Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing REST 2,255 2,395 2,919
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.67% 3.93% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.46% 9.75% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 1,919 2,410
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
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 19,675 24,557 27,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.75% 40.30% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,162 20,403 23,420
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +15 528 £70,000 - 79
West London +22 115 £57,500 -8.00% 55
South London +11 98 £60,000 +14.29% 10
East London +3 20 £70,000 +12.00% 7
North London -25 5 £52,500 +16.67% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,219 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 800 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 780 (34.59%) Java
4 714 (31.66%) AWS
5 635 (28.16%) Finance
6 616 (27.32%) TDD
7 601 (26.65%) Microservices
8 588 (26.08%) .NET
9 583 (25.85%) Git (software)
10 582 (25.81%) HTML
11 558 (24.75%) CSS
12 555 (24.61%) C#
13 551 (24.43%) Web Services
14 540 (23.95%) SQL
15 534 (23.68%) DevOps
16 521 (23.10%) Docker
17 495 (21.95%) SOAP
18 474 (21.02%) Azure
19 442 (19.60%) React
20 405 (17.96%) Software Engineering
21 403 (17.87%) Scrum
21 403 (17.87%) AngularJS
22 384 (17.03%) JSON
23 362 (16.05%) Kubernetes
24 354 (15.70%) SQL Server
25 353 (15.65%) Fintech
26 339 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
27 338 (14.99%) Spring
28 337 (14.94%) Python
29 334 (14.81%) 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
1 104 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (3.99%) Confluence
3 73 (3.24%) Apache Spark
4 66 (2.93%) Apache
5 46 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 41 (1.82%) EPiServer
7 33 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 32 (1.42%) CMS
9 30 (1.33%) nginx
10 28 (1.24%) IIS
11 26 (1.15%) Mule
12 24 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.75%) Anypoint
14 17 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
15 14 (0.62%) Red Hat Fuse
16 9 (0.40%) GeoServer
16 9 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.44%) Adobe XD
4 10 (0.44%) InVision
4 10 (0.44%) Zeplin
5 8 (0.35%) Gliffy
6 7 (0.31%) Sketch
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.089%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.044%) Figma
9 1 (0.044%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.44%) HFM
1 10 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
2 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.40%) Magento
2 9 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.18%) Shopify
6 4 (0.18%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 714 (31.66%) AWS
2 474 (21.02%) Azure
3 141 (6.25%) SaaS
4 139 (6.16%) GCP
5 135 (5.99%) GitHub
6 132 (5.85%) Serverless
7 93 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
8 50 (2.22%) npm
9 49 (2.17%) PaaS
10 47 (2.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 44 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (1.91%) IaaS
13 40 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
15 33 (1.46%) Amazon S3
16 30 (1.33%) AWS CodePipeline
17 29 (1.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 28 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
18 28 (1.24%) Power Platform
19 24 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.72%) HTTP
2 56 (2.48%) Internet
3 41 (1.82%) DNS
4 37 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.02%) Firewall
6 20 (0.89%) VoIP
7 17 (0.75%) Network Security
8 12 (0.53%) IPsec
8 12 (0.53%) SSL
9 11 (0.49%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.44%) SSH
11 9 (0.40%) MPLS
12 8 (0.35%) BGP
12 8 (0.35%) FTP
12 8 (0.35%) WAN
13 7 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
13 7 (0.31%) VPN
14 6 (0.27%) OSPF
14 6 (0.27%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 258 (11.44%) NoSQL
3 160 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
4 149 (6.61%) MySQL
5 137 (6.08%) MongoDB
6 100 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 77 (3.41%) Redis
8 66 (2.93%) Big Data
9 53 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
10 48 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 44 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 42 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (1.46%) Blockchain
16 30 (1.33%) Event Store
16 30 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (1.06%) Power BI
18 22 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 583 (25.85%) Git (software)
2 264 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 209 (9.27%) JIRA
4 137 (6.08%) Selenium
5 133 (5.90%) Visual Studio
6 127 (5.63%) Maven
7 101 (4.48%) JUnit
8 92 (4.08%) webpack
9 79 (3.50%) Cucumber
10 66 (2.93%) Jasmine
11 61 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 57 (2.53%) Bitbucket
13 56 (2.48%) TeamCity
14 46 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 43 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (1.77%) Gradle
16 40 (1.77%) Mocha
17 37 (1.64%) Mockito
17 37 (1.64%) SpecFlow
18 36 (1.60%) NUnit
General
1 635 (28.16%) Finance
2 199 (8.82%) Banking
3 125 (5.54%) Marketing
4 75 (3.33%) Retail
5 52 (2.31%) Games
6 38 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.33%) Front Office
8 27 (1.20%) Legal
9 26 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.89%) Publishing
12 19 (0.84%) Law
12 19 (0.84%) Public Sector
13 16 (0.71%) Advertising
14 14 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.44%) Retail Finance
16 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.27%) iGaming
16 6 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,385 (61.42%) Developer
2 333 (14.77%) Senior Developer
3 324 (14.37%) Java Developer
4 198 (8.78%) .NET Developer
5 191 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 180 (7.98%) Software Engineer
7 160 (7.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 129 (5.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 118 (5.23%) React Developer
10 105 (4.66%) Architect
11 101 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 92 (4.08%) Python Developer
12 92 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
13 80 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 77 (3.41%) Analyst
15 72 (3.19%) Salesforce Developer
16 69 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
17 68 (3.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 66 (2.93%) Angular Developer
19 54 (2.39%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 588 (26.08%) .NET
2 582 (25.81%) HTML
3 558 (24.75%) CSS
4 551 (24.43%) Web Services
5 495 (21.95%) SOAP
6 442 (19.60%) React
7 403 (17.87%) AngularJS
8 384 (17.03%) JSON
9 338 (14.99%) Spring
10 283 (12.55%) Node.js
11 274 (12.15%) XML
12 231 (10.24%) .NET Core
13 219 (9.71%) ASP.NET
14 215 (9.53%) HTML5
15 214 (9.49%) RESTful
16 210 (9.31%) Redux
17 188 (8.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 173 (7.67%) Spring Boot
19 160 (7.10%) Kafka
20 141 (6.25%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.29%) User Experience
2 160 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 132 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 83 (3.68%) Data Structures
6 81 (3.59%) Cloud Native
7 80 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
8 74 (3.28%) Algorithms
9 56 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 22 (0.98%) Online Gambling
12 20 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.84%) Data Centre
13 19 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (0.80%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.75%) Tandem
16 16 (0.71%) iPad
17 15 (0.67%) Blog
17 15 (0.67%) Online Banking
18 14 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 259 (11.49%) Linux
2 132 (5.85%) Android
3 128 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 99 (4.39%) Windows
5 77 (3.41%) Unix
6 72 (3.19%) Mac OS X
7 28 (1.24%) CentOS
8 16 (0.71%) Fedora
9 15 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.13%) AIX
13 3 (0.13%) Solaris
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.044%) VMS
15 1 (0.044%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,219 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 616 (27.32%) TDD
3 601 (26.65%) Microservices
4 534 (23.68%) DevOps
5 405 (17.96%) Software Engineering
6 403 (17.87%) Scrum
7 353 (15.65%) Fintech
8 339 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
9 334 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 291 (12.90%) MVC
11 276 (12.24%) BDD
12 233 (10.33%) Computer Science
12 233 (10.33%) OO
13 217 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
14 191 (8.47%) Front End Development
15 170 (7.54%) Open Source
16 158 (7.01%) Web Development
17 144 (6.39%) Unit Testing
18 143 (6.34%) SOLID
19 137 (6.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 800 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 780 (34.59%) Java
3 555 (24.61%) C#
4 540 (23.95%) SQL
5 337 (14.94%) Python
6 241 (10.69%) Java 8
7 152 (6.74%) TypeScript
8 118 (5.23%) Ruby
9 112 (4.97%) Kotlin
10 88 (3.90%) Go
10 88 (3.90%) PHP
11 69 (3.06%) Apple Swift
12 68 (3.02%) ES6
13 66 (2.93%) Scala
14 61 (2.71%) Apex Code
15 50 (2.22%) PowerShell
16 49 (2.17%) T-SQL
17 46 (2.04%) Bash Shell
18 44 (1.95%) XPath
19 43 (1.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 235 (10.42%) Degree
2 144 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.53%) CEH
4 12 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (0.53%) GWAPT
4 12 (0.53%) OSCP
5 8 (0.35%) CCNP
5 8 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.22%) CCNA
7 5 (0.22%) CISSP
7 5 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.18%) MCSE
8 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.18%) SANS
8 4 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.81%) QA
2 20 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.62%) GDPR
4 9 (0.40%) PSD2
5 7 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (0.31%) NCSC
6 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.18%) SLA
8 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.089%) PMO
9 2 (0.089%) RMADS
10 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.044%) EMIR
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 521 (23.10%) Docker
2 23 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.40%) vSphere
6 8 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.35%) Xen
7 6 (0.27%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.089%) LXC
9 2 (0.089%) Varnish
10 1 (0.044%) ACF2
10 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.044%) Postfix
10 1 (0.044%) RACF
Systems Management
1 362 (16.05%) Kubernetes
2 102 (4.52%) Terraform
3 70 (3.10%) Mesos
4 58 (2.57%) Ansible
5 44 (1.95%) Grafana
5 44 (1.95%) Kibana
6 39 (1.73%) Marathon
7 28 (1.24%) Puppet
8 21 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.67%) Prometheus
10 14 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
10 14 (0.62%) Rancher
11 10 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.40%) logstash
13 8 (0.35%) Packer
13 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.31%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.27%) Automic
16 5 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 212 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 148 (6.56%) Oracle
3 142 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
4 119 (5.28%) Google
5 50 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 43 (1.91%) Adobe
7 40 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 39 (1.73%) IBM
9 30 (1.33%) SAP
10 26 (1.15%) Dell
11 24 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.06%) Tableau
12 23 (1.02%) VMware
13 18 (0.80%) Apple
14 17 (0.75%) ServiceNow
14 17 (0.75%) Splunk
15 15 (0.67%) Jitterbit
16 14 (0.62%) AppDynamics
16 14 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 13 (0.58%) Pardot