 (23.83%) Scrum
16 110 (22.40%) XML
17 109 (22.20%) Spring
18 107 (21.79%) Software Engineering
19 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
20 102 (20.77%) jQuery
21 101 (20.57%) OO
22 99 (20.16%) Linux
23 92 (18.74%) AngularJS
24 88 (17.92%) HTML5
25 87 (17.72%) .NET
26 86 (17.52%) Python
27 84 (17.11%) Web Development
28 83 (16.90%) Finance
29 80 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
30 79 (16.09%) C#

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 28 (5.70%) Apache
2 22 (4.48%) Confluence
3 17 (3.46%) CMS
3 17 (3.46%) nginx
4 13 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.04%) JBoss
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.81%) Drupal
9 3 (0.61%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.61%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.61%) SAS
9 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.61%) WordPress
10 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.41%) IIS
10 2 (0.41%) Moodle
10 2 (0.41%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.61%) SPSS
3 2 (0.41%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.61%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.41%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Exstream
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.72%) npm
3 32 (6.52%) OpenShift
4 19 (3.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 19 (3.87%) GitHub
5 17 (3.46%) DigitalOcean
6 15 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.63%) Google Play
7 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.63%) SaaS
8 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.61%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.61%) Office 365
9 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.41%) Firebase
10 2 (0.41%) iTunes
10 2 (0.41%) Route 53
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.65%) HTTP
2 18 (3.67%) Internet
3 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.63%) SSL
5 7 (1.43%) IPsec
6 3 (0.61%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (24.03%) MySQL
2 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
3 52 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 46 (9.37%) MongoDB
5 29 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.68%) Redis
8 15 (3.05%) DB2
9 14 (2.85%) Big Data
9 14 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.22%) SQLite
14 6 (1.22%) VLDB
15 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 166 (33.81%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.26%) Jenkins
3 52 (10.59%) JIRA
4 37 (7.54%) Gradle
4 37 (7.54%) Subversion
5 35 (7.13%) Grunt
6 34 (6.92%) gulp
7 33 (6.72%) Maven
8 30 (6.11%) Selenium
9 29 (5.91%) Bitbucket
10 27 (5.50%) webpack
11 26 (5.30%) JUnit
12 20 (4.07%) PHPUnit
13 16 (3.26%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.65%) Jasmine
14 13 (2.65%) Selenium IDE
14 13 (2.65%) WebDriver
15 11 (2.24%) Cucumber
15 11 (2.24%) TestNG
16 10 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (16.90%) Finance
2 47 (9.57%) Banking
3 42 (8.55%) Advertising
4 23 (4.68%) Retail
5 17 (3.46%) Games
6 16 (3.26%) Marketing
7 15 (3.05%) Legal
8 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.44%) Law
10 11 (2.24%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.63%) Billing
12 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.02%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.02%) Automotive
14 3 (0.61%) Publishing
15 2 (0.41%) Back Office
15 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 331 (67.41%) Developer
2 96 (19.55%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.22%) Senior Developer
4 56 (11.41%) PHP Developer
5 48 (9.78%) Architect
6 43 (8.76%) Software Engineer
7 35 (7.13%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.92%) Software Developer
9 32 (6.52%) Web Developer
10 30 (6.11%) MySQL Developer
10 30 (6.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 26 (5.30%) Applications Developer
11 26 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (4.89%) Lead Developer
13 22 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (4.28%) Android Developer
15 19 (3.87%) C# Developer
16 17 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (3.46%) Java Architect
16 17 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (47.05%) Web Services
2 195 (39.71%) HTML
3 188 (38.29%) SOAP
4 173 (35.23%) CSS
5 126 (25.66%) JSON
6 110 (22.40%) XML
7 109 (22.20%) Spring
8 102 (20.77%) jQuery
9 92 (18.74%) AngularJS
10 88 (17.92%) HTML5
11 87 (17.72%) .NET
12 75 (15.27%) CSS3
13 67 (13.65%) Node.js
14 66 (13.44%) RESTful
15 56 (11.41%) Laravel
16 54 (11.00%) Hibernate
17 51 (10.39%) ASP.NET
18 49 (9.98%) Spring MVC
19 48 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 40 (8.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.79%) User Experience
2 47 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.54%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.24%) RIA
9 7 (1.43%) CESG
9 7 (1.43%) PKI
10 6 (1.22%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.02%) iPhone
11 5 (1.02%) Online Games
11 5 (1.02%) Wiki
11 5 (1.02%) Xbox
12 4 (0.81%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.41%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.16%) Linux
2 43 (8.76%) Unix
3 39 (7.94%) Android
4 36 (7.33%) Windows
5 26 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Debian
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (34.62%) MVC
3 131 (26.68%) TDD
4 117 (23.83%) Scrum
5 107 (21.79%) Software Engineering
6 101 (20.57%) OO
7 84 (17.11%) Web Development
8 80 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (15.89%) Test Automation
10 69 (14.05%) DevOps
11 65 (13.24%) SDLC
12 58 (11.81%) Unit Testing
13 56 (11.41%) Microservices
14 53 (10.79%) SOA
15 52 (10.59%) OOP
16 41 (8.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (7.94%) E-Commerce
18 37 (7.54%) Mentoring
19 35 (7.13%) API Development
20 34 (6.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 241 (49.08%) JavaScript
2 235 (47.86%) Java
3 145 (29.53%) SQL
4 140 (28.51%) PHP
5 86 (17.52%) Python
6 79 (16.09%) C#
7 40 (8.15%) Ruby
8 35 (7.13%) C
9 23 (4.68%) C++
10 21 (4.28%) Go
11 18 (3.67%) Scala
12 17 (3.46%) Groovy
12 17 (3.46%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.65%) ES6
14 10 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.83%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (13.85%) Degree
2 37 (7.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.65%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.83%) ISEB
6 9 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.43%) CCIE
7 7 (1.43%) CEH
7 7 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.43%) CISM
7 7 (1.43%) CISSP
7 7 (1.43%) GIAC
7 7 (1.43%) ISSAP
7 7 (1.43%) SSCP
8 6 (1.22%) HND
9 3 (0.61%) MCP
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.72%) QA
2 11 (2.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 9 (1.83%) GDPR
4 8 (1.63%) MiFID
5 3 (0.61%) GCP
5 3 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (12.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.48%) Kibana
3 21 (4.28%) Prometheus
4 7 (1.43%) Puppet
5 6 (1.22%) Nagios
6 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) Packer
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (14.05%) Oracle
2 37 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.89%) Capita
4 21 (4.28%) Zend
5 19 (3.87%) Google
6 17 (3.46%) New Relic
7 14 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.04%) Twitter
9 7 (1.43%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.22%) Apple
10 6 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.22%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Tableau
12 4 (0.81%) Apigee
12 4 (0.81%) Sybase
13 3 (0.61%) Adobe
13 3 (0.61%) Intapp
13 3 (0.61%) SAP
13 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.41%) Ab Initio