Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 88 154
Rank change year-on-year -4 +66 -31
Permanent jobs citing REST 383 444 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.22% 3.36% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.25% 7.64% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 273 370 179
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £61,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 4,643 5,809 4,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.98% 43.94% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,919 4,824 4,170
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 234 £45,000 - 52
Cheshire +41 123 £46,250 +2.78% 18
Merseyside -24 14 £41,000 -18.00% 5
Lancashire -21 9 £40,000 +14.29% 5
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 225 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (57.70%) JavaScript
3 174 (45.43%) HTML
4 161 (42.04%) CSS
5 158 (41.25%) Java
6 124 (32.38%) MVC
7 118 (30.81%) .NET
8 115 (30.03%) Git (software)
8 115 (30.03%) Test Automation
9 114 (29.77%) SOAP
10 109 (28.46%) Web Services
11 107 (27.94%) SQL
12 105 (27.42%) PHP
13 102 (26.63%) AngularJS
14 97 (25.33%) C#
15 96 (25.07%) Scrum
16 93 (24.28%) TDD
17 92 (24.02%) Finance
18 82 (21.41%) MySQL
19 81 (21.15%) Software Engineering
20 74 (19.32%) OO
21 69 (18.02%) React
22 68 (17.75%) SQL Server
23 67 (17.49%) Web Development
24 65 (16.97%) jQuery
25 63 (16.45%) Node.js
25 63 (16.45%) ASP.NET
26 62 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
26 62 (16.19%) HTML5
26 62 (16.19%) JSON

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 18 (4.70%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.18%) Apache Pig
3 14 (3.66%) Confluence
4 9 (2.35%) Apache
5 7 (1.83%) CMS
5 7 (1.83%) nginx
5 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.57%) JBoss
7 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.04%) WordPress
9 3 (0.78%) Appian
9 3 (0.78%) Drupal
9 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) GIMP
3 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.09%) GitHub
4 21 (5.48%) SaaS
5 20 (5.22%) npm
6 12 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 11 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.61%) BrowserStack
9 9 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.35%) DigitalOcean
10 6 (1.57%) IaaS
10 6 (1.57%) PaaS
11 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.78%) Zapier
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.52%) Google Play
12 2 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.09%) HTTP
2 16 (4.18%) SSL
3 15 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.87%) Firewall
5 6 (1.57%) Internet
5 6 (1.57%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.04%) VoIP
7 3 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.78%) DHCP
7 3 (0.78%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.78%) SAN
7 3 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.52%) Intranet
8 2 (0.52%) IPv6
9 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.26%) PPP
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.41%) MySQL
2 68 (17.75%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.14%) MongoDB
4 28 (7.31%) Hadoop
4 28 (7.31%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.79%) Big Data
5 26 (6.79%) MariaDB
6 20 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.66%) Apache Hive
9 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.13%) Redis
10 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.78%) DB2
11 3 (0.78%) Power BI
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 115 (30.03%) Git (software)
2 51 (13.32%) Selenium
3 43 (11.23%) JIRA
4 33 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.74%) PHPUnit
6 21 (5.48%) Gradle
6 21 (5.48%) webpack
7 19 (4.96%) Bitbucket
7 19 (4.96%) Mocha
8 17 (4.44%) Maven
8 17 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 16 (4.18%) gulp
9 16 (4.18%) JUnit
10 14 (3.66%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.66%) Grunt
10 14 (3.66%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (3.13%) Jasmine
12 12 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (2.87%) git-flow
General
1 92 (24.02%) Finance
2 28 (7.31%) Banking
3 27 (7.05%) Retail
4 20 (5.22%) Law
5 17 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.18%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.92%) Marketing
8 14 (3.66%) Advertising
8 14 (3.66%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.87%) Electronics
10 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 230 (60.05%) Developer
2 57 (14.88%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.01%) PHP Developer
4 43 (11.23%) .NET Developer
5 35 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 34 (8.88%) C# Developer
7 33 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 32 (8.36%) Architect
9 28 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (7.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (6.53%) Tester
12 23 (6.01%) Java Engineer
12 23 (6.01%) Java Software Engineer
13 21 (5.48%) Backend Developer
13 21 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (5.48%) Web Developer
14 20 (5.22%) Angular Developer
15 18 (4.70%) Analyst
16 17 (4.44%) Agile C# Developer
16 17 (4.44%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (45.43%) HTML
2 161 (42.04%) CSS
3 118 (30.81%) .NET
4 114 (29.77%) SOAP
5 109 (28.46%) Web Services
6 102 (26.63%) AngularJS
7 69 (18.02%) React
8 65 (16.97%) jQuery
9 63 (16.45%) ASP.NET
9 63 (16.45%) Node.js
10 62 (16.19%) HTML5
10 62 (16.19%) JSON
11 60 (15.67%) XML
12 55 (14.36%) Spring
13 44 (11.49%) RESTful
14 42 (10.97%) Ajax
15 40 (10.44%) Laravel
15 40 (10.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (9.40%) CSS3
17 33 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.27%) User Experience
3 22 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.74%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.92%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.13%) Fintech
8 10 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.35%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.09%) Xbox
11 7 (1.83%) Robotics
12 6 (1.57%) Online Banking
13 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
14 4 (1.04%) Blog
14 4 (1.04%) iPad
14 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.88%) Linux
2 48 (12.53%) Windows
3 25 (6.53%) Unix
4 20 (5.22%) Android
5 17 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.78%) Debian
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (32.38%) MVC
3 115 (30.03%) Test Automation
4 96 (25.07%) Scrum
5 93 (24.28%) TDD
6 81 (21.15%) Software Engineering
7 74 (19.32%) OO
8 67 (17.49%) Web Development
9 58 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (14.36%) Microservices
11 44 (11.49%) BDD
11 44 (11.49%) DevOps
12 40 (10.44%) SOA
13 37 (9.66%) OOP
14 36 (9.40%) Kanban
15 34 (8.88%) API Integration
16 32 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (8.09%) Open Source
18 30 (7.83%) Collaborative Working
19 28 (7.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 221 (57.70%) JavaScript
2 158 (41.25%) Java
3 107 (27.94%) SQL
4 105 (27.42%) PHP
5 97 (25.33%) C#
6 47 (12.27%) Python
7 34 (8.88%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.27%) C++
9 21 (5.48%) C
9 21 (5.48%) ES6
10 18 (4.70%) Go
10 18 (4.70%) Java 8
10 18 (4.70%) Ruby
11 16 (4.18%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.39%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.83%) Groovy
15 6 (1.57%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.31%) Scala
16 5 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (7.83%) Degree
2 18 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.13%) CISSP
5 11 (2.87%) ISEB
6 10 (2.61%) CCNA
6 10 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.61%) GIAC
6 10 (2.61%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (2.61%) MCSE
6 10 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (2.61%) SANS
6 10 (2.61%) SSCP
7 9 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.92%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) GDPR
3 3 (0.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (14.88%) Docker
2 10 (2.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.22%) Puppet
3 10 (2.61%) Ansible
3 10 (2.61%) Salt
4 9 (2.35%) Kibana
4 9 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.57%) Grafana
6 4 (1.04%) Istio
7 3 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Terraform
9 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.48%) Google
3 19 (4.96%) New Relic
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle
5 11 (2.87%) SAP
6 9 (2.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 9 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.35%) Zend
7 8 (2.09%) Blue Prism
7 8 (2.09%) Micro Focus
7 8 (2.09%) Twitter
8 7 (1.83%) Capita
9 6 (1.57%) Casewise
9 6 (1.57%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.31%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.31%) Talend
11 4 (1.04%) Intapp
12 3 (0.78%) Tableau
13 2 (0.52%) Fujitsu
13 2 (0.52%) Yahoo!