Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 92 122
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 30 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.45% 1.61% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 4.23% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 16
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.38%

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 442 544 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.17% 38.10% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 363 442 607
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £48,551 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.49% +14.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +16 9 £72,500 +52.63% 3
Basildon - 7 £42,500 -
Chelmsford +5 4 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £57,500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) Spring
5 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) JMS
6 10 (33.33%) Maven
7 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (30.00%) JBoss
7 9 (30.00%) Swing
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) MySQL
7 9 (30.00%) Ant
7 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (26.67%) Gradle
8 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
8 8 (26.67%) WPF
8 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
8 8 (26.67%) Ajax
8 8 (26.67%) Java EE
8 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle

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 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (23.33%) Apache Geronimo
3 7 (23.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (23.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (23.33%) Apache Hive
4 7 (23.33%) Big Data
4 7 (23.33%) CouchDB
4 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (23.33%) Mahout
4 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (23.33%) Neo4j
4 7 (23.33%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 9 (30.00%) Ant
3 8 (26.67%) Gradle
3 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Lead Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
8 4 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (13.33%) WPF Developer
9 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
11 1 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
2 12 (40.00%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) JMS
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) Swing
5 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 8 (26.67%) Java EE
6 8 (26.67%) JSP
6 8 (26.67%) Servlets
6 8 (26.67%) SOAP
6 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
6 8 (26.67%) WPF
7 7 (23.33%) EJB
7 7 (23.33%) FreeMarker
7 7 (23.33%) JPA
7 7 (23.33%) TopLink
8 4 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum-ban
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.00%) MVVM
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Java 8
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) HDFS
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Alteryx
2 7 (23.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Google