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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 82 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing REST 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.63% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 1.92% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £65,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
420 365 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.52% 32.82% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 329 308 339
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £40,000 -
Basildon - 1 £37,500 -
Harlow - 1 £47,500 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) C
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) DbUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Biology
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle