The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 95 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.84% 0.63% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
REST
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
431 455 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.22% 35.69% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 354 363 304
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

REST
Salary Trend in Essex

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

REST Salary Trend in Essex

REST
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Essex

REST
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 4 £40,000 -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 33 (94.29%) SOAP
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) Web Services
4 18 (51.43%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) JIRA
5 15 (42.86%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (40.00%) Selenium
7 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (37.14%) Java EE
7 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
7 13 (37.14%) JMeter
8 12 (34.29%) SOA
8 12 (34.29%) HTTP
8 12 (34.29%) JUnit
8 12 (34.29%) RESTful
8 12 (34.29%) DbUnit
8 12 (34.29%) SoapUI
9 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
10 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
11 9 (25.71%) QA
11 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
12 8 (22.86%) XML
12 8 (22.86%) C
13 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
14 5 (14.29%) Ajax
14 5 (14.29%) jQuery
14 5 (14.29%) WebDriver

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (8.57%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) JIRA
2 14 (40.00%) Selenium
3 13 (37.14%) JMeter
4 12 (34.29%) DbUnit
4 12 (34.29%) JUnit
4 12 (34.29%) SoapUI
5 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (8.57%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.71%) FxCop
7 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.71%) Moq
7 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
7 2 (5.71%) StyleCop
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Test Engineer
2 21 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Automated Tester
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) SOAP
2 24 (68.57%) Web Services
3 13 (37.14%) Java EE
4 12 (34.29%) RESTful
5 8 (22.86%) XML
6 5 (14.29%) Ajax
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
8 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
8 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) OSGi
8 3 (8.57%) Spring
8 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.71%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) DataPower
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) SOA
5 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 5 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) Functional Programming
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.71%) BDD
11 2 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Scala
4 3 (8.57%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian