The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Kent
Rank 64 93 40
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -53
Permanent jobs citing REST 19 14 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.28% 1.24% 6.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 2.83% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 51
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%

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
344 494 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.25% 43.76% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 273 427 472
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells +13 6 £45,000 +50.00%
West Malling -2 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Maidstone - 1 - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for REST.

1 28 (50.91%) XML
2 27 (49.09%) SOAP
2 27 (49.09%) Web Services
2 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
3 24 (43.64%) Android
4 22 (40.00%) Degree
4 22 (40.00%) JSON
4 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 22 (40.00%) CSS
4 22 (40.00%) HTML
4 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.18%) C#
5 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (36.36%) MVC
7 18 (32.73%) Java
7 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
7 18 (32.73%) Memory Management
7 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
7 18 (32.73%) Android SDK
7 18 (32.73%) Android Development
7 18 (32.73%) Mobile Development
8 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
9 15 (27.27%) .NET
9 15 (27.27%) Web Development
10 13 (23.64%) HTML5
10 13 (23.64%) CSS3
10 13 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (20.00%) HP
11 11 (20.00%) SQL
11 11 (20.00%) Windows

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) CMS
1 9 (16.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
1 5 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) SMTP
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Big Data
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.36%) Bower
3 9 (16.36%) Grunt
4 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 5 (9.09%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.82%) gulp
7 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.36%) Games
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Legal
4 5 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Android Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Graduate
3 17 (30.91%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) HTML Developer
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Telephony Support
6 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) XML
2 27 (49.09%) SOAP
2 27 (49.09%) Web Services
3 22 (40.00%) CSS
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
3 22 (40.00%) JSON
4 18 (32.73%) Android SDK
5 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
6 15 (27.27%) .NET
7 13 (23.64%) CSS3
7 13 (23.64%) HTML5
7 13 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (16.36%) Ajax
11 8 (14.55%) jQuery
12 6 (10.91%) WCF
13 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (7.27%) EDI
15 2 (3.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.36%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Android
2 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) MVC
3 18 (32.73%) Android Development
3 18 (32.73%) Memory Management
3 18 (32.73%) Mobile Development
4 15 (27.27%) Web Development
5 9 (16.36%) Load Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 5 (9.09%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Health Informatics
6 5 (9.09%) Informatics
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 5 (9.09%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (7.27%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) OOD
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (38.18%) C#
3 18 (32.73%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
2 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCITP
3 5 (9.09%) MCSA
3 5 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) HP
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Perforce
3 7 (12.73%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (9.09%) Dell
4 5 (9.09%) Mitel
4 5 (9.09%) Nortel