Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,062 4,696 5,776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.65% 3.62% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 9.72% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,919 3,974 4,782
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 19,457 48,312 62,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.89% 37.25% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16,597 39,990 52,380
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for REST in England

REST
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in England.

Salary trend for REST in England

REST
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in England over the 6 months to 26 September 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 26 September 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 +12 993 £70,000 - 235
South East +17 349 £55,000 +6.80% 72
North of England +38 309 £51,000 +12.09% 104
Midlands +103 181 £50,000 +1.29% 74
North West +16 173 £55,000 +16.71% 60
South West +25 136 £47,500 +5.56% 45
West Midlands +116 130 £55,000 +10.00% 37
Yorkshire +81 112 £47,500 +1.60% 29
East of England +42 66 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East Midlands +48 49 £42,500 +3.66% 37
North East +13 24 £50,000 +17.65% 15
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,077 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,040 (50.44%) JavaScript
3 638 (30.94%) .NET
4 623 (30.21%) SQL
4 623 (30.21%) Java
5 619 (30.02%) HTML
6 608 (29.49%) C#
7 600 (29.10%) CSS
8 563 (27.30%) Microservices
9 558 (27.06%) AngularJS
10 538 (26.09%) AWS
11 520 (25.22%) Web Services
12 498 (24.15%) React
13 494 (23.96%) TDD
14 484 (23.47%) Azure
15 459 (22.26%) SOAP
16 452 (21.92%) Git (software)
17 433 (21.00%) Docker
18 426 (20.66%) Software Engineering
19 416 (20.17%) DevOps
20 406 (19.69%) SQL Server
21 389 (18.87%) Scrum
22 371 (17.99%) Node.js
23 369 (17.90%) MVC
24 348 (16.88%) JSON
25 343 (16.63%) Finance
26 329 (15.96%) Python
27 326 (15.81%) Spring
28 299 (14.50%) .NET Core
29 294 (14.26%) Test Automation

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 75 (3.64%) CMS
2 68 (3.30%) Confluence
3 65 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.99%) IIS
6 33 (1.60%) Apache
7 24 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 18 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 17 (0.82%) JBoss
10 17 (0.82%) WordPress
11 16 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 15 (0.73%) Moodle
13 14 (0.68%) Headless CMS
13 14 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.58%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.44%) Drupal
16 7 (0.34%) nginx
17 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.44%) Figma
3 8 (0.39%) Zeplin
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 36 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.45%) Magento
3 12 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.48%) Siebel CRM
5 9 (0.44%) Shopify
6 8 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.24%) Maximo
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.19%) Eikon
9 4 (0.19%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.19%) Social Studio
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.15%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.097%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 538 (26.09%) AWS
2 484 (23.47%) Azure
3 167 (8.10%) SaaS
4 117 (5.67%) GCP
5 113 (5.48%) Serverless
6 79 (3.83%) GitHub
7 68 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
9 61 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
10 59 (2.86%) npm
11 43 (2.09%) Power Platform
12 34 (1.65%) PaaS
13 31 (1.50%) OpenShift
14 30 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
15 28 (1.36%) IaaS
16 24 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
16 24 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
17 22 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 20 (0.97%) NuGet
19 19 (0.92%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.64%) HTTP
2 21 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.87%) Skype
4 16 (0.78%) Internet
5 13 (0.63%) FTP
5 13 (0.63%) VoIP
6 12 (0.58%) AMQP
7 11 (0.53%) Unified Communications
8 10 (0.48%) Firewall
9 9 (0.44%) SSL
9 9 (0.44%) WAN
10 8 (0.39%) RTP
11 7 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.34%) IPsec
11 7 (0.34%) MPLS
11 7 (0.34%) Network Security
11 7 (0.34%) VPN
11 7 (0.34%) WebEx
11 7 (0.34%) WLAN
12 6 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 249 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 222 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 209 (10.14%) MySQL
5 156 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
6 91 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 78 (3.78%) Redis
8 51 (2.47%) Big Data
8 51 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
10 46 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (2.09%) Power BI
12 40 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (1.36%) Hadoop
15 27 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 452 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 201 (9.75%) Jenkins
3 165 (8.00%) JIRA
4 144 (6.98%) JUnit
5 95 (4.61%) webpack
6 87 (4.22%) Mockito
7 82 (3.98%) Maven
8 74 (3.59%) Selenium
9 68 (3.30%) Visual Studio
10 62 (3.01%) NUnit
11 61 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 57 (2.76%) TeamCity
13 53 (2.57%) Subversion
14 44 (2.13%) Bitbucket
15 41 (1.99%) MSTest
16 40 (1.94%) Moq
17 36 (1.75%) Eclipse
17 36 (1.75%) SonarQube
18 32 (1.55%) GitLab
19 30 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 343 (16.63%) Finance
2 114 (5.53%) Marketing
3 74 (3.59%) Banking
4 58 (2.81%) Retail
5 36 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.55%) Public Sector
7 27 (1.31%) Law
8 24 (1.16%) Legal
9 23 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.07%) Advertising
11 21 (1.02%) Games
12 18 (0.87%) Front Office
13 17 (0.82%) Electronics
13 17 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.58%) Back Office
15 9 (0.44%) Local Government
16 5 (0.24%) Automotive
16 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.19%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,374 (66.63%) Developer
2 311 (15.08%) Java Developer
3 292 (14.16%) Senior Developer
4 239 (11.59%) .NET Developer
5 200 (9.70%) C# Developer
6 156 (7.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 153 (7.42%) Software Engineer
8 143 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 123 (5.97%) Software Developer
10 117 (5.67%) Architect
11 110 (5.33%) PHP Developer
12 92 (4.46%) Lead Developer
13 91 (4.41%) React Developer
14 89 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
15 87 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
16 82 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 77 (3.73%) Python Developer
18 71 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
19 53 (2.57%) Java Engineer
19 53 (2.57%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (30.94%) .NET
2 619 (30.02%) HTML
3 600 (29.10%) CSS
4 558 (27.06%) AngularJS
5 520 (25.22%) Web Services
6 498 (24.15%) React
7 459 (22.26%) SOAP
8 371 (17.99%) Node.js
9 348 (16.88%) JSON
10 326 (15.81%) Spring
11 299 (14.50%) .NET Core
12 267 (12.95%) ASP.NET
13 249 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 242 (11.74%) XML
15 229 (11.11%) .NET Framework
16 223 (10.81%) HTML5
17 199 (9.65%) jQuery
18 167 (8.10%) RESTful
19 153 (7.42%) Redux
20 151 (7.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.27%) User Experience
2 144 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 125 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 60 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 52 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.99%) Cloud Native
10 37 (1.79%) Blog
11 25 (1.21%) Market Risk
12 24 (1.16%) Social Media
13 20 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (0.82%) Marketing Technology
15 16 (0.78%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.73%) e-Learning
16 15 (0.73%) PKI
16 15 (0.73%) SCORM
17 14 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (8.29%) Linux
2 151 (7.32%) Windows
3 71 (3.44%) Android
4 61 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.55%) Unix
6 15 (0.73%) VMS
7 14 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.63%) CentOS
9 9 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.24%) Fedora
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.097%) Debian
15 1 (0.048%) MVS
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.048%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,077 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (27.30%) Microservices
3 494 (23.96%) TDD
4 426 (20.66%) Software Engineering
5 416 (20.17%) DevOps
6 389 (18.87%) Scrum
7 369 (17.90%) MVC
8 294 (14.26%) Test Automation
9 281 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
10 279 (13.53%) Unit Testing
11 256 (12.42%) BDD
12 231 (11.20%) OO
13 198 (9.60%) Web Development
14 193 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
15 188 (9.12%) Fintech
16 156 (7.57%) OOP
17 150 (7.27%) Open Source
18 147 (7.13%) E-Commerce
18 147 (7.13%) Front End Development
19 135 (6.55%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,040 (50.44%) JavaScript
2 623 (30.21%) Java
2 623 (30.21%) SQL
3 608 (29.49%) C#
4 329 (15.96%) Python
5 226 (10.96%) PHP
6 193 (9.36%) TypeScript
7 134 (6.50%) Java 8
8 100 (4.85%) C++
9 81 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 80 (3.88%) Go
11 67 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 59 (2.86%) Apex Code
13 57 (2.76%) ES6
14 30 (1.45%) C
15 29 (1.41%) SOQL
16 28 (1.36%) Kotlin
16 28 (1.36%) Scala
17 22 (1.07%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (11.93%) Degree
2 114 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 100 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.82%) PhD
6 14 (0.68%) ISEB
6 14 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.29%) CCNP
12 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.15%) MCPD
14 2 (0.097%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.097%) HND
14 2 (0.097%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.097%) SANS
15 1 (0.048%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.88%) QA
2 16 (0.78%) GDPR
3 8 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.24%) PSD2
5 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) MiFID
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.048%) Basel III
6 1 (0.048%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.048%) NCSC
System Software
1 433 (21.00%) Docker
2 28 (1.36%) vSphere
3 23 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.58%) NFS
6 9 (0.44%) Postfix
7 6 (0.29%) Varnish
8 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.15%) zsh
9 2 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.048%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 283 (13.72%) Kubernetes
2 83 (4.03%) Terraform
3 57 (2.76%) Ansible
4 19 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.87%) Puppet
6 16 (0.78%) Kibana
7 13 (0.63%) logstash
8 11 (0.53%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (0.48%) Grafana
10 8 (0.39%) vRealize
11 7 (0.34%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.19%) MIIS
12 4 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 3 (0.15%) cPanel
13 3 (0.15%) Plesk
14 2 (0.097%) Rancher
14 2 (0.097%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.048%) Control-M
15 1 (0.048%) Nagios
Vendors
1 274 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.07%) Oracle
3 73 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
4 72 (3.49%) Google
5 50 (2.42%) VMware
6 35 (1.70%) Zend
7 33 (1.60%) SAP
8 22 (1.07%) IBM
8 22 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 20 (0.97%) Xamarin
11 19 (0.92%) Pardot
12 18 (0.87%) TIBCO
13 16 (0.78%) Apple
14 14 (0.68%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.58%) NetIQ
16 10 (0.48%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.48%) Siebel
17 9 (0.44%) hybris
17 9 (0.44%) Splunk