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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 112 157 210
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +53
Permanent jobs citing REST 2749 2204 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 1.88% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 4.85% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 1804 1229
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
40926 45484 43264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.44% 38.88% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34937 38653 37414
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 2015 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 3 August 2015. 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 +43 2608 £50,000 - 357
London +23 1373 £57,500 +4.54% 154
South East +65 432 £45,000 - 47
City of London +23 236 £60,000 +9.09% 40
North West +46 201 £40,000 +0.62% 41
South West +44 181 £42,000 +5.00% 32
East of England +62 144 £45,000 +2.27% 21
Manchester +53 133 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire +14 120 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Berkshire +96 111 £50,000 - 14
Surrey +20 91 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire +30 81 £35,000 -12.50% 9
West Midlands +4 75 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Hampshire +31 73 £40,000 - 7
Leeds +16 69 £40,000 - 8
Reading +40 55 £48,250 -3.50% 7
South Wales +26 55 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Wales +26 55 £35,000 -22.65% 12
Hertfordshire +24 54 £45,000 - 5
Wiltshire +14 49 £43,000 +7.50% 12
Bristol +1 47 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands -19 47 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Cheshire +17 46 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Kent +7 45 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +10 41 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Cambridgeshire 0 38 £45,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +22 36 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Tunbridge Wells +8 34 £47,000 -
Swindon +16 32 £43,000 +7.50% 6
Warwickshire +5 31 £50,000 +42.85% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2822 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2498 (47.48%) Java
3 2393 (45.49%) Web Services
4 2304 (43.79%) JavaScript
5 2212 (42.05%) SOAP
6 2061 (39.18%) HTML
7 1688 (32.09%) CSS
8 1664 (31.63%) TDD
9 1517 (28.83%) C#
10 1514 (28.78%) XML
11 1487 (28.26%) MVC
12 1422 (27.03%) SQL
13 1401 (26.63%) .NET
14 1293 (24.58%) JSON
15 1272 (24.18%) OO
16 1238 (23.53%) Spring
17 1198 (22.77%) Scrum
18 1168 (22.20%) Git (software)
19 1085 (20.62%) jQuery
20 1070 (20.34%) SQL Server
21 986 (18.74%) Linux
22 939 (17.85%) Software Engineering
23 933 (17.73%) Finance
24 902 (17.15%) MySQL
25 893 (16.97%) HTML5
26 851 (16.18%) ASP.NET
27 800 (15.21%) PHP
28 794 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
29 745 (14.16%) AngularJS
30 730 (13.88%) Degree

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 409 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 381 (7.24%) Node.js
3 327 (6.22%) Apache
4 270 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 249 (4.73%) JBoss
6 206 (3.92%) CMS
7 204 (3.88%) WebSphere
8 171 (3.25%) IIS
9 167 (3.17%) Apache Solr
10 109 (2.07%) nginx
11 104 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 95 (1.81%) Drupal
13 92 (1.75%) WordPress
14 85 (1.62%) WebLogic
15 68 (1.29%) Mule
16 64 (1.22%) GlassFish
16 64 (1.22%) Confluence
17 52 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
18 49 (0.93%) NServiceBus
18 49 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 308 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 48 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 47 (0.89%) MS Office
4 40 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 38 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.30%) Mingle
8 15 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.27%) MS Project
10 4 (0.076%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.076%) GIMP
11 3 (0.057%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.038%) Houdini
12 2 (0.038%) Maya
13 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.68%) Magento
3 24 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.095%) Tridion
7 5 (0.095%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.076%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.057%) Maximo
10 2 (0.038%) Odoo
11 1 (0.019%) Scribe Insight
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.019%) Sophis RISQUE
11 1 (0.019%) Agresso
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 386 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (3.97%) SaaS
