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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 130 162 230
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +68
Permanent jobs citing REST 2446 2175 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 1.81% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 4.52% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 1779 1165
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +24 2363 £50,000 +5.26% 337
London +20 1291 £55,000 - 158
South East +49 463 £47,500 +5.55% 58
City of London -40 173 £57,500 +4.54% 51
South West +59 153 £41,000 +2.50% 29
North West +42 140 £40,000 +6.66% 35
Berkshire +42 108 £55,000 +22.22% 14
East of England +9 107 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Surrey -3 103 £45,000 - 11
Manchester +54 81 £37,500 -6.25% 23
West Midlands -9 76 £42,500 - 14
Hampshire +38 71 £44,500 +27.14% 5
East Midlands +35 69 £42,500 -2.85% 9
Yorkshire -54 66 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Kent +47 52 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Cheshire +6 49 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 44 £36,750 -13.52% 5
Bristol +20 42 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Leatherhead +11 42 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +30 39 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Wales +26 37 £35,000 -3.44% 9
Gloucestershire +19 36 £56,250 +32.35% 4
Milton Keynes +2 36 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Reading +8 35 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Tunbridge Wells - 35 £44,000 - 2
Wiltshire +21 33 £42,500 +21.42% 5
South Wales +18 33 £35,000 -3.44% 8
West Sussex +36 32 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Swindon +20 32 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +16 32 £40,000 -5.88% 11

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2376 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2068 (44.94%) Web Services
3 2014 (43.76%) Java
4 2000 (43.46%) JavaScript
5 1913 (41.57%) SOAP
6 1808 (39.29%) HTML
7 1484 (32.25%) CSS
8 1480 (32.16%) TDD
9 1425 (30.96%) C#
10 1414 (30.73%) .NET
11 1388 (30.16%) XML
12 1352 (29.38%) MVC
13 1302 (28.29%) OO
14 1234 (26.81%) SQL
15 1216 (26.42%) JSON
16 1029 (22.36%) Git (software)
17 1024 (22.25%) SQL Server
18 1016 (22.08%) jQuery
19 922 (20.03%) Spring
20 885 (19.23%) Scrum
21 868 (18.86%) Linux
22 840 (18.25%) HTML5
23 824 (17.91%) ASP.NET
24 812 (17.64%) PHP
25 723 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
26 709 (15.41%) Software Engineering
27 701 (15.23%) Finance
28 688 (14.95%) Degree
29 673 (14.62%) MySQL
30 610 (13.26%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 350 (7.61%) Node.js
2 330 (7.17%) Apache
2 330 (7.17%) Tomcat
3 220 (4.78%) CMS
4 178 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 178 (3.87%) JBoss
5 166 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
6 149 (3.24%) nginx
7 146 (3.17%) IIS
8 115 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 98 (2.13%) Drupal
10 84 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 79 (1.72%) NServiceBus
12 61 (1.33%) Mule
12 61 (1.33%) WordPress
13 54 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
14 50 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 49 (1.06%) WebLogic
16 48 (1.04%) GlassFish
16 48 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 294 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.35%) Mingle
7 15 (0.33%) MS Office
8 14 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.087%) GIMP
12 2 (0.043%) Houdini
12 2 (0.043%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.043%) Maya
12 2 (0.043%) SPSS
13 1 (0.022%) MS Project
13 1 (0.022%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 56 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.04%) Magento
3 41 (0.89%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.15%) Agresso
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.087%) Tridion
10 4 (0.087%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.065%) Fredhopper
12 2 (0.043%) Odoo
12 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.022%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.022%) Sage 50
13 1 (0.022%) Oracle 11i
13 1 (0.022%) Summit
13 1 (0.022%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 333 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (2.13%) SaaS
4 77 (1.67%) GitHub
5 33 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.65%) PaaS
7 25 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.48%) IaaS
9 20 (0.43%) Heroku
10 12 (0.26%) Force.com
11 11 (0.24%) Office 365
12 10 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.15%) Boomi
16 6 (0.13%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 473 (10.28%) HTTP
2 221 (4.80%) Internet
3 125 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 74 (1.61%) DNS
5 48 (1.04%) Network Security
6 47 (1.02%) AMQP
7 42 (0.91%) SSL
8 38 (0.83%) Firewall
9 34 (0.74%) CTI
10 29 (0.63%) LDAP
11 25 (0.54%) FTP
12 22 (0.48%) DHCP
12 22 (0.48%) HTTPS
13 19 (0.41%) Intranet
14 16 (0.35%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.33%) VPN
15 15 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (0.30%) SSH
17 12 (0.26%) Broadband
17 12 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1024 (22.25%) SQL Server
2 673 (14.62%) MySQL
3 522 (11.34%) NoSQL
4 412 (8.95%) MongoDB
5 278 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 272 (5.91%) Big Data
7 177 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 152 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 148 (3.22%) Redis
10 147 (3.19%) Hadoop
11 126 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 124 (2.69%) RDBMS
13 116 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 93 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 92 (2.00%) SQLite
16 87 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 84 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (1.46%) Oracle Database
19 47 (1.02%) DB2
20 44 (0.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1029 (22.36%) Git (software)
2 437 (9.50%) Subversion
3 423 (9.19%) Maven
4 341 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 331 (7.19%) JUnit
6 329 (7.15%) Selenium
7 264 (5.74%) Eclipse
8 246 (5.35%) JIRA
9 230 (5.00%) Visual Studio
10 192 (4.17%) Cucumber
11 179 (3.89%) Xcode
12 166 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 158 (3.43%) NUnit
14 132 (2.87%) Ant
15 115 (2.50%) Mockito
16 111 (2.41%) TeamCity
16 111 (2.41%) Jasmine
17 99 (2.15%) PHPUnit
18 91 (1.98%) WebDriver
19 88 (1.91%) Moq
General
1 701 (15.23%) Finance
2 237 (5.15%) Banking
3 228 (4.95%) Retail
4 170 (3.69%) Marketing
5 161 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 148 (3.22%) Games
7 92 (2.00%) Advertising
8 79 (1.72%) Publishing
9 60 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.20%) Front Office
11 53 (1.15%) Automotive
12 52 (1.13%) Online Betting
13 50 (1.09%) Legal
14 39 (0.85%) Back Office
15 33 (0.72%) Electronics
16 31 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.61%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.56%) Manufacturing
19 16 (0.35%) French Language
20 14 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3404 (73.97%) Developer
2 855 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 821 (17.84%) Senior Developer
4 432 (9.39%) .NET Developer
5 369 (8.02%) C# Developer
6 360 (7.82%) PHP Developer
7 311 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 305 (6.63%) Architect
9 296 (6.43%) Web Developer
10 251 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 224 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 220 (4.78%) Android Developer
13 214 (4.65%) iOS Developer
13 214 (4.65%) Lead Developer
14 213 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
15 127 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 120 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
17 119 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
18 116 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
19 112 (2.43%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2068 (44.94%) Web Services
2 1913 (41.57%) SOAP
3 1808 (39.29%) HTML
4 1484 (32.25%) CSS
5 1414 (30.73%) .NET
6 1388 (30.16%) XML
7 1216 (26.42%) JSON
8 1016 (22.08%) jQuery
9 922 (20.03%) Spring
10 840 (18.25%) HTML5
11 824 (17.91%) ASP.NET
12 610 (13.26%) WCF
13 557 (12.10%) AngularJS
14 534 (11.60%) Ajax
15 499 (10.84%) Hibernate
16 439 (9.54%) CSS3
17 427 (9.28%) J2EE
18 397 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 386 (8.39%) .NET Framework
20 355 (7.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 492 (10.69%) Mobile App
2 486 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 467 (10.15%) Open Source
4 435 (9.45%) User Experience
5 255 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
6 225 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
7 171 (3.72%) Client/Server
8 130 (2.82%) iPhone
9 101 (2.19%) iPad
10 91 (1.98%) Social Media
11 81 (1.76%) Algorithms
12 71 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 63 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
14 61 (1.33%) Data Structures
15 60 (1.30%) W3C
16 57 (1.24%) Mathematics
17 56 (1.22%) Digital Media
18 53 (1.15%) Management Information System
19 52 (1.13%) Grid Computing
20 46 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 868 (18.86%) Linux
2 517 (11.23%) Android
2 517 (11.23%) Apple iOS
3 494 (10.73%) Windows
4 271 (5.89%) UNIX
5 60 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
6 55 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 38 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 35 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.63%) CentOS
10 26 (0.56%) Debian
11 21 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (0.37%) Solaris
16 13 (0.28%) Fedora
17 12 (0.26%) HPUX
17 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2376 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1480 (32.16%) TDD
3 1352 (29.38%) MVC
4 1302 (28.29%) OO
5 885 (19.23%) Scrum
6 723 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 709 (15.41%) Software Engineering
8 603 (13.10%) E-Commerce
9 587 (12.76%) BDD
10 512 (11.13%) SOA
11 496 (10.78%) OOP
12 432 (9.39%) Unit Testing
13 339 (7.37%) Multithreading
14 325 (7.06%) iOS Development
15 304 (6.61%) Android Development
16 297 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 289 (6.28%) Mobile Development
18 275 (5.98%) DevOps
19 246 (5.35%) OOD
20 233 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2014 (43.76%) Java
2 2000 (43.46%) JavaScript
3 1425 (30.96%) C#
4 1234 (26.81%) SQL
5 812 (17.64%) PHP
6 372 (8.08%) Python
7 324 (7.04%) Objective-C
8 306 (6.65%) C++
9 279 (6.06%) T-SQL
10 276 (6.00%) Ruby
11 173 (3.76%) Scala
12 151 (3.28%) C
13 146 (3.17%) PL/SQL
14 126 (2.74%) Perl
15 112 (2.43%) VB.NET
16 100 (2.17%) Shell Script
17 98 (2.13%) Groovy
18 96 (2.09%) XPath
19 89 (1.93%) PHP5
20 88 (1.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 688 (14.95%) Degree
2 36 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 28 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (0.59%) ISEB
4 27 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.39%) CISSP
6 16 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.22%) PhD
9 9 (0.20%) HND
9 9 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.065%) OCP
12 3 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.043%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.043%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.043%) CISA
13 2 (0.043%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (8.63%) QA
2 25 (0.54%) SLA
3 15 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.065%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.043%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.022%) WCAG
8 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 66 (1.43%) Docker
2 35 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 25 (0.54%) Varnish
4 24 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.46%) iptables
6 10 (0.22%) Xen
7 8 (0.17%) KVM
8 7 (0.15%) Snort
9 6 (0.13%) Firmware
10 5 (0.11%) LXC
10 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.087%) NFS
11 4 (0.087%) Cygwin
11 4 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.065%) vSphere
12 3 (0.065%) HDFS
13 2 (0.043%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.022%) Squid
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 145 (3.15%) Puppet
2 133 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 43 (0.93%) Ansible
5 38 (0.83%) Nagios
6 22 (0.48%) OpenNMS
7 16 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 13 (0.28%) yum
9 12 (0.26%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.17%) Mesos
10 8 (0.17%) Salt
11 7 (0.15%) Graphite
12 6 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 5 (0.11%) logstash
14 4 (0.087%) Kibana
15 3 (0.065%) Opsview
15 3 (0.065%) Netcool
15 3 (0.065%) CA LISA
15 3 (0.065%) OpenView
16 2 (0.043%) WMI
Vendors
1 550 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 529 (11.50%) Oracle
3 164 (3.56%) Zend
4 144 (3.13%) IBM
5 141 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 128 (2.78%) Google
7 82 (1.78%) hybris
8 79 (1.72%) Apple
9 77 (1.67%) Facebook
10 74 (1.61%) Twitter
11 73 (1.59%) Adobe
12 57 (1.24%) Sitecore
13 52 (1.13%) VMware
14 51 (1.11%) SAP
15 46 (1.00%) Sybase
15 46 (1.00%) Splunk
16 36 (0.78%) Atlassian
17 32 (0.70%) TIBCO
17 32 (0.70%) Siebel
18 28 (0.61%) Cisco
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Technology Leaders
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bens/bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
TUI Group
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20 to £35 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + +car allolwance +pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday