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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 41 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.27% 0.50% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.18% 1.15% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 8 25
Average salary £45,510 £58,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
792 696 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.85% 43.91% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 641 655 910
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 2 September 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 47 (74.60%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
3 40 (63.49%) HTML
4 38 (60.32%) CSS
5 34 (53.97%) MySQL
6 32 (50.79%) jQuery
7 31 (49.21%) PHP
8 30 (47.62%) SQL
9 28 (44.44%) HTML5
10 23 (36.51%) Node.js
11 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
12 19 (30.16%) OO
13 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
14 17 (26.98%) Web Services
14 17 (26.98%) HTTP
15 16 (25.40%) SOAP
15 16 (25.40%) XML
16 13 (20.63%) J2EE
16 13 (20.63%) SOA
16 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
17 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
17 12 (19.05%) CSS3
17 12 (19.05%) ExpressJS
17 12 (19.05%) Symfony
18 11 (17.46%) Subversion
18 11 (17.46%) OOP
18 11 (17.46%) CMS
18 11 (17.46%) IIS
18 11 (17.46%) JSP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (36.51%) Node.js
2 11 (17.46%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) CMS
3 9 (14.29%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) nginx
4 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (6.35%) CloudFront
2 4 (6.35%) Joyent
2 4 (6.35%) GitHub
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) HTTP
2 8 (12.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) MySQL
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
4 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.35%) Redis
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.17%) SQLite
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Subversion
2 7 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 6 (9.52%) Jasmine
3 6 (9.52%) Grunt
3 6 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.94%) Firebug
4 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.35%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) NUnit
5 4 (6.35%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.17%) Xcode
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Junior
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Functional Test Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (63.49%) HTML
2 38 (60.32%) CSS
3 32 (50.79%) jQuery
4 28 (44.44%) HTML5
5 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 17 (26.98%) Web Services
7 16 (25.40%) XML
7 16 (25.40%) SOAP
8 13 (20.63%) J2EE
9 12 (19.05%) Symfony
9 12 (19.05%) ExpressJS
9 12 (19.05%) CSS3
10 11 (17.46%) JSP
11 10 (15.87%) .NET
12 9 (14.29%) OAuth
12 9 (14.29%) XSL
12 9 (14.29%) XSLT
12 9 (14.29%) OpenID
13 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
14 7 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.52%) Open Source
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Life Science
5 2 (3.17%) iPhone
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.17%) Chemistry
5 2 (3.17%) Biology
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) OO
2 13 (20.63%) SOA
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) OOP
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 10 (15.87%) Web Development
5 7 (11.11%) MVC
5 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.52%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (7.94%) SEO
7 5 (7.94%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.35%) Android Development
8 4 (6.35%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps
9 2 (3.17%) BDD
9 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
3 31 (49.21%) PHP
4 30 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (15.87%) C#
5 10 (15.87%) Scala
6 9 (14.29%) VB
6 9 (14.29%) Tcl
6 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.11%) Perl
8 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Zend
3 2 (3.17%) Facebook
3 2 (3.17%) Twitter
3 2 (3.17%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Telerik
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago