Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing REST 42 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.51% 5.04% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.41% 9.76% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 5
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -9.72%
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.46% -25.86%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 256 338 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 45.80% 51.60% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 241 247 223
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,303 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -6.25%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Leicester

REST
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for REST in Leicester

REST
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for REST.

1 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
1 37 (88.10%) Ajax
2 36 (85.71%) C#
3 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 35 (83.33%) CSS
3 35 (83.33%) jQuery
4 32 (76.19%) Web Services
5 30 (71.43%) .NET
6 28 (66.67%) SDLC
7 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 27 (64.29%) API Testing
7 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
7 27 (64.29%) XML
7 27 (64.29%) SQL
7 27 (64.29%) MVC
7 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
9 25 (59.52%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (57.14%) Innovative Thinking
10 24 (57.14%) RESTful
10 24 (57.14%) Azure
10 24 (57.14%) Selenium
10 24 (57.14%) WCF
10 24 (57.14%) SoapUI
10 24 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (57.14%) Business Intelligence

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 24 (57.14%) Azure
2 9 (21.43%) AWS
3 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (19.05%) Serverless
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Selenium
1 24 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Postman
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 29 (69.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 24 (57.14%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) Ajax
2 35 (83.33%) CSS
2 35 (83.33%) jQuery
3 32 (76.19%) Web Services
4 30 (71.43%) .NET
5 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (64.29%) XML
6 24 (57.14%) Middleware
6 24 (57.14%) RESTful
6 24 (57.14%) WCF
7 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
7 11 (26.19%) Node.js
8 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (21.43%) SOAP
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) SignalR
10 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) SDLC
2 27 (64.29%) API Testing
2 27 (64.29%) MVC
3 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 24 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 24 (57.14%) Innovative Thinking
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.95%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.52%) Usability Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
2 36 (85.71%) C#
3 27 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) PHP
4 8 (19.05%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft