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 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 131 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing REST 10 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 1.29% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £49,000 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.83% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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
539 695 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.43% 30.32% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 455 607 727
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 19 September 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (57.69%) SOAP
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) JSON
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (23.08%) Ajax
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) C++
7 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
8 5 (19.23%) STL
8 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
9 4 (15.38%) Subversion
9 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Mule
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) LoadUI
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.69%) jMock
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (7.69%) Publishing
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) SOAP
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) XML
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
7 5 (19.23%) STL
8 4 (15.38%) LAMP
9 3 (11.54%) Dojo
9 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) Underscore.js
10 2 (7.69%) Laravel
10 2 (7.69%) OAuth2
10 2 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.85%) MPEG
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) PHP5
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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