Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 145 95
Rank change year-on-year +82 -50 -49
Permanent jobs citing REST 75 36 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.42% 1.17% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.14% 2.80% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 65
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,175 £62,500 £57,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 673 1,285 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 39.66% 41.71% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 501 898 902
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £33,022 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cambridge

REST
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Cambridge.

Salary trend for REST in Cambridge

REST
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for REST.

1 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 39 (52.00%) Python
3 36 (48.00%) SOAP
4 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
6 30 (40.00%) Web Services
7 26 (34.67%) TDD
8 24 (32.00%) QA
9 23 (30.67%) HTML
9 23 (30.67%) Java
9 23 (30.67%) CSS
10 19 (25.33%) Scrum
10 19 (25.33%) React
11 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 18 (24.00%) SQL
12 17 (22.67%) C#
12 17 (22.67%) Open Source
12 17 (22.67%) HTML5
13 16 (21.33%) Django
14 15 (20.00%) RESTful
15 14 (18.67%) Degree
16 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
16 13 (17.33%) Data Structures
16 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
16 13 (17.33%) BDD
16 13 (17.33%) CSS3
17 12 (16.00%) Gherkin
17 12 (16.00%) Kanban

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.33%) JBoss
2 4 (5.33%) WildFly
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) IPv6
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) MySQL
1 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Redis
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.00%) Maven
4 7 (9.33%) Gradle
4 7 (9.33%) JIRA
5 5 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (5.33%) git-flow
6 4 (5.33%) JMeter
6 4 (5.33%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Hudson
7 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.67%) Mockito
9 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.33%) Mocha
9 1 (1.33%) MSTest
9 1 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Senior Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Tester
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Tester
4 12 (16.00%) Software Tester
4 12 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Python Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) QA Leader
7 9 (12.00%) Python Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (8.00%) Technical Leader
11 5 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) SOAP
2 30 (40.00%) Web Services
3 23 (30.67%) CSS
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 19 (25.33%) React
5 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (22.67%) HTML5
7 16 (21.33%) Django
8 15 (20.00%) RESTful
9 13 (17.33%) CSS3
10 12 (16.00%) .NET
10 12 (16.00%) Gherkin
11 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (13.33%) Vue.js
11 10 (13.33%) WCF
12 9 (12.00%) Node.js
13 8 (10.67%) Spring
14 7 (9.33%) Java EE
15 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Structures
2 12 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (16.00%) Virtual Team
3 11 (14.67%) User Experience
4 6 (8.00%) Life Science
5 5 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.67%) Smart City
8 1 (1.33%) Blog
8 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
3 26 (34.67%) TDD
4 19 (25.33%) Scrum
5 17 (22.67%) Open Source
6 13 (17.33%) BDD
6 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
6 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.00%) API Testing
7 12 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
7 12 (16.00%) Kanban
7 12 (16.00%) Project Management
7 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.00%) Web Development
8 11 (14.67%) Biology
8 11 (14.67%) Microservices
9 10 (13.33%) Informatics
9 10 (13.33%) MVC
10 8 (10.67%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 39 (52.00%) Python
3 23 (30.67%) Java
4 18 (24.00%) SQL
5 17 (22.67%) C#
6 7 (9.33%) C++
7 5 (6.67%) ES7
7 5 (6.67%) ES8
7 5 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (5.33%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.00%) C
9 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) Go
10 2 (2.67%) Java 8
10 2 (2.67%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.33%) ES6
11 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Ansible
2 7 (9.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) WorldPay
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.67%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft