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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 31 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.91% 1.71% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 4.13% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 16
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +5.12%
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
670 605 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.26% 41.41% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 555 527 676
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 36 (55.38%) CSS
2 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 34 (52.31%) Java
4 30 (46.15%) SQL
5 29 (44.62%) HTML
6 26 (40.00%) OO
7 25 (38.46%) HTML5
8 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (35.38%) HTTP
10 21 (32.31%) PHP
11 20 (30.77%) C#
12 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
13 16 (24.62%) Scala
14 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
14 15 (23.08%) .NET
15 14 (21.54%) J2EE
15 14 (21.54%) Web Services
15 14 (21.54%) OOP
15 14 (21.54%) Mobile Payment
16 13 (20.00%) jQuery
17 12 (18.46%) SOAP
18 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
18 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
18 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
19 10 (15.38%) Web Development
19 10 (15.38%) Degree
20 9 (13.85%) JSON
20 9 (13.85%) SOA
20 9 (13.85%) Windows

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) nginx
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.62%) Drupal
5 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Joyent
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) HTTP
2 8 (12.31%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.62%) AMQP
4 2 (3.08%) SMTP
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) IPsec
4 2 (3.08%) SSH
4 2 (3.08%) SNMP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) SSL
4 2 (3.08%) IPv6
5 1 (1.54%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.85%) Redis
3 8 (12.31%) MySQL
3 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) PHPUnit
2 4 (6.15%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) Grunt
3 3 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.62%) Bower
4 2 (3.08%) NWDS
4 2 (3.08%) Yeoman
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Firebug
5 1 (1.54%) Ant
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) PHP Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Programmer
9 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) CSS
2 29 (44.62%) HTML
3 25 (38.46%) HTML5
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
5 14 (21.54%) J2EE
5 14 (21.54%) Web Services
6 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 12 (18.46%) SOAP
8 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
8 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.85%) JSON
10 6 (9.23%) WCF
10 6 (9.23%) XML
10 6 (9.23%) CSS3
11 4 (6.15%) JSP
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.15%) XHTML
11 4 (6.15%) Ajax
12 3 (4.62%) Middleware
12 3 (4.62%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Open Source
4 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.62%) Chemistry
5 3 (4.62%) Biology
5 3 (4.62%) Life Science
5 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Android
3 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) OO
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) OOP
4 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.38%) Web Development
6 9 (13.85%) SOA
7 8 (12.31%) MVC
7 8 (12.31%) Android Development
8 7 (10.77%) iOS Development
8 7 (10.77%) OO PHP
8 7 (10.77%) Kanban
8 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.69%) Load Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Web Marketing
10 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 34 (52.31%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) SQL
4 21 (32.31%) PHP
5 20 (30.77%) C#
6 16 (24.62%) Scala
7 6 (9.23%) Perl
8 4 (6.15%) PHP5
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) Python
9 3 (4.62%) C++
9 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.08%) ABAP
11 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Facebook
2 7 (10.77%) Twitter
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) MathWorks
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