Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +35
Permanent jobs citing REST 55 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.49% 4.40% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 8.23% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 94
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -17.00% +50.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £57,375 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -

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 525 656 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 52.40% 53.46% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 344 566 592
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,050
90th Percentile £68,375 £61,875 £58,750
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +7.79%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Bath +5 17 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Bridgwater -7 9 £50,000 -
Street - 9 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 6 - -
Yeovil -10 3 £35,000 -41.67%
Portishead - 2 £45,000 -
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for REST.

1 34 (61.82%) Web Services
2 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
3 27 (49.09%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (49.09%) B2B
3 27 (49.09%) Mentoring
4 26 (47.27%) DNA
5 22 (40.00%) HTTP
5 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (40.00%) Coaching
5 22 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 22 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 22 (40.00%) Chatbot
5 22 (40.00%) Conversational UI
6 20 (36.36%) CSS
7 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
7 18 (32.73%) jQuery
8 17 (30.91%) Java
9 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 15 (27.27%) PHP
9 15 (27.27%) Linux
10 14 (25.45%) MySQL
11 11 (20.00%) Python
11 11 (20.00%) Workflow
11 11 (20.00%) Spring
12 10 (18.18%) Laravel
12 10 (18.18%) C#
13 9 (16.36%) HTML
13 9 (16.36%) SQL
13 9 (16.36%) SOAP
13 9 (16.36%) Unix

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 (7.27%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) npm
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) HTTP
2 9 (16.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) PHPUnit
3 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.91%) Mockito
4 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) AccuRev
6 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.27%) Babel
6 4 (7.27%) Grunt
6 4 (7.27%) gulp
6 4 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (7.27%) Selenium
6 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) webpack
7 2 (3.64%) JUnit
7 2 (3.64%) Maven
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (16.36%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 22 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 22 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 22 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Backend Developer
4 10 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Field Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Presales Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) Web Services
2 20 (36.36%) CSS
3 18 (32.73%) jQuery
4 11 (20.00%) Spring
5 10 (18.18%) Laravel
6 9 (16.36%) HTML
6 9 (16.36%) SOAP
7 8 (14.55%) .NET
7 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.55%) Ajax
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.09%) RESTful
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (7.27%) React
10 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
2 27 (49.09%) B2B
2 27 (49.09%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (49.09%) Mentoring
3 26 (47.27%) DNA
4 22 (40.00%) Coaching
4 22 (40.00%) Conversational UI
4 22 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Workflow
6 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) Open Source
6 9 (16.36%) Project Management
6 9 (16.36%) Time Management
7 8 (14.55%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) Microservices
9 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) B2C
10 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) PHP
3 11 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) Ruby
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 7 (12.73%) Java 8
7 5 (9.09%) Groovy
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.82%) Go
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) FNZ
2 4 (7.27%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Tableau