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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 83 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 29 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.07% 2.26% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 5.04% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £35,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
564 793 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.26% 44.73% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 495 676 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (68.42%) SQL
2 38 (66.67%) HTML
3 35 (61.40%) Java
3 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (57.89%) CSS
5 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
6 24 (42.11%) J2EE
6 24 (42.11%) Web Services
6 24 (42.11%) OO
7 23 (40.35%) HTML5
8 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 20 (35.09%) OOP
9 20 (35.09%) Linux
10 18 (31.58%) SOAP
11 17 (29.82%) C#
11 17 (29.82%) .NET
11 17 (29.82%) HTTP
12 16 (28.07%) Python
12 16 (28.07%) MVC
13 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
13 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (24.56%) Node.js
13 14 (24.56%) Mobile Payment
14 13 (22.81%) Scala
14 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
14 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
15 11 (19.30%) CSS3
16 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
16 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
16 10 (17.54%) Web Design

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (24.56%) Node.js
2 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
3 9 (15.79%) Apache
4 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) Drupal
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) SSH
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.51%) X.509
4 2 (3.51%) 802.15
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.75%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.77%) CouchDB
4 5 (8.77%) Neo4j
4 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Moq
2 5 (8.77%) Bower
2 5 (8.77%) Grunt
2 5 (8.77%) gulp
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Arquillian
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
2 5 (8.77%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (89.47%) Developer
2 23 (40.35%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Programmer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
6 7 (12.28%) AWS Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Junior
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (66.67%) HTML
2 33 (57.89%) CSS
3 24 (42.11%) J2EE
3 24 (42.11%) Web Services
4 23 (40.35%) HTML5
5 18 (31.58%) SOAP
6 17 (29.82%) .NET
7 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
7 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (19.30%) CSS3
9 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.54%) WCF
10 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (12.28%) jQuery
12 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (8.77%) POSIX
14 4 (7.02%) XML
15 3 (5.26%) Spring
15 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.28%) Algorithms
5 6 (10.53%) User Experience
5 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.77%) Statistics
6 5 (8.77%) Physics
6 5 (8.77%) Informatics
6 5 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.02%) Internet of Things
7 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
8 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) OO
3 20 (35.09%) OOP
4 16 (28.07%) MVC
5 10 (17.54%) Web Design
6 9 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.04%) Mobile Development
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Scrum
8 7 (12.28%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) Kanban
9 6 (10.53%) Web Development
10 5 (8.77%) OOD
10 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (8.77%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (8.77%) Workflow
10 5 (8.77%) Memory Management
10 5 (8.77%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) SQL
2 35 (61.40%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.82%) C#
5 16 (28.07%) Python
6 13 (22.81%) Scala
7 9 (15.79%) C
8 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.28%) Perl
9 5 (8.77%) PHP
9 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.77%) C++
9 5 (8.77%) Haskell
9 5 (8.77%) Ruby
9 5 (8.77%) R
9 5 (8.77%) Go
10 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.51%) XPath
10 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Xen
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
1 5 (8.77%) KVM
1 5 (8.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 5 (8.77%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Pegasus
3 5 (8.77%) Sencha
4 4 (7.02%) Facebook
4 4 (7.02%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Coverity
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