The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 156 171 271
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +100
Permanent jobs citing REST 2038 1908 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.72% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 4.22% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1656 960
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

REST
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST within the UK.

REST Salary Trend in the UK

REST
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 within the UK.

REST Salary Histogram in the UK

REST
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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
England +2 1895 £48,750 -2.50% 300
London +4 1005 £55,000 - 133
South East +2 335 £44,000 -2.22% 53
City of London -1 187 £57,500 +4.54% 33
East of England -18 117 £40,000 - 20
Yorkshire -3 106 £40,000 +14.28% 21
North West -25 103 £38,250 +9.28% 25
South West +40 99 £37,500 +13.63% 22
Scotland +64 92 £38,000 +1.33% 2
West Midlands +26 78 £36,750 -8.12% 10
Surrey +10 75 £42,500 - 10
Leeds +58 74 £40,000 -15.78% 13
West Yorkshire +38 74 £40,000 - 15
Kent +65 71 £45,000 - 7
Glasgow +37 55 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Hampshire -24 55 £44,000 +3.52% 7
Berkshire -49 55 £47,500 +5.55% 15
East Midlands -7 48 £47,500 +17.28% 13
Bristol +19 45 £42,500 +7.59% 13
Cheshire +2 43 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -9 42 £36,500 +2.81% 10
Oxfordshire +35 40 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Manchester -40 37 £42,500 +9.67% 10
Cambridge -5 34 £37,500 +1.35% 6
Suffolk +15 32 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Edinburgh +17 27 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Wales +1 25 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Ipswich +22 24 £45,000 +5.88%
Warrington +5 24 £37,500 +20.96% 4
Birmingham +2 24 £37,500 -40.00% 2

