The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
Rank 88 113 153
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +40
Permanent jobs citing REST 2676 2685 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.18% 2.73% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 7.17% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 2281 1706
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33206 37465 38419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.50% 38.08% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28719 32262 33107
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

REST
Salary Trend

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

REST Salary Trend in the UK

REST
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

REST Salary Histogram in the UK

REST
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 2560 £53,500 +1.90% 385
London +17 1284 £60,000 +4.34% 154
South East +33 408 £50,000 +11.11% 77
South West +48 262 £45,000 -7.69% 42
East of England -20 167 £50,000 +11.11% 24
City of London +57 147 £60,000 +4.34% 31
North West +16 137 £42,500 - 24
West Midlands +1 124 £40,000 -5.32% 25
Surrey +38 108 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Manchester +3 95 £45,000 - 15
Bristol +36 94 £45,000 -5.26% 13
East Midlands +28 81 £45,000 - 15
Berkshire +26 76 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Yorkshire -4 73 £52,500 +12.90% 18
Gloucestershire +26 72 £52,500 -16.00% 15
Hampshire +5 67 £40,750 -2.21% 17
Cambridgeshire -15 65 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Cambridge -17 54 £50,000 - 11
West Yorkshire -7 53 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Leatherhead +32 52 £42,500 +13.33%
Hertfordshire -21 46 £60,000 +22.44% 4
Wales +18 42 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Oxfordshire +39 41 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Northamptonshire +21 39 £55,000 +16.40% 2
Northampton +16 38 £55,000 +17.02% 1
West Sussex -17 38 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Bath +33 37 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Somerset +32 37 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 36 £45,000 +3.44% 7
North East +4 34 £35,000 -17.64% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 3381 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2700 (48.37%) Java
3 2571 (46.06%) JavaScript
4 2368 (42.42%) Web Services
5 2171 (38.89%) HTML
6 1916 (34.32%) SOAP
7 1783 (31.94%) CSS
8 1778 (31.85%) TDD
9 1677 (30.04%) SQL
10 1625 (29.11%) C#
11 1539 (27.57%) .NET
12 1487 (26.64%) MVC
13 1425 (25.53%) Spring
14 1383 (24.78%) Scrum
15 1370 (24.54%) JSON
16 1309 (23.45%) AngularJS
17 1227 (21.98%) XML
18 1189 (21.30%) Git (software)
19 1126 (20.17%) HTML5
20 1007 (18.04%) SQL Server
21 1000 (17.91%) Finance
22 998 (17.88%) Software Engineering
23 992 (17.77%) NoSQL
24 917 (16.43%) Linux
25 906 (16.23%) jQuery
26 888 (15.91%) OO
27 881 (15.78%) ASP.NET
28 857 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
29 835 (14.96%) BDD
30 788 (14.12%) Microservices

