Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 241 398 483
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.90% 3.92% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 9.98% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 200 372 452
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 1,993 3,987 4,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.50% 39.31% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,745 3,597 4,049
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +17 6 £70,000 +21.74%
Moorgate - 4 £67,500 -
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 81 (33.61%) .NET
4 76 (31.54%) TDD
5 74 (30.71%) C#
6 64 (26.56%) React
7 61 (25.31%) AngularJS
7 61 (25.31%) Microservices
7 61 (25.31%) SQL Server
7 61 (25.31%) JSON
8 60 (24.90%) AWS
9 57 (23.65%) Azure
9 57 (23.65%) Finance
10 55 (22.82%) SOAP
11 53 (21.99%) HTML
11 53 (21.99%) Git (software)
12 52 (21.58%) Java
12 52 (21.58%) CSS
13 48 (19.92%) Web Services
14 47 (19.50%) Python
14 47 (19.50%) .NET Core
15 46 (19.09%) Redux
16 45 (18.67%) SQL
17 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
17 43 (17.84%) MVC
18 42 (17.43%) Fintech
19 41 (17.01%) Scrum
19 41 (17.01%) XML
20 40 (16.60%) Software Engineering
21 38 (15.77%) MongoDB

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 (4.56%) Apache Spark
1 11 (4.56%) Confluence
2 10 (4.15%) EPiServer
3 9 (3.73%) Moodle
4 7 (2.90%) Apache
5 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.41%) Traefik
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.41%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (24.90%) AWS
2 57 (23.65%) Azure
3 17 (7.05%) Power Platform
4 15 (6.22%) SaaS
5 13 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (4.98%) GCP
7 11 (4.56%) Serverless
8 10 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (2.49%) npm
10 3 (1.24%) Firebase
11 2 (0.83%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.83%) Veeva
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Pay
12 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.41%) Google Pay
12 1 (0.41%) IaaS
12 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.62%) HTTP
2 10 (4.15%) Internet
2 10 (4.15%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.90%) DNS
4 3 (1.24%) AMQP
4 3 (1.24%) NFC
5 1 (0.41%) Firewall
5 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.77%) MongoDB
3 34 (14.11%) MySQL
4 18 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.05%) Power BI
5 17 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.22%) OLAP
7 15 (6.22%) OLAP Cube
7 15 (6.22%) OLTP
7 15 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.81%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 13 (5.39%) Big Data
10 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (4.15%) Hadoop
12 9 (3.73%) Relational Database
13 8 (3.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.64%) webpack
4 13 (5.39%) JIRA
5 10 (4.15%) Moq
5 10 (4.15%) MSTest
5 10 (4.15%) NUnit
6 7 (2.90%) JUnit
7 5 (2.07%) Selenium
8 4 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.66%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.66%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.66%) Maven
8 4 (1.66%) Mocha
8 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.66%) TestNG
8 4 (1.66%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (23.65%) Finance
2 31 (12.86%) Banking
3 16 (6.64%) Marketing
4 7 (2.90%) Front Office
4 7 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (1.24%) Law
5 3 (1.24%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (67.22%) Developer
2 51 (21.16%) C# Developer
3 48 (19.92%) .NET Developer
4 39 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (11.62%) Java Developer
6 27 (11.20%) Cloud Developer
7 22 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (9.13%) React Developer
8 19 (7.88%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.05%) Azure Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 15 (6.22%) OLAP Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Python Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SQL BI Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SSAS Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.61%) .NET
2 64 (26.56%) React
3 61 (25.31%) AngularJS
3 61 (25.31%) JSON
4 55 (22.82%) SOAP
5 53 (21.99%) HTML
6 52 (21.58%) CSS
7 48 (19.92%) Web Services
8 47 (19.50%) .NET Core
9 46 (19.09%) Redux
10 41 (17.01%) XML
11 34 (14.11%) Node.js
12 33 (13.69%) HTML5
13 26 (10.79%) ASP.NET
14 22 (9.13%) Spring
15 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
15 17 (7.05%) Sass
16 14 (5.81%) XSLT
17 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (7.47%) User Experience
3 11 (4.56%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.73%) e-Learning
4 9 (3.73%) SCORM
5 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.66%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.49%) Apple iOS
1 6 (2.49%) Linux
2 4 (1.66%) Unix
3 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.54%) TDD
3 61 (25.31%) Microservices
4 43 (17.84%) MVC
5 42 (17.43%) Fintech
6 41 (17.01%) Scrum
7 40 (16.60%) Software Engineering
8 36 (14.94%) BDD
9 29 (12.03%) DevOps
10 28 (11.62%) OOP
11 26 (10.79%) Unit Testing
12 25 (10.37%) Test Automation
13 24 (9.96%) Analytics
14 22 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (9.13%) SOA
15 21 (8.71%) Front End Development
16 20 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
16 20 (8.30%) ETL
16 20 (8.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
2 74 (30.71%) C#
3 52 (21.58%) Java
4 47 (19.50%) Python
5 45 (18.67%) SQL
6 19 (7.88%) PHP
7 17 (7.05%) TypeScript
8 14 (5.81%) Java 8
9 12 (4.98%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.98%) Ruby
10 10 (4.15%) Go
10 10 (4.15%) XPath
11 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.49%) R
13 5 (2.07%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.07%) Scala
14 4 (1.66%) F#
15 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (5.39%) Degree
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.49%) CEH
3 6 (2.49%) GWAPT
3 6 (2.49%) OSCP
4 3 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) MiFID
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (12.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.07%) Grafana
2 5 (2.07%) Kibana
3 4 (1.66%) logstash
4 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.41%) Rancher
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.98%) Google
3 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.07%) Tableau
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle
4 3 (1.24%) Solace
5 2 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.41%) Concur
6 1 (0.41%) Foundry
6 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.41%) VMware