Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 79 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +27
Permanent jobs citing REST 5,537 6,273 5,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.68% 3.76% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 9.31% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,383 5,074 4,811
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £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 60,232 67,386 70,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.00% 40.36% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50,178 56,376 61,337
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +3 2,747 £65,000 +8.33% 473
South East +25 1,103 £50,000 -4.76% 160
North of England -22 546 £45,000 +2.27% 166
South West -4 431 £47,500 +11.76% 89
Midlands -19 375 £50,000 +25.00% 90
North West -26 335 £45,000 +2.27% 77
East of England -1 326 £55,000 +10.00% 85
West Midlands -51 199 £50,000 +25.00% 54
Yorkshire +6 181 £45,000 +5.88% 66
East Midlands +31 176 £47,500 +11.76% 36
North East -7 32 £46,250 +0.54% 23
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 3,053 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2,629 (47.48%) JavaScript
3 2,478 (44.75%) Java
4 1,910 (34.50%) HTML
5 1,837 (33.18%) SQL
6 1,791 (32.35%) Web Services
7 1,685 (30.43%) CSS
8 1,641 (29.64%) SOAP
9 1,627 (29.38%) .NET
10 1,618 (29.22%) C#
11 1,575 (28.45%) TDD
12 1,357 (24.51%) AngularJS
13 1,304 (23.55%) Microservices
14 1,268 (22.90%) Git (software)
15 1,197 (21.62%) Spring
16 1,174 (21.20%) MVC
17 1,171 (21.15%) Scrum
18 1,132 (20.44%) Finance
19 1,106 (19.97%) Amazon AWS
20 1,097 (19.81%) JSON
21 1,070 (19.32%) DevOps
22 1,065 (19.23%) SQL Server
23 939 (16.96%) Test Automation
24 932 (16.83%) XML
25 925 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
26 909 (16.42%) Software Engineering
27 895 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
28 835 (15.08%) Node.js
29 813 (14.68%) ASP.NET
30 807 (14.57%) React

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
1 292 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
2 272 (4.91%) Confluence
3 208 (3.76%) CMS
4 206 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 175 (3.16%) JBoss
6 149 (2.69%) Apache
7 137 (2.47%) IIS
8 126 (2.28%) Apache Spark
9 124 (2.24%) SharePoint
10 115 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 85 (1.54%) WordPress
12 83 (1.50%) nginx
13 82 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 76 (1.37%) Mule
15 75 (1.35%) WebLogic
16 58 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
17 51 (0.92%) Apache Pig
18 43 (0.78%) Drupal
19 39 (0.70%) NServiceBus
20 38 (0.69%) Ethereum
Applications
1 25 (0.45%) Chatbot
2 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.11%) Weka
8 5 (0.090%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.090%) Snapchat
9 3 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.054%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.054%) LibreOffice
9 3 (0.054%) Maya
9 3 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.42%) Magento
3 12 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.14%) Shopify
7 7 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.090%) R3 Corda
8 5 (0.090%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.090%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.072%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.072%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.072%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.072%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 4 (0.072%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.054%) Exstream
11 2 (0.036%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1,106 (19.97%) Amazon AWS
2 895 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (5.35%) SaaS
4 215 (3.88%) GitHub
5 170 (3.07%) Serverless
6 145 (2.62%) PaaS
7 143 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 105 (1.90%) npm
9 103 (1.86%) IaaS
10 101 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
11 75 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
12 74 (1.34%) Office 365
13 58 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
14 56 (1.01%) Amazon S3
15 47 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 46 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
17 41 (0.74%) Apigee
18 38 (0.69%) OpenShift
19 36 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
20 31 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 405 (7.31%) HTTP
2 167 (3.02%) Internet
3 117 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.95%) SSL
5 76 (1.37%) Firewall
6 49 (0.88%) DNS
7 29 (0.52%) VPN
8 23 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
9 22 (0.40%) Intranet
10 20 (0.36%) Bluetooth
11 17 (0.31%) FTP
11 17 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 16 (0.29%) IPv6
13 14 (0.25%) SMS
13 14 (0.25%) Unified Communications
14 12 (0.22%) AMQP
14 12 (0.22%) BIG-IP
14 12 (0.22%) SAN
14 12 (0.22%) VoIP
15 11 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,065 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 603 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 577 (10.42%) MySQL
4 489 (8.83%) MongoDB
5 365 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 297 (5.36%) Big Data
7 273 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
8 171 (3.09%) Redis
9 158 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 120 (2.17%) Blockchain
11 119 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 105 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 96 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 92 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 87 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
16 81 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
17 69 (1.25%) Oracle Database
18 67 (1.21%) Apache Hive
19 56 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
20 55 (0.99%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,268 (22.90%) Git (software)
2 665 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 581 (10.49%) JIRA
4 483 (8.72%) Maven
5 405 (7.31%) JUnit
6 388 (7.01%) Selenium
7 289 (5.22%) webpack
8 281 (5.07%) Cucumber
9 271 (4.89%) Visual Studio
10 250 (4.52%) Subversion
11 216 (3.90%) Gradle
12 186 (3.36%) gulp
13 180 (3.25%) Bitbucket
14 174 (3.14%) TeamCity
15 169 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 153 (2.76%) NUnit
17 146 (2.64%) Grunt
18 138 (2.49%) Eclipse
19 126 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 112 (2.02%) SoapUI
General
1 1,132 (20.44%) Finance
2 451 (8.15%) Banking
3 347 (6.27%) Retail
4 210 (3.79%) Games
5 173 (3.12%) Marketing
6 99 (1.79%) Advertising
7 98 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 88 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 77 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 74 (1.34%) Law
11 55 (0.99%) Publishing
12 50 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 49 (0.88%) Electronics
14 35 (0.63%) Legal
15 33 (0.60%) Front Office
16 31 (0.56%) Back Office
17 26 (0.47%) Retail Finance
18 25 (0.45%) Automotive
19 14 (0.25%) Multimedia
19 14 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,622 (65.41%) Developer
2 1,171 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 787 (14.21%) Senior Developer
4 604 (10.91%) .NET Developer
5 482 (8.71%) C# Developer
6 425 (7.68%) Architect
7 422 (7.62%) Software Engineer
8 338 (6.10%) Software Developer
9 334 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 318 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 294 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 283 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 262 (4.73%) Lead Developer
14 260 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 254 (4.59%) PHP Developer
16 236 (4.26%) Java Engineer
17 194 (3.50%) Web Developer
18 178 (3.21%) Analyst
19 152 (2.75%) Python Developer
19 152 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,910 (34.50%) HTML
2 1,791 (32.35%) Web Services
3 1,685 (30.43%) CSS
4 1,641 (29.64%) SOAP
5 1,627 (29.38%) .NET
6 1,357 (24.51%) AngularJS
7 1,197 (21.62%) Spring
8 1,097 (19.81%) JSON
9 932 (16.83%) XML
10 835 (15.08%) Node.js
11 813 (14.68%) ASP.NET
12 807 (14.57%) React
13 805 (14.54%) HTML5
14 590 (10.66%) jQuery
15 567 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 527 (9.52%) RESTful
17 429 (7.75%) .NET Framework
18 425 (7.68%) CSS3
19 404 (7.30%) Hibernate
20 370 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 427 (7.71%) User Experience
2 394 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 357 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 342 (6.18%) Mobile App
5 327 (5.91%) Fintech
6 286 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 199 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 176 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
9 98 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 97 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 71 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 69 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 66 (1.19%) Social Media
14 62 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
15 45 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 36 (0.65%) Public Cloud
17 32 (0.58%) Fixed Income
18 30 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
19 29 (0.52%) DataPower
19 29 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 634 (11.45%) Linux
2 405 (7.31%) Windows
3 281 (5.07%) Android
4 266 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 188 (3.40%) Unix
6 54 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 42 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 30 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.51%) CentOS
10 18 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.22%) VMS
12 11 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.16%) Solaris
15 7 (0.13%) Debian
16 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.090%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (0.072%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,053 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,575 (28.45%) TDD
3 1,304 (23.55%) Microservices
4 1,174 (21.20%) MVC
5 1,171 (21.15%) Scrum
6 1,070 (19.32%) DevOps
7 939 (16.96%) Test Automation
8 925 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
9 909 (16.42%) Software Engineering
10 752 (13.58%) BDD
11 749 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
12 712 (12.86%) OO
13 653 (11.79%) Web Development
14 650 (11.74%) SOA
15 495 (8.94%) Unit Testing
16 468 (8.45%) Front End Development
17 460 (8.31%) Open Source
18 451 (8.15%) SDLC
19 428 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
20 378 (6.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,629 (47.48%) JavaScript
2 2,478 (44.75%) Java
3 1,837 (33.18%) SQL
4 1,618 (29.22%) C#
5 758 (13.69%) Python
6 555 (10.02%) PHP
7 536 (9.68%) Java 8
8 275 (4.97%) ES6
9 231 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 229 (4.14%) C++
11 225 (4.06%) Scala
12 212 (3.83%) TypeScript
13 211 (3.81%) Ruby
14 183 (3.31%) T-SQL
15 135 (2.44%) C
16 133 (2.40%) PL/SQL
17 116 (2.09%) Apex Code
18 114 (2.06%) VB.NET
19 109 (1.97%) Bash Shell
20 99 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 621 (11.22%) Degree
2 198 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 137 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 47 (0.85%) CISSP
8 40 (0.72%) SANS
9 39 (0.70%) MCSE
10 38 (0.69%) CCNA
10 38 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 37 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
11 37 (0.67%) GIAC
11 37 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
11 37 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
11 37 (0.67%) SSCP
12 27 (0.49%) ISEB
13 21 (0.38%) Master's Degree
14 20 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (8.52%) QA
2 38 (0.69%) GDPR
3 20 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.34%) SLA
5 15 (0.27%) WCAG
6 11 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.14%) PMO
8 7 (0.13%) HL7
8 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.090%) MiFID
10 3 (0.054%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.036%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.036%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.018%) PSD2
System Software
1 771 (13.92%) Docker
2 93 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 45 (0.81%) vSphere
4 38 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 23 (0.42%) HDFS
7 19 (0.34%) Varnish
8 16 (0.29%) Firmware
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.072%) Squid
11 4 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.036%) ACF2
12 2 (0.036%) KVM
12 2 (0.036%) oVirt
12 2 (0.036%) RACF
12 2 (0.036%) RHEV
12 2 (0.036%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 262 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 194 (3.50%) Ansible
3 145 (2.62%) Puppet
4 91 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (1.48%) Terraform
6 45 (0.81%) Salt
7 27 (0.49%) Kibana
8 23 (0.42%) logstash
9 20 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (0.29%) Mesos
11 14 (0.25%) Grafana
12 13 (0.23%) CloudHub
12 13 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.23%) Packer
13 12 (0.22%) Automic
13 12 (0.22%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
14 10 (0.18%) Rancher
14 10 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 637 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 496 (8.96%) Oracle
3 209 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 207 (3.74%) Google
5 107 (1.93%) IBM
6 81 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 79 (1.43%) Xamarin
8 76 (1.37%) MuleSoft
9 68 (1.23%) SAP
10 66 (1.19%) Splunk
11 60 (1.08%) Sitecore
12 57 (1.03%) Adobe
13 56 (1.01%) VMware
14 53 (0.96%) Apple
15 50 (0.90%) TIBCO
16 45 (0.81%) New Relic
16 45 (0.81%) Red Hat
17 43 (0.78%) Tableau
18 37 (0.67%) ServiceNow
19 34 (0.61%) Foundry