Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 79 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,828 2,925 2,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.08% 3.95% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.97% 9.93% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,214 2,147 2,568
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 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 28,375 29,447 32,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.91% 39.77% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23,189 24,030 28,965
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +22 594 £67,500 +12.50% 124
West London +4 102 £55,000 - 57
East London +3 51 £67,500 +17.39% 26
South London -36 42 £47,500 -1.04% 14
North London -6 14 £60,000 +14.29% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,554 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,435 (50.74%) Java
3 1,248 (44.13%) JavaScript
4 988 (34.94%) TDD
5 970 (34.30%) SQL
6 873 (30.87%) Web Services
7 842 (29.77%) HTML
8 793 (28.04%) Microservices
9 769 (27.19%) CSS
10 739 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
11 732 (25.88%) SOAP
12 727 (25.71%) Finance
13 701 (24.79%) C#
14 700 (24.75%) DevOps
15 680 (24.05%) .NET
16 668 (23.62%) Spring
17 649 (22.95%) AngularJS
18 612 (21.64%) Git (software)
19 557 (19.70%) Node.js
20 532 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
21 522 (18.46%) Test Automation
22 518 (18.32%) JSON
23 514 (18.18%) BDD
24 511 (18.07%) MVC
25 475 (16.80%) Scrum
26 467 (16.51%) React
27 451 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
28 448 (15.84%) Software Engineering
29 447 (15.81%) SQL Server
30 437 (15.45%) Python

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
1 160 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 146 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 116 (4.10%) Confluence
4 105 (3.71%) CMS
5 102 (3.61%) IIS
6 86 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 78 (2.76%) JBoss
8 77 (2.72%) Apache
9 76 (2.69%) Apache Spark
10 63 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 53 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 52 (1.84%) NServiceBus
13 47 (1.66%) WebLogic
14 43 (1.52%) Drupal
14 43 (1.52%) Mule
15 42 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
16 39 (1.38%) Ethereum
17 31 (1.10%) EPiServer
17 31 (1.10%) nginx
18 27 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 19 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
2 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.11%) LibreOffice
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.035%) Mingle
7 1 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (0.57%) Magento
2 15 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.28%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.11%) Ripple
8 2 (0.071%) Endur
8 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.071%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.071%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.035%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.035%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.035%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.035%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 739 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
2 429 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (5.41%) SaaS
4 124 (4.38%) Serverless
5 100 (3.54%) PaaS
6 94 (3.32%) GitHub
7 86 (3.04%) IaaS
8 83 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 82 (2.90%) npm
10 79 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
11 74 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
12 67 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 59 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
14 43 (1.52%) Amazon S3
15 40 (1.41%) Slack
16 35 (1.24%) Route 53
17 33 (1.17%) Heroku
18 29 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 27 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
19 27 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 265 (9.37%) HTTP
2 108 (3.82%) Internet
3 48 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.45%) SSL
5 34 (1.20%) Firewall
6 26 (0.92%) FTP
7 23 (0.81%) DNS
8 19 (0.67%) VPN
9 15 (0.53%) AMQP
9 15 (0.53%) Unified Communications
10 14 (0.50%) Bluetooth
10 14 (0.50%) Skype
11 13 (0.46%) Anycast
11 13 (0.46%) DHCP
11 13 (0.46%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.46%) Quagga
11 13 (0.46%) SMPP
11 13 (0.46%) Wireshark
12 11 (0.39%) NFC
13 10 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 412 (14.57%) NoSQL
3 306 (10.82%) MongoDB
4 247 (8.73%) MySQL
5 214 (7.57%) Big Data
6 169 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 164 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
8 129 (4.56%) Redis
9 114 (4.03%) Blockchain
10 97 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 89 (3.15%) Hadoop
12 54 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 49 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 42 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 41 (1.45%) DB2
15 41 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
17 36 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (1.20%) Neo4j
18 34 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 612 (21.64%) Git (software)
2 385 (13.61%) Jenkins
3 260 (9.19%) JIRA
4 249 (8.80%) Maven
5 190 (6.72%) JUnit
6 172 (6.08%) Selenium
7 154 (5.45%) webpack
8 146 (5.16%) Cucumber
9 137 (4.84%) TeamCity
10 129 (4.56%) Gradle
11 111 (3.93%) gulp
12 97 (3.43%) Visual Studio
13 96 (3.39%) Grunt
14 94 (3.32%) NUnit
15 93 (3.29%) Subversion
16 90 (3.18%) Babel
17 83 (2.93%) Mocha
18 82 (2.90%) Bitbucket
19 63 (2.23%) Eclipse
20 61 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 727 (25.71%) Finance
2 400 (14.14%) Banking
3 202 (7.14%) Games
4 191 (6.75%) Retail
5 118 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 98 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 64 (2.26%) Marketing
8 57 (2.02%) Advertising
9 56 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 47 (1.66%) Law
11 37 (1.31%) Publishing
12 27 (0.95%) Legal
13 25 (0.88%) Front Office
14 21 (0.74%) Retail Finance
15 15 (0.53%) Electronics
16 14 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.39%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
19 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,723 (60.93%) Developer
2 608 (21.50%) Java Developer
3 435 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 248 (8.77%) Architect
5 225 (7.96%) C# Developer
6 223 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 188 (6.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 187 (6.61%) Software Engineer
9 174 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 142 (5.02%) Java Engineer
11 128 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 123 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 111 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 109 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 102 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
16 97 (3.43%) Software Developer
17 92 (3.25%) Python Developer
18 78 (2.76%) Technical Architect
19 77 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
20 75 (2.65%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (30.87%) Web Services
2 842 (29.77%) HTML
3 769 (27.19%) CSS
4 732 (25.88%) SOAP
5 680 (24.05%) .NET
6 668 (23.62%) Spring
7 649 (22.95%) AngularJS
8 557 (19.70%) Node.js
9 518 (18.32%) JSON
10 467 (16.51%) React
11 405 (14.32%) XML
12 348 (12.31%) HTML5
13 345 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 268 (9.48%) Spring Boot
15 262 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 235 (8.31%) RESTful
17 233 (8.24%) CSS3
18 217 (7.67%) Hibernate
19 210 (7.43%) Redux
20 207 (7.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 247 (8.73%) User Experience
2 241 (8.52%) Fintech
3 238 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 202 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 181 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
6 173 (6.12%) Mobile App
7 164 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
8 121 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
9 82 (2.90%) Algorithms
10 79 (2.79%) Data Structures
11 72 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
12 45 (1.59%) Virtual Team
13 43 (1.52%) Public Cloud
14 39 (1.38%) Online Games
15 33 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 31 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (0.88%) Spread Betting
18 24 (0.85%) Management Information System
19 23 (0.81%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 339 (11.99%) Linux
2 192 (6.79%) Windows
3 122 (4.31%) Android
4 102 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 81 (2.86%) Unix
6 29 (1.03%) CentOS
7 27 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.42%) Solaris
12 10 (0.35%) Debian
13 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.11%) AIX
17 1 (0.035%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,554 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 988 (34.94%) TDD
3 793 (28.04%) Microservices
4 700 (24.75%) DevOps
5 532 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
6 522 (18.46%) Test Automation
7 514 (18.18%) BDD
8 511 (18.07%) MVC
9 475 (16.80%) Scrum
10 451 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
11 448 (15.84%) Software Engineering
12 387 (13.68%) OO
13 366 (12.94%) SOA
14 345 (12.20%) Web Development
15 297 (10.50%) Unit Testing
16 269 (9.51%) Open Source
17 224 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 215 (7.60%) SOLID
19 213 (7.53%) SDLC
20 189 (6.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,435 (50.74%) Java
2 1,248 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 970 (34.30%) SQL
4 701 (24.79%) C#
5 437 (15.45%) Python
6 381 (13.47%) Java 8
7 219 (7.74%) PHP
8 180 (6.36%) ES6
9 156 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 141 (4.99%) Scala
11 126 (4.46%) Ruby
12 115 (4.07%) TypeScript
13 106 (3.75%) Apex Code
14 77 (2.72%) C++
15 66 (2.33%) C
16 65 (2.30%) Perl
17 63 (2.23%) Bash Shell
17 63 (2.23%) T-SQL
18 62 (2.19%) PL/SQL
19 59 (2.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 379 (13.40%) Degree
2 110 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.95%) AWS Certification
5 21 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 18 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.50%) CCNA
8 14 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.50%) CISSP
8 14 (0.50%) MCSE
8 14 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.46%) GIAC
9 13 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
9 13 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (0.46%) PhD
9 13 (0.46%) SANS
9 13 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (9.16%) QA
2 24 (0.85%) GCP
3 19 (0.67%) WCAG
4 13 (0.46%) GDPR
5 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.21%) PMO
5 6 (0.21%) PSD2
6 4 (0.14%) MiFID
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.035%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 396 (14.00%) Docker
2 64 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.74%) vSphere
5 18 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.21%) iptables
7 6 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.18%) Varnish
9 4 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.035%) ACF2
10 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.035%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.035%) GridGain
10 1 (0.035%) NFS
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.035%) RACF
10 1 (0.035%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 136 (4.81%) Ansible
2 122 (4.31%) Kubernetes
3 80 (2.83%) Puppet
4 76 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (2.48%) Terraform
6 35 (1.24%) logstash
7 31 (1.10%) Kibana
8 22 (0.78%) Salt
9 19 (0.67%) Packer
10 17 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.42%) Mesos
12 11 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.39%) Graphite
13 9 (0.32%) Consul
13 9 (0.32%) Rancher
14 8 (0.28%) Automic
14 8 (0.28%) Perfmon
14 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
15 7 (0.25%) Nagios
16 6 (0.21%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 254 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 242 (8.56%) Oracle
3 181 (6.40%) Google
4 131 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (2.90%) IBM
6 62 (2.19%) Splunk
7 53 (1.87%) Capita
8 49 (1.73%) TIBCO
9 48 (1.70%) VMware
10 39 (1.38%) AppDynamics
11 38 (1.34%) Adobe
12 35 (1.24%) Atlassian
13 30 (1.06%) Sitecore
14 29 (1.03%) Foundry
15 27 (0.95%) Apigee
15 27 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 24 (0.85%) Red Hat
17 23 (0.81%) Apple
17 23 (0.81%) BEA
18 22 (0.78%) Zend