Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 77 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 +33
Permanent jobs citing REST 3166 2966 2790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.22% 3.91% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.82% 9.73% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2594 2429
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 29265 30492 33546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.00% 40.22% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23855 26858 28770
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 0 521 £62,500 +4.17% 74
West London -5 134 £57,500 +4.55% 24
South London +42 102 £48,000 -20.00% 5
East London +12 40 £65,000 -3.70% 15
North London +5 36 £52,500 -8.70% 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for REST.

1 2019 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1761 (55.62%) Java
3 1280 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 1152 (36.39%) TDD
5 1004 (31.71%) Spring
6 998 (31.52%) Web Services
7 955 (30.16%) Finance
8 936 (29.56%) HTML
9 911 (28.77%) SQL
10 857 (27.07%) AngularJS
11 839 (26.50%) SOAP
12 789 (24.92%) Microservices
13 777 (24.54%) CSS
14 740 (23.37%) C#
15 718 (22.68%) BDD
16 698 (22.05%) Scrum
17 696 (21.98%) Git (software)
18 663 (20.94%) MVC
19 633 (19.99%) .NET
20 595 (18.79%) Test Automation
21 576 (18.19%) JSON
22 557 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
23 554 (17.50%) Banking
24 543 (17.15%) Software Engineering
25 516 (16.30%) XML
26 515 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
27 469 (14.81%) NoSQL
28 458 (14.47%) DevOps
29 452 (14.28%) Hibernate
30 450 (14.21%) Node.js

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
1 318 (10.04%) Tomcat
2 233 (7.36%) Apache
3 185 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
4 102 (3.22%) CMS
5 96 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 95 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 90 (2.84%) Drupal
8 73 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 54 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 53 (1.67%) nginx
11 45 (1.42%) Confluence
12 44 (1.39%) Umbraco
13 41 (1.30%) IIS
14 39 (1.23%) Apache Solr
15 32 (1.01%) JBoss
16 23 (0.73%) NServiceBus
17 22 (0.69%) Ethereum
17 22 (0.69%) OpenStack
17 22 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.16%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.063%) GIMP
7 2 (0.063%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.032%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.41%) Magento
2 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.16%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.095%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.063%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.032%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.032%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.032%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.032%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.032%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 515 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (6.10%) GitHub
4 144 (4.55%) SaaS
5 72 (2.27%) npm
6 48 (1.52%) Serverless
7 37 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (1.14%) PaaS
9 35 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.79%) Office 365
13 21 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (0.60%) IaaS
15 18 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.47%) Heroku
17 14 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (0.41%) OpenShift
19 12 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
20 10 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 186 (5.87%) HTTP
2 92 (2.91%) Internet
3 53 (1.67%) LDAP
4 30 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.66%) SSL
6 17 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.47%) SMPP
7 15 (0.47%) SNMP
7 15 (0.47%) VoIP
8 14 (0.44%) Intranet
8 14 (0.44%) RFID
9 10 (0.32%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.28%) DNS
11 8 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.25%) VSAT
12 7 (0.22%) Firewall
12 7 (0.22%) Skype
12 7 (0.22%) SMS
12 7 (0.22%) VPN
13 6 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 410 (12.95%) SQL Server
3 346 (10.93%) MySQL
4 264 (8.34%) MongoDB
5 201 (6.35%) Big Data
6 200 (6.32%) Relational Database
7 130 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 130 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 126 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
9 103 (3.25%) Redis
10 94 (2.97%) Neo4j
11 77 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 71 (2.24%) HBase
13 60 (1.90%) Blockchain
14 57 (1.80%) Hazelcast
15 51 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 28 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
18 25 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 696 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 447 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 439 (13.87%) Maven
4 308 (9.73%) JIRA
5 306 (9.67%) JUnit
6 282 (8.91%) Cucumber
7 214 (6.76%) Selenium
8 213 (6.73%) Subversion
9 118 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 102 (3.22%) gulp
11 95 (3.00%) webpack
12 94 (2.97%) Grunt
13 89 (2.81%) Visual Studio
14 80 (2.53%) Gradle
15 78 (2.46%) Mockito
15 78 (2.46%) WebDriver
16 70 (2.21%) Jasmine
17 62 (1.96%) TestNG
18 61 (1.93%) NUnit
19 60 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 955 (30.16%) Finance
2 554 (17.50%) Banking
3 334 (10.55%) Investment Banking
4 291 (9.19%) Retail Banking
5 201 (6.35%) Games
6 194 (6.13%) Retail
7 104 (3.28%) Front Office
8 102 (3.22%) Marketing
9 61 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 60 (1.90%) Publishing
11 51 (1.61%) Financial Institution
12 44 (1.39%) Legal
13 41 (1.30%) Advertising
14 22 (0.69%) Law
15 20 (0.63%) Electronics
15 20 (0.63%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.38%) Back Office
16 12 (0.38%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.35%) Retail Finance
18 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1949 (61.56%) Developer
2 775 (24.48%) Java Developer
3 405 (12.79%) Senior Developer
4 292 (9.22%) .NET Developer
5 257 (8.12%) Software Engineer
6 219 (6.92%) Architect
7 205 (6.48%) C# Developer
8 202 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 178 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 176 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 157 (4.96%) Java Engineer
12 145 (4.58%) Lead Developer
13 141 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 129 (4.07%) Technical Leader
15 112 (3.54%) Software Developer
16 107 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 103 (3.25%) Analyst
18 97 (3.06%) Angular Developer
19 95 (3.00%) Agile Developer
20 90 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1004 (31.71%) Spring
2 998 (31.52%) Web Services
3 936 (29.56%) HTML
4 857 (27.07%) AngularJS
5 839 (26.50%) SOAP
6 777 (24.54%) CSS
7 633 (19.99%) .NET
8 576 (18.19%) JSON
9 516 (16.30%) XML
10 452 (14.28%) Hibernate
11 450 (14.21%) Node.js
12 394 (12.44%) HTML5
13 374 (11.81%) RESTful
14 371 (11.72%) React
15 345 (10.90%) jQuery
16 325 (10.27%) ASP.NET
17 279 (8.81%) Spring Boot
18 255 (8.05%) CSS3
19 240 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
20 232 (7.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 330 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 292 (9.22%) Fintech
3 267 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (7.01%) User Experience
5 220 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
6 208 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (5.50%) Mobile App
8 104 (3.28%) Algorithms
9 100 (3.16%) Derivative
10 88 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 71 (2.24%) Client/Server
12 70 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 62 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
14 46 (1.45%) Virtual Team
15 43 (1.36%) Fixed Income
15 43 (1.36%) Hedge funds
16 35 (1.11%) Management Information System
16 35 (1.11%) N-Tier
17 30 (0.95%) Equities
18 28 (0.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 360 (11.37%) Linux
2 205 (6.48%) Unix
3 169 (5.34%) Android
4 156 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 102 (3.22%) Windows
6 34 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.73%) Solaris
8 18 (0.57%) HPUX
9 16 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.28%) Debian
12 8 (0.25%) CentOS
12 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.13%) AIX
14 4 (0.13%) openSUSE
14 4 (0.13%) SUSE
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.095%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2019 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1152 (36.39%) TDD
3 789 (24.92%) Microservices
4 718 (22.68%) BDD
5 698 (22.05%) Scrum
6 663 (20.94%) MVC
7 595 (18.79%) Test Automation
8 557 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
9 543 (17.15%) Software Engineering
10 458 (14.47%) DevOps
11 416 (13.14%) OO
12 378 (11.94%) Asset Management
13 362 (11.43%) SOA
14 328 (10.36%) SDLC
15 324 (10.23%) Unit Testing
16 302 (9.54%) Wealth Management
17 290 (9.16%) Open Source
18 281 (8.88%) Multithreading
19 277 (8.75%) E-Commerce
20 249 (7.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1761 (55.62%) Java
2 1280 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 911 (28.77%) SQL
4 740 (23.37%) C#
5 415 (13.11%) Python
6 212 (6.70%) PHP
7 177 (5.59%) Scala
8 166 (5.24%) Ruby
9 108 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 105 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 100 (3.16%) ES6
12 98 (3.10%) C++
13 85 (2.68%) Groovy
14 83 (2.62%) PL/SQL
15 81 (2.56%) Objective-C
16 78 (2.46%) Shell Script
17 74 (2.34%) TypeScript
18 72 (2.27%) Bash Shell
19 65 (2.05%) Go
20 63 (1.99%) C
Qualifications
1 400 (12.63%) Degree
2 157 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.38%) ISEB
7 11 (0.35%) PhD
8 10 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.28%) MCSA
10 6 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.19%) MCSD
10 6 (0.19%) SANS
11 5 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.095%) CCNA
13 3 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.095%) CISSP
13 3 (0.095%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (11.75%) QA
2 25 (0.79%) SLA
3 13 (0.41%) WAI
4 11 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.35%) WCAG
5 10 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.22%) PSD2
7 3 (0.095%) COBIT
7 3 (0.095%) EMIR
7 3 (0.095%) GCP
7 3 (0.095%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.032%) GDPR
System Software
1 314 (9.92%) Docker
2 64 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.63%) HDFS
4 18 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.19%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.16%) Varnish
7 5 (0.16%) vSphere
8 4 (0.13%) GridGain
8 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.063%) KVM
10 1 (0.032%) NDS
10 1 (0.032%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.032%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 102 (3.22%) Ansible
2 99 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 76 (2.40%) Puppet
4 54 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.04%) Terraform
6 23 (0.73%) Kibana
7 12 (0.38%) logstash
7 12 (0.38%) Salt
8 10 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.16%) Consul
9 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.16%) MOM
10 4 (0.13%) Grafana
10 4 (0.13%) Graphite
10 4 (0.13%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.095%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.095%) Nagios
11 3 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.063%) Control-M
Vendors
1 401 (12.67%) Oracle
2 209 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 113 (3.57%) Google
4 54 (1.71%) IBM
5 51 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 36 (1.14%) SAP
8 30 (0.95%) Pega
9 28 (0.88%) Apigee
9 28 (0.88%) ServiceNow
9 28 (0.88%) Splunk
10 27 (0.85%) Apple
11 25 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 25 (0.79%) Cadence
12 24 (0.76%) VMware
13 23 (0.73%) hybris
13 23 (0.73%) MuleSoft
13 23 (0.73%) Sybase
14 22 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 22 (0.69%) Zend