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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 149 165 260
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +95
Permanent jobs citing REST 2187 1917 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 1.75% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 4.27% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 1627 1001
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
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 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 2047 £48,750 -2.50% 229
London +10 1061 £55,000 - 107
South East +26 386 £44,000 -2.22% 41
City of London 0 196 £57,500 +4.54% 41
North West -1 127 £38,500 +10.00% 23
East of England +3 126 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire +9 118 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South West +38 101 £38,500 - 11
Scotland +68 81 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Leeds +61 81 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +48 81 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Kent +61 79 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire -44 70 £50,000 +5.26% 12
West Midlands +19 69 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Surrey -2 68 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire -20 63 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Oxfordshire +49 57 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Glasgow +44 54 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Manchester -28 51 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Bristol +22 49 £42,500 +7.59% 6
East Midlands -10 49 £47,500 +15.85% 10
Cheshire +7 48 £37,500 +20.96% 8
Cambridgeshire -14 48 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Cambridge -5 39 £40,000 +9.58% 3
South Wales 0 33 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Wales -3 33 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Tunbridge Wells - 28 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk +13 26 £40,000 - 3
Warrington +8 25 £39,000 +25.80% 2
Reading +1 24 £50,000 -9.09% 3

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2235 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2000 (46.52%) JavaScript
3 1857 (43.20%) Web Services
4 1778 (41.36%) HTML
5 1757 (40.87%) SOAP
6 1752 (40.75%) Java
7 1535 (35.71%) CSS
8 1514 (35.22%) .NET
9 1422 (33.08%) C#
10 1414 (32.89%) TDD
11 1322 (30.75%) MVC
12 1306 (30.38%) OO
13 1302 (30.29%) XML
14 1241 (28.87%) SQL
15 1159 (26.96%) JSON
16 1157 (26.91%) jQuery
17 993 (23.10%) SQL Server
18 965 (22.45%) ASP.NET
19 949 (22.07%) Git (software)
20 879 (20.45%) Scrum
21 792 (18.42%) Linux
22 778 (18.10%) PHP
23 741 (17.24%) WCF
24 717 (16.68%) MySQL
25 708 (16.47%) HTML5
26 699 (16.26%) Spring
27 671 (15.61%) BDD
28 653 (15.19%) Degree
29 639 (14.86%) Software Engineering
30 636 (14.79%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 332 (7.72%) Node.js
2 287 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 255 (5.93%) IIS
4 248 (5.77%) Apache
5 193 (4.49%) CMS
6 177 (4.12%) nginx
7 160 (3.72%) Apache Solr
8 150 (3.49%) JBoss
9 134 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
10 113 (2.63%) WebSphere
11 95 (2.21%) Drupal
12 58 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 57 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
14 55 (1.28%) Confluence
15 42 (0.98%) NServiceBus
16 40 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
17 39 (0.91%) Mule
18 38 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
19 37 (0.86%) WebLogic
20 36 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 266 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.37%) MS Office
3 16 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.12%) SPSS
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.093%) Mingle
8 3 (0.070%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (1.51%) Sophis RISQUE
2 56 (1.30%) Magento
3 37 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.16%) SAP R/3
9 6 (0.14%) Agresso
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.047%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.047%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.047%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.023%) Radian6
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 300 ERP
11 1 (0.023%) Summit
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 195 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (3.79%) GitHub
3 130 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (2.86%) SaaS
5 60 (1.40%) Trello
6 36 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.65%) PaaS
8 26 (0.60%) Heroku
9 23 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.47%) IaaS
11 16 (0.37%) CloudBees
12 14 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.26%) Office 365
14 6 (0.14%) Force.com
14 6 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.12%) Route 53
16 4 (0.093%) Joyent
16 4 (0.093%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 3 (0.070%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 325 (7.56%) HTTP
2 187 (4.35%) Internet
3 88 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 55 (1.28%) SSL
5 37 (0.86%) Intranet
6 36 (0.84%) DNS
7 32 (0.74%) Firewall
8 28 (0.65%) FTP
9 27 (0.63%) Extranet
10 20 (0.47%) Network Security
11 17 (0.40%) LDAP
12 15 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 15 (0.35%) CTI
12 15 (0.35%) SSH
13 14 (0.33%) DMZ
14 13 (0.30%) Bluetooth
14 13 (0.30%) AMQP
15 12 (0.28%) GPRS
15 12 (0.28%) GSM
15 12 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 993 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 717 (16.68%) MySQL
3 397 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 319 (7.42%) Relational Database
5 314 (7.30%) MongoDB
6 294 (6.84%) Big Data
7 242 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 166 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 161 (3.75%) Redis
10 151 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 124 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
12 120 (2.79%) SQLite
13 106 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 86 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 84 (1.95%) Oracle Database
16 74 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 68 (1.58%) RavenDB
18 64 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
19 62 (1.44%) DB2
20 56 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 949 (22.07%) Git (software)
2 479 (11.14%) Subversion
3 390 (9.07%) Selenium
4 384 (8.93%) Maven
5 334 (7.77%) Jenkins
6 279 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 264 (6.14%) Visual Studio
8 260 (6.05%) JUnit
9 230 (5.35%) Eclipse
10 227 (5.28%) NUnit
11 220 (5.12%) TeamCity
12 192 (4.47%) JIRA
13 164 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 151 (3.51%) Xcode
15 145 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
16 107 (2.49%) SpecFlow
17 105 (2.44%) Jasmine
18 97 (2.26%) WebDriver
18 97 (2.26%) Ant
19 95 (2.21%) Mockito
General
1 489 (11.37%) Finance
2 295 (6.86%) Retail
3 220 (5.12%) Banking
4 191 (4.44%) Marketing
5 175 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 168 (3.91%) Games
7 116 (2.70%) Publishing
8 88 (2.05%) Advertising
9 66 (1.54%) Front Office
10 63 (1.47%) French Language
11 56 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 33 (0.77%) Automotive
13 29 (0.67%) Online Betting
14 23 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.51%) Back Office
16 20 (0.47%) Legal
17 19 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.44%) Multimedia
17 19 (0.44%) Billing
18 17 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3258 (75.79%) Developer
2 813 (18.91%) Senior Developer
3 759 (17.66%) Java Developer
4 523 (12.17%) .NET Developer
5 387 (9.00%) C# Developer
6 343 (7.98%) PHP Developer
7 333 (7.75%) Web Developer
8 260 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 258 (6.00%) Software Engineer
10 255 (5.93%) Architect
11 248 (5.77%) Software Developer
12 191 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
13 185 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
14 182 (4.23%) Android Developer
15 179 (4.16%) iOS Developer
16 149 (3.47%) Lead Developer
17 140 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 129 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
19 124 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
20 113 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1857 (43.20%) Web Services
2 1778 (41.36%) HTML
3 1757 (40.87%) SOAP
4 1535 (35.71%) CSS
5 1514 (35.22%) .NET
6 1302 (30.29%) XML
7 1159 (26.96%) JSON
8 1157 (26.91%) jQuery
9 965 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 741 (17.24%) WCF
11 708 (16.47%) HTML5
12 699 (16.26%) Spring
13 572 (13.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 532 (12.37%) AngularJS
15 469 (10.91%) Ajax
16 463 (10.77%) .NET Framework
17 386 (8.98%) Hibernate
18 378 (8.79%) CSS3
19 345 (8.03%) RESTful
20 316 (7.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 530 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 476 (11.07%) Open Source
3 450 (10.47%) Mobile App
4 410 (9.54%) User Experience
5 198 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 144 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (3.21%) iPhone
8 91 (2.12%) iPad
9 76 (1.77%) Social Media
10 75 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 68 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 68 (1.58%) N-Tier
12 65 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
13 63 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
14 62 (1.44%) Mathematics
15 61 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 60 (1.40%) Blackberry
17 58 (1.35%) Management Information System
18 51 (1.19%) Data Structures
19 43 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 792 (18.42%) Linux
2 578 (13.44%) Windows
3 465 (10.82%) Android
4 439 (10.21%) Apple iOS
5 226 (5.26%) UNIX
6 50 (1.16%) Debian
7 47 (1.09%) CentOS
8 46 (1.07%) Windows Phone
9 43 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 38 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.56%) Solaris
14 22 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.19%) HPUX
18 7 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2235 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1414 (32.89%) TDD
3 1322 (30.75%) MVC
4 1306 (30.38%) OO
5 879 (20.45%) Scrum
6 671 (15.61%) BDD
7 639 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 636 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
9 631 (14.68%) E-Commerce
10 578 (13.44%) SOA
11 460 (10.70%) OOP
12 349 (8.12%) Unit Testing
13 314 (7.30%) iOS Development
14 308 (7.16%) OOD
15 293 (6.82%) Web Development
16 282 (6.56%) Android Development
17 264 (6.14%) DevOps
18 248 (5.77%) Multithreading
19 228 (5.30%) Mentoring
20 178 (4.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2000 (46.52%) JavaScript
2 1752 (40.75%) Java
3 1422 (33.08%) C#
4 1241 (28.87%) SQL
5 778 (18.10%) PHP
6 367 (8.54%) Ruby
7 327 (7.61%) Python
8 324 (7.54%) T-SQL
9 261 (6.07%) Objective-C
10 216 (5.02%) C++
11 157 (3.65%) Scala
12 143 (3.33%) PHP5
13 137 (3.19%) Perl
14 124 (2.88%) VB.NET
15 115 (2.68%) C
16 111 (2.58%) XPath
17 107 (2.49%) VB
18 77 (1.79%) Groovy
19 74 (1.72%) Bash Shell
20 63 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 653 (15.19%) Degree
2 35 (0.81%) PhD
3 33 (0.77%) ISEB
3 33 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (0.56%) HND
6 19 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.19%) CISSP
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.14%) PMP
13 6 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.14%) CISA
13 6 (0.14%) CISM
13 6 (0.14%) OCP
13 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
14 5 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (8.91%) QA
2 28 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.28%) SLA
5 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.093%) WCAG
8 3 (0.070%) HL7
9 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 20 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.40%) Docker
5 12 (0.28%) Firmware
6 10 (0.23%) Varnish
7 9 (0.21%) HDFS
8 7 (0.16%) Xen
9 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
10 4 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.093%) NFS
10 4 (0.093%) Snort
11 3 (0.070%) KVM
12 2 (0.047%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.023%) vSphere
13 1 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 85 (1.98%) Puppet
2 80 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 31 (0.72%) yum
5 29 (0.67%) Graphite
6 27 (0.63%) logstash
7 18 (0.42%) Nagios
8 15 (0.35%) Ansible
9 8 (0.19%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.16%) OpenNMS
11 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.14%) Opsview
12 5 (0.12%) Kibana
12 5 (0.12%) StatsD
12 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.093%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.070%) CA LISA
14 3 (0.070%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.070%) WMI
Vendors
1 580 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 516 (12.00%) Oracle
3 176 (4.09%) Zend
4 143 (3.33%) Google
5 106 (2.47%) IBM
6 88 (2.05%) Adobe
7 84 (1.95%) Facebook
8 76 (1.77%) Twitter
9 74 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 73 (1.70%) Rackspace
11 71 (1.65%) Apple
12 60 (1.40%) Telerik
13 59 (1.37%) Dell
14 44 (1.02%) hybris
15 43 (1.00%) Sybase
15 43 (1.00%) SAP
16 31 (0.72%) Sitecore
17 29 (0.67%) VMware
17 29 (0.67%) Xamarin
18 26 (0.60%) HP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Health Insurance / 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday