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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 45 76
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +31
Permanent jobs citing REST 7 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 5.08% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 11.00% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 32
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £54,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
413 509 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.07% 46.19% 42.84%
Number of salaries quoted 360 441 460
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

REST Salary Histogram 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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidstone +11 3 £42,500 +17.24%
Tunbridge Wells -19 1 £32,500 -34.67%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) Eclipse
5 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
6 11 (45.83%) JSON
7 10 (41.67%) Android
7 10 (41.67%) Android Development
8 9 (37.50%) Mobile Development
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 9 (37.50%) .NET
8 9 (37.50%) XML
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
9 8 (33.33%) Android SDK
9 8 (33.33%) Memory Management
10 7 (29.17%) Scrum
11 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (25.00%) C#
11 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.83%) Vaadin
12 5 (20.83%) MariaDB
12 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
12 5 (20.83%) Hudson
12 5 (20.83%) JPA
12 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
12 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.83%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MariaDB
2 2 (8.33%) DataStage
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Eclipse
2 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Hudson
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Junior
2 13 (54.17%) Junior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Graduate
4 7 (29.17%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Junior Android Developer
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Applications Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Java Applications Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
2 11 (45.83%) JSON
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) Java EE
6 5 (20.83%) JPA
6 5 (20.83%) JSF
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) Vaadin
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Android Development
3 9 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 8 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) ETL
8 2 (8.33%) Game Development
8 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) SOLID
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) ES6
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Facebook