Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 62 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 43 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.55% 4.65% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.86% 9.32% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 70
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.95% +50.00%
South West median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 436 665 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 46.09% 49.85% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 326 562 570
Somerset median annual salary £42,265 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +3.90%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Somerset

REST
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for REST in Somerset

REST
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Somerset

REST
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bridgwater -4 15 £50,000 -
Bath -6 10 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Street - 5 - - 1
Portishead - 4 £45,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 3 - -
REST
South West

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

1 20 (46.51%) MySQL
1 20 (46.51%) CSS
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Workflow
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
3 16 (37.21%) B2B
3 16 (37.21%) jQuery
3 16 (37.21%) PHP
4 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 15 (34.88%) Unix
4 15 (34.88%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) Internet
4 15 (34.88%) Project Management
4 15 (34.88%) Ruby
4 15 (34.88%) Retail
4 15 (34.88%) Laravel
4 15 (34.88%) Time Management
4 15 (34.88%) Open Source
4 15 (34.88%) PHPUnit
5 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.23%) HTTP
5 13 (30.23%) Java
6 11 (25.58%) DNA
6 11 (25.58%) Spring
6 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (25.58%) Coaching
6 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
6 11 (25.58%) Exploratory Testing

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Internet
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.88%) PHPUnit
3 6 (13.95%) Mockito
4 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) JUnit
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 1 (2.33%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (34.88%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Backend Developer
2 15 (34.88%) PHP Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Test Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) CSS
2 16 (37.21%) jQuery
3 15 (34.88%) Laravel
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) Spring
5 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.95%) JSON
6 5 (11.63%) HTML
7 4 (9.30%) Redux
7 4 (9.30%) Spring Integration
8 3 (6.98%) JMS
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) JDBC
9 2 (4.65%) XML
10 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.33%) iBATIS
10 1 (2.33%) RESTful
10 1 (2.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.63%) iPad
3 3 (6.98%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Workflow
2 16 (37.21%) B2B
2 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
3 15 (34.88%) Open Source
3 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 15 (34.88%) Time Management
4 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Coaching
5 11 (25.58%) Conversational UI
5 11 (25.58%) DNA
5 11 (25.58%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) B2C
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Microservices
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PHP
2 15 (34.88%) Python
2 15 (34.88%) Ruby
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Java 8
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) Groovy
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle