The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.10% 3.87% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.36% 6.03% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
REST
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 116 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 36.07% 64.09% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 89 26
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

REST
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

REST Salary Trend in Maidstone

REST
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) OOD
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Integration
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Junior
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Integration
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) OOD
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle