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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 149 188 265
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +77
Permanent jobs citing REST 2114 1574 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.47% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 3.71% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1337 995
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +30 1962 £50,000 - 248
London +27 1129 £55,000 - 127
South East +12 296 £45,000 -5.26% 35
City of London +20 221 £57,500 +9.52% 39
North West -4 113 £39,500 -1.25% 25
South West +45 104 £40,000 +6.66% 10
East of England +17 100 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Scotland +56 98 £38,500 -1.28% 8
West Midlands +43 78 £35,000 -11.39% 10
Surrey +14 75 £37,500 -28.57% 12
Yorkshire -56 75 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Hampshire -12 69 £40,000 -15.78% 6
East Midlands +23 56 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Leeds -19 50 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Yorkshire -32 50 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Glasgow +25 48 £38,500 -9.41% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 45 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cheshire +11 42 £42,500 +41.66% 12
Manchester -33 41 £39,250 +1.94% 9
Cambridge +29 39 £45,510 +17.44% 5
Oxfordshire +29 39 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Bristol +9 36 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Berkshire -37 35 £49,000 -3.92% 4
Kent +18 33 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Hertfordshire +2 30 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Edinburgh +9 27 £42,000 +29.23%
Wiltshire +18 25 £38,500 -21.42% 1
Wales +20 24 £37,500 +36.36% 24
Birmingham +18 23 £35,000 -46.15% 5
Basingstoke -7 23 £40,000 -36.00% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2250 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 2173 (49.56%) JavaScript
3 1971 (44.95%) HTML
4 1866 (42.55%) Java
5 1857 (42.35%) Web Services
6 1767 (40.30%) SOAP
7 1634 (37.26%) CSS
8 1484 (33.84%) TDD
9 1481 (33.77%) .NET
10 1366 (31.15%) C#
11 1332 (30.38%) MVC
12 1272 (29.01%) SQL
13 1211 (27.62%) jQuery
14 1209 (27.57%) JSON
15 1197 (27.30%) XML
16 1130 (25.77%) OO
17 1018 (23.22%) Scrum
18 959 (21.87%) SQL Server
19 957 (21.82%) ASP.NET
20 829 (18.91%) HTML5
21 802 (18.29%) Git (software)
22 791 (18.04%) Spring
23 786 (17.92%) MySQL
24 778 (17.74%) WCF
25 730 (16.65%) Linux
26 685 (15.62%) Degree
27 646 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
28 641 (14.62%) PHP
29 635 (14.48%) BDD
30 611 (13.93%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 360 (8.21%) Tomcat
2 302 (6.89%) Node.js
3 235 (5.36%) IIS
4 234 (5.34%) Apache
5 210 (4.79%) CMS
6 157 (3.58%) Apache Solr
7 117 (2.67%) nginx
8 104 (2.37%) WebSphere
9 92 (2.10%) Drupal
10 91 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
11 89 (2.03%) SharePoint
12 72 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
13 62 (1.41%) Umbraco
14 57 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
15 52 (1.19%) NServiceBus
16 49 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
17 41 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
17 41 (0.94%) Confluence
17 41 (0.94%) WordPress
18 39 (0.89%) Mule
Applications
1 234 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.48%) MS Office
4 19 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.046%) SPSS
10 2 (0.046%) Quicktime
11 1 (0.023%) Mingle
11 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 44 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.78%) Sophis RISQUE
3 31 (0.71%) Magento
4 27 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 20 (0.46%) JDE OneWorld
6 13 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.18%) Optimost
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.14%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.046%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.046%) SiteCatalyst
11 1 (0.023%) SmartPlant
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.023%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.023%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 239 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (4.31%) SaaS
3 132 (3.01%) GitHub
4 97 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (1.14%) Trello
6 45 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (0.57%) Heroku
8 25 (0.57%) PaaS
9 15 (0.34%) IaaS
10 14 (0.32%) Office 365
11 12 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 9 (0.21%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.14%) Force.com
14 6 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.11%) Route 53
15 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 357 (8.14%) HTTP
2 198 (4.52%) Internet
3 79 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 63 (1.44%) SSL
5 53 (1.21%) Intranet
6 23 (0.52%) Kerberos
7 20 (0.46%) Network Security
8 17 (0.39%) DNS
9 16 (0.36%) Extranet
10 14 (0.32%) FTP
10 14 (0.32%) VPN
11 13 (0.30%) iSCSI
12 12 (0.27%) LDAP
12 12 (0.27%) VoIP
12 12 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (0.25%) PuTTY
14 10 (0.23%) SMS
14 10 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.21%) Firewall
15 9 (0.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 786 (17.92%) MySQL
3 408 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 346 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 324 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 299 (6.82%) Big Data
7 197 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 156 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 122 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 119 (2.71%) Redis
11 117 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
12 113 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 110 (2.51%) SQLite
14 85 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 84 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 83 (1.89%) RavenDB
17 82 (1.87%) Oracle Database
18 69 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 58 (1.32%) DB2
20 51 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 802 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 507 (11.56%) Subversion
3 384 (8.76%) Selenium
4 377 (8.60%) Maven
5 316 (7.21%) Cucumber
6 308 (7.02%) Visual Studio
7 285 (6.50%) JUnit
8 282 (6.43%) Jenkins
9 225 (5.13%) Eclipse
10 200 (4.56%) JIRA
11 193 (4.40%) NUnit
12 156 (3.56%) TeamCity
13 137 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 127 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
15 126 (2.87%) Ant
16 105 (2.39%) SpecFlow
17 100 (2.28%) WebDriver
18 88 (2.01%) ReSharper
19 84 (1.92%) Mockito
20 81 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 441 (10.06%) Finance
2 266 (6.07%) Retail
3 221 (5.04%) Marketing
4 195 (4.45%) Games
5 176 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 133 (3.03%) Publishing
7 120 (2.74%) Banking
8 104 (2.37%) Advertising
9 58 (1.32%) Front Office
10 52 (1.19%) French Language
11 27 (0.62%) Legal
11 27 (0.62%) Back Office
12 24 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.48%) Electronics
14 17 (0.39%) Billing
14 17 (0.39%) Music Industry
15 16 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.27%) Law
18 11 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3308 (75.44%) Developer
2 957 (21.82%) Senior Developer
3 730 (16.65%) Java Developer
4 598 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 428 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 340 (7.75%) Web Developer
7 300 (6.84%) PHP Developer
8 299 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 290 (6.61%) Architect
10 259 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 251 (5.72%) Senior Java Developer
12 221 (5.04%) Software Engineer
13 209 (4.77%) Software Developer
14 182 (4.15%) Android Developer
15 159 (3.63%) iOS Developer
16 151 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
17 138 (3.15%) Lead Developer
18 134 (3.06%) Analyst
19 130 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 120 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1971 (44.95%) HTML
2 1857 (42.35%) Web Services
3 1767 (40.30%) SOAP
4 1634 (37.26%) CSS
5 1481 (33.77%) .NET
6 1211 (27.62%) jQuery
7 1209 (27.57%) JSON
8 1197 (27.30%) XML
9 957 (21.82%) ASP.NET
10 829 (18.91%) HTML5
11 791 (18.04%) Spring
12 778 (17.74%) WCF
13 646 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 548 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 466 (10.63%) Ajax
16 455 (10.38%) Hibernate
17 442 (10.08%) .NET Framework
18 406 (9.26%) CSS3
19 359 (8.19%) J2EE
20 334 (7.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 497 (11.33%) Computer Science
2 467 (10.65%) Open Source
3 450 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 402 (9.17%) User Experience
5 213 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 141 (3.22%) iPhone
7 124 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 106 (2.42%) Social Media
9 91 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 89 (2.03%) iPad
11 88 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 80 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
13 79 (1.80%) Mathematics
14 75 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
15 73 (1.66%) Blackberry
16 58 (1.32%) Data Integration
17 47 (1.07%) Management Information System
18 44 (1.00%) W3C
18 44 (1.00%) Client/Server
19 38 (0.87%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 730 (16.65%) Linux
2 576 (13.14%) Windows
3 535 (12.20%) Android
4 469 (10.70%) Apple iOS
5 228 (5.20%) UNIX
6 56 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 39 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (0.71%) CentOS
8 31 (0.71%) Debian
9 30 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 20 (0.46%) Solaris
13 14 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.14%) AIX
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2250 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1484 (33.84%) TDD
3 1332 (30.38%) MVC
4 1130 (25.77%) OO
5 1018 (23.22%) Scrum
6 635 (14.48%) BDD
7 611 (13.93%) SOA
8 604 (13.77%) Software Engineering
9 595 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
10 576 (13.14%) E-Commerce
11 482 (10.99%) OOP
12 470 (10.72%) Unit Testing
13 409 (9.33%) Web Development
14 310 (7.07%) Android Development
15 293 (6.68%) OOD
16 282 (6.43%) iOS Development
17 264 (6.02%) Mentoring
18 225 (5.13%) Multithreading
19 197 (4.49%) DevOps
20 194 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2173 (49.56%) JavaScript
2 1866 (42.55%) Java
3 1366 (31.15%) C#
4 1272 (29.01%) SQL
5 641 (14.62%) PHP
6 380 (8.67%) Ruby
7 345 (7.87%) Python
8 277 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 233 (5.31%) Objective-C
10 169 (3.85%) Scala
11 153 (3.49%) PHP5
12 146 (3.33%) C++
13 116 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 98 (2.23%) VB
15 96 (2.19%) Perl
16 78 (1.78%) Groovy
17 71 (1.62%) C
18 67 (1.53%) XPath
19 63 (1.44%) PowerShell
20 62 (1.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 685 (15.62%) Degree
2 57 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 28 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.59%) ISEB
4 26 (0.59%) PhD
5 17 (0.39%) HND
5 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.18%) MCSD
8 7 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.11%) CCA
9 5 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.091%) CIW
10 4 (0.091%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.068%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.046%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.046%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.046%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.046%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (8.48%) QA
2 38 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.25%) SLA
4 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.14%) HL7
6 3 (0.068%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.068%) DICOM
7 2 (0.046%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.023%) Section 508
8 1 (0.023%) WCAG
8 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (0.98%) HDFS
2 34 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.091%) NFS
7 4 (0.091%) Docker
7 4 (0.091%) Varnish
8 2 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.046%) KVM
8 2 (0.046%) vSphere
9 1 (0.023%) vCloud
9 1 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.023%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 78 (1.78%) Puppet
2 57 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 19 (0.43%) logstash
4 19 (0.43%) YUM
5 9 (0.21%) OpenSSO
5 9 (0.21%) Nagios
6 8 (0.18%) Ansible
7 7 (0.16%) Oozie
8 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.091%) Ambari
11 3 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.068%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.068%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.068%) Opsview
11 3 (0.068%) MOM
11 3 (0.068%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 584 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 464 (10.58%) Oracle
3 168 (3.83%) Google
4 151 (3.44%) Adobe
5 149 (3.40%) Zend
6 143 (3.26%) JBoss
7 117 (2.67%) Facebook
8 114 (2.60%) Twitter
9 71 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 70 (1.60%) Rackspace
11 66 (1.51%) Sitecore
12 56 (1.28%) IBM
13 52 (1.19%) SAP
14 48 (1.09%) Telerik
15 45 (1.03%) Dell
16 42 (0.96%) Jaspersoft
17 35 (0.80%) EPiServer
18 31 (0.71%) HP
19 27 (0.62%) Apple
20 26 (0.59%) TIBCO
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 2 days ago