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 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 146 177 222
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +45
Permanent jobs citing REST 2142 1759 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 1.65% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 4.05% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1363 1059
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
39882 43473 44237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.70% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34045 36132 38971
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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 +34 2020 £50,000 +4.16% 366
London +10 1061 £55,000 - 183
South East +54 386 £47,500 +5.55% 48
City of London -37 168 £55,000 - 48
North West +26 139 £37,500 -6.25% 36
South West +43 117 £40,000 +8.10% 31
Yorkshire -21 100 £40,000 - 22
East of England +12 95 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Berkshire +12 74 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Surrey +6 71 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Manchester +22 70 £36,500 -14.11% 19
Hampshire +33 66 £41,500 +27.69% 15
Kent +60 62 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Wales +25 62 £40,750 -6.85% 10
West Midlands +2 62 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Leeds +27 61 £40,000 -6.97% 10
West Yorkshire +18 61 £40,000 -6.97% 14
South Wales +19 60 £41,500 -5.14% 9
Cheshire +15 47 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Cardiff +12 47 £41,500 -24.54% 3
East Midlands +13 43 £40,000 -4.19% 10
Bristol +8 40 £43,000 +8.86% 19
Tunbridge Wells - 37 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 36 £45,000 +26.76% 9
West Sussex +25 32 £40,000 -13.97% 2
Oxfordshire +13 32 £42,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire +23 29 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Scotland +21 29 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Swindon +19 29 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Reading +10 29 £55,000 +4.76% 5

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2130 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1922 (45.38%) JavaScript
3 1870 (44.16%) Web Services
4 1732 (40.90%) Java
5 1730 (40.85%) SOAP
6 1713 (40.45%) HTML
7 1450 (34.24%) CSS
8 1445 (34.12%) .NET
9 1381 (32.61%) C#
10 1371 (32.37%) TDD
11 1317 (31.10%) OO
12 1316 (31.07%) XML
13 1283 (30.30%) MVC
14 1165 (27.51%) SQL
15 1126 (26.59%) JSON
16 1087 (25.67%) jQuery
17 1001 (23.64%) SQL Server
18 956 (22.57%) Git (software)
19 854 (20.17%) ASP.NET
20 812 (19.17%) Scrum
21 810 (19.13%) PHP
22 794 (18.75%) Linux
23 751 (17.73%) HTML5
24 713 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
25 707 (16.69%) Spring
26 649 (15.32%) MySQL
27 634 (14.97%) Software Engineering
28 631 (14.90%) WCF
29 612 (14.45%) Degree
30 573 (13.53%) Finance

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 336 (7.93%) Node.js
2 302 (7.13%) Apache
3 288 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 227 (5.36%) CMS
5 199 (4.70%) IIS
6 160 (3.78%) nginx
7 146 (3.45%) JBoss
8 129 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
9 127 (3.00%) WebSphere
10 118 (2.79%) Apache Solr
11 92 (2.17%) Drupal
12 75 (1.77%) SharePoint
13 58 (1.37%) Confluence
14 52 (1.23%) NServiceBus
14 52 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
15 48 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
16 47 (1.11%) Mule
17 43 (1.02%) WordPress
18 41 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 281 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.31%) MS Office
4 13 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 8 (0.19%) Mingle
5 8 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.12%) SPSS
7 3 (0.071%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.071%) HipChat
8 2 (0.047%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 60 (1.42%) Sophis RISQUE
2 59 (1.39%) Magento
3 45 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.21%) Agresso
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.071%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.047%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.047%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.024%) Summit
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.024%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 300 ERP
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 165 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.34%) GitHub
4 83 (1.96%) SaaS
5 30 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.66%) Trello
7 24 (0.57%) PaaS
7 24 (0.57%) Heroku
8 23 (0.54%) IaaS
9 19 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.28%) Office 365
12 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.19%) Force.com
14 5 (0.12%) Route 53
14 5 (0.12%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.094%) CloudBees
16 1 (0.024%) Yammer
16 1 (0.024%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.024%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 396 (9.35%) HTTP
2 190 (4.49%) Internet
3 99 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 66 (1.56%) DNS
5 42 (0.99%) Firewall
6 34 (0.80%) SSL
7 33 (0.78%) Network Security
8 32 (0.76%) AMQP
9 31 (0.73%) Intranet
10 29 (0.68%) FTP
11 24 (0.57%) LDAP
12 22 (0.52%) HTTPS
13 20 (0.47%) DHCP
14 18 (0.43%) Bluetooth
14 18 (0.43%) Extranet
15 17 (0.40%) CTI
16 14 (0.33%) SAN
16 14 (0.33%) DMZ
16 14 (0.33%) GPRS
17 13 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 649 (15.32%) MySQL
3 405 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 337 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 292 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 261 (6.16%) Big Data
7 205 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 155 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
9 154 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 144 (3.40%) Redis
11 142 (3.35%) RDBMS
12 102 (2.41%) SQLite
13 100 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 81 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 80 (1.89%) Oracle Database
16 78 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 72 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
18 66 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 55 (1.30%) DB2
20 42 (0.99%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 956 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 417 (9.85%) Subversion
3 393 (9.28%) Maven
4 334 (7.89%) Selenium
5 317 (7.49%) Jenkins
6 256 (6.04%) JUnit
7 240 (5.67%) Eclipse
8 227 (5.36%) Visual Studio
9 199 (4.70%) JIRA
10 198 (4.68%) Cucumber
11 194 (4.58%) Xcode
11 194 (4.58%) NUnit
12 165 (3.90%) TeamCity
13 144 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 107 (2.53%) Ant
15 106 (2.50%) Jasmine
16 103 (2.43%) Mockito
17 102 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
18 95 (2.24%) SpecFlow
19 93 (2.20%) Moq
General
1 573 (13.53%) Finance
2 233 (5.50%) Retail
3 232 (5.48%) Banking
4 168 (3.97%) Marketing
5 161 (3.80%) Games
6 146 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 90 (2.13%) Advertising
8 88 (2.08%) Publishing
9 64 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.20%) Front Office
11 46 (1.09%) Automotive
12 43 (1.02%) Online Betting
13 40 (0.94%) Legal
14 37 (0.87%) French Language
15 27 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (0.61%) Back Office
16 26 (0.61%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.50%) Multimedia
18 18 (0.43%) Electronics
19 17 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3170 (74.85%) Developer
2 763 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 746 (17.62%) Senior Developer
4 443 (10.46%) .NET Developer
5 359 (8.48%) PHP Developer
6 341 (8.05%) C# Developer
7 299 (7.06%) Web Developer
8 280 (6.61%) Software Engineer
9 271 (6.40%) Architect
10 262 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 222 (5.24%) iOS Developer
12 206 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 194 (4.58%) Lead Developer
14 190 (4.49%) Android Developer
15 169 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
16 143 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
17 127 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
18 109 (2.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 104 (2.46%) Analyst
19 104 (2.46%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1870 (44.16%) Web Services
2 1730 (40.85%) SOAP
3 1713 (40.45%) HTML
4 1450 (34.24%) CSS
5 1445 (34.12%) .NET
6 1316 (31.07%) XML
7 1126 (26.59%) JSON
8 1087 (25.67%) jQuery
9 854 (20.17%) ASP.NET
10 751 (17.73%) HTML5
11 707 (16.69%) Spring
12 631 (14.90%) WCF
13 523 (12.35%) AngularJS
14 498 (11.76%) Ajax
15 436 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 427 (10.08%) CSS3
17 417 (9.85%) .NET Framework
18 409 (9.66%) Hibernate
19 358 (8.45%) RESTful
20 322 (7.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 479 (11.31%) Mobile App
2 467 (11.03%) Open Source
2 467 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 382 (9.02%) User Experience
4 198 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 193 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 135 (3.19%) iPhone
7 105 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 97 (2.29%) iPad
9 81 (1.91%) Social Media
