The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 119 155 189
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +34
Permanent jobs citing REST 2618 2112 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 1.98% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 5.33% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1768 1420
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 2502 £50,000 - 427
London +23 1224 £57,500 +4.54% 218
South East +26 433 £45,000 -5.26% 62
East of England +81 236 £45,000 +5.88% 24
South West +36 161 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Midlands +53 132 £42,500 +3.03% 31
City of London +8 116 £55,000 - 37
Yorkshire +3 115 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North West +16 114 £45,000 +20.00% 36
Cambridgeshire +54 101 £48,500 +2.10% 14
Surrey +54 98 £47,500 -7.31% 13
Cambridge +50 98 £49,250 +15.88% 14
West Yorkshire +12 94 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Sussex +40 92 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +8 88 £50,000 -6.97% 15
Birmingham +61 85 £40,000 -8.57% 12
Leeds +2 76 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Manchester +29 75 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Bristol +13 67 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hampshire +23 64 £41,674 -4.47% 7
Hertfordshire +46 63 £46,500 +9.41% 2
Scotland +21 63 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East Midlands +19 57 £43,835 +16.89% 16
Burgess Hill - 41 £42,500 - 3
Suffolk +11 40 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Oxfordshire -5 38 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Glasgow -15 36 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Ipswich +8 34 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Reading +10 30 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Northamptonshire +21 27 £47,000 -37.33% 6

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 3566 (63.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2885 (51.62%) Java
3 2654 (47.49%) JavaScript
4 2312 (41.37%) Web Services
5 2194 (39.26%) SOAP
6 2173 (38.88%) HTML
7 1895 (33.91%) CSS
8 1839 (32.90%) SQL
9 1815 (32.47%) TDD
10 1662 (29.74%) XML
11 1626 (29.09%) JSON
12 1486 (26.59%) .NET
13 1469 (26.28%) C#
14 1458 (26.09%) Scrum
15 1426 (25.51%) OO
16 1400 (25.05%) MVC
17 1235 (22.10%) Spring
18 1216 (21.76%) Git (software)
19 1088 (19.47%) jQuery
20 1084 (19.40%) Software Engineering
21 1074 (19.22%) AngularJS
22 1038 (18.57%) SQL Server
23 1006 (18.00%) HTML5
24 941 (16.84%) Finance
25 930 (16.64%) Linux
26 922 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
27 906 (16.21%) ASP.NET
28 841 (15.05%) NoSQL
29 814 (14.56%) MySQL
30 754 (13.49%) PHP

REST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 560 (10.02%) Node.js
2 335 (5.99%) Apache
3 314 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 310 (5.55%) Elasticsearch
5 212 (3.79%) JBoss
6 159 (2.84%) IIS
7 155 (2.77%) WebLogic
8 153 (2.74%) CMS
9 129 (2.31%) WebSphere
10 117 (2.09%) SharePoint
11 111 (1.99%) Mule
12 94 (1.68%) nginx
13 79 (1.41%) Confluence
14 67 (1.20%) Drupal
15 66 (1.18%) Apache Spark
16 62 (1.11%) Mule ESB
17 55 (0.98%) WordPress
18 53 (0.95%) Jetty
19 50 (0.89%) Apache Solr
20 47 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 244 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 72 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 32 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (0.57%) MS Office
4 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.11%) Mingle
6 5 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.089%) GIMP
7 4 (0.072%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 88 (1.57%) Magento
2 65 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 60 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 16 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.072%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.054%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
10 3 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.036%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.036%) JDE World
11 2 (0.036%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.036%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.036%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.036%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.018%) OpenText Process Suite
12 1 (0.018%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.018%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 526 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (5.39%) SaaS
4 122 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 109 (1.95%) GitHub
6 97 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (0.82%) Heroku
8 35 (0.63%) CloudFront
9 31 (0.55%) IaaS
10 28 (0.50%) Force.com
10 28 (0.50%) Office 365
11 27 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (0.48%) PaaS
12 19 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 18 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 17 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 16 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
16 12 (0.21%) Google Apps
17 9 (0.16%) Google App Engine
18 8 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 562 (10.06%) HTTP
2 195 (3.49%) Internet
3 98 (1.75%) SSL
4 91 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 55 (0.98%) DNS
6 48 (0.86%) LDAP
7 43 (0.77%) Network Security
8 38 (0.68%) Firewall
9 28 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 27 (0.48%) SNMP
11 19 (0.34%) LAN
12 18 (0.32%) Intranet
13 17 (0.30%) SSH
14 16 (0.29%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (0.27%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.27%) SAN
16 14 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 13 (0.23%) SMTP
17 13 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 841 (15.05%) NoSQL
3 814 (14.56%) MySQL
4 730 (13.06%) MongoDB
5 330 (5.90%) Big Data
6 323 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 239 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 237 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 186 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
10 146 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 133 (2.38%) Redis
12 102 (1.83%) Neo4j
13 101 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 95 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 95 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 86 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 84 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 69 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 68 (1.22%) Apache Hive
19 54 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1216 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 522 (9.34%) JUnit
3 515 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 506 (9.05%) Selenium
5 504 (9.02%) Subversion
6 476 (8.52%) Maven
7 431 (7.71%) JIRA
8 271 (4.85%) Visual Studio
9 266 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 249 (4.46%) Eclipse
11 223 (3.99%) Cucumber
12 193 (3.45%) Ant
13 156 (2.79%) Mockito
14 123 (2.20%) Gradle
14 123 (2.20%) Hudson
15 109 (1.95%) IntelliJ
16 108 (1.93%) Jasmine
17 102 (1.83%) WebDriver
18 96 (1.72%) NUnit
19 95 (1.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 941 (16.84%) Finance
2 319 (5.71%) Retail
3 235 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 205 (3.67%) Games
4 205 (3.67%) Marketing
5 172 (3.08%) Banking
6 82 (1.47%) Advertising
7 73 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 69 (1.23%) Publishing
9 68 (1.22%) Electronics
10 54 (0.97%) Back Office
11 47 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 46 (0.82%) Legal
13 40 (0.72%) Front Office
14 38 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 33 (0.59%) Law
16 23 (0.41%) Local Government
17 22 (0.39%) Online Betting
18 21 (0.38%) Automotive
19 18 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3913 (70.01%) Developer
2 1465 (26.21%) Java Developer
3 881 (15.76%) Senior Developer
4 679 (12.15%) C# Developer
5 630 (11.27%) .NET Developer
6 487 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 467 (8.36%) Architect
8 397 (7.10%) Software Engineer
9 387 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 364 (6.51%) PHP Developer
11 354 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 315 (5.64%) Agile Developer
13 294 (5.26%) Lead Developer
14 282 (5.05%) Web Developer
15 280 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
16 245 (4.38%) Software Developer
17 242 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 226 (4.04%) Java Engineer
19 208 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 207 (3.70%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2312 (41.37%) Web Services
2 2194 (39.26%) SOAP
3 2173 (38.88%) HTML
4 1895 (33.91%) CSS
5 1662 (29.74%) XML
6 1626 (29.09%) JSON
7 1486 (26.59%) .NET
8 1235 (22.10%) Spring
9 1088 (19.47%) jQuery
10 1074 (19.22%) AngularJS
11 1006 (18.00%) HTML5
12 906 (16.21%) ASP.NET
13 630 (11.27%) J2EE
14 601 (10.75%) Hibernate
15 523 (9.36%) CSS3
16 502 (8.98%) Ajax
17 492 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 454 (8.12%) .NET Framework
19 450 (8.05%) WCF
20 410 (7.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 523 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 428 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 354 (6.33%) User Experience
4 295 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
5 261 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 145 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 127 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 112 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 89 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 89 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 88 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 82 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 74 (1.32%) DataPower
13 59 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
14 55 (0.98%) iPad
15 54 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 53 (0.95%) Blog
17 52 (0.93%) Fintech
17 52 (0.93%) Social Media
18 48 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 930 (16.64%) Linux
2 480 (8.59%) Windows
3 435 (7.78%) Unix
4 433 (7.75%) Apple iOS
5 414 (7.41%) Android
6 70 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 56 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 47 (0.84%) Debian
9 39 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.68%) CentOS
11 31 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 25 (0.45%) Solaris
13 18 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.18%) AIX
15 10 (0.18%) Kali Linux
16 8 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3566 (63.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1815 (32.47%) TDD
3 1458 (26.09%) Scrum
4 1426 (25.51%) OO
5 1400 (25.05%) MVC
6 1084 (19.40%) Software Engineering
7 922 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
8 736 (13.17%) SOA
9 710 (12.70%) BDD
10 667 (11.93%) Open Source
11 666 (11.92%) E-Commerce
12 519 (9.29%) SDLC
13 497 (8.89%) OOP
14 445 (7.96%) Microservices
15 443 (7.93%) Unit Testing
16 418 (7.48%) DevOps
17 415 (7.43%) Mentoring
18 381 (6.82%) Web Development
19 356 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
20 345 (6.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2885 (51.62%) Java
2 2654 (47.49%) JavaScript
3 1839 (32.90%) SQL
4 1469 (26.28%) C#
5 754 (13.49%) PHP
6 513 (9.18%) Python
7 481 (8.61%) Scala
8 375 (6.71%) Ruby
9 244 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 237 (4.24%) C++
11 217 (3.88%) Groovy
12 215 (3.85%) Objective-C
13 131 (2.34%) Perl
14 121 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 116 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 100 (1.79%) Clojure
17 95 (1.70%) Apple Swift
17 95 (1.70%) Bash Shell
18 91 (1.63%) Shell Script
19 81 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 745 (13.33%) Degree
2 139 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 76 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 56 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 43 (0.77%) ISEB
6 42 (0.75%) PhD
7 26 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 22 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.32%) CCNP
9 18 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.25%) HND
12 13 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.21%) EMC Certification
14 11 (0.20%) BC Cleared
14 11 (0.20%) OCPJP
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.11%) OCPJWCD
16 5 (0.089%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (8.37%) QA
2 89 (1.59%) SLA
3 42 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.36%) SDET
5 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.13%) COBIT
8 7 (0.13%) SEPA
9 6 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.089%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.054%) GCP
11 3 (0.054%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.054%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 181 (3.24%) Docker
2 44 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.61%) iptables
5 28 (0.50%) Varnish
6 10 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.054%) HDFS
8 2 (0.036%) KVM
8 2 (0.036%) vCloud
9 1 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.018%) Ceph
9 1 (0.018%) Corosync
9 1 (0.018%) NFS
9 1 (0.018%) pfSense
9 1 (0.018%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.018%) Squid
9 1 (0.018%) vSphere
9 1 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 156 (2.79%) Puppet
2 94 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (1.22%) Ansible
4 21 (0.38%) yum
5 18 (0.32%) Nagios
6 11 (0.20%) Control-M
7 10 (0.18%) Graphite
8 9 (0.16%) Kibana
8 9 (0.16%) logstash
9 8 (0.14%) Opsview
10 7 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.13%) OpenNMS
11 6 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.089%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.089%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.072%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.072%) Grafana
13 4 (0.072%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 4 (0.072%) Mesos
13 4 (0.072%) StatsD
Vendors
1 634 (11.34%) Oracle
2 519 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 259 (4.63%) Google
4 184 (3.29%) IBM
5 148 (2.65%) Zend
6 139 (2.49%) Twitter
7 122 (2.18%) SAP
8 101 (1.81%) hybris
9 84 (1.50%) Apple
10 80 (1.43%) VMware
11 78 (1.40%) MuleSoft
12 75 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
13 73 (1.31%) Facebook
14 65 (1.16%) Adobe
15 54 (0.97%) Xamarin
16 50 (0.89%) Atlassian
17 48 (0.86%) CA
18 39 (0.70%) New Relic
19 38 (0.68%) Red Hat
19 38 (0.68%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35 - 46k
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35 - 50k
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, holiday bank
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago