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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 36 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -21
Permanent jobs citing REST 79 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.79% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.69% 1.34% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 65 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,250 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
577 522 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.57% 42.37% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 513 467 254
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 28 £45,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 12 £37,500 - 2
Dartford -12 8 £52,500 +13.51%
Maidstone +13 5 £35,000 -22.22%
West Malling - 4 £46,250 - 2
Faversham - 1 £57,500 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (67.86%) JSON
2 75 (66.96%) MVC
3 72 (64.29%) Java
4 69 (61.61%) JavaScript
5 66 (58.93%) HTML
6 65 (58.04%) CSS
7 63 (56.25%) .NET
8 55 (49.11%) Hibernate
9 54 (48.21%) OO
10 51 (45.54%) SQL Server
11 48 (42.86%) OOD
12 46 (41.07%) Maven
13 44 (39.29%) Web Services
14 41 (36.61%) Spring
15 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (31.25%) MySQL
16 34 (30.36%) VB
16 34 (30.36%) VB6
16 34 (30.36%) Spring Integration
17 33 (29.46%) XML
18 32 (28.57%) Eclipse
19 30 (26.79%) SOAP
19 30 (26.79%) SQL
20 29 (25.89%) Oracle
21 28 (25.00%) C#
21 28 (25.00%) WCF
21 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET
21 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
22 26 (23.21%) Degree

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (16.96%) Apache
2 14 (12.50%) JBoss
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.46%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.46%) SSL
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (31.25%) MySQL
3 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (41.07%) Maven
2 32 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.39%) JUnit
5 14 (12.50%) TestNG
6 13 (11.61%) Ant
7 6 (5.36%) Subversion
7 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.79%) Mockito
10 1 (0.89%) Grunt
10 1 (0.89%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.89%) Bower
10 1 (0.89%) Robolectric
10 1 (0.89%) Xcode
10 1 (0.89%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.89%) jMock
General
1 10 (8.93%) Publishing
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (95.54%) Developer
2 52 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.39%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.39%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Web Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Junior Java Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Junior
10 6 (5.36%) Graduate
10 6 (5.36%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (67.86%) JSON
2 66 (58.93%) HTML
3 65 (58.04%) CSS
4 63 (56.25%) .NET
5 55 (49.11%) Hibernate
6 44 (39.29%) Web Services
7 41 (36.61%) Spring
8 34 (30.36%) Spring Integration
9 33 (29.46%) XML
10 30 (26.79%) SOAP
11 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 28 (25.00%) WCF
11 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (19.64%) jQuery
13 16 (14.29%) HTML5
13 16 (14.29%) OpenGL
14 15 (13.39%) J2EE
14 15 (13.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
15 14 (12.50%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.36%) W3C
5 2 (1.79%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Animation
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
2 16 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (4.46%) Mac OS
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.96%) MVC
2 54 (48.21%) OO
3 48 (42.86%) OOD
4 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (20.54%) Project Management
6 21 (18.75%) Scrum
7 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
9 18 (16.07%) TDD
10 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 16 (14.29%) Android Development
11 14 (12.50%) Memory Management
11 14 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 11 (9.82%) Kanban
13 9 (8.04%) OOP
14 7 (6.25%) Web Development
15 6 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
16 5 (4.46%) User Stories
16 5 (4.46%) Multithreading
17 4 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.29%) Java
2 69 (61.61%) JavaScript
3 34 (30.36%) VB
3 34 (30.36%) VB6
4 30 (26.79%) SQL
5 28 (25.00%) C#
6 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
7 23 (20.54%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.46%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) Perl
8 5 (4.46%) C
9 3 (2.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) Oracle
2 7 (6.25%) Telerik
3 6 (5.36%) Twitter
4 5 (4.46%) Percona
4 5 (4.46%) Adobe
5 3 (2.68%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.89%) Dell
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Required IT
Salary: £46-54k per year
Posted: 16 days ago