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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 143 176 236
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +60
Permanent jobs citing REST 2136 1733 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.69% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 4.12% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1420 1050
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,150 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 2002 £50,000 - 314
London +11 1067 £55,000 - 127
South East +47 373 £46,500 +3.33% 53
City of London -19 177 £55,000 +3.28% 35
North West -4 119 £37,500 -6.25% 35
Yorkshire +10 116 £40,000 +1.26% 18
East of England +13 107 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South West +29 95 £38,500 -2.53% 25
Kent +54 76 £45,000 - 5
Leeds +54 75 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Yorkshire +49 75 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Berkshire -30 68 £52,500 - 19
Hampshire +19 67 £44,000 +35.38% 8
West Midlands +8 60 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Manchester -20 59 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Scotland +45 54 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South Wales +13 54 £41,500 +1.84% 6
Wales +11 54 £41,500 +1.84% 6
Surrey -7 53 £46,500 +9.41% 6
Oxfordshire +30 47 £42,000 -6.66% 1
East Midlands -19 45 £40,000 -2.43% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 42 £45,000 +26.76% 11
Cardiff +2 42 £41,500 -24.54% 6
Glasgow +45 40 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Bristol +6 40 £45,000 +13.92% 8
Cheshire +6 36 £37,500 +13.63% 11
Tunbridge Wells - 36 £47,500 - 2
Cambridge +5 31 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Reading +9 25 £55,000 -8.33% 6
West Sussex +8 25 £42,500 -5.55% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2128 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1918 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 1817 (43.57%) Web Services
4 1701 (40.79%) SOAP
5 1694 (40.62%) HTML
6 1688 (40.48%) Java
7 1473 (35.32%) .NET
8 1432 (34.34%) CSS
9 1375 (32.97%) C#
10 1331 (31.92%) TDD
11 1314 (31.51%) OO
12 1291 (30.96%) XML
13 1273 (30.53%) MVC
14 1206 (28.92%) SQL
15 1107 (26.55%) JSON
16 1089 (26.12%) jQuery
17 987 (23.67%) SQL Server
18 914 (21.92%) Git (software)
19 900 (21.58%) ASP.NET
20 836 (20.05%) Scrum
21 780 (18.71%) PHP
22 747 (17.91%) Linux
23 702 (16.83%) HTML5
24 670 (16.07%) WCF
25 659 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
26 654 (15.68%) MySQL
27 650 (15.59%) Spring
28 633 (15.18%) Software Engineering
29 609 (14.60%) Degree
30 608 (14.58%) E-Commerce

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 327 (7.84%) Node.js
2 274 (6.57%) Apache
3 270 (6.47%) Tomcat
4 250 (6.00%) IIS
5 217 (5.20%) CMS
6 167 (4.00%) nginx
7 140 (3.36%) Apache Solr
8 135 (3.24%) JBoss
9 131 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
10 120 (2.88%) WebSphere
11 94 (2.25%) Drupal
12 69 (1.65%) SharePoint
13 59 (1.41%) Confluence
14 54 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
15 47 (1.13%) NServiceBus
16 41 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
17 40 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
18 38 (0.91%) WebLogic
18 38 (0.91%) Mule
19 37 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 276 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 10 (0.24%) MS Office
6 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.14%) Mingle
9 5 (0.12%) SPSS
10 3 (0.072%) HipChat
10 3 (0.072%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 70 (1.68%) Sophis RISQUE
2 59 (1.41%) Magento
3 41 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.19%) Agresso
7 7 (0.17%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.072%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.048%) ResourceLink
12 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.024%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.024%) Sage 300 ERP
12 1 (0.024%) Radian6
12 1 (0.024%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 170 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (3.29%) GitHub
4 97 (2.33%) SaaS
5 46 (1.10%) Trello
6 36 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.67%) Heroku
8 26 (0.62%) PaaS
9 23 (0.55%) IaaS
10 17 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.22%) Office 365
13 8 (0.19%) CloudBees
14 7 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.14%) Force.com
16 5 (0.12%) Route 53
17 4 (0.096%) Joyent
18 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
18 1 (0.024%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 388 (9.30%) HTTP
2 168 (4.03%) Internet
3 92 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 49 (1.18%) DNS
5 41 (0.98%) SSL
6 39 (0.94%) Intranet
7 38 (0.91%) Firewall
8 30 (0.72%) Network Security
9 29 (0.70%) FTP
10 25 (0.60%) Extranet
11 19 (0.46%) AMQP
12 18 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 16 (0.38%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.36%) CTI
14 15 (0.36%) LDAP
15 14 (0.34%) DHCP
15 14 (0.34%) DMZ
15 14 (0.34%) SSH
16 13 (0.31%) SAN
17 12 (0.29%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 654 (15.68%) MySQL
3 384 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 310 (7.43%) MongoDB
5 296 (7.10%) Relational Database
6 271 (6.50%) Big Data
7 233 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 157 (3.76%) Redis
9 152 (3.65%) RDBMS
10 151 (3.62%) Hadoop
11 137 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
12 116 (2.78%) SQLite
13 94 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 90 (2.16%) Oracle Database
15 80 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 69 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 67 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
18 61 (1.46%) DB2
19 55 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 53 (1.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 914 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 414 (9.93%) Subversion
3 374 (8.97%) Maven
4 345 (8.27%) Selenium
5 325 (7.79%) Jenkins
6 244 (5.85%) Visual Studio
7 243 (5.83%) JUnit
8 234 (5.61%) Eclipse
9 210 (5.04%) Cucumber
10 204 (4.89%) NUnit
11 198 (4.75%) TeamCity
12 190 (4.56%) JIRA
13 184 (4.41%) Xcode
14 155 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 128 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
16 103 (2.47%) Mockito
17 99 (2.37%) Jasmine
17 99 (2.37%) Ant
18 98 (2.35%) SpecFlow
19 85 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 517 (12.40%) Finance
2 259 (6.21%) Retail
3 238 (5.71%) Banking
4 169 (4.05%) Marketing
5 160 (3.84%) Games
6 157 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 97 (2.33%) Publishing
8 89 (2.13%) Advertising
9 65 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 57 (1.37%) Front Office
11 53 (1.27%) French Language
12 44 (1.06%) Automotive
13 39 (0.94%) Online Betting
14 27 (0.65%) Legal
15 23 (0.55%) Multimedia
15 23 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.53%) Back Office
17 20 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3124 (74.92%) Developer
2 740 (17.75%) Senior Developer
3 730 (17.51%) Java Developer
4 468 (11.22%) .NET Developer
5 355 (8.51%) PHP Developer
6 341 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 315 (7.55%) Web Developer
8 271 (6.50%) Architect
9 264 (6.33%) Software Engineer
10 248 (5.95%) Software Developer
11 221 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 217 (5.20%) iOS Developer
13 193 (4.63%) Android Developer
14 173 (4.15%) Lead Developer
15 162 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
16 154 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
17 124 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
18 117 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 108 (2.59%) Senior C# Developer
20 103 (2.47%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1817 (43.57%) Web Services
2 1701 (40.79%) SOAP
3 1694 (40.62%) HTML
4 1473 (35.32%) .NET
5 1432 (34.34%) CSS
6 1291 (30.96%) XML
7 1107 (26.55%) JSON
8 1089 (26.12%) jQuery
9 900 (21.58%) ASP.NET
10 702 (16.83%) HTML5
11 670 (16.07%) WCF
12 650 (15.59%) Spring
13 505 (12.11%) AngularJS
14 493 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 488 (11.70%) Ajax
16 436 (10.46%) .NET Framework
17 382 (9.16%) CSS3
18 377 (9.04%) Hibernate
19 345 (8.27%) RESTful
20 310 (7.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 486 (11.65%) Computer Science
2 485 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 464 (11.13%) Open Source
4 381 (9.14%) User Experience
5 196 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 170 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 139 (3.33%) iPhone
8 93 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 86 (2.06%) iPad
10 79 (1.89%) Social Media
11 68 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
11 68 (1.63%) N-Tier
12 61 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
13 58 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 58 (1.39%) Algorithms
