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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 76 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 16 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.24% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 3.53% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
332 312 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.84% 35.29% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 300 292 310
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Southampton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (73.91%) SOAP
2 14 (60.87%) XML
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 12 (52.17%) C#
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) NHibernate
6 10 (43.48%) OOD
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) STL
6 10 (43.48%) C++
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (43.48%) COM
6 10 (43.48%) WCF
6 10 (43.48%) LINQ
6 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
6 10 (43.48%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) Moq
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) CTI
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (30.43%) RESTful
10 6 (26.09%) JSON
11 5 (21.74%) HTML
11 5 (21.74%) Java
11 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (21.74%) CSS
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (43.48%) Network Security
2 8 (34.78%) CTI
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
1 10 (43.48%) Moq
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Grunt
5 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) SOAP
2 14 (60.87%) XML
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) NHibernate
5 10 (43.48%) STL
5 10 (43.48%) COM
5 10 (43.48%) WCF
5 10 (43.48%) LINQ
6 7 (30.43%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) Sass
10 3 (13.04%) PostGIS
10 3 (13.04%) Symfony
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) OOD
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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