The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 120 113 160
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +47
Permanent jobs citing REST 216 304 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 2.35% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.99% 6.34% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 253 160
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
REST
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3604 4798 4775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.91% 37.09% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 4125 4194
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

REST Salary Trend in the City of London

REST
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 175 (45.69%) Java
1 175 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (42.30%) Web Services
3 157 (40.99%) SOAP
4 142 (37.08%) JavaScript
5 141 (36.81%) HTML
6 123 (32.11%) TDD
7 122 (31.85%) CSS
8 113 (29.50%) MVC
9 106 (27.68%) Git (software)
10 98 (25.59%) Spring
11 96 (25.07%) JSON
12 87 (22.72%) OO
13 85 (22.19%) Software Engineering
14 83 (21.67%) C#
15 82 (21.41%) Scrum
16 80 (20.89%) XML
17 78 (20.37%) HTML5
18 75 (19.58%) .NET
19 72 (18.80%) SQL
19 72 (18.80%) BDD
20 67 (17.49%) Finance
21 61 (15.93%) Linux
22 60 (15.67%) MySQL
23 58 (15.14%) PHP
24 56 (14.62%) MongoDB
25 52 (13.58%) jQuery
26 50 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
27 49 (12.79%) NoSQL
28 48 (12.53%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 26 (6.79%) Node.js
2 23 (6.01%) Apache
3 22 (5.74%) CMS
4 17 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.66%) IIS
6 14 (3.66%) JBoss
7 12 (3.13%) Drupal
8 10 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.35%) Jetty
10 7 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.57%) Magnolia
11 6 (1.57%) nginx
12 5 (1.31%) Confluence
12 5 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.31%) Lightstreamer
12 5 (1.31%) SugarCRM
13 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.52%) Mingle
4 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.18%) SaaS
3 13 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.83%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.09%) Internet
2 30 (7.83%) HTTP
3 6 (1.57%) FTP
4 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.78%) VPN
5 3 (0.78%) Skype
6 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.52%) LDAP
6 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) DSL
7 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.67%) MySQL
2 56 (14.62%) MongoDB
3 49 (12.79%) NoSQL
4 48 (12.53%) SQL Server
5 26 (6.79%) Redis
6 23 (6.01%) Big Data
7 20 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.92%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 106 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.70%) Subversion
3 38 (9.92%) Maven
4 37 (9.66%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.48%) JUnit
5 21 (5.48%) RSpec
6 20 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 17 (4.44%) JIRA
8 14 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 14 (3.66%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.66%) Gradle
8 14 (3.66%) Spock
9 13 (3.39%) PHPUnit
10 12 (3.13%) Selenium
11 11 (2.87%) Ant
11 11 (2.87%) jMock
12 10 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (2.35%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.09%) Grunt
General
1 67 (17.49%) Finance
2 32 (8.36%) Marketing
3 21 (5.48%) Banking
4 16 (4.18%) Retail
5 14 (3.66%) Advertising
6 13 (3.39%) Law
6 13 (3.39%) Front Office
7 8 (2.09%) Games
8 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 282 (73.63%) Developer
2 82 (21.41%) Java Developer
3 74 (19.32%) Senior Developer
4 31 (8.09%) Architect
5 24 (6.27%) Software Developer
5 24 (6.27%) Lead Developer
6 22 (5.74%) PHP Developer
7 21 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 19 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 18 (4.70%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.18%) C# Developer
11 16 (4.18%) iOS Developer
12 15 (3.92%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.66%) Technical Leader
14 13 (3.39%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.61%) Technical Developer
16 10 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (42.30%) Web Services
2 157 (40.99%) SOAP
3 141 (36.81%) HTML
4 122 (31.85%) CSS
5 98 (25.59%) Spring
6 96 (25.07%) JSON
7 80 (20.89%) XML
8 78 (20.37%) HTML5
9 75 (19.58%) .NET
10 52 (13.58%) jQuery
11 47 (12.27%) Hibernate
11 47 (12.27%) CSS3
12 45 (11.75%) AngularJS
12 45 (11.75%) ASP.NET
13 42 (10.97%) WCF
14 37 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (9.66%) RESTful
15 32 (8.36%) Ajax
16 31 (8.09%) JMS
17 30 (7.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.88%) User Experience
2 28 (7.31%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.57%) Social Network
7 6 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.31%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.31%) Derivative
8 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.04%) W3C
9 4 (1.04%) Biometrics
9 4 (1.04%) Social Media
9 4 (1.04%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.78%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.93%) Linux
2 30 (7.83%) Apple iOS
3 29 (7.57%) UNIX
4 28 (7.31%) Android
5 22 (5.74%) Windows
6 7 (1.83%) Solaris
7 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.78%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (32.11%) TDD
3 113 (29.50%) MVC
4 87 (22.72%) OO
5 85 (22.19%) Software Engineering
6 82 (21.41%) Scrum
7 72 (18.80%) BDD
8 50 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (11.75%) E-Commerce
10 44 (11.49%) Open Source
11 36 (9.40%) Unit Testing
12 29 (7.57%) SOA
13 25 (6.53%) Multithreading
13 25 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (6.27%) Mobile Development
15 23 (6.01%) Web Development
16 20 (5.22%) Pair Programming
17 19 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
18 18 (4.70%) iOS Development
18 18 (4.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 175 (45.69%) Java
2 142 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 83 (21.67%) C#
4 72 (18.80%) SQL
5 58 (15.14%) PHP
6 46 (12.01%) Ruby
7 40 (10.44%) Scala
8 19 (4.96%) Python
9 17 (4.44%) Groovy
10 15 (3.92%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.66%) C++
12 12 (3.13%) Perl
12 12 (3.13%) Apple Swift
13 11 (2.87%) PHP5
14 10 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.35%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.83%) ActionScript
17 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (10.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.52%) CISSP
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.36%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Varnish
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (9.40%) Puppet
2 13 (3.39%) Nagios
3 8 (2.09%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.83%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
5 1 (0.26%) Kibana
5 1 (0.26%) Graphite
5 1 (0.26%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.26%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.05%) Oracle
3 15 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.66%) Zend
5 11 (2.87%) Splunk
6 8 (2.09%) Google
6 8 (2.09%) hybris
6 8 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.09%) IBM
6 8 (2.09%) Demandware
7 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.57%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.57%) Intel
8 6 (1.57%) Sybase
9 5 (1.31%) Adobe
9 5 (1.31%) Siebel
9 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.04%) Murex
10 4 (1.04%) Facebook
10 4 (1.04%) Twitter
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