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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 148 188 194
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 96 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 0.73% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 1.64% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 31 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,868 £27,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
2603 2375 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.85% 44.71% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2138 1898
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +14 38 £42,500 +9.67% 7
Somerset +1 18 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Gloucestershire +6 16 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Wiltshire +2 12 £38,500 -21.42%
Dorset -6 5 £28,750 -4.16% 5
Devon -18 4 £45,000 +63.63% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 120 (58.25%) SOAP
2 107 (51.94%) Web Services
3 92 (44.66%) HTML
4 86 (41.75%) SQL
5 84 (40.78%) C#
6 81 (39.32%) XML
7 76 (36.89%) .NET
8 69 (33.50%) JavaScript
8 69 (33.50%) JSON
9 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (33.01%) Java
10 64 (31.07%) OO
11 60 (29.13%) MVC
11 60 (29.13%) jQuery
12 57 (27.67%) CSS
13 55 (26.70%) WCF
14 54 (26.21%) Scrum
15 52 (25.24%) ASP.NET
16 51 (24.76%) HTML5
17 49 (23.79%) TDD
18 45 (21.84%) Mobile App
19 41 (19.90%) Android
20 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
21 36 (17.48%) Visual Studio
22 35 (16.99%) Linux
23 33 (16.02%) PHP
24 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
24 30 (14.56%) RESTful
24 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
24 30 (14.56%) Apple iOS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (7.28%) Node.js
2 7 (3.40%) SAS
2 7 (3.40%) IIS
3 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.43%) nginx
4 5 (2.43%) Apache
5 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.97%) Drupal
6 2 (0.97%) WordPress
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (3.40%) FTP
2 7 (3.40%) Internet
2 7 (3.40%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.94%) VoIP
4 2 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) SMPP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
3 24 (11.65%) MySQL
4 19 (9.22%) Big Data
5 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (6.31%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.83%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.34%) DB2
9 10 (4.85%) Redis
9 10 (4.85%) Riak
10 9 (4.37%) SQLite
11 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
12 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.94%) MS Access
13 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.28%) Subversion
3 15 (7.28%) Moq
4 14 (6.80%) SpecFlow
4 14 (6.80%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.80%) NUnit
4 14 (6.80%) Selenium
5 13 (6.31%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.31%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.31%) CruiseControl
5 13 (6.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (5.34%) SoapUI
7 10 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.85%) JUnit
8 8 (3.88%) TestNG
9 7 (3.40%) Ant
9 7 (3.40%) Maven
10 5 (2.43%) Grunt
10 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (6.80%) Finance
2 13 (6.31%) Electronics
3 10 (4.85%) Games
4 9 (4.37%) Advertising
5 7 (3.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.43%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 170 (82.52%) Developer
2 45 (21.84%) C# Developer
3 44 (21.36%) Senior Developer
4 35 (16.99%) .NET Developer
5 27 (13.11%) Java Developer
6 26 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (10.19%) PHP Developer
7 21 (10.19%) Lead Developer
8 19 (9.22%) Senior C# Developer
8 19 (9.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (9.22%) Mobile Developer
9 18 (8.74%) Software Engineer
10 17 (8.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 16 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (6.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (6.80%) Applications Developer
13 10 (4.85%) Android Developer
13 10 (4.85%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (58.25%) SOAP
2 107 (51.94%) Web Services
3 92 (44.66%) HTML
4 81 (39.32%) XML
5 76 (36.89%) .NET
6 69 (33.50%) JSON
7 60 (29.13%) jQuery
8 57 (27.67%) CSS
9 55 (26.70%) WCF
10 52 (25.24%) ASP.NET
11 51 (24.76%) HTML5
12 30 (14.56%) RESTful
13 28 (13.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (12.14%) Spring
14 25 (12.14%) .NET Framework
15 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (11.65%) LINQ
16 23 (11.17%) WPF
16 23 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (9.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.84%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.28%) Open Source
3 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.34%) Smartphone
5 10 (4.85%) iPhone
6 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.88%) GIS
8 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.94%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.94%) User Experience
10 3 (1.46%) Wiki
11 2 (0.97%) Animation
11 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.97%) Xbox
11 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.97%) Social Media
12 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.90%) Android
2 35 (16.99%) Linux
3 30 (14.56%) Apple iOS
4 23 (11.17%) Windows
5 7 (3.40%) UNIX
6 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.07%) OO
3 60 (29.13%) MVC
4 54 (26.21%) Scrum
5 49 (23.79%) TDD
6 28 (13.59%) OOP
7 27 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 27 (13.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 26 (12.62%) Android Development
9 25 (12.14%) iOS Development
10 24 (11.65%) SOA
11 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
11 23 (11.17%) BDD
12 17 (8.25%) OOD
12 17 (8.25%) Line Management
13 16 (7.77%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.28%) Web Development
14 15 (7.28%) Automated Testing
15 13 (6.31%) Workflow
15 13 (6.31%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.75%) SQL
2 84 (40.78%) C#
3 69 (33.50%) JavaScript
4 68 (33.01%) Java
5 33 (16.02%) PHP
6 26 (12.62%) Objective-C
7 25 (12.14%) Ruby
8 19 (9.22%) T-SQL
9 18 (8.74%) Python
10 17 (8.25%) C++
11 13 (6.31%) VB.NET
12 11 (5.34%) C
13 8 (3.88%) PHP5
14 6 (2.91%) XAML
14 6 (2.91%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.43%) Embedded C
15 5 (2.43%) VB
15 5 (2.43%) Lua
16 4 (1.94%) PHP4
16 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (9.71%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) ISEB
3 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) Puppet
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (12.62%) Oracle
2 25 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.34%) SAP
4 5 (2.43%) Unisys
5 4 (1.94%) Google
5 4 (1.94%) Sage
5 4 (1.94%) Facebook
6 3 (1.46%) Zend
7 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.97%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) Sencha
8 1 (0.49%) AppFog
8 1 (0.49%) Apple
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