The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing REST 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.20% 0.66% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 1.30% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.86%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 230 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.15% 50.22% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 138 170 166
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

REST
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

REST Salary Trend in Portsmouth

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 5 (50.00%) Apex Code
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com