Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 149
Rank change year-on-year +4 +66 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 388 406 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.72% 3.62% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.13% 8.88% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 348 387 269
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,850
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +7.14%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4249 4571 5711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.69% 40.71% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3834 4203 4975
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in the City of London.

Salary trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the City of London

REST
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +1 6 £67,500 +58.82%
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 275 (70.88%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (53.61%) Java
3 179 (46.13%) JavaScript
4 141 (36.34%) TDD
5 138 (35.57%) Finance
6 120 (30.93%) Microservices
7 114 (29.38%) .NET
8 113 (29.12%) HTML
9 105 (27.06%) Spring
10 104 (26.80%) C#
11 99 (25.52%) MVC
11 99 (25.52%) AngularJS
12 97 (25.00%) CSS
13 96 (24.74%) Web Services
13 96 (24.74%) DevOps
14 95 (24.48%) SQL
15 88 (22.68%) jQuery
16 73 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (18.56%) Git (software)
18 70 (18.04%) Software Engineering
19 68 (17.53%) SOA
19 68 (17.53%) HTML5
20 66 (17.01%) SOAP
21 64 (16.49%) Docker
21 64 (16.49%) User Experience
22 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET
22 60 (15.46%) JSON
23 59 (15.21%) BDD
24 58 (14.95%) SQL Server
25 57 (14.69%) OO

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 41 (10.57%) Tomcat
2 34 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.12%) nginx
5 14 (3.61%) Apache
6 11 (2.84%) Confluence
6 11 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.58%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.58%) Drupal
8 7 (1.80%) JBoss
8 7 (1.80%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.55%) GemFire
10 4 (1.03%) CMS
10 4 (1.03%) IIS
11 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.77%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) GIMP
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.12%) SaaS
4 15 (3.87%) GitHub
5 9 (2.32%) Office 365
6 7 (1.80%) PaaS
7 6 (1.55%) Heroku
8 5 (1.29%) npm
8 5 (1.29%) Serverless
9 4 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.03%) Dropbox
9 4 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.03%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.77%) Force.com
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.44%) HTTP
2 10 (2.58%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.89%) NoSQL
3 47 (12.11%) MySQL
4 43 (11.08%) Big Data
5 28 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 24 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.87%) HBase
9 12 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.58%) DocumentDB
12 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.32%) SQLite
13 7 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.03%) Hazelcast
15 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.77%) Parquet
17 2 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 72 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.25%) Maven
3 29 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.41%) JIRA
4 21 (5.41%) PHPUnit
5 17 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.12%) Subversion
6 16 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.35%) Spock
8 9 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.06%) Artifactory
9 8 (2.06%) Grunt
9 8 (2.06%) gulp
10 7 (1.80%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.55%) JUnit
11 6 (1.55%) webpack
12 5 (1.29%) Babel
12 5 (1.29%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.29%) MSI
General
1 138 (35.57%) Finance
2 48 (12.37%) Banking
3 26 (6.70%) Games
4 22 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.35%) Advertising
5 13 (3.35%) Online Betting
6 11 (2.84%) Retail
7 10 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.06%) Marketing
8 8 (2.06%) Publishing
8 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.55%) Front Office
10 5 (1.29%) Electronics
10 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 243 (62.63%) Developer
2 122 (31.44%) Java Developer
3 58 (14.95%) .NET Developer
4 49 (12.63%) Lead Developer
5 48 (12.37%) C# Developer
6 40 (10.31%) Java Engineer
7 39 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (9.79%) Senior Developer
9 35 (9.02%) Lead Java Developer
10 32 (8.25%) Architect
10 32 (8.25%) Software Engineer
11 28 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (6.19%) Games Developer
13 24 (6.19%) Java Games Developer
14 21 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 18 (4.64%) Agile Developer
15 18 (4.64%) Java Architect
15 18 (4.64%) Technical Architect
16 17 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (29.38%) .NET
2 113 (29.12%) HTML
3 105 (27.06%) Spring
4 99 (25.52%) AngularJS
5 97 (25.00%) CSS
6 96 (24.74%) Web Services
7 88 (22.68%) jQuery
8 68 (17.53%) HTML5
9 66 (17.01%) SOAP
10 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET
10 60 (15.46%) JSON
11 57 (14.69%) Node.js
12 55 (14.18%) RESTful
13 54 (13.92%) JMS
14 52 (13.40%) React
15 48 (12.37%) CSS3
16 42 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (10.82%) XML
17 40 (10.31%) .NET Framework
18 39 (10.05%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.49%) User Experience
2 49 (12.63%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (12.11%) Fintech
4 33 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 24 (6.19%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (4.64%) Virtual Team
8 16 (4.12%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.84%) Blog
10 10 (2.58%) Equities
11 8 (2.06%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.80%) iPad
13 6 (1.55%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.55%) Market Risk
14 5 (1.29%) Social Media
15 4 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
17 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 2 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.70%) Linux
2 20 (5.15%) Windows
3 13 (3.35%) Unix
4 3 (0.77%) Android
4 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.77%) CentOS
4 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (70.88%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (36.34%) TDD
3 120 (30.93%) Microservices
4 99 (25.52%) MVC
5 96 (24.74%) DevOps
6 73 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (18.04%) Software Engineering
8 68 (17.53%) SOA
9 59 (15.21%) BDD
10 57 (14.69%) OO
11 46 (11.86%) Multithreading
12 45 (11.60%) E-Commerce
13 35 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (8.51%) Front End Development
15 32 (8.25%) Scrum
16 29 (7.47%) API Design
16 29 (7.47%) Test Automation
17 26 (6.70%) Analytics
18 23 (5.93%) OOP
19 22 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (53.61%) Java
2 179 (46.13%) JavaScript
3 104 (26.80%) C#
4 95 (24.48%) SQL
5 30 (7.73%) PowerShell
6 29 (7.47%) PHP
7 22 (5.67%) Groovy
8 17 (4.38%) Python
9 13 (3.35%) ES6
9 13 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.32%) Scala
11 8 (2.06%) C++
11 8 (2.06%) Ruby
12 5 (1.29%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.03%) Clojure
13 4 (1.03%) Go
14 3 (0.77%) Perl
14 3 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (6.44%) Degree
2 10 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.03%) MCSD
5 3 (0.77%) MCSA
6 2 (0.52%) AAT
7 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (16.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) Ansible
2 8 (2.06%) Puppet
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.29%) Kibana
4 5 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.29%) logstash
5 3 (0.77%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.73%) Oracle
3 17 (4.38%) Nintex
4 15 (3.87%) Google
5 14 (3.61%) Apigee
6 9 (2.32%) IBM
7 5 (1.29%) SAP
8 4 (1.03%) Apple
8 4 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.77%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.77%) Splunk
9 3 (0.77%) Telerik
9 3 (0.77%) VMware
10 2 (0.52%) ATG
10 2 (0.52%) Demandware
10 2 (0.52%) hybris