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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 98 118 164
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +46
Permanent jobs citing REST 2826 2770 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.89% 2.53% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 6.70% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2417 2346 1815
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 2651 £52,500 +5.00% 386
London +13 1471 £60,000 +4.34% 212
South East -13 389 £45,000 - 44
City of London +33 202 £62,500 +4.16% 43
East of England +40 190 £50,500 +12.22% 18
South West +9 190 £45,000 +9.75% 34
West Midlands +42 123 £44,000 +3.52% 16
Yorkshire +29 114 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North West -53 104 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Scotland +76 103 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Hampshire +20 93 £40,000 -1.84% 13
West Sussex +59 87 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +47 83 £50,500 +12.22% 12
West Yorkshire +9 75 £50,000 +42.85% 11
Berkshire -32 74 £50,000 - 7
Manchester -56 64 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Hertfordshire +25 61 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Birmingham +38 60 £50,000 +50.37% 10
Glasgow +34 60 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cambridge +33 57 £53,000 +17.77% 6
Bristol +22 53 £45,000 +2.85% 8
Leeds +5 53 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Surrey -13 50 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands -3 42 £42,500 - 7
Gloucestershire -2 39 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Dorset +31 37 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh +34 31 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Somerset +4 31 £41,500 +18.57% 6
Southampton +12 29 £37,500 +5.63% 3
East Sussex +3 28 £45,000 +11.80% 3

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 3492 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2825 (49.67%) Java
3 2627 (46.19%) JavaScript
4 2255 (39.65%) HTML
5 2144 (37.70%) SOAP
6 2143 (37.68%) Web Services
7 1832 (32.21%) TDD
8 1818 (31.97%) CSS
9 1693 (29.77%) SQL
10 1550 (27.26%) .NET
11 1531 (26.92%) C#
12 1521 (26.75%) XML
13 1475 (25.94%) MVC
14 1445 (25.41%) Scrum
15 1409 (24.78%) JSON
16 1339 (23.54%) Git (software)
17 1207 (21.22%) Spring
18 1178 (20.71%) OO
19 1123 (19.75%) AngularJS
20 1080 (18.99%) jQuery
21 1054 (18.53%) Finance
22 1011 (17.78%) HTML5
23 968 (17.02%) Linux
23 968 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
24 955 (16.79%) Software Engineering
25 940 (16.53%) SQL Server
26 895 (15.74%) ASP.NET
27 836 (14.70%) SOA
28 828 (14.56%) BDD
29 767 (13.49%) MySQL

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
1 337 (5.93%) Apache
2 273 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 227 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 199 (3.50%) CMS
5 171 (3.01%) JBoss
6 130 (2.29%) IIS
6 130 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 129 (2.27%) Mule
8 128 (2.25%) Apache Spark
9 121 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 110 (1.93%) nginx
11 105 (1.85%) WebLogic
12 91 (1.60%) Confluence
13 73 (1.28%) Apache Solr
14 64 (1.13%) Mule ESB
15 51 (0.90%) Drupal
16 46 (0.81%) Jetty
16 46 (0.81%) Umbraco
17 44 (0.77%) NServiceBus
18 40 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 178 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.16%) FrameMaker
4 9 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.11%) MS Office
7 4 (0.070%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.035%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.018%) GIMP
9 1 (0.018%) HipChat
9 1 (0.018%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 71 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 53 (0.93%) Magento
3 29 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 29 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 19 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 14 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.21%) SAP Retail
9 11 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.12%) SAP BPC
11 5 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.070%) Radian6
12 4 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.053%) Exstream
13 3 (0.053%) Sage CRM
14 2 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
14 2 (0.035%) OpenCart
14 2 (0.035%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 658 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 338 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (4.01%) SaaS
4 143 (2.51%) GitHub
5 119 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 117 (2.06%) PaaS
7 88 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 74 (1.30%) IaaS
9 63 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 47 (0.83%) Force.com
11 43 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 35 (0.62%) Google Analytics
12 35 (0.62%) Google Play
13 32 (0.56%) Office 365
14 21 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 18 (0.32%) Route 53
16 18 (0.32%) TestFlight
17 15 (0.26%) AdWords
18 14 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 451 (7.93%) HTTP
2 212 (3.73%) Internet
3 65 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 56 (0.98%) SSL
5 51 (0.90%) LDAP
6 43 (0.76%) DNS
7 32 (0.56%) SSH
8 28 (0.49%) Firewall
9 27 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.44%) Intranet
11 22 (0.39%) FTP
12 18 (0.32%) VPN
13 12 (0.21%) AMQP
13 12 (0.21%) SNMP
14 10 (0.18%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.18%) LAN
15 8 (0.14%) IPsec
15 8 (0.14%) IPv4
15 8 (0.14%) SMTP
16 7 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 940 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 767 (13.49%) MySQL
3 757 (13.31%) NoSQL
4 511 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 398 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 274 (4.82%) Big Data
7 240 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 202 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 189 (3.32%) Redis
10 175 (3.08%) Hadoop
11 154 (2.71%) Oracle Database
12 147 (2.58%) RDBMS
13 87 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 79 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 57 (1.00%) Apache Hive
16 57 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 57 (1.00%) SQLite
17 55 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 51 (0.90%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1339 (23.54%) Git (software)
2 714 (12.55%) Jenkins
3 515 (9.06%) Maven
4 514 (9.04%) JUnit
5 483 (8.49%) Subversion
6 458 (8.05%) JIRA
7 444 (7.81%) Selenium
8 331 (5.82%) Cucumber
9 305 (5.36%) Gradle
10 294 (5.17%) Eclipse
11 253 (4.45%) Visual Studio
12 209 (3.68%) Ant
13 204 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 182 (3.20%) PHPUnit
15 175 (3.08%) Mockito
16 150 (2.64%) TeamCity
17 146 (2.57%) NUnit
18 123 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 123 (2.16%) WebDriver
19 112 (1.97%) IntelliJ
General
1 1054 (18.53%) Finance
2 353 (6.21%) Banking
3 309 (5.43%) Games
4 273 (4.80%) Retail
5 271 (4.77%) Marketing
6 208 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 92 (1.62%) Advertising
7 92 (1.62%) Publishing
8 78 (1.37%) Electronics
8 78 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 74 (1.30%) Law
10 57 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 49 (0.86%) Back Office
12 42 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 42 (0.74%) Front Office
13 35 (0.62%) Legal
14 27 (0.47%) Automotive
15 15 (0.26%) German Language
16 11 (0.19%) Italian Language
17 10 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4034 (70.93%) Developer
2 1331 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 941 (16.55%) Senior Developer
4 795 (13.98%) .NET Developer
5 658 (11.57%) C# Developer
6 525 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 499 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 477 (8.39%) Architect
9 373 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 371 (6.52%) PHP Developer
11 312 (5.49%) Software Engineer
12 293 (5.15%) Web Developer
13 288 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
14 274 (4.82%) Lead Developer
15 268 (4.71%) Agile Developer
15 268 (4.71%) Software Developer
16 230 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 229 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 190 (3.34%) Applications Developer
19 189 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2255 (39.65%) HTML
2 2144 (37.70%) SOAP
3 2143 (37.68%) Web Services
4 1818 (31.97%) CSS
5 1550 (27.26%) .NET
6 1521 (26.75%) XML
7 1409 (24.78%) JSON
8 1207 (21.22%) Spring
9 1123 (19.75%) AngularJS
10 1080 (18.99%) jQuery
11 1011 (17.78%) HTML5
12 895 (15.74%) ASP.NET
13 590 (10.37%) Node.js
14 562 (9.88%) Hibernate
15 520 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 517 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 503 (8.84%) CSS3
18 457 (8.04%) Ajax
19 447 (7.86%) WCF
20 443 (7.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 532 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 415 (7.30%) Mobile App
3 412 (7.24%) User Experience
4 373 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 266 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 130 (2.29%) Fintech
7 116 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 96 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 86 (1.51%) Visualisation
10 84 (1.48%) Social Media
11 82 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 79 (1.39%) iPad
12 79 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 64 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
14 59 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 58 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 48 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 42 (0.74%) Data Integration
17 42 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 41 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 968 (17.02%) Linux
2 481 (8.46%) Android
3 461 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 427 (7.51%) Windows
5 390 (6.86%) Unix
6 56 (0.98%) Debian
7 52 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 52 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 43 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (0.67%) CentOS
10 33 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 31 (0.55%) Solaris
12 19 (0.33%) Windows Server
13 17 (0.30%) FreeBSD
14 16 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (0.25%) Mesosphere
16 12 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.18%) Kali Linux
18 9 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
19 7 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3492 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1832 (32.21%) TDD
3 1475 (25.94%) MVC
4 1445 (25.41%) Scrum
5 1178 (20.71%) OO
6 968 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 955 (16.79%) Software Engineering
8 836 (14.70%) SOA
9 828 (14.56%) BDD
10 670 (11.78%) Web Development
11 644 (11.32%) Open Source
12 604 (10.62%) Unit Testing
13 587 (10.32%) Microservices
14 504 (8.86%) E-Commerce
15 447 (7.86%) SDLC
16 429 (7.54%) OOP
17 426 (7.49%) DevOps
18 367 (6.45%) Front End Development
19 360 (6.33%) Mentoring
20 349 (6.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2825 (49.67%) Java
2 2627 (46.19%) JavaScript
3 1693 (29.77%) SQL
4 1531 (26.92%) C#
5 712 (12.52%) PHP
6 515 (9.06%) Python
7 452 (7.95%) Scala
8 399 (7.02%) Ruby
9 276 (4.85%) Groovy
10 247 (4.34%) C++
11 228 (4.01%) T-SQL
12 214 (3.76%) Objective-C
13 164 (2.88%) Apple Swift
14 143 (2.51%) VB.NET
15 139 (2.44%) Perl
16 119 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 112 (1.97%) PL/SQL
18 93 (1.64%) Bash Shell
19 91 (1.60%) Shell Script
20 78 (1.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 731 (12.85%) Degree
2 130 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 76 (1.34%) ISEB
3 76 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 65 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 27 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 19 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.30%) PhD
11 16 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
12 15 (0.26%) Sun Certification
13 11 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.19%) OCP
14 8 (0.14%) CCNP
14 8 (0.14%) HND
15 6 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.088%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (8.23%) QA
2 55 (0.97%) SLA
3 43 (0.76%) SDET
4 24 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.23%) GCP
7 6 (0.11%) SEPA
7 6 (0.11%) WAI
8 5 (0.088%) COBIT
9 2 (0.035%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 1 (0.018%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 320 (5.63%) Docker
2 40 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.65%) HDFS
4 32 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (0.51%) Varnish
6 15 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.16%) KVM
8 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.12%) iptables
11 5 (0.088%) vSphere
12 4 (0.070%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.070%) vCloud
13 2 (0.035%) LXC
13 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.018%) Ceph
14 1 (0.018%) Firmware
14 1 (0.018%) GeoWebCache
14 1 (0.018%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 163 (2.87%) Puppet
2 93 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (1.41%) Ansible
4 72 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 49 (0.86%) Mesos
6 24 (0.42%) yum
7 22 (0.39%) Kibana
8 16 (0.28%) Nagios
9 15 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 15 (0.26%) logstash
10 11 (0.19%) StatsD
11 10 (0.18%) CloudHub
11 10 (0.18%) Grafana
12 9 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.14%) Ambari
13 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.14%) Rundeck
14 6 (0.11%) MOM
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 646 (11.36%) Oracle
2 491 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 244 (4.29%) Google
4 164 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 161 (2.83%) IBM
6 156 (2.74%) SAP
7 130 (2.29%) Zend
8 113 (1.99%) MuleSoft
9 92 (1.62%) Adobe
10 91 (1.60%) Atlassian
11 76 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 69 (1.21%) hybris
13 60 (1.06%) Sybase
14 57 (1.00%) Apple
14 57 (1.00%) Xamarin
15 53 (0.93%) Twitter
16 52 (0.91%) Splunk
17 48 (0.84%) Facebook
18 45 (0.79%) HP
19 43 (0.76%) VMware
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Hamlin Knight
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £48000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago