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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 90 43 101
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +58
Permanent jobs citing REST 13 68 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 6.61% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 12.98% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 54 12
Average salary £30,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
497 524 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.65% 50.92% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 430 480 455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -22 11 £30,000 -36.84%
West Malling -17 1 £60,000 +33.33%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (54.29%) Web Services
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) .NET
3 16 (45.71%) JSON
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) MVC
6 13 (37.14%) C#
6 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) CSS
6 13 (37.14%) OO
6 13 (37.14%) OOD
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) Degree
9 10 (28.57%) Android
9 10 (28.57%) Android Development
10 9 (25.71%) Mobile Development
10 9 (25.71%) CSS3
10 9 (25.71%) jQuery
10 9 (25.71%) HTML5
10 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.71%) WCF
10 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
11 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
11 8 (22.86%) Spring
11 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (22.86%) Android SDK

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.57%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) DataStage
2 4 (11.43%) MariaDB
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Hudson
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
4 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) WiX
4 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Android Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Junior
4 7 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Application Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Graduate
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Web Services
2 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) JSON
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) CSS3
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 9 (25.71%) jQuery
5 9 (25.71%) WCF
6 8 (22.86%) Android SDK
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 7 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (20.00%) OpenGL
7 7 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (17.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Media
4 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) OO
3 13 (37.14%) OOD
4 10 (28.57%) Android Development
5 9 (25.71%) Mobile Development
6 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (20.00%) Memory Management
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (11.43%) ETL
10 3 (8.57%) Data Management
10 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
10 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter