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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
373 363 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.03% 32.91% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 305 327 373
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £52,500
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
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 19 September 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
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Ajax
2 12 (63.16%) JSON
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) SaaS
3 9 (47.37%) Web 2.0
3 9 (47.37%) LotusScript
3 9 (47.37%) Lotus
3 9 (47.37%) IBM
3 9 (47.37%) IBM Notes
3 9 (47.37%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) PHP
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) Web Design
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.79%) YUI

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (47.37%) IBM Notes
1 9 (47.37%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Joomla!
3 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
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
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Joomla! Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Ajax
1 12 (63.16%) JSON
1 12 (63.16%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Dojo
4 3 (15.79%) YUI
4 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Web 2.0
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Life Science
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Web Design
2 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) LotusScript
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
1 9 (47.37%) Lotus
2 3 (15.79%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Dell