Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 80 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,908 2,557 2,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.16% 3.71% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 9.19% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,291 2,103 2,386
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 28,339 27,828 33,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.53% 40.42% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23,696 24,009 28,963
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +24 686 £65,000 +8.33% 129
West London 0 136 £60,000 +11.63% 69
South London +19 64 £45,000 -29.69% 6
East London +4 30 £55,000 -4.35% 31
North London -16 9 £51,250 -6.82% 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,719 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,458 (50.14%) Java
3 1,303 (44.81%) JavaScript
4 978 (33.63%) TDD
5 903 (31.05%) SQL
6 862 (29.64%) Web Services
7 832 (28.61%) HTML
8 765 (26.31%) Microservices
9 748 (25.72%) CSS
10 727 (25.00%) Finance
11 706 (24.28%) SOAP
12 698 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
13 696 (23.93%) Spring
14 685 (23.56%) .NET
15 682 (23.45%) C#
16 645 (22.18%) AngularJS
17 626 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
18 596 (20.50%) Git (software)
19 570 (19.60%) Scrum
20 551 (18.95%) DevOps
21 534 (18.36%) Test Automation
22 530 (18.23%) MVC
23 522 (17.95%) BDD
24 516 (17.74%) Software Engineering
25 506 (17.40%) JSON
26 495 (17.02%) Node.js
27 412 (14.17%) React
28 410 (14.10%) Degree
29 409 (14.06%) Python
30 404 (13.89%) SQL Server

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
1 168 (5.78%) Tomcat
2 156 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 130 (4.47%) Confluence
4 126 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 96 (3.30%) Apache
6 92 (3.16%) Apache Spark
7 79 (2.72%) CMS
8 76 (2.61%) JBoss
8 76 (2.61%) WebSphere
9 69 (2.37%) IIS
10 66 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 62 (2.13%) Drupal
12 52 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 50 (1.72%) Umbraco
14 44 (1.51%) Mule
15 40 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
16 39 (1.34%) EPiServer
17 38 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 32 (1.10%) Ethereum
19 24 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.14%) GIMP
6 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.034%) HipChat
8 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.58%) MetaTrader
3 14 (0.48%) Magento
3 14 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
6 9 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.10%) Ripple
9 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.10%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.034%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.034%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 698 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (5.30%) SaaS
4 109 (3.75%) GitHub
5 105 (3.61%) PaaS
6 96 (3.30%) Serverless
7 86 (2.96%) npm
8 70 (2.41%) IaaS
9 60 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (1.75%) Office 365
11 48 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
12 47 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 46 (1.58%) Slack
14 38 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (1.17%) Amazon S3
16 25 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (0.83%) NuGet
18 23 (0.79%) Force.com
19 21 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
19 21 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 249 (8.56%) HTTP
2 103 (3.54%) Internet
3 40 (1.38%) Intranet
4 35 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.86%) SSL
6 17 (0.58%) NetScaler
6 17 (0.58%) SMPP
7 14 (0.48%) FTP
7 14 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.48%) VPN
8 12 (0.41%) DNS
8 12 (0.41%) Firewall
9 11 (0.38%) SMS
9 11 (0.38%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.24%) AMQP
10 7 (0.24%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.21%) SNMP
12 4 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 400 (13.76%) NoSQL
3 311 (10.69%) MySQL
4 301 (10.35%) MongoDB
5 210 (7.22%) Big Data
6 205 (7.05%) Relational Database
7 130 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
8 117 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 105 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 95 (3.27%) Redis
11 70 (2.41%) Blockchain
12 63 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 61 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 58 (1.99%) HBase
15 53 (1.82%) Neo4j
16 45 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
17 42 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
19 30 (1.03%) Apache Hive
20 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 596 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 402 (13.82%) Jenkins
3 306 (10.52%) Maven
4 284 (9.77%) JIRA
5 243 (8.36%) Selenium
6 195 (6.71%) JUnit
7 193 (6.64%) Cucumber
8 129 (4.44%) Subversion
9 122 (4.20%) Visual Studio
10 113 (3.89%) webpack
11 111 (3.82%) gulp
12 100 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 93 (3.20%) TeamCity
14 92 (3.16%) Gradle
14 92 (3.16%) Grunt
15 81 (2.79%) NUnit
16 80 (2.75%) WebDriver
17 74 (2.54%) PHPUnit
18 73 (2.51%) Babel
19 68 (2.34%) Mocha
General
1 727 (25.00%) Finance
2 341 (11.73%) Banking
3 207 (7.12%) Retail
4 183 (6.29%) Games
5 108 (3.71%) Advertising
6 94 (3.23%) Marketing
6 94 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 86 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.27%) Publishing
9 35 (1.20%) Law
10 25 (0.86%) Legal
11 22 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.65%) Electronics
13 11 (0.38%) Front Office
14 7 (0.24%) Military
14 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.21%) Back Office
15 6 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,777 (61.11%) Developer
2 621 (21.35%) Java Developer
3 374 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 247 (8.49%) Architect
5 225 (7.74%) C# Developer
6 208 (7.15%) .NET Developer
7 190 (6.53%) Software Engineer
8 166 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 138 (4.75%) Java Engineer
10 136 (4.68%) Lead Developer
11 135 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 125 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
13 122 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 118 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
15 91 (3.13%) AWS Developer
16 90 (3.09%) Software Developer
17 85 (2.92%) PHP Developer
18 84 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
19 83 (2.85%) React Developer
20 80 (2.75%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (29.64%) Web Services
2 832 (28.61%) HTML
3 748 (25.72%) CSS
4 706 (24.28%) SOAP
5 696 (23.93%) Spring
6 685 (23.56%) .NET
7 645 (22.18%) AngularJS
8 506 (17.40%) JSON
9 495 (17.02%) Node.js
10 412 (14.17%) React
11 385 (13.24%) XML
12 369 (12.69%) ASP.NET
13 368 (12.65%) HTML5
14 309 (10.63%) jQuery
15 284 (9.77%) RESTful
16 282 (9.70%) Hibernate
17 231 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
18 212 (7.29%) CSS3
18 212 (7.29%) Spring Boot
19 209 (7.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 334 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 298 (10.25%) User Experience
3 251 (8.63%) Fintech
4 237 (8.15%) Mobile App
5 211 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
6 179 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 179 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
7 112 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 111 (3.82%) Algorithms
9 104 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
10 55 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
11 44 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 39 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 38 (1.31%) Public Cloud
14 31 (1.07%) Hedge funds
15 28 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (0.89%) Bitcoin
17 25 (0.86%) Market Risk
17 25 (0.86%) Private Cloud
18 24 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 361 (12.41%) Linux
2 178 (6.12%) Windows
3 133 (4.57%) Unix
4 114 (3.92%) Android
5 101 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.96%) CentOS
7 23 (0.79%) Solaris
7 23 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 21 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.62%) Debian
10 17 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.21%) AIX
13 6 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.17%) HPUX
15 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.10%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.069%) Fedora
17 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,719 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (33.63%) TDD
3 765 (26.31%) Microservices
4 626 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
5 570 (19.60%) Scrum
6 551 (18.95%) DevOps
7 534 (18.36%) Test Automation
8 530 (18.23%) MVC
9 522 (17.95%) BDD
10 516 (17.74%) Software Engineering
11 376 (12.93%) OO
12 351 (12.07%) SOA
13 334 (11.49%) Web Development
14 328 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
15 322 (11.07%) Unit Testing
16 240 (8.25%) E-Commerce
17 221 (7.60%) Analytics
18 213 (7.32%) Front End Development
19 208 (7.15%) SDLC
20 203 (6.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,458 (50.14%) Java
2 1,303 (44.81%) JavaScript
3 903 (31.05%) SQL
4 682 (23.45%) C#
5 409 (14.06%) Python
6 369 (12.69%) Java 8
7 295 (10.14%) PHP
8 220 (7.57%) Scala
9 178 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 176 (6.05%) ES6
11 163 (5.61%) Ruby
12 127 (4.37%) TypeScript
13 80 (2.75%) Groovy
14 74 (2.54%) C++
15 64 (2.20%) Apex Code
16 59 (2.03%) Perl
17 57 (1.96%) Go
18 53 (1.82%) T-SQL
19 50 (1.72%) Bash Shell
19 50 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 410 (14.10%) Degree
2 132 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 20 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
7 19 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.52%) PhD
9 9 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.31%) SANS
10 7 (0.24%) ISEB
10 7 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.21%) CCNA
11 6 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.21%) CISSP
11 6 (0.21%) MCSE
11 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (10.87%) QA
2 25 (0.86%) WCAG
3 12 (0.41%) PSD2
4 11 (0.38%) GDPR
5 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.24%) SLA
7 6 (0.21%) GCP
8 4 (0.14%) MiFID
8 4 (0.14%) PMO
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.10%) WAI
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 335 (11.52%) Docker
2 48 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.41%) vSphere
5 9 (0.31%) HDFS
5 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.21%) iptables
6 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.10%) Firmware
7 3 (0.10%) KVM
7 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.10%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.069%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.034%) ACF2
9 1 (0.034%) GridGain
9 1 (0.034%) RACF
Systems Management
1 129 (4.44%) Ansible
2 111 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 96 (3.30%) Puppet
4 67 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
6 41 (1.41%) Terraform
7 39 (1.34%) Kibana
8 28 (0.96%) logstash
9 17 (0.58%) Perfmon
10 13 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (0.41%) Salt
12 11 (0.38%) Packer
13 7 (0.24%) Mesos
14 6 (0.21%) Ambari
14 6 (0.21%) Consul
14 6 (0.21%) Nagios
15 5 (0.17%) Graphite
16 3 (0.10%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.10%) Oozie
16 3 (0.10%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 264 (9.08%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.67%) Oracle
3 138 (4.75%) Google
4 105 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 76 (2.61%) IBM
6 63 (2.17%) TIBCO
7 61 (2.10%) Splunk
8 44 (1.51%) AppDynamics
9 42 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 42 (1.44%) VMware
10 37 (1.27%) SAP
11 32 (1.10%) Zend
12 30 (1.03%) ServiceNow
13 29 (1.00%) Pega
14 26 (0.89%) Apigee
15 25 (0.86%) Xamarin
16 22 (0.76%) Adobe
16 22 (0.76%) MuleSoft
17 21 (0.72%) Alias
18 20 (0.69%) Tableau