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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 68 61 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 33 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.05% 3.36% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 8.80% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 15
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
509 375 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.00% 38.23% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 470 319 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 22 £47,000 -
West Malling -3 6 £50,000 +14.28%
Canterbury -5 1 - - 3
Maidstone - 1 £25,000 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 58 (65.17%) Web Services
2 52 (58.43%) JSON
3 41 (46.07%) OpenGL
3 41 (46.07%) Mobile App
4 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (43.82%) XML
6 35 (39.33%) Java
7 31 (34.83%) Mobile Development
8 30 (33.71%) Android
9 29 (32.58%) Memory Management
9 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
9 29 (32.58%) Android Development
10 27 (30.34%) Degree
11 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
11 25 (28.09%) OOD
12 23 (25.84%) SOAP
12 23 (25.84%) .NET
13 22 (24.72%) C#
13 22 (24.72%) SQL
13 22 (24.72%) MVC
14 21 (23.60%) jQuery
14 21 (23.60%) Eclipse
14 21 (23.60%) HTML
14 21 (23.60%) OO
14 21 (23.60%) CSS
15 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
16 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
16 19 (21.35%) HTML5
16 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
16 19 (21.35%) CSS3

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (5.62%) CMS
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) JBoss
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) PPP
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) DataStage
3 8 (8.99%) Big Data
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Eclipse
2 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.48%) Xcode
4 2 (2.25%) Ant
4 2 (2.25%) JUnit
4 2 (2.25%) TestNG
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Games
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (94.38%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Android Developer
3 22 (24.72%) C# Developer
4 20 (22.47%) Applications Developer
5 17 (19.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (15.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Web Developer
8 12 (13.48%) iOS Developer
9 10 (11.24%) C# Web Developer
9 10 (11.24%) C# Application Developer
9 10 (11.24%) Web Applications Developer
9 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
10 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
13 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
15 2 (2.25%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (65.17%) Web Services
2 52 (58.43%) JSON
3 41 (46.07%) OpenGL
4 39 (43.82%) XML
5 23 (25.84%) .NET
5 23 (25.84%) SOAP
6 21 (23.60%) jQuery
6 21 (23.60%) HTML
6 21 (23.60%) CSS
7 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
7 19 (21.35%) HTML5
7 19 (21.35%) CSS3
7 19 (21.35%) Android SDK
8 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (16.85%) Razor View Engine
9 15 (16.85%) WCF
10 12 (13.48%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (13.48%) Cocoa
11 11 (12.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (46.07%) Mobile App
2 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.61%) iPhone
4 12 (13.48%) iPad
5 10 (11.24%) Social Media
6 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.62%) W3C
7 4 (4.49%) AS400
8 2 (2.25%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.12%) PMI
9 1 (1.12%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Android
2 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Mobile Development
3 29 (32.58%) Android Development
3 29 (32.58%) Memory Management
4 25 (28.09%) OOD
5 22 (24.72%) MVC
6 21 (23.60%) OO
7 15 (16.85%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (14.61%) TDD
9 12 (13.48%) iOS Development
10 10 (11.24%) Game Development
10 10 (11.24%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (11.24%) ETL
11 8 (8.99%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.87%) Scrum
12 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.87%) SOA
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) C#
4 15 (16.85%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.48%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VB6
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) webMethods
3 5 (5.62%) Twitter
3 5 (5.62%) Adobe
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