Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 86 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +68
Permanent jobs citing REST 360 412 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.43% 3.40% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 8.50% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 259 298 354
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £29,825
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £59,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 4,093 4,845 5,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.00% 39.99% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,100 4,091 4,890
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 190 £50,000 +11.11% 44
Cheshire +28 135 £45,000 - 27
Merseyside +10 26 £57,500 +40.24% 6
Lancashire -25 9 - - 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 185 (51.39%) JavaScript
2 177 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (42.22%) C#
3 152 (42.22%) SOAP
4 143 (39.72%) .NET
5 124 (34.44%) HTML
6 120 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 119 (33.06%) Java
8 113 (31.39%) MVC
9 107 (29.72%) Web Services
10 106 (29.44%) CSS
11 100 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 98 (27.22%) SQL
12 98 (27.22%) Scrum
13 91 (25.28%) Finance
14 90 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 88 (24.44%) TDD
15 88 (24.44%) Git (software)
16 78 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 76 (21.11%) JSON
18 73 (20.28%) Software Engineering
19 71 (19.72%) React
20 65 (18.06%) Spring
21 60 (16.67%) XML
21 60 (16.67%) DevOps
22 58 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
23 55 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
24 53 (14.72%) ASP.NET
25 51 (14.17%) MySQL
26 48 (13.33%) BDD

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 23 (6.39%) Umbraco
2 16 (4.44%) CMS
3 15 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.89%) WordPress
5 13 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.94%) Confluence
7 4 (1.11%) nginx
7 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 2 (0.56%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 78 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (8.89%) Serverless
4 19 (5.28%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (5.00%) GitHub
5 18 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (4.17%) SaaS
7 14 (3.89%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (2.50%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (1.94%) Azure Functions
10 6 (1.67%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.39%) Datadog
11 5 (1.39%) Slack
12 3 (0.83%) npm
13 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.56%) Firebase
13 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Broadband
2 14 (3.89%) HTTP
3 10 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.67%) DNS
5 5 (1.39%) Internet
6 4 (1.11%) SSH
7 2 (0.56%) Firewall
7 2 (0.56%) FTP
7 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.56%) SMTP
7 2 (0.56%) SSL
7 2 (0.56%) VPN
7 2 (0.56%) WAN
8 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.17%) MySQL
3 42 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.89%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.78%) CouchDB
7 10 (2.78%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.50%) Power BI
9 8 (2.22%) Redis
10 6 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.67%) Big Data
11 5 (1.39%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 88 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.44%) Selenium
3 31 (8.61%) JIRA
4 28 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (7.22%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.11%) webpack
7 21 (5.83%) JUnit
8 17 (4.72%) SoapUI
8 17 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.89%) Brakeman
9 14 (3.89%) CircleCI
9 14 (3.89%) minitest
9 14 (3.89%) RSpec
9 14 (3.89%) RuboCop
9 14 (3.89%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.78%) Hudson
10 10 (2.78%) ReSharper
10 10 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.50%) Maven
11 9 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (25.28%) Finance
2 31 (8.61%) Retail
3 21 (5.83%) Banking
4 14 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.50%) Legal
6 6 (1.67%) Back Office
6 6 (1.67%) Law
7 5 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 242 (67.22%) Developer
2 56 (15.56%) Senior Developer
3 51 (14.17%) .NET Developer
4 49 (13.61%) Software Developer
5 47 (13.06%) C# Developer
6 44 (12.22%) Java Developer
7 40 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 26 (7.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 22 (6.11%) C# Programmer
10 22 (6.11%) Programmer
11 18 (5.00%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.72%) Web Developer
13 16 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
14 15 (4.17%) QA Engineer
15 14 (3.89%) Architect
15 14 (3.89%) PHP Developer
16 13 (3.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 12 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (42.22%) SOAP
2 143 (39.72%) .NET
3 124 (34.44%) HTML
4 107 (29.72%) Web Services
5 106 (29.44%) CSS
6 100 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 76 (21.11%) JSON
8 71 (19.72%) React
9 65 (18.06%) Spring
10 60 (16.67%) XML
11 53 (14.72%) ASP.NET
12 45 (12.50%) jQuery
12 45 (12.50%) Node.js
13 40 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 37 (10.28%) Ajax
15 34 (9.44%) .NET Core
16 29 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (8.06%) RESTful
17 28 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.56%) User Experience
2 19 (5.28%) Virtual Team
3 17 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.11%) PMI
10 3 (0.83%) IVR
10 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.83%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) Animation
11 2 (0.56%) CESG
11 2 (0.56%) Life Science
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
11 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.06%) Windows
2 24 (6.67%) Linux
3 13 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.33%) Android
5 4 (1.11%) CentOS
5 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.83%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 113 (31.39%) MVC
4 98 (27.22%) Scrum
5 88 (24.44%) TDD
6 73 (20.28%) Software Engineering
7 60 (16.67%) DevOps
8 58 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (13.33%) BDD
11 47 (13.06%) Unit Testing
12 39 (10.83%) Web Development
13 34 (9.44%) Microservices
13 34 (9.44%) SDLC
14 32 (8.89%) Kanban
14 32 (8.89%) OO
15 30 (8.33%) Computer Science
15 30 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 27 (7.50%) SOA
17 25 (6.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 185 (51.39%) JavaScript
2 152 (42.22%) C#
3 119 (33.06%) Java
4 98 (27.22%) SQL
5 32 (8.89%) PHP
5 32 (8.89%) Ruby
6 23 (6.39%) Python
6 23 (6.39%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.44%) Groovy
8 13 (3.61%) Java 8
9 12 (3.33%) Scala
9 12 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.06%) C++
10 11 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.22%) Go
12 7 (1.94%) ES6
13 5 (1.39%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.39%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 28 (7.78%) Degree
2 13 (3.61%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 9 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.56%) CCSP
8 2 (0.56%) CEH
8 2 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) CISM
8 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 2 (0.56%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.00%) QA
2 13 (3.61%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.56%) NCSC
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (3.89%) Docker
1 14 (3.89%) Varnish
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) Ansible
1 6 (1.67%) Terraform
2 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.28%) Grafana
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 34 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.83%) Oracle
3 13 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.94%) IBM
4 7 (1.94%) Intapp
4 7 (1.94%) Pega
4 7 (1.94%) SAP
5 6 (1.67%) Google
5 6 (1.67%) Sage
6 5 (1.39%) DocuSign
6 5 (1.39%) iManage
7 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.56%) Apple
8 2 (0.56%) Facebook
8 2 (0.56%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.56%) Sparx
9 1 (0.28%) Instagram
9 1 (0.28%) Spotify
9 1 (0.28%) YouTube