Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 79 116
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37 +20
Permanent jobs citing REST 5,999 5,912 5,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.67% 3.52% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 8.63% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,791 4,734 4,665
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 66,654 68,466 74,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 40.74% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55,875 57,792 65,487
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 +12 2,952 £65,000 +8.33% 406
South East +26 1,281 £52,500 +5.00% 161
North of England -11 660 £45,000 +5.88% 171
North West +7 439 £45,000 +5.26% 99
South West -13 423 £47,500 +5.56% 71
Midlands -34 350 £47,500 +18.75% 72
East of England +8 330 £55,000 +10.00% 69
West Midlands -56 212 £53,250 +33.13% 45
Yorkshire -39 177 £45,000 +5.88% 66
East Midlands +15 138 £45,000 +7.14% 27
North East -30 45 £47,500 +18.75% 6
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 3,362 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2,943 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 2,844 (47.41%) Java
4 2,106 (35.11%) HTML
5 2,068 (34.47%) Web Services
6 1,962 (32.71%) SQL
7 1,892 (31.54%) CSS
8 1,747 (29.12%) SOAP
9 1,734 (28.90%) C#
10 1,723 (28.72%) TDD
11 1,624 (27.07%) .NET
12 1,472 (24.54%) AngularJS
13 1,451 (24.19%) Git (software)
14 1,363 (22.72%) MVC
15 1,302 (21.70%) Spring
16 1,298 (21.64%) Microservices
17 1,228 (20.47%) JSON
18 1,206 (20.10%) Scrum
19 1,198 (19.97%) Amazon AWS
20 1,157 (19.29%) Finance
21 1,120 (18.67%) SQL Server
22 1,117 (18.62%) DevOps
23 1,065 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
24 1,060 (17.67%) Software Engineering
25 1,025 (17.09%) Test Automation
26 1,022 (17.04%) XML
27 915 (15.25%) HTML5
28 907 (15.12%) Node.js
29 889 (14.82%) ASP.NET
30 870 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 358 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 279 (4.65%) Confluence
3 276 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 257 (4.28%) JBoss
5 207 (3.45%) CMS
6 200 (3.33%) Apache
7 187 (3.12%) SharePoint
8 171 (2.85%) WebSphere
9 149 (2.48%) IIS
10 148 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 122 (2.03%) Apache Spark
12 110 (1.83%) WebLogic
13 88 (1.47%) Mule
14 80 (1.33%) nginx
15 76 (1.27%) Drupal
16 75 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
17 67 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
18 58 (0.97%) WordPress
19 56 (0.93%) NServiceBus
20 54 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.067%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.050%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.050%) Weka
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.017%) GIMP
13 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (0.58%) Magento
2 16 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.20%) MetaTrader
5 12 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.083%) R3 Corda
10 4 (0.067%) Maximo
10 4 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.050%) Ripple
11 3 (0.050%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.050%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1,198 (19.97%) Amazon AWS
2 870 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (5.62%) SaaS
4 185 (3.08%) GitHub
5 165 (2.75%) Serverless
6 141 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 137 (2.28%) PaaS
8 133 (2.22%) npm
9 125 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 115 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
11 111 (1.85%) IaaS
12 85 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
13 73 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 72 (1.20%) Amazon S3
15 58 (0.97%) Slack
16 45 (0.75%) Force.com
17 44 (0.73%) Office 365
18 39 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
19 38 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 37 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 491 (8.18%) HTTP
2 231 (3.85%) Internet
3 127 (2.12%) SSL
4 115 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 62 (1.03%) Firewall
6 59 (0.98%) DNS
7 49 (0.82%) FTP
8 39 (0.65%) Intranet
9 29 (0.48%) Bluetooth
10 26 (0.43%) SMS
11 25 (0.42%) IPv6
12 20 (0.33%) IPv4
13 19 (0.32%) Wireshark
14 18 (0.30%) DHCP
14 18 (0.30%) Kerberos
14 18 (0.30%) Unified Communications
14 18 (0.30%) VPN
15 17 (0.28%) SMPP
16 15 (0.25%) HTTPS
17 14 (0.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,120 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 739 (12.32%) NoSQL
3 651 (10.85%) MySQL
4 548 (9.13%) MongoDB
5 441 (7.35%) Relational Database
6 348 (5.80%) Big Data
7 270 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
8 171 (2.85%) Hadoop
9 165 (2.75%) Redis
10 149 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 146 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 136 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 113 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
14 111 (1.85%) Blockchain
15 106 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 89 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 82 (1.37%) Neo4j
18 80 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 80 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 68 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,451 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 699 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 645 (10.75%) JIRA
4 560 (9.33%) Maven
5 452 (7.53%) JUnit
6 437 (7.28%) Selenium
7 290 (4.83%) Subversion
8 280 (4.67%) Visual Studio
9 268 (4.47%) Cucumber
10 251 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 229 (3.82%) webpack
12 220 (3.67%) gulp
13 219 (3.65%) Gradle
14 189 (3.15%) Jasmine
15 176 (2.93%) TeamCity
16 173 (2.88%) Bitbucket
17 159 (2.65%) Grunt
18 155 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 154 (2.57%) Eclipse
20 151 (2.52%) Mocha
General
1 1,157 (19.29%) Finance
2 511 (8.52%) Banking
3 405 (6.75%) Retail
4 250 (4.17%) Games
5 193 (3.22%) Marketing
6 148 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 138 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 117 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 111 (1.85%) Advertising
10 95 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 85 (1.42%) Law
12 70 (1.17%) Electronics
13 57 (0.95%) Publishing
14 42 (0.70%) Legal
15 26 (0.43%) Front Office
16 18 (0.30%) Automotive
17 11 (0.18%) Retail Finance
18 10 (0.17%) Multimedia
19 9 (0.15%) Billing
20 8 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 3,885 (64.76%) Developer
2 1,244 (20.74%) Java Developer
3 942 (15.70%) Senior Developer
4 601 (10.02%) .NET Developer
5 582 (9.70%) C# Developer
6 473 (7.88%) Software Engineer
7 421 (7.02%) Architect
8 393 (6.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 373 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 352 (5.87%) Software Developer
11 335 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 313 (5.22%) Lead Developer
13 301 (5.02%) Java Engineer
14 279 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
15 268 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 242 (4.03%) PHP Developer
17 202 (3.37%) Web Developer
18 185 (3.08%) Angular Developer
19 184 (3.07%) Senior C# Developer
20 174 (2.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,106 (35.11%) HTML
2 2,068 (34.47%) Web Services
3 1,892 (31.54%) CSS
4 1,747 (29.12%) SOAP
5 1,624 (27.07%) .NET
6 1,472 (24.54%) AngularJS
7 1,302 (21.70%) Spring
8 1,228 (20.47%) JSON
9 1,022 (17.04%) XML
10 915 (15.25%) HTML5
11 907 (15.12%) Node.js
12 889 (14.82%) ASP.NET
13 832 (13.87%) React
14 664 (11.07%) jQuery
15 541 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 538 (8.97%) Hibernate
17 496 (8.27%) .NET Framework
18 488 (8.13%) RESTful
19 477 (7.95%) CSS3
20 451 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 539 (8.98%) User Experience
2 481 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 396 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 374 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 336 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
6 331 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
7 321 (5.35%) Fintech
8 231 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
9 114 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 113 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 92 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 81 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 78 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
14 74 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 56 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 39 (0.65%) Internet of Things
17 38 (0.63%) Online Games
17 38 (0.63%) Social Media
18 34 (0.57%) Data Centre
19 32 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 817 (13.62%) Linux
2 442 (7.37%) Windows
3 304 (5.07%) Android
4 249 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 242 (4.03%) Unix
6 73 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 44 (0.73%) Solaris
8 36 (0.60%) CentOS
8 36 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 34 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 31 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.33%) FreeBSD
12 15 (0.25%) Debian
12 15 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.17%) HPUX
13 10 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (0.13%) VMS
15 6 (0.10%) AIX
16 4 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,362 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,723 (28.72%) TDD
3 1,363 (22.72%) MVC
4 1,298 (21.64%) Microservices
5 1,206 (20.10%) Scrum
6 1,117 (18.62%) DevOps
7 1,065 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
8 1,060 (17.67%) Software Engineering
9 1,025 (17.09%) Test Automation
10 854 (14.24%) BDD
11 844 (14.07%) OO
12 771 (12.85%) Web Development
13 765 (12.75%) SOA
14 760 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
15 606 (10.10%) Unit Testing
16 496 (8.27%) SDLC
17 458 (7.63%) Open Source
18 436 (7.27%) E-Commerce
19 431 (7.18%) Front End Development
20 384 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,943 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 2,844 (47.41%) Java
3 1,962 (32.71%) SQL
4 1,734 (28.90%) C#
5 843 (14.05%) Python
6 617 (10.29%) PHP
7 604 (10.07%) Java 8
8 289 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 270 (4.50%) Ruby
10 243 (4.05%) TypeScript
11 242 (4.03%) Scala
12 231 (3.85%) ES6
13 218 (3.63%) C++
14 200 (3.33%) T-SQL
15 177 (2.95%) Apex Code
16 138 (2.30%) Bash Shell
17 132 (2.20%) C
18 124 (2.07%) PL/SQL
19 123 (2.05%) Perl
20 103 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 742 (12.37%) Degree
2 223 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 134 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 43 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 43 (0.72%) PhD
7 39 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 37 (0.62%) ISEB
8 37 (0.62%) SANS
9 33 (0.55%) CCNA
9 33 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (0.55%) CISSP
10 32 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 32 (0.53%) MCSE
11 31 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 31 (0.52%) GIAC
11 31 (0.52%) Linux+ Certification
11 31 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
11 31 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (8.15%) QA
2 38 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 36 (0.60%) GCP
4 33 (0.55%) PSD2
5 25 (0.42%) WCAG
6 24 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.38%) GDPR
8 15 (0.25%) SLA
9 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.12%) MiFID
10 6 (0.10%) PMO
11 5 (0.083%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.083%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 4 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.050%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.017%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 716 (11.94%) Docker
2 80 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.77%) vSphere
4 43 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.42%) HDFS
6 24 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.20%) Varnish
10 9 (0.15%) iptables
11 8 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.083%) KVM
13 5 (0.083%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.067%) ACF2
14 4 (0.067%) RACF
15 3 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.050%) oVirt
15 3 (0.050%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 246 (4.10%) Ansible
2 210 (3.50%) Kubernetes
3 174 (2.90%) Puppet
4 155 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (1.73%) Terraform
6 52 (0.87%) Kibana
7 45 (0.75%) Salt
8 39 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 38 (0.63%) logstash
10 20 (0.33%) Icinga
11 19 (0.32%) Packer
12 14 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (0.23%) Nagios
13 13 (0.22%) Mesos
14 12 (0.20%) Graphite
14 12 (0.20%) Perfmon
15 11 (0.18%) Consul
16 10 (0.17%) HP ALM
16 10 (0.17%) Oozie
16 10 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 675 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 513 (8.55%) Oracle
3 293 (4.88%) Google
4 282 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
5 163 (2.72%) IBM
6 115 (1.92%) SAP
7 93 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 83 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 74 (1.23%) Apple
10 73 (1.22%) Splunk
11 71 (1.18%) Capita
12 67 (1.12%) ServiceNow
13 65 (1.08%) VMware
14 62 (1.03%) AppDynamics
15 56 (0.93%) MuleSoft
16 55 (0.92%) Sitecore
17 49 (0.82%) Zend
18 46 (0.77%) Adobe
18 46 (0.77%) New Relic
19 44 (0.73%) BEA