Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 80 143
Rank change year-on-year -27 +63 -17
Permanent jobs citing REST 338 481 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.88% 3.62% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 8.14% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 245 408 230
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +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 4,478 5,906 5,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.10% 44.41% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,749 4,917 4,529
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -33 199 £45,000 +4.05% 45
Cheshire +34 109 £49,000 +8.89% 26
Merseyside -20 22 £41,000 -18.00% 5
Lancashire -24 4 £33,750 -3.57% 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 197 (58.28%) JavaScript
1 197 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (45.86%) HTML
3 142 (42.01%) Java
4 138 (40.83%) CSS
5 120 (35.50%) .NET
6 115 (34.02%) Git (software)
7 107 (31.66%) MVC
8 106 (31.36%) SOAP
9 104 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 97 (28.70%) AngularJS
11 95 (28.11%) SQL
12 89 (26.33%) Web Services
13 88 (26.04%) TDD
14 86 (25.44%) Finance
14 86 (25.44%) C#
15 75 (22.19%) PHP
16 73 (21.60%) jQuery
17 71 (21.01%) Scrum
18 69 (20.41%) SQL Server
19 66 (19.53%) MySQL
20 65 (19.23%) React
21 63 (18.64%) OO
22 57 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
23 56 (16.57%) Web Development
23 56 (16.57%) XML
23 56 (16.57%) ASP.NET
24 55 (16.27%) Software Engineering
24 55 (16.27%) HTML5
25 54 (15.98%) 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 21 (6.21%) Confluence
2 16 (4.73%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.14%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.96%) Apache
5 9 (2.66%) CMS
5 9 (2.66%) JBoss
6 8 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.48%) nginx
7 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.18%) WordPress
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.59%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (10.36%) GitHub
4 20 (5.92%) SaaS
5 16 (4.73%) npm
6 11 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.96%) BrowserStack
8 8 (2.37%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (2.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (2.07%) IaaS
9 7 (2.07%) PaaS
10 6 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.18%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.18%) Serverless
11 4 (1.18%) Yarn
12 3 (0.89%) Google Play
12 3 (0.89%) Zapier
13 2 (0.59%) iTunes
13 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.69%) HTTP
2 13 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.55%) SSL
4 9 (2.66%) Firewall
5 8 (2.37%) VoIP
6 6 (1.78%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.48%) Internet
8 3 (0.89%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.89%) DHCP
8 3 (0.89%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.89%) SAN
8 3 (0.89%) VPN
9 2 (0.59%) Intranet
9 2 (0.59%) IPv6
10 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 66 (19.53%) MySQL
3 31 (9.17%) MongoDB
4 26 (7.69%) Big Data
4 26 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 26 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.40%) Hadoop
6 17 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.55%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.07%) Redis
10 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.89%) Power BI
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 115 (34.02%) Git (software)
2 54 (15.98%) Selenium
3 45 (13.31%) JIRA
4 26 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.10%) SoapUI
6 22 (6.51%) PHPUnit
7 21 (6.21%) webpack
8 20 (5.92%) Jenkins
9 18 (5.33%) Mocha
10 16 (4.73%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.55%) Grunt
11 12 (3.55%) gulp
12 11 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.25%) Gradle
12 11 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (3.25%) Subversion
13 10 (2.96%) Babel
13 10 (2.96%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.96%) JUnit
13 10 (2.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (25.44%) Finance
2 32 (9.47%) Banking
3 20 (5.92%) Retail
4 16 (4.73%) Advertising
4 16 (4.73%) Law
5 14 (4.14%) Marketing
6 13 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.55%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.66%) Electronics
8 9 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.59%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 208 (61.54%) Developer
2 54 (15.98%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.31%) .NET Developer
4 36 (10.65%) PHP Developer
5 31 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 29 (8.58%) Architect
7 28 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 24 (7.10%) Angular Developer
8 24 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (6.21%) Backend Developer
10 20 (5.92%) Analyst
11 19 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (5.33%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.73%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.44%) Test Engineer
15 14 (4.14%) Agile C# Developer
15 14 (4.14%) Agile Developer
15 14 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (4.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (45.86%) HTML
2 138 (40.83%) CSS
3 120 (35.50%) .NET
4 106 (31.36%) SOAP
5 97 (28.70%) AngularJS
6 89 (26.33%) Web Services
7 73 (21.60%) jQuery
8 65 (19.23%) React
9 56 (16.57%) ASP.NET
9 56 (16.57%) XML
10 55 (16.27%) HTML5
11 54 (15.98%) JSON
12 53 (15.68%) Spring
13 45 (13.31%) Node.js
14 36 (10.65%) Ajax
14 36 (10.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (9.76%) Laravel
17 30 (8.88%) RESTful
18 28 (8.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.51%) Fintech
4 21 (6.21%) User Experience
5 20 (5.92%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.37%) Robotics
9 6 (1.78%) iPad
10 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.18%) Blog
11 4 (1.18%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.59%) Animation
13 2 (0.59%) Clustering
13 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.31%) Linux
2 35 (10.36%) Windows
3 22 (6.51%) Android
4 18 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.33%) Unix
5 8 (2.37%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.89%) Debian
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) VME
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (31.66%) MVC
3 104 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 88 (26.04%) TDD
5 71 (21.01%) Scrum
6 63 (18.64%) OO
7 56 (16.57%) Web Development
8 55 (16.27%) Software Engineering
9 53 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (15.38%) BDD
11 51 (15.09%) Microservices
12 46 (13.61%) DevOps
13 36 (10.65%) SDLC
14 34 (10.06%) SOA
15 31 (9.17%) API Integration
16 29 (8.58%) Collaborative Working
17 24 (7.10%) OOP
17 24 (7.10%) Unit Testing
18 23 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (6.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 197 (58.28%) JavaScript
2 142 (42.01%) Java
3 95 (28.11%) SQL
4 86 (25.44%) C#
5 75 (22.19%) PHP
6 33 (9.76%) Python
7 27 (7.99%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.21%) C++
9 18 (5.33%) ES6
10 15 (4.44%) C
11 14 (4.14%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.14%) Go
11 14 (4.14%) Java 8
12 12 (3.55%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.55%) Ruby
13 8 (2.37%) Groovy
14 7 (2.07%) Scala
15 5 (1.48%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (8.28%) Degree
2 12 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.25%) ISEB
4 10 (2.96%) CISSP
4 10 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.66%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.37%) CCNA
6 8 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.37%) GIAC
6 8 (2.37%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (2.37%) MCSE
6 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (2.37%) SANS
6 8 (2.37%) SSCP
7 6 (1.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.17%) QA
2 11 (3.25%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (0.59%) MiFID
3 2 (0.59%) WCAG
3 2 (0.59%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 46 (13.61%) Docker
2 8 (2.37%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.55%) Puppet
3 10 (2.96%) Ansible
4 8 (2.37%) Salt
5 7 (2.07%) Grafana
5 7 (2.07%) Kibana
6 4 (1.18%) Istio
7 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (7.40%) Google
2 24 (7.10%) Oracle
3 23 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.33%) New Relic
5 9 (2.66%) Blue Prism
5 9 (2.66%) Micro Focus
5 9 (2.66%) SAP
6 7 (2.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 7 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.78%) Casewise
7 6 (1.78%) Twitter
8 5 (1.48%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.48%) Talend
8 5 (1.48%) Telerik
9 4 (1.18%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.18%) IBM
9 4 (1.18%) Intapp
10 3 (0.89%) Adobe
10 3 (0.89%) Apple
10 3 (0.89%) Tableau