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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 144 204 273
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +69
Permanent jobs citing REST 2237 1527 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 3.57% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1270 950
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,200
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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
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 £28,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +39 2118 £50,000 - 261
London +53 1244 £55,000 - 139
South East +9 314 £45,000 -5.26% 35
City of London +40 245 £56,000 +6.66% 48
North West +4 130 £39,000 -2.50% 23
South West +53 106 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire -13 95 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East of England +11 90 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Surrey +29 83 £36,250 -30.95% 3
Scotland +53 82 £42,000 +6.32% 8
East Midlands +44 68 £40,000 +2.56% 6
West Midlands +32 67 £35,000 - 10
Hampshire -25 66 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Leeds -7 59 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Yorkshire -19 59 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Manchester -25 58 £39,500 -1.25% 15
Oxfordshire +45 51 £45,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +24 46 £45,255 +0.56% 7
Cheshire +15 44 £37,500 +74.41% 5
Glasgow +14 44 £42,000 +1.20% 3
Cambridge +29 40 £45,510 -39.32% 7
Kent +21 38 £50,000 +66.66% 6
Bristol +17 32 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Wiltshire +18 30 £39,250 -24.51% 4
Hertfordshire +5 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire -51 26 £49,000 -10.90% 6
Swindon +20 25 £39,250 -1.87% 4
Gloucestershire +18 24 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Basingstoke -11 24 £40,000 -23.07% 1
Birmingham +24 23 £35,000 -51.72% 2

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2202 (49.33%) JavaScript
2 2033 (45.54%) HTML
3 1923 (43.08%) Java
4 1909 (42.76%) Web Services
5 1805 (40.43%) SOAP
6 1664 (37.28%) CSS
7 1514 (33.92%) TDD
8 1502 (33.65%) .NET
9 1371 (30.71%) C#
10 1350 (30.24%) MVC
11 1282 (28.72%) SQL
12 1259 (28.20%) JSON
13 1216 (27.24%) XML
14 1196 (26.79%) jQuery
15 1085 (24.31%) OO
16 1068 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
17 1057 (23.68%) Scrum
18 966 (21.64%) ASP.NET
19 962 (21.55%) SQL Server
20 864 (19.35%) HTML5
21 826 (18.50%) MySQL
22 812 (18.19%) Spring
23 786 (17.61%) Git (software)
24 766 (17.16%) WCF
25 755 (16.91%) Linux
26 691 (15.48%) Degree
27 667 (14.94%) PHP
28 657 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
29 634 (14.20%) SOA
30 621 (13.91%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 394 (8.83%) Tomcat
2 275 (6.16%) Node.js
3 263 (5.89%) Apache
4 222 (4.97%) CMS
5 201 (4.50%) IIS
6 131 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 99 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 97 (2.17%) nginx
9 96 (2.15%) WebSphere
10 92 (2.06%) Drupal
11 75 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 73 (1.64%) Umbraco
13 70 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
14 59 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
15 54 (1.21%) WordPress
16 52 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
17 46 (1.03%) Confluence
18 45 (1.01%) NServiceBus
19 42 (0.94%) Jetty
20 41 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 239 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 78 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 25 (0.56%) MS Office
4 20 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.13%) Quicktime
8 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.090%) SPSS
10 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.045%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.67%) Magento
3 28 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 25 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
5 22 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
6 12 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.18%) Optimost
9 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.11%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.045%) TrackWise
13 2 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
13 2 (0.045%) SiteCatalyst
14 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
14 1 (0.022%) SmartPlant
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle General Ledger
14 1 (0.022%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 232 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (4.57%) SaaS
3 101 (2.26%) GitHub
4 90 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.78%) Trello
7 34 (0.76%) PaaS
8 31 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.56%) Heroku
10 22 (0.49%) Office 365
11 13 (0.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 13 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.22%) IaaS
12 10 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.20%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.13%) Force.com
15 5 (0.11%) Route 53
15 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 388 (8.69%) HTTP
2 200 (4.48%) Internet
3 79 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.34%) SSL
5 56 (1.25%) Intranet
6 21 (0.47%) Kerberos
7 18 (0.40%) Network Security
8 16 (0.36%) Extranet
9 15 (0.34%) VPN
9 15 (0.34%) DNS
10 13 (0.29%) SMS
11 12 (0.27%) Firewall
11 12 (0.27%) VoIP
11 12 (0.27%) FTP
11 12 (0.27%) LDAP
12 11 (0.25%) PuTTY
13 10 (0.22%) AMQP
14 9 (0.20%) CTI
14 9 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 962 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 826 (18.50%) MySQL
3 416 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 336 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 334 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 309 (6.92%) Big Data
7 182 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 156 (3.49%) Hadoop
9 123 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 116 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 116 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
11 113 (2.53%) SQLite
12 106 (2.37%) Redis
13 101 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 91 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 82 (1.84%) Oracle Database
16 74 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 68 (1.52%) RavenDB
18 56 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 51 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 786 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 540 (12.10%) Subversion
3 401 (8.98%) Maven
4 367 (8.22%) Selenium
5 317 (7.10%) Cucumber
6 308 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 295 (6.61%) Jenkins
8 280 (6.27%) JUnit
9 235 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 211 (4.73%) JIRA
11 159 (3.56%) NUnit
12 139 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 131 (2.93%) TeamCity
14 129 (2.89%) Ant
15 103 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
16 100 (2.24%) WebDriver
17 97 (2.17%) SpecFlow
18 91 (2.04%) Hudson
19 86 (1.93%) Xcode
20 85 (1.90%) SoapUI
General
1 484 (10.84%) Finance
2 251 (5.62%) Retail
3 228 (5.11%) Marketing
4 191 (4.28%) Games
5 178 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 133 (2.98%) Banking
7 128 (2.87%) Publishing
8 112 (2.51%) Advertising
9 60 (1.34%) Front Office
10 38 (0.85%) French Language
11 29 (0.65%) Back Office
11 29 (0.65%) Legal
12 25 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.47%) Electronics
14 20 (0.45%) Billing
15 14 (0.31%) Music Industry
16 13 (0.29%) Law
17 12 (0.27%) Automotive
18 10 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3396 (76.08%) Developer
2 996 (22.31%) Senior Developer
3 747 (16.73%) Java Developer
4 617 (13.82%) .NET Developer
5 442 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 334 (7.48%) Web Developer
7 332 (7.44%) PHP Developer
8 299 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 293 (6.56%) Architect
10 269 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 267 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 229 (5.13%) Software Developer
13 215 (4.82%) Software Engineer
14 193 (4.32%) Android Developer
15 165 (3.70%) iOS Developer
16 147 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
17 140 (3.14%) Analyst
18 128 (2.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 125 (2.80%) Lead Developer
20 111 (2.49%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2033 (45.54%) HTML
2 1909 (42.76%) Web Services
3 1805 (40.43%) SOAP
4 1664 (37.28%) CSS
5 1502 (33.65%) .NET
6 1259 (28.20%) JSON
7 1216 (27.24%) XML
8 1196 (26.79%) jQuery
9 966 (21.64%) ASP.NET
10 864 (19.35%) HTML5
11 812 (18.19%) Spring
12 766 (17.16%) WCF
13 657 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 513 (11.49%) AngularJS
15 501 (11.22%) Ajax
16 449 (10.06%) Hibernate
17 440 (9.86%) .NET Framework
17 440 (9.86%) CSS3
18 364 (8.15%) J2EE
19 336 (7.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 496 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 478 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 454 (10.17%) Open Source
4 142 (3.18%) iPhone
5 139 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 119 (2.67%) Social Media
7 97 (2.17%) iPad
8 92 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 92 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 90 (2.02%) Blackberry
10 83 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
11 78 (1.75%) Mathematics
12 76 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
13 54 (1.21%) Data Integration
14 53 (1.19%) Digital Media
15 51 (1.14%) W3C
16 49 (1.10%) Client/Server
17 48 (1.08%) Social Network
18 46 (1.03%) Management Information System
19 37 (0.83%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 755 (16.91%) Linux
2 583 (13.06%) Android
3 558 (12.50%) Windows
4 495 (11.09%) Apple iOS
5 230 (5.15%) UNIX
6 61 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 40 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (0.67%) CentOS
10 26 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.43%) Debian
11 19 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.40%) Solaris
13 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.090%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.090%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1514 (33.92%) TDD
2 1350 (30.24%) MVC
3 1085 (24.31%) OO
4 1068 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1057 (23.68%) Scrum
6 634 (14.20%) SOA
7 621 (13.91%) Software Engineering
8 619 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
9 612 (13.71%) BDD
10 536 (12.01%) E-Commerce
11 491 (11.00%) Unit Testing
12 485 (10.86%) OOP
13 420 (9.41%) Web Development
14 322 (7.21%) Android Development
15 282 (6.32%) iOS Development
16 266 (5.96%) OOD
17 259 (5.80%) Multithreading
18 230 (5.15%) UML
19 222 (4.97%) Analytics
20 199 (4.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2202 (49.33%) JavaScript
2 1923 (43.08%) Java
3 1371 (30.71%) C#
4 1282 (28.72%) SQL
5 667 (14.94%) PHP
6 400 (8.96%) Ruby
7 343 (7.68%) Python
8 266 (5.96%) T-SQL
9 243 (5.44%) Objective-C
10 188 (4.21%) Scala
11 175 (3.92%) PHP5
12 149 (3.34%) C++
13 118 (2.64%) VB.NET
14 89 (1.99%) Groovy
15 88 (1.97%) VB
16 78 (1.75%) Perl
17 66 (1.48%) C
18 65 (1.46%) ActionScript
19 60 (1.34%) XPath
20 56 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 691 (15.48%) Degree
2 60 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 25 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (0.56%) PhD
4 24 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.49%) ISEB
6 14 (0.31%) HND
7 10 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.18%) MCSD
9 6 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.13%) MCP
10 5 (0.11%) CCA
10 5 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.11%) CIW
10 5 (0.11%) MCTS
11 4 (0.090%) MCPD
11 4 (0.090%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.045%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.045%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.045%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (8.51%) QA
2 40 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.27%) SLA
4 11 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.22%) HL7
6 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.067%) DICOM
8 2 (0.045%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.022%) Section 508
System Software
1 41 (0.92%) HDFS
2 27 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.11%) vSphere
7 5 (0.11%) Varnish
8 4 (0.090%) NFS
8 4 (0.090%) Docker
9 3 (0.067%) Xen
10 2 (0.045%) KVM
10 2 (0.045%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.022%) vCloud
11 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.022%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.022%) Squid
Systems Management
1 80 (1.79%) Puppet
2 58 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 19 (0.43%) YUM
5 17 (0.38%) logstash
6 14 (0.31%) Nagios
7 11 (0.25%) OpenSSO
8 8 (0.18%) Ansible
9 7 (0.16%) Oozie
9 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.090%) SCCM
11 4 (0.090%) AppManager
11 4 (0.090%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.090%) Ambari
12 3 (0.067%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.067%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.067%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.067%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.067%) collectd
Vendors
1 581 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 453 (10.15%) Oracle
3 171 (3.83%) Google
4 153 (3.43%) Zend
5 150 (3.36%) Adobe
6 149 (3.34%) JBoss
7 127 (2.84%) Twitter
8 124 (2.78%) Facebook
9 69 (1.55%) Sitecore
10 68 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 55 (1.23%) IBM
12 52 (1.16%) Rackspace
13 47 (1.05%) SAP
14 43 (0.96%) Jaspersoft
14 43 (0.96%) Telerik
15 39 (0.87%) Dell
16 32 (0.72%) EPiServer
17 31 (0.69%) HP
18 26 (0.58%) Apple
18 26 (0.58%) TIBCO
London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £31k - 39k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nuepc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + + Package + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £31k - 39k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: £40k - £45k + bonus (10%) + benefits (Pension, healthcare, life assura
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday