The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing REST 25 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.50% 0.27% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 0.50% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
252 199 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 45.32% 54.22% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 236 173 221
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
REST
Leicestershire

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

REST
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Leicester region.

REST Salary Trend in Leicester

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 34 (100.00%) SOAP
2 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (73.53%) Web Services
4 22 (64.71%) C#
4 22 (64.71%) .NET
4 22 (64.71%) CSS
5 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (50.00%) HTML
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (41.18%) TDD
8 14 (41.18%) SQL
8 14 (41.18%) XML
9 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
10 12 (35.29%) CRM
10 12 (35.29%) JBoss
10 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
10 12 (35.29%) Java
10 12 (35.29%) J2EE
10 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
10 12 (35.29%) Spring
10 12 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
11 10 (29.41%) MVC
11 10 (29.41%) MySQL
11 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
11 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
11 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
12 9 (26.47%) HTTP
12 9 (26.47%) RDBMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (23.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
3 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
1 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Senior Developer
3 12 (35.29%) CRM Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) SOAP
2 25 (73.53%) Web Services
3 22 (64.71%) .NET
3 22 (64.71%) CSS
4 17 (50.00%) HTML
5 14 (41.18%) XML
6 12 (35.29%) J2EE
6 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (35.29%) Spring
7 9 (26.47%) JSON
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
8 6 (17.65%) RESTful
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.71%) COM
10 4 (11.76%) Ajax
10 4 (11.76%) HTML5
10 4 (11.76%) CSS3
11 3 (8.82%) JAX-WS
11 3 (8.82%) JDBC
11 3 (8.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) CRM
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) MVC
5 8 (23.53%) OOD
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.82%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
10 1 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) JBoss
3 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (14.71%) NetSuite
3 5 (14.71%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Google