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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 54 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.63% 1.51% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.71% 3.30% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 11
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
425 575 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.32% 45.74% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 378 456 346
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 34 £43,250 -
Sittingbourne +9 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Maidstone +20 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Faversham - 1 £57,500 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (68.22%) JSON
2 83 (64.34%) Java
3 77 (59.69%) Web Services
4 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (47.29%) XML
6 53 (41.09%) JavaScript
7 52 (40.31%) .NET
7 52 (40.31%) MVC
8 50 (38.76%) Eclipse
9 46 (35.66%) HTML
9 46 (35.66%) Hibernate
10 45 (34.88%) OO
11 44 (34.11%) SQL Server
12 43 (33.33%) OpenGL
13 42 (32.56%) CSS
14 40 (31.01%) Mobile Development
15 39 (30.23%) Mobile App
15 39 (30.23%) OOD
16 37 (28.68%) Android
16 37 (28.68%) Memory Management
17 36 (27.91%) Android Development
17 36 (27.91%) SOAP
18 33 (25.58%) TDD
19 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
20 31 (24.03%) Degree
20 31 (24.03%) Computer Science
20 31 (24.03%) Android SDK
21 30 (23.26%) C#
22 29 (22.48%) SQL
22 29 (22.48%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (14.73%) JBoss
1 19 (14.73%) Apache
2 17 (13.18%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) Photoshop
1 14 (10.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (10.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) PPP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.05%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) DataStage
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 50 (38.76%) Eclipse
2 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
3 27 (20.93%) Maven
4 22 (17.05%) JUnit
5 19 (14.73%) Ant
5 19 (14.73%) TestNG
6 7 (5.43%) Xcode
7 3 (2.33%) Subversion
7 3 (2.33%) jMock
7 3 (2.33%) Mockito
7 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) Grunt
8 1 (0.78%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.78%) Bower
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Games
3 3 (2.33%) Marketing
3 3 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (96.12%) Developer
2 46 (35.66%) Java Developer
3 33 (25.58%) Android Developer
4 24 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 24 (18.60%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (14.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 15 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.43%) iOS Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Junior Java Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Graduate
13 3 (2.33%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (68.22%) JSON
2 77 (59.69%) Web Services
3 61 (47.29%) XML
4 52 (40.31%) .NET
5 46 (35.66%) HTML
5 46 (35.66%) Hibernate
6 43 (33.33%) OpenGL
7 42 (32.56%) CSS
8 36 (27.91%) SOAP
9 31 (24.03%) Android SDK
10 27 (20.93%) ASP.NET
10 27 (20.93%) Spring
11 24 (18.60%) WCF
11 24 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (17.05%) J2EE
13 21 (16.28%) Spring Integration
14 19 (14.73%) JSP
14 19 (14.73%) RichFaces
14 19 (14.73%) JSF
14 19 (14.73%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.23%) Mobile App
2 31 (24.03%) Computer Science
3 22 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (12.40%) W3C
5 8 (6.20%) iPhone
6 7 (5.43%) iPad
7 3 (2.33%) Social Media
7 3 (2.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.78%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Android
2 19 (14.73%) Linux
3 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.31%) MVC
3 45 (34.88%) OO
4 40 (31.01%) Mobile Development
5 39 (30.23%) OOD
6 37 (28.68%) Memory Management
7 36 (27.91%) Android Development
8 33 (25.58%) TDD
9 24 (18.60%) Scrum
10 22 (17.05%) Unit Testing
11 19 (14.73%) Integration Testing
11 19 (14.73%) Project Management
12 14 (10.85%) Kanban
12 14 (10.85%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (9.30%) iOS Development
14 10 (7.75%) Mobile Application Development
15 9 (6.98%) ETL
16 7 (5.43%) Software Engineering
17 5 (3.88%) Game Development
18 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (64.34%) Java
2 53 (41.09%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.26%) C#
4 29 (22.48%) SQL
5 24 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 21 (16.28%) VB
6 21 (16.28%) VB6
7 16 (12.40%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.43%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Oracle
2 14 (10.85%) Adobe
2 14 (10.85%) Twitter
3 2 (1.55%) webMethods
3 2 (1.55%) Telerik
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago