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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 124 155 227
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +72
Permanent jobs citing REST 2548 2225 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 1.90% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 4.76% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2106 1889 1158
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
40182 46726 43519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.81% 39.93% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 39929 37824
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 £60,000 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +27 2463 £50,000 - 308
London +18 1362 £57,500 +4.54% 145
South East +80 464 £47,500 +5.55% 47
City of London -34 193 £60,000 +9.09% 45
North West +47 156 £40,000 - 30
South West +38 142 £40,000 -5.88% 23
East of England +11 117 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Berkshire +63 114 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Manchester +51 93 £40,000 -3.03% 19
Surrey +8 91 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire -19 83 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands +8 76 £42,500 - 10
West Midlands -8 72 £42,500 - 15
Hampshire +40 66 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +29 57 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Kent +32 52 £39,500 -12.22% 8
West Yorkshire +29 50 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Reading +24 46 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Bristol +22 46 £42,000 -1.17% 11
Cheshire -4 46 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Milton Keynes +19 43 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Leeds +31 41 £40,000 - 2
Leatherhead +26 38 £46,250 -2.63%
Wales +17 38 £35,000 -26.70% 6
South Wales +20 36 £35,000 -23.07% 6
Tunbridge Wells - 35 £44,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +21 33 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Northamptonshire +17 33 £41,250 +10.00% 2
East Sussex +40 32 £56,250 - 3
Oxfordshire +1 28 £43,750 -2.77% 5

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 2413 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2130 (45.41%) Web Services
3 2119 (45.17%) Java
4 2060 (43.91%) JavaScript
5 1883 (40.14%) SOAP
6 1854 (39.52%) HTML
7 1504 (32.06%) TDD
8 1492 (31.81%) CSS
9 1451 (30.93%) C#
10 1394 (29.72%) XML
11 1392 (29.67%) MVC
12 1379 (29.40%) .NET
13 1275 (27.18%) OO
14 1244 (26.52%) SQL
15 1175 (25.05%) JSON
16 1063 (22.66%) Git (software)
17 1061 (22.62%) SQL Server
18 984 (20.98%) Spring
19 983 (20.96%) jQuery
20 922 (19.65%) Scrum
21 896 (19.10%) Linux
22 838 (17.86%) HTML5
23 819 (17.46%) ASP.NET
24 778 (16.58%) Software Engineering
25 773 (16.48%) PHP
26 734 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
27 732 (15.60%) MySQL
28 725 (15.46%) Finance
29 693 (14.77%) Degree
30 611 (13.02%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 360 (7.67%) Node.js
2 341 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 341 (7.27%) Apache
3 208 (4.43%) CMS
4 195 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
5 190 (4.05%) JBoss
6 180 (3.84%) IIS
7 177 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 149 (3.18%) nginx
9 145 (3.09%) Apache Solr
10 94 (2.00%) SharePoint
11 88 (1.88%) Drupal
12 69 (1.47%) NServiceBus
13 57 (1.22%) WordPress
14 55 (1.17%) Mule
15 54 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
16 52 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
17 47 (1.00%) WebLogic
17 47 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
18 43 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 304 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.49%) MS Office
5 20 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.32%) Mingle
7 15 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.30%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.17%) MS Project
10 6 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.085%) GIMP
11 4 (0.085%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.043%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.043%) Houdini
12 2 (0.043%) Maya
Business Applications
1 50 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.81%) Magento
3 24 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
4 12 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.11%) Tridion
8 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.085%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.085%) Agresso
10 3 (0.064%) Maximo
10 3 (0.064%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.043%) Odoo
12 1 (0.021%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.021%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 349 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (2.66%) SaaS