REST
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 360 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 307 (5.50%) Apache
3 281 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
4 260 (4.66%) JBoss
5 258 (4.62%) IIS
6 217 (3.89%) CMS
7 146 (2.62%) WebSphere
8 113 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 111 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 110 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 107 (1.92%) Mule
12 105 (1.88%) SharePoint
13 87 (1.56%) Mule ESB
14 86 (1.54%) Confluence
15 79 (1.42%) Umbraco
16 71 (1.27%) NServiceBus
17 70 (1.25%) nginx
18 60 (1.07%) Drupal
19 59 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
19 59 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 212 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 39 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.41%) MS Office
5 14 (0.25%) FrameMaker
6 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.16%) GIMP
7 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.090%) MS Project
8 5 (0.090%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.036%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.036%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.036%) SPSS
10 1 (0.018%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.018%) Houdini
10 1 (0.018%) Maya
10 1 (0.018%) NUKE
10 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 109 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 51 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 45 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 41 (0.73%) Magento
5 20 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.20%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.14%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.13%) Shopify
11 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.090%) SAP Retail
13 3 (0.054%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 755 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 440 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 332 (5.95%) SaaS
4 140 (2.51%) GitHub
5 102 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
6 101 (1.81%) PaaS
7 81 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 78 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (0.97%) IaaS
10 46 (0.82%) Amazon S3
10 46 (0.82%) Force.com
11 41 (0.73%) Office 365
12 37 (0.66%) Google App Engine
13 23 (0.41%) Heroku
14 22 (0.39%) Google Analytics
15 20 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (0.36%) Google Play
16 17 (0.30%) CloudFront
16 17 (0.30%) Slack
17 15 (0.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 560 (10.03%) HTTP
2 130 (2.33%) Internet
3 89 (1.59%) SSL
4 61 (1.09%) DNS
5 59 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 41 (0.73%) Firewall
7 40 (0.72%) LDAP
8 34 (0.61%) Intranet
9 31 (0.56%) HTTPS
10 26 (0.47%) SSH
11 25 (0.45%) FTP
12 18 (0.32%) Skype
13 15 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.21%) SMPP
14 12 (0.21%) WAN
15 11 (0.20%) LAN
15 11 (0.20%) SNMP
15 11 (0.20%) Wireless
16 10 (0.18%) AMQP
17 9 (0.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1007 (18.04%) SQL Server
2 992 (17.77%) NoSQL
3 746 (13.36%) MySQL
4 733 (13.13%) MongoDB
5 459 (8.22%) Relational Database
6 341 (6.11%) Big Data
7 322 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 208 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
9 206 (3.69%) Redis
10 179 (3.21%) Hadoop
11 149 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 128 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 123 (2.20%) Oracle Database
14 91 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 88 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
16 79 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 78 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
18 72 (1.29%) Neo4j
19 68 (1.22%) Couchbase
19 68 (1.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1189 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 694 (12.43%) Jenkins
3 471 (8.44%) JUnit
4 464 (8.31%) JIRA
5 463 (8.29%) Maven
6 448 (8.03%) Subversion
7 401 (7.18%) Selenium
8 295 (5.28%) Cucumber
9 259 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 255 (4.57%) TeamCity
11 235 (4.21%) Eclipse
12 220 (3.94%) Visual Studio
13 156 (2.79%) Gradle
14 155 (2.78%) gulp
15 149 (2.67%) Grunt
16 145 (2.60%) Ant
17 143 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 126 (2.26%) SpecFlow
19 122 (2.19%) Mockito
20 120 (2.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 1000 (17.91%) Finance
2 337 (6.04%) Retail
3 265 (4.75%) Banking
4 258 (4.62%) Marketing
5 221 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 184 (3.30%) Games
7 168 (3.01%) Advertising
8 111 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 109 (1.95%) Electronics
10 104 (1.86%) Publishing
11 66 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 51 (0.91%) Law
13 47 (0.84%) Front Office
14 36 (0.64%) Automotive
15 30 (0.54%) Legal
16 24 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.27%) Back Office
17 15 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 3985 (71.39%) Developer
2 1412 (25.30%) Java Developer
3 1002 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 755 (13.53%) .NET Developer
5 642 (11.50%) C# Developer
6 469 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 467 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 428 (7.67%) Architect
9 359 (6.43%) Software Engineer
10 322 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
11 311 (5.57%) Software Developer
12 241 (4.32%) Java Engineer
13 227 (4.07%) PHP Developer
14 224 (4.01%) Lead Developer
15 222 (3.98%) Web Developer
16 215 (3.85%) Angular Developer
17 208 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 207 (3.71%) Senior .NET Developer
19 206 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
20 199 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2368 (42.42%) Web Services
2 2171 (38.89%) HTML
3 1916 (34.32%) SOAP
4 1783 (31.94%) CSS
5 1539 (27.57%) .NET
6 1425 (25.53%) Spring
7 1370 (24.54%) JSON
8 1309 (23.45%) AngularJS
9 1227 (21.98%) XML
10 1126 (20.17%) HTML5
11 906 (16.23%) jQuery
12 881 (15.78%) ASP.NET
13 748 (13.40%) Node.js
14 663 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 646 (11.57%) Hibernate
16 553 (9.91%) .NET Framework
17 539 (9.66%) RESTful
18 519 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 508 (9.10%) CSS3
20 447 (8.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 483 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 390 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 390 (6.99%) User Experience
3 277 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 234 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 166 (2.97%) Fintech
6 111 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 94 (1.68%) Blog
8 80 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 77 (1.38%) iPad
10 70 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 69 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 67 (1.20%) Mathematics
12 67 (1.20%) Social Media
13 66 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 63 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 48 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 43 (0.77%) W3C
17 41 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 41 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 917 (16.43%) Linux
2 348 (6.23%) Windows
3 333 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 309 (5.54%) Android
5 282 (5.05%) Unix
6 68 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 40 (0.72%) Solaris
8 36 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.43%) CentOS
11 21 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 14 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.14%) Debian
15 8 (0.14%) HPUX
16 6 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.11%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.054%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3381 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1778 (31.85%) TDD
3 1487 (26.64%) MVC
4 1383 (24.78%) Scrum
5 998 (17.88%) Software Engineering
6 888 (15.91%) OO
7 857 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
8 835 (14.96%) BDD
9 788 (14.12%) Microservices
10 716 (12.83%) SOA
11 680 (12.18%) Unit Testing
12 590 (10.57%) Web Development
13 531 (9.51%) DevOps
14 508 (9.10%) E-Commerce
15 491 (8.80%) Open Source
16 428 (7.67%) OOP
17 417 (7.47%) Mentoring
18 382 (6.84%) SDLC
19 358 (6.41%) SOLID
20 335 (6.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2700 (48.37%) Java
2 2571 (46.06%) JavaScript
3 1677 (30.04%) SQL
4 1625 (29.11%) C#
5 617 (11.05%) Python
6 500 (8.96%) PHP
7 459 (8.22%) Scala
8 309 (5.54%) Ruby
9 267 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 194 (3.48%) Groovy
11 190 (3.40%) C++
12 182 (3.26%) PowerShell
13 161 (2.88%) Objective-C
14 150 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 126 (2.26%) Apple Swift
16 122 (2.19%) ES6
17 118 (2.11%) C
18 102 (1.83%) VB.NET
19 95 (1.70%) Shell Script
20 90 (1.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 701 (12.56%) Degree
2 155 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 92 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.16%) ISEB
5 64 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 52 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 41 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 22 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.30%) PhD
12 15 (0.27%) CCNP
13 14 (0.25%) MCTS
14 12 (0.21%) HND
15 10 (0.18%) SANS
16 9 (0.16%) CISSP
16 9 (0.16%) GIAC
17 8 (0.14%) MCSE
17 8 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (6.20%) QA
2 40 (0.72%) SDET
3 28 (0.50%) SLA
4 27 (0.48%) GCP
5 22 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.14%) HL7
7 8 (0.14%) MiFID
7 8 (0.14%) WCAG
8 6 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.11%) EMIR
9 4 (0.072%) GAAP
9 4 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.072%) SEPA
9 4 (0.072%) WAI
10 2 (0.036%) FATCA
10 2 (0.036%) GDPR
10 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.036%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 361 (6.47%) Docker
2 40 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 33 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (0.41%) vSphere
6 22 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.36%) HDFS
8 11 (0.20%) Varnish
8 11 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.11%) KVM
11 6 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.090%) Firmware
12 5 (0.090%) iptables
13 4 (0.072%) etcd
13 4 (0.072%) flannel
13 4 (0.072%) NFS
13 4 (0.072%) Samba
Systems Management
1 186 (3.33%) Puppet
2 146 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (2.38%) Ansible
4 33 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.48%) Terraform
6 25 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (0.43%) rkt
8 19 (0.34%) Kibana
9 14 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 11 (0.20%) Nagios
10 11 (0.20%) Perfmon
11 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.18%) logstash
11 10 (0.18%) Salt
12 9 (0.16%) Packer
13 8 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
13 8 (0.14%) Mesos
14 7 (0.13%) Piwik
14 7 (0.13%) yum
15 6 (0.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 653 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 478 (8.56%) Oracle
3 202 (3.62%) SAP
4 186 (3.33%) Google
5 168 (3.01%) IBM
6 106 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 105 (1.88%) Apple
8 90 (1.61%) Adobe
9 89 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 76 (1.36%) hybris
11 67 (1.20%) MuleSoft
12 65 (1.16%) VMware
13 60 (1.07%) Zend
14 57 (1.02%) Twitter
15 53 (0.95%) HP
16 52 (0.93%) PayPal
17 51 (0.91%) Sybase
18 44 (0.79%) ServiceNow
19 40 (0.72%) Facebook
19 40 (0.72%) Xamarin
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £58500 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum + perks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 43 minutes ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 26 minutes ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago