The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / South West
Rank 53 105 154
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +49
Permanent jobs citing REST 257 164 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.20% 2.97% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% 7.12% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 222 145 82
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +8.43%

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2121 2302 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.95% 41.72% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1777 2007 2300
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

REST
Salary Trend in the South West

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

REST Salary Trend in the South West

REST
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

REST Salary Histogram in the South West

REST
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +30 94 £45,000 - 20
Gloucestershire +30 67 £52,500 -16.00% 16
Somerset +27 37 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wiltshire +33 32 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Dorset +28 25 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Cornwall - 8 £52,500 - 1
Devon -6 2 £48,750 +35.41% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for REST.

1 313 (68.94%) Java
2 308 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (48.46%) SOAP
4 218 (48.02%) Spring
5 188 (41.41%) JavaScript
6 182 (40.09%) HTML
7 169 (37.22%) Web Services
8 161 (35.46%) SQL
8 161 (35.46%) MVC
8 161 (35.46%) Git (software)
9 152 (33.48%) Linux
10 143 (31.50%) JSON
11 142 (31.28%) Scrum
12 141 (31.06%) XML
13 137 (30.18%) Finance
14 128 (28.19%) TDD
15 127 (27.97%) NoSQL
16 124 (27.31%) Software Engineering
16 124 (27.31%) Hibernate
17 123 (27.09%) CSS
18 112 (24.67%) BDD
19 107 (23.57%) OO
20 101 (22.25%) C#
21 99 (21.81%) JIRA
22 97 (21.37%) HTML5
22 97 (21.37%) AngularJS
22 97 (21.37%) SAP
23 96 (21.15%) Spring MVC
23 96 (21.15%) Kanban
24 93 (20.48%) Marketing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (17.40%) Tomcat
2 71 (15.64%) JBoss
3 61 (13.44%) Mule
3 61 (13.44%) Mule ESB
4 32 (7.05%) Apache
5 18 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (3.08%) Confluence
8 11 (2.42%) Drupal
9 9 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.76%) NetWeaver
11 7 (1.54%) IIS
12 6 (1.32%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.32%) WordPress
13 5 (1.10%) Jetty
13 5 (1.10%) nginx
14 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.66%) Gentran
16 2 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.44%) Gliffy
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 87 (19.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.20%) Magento
3 8 (1.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
1 74 (16.30%) SaaS
2 54 (11.89%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.54%) Google App Engine
4 7 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.66%) GitHub
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.44%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.35%) HTTP
2 19 (4.19%) SSH
2 19 (4.19%) SSL
3 13 (2.86%) Internet
3 13 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.64%) FTP
5 7 (1.54%) Firewall
5 7 (1.54%) WEP
6 6 (1.32%) Intranet
7 5 (1.10%) DNS
7 5 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.66%) IPv6
9 2 (0.44%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.44%) IPv4
10 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (27.97%) NoSQL
2 87 (19.16%) MongoDB
3 69 (15.20%) MySQL
4 67 (14.76%) SQL Server
5 51 (11.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 21 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (4.63%) Big Data
7 20 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.64%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.76%) Redis
11 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.32%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.32%) OLAP
12 6 (1.32%) OLTP
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 161 (35.46%) Git (software)
2 99 (21.81%) JIRA
3 81 (17.84%) JUnit
4 71 (15.64%) Maven
5 69 (15.20%) Jenkins
6 58 (12.78%) IntelliJ
7 36 (7.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (7.93%) Subversion
8 28 (6.17%) Selenium
9 25 (5.51%) Eclipse
10 23 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (4.63%) Zephyr
12 15 (3.30%) Bitbucket
12 15 (3.30%) Mockito
13 14 (3.08%) Vagrant
14 11 (2.42%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.98%) SonarQube
16 8 (1.76%) NWDS
17 7 (1.54%) EasyMock
17 7 (1.54%) StyleCop
General
1 137 (30.18%) Finance
2 93 (20.48%) Marketing
3 90 (19.82%) Telecoms
4 87 (19.16%) Electronics
4 87 (19.16%) Manufacturing
5 62 (13.66%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Games
