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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 135 168 225
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +57
Permanent jobs citing REST 2295 2013 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.76% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.59% 4.33% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 1608 1128
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 £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
41064 46438 44299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.47% 40.51% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34963 38863 38665
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 2202 £50,000 +5.26% 375
London +15 1203 £55,000 - 187
South East +49 432 £50,000 +11.11% 61
City of London -50 167 £57,500 +4.54% 36
South West +63 133 £42,500 +21.42% 23
North West +28 130 £37,500 - 36
East of England +8 100 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Surrey -2 95 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Yorkshire -42 84 £40,000 -3.61% 18
Berkshire +20 81 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Hampshire +36 71 £41,500 +18.57% 14
Manchester +22 71 £36,000 -10.00% 21
West Midlands -7 63 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Kent +59 61 £42,500 -5.55% 9
East Midlands +10 51 £40,837 -18.32% 15
Wales +27 47 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cheshire -2 45 £44,000 +19.72% 10
South Wales +26 43 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +38 42 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Yorkshire +17 42 £40,000 -2.43% 16
Leeds +12 39 £40,000 -2.43% 10
Tunbridge Wells - 39 £44,500 - 4
Wiltshire +29 37 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Swindon +21 37 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Bristol +15 37 £45,000 +32.35% 15
Sheffield +17 35 £37,500 +7.14%
South Yorkshire +16 35 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex - 34 £57,500 -
Reading +1 33 £55,000 +22.22% 9
West Sussex +25 32 £50,000 +7.52% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2261 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2004 (45.24%) Web Services
3 1962 (44.29%) JavaScript
4 1861 (42.01%) Java
5 1835 (41.42%) SOAP
6 1766 (39.86%) HTML
7 1453 (32.80%) CSS
8 1449 (32.71%) .NET
9 1432 (32.33%) TDD
10 1398 (31.56%) C#
11 1387 (31.31%) XML
12 1312 (29.62%) MVC
13 1303 (29.41%) OO
14 1209 (27.29%) SQL
15 1188 (26.82%) JSON
16 1049 (23.68%) jQuery
17 1014 (22.89%) SQL Server
18 997 (22.51%) Git (software)
19 844 (19.05%) Scrum
20 840 (18.96%) ASP.NET
21 834 (18.83%) Linux
22 823 (18.58%) PHP
23 817 (18.44%) Spring
24 811 (18.31%) HTML5
25 715 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
26 674 (15.21%) Software Engineering
27 655 (14.79%) Finance
28 649 (14.65%) Degree
29 638 (14.40%) MySQL
30 609 (13.75%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 353 (7.97%) Node.js
2 332 (7.49%) Apache
3 318 (7.18%) Tomcat
4 226 (5.10%) CMS
5 176 (3.97%) JBoss
6 162 (3.66%) IIS
7 159 (3.59%) WebSphere
8 152 (3.43%) nginx
9 144 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
10 103 (2.33%) Apache Solr
11 86 (1.94%) Drupal
12 80 (1.81%) SharePoint
13 67 (1.51%) NServiceBus
14 58 (1.31%) Confluence
15 57 (1.29%) Mule
16 53 (1.20%) WordPress
17 52 (1.17%) WebLogic
18 51 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
19 47 (1.06%) GlassFish
20 45 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 296 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.34%) Mingle
6 13 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.25%) MS Office
7 11 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.11%) SPSS
9 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.068%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.068%) HipChat
10 2 (0.045%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.045%) GIMP
11 1 (0.023%) Houdini
11 1 (0.023%) Maya
Business Applications
1 55 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 55 (1.24%) Magento
2 49 (1.11%) Sophis RISQUE
3 12 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.20%) Agresso
6 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.068%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.045%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.045%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.023%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.023%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 160 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.12%) SaaS
4 82 (1.85%) GitHub
5 31 (0.70%) PaaS
6 30 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.54%) IaaS
9 21 (0.47%) Heroku
10 12 (0.27%) Force.com
10 12 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.27%) Trello
10 12 (0.27%) Office 365
11 11 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.14%) ElastiCache
15 5 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 458 (10.34%) HTTP
2 208 (4.70%) Internet
3 127 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 73 (1.65%) DNS
5 44 (0.99%) Firewall
6 43 (0.97%) Network Security
7 41 (0.93%) AMQP
7 41 (0.93%) SSL
8 29 (0.65%) FTP
8 29 (0.65%) LDAP
9 28 (0.63%) CTI
10 24 (0.54%) Intranet
10 24 (0.54%) HTTPS
11 22 (0.50%) DHCP
12 20 (0.45%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.36%) SAN
13 16 (0.36%) SSH
14 14 (0.32%) DMZ
14 14 (0.32%) SMTP
15 12 (0.27%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1014 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 638 (14.40%) MySQL
3 475 (10.72%) NoSQL
4 371 (8.37%) MongoDB
5 271 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 260 (5.87%) Big Data
7 175 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 166 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 145 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 145 (3.27%) Redis
10 128 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 113 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 98 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 97 (2.19%) SQLite
14 83 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 82 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
16 77 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 73 (1.65%) Oracle Database
18 44 (0.99%) DB2
19 41 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 997 (22.51%) Git (software)
2 437 (9.86%) Subversion
3 416 (9.39%) Maven
4 327 (7.38%) Jenkins
5 320 (7.22%) Selenium
6 286 (6.46%) JUnit
7 267 (6.03%) Eclipse
8 236 (5.33%) JIRA
9 219 (4.94%) Visual Studio
10 194 (4.38%) Cucumber
11 191 (4.31%) Xcode
12 166 (3.75%) NUnit
13 153 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 126 (2.84%) TeamCity
15 122 (2.75%) Ant
16 111 (2.51%) Mockito
17 105 (2.37%) Jasmine
18 93 (2.10%) Moq
19 89 (2.01%) WebDriver
20 86 (1.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 655 (14.79%) Finance
2 253 (5.71%) Banking
3 210 (4.74%) Retail
4 162 (3.66%) Marketing
5 161 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 156 (3.52%) Games
7 94 (2.12%) Advertising
8 72 (1.63%) Publishing
9 65 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 52 (1.17%) Front Office
11 47 (1.06%) Automotive
11 47 (1.06%) Online Betting
12 46 (1.04%) Legal
13 35 (0.79%) Back Office
14 26 (0.59%) Electronics
14 26 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.52%) French Language
17 20 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 20 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3296 (74.40%) Developer
2 813 (18.35%) Java Developer
3 772 (17.43%) Senior Developer
4 446 (10.07%) .NET Developer
5 358 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 356 (8.04%) PHP Developer
7 299 (6.75%) Web Developer
8 292 (6.59%) Architect
9 290 (6.55%) Software Engineer
10 266 (6.00%) Software Developer
11 216 (4.88%) iOS Developer
12 213 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 207 (4.67%) Android Developer
14 204 (4.60%) Lead Developer
15 193 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
16 126 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
17 115 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
18 112 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 109 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
19 109 (2.46%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2004 (45.24%) Web Services
2 1835 (41.42%) SOAP
3 1766 (39.86%) HTML
4 1453 (32.80%) CSS
5 1449 (32.71%) .NET
6 1387 (31.31%) XML
7 1188 (26.82%) JSON
8 1049 (23.68%) jQuery
9 840 (18.96%) ASP.NET
10 817 (18.44%) Spring
11 811 (18.31%) HTML5
12 609 (13.75%) WCF
13 550 (12.42%) AngularJS
14 528 (11.92%) Ajax
15 452 (10.20%) Hibernate
16 435 (9.82%) CSS3
17 402 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 399 (9.01%) .NET Framework
19 375 (8.47%) J2EE
20 357 (8.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 487 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 486 (10.97%) Mobile App
3 473 (10.68%) Open Source
4 399 (9.01%) User Experience
5 231 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 226 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
7 140 (3.16%) Client/Server
8 133 (3.00%) iPhone
9 105 (2.37%) iPad
10 86 (1.94%) Social Media
11 68 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
11 68 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 61 (1.38%) N-Tier
13 54 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 54 (1.22%) Digital Media
14 53 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 53 (1.20%) Mathematics
15 51 (1.15%) W3C
16 47 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 46 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 834 (18.83%) Linux
2 509 (11.49%) Apple iOS
3 493 (11.13%) Windows
4 492 (11.11%) Android
5 242 (5.46%) UNIX
6 57 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 52 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
8 40 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.90%) Windows Phone
9 33 (0.74%) CentOS
10 26 (0.59%) Debian
11 20 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.29%) Fedora
15 10 (0.23%) Solaris
16 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
17 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2261 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1432 (32.33%) TDD
3 1312 (29.62%) MVC
4 1303 (29.41%) OO
5 844 (19.05%) Scrum
6 715 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
7 674 (15.21%) Software Engineering
8 584 (13.18%) BDD
9 579 (13.07%) E-Commerce
10 507 (11.44%) SOA
11 486 (10.97%) OOP
12 370 (8.35%) Unit Testing
13 342 (7.72%) iOS Development
14 324 (7.31%) Multithreading
15 303 (6.84%) Android Development
16 267 (6.03%) DevOps
17 266 (6.00%) Mobile Development
18 249 (5.62%) Mentoring
19 247 (5.58%) OOD
20 218 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1962 (44.29%) JavaScript
2 1861 (42.01%) Java
3 1398 (31.56%) C#
4 1209 (27.29%) SQL
5 823 (18.58%) PHP
6 347 (7.83%) Python
7 325 (7.34%) Objective-C
8 309 (6.98%) C++
9 288 (6.50%) T-SQL
10 274 (6.19%) Ruby
11 146 (3.30%) C
12 144 (3.25%) Scala
13 129 (2.91%) Perl
14 127 (2.87%) PL/SQL
15 112 (2.53%) VB.NET
16 111 (2.51%) XPath
17 106 (2.39%) Shell Script
18 94 (2.12%) PHP5
19 88 (1.99%) Groovy
20 85 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 649 (14.65%) Degree
2 32 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.56%) ISEB
5 22 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.41%) CISSP
7 14 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.23%) HND
8 10 (0.23%) PhD
9 9 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.14%) PMP
11 6 (0.14%) OCP
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.090%) PCI QSA
13 4 (0.090%) CISA
13 4 (0.090%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (8.53%) QA
2 18 (0.41%) SLA
3 16 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.045%) WCAG
9 1 (0.023%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (1.29%) Docker
2 36 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 29 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.52%) iptables
6 21 (0.47%) Varnish
7 12 (0.27%) Xen
8 10 (0.23%) Firmware
9 8 (0.18%) KVM
10 7 (0.16%) Snort
11 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.11%) NFS
12 5 (0.11%) LXC
12 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.090%) Cygwin
14 3 (0.068%) vSphere
14 3 (0.068%) HDFS
15 2 (0.045%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 117 (2.64%) Puppet
2 116 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.95%) Vagrant
4 38 (0.86%) Ansible
4 38 (0.86%) Nagios
5 17 (0.38%) OpenNMS
6 16 (0.36%) yum
7 12 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 12 (0.27%) Graphite
8 10 (0.23%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.18%) logstash
10 6 (0.14%) Opsview
11 5 (0.11%) Mesos
11 5 (0.11%) Salt
11 5 (0.11%) Kibana
12 3 (0.068%) StatsD
12 3 (0.068%) OpenView
12 3 (0.068%) Netcool
12 3 (0.068%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.045%) WMI
Vendors
1 549 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 525 (11.85%) Oracle
3 170 (3.84%) Zend
4 146 (3.30%) IBM
5 139 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
6 119 (2.69%) Google
7 79 (1.78%) Apple
8 71 (1.60%) Facebook
8 71 (1.60%) Twitter
9 69 (1.56%) hybris
10 66 (1.49%) Adobe
11 55 (1.24%) VMware
12 52 (1.17%) Sitecore
13 47 (1.06%) SAP
14 45 (1.02%) Sybase
15 40 (0.90%) Splunk
16 35 (0.79%) Cisco
16 35 (0.79%) Dell
17 31 (0.70%) TIBCO
18 29 (0.65%) Siebel
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 per annum
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
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Salary: £300 - £400 per day
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £62,000 per annum + SHARE OPTIONS
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + base + flexible benefits
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + base + flexible benefits
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Candidate Source
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Essex
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Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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