Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 87 156
Rank change year-on-year +11 +69 +11
Permanent jobs citing REST 418 368 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.04% 3.45% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.74% 8.63% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 362 354 242
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.90% +0.43%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 4,290 4,266 5,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.43% 40.03% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,809 3,921 4,600
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 £40,200 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +2 8 £67,500 +107.69%
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 291 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (52.87%) Java
3 194 (46.41%) JavaScript
4 152 (36.36%) TDD
5 143 (34.21%) Finance
6 135 (32.30%) Microservices
7 124 (29.67%) .NET
8 117 (27.99%) C#
9 111 (26.56%) HTML
9 111 (26.56%) SQL
10 109 (26.08%) Web Services
11 108 (25.84%) Spring
12 106 (25.36%) AngularJS
13 104 (24.88%) DevOps
14 97 (23.21%) CSS
15 96 (22.97%) MVC
16 82 (19.62%) jQuery
17 81 (19.38%) SOAP
18 75 (17.94%) User Experience
19 74 (17.70%) Git (software)
20 72 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
20 72 (17.22%) Software Engineering
21 68 (16.27%) SOA
21 68 (16.27%) JSON
22 66 (15.79%) ASP.NET
23 65 (15.55%) HTML5
24 63 (15.07%) BDD
24 63 (15.07%) SQL Server
24 63 (15.07%) OO
24 63 (15.07%) Docker

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 42 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 33 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (3.83%) nginx
5 15 (3.59%) Apache
5 15 (3.59%) Confluence
6 14 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (3.11%) Drupal
8 8 (1.91%) JBoss
9 7 (1.67%) IIS
9 7 (1.67%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.20%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.96%) CMS
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.72%) Lightstreamer
12 3 (0.72%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.48%) GIMP
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.83%) GitHub
4 12 (2.87%) SaaS
5 11 (2.63%) npm
6 9 (2.15%) Office 365
7 8 (1.91%) PaaS
8 6 (1.44%) Heroku
9 5 (1.20%) Serverless
10 4 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.96%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.96%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.48%) Force.com
13 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.94%) HTTP
2 15 (3.59%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) SMS
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.24%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.68%) MySQL
2 53 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 44 (10.53%) Big Data
4 29 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.83%) HBase
8 15 (3.59%) Cosmos DB
9 12 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.15%) SQLite
12 7 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.20%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.72%) Parquet
15 2 (0.48%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 74 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.18%) Maven
4 24 (5.74%) JIRA
4 24 (5.74%) PHPUnit
5 20 (4.78%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.31%) Subversion
8 13 (3.11%) Spock
9 11 (2.63%) Grunt
9 11 (2.63%) gulp
9 11 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.15%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.91%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.91%) JUnit
11 8 (1.91%) webpack
12 7 (1.67%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.67%) NuGet
General
1 143 (34.21%) Finance
2 45 (10.77%) Banking
3 28 (6.70%) Games
4 23 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.26%) Advertising
6 16 (3.83%) Retail
7 14 (3.35%) Financial Institution
8 13 (3.11%) Online Betting
9 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.91%) Marketing
11 7 (1.67%) Publishing
12 5 (1.20%) Electronics
12 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.72%) Law
14 2 (0.48%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.24%) Automotive
15 1 (0.24%) Legal
15 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (58.85%) Developer
2 122 (29.19%) Java Developer
3 56 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 46 (11.00%) C# Developer
5 45 (10.77%) Lead Developer
6 39 (9.33%) Java Engineer
7 38 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 37 (8.85%) Lead Java Developer
9 36 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (8.61%) Senior Developer
10 35 (8.37%) Architect
11 25 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
13 23 (5.50%) Games Developer
13 23 (5.50%) Java Games Developer
13 23 (5.50%) Technical Leader
14 19 (4.55%) Java Architect
15 18 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 18 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (4.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (29.67%) .NET
2 111 (26.56%) HTML
3 109 (26.08%) Web Services
4 108 (25.84%) Spring
5 106 (25.36%) AngularJS
6 97 (23.21%) CSS
7 82 (19.62%) jQuery
8 81 (19.38%) SOAP
9 68 (16.27%) JSON
10 66 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 65 (15.55%) HTML5
12 62 (14.83%) RESTful
13 61 (14.59%) Node.js
14 60 (14.35%) React
15 47 (11.24%) XML
16 46 (11.00%) JMS
17 45 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (10.05%) CSS3
20 41 (9.81%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.94%) User Experience
2 53 (12.68%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (11.24%) Fintech
4 36 (8.61%) Mobile App
5 32 (7.66%) Computer Science
6 26 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (5.26%) Data Structures
8 20 (4.78%) Virtual Team
9 15 (3.59%) Equities
10 12 (2.87%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.87%) iPad
11 11 (2.63%) Blog
12 6 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.20%) Social Media
14 4 (0.96%) Derivative
14 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.72%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.72%) Online Games
16 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.46%) Linux
1 27 (6.46%) Windows
2 15 (3.59%) Unix
3 6 (1.44%) CentOS
3 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.96%) Android
4 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (36.36%) TDD
3 135 (32.30%) Microservices
4 104 (24.88%) DevOps
5 96 (22.97%) MVC
6 72 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (17.22%) Software Engineering
7 68 (16.27%) SOA
8 63 (15.07%) BDD
8 63 (15.07%) OO
9 49 (11.72%) E-Commerce
10 36 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (8.61%) Multithreading
11 35 (8.37%) Scrum
12 34 (8.13%) Front End Development
13 32 (7.66%) Test Automation
14 31 (7.42%) Analytics
15 30 (7.18%) API Design
16 28 (6.70%) Unit Testing
17 24 (5.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 221 (52.87%) Java
2 194 (46.41%) JavaScript
3 117 (27.99%) C#
4 111 (26.56%) SQL
5 37 (8.85%) PHP
6 34 (8.13%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.98%) Groovy
8 22 (5.26%) Python
9 19 (4.55%) ES6
10 16 (3.83%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.11%) Scala
12 8 (1.91%) C++
12 8 (1.91%) Ruby
13 7 (1.67%) Perl
14 6 (1.44%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.20%) Clojure
15 5 (1.20%) GraphQL
16 4 (0.96%) Go
16 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (7.89%) Degree
2 12 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.96%) MCSD
5 2 (0.48%) AAT
5 2 (0.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 63 (15.07%) Docker
2 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.63%) Ansible
2 9 (2.15%) Puppet
3 8 (1.91%) Kibana
3 8 (1.91%) logstash
4 7 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.44%) Perfmon
6 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.24%) Consul
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.24%) MOM
7 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.42%) Oracle
3 17 (4.07%) Nintex
4 15 (3.59%) Google
5 14 (3.35%) Apigee
6 9 (2.15%) IBM
7 8 (1.91%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.67%) VMware
9 6 (1.44%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.20%) SAP
11 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.96%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.72%) Apple
12 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.72%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.72%) Splunk
12 3 (0.72%) Tableau
13 2 (0.48%) Demandware
13 2 (0.48%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.48%) hybris