7 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Military
9 2 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 333 (73.35%) Developer
2 186 (40.97%) Java Developer
3 99 (21.81%) Senior Developer
4 69 (15.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (11.67%) Java Engineer
6 47 (10.35%) Software Engineer
7 40 (8.81%) .NET Developer
7 40 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 35 (7.71%) PHP Developer
9 33 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
10 26 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.29%) Web Developer
12 21 (4.63%) Java Software Developer
13 18 (3.96%) Analyst
13 18 (3.96%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.74%) Team Leader
15 15 (3.30%) C# Developer
15 15 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
16 14 (3.08%) Software Team Leader
16 14 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (48.46%) SOAP
2 218 (48.02%) Spring
3 182 (40.09%) HTML
4 169 (37.22%) Web Services
5 143 (31.50%) JSON
6 141 (31.06%) XML
7 124 (27.31%) Hibernate
8 123 (27.09%) CSS
9 97 (21.37%) AngularJS
9 97 (21.37%) HTML5
10 96 (21.15%) Spring MVC
11 88 (19.38%) JPA
12 80 (17.62%) jQuery
13 79 (17.40%) .NET
14 65 (14.32%) Spring Integration
15 59 (13.00%) Apache Camel
16 57 (12.56%) ASP.NET
17 34 (7.49%) J2EE
17 34 (7.49%) Node.js
18 33 (7.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.76%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.61%) User Experience
4 26 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.19%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.54%) Social Media
8 5 (1.10%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.10%) Replication
9 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.44%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.44%) Fintech
11 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.44%) iPhone
11 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 152 (33.48%) Linux
2 19 (4.19%) Windows
3 14 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.86%) Android
4 13 (2.86%) Unix
5 7 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.10%) Debian
6 5 (1.10%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.66%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (35.46%) MVC
3 142 (31.28%) Scrum
4 128 (28.19%) TDD
5 124 (27.31%) Software Engineering
6 112 (24.67%) BDD
7 107 (23.57%) OO
8 96 (21.15%) Kanban
9 87 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (19.16%) Digital Marketing
9 87 (19.16%) Integration Testing
9 87 (19.16%) Programme Management
10 70 (15.42%) Web Development
11 68 (14.98%) Microservices
12 67 (14.76%) E-Commerce
13 52 (11.45%) OOP
14 49 (10.79%) SDLC
15 43 (9.47%) Open Source
16 35 (7.71%) Mentoring
17 28 (6.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 313 (68.94%) Java
2 188 (41.41%) JavaScript
3 161 (35.46%) SQL
4 101 (22.25%) C#
5 68 (14.98%) PHP
6 50 (11.01%) Python
7 29 (6.39%) Ruby
8 19 (4.19%) Go
9 18 (3.96%) C
9 18 (3.96%) C++
10 15 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.08%) Scala
12 10 (2.20%) ActionScript
12 10 (2.20%) ActionScript 2.0
12 10 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.98%) Perl
14 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.32%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (18.50%) Degree
2 19 (4.19%) ISEB
2 19 (4.19%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) CCNA
4 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.32%) CISSP
4 6 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) GIAC
4 6 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (1.32%) MCSE
4 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (1.32%) SANS
4 6 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (1.32%) SSCP
5 3 (0.66%) PhD
6 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.86%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) WCAG
3 1 (0.22%) FATCA
3 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (4.19%) Docker
2 9 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.32%) vSphere
4 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (2.20%) Puppet
2 6 (1.32%) Salt
3 5 (1.10%) Ansible
4 2 (0.44%) Icinga
5 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 97 (21.37%) SAP
2 57 (12.56%) Apple
3 47 (10.35%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.63%) Adobe
4 21 (4.63%) HP
5 15 (3.30%) Google
5 15 (3.30%) Oracle
6 14 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.98%) Coverity
8 8 (1.76%) Sencha
9 7 (1.54%) Infobright
10 4 (0.88%) Nokia
11 2 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.44%) Sybase
12 1 (0.22%) Facebook
12 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.22%) PayPal
12 1 (0.22%) Solace
12 1 (0.22%) Zend
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