Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 75 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 +26
Permanent jobs citing REST 37 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.30% 2.39% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.25% 6.54% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 19
Essex median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +38.89% -14.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,125 £74,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 302 428 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.08% 36.46% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 197 344 464
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Essex

REST
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for REST in Essex

REST
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Essex over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Essex

REST
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Essex region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 10 £62,500 -
Colchester -25 8 £40,000 -44.83%
Chelmsford +15 4 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Southend-on-Sea +3 3 £60,000 - 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for REST.

1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (81.08%) Java
3 27 (72.97%) Web Services
4 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (64.86%) CSS
4 24 (64.86%) Middleware
5 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
6 22 (59.46%) Spring
7 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 19 (51.35%) RDBMS
7 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
8 17 (45.95%) TDD
9 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
10 15 (40.54%) JUnit
10 15 (40.54%) JIRA
10 15 (40.54%) Unit Testing
10 15 (40.54%) Kanban
11 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (37.84%) Open Source
11 14 (37.84%) GWT
11 14 (37.84%) JSON
11 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
11 14 (37.84%) JMS
11 14 (37.84%) UML
11 14 (37.84%) OO
11 14 (37.84%) Apache
11 14 (37.84%) GIS
11 14 (37.84%) DevOps
11 14 (37.84%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (37.84%) Geospatial Data

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (37.84%) Apache
2 13 (35.14%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle CX
1 9 (24.32%) PaaS
1 9 (24.32%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) RDBMS
1 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
2 14 (37.84%) Geospatial Data
2 14 (37.84%) GIS
3 13 (35.14%) JasperReports
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JIRA
1 15 (40.54%) JUnit
2 13 (35.14%) Ant
2 13 (35.14%) Maven
3 11 (29.73%) ClearQuest
3 11 (29.73%) CruiseControl
3 11 (29.73%) FishEye
3 11 (29.73%) Hudson
3 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Principal Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Principal Software Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle CRM Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Principal Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) Web Services
2 24 (64.86%) CSS
2 24 (64.86%) Middleware
3 22 (59.46%) Spring
4 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
5 14 (37.84%) GWT
5 14 (37.84%) JMS
5 14 (37.84%) JSON
6 13 (35.14%) Ajax
6 13 (35.14%) Apache Flex
6 13 (35.14%) AWT
6 13 (35.14%) Swing
7 12 (32.43%) .NET
7 12 (32.43%) SOAP
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) React
10 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
3 19 (51.35%) Scrum
4 17 (45.95%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) Kanban
5 15 (40.54%) Unit Testing
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (37.84%) DevOps
6 14 (37.84%) DevSecOps
6 14 (37.84%) OO
6 14 (37.84%) Open Source
6 14 (37.84%) UML
7 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 11 (29.73%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (24.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 9 (24.32%) CRM
9 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) Java 8
4 8 (21.62%) C
5 7 (18.92%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Adobe
1 13 (35.14%) Google
2 11 (29.73%) Atlassian
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 7 (18.92%) Cognizant