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 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 64 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.69% 0.76% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 1.64% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 12
Average salary £45,000 £72,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% +133.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
326 426 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 45.79% 46.41% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 289 394 377
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £62,500
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 19 September 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 September 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
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Triplestore
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Text 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%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
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%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python 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%) Kendo UI
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (25.00%) Laravel
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
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%) XSLT
5 4 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 2 (12.50%) Ontologies
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Semantic Web
3 2 (12.50%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
1 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) RDF
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) XQuery
4 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) SPARQL
4 2 (12.50%) R
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle