The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 71 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing REST 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.99% 1.86% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 3.88% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 0
Average salary £43,750 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
REST
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
337 335 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.50% 47.86% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 305 308 293
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

REST
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

REST Salary Trend in Leicestershire

REST
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
Leicester +4 8 £45,000 +18.42%
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
REST
East Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 47 (100.00%) SOAP
2 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
3 33 (70.21%) C#
3 33 (70.21%) .NET
4 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (61.70%) CSS
5 29 (61.70%) Web Services
6 23 (48.94%) TDD
7 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.17%) XML
8 17 (36.17%) CRM
8 17 (36.17%) HTML
8 17 (36.17%) SQL
8 17 (36.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (34.04%) Java
9 16 (34.04%) MVC
10 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.91%) JSON
10 15 (31.91%) jQuery
11 14 (29.79%) RESTful
11 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
11 14 (29.79%) MySQL
11 14 (29.79%) Eclipse
12 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
12 13 (27.66%) J2EE
13 12 (25.53%) JBoss
13 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
13 12 (25.53%) Spring
13 12 (25.53%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) MySQL
3 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
1 14 (29.79%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.04%) CRM Developer
4 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
5 13 (27.66%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (25.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
8 9 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
10 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
12 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
12 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Web Developer
13 1 (2.13%) C# Programmer
13 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
13 1 (2.13%) Programmer
13 1 (2.13%) Senior Programmer
13 1 (2.13%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) SOAP
2 33 (70.21%) .NET
3 29 (61.70%) CSS
3 29 (61.70%) Web Services
4 17 (36.17%) XML
4 17 (36.17%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) JSON
5 15 (31.91%) jQuery
6 14 (29.79%) RESTful
7 13 (27.66%) J2EE
8 12 (25.53%) Hibernate
8 12 (25.53%) Spring
8 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) COM
10 4 (8.51%) XHTML
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.51%) WCF
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) W3C
4 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 17 (36.17%) CRM
4 16 (34.04%) MVC
5 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
7 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
7 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.02%) OOD
9 6 (12.77%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.38%) SOA
11 3 (6.38%) Project Management
11 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.38%) JVM Tuning
12 2 (4.26%) Kanban
12 2 (4.26%) OOP
12 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 33 (70.21%) C#
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) HDFS
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) JBoss
3 5 (10.64%) Siebel
3 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.64%) NetSuite
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle