Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Kent
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 60 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing REST 29 35 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 6.43% 3.90% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.68% 9.33% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 35
Median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.18% -19.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,250 £34,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 164 375 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 36.36% 41.76% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 148 336 487
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Kent

REST
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Kent.

Salary trend for REST in Kent

REST
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Kent over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +15 9 £51,500 +21.18%
Maidstone +17 7 £54,000 +13.68% 2
Dartford +12 6 £41,250 -13.16% 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 24 (82.76%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) SOAP
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) MVC
3 16 (55.17%) Unit Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Azure
3 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (34.48%) TypeScript
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (31.03%) OpenID
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
7 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (31.03%) OAuth

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Azure
2 9 (31.03%) Logic Apps
3 7 (24.14%) AWS
4 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) webpack
3 3 (10.34%) Bower
3 3 (10.34%) Grunt
3 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (10.34%) Protractor
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C# Developer
3 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Leader
5 7 (24.14%) Angular Developer
5 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) SOAP
3 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
5 9 (31.03%) OAuth
5 9 (31.03%) OpenID
5 9 (31.03%) WCF
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
6 7 (24.14%) Sass
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) Node.js
7 3 (10.34%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
2 16 (55.17%) Unit Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Architectural Design
3 9 (31.03%) Architecture Roadmap
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
3 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
3 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (31.03%) Product Roadmap
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) SOLID
3 9 (31.03%) Strategic Roadmap
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) TypeScript
4 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft