Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 90 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 +53 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 100 92 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.37% 2.93% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 7.66% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 100 78 64
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% +7.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £62,500 £56,175
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.12% -11.00%

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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,156 1,201 1,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.95% 38.25% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,031 1,662
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Leeds

REST
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Leeds.

Salary trend for REST in Leeds

REST
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for REST.

1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) Java
3 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (31.00%) TDD
4 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (25.00%) Node.js
6 24 (24.00%) Scrum
7 23 (23.00%) .NET
8 21 (21.00%) CSS
9 20 (20.00%) SOAP
9 20 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 19 (19.00%) AWS
11 18 (18.00%) BDD
11 18 (18.00%) PHP
12 17 (17.00%) Spring
12 17 (17.00%) JSON
13 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 16 (16.00%) GraphQL
14 15 (15.00%) SQL
15 14 (14.00%) HTML
15 14 (14.00%) Kanban
16 13 (13.00%) Selenium
16 13 (13.00%) QA
16 13 (13.00%) Web Services
16 13 (13.00%) JUnit
16 13 (13.00%) Finance
16 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
16 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
16 13 (13.00%) Serverless
17 12 (12.00%) Functional Testing

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Fuse
3 3 (3.00%) WordPress
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) AWS
2 13 (13.00%) Serverless
3 8 (8.00%) Cloudflare
3 8 (8.00%) GitHub
4 6 (6.00%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.00%) Azure
6 4 (4.00%) Stackdriver
7 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.00%) GCP
9 1 (1.00%) IaaS
9 1 (1.00%) PaaS
9 1 (1.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) HTTP
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) MySQL
1 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.00%) Redis
2 6 (6.00%) Power BI
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) JUnit
2 13 (13.00%) Selenium
3 9 (9.00%) gulp
3 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.00%) webpack
4 7 (7.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.00%) Maven
5 6 (6.00%) Mockito
6 5 (5.00%) Grunt
7 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.00%) JIRA
7 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.00%) DbUnit
8 3 (3.00%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.00%) jMock
8 3 (3.00%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Marketing
3 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Tester
4 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Automation Tester
5 9 (9.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.00%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Graduate
8 6 (6.00%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (6.00%) QA Leader
9 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Python Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Graduate Tester
10 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.00%) Node.js
2 23 (23.00%) .NET
3 21 (21.00%) CSS
4 20 (20.00%) SOAP
5 17 (17.00%) JSON
5 17 (17.00%) Spring
6 16 (16.00%) GraphQL
7 14 (14.00%) HTML
8 13 (13.00%) Web Services
9 12 (12.00%) XML
10 9 (9.00%) React
11 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.00%) Laravel
12 7 (7.00%) Hibernate
12 7 (7.00%) Spring Boot
12 7 (7.00%) Vue.js
13 5 (5.00%) PowerMock
13 5 (5.00%) Spring Batch
13 5 (5.00%) Spring MVC
13 5 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (12.00%) User Experience
2 8 (8.00%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.00%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.00%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) iSeries
7 1 (1.00%) Blog
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (31.00%) TDD
3 24 (24.00%) Scrum
4 20 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.00%) BDD
6 14 (14.00%) Kanban
7 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 12 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 11 (11.00%) DevOps
9 11 (11.00%) Microservices
10 10 (10.00%) API Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.00%) iOS Development
12 8 (8.00%) Decision-Making
12 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (8.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) Java
2 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.00%) PHP
4 15 (15.00%) SQL
5 12 (12.00%) Apple Swift
5 12 (12.00%) Objective-C
5 12 (12.00%) Python
6 11 (11.00%) C#
7 6 (6.00%) Java 8
7 6 (6.00%) Ruby
7 6 (6.00%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.00%) ES6
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) Java 9
11 1 (1.00%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) IBM
2 3 (3.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Unisys
3 2 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.00%) Splunk