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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 117 152 219
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +67
Permanent jobs citing REST 2686 2251 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 1.88% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 4.80% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 1899 1187
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,272 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
41216 46880 43943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.74% 39.10% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 40112 38247
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +37 2578 £50,000 - 413
London +22 1395 £57,500 +4.54% 191
South East +79 435 £47,500 +5.55% 64
City of London +5 213 £60,000 +9.09% 39
North West +48 187 £40,000 - 29
South West +35 179 £40,000 - 41
Manchester +62 121 £40,000 -0.62% 18
East of England +24 119 £45,000 +9.75% 37
Berkshire +78 115 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Yorkshire 0 107 £38,750 -3.12% 20
Surrey +7 93 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Yorkshire +37 75 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands +6 74 £42,500 +15.97% 12
East Midlands -6 68 £42,500 +2.40% 13
Leeds +27 64 £40,000 - 9
Hampshire +29 59 £50,000 +42.85% 9
Bristol +13 59 £42,500 - 10
Kent +28 56 £48,750 +8.33% 6
Reading +39 55 £50,000 - 7
Cheshire +10 47 £42,500 +13.33% 7
South Wales +29 45 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Wales +18 45 £35,000 -22.65% 10
Tunbridge Wells +13 45 £49,750 - 2
Buckinghamshire +32 42 £41,975 -16.05% 4
Hertfordshire 0 39 £43,000 +4.87% 12
Northamptonshire +25 35 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Gloucestershire 0 35 £40,000 - 5
Wiltshire -4 32 £42,500 - 18
Leatherhead +24 29 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Northampton +21 29 £47,000 +25.33% 3

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2642 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2349 (46.55%) Java
3 2298 (45.54%) Web Services
4 2203 (43.66%) JavaScript
5 2064 (40.90%) SOAP
6 1974 (39.12%) HTML
7 1636 (32.42%) TDD
8 1592 (31.55%) CSS
9 1509 (29.90%) C#
10 1476 (29.25%) MVC
11 1473 (29.19%) XML
12 1399 (27.72%) .NET
13 1332 (26.40%) SQL
14 1299 (25.74%) OO
15 1249 (24.75%) JSON
16 1139 (22.57%) Git (software)
17 1138 (22.55%) Spring
18 1089 (21.58%) SQL Server
19 1074 (21.28%) Scrum
20 1054 (20.89%) jQuery
21 953 (18.89%) Linux
22 884 (17.52%) HTML5
23 852 (16.88%) ASP.NET
24 849 (16.83%) Finance
25 847 (16.79%) Software Engineering
26 822 (16.29%) MySQL
27 791 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
28 781 (15.48%) PHP
29 730 (14.47%) Degree
30 692 (13.71%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 383 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 381 (7.55%) Node.js
3 348 (6.90%) Apache
4 236 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
5 223 (4.42%) JBoss
6 208 (4.12%) CMS
7 192 (3.80%) WebSphere
8 182 (3.61%) IIS
9 161 (3.19%) Apache Solr
10 123 (2.44%) nginx
11 94 (1.86%) SharePoint
12 86 (1.70%) Drupal
13 73 (1.45%) WordPress
14 62 (1.23%) Mule
15 60 (1.19%) NServiceBus
16 56 (1.11%) Confluence
17 55 (1.09%) WebLogic
18 52 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
18 52 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
18 52 (1.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 315 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 38 (0.75%) MS Office
4 33 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 18 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.32%) Mingle
9 10 (0.20%) MS Project
10 4 (0.079%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.079%) GIMP
11 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.040%) Maya
12 2 (0.040%) Houdini
12 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 47 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.75%) Magento
3 21 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
6 7 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.099%) Tridion
8 5 (0.099%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.079%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.059%) Maximo
10 3 (0.059%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.040%) Odoo
11 2 (0.040%) Agresso
12 1 (0.020%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 378 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 171 (3.39%) SaaS
4 87 (1.72%) GitHub
5 49 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.59%) IaaS
7 20 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.40%) PaaS
8 18 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 16 (0.32%) Office 365
10 13 (0.26%) Force.com
10 13 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.24%) Heroku
12 11 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.16%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.079%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 416 (8.24%) HTTP
2 250 (4.95%) Internet
3 143 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.17%) DNS
5 51 (1.01%) SSL
5 51 (1.01%) Network Security
5 51 (1.01%) AMQP
6 43 (0.85%) CTI
7 31 (0.61%) LDAP
8 29 (0.57%) Firewall
9 27 (0.54%) VPN
10 26 (0.52%) SSH
11 23 (0.46%) FTP
12 22 (0.44%) HTTPS
12 22 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (0.38%) Intranet
14 16 (0.32%) SNMP
15 15 (0.30%) VLAN
16 14 (0.28%) Wireless
16 14 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1089 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 822 (16.29%) MySQL
3 661 (13.10%) NoSQL
4 568 (11.26%) MongoDB
5 303 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 264 (5.23%) Big Data
7 190 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 161 (3.19%) Redis
9 153 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 146 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 142 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 130 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 108 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 104 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 93 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (1.29%) Oracle Database
18 61 (1.21%) SQLite
19 52 (1.03%) DB2
20 50 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1139 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 513 (10.17%) Subversion
3 466 (9.24%) Maven
4 407 (8.07%) JUnit
5 386 (7.65%) Jenkins
6 344 (6.82%) Selenium
7 266 (5.27%) Visual Studio
8 265 (5.25%) JIRA
9 241 (4.78%) Eclipse
10 178 (3.53%) Cucumber
11 177 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 162 (3.21%) NUnit
13 152 (3.01%) Ant
14 135 (2.68%) Xcode
15 119 (2.36%) Grunt
16 117 (2.32%) Mockito
17 105 (2.08%) TeamCity
18 104 (2.06%) Gradle
19 96 (1.90%) Jasmine
20 94 (1.86%) WebDriver
General
1 849 (16.83%) Finance
2 278 (5.51%) Retail
3 253 (5.01%) Banking
4 202 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 195 (3.86%) Marketing
6 137 (2.72%) Games
7 108 (2.14%) Publishing
8 79 (1.57%) Advertising
9 65 (1.29%) Legal
10 58 (1.15%) Front Office
11 55 (1.09%) Back Office
11 55 (1.09%) Online Betting
12 50 (0.99%) Automotive
13 45 (0.89%) Electronics
14 41 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 36 (0.71%) Investment Banking
16 35 (0.69%) Financial Institution
17 33 (0.65%) Law
18 32 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3668 (72.69%) Developer
2 1005 (19.92%) Java Developer
3 947 (18.77%) Senior Developer
4 433 (8.58%) .NET Developer
5 362 (7.17%) C# Developer
6 354 (7.02%) PHP Developer
6 354 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 342 (6.78%) Architect
8 321 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 306 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 296 (5.87%) Software Developer
11 270 (5.35%) Lead Developer
12 203 (4.02%) Android Developer
13 202 (4.00%) iOS Developer
14 196 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 136 (2.70%) Analyst
16 135 (2.68%) Senior .NET Developer
17 130 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
18 111 (2.20%) ASP.NET Developer
18 111 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2298 (45.54%) Web Services
2 2064 (40.90%) SOAP
3 1974 (39.12%) HTML
4 1592 (31.55%) CSS
5 1473 (29.19%) XML
6 1399 (27.72%) .NET
7 1249 (24.75%) JSON
8 1138 (22.55%) Spring
9 1054 (20.89%) jQuery
10 884 (17.52%) HTML5
11 852 (16.88%) ASP.NET
12 692 (13.71%) AngularJS
13 632 (12.52%) WCF
14 603 (11.95%) Hibernate
15 563 (11.16%) J2EE
16 521 (10.33%) Ajax
17 445 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 427 (8.46%) CSS3
19 408 (8.09%) .NET Framework
20 352 (6.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 506 (10.03%) Mobile App
2 472 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 396 (7.85%) User Experience
4 338 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 213 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (3.73%) Client/Server
7 102 (2.02%) iPhone
8 93 (1.84%) Social Media
9 90 (1.78%) iPad
10 83 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 79 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 77 (1.53%) N-Tier
13 72 (1.43%) Digital Media
14 69 (1.37%) Mathematics
15 66 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 59 (1.17%) Grid Computing
17 56 (1.11%) Blackberry
18 54 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
19 53 (1.05%) Visualisation
20 49 (0.97%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 953 (18.89%) Linux
2 565 (11.20%) Windows
3 548 (10.86%) Android
4 507 (10.05%) Apple iOS
5 344 (6.82%) UNIX
6 50 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
6 50 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 37 (0.73%) Solaris
9 33 (0.65%) Debian
10 22 (0.44%) CentOS
11 21 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
12 20 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.28%) AIX
16 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2642 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1636 (32.42%) TDD
3 1476 (29.25%) MVC
4 1299 (25.74%) OO
5 1074 (21.28%) Scrum
6 847 (16.79%) Software Engineering
7 791 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
8 654 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 600 (11.89%) BDD
10 544 (10.78%) SOA
11 523 (10.36%) OOP
12 495 (9.81%) Unit Testing
13 484 (9.59%) Open Source
14 355 (7.04%) Mentoring
15 328 (6.50%) Mobile Development
16 326 (6.46%) Multithreading
17 318 (6.30%) SDLC
18 288 (5.71%) iOS Development
19 287 (5.69%) Android Development
19 287 (5.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2349 (46.55%) Java
2 2203 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 1509 (29.90%) C#
4 1332 (26.40%) SQL
5 781 (15.48%) PHP
6 491 (9.73%) Python
7 335 (6.64%) C++
8 311 (6.16%) Ruby
9 302 (5.98%) Objective-C
10 247 (4.89%) T-SQL
11 246 (4.88%) Scala
12 178 (3.53%) C
13 169 (3.35%) PL/SQL
14 159 (3.15%) Perl
15 147 (2.91%) Bash Shell
16 134 (2.66%) Groovy
17 98 (1.94%) Shell Script
18 88 (1.74%) PHP5
19 83 (1.64%) VB.NET
20 71 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 730 (14.47%) Degree
2 38 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 36 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.48%) Sun Certification
5 17 (0.34%) CISSP
6 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.26%) ISEB
8 8 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.099%) PhD
10 5 (0.099%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.079%) HND
12 3 (0.059%) MCP
12 3 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.059%) CISA
12 3 (0.059%) MCPD
13 2 (0.040%) OCMJEA
13 2 (0.040%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.040%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (7.25%) QA
2 38 (0.75%) SLA
3 19 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.059%) HL7
7 2 (0.040%) WAI
7 2 (0.040%) Section 508
8 1 (0.020%) WCAG
8 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (1.72%) Docker
2 45 (0.89%) Varnish
3 25 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.36%) iptables
5 16 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.20%) Xen
7 9 (0.18%) KVM
8 7 (0.14%) vSphere
9 5 (0.099%) LXC
9 5 (0.099%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.079%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.079%) XenApp
11 3 (0.059%) XenServer
11 3 (0.059%) NFS
11 3 (0.059%) Squid
11 3 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.059%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.059%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 207 (4.10%) Puppet
2 156 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.29%) Ansible
4 61 (1.21%) Nagios
5 50 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 29 (0.57%) Capistrano
7 21 (0.42%) OpenNMS
8 16 (0.32%) Salt
9 15 (0.30%) Mesos
10 11 (0.22%) Opsview
11 10 (0.20%) yum
12 5 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.099%) Graphite
12 5 (0.099%) Kibana
12 5 (0.099%) logstash
12 5 (0.099%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.079%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 3 (0.059%) CA LISA
15 2 (0.040%) Iperf
16 1 (0.020%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 586 (11.61%) Oracle
2 550 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 154 (3.05%) Google
4 145 (2.87%) Zend
5 132 (2.62%) IBM
6 129 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 90 (1.78%) Adobe
8 83 (1.64%) hybris
9 79 (1.57%) Twitter
10 76 (1.51%) Apple
11 69 (1.37%) Facebook
12 61 (1.21%) Sitecore
13 58 (1.15%) SAP
14 57 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 57 (1.13%) VMware
14 57 (1.13%) Splunk
15 30 (0.59%) Red Hat
15 30 (0.59%) Sun
16 27 (0.54%) Endeca
16 27 (0.54%) Sencha
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 2 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum 50-75k + Share options
Posted: 5 hours ago