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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -26
Permanent jobs citing REST 72 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.78% 0.98% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.21% 2.13% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +5.12%
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
545 516 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.32% 46.20% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 495 453 217
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 - 33 £45,000 - 3
Sittingbourne - 11 £37,500 - 2
Maidstone +12 5 £47,500 +5.55%
West Malling - 4 £46,250 -
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 87 (67.44%) JSON
2 84 (65.12%) Java
3 75 (58.14%) MVC
4 73 (56.59%) JavaScript
5 67 (51.94%) HTML
6 64 (49.61%) CSS
7 62 (48.06%) .NET
8 61 (47.29%) Web Services
9 59 (45.74%) Hibernate
10 58 (44.96%) OO
11 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
13 50 (38.76%) OOD
14 47 (36.43%) Maven
15 43 (33.33%) Eclipse
16 42 (32.56%) XML
16 42 (32.56%) Spring
17 35 (27.13%) MySQL
18 34 (26.36%) Degree
19 33 (25.58%) VB6
19 33 (25.58%) VB
19 33 (25.58%) Spring Integration
20 32 (24.81%) SOAP
21 31 (24.03%) Oracle
22 30 (23.26%) OpenGL
23 29 (22.48%) SQL
23 29 (22.48%) Computer Science
24 28 (21.71%) WCF
24 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
24 28 (21.71%) C#

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (17.05%) Apache
2 17 (13.18%) JBoss
3 10 (7.75%) CMS
4 5 (3.88%) IIS
4 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Photoshop
1 9 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Internet
2 5 (3.88%) HTTP
2 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (27.13%) MySQL
3 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.55%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (36.43%) Maven
2 43 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
4 20 (15.50%) JUnit
5 17 (13.18%) TestNG
6 16 (12.40%) Ant
7 8 (6.20%) Subversion
7 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.10%) Mockito
8 4 (3.10%) Xcode
9 3 (2.33%) jMock
10 1 (0.78%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.78%) Grunt
10 1 (0.78%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.78%) Bower
10 1 (0.78%) Robolectric
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Publishing
3 5 (3.88%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (96.12%) Developer
2 59 (45.74%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Android Developer
4 20 (15.50%) C# Developer
5 19 (14.73%) .NET Developer
6 16 (12.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Junior Java Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Graduate
11 6 (4.65%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Junior
11 6 (4.65%) Graduate Java Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.10%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (67.44%) JSON
2 67 (51.94%) HTML
3 64 (49.61%) CSS
4 62 (48.06%) .NET
5 61 (47.29%) Web Services
6 59 (45.74%) Hibernate
7 42 (32.56%) Spring
7 42 (32.56%) XML
8 33 (25.58%) Spring Integration
9 32 (24.81%) SOAP
10 30 (23.26%) OpenGL
11 28 (21.71%) ASP.NET
11 28 (21.71%) WCF
11 28 (21.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (19.38%) jQuery
13 21 (16.28%) Android SDK
14 20 (15.50%) J2EE
15 17 (13.18%) JSP
15 17 (13.18%) JSF
15 17 (13.18%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Computer Science
2 27 (20.93%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.53%) W3C
5 5 (3.88%) iPhone
6 4 (3.10%) iPad
7 3 (2.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.78%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Android
2 22 (17.05%) Linux
3 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.88%) Windows
4 5 (3.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (58.14%) MVC
2 58 (44.96%) OO
3 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (38.76%) OOD
5 27 (20.93%) Scrum
5 27 (20.93%) Android Development
6 26 (20.16%) Project Management
7 25 (19.38%) TDD
8 24 (18.60%) Memory Management
9 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.18%) Unit Testing
10 17 (13.18%) Integration Testing
11 15 (11.63%) Kanban
12 10 (7.75%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (6.98%) iOS Development
14 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.65%) Web Development
15 6 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
16 5 (3.88%) User Stories
16 5 (3.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (65.12%) Java
2 73 (56.59%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.58%) VB
3 33 (25.58%) VB6
4 29 (22.48%) SQL
5 28 (21.71%) C#
6 23 (17.83%) T-SQL
7 21 (16.28%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.88%) C++
8 5 (3.88%) Perl
8 5 (3.88%) C
9 4 (3.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (3.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) Twitter
3 9 (6.98%) Adobe
4 5 (3.88%) Percona
5 4 (3.10%) Telerik
6 1 (0.78%) Dell
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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