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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 93 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing REST 12 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.84% 0.18% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 0.53% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
496 375 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.64% 34.56% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 390 323 329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Basildon - 2 £41,250 -
Brentwood - 1 £29,000 -
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) SOAP
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
7 7 (36.84%) Ajax
7 7 (36.84%) SOA
8 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (31.58%) C#
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (26.32%) VBA
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) ETL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (15.79%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) Mule
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 50
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) IPv4
1 4 (21.05%) IPv6
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) EasyMock
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Robolectric
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 7 (36.84%) Ajax
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) YUI
9 3 (15.79%) Dojo
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) CSS3
9 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
9 3 (15.79%) Sass
9 3 (15.79%) LESS
9 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Life Science
2 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 5 (26.32%) VBA
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) XQuery
7 1 (5.26%) XAML
7 1 (5.26%) XPath
7 1 (5.26%) Delphi
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Sage