The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 48 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.41% 3.27% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 8.03% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
507 461 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.56% 40.72% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 451 420 399
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

REST
Salary Trend in Kent

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

REST Salary Trend in Kent

REST
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Kent

REST
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +9 37 £49,750 -
West Malling 0 5 £50,000 -
Dartford +7 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Maidstone - 1 £25,000 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 69 (69.00%) Web Services
2 66 (66.00%) JSON
3 56 (56.00%) XML
4 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (52.00%) Mobile App
5 52 (52.00%) OpenGL
6 47 (47.00%) Java
7 42 (42.00%) Mobile Development
8 40 (40.00%) Memory Management
9 37 (37.00%) Android
10 36 (36.00%) Android Development
11 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
11 32 (32.00%) Eclipse
12 31 (31.00%) Degree
13 27 (27.00%) SOAP
14 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
14 26 (26.00%) Android SDK
15 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
16 21 (21.00%) .NET
17 20 (20.00%) C#
17 20 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 19 (19.00%) OOD
19 17 (17.00%) MVC
19 17 (17.00%) SQL
19 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
19 17 (17.00%) TDD
19 17 (17.00%) iPhone
20 16 (16.00%) Apple iOS
20 16 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
20 16 (16.00%) HTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (9.00%) CMS
2 6 (6.00%) JBoss
2 6 (6.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) DataStage
3 8 (8.00%) Big Data
4 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (32.00%) Eclipse
2 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.00%) Xcode
4 6 (6.00%) TestNG
4 6 (6.00%) Ant
4 6 (6.00%) JUnit
5 1 (1.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Games
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (97.00%) Developer
2 34 (34.00%) Android Developer
3 20 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.00%) iOS Developer
5 15 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.00%) Applications Developer
7 13 (13.00%) Java Developer
8 12 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.00%) .NET Developer
10 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
12 6 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 6 (6.00%) Lead Developer
13 5 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
14 4 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
14 4 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
14 4 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
14 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (69.00%) Web Services
2 66 (66.00%) JSON
3 56 (56.00%) XML
4 52 (52.00%) OpenGL
5 27 (27.00%) SOAP
6 26 (26.00%) Android SDK
7 21 (21.00%) .NET
8 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 16 (16.00%) HTML
9 16 (16.00%) Cocoa
10 15 (15.00%) CSS
10 15 (15.00%) jQuery
11 14 (14.00%) CSS3
11 14 (14.00%) HTML5
12 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (13.00%) WCF
12 13 (13.00%) Hibernate
12 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 52 (52.00%) Mobile App
2 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (17.00%) iPhone
4 16 (16.00%) iPad
5 10 (10.00%) Social Media
6 9 (9.00%) W3C
7 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.00%) AS400
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Android
2 16 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.00%) Windows
4 6 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.00%) Mobile Development
3 40 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 36 (36.00%) Android Development
5 19 (19.00%) OOD
6 17 (17.00%) MVC
6 17 (17.00%) TDD
7 16 (16.00%) iOS Development
8 15 (15.00%) OO
8 15 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 12 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Game Development
10 10 (10.00%) ETL
11 9 (9.00%) Scrum
12 8 (8.00%) Kanban
13 7 (7.00%) SOA
13 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.00%) Integration Testing
14 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) Java
2 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.00%) C#
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 16 (16.00%) Objective-C
6 13 (13.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (31.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Twitter
1 8 (8.00%) Adobe
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) webMethods