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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 39 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.22% 2.75% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 6.75% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 24
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
681 593 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.69% 40.73% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 570 495 736
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (62.34%) Java
2 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 42 (54.55%) CSS
3 35 (45.45%) HTML
4 33 (42.86%) SQL
5 32 (41.56%) HTML5
6 29 (37.66%) PHP
7 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (33.77%) OO
9 25 (32.47%) HTTP
10 22 (28.57%) C#
11 20 (25.97%) jQuery
12 19 (24.68%) Web Services
12 19 (24.68%) MySQL
13 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
13 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
14 17 (22.08%) Scala
14 17 (22.08%) .NET
14 17 (22.08%) MongoDB
14 17 (22.08%) SOA
15 15 (19.48%) OOP
15 15 (19.48%) J2EE
15 15 (19.48%) Node.js
15 15 (19.48%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
16 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
16 13 (16.88%) CSS3
17 12 (15.58%) SOAP
17 12 (15.58%) Windows
18 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (19.48%) Node.js
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) nginx
3 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.90%) Drupal
5 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Joyent
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) HTTP
2 9 (11.69%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.60%) SMTP
3 2 (2.60%) DHCP
3 2 (2.60%) SNMP
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) SSL
3 2 (2.60%) IPv6
3 2 (2.60%) IPsec
3 2 (2.60%) SSH
3 2 (2.60%) AMQP
4 1 (1.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.08%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
5 9 (11.69%) Redis
6 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
6 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Big Data
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.19%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.19%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) Grunt
4 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.90%) NUnit
4 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.90%) Bower
5 2 (2.60%) NWDS
5 2 (2.60%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Firebug
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (74.03%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Junior
8 6 (7.79%) Junior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Junior Java Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) CSS
2 35 (45.45%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) HTML5
4 20 (25.97%) jQuery
5 19 (24.68%) Web Services
6 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
7 17 (22.08%) .NET
8 15 (19.48%) J2EE
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
9 13 (16.88%) CSS3
10 12 (15.58%) SOAP
11 9 (11.69%) JSON
12 8 (10.39%) WCF
12 8 (10.39%) Symfony
12 8 (10.39%) ExpressJS
13 6 (7.79%) Laravel
13 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.49%) XML
15 4 (5.19%) JSP
15 4 (5.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.79%) Open Source
5 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.90%) Chemistry
6 3 (3.90%) Biology
6 3 (3.90%) Life Science
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Android
4 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) OO
3 17 (22.08%) SOA
4 15 (19.48%) OOP
5 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.99%) Web Development
6 10 (12.99%) MVC
6 10 (12.99%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.39%) Android Development
9 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 7 (9.09%) OO PHP
9 7 (9.09%) Kanban
9 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.79%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Web Marketing
11 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) Java
2 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 33 (42.86%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) PHP
5 22 (28.57%) C#
6 17 (22.08%) Scala
7 7 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (5.19%) PHP5
8 4 (5.19%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.90%) C++
9 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.60%) ABAP
11 1 (1.30%) XPath
11 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Facebook
2 7 (9.09%) Twitter
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) MathWorks
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