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2216 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1977 (46.56%) JavaScript
3 1860 (43.81%) Web Services
4 1779 (41.90%) SOAP
5 1753 (41.29%) Java
6 1741 (41.00%) HTML
7 1504 (35.42%) .NET
8 1493 (35.16%) CSS
9 1411 (33.23%) TDD
10 1404 (33.07%) C#
11 1298 (30.57%) MVC
12 1273 (29.98%) XML
13 1256 (29.58%) SQL
14 1252 (29.49%) OO
15 1164 (27.41%) JSON
16 1126 (26.52%) jQuery
17 972 (22.89%) SQL Server
18 947 (22.30%) ASP.NET
19 920 (21.67%) Scrum
20 871 (20.51%) Git (software)
21 766 (18.04%) WCF
22 737 (17.36%) Spring
23 735 (17.31%) Linux
24 716 (16.86%) MySQL
25 689 (16.23%) HTML5
26 686 (16.16%) BDD
26 686 (16.16%) PHP
27 650 (15.31%) Degree
28 630 (14.84%) E-Commerce
29 615 (14.48%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 316 (7.44%) Node.js
2 299 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 246 (5.79%) IIS
4 235 (5.53%) Apache
5 190 (4.47%) CMS
6 162 (3.82%) Apache Solr
7 158 (3.72%) JBoss
8 146 (3.44%) nginx
9 123 (2.90%) WebSphere
10 118 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
11 88 (2.07%) Drupal
12 63 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
13 54 (1.27%) Confluence
14 53 (1.25%) SharePoint
15 43 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
16 41 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
16 41 (0.97%) NServiceBus
17 40 (0.94%) Mule
18 38 (0.89%) Umbraco
19 33 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 258 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.47%) MS Office
4 17 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.12%) SPSS
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.094%) Mingle
8 4 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.071%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (1.39%) Sophis RISQUE
2 46 (1.08%) Magento
3 36 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.14%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.12%) Agresso
11 4 (0.094%) Optimost
12 2 (0.047%) ResourceLink
13 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
13 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
13 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.024%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 211 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (3.72%) GitHub
3 140 (3.30%) SaaS
4 112 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (1.48%) Trello
6 39 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.64%) Heroku
9 25 (0.59%) PaaS
10 20 (0.47%) IaaS
11 17 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.26%) Office 365
14 9 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.16%) Force.com
16 5 (0.12%) Route 53
17 4 (0.094%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 4 (0.094%) Joyent
17 4 (0.094%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.094%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 317 (7.47%) HTTP
2 204 (4.80%) Internet
3 89 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.46%) SSL
5 36 (0.85%) Intranet
6 29 (0.68%) Firewall
6 29 (0.68%) DNS
7 27 (0.64%) Extranet
8 24 (0.57%) FTP
9 22 (0.52%) Network Security
10 18 (0.42%) SSH
11 17 (0.40%) LDAP
12 15 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 15 (0.35%) iSCSI
13 14 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (0.33%) PuTTY
14 13 (0.31%) Kerberos
14 13 (0.31%) SMTP
15 12 (0.28%) Bluetooth
15 12 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 716 (16.86%) MySQL
3 385 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 322 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 305 (7.18%) Big Data
6 298 (7.02%) MongoDB
7 235 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 170 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 143 (3.37%) Redis
10 138 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 115 (2.71%) SQLite
12 109 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
13 101 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 87 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 85 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 80 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 77 (1.81%) RavenDB
18 73 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
19 65 (1.53%) DB2
20 55 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 871 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 477 (11.23%) Subversion
3 389 (9.16%) Selenium
4 388 (9.14%) Maven
5 305 (7.18%) Jenkins
6 294 (6.92%) Cucumber
7 287 (6.76%) Visual Studio
8 262 (6.17%) JUnit
9 232 (5.46%) Eclipse
10 218 (5.13%) NUnit
11 209 (4.92%) TeamCity
12 188 (4.43%) JIRA
13 155 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 140 (3.30%) Rhino Mocks
15 119 (2.80%) Xcode
16 111 (2.61%) Ant
17 110 (2.59%) SpecFlow
18 99 (2.33%) WebDriver
19 95 (2.24%) Jasmine
20 93 (2.19%) ReSharper
General
1 475 (11.19%) Finance
2 300 (7.07%) Retail
3 202 (4.76%) Banking
4 194 (4.57%) Marketing
5 179 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 169 (3.98%) Games
7 116 (2.73%) Publishing
8 80 (1.88%) Advertising
9 68 (1.60%) Front Office
10 63 (1.48%) French Language
11 50 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 30 (0.71%) Back Office
13 22 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.52%) Online Betting
14 20 (0.47%) Billing
15 19 (0.45%) Automotive
16 18 (0.42%) Legal
16 18 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 17 (0.40%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3220 (75.84%) Developer
2 843 (19.85%) Senior Developer
3 744 (17.52%) Java Developer
4 543 (12.79%) .NET Developer
5 408 (9.61%) C# Developer
6 324 (7.63%) Web Developer
7 302 (7.11%) PHP Developer
8 276 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 257 (6.05%) Architect
10 246 (5.79%) Software Developer
11 245 (5.77%) Software Engineer
12 212 (4.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 209 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 182 (4.29%) Android Developer
15 165 (3.89%) iOS Developer
16 145 (3.41%) Lead Developer
17 144 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 140 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
19 118 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
20 117 (2.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1860 (43.81%) Web Services
2 1779 (41.90%) SOAP
3 1741 (41.00%) HTML
4 1504 (35.42%) .NET
5 1493 (35.16%) CSS
6 1273 (29.98%) XML
7 1164 (27.41%) JSON
8 1126 (26.52%) jQuery
9 947 (22.30%) ASP.NET
10 766 (18.04%) WCF
11 737 (17.36%) Spring
12 689 (16.23%) HTML5
13 589 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 534 (12.58%) AngularJS
15 474 (11.16%) .NET Framework
16 429 (10.10%) Ajax
17 411 (9.68%) Hibernate
18 349 (8.22%) CSS3
19 340 (8.01%) RESTful
20 326 (7.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 520 (12.25%) Computer Science
2 463 (10.90%) Open Source
3 447 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 406 (9.56%) User Experience
5 196 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
7 128 (3.01%) iPhone
8 98 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 83 (1.95%) Social Media
10 81 (1.91%) iPad
11 78 (1.84%) N-Tier
12 70 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
14 64 (1.51%) Augmented Reality
14 64 (1.51%) Data Structures
15 58 (1.37%) Management Information System
16 57 (1.34%) Mathematics
17 52 (1.22%) Data Integration
18 51 (1.20%) Blackberry
19 47 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 735 (17.31%) Linux
2 551 (12.98%) Windows
3 466 (10.98%) Android
4 419 (9.87%) Apple iOS
5 215 (5.06%) UNIX
6 47 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 44 (1.04%) CentOS
8 43 (1.01%) Debian
9 40 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 27 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (0.59%) Solaris
12 24 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 20 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
16 7 (0.16%) HPUX
17 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2216 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1411 (33.23%) TDD
3 1298 (30.57%) MVC
4 1252 (29.49%) OO
5 920 (21.67%) Scrum
6 686 (16.16%) BDD
7 630 (14.84%) E-Commerce
8 615 (14.48%) Software Engineering
9 600 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
10 586 (13.80%) SOA
11 427 (10.06%) OOP
12 375 (8.83%) Unit Testing
13 315 (7.42%) OOD
14 297 (6.99%) iOS Development
15 294 (6.92%) Web Development
16 287 (6.76%) Android Development
17 239 (5.63%) DevOps
18 229 (5.39%) Multithreading
19 227 (5.35%) Mentoring
20 197 (4.64%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1977 (46.56%) JavaScript
2 1753 (41.29%) Java
3 1404 (33.07%) C#
4 1256 (29.58%) SQL
5 686 (16.16%) PHP
6 367 (8.64%) Ruby
7 324 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 323 (7.61%) Python
9 235 (5.53%) Objective-C
10 190 (4.47%) C++
11 145 (3.41%) Scala
12 131 (3.09%) PHP5
13 126 (2.97%) Perl
14 117 (2.76%) VB.NET
15 113 (2.66%) C
15 113 (2.66%) XPath
16 102 (2.40%) VB
17 71 (1.67%) Groovy
18 70 (1.65%) Bash Shell
19 64 (1.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 650 (15.31%) Degree
2 48 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 33 (0.78%) PhD
4 30 (0.71%) ISEB
5 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.49%) HND
8 12 (0.28%) Sun Certification
8 12 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.19%) CISSP
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.14%) PMP
12 6 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.14%) CISA
12 6 (0.14%) CISM
12 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
12 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (8.83%) QA
2 26 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.24%) SLA
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.094%) WCAG
7 4 (0.094%) HL7
8 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.024%) DICOM
System Software
1 36 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.47%) HDFS
3 18 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.31%) Docker
5 11 (0.26%) Firmware
5 11 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.16%) Varnish
7 7 (0.16%) NFS
7 7 (0.16%) Xen
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.071%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.071%) Snort
9 3 (0.071%) KVM
10 2 (0.047%) vSphere
10 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 85 (2.00%) Puppet
2 65 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 29 (0.68%) YUM
5 26 (0.61%) logstash
6 14 (0.33%) Ansible
6 14 (0.33%) Nagios
7 7 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.16%) Opsview
7 7 (0.16%) Oozie
8 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.12%) StatsD
10 4 (0.094%) Kibana
10 4 (0.094%) Ambari
11 3 (0.071%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.071%) WMI
11 3 (0.071%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.071%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 573 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 520 (12.25%) Oracle
3 167 (3.93%) Zend
4 152 (3.58%) Google
5 110 (2.59%) Adobe
6 99 (2.33%) IBM
7 90 (2.12%) Facebook
8 78 (1.84%) Twitter
9 76 (1.79%) Rackspace
10 68 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 63 (1.48%) Telerik
12 59 (1.39%) Dell
13 52 (1.22%) Apple
14 45 (1.06%) hybris
15 38 (0.89%) SAP
16 35 (0.82%) Sybase
17 34 (0.80%) Sitecore
18 30 (0.71%) HP
19 29 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
20 23 (0.54%) Xamarin
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tadworth, Surrey
LEGAL AND GENERAL
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Great Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits + bonus + full corp bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum share options + Equipment/conference
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago