The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 47 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing REST 4 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.14% 1.29% 8.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.40% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 24
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £31,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £35,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
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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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 125 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 48.15% 53.65% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 143 110 157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

REST
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

REST Salary Trend in Ipswich

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 22 (95.65%) SOAP
2 20 (86.96%) Web Services
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 13 (56.52%) XML
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) jQuery
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (43.48%) HTTP
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) C#
7 10 (43.48%) .NET
7 10 (43.48%) LINQ
7 10 (43.48%) ReSharper
7 10 (43.48%) NUnit
7 10 (43.48%) MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (43.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (39.13%) Spring
9 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (34.78%) Java EE
9 8 (34.78%) Maven
9 8 (34.78%) Change Management
9 8 (34.78%) Web Application Development
9 8 (34.78%) Gradle
10 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (30.43%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) NUnit
1 10 (43.48%) ReSharper
1 10 (43.48%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (34.78%) Maven
2 8 (34.78%) Gradle
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) Subversion
4 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) SOAP
2 20 (86.96%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 12 (52.17%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) LINQ
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) Java EE
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) OSGi
9 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
10 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
10 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.35%) OAuth
10 1 (4.35%) Memcached
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
10 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (43.48%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 8 (34.78%) Web Application Development
6 7 (30.43%) SOA
7 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) CRM
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) UML
9 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (4.35%) Open Source
9 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
9 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) iptables
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) IBM