4 87 (1.85%) GitHub
5 40 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.60%) PaaS
7 23 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.47%) IaaS
9 16 (0.34%) Heroku
10 15 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.26%) Office 365
12 11 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.21%) Force.com
14 9 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.17%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 444 (9.46%) HTTP
2 227 (4.84%) Internet
3 123 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.47%) DNS
5 49 (1.04%) AMQP
5 49 (1.04%) Network Security
6 47 (1.00%) SSL
7 38 (0.81%) CTI
8 28 (0.60%) Firewall
9 27 (0.58%) LDAP
10 26 (0.55%) FTP
11 25 (0.53%) SSH
12 23 (0.49%) VPN
13 20 (0.43%) Intranet
14 19 (0.41%) DHCP
14 19 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 19 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.26%) VLAN
16 11 (0.23%) Broadband
17 10 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 732 (15.60%) MySQL
3 597 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 475 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 290 (6.18%) Relational Database
6 254 (5.41%) Big Data
7 181 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 149 (3.18%) Redis
9 145 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 143 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 142 (3.03%) Hadoop
12 135 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 113 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 103 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 94 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 74 (1.58%) SQLite
17 72 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
18 66 (1.41%) Oracle Database
19 49 (1.04%) DB2
20 41 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1063 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 468 (9.98%) Subversion
3 436 (9.29%) Maven
4 361 (7.70%) JUnit
5 356 (7.59%) Jenkins
6 345 (7.35%) Selenium
7 261 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 247 (5.27%) Eclipse
9 235 (5.01%) JIRA
10 181 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 178 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 168 (3.58%) NUnit
13 158 (3.37%) Xcode
14 134 (2.86%) Ant
15 117 (2.49%) Mockito
16 109 (2.32%) Jasmine
17 107 (2.28%) Grunt
18 102 (2.17%) TeamCity
19 99 (2.11%) PHPUnit
20 90 (1.92%) Gradle
General
1 725 (15.46%) Finance
2 246 (5.24%) Retail
3 210 (4.48%) Banking
4 160 (3.41%) Marketing
5 159 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 137 (2.92%) Games
7 104 (2.22%) Publishing
8 85 (1.81%) Advertising
9 60 (1.28%) Automotive
10 52 (1.11%) Front Office
11 51 (1.09%) Legal
12 48 (1.02%) Online Betting
13 47 (1.00%) Back Office
14 39 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 32 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.66%) Electronics
17 30 (0.64%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.55%) Manufacturing
19 24 (0.51%) Law
20 15 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3439 (73.31%) Developer
2 885 (18.87%) Java Developer
3 848 (18.08%) Senior Developer
4 413 (8.80%) .NET Developer
5 355 (7.57%) C# Developer
6 351 (7.48%) PHP Developer
7 333 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 322 (6.86%) Architect
9 291 (6.20%) Web Developer
10 268 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 253 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 239 (5.09%) Lead Developer
13 210 (4.48%) Android Developer
14 204 (4.35%) iOS Developer
15 187 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
16 122 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
17 115 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
18 112 (2.39%) Analyst
19 108 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
19 108 (2.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2130 (45.41%) Web Services
2 1883 (40.14%) SOAP
3 1854 (39.52%) HTML
4 1492 (31.81%) CSS
5 1394 (29.72%) XML
6 1379 (29.40%) .NET
7 1175 (25.05%) JSON
8 984 (20.98%) Spring
9 983 (20.96%) jQuery
10 838 (17.86%) HTML5
11 819 (17.46%) ASP.NET
12 611 (13.02%) AngularJS
13 601 (12.81%) WCF
14 540 (11.51%) Ajax
15 536 (11.43%) Hibernate
16 494 (10.53%) J2EE
17 425 (9.06%) CSS3
18 413 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 389 (8.29%) .NET Framework
20 354 (7.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 473 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 456 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 408 (8.70%) User Experience
4 293 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 224 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 184 (3.92%) Client/Server
7 118 (2.52%) iPhone
8 102 (2.17%) Social Media
