Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 102 138
Rank change year-on-year +23 +36 -9
Permanent jobs citing REST 461 385 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.71% 2.98% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.59% 6.75% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 330 290 190
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £27,725
90th Percentile £66,375 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 5,365 5,701 4,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.21% 44.18% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,516 4,834 3,749
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 June 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 23 June 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 +13 273 £47,500 +5.56% 59
Cheshire +44 146 £46,250 +12.12% 17
Lancashire -7 21 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Merseyside -5 18 £44,000 -12.00% 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 262 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (51.63%) JavaScript
3 206 (44.69%) Java
4 187 (40.56%) HTML
5 172 (37.31%) MVC
6 166 (36.01%) CSS
7 165 (35.79%) Web Services
8 151 (32.75%) Git (software)
9 132 (28.63%) PHP
10 131 (28.42%) SOAP
11 125 (27.11%) SQL
12 117 (25.38%) Software Engineering
13 116 (25.16%) Scrum
14 112 (24.30%) .NET
15 110 (23.86%) OO
15 110 (23.86%) TDD
16 109 (23.64%) Test Automation
17 106 (22.99%) C#
18 103 (22.34%) MySQL
19 100 (21.69%) JSON
20 91 (19.74%) AngularJS
21 88 (19.09%) SQL Server
22 86 (18.66%) XML
23 85 (18.44%) Spring
24 82 (17.79%) Web Development
25 80 (17.35%) Finance
26 79 (17.14%) Linux
26 79 (17.14%) ASP.NET
27 71 (15.40%) RESTful
27 71 (15.40%) Node.js

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 19 (4.12%) CMS
2 15 (3.25%) Confluence
3 13 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.60%) nginx
5 11 (2.39%) Apache Pig
5 11 (2.39%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.52%) JBoss
8 6 (1.30%) Apache
8 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.30%) WordPress
9 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.87%) Drupal
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.87%) SAS
11 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.43%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.43%) IIS
12 2 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 14 (3.04%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.65%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Shopify
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.29%) GitHub
3 28 (6.07%) npm
4 26 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (5.42%) DigitalOcean
6 17 (3.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 16 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (3.47%) SaaS
8 15 (3.25%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.52%) BrowserStack
10 5 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.43%) Firebase
12 2 (0.43%) Google Play
12 2 (0.43%) iTunes
12 2 (0.43%) Route 53
12 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.43%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.24%) HTTP
2 11 (2.39%) SSL
2 11 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.08%) Firewall
4 4 (0.87%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) Broadband
6 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.34%) MySQL
2 88 (19.09%) SQL Server
3 41 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 33 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.90%) Hadoop
5 18 (3.90%) Redis
6 17 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.04%) Big Data
7 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.95%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.08%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.65%) VLDB
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 151 (32.75%) Git (software)
2 55 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 45 (9.76%) JIRA
4 39 (8.46%) Maven
5 34 (7.38%) JUnit
6 33 (7.16%) Selenium
7 28 (6.07%) Gradle
8 26 (5.64%) PHPUnit
9 23 (4.99%) Bitbucket
9 23 (4.99%) gulp
9 23 (4.99%) Visual Studio
10 21 (4.56%) Subversion
11 20 (4.34%) Grunt
11 20 (4.34%) webpack
12 17 (3.69%) Mocha
13 15 (3.25%) TestNG
14 13 (2.82%) Mercurial
15 12 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (2.39%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (17.35%) Finance
2 24 (5.21%) Advertising
3 23 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.56%) Retail
5 20 (4.34%) Banking
6 18 (3.90%) Marketing
7 16 (3.47%) Law
8 11 (2.39%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.52%) Games
11 5 (1.08%) Billing
11 5 (1.08%) Electronics
12 4 (0.87%) Legal
13 3 (0.65%) Automotive
14 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (62.69%) Developer
2 69 (14.97%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.15%) PHP Developer
4 54 (11.71%) .NET Developer
5 53 (11.50%) Senior Developer
6 48 (10.41%) Software Engineer
7 40 (8.68%) Architect
8 30 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (6.29%) C# Developer
9 29 (6.29%) Java Engineer
9 29 (6.29%) Java Software Engineer
10 26 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.42%) MySQL Developer
11 25 (5.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 23 (4.99%) Tester
13 22 (4.77%) Web Developer
14 20 (4.34%) MongoDB Developer
14 20 (4.34%) Software Developer
15 19 (4.12%) Backend Developer
16 18 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (40.56%) HTML
2 166 (36.01%) CSS
3 165 (35.79%) Web Services
4 131 (28.42%) SOAP
5 112 (24.30%) .NET
6 100 (21.69%) JSON
7 91 (19.74%) AngularJS
8 86 (18.66%) XML
9 85 (18.44%) Spring
10 79 (17.14%) ASP.NET
11 71 (15.40%) Node.js
11 71 (15.40%) RESTful
12 67 (14.53%) jQuery
13 62 (13.45%) HTML5
14 56 (12.15%) Laravel
14 56 (12.15%) React
15 52 (11.28%) Hibernate
16 47 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (8.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 37 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 36 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.81%) User Experience
4 30 (6.51%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.60%) Xbox
8 8 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.52%) Fintech
9 7 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.43%) IVR
11 2 (0.43%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.43%) NHS
11 2 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.14%) Linux
2 36 (7.81%) Unix
3 34 (7.38%) Windows
4 26 (5.64%) Android
5 20 (4.34%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (37.31%) MVC
3 117 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 116 (25.16%) Scrum
5 110 (23.86%) OO
5 110 (23.86%) TDD
6 109 (23.64%) Test Automation
7 82 (17.79%) Web Development
8 68 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (13.67%) OOP
10 62 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (12.36%) DevOps
12 52 (11.28%) Microservices
13 50 (10.85%) SOA
14 44 (9.54%) E-Commerce
14 44 (9.54%) Unit Testing
15 43 (9.33%) Kanban
15 43 (9.33%) SDLC
16 42 (9.11%) Open Source
17 37 (8.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 238 (51.63%) JavaScript
2 206 (44.69%) Java
3 132 (28.63%) PHP
4 125 (27.11%) SQL
5 106 (22.99%) C#
6 64 (13.88%) Python
7 28 (6.07%) Ruby
8 22 (4.77%) C
9 19 (4.12%) Go
9 19 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.90%) Java 8
11 17 (3.69%) ES6
12 16 (3.47%) C++
13 9 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.30%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (11.71%) Degree
2 27 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.82%) HND
5 12 (2.60%) ISEB
6 9 (1.95%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.08%) CCNA
9 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.08%) CISSP
9 5 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.08%) GIAC
9 5 (1.08%) MCSE
9 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.08%) SANS
9 5 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.38%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) GDPR
2 7 (1.52%) MiFID
2 7 (1.52%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (14.97%) Docker
2 5 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (5.86%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.12%) Puppet
3 14 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.74%) Kibana
4 8 (1.74%) Prometheus
5 6 (1.30%) Ansible
6 5 (1.08%) Salt
7 3 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Packer
8 1 (0.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.59%) Oracle
3 25 (5.42%) New Relic
4 19 (4.12%) Google
5 16 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.25%) Twitter
7 14 (3.04%) Capita
8 8 (1.74%) Tableau
8 8 (1.74%) Zend
9 6 (1.30%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.30%) SAP
10 5 (1.08%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.08%) Intapp
10 5 (1.08%) Talend
11 4 (0.87%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 4 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.65%) Apple
12 3 (0.65%) IBM
12 3 (0.65%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.43%) WooCommerce