3 191 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.56%) GitHub
5 53 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (0.70%) IaaS
7 34 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.61%) PaaS
9 30 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.53%) Office 365
11 20 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.25%) Force.com
12 13 (0.25%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.23%) Heroku
14 11 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 390 (7.41%) HTTP
2 253 (4.81%) Internet
3 146 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.14%) DNS
5 57 (1.08%) SSL
6 56 (1.06%) CTI
7 52 (0.99%) AMQP
8 45 (0.86%) Network Security
9 33 (0.63%) SSH
9 33 (0.63%) VPN
9 33 (0.63%) LDAP
10 32 (0.61%) Firewall
11 29 (0.55%) FTP
12 26 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (0.48%) Intranet
14 22 (0.42%) HTTPS
15 20 (0.38%) SNMP
16 19 (0.36%) VLAN
17 18 (0.34%) SMTP
18 16 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1070 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 902 (17.15%) MySQL
3 697 (13.25%) NoSQL
4 630 (11.97%) MongoDB
5 328 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 283 (5.38%) Big Data
7 193 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 175 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 154 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 148 (2.81%) Redis
11 128 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 125 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 112 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 99 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 95 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 67 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 64 (1.22%) Oracle Database
18 62 (1.18%) SQLite
19 58 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
20 49 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1168 (22.20%) Git (software)
2 536 (10.19%) Subversion
3 480 (9.12%) Maven
4 443 (8.42%) JUnit
5 428 (8.14%) Jenkins
6 374 (7.11%) Selenium
7 282 (5.36%) JIRA
8 278 (5.28%) Visual Studio
9 228 (4.33%) Eclipse
10 195 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 182 (3.46%) Cucumber
12 166 (3.16%) Ant
13 163 (3.10%) NUnit
14 136 (2.59%) Grunt
15 113 (2.15%) TeamCity
16 105 (2.00%) Mockito
17 104 (1.98%) Xcode
18 103 (1.96%) Gradle
19 100 (1.90%) WebDriver
20 95 (1.81%) Jasmine
General
1 933 (17.73%) Finance
2 310 (5.89%) Retail
3 259 (4.92%) Banking
4 232 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 213 (4.05%) Marketing
6 130 (2.47%) Games
7 102 (1.94%) Publishing
8 71 (1.35%) Back Office
9 69 (1.31%) Advertising
10 63 (1.20%) Front Office
11 57 (1.08%) Legal
11 57 (1.08%) Online Betting
12 55 (1.05%) Electronics
13 42 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.80%) Automotive
14 39 (0.74%) Law
15 35 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 17 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3782 (71.89%) Developer
2 1110 (21.10%) Java Developer
3 1015 (19.29%) Senior Developer
4 434 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 387 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 378 (7.18%) Software Engineer
7 364 (6.92%) C# Developer
7 364 (6.92%) PHP Developer
8 345 (6.56%) Architect
9 305 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 287 (5.46%) Software Developer
11 256 (4.87%) Lead Developer
12 206 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 180 (3.42%) iOS Developer
14 173 (3.29%) Android Developer
15 158 (3.00%) Analyst
16 142 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 131 (2.49%) Senior .NET Developer
18 118 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
19 110 (2.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2393 (45.49%) Web Services
2 2212 (42.05%) SOAP
3 2061 (39.18%) HTML
4 1688 (32.09%) CSS
5 1514 (28.78%) XML
6 1401 (26.63%) .NET
7 1293 (24.58%) JSON
8 1238 (23.53%) Spring
9 1085 (20.62%) jQuery
10 893 (16.97%) HTML5
11 851 (16.18%) ASP.NET
12 745 (14.16%) AngularJS
13 634 (12.05%) Hibernate
14 632 (12.01%) WCF
15 625 (11.88%) J2EE
16 523 (9.94%) Ajax
17 449 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 435 (8.27%) CSS3
19 414 (7.87%) .NET Framework
20 368 (6.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 474 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 464 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 390 (7.41%) User Experience
4 353 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 213 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 187 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 96 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 93 (1.77%) iPhone
9 87 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 87 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 80 (1.52%) Social Media
10 80 (1.52%) iPad
11 78 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 76 (1.44%) Digital Media
13 72 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 59 (1.12%) Blackberry
14 59 (1.12%) Grid Computing
15 58 (1.10%) Data Integration
16 57 (1.08%) Visualisation
17 54 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 986 (18.74%) Linux
2 563 (10.70%) Windows
3 526 (10.00%) Android
4 480 (9.12%) Apple iOS
5 369 (7.01%) UNIX
6 55 (1.05%) Windows Phone
7 50 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 44 (0.84%) Solaris
9 41 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 37 (0.70%) Debian
11 23 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
11 23 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.36%) AIX
14 18 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.34%) CentOS
15 16 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.21%) HPUX
17 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2822 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1664 (31.63%) TDD
3 1487 (28.26%) MVC
4 1272 (24.18%) OO
5 1198 (22.77%) Scrum
6 939 (17.85%) Software Engineering
7 794 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 651 (12.37%) E-Commerce
9 631 (11.99%) BDD
10 597 (11.35%) SOA
11 533 (10.13%) OOP
12 509 (9.67%) Unit Testing
13 488 (9.28%) Open Source
14 391 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 361 (6.86%) SDLC
16 310 (5.89%) Mobile Development
17 303 (5.76%) Multithreading
18 286 (5.44%) Web Development
19 283 (5.38%) DevOps
20 279 (5.30%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2498 (47.48%) Java
2 2304 (43.79%) JavaScript
3 1517 (28.83%) C#
4 1422 (27.03%) SQL
5 800 (15.21%) PHP
6 555 (10.55%) Python
7 343 (6.52%) Ruby
8 335 (6.37%) C++
9 284 (5.40%) Scala
10 278 (5.28%) Objective-C
11 228 (4.33%) T-SQL
12 179 (3.40%) C
13 169 (3.21%) Bash Shell
14 166 (3.16%) Perl
15 162 (3.08%) PL/SQL
16 150 (2.85%) Groovy
17 104 (1.98%) Shell Script
18 88 (1.67%) Apple Swift
19 86 (1.63%) PHP5
20 78 (1.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 730 (13.88%) Degree
2 58 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 51 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 17 (0.32%) ISEB
6 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.21%) CISSP
9 8 (0.15%) HND
10 7 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.11%) EMC Certification
11 6 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.11%) PMP
12 4 (0.076%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.076%) MCP
12 4 (0.076%) PhD
12 4 (0.076%) MCPD
13 3 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.057%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (6.75%) QA
2 47 (0.89%) SLA
3 28 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.095%) HL7
7 3 (0.057%) WAI
7 3 (0.057%) Section 508
8 2 (0.038%) COBIT
9 1 (0.019%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (1.63%) Docker
2 41 (0.78%) Varnish
3 24 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.36%) iptables
6 15 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.19%) Xen
8 9 (0.17%) vSphere
8 9 (0.17%) KVM
9 6 (0.11%) XenServer
10 5 (0.095%) pfSense
10 5 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.095%) XenApp
10 5 (0.095%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.076%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.076%) LXC
12 3 (0.057%) vCloud
12 3 (0.057%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.057%) Squid
Systems Management
1 218 (4.14%) Puppet
2 165 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (1.35%) Ansible
4 67 (1.27%) Nagios
5 47 (0.89%) Vagrant
6 31 (0.59%) Capistrano
7 20 (0.38%) Salt
8 19 (0.36%) OpenNMS
9 17 (0.32%) Mesos
10 15 (0.29%) Opsview
11 13 (0.25%) yum
12 5 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.095%) Kibana
12 5 (0.095%) logstash
13 4 (0.076%) SCCM
14 3 (0.057%) CA LISA
14 3 (0.057%) Graphite
14 3 (0.057%) Kubernetes
15 2 (0.038%) Iperf
16 1 (0.019%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 614 (11.67%) Oracle
2 564 (10.72%) Microsoft
3 164 (3.12%) Google
4 138 (2.62%) Zend
4 138 (2.62%) IBM
5 115 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 89 (1.69%) hybris
7 86 (1.63%) Apple
8 82 (1.56%) Twitter
9 79 (1.50%) Adobe
10 69 (1.31%) Facebook
11 66 (1.25%) SAP
12 59 (1.12%) VMware
12 59 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 59 (1.12%) Splunk
13 49 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 34 (0.65%) Progress
15 33 (0.63%) Sun
16 31 (0.59%) Xamarin
17 30 (0.57%) Red Hat
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