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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
Rank 84 123 158
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +35
Permanent jobs citing REST 2632 2651 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.12% 2.59% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.93% 6.79% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 2294 1791
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,360
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
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
33171 39031 39969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.38% 38.19% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28481 33605 34253
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +34 2504 £55,000 +10.00% 414
London +28 1221 £60,000 +4.34% 211
South East +35 425 £50,000 +11.11% 51
South West +52 267 £45,000 - 28
North West +4 139 £45,000 - 48
City of London +43 137 £65,000 +18.18% 50
East of England -42 129 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Midlands +4 116 £37,500 -10.71% 21
Bristol +21 113 £45,000 - 8
Manchester +9 110 £45,000 - 33
Yorkshire +13 106 £45,000 +9.09% 18
Surrey +52 101 £45,000 -14.28% 13
Hampshire +51 83 £43,000 +1.17% 9
Berkshire +19 79 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East Midlands +21 67 £45,000 +4.24% 12
Gloucestershire +31 66 £54,000 -13.60% 7
West Yorkshire -8 65 £50,000 +17.64% 11
West Sussex -11 58 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire -29 46 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Oxfordshire +27 44 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wales +27 43 £45,000 +23.28% 4
Scotland +3 43 £52,500 +23.52% 12
Leeds -5 42 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Cambridge -35 39 £48,750 +4.27% 6
North East +16 32 £36,750 -26.50% 10
Chiswick +10 32 £57,500 -34.28%
Hertfordshire -13 32 £60,000 +27.65% 3
Nottinghamshire +25 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leatherhead +24 30 £42,500 +5.59% 1
Somerset +22 30 £40,000 +2.56% 3

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 3298 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2647 (47.87%) Java
3 2583 (46.71%) JavaScript
4 2397 (43.35%) Web Services
5 2203 (39.84%) HTML
6 1942 (35.12%) SOAP
7 1841 (33.29%) CSS
8 1708 (30.89%) TDD
9 1693 (30.61%) SQL
10 1674 (30.27%) C#
11 1578 (28.54%) .NET
12 1544 (27.92%) MVC
13 1411 (25.52%) Spring
14 1363 (24.65%) JSON
15 1328 (24.01%) Scrum
16 1308 (23.65%) AngularJS
17 1255 (22.69%) XML
18 1238 (22.39%) Git (software)
19 1133 (20.49%) HTML5
20 1038 (18.77%) SQL Server
21 1024 (18.52%) Software Engineering
22 996 (18.01%) Finance
23 943 (17.05%) NoSQL
24 940 (17.00%) ASP.NET
25 931 (16.84%) jQuery
26 900 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
27 879 (15.90%) Linux
28 867 (15.68%) OO
29 816 (14.76%) BDD
30 809 (14.63%) Amazon AWS

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
1 375 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 301 (5.44%) Apache
3 272 (4.92%) JBoss
4 263 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 253 (4.58%) IIS
6 234 (4.23%) CMS
7 156 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 116 (2.10%) SharePoint
9 114 (2.06%) Apache Spark
10 111 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 109 (1.97%) WebLogic
12 92 (1.66%) Mule
13 89 (1.61%) Umbraco
14 86 (1.56%) Confluence
15 85 (1.54%) nginx
16 81 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 80 (1.45%) Mule ESB
18 64 (1.16%) NServiceBus
19 62 (1.12%) Apache Solr
19 62 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 236 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 72 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (0.49%) MS Office
5 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.16%) GIMP
6 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.14%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.11%) MS Project
10 5 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.036%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.036%) Weka
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.018%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.018%) Houdini
12 1 (0.018%) Maya
12 1 (0.018%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 98 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.76%) Magento
3 42 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.14%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.13%) Shopify
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.11%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 809 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 477 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 357 (6.46%) SaaS
4 159 (2.88%) GitHub
5 96 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 94 (1.70%) PaaS
7 74 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (0.99%) Office 365
10 52 (0.94%) Force.com
10 52 (0.94%) IaaS
11 38 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.61%) Google App Engine
13 28 (0.51%) Google Play
14 26 (0.47%) Heroku
15 24 (0.43%) Google Analytics
15 24 (0.43%) Slack
16 20 (0.36%) CloudFront
17 18 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.29%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 565 (10.22%) HTTP
2 145 (2.62%) Internet
3 74 (1.34%) SSL
4 52 (0.94%) DNS
5 46 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 42 (0.76%) Firewall
6 42 (0.76%) Intranet
7 37 (0.67%) LDAP
8 30 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 21 (0.38%) FTP
10 20 (0.36%) SSH
11 18 (0.33%) Skype
12 15 (0.27%) Wireless
13 13 (0.24%) SNMP
13 13 (0.24%) WAN
13 13 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.22%) AMQP
15 11 (0.20%) LAN
16 9 (0.16%) Bluetooth
16 9 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 943 (17.05%) NoSQL
3 720 (13.02%) MySQL
4 665 (12.03%) MongoDB
5 501 (9.06%) Relational Database
6 352 (6.37%) Big Data
7 297 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 200 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
9 195 (3.53%) Redis
10 167 (3.02%) Hadoop
11 163 (2.95%) RDBMS
12 127 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 113 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 97 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 96 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 73 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 70 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
18 68 (1.23%) CouchDB
19 66 (1.19%) Couchbase
20 59 (1.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1238 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 712 (12.88%) Jenkins
3 481 (8.70%) Maven
4 476 (8.61%) JUnit
5 462 (8.35%) Subversion
6 451 (8.16%) JIRA
7 362 (6.55%) Selenium
8 269 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 269 (4.86%) TeamCity
9 263 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 249 (4.50%) Eclipse
11 243 (4.39%) Visual Studio
12 170 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 157 (2.84%) Grunt
14 154 (2.78%) gulp
15 145 (2.62%) Gradle
16 139 (2.51%) Ant
17 138 (2.50%) Mockito
18 127 (2.30%) SpecFlow
19 124 (2.24%) IntelliJ
General
1 996 (18.01%) Finance
2 311 (5.62%) Retail
3 294 (5.32%) Banking
4 219 (3.96%) Marketing
5 214 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 156 (2.82%) Games
7 150 (2.71%) Advertising
8 115 (2.08%) Electronics
9 108 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.65%) Publishing
11 75 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 38 (0.69%) Front Office
13 34 (0.61%) Law
14 28 (0.51%) Legal
15 26 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.45%) Automotive
17 19 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.27%) Back Office
18 15 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 3966 (71.72%) Developer
2 1375 (24.86%) Java Developer
3 996 (18.01%) Senior Developer
4 737 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 663 (11.99%) C# Developer
6 452 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 433 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 408 (7.38%) Architect
9 359 (6.49%) Software Engineer
10 304 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 302 (5.46%) Software Developer
12 256 (4.63%) Web Developer
13 244 (4.41%) Java Engineer
14 238 (4.30%) Lead Developer
15 227 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
16 205 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 203 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
18 202 (3.65%) Angular Developer
19 200 (3.62%) PHP Developer
20 198 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2397 (43.35%) Web Services
2 2203 (39.84%) HTML
3 1942 (35.12%) SOAP
4 1841 (33.29%) CSS
5 1578 (28.54%) .NET
6 1411 (25.52%) Spring
7 1363 (24.65%) JSON
8 1308 (23.65%) AngularJS
9 1255 (22.69%) XML
10 1133 (20.49%) HTML5
11 940 (17.00%) ASP.NET
12 931 (16.84%) jQuery
13 748 (13.53%) Node.js
14 729 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 671 (12.13%) Hibernate
16 616 (11.14%) .NET Framework
17 555 (10.04%) RESTful
18 541 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 513 (9.28%) CSS3
20 471 (8.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 474 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 399 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 397 (7.18%) User Experience
4 256 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 224 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 180 (3.25%) Fintech
7 94 (1.70%) Blog
8 87 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 86 (1.56%) iPad
10 84 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 67 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 66 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 65 (1.18%) Social Media
14 49 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 48 (0.87%) W3C
16 43 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
16 43 (0.78%) Public Cloud
17 41 (0.74%) N-Tier
18 40 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 39 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 879 (15.90%) Linux
2 354 (6.40%) Windows
3 323 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 306 (5.53%) Android
5 291 (5.26%) Unix
6 64 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.81%) Solaris
8 37 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.40%) CentOS
11 18 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.20%) HPUX
15 6 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.072%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.072%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.054%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3298 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1708 (30.89%) TDD
3 1544 (27.92%) MVC
4 1328 (24.01%) Scrum
5 1024 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 900 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
7 867 (15.68%) OO
8 816 (14.76%) BDD
9 805 (14.56%) Microservices
10 711 (12.86%) Unit Testing
11 705 (12.75%) SOA
12 661 (11.95%) Web Development
13 559 (10.11%) DevOps
14 503 (9.10%) Open Source
15 494 (8.93%) E-Commerce
16 418 (7.56%) Mentoring
17 411 (7.43%) OOP
18 383 (6.93%) SDLC
19 347 (6.27%) SOLID
20 334 (6.04%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2647 (47.87%) Java
2 2583 (46.71%) JavaScript
3 1693 (30.61%) SQL
4 1674 (30.27%) C#
5 650 (11.75%) Python
6 484 (8.75%) PHP
7 416 (7.52%) Scala
8 282 (5.10%) Ruby
9 281 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 195 (3.53%) C++
11 170 (3.07%) PowerShell
12 169 (3.06%) Groovy
13 140 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 132 (2.39%) C
15 130 (2.35%) Bash Shell
16 128 (2.31%) ES6
17 119 (2.15%) VB.NET
18 102 (1.84%) Apple Swift
18 102 (1.84%) Go
19 100 (1.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 716 (12.95%) Degree
2 132 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 85 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 54 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (0.87%) ISEB
5 48 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 31 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.33%) PhD
8 17 (0.31%) BC Cleared
9 16 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.25%) MCTS
11 13 (0.24%) HND
12 11 (0.20%) CCNP
13 9 (0.16%) Postgraduate
14 8 (0.14%) CISSP
14 8 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.14%) SANS
15 7 (0.13%) GIAC
15 7 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (6.00%) QA
2 33 (0.60%) SDET
3 29 (0.52%) SLA
4 27 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.36%) GCP
6 11 (0.20%) WCAG
7 10 (0.18%) MiFID
8 8 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.14%) HL7
9 7 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.13%) EMIR
9 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.090%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.090%) SEPA
11 4 (0.072%) GAAP
11 4 (0.072%) WAI
12 3 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.036%) FATCA
13 2 (0.036%) ISO27002
System Software
1 362 (6.55%) Docker
2 41 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.34%) vSphere
7 18 (0.33%) HDFS
8 12 (0.22%) Varnish
9 9 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.11%) etcd
10 6 (0.11%) Firmware
10 6 (0.11%) flannel
10 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.11%) KVM
11 5 (0.090%) NFS
11 5 (0.090%) Samba
11 5 (0.090%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 192 (3.47%) Puppet
2 150 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (2.31%) Ansible
4 39 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 33 (0.60%) Kibana
6 26 (0.47%) Terraform
7 24 (0.43%) rkt
8 22 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.27%) logstash
9 15 (0.27%) Nagios
10 14 (0.25%) Piwik
11 12 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 8 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (0.14%) MOM
12 8 (0.14%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.14%) Salt
13 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.13%) Mesos
14 6 (0.11%) Icinga
14 6 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 707 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 482 (8.72%) Oracle
3 186 (3.36%) Google
4 180 (3.25%) SAP
5 162 (2.93%) IBM
6 111 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 110 (1.99%) Adobe
8 96 (1.74%) Apple
9 82 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 64 (1.16%) hybris
11 63 (1.14%) Zend
12 60 (1.08%) VMware
13 58 (1.05%) MuleSoft
14 57 (1.03%) Twitter
15 55 (0.99%) Xamarin
16 52 (0.94%) HP
17 50 (0.90%) Splunk
18 49 (0.89%) PayPal
19 40 (0.72%) ServiceNow
20 38 (0.69%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £200 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Healthcare, Gym Membership, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
FluidAds
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Income Systems
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago