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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 143 181 188
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 101 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 2.09% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 96 42 42
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
REST
England

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
2655 2637 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.96% 44.51% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2352 2171
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +22 49 £42,500 +7.59% 6
Somerset +12 16 £36,250 -6.45% 1
Gloucestershire -3 12 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Dorset +2 8 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Wiltshire -5 7 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Devon -5 4 £42,250 +20.71% 1
Cornwall - 1 £26,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 109 (53.69%) SOAP
2 106 (52.22%) Web Services
3 94 (46.31%) C#
4 84 (41.38%) HTML
5 83 (40.89%) JavaScript
6 80 (39.41%) .NET
7 74 (36.45%) Java
8 70 (34.48%) CSS
9 68 (33.50%) jQuery
9 68 (33.50%) OO
10 65 (32.02%) XML
11 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (30.54%) MVC
13 55 (27.09%) SQL Server
13 55 (27.09%) SQL
13 55 (27.09%) ASP.NET
14 49 (24.14%) JSON
15 46 (22.66%) WCF
15 46 (22.66%) Linux
16 45 (22.17%) TDD
17 43 (21.18%) Ruby
18 42 (20.69%) Scrum
19 40 (19.70%) NoSQL
20 38 (18.72%) PHP
20 38 (18.72%) HTML5
20 38 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 33 (16.26%) Software Engineering
22 32 (15.76%) OOP
22 32 (15.76%) Git (software)
23 31 (15.27%) RabbitMQ

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (12.81%) Node.js
2 16 (7.88%) nginx
3 9 (4.43%) Drupal
3 9 (4.43%) Apache
3 9 (4.43%) WordPress
4 4 (1.97%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.99%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.48%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Summit
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.94%) PaaS
3 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.42%) Internet
3 5 (2.46%) HTTP
4 2 (0.99%) FTP
4 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.49%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.70%) NoSQL
3 31 (15.27%) MySQL
4 25 (12.32%) Big Data
5 24 (11.82%) Hadoop
6 21 (10.34%) MongoDB
7 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (9.36%) Redis
9 13 (6.40%) Riak
10 11 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (4.93%) DB2
11 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.94%) MariaDB
12 8 (3.94%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.97%) MS Access
14 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.30%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.34%) NUnit
4 19 (9.36%) CruiseControl
4 19 (9.36%) Moq
5 18 (8.87%) Cucumber
5 18 (8.87%) SpecFlow
6 17 (8.37%) TeamCity
6 17 (8.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (7.88%) Eclipse
8 14 (6.90%) Subversion
9 11 (5.42%) Selenium
10 10 (4.93%) JUnit
10 10 (4.93%) Jenkins
10 10 (4.93%) SoapUI
11 9 (4.43%) Ant
12 7 (3.45%) Grunt
12 7 (3.45%) TestNG
13 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (6.90%) Games
2 13 (6.40%) Aerospace
3 11 (5.42%) Advertising
4 8 (3.94%) Finance
5 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.48%) Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 184 (90.64%) Developer
2 41 (20.20%) C# Developer
3 34 (16.75%) .NET Developer
4 33 (16.26%) Senior Developer
5 30 (14.78%) Java Developer
6 23 (11.33%) PHP Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 19 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (8.37%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (7.88%) Applications Developer
11 15 (7.39%) Software Developer
12 14 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
13 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Lead Developer
14 10 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Mobile Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Android Developer
16 8 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (53.69%) SOAP
2 106 (52.22%) Web Services
3 84 (41.38%) HTML
4 80 (39.41%) .NET
5 70 (34.48%) CSS
6 68 (33.50%) jQuery
7 65 (32.02%) XML
8 55 (27.09%) ASP.NET
9 49 (24.14%) JSON
10 46 (22.66%) WCF
11 38 (18.72%) HTML5
11 38 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (15.27%) RabbitMQ
13 30 (14.78%) RESTful
13 30 (14.78%) LINQ
14 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (13.30%) .NET Framework
15 27 (13.30%) Spring
16 23 (11.33%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (11.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.33%) Mobile App
2 17 (8.37%) Open Source
3 11 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.94%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.96%) User Experience
8 4 (1.97%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.97%) Wiki
8 4 (1.97%) Social Media
9 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.48%) New Media
9 3 (1.48%) Animation
9 3 (1.48%) Xbox
10 2 (0.99%) iPhone
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.49%) DTV
11 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.66%) Linux
2 19 (9.36%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Android
3 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.96%) UNIX
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) OO
2 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (30.54%) MVC
4 45 (22.17%) TDD
5 42 (20.69%) Scrum
6 33 (16.26%) Software Engineering
7 32 (15.76%) OOP
8 31 (15.27%) BDD
9 26 (12.81%) E-Commerce
10 25 (12.32%) OOD
11 23 (11.33%) OO PHP
12 22 (10.84%) SOA
12 22 (10.84%) Web Development
13 19 (9.36%) Workflow
13 19 (9.36%) Automated Testing
14 18 (8.87%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (7.88%) Mentoring
16 15 (7.39%) MapReduce
17 13 (6.40%) Computer Forensics
18 11 (5.42%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.31%) C#
2 83 (40.89%) JavaScript
3 74 (36.45%) Java
4 55 (27.09%) SQL
5 43 (21.18%) Ruby
6 38 (18.72%) PHP
7 25 (12.32%) Python
8 18 (8.87%) Objective-C
9 16 (7.88%) C++
10 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
11 13 (6.40%) VB.NET
12 12 (5.91%) Assembly Language
13 11 (5.42%) C
14 6 (2.96%) Perl
14 6 (2.96%) PHP5
15 5 (2.46%) VB
16 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.48%) PHP4
18 2 (0.99%) Clojure
18 2 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) ISEB
3 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.91%) Vagrant
3 9 (4.43%) Puppet
4 4 (1.97%) Graphite
5 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (10.34%) Oracle
2 17 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.46%) SAP
3 5 (2.46%) Google
3 5 (2.46%) Facebook
4 3 (1.48%) Zend
5 2 (0.99%) Twitter
5 2 (0.99%) Sage
6 1 (0.49%) AppFog
6 1 (0.49%) Apple
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime + great benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago