Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 82 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +41
Permanent jobs citing REST 4,726 5,817 5,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.55% 3.61% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.22% 8.87% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,724 4,646 4,461
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,825 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51,285 65,597 65,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.48% 40.67% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42,276 55,121 55,990
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for REST in England

REST
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for REST in England

REST
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in England

REST
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. 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 +4 2,321 £70,000 +7.69% 110
South East -10 952 £52,500 +5.00% 32
North of England -18 536 £47,500 +5.56% 43
South West 0 362 £42,501 -8.60% 13
North West -24 304 £51,750 +15.00% 23
Midlands +15 293 £44,000 -7.37% 21
East of England +7 231 £50,000 -9.09% 22
Yorkshire +26 210 £45,000 +5.88% 19
West Midlands -16 148 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Midlands +43 145 £41,000 -13.68% 12
North East -13 22 £45,000 - 1
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for REST.

1 2,631 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2,204 (46.64%) JavaScript
3 1,914 (40.50%) Java
4 1,498 (31.70%) C#
5 1,460 (30.89%) HTML
6 1,439 (30.45%) .NET
7 1,378 (29.16%) SQL
8 1,364 (28.86%) CSS
9 1,350 (28.57%) Web Services
10 1,343 (28.42%) SOAP
11 1,167 (24.69%) TDD
12 1,059 (22.41%) AngularJS
13 1,047 (22.15%) MVC
14 1,022 (21.63%) Git (software)
15 1,009 (21.35%) Microservices
16 969 (20.50%) Test Automation
17 955 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
18 948 (20.06%) SQL Server
19 935 (19.78%) Scrum
20 887 (18.77%) Spring
21 884 (18.71%) JSON
22 862 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
23 834 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
24 820 (17.35%) Finance
25 809 (17.12%) DevOps
26 762 (16.12%) Software Engineering
27 752 (15.91%) React
28 736 (15.57%) ASP.NET
29 726 (15.36%) Degree
30 715 (15.13%) Python

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 195 (4.13%) Confluence
2 156 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 141 (2.98%) IIS
4 117 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 113 (2.39%) Apache Spark
6 103 (2.18%) CMS
7 100 (2.12%) Apache
8 83 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 71 (1.50%) JBoss
10 52 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 52 (1.10%) WordPress
11 49 (1.04%) Mule
12 47 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 43 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
14 32 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (0.66%) Mule ESB
16 28 (0.59%) Anypoint
16 28 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.55%) Drupal
18 25 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 28 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.15%) Sketch
5 7 (0.15%) Weka
6 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.021%) HipChat
7 1 (0.021%) InVision
7 1 (0.021%) Marvel
7 1 (0.021%) UXPin
7 1 (0.021%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 77 (1.63%) Magento
2 67 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.85%) thinkFolio
4 15 (0.32%) Temenos T24
5 14 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 10 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.17%) Fredhopper
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.13%) Odoo
12 4 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
13 3 (0.063%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.063%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.042%) CiviCRM
14 2 (0.042%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 955 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
2 834 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (5.29%) GitHub
4 246 (5.21%) SaaS
5 151 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 140 (2.96%) Serverless
7 133 (2.81%) PaaS
8 110 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
9 88 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 78 (1.65%) npm
11 65 (1.38%) IaaS
12 63 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
13 60 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 54 (1.14%) Slack
15 49 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
16 48 (1.02%) OpenShift
17 45 (0.95%) Power Platform
18 41 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 38 (0.80%) Apigee
20 34 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 299 (6.33%) HTTP
2 89 (1.88%) Internet
3 49 (1.04%) SSL
4 40 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.72%) DNS
6 31 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 28 (0.59%) Firewall
8 22 (0.47%) Broadband
9 21 (0.44%) Bluetooth
10 20 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
11 19 (0.40%) VPN
12 16 (0.34%) SSH
13 15 (0.32%) AMQP
14 14 (0.30%) FTP
15 13 (0.28%) SMTP
15 13 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (0.25%) IPv6
17 9 (0.19%) DHCP
17 9 (0.19%) Intranet
17 9 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 533 (11.28%) MySQL
3 523 (11.07%) NoSQL
4 343 (7.26%) MongoDB
5 322 (6.81%) Relational Database
6 283 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 220 (4.66%) Big Data
8 139 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 132 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 118 (2.50%) Redis
11 104 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 95 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 89 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
14 75 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 70 (1.48%) RDBMS
16 61 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 61 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 57 (1.21%) CouchDB
18 49 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
19 47 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,022 (21.63%) Git (software)
2 614 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 469 (9.92%) JIRA
4 373 (7.89%) Selenium
5 351 (7.43%) Maven
6 301 (6.37%) JUnit
7 266 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 211 (4.46%) Visual Studio
9 194 (4.10%) TeamCity
10 162 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 152 (3.22%) Subversion
12 143 (3.03%) Gradle
13 123 (2.60%) NUnit
14 122 (2.58%) SoapUI
15 103 (2.18%) Mockito
15 103 (2.18%) webpack
16 101 (2.14%) SpecFlow
17 98 (2.07%) Ant
18 97 (2.05%) WebDriver
19 92 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 820 (17.35%) Finance
2 292 (6.18%) Retail
3 282 (5.97%) Banking
4 216 (4.57%) Games
5 175 (3.70%) Marketing
6 145 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 78 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 67 (1.42%) Law
9 55 (1.16%) Advertising
10 50 (1.06%) Electronics
11 45 (0.95%) Legal
12 30 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.57%) Publishing
14 26 (0.55%) Front Office
15 25 (0.53%) Billing
16 23 (0.49%) Back Office
17 22 (0.47%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.38%) Automotive
19 14 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,184 (67.37%) Developer
2 909 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 651 (13.77%) Senior Developer
4 627 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 418 (8.84%) C# Developer
6 364 (7.70%) Software Developer
7 340 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 301 (6.37%) Software Engineer
9 280 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 259 (5.48%) Architect
11 195 (4.13%) PHP Developer
12 192 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 168 (3.55%) Lead Developer
14 162 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 150 (3.17%) Python Developer
16 140 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 139 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
18 133 (2.81%) Java Engineer
18 133 (2.81%) Test Engineer
19 129 (2.73%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,460 (30.89%) HTML
2 1,439 (30.45%) .NET
3 1,364 (28.86%) CSS
4 1,350 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1,343 (28.42%) SOAP
6 1,059 (22.41%) AngularJS
7 887 (18.77%) Spring
8 884 (18.71%) JSON
9 752 (15.91%) React
10 736 (15.57%) ASP.NET
11 691 (14.62%) XML
12 660 (13.97%) Node.js
13 521 (11.02%) HTML5
14 515 (10.90%) jQuery
15 483 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 387 (8.19%) RESTful
17 381 (8.06%) .NET Framework
18 329 (6.96%) Spring Boot
19 328 (6.94%) Ajax
20 310 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 322 (6.81%) User Experience
2 312 (6.60%) Fintech
3 277 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 234 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
5 212 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 202 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 170 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 156 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 94 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 71 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 66 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 65 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 59 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 58 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
15 56 (1.18%) Public Cloud
16 54 (1.14%) Equities
17 48 (1.02%) Derivative
18 35 (0.74%) Blog
19 32 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 530 (11.21%) Linux
2 328 (6.94%) Windows
3 201 (4.25%) Apple iOS
4 195 (4.13%) Android
5 112 (2.37%) Unix
6 40 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.38%) CentOS
10 8 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.15%) Solaris
12 6 (0.13%) AIX
12 6 (0.13%) Fedora
12 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.085%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.085%) zOS
14 3 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.042%) Debian
15 2 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.021%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,631 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,167 (24.69%) TDD
3 1,047 (22.15%) MVC
4 1,009 (21.35%) Microservices
5 969 (20.50%) Test Automation
6 935 (19.78%) Scrum
7 862 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
8 809 (17.12%) DevOps
9 762 (16.12%) Software Engineering
10 707 (14.96%) OO
11 566 (11.98%) BDD
12 545 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
13 517 (10.94%) Computer Science
14 486 (10.28%) Web Development
15 400 (8.46%) Unit Testing
16 399 (8.44%) Mentoring
17 372 (7.87%) SDLC
18 358 (7.58%) E-Commerce
19 352 (7.45%) OOP
20 332 (7.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,204 (46.64%) JavaScript
2 1,914 (40.50%) Java
3 1,498 (31.70%) C#
4 1,378 (29.16%) SQL
5 715 (15.13%) Python
6 428 (9.06%) PHP
7 372 (7.87%) Java 8
8 210 (4.44%) Scala
9 204 (4.32%) TypeScript
10 192 (4.06%) T-SQL
11 179 (3.79%) Ruby
12 160 (3.39%) ES6
13 158 (3.34%) C++
14 154 (3.26%) PowerShell
15 119 (2.52%) C
16 98 (2.07%) Go
16 98 (2.07%) Kotlin
17 94 (1.99%) VB.NET
18 92 (1.95%) Groovy
19 68 (1.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 726 (15.36%) Degree
2 243 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 62 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 53 (1.12%) ISEB
7 46 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.28%) CISSP
13 11 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (0.17%) CCNA
15 8 (0.17%) PhD
16 7 (0.15%) CISM
16 7 (0.15%) MCSE
17 6 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (9.23%) QA
2 53 (1.12%) GDPR
3 22 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.47%) SLA
4 9 (0.19%) GAMP
5 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.17%) PMO
6 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.085%) MiFID
7 4 (0.085%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (0.063%) PSD2
9 2 (0.042%) HL7
9 2 (0.042%) WCAG
10 1 (0.021%) BS7666
10 1 (0.021%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.021%) MISRA
10 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 706 (14.94%) Docker
2 78 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.42%) vSphere
5 19 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (0.34%) HDFS
8 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.15%) Firmware
10 5 (0.11%) oVirt
10 5 (0.11%) RHEV
10 5 (0.11%) Varnish
11 3 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.042%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.042%) Squid
12 2 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.042%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.021%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 429 (9.08%) Kubernetes
2 164 (3.47%) Ansible
3 102 (2.16%) Puppet
4 101 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (1.93%) Terraform
6 39 (0.83%) Grafana
7 34 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
8 33 (0.70%) Mesos
9 28 (0.59%) Rancher
10 26 (0.55%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.36%) Kibana
12 14 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.17%) Salt
13 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.17%) vCenter Server
14 7 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.13%) CloudHub
15 6 (0.13%) Marathon
16 5 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
17 4 (0.085%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 526 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 348 (7.36%) Oracle
3 195 (4.13%) Google
4 129 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 107 (2.26%) SAP
6 68 (1.44%) MuleSoft
7 66 (1.40%) IBM
8 62 (1.31%) Xamarin
9 58 (1.23%) Zend
10 50 (1.06%) Atlassian
11 49 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 45 (0.95%) Tableau
13 41 (0.87%) Splunk
14 40 (0.85%) Charles River
14 40 (0.85%) VMware
15 33 (0.70%) AppDynamics
16 30 (0.63%) Sitecore
17 27 (0.57%) Apple
18 26 (0.55%) Red Hat
19 22 (0.47%) Adobe