Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 79 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10 +8
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,444 2,460 3,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.78% 3.90% 4.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.73% 9.60% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,840 1,871 2,410
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £44,975 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 20,830 25,628 27,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.70% 40.63% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17,211 21,140 23,165
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £38,750 £36,925
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +29 550 £72,500 +3.57% 160
South London +14 128 £58,000 +10.48% 16
West London +25 106 £60,000 - 59
East London +3 28 £70,000 +12.00% 17
North London -13 3 £55,000 +22.22% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,341 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (37.77%) JavaScript
3 872 (35.68%) Java
4 759 (31.06%) AWS
5 691 (28.27%) Finance
6 666 (27.25%) Microservices
7 657 (26.88%) TDD
7 657 (26.88%) Git (software)
8 645 (26.39%) .NET
9 637 (26.06%) C#
10 636 (26.02%) HTML
11 613 (25.08%) DevOps
12 609 (24.92%) CSS
13 603 (24.67%) SQL
14 593 (24.26%) Docker
15 583 (23.85%) Web Services
16 509 (20.83%) SOAP
17 475 (19.44%) Azure
18 465 (19.03%) Scrum
19 461 (18.86%) Software Engineering
20 431 (17.64%) JSON
21 417 (17.06%) React
22 416 (17.02%) Kubernetes
23 408 (16.69%) SQL Server
24 407 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
25 399 (16.33%) Fintech
26 387 (15.83%) AngularJS
27 382 (15.63%) Test Automation
28 379 (15.51%) Python
29 368 (15.06%) 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
1 114 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
2 113 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 84 (3.44%) Confluence
4 65 (2.66%) Apache
5 46 (1.88%) nginx
5 46 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 43 (1.76%) CMS
7 37 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 34 (1.39%) EPiServer
9 32 (1.31%) Mule
10 28 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 28 (1.15%) IIS
11 26 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 24 (0.98%) Anypoint
13 23 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.70%) SAS
14 17 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.57%) GeoServer
15 14 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 16 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) Adobe XD
4 5 (0.20%) InVision
4 5 (0.20%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.082%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.082%) Sketch
6 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) Figma
7 1 (0.041%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 20 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 14 (0.57%) Magento
4 12 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.41%) HFM
6 10 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.082%) Eikon
10 2 (0.082%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.082%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.082%) StreamServe
10 2 (0.082%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 759 (31.06%) AWS
2 475 (19.44%) Azure
3 138 (5.65%) GitHub
3 138 (5.65%) SaaS
4 137 (5.61%) GCP
5 120 (4.91%) Serverless
6 87 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (2.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 49 (2.00%) PaaS
10 48 (1.96%) npm
11 43 (1.76%) Power Platform
12 36 (1.47%) Amazon S3
13 35 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
13 35 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (1.43%) IaaS
14 26 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
15 24 (0.98%) BrowserStack
16 22 (0.90%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.73%) HTTP
2 80 (3.27%) Internet
3 28 (1.15%) Firewall
3 28 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.90%) DNS
5 17 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.45%) Network Security
7 10 (0.41%) SSL
8 9 (0.37%) SSH
9 7 (0.29%) FTP
9 7 (0.29%) Skype
10 6 (0.25%) VPN
11 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.20%) VoIP
12 4 (0.16%) AMQP
12 4 (0.16%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.12%) IPsec
13 3 (0.12%) SMS
13 3 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 237 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 171 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
4 169 (6.91%) MySQL
5 135 (5.52%) Redis
6 127 (5.20%) MongoDB
7 118 (4.83%) Big Data
8 94 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 76 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
10 55 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (1.96%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 42 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (1.72%) Power BI
14 38 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 32 (1.31%) Blockchain
18 30 (1.23%) Oracle Database
19 28 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 657 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 304 (12.44%) Jenkins
3 214 (8.76%) JIRA
4 168 (6.87%) Selenium
5 134 (5.48%) Visual Studio
6 132 (5.40%) Maven
7 127 (5.20%) JUnit
8 103 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 91 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 80 (3.27%) webpack
11 66 (2.70%) Jasmine
12 64 (2.62%) Bitbucket
13 61 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 59 (2.41%) TeamCity
15 53 (2.17%) NUnit
16 51 (2.09%) Mocha
17 50 (2.05%) SpecFlow
18 49 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
19 47 (1.92%) Gradle
20 45 (1.84%) Mockito
General
1 691 (28.27%) Finance
2 191 (7.82%) Banking
3 117 (4.79%) Marketing
4 106 (4.34%) Retail
5 75 (3.07%) Games
6 38 (1.55%) Advertising
7 33 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.27%) Publishing
9 28 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.06%) Law
11 25 (1.02%) Legal
12 23 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.78%) Billing
13 19 (0.78%) Public Sector
14 16 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.49%) Front Office
16 10 (0.41%) Retail Finance
17 6 (0.25%) iGaming
17 6 (0.25%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,478 (60.47%) Developer
2 395 (16.16%) Senior Developer
3 357 (14.61%) Java Developer
4 210 (8.59%) .NET Developer
5 202 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 197 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 130 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 129 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 114 (4.66%) Architect
10 111 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
11 108 (4.42%) Analyst
12 107 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
13 96 (3.93%) Python Developer
14 93 (3.81%) React Developer
15 83 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
16 81 (3.31%) Java Engineer
17 80 (3.27%) Software Developer
18 79 (3.23%) Python Engineer
19 73 (2.99%) Lead Developer
20 63 (2.58%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (26.39%) .NET
2 636 (26.02%) HTML
3 609 (24.92%) CSS
4 583 (23.85%) Web Services
5 509 (20.83%) SOAP
6 431 (17.64%) JSON
7 417 (17.06%) React
8 387 (15.83%) AngularJS
9 368 (15.06%) Spring
10 323 (13.22%) XML
11 285 (11.66%) Node.js
12 273 (11.17%) ASP.NET
13 265 (10.84%) HTML5
14 247 (10.11%) RESTful
15 214 (8.76%) .NET Core
16 194 (7.94%) Redux
17 185 (7.57%) Spring Boot
18 181 (7.41%) Kafka
19 174 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
20 163 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.25%) User Experience
2 139 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 136 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
5 94 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 93 (3.81%) Algorithms
7 85 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
8 69 (2.82%) Cloud Native
9 68 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.68%) Online Gambling
11 36 (1.47%) iPad
12 35 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 25 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (0.94%) Tandem
16 22 (0.90%) PlayStation
17 20 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.78%) Data Centre
18 19 (0.78%) Online Banking
19 16 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 267 (10.92%) Linux
2 140 (5.73%) Android
3 128 (5.24%) Windows
4 122 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 91 (3.72%) Unix
6 68 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 29 (1.19%) CentOS
8 18 (0.74%) Fedora
9 11 (0.45%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.12%) AIX
12 3 (0.12%) Solaris
13 2 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.041%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,341 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (27.25%) Microservices
3 657 (26.88%) TDD
4 613 (25.08%) DevOps
5 465 (19.03%) Scrum
6 461 (18.86%) Software Engineering
7 407 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
8 399 (16.33%) Fintech
9 382 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 360 (14.73%) MVC
11 351 (14.36%) OO
12 329 (13.46%) BDD
12 329 (13.46%) Computer Science
13 278 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
14 229 (9.37%) Mentoring
15 213 (8.72%) Web Development
16 201 (8.22%) Open Source
17 200 (8.18%) Front End Development
18 195 (7.98%) OOP
18 195 (7.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 923 (37.77%) JavaScript
2 872 (35.68%) Java
3 637 (26.06%) C#
4 603 (24.67%) SQL
5 379 (15.51%) Python
6 269 (11.01%) Java 8
7 160 (6.55%) TypeScript
8 133 (5.44%) Go
9 123 (5.03%) Kotlin
10 101 (4.13%) Ruby
11 90 (3.68%) ES6
12 83 (3.40%) PHP
13 79 (3.23%) Scala
14 75 (3.07%) Apex Code
15 69 (2.82%) T-SQL
16 64 (2.62%) Apple Swift
17 56 (2.29%) PowerShell
18 53 (2.17%) C++
18 53 (2.17%) XPath
19 47 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 351 (14.36%) Degree
2 222 (9.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.16%) CCNA
8 4 (0.16%) CISSP
8 4 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.16%) GWAPT
8 4 (0.16%) MCSE
8 4 (0.16%) OSCP
8 4 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.16%) SANS
8 4 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (7.24%) QA
2 34 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.65%) GDPR
4 8 (0.33%) PSD2
5 5 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.12%) NCSC
8 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.082%) PMO
8 2 (0.082%) RMADS
8 2 (0.082%) SLA
9 1 (0.041%) WAI
9 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 593 (24.26%) Docker
2 23 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.37%) vSphere
5 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.16%) Cronacle
6 4 (0.16%) KVM
7 3 (0.12%) Varnish
8 2 (0.082%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.082%) LXC
8 2 (0.082%) Xen
9 1 (0.041%) ACF2
9 1 (0.041%) Ceph
9 1 (0.041%) HDFS
9 1 (0.041%) Lustre
9 1 (0.041%) NFS
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.041%) Postfix
9 1 (0.041%) RACF
Systems Management
1 416 (17.02%) Kubernetes
2 98 (4.01%) Terraform
3 87 (3.56%) Mesos
4 66 (2.70%) Puppet
5 65 (2.66%) Ansible
6 40 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (1.60%) Marathon
8 36 (1.47%) Grafana
9 30 (1.23%) Kibana
10 29 (1.19%) Rancher
11 20 (0.82%) Automic
12 17 (0.70%) Salt
12 17 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
13 12 (0.49%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.41%) Packer
15 8 (0.33%) Tivoli
16 5 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
17 4 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
17 4 (0.16%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 253 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 170 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
3 155 (6.34%) Oracle
4 136 (5.56%) Google
5 68 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 67 (2.74%) SAP
7 49 (2.00%) IBM
8 37 (1.51%) Adobe
8 37 (1.51%) Atlassian
8 37 (1.51%) Tableau
9 34 (1.39%) Splunk
10 22 (0.90%) VMware
11 21 (0.86%) Demandware
11 21 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 20 (0.82%) Cadence
12 20 (0.82%) FactSet
12 20 (0.82%) hybris
13 19 (0.78%) TIBCO
14 17 (0.70%) AppDynamics
14 17 (0.70%) Apple