Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 141 132
Rank change year-on-year +59 -9 +46
Permanent jobs citing REST 480 286 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.60% 2.30% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 5.50% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 400 237 288
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 5930 5200 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.80% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 4532 4386
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +25 290 £45,000 - 20
Cheshire +25 99 £45,000 - 20
Merseyside +57 60 £50,000 +44.04% 6
Lancashire +10 30 £37,500 +15.38% 9
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 293 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 242 (50.42%) Web Services
4 231 (48.13%) HTML
5 226 (47.08%) CSS
6 220 (45.83%) MVC
7 211 (43.96%) SOAP
8 180 (37.50%) TDD
9 176 (36.67%) Java
10 166 (34.58%) .NET
11 148 (30.83%) SQL
12 144 (30.00%) C#
12 144 (30.00%) HTML5
13 143 (29.79%) PHP
14 142 (29.58%) AngularJS
15 128 (26.67%) Git (software)
16 125 (26.04%) XML
17 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
18 118 (24.58%) JSON
19 116 (24.17%) Scrum
20 114 (23.75%) Finance
20 114 (23.75%) jQuery
21 113 (23.54%) SQL Server
22 112 (23.33%) CSS3
23 106 (22.08%) ASP.NET
23 106 (22.08%) MySQL
24 97 (20.21%) Node.js
25 93 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
26 88 (18.33%) HTTP
27 85 (17.71%) Spring

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 27 (5.63%) Apache
2 22 (4.58%) CMS
3 17 (3.54%) Confluence
4 13 (2.71%) nginx
5 11 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.08%) JBoss
7 9 (1.88%) EPiServer
7 9 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.67%) OpenROAD
9 7 (1.46%) ColdFusion
10 5 (1.04%) WordPress
11 3 (0.63%) Drupal
11 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.42%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.42%) IIS
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.63%) SPSS
4 2 (0.42%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Exstream
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.92%) npm
3 14 (2.92%) OpenShift
4 13 (2.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (2.08%) SaaS
6 9 (1.88%) Google Play
7 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.63%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.63%) GitHub
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.42%) Route 53
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.21%) IaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 88 (18.33%) HTTP
2 26 (5.42%) Internet
3 10 (2.08%) LDAP
4 9 (1.88%) SSL
5 7 (1.46%) IPsec
5 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.04%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) IMAP
7 3 (0.63%) SMTP
7 3 (0.63%) SS7
8 2 (0.42%) PBX
8 2 (0.42%) SSH
9 1 (0.21%) ATM
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 106 (22.08%) MySQL
3 49 (10.21%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 33 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (4.38%) Big Data
8 19 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.75%) DB2
10 16 (3.33%) Redis
11 15 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.71%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.88%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.67%) DTS
14 8 (1.67%) Essbase
14 8 (1.67%) Ingres
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.08%) Subversion
3 57 (11.88%) Jenkins
4 52 (10.83%) JIRA
5 47 (9.79%) Selenium
6 38 (7.92%) Gradle
7 34 (7.08%) Selenium IDE
8 33 (6.88%) WebDriver
9 29 (6.04%) Jasmine
10 28 (5.83%) Bitbucket
11 27 (5.63%) Grunt
12 25 (5.21%) Visual Studio
13 24 (5.00%) gulp
14 18 (3.75%) JUnit
15 14 (2.92%) SonarQube
15 14 (2.92%) webpack
16 12 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (2.50%) Cucumber
17 11 (2.29%) Maven
17 11 (2.29%) ReSharper
General
1 114 (23.75%) Finance
2 67 (13.96%) Banking
3 37 (7.71%) Advertising
4 28 (5.83%) Retail
5 22 (4.58%) Law
6 15 (3.13%) Games
6 15 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.08%) Legal
9 9 (1.88%) Back Office
9 9 (1.88%) Marketing
10 7 (1.46%) Automotive
10 7 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.25%) Electronics
12 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) International Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 348 (72.50%) Developer
2 73 (15.21%) Java Developer
3 62 (12.92%) PHP Developer
4 60 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 47 (9.79%) C# Developer
5 47 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 40 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 38 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 36 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 34 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (6.88%) MySQL Developer
10 33 (6.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 30 (6.25%) Agile Developer
11 30 (6.25%) Architect
11 30 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (5.63%) Lead Developer
13 25 (5.21%) Web Developer
14 20 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (50.42%) Web Services
2 231 (48.13%) HTML
3 226 (47.08%) CSS
4 211 (43.96%) SOAP
5 166 (34.58%) .NET
6 144 (30.00%) HTML5
7 142 (29.58%) AngularJS
8 125 (26.04%) XML
9 118 (24.58%) JSON
10 114 (23.75%) jQuery
11 112 (23.33%) CSS3
12 106 (22.08%) ASP.NET
13 97 (20.21%) Node.js
14 85 (17.71%) Spring
15 65 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 61 (12.71%) Laravel
17 56 (11.67%) .NET Framework
18 49 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 45 (9.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.67%) User Experience
2 42 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 34 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.13%) iPad
6 13 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.71%) RIA
7 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.67%) PKI
9 7 (1.46%) CESG
9 7 (1.46%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.46%) Wiki
10 6 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.25%) Online Games
10 6 (1.25%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.04%) iPhone
12 3 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.04%) Linux
2 35 (7.29%) Windows
3 27 (5.63%) Android
4 26 (5.42%) Unix
5 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (45.83%) MVC
3 180 (37.50%) TDD
4 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
5 116 (24.17%) Scrum
6 93 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (17.71%) Test Automation
8 83 (17.29%) Web Development
9 71 (14.79%) SDLC
10 67 (13.96%) OO
11 61 (12.71%) SOA
12 60 (12.50%) DevOps
13 58 (12.08%) Front End Development
14 47 (9.79%) Microservices
15 46 (9.58%) BDD
16 43 (8.96%) Functional Testing
17 42 (8.75%) API Development
17 42 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
18 40 (8.33%) Unit Testing
19 39 (8.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 270 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 176 (36.67%) Java
3 148 (30.83%) SQL
4 144 (30.00%) C#
5 143 (29.79%) PHP
6 61 (12.71%) Python
7 39 (8.13%) T-SQL
8 38 (7.92%) Ruby
9 26 (5.42%) C
10 21 (4.38%) Scala
11 16 (3.33%) C++
11 16 (3.33%) Groovy
12 14 (2.92%) Go
13 13 (2.71%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.71%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.29%) XPath
15 10 (2.08%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.08%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (10.00%) Degree
2 27 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.46%) CCIE
5 7 (1.46%) CEH
5 7 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.46%) CISM
5 7 (1.46%) CISSP
5 7 (1.46%) GIAC
5 7 (1.46%) ISSAP
5 7 (1.46%) SSCP
6 5 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.63%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.63%) GCP
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (6.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) Kibana
2 14 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.29%) Prometheus
4 6 (1.25%) Puppet
5 5 (1.04%) Nagios
6 3 (0.63%) Ansible
7 2 (0.42%) Packer
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (14.38%) Oracle
2 58 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.33%) Zend
4 14 (2.92%) Google
5 9 (1.88%) Sybase
6 8 (1.67%) Actian
7 7 (1.46%) Adobe
7 7 (1.46%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (1.46%) SAP
8 6 (1.25%) Capita
9 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.83%) IBM
10 4 (0.83%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.83%) Sun
10 4 (0.83%) Twitter
11 3 (0.63%) Apple
12 2 (0.42%) Apigee
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.42%) hybris
12 2 (0.42%) Informatica