Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 73 66
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 +24
Permanent jobs citing REST 214 396 469
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.88% 3.98% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.49% 10.30% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 176 370 443
Median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £48,125 £44,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 1,586 3,844 4,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.56% 38.67% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 3,443 4,351
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing REST as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 +16 4 £68,750 +10.00%
Moorgate - 4 £67,500 -
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 105 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 72 (33.64%) TDD
4 64 (29.91%) AngularJS
5 62 (28.97%) HTML
6 59 (27.57%) SQL Server
6 59 (27.57%) Finance
6 59 (27.57%) React
7 58 (27.10%) .NET
8 57 (26.64%) CSS
9 56 (26.17%) C#
10 55 (25.70%) JSON
10 55 (25.70%) Microservices
11 48 (22.43%) Git (software)
11 48 (22.43%) AWS
12 45 (21.03%) SOAP
12 45 (21.03%) Java
13 44 (20.56%) Scrum
14 43 (20.09%) Web Services
15 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
15 42 (19.63%) Azure
16 40 (18.69%) Redux
17 39 (18.22%) Fintech
18 37 (17.29%) HTML5
19 35 (16.36%) .NET Core
20 32 (14.95%) DevOps
20 32 (14.95%) Test Automation
20 32 (14.95%) MVC
21 31 (14.49%) SQL
21 31 (14.49%) BDD

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 11 (5.14%) Confluence
1 11 (5.14%) Moodle
2 9 (4.21%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.80%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) Traefik
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.74%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Siebel CRM
2 9 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.43%) AWS
2 42 (19.63%) Azure
3 16 (7.48%) Power Platform
4 11 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.67%) SaaS
6 8 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (3.74%) Serverless
7 7 (3.27%) npm
7 7 (3.27%) OpenShift
8 5 (2.34%) Veeva
9 3 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.93%) NuGet
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.40%) AMQP
4 2 (0.93%) NFC
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.02%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.55%) MySQL
4 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.48%) OLAP
5 16 (7.48%) OLAP Cube
5 16 (7.48%) OLTP
5 16 (7.48%) Power BI
5 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.54%) Big Data
6 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (5.14%) Siebel EIM
8 10 (4.67%) Redis
9 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.28%) webpack
3 15 (7.01%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.14%) JIRA
6 10 (4.67%) JUnit
6 10 (4.67%) Moq
6 10 (4.67%) MSTest
6 10 (4.67%) NUnit
6 10 (4.67%) Selenium
7 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.34%) Mockito
8 5 (2.34%) TestNG
9 4 (1.87%) Cypress.io
9 4 (1.87%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.87%) GitLab
9 4 (1.87%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.40%) Mocha
General
1 59 (27.57%) Finance
2 28 (13.08%) Banking
3 21 (9.81%) Marketing
4 6 (2.80%) Front Office
5 5 (2.34%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (60.28%) Developer
2 40 (18.69%) C# Developer
3 30 (14.02%) .NET Developer
4 25 (11.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (11.21%) Cloud Developer
6 23 (10.75%) Java Developer
7 22 (10.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (8.41%) Azure Developer
8 18 (8.41%) SQL Developer
9 17 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.94%) SQL Server Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Excel Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 16 (7.48%) OLAP Developer
10 16 (7.48%) SQL BI Developer
10 16 (7.48%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 16 (7.48%) SSAS Developer
10 16 (7.48%) SSIS Developer
11 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (29.91%) AngularJS
2 62 (28.97%) HTML
3 59 (27.57%) React
4 58 (27.10%) .NET
5 57 (26.64%) CSS
6 55 (25.70%) JSON
7 45 (21.03%) SOAP
8 43 (20.09%) Web Services
9 40 (18.69%) Redux
10 37 (17.29%) HTML5
11 35 (16.36%) .NET Core
12 29 (13.55%) Node.js
13 25 (11.68%) XML
14 22 (10.28%) Sass
15 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET
15 17 (7.94%) Spring
16 15 (7.01%) JMS
17 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET Core
18 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) Algorithms
2 15 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.54%) User Experience
4 11 (5.14%) e-Learning
4 11 (5.14%) SCORM
5 7 (3.27%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.40%) Clustering
6 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.40%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.93%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.27%) Linux
2 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (1.40%) Unix
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.64%) TDD
3 55 (25.70%) Microservices
4 44 (20.56%) Scrum
5 39 (18.22%) Fintech
6 32 (14.95%) DevOps
6 32 (14.95%) MVC
6 32 (14.95%) Test Automation
7 31 (14.49%) BDD
8 30 (14.02%) OO
9 27 (12.62%) OOP
10 25 (11.68%) Asset Management
10 25 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.21%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (9.81%) Data Modelling
12 21 (9.81%) Web Development
13 20 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (9.35%) SOLID
13 20 (9.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.73%) JavaScript
2 56 (26.17%) C#
3 45 (21.03%) Java
4 31 (14.49%) SQL
5 26 (12.15%) Python
6 23 (10.75%) TypeScript
7 14 (6.54%) PHP
8 13 (6.07%) Java 8
9 5 (2.34%) Go
9 5 (2.34%) SOQL
10 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.40%) F#
11 3 (1.40%) R
11 3 (1.40%) Ruby
11 3 (1.40%) Scala
12 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.47%) ES6
13 1 (0.47%) PyPy
13 1 (0.47%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (3.27%) Degree
1 7 (3.27%) ISEB
2 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) PSD2
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (6.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.40%) Grafana
2 3 (1.40%) Kibana
2 3 (1.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.14%) Siebel
3 7 (3.27%) Oracle
3 7 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.40%) Solace
5 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) Spotify
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Concur
6 1 (0.47%) Foundry
6 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow