Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 56 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -9
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,292 2,361 2,438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.69% 4.67% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.68% 11.51% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 1,933 1,975
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 12,102 20,512 25,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.95% 40.56% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10,194 17,074 21,049
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in London

REST
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in London.

Salary trend for REST in London

REST
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 -7 254 £67,500 -3.57% 129
South London -6 58 £67,500 +13.92% 8
West London +17 42 £80,000 +33.33% 60
North London +35 4 £39,000 -29.09% 2
East London -3 4 £70,000 - 26
REST
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 590 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 453 (35.06%) Java
4 414 (32.04%) AWS
5 391 (30.26%) Microservices
6 327 (25.31%) SQL
7 308 (23.84%) C#
8 305 (23.61%) .NET
9 303 (23.45%) React
10 302 (23.37%) Finance
11 301 (23.30%) Azure
12 299 (23.14%) TDD
13 279 (21.59%) Web Services
14 277 (21.44%) AngularJS
15 270 (20.90%) Test Automation
16 268 (20.74%) Docker
17 262 (20.28%) DevOps
18 248 (19.20%) HTML
19 247 (19.12%) Python
20 242 (18.73%) Software Engineering
20 242 (18.73%) Fintech
21 240 (18.58%) CSS
21 240 (18.58%) Node.js
22 233 (18.03%) SOAP
23 227 (17.57%) SQL Server
23 227 (17.57%) Git (software)
24 202 (15.63%) Spring
25 199 (15.40%) Scrum
26 195 (15.09%) Kubernetes
27 181 (14.01%) Jenkins

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 69 (5.34%) Confluence
2 29 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (1.70%) Apache
4 20 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.47%) CMS
6 18 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.85%) IIS
8 11 (0.85%) Moodle
8 11 (0.85%) WordPress
9 9 (0.70%) Red Hat Fuse
10 8 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.54%) Apache TomEE
11 7 (0.54%) Headless CMS
12 6 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.39%) Camunda
13 5 (0.39%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (2.17%) Figma
2 19 (1.47%) Adobe XD
3 17 (1.32%) Sketch
4 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.62%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.39%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.31%) InVision
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.08%) Siebel CRM
2 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.85%) Elite 3E
3 10 (0.77%) Shopify
4 7 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.077%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.077%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 414 (32.04%) AWS
2 301 (23.30%) Azure
3 149 (11.53%) GCP
4 104 (8.05%) Serverless
5 93 (7.20%) SaaS
6 69 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (3.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 40 (3.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 37 (2.86%) GitHub
10 35 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 28 (2.17%) Amazon S3
12 28 (2.17%) Power Platform
13 26 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
15 23 (1.78%) Amazon EKS
16 20 (1.55%) npm
17 19 (1.47%) PaaS
18 18 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.34%) HTTP
2 15 (1.16%) AMQP
3 11 (0.85%) Skype
4 10 (0.77%) Internet
5 8 (0.62%) Firewall
5 8 (0.62%) FTP
6 7 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.39%) MQTT
8 4 (0.31%) DHCP
9 3 (0.23%) 4G
9 3 (0.23%) 5G
9 3 (0.23%) BGP
9 3 (0.23%) LAN
9 3 (0.23%) MPLS
9 3 (0.23%) SMPP
9 3 (0.23%) SSH
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
10 2 (0.15%) Network Security
10 2 (0.15%) OpenFlow
10 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 147 (11.38%) NoSQL
3 126 (9.75%) MongoDB
4 110 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 84 (6.50%) MySQL
6 81 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 54 (4.18%) Big Data
8 51 (3.95%) Redis
9 37 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 34 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (2.40%) Blockchain
12 30 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (2.09%) Power BI
15 26 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (1.70%) Hadoop
18 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (1.24%) RDBMS
19 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 227 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 181 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 102 (7.89%) JIRA
4 86 (6.66%) Selenium
5 81 (6.27%) Cucumber
6 67 (5.19%) JUnit
7 60 (4.64%) Maven
8 54 (4.18%) webpack
9 45 (3.48%) TeamCity
10 44 (3.41%) Visual Studio
11 34 (2.63%) Mockito
12 32 (2.48%) JMeter
12 32 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (2.40%) GitLab
13 31 (2.40%) Postman
14 24 (1.86%) Appium
14 24 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (1.86%) Cypress.io
14 24 (1.86%) gulp
General
1 302 (23.37%) Finance
2 99 (7.66%) Banking
3 83 (6.42%) Marketing
4 48 (3.72%) Games
5 40 (3.10%) Legal
6 37 (2.86%) Retail
7 29 (2.24%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.70%) Law
10 18 (1.39%) Advertising
11 17 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.77%) Electronics
13 9 (0.70%) Back Office
13 9 (0.70%) Front Office
13 9 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.46%) Publishing
16 5 (0.39%) Automotive
16 5 (0.39%) Local Government
17 4 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 789 (61.07%) Developer
2 171 (13.24%) Senior Developer
3 150 (11.61%) Java Developer
4 146 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 130 (10.06%) .NET Developer
6 104 (8.05%) Software Engineer
7 80 (6.19%) Architect
8 78 (6.04%) Angular Developer
9 73 (5.65%) C# Developer
10 71 (5.50%) Lead Developer
11 67 (5.19%) Python Developer
12 62 (4.80%) Backend Developer
12 62 (4.80%) Salesforce Developer
13 52 (4.02%) React Developer
14 49 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 48 (3.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 45 (3.48%) AWS Developer
17 42 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
17 42 (3.25%) Java Engineer
18 41 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (23.61%) .NET
2 303 (23.45%) React
3 279 (21.59%) Web Services
4 277 (21.44%) AngularJS
5 248 (19.20%) HTML
6 240 (18.58%) CSS
6 240 (18.58%) Node.js
7 233 (18.03%) SOAP
8 202 (15.63%) Spring
9 158 (12.23%) .NET Core
10 157 (12.15%) JSON
11 108 (8.36%) HTML5
12 104 (8.05%) RESTful
13 101 (7.82%) ASP.NET
13 101 (7.82%) Spring Boot
14 98 (7.59%) Kafka
15 97 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 89 (6.89%) GraphQL
17 84 (6.50%) XML
18 81 (6.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.82%) User Experience
2 83 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 79 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 31 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.24%) Blog
8 29 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.70%) Bitcoin
11 21 (1.63%) Cloud Native
12 18 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.08%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.08%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.08%) Web 2.0
15 13 (1.01%) Equities
16 12 (0.93%) Social Media
17 11 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (6.73%) Linux
2 74 (5.73%) Windows
3 69 (5.34%) Android
4 67 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.32%) Unix
6 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.23%) CentOS
8 3 (0.23%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) AIX
9 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.077%) Debian
10 1 (0.077%) Fedora
10 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (30.26%) Microservices
3 299 (23.14%) TDD
4 270 (20.90%) Test Automation
5 262 (20.28%) DevOps
6 242 (18.73%) Fintech
6 242 (18.73%) Software Engineering
7 199 (15.40%) Scrum
8 169 (13.08%) MVC
9 164 (12.69%) BDD
10 138 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (10.37%) Unit Testing
12 123 (9.52%) OO
13 118 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 117 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
15 113 (8.75%) Open Source
16 108 (8.36%) Computer Science
17 87 (6.73%) SDLC
18 83 (6.42%) SOLID
19 82 (6.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 514 (39.78%) JavaScript
2 453 (35.06%) Java
3 327 (25.31%) SQL
4 308 (23.84%) C#
5 247 (19.12%) Python
6 158 (12.23%) TypeScript
7 97 (7.51%) Java 8
8 63 (4.88%) PHP
9 60 (4.64%) Go
10 53 (4.10%) Apex Code
11 52 (4.02%) T-SQL
12 47 (3.64%) C++
13 37 (2.86%) Scala
14 36 (2.79%) Kotlin
15 30 (2.32%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.93%) SOQL
17 23 (1.78%) C
18 21 (1.63%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
20 15 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (11.84%) Degree
2 55 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.55%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.39%) ISEB
7 16 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.46%) PhD
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.077%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (9.21%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.70%) GDPR
4 5 (0.39%) PSD2
5 3 (0.23%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.15%) NCSC
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 268 (20.74%) Docker
2 12 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.54%) Postfix
6 3 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.077%) Firmware
7 1 (0.077%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 195 (15.09%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.63%) Terraform
3 28 (2.17%) Ansible
4 9 (0.70%) Puppet
5 7 (0.54%) Grafana
6 6 (0.46%) Rancher
6 6 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.39%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.31%) Consul
8 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.31%) Packer
9 3 (0.23%) Kibana
10 2 (0.15%) logstash
11 1 (0.077%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.077%) Oozie
Vendors
1 134 (10.37%) Google
2 128 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 88 (6.81%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (3.72%) Oracle
5 25 (1.93%) Adobe
6 21 (1.63%) IBM
6 21 (1.63%) VMware
7 15 (1.16%) SAP
8 14 (1.08%) MuleSoft
8 14 (1.08%) Siebel
9 12 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.85%) Informatica
10 11 (0.85%) Intapp
10 11 (0.85%) Twitter
11 10 (0.77%) Jitterbit
11 10 (0.77%) New Relic
12 9 (0.70%) Facebook
12 9 (0.70%) Spotify
12 9 (0.70%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.62%) Red Hat