Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 214 342 459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.81% 3.22% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.42% 8.19% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 199 261 336
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £31,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £68,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 2,272 4,174 5,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.50% 39.25% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,920 3,185 4,485
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.50% +9.00% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing REST as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the North West.

Salary trend for REST in the North West

REST
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the North West over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +40 125 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Cheshire +10 71 £45,000 -4.51% 13
Merseyside +15 17 £50,000 -16.67%
Cumbria - 1 £50,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 105 (49.07%) .NET
2 101 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (44.86%) C#
4 83 (38.79%) SOAP
5 81 (37.85%) SQL
6 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
7 72 (33.64%) Java
8 67 (31.31%) AngularJS
9 65 (30.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 62 (28.97%) CSS
10 62 (28.97%) Microsoft
11 55 (25.70%) SQL Server
12 54 (25.23%) React
13 50 (23.36%) Azure
14 47 (21.96%) .NET Framework
14 47 (21.96%) MVC
15 44 (20.56%) Docker
16 43 (20.09%) DevOps
17 42 (19.63%) HTML
17 42 (19.63%) AWS
18 41 (19.16%) Selenium
18 41 (19.16%) Microservices
19 39 (18.22%) Jenkins
19 39 (18.22%) Test Automation
19 39 (18.22%) Finance
20 37 (17.29%) .NET Core
21 36 (16.82%) JIRA
22 35 (16.36%) Web Services
23 34 (15.89%) Maven
24 33 (15.42%) Problem-Solving

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 16 (7.48%) Confluence
2 9 (4.21%) CMS
3 8 (3.74%) Mule
4 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.87%) WordPress
5 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.47%) Mendix
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Magento
2 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.36%) Azure
2 42 (19.63%) AWS
3 32 (14.95%) GitHub
4 11 (5.14%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.27%) Serverless
6 4 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.40%) Slack
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.93%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.93%) GCP
8 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) SonarCloud
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) HTTP
2 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.07%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.14%) Power BI
7 10 (4.67%) MySQL
8 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.34%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (19.16%) Selenium
2 39 (18.22%) Jenkins
3 36 (16.82%) JIRA
4 34 (15.89%) Maven
5 32 (14.95%) NUnit
6 30 (14.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
8 26 (12.15%) JUnit
9 24 (11.21%) Bitbucket
9 24 (11.21%) WebDriver
10 20 (9.35%) Cucumber
11 15 (7.01%) TestNG
12 14 (6.54%) Hudson
13 12 (5.61%) SonarQube
14 11 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (4.21%) MSTest
15 9 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (3.74%) Cypress.io
16 8 (3.74%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (18.22%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Law
3 11 (5.14%) Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (59.81%) Developer
2 24 (11.21%) Senior Developer
3 23 (10.75%) Architect
4 21 (9.81%) Software Developer
4 21 (9.81%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (7.94%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.54%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.07%) .NET Architect
7 13 (6.07%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.61%) PHP Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Tester
10 10 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.21%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (3.74%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (49.07%) .NET
2 83 (38.79%) SOAP
3 67 (31.31%) AngularJS
4 65 (30.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 62 (28.97%) CSS
6 54 (25.23%) React
7 47 (21.96%) .NET Framework
8 42 (19.63%) HTML
9 37 (17.29%) .NET Core
10 35 (16.36%) Web Services
11 30 (14.02%) Entity Framework
12 28 (13.08%) Spring
13 24 (11.21%) XML
14 23 (10.75%) JSON
15 22 (10.28%) Node.js
16 21 (9.81%) jQuery
17 20 (9.35%) NHibernate
18 19 (8.88%) Java EE
18 19 (8.88%) Swagger
19 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (5.14%) IVR
1 11 (5.14%) User Experience
2 10 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.61%) Linux
2 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.87%) Windows
4 2 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.96%) MVC
3 43 (20.09%) DevOps
4 41 (19.16%) Microservices
5 39 (18.22%) Test Automation
6 33 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
8 28 (13.08%) ETL
8 28 (13.08%) Scrum
9 26 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (11.68%) BDD
11 21 (9.81%) Secure Coding
12 20 (9.35%) OOP
12 20 (9.35%) SOA
12 20 (9.35%) TDD
13 17 (7.94%) CRM
13 17 (7.94%) Performance Testing
13 17 (7.94%) Requirements Gathering
14 16 (7.48%) Workflow
15 14 (6.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.86%) C#
2 81 (37.85%) SQL
3 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
4 72 (33.64%) Java
5 25 (11.68%) PHP
6 13 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.67%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.21%) C++
8 9 (4.21%) Python
9 8 (3.74%) VBScript
10 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.27%) VB
11 6 (2.80%) C
11 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.87%) Ruby
13 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.40%) ES6
13 3 (1.40%) Java 8
13 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.34%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.40%) Degree
3 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (20.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (11.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle
2 17 (7.94%) webMethods
3 11 (5.14%) Intapp
3 11 (5.14%) Veracode
4 8 (3.74%) New Relic
5 6 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.34%) Google
7 3 (1.40%) Aderant
7 3 (1.40%) CA
7 3 (1.40%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.40%) IBM
7 3 (1.40%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.40%) Parasoft
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Splunk
9 1 (0.47%) iManage
9 1 (0.47%) Progress