14 51 (1.22%) Mathematics
15 47 (1.13%) Blackberry
16 44 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 44 (1.06%) Visualisation
17 43 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 747 (17.91%) Linux
2 555 (13.31%) Windows
3 469 (11.25%) Apple iOS
4 458 (10.98%) Android
5 218 (5.23%) UNIX
6 51 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 50 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 45 (1.08%) Debian
9 42 (1.01%) CentOS
10 41 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.31%) Solaris
14 13 (0.31%) Fedora
15 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2128 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1331 (31.92%) TDD
3 1314 (31.51%) OO
4 1273 (30.53%) MVC
5 836 (20.05%) Scrum
6 659 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
7 633 (15.18%) Software Engineering
8 608 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 576 (13.81%) BDD
10 524 (12.57%) SOA
11 463 (11.10%) OOP
12 342 (8.20%) iOS Development
13 330 (7.91%) Unit Testing
14 295 (7.07%) Multithreading
15 293 (7.03%) OOD
16 288 (6.91%) Android Development
17 270 (6.47%) DevOps
18 257 (6.16%) Web Development
19 188 (4.51%) Mentoring
20 172 (4.12%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1918 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 1688 (40.48%) Java
3 1375 (32.97%) C#
4 1206 (28.92%) SQL
5 780 (18.71%) PHP
6 307 (7.36%) Objective-C
7 306 (7.34%) T-SQL
8 300 (7.19%) Python
9 293 (7.03%) Ruby
10 260 (6.24%) C++
11 133 (3.19%) Scala
12 131 (3.14%) C
13 128 (3.07%) PHP5
14 127 (3.05%) Perl
15 124 (2.97%) VB.NET
16 121 (2.90%) XPath
17 104 (2.49%) VB
18 82 (1.97%) PL/SQL
19 78 (1.87%) Bash Shell
19 78 (1.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 609 (14.60%) Degree
2 33 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 32 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (0.74%) ISEB
5 22 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.48%) PhD
7 17 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.41%) HND
8 15 (0.36%) CISSP
9 13 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.29%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.14%) CISA
13 6 (0.14%) CISM
13 6 (0.14%) PMP
13 6 (0.14%) OCP
13 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
14 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (9.71%) QA
2 21 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.29%) SLA
4 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.096%) WCAG
7 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.024%) HL7
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 37 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 25 (0.60%) Docker
3 25 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.38%) Varnish
5 12 (0.29%) Firmware
6 9 (0.22%) Xen
7 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.17%) Snort
8 6 (0.14%) HDFS
9 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
9 5 (0.12%) KVM
9 5 (0.12%) NFS
10 4 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.048%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.048%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.048%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.048%) vSphere
12 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 81 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 78 (1.87%) Puppet
3 36 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 24 (0.58%) Graphite
5 22 (0.53%) Nagios
6 20 (0.48%) yum
7 18 (0.43%) Ansible
7 18 (0.43%) logstash
8 12 (0.29%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.24%) OpenNMS
10 9 (0.22%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.14%) Opsview
12 5 (0.12%) StatsD
12 5 (0.12%) Kibana
12 5 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.072%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.048%) OpenView
14 2 (0.048%) AppManager
14 2 (0.048%) Netcool
Vendors
1 565 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 529 (12.69%) Oracle
3 163 (3.91%) Zend
4 132 (3.17%) IBM
5 114 (2.73%) Google
6 89 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 75 (1.80%) Facebook
8 74 (1.77%) Twitter
9 73 (1.75%) Apple
10 61 (1.46%) Adobe
11 58 (1.39%) Dell
12 55 (1.32%) Rackspace
13 48 (1.15%) VMware
14 47 (1.13%) Sybase
15 46 (1.10%) hybris
16 44 (1.06%) SAP
17 42 (1.01%) Sitecore
18 37 (0.89%) Telerik
19 31 (0.74%) Xamarin
19 31 (0.74%) Cisco
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum 25hols, 34.5hr week, pens, health,
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago