Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 82 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 +22
Permanent jobs citing REST 5,790 6,107 5,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.71% 3.67% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.15% 9.06% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,605 4,818 4,675
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 63,250 67,436 71,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.50% 40.48% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52,771 56,209 62,991
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 2,815 £65,000 +8.33% 401
South East +27 1,236 £52,500 +5.00% 145
North of England -5 595 £45,000 +5.88% 146
South West -10 413 £47,500 +5.56% 83
North West -4 383 £45,000 +2.27% 82
Midlands -37 363 £47,500 +18.75% 99
East of England -8 358 £55,000 +15.79% 61
West Midlands -57 198 £50,000 +25.00% 57
Yorkshire -7 185 £45,000 +5.88% 53
East Midlands +29 165 £45,000 +5.88% 42
North East -33 27 £47,500 +18.75% 11
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3,195 (55.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,853 (49.27%) JavaScript
3 2,640 (45.60%) Java
4 2,062 (35.61%) HTML
5 1,938 (33.47%) SQL
6 1,889 (32.63%) Web Services
7 1,856 (32.06%) CSS
8 1,740 (30.05%) C#
9 1,695 (29.27%) SOAP
10 1,679 (29.00%) .NET
11 1,639 (28.31%) TDD
12 1,418 (24.49%) AngularJS
13 1,362 (23.52%) Git (software)
14 1,310 (22.63%) MVC
15 1,300 (22.45%) Microservices
16 1,233 (21.30%) Spring
17 1,205 (20.81%) JSON
18 1,172 (20.24%) Scrum
19 1,154 (19.93%) Finance
20 1,149 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
21 1,120 (19.34%) SQL Server
22 1,094 (18.89%) DevOps
23 1,009 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
24 989 (17.08%) XML
25 969 (16.74%) Test Automation
26 961 (16.60%) Software Engineering
27 948 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
28 889 (15.35%) HTML5
29 883 (15.25%) ASP.NET
30 882 (15.23%) 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
1 299 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
2 289 (4.99%) Tomcat
3 269 (4.65%) Confluence
4 219 (3.78%) JBoss
5 214 (3.70%) CMS
6 176 (3.04%) Apache
7 158 (2.73%) IIS
8 156 (2.69%) SharePoint
9 142 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 126 (2.18%) Apache Spark
11 112 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 102 (1.76%) WebLogic
13 78 (1.35%) nginx
14 77 (1.33%) Mule
15 71 (1.23%) Drupal
16 67 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
17 64 (1.11%) WordPress
18 61 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
19 56 (0.97%) Apache Pig
19 56 (0.97%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.10%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.069%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.052%) LibreOffice
9 3 (0.052%) Maya
9 3 (0.052%) Weka
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.017%) GIMP
10 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (0.52%) Magento
2 23 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 11 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.10%) R3 Corda
9 5 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.086%) MetaTrader
9 5 (0.086%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.086%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.069%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.069%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.052%) Shopify
11 3 (0.052%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,149 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
2 948 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (5.61%) SaaS
4 204 (3.52%) GitHub
5 168 (2.90%) Serverless
6 140 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 138 (2.38%) PaaS
8 132 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
9 119 (2.06%) npm
10 112 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
10 112 (1.93%) IaaS
11 78 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 70 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
13 60 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 47 (0.81%) Office 365
15 41 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 39 (0.67%) Slack
17 37 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 35 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
19 33 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 443 (7.65%) HTTP
2 197 (3.40%) Internet
3 132 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 127 (2.19%) SSL
5 77 (1.33%) Firewall
6 54 (0.93%) DNS
7 29 (0.50%) FTP
7 29 (0.50%) IPv6
8 28 (0.48%) VPN
9 22 (0.38%) Bluetooth
9 22 (0.38%) Intranet
9 22 (0.38%) SMS
10 20 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 18 (0.31%) AMQP
11 18 (0.31%) IPv4
12 17 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.29%) Kerberos
13 16 (0.28%) DHCP
14 15 (0.26%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,120 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 703 (12.14%) NoSQL
3 613 (10.59%) MySQL
4 525 (9.07%) MongoDB
5 399 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 330 (5.70%) Big Data
7 272 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
8 170 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 169 (2.92%) Redis
10 134 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 129 (2.23%) Blockchain
12 121 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 120 (2.07%) RDBMS
14 106 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
15 92 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 84 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 71 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 71 (1.23%) MariaDB
18 64 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 64 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,362 (23.52%) Git (software)
2 664 (11.47%) Jenkins
3 629 (10.86%) JIRA
4 484 (8.36%) Maven
5 426 (7.36%) JUnit
6 396 (6.84%) Selenium
7 284 (4.91%) Visual Studio
8 274 (4.73%) webpack
9 271 (4.68%) Cucumber
10 248 (4.28%) Subversion
11 221 (3.82%) gulp
12 219 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 213 (3.68%) Gradle
14 198 (3.42%) TeamCity
15 187 (3.23%) Bitbucket
16 168 (2.90%) Grunt
17 163 (2.82%) Jasmine
18 155 (2.68%) NUnit
19 147 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 141 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 1,154 (19.93%) Finance
2 501 (8.65%) Banking
3 360 (6.22%) Retail
4 251 (4.34%) Games
5 156 (2.69%) Marketing
6 131 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 114 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 98 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 93 (1.61%) Advertising
10 91 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 77 (1.33%) Law
12 58 (1.00%) Electronics
13 57 (0.98%) Publishing
14 41 (0.71%) Legal
15 31 (0.54%) Front Office
16 24 (0.41%) Retail Finance
17 23 (0.40%) Automotive
18 19 (0.33%) Back Office
19 15 (0.26%) Multimedia
20 9 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,751 (64.78%) Developer
2 1,179 (20.36%) Java Developer
3 851 (14.70%) Senior Developer
4 615 (10.62%) .NET Developer
5 540 (9.33%) C# Developer
6 470 (8.12%) Software Engineer
7 442 (7.63%) Architect
8 361 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 343 (5.92%) Software Developer
10 342 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
11 322 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 322 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 318 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 277 (4.78%) Java Engineer
14 273 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 241 (4.16%) PHP Developer
16 189 (3.26%) Web Developer
17 176 (3.04%) Analyst
18 169 (2.92%) Angular Developer
19 165 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,062 (35.61%) HTML
2 1,889 (32.63%) Web Services
3 1,856 (32.06%) CSS
4 1,695 (29.27%) SOAP
5 1,679 (29.00%) .NET
6 1,418 (24.49%) AngularJS
7 1,233 (21.30%) Spring
8 1,205 (20.81%) JSON
9 989 (17.08%) XML
10 889 (15.35%) HTML5
11 883 (15.25%) ASP.NET
12 882 (15.23%) React
13 879 (15.18%) Node.js
14 625 (10.79%) jQuery
15 600 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 508 (8.77%) .NET Framework
17 500 (8.64%) RESTful
18 477 (8.24%) CSS3
19 455 (7.86%) Hibernate
20 437 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 461 (7.96%) User Experience
2 417 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 343 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 336 (5.80%) Fintech
5 335 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 321 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
7 253 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
8 219 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
9 107 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 89 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 82 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 72 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
13 65 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
14 61 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 59 (1.02%) Social Media
16 56 (0.97%) Public Cloud
17 36 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 34 (0.59%) Online Games
19 32 (0.55%) Blog
20 30 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 734 (12.68%) Linux
2 448 (7.74%) Windows
3 278 (4.80%) Android
4 248 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 214 (3.70%) Unix
6 72 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 47 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 37 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 33 (0.57%) CentOS
10 18 (0.31%) FreeBSD
11 17 (0.29%) Solaris
12 16 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.22%) Debian
14 11 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.17%) VMS
16 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.10%) AIX
18 6 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,195 (55.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,639 (28.31%) TDD
3 1,310 (22.63%) MVC
4 1,300 (22.45%) Microservices
5 1,172 (20.24%) Scrum
6 1,094 (18.89%) DevOps
7 1,009 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
8 969 (16.74%) Test Automation
9 961 (16.60%) Software Engineering
10 814 (14.06%) BDD
11 779 (13.45%) OO
12 775 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
13 719 (12.42%) SOA
14 710 (12.26%) Web Development
15 546 (9.43%) Unit Testing
16 488 (8.43%) Open Source
17 458 (7.91%) Front End Development
18 456 (7.88%) SDLC
19 404 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
20 368 (6.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,853 (49.27%) JavaScript
2 2,640 (45.60%) Java
3 1,938 (33.47%) SQL
4 1,740 (30.05%) C#
5 804 (13.89%) Python
6 587 (10.14%) Java 8
7 586 (10.12%) PHP
8 291 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 262 (4.53%) ES6
10 246 (4.25%) C++
10 246 (4.25%) Ruby
11 243 (4.20%) Scala
12 219 (3.78%) TypeScript
13 185 (3.20%) T-SQL
14 162 (2.80%) Apex Code
15 148 (2.56%) C
16 133 (2.30%) Bash Shell
17 127 (2.19%) PL/SQL
18 118 (2.04%) Perl
18 118 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 671 (11.59%) Degree
2 199 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 139 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 52 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 49 (0.85%) CISSP
8 43 (0.74%) SANS
9 41 (0.71%) CCNA
9 41 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (0.71%) MCSE
10 40 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
10 40 (0.69%) GIAC
10 40 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
10 40 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
10 40 (0.69%) SSCP
11 37 (0.64%) ISEB
12 32 (0.55%) ISTQB
13 31 (0.54%) PhD
14 29 (0.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (8.17%) QA
2 45 (0.78%) GCP
3 23 (0.40%) GDPR
4 22 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.29%) SLA
6 16 (0.28%) WCAG
7 11 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.10%) PA-DSS
9 6 (0.10%) PMO
10 4 (0.069%) MiFID
11 3 (0.052%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.052%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.052%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.017%) HL7
13 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.017%) OASIS TOSCA
13 1 (0.017%) PSD2
System Software
1 726 (12.54%) Docker
2 97 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.85%) vSphere
4 40 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.40%) HDFS
7 20 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.26%) Varnish
10 7 (0.12%) Firmware
11 5 (0.086%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.069%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.052%) ACF2
13 3 (0.052%) iptables
13 3 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.052%) RACF
14 2 (0.035%) KVM
14 2 (0.035%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.017%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 247 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 234 (4.04%) Ansible
3 172 (2.97%) Puppet
4 134 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (1.78%) Terraform
6 51 (0.88%) Salt
7 39 (0.67%) Kibana
8 33 (0.57%) logstash
9 20 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (0.31%) Icinga
11 17 (0.29%) Packer
12 13 (0.22%) Mesos
13 12 (0.21%) Automic
13 12 (0.21%) Consul
13 12 (0.21%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
14 11 (0.19%) Nagios
15 9 (0.16%) Graphite
16 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
16 8 (0.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 689 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 497 (8.58%) Oracle
3 261 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
4 254 (4.39%) Google
5 128 (2.21%) IBM
6 92 (1.59%) SAP
7 90 (1.55%) Capita
8 87 (1.50%) Atlassian
9 68 (1.17%) VMware
10 65 (1.12%) Splunk
11 62 (1.07%) Sitecore
12 61 (1.05%) Xamarin
13 57 (0.98%) Adobe
13 57 (0.98%) TIBCO
14 51 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 48 (0.83%) New Relic
15 48 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 46 (0.79%) Apple
17 41 (0.71%) AppDynamics
17 41 (0.71%) Zend