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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 7 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.88% 4.08% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 10.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 6
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
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
324 336 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.96% 39.16% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 291 315 269
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) SOAP
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) WSDL
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (38.89%) PHP5
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) CTI
7 4 (22.22%) OOD
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) STL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) COM
7 4 (22.22%) C++

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) CTI
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) SOAP
2 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) WSDL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) COM
4 4 (22.22%) STL
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Java EE
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) JPA
7 1 (5.56%) JMS
7 1 (5.56%) JSF
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) PHP5
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) webMethods
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle