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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 161 183 282
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +99
Permanent jobs citing REST 2072 1726 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.58% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 3.89% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1499 896
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 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
42075 44365 45597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.99% 40.69% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35610 38400 40073
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +13 1922 £48,750 -2.50% 277
London +20 1059 £55,000 - 123
South East -6 318 £44,000 -2.22% 55
City of London +11 199 £57,500 +4.54% 39
North West -6 109 £37,500 +7.14% 33
East of England -4 107 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +33 101 £38,500 +2.66% 20
Scotland +59 92 £37,500 - 14
Yorkshire -35 87 £40,000 +11.11% 14
West Midlands +31 84 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Surrey +9 76 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Leeds +11 64 £41,500 -5.14% 8
West Yorkshire +10 64 £41,500 +3.75% 11
Kent +54 60 £45,000 - 7
Hampshire -14 57 £41,500 -7.77% 13
East Midlands +11 51 £47,500 +17.28% 5
Cheshire +6 50 £42,500 +41.66% 14
Berkshire -34 48 £46,500 +3.33% 12
Glasgow +30 47 £37,500 -7.40% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 41 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Bristol +18 39 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Oxfordshire +26 34 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Cambridge -2 34 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Manchester -27 34 £36,250 +3.57% 12
Edinburgh +12 26 £45,000 +60.71% 7
Coventry +17 25 £35,000 - 1
Wales +5 25 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Warrington -5 24 £35,000 +16.66% 10
South Wales +3 23 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Hertfordshire -12 22 £42,500 - 2

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2195 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2077 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 1852 (43.31%) HTML
4 1824 (42.66%) Web Services
5 1762 (41.21%) SOAP
6 1753 (41.00%) Java
7 1570 (36.72%) CSS
8 1502 (35.13%) .NET
9 1458 (34.10%) TDD
10 1378 (32.23%) C#
11 1319 (30.85%) MVC
12 1265 (29.58%) SQL
13 1236 (28.91%) XML
14 1225 (28.65%) OO
15 1176 (27.50%) jQuery
16 1170 (27.36%) JSON
17 975 (22.80%) SQL Server
18 969 (22.66%) ASP.NET
19 959 (22.43%) Scrum
20 837 (19.57%) Git (software)
21 770 (18.01%) WCF
22 745 (17.42%) MySQL
23 739 (17.28%) HTML5
24 720 (16.84%) Spring
25 715 (16.72%) Linux
26 686 (16.04%) BDD
27 678 (15.86%) Degree
28 658 (15.39%) PHP
29 621 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
30 608 (14.22%) E-Commerce

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 322 (7.53%) Node.js
2 309 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 251 (5.87%) IIS
4 222 (5.19%) Apache
5 198 (4.63%) CMS
6 169 (3.95%) Apache Solr
7 154 (3.60%) JBoss
8 140 (3.27%) nginx
9 108 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
10 106 (2.48%) WebSphere
11 88 (2.06%) Drupal
12 71 (1.66%) SharePoint
13 52 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
14 48 (1.12%) Confluence
15 46 (1.08%) Umbraco
16 44 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
17 43 (1.01%) NServiceBus
18 39 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
19 37 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
20 36 (0.84%) Mule
Applications
1 261 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.47%) MS Office
4 18 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.094%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.070%) Mingle
10 2 (0.047%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 56 (1.31%) Sophis RISQUE
2 40 (0.94%) Magento
3 38 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 18 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
6 14 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.14%) SAP R/3
8 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.14%) Optimost
9 3 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.070%) Agresso
10 2 (0.047%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.023%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 228 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (3.93%) SaaS
3 156 (3.65%) GitHub
4 113 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 65 (1.52%) Trello
6 40 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.63%) PaaS
9 22 (0.51%) Heroku
10 18 (0.42%) IaaS
11 16 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (0.33%) Office 365
14 9 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.12%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.094%) Joyent
16 4 (0.094%) Route 53
16 4 (0.094%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.094%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.094%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 331 (7.74%) HTTP
2 215 (5.03%) Internet
3 89 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 67 (1.57%) SSL
5 40 (0.94%) Intranet
6 27 (0.63%) DNS
7 26 (0.61%) Firewall
8 25 (0.58%) Extranet
9 24 (0.56%) FTP
10 23 (0.54%) Network Security
11 19 (0.44%) SSH
12 17 (0.40%) iSCSI
12 17 (0.40%) LDAP
13 16 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (0.33%) PuTTY
14 14 (0.33%) SMTP
14 14 (0.33%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.33%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.30%) AMQP
16 12 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 745 (17.42%) MySQL
3 387 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 338 (7.90%) Relational Database
5 305 (7.13%) MongoDB
6 296 (6.92%) Big Data
7 222 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 160 (3.74%) Hadoop
9 129 (3.02%) Redis
10 125 (2.92%) RDBMS
11 116 (2.71%) SQLite
12 100 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
13 98 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 89 (2.08%) RavenDB
15 85 (1.99%) Oracle Database
16 80 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 77 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
18 73 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
19 60 (1.40%) DB2
20 54 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 837 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 479 (11.20%) Subversion
3 389 (9.10%) Selenium
4 373 (8.72%) Maven
5 312 (7.30%) Cucumber
6 302 (7.06%) Visual Studio
7 271 (6.34%) Jenkins
8 266 (6.22%) JUnit
9 234 (5.47%) Eclipse
10 216 (5.05%) NUnit
11 194 (4.54%) TeamCity
12 193 (4.51%) JIRA
13 146 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 143 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 116 (2.71%) Ant
15 116 (2.71%) SpecFlow
16 100 (2.34%) Xcode
16 100 (2.34%) WebDriver
17 91 (2.13%) ReSharper
18 89 (2.08%) Jasmine
General
1 466 (10.90%) Finance
2 291 (6.81%) Retail
3 197 (4.61%) Marketing
4 173 (4.05%) Games
5 171 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 170 (3.98%) Banking
7 120 (2.81%) Publishing
8 85 (1.99%) Advertising
9 66 (1.54%) Front Office
10 65 (1.52%) French Language
11 37 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 31 (0.72%) Back Office
13 19 (0.44%) Legal
13 19 (0.44%) Billing
14 18 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.42%) Electronics
15 15 (0.35%) Music Industry
15 15 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3230 (75.54%) Developer
2 884 (20.67%) Senior Developer
3 723 (16.91%) Java Developer
4 558 (13.05%) .NET Developer
5 413 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 337 (7.88%) Web Developer
7 290 (6.78%) PHP Developer
8 274 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 261 (6.10%) Architect
10 237 (5.54%) Senior .NET Developer
11 229 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 225 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 209 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
14 173 (4.05%) Android Developer
15 157 (3.67%) iOS Developer
16 145 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
17 136 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 134 (3.13%) Lead Developer
19 129 (3.02%) Analyst
20 127 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1852 (43.31%) HTML
2 1824 (42.66%) Web Services
3 1762 (41.21%) SOAP
4 1570 (36.72%) CSS
5 1502 (35.13%) .NET
6 1236 (28.91%) XML
7 1176 (27.50%) jQuery
8 1170 (27.36%) JSON
9 969 (22.66%) ASP.NET
10 770 (18.01%) WCF
11 739 (17.28%) HTML5
12 720 (16.84%) Spring
13 621 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 573 (13.40%) AngularJS
15 464 (10.85%) .NET Framework
16 450 (10.52%) Ajax
17 417 (9.75%) Hibernate
18 369 (8.63%) CSS3
19 344 (8.04%) J2EE
20 343 (8.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 517 (12.09%) Computer Science
2 474 (11.09%) Open Source
3 424 (9.92%) Mobile App
4 407 (9.52%) User Experience
5 185 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 135 (3.16%) iPhone
7 112 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 98 (2.29%) Social Media
9 83 (1.94%) iPad
10 81 (1.89%) N-Tier
11 80 (1.87%) Data Structures
12 75 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 72 (1.68%) Augmented Reality
14 71 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
15 60 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 59 (1.38%) Mathematics
17 57 (1.33%) Blackberry
18 52 (1.22%) Data Integration
19 43 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 715 (16.72%) Linux
2 568 (13.28%) Windows
3 478 (11.18%) Android
4 429 (10.03%) Apple iOS
5 204 (4.77%) UNIX
6 49 (1.15%) Windows Phone
7 41 (0.96%) Debian
8 40 (0.94%) CentOS
9 39 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (0.49%) Solaris
14 20 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
18 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2195 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1458 (34.10%) TDD
3 1319 (30.85%) MVC
4 1225 (28.65%) OO
5 959 (22.43%) Scrum
6 686 (16.04%) BDD
7 608 (14.22%) E-Commerce
8 607 (14.20%) Software Engineering
9 605 (14.15%) SOA
10 592 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
11 439 (10.27%) OOP
12 414 (9.68%) Unit Testing
13 337 (7.88%) Web Development
14 312 (7.30%) OOD
15 289 (6.76%) iOS Development
16 286 (6.69%) Android Development
17 230 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 225 (5.26%) DevOps
19 218 (5.10%) Multithreading
20 189 (4.42%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2077 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 1753 (41.00%) Java
3 1378 (32.23%) C#
4 1265 (29.58%) SQL
5 658 (15.39%) PHP
6 364 (8.51%) Ruby
7 344 (8.04%) Python
8 307 (7.18%) T-SQL
9 231 (5.40%) Objective-C
10 166 (3.88%) C++
11 147 (3.44%) Scala
12 133 (3.11%) PHP5
13 121 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 119 (2.78%) Perl
15 104 (2.43%) VB
16 98 (2.29%) XPath
17 97 (2.27%) C
18 76 (1.78%) Groovy
19 66 (1.54%) Bash Shell
20 64 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 678 (15.86%) Degree
2 55 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 30 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 29 (0.68%) PhD
5 22 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.47%) ISEB
6 20 (0.47%) HND
7 10 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.19%) MCSD
9 6 (0.14%) CISSP
9 6 (0.14%) PMP
9 6 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.14%) CISA
9 6 (0.14%) CISM
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
10 5 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.12%) CCA
11 4 (0.094%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (8.89%) QA
2 29 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.26%) SLA
5 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.094%) WCAG
7 4 (0.094%) HL7
8 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.023%) DICOM
9 1 (0.023%) Section 508
System Software
1 36 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.68%) HDFS
3 17 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.21%) Docker
7 8 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.19%) Firmware
8 7 (0.16%) NFS
8 7 (0.16%) Xen
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.12%) Varnish
9 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.070%) KVM
11 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.047%) vSphere
12 1 (0.023%) Snort
12 1 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 83 (1.94%) Puppet
2 56 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 24 (0.56%) logstash
5 22 (0.51%) YUM
6 14 (0.33%) Nagios
6 14 (0.33%) Ansible
7 8 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.16%) Oozie
9 6 (0.14%) Opsview
9 6 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.12%) Ambari
11 4 (0.094%) StatsD
12 3 (0.070%) Kibana
12 3 (0.070%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.070%) WMI
12 3 (0.070%) OpenSSO
13 2 (0.047%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 587 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 494 (11.55%) Oracle
3 159 (3.72%) Zend
4 155 (3.62%) Google
5 123 (2.88%) Adobe
6 103 (2.41%) Facebook
7 86 (2.01%) Twitter
8 79 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 79 (1.85%) IBM
9 70 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (1.50%) Telerik
11 58 (1.36%) Dell
12 47 (1.10%) Sitecore
13 42 (0.98%) SAP
14 41 (0.96%) hybris
15 38 (0.89%) Apple
16 35 (0.82%) Jaspersoft
17 33 (0.77%) HP
18 28 (0.65%) Sybase
18 28 (0.65%) EPiServer
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