9 99 (2.11%) iPad
10 82 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 73 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 67 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 63 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 62 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 59 (1.26%) Digital Media
16 57 (1.22%) Blackberry
16 57 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
17 55 (1.17%) Grid Computing
18 51 (1.09%) W3C
19 45 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 896 (19.10%) Linux
2 538 (11.47%) Windows
3 526 (11.21%) Android
4 509 (10.85%) Apple iOS
5 307 (6.54%) UNIX
6 58 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
7 51 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 39 (0.83%) Windows Phone
9 34 (0.72%) Debian
10 28 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.47%) CentOS
11 22 (0.47%) Solaris
12 19 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
13 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.23%) Fedora
16 10 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2413 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1504 (32.06%) TDD
3 1392 (29.67%) MVC
4 1275 (27.18%) OO
5 922 (19.65%) Scrum
6 778 (16.58%) Software Engineering
7 734 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
8 598 (12.75%) E-Commerce
9 557 (11.87%) BDD
10 515 (10.98%) SOA
11 509 (10.85%) OOP
12 465 (9.91%) Unit Testing
13 461 (9.83%) Open Source
14 332 (7.08%) Multithreading
15 314 (6.69%) Mobile Development
16 310 (6.61%) Mentoring
17 294 (6.27%) iOS Development
18 285 (6.08%) Android Development
19 281 (5.99%) SDLC
20 278 (5.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2119 (45.17%) Java
2 2060 (43.91%) JavaScript
3 1451 (30.93%) C#
4 1244 (26.52%) SQL
5 773 (16.48%) PHP
6 423 (9.02%) Python
7 322 (6.86%) Objective-C
8 301 (6.42%) C++
9 280 (5.97%) Ruby
10 263 (5.61%) T-SQL
11 201 (4.28%) Scala
12 164 (3.50%) PL/SQL
13 157 (3.35%) C
14 144 (3.07%) Perl
15 114 (2.43%) Bash Shell
16 105 (2.24%) Groovy
17 99 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 92 (1.96%) VB.NET
19 90 (1.92%) PHP5
20 79 (1.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 693 (14.77%) Degree
2 40 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 36 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.34%) CISSP
6 15 (0.32%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.30%) ISEB
8 11 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.15%) PhD
10 5 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.085%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.064%) HND
13 2 (0.043%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.043%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.021%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.021%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.021%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (8.14%) QA
2 35 (0.75%) SLA
3 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.043%) HL7
7 1 (0.021%) WCAG
7 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (1.53%) Docker
2 33 (0.70%) Varnish
3 25 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 19 (0.41%) iptables
7 7 (0.15%) Xen
7 7 (0.15%) KVM
8 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.11%) LXC
9 4 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.085%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.085%) Snort
10 3 (0.064%) NFS
10 3 (0.064%) vSphere
10 3 (0.064%) vCloud
11 2 (0.043%) XenApp
11 2 (0.043%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.021%) Firmware
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 180 (3.84%) Puppet
2 147 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.13%) Ansible
4 50 (1.07%) Nagios
5 48 (1.02%) Vagrant
6 24 (0.51%) OpenNMS
7 19 (0.41%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.26%) Salt
9 11 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 11 (0.23%) Mesos
10 7 (0.15%) yum
11 6 (0.13%) Opsview
11 6 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (0.13%) Graphite
12 3 (0.064%) Netcool
12 3 (0.064%) OpenView
12 3 (0.064%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.064%) logstash
12 3 (0.064%) Kibana
13 1 (0.021%) AppManager
Vendors
1 547 (11.66%) Oracle
2 542 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 151 (3.22%) Zend
4 139 (2.96%) Google
5 137 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 135 (2.88%) IBM
7 80 (1.71%) Adobe
7 80 (1.71%) Twitter
8 76 (1.62%) Facebook
9 75 (1.60%) hybris
10 72 (1.53%) Apple
11 62 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 56 (1.19%) Splunk
13 55 (1.17%) VMware
14 49 (1.04%) SAP
15 46 (0.98%) Atlassian
16 34 (0.72%) TIBCO
17 32 (0.68%) Sybase
18 28 (0.60%) Siebel
19 24 (0.51%) Cisco
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