Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 78 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,863 2,695 2,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.10% 3.84% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.08% 9.47% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,219 2,120 2,390
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 28,400 28,454 33,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.63% 40.51% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23,224 24,015 29,065
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in London

REST
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for REST in London

REST
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in London

REST
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the London region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
Central London +22 621 £65,000 +4.00% 132
West London +2 134 £60,000 +4.35% 65
East London +8 50 £67,500 +12.50% 24
South London -6 39 £44,000 -16.19% 15
North London -4 7 £56,250 +7.14% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for REST.

1 1,632 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,454 (50.79%) Java
3 1,283 (44.81%) JavaScript
4 1,004 (35.07%) TDD
5 953 (33.29%) SQL
6 853 (29.79%) Web Services
7 836 (29.20%) HTML
8 772 (26.96%) Microservices
9 754 (26.34%) CSS
10 746 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
11 720 (25.15%) Finance
12 712 (24.87%) SOAP
13 676 (23.61%) C#
14 675 (23.58%) .NET
15 648 (22.63%) Spring
16 637 (22.25%) AngularJS
17 631 (22.04%) DevOps
18 594 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
19 590 (20.61%) Git (software)
20 541 (18.90%) Test Automation
21 523 (18.27%) JSON
22 519 (18.13%) BDD
23 512 (17.88%) Node.js
24 510 (17.81%) Scrum
25 501 (17.50%) Software Engineering
26 497 (17.36%) MVC
27 465 (16.24%) Python
28 433 (15.12%) SQL Server
29 426 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
30 423 (14.77%) React

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 173 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 157 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
3 131 (4.58%) Confluence
4 94 (3.28%) IIS
4 94 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 92 (3.21%) Apache
6 89 (3.11%) SharePoint
7 87 (3.04%) JBoss
8 84 (2.93%) CMS
9 75 (2.62%) Apache Spark
10 51 (1.78%) Mule
11 50 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
12 47 (1.64%) NServiceBus
13 46 (1.61%) Drupal
13 46 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 44 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 44 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 42 (1.47%) Ethereum
16 41 (1.43%) EPiServer
17 38 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.21%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.070%) LibreOffice
10 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.035%) Mingle
10 1 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.52%) MetaTrader
2 13 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.42%) Magento
3 12 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.10%) Ripple
10 2 (0.070%) Endur
10 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.070%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.035%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.035%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.035%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 746 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
2 426 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (5.90%) SaaS
4 134 (4.68%) Serverless
5 120 (4.19%) PaaS
6 103 (3.60%) GitHub
7 93 (3.25%) IaaS
8 85 (2.97%) npm
9 81 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
10 71 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
11 68 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 63 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 56 (1.96%) Slack
14 42 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
15 34 (1.19%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.98%) Heroku
17 27 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
18 25 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
18 25 (0.87%) Office 365
18 25 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 287 (10.02%) HTTP
2 115 (4.02%) Internet
3 48 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.33%) SSL
5 32 (1.12%) Intranet
6 27 (0.94%) FTP
7 22 (0.77%) DNS
8 21 (0.73%) Firewall
9 20 (0.70%) SMPP
10 17 (0.59%) Kerberos
10 17 (0.59%) Wireshark
11 16 (0.56%) VPN
12 15 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 13 (0.45%) Anycast
13 13 (0.45%) DHCP
13 13 (0.45%) Quagga
14 12 (0.42%) Skype
15 11 (0.38%) AMQP
16 9 (0.31%) Unified Communications
17 8 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 414 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 316 (11.04%) MongoDB
4 258 (9.01%) MySQL
5 217 (7.58%) Big Data
6 197 (6.88%) Relational Database
7 156 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
8 120 (4.19%) Redis
9 99 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 88 (3.07%) Blockchain
10 88 (3.07%) Hadoop
11 66 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 62 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 54 (1.89%) Neo4j
14 44 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
15 39 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
16 38 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (1.22%) HBase
18 29 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 590 (20.61%) Git (software)
2 393 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 302 (10.55%) Maven
4 271 (9.47%) JIRA
5 209 (7.30%) Selenium
6 188 (6.57%) JUnit
7 158 (5.52%) Cucumber
8 121 (4.23%) Visual Studio
9 113 (3.95%) webpack
10 112 (3.91%) Gradle
11 107 (3.74%) TeamCity
12 99 (3.46%) Subversion
13 91 (3.18%) gulp
14 90 (3.14%) NUnit
15 86 (3.00%) Babel
16 85 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 76 (2.65%) Mocha
18 74 (2.58%) Grunt
19 68 (2.38%) Bitbucket
20 63 (2.20%) Eclipse
General
1 720 (25.15%) Finance
2 386 (13.48%) Banking
3 192 (6.71%) Games
3 192 (6.71%) Retail
4 118 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 116 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 96 (3.35%) Advertising
7 83 (2.90%) Marketing
7 83 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.64%) Law
9 40 (1.40%) Publishing
10 27 (0.94%) Legal
11 20 (0.70%) Front Office
12 18 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.59%) Electronics
14 10 (0.35%) Military
14 10 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.28%) Retail Finance
16 7 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
17 4 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,701 (59.41%) Developer
2 587 (20.50%) Java Developer
3 408 (14.25%) Senior Developer
4 268 (9.36%) Architect
5 214 (7.47%) C# Developer
6 197 (6.88%) .NET Developer
6 197 (6.88%) Software Engineer
7 184 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 152 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 147 (5.13%) Java Engineer
10 127 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 113 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
12 109 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 105 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 94 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
15 92 (3.21%) Software Developer
16 87 (3.04%) Angular Developer
17 86 (3.00%) AWS Developer
18 82 (2.86%) PHP Developer
19 81 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 853 (29.79%) Web Services
2 836 (29.20%) HTML
3 754 (26.34%) CSS
4 712 (24.87%) SOAP
5 675 (23.58%) .NET
6 648 (22.63%) Spring
7 637 (22.25%) AngularJS
8 523 (18.27%) JSON
9 512 (17.88%) Node.js
10 423 (14.77%) React
11 374 (13.06%) XML
12 342 (11.95%) HTML5
13 341 (11.91%) ASP.NET
14 245 (8.56%) Hibernate
15 239 (8.35%) Spring Boot
16 229 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 227 (7.93%) Redux
18 225 (7.86%) jQuery
19 221 (7.72%) RESTful
20 206 (7.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 309 (10.79%) Computer Science
2 283 (9.88%) User Experience
3 230 (8.03%) Fintech
4 221 (7.72%) Mobile App
5 206 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
6 195 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
7 188 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
8 128 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
9 88 (3.07%) Algorithms
10 84 (2.93%) Data Structures
11 69 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
12 49 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
13 47 (1.64%) Public Cloud
14 46 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 32 (1.12%) Hedge funds
17 31 (1.08%) Online Games
18 28 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 27 (0.94%) Bitcoin
19 27 (0.94%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 366 (12.78%) Linux
2 199 (6.95%) Windows
3 112 (3.91%) Android
4 110 (3.84%) Unix
5 99 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.12%) CentOS
7 26 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.52%) Debian
10 15 (0.52%) Solaris
10 15 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.10%) AIX
15 2 (0.070%) Fedora
16 1 (0.035%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,632 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,004 (35.07%) TDD
3 772 (26.96%) Microservices
4 631 (22.04%) DevOps
5 594 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 541 (18.90%) Test Automation
7 519 (18.13%) BDD
8 510 (17.81%) Scrum
9 501 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 497 (17.36%) MVC
11 401 (14.01%) OO
12 381 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
13 365 (12.75%) SOA
14 364 (12.71%) Web Development
15 315 (11.00%) Unit Testing
16 241 (8.42%) Open Source
17 235 (8.21%) SDLC
18 208 (7.27%) Analytics
18 208 (7.27%) Pair Programming
19 207 (7.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,454 (50.79%) Java
2 1,283 (44.81%) JavaScript
3 953 (33.29%) SQL
4 676 (23.61%) C#
5 465 (16.24%) Python
6 369 (12.89%) Java 8
7 259 (9.05%) PHP
8 177 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 177 (6.18%) Scala
9 176 (6.15%) ES6
10 142 (4.96%) Ruby
11 119 (4.16%) TypeScript
12 95 (3.32%) Apex Code
13 74 (2.58%) Perl
14 72 (2.51%) C++
15 66 (2.31%) Groovy
16 65 (2.27%) Go
17 62 (2.17%) Bash Shell
18 53 (1.85%) Objective-C
19 52 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 400 (13.97%) Degree
2 125 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.87%) AWS Certification
5 17 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (0.56%) PhD
7 15 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.28%) CCNA
9 8 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.28%) CISSP
9 8 (0.28%) MCSE
9 8 (0.28%) SANS
10 7 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (0.24%) GIAC
10 7 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (0.24%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (10.20%) QA
2 25 (0.87%) WCAG
3 17 (0.59%) GDPR
4 14 (0.49%) GCP
5 12 (0.42%) PSD2
6 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.21%) MiFID
7 6 (0.21%) PMO
8 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.070%) SLA
11 1 (0.035%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 368 (12.85%) Docker
2 68 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.52%) vSphere
5 12 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.21%) iptables
8 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.10%) KVM
9 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.070%) HDFS
10 2 (0.070%) Varnish
11 1 (0.035%) ACF2
11 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.035%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.035%) GridGain
11 1 (0.035%) IAG
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.035%) RACF
Systems Management
1 151 (5.27%) Ansible
2 113 (3.95%) Kubernetes
3 97 (3.39%) Puppet
4 85 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (2.24%) Terraform
6 35 (1.22%) Kibana
7 32 (1.12%) logstash
8 31 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (0.66%) Salt
10 16 (0.56%) Packer
11 15 (0.52%) Perfmon
12 13 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.42%) Consul
14 9 (0.31%) Graphite
15 8 (0.28%) Mesos
15 8 (0.28%) Nagios
16 5 (0.17%) CFEngine
16 5 (0.17%) Rancher
17 4 (0.14%) Automic
17 4 (0.14%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 276 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 210 (7.33%) Oracle
3 183 (6.39%) Google
4 129 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
5 76 (2.65%) IBM
6 69 (2.41%) Splunk
7 58 (2.03%) TIBCO
8 49 (1.71%) AppDynamics
9 48 (1.68%) VMware
10 37 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 30 (1.05%) Adobe
11 30 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 29 (1.01%) SAP
12 29 (1.01%) Zend
13 27 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 24 (0.84%) BEA
15 22 (0.77%) Apple
15 22 (0.77%) Cognizant
16 21 (0.73%) Tableau
17 20 (0.70%) Red Hat