The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 10 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.44% 0.88% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 1.91% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 12
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +110.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £34,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
REST
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
300 419 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 43.23% 45.89% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 268 389 423
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

REST
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

REST Salary Trend in Oxford

REST
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Subversion
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
6 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (25.00%) Laravel
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Telerik
6 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Kendo UI
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) LAMP
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) OOXML
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) Symfony

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Triplestore
2 2 (12.50%) Text Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) JSUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
5 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (25.00%) Laravel
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) Kendo UI
5 4 (25.00%) LAMP
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) OOXML
5 4 (25.00%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) Symfony
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Semantic Web
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Linked Data
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 2 (12.50%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) RDF
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) R
4 2 (12.50%) SPARQL
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) XQuery
4 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle