Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 64 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing REST 967 2,353 2,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.90% 4.34% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 11.06% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1,961 2,258
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 8,971 21,266 27,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.43% 39.21% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,709 17,735 22,652
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 +18 240 £70,000 - 55
South London -10 46 £65,000 +13.04% 6
West London +4 37 £55,000 -8.33% 40
East London +23 10 £65,000 -7.14% 13
North London +29 6 £48,250 -49.21% 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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.

1 489 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 323 (33.40%) Microservices
4 306 (31.64%) Java
5 289 (29.89%) AWS
6 273 (28.23%) TDD
7 272 (28.13%) SQL
8 257 (26.58%) Web Services
9 241 (24.92%) Azure
10 235 (24.30%) .NET
11 232 (23.99%) AngularJS
12 231 (23.89%) React
12 231 (23.89%) HTML
13 228 (23.58%) C#
14 222 (22.96%) CSS
15 214 (22.13%) Docker
16 207 (21.41%) Finance
17 196 (20.27%) SOAP
18 191 (19.75%) DevOps
19 189 (19.54%) Git (software)
20 180 (18.61%) Software Engineering
21 178 (18.41%) Python
22 170 (17.58%) SQL Server
23 169 (17.48%) Scrum
24 164 (16.96%) JSON
24 164 (16.96%) Kubernetes
25 159 (16.44%) BDD
26 158 (16.34%) Node.js
27 151 (15.62%) Spring
28 149 (15.41%) Test Automation

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 50 (5.17%) Confluence
2 31 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.17%) CMS
5 17 (1.76%) Apache
5 17 (1.76%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.45%) Moodle
7 12 (1.24%) IIS
8 11 (1.14%) EPiServer
9 10 (1.03%) Headless CMS
10 5 (0.52%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
10 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.41%) Drupal
11 4 (0.41%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.31%) Jetty
12 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.83%) Zeplin
3 5 (0.52%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.52%) Figma
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Siebel CRM
2 13 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.72%) Magento
4 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.41%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.31%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.21%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) Maximo
8 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 289 (29.89%) AWS
2 241 (24.92%) Azure
3 66 (6.83%) SaaS
4 64 (6.62%) GCP
5 61 (6.31%) Serverless
6 40 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (3.83%) npm
8 32 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (3.21%) GitHub
10 30 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (2.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 26 (2.69%) Power Platform
13 19 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 18 (1.86%) OpenShift
15 17 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (1.65%) Azure Functions
17 14 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
18 13 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 13 (1.34%) PaaS
19 12 (1.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.72%) HTTP
2 11 (1.14%) Skype
3 9 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 7 (0.72%) Firewall
4 7 (0.72%) VoIP
4 7 (0.72%) WebEx
5 6 (0.62%) AMQP
5 6 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.52%) SSL
7 4 (0.41%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (0.41%) Internet
7 4 (0.41%) IPsec
7 4 (0.41%) MPLS
7 4 (0.41%) Network Security
7 4 (0.41%) VPN
7 4 (0.41%) WLAN
8 3 (0.31%) BGP
8 3 (0.31%) OSPF
8 3 (0.31%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 137 (14.17%) MongoDB
3 131 (13.55%) NoSQL
4 73 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (6.31%) MySQL
6 44 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (3.21%) Big Data
10 30 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (3.00%) Redis
12 27 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (2.69%) Power BI
14 24 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (1.65%) OLAP
15 16 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
15 16 (1.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 189 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 107 (11.07%) Jenkins
3 101 (10.44%) JIRA
4 59 (6.10%) JUnit
5 46 (4.76%) webpack
6 44 (4.55%) Maven
7 32 (3.31%) Selenium
8 31 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 31 (3.21%) Mockito
9 29 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.59%) Visual Studio
11 24 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 22 (2.28%) TeamCity
13 21 (2.17%) Mocha
13 21 (2.17%) Subversion
14 20 (2.07%) NUnit
15 19 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (1.45%) JMeter
16 14 (1.45%) Moq
16 14 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 207 (21.41%) Finance
2 89 (9.20%) Marketing
3 59 (6.10%) Banking
4 22 (2.28%) Retail
5 21 (2.17%) Law
6 20 (2.07%) Legal
7 18 (1.86%) Front Office
8 15 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.45%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.24%) Advertising
11 10 (1.03%) Games
12 7 (0.72%) Back Office
13 6 (0.62%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.52%) Local Government
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 588 (60.81%) Developer
2 138 (14.27%) Java Developer
3 107 (11.07%) .NET Developer
4 101 (10.44%) C# Developer
5 94 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 86 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 72 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 64 (6.62%) Architect
9 60 (6.20%) Python Developer
10 57 (5.89%) Software Engineer
11 43 (4.45%) React Developer
12 42 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 40 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (3.62%) Salesforce Developer
15 33 (3.41%) Cloud Developer
16 31 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 31 (3.21%) Lead Developer
17 30 (3.10%) Azure Developer
17 30 (3.10%) SQL Developer
18 28 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (26.58%) Web Services
2 235 (24.30%) .NET
3 232 (23.99%) AngularJS
4 231 (23.89%) HTML
4 231 (23.89%) React
5 222 (22.96%) CSS
6 196 (20.27%) SOAP
7 164 (16.96%) JSON
8 158 (16.34%) Node.js
9 151 (15.62%) Spring
10 136 (14.06%) .NET Core
11 111 (11.48%) HTML5
12 92 (9.51%) ASP.NET
12 92 (9.51%) Redux
13 80 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 76 (7.86%) RESTful
15 72 (7.45%) XML
16 69 (7.14%) Kafka
17 66 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
18 65 (6.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 64 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (5.69%) User Experience
5 41 (4.24%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 27 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.48%) Market Risk
8 20 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.86%) Blog
10 17 (1.76%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.65%) Social Media
12 14 (1.45%) e-Learning
12 14 (1.45%) Marketing Technology
12 14 (1.45%) SCORM
13 13 (1.34%) PKI
14 12 (1.24%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.14%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.34%) Linux
1 71 (7.34%) Windows
2 34 (3.52%) Apple iOS
3 31 (3.21%) Android
4 28 (2.90%) Unix
5 13 (1.34%) VMS
6 8 (0.83%) CentOS
7 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.52%) Fedora
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (33.40%) Microservices
3 273 (28.23%) TDD
4 191 (19.75%) DevOps
5 180 (18.61%) Software Engineering
6 169 (17.48%) Scrum
7 159 (16.44%) BDD
8 149 (15.41%) Test Automation
9 136 (14.06%) Fintech
10 120 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (11.17%) MVC
12 107 (11.07%) Unit Testing
13 104 (10.75%) OO
14 95 (9.82%) Open Source
15 75 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (7.65%) Mentoring
17 72 (7.45%) Web Development
18 66 (6.83%) SOA
19 65 (6.72%) E-Commerce
20 62 (6.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 385 (39.81%) JavaScript
2 306 (31.64%) Java
3 272 (28.13%) SQL
4 228 (23.58%) C#
5 178 (18.41%) Python
6 96 (9.93%) TypeScript
7 77 (7.96%) Java 8
8 52 (5.38%) PHP
9 51 (5.27%) Go
10 48 (4.96%) C++
11 39 (4.03%) PowerShell
12 37 (3.83%) Apex Code
13 25 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 22 (2.28%) ES6
15 19 (1.96%) Scala
15 19 (1.96%) SOQL
16 13 (1.34%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.14%) F#
18 10 (1.03%) Clojure
18 10 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (9.00%) Degree
2 35 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.24%) ISEB
6 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.31%) CCNP
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.03%) QA
2 11 (1.14%) GDPR
3 4 (0.41%) PSD2
4 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.10%) Basel III
5 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 214 (22.13%) Docker
2 14 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.93%) Postfix
4 4 (0.41%) vSphere
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.10%) Firmware
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 164 (16.96%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.52%) Terraform
3 20 (2.07%) Ansible
4 11 (1.14%) Kibana
5 10 (1.03%) logstash
6 7 (0.72%) Grafana
6 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.72%) Puppet
7 5 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.10%) Consul
9 1 (0.10%) Control-M
9 1 (0.10%) Nagios
9 1 (0.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 113 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (4.86%) Google
4 45 (4.65%) Oracle
5 17 (1.76%) Pardot
5 17 (1.76%) VMware
6 16 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 14 (1.45%) Siebel
8 10 (1.03%) IBM
9 8 (0.83%) Apple
9 8 (0.83%) Informatica
9 8 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.83%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.72%) SAP
10 7 (0.72%) Splunk
11 6 (0.62%) New Relic
11 6 (0.62%) Sun
11 6 (0.62%) Tealium