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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 35 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Permanent jobs citing REST 61 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.24% 1.60% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% 3.38% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 11
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
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
450 591 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.01% 47.28% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 410 467 308
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £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 1 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 1 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 - 39 £44,500 - 5
Sittingbourne +6 9 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Maidstone +21 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Faversham - 2 £57,500 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 91 (66.91%) JSON
2 85 (62.50%) Java
3 82 (60.29%) Web Services
4 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (47.79%) MVC
6 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
7 59 (43.38%) .NET
7 59 (43.38%) XML
8 56 (41.18%) HTML
9 54 (39.71%) SQL Server
10 53 (38.97%) OO
11 52 (38.24%) CSS
12 50 (36.76%) Eclipse
12 50 (36.76%) Hibernate
13 45 (33.09%) OOD
14 42 (30.88%) OpenGL
15 39 (28.68%) Mobile Development
16 38 (27.94%) Mobile App
17 36 (26.47%) C#
17 36 (26.47%) SQL
17 36 (26.47%) SOAP
17 36 (26.47%) TDD
17 36 (26.47%) Android
17 36 (26.47%) Memory Management
18 35 (25.74%) Android Development
19 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET
20 32 (23.53%) Degree
20 32 (23.53%) WCF
20 32 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (22.79%) T-SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (14.71%) JBoss
1 20 (14.71%) Apache
2 18 (13.24%) CMS
3 3 (2.21%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Photoshop
1 16 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) Internet
2 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.38%) MySQL
3 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.68%) DataStage
5 2 (1.47%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (36.76%) Eclipse
2 31 (22.79%) Git (software)
3 30 (22.06%) Maven
4 23 (16.91%) JUnit
5 20 (14.71%) Ant
5 20 (14.71%) TestNG
6 7 (5.15%) Xcode
7 3 (2.21%) Subversion
7 3 (2.21%) jMock
7 3 (2.21%) Mockito
7 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) Grunt
8 1 (0.74%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.74%) Bower
8 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Games
3 3 (2.21%) Publishing
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 131 (96.32%) Developer
2 51 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 32 (23.53%) Android Developer
4 28 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 28 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 22 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.09%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.15%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Graduate Java Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (3.68%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Junior
11 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Graduate
11 5 (3.68%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (66.91%) JSON
2 82 (60.29%) Web Services
3 59 (43.38%) XML
3 59 (43.38%) .NET
4 56 (41.18%) HTML
5 52 (38.24%) CSS
6 50 (36.76%) Hibernate
7 42 (30.88%) OpenGL
8 36 (26.47%) SOAP
9 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 32 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (23.53%) WCF
11 30 (22.06%) Spring
11 30 (22.06%) Android SDK
12 26 (19.12%) jQuery
13 23 (16.91%) J2EE
13 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (16.18%) Spring Integration
15 21 (15.44%) HTML5
16 20 (14.71%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.94%) Mobile App
2 30 (22.06%) Computer Science
3 25 (18.38%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (13.97%) W3C
5 8 (5.88%) iPhone
6 7 (5.15%) iPad
7 3 (2.21%) Social Media
8 2 (1.47%) AS400
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.74%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.74%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Android
2 20 (14.71%) Linux
3 12 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.79%) MVC
3 53 (38.97%) OO
4 45 (33.09%) OOD
5 39 (28.68%) Mobile Development
6 36 (26.47%) TDD
6 36 (26.47%) Memory Management
7 35 (25.74%) Android Development
8 29 (21.32%) Scrum
9 22 (16.18%) Project Management
10 21 (15.44%) Unit Testing
11 20 (14.71%) Integration Testing
12 17 (12.50%) Kanban
12 17 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (8.82%) iOS Development
14 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
14 10 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (3.68%) Game Development
15 5 (3.68%) ETL
16 4 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (62.50%) Java
2 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 36 (26.47%) C#
3 36 (26.47%) SQL
4 31 (22.79%) T-SQL
5 22 (16.18%) VB
5 22 (16.18%) VB6
6 17 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Oracle
2 17 (12.50%) Twitter
3 16 (11.76%) Adobe
4 4 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
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Salary: Competitive
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Sittingbourne
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago