The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 104 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.88% 1.80% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.73% 4.27% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 21 19
Average salary £46,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
REST
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
706 679 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.69% 42.12% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 597 562 519
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

REST
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

REST Salary Trend in Cambridge

REST
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 96 (57.83%) HTML
2 95 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (55.42%) JavaScript
3 92 (55.42%) CSS
4 82 (49.40%) Java
5 63 (37.95%) .NET
6 61 (36.75%) SQL
6 61 (36.75%) JSON
7 59 (35.54%) C#
8 55 (33.13%) MVC
8 55 (33.13%) Software Engineering
9 53 (31.93%) jQuery
10 51 (30.72%) HTML5
10 51 (30.72%) HTTP
11 49 (29.52%) Web Services
12 47 (28.31%) WCF
13 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
14 43 (25.90%) Computer Science
15 41 (24.70%) XML
16 40 (24.10%) OOP
16 40 (24.10%) NoSQL
17 38 (22.89%) OO
17 38 (22.89%) Degree
18 37 (22.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
20 34 (20.48%) SOAP
20 34 (20.48%) VB.NET
20 34 (20.48%) QA
20 34 (20.48%) CSS3
21 33 (19.88%) .NET Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (7.23%) Drupal
2 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.61%) IIS
4 5 (3.01%) JBoss
5 4 (2.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.41%) CMS
5 4 (2.41%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.81%) Apache
6 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.81%) WordPress
7 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.20%) Confluence
7 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.20%) Node.js
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.88%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (16.27%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.81%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.72%) HTTP
2 12 (7.23%) Internet
3 5 (3.01%) SSL
4 4 (2.41%) 802.15
4 4 (2.41%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.41%) LDAP
4 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.41%) X.509
4 4 (2.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.10%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.84%) Big Data
4 13 (7.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.23%) MySQL
5 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.20%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.20%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (16.27%) Selenium
2 18 (10.84%) JIRA
3 15 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.01%) Subversion
5 4 (2.41%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.81%) Grunt
6 3 (1.81%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.81%) Maven
6 3 (1.81%) Xdebug
7 2 (1.20%) Ant
7 2 (1.20%) Bower
7 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 15 (9.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.02%) Marketing
3 7 (4.22%) Finance
4 6 (3.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (72.29%) Developer
2 47 (28.31%) C# Developer
3 46 (27.71%) Java Developer
4 38 (22.89%) Senior Developer
5 35 (21.08%) .NET Developer
6 33 (19.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 29 (17.47%) Software Developer
9 21 (12.65%) Agile Developer
9 21 (12.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 20 (12.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (12.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 20 (12.05%) Senior C# Developer
11 18 (10.84%) Agile .NET Developer
11 18 (10.84%) Agile C# Developer
11 18 (10.84%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (10.84%) Senior Agile Developer
12 17 (10.24%) C# Programmer
12 17 (10.24%) Programmer
12 17 (10.24%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (57.83%) HTML
2 92 (55.42%) CSS
3 63 (37.95%) .NET
4 61 (36.75%) JSON
5 53 (31.93%) jQuery
6 51 (30.72%) HTML5
7 49 (29.52%) Web Services
8 47 (28.31%) WCF
9 41 (24.70%) XML
10 37 (22.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
12 34 (20.48%) CSS3
12 34 (20.48%) SOAP
13 33 (19.88%) .NET Framework
14 32 (19.28%) Entity Framework
15 31 (18.67%) Ajax
16 29 (17.47%) LINQ
17 28 (16.87%) AngularJS
18 25 (15.06%) Razor View Engine
18 25 (15.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.90%) Computer Science
2 28 (16.87%) Data Structures
3 20 (12.05%) Algorithms
4 15 (9.04%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (3.01%) Life Science
7 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.20%) DataPower
9 2 (1.20%) Informatics
9 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Biology
10 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.66%) Windows
2 18 (10.84%) Linux
3 14 (8.43%) Unix
4 2 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.13%) MVC
2 55 (33.13%) Software Engineering
3 40 (24.10%) OOP
4 38 (22.89%) OO
5 28 (16.87%) Front End Development
6 27 (16.27%) Web Design
7 24 (14.46%) Automated Testing
7 24 (14.46%) SDLC
8 19 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (10.24%) Scrum
10 16 (9.64%) DevOps
10 16 (9.64%) Kanban
10 16 (9.64%) TDD
11 14 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.43%) Mobile Development
11 14 (8.43%) Process Improvement
11 14 (8.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.42%) JavaScript
2 82 (49.40%) Java
3 61 (36.75%) SQL
4 59 (35.54%) C#
5 34 (20.48%) VB.NET
6 24 (14.46%) Perl
7 16 (9.64%) PHP
8 15 (9.04%) C++
8 15 (9.04%) Scala
9 14 (8.43%) Python
10 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.01%) C
11 5 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
14 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (22.89%) Degree
2 28 (16.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.48%) QA
System Software
1 28 (16.87%) Docker
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (9.64%) Oracle
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.61%) Google
3 6 (3.61%) IBM
4 4 (2.41%) CA
4 4 (2.41%) Dell
4 4 (2.41%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.41%) Facebook
5 2 (1.20%) Zend
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