Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 80 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 4,428 4,934 5,919
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.04% 3.59% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 9.12% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,806 4,175 5,019
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £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 42,719 54,119 67,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.01% 39.35% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35,407 44,764 57,526
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,952
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 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +19 2,277 £70,000 +7.69% 285
South East +21 854 £50,000 -4.76% 146
North of England +46 554 £45,000 -5.26% 108
North West +50 305 £47,500 -9.52% 60
Midlands +15 287 £50,000 +13.64% 59
South West -33 254 £45,000 - 46
West Midlands +50 213 £50,000 +5.26% 40
East of England +19 201 £52,500 - 43
Yorkshire +16 177 £48,000 +6.67% 42
East Midlands -44 74 £42,500 +6.25% 19
North East +25 72 £42,500 -5.56% 6
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2,389 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,910 (43.13%) JavaScript
3 1,495 (33.76%) .NET
4 1,486 (33.56%) C#
5 1,398 (31.57%) Java
6 1,361 (30.74%) CSS
7 1,309 (29.56%) HTML
8 1,298 (29.31%) SQL
9 1,235 (27.89%) Web Services
10 1,223 (27.62%) SOAP
11 1,159 (26.17%) AWS
12 978 (22.09%) Git (software)
13 970 (21.91%) TDD
14 944 (21.32%) Azure
15 932 (21.05%) AngularJS
16 923 (20.84%) Finance
17 893 (20.17%) Microservices
18 881 (19.90%) SQL Server
19 876 (19.78%) DevOps
20 873 (19.72%) MVC
21 859 (19.40%) Scrum
22 856 (19.33%) Software Engineering
23 842 (19.02%) Docker
24 766 (17.30%) JSON
25 758 (17.12%) React
26 694 (15.67%) Test Automation
27 685 (15.47%) XML
27 685 (15.47%) Python
28 666 (15.04%) ASP.NET
29 632 (14.27%) Continuous Integration

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
1 167 (3.77%) Confluence
2 164 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 114 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 104 (2.35%) CMS
5 101 (2.28%) Apache
5 101 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 94 (2.12%) IIS
7 66 (1.49%) EPiServer
8 49 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 49 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 40 (0.90%) JBoss
10 39 (0.88%) Mule
10 39 (0.88%) nginx
11 34 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 32 (0.72%) WordPress
13 30 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 28 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 23 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
17 22 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 43 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.56%) Adobe XD
2 25 (0.56%) InVision
2 25 (0.56%) Zeplin
3 24 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.18%) Gliffy
6 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.16%) Sketch
8 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.023%) Figma
10 1 (0.023%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 34 (0.77%) Magento
2 25 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.23%) HFM
4 10 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 10 (0.23%) Oracle FAH
4 10 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.18%) Elite 3E
6 8 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.14%) Shopify
8 5 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,159 (26.17%) AWS
2 944 (21.32%) Azure
3 319 (7.20%) SaaS
4 264 (5.96%) GitHub
5 205 (4.63%) Serverless
6 185 (4.18%) GCP
7 123 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
8 103 (2.33%) PaaS
9 95 (2.15%) npm
10 64 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
11 58 (1.31%) Power Platform
12 56 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
13 51 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
13 51 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 50 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 46 (1.04%) IaaS
16 41 (0.93%) Amazon S3
17 34 (0.77%) Boomi
18 33 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 31 (0.70%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 247 (5.58%) HTTP
2 94 (2.12%) Internet
3 75 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 53 (1.20%) DNS
5 35 (0.79%) VoIP
6 32 (0.72%) SSL
7 30 (0.68%) Firewall
8 29 (0.65%) SSH
9 22 (0.50%) FTP
10 21 (0.47%) RTP
11 18 (0.41%) Network Security
12 17 (0.38%) SMS
13 16 (0.36%) WAN
14 14 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.25%) IPsec
15 11 (0.25%) X.509
16 8 (0.18%) AMQP
16 8 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
16 8 (0.18%) MPLS
17 7 (0.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 483 (10.91%) MySQL
3 356 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 332 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 247 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 200 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 144 (3.25%) Redis
8 113 (2.55%) Big Data
9 86 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 76 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 74 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 72 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 67 (1.51%) Hadoop
15 57 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 56 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 54 (1.22%) Power BI
18 48 (1.08%) Oracle Database
19 44 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 978 (22.09%) Git (software)
2 487 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 420 (9.49%) JIRA
4 327 (7.38%) Selenium
5 265 (5.98%) Maven
6 241 (5.44%) JUnit
7 228 (5.15%) Visual Studio
8 186 (4.20%) Cucumber
9 160 (3.61%) webpack
10 154 (3.48%) Bitbucket
11 135 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 109 (2.46%) NUnit
13 105 (2.37%) Jasmine
14 104 (2.35%) TeamCity
15 103 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 101 (2.28%) WebDriver
17 93 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
18 83 (1.87%) Subversion
19 69 (1.56%) Gradle
19 69 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 923 (20.84%) Finance
2 254 (5.74%) Marketing
3 242 (5.47%) Banking
4 161 (3.64%) Retail
5 86 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 85 (1.92%) Games
7 75 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 64 (1.45%) Legal
9 57 (1.29%) Law
10 56 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.72%) Electronics
14 31 (0.70%) Advertising
15 29 (0.65%) Front Office
16 27 (0.61%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.52%) Publishing
18 17 (0.38%) Automotive
19 15 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,861 (64.61%) Developer
2 698 (15.76%) Senior Developer
3 509 (11.50%) .NET Developer
4 506 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 429 (9.69%) C# Developer
6 401 (9.06%) Software Engineer
7 328 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 306 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 255 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 242 (5.47%) PHP Developer
11 230 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 189 (4.27%) Architect
13 178 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 161 (3.64%) React Developer
15 147 (3.32%) Angular Developer
16 146 (3.30%) Python Developer
17 144 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
18 135 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
19 128 (2.89%) Analyst
20 127 (2.87%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,495 (33.76%) .NET
2 1,361 (30.74%) CSS
3 1,309 (29.56%) HTML
4 1,235 (27.89%) Web Services
5 1,223 (27.62%) SOAP
6 932 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 766 (17.30%) JSON
8 758 (17.12%) React
9 685 (15.47%) XML
10 666 (15.04%) ASP.NET
11 553 (12.49%) Node.js
12 552 (12.47%) Spring
13 460 (10.39%) jQuery
14 439 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 436 (9.85%) .NET Core
15 436 (9.85%) HTML5
16 391 (8.83%) .NET Framework
17 313 (7.07%) RESTful
18 310 (7.00%) Redux
19 301 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 323 (7.29%) User Experience
2 302 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 281 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 239 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 127 (2.87%) Data Structures
7 114 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 102 (2.30%) Cloud Native
9 95 (2.15%) Algorithms
10 62 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 59 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 44 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 40 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 38 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 27 (0.61%) Social Media
16 24 (0.54%) Online Gambling
17 23 (0.52%) IVR
18 20 (0.45%) Mainframe
18 20 (0.45%) PKI
19 19 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 563 (12.71%) Linux
2 273 (6.17%) Windows
3 214 (4.83%) Android
4 184 (4.16%) Apple iOS
5 121 (2.73%) Unix
6 78 (1.76%) Mac OS X
7 38 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 36 (0.81%) CentOS
9 33 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.38%) Fedora
11 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.090%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.068%) AIX
16 3 (0.068%) Debian
16 3 (0.068%) Solaris
16 3 (0.068%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.045%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,389 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 970 (21.91%) TDD
3 893 (20.17%) Microservices
4 876 (19.78%) DevOps
5 873 (19.72%) MVC
6 859 (19.40%) Scrum
7 856 (19.33%) Software Engineering
8 694 (15.67%) Test Automation
9 632 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
10 527 (11.90%) OO
11 485 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
12 482 (10.89%) Web Development
13 475 (10.73%) BDD
14 435 (9.82%) Fintech
15 380 (8.58%) Computer Science
16 361 (8.15%) Front End Development
17 344 (7.77%) Unit Testing
18 327 (7.38%) Mentoring
19 324 (7.32%) OOP
20 308 (6.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,910 (43.13%) JavaScript
2 1,486 (33.56%) C#
3 1,398 (31.57%) Java
4 1,298 (29.31%) SQL
5 685 (15.47%) Python
6 426 (9.62%) PHP
7 312 (7.05%) Java 8
8 311 (7.02%) TypeScript
9 169 (3.82%) Ruby
10 168 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 159 (3.59%) C++
12 155 (3.50%) ES6
13 148 (3.34%) C
14 141 (3.18%) Kotlin
15 115 (2.60%) Go
16 113 (2.55%) PowerShell
17 102 (2.30%) Bash Shell
18 97 (2.19%) Apple Swift
19 96 (2.17%) Scala
20 85 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 408 (9.21%) Degree
2 206 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 40 (0.90%) ISEB
7 26 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.36%) PMP
10 15 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.34%) HND
11 11 (0.25%) CEH
11 11 (0.25%) GWAPT
11 11 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.25%) OSCP
12 10 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.20%) CISSP
13 9 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (7.29%) QA
2 35 (0.79%) GDPR
3 24 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.20%) SLA
6 8 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.18%) NCSC
6 8 (0.18%) PSD2
7 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.090%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.090%) WCAG
9 3 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.068%) PMO
10 2 (0.045%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.045%) RMADS
11 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.023%) EMIR
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 842 (19.02%) Docker
2 49 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.36%) vSphere
5 14 (0.32%) ACF2
5 14 (0.32%) RACF
6 13 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.18%) Xen
9 6 (0.14%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.14%) Postfix
9 6 (0.14%) Varnish
10 4 (0.090%) IAG
10 4 (0.090%) KVM
11 2 (0.045%) Firmware
11 2 (0.045%) LXC
11 2 (0.045%) NFS
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.023%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 474 (10.70%) Kubernetes
2 136 (3.07%) Terraform
3 78 (1.76%) Ansible
4 70 (1.58%) Mesos
5 50 (1.13%) Puppet
6 48 (1.08%) Grafana
7 45 (1.02%) Kibana
8 39 (0.88%) Marathon
9 38 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (0.43%) Rancher
12 15 (0.34%) Prometheus
13 14 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
14 13 (0.29%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.23%) logstash
16 8 (0.18%) Automic
16 8 (0.18%) Packer
17 7 (0.16%) Nagios
17 7 (0.16%) Tivoli
18 6 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 498 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 280 (6.32%) Oracle
3 185 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
4 170 (3.84%) Google
5 92 (2.08%) IBM
6 89 (2.01%) Atlassian
7 77 (1.74%) MuleSoft
8 71 (1.60%) Zend
9 69 (1.56%) Adobe
9 69 (1.56%) SAP
10 45 (1.02%) Xamarin
11 41 (0.93%) Dell
12 36 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 36 (0.81%) VMware
13 33 (0.75%) Sitecore
14 29 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 28 (0.63%) HP
15 28 (0.63%) Tableau
16 27 (0.61%) Intapp
16 27 (0.61%) TIBCO