Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 71 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,373 2,795 2,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.23% 4.08% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 9.99% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 2,172 2,189
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -

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 21,900 27,991 29,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.03% 40.83% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18,276 22,899 23,515
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 +15 574 £70,000 - 133
South London +47 131 £57,500 +21.05% 16
West London +27 120 £58,750 -2.08% 65
North London -1 8 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East London -14 7 £55,000 -18.52% 30
REST
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 1,302 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 921 (38.81%) Java
3 918 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 713 (30.05%) C#
5 703 (29.62%) Microservices
6 691 (29.12%) .NET
7 647 (27.27%) TDD
8 629 (26.51%) AWS
9 628 (26.46%) HTML
10 622 (26.21%) SQL
11 611 (25.75%) CSS
12 573 (24.15%) Finance
13 558 (23.51%) Git (software)
14 555 (23.39%) DevOps
15 535 (22.55%) Web Services
16 524 (22.08%) Docker
17 471 (19.85%) Azure
18 458 (19.30%) AngularJS
19 456 (19.22%) SQL Server
20 442 (18.63%) SOAP
21 436 (18.37%) MVC
22 435 (18.33%) Scrum
23 428 (18.04%) Degree
24 424 (17.87%) React
25 423 (17.83%) OO
26 418 (17.61%) Python
27 414 (17.45%) Software Engineering
28 404 (17.02%) BDD
29 401 (16.90%) JSON
30 393 (16.56%) Spring

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
1 120 (5.06%) Apache Spark
2 87 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (2.87%) Apache
4 66 (2.78%) Confluence
5 55 (2.32%) CMS
6 51 (2.15%) IIS
7 42 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 28 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 28 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 22 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (0.88%) nginx
12 18 (0.76%) Anypoint
13 16 (0.67%) WordPress
14 15 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.59%) JBoss
16 11 (0.46%) Mule
16 11 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
3 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.17%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.084%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.084%) Sketch
6 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.042%) InDesign
6 1 (0.042%) Marvel
6 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.042%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 30 (1.26%) Magento
2 18 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 16 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
9 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.17%) StreamServe
10 3 (0.13%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.084%) Odoo
11 2 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.042%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 629 (26.51%) AWS
2 471 (19.85%) Azure
3 145 (6.11%) SaaS
4 133 (5.60%) GCP
5 104 (4.38%) GitHub
6 86 (3.62%) Serverless
7 82 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (2.53%) PaaS
9 44 (1.85%) Amazon S3
10 39 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (1.56%) IaaS
12 33 (1.39%) Power Platform
13 31 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
15 26 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
16 25 (1.05%) npm
16 25 (1.05%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.97%) Azure Functions
18 22 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (6.07%) HTTP
2 63 (2.65%) Internet
3 32 (1.35%) Firewall
4 22 (0.93%) DNS
5 21 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 21 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.67%) SSL
7 14 (0.59%) AMQP
7 14 (0.59%) SSH
7 14 (0.59%) VPN
8 9 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.25%) SMTP
11 5 (0.21%) Skype
11 5 (0.21%) SNMP
12 4 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.17%) SMS
12 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 287 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 254 (10.70%) MySQL
4 164 (6.91%) MongoDB
5 157 (6.62%) Big Data
6 130 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 112 (4.72%) Redis
8 98 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 73 (3.08%) Hadoop
10 57 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 46 (1.94%) Blockchain
13 43 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 41 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
16 33 (1.39%) Power BI
17 32 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (1.35%) Event Store
17 32 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 558 (23.51%) Git (software)
2 296 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 200 (8.43%) Selenium
4 198 (8.34%) JIRA
5 130 (5.48%) Cucumber
6 126 (5.31%) JUnit
7 115 (4.85%) Visual Studio
8 104 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 104 (4.38%) TeamCity
9 95 (4.00%) Maven
10 92 (3.88%) NUnit
11 77 (3.24%) SpecFlow
12 66 (2.78%) Mockito
13 58 (2.44%) Jasmine
14 56 (2.36%) webpack
15 54 (2.28%) Mocha
16 52 (2.19%) Bitbucket Server
16 52 (2.19%) Protractor
17 51 (2.15%) WebDriver
18 47 (1.98%) Gradle
General
1 573 (24.15%) Finance
2 169 (7.12%) Banking
3 158 (6.66%) Retail
4 116 (4.89%) Games
5 104 (4.38%) Marketing
6 55 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.69%) Advertising
8 35 (1.47%) Law
9 34 (1.43%) Publishing
10 30 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.26%) Front Office
11 21 (0.88%) Billing
12 20 (0.84%) Legal
13 17 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.55%) Automotive
15 12 (0.51%) Public Sector
16 8 (0.34%) Back Office
16 8 (0.34%) Electronics
17 6 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,521 (64.10%) Developer
2 404 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 388 (16.35%) Java Developer
4 274 (11.55%) .NET Developer
5 216 (9.10%) C# Developer
6 163 (6.87%) Architect
7 160 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 140 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 117 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 115 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 109 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 108 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 106 (4.47%) Lead Developer
14 98 (4.13%) React Developer
15 89 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
16 87 (3.67%) Python Developer
17 83 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
18 73 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
19 72 (3.03%) Python Engineer
20 67 (2.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (29.12%) .NET
2 628 (26.46%) HTML
3 611 (25.75%) CSS
4 535 (22.55%) Web Services
5 458 (19.30%) AngularJS
6 442 (18.63%) SOAP
7 424 (17.87%) React
8 401 (16.90%) JSON
9 393 (16.56%) Spring
10 307 (12.94%) HTML5
11 291 (12.26%) ASP.NET
12 290 (12.22%) Node.js
13 279 (11.76%) XML
14 229 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 226 (9.52%) .NET Core
16 211 (8.89%) Spring Boot
17 199 (8.39%) CSS3
18 193 (8.13%) jQuery
19 171 (7.21%) RESTful
20 161 (6.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.58%) User Experience
2 150 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 140 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
4 119 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (4.05%) Algorithms
6 90 (3.79%) Data Structures
7 82 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
8 65 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (2.19%) Cloud Native
10 50 (2.11%) Online Gambling
11 38 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.56%) iPad
13 36 (1.52%) Hedge funds
14 35 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 34 (1.43%) Management Information System
15 34 (1.43%) Reinsurance
16 32 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
16 32 (1.35%) Social Media
17 18 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 199 (8.39%) Linux
2 152 (6.41%) Windows
3 79 (3.33%) Android
4 74 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 69 (2.91%) Unix
6 18 (0.76%) CentOS
7 10 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.29%) Fedora
9 5 (0.21%) AIX
9 5 (0.21%) Solaris
10 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,302 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (29.62%) Microservices
3 647 (27.27%) TDD
4 555 (23.39%) DevOps
5 436 (18.37%) MVC
6 435 (18.33%) Scrum
7 423 (17.83%) OO
8 414 (17.45%) Software Engineering
9 404 (17.02%) BDD
10 391 (16.48%) Test Automation
11 384 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 356 (15.00%) Computer Science
13 312 (13.15%) Fintech
14 300 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
15 275 (11.59%) Unit Testing
16 263 (11.08%) Mentoring
17 229 (9.65%) Web Development
18 218 (9.19%) Kanban
19 216 (9.10%) OOP
20 195 (8.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 921 (38.81%) Java
2 918 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 713 (30.05%) C#
4 622 (26.21%) SQL
5 418 (17.61%) Python
6 241 (10.16%) Java 8
7 143 (6.03%) TypeScript
8 133 (5.60%) Go
8 133 (5.60%) PHP
9 117 (4.93%) Scala
10 111 (4.68%) ES6
11 82 (3.46%) Kotlin
12 80 (3.37%) PowerShell
13 73 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 72 (3.03%) C++
15 60 (2.53%) Ruby
16 56 (2.36%) Groovy
17 52 (2.19%) Apex Code
18 46 (1.94%) VB
18 46 (1.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 428 (18.04%) Degree
2 199 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 13 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.42%) ISEB
8 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.21%) CCNA
10 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.21%) CISSP
10 5 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (0.21%) MCSE
10 5 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (0.21%) SANS
10 5 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (6.53%) QA
2 28 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.63%) GDPR
4 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) SLA
7 2 (0.084%) NCSC
7 2 (0.084%) PSD2
8 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 524 (22.08%) Docker
2 36 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.46%) vSphere
5 8 (0.34%) Cronacle
6 6 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.13%) HDFS
7 3 (0.13%) Varnish
8 1 (0.042%) Ceph
8 1 (0.042%) Lustre
8 1 (0.042%) NFS
Systems Management
1 387 (16.31%) Kubernetes
2 80 (3.37%) Ansible
3 52 (2.19%) Puppet
4 46 (1.94%) Terraform
5 42 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.73%) Grafana
7 30 (1.26%) Kibana
8 27 (1.14%) Rancher
9 25 (1.05%) Mesos
10 17 (0.72%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.51%) Salt
13 8 (0.34%) Automic
13 8 (0.34%) Control-M
14 7 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.25%) SQL Sentry
16 5 (0.21%) Marathon
16 5 (0.21%) ZABBIX
17 3 (0.13%) CloudHub
17 3 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 294 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 140 (5.90%) Oracle
3 129 (5.44%) Google
4 113 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 58 (2.44%) SAP
6 54 (2.28%) MuleSoft
7 34 (1.43%) Splunk
8 31 (1.31%) Adobe
8 31 (1.31%) Tableau
9 23 (0.97%) hybris
10 22 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 22 (0.93%) Zend
11 21 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 19 (0.80%) VMware
13 18 (0.76%) Xamarin
14 17 (0.72%) Dell
14 17 (0.72%) Jitterbit
15 16 (0.67%) Nintex
16 15 (0.63%) IBM
17 14 (0.59%) Apple