Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 74 80
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,807 3,142 2,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.16% 4.24% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.12% 10.84% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 2,338 2,573
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £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 27,725 28,980 30,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.05% 39.09% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,661 23,440 27,316
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,473 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +8 565 £70,000 +16.67% 149
West London +9 113 £60,000 +6.67% 71
South London -14 69 £47,500 -1.04% 22
East London +1 50 £67,500 +12.50% 30
North London -8 17 £60,000 +14.29% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,517 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,389 (49.48%) Java
3 1,233 (43.93%) JavaScript
4 1,006 (35.84%) SQL
5 983 (35.02%) TDD
6 853 (30.39%) HTML
7 852 (30.35%) Web Services
8 830 (29.57%) Microservices
9 748 (26.65%) C#
10 746 (26.58%) CSS
11 745 (26.54%) SOAP
11 745 (26.54%) Finance
12 732 (26.08%) .NET
13 712 (25.37%) DevOps
14 672 (23.94%) Spring
15 667 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
16 651 (23.19%) AngularJS
17 551 (19.63%) Git (software)
18 547 (19.49%) Node.js
19 527 (18.77%) JSON
20 505 (17.99%) Test Automation
21 502 (17.88%) MVC
22 498 (17.74%) BDD
23 489 (17.42%) Scrum
24 483 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
25 477 (16.99%) React
25 477 (16.99%) SQL Server
26 460 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
27 445 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
28 437 (15.57%) Docker

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
1 181 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 107 (3.81%) CMS
3 93 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 91 (3.24%) Confluence
5 81 (2.89%) IIS
6 80 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 72 (2.57%) Apache Spark
8 53 (1.89%) Apache
9 46 (1.64%) Mule
10 45 (1.60%) NServiceBus
11 44 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 40 (1.43%) JBoss
12 40 (1.43%) WebLogic
13 38 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (1.32%) nginx
15 36 (1.28%) Ethereum
16 33 (1.18%) WordPress
17 30 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
18 29 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 24 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.21%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.18%) Snapchat
5 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.11%) LibreOffice
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.036%) Mingle
8 1 (0.036%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 14 (0.50%) Magento
4 7 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.21%) Shopify
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.071%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.071%) Endur
8 2 (0.071%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.071%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.071%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.071%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.036%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.036%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 667 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 445 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (4.92%) SaaS
4 108 (3.85%) PaaS
5 106 (3.78%) Serverless
6 100 (3.56%) GitHub
7 96 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 81 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
9 75 (2.67%) IaaS
10 64 (2.28%) npm
11 48 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
12 45 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (1.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 33 (1.18%) Apigee
16 30 (1.07%) Heroku
17 29 (1.03%) Amazon S3
18 27 (0.96%) Slack
19 23 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
20 22 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 198 (7.05%) HTTP
2 94 (3.35%) Internet
3 42 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.28%) SSL
5 30 (1.07%) Firewall
6 21 (0.75%) VPN
7 19 (0.68%) FTP
8 18 (0.64%) DNS
9 13 (0.46%) AMQP
9 13 (0.46%) Skype
10 12 (0.43%) Anycast
10 12 (0.43%) DHCP
10 12 (0.43%) Quagga
11 11 (0.39%) Bluetooth
12 10 (0.36%) NFC
13 9 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.32%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.21%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.21%) SMPP
14 6 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 402 (14.32%) NoSQL
3 296 (10.55%) MongoDB
4 212 (7.55%) Big Data
5 187 (6.66%) MySQL
6 142 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 129 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 117 (4.17%) Redis
9 113 (4.03%) Blockchain
10 80 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 79 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 51 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 50 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (1.53%) Couchbase
14 43 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.25%) DB2
16 35 (1.25%) Oracle Database
17 34 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 551 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 380 (13.54%) Jenkins
3 231 (8.23%) JIRA
4 212 (7.55%) Maven
5 167 (5.95%) JUnit
6 165 (5.88%) webpack
7 143 (5.09%) Selenium
8 131 (4.67%) TeamCity
9 127 (4.52%) Cucumber
10 117 (4.17%) Gradle
11 106 (3.78%) NUnit
12 98 (3.49%) Visual Studio
13 95 (3.38%) gulp
14 83 (2.96%) Bitbucket
15 79 (2.81%) Grunt
16 77 (2.74%) Babel
16 77 (2.74%) Protractor
17 76 (2.71%) Subversion
18 63 (2.24%) Mockito
19 60 (2.14%) Mocha
General
1 745 (26.54%) Finance
2 371 (13.22%) Banking
3 178 (6.34%) Games
4 175 (6.23%) Retail
5 100 (3.56%) Investment Banking
6 81 (2.89%) Financial Institution
7 75 (2.67%) Marketing
8 67 (2.39%) Advertising
9 48 (1.71%) Law
10 44 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 41 (1.46%) Publishing
12 38 (1.35%) Front Office
13 25 (0.89%) Legal
13 25 (0.89%) Retail Finance
14 14 (0.50%) Electronics
15 13 (0.46%) Back Office
15 13 (0.46%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.43%) Automotive
17 9 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,726 (61.49%) Developer
2 629 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 439 (15.64%) Senior Developer
4 273 (9.73%) .NET Developer
5 255 (9.08%) Architect
6 214 (7.62%) C# Developer
7 188 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 182 (6.48%) Software Engineer
9 166 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 146 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 135 (4.81%) Java Engineer
12 120 (4.28%) Lead Developer
13 118 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 113 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 97 (3.46%) Analyst
16 94 (3.35%) Software Developer
17 91 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
18 88 (3.14%) Python Developer
18 88 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
19 77 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 853 (30.39%) HTML
2 852 (30.35%) Web Services
3 746 (26.58%) CSS
4 745 (26.54%) SOAP
5 732 (26.08%) .NET
6 672 (23.94%) Spring
7 651 (23.19%) AngularJS
8 547 (19.49%) Node.js
9 527 (18.77%) JSON
10 477 (16.99%) React
11 409 (14.57%) XML
12 335 (11.93%) ASP.NET
13 327 (11.65%) HTML5
14 324 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 251 (8.94%) RESTful
16 250 (8.91%) Spring Boot
17 234 (8.34%) CSS3
18 205 (7.30%) jQuery
19 189 (6.73%) Redux
20 180 (6.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 262 (9.33%) Fintech
2 216 (7.70%) User Experience
3 214 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 188 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
5 165 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 154 (5.49%) Mobile App
7 118 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
8 115 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (2.67%) Data Structures
10 71 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 62 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
12 54 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 33 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 32 (1.14%) Online Games
15 30 (1.07%) Public Cloud
16 28 (1.00%) Spread Betting
17 25 (0.89%) Blog
18 22 (0.78%) Derivative
19 21 (0.75%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 294 (10.47%) Linux
2 186 (6.63%) Windows
3 107 (3.81%) Android
4 91 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 86 (3.06%) Unix
6 23 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.61%) CentOS
9 13 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.32%) Solaris
11 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.14%) Debian
12 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.036%) AIX
14 1 (0.036%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.036%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,517 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (35.02%) TDD
3 830 (29.57%) Microservices
4 712 (25.37%) DevOps
5 505 (17.99%) Test Automation
6 502 (17.88%) MVC
7 498 (17.74%) BDD
8 489 (17.42%) Scrum
9 483 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
10 460 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 400 (14.25%) Software Engineering
12 388 (13.82%) OO
13 371 (13.22%) SOA
14 297 (10.58%) Open Source
15 289 (10.30%) Web Development
16 267 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
17 266 (9.48%) Unit Testing
18 239 (8.51%) Front End Development
19 221 (7.87%) SDLC
20 188 (6.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,389 (49.48%) Java
2 1,233 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 1,006 (35.84%) SQL
4 748 (26.65%) C#
5 436 (15.53%) Python
6 341 (12.15%) Java 8
7 188 (6.70%) PHP
8 184 (6.56%) ES6
9 147 (5.24%) Scala
10 115 (4.10%) PowerShell
11 110 (3.92%) Ruby
12 87 (3.10%) Apex Code
13 85 (3.03%) TypeScript
14 84 (2.99%) PL/SQL
15 79 (2.81%) C++
16 67 (2.39%) C
17 51 (1.82%) Go
17 51 (1.82%) Perl
18 48 (1.71%) Bash Shell
18 48 (1.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 359 (12.79%) Degree
2 101 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 15 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.43%) CISSP
8 12 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.43%) PhD
9 11 (0.39%) CCNA
9 11 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (0.39%) GIAC
9 11 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
9 11 (0.39%) MCSE
9 11 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (0.39%) SANS
9 11 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (8.19%) QA
2 13 (0.46%) WCAG
3 11 (0.39%) GDPR
4 10 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.29%) SLA
6 5 (0.18%) HL7
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.18%) PMO
7 4 (0.14%) MiFID
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.036%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.036%) PSD2
System Software
1 437 (15.57%) Docker
2 57 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.43%) vSphere
6 9 (0.32%) Varnish
7 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.036%) ACF2
9 1 (0.036%) GridGain
9 1 (0.036%) NFS
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.036%) RACF
9 1 (0.036%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 154 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 109 (3.88%) Ansible
3 67 (2.39%) Puppet
4 59 (2.10%) Terraform
5 58 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.93%) logstash
7 22 (0.78%) Kibana
8 21 (0.75%) Salt
9 17 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (0.53%) Mesos
11 13 (0.46%) Packer
12 12 (0.43%) Automic
12 12 (0.43%) Rancher
12 12 (0.43%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 10 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 9 (0.32%) Consul
15 7 (0.25%) Graphite
16 6 (0.21%) CFEngine
16 6 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
17 5 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 260 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 259 (9.23%) Oracle
3 167 (5.95%) Google
4 110 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 69 (2.46%) IBM
6 50 (1.78%) Splunk
7 46 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 43 (1.53%) Adobe
9 37 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 34 (1.21%) Foundry
11 33 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 32 (1.14%) VMware
13 29 (1.03%) Sitecore
14 28 (1.00%) ServiceNow
15 26 (0.93%) Apple
16 22 (0.78%) Axway
17 21 (0.75%) Tableau
18 20 (0.71%) AppDynamics
18 20 (0.71%) Facebook
18 20 (0.71%) hybris