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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 126 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 108 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 1.28% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 104 24 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
2597 2187 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 43.19% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 1937 1943
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 32 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Wiltshire +12 31 £38,500 -25.96% 5
Gloucestershire +18 25 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Dorset +1 10 £29,000 -13.43%
Somerset - 10 £50,000 - 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 123 (65.08%) SOAP
2 98 (51.85%) Web Services
3 92 (48.68%) SQL
4 90 (47.62%) HTML
5 85 (44.97%) XML
6 76 (40.21%) JSON
7 72 (38.10%) .NET
8 71 (37.57%) Java
9 69 (36.51%) C#
10 65 (34.39%) JavaScript
11 56 (29.63%) ASP.NET
11 56 (29.63%) MVC
12 54 (28.57%) jQuery
13 52 (27.51%) OO
13 52 (27.51%) Android
14 50 (26.46%) Mobile App
14 50 (26.46%) CSS
15 49 (25.93%) HTML5
16 48 (25.40%) WCF
17 41 (21.69%) Scrum
18 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
19 39 (20.63%) TDD
20 37 (19.58%) Visual Studio
20 37 (19.58%) Apple iOS
21 35 (18.52%) Linux
22 33 (17.46%) Oracle
23 32 (16.93%) PHP
23 32 (16.93%) Unit Testing
24 30 (15.87%) Spring
24 30 (15.87%) Android Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (6.35%) IIS
1 12 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.29%) Apache
3 7 (3.70%) SAS
4 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.65%) nginx
5 5 (2.65%) Node.js
6 4 (2.12%) Drupal
6 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.12%) WordPress
7 3 (1.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.65%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.53%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.70%) FTP
2 7 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 7 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (3.17%) VoIP
4 5 (2.65%) Internet
5 4 (2.12%) HTTP
6 3 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.76%) MySQL
3 14 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.88%) SQLite
5 11 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.82%) Big Data
5 11 (5.82%) DB2
5 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.65%) Riak
11 4 (2.12%) Redis
11 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.12%) MS Access
12 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (19.58%) Visual Studio
2 25 (13.23%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.99%) Selenium
3 17 (8.99%) JUnit
4 15 (7.94%) Maven
5 11 (5.82%) Ant
5 11 (5.82%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.29%) Subversion
6 10 (5.29%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.70%) TestNG
9 6 (3.17%) Moq
10 5 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.65%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.12%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (2.12%) NUnit
General
1 16 (8.47%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Electronics
3 7 (3.70%) Marketing
4 6 (3.17%) Advertising
4 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.65%) Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Games
6 4 (2.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (80.42%) Developer
2 46 (24.34%) Senior Developer
3 42 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 34 (17.99%) .NET Developer
5 32 (16.93%) Java Developer
6 29 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (11.64%) Lead Developer
8 21 (11.11%) PHP Developer
8 21 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
9 20 (10.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (10.05%) Senior C# Developer
10 19 (10.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 16 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (7.94%) Software Engineer
13 14 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (6.35%) Architect
15 11 (5.82%) Applications Developer
16 10 (5.29%) SQL Developer
16 10 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (65.08%) SOAP
2 98 (51.85%) Web Services
3 90 (47.62%) HTML
4 85 (44.97%) XML
5 76 (40.21%) JSON
6 72 (38.10%) .NET
7 56 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 54 (28.57%) jQuery
9 50 (26.46%) CSS
10 49 (25.93%) HTML5
11 48 (25.40%) WCF
12 30 (15.87%) Spring
13 27 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (12.17%) Hibernate
14 23 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (11.64%) LINQ
15 22 (11.64%) .NET Framework
16 20 (10.58%) J2EE
17 19 (10.05%) WPF
17 19 (10.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.46%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.41%) Open Source
3 13 (6.88%) Smartphone
4 12 (6.35%) iPhone
5 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.29%) GIS
7 7 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.70%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.12%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.59%) Social Media
10 3 (1.59%) Blog
11 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.53%) DTV
12 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.53%) iPad
12 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.51%) Android
2 37 (19.58%) Apple iOS
3 35 (18.52%) Linux
4 21 (11.11%) Windows
5 6 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.63%) MVC
2 52 (27.51%) OO
3 41 (21.69%) Scrum
4 39 (20.63%) TDD
5 32 (16.93%) Unit Testing
6 30 (15.87%) Android Development
7 29 (15.34%) iOS Development
7 29 (15.34%) Mobile Application Development
8 27 (14.29%) SOA
9 23 (12.17%) Software Engineering
10 22 (11.64%) OOP
11 16 (8.47%) Web Development
12 13 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (6.35%) Project Management
14 11 (5.82%) Data Mapping
15 10 (5.29%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (5.29%) Software Testing
15 10 (5.29%) BDD
15 10 (5.29%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.68%) SQL
2 71 (37.57%) Java
3 69 (36.51%) C#
4 65 (34.39%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.93%) PHP
6 26 (13.76%) Objective-C
7 20 (10.58%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.88%) C++
9 11 (5.82%) Ruby
9 11 (5.82%) PHP5
10 10 (5.29%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.23%) Python
11 8 (4.23%) C
12 5 (2.65%) XAML
12 5 (2.65%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.65%) Lua
13 4 (2.12%) PHP4
13 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (17.46%) Oracle
2 29 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) SAP
4 7 (3.70%) JBoss
4 7 (3.70%) Google
5 6 (3.17%) Unisys
5 6 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.65%) Zend
6 5 (2.65%) Facebook
6 5 (2.65%) Twitter
7 4 (2.12%) Sage
7 4 (2.12%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.12%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) Intershop
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Sencha
8 1 (0.53%) AppFog
Cornwall
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Old Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 10 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Usay Compare
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago