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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 110 149 199
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +50
Permanent jobs citing REST 2801 2189 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 1.89% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 4.96% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 1701 1293
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,750
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
40714 44135 42721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.38% 38.17% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34884 37107 36998
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 September 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 September 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 +44 2639 £50,000 - 390
London +18 1317 £57,500 +4.54% 169
South East +75 491 £45,000 - 61
City of London +18 221 £60,000 +4.34% 44
South West +43 196 £43,000 +7.50% 30
North West +34 177 £40,000 +2.56% 41
East of England +60 153 £47,750 +6.11% 21
Manchester +70 132 £40,000 +1.26% 24
Berkshire +103 130 £50,000 +2.04% 20
Yorkshire +40 118 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Hampshire +48 99 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Surrey +24 86 £42,500 +17.24% 8
West Midlands +17 81 £42,500 +21.42% 15
West Yorkshire +20 74 £36,500 -14.11% 17
Leeds +26 66 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Hertfordshire +36 64 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Wales +32 58 £35,000 -6.66% 12
South Wales +21 58 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Wiltshire +27 55 £43,000 +11.68% 6
Reading +54 51 £50,000 -2.91% 6
Gloucestershire +8 49 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +3 49 £41,500 +3.10% 21
Bristol 0 46 £48,750 +20.37% 9
Cambridgeshire +13 45 £45,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +20 43 £44,500 -11.00% 6
Warwickshire +28 40 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Scotland -37 40 £39,500 -5.95% 10
Tyne and Wear +27 38 £40,000 +45.45% 10
North East +24 38 £40,000 +45.45% 11
Cambridge +15 38 £46,250 +1.62% 11

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3020 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2621 (48.14%) Java
3 2469 (45.34%) JavaScript
4 2438 (44.78%) Web Services
5 2320 (42.61%) SOAP
6 2159 (39.65%) HTML
7 1808 (33.20%) CSS
8 1688 (31.00%) TDD
9 1564 (28.72%) XML
10 1541 (28.30%) SQL
11 1536 (28.21%) C#
12 1482 (27.22%) MVC
13 1435 (26.35%) .NET
14 1339 (24.59%) JSON
15 1318 (24.21%) OO
16 1298 (23.84%) Scrum
17 1255 (23.05%) Spring
18 1164 (21.38%) Git (software)
19 1117 (20.51%) jQuery
20 1069 (19.63%) SQL Server
21 1021 (18.75%) Software Engineering
22 986 (18.11%) Linux
23 976 (17.92%) Finance
24 922 (16.93%) HTML5
25 921 (16.91%) MySQL
26 876 (16.09%) ASP.NET
27 823 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
28 807 (14.82%) PHP
29 799 (14.67%) AngularJS
30 757 (13.90%) Degree

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 421 (7.73%) Node.js
2 389 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 312 (5.73%) Apache
4 299 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
5 246 (4.52%) JBoss
6 217 (3.99%) CMS
7 192 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 183 (3.36%) IIS
9 162 (2.98%) Apache Solr
10 120 (2.20%) SharePoint
11 112 (2.06%) Drupal
12 102 (1.87%) WordPress
13 96 (1.76%) WebLogic
14 91 (1.67%) nginx
15 78 (1.43%) Mule
16 69 (1.27%) Confluence
17 62 (1.14%) GlassFish
18 61 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
19 55 (1.01%) Apache Spark
20 53 (0.97%) Jetty
Applications
1 328 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 54 (0.99%) MS Office
4 50 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 46 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 24 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.28%) MS Project
10 13 (0.24%) Mingle
11 6 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.073%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.073%) GIMP
13 2 (0.037%) Houdini
13 2 (0.037%) Maya
14 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.66%) Magento
3 26 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.092%) Tridion
6 5 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.073%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.055%) Maximo
8 3 (0.055%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.037%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.037%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.037%) Odoo
9 2 (0.037%) JDE World
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.018%) Sophis RISQUE
10 1 (0.018%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 384 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (4.15%) SaaS
3 209 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (1.73%) GitHub
5 61 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (0.73%) Office 365
8 37 (0.68%) PaaS
9 35 (0.64%) IaaS
10 30 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 21 (0.39%) Heroku
13 14 (0.26%) Force.com
14 13 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.24%) OpenShift
14 13 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 395 (7.25%) HTTP
2 258 (4.74%) Internet
3 152 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.19%) CTI
5 60 (1.10%) SSL
6 51 (0.94%) DNS
7 46 (0.84%) Network Security
8 37 (0.68%) AMQP
9 36 (0.66%) SSH
10 28 (0.51%) Firewall
10 28 (0.51%) VPN
11 27 (0.50%) Intranet
12 26 (0.48%) FTP
12 26 (0.48%) LDAP
13 24 (0.44%) SNMP
14 22 (0.40%) SMTP
15 20 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (0.35%) HTTPS
17 17 (0.31%) Wireless
18 16 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 921 (16.91%) MySQL
3 712 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 646 (11.86%) MongoDB
5 332 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 326 (5.99%) Big Data
7 211 (3.88%) Hadoop
8 184 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 142 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 141 (2.59%) Redis
11 139 (2.55%) RDBMS
12 114 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 111 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 103 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 98 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 71 (1.30%) Oracle Database
17 66 (1.21%) SQLite
18 65 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
19 62 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
20 44 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1164 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 582 (10.69%) Subversion
3 479 (8.80%) Maven
4 463 (8.50%) Jenkins
5 442 (8.12%) JUnit
6 385 (7.07%) Selenium
7 297 (5.45%) JIRA
8 282 (5.18%) Visual Studio
9 232 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 216 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 181 (3.32%) Cucumber
12 176 (3.23%) Ant
13 159 (2.92%) NUnit
14 140 (2.57%) Grunt
15 123 (2.26%) Hudson
16 117 (2.15%) TeamCity
17 112 (2.06%) Mockito
18 109 (2.00%) Gradle
19 100 (1.84%) WebDriver
20 99 (1.82%) Bower
General
1 976 (17.92%) Finance
2 338 (6.21%) Retail
3 267 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 260 (4.78%) Banking
5 234 (4.30%) Marketing
6 139 (2.55%) Games
7 104 (1.91%) Publishing
8 77 (1.41%) Back Office
9 76 (1.40%) Advertising
10 64 (1.18%) Front Office
11 62 (1.14%) Online Betting
12 56 (1.03%) Electronics
12 56 (1.03%) Legal
13 45 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.83%) Law
14 44 (0.81%) Automotive
15 31 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3918 (71.96%) Developer
2 1169 (21.47%) Java Developer
3 1049 (19.27%) Senior Developer
4 445 (8.17%) .NET Developer
5 409 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 392 (7.20%) Software Engineer
7 370 (6.80%) C# Developer
8 361 (6.63%) PHP Developer
9 339 (6.23%) Architect
10 332 (6.10%) Web Developer
11 273 (5.01%) Software Developer
12 256 (4.70%) Lead Developer
13 220 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 174 (3.20%) Android Developer
15 172 (3.16%) iOS Developer
16 171 (3.14%) Analyst
17 147 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
18 144 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
19 122 (2.24%) Senior .NET Developer
20 117 (2.15%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2438 (44.78%) Web Services
2 2320 (42.61%) SOAP
3 2159 (39.65%) HTML
4 1808 (33.20%) CSS
5 1564 (28.72%) XML
6 1435 (26.35%) .NET
7 1339 (24.59%) JSON
8 1255 (23.05%) Spring
9 1117 (20.51%) jQuery
10 922 (16.93%) HTML5
11 876 (16.09%) ASP.NET
12 799 (14.67%) AngularJS
13 635 (11.66%) J2EE
14 634 (11.64%) Hibernate
15 618 (11.35%) WCF
16 548 (10.06%) Ajax
17 479 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 459 (8.43%) CSS3
19 438 (8.04%) .NET Framework
20 374 (6.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 505 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 465 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 377 (6.92%) User Experience
4 354 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 218 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 195 (3.58%) Client/Server
7 102 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 95 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 89 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 85 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 81 (1.49%) iPhone
12 78 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 76 (1.40%) Digital Media
14 70 (1.29%) Social Media
15 67 (1.23%) iPad
16 65 (1.19%) Visualisation
17 63 (1.16%) Grid Computing
18 61 (1.12%) Blackberry
19 59 (1.08%) Blog
20 56 (1.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 986 (18.11%) Linux
2 582 (10.69%) Windows
3 524 (9.62%) Android
4 463 (8.50%) Apple iOS
5 378 (6.94%) UNIX
6 55 (1.01%) Windows Phone
7 50 (0.92%) Solaris
8 48 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 38 (0.70%) Debian
10 34 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
10 34 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
12 21 (0.39%) CentOS
13 20 (0.37%) AIX
14 19 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.24%) HPUX
17 10 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3020 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1688 (31.00%) TDD
3 1482 (27.22%) MVC
4 1318 (24.21%) OO
5 1298 (23.84%) Scrum
6 1021 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 823 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
8 679 (12.47%) E-Commerce
9 630 (11.57%) BDD
10 629 (11.55%) SOA
11 529 (9.72%) OOP
12 502 (9.22%) Unit Testing
13 491 (9.02%) Open Source
14 428 (7.86%) Mentoring
15 418 (7.68%) SDLC
16 307 (5.64%) Web Development
17 302 (5.55%) Multithreading
18 299 (5.49%) Mobile Development
19 285 (5.23%) DevOps
20 280 (5.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2621 (48.14%) Java
2 2469 (45.34%) JavaScript
3 1541 (28.30%) SQL
4 1536 (28.21%) C#
5 807 (14.82%) PHP
6 588 (10.80%) Python
7 388 (7.13%) Ruby
8 339 (6.23%) C++
9 315 (5.79%) Scala
10 262 (4.81%) Objective-C
11 221 (4.06%) T-SQL
12 181 (3.32%) C
13 180 (3.31%) Bash Shell
14 164 (3.01%) Perl
15 160 (2.94%) PL/SQL
16 142 (2.61%) Groovy
17 99 (1.82%) Shell Script
18 96 (1.76%) PHP5
18 96 (1.76%) Apple Swift
19 75 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 757 (13.90%) Degree
2 77 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 63 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 32 (0.59%) Sun Certification
5 22 (0.40%) ISEB
6 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.22%) EMC Certification
10 11 (0.20%) HND
11 10 (0.18%) CCNP
11 10 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.17%) CISSP
12 9 (0.17%) PMP
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.13%) PhD
15 6 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.073%) CCIE
16 4 (0.073%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (7.35%) QA
2 55 (1.01%) SLA
3 31 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.073%) HL7
7 3 (0.055%) Section 508
7 3 (0.055%) WAI
7 3 (0.055%) COBIT
8 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (1.62%) Docker
2 37 (0.68%) Varnish
3 27 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.31%) iptables
6 10 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.17%) vSphere
8 6 (0.11%) XenServer
8 6 (0.11%) Xen
9 5 (0.092%) XenApp
9 5 (0.092%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.092%) pfSense
9 5 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.092%) KVM
10 4 (0.073%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.055%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.055%) vCloud
11 3 (0.055%) Squid
12 2 (0.037%) NFS
13 1 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 217 (3.99%) Puppet
2 168 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (1.25%) Ansible
4 64 (1.18%) Nagios
5 43 (0.79%) Vagrant
6 29 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 18 (0.33%) Opsview
8 17 (0.31%) Salt
9 16 (0.29%) yum
10 15 (0.28%) OpenNMS
11 13 (0.24%) Mesos
12 6 (0.11%) SCCM
13 5 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.092%) logstash
13 5 (0.092%) Kibana
14 3 (0.055%) CA LISA
14 3 (0.055%) Graphite
14 3 (0.055%) Iperf
14 3 (0.055%) Kubernetes
15 2 (0.037%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 641 (11.77%) Oracle
2 592 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 173 (3.18%) Google
4 132 (2.42%) IBM
5 125 (2.30%) Zend
6 93 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (1.67%) Twitter
8 89 (1.63%) hybris
9 85 (1.56%) Adobe
10 81 (1.49%) Apple
11 76 (1.40%) Facebook
12 75 (1.38%) SAP
13 70 (1.29%) VMware
14 60 (1.10%) Atlassian
15 53 (0.97%) Splunk
16 45 (0.83%) Sitecore
17 43 (0.79%) Xamarin
17 43 (0.79%) Progress
18 38 (0.70%) Sun
19 37 (0.68%) Red Hat
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