The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing REST 7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.67% 3.32% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 5.96% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
REST
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 218 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.10% 55.75% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 151 202 176
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 September 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 36 (100.00%) SOAP
2 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (69.44%) C#
4 25 (69.44%) .NET
5 24 (66.67%) CSS
5 24 (66.67%) Web Services
6 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (50.00%) TDD
7 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 14 (38.89%) HTML
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) XML
9 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 13 (36.11%) MVC
10 12 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (33.33%) CRM
10 12 (33.33%) JSON
10 12 (33.33%) jQuery
11 11 (30.56%) RESTful
11 11 (30.56%) JBoss
11 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
11 11 (30.56%) Java
11 11 (30.56%) J2EE
11 11 (30.56%) MySQL
11 11 (30.56%) Spring
11 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
12 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
12 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
12 10 (27.78%) Eclipse

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) MySQL
3 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (33.33%) CRM Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
5 10 (27.78%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
6 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 1 (2.78%) C# Programmer
11 1 (2.78%) Programmer
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Programmer
11 1 (2.78%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) SOAP
2 25 (69.44%) .NET
3 24 (66.67%) CSS
3 24 (66.67%) Web Services
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) XML
6 12 (33.33%) JSON
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) RESTful
7 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
7 11 (30.56%) Spring
7 11 (30.56%) J2EE
8 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.89%) COM
10 4 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (11.11%) WCF
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) CRM
5 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 7 (19.44%) OOD
9 6 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (11.11%) Scrum
11 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
11 3 (8.33%) SOA
11 3 (8.33%) Project Management
12 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.56%) Web Development
12 2 (5.56%) Release Management
13 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) JBoss
3 5 (13.89%) Siebel
3 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (13.89%) NetSuite
4 2 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle