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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -27
Permanent jobs citing REST 64 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.53% 1.38% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.88% 2.92% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
497 548 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.71% 47.32% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 453 451 237
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 - 37 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 10 £37,500 - 2
Maidstone +14 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
West Malling - 2 £48,250 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 94 (68.61%) JSON
2 88 (64.23%) Java
3 76 (55.47%) Web Services
4 73 (53.28%) MVC
5 68 (49.64%) JavaScript
6 62 (45.26%) .NET
6 62 (45.26%) HTML
7 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (42.34%) CSS
9 57 (41.61%) Hibernate
10 56 (40.88%) XML
10 56 (40.88%) OO
11 54 (39.42%) SQL Server
12 49 (35.77%) OOD
13 48 (35.04%) Eclipse
14 39 (28.47%) OpenGL
14 39 (28.47%) Maven
15 37 (27.01%) Spring
16 35 (25.55%) SOAP
16 35 (25.55%) Mobile App
17 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (24.09%) Memory Management
17 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET
17 33 (24.09%) C#
17 33 (24.09%) WCF
18 32 (23.36%) Degree
18 32 (23.36%) SQL
19 31 (22.63%) Android
19 31 (22.63%) Android Development
20 30 (21.90%) Computer Science

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (16.06%) Apache
2 20 (14.60%) JBoss
3 15 (10.95%) CMS
4 3 (2.19%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Photoshop
1 13 (9.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (9.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.90%) MySQL
3 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.46%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 48 (35.04%) Eclipse
2 39 (28.47%) Maven
3 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
4 23 (16.79%) JUnit
5 20 (14.60%) TestNG
6 19 (13.87%) Ant
7 8 (5.84%) Xcode
8 5 (3.65%) Subversion
8 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.19%) Mockito
9 3 (2.19%) jMock
10 1 (0.73%) Grunt
10 1 (0.73%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.73%) Bower
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Publishing
3 5 (3.65%) Games
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 132 (96.35%) Developer
2 58 (42.34%) Java Developer
3 28 (20.44%) Android Developer
4 25 (18.25%) C# Developer
5 23 (16.79%) .NET Developer
6 19 (13.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 17 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (9.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.84%) iOS Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Junior
12 6 (4.38%) Graduate
12 6 (4.38%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Junior Java Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Graduate Java Developer
13 5 (3.65%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (68.61%) JSON
2 76 (55.47%) Web Services
3 62 (45.26%) HTML
3 62 (45.26%) .NET
4 58 (42.34%) CSS
5 57 (41.61%) Hibernate
6 56 (40.88%) XML
7 39 (28.47%) OpenGL
8 37 (27.01%) Spring
9 35 (25.55%) SOAP
10 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET
10 33 (24.09%) WCF
10 33 (24.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (20.44%) Spring Integration
12 27 (19.71%) jQuery
13 26 (18.98%) Android SDK
14 23 (16.79%) J2EE
15 20 (14.60%) JSP
15 20 (14.60%) JSF
15 20 (14.60%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.55%) Mobile App
2 30 (21.90%) Computer Science
3 22 (16.06%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (11.68%) W3C
5 8 (5.84%) iPhone
5 8 (5.84%) iPad
6 3 (2.19%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.73%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) Android
2 22 (16.06%) Linux
3 13 (9.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) MVC
2 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (40.88%) OO
4 49 (35.77%) OOD
5 33 (24.09%) Memory Management
6 31 (22.63%) Android Development
7 29 (21.17%) TDD
8 27 (19.71%) Scrum
9 25 (18.25%) Project Management
10 21 (15.33%) Unit Testing
11 20 (14.60%) Integration Testing
12 16 (11.68%) Software Engineering
12 16 (11.68%) Kanban
13 14 (10.22%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (9.49%) iOS Development
15 10 (7.30%) Mobile Application Development
16 5 (3.65%) Game Development
16 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
17 4 (2.92%) OOP
17 4 (2.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.23%) Java
2 68 (49.64%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.09%) C#
4 32 (23.36%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) T-SQL
5 28 (20.44%) VB
5 28 (20.44%) VB6
6 19 (13.87%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.84%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.46%) C++
8 2 (1.46%) Perl
8 2 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (21.17%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) Twitter
3 13 (9.49%) Adobe
4 4 (2.92%) Telerik
5 2 (1.46%) Percona
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
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