10 66 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 59 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
12 55 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 53 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 50 (1.18%) W3C
14 50 (1.18%) Mathematics
15 49 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 48 (1.13%) Digital Media
16 48 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
17 44 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 794 (18.75%) Linux
2 509 (12.02%) Windows
3 497 (11.74%) Apple iOS
4 463 (10.93%) Android
5 230 (5.43%) UNIX
6 57 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 53 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
8 46 (1.09%) Windows Phone
9 40 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (0.87%) Debian
11 36 (0.85%) CentOS
12 21 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.31%) Fedora
15 13 (0.31%) Solaris
16 10 (0.24%) HPUX
17 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2130 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1371 (32.37%) TDD
3 1317 (31.10%) OO
4 1283 (30.30%) MVC
5 812 (19.17%) Scrum
6 713 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
7 634 (14.97%) Software Engineering
8 564 (13.32%) E-Commerce
9 562 (13.27%) BDD
10 490 (11.57%) SOA
11 476 (11.24%) OOP
12 354 (8.36%) Unit Testing
13 352 (8.31%) iOS Development
14 309 (7.30%) Multithreading
15 289 (6.82%) Android Development
16 266 (6.28%) OOD
17 263 (6.21%) DevOps
18 226 (5.34%) Web Development
19 209 (4.94%) Mentoring
20 161 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1922 (45.38%) JavaScript
2 1732 (40.90%) Java
3 1381 (32.61%) C#
4 1165 (27.51%) SQL
5 810 (19.13%) PHP
6 327 (7.72%) Python
7 322 (7.60%) Objective-C
8 287 (6.78%) C++
9 282 (6.66%) T-SQL
9 282 (6.66%) Ruby
10 134 (3.16%) C
11 133 (3.14%) Scala
12 131 (3.09%) Perl
13 115 (2.72%) VB.NET
14 113 (2.67%) XPath
14 113 (2.67%) PHP5
15 102 (2.41%) PL/SQL
16 96 (2.27%) VB
17 92 (2.17%) Shell Script
18 84 (1.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 612 (14.45%) Degree
2 90 (2.13%) VCP4
3 33 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 28 (0.66%) ISEB
6 21 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.40%) CISSP
8 16 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.33%) PhD
10 13 (0.31%) HND
11 11 (0.26%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.14%) CISA
15 6 (0.14%) CISM
15 6 (0.14%) PMP
15 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
15 6 (0.14%) OCP
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (8.78%) QA
2 19 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.28%) SLA
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.094%) WCAG
8 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (1.11%) Docker
2 36 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 31 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.47%) Varnish
6 14 (0.33%) Xen
7 12 (0.28%) Firmware
8 10 (0.24%) KVM
9 8 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.17%) Snort
11 6 (0.14%) HDFS
12 5 (0.12%) LXC
12 5 (0.12%) NFS
13 4 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.094%) Cygwin
14 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.047%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.024%) Squid
15 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 100 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 94 (2.22%) Puppet
3 36 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 32 (0.76%) Ansible
5 28 (0.66%) Nagios
6 17 (0.40%) yum
7 16 (0.38%) Graphite
8 14 (0.33%) OpenNMS
9 12 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.24%) logstash
11 8 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.14%) Opsview
13 5 (0.12%) Mesos
13 5 (0.12%) StatsD
13 5 (0.12%) Kibana
14 4 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.071%) WMI
15 3 (0.071%) Salt
15 3 (0.071%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.047%) OpenView
Vendors
1 542 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 529 (12.49%) Oracle
3 162 (3.83%) Zend
4 146 (3.45%) IBM
5 119 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 110 (2.60%) Google
7 81 (1.91%) Apple
8 66 (1.56%) Adobe
9 62 (1.46%) Facebook
9 62 (1.46%) Twitter
10 50 (1.18%) hybris
10 50 (1.18%) VMware
11 49 (1.16%) Sitecore
12 47 (1.11%) Sybase
13 43 (1.02%) Dell
14 41 (0.97%) SAP
15 37 (0.87%) Cisco
16 32 (0.76%) Rackspace
17 31 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 31 (0.73%) Splunk
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £800 to £850 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On application
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Aviva
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago