Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 121 114
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 23 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.64% 0.80% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 2.08% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 25
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +40.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,750 £54,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.81% +7.22%

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 544 817 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.72% 38.54% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 443 604 725
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -2 8 £37,500 -21.05%
Brentwood - 2 £26,250 -
Colchester +2 1 £47,500 -28.30%
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 - 2
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for REST.

1 18 (78.26%) SOAP
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Node.js
4 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
4 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
5 11 (47.83%) C#
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 9 (39.13%) CSS3
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) Sass
9 7 (30.43%) gulp
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (30.43%) Express
9 7 (30.43%) Grunt
9 7 (30.43%) Bower
9 7 (30.43%) Code Optimisation
9 7 (30.43%) npm
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 6 (26.09%) Web Services
11 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 5 (21.74%) Ajax
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Bower
1 7 (30.43%) Grunt
1 7 (30.43%) gulp
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Junior
2 8 (34.78%) Junior Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (30.43%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) SOAP
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
4 12 (52.17%) Node.js
5 9 (39.13%) CSS3
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (30.43%) Express
7 7 (30.43%) Sass
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) Ajax
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (17.39%) Java EE
10 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Android Development
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) SOLID
8 1 (4.35%) API Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com