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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 60 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.63% 1.07% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
461 565 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.25% 46.46% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 392 502 270
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 £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £43,750 - 3
Dartford +2 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Sittingbourne - 7 £37,500 - 2
Canterbury - 5 - -
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 - 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 76 (76.77%) MVC
2 75 (75.76%) JavaScript
3 69 (69.70%) HTML
3 69 (69.70%) CSS
4 66 (66.67%) .NET
5 60 (60.61%) JSON
6 53 (53.54%) Java
7 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
7 50 (50.51%) OO
8 46 (46.46%) Hibernate
9 45 (45.45%) OOD
10 44 (44.44%) Maven
11 42 (42.42%) Spring
12 34 (34.34%) VB6
12 34 (34.34%) VB
12 34 (34.34%) Spring Integration
13 33 (33.33%) VB.NET
14 32 (32.32%) ASP.NET
15 31 (31.31%) C#
16 30 (30.30%) WCF
17 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (29.29%) SQL
17 29 (29.29%) MySQL
18 27 (27.27%) Web Services
18 27 (27.27%) jQuery
19 25 (25.25%) Degree
20 24 (24.24%) Oracle
21 23 (23.23%) SOAP
21 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
21 23 (23.23%) TDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 12 (12.12%) Apache
2 7 (7.07%) JBoss
3 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.05%) SSL
3 4 (4.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.29%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (44.44%) Maven
2 17 (17.17%) Eclipse
3 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.07%) TestNG
4 7 (7.07%) JUnit
5 6 (6.06%) Ant
6 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.05%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) Robolectric
7 1 (1.01%) Mockito
7 1 (1.01%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 14 (14.14%) Publishing
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (97.98%) Developer
2 39 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Software Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.13%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Android Developer
9 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Graduate Java Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Graduate
10 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Junior
10 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (69.70%) HTML
1 69 (69.70%) CSS
2 66 (66.67%) .NET
3 60 (60.61%) JSON
4 46 (46.46%) Hibernate
5 42 (42.42%) Spring
6 34 (34.34%) Spring Integration
7 32 (32.32%) ASP.NET
8 30 (30.30%) WCF
9 27 (27.27%) jQuery
9 27 (27.27%) Web Services
10 23 (23.23%) SOAP
10 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (21.21%) XML
12 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (15.15%) Dojo
14 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (12.12%) HTML5
16 10 (10.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (10.10%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) W3C
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Android
4 5 (5.05%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.77%) MVC
2 50 (50.51%) OO
3 45 (45.45%) OOD
4 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.23%) TDD
5 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
6 22 (22.22%) Scrum
7 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
8 16 (16.16%) Project Management
9 13 (13.13%) Kanban
10 12 (12.12%) SOA
10 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.10%) OOP
12 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Web Development
12 7 (7.07%) Android Development
13 6 (6.06%) Memory Management
14 5 (5.05%) User Stories
14 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
14 5 (5.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 53 (53.54%) Java
3 34 (34.34%) VB
3 34 (34.34%) VB6
4 33 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 31 (31.31%) C#
6 29 (29.29%) SQL
7 17 (17.17%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.05%) Perl
8 5 (5.05%) C++
8 5 (5.05%) C
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.05%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Telerik
2 7 (7.07%) Twitter
3 5 (5.05%) Percona
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) Remedy
5 3 (3.03%) Adobe
5 3 (3.03%) Facebook
5 3 (3.03%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.01%) Dell
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago