Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 4,527 5,051 5,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.02% 3.61% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 9.12% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,586 3,993 4,927
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 43,573 55,374 67,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.71% 39.62% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36,113 45,764 57,108
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +26 2,345 £68,000 +4.62% 384
South East +16 857 £50,000 - 142
North of England +42 579 £45,000 -5.26% 135
North West +49 317 £45,000 -10.00% 73
Midlands 0 284 £50,000 +13.64% 74
South West -26 271 £46,500 +3.33% 75
East of England +21 199 £55,000 +4.76% 50
West Midlands +15 199 £50,000 +13.64% 40
Yorkshire +30 189 £48,000 +6.67% 50
East Midlands -33 85 £42,500 +6.25% 33
North East +35 73 £42,500 -5.56% 12
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 2,466 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,972 (43.56%) JavaScript
3 1,539 (34.00%) C#
4 1,505 (33.24%) .NET
5 1,475 (32.58%) Java
6 1,411 (31.17%) CSS
7 1,367 (30.20%) HTML
8 1,340 (29.60%) SQL
9 1,266 (27.97%) Web Services
10 1,260 (27.83%) SOAP
11 1,139 (25.16%) AWS
12 1,044 (23.06%) Git (software)
13 1,008 (22.27%) TDD
14 953 (21.05%) Finance
15 935 (20.65%) Scrum
16 934 (20.63%) MVC
17 928 (20.50%) SQL Server
18 922 (20.37%) Microservices
19 916 (20.23%) Azure
20 904 (19.97%) DevOps
21 886 (19.57%) AngularJS
22 872 (19.26%) Docker
23 853 (18.84%) Software Engineering
24 822 (18.16%) JSON
25 751 (16.59%) Test Automation
26 737 (16.28%) XML
27 724 (15.99%) React
28 711 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
29 702 (15.51%) ASP.NET
30 667 (14.73%) 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
1 162 (3.58%) Confluence
1 162 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
2 121 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 113 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 109 (2.41%) Apache
5 92 (2.03%) CMS
6 88 (1.94%) IIS
7 58 (1.28%) EPiServer
8 55 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 54 (1.19%) nginx
10 50 (1.10%) JBoss
11 49 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 43 (0.95%) Mule
13 34 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 31 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (0.64%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (0.57%) Anypoint
17 26 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 37 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.42%) Adobe XD
3 19 (0.42%) InVision
3 19 (0.42%) Zeplin
4 17 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.15%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.066%) Sketch
10 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.022%) Figma
11 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 26 (0.57%) Magento
2 25 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 13 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
6 11 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.22%) HFM
7 10 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
8 8 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.18%) Elite 3E
8 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.11%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,139 (25.16%) AWS
2 916 (20.23%) Azure
3 298 (6.58%) SaaS
4 253 (5.59%) GitHub
5 194 (4.29%) Serverless
6 190 (4.20%) GCP
7 123 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
8 100 (2.21%) PaaS
9 87 (1.92%) npm
10 72 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (1.50%) Power Platform
12 58 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 56 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
14 49 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
15 48 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
15 48 (1.06%) IaaS
16 38 (0.84%) Amazon S3
16 38 (0.84%) Boomi
17 36 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
18 33 (0.73%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 252 (5.57%) HTTP
2 103 (2.28%) Internet
3 72 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 41 (0.91%) DNS
5 35 (0.77%) SSL
6 34 (0.75%) Firewall
7 31 (0.68%) HTTPS
8 25 (0.55%) SSH
9 24 (0.53%) VoIP
10 18 (0.40%) SMS
11 16 (0.35%) FTP
11 16 (0.35%) X.509
12 13 (0.29%) Network Security
12 13 (0.29%) RTP
13 9 (0.20%) AMQP
13 9 (0.20%) Skype
14 6 (0.13%) DSL
14 6 (0.13%) Intranet
15 5 (0.11%) IPsec
15 5 (0.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 928 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 466 (10.29%) MySQL
3 341 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 324 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
5 230 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 175 (3.87%) MongoDB
7 164 (3.62%) Redis
8 130 (2.87%) Big Data
9 103 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 97 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 88 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 77 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
13 67 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
14 66 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 66 (1.46%) Power BI
15 55 (1.21%) Hadoop
15 55 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 52 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 51 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,044 (23.06%) Git (software)
2 526 (11.62%) Jenkins
3 433 (9.56%) JIRA
4 351 (7.75%) Selenium
5 293 (6.47%) Maven
6 276 (6.10%) JUnit
7 227 (5.01%) Visual Studio
8 201 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 176 (3.89%) Bitbucket
10 166 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 148 (3.27%) webpack
12 125 (2.76%) NUnit
13 121 (2.67%) WebDriver
14 113 (2.50%) Subversion
15 111 (2.45%) TeamCity
16 104 (2.30%) Jasmine
17 96 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 95 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
19 89 (1.97%) SoapUI
20 86 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 953 (21.05%) Finance
2 271 (5.99%) Marketing
3 227 (5.01%) Banking
4 180 (3.98%) Retail
5 95 (2.10%) Games
6 89 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 83 (1.83%) Public Sector
8 64 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.26%) Legal
10 53 (1.17%) Law
11 43 (0.95%) Advertising
12 40 (0.88%) Electronics
13 38 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 21 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 20 (0.44%) Publishing
17 18 (0.40%) Automotive
17 18 (0.40%) Front Office
18 15 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,888 (63.80%) Developer
2 727 (16.06%) Senior Developer
3 545 (12.04%) Java Developer
4 517 (11.42%) .NET Developer
5 421 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 406 (8.97%) Software Engineer
7 352 (7.78%) Software Developer
8 288 (6.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 249 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 237 (5.24%) PHP Developer
11 227 (5.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 200 (4.42%) Architect
13 174 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 160 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
15 155 (3.42%) React Developer
16 154 (3.40%) Python Developer
17 150 (3.31%) Analyst
18 147 (3.25%) Angular Developer
19 142 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
20 127 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,505 (33.24%) .NET
2 1,411 (31.17%) CSS
3 1,367 (30.20%) HTML
4 1,266 (27.97%) Web Services
5 1,260 (27.83%) SOAP
6 886 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 822 (18.16%) JSON
8 737 (16.28%) XML
9 724 (15.99%) React
10 702 (15.51%) ASP.NET
11 597 (13.19%) Spring
12 514 (11.35%) Node.js
13 486 (10.74%) jQuery
14 464 (10.25%) HTML5
15 430 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 401 (8.86%) .NET Core
17 357 (7.89%) .NET Framework
18 343 (7.58%) RESTful
19 315 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
20 285 (6.30%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 331 (7.31%) User Experience
2 305 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 286 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
4 243 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 167 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 132 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 129 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 107 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 102 (2.25%) Cloud Native
10 56 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 54 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
12 53 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 45 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 34 (0.75%) Data Centre
15 32 (0.71%) Online Gambling
16 30 (0.66%) Social Media
17 28 (0.62%) iPad
18 23 (0.51%) Tandem
19 22 (0.49%) PlayStation
20 19 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 548 (12.11%) Linux
2 286 (6.32%) Windows
3 242 (5.35%) Android
4 199 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 130 (2.87%) Unix
6 78 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 37 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 35 (0.77%) CentOS
9 27 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.44%) Fedora
11 12 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.11%) Debian
17 3 (0.066%) AIX
17 3 (0.066%) Solaris
18 1 (0.022%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,466 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,008 (22.27%) TDD
3 935 (20.65%) Scrum
4 934 (20.63%) MVC
5 922 (20.37%) Microservices
6 904 (19.97%) DevOps
7 853 (18.84%) Software Engineering
8 751 (16.59%) Test Automation
9 711 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
10 593 (13.10%) OO
11 523 (11.55%) BDD
12 504 (11.13%) Web Development
13 495 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
14 435 (9.61%) Fintech
15 428 (9.45%) Computer Science
16 396 (8.75%) Mentoring
17 372 (8.22%) OOP
18 361 (7.97%) Front End Development
19 355 (7.84%) Unit Testing
20 315 (6.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,972 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 1,539 (34.00%) C#
3 1,475 (32.58%) Java
4 1,340 (29.60%) SQL
5 667 (14.73%) Python
6 390 (8.61%) PHP
7 337 (7.44%) Java 8
8 291 (6.43%) TypeScript
9 181 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 164 (3.62%) Ruby
11 158 (3.49%) C++
12 157 (3.47%) ES6
13 152 (3.36%) C
14 132 (2.92%) Go
15 130 (2.87%) Kotlin
16 117 (2.58%) PowerShell
17 105 (2.32%) Scala
18 102 (2.25%) VB.NET
19 99 (2.19%) Apple Swift
20 88 (1.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 467 (10.32%) Degree
2 237 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 54 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 48 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 37 (0.82%) ISEB
7 30 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 29 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.33%) PMP
11 14 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.24%) CISSP
14 11 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.22%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.22%) GIAC
15 10 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (8.39%) QA
2 32 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 32 (0.71%) GDPR
3 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.20%) SLA
5 7 (0.15%) PSD2
6 6 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (0.13%) NCSC
7 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.088%) WCAG
9 3 (0.066%) PMO
10 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.044%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.044%) RMADS
11 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.022%) EMIR
11 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 872 (19.26%) Docker
2 57 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.31%) vSphere
5 13 (0.29%) ACF2
5 13 (0.29%) RACF
6 11 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.18%) Varnish
8 7 (0.15%) Xen
9 6 (0.13%) Postfix
10 4 (0.088%) IAG
10 4 (0.088%) KVM
11 2 (0.044%) LXC
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.022%) Firmware
12 1 (0.022%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.022%) NFS
12 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 497 (10.98%) Kubernetes
2 131 (2.89%) Terraform
3 78 (1.72%) Mesos
4 72 (1.59%) Ansible
5 71 (1.57%) Puppet
6 43 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (0.88%) Grafana
7 40 (0.88%) Marathon
8 35 (0.77%) Kibana
9 30 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
10 29 (0.64%) Rancher
11 20 (0.44%) Automic
12 14 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
13 12 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 12 (0.27%) Salt
14 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.18%) Packer
15 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.13%) Nagios
17 5 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 515 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 292 (6.45%) Oracle
3 211 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
4 186 (4.11%) Google
5 101 (2.23%) MuleSoft
6 99 (2.19%) IBM
7 98 (2.16%) SAP
8 92 (2.03%) Atlassian
9 68 (1.50%) Adobe
9 68 (1.50%) Zend
10 59 (1.30%) Xamarin
11 41 (0.91%) Dell
12 37 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 37 (0.82%) Sitecore
13 36 (0.80%) TIBCO
13 36 (0.80%) VMware
14 34 (0.75%) Tableau
15 32 (0.71%) Splunk
16 29 (0.64%) ServiceNow
17 28 (0.62%) WorldPay