Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 89 110
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 +60
Permanent jobs citing REST 6117 5541 5505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.67% 3.17% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.10% 8.08% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4968 4825 4735
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £74,600
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 67222 68551 77150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.28% 39.19% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56445 59764 66803
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 3134 £60,000 - 289
South East +31 953 £50,000 +5.26% 78
North of England +49 697 £43,500 +2.35% 63
North West +53 468 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Midlands +7 467 £40,000 -8.75% 37
South West +8 465 £42,501 -5.55% 30
East of England +21 413 £50,000 -4.76% 39
West Midlands +9 331 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Yorkshire +49 197 £42,500 -11.46% 18
East Midlands +8 136 £42,500 -2.67% 20
North East -25 32 £41,250 +8.55% 5
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for REST.

1 3725 (60.90%) Agile Software Development
2 3098 (50.65%) Java
3 2835 (46.35%) JavaScript
4 2180 (35.64%) Web Services
5 2156 (35.25%) HTML
6 2048 (33.48%) SOAP
7 2017 (32.97%) SQL
8 1943 (31.76%) CSS
9 1850 (30.24%) TDD
10 1725 (28.20%) C#
11 1657 (27.09%) AngularJS
12 1647 (26.92%) MVC
13 1624 (26.55%) Spring
14 1571 (25.68%) .NET
15 1485 (24.28%) Finance
16 1428 (23.34%) Scrum
17 1424 (23.28%) JSON
18 1418 (23.18%) Git (software)
19 1321 (21.60%) XML
20 1223 (19.99%) Microservices
21 1125 (18.39%) Software Engineering
22 1087 (17.77%) BDD
23 1039 (16.99%) SQL Server
24 1033 (16.89%) HTML5
25 1015 (16.59%) Test Automation
26 993 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
27 973 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
28 933 (15.25%) jQuery
29 901 (14.73%) Degree
30 897 (14.66%) OO

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
1 529 (8.65%) Tomcat
2 366 (5.98%) Apache
3 286 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 206 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 196 (3.20%) CMS
6 195 (3.19%) JBoss
7 182 (2.98%) Confluence
8 132 (2.16%) Apache Spark
9 117 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 99 (1.62%) Umbraco
11 97 (1.59%) Drupal
12 95 (1.55%) Mule
13 92 (1.50%) IIS
14 84 (1.37%) WebLogic
15 81 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 80 (1.31%) nginx
17 79 (1.29%) Mule ESB
18 74 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
19 61 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
20 50 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.082%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.065%) EngageOne
7 4 (0.065%) GIMP
7 4 (0.065%) HipChat
7 4 (0.065%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.049%) SPSS
8 3 (0.049%) Weka
9 2 (0.033%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.016%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.54%) Magento
3 14 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.11%) MetaTrader
9 6 (0.098%) Maximo
9 6 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.082%) Exstream
10 5 (0.082%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.065%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 4 (0.065%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.065%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 973 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 594 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 427 (6.98%) SaaS
4 270 (4.41%) GitHub
5 143 (2.34%) npm
6 92 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 82 (1.34%) Serverless
8 77 (1.26%) PaaS
9 70 (1.14%) Office 365
10 64 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 56 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 55 (0.90%) OpenShift
13 54 (0.88%) IaaS
14 53 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
15 47 (0.77%) Amazon S3
16 44 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 27 (0.44%) Google Play
18 24 (0.39%) Slack
19 20 (0.33%) Force.com
20 16 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 421 (6.88%) HTTP
2 220 (3.60%) Internet
3 75 (1.23%) LDAP
4 70 (1.14%) SSL
5 48 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 47 (0.77%) Firewall
7 31 (0.51%) DNS
8 30 (0.49%) Intranet
9 27 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 20 (0.33%) ZigBee
12 17 (0.28%) SNMP
13 14 (0.23%) AMQP
13 14 (0.23%) RFID
13 14 (0.23%) SMPP
13 14 (0.23%) VPN
13 14 (0.23%) WAN
14 13 (0.21%) VoIP
15 11 (0.18%) SAN
15 11 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1039 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 814 (13.31%) NoSQL
3 751 (12.28%) MySQL
4 553 (9.04%) MongoDB
5 429 (7.01%) Relational Database
6 276 (4.51%) Big Data
7 226 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
8 187 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 162 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 155 (2.53%) Redis
11 141 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 105 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 105 (1.72%) Neo4j
13 98 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 89 (1.45%) HBase
15 81 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 63 (1.03%) Blockchain
18 62 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
19 59 (0.96%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1418 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 824 (13.47%) Jenkins
3 688 (11.25%) JIRA
4 620 (10.14%) Maven
5 578 (9.45%) JUnit
6 494 (8.08%) Selenium
7 464 (7.59%) Cucumber
8 419 (6.85%) Subversion
9 266 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 240 (3.92%) Visual Studio
11 204 (3.33%) gulp
12 180 (2.94%) TeamCity
13 178 (2.91%) WebDriver
14 171 (2.80%) Grunt
15 170 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 164 (2.68%) Jasmine
17 151 (2.47%) Gradle
18 140 (2.29%) webpack
19 125 (2.04%) Eclipse
20 121 (1.98%) IntelliJ
General
1 1485 (24.28%) Finance
2 669 (10.94%) Banking
3 392 (6.41%) Retail
4 339 (5.54%) Investment Banking
5 327 (5.35%) Marketing
6 293 (4.79%) Retail Banking
7 250 (4.09%) Games
8 245 (4.01%) Telecoms
9 200 (3.27%) Electronics
10 177 (2.89%) Manufacturing
11 139 (2.27%) Front Office
12 111 (1.81%) Advertising
13 90 (1.47%) Publishing
14 70 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 61 (1.00%) Legal
16 45 (0.74%) Law
17 35 (0.57%) German Language
18 34 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.46%) Back Office
20 23 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3993 (65.28%) Developer
2 1421 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 777 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 680 (11.12%) .NET Developer
5 576 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 527 (8.62%) Software Engineer
7 453 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 411 (6.72%) Architect
9 403 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 354 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 344 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
12 335 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
13 308 (5.04%) Java Engineer
14 294 (4.81%) Lead Developer
15 274 (4.48%) PHP Developer
16 255 (4.17%) Web Developer
17 243 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 207 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
19 195 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 194 (3.17%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2180 (35.64%) Web Services
2 2156 (35.25%) HTML
3 2048 (33.48%) SOAP
4 1943 (31.76%) CSS
5 1657 (27.09%) AngularJS
6 1624 (26.55%) Spring
7 1571 (25.68%) .NET
8 1424 (23.28%) JSON
9 1321 (21.60%) XML
10 1033 (16.89%) HTML5
11 933 (15.25%) jQuery
12 871 (14.24%) ASP.NET
13 783 (12.80%) Hibernate
14 744 (12.16%) Node.js
15 631 (10.32%) React
16 622 (10.17%) CSS3
17 558 (9.12%) RESTful
18 540 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 498 (8.14%) Ajax
20 462 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 660 (10.79%) Computer Science
2 527 (8.62%) User Experience
3 427 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 392 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 349 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
6 337 (5.51%) Fintech
7 335 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
8 138 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 114 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 101 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 100 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 99 (1.62%) Derivative
13 73 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 65 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 62 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 62 (1.01%) Social Media
16 53 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
17 49 (0.80%) Data Centre
18 44 (0.72%) Fixed Income
18 44 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 818 (13.37%) Linux
2 380 (6.21%) Unix
3 342 (5.59%) Android
4 337 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 315 (5.15%) Windows
6 49 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 36 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 34 (0.56%) Solaris
9 24 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 22 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.33%) HPUX
12 16 (0.26%) CentOS
13 12 (0.20%) AIX
13 12 (0.20%) Debian
14 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.098%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.065%) openSUSE
17 4 (0.065%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3725 (60.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1850 (30.24%) TDD
3 1647 (26.92%) MVC
4 1428 (23.34%) Scrum
5 1223 (19.99%) Microservices
6 1125 (18.39%) Software Engineering
7 1087 (17.77%) BDD
8 1015 (16.59%) Test Automation
9 993 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
10 897 (14.66%) OO
11 736 (12.03%) DevOps
12 697 (11.39%) SOA
12 697 (11.39%) Web Development
13 641 (10.48%) SDLC
14 614 (10.04%) Unit Testing
15 491 (8.03%) E-Commerce
16 440 (7.19%) Open Source
17 428 (7.00%) Front End Development
18 407 (6.65%) Mentoring
19 376 (6.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3098 (50.65%) Java
2 2835 (46.35%) JavaScript
3 2017 (32.97%) SQL
4 1725 (28.20%) C#
5 671 (10.97%) Python
6 612 (10.00%) PHP
7 331 (5.41%) Ruby
8 329 (5.38%) T-SQL
9 307 (5.02%) Scala
10 259 (4.23%) C++
11 210 (3.43%) TypeScript
12 197 (3.22%) PowerShell
13 185 (3.02%) C
14 170 (2.78%) Groovy
15 134 (2.19%) Objective-C
16 130 (2.13%) ES6
17 115 (1.88%) PL/SQL
18 112 (1.83%) Apple Swift
19 111 (1.81%) Bash Shell
20 109 (1.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 901 (14.73%) Degree
2 322 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 91 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 43 (0.70%) ISEB
8 30 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 29 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
10 22 (0.36%) PhD
11 21 (0.34%) MCSD
12 17 (0.28%) CISSP
12 17 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 17 (0.28%) MCPD
12 17 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.25%) GIAC
14 15 (0.25%) SSCP
15 13 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (8.89%) QA
2 74 (1.21%) SLA
3 31 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 23 (0.38%) GCP
5 14 (0.23%) WCAG
6 13 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.21%) WAI
7 12 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.065%) PSD2
12 3 (0.049%) COBIT
12 3 (0.049%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.049%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.049%) TickIT
13 2 (0.033%) MiFID
14 1 (0.016%) BS7666
14 1 (0.016%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 587 (9.60%) Docker
2 70 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.70%) HDFS
4 31 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (0.29%) Firmware
6 14 (0.23%) vSphere
7 12 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.065%) GridGain
12 4 (0.065%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.065%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.033%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.016%) KVM
14 1 (0.016%) NDS
14 1 (0.016%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 197 (3.22%) Puppet
2 153 (2.50%) Ansible
3 148 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 138 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (0.92%) Terraform
6 50 (0.82%) Kibana
7 23 (0.38%) Salt
8 18 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 17 (0.28%) Nagios
10 16 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
11 15 (0.25%) logstash
12 10 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.11%) CloudHub
14 7 (0.11%) Marathon
14 7 (0.11%) MOM
15 6 (0.098%) Perfmon
16 5 (0.082%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.082%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 705 (11.53%) Oracle
2 605 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 223 (3.65%) SAP
4 178 (2.91%) Google
5 143 (2.34%) IBM
6 131 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 106 (1.73%) Apple
8 91 (1.49%) Xamarin
9 78 (1.28%) Zend
10 55 (0.90%) Atlassian
11 54 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 50 (0.82%) Pega
12 50 (0.82%) Splunk
13 45 (0.74%) MuleSoft
14 41 (0.67%) AppDynamics
15 39 (0.64%) VMware
16 38 (0.62%) Adobe
16 38 (0.62%) Apigee
16 38 (0.62%) EMC
16 38 (0.62%) TIBCO