Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 79 90
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -35
Permanent jobs citing REST 42 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.17% 3.02% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 7.48% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 34
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £41,000 £29,750 £33,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,875 £52,500
South East median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% +2.27%

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 551 695 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.58% 40.31% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 434 597 908
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
West Malling -11 7 £47,500 -2.56%
Maidstone +20 4 £50,000 -6.98%
Tunbridge Wells -18 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £57,500 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for REST.

1 39 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 38 (90.48%) CSS
3 33 (78.57%) C#
3 33 (78.57%) .NET
3 33 (78.57%) WCF
4 32 (76.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 32 (76.19%) AngularJS
4 32 (76.19%) SQL
5 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (66.67%) HTML5
7 18 (42.86%) VB.NET
7 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
8 16 (38.10%) MVC
8 16 (38.10%) Matrix Management
9 15 (35.71%) jQuery
9 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (35.71%) Waterfall
9 15 (35.71%) Scrum
9 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 15 (35.71%) Web Services
10 14 (33.33%) OO
11 13 (30.95%) OOD
11 13 (30.95%) W3C
11 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 13 (30.95%) Moq
11 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
11 13 (30.95%) CSS3

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 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) GIS
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQLite
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Moq
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 18 (42.86%) Architect
4 15 (35.71%) .NET Architect
4 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (35.71%) C# Developer
5 13 (30.95%) .NET Web Developer
5 13 (30.95%) C# Web Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Web Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Lead Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (19.05%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (19.05%) Lead Architect
8 6 (14.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 3 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.76%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) CSS
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) WCF
3 32 (76.19%) AngularJS
3 32 (76.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (66.67%) HTML5
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (35.71%) jQuery
5 15 (35.71%) Web Services
6 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
6 13 (30.95%) CSS3
6 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
6 13 (30.95%) Razor View Engine
6 13 (30.95%) React
7 10 (23.81%) JSON
8 6 (14.29%) Ajax
8 6 (14.29%) SOAP
9 5 (11.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) W3C
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 16 (38.10%) Matrix Management
3 16 (38.10%) MVC
4 15 (35.71%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 14 (33.33%) OO
6 13 (30.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (30.95%) Kanban
6 13 (30.95%) OOD
6 13 (30.95%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Cross-Browser Development
7 5 (11.90%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) SOLID
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 33 (78.57%) C#
3 32 (76.19%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian