Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 79 88
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +31
Permanent jobs citing REST 5,129 5,936 5,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.64% 3.64% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.20% 8.96% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,017 4,853 4,629
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,450
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
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 55,751 66,241 65,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.52% 40.62% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45,990 56,113 57,294
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -9 2,460 £65,000 +4.00% 507
South East +26 995 £50,000 - 190
North of England -3 528 £47,500 +11.76% 190
South West +17 484 £45,000 +2.27% 64
Midlands +9 382 £44,000 +3.53% 91
North West -25 291 £48,500 +10.23% 102
East of England -21 268 £52,500 +5.00% 72
Yorkshire +31 202 £45,000 +5.88% 71
West Midlands -1 199 £44,000 +10.00% 46
East Midlands +42 183 £41,000 -8.89% 45
North East +19 37 £45,000 +18.42% 17
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 2,881 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2,414 (47.07%) JavaScript
3 2,260 (44.06%) Java
4 1,667 (32.50%) HTML
5 1,599 (31.18%) SQL
6 1,531 (29.85%) Web Services
7 1,457 (28.41%) CSS
8 1,451 (28.29%) .NET
9 1,434 (27.96%) C#
10 1,431 (27.90%) SOAP
11 1,333 (25.99%) TDD
12 1,296 (25.27%) AngularJS
13 1,264 (24.64%) Microservices
14 1,114 (21.72%) MVC
15 1,106 (21.56%) Git (software)
16 1,085 (21.15%) Scrum
17 1,076 (20.98%) Finance
18 1,062 (20.71%) Spring
19 1,041 (20.30%) JSON
20 1,015 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
21 1,002 (19.54%) Test Automation
22 1,000 (19.50%) SQL Server
23 988 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
24 911 (17.76%) DevOps
25 853 (16.63%) Software Engineering
26 831 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
27 820 (15.99%) React
28 804 (15.68%) XML
29 782 (15.25%) Node.js
30 752 (14.66%) 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
1 274 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 267 (5.21%) Confluence
3 176 (3.43%) CMS
4 162 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 161 (3.14%) IIS
6 142 (2.77%) JBoss
7 124 (2.42%) Apache Spark
8 121 (2.36%) Apache
9 110 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 78 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 77 (1.50%) Mule
12 64 (1.25%) WordPress
13 52 (1.01%) nginx
13 52 (1.01%) WebLogic
14 51 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 45 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 40 (0.78%) Jetty
17 38 (0.74%) Drupal
18 32 (0.62%) Apache Solr
18 32 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 70 (1.36%) Chatbot
2 26 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.23%) Weka
4 9 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.039%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.039%) Maya
7 2 (0.039%) Snapchat
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.019%) HipChat
8 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 33 (0.64%) Magento
4 13 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.16%) Shopify
6 7 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.078%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.078%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.078%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.078%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.078%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 4 (0.078%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.039%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 988 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
2 831 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 254 (4.95%) SaaS
4 248 (4.84%) GitHub
5 154 (3.00%) PaaS
6 153 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 125 (2.44%) Serverless
8 100 (1.95%) npm
9 89 (1.74%) IaaS
10 80 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 75 (1.46%) Office 365
12 56 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
13 55 (1.07%) OpenShift
14 51 (0.99%) Slack
15 47 (0.92%) Amazon S3
16 45 (0.88%) Apigee
16 45 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 42 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 37 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
19 36 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 394 (7.68%) HTTP
2 132 (2.57%) Internet
3 82 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 72 (1.40%) SSL
5 47 (0.92%) Firewall
6 42 (0.82%) DNS
7 27 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 26 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
8 26 (0.51%) VPN
9 25 (0.49%) Bluetooth
10 17 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.29%) IPv6
12 14 (0.27%) AMQP
12 14 (0.27%) MQTT
13 12 (0.23%) BIG-IP
13 12 (0.23%) MPLS
13 12 (0.23%) SAN
13 12 (0.23%) ZigBee
14 11 (0.21%) DHCP
14 11 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,000 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 541 (10.55%) MySQL
3 540 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 431 (8.40%) MongoDB
5 402 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 293 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 246 (4.80%) Big Data
8 159 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 151 (2.94%) Redis
10 128 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 112 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 104 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 87 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 85 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.40%) Oracle Database
16 70 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
17 67 (1.31%) Blockchain
18 55 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
19 54 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 49 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,106 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 688 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 538 (10.49%) JIRA
4 457 (8.91%) Maven
5 408 (7.95%) Selenium
6 388 (7.56%) JUnit
7 315 (6.14%) Cucumber
8 245 (4.78%) Visual Studio
9 221 (4.31%) webpack
10 204 (3.98%) Subversion
11 198 (3.86%) Gradle
12 169 (3.29%) TeamCity
13 152 (2.96%) gulp
14 148 (2.89%) NUnit
15 147 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 131 (2.55%) Bitbucket
17 127 (2.48%) Grunt
18 114 (2.22%) Mockito
19 110 (2.14%) SoapUI
20 107 (2.09%) JMeter
General
1 1,076 (20.98%) Finance
2 452 (8.81%) Banking
3 313 (6.10%) Retail
4 210 (4.09%) Games
5 161 (3.14%) Marketing
6 92 (1.79%) Advertising
7 86 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.23%) Law
9 59 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 46 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 40 (0.78%) Back Office
11 40 (0.78%) Legal
12 36 (0.70%) Publishing
13 35 (0.68%) Electronics
14 32 (0.62%) Front Office
15 26 (0.51%) Retail Finance
16 23 (0.45%) Automotive
17 15 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,349 (65.30%) Developer
2 1,100 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 599 (11.68%) Senior Developer
4 564 (11.00%) .NET Developer
5 391 (7.62%) C# Developer
6 378 (7.37%) Architect
7 363 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 352 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 347 (6.77%) Software Developer
10 254 (4.95%) PHP Developer
11 253 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 243 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 242 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 224 (4.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 210 (4.09%) Lead Developer
16 188 (3.67%) Web Developer
17 163 (3.18%) Java Engineer
18 155 (3.02%) Python Developer
19 153 (2.98%) Test Engineer
20 145 (2.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,667 (32.50%) HTML
2 1,531 (29.85%) Web Services
3 1,457 (28.41%) CSS
4 1,451 (28.29%) .NET
5 1,431 (27.90%) SOAP
6 1,296 (25.27%) AngularJS
7 1,062 (20.71%) Spring
8 1,041 (20.30%) JSON
9 820 (15.99%) React
10 804 (15.68%) XML
11 782 (15.25%) Node.js
12 703 (13.71%) ASP.NET
13 650 (12.67%) HTML5
14 565 (11.02%) jQuery
15 518 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 473 (9.22%) RESTful
17 380 (7.41%) Hibernate
18 359 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 357 (6.96%) .NET Framework
20 345 (6.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 365 (7.12%) User Experience
2 350 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 309 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 294 (5.73%) Fintech
5 198 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 173 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 155 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 141 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 123 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 85 (1.66%) Fixed Income
11 79 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 69 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 67 (1.31%) Derivative
14 66 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 61 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
16 50 (0.97%) Equities
17 47 (0.92%) Public Cloud
18 44 (0.86%) Social Media
19 43 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 43 (0.84%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 581 (11.33%) Linux
2 400 (7.80%) Windows
3 235 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 223 (4.35%) Android
5 175 (3.41%) Unix
6 46 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.55%) CentOS
8 27 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 23 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.21%) Solaris
14 10 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.14%) VMS
16 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.097%) Debian
18 2 (0.039%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.039%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,881 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,333 (25.99%) TDD
3 1,264 (24.64%) Microservices
4 1,114 (21.72%) MVC
5 1,085 (21.15%) Scrum
6 1,015 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
7 1,002 (19.54%) Test Automation
8 911 (17.76%) DevOps
9 853 (16.63%) Software Engineering
10 639 (12.46%) OO
10 639 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
11 581 (11.33%) BDD
12 554 (10.80%) Web Development
13 480 (9.36%) SOA
14 464 (9.05%) Computer Science
15 432 (8.42%) SDLC
16 415 (8.09%) Front End Development
17 411 (8.01%) Open Source
18 409 (7.97%) Unit Testing
19 356 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,414 (47.07%) JavaScript
2 2,260 (44.06%) Java
3 1,599 (31.18%) SQL
4 1,434 (27.96%) C#
5 752 (14.66%) Python
6 460 (8.97%) PHP
7 438 (8.54%) Java 8
8 245 (4.78%) Scala
9 223 (4.35%) ES6
10 206 (4.02%) PowerShell
11 185 (3.61%) Ruby
12 184 (3.59%) TypeScript
13 172 (3.35%) C++
14 166 (3.24%) T-SQL
15 119 (2.32%) C
16 106 (2.07%) PL/SQL
17 94 (1.83%) VB.NET
18 86 (1.68%) Bash Shell
19 83 (1.62%) Apex Code
20 82 (1.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 657 (12.81%) Degree
2 225 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 37 (0.72%) CISSP
7 33 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.49%) ISEB
9 24 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (0.43%) SANS
11 21 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
11 21 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.37%) MCSE
13 18 (0.35%) CCNA
14 17 (0.33%) GIAC
14 17 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
14 17 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
14 17 (0.33%) SSCP
15 15 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (9.46%) QA
2 56 (1.09%) GDPR
3 30 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.43%) SLA
6 14 (0.27%) PMO
7 12 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.21%) WCAG
9 10 (0.19%) HL7
10 8 (0.16%) GAMP
11 6 (0.12%) MiFID
12 5 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.097%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.058%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.039%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.019%) PSD2
System Software
1 734 (14.31%) Docker
2 112 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 32 (0.62%) HDFS
6 31 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.57%) vSphere
8 26 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.33%) Firmware
10 10 (0.19%) Varnish
11 8 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.097%) Squid
14 3 (0.058%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.019%) ACF2
15 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.019%) oVirt
15 1 (0.019%) RACF
15 1 (0.019%) RHEV
15 1 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 307 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 186 (3.63%) Ansible
3 141 (2.75%) Puppet
4 98 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (1.52%) Terraform
6 29 (0.57%) Mesos
7 25 (0.49%) Salt
8 23 (0.45%) Kibana
9 21 (0.41%) Grafana
9 21 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.25%) CloudHub
12 12 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.23%) Rancher
13 11 (0.21%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
16 7 (0.14%) logstash
16 7 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
16 7 (0.14%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 555 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 471 (9.18%) Oracle
3 172 (3.35%) Google
4 164 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (1.66%) IBM
6 82 (1.60%) MuleSoft
7 79 (1.54%) SAP
8 76 (1.48%) Splunk
9 75 (1.46%) Tableau
10 67 (1.31%) Xamarin
11 65 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 57 (1.11%) VMware
13 52 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 48 (0.94%) Charles River
15 43 (0.84%) Adobe
16 42 (0.82%) Apple
16 42 (0.82%) Sitecore
17 38 (0.74%) Zend
18 35 (0.68%) TIBCO
19 34 (0.66%) ServiceNow