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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 98 159 180
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 161 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.67% 1.16% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 2.62% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 146 50 34
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2524 2558 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.82% 44.27% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2241 2229
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +27 46 £41,500 +16.90% 12
Gloucestershire +12 37 £56,250 +32.35% 2
Wiltshire +23 33 £41,250 -10.81% 5
Devon +11 28 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Somerset +14 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Dorset -11 1 £25,000 -13.79%
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 145 (56.64%) SOAP
2 129 (50.39%) Web Services
3 106 (41.41%) C#
4 105 (41.02%) JavaScript
4 105 (41.02%) MVC
5 101 (39.45%) HTML
6 88 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (32.81%) .NET
8 79 (30.86%) OO
9 78 (30.47%) Java
10 75 (29.30%) Linux
11 70 (27.34%) PHP
12 69 (26.95%) CSS
12 69 (26.95%) Git (software)
13 68 (26.56%) WCF
14 62 (24.22%) SQL Server
15 60 (23.44%) TDD
16 58 (22.66%) JSON
17 56 (21.88%) ASP.NET
18 54 (21.09%) jQuery
18 54 (21.09%) HTML5
19 52 (20.31%) Spring
19 52 (20.31%) SQL
20 46 (17.97%) MySQL
20 46 (17.97%) Software Engineering
21 45 (17.58%) XML
21 45 (17.58%) OOP
22 44 (17.19%) Scrum
23 43 (16.80%) BDD
24 41 (16.02%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 30 (11.72%) nginx
2 29 (11.33%) Apache
3 19 (7.42%) WebSphere
4 18 (7.03%) Node.js
5 16 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.08%) JBoss
7 11 (4.30%) WordPress
7 11 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.91%) Drupal
9 9 (3.52%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.73%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.34%) Mule
11 6 (2.34%) Mule ESB
12 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.56%) lighttpd
14 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.78%) CMS
15 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.13%) PaaS
4 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.17%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.03%) HTTP
3 5 (1.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 46 (17.97%) MySQL
3 28 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.98%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.86%) Redis
6 15 (5.86%) Hadoop
7 14 (5.47%) SQLite
7 14 (5.47%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.30%) DB2
9 11 (4.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (3.13%) Neo4j
11 8 (3.13%) Big Data
11 8 (3.13%) MariaDB
12 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.34%) Riak
14 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 69 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.94%) JUnit
3 21 (8.20%) Subversion
4 15 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.08%) NUnit
6 12 (4.69%) Maven
7 10 (3.91%) JIRA
7 10 (3.91%) IntelliJ
8 9 (3.52%) CruiseControl
8 9 (3.52%) Moq
8 9 (3.52%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 8 (3.13%) TestNG
9 8 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (2.73%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.34%) Grunt
General
1 29 (11.33%) Finance
2 23 (8.98%) Marketing
3 20 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.30%) Advertising
4 11 (4.30%) Games
5 8 (3.13%) Electronics
5 8 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.34%) Retail
7 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 204 (79.69%) Developer
2 57 (22.27%) Senior Developer
3 43 (16.80%) Java Developer
4 42 (16.41%) .NET Developer
5 40 (15.63%) PHP Developer
6 31 (12.11%) C# Developer
7 29 (11.33%) Software Engineer
8 26 (10.16%) Senior .NET Developer
9 24 (9.38%) Software Developer
10 19 (7.42%) Designer
11 18 (7.03%) Architect
12 17 (6.64%) Web Developer
13 16 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
13 16 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Technical Designer
14 15 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (4.69%) Consultant
16 12 (4.69%) Analyst
17 11 (4.30%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (56.64%) SOAP
2 129 (50.39%) Web Services
3 101 (39.45%) HTML
4 84 (32.81%) .NET
5 69 (26.95%) CSS
6 68 (26.56%) WCF
7 58 (22.66%) JSON
8 56 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 54 (21.09%) jQuery
9 54 (21.09%) HTML5
10 52 (20.31%) Spring
11 45 (17.58%) XML
12 41 (16.02%) Hibernate
13 34 (13.28%) JPA
14 33 (12.89%) Middleware
15 31 (12.11%) LINQ
16 30 (11.72%) Ajax
17 28 (10.94%) LAMP
17 28 (10.94%) Entity Framework
18 27 (10.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) Social Media
2 14 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.47%) User Experience
3 12 (4.69%) Open Source
4 11 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.52%) Wiki
6 8 (3.13%) DTV
7 7 (2.73%) Physics
7 7 (2.73%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.95%) iPhone
8 5 (1.95%) iPad
8 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.17%) RIA
10 3 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.30%) Linux
2 24 (9.38%) UNIX
3 18 (7.03%) Windows
4 13 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.02%) MVC
2 88 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (30.86%) OO
4 60 (23.44%) TDD
5 46 (17.97%) Software Engineering
6 45 (17.58%) OOP
7 44 (17.19%) Scrum
8 43 (16.80%) BDD
9 34 (13.28%) OO PHP
10 32 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 31 (12.11%) E-Commerce
12 23 (8.98%) OOD
12 23 (8.98%) SOA
13 21 (8.20%) Unit Testing
14 19 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (6.64%) Web Development
15 17 (6.64%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.25%) Integration Testing
16 16 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.41%) C#
2 105 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 78 (30.47%) Java
4 70 (27.34%) PHP
5 52 (20.31%) SQL
6 29 (11.33%) Ruby
7 24 (9.38%) Python
7 24 (9.38%) C++
8 22 (8.59%) C
9 18 (7.03%) Objective-C
10 13 (5.08%) PHP5
10 13 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.69%) Perl
12 11 (4.30%) Assembly Language
13 10 (3.91%) VB
14 6 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.17%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.17%) PHP4
15 3 (1.17%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) HND
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 15 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.08%) Puppet
4 5 (1.95%) Graphite
5 3 (1.17%) Nagios
5 3 (1.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (9.38%) Oracle
2 17 (6.64%) IBM
2 17 (6.64%) Google
3 15 (5.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.08%) Zend
5 11 (4.30%) webMethods
6 10 (3.91%) Facebook
6 10 (3.91%) Twitter
7 9 (3.52%) Apple
8 8 (3.13%) SAP
9 7 (2.73%) Sencha
10 5 (1.95%) Citrix
11 4 (1.56%) hybris
11 4 (1.56%) Appcelerator
11 4 (1.56%) Netbiscuits
11 4 (1.56%) Kony
11 4 (1.56%) Volantis
12 3 (1.17%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.17%) ATG
12 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
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