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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 92 119 161
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +42
Permanent jobs citing REST 2908 2780 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.98% 2.53% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.68% 6.76% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2359 1777
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
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
37855 41130 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 35110 38155
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +27 2754 £55,000 +10.00% 368
London +26 1556 £60,000 +4.34% 193
South East -21 373 £45,000 - 40
City of London +46 225 £65,000 +8.33% 51
South West +20 222 £45,000 +4.65% 37
East of England +33 175 £50,500 +6.31% 18
West Midlands +27 117 £42,500 - 19
North West -32 117 £43,750 +9.37% 32
Yorkshire +23 116 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hampshire -4 89 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Berkshire -31 86 £50,000 - 12
Scotland +60 80 £50,000 +26.58% 12
Manchester -49 79 £45,000 +12.50% 23
West Yorkshire +21 77 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Cambridgeshire +30 68 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Hertfordshire +20 67 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Birmingham +37 61 £46,622 +20.31% 6
Bristol +21 59 £45,000 -2.70% 8
West Sussex +29 57 £45,000 - 2
Leeds +19 53 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Surrey -4 52 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cambridge +23 48 £55,000 +18.91% 8
East Midlands +14 48 £43,835 +6.91% 14
Gloucestershire -9 45 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Dorset +33 41 £37,500 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh +41 36 £48,000 +17.79% 3
Somerset +18 36 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Glasgow +18 32 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Bath +10 29 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Wiltshire -11 29 £42,500 -1.16% 1

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 3459 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2800 (49.85%) Java
3 2594 (46.18%) JavaScript
4 2241 (39.90%) HTML
5 2125 (37.83%) Web Services
6 2059 (36.66%) SOAP
7 1830 (32.58%) TDD
8 1817 (32.35%) CSS
9 1641 (29.21%) SQL
10 1481 (26.37%) C#
11 1469 (26.15%) .NET
12 1435 (25.55%) Scrum
13 1417 (25.23%) XML
14 1405 (25.01%) MVC
15 1365 (24.30%) JSON
16 1299 (23.13%) Git (software)
17 1200 (21.36%) Spring
18 1173 (20.88%) AngularJS
19 1093 (19.46%) OO
20 1083 (19.28%) Finance
21 1024 (18.23%) jQuery
22 1002 (17.84%) HTML5
23 969 (17.25%) Linux
24 968 (17.23%) Software Engineering
25 959 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
26 876 (15.60%) SQL Server
27 830 (14.78%) BDD
28 826 (14.71%) ASP.NET
29 811 (14.44%) SOA
30 801 (14.26%) NoSQL

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
1 311 (5.54%) Apache
2 286 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 222 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 187 (3.33%) CMS
5 182 (3.24%) JBoss
6 139 (2.47%) IIS
7 133 (2.37%) Mule
8 120 (2.14%) Apache Spark
9 118 (2.10%) SharePoint
10 111 (1.98%) WebSphere
11 103 (1.83%) nginx
12 95 (1.69%) Confluence
13 94 (1.67%) WebLogic
14 76 (1.35%) Mule ESB
15 75 (1.34%) Apache Solr
16 53 (0.94%) Jetty
17 51 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
18 50 (0.89%) Drupal
19 45 (0.80%) NServiceBus
20 44 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 169 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.18%) FrameMaker
5 9 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.11%) MS Office
7 2 (0.036%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.036%) SPSS
8 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.018%) GIMP
8 1 (0.018%) HipChat
8 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 83 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 71 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.78%) Magento
4 30 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 20 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 17 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.25%) SAP Retail
8 13 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
9 11 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.071%) Radian6
13 2 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
13 2 (0.036%) OpenCart
13 2 (0.036%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.036%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.036%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 664 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 319 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (4.27%) SaaS
4 128 (2.28%) GitHub
5 127 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 122 (2.17%) PaaS
7 87 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 78 (1.39%) IaaS
9 77 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 59 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (0.94%) Force.com
12 34 (0.61%) Google Analytics
12 34 (0.61%) Office 365
13 28 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
14 27 (0.48%) Google Play
15 23 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.34%) Route 53
16 19 (0.34%) TestFlight
17 15 (0.27%) AdWords
18 14 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 464 (8.26%) HTTP
2 194 (3.45%) Internet
3 65 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 57 (1.01%) SSL
5 52 (0.93%) LDAP
6 49 (0.87%) DNS
7 36 (0.64%) SSH
8 30 (0.53%) Firewall
9 29 (0.52%) FTP
10 23 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 22 (0.39%) Intranet
12 16 (0.28%) VPN
13 9 (0.16%) AMQP
13 9 (0.16%) IPv4
13 9 (0.16%) Skype
13 9 (0.16%) SNMP
14 8 (0.14%) IPsec
14 8 (0.14%) SMPP
15 7 (0.12%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 801 (14.26%) NoSQL
3 759 (13.51%) MySQL
4 572 (10.18%) MongoDB
5 387 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 281 (5.00%) Big Data
7 237 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 209 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
9 196 (3.49%) Redis
10 173 (3.08%) Hadoop
11 148 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 136 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 94 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 71 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 61 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 59 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 54 (0.96%) Apache Hive
19 51 (0.91%) HBase
19 51 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1299 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 727 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 518 (9.22%) Maven
4 475 (8.46%) Subversion
5 471 (8.39%) JIRA
6 463 (8.24%) JUnit
7 449 (7.99%) Selenium
8 329 (5.86%) Cucumber
9 296 (5.27%) Gradle
10 272 (4.84%) Eclipse
11 240 (4.27%) Visual Studio
12 214 (3.81%) Ant
13 208 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 172 (3.06%) PHPUnit
15 167 (2.97%) Mockito
16 157 (2.80%) TeamCity
17 141 (2.51%) NUnit
18 135 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 123 (2.19%) IntelliJ
20 116 (2.07%) WebDriver
General
1 1083 (19.28%) Finance
2 356 (6.34%) Banking
3 304 (5.41%) Marketing
4 299 (5.32%) Games
5 271 (4.82%) Retail
6 206 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 104 (1.85%) Publishing
8 99 (1.76%) Advertising
9 89 (1.58%) Electronics
10 87 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 82 (1.46%) Law
12 56 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 42 (0.75%) Front Office
14 41 (0.73%) Back Office
15 40 (0.71%) Legal
16 36 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 31 (0.55%) Automotive
18 10 (0.18%) Billing
18 10 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3954 (70.39%) Developer
2 1307 (23.27%) Java Developer
3 956 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 764 (13.60%) .NET Developer
5 623 (11.09%) C# Developer
6 497 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 491 (8.74%) Architect
8 475 (8.46%) JavaScript Developer
9 397 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 364 (6.48%) PHP Developer
11 316 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 273 (4.86%) Software Developer
13 266 (4.74%) Web Developer
14 261 (4.65%) Agile Developer
15 258 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
16 251 (4.47%) Lead Developer
17 205 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 203 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 189 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
20 188 (3.35%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2241 (39.90%) HTML
2 2125 (37.83%) Web Services
3 2059 (36.66%) SOAP
4 1817 (32.35%) CSS
5 1469 (26.15%) .NET
6 1417 (25.23%) XML
7 1365 (24.30%) JSON
8 1200 (21.36%) Spring
9 1173 (20.88%) AngularJS
10 1024 (18.23%) jQuery
11 1002 (17.84%) HTML5
12 826 (14.71%) ASP.NET
13 632 (11.25%) Node.js
14 552 (9.83%) Hibernate
15 499 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 490 (8.72%) CSS3
17 479 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 465 (8.28%) Ajax
19 447 (7.96%) RESTful
20 444 (7.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 534 (9.51%) Computer Science
2 403 (7.17%) Mobile App
2 403 (7.17%) User Experience
3 378 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 271 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 141 (2.51%) Fintech
6 110 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 94 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 86 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 86 (1.53%) Social Media
8 86 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 81 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 75 (1.34%) iPad
11 63 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
12 54 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 49 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 41 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 39 (0.69%) Animation
16 38 (0.68%) Online Games
17 37 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 969 (17.25%) Linux
2 438 (7.80%) Android
3 415 (7.39%) Apple iOS
4 397 (7.07%) Windows
5 356 (6.34%) Unix
6 52 (0.93%) Debian
7 48 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 46 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 45 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.61%) CentOS
10 34 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.46%) Solaris
12 22 (0.39%) Windows Server
13 17 (0.30%) FreeBSD
14 11 (0.20%) Mesosphere
15 10 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3459 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1830 (32.58%) TDD
3 1435 (25.55%) Scrum
4 1405 (25.01%) MVC
5 1093 (19.46%) OO
6 968 (17.23%) Software Engineering
7 959 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 830 (14.78%) BDD
9 811 (14.44%) SOA
10 649 (11.55%) Web Development
11 641 (11.41%) Microservices
12 604 (10.75%) Unit Testing
13 602 (10.72%) Open Source
14 483 (8.60%) E-Commerce
15 441 (7.85%) OOP
16 429 (7.64%) SDLC
17 404 (7.19%) DevOps
18 373 (6.64%) Mentoring
19 354 (6.30%) Kanban
20 352 (6.27%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2800 (49.85%) Java
2 2594 (46.18%) JavaScript
3 1641 (29.21%) SQL
4 1481 (26.37%) C#
5 671 (11.95%) PHP
6 554 (9.86%) Python
7 474 (8.44%) Scala
8 403 (7.17%) Ruby
9 274 (4.88%) Groovy
10 247 (4.40%) C++
11 212 (3.77%) Objective-C
12 189 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 164 (2.92%) Apple Swift
14 134 (2.39%) Perl
15 132 (2.35%) PowerShell
16 116 (2.07%) VB.NET
17 109 (1.94%) Bash Shell
18 96 (1.71%) PL/SQL
19 85 (1.51%) Shell Script
20 83 (1.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 744 (13.25%) Degree
2 140 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.50%) ISEB
4 81 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 71 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 59 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 36 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (0.45%) BC Cleared
10 19 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (0.21%) CCNP
13 12 (0.21%) PhD
14 10 (0.18%) OCP
15 8 (0.14%) HND
16 7 (0.12%) MCSD
16 7 (0.12%) Sun Certification
17 6 (0.11%) CISSP
17 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (7.99%) QA
2 41 (0.73%) SDET
2 41 (0.73%) SLA
3 22 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.34%) GCP
5 5 (0.089%) SEPA
6 4 (0.071%) WAI
7 3 (0.053%) COBIT
7 3 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.018%) HL7
9 1 (0.018%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 341 (6.07%) Docker
2 34 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.61%) HDFS
3 33 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.52%) Varnish
5 18 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.18%) KVM
8 9 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.12%) vSphere
10 6 (0.11%) iptables
11 4 (0.071%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.071%) vCloud
11 4 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.036%) LXC
12 2 (0.036%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.018%) Firmware
13 1 (0.018%) NFS
13 1 (0.018%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 163 (2.90%) Puppet
2 99 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (1.69%) Ansible
4 75 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 43 (0.77%) Mesos
6 23 (0.41%) yum
7 17 (0.30%) Kibana
8 12 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 11 (0.20%) Nagios
10 10 (0.18%) CloudHub
11 9 (0.16%) Ambari
11 9 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.16%) logstash
12 8 (0.14%) Rundeck
13 7 (0.12%) Terraform
14 6 (0.11%) MOM
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
14 6 (0.11%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 611 (10.88%) Oracle
2 472 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 226 (4.02%) Google
4 172 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 172 (3.06%) SAP
5 147 (2.62%) IBM
6 109 (1.94%) Zend
7 104 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 103 (1.83%) MuleSoft
9 78 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 75 (1.34%) Adobe
11 70 (1.25%) Apple
11 70 (1.25%) Sybase
12 57 (1.01%) hybris
13 54 (0.96%) Splunk
14 50 (0.89%) HP
15 49 (0.87%) Xamarin
16 46 (0.82%) Facebook
16 46 (0.82%) Twitter
17 43 (0.77%) VMware
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