Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 95 108
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 29 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.80% 1.53% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% 3.74% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 23
Essex median annual salary £72,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.11% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £38,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 398 562 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.45% 40.90% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 323 477 522
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,100 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Colchester +24 14 £72,500 +20.83%
Basildon - 7 £42,500 -
Chelmsford -5 2 £56,250 +50.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 2
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) Java
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (62.07%) Spring
5 18 (62.07%) Maven
5 18 (62.07%) JMS
6 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
6 17 (58.62%) Web Services
6 17 (58.62%) JBoss
6 17 (58.62%) Swing
6 17 (58.62%) Ant
6 17 (58.62%) MVC
6 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
7 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
7 16 (55.17%) Apache
8 15 (51.72%) HTML
9 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
9 14 (48.28%) Java EE
9 14 (48.28%) Spring MVC
9 14 (48.28%) MySQL
9 14 (48.28%) Oracle
9 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (48.28%) JSP
9 14 (48.28%) Servlets
9 14 (48.28%) SOAP
9 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
9 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
9 14 (48.28%) Gradle

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 17 (58.62%) JBoss
2 16 (55.17%) Apache
3 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
3 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
4 13 (44.83%) Apache Geronimo
4 13 (44.83%) GlassFish
5 12 (41.38%) Apache Spark
6 4 (13.79%) Apache Pig
7 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
1 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
2 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) Apache Hive
3 12 (41.38%) Big Data
3 12 (41.38%) CouchDB
3 12 (41.38%) Hadoop
3 12 (41.38%) Mahout
3 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (41.38%) Neo4j
3 12 (41.38%) Sqoop
4 3 (10.34%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Maven
2 17 (58.62%) Ant
3 14 (48.28%) Gradle
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 14 (48.28%) Lead Developer
3 14 (48.28%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Swing Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) CSS
2 18 (62.07%) JMS
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 17 (58.62%) Swing
3 17 (58.62%) Web Services
4 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
5 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) Java EE
6 14 (48.28%) JSP
6 14 (48.28%) Servlets
6 14 (48.28%) SOAP
6 14 (48.28%) Spring MVC
7 13 (44.83%) EJB
7 13 (44.83%) FreeMarker
7 13 (44.83%) JPA
7 13 (44.83%) TopLink
8 12 (41.38%) Ajax
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Analytics
4 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
6 9 (31.03%) Scrum-ban
7 6 (20.69%) OOP
8 5 (17.24%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Open Source
10 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
10 3 (10.34%) DevOps
10 3 (10.34%) Information Exploitation
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
10 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Android Development
11 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
11 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
11 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
3 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Java 8
5 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) HDFS
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Alteryx
2 12 (41.38%) Tableau
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe
3 3 (10.34%) Google