Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 73 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,686 3,158 2,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.04% 4.26% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.90% 10.95% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,081 2,437 2,528
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 27,133 28,846 29,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.78% 38.93% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22,369 23,649 26,270
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,466 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +5 549 £70,000 +12.00% 136
South London 0 105 £52,500 +9.38% 17
West London +1 95 £60,000 +4.35% 59
East London -4 30 £62,500 +14.16% 34
North London -2 20 £60,000 +14.29% 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,469 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1,329 (49.48%) Java
3 1,140 (42.44%) JavaScript
4 919 (34.21%) SQL
5 871 (32.43%) TDD
6 804 (29.93%) Microservices
7 783 (29.15%) Web Services
8 772 (28.74%) HTML
9 731 (27.22%) Finance
10 700 (26.06%) C#
11 698 (25.99%) SOAP
12 683 (25.43%) .NET
13 678 (25.24%) AngularJS
14 658 (24.50%) DevOps
15 631 (23.49%) CSS
16 605 (22.52%) Spring
17 576 (21.44%) Amazon AWS
18 518 (19.29%) Test Automation
19 517 (19.25%) JSON
20 505 (18.80%) Node.js
21 492 (18.32%) Git (software)
22 473 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
23 469 (17.46%) React
24 459 (17.09%) Scrum
25 456 (16.98%) MVC
26 447 (16.64%) SQL Server
27 446 (16.60%) BDD
28 430 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
29 421 (15.67%) Docker
30 413 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 175 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 97 (3.61%) CMS
3 77 (2.87%) Apache Spark
4 76 (2.83%) IIS
5 75 (2.79%) Confluence
6 67 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 61 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 46 (1.71%) Mule
9 41 (1.53%) Apache
9 41 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.15%) JBoss
11 30 (1.12%) nginx
11 30 (1.12%) WordPress
12 27 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (0.93%) Ethereum
14 24 (0.89%) SharePoint
15 22 (0.82%) Drupal
16 21 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 21 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.15%) Snapchat
4 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.074%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.037%) HipChat
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 17 (0.63%) Magento
4 9 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.30%) Shopify
6 5 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.11%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.074%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.074%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.074%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.037%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 576 (21.44%) Amazon AWS
2 413 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (4.62%) SaaS
4 109 (4.06%) PaaS
5 101 (3.76%) GitHub
6 91 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 84 (3.13%) Serverless
8 66 (2.46%) IaaS
9 63 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
10 62 (2.31%) npm
11 43 (1.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 36 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (1.19%) Apigee
13 32 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
15 27 (1.01%) Office 365
16 24 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 22 (0.82%) Amazon S3
17 22 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (5.62%) HTTP
2 84 (3.13%) Internet
3 31 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.82%) VPN
5 21 (0.78%) Firewall
6 19 (0.71%) Bluetooth
7 18 (0.67%) SSL
8 14 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (0.48%) NFC
10 12 (0.45%) AMQP
11 10 (0.37%) DNS
11 10 (0.37%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.37%) MPLS
12 8 (0.30%) MQTT
13 7 (0.26%) FTP
13 7 (0.26%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.22%) Skype
15 5 (0.19%) SAN
16 4 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 354 (13.18%) NoSQL
3 262 (9.75%) MongoDB
4 180 (6.70%) Big Data
5 160 (5.96%) MySQL
6 142 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
7 124 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 104 (3.87%) Redis
9 90 (3.35%) Blockchain
10 88 (3.28%) Hadoop
11 83 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 52 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 48 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (1.56%) Couchbase
14 42 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (1.56%) Oracle Database
15 37 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (1.12%) RDBMS
18 28 (1.04%) Flink
Development Applications
1 492 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 362 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 203 (7.56%) JIRA
4 171 (6.37%) Maven
5 150 (5.58%) webpack
6 145 (5.40%) Selenium
7 137 (5.10%) JUnit
8 128 (4.77%) Cucumber
9 124 (4.62%) TeamCity
10 104 (3.87%) NUnit
11 98 (3.65%) Gradle
12 97 (3.61%) gulp
13 89 (3.31%) Visual Studio
14 81 (3.02%) Protractor
15 79 (2.94%) Grunt
16 68 (2.53%) Subversion
17 58 (2.16%) SpecFlow
18 57 (2.12%) Bitbucket
19 53 (1.97%) Babel
20 51 (1.90%) Mockito
General
1 731 (27.22%) Finance
2 355 (13.22%) Banking
3 182 (6.78%) Retail
4 172 (6.40%) Games
5 80 (2.98%) Marketing
6 74 (2.76%) Advertising
7 52 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 49 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.60%) Law
10 35 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.23%) Front Office
11 33 (1.23%) Publishing
12 27 (1.01%) Retail Finance
13 20 (0.74%) Back Office
14 19 (0.71%) Legal
15 16 (0.60%) Electronics
16 12 (0.45%) Automotive
16 12 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,679 (62.51%) Developer
2 636 (23.68%) Java Developer
3 393 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 275 (10.24%) .NET Developer
5 251 (9.34%) Architect
6 198 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 175 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 171 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 160 (5.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 138 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 120 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 108 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 99 (3.69%) Analyst
14 98 (3.65%) Java Engineer
15 94 (3.50%) Lead Developer
16 92 (3.43%) Software Developer
17 91 (3.39%) Python Developer
18 87 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
19 84 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
20 78 (2.90%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (29.15%) Web Services
2 772 (28.74%) HTML
3 698 (25.99%) SOAP
4 683 (25.43%) .NET
5 678 (25.24%) AngularJS
6 631 (23.49%) CSS
7 605 (22.52%) Spring
8 517 (19.25%) JSON
9 505 (18.80%) Node.js
10 469 (17.46%) React
11 383 (14.26%) XML
12 332 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 311 (11.58%) ASP.NET
14 288 (10.72%) HTML5
15 253 (9.42%) RESTful
16 211 (7.86%) Spring Boot
17 201 (7.48%) jQuery
18 200 (7.45%) CSS3
19 162 (6.03%) Redux
20 157 (5.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.38%) Fintech
2 189 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
3 183 (6.81%) User Experience
4 142 (5.29%) Mobile App
5 130 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 77 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 72 (2.68%) Data Structures
9 66 (2.46%) Algorithms
10 61 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.68%) Fixed Income
12 43 (1.60%) Derivative
13 41 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 35 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (1.04%) Equities
16 24 (0.89%) Blog
17 23 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.86%) Public Cloud
17 23 (0.86%) Tandem
18 21 (0.78%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 234 (8.71%) Linux
2 159 (5.92%) Windows
3 106 (3.95%) Android
4 91 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 85 (3.16%) Unix
6 18 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.41%) Solaris
9 9 (0.34%) CentOS
10 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.037%) AIX
13 1 (0.037%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.037%) Debian
13 1 (0.037%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,469 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 871 (32.43%) TDD
3 804 (29.93%) Microservices
4 658 (24.50%) DevOps
5 518 (19.29%) Test Automation
6 473 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
7 459 (17.09%) Scrum
8 456 (16.98%) MVC
9 446 (16.60%) BDD
10 430 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
11 399 (14.85%) Software Engineering
12 351 (13.07%) OO
13 297 (11.06%) SOA
14 281 (10.46%) Open Source
15 274 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
16 251 (9.34%) Front End Development
17 238 (8.86%) Computer Science
18 231 (8.60%) Unit Testing
19 216 (8.04%) Web Development
20 212 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,329 (49.48%) Java
2 1,140 (42.44%) JavaScript
3 919 (34.21%) SQL
4 700 (26.06%) C#
5 413 (15.38%) Python
6 302 (11.24%) Java 8
7 178 (6.63%) PHP
8 162 (6.03%) ES6
9 141 (5.25%) Scala
10 97 (3.61%) Ruby
11 88 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 86 (3.20%) PowerShell
13 76 (2.83%) TypeScript
14 75 (2.79%) C++
15 74 (2.76%) C
16 68 (2.53%) Apex Code
17 52 (1.94%) Go
18 42 (1.56%) Apple Swift
18 42 (1.56%) T-SQL
19 38 (1.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 371 (13.81%) Degree
2 105 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.37%) PhD
9 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.30%) CISSP
11 6 (0.22%) CCNA
11 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.22%) GIAC
11 6 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.22%) MCSE
11 6 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.22%) SANS
11 6 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (9.05%) QA
2 22 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.45%) SLA
3 12 (0.45%) WCAG
4 10 (0.37%) GDPR
5 7 (0.26%) PMO
6 5 (0.19%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 421 (15.67%) Docker
2 60 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.48%) HDFS
4 13 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.45%) Varnish
5 12 (0.45%) vSphere
6 10 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.11%) Squid
9 1 (0.037%) ACF2
9 1 (0.037%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.037%) GridGain
9 1 (0.037%) NFS
9 1 (0.037%) RACF
9 1 (0.037%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 159 (5.92%) Kubernetes
2 96 (3.57%) Ansible
3 57 (2.12%) Puppet
4 54 (2.01%) Terraform
5 49 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.82%) Mesos
7 19 (0.71%) Kibana
8 16 (0.60%) logstash
9 14 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.45%) Grafana
10 12 (0.45%) Rancher
11 11 (0.41%) Packer
11 11 (0.41%) Salt
12 10 (0.37%) Automic
12 10 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 10 (0.37%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 8 (0.30%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.22%) Consul
16 5 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 257 (9.57%) Oracle
2 227 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.47%) Google
4 106 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (2.35%) IBM
6 52 (1.94%) Splunk
7 39 (1.45%) Tableau
8 34 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.19%) Adobe
9 32 (1.19%) TIBCO
10 31 (1.15%) Foundry
11 30 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 29 (1.08%) Jitterbit
12 29 (1.08%) MuleSoft
13 25 (0.93%) Cadence
13 25 (0.93%) VMware
14 24 (0.89%) Charles River
15 21 (0.78%) Apple
15 21 (0.78%) Axway
16 19 (0.71%) Sitecore