Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,393 2,905 2,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.95% 4.15% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.86% 10.37% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,845 2,285 2,080
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24,277 28,007 27,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.05% 40.01% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20,134 23,466 23,837
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +3 538 £70,000 +7.69% 41
South London +24 91 £52,500 +16.67% 3
West London -14 84 £61,500 +2.50% 21
East London +19 25 £62,500 +13.64% 5
North London +27 15 £45,000 -12.20% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 1,297 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,118 (46.72%) Java
3 967 (40.41%) JavaScript
4 669 (27.96%) Microservices
5 662 (27.66%) HTML
6 661 (27.62%) SQL
7 635 (26.54%) TDD
8 613 (25.62%) C#
9 609 (25.45%) .NET
10 608 (25.41%) AngularJS
11 605 (25.28%) Web Services
12 573 (23.94%) Finance
13 552 (23.07%) CSS
14 518 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
15 501 (20.94%) SOAP
16 500 (20.89%) Test Automation
17 476 (19.89%) React
18 463 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
19 460 (19.22%) JSON
20 451 (18.85%) Git (software)
21 445 (18.60%) DevOps
22 430 (17.97%) Degree
23 421 (17.59%) Spring
24 418 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
25 416 (17.38%) Software Engineering
26 402 (16.80%) Python
27 397 (16.59%) Docker
28 395 (16.51%) Scrum
29 384 (16.05%) SQL Server
30 383 (16.01%) MVC

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
1 124 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 73 (3.05%) IIS
4 53 (2.21%) CMS
4 53 (2.21%) Confluence
5 47 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.88%) Apache
7 26 (1.09%) Mule
8 24 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 22 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 21 (0.88%) Anypoint
10 21 (0.88%) WordPress
11 19 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.71%) JBoss
13 16 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.67%) Drupal
14 14 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.46%) nginx
17 10 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.042%) HipChat
5 1 (0.042%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 52 (2.17%) thinkFolio
2 51 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.38%) Magento
4 15 (0.63%) Temenos T24
5 10 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 7 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.25%) Odoo
8 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.084%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.084%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.084%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.084%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.084%) Shopify
10 2 (0.084%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 518 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 418 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (5.18%) GitHub
4 119 (4.97%) SaaS
5 105 (4.39%) PaaS
6 96 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (2.63%) Serverless
8 54 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (1.92%) npm
10 45 (1.88%) Amazon S3
11 39 (1.63%) IaaS
12 33 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 26 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
15 25 (1.04%) Apigee
16 24 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (1.00%) Slack
17 23 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
17 23 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (5.31%) HTTP
2 58 (2.42%) Internet
3 22 (0.92%) HTTPS
4 21 (0.88%) VPN
5 20 (0.84%) SSL
6 15 (0.63%) Bluetooth
6 15 (0.63%) Firewall
6 15 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.46%) AMQP
7 11 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (0.42%) MQTT
9 7 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.29%) MPLS
9 7 (0.29%) SMTP
9 7 (0.29%) SSH
10 6 (0.25%) DNS
11 5 (0.21%) NFC
11 5 (0.21%) Skype
12 4 (0.17%) FTP
12 4 (0.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 330 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 188 (7.86%) MySQL
4 167 (6.98%) Big Data
4 167 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 137 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 128 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 117 (4.89%) Hadoop
8 79 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 68 (2.84%) Redis
10 59 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 50 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 50 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (2.05%) HBase
13 42 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 40 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
15 34 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (1.17%) Blockchain
16 28 (1.17%) Flink
17 21 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 451 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 326 (13.62%) Jenkins
3 182 (7.61%) Selenium
4 162 (6.77%) JIRA
5 157 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 144 (6.02%) Maven
7 119 (4.97%) TeamCity
8 105 (4.39%) JUnit
9 89 (3.72%) NUnit
10 71 (2.97%) Gradle
11 68 (2.84%) Bitbucket Server
11 68 (2.84%) Visual Studio
12 66 (2.76%) SpecFlow
13 60 (2.51%) webpack
14 58 (2.42%) SoapUI
15 51 (2.13%) Ant
16 50 (2.09%) JMeter
17 48 (2.01%) SonarQube
17 48 (2.01%) WebDriver
18 38 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 573 (23.94%) Finance
2 271 (11.32%) Banking
3 168 (7.02%) Games
4 133 (5.56%) Retail
5 88 (3.68%) Marketing
6 78 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.63%) Advertising
8 46 (1.92%) Law
9 30 (1.25%) Legal
10 25 (1.04%) Front Office
10 25 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.84%) Billing
12 20 (0.84%) Electronics
13 17 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.67%) Back Office
15 15 (0.63%) Publishing
16 9 (0.38%) Retail Finance
17 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,519 (63.48%) Developer
2 532 (22.23%) Java Developer
3 294 (12.29%) Senior Developer
4 276 (11.53%) .NET Developer
5 203 (8.48%) Architect
6 172 (7.19%) Software Engineer
7 170 (7.10%) C# Developer
8 162 (6.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 133 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 122 (5.10%) Software Developer
11 99 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
12 87 (3.64%) Lead Developer
12 87 (3.64%) React Developer
12 87 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
13 86 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 81 (3.38%) Python Developer
14 81 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 70 (2.93%) Senior Software Engineer
16 68 (2.84%) Analyst
17 62 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (27.66%) HTML
2 609 (25.45%) .NET
3 608 (25.41%) AngularJS
4 605 (25.28%) Web Services
5 552 (23.07%) CSS
6 501 (20.94%) SOAP
7 476 (19.89%) React
8 460 (19.22%) JSON
9 421 (17.59%) Spring
10 346 (14.46%) Node.js
11 293 (12.24%) XML
12 288 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 256 (10.70%) ASP.NET
14 250 (10.45%) HTML5
15 238 (9.95%) RESTful
16 171 (7.15%) Spring Boot
17 166 (6.94%) Redux
18 159 (6.64%) jQuery
19 146 (6.10%) .NET Core
19 146 (6.10%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 270 (11.28%) Fintech
2 165 (6.90%) User Experience
3 146 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
4 115 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 96 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 95 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 92 (3.84%) Algorithms
8 80 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
9 76 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (3.18%) Fixed Income
10 70 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 66 (2.76%) Data Structures
12 63 (2.63%) Equities
13 61 (2.55%) Derivative
14 45 (1.88%) Public Cloud
15 38 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
16 35 (1.46%) Cloud Native
16 35 (1.46%) Virtual Team
17 25 (1.04%) Social Media
18 24 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 188 (7.86%) Linux
2 148 (6.18%) Windows
3 95 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 92 (3.84%) Android
5 79 (3.30%) Unix
6 12 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.38%) CentOS
8 7 (0.29%) Solaris
9 6 (0.25%) Fedora
10 5 (0.21%) AIX
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.084%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (27.96%) Microservices
3 635 (26.54%) TDD
4 500 (20.89%) Test Automation
5 463 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 445 (18.60%) DevOps
7 416 (17.38%) Software Engineering
8 395 (16.51%) Scrum
9 383 (16.01%) MVC
10 341 (14.25%) BDD
11 340 (14.21%) OO
12 324 (13.54%) Computer Science
13 232 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
14 230 (9.61%) Front End Development
15 214 (8.94%) Unit Testing
16 213 (8.90%) Open Source
17 187 (7.81%) Web Development
18 184 (7.69%) E-Commerce
18 184 (7.69%) SDLC
19 181 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,118 (46.72%) Java
2 967 (40.41%) JavaScript
3 661 (27.62%) SQL
4 613 (25.62%) C#
5 402 (16.80%) Python
6 254 (10.61%) Java 8
7 163 (6.81%) PHP
8 117 (4.89%) Scala
9 111 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 106 (4.43%) ES6
11 94 (3.93%) Ruby
12 76 (3.18%) Go
13 75 (3.13%) C++
14 74 (3.09%) TypeScript
15 62 (2.59%) C
16 51 (2.13%) Groovy
17 50 (2.09%) Kotlin
18 41 (1.71%) Apple Swift
18 41 (1.71%) T-SQL
19 37 (1.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 430 (17.97%) Degree
2 118 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
5 29 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 24 (1.00%) ISEB
8 20 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.38%) PhD
11 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.17%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.084%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.042%) CISSP
14 1 (0.042%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (11.53%) QA
2 16 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.33%) PMO
3 8 (0.33%) SLA
4 5 (0.21%) GDPR
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.17%) MiFID
6 2 (0.084%) PSD2
6 2 (0.084%) WCAG
7 1 (0.042%) TickIT
System Software
1 397 (16.59%) Docker
2 65 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.54%) HDFS
4 13 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.33%) vSphere
6 6 (0.25%) Varnish
7 4 (0.17%) Squid
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 232 (9.69%) Kubernetes
2 121 (5.06%) Ansible
3 74 (3.09%) Puppet
4 71 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.13%) Terraform
6 36 (1.50%) Mesos
7 32 (1.34%) Grafana
8 22 (0.92%) Prometheus
9 20 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.79%) Rancher
11 9 (0.38%) Kibana
12 6 (0.25%) Marathon
13 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.21%) StatsD
13 5 (0.21%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.17%) CloudHub
15 3 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.084%) Consul
16 2 (0.084%) SCCM
Vendors
1 239 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 153 (6.39%) Oracle
3 99 (4.14%) Google
4 81 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (2.17%) Charles River
6 42 (1.76%) MuleSoft
7 35 (1.46%) SAP
8 30 (1.25%) IBM
8 30 (1.25%) Splunk
9 29 (1.21%) Tableau
10 22 (0.92%) Xamarin
11 21 (0.88%) Jitterbit
11 21 (0.88%) Zend
12 16 (0.67%) Apple
12 16 (0.67%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.59%) Cadence
13 14 (0.59%) Terracotta
14 13 (0.54%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.54%) VMware
14 13 (0.54%) WSO2