The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 129 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing REST 11 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.81% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
REST
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
595 718 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 24.17% 30.79% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 523 628 805
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

REST
Salary Trend in Reading

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

REST Salary Trend in Reading

REST
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (61.29%) SOAP
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) JSON
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) Ajax
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) CSS3
7 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) C++
9 6 (19.35%) LAMP
9 6 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (19.35%) Dojo
9 6 (19.35%) Underscore.js
10 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.13%) Open Source
10 5 (16.13%) RESTful

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (9.68%) Drupal
1 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) HBase
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) Riak
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQLite
3 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) JUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) SOAP
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 13 (41.94%) JSON
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) Ajax
6 9 (29.03%) CSS3
7 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) LAMP
8 6 (19.35%) Dojo
8 6 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (19.35%) Underscore.js
9 5 (16.13%) RESTful
9 5 (16.13%) STL
10 3 (9.68%) .NET
10 3 (9.68%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) MPEG
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Product Management
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) PHP5
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Part home-working!
Posted: 5 days ago