Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +49
Permanent jobs citing REST 44 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.59% 2.56% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.89% 5.51% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 33
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £34,225 £30,050 £35,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +11.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 370 508 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.62% 46.39% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 343 442 497
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Kent

REST
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for REST in Kent

REST
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Kent over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Kent

REST
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
West Malling +6 19 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Chatham -3 9 £37,500 -42.31%
Canterbury - 6 £34,000 -
Dartford +3 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Maidstone +2 3 £47,500 +25.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells -3 2 £50,000 +26.58% 6
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for REST.

1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) C#
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET
4 29 (65.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (63.64%) MVC
6 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
6 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (54.55%) Azure
7 24 (54.55%) SOAP
8 23 (52.27%) HTML
8 23 (52.27%) CSS
9 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
11 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
11 19 (43.18%) .NET Framework
12 18 (40.91%) WCF
12 18 (40.91%) OAuth
12 18 (40.91%) OpenID
12 18 (40.91%) Mentoring
12 18 (40.91%) SOLID
13 17 (38.64%) Unit Testing
13 17 (38.64%) Scrum
14 16 (36.36%) Entity Framework
14 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (34.09%) Integration Testing
15 15 (34.09%) TDD
15 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
16 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
16 14 (31.82%) Git (software)

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) NServiceBus
1 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) Azure
2 2 (4.55%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (11.36%) GitLab
4 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) Travis CI
5 3 (6.82%) Bower
5 3 (6.82%) Grunt
5 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (6.82%) Protractor
6 2 (4.55%) NUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
3 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
4 13 (29.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (27.27%) Senior Developer
6 11 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Agile .NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Agile C# Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Agile Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Azure Developer
7 10 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Senior Agile Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (22.73%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (11.36%) IT Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) IT Support
8 5 (11.36%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET
3 29 (65.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (54.55%) SOAP
6 23 (52.27%) CSS
6 23 (52.27%) HTML
7 19 (43.18%) .NET Framework
8 18 (40.91%) OAuth
8 18 (40.91%) OpenID
8 18 (40.91%) WCF
9 16 (36.36%) Entity Framework
10 13 (29.55%) Web Services
11 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.18%) Node.js
13 5 (11.36%) CSS3
13 5 (11.36%) HTML5
13 5 (11.36%) RESTful
13 5 (11.36%) Sequelize
14 4 (9.09%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Xbox
2 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) MVC
3 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 18 (40.91%) SOLID
5 17 (38.64%) Scrum
5 17 (38.64%) Unit Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Integration Testing
6 15 (34.09%) TDD
7 14 (31.82%) IT Strategy
7 14 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (31.82%) Product Roadmap
7 14 (31.82%) Strategic Roadmap
8 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (29.55%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (18.18%) SOA
9 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 5 (11.36%) BDD
11 5 (11.36%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) ES6
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Xamarin