The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 26 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.30% 0.22% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.12% 0.65% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 9
Average salary £31,250 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
REST
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
285 309 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.17% 34.03% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 239 281 326
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

REST
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

REST Salary Trend in Southampton

REST
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Southampton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 31 (77.50%) SOAP
2 30 (75.00%) XML
3 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) C#
3 27 (67.50%) .NET
3 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
4 26 (65.00%) C++
4 26 (65.00%) TCP/IP
4 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (65.00%) Multithreading
4 26 (65.00%) Network Security
5 25 (62.50%) WCF
5 25 (62.50%) OOD
5 25 (62.50%) Visual Studio
6 20 (50.00%) NHibernate
7 19 (47.50%) LINQ
7 19 (47.50%) Moq
7 19 (47.50%) COM
7 19 (47.50%) STL
7 19 (47.50%) CTI
8 14 (35.00%) Degree
9 12 (30.00%) HTML
10 11 (27.50%) Java
10 11 (27.50%) OO
10 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (27.50%) HTML5
11 10 (25.00%) JSON
11 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 8 (20.00%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) TCP/IP
1 26 (65.00%) Network Security
2 19 (47.50%) CTI
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 19 (47.50%) Moq
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.50%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Software Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Junior
7 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) SOAP
2 30 (75.00%) XML
3 27 (67.50%) .NET
4 25 (62.50%) WCF
5 20 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 19 (47.50%) LINQ
6 19 (47.50%) COM
6 19 (47.50%) STL
7 12 (30.00%) HTML
8 11 (27.50%) HTML5
9 10 (25.00%) JSON
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.50%) WPF
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
13 5 (12.50%) Java SE
13 5 (12.50%) Java EE
14 4 (10.00%) Symfony
14 4 (10.00%) jQuery
14 4 (10.00%) CSS3
14 4 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Multithreading
2 25 (62.50%) OOD
3 11 (27.50%) OO
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Android Development
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) UX Design
7 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Scrum
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL
10 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 26 (65.00%) C++
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Sencha
3 2 (5.00%) Zend
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Google