Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 75 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 -35
Permanent jobs citing REST 70 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.74% 3.29% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.59% 7.91% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 95
Cambridge median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £41,150 £39,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -

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 556 860 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 37.62% 41.61% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 319 724 1,040
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (58.57%) SOAP
2 39 (55.71%) Test Automation
3 32 (45.71%) QA
4 30 (42.86%) Scrum
4 30 (42.86%) BDD
4 30 (42.86%) API Testing
5 29 (41.43%) Virtual Team
5 29 (41.43%) Gherkin
5 29 (41.43%) Data Structures
5 29 (41.43%) Algorithms
5 29 (41.43%) WorldPay
5 29 (41.43%) Defect Tracking
5 29 (41.43%) Project Management
5 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
5 29 (41.43%) Kanban
5 29 (41.43%) TDD
6 24 (34.29%) Java
7 20 (28.57%) Python
8 19 (27.14%) HTML
9 18 (25.71%) AWS
10 17 (24.29%) CSS
11 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
12 15 (21.43%) React
12 15 (21.43%) Web Services
13 14 (20.00%) SQL
13 14 (20.00%) Azure
14 12 (17.14%) Microservices
14 12 (17.14%) Docker
15 9 (12.86%) C#

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 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.71%) JBoss
2 4 (5.71%) WildFly
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) AWS
2 14 (20.00%) Azure
3 6 (8.57%) GitHub
4 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.29%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 4 (5.71%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 2 (2.86%) Skype
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) Spatial Data
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.14%) Gradle
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
4 4 (5.71%) Fiddler
4 4 (5.71%) GitLab
4 4 (5.71%) Hudson
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) git-flow
5 3 (4.29%) JMeter
6 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) MSTest
7 1 (1.43%) NUnit
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Senior Software Tester
2 22 (31.43%) Senior Tester
2 22 (31.43%) Software Tester
2 22 (31.43%) Tester
3 11 (15.71%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Database Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) SOAP
2 29 (41.43%) Gherkin
3 19 (27.14%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 15 (21.43%) React
6 15 (21.43%) Web Services
7 8 (11.43%) Vue.js
8 7 (10.00%) Django
9 6 (8.57%) CSS3
9 6 (8.57%) HTML5
9 6 (8.57%) J2EE
9 6 (8.57%) RESTful
10 5 (7.14%) .NET
10 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.14%) Java EE
10 5 (7.14%) Kafka
10 5 (7.14%) OpenID
10 5 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Algorithms
1 29 (41.43%) Data Structures
1 29 (41.43%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.71%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.43%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Test Automation
2 30 (42.86%) API Testing
2 30 (42.86%) BDD
2 30 (42.86%) Scrum
3 29 (41.43%) Defect Tracking
3 29 (41.43%) Kanban
3 29 (41.43%) Project Management
3 29 (41.43%) TDD
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.14%) Microservices
6 9 (12.86%) DevOps
6 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.86%) Web Development
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.57%) Biology
8 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.29%) Java
3 20 (28.57%) Python
4 14 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (12.86%) C#
6 6 (8.57%) C
7 5 (7.14%) R
8 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.29%) C++
10 2 (2.86%) ES6
10 2 (2.86%) Perl
10 2 (2.86%) PHP
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Ansible
2 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) WorldPay
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com