The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 88 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 1.70% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 4.59% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
919 675 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 48.94% 37.11% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 814 572 697
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

REST
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Bristol region.

REST Salary Trend in Bristol

REST
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Bristol

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 57 (61.29%) OO
2 43 (46.24%) Web Services
3 41 (44.09%) SOAP
3 41 (44.09%) Java
4 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
5 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (33.33%) MVC
5 31 (33.33%) Linux
6 30 (32.26%) PHP
7 29 (31.18%) Scrum
8 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
9 27 (29.03%) Degree
10 25 (26.88%) HTML
10 25 (26.88%) CSS
10 25 (26.88%) Mentoring
11 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
12 22 (23.66%) UNIX
13 21 (22.58%) TDD
14 20 (21.51%) SQL
14 20 (21.51%) .NET
14 20 (21.51%) Unit Testing
14 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (20.43%) C++
15 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
15 19 (20.43%) Marketing
16 18 (19.35%) C#
16 18 (19.35%) OOP
17 17 (18.28%) jQuery
18 16 (17.20%) Symfony
18 16 (17.20%) J2EE

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.98%) Apache
2 12 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.68%) nginx
4 7 (7.53%) Node.js
4 7 (7.53%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.38%) JBoss
6 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.15%) Liferay
8 2 (2.15%) Confluence
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.08%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.08%) Drupal
9 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.08%) Mule
9 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) SaaS
1 12 (12.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.60%) HTTP
3 6 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) MySQL
1 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) SQLite
3 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) Redis
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.68%) Subversion
3 8 (8.60%) Selenium
3 8 (8.60%) WebDriver
4 7 (7.53%) PHPUnit
5 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (6.45%) Xcode
6 5 (5.38%) JUnit
6 5 (5.38%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (5.38%) Spock
6 5 (5.38%) Mockito
7 3 (3.23%) MbUnit
7 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.23%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) Maven
8 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.15%) Geb
8 2 (2.15%) FishEye
General
1 19 (20.43%) Marketing
2 8 (8.60%) Advertising
3 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (67.74%) Developer
2 37 (39.78%) Senior Developer
3 22 (23.66%) Software Engineer
4 19 (20.43%) Java Developer
5 16 (17.20%) PHP Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (13.98%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (13.98%) .NET Developer
8 12 (12.90%) Principal Software Engineer
8 12 (12.90%) Principal Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead PHP Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Lead Developer
9 9 (9.68%) iOS Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Architect
12 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.24%) Web Services
2 41 (44.09%) SOAP
3 25 (26.88%) CSS
3 25 (26.88%) HTML
4 20 (21.51%) .NET
5 17 (18.28%) jQuery
6 16 (17.20%) J2EE
6 16 (17.20%) Symfony
7 15 (16.13%) XML
8 13 (13.98%) Spring
8 13 (13.98%) RESTful
8 13 (13.98%) HTML5
8 13 (13.98%) Laravel
9 12 (12.90%) JMX
9 12 (12.90%) WCF
10 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.83%) CSS3
11 10 (10.75%) iOS SDK
11 10 (10.75%) LAMP
12 8 (8.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) User Experience
2 9 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.60%) iPhone
3 8 (8.60%) Social Media
3 8 (8.60%) iPad
3 8 (8.60%) N-Tier
4 7 (7.53%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.53%) Physics
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (6.45%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.08%) RIA
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) UNIX
3 14 (15.05%) Windows
4 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) OO
2 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
3 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (33.33%) MVC
4 29 (31.18%) Scrum
5 25 (26.88%) Mentoring
6 21 (22.58%) TDD
7 20 (21.51%) Unit Testing
7 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (19.35%) OOP
9 14 (15.05%) BDD
10 10 (10.75%) OOD
11 9 (9.68%) Open Source
11 9 (9.68%) iOS Development
11 9 (9.68%) OO PHP
12 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.53%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (7.53%) Mobile First
13 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) Java
2 30 (32.26%) PHP
3 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.51%) SQL
5 19 (20.43%) C++
6 18 (19.35%) C#
7 9 (9.68%) Python
7 9 (9.68%) Objective-C
8 8 (8.60%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.53%) C
10 5 (5.38%) Ruby
11 3 (3.23%) Groovy
11 3 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (3.23%) XQuery
12 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.08%) HND
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) VMware
1 12 (12.90%) Zend
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Apple
3 8 (8.60%) Google
4 7 (7.53%) Sencha
5 6 (6.45%) Appcelerator
5 6 (6.45%) Netbiscuits
5 6 (6.45%) Kony
5 6 (6.45%) Volantis
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
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