Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 67 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,254 2,329 2,839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.80% 4.13% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 10.54% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,978 2,273
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +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 11,250 22,098 28,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.03% 39.21% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,295 18,498 22,922
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +19 305 £70,000 - 39
West London +16 70 £55,000 -18.52% 28
South London -2 56 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East London +33 13 £65,000 +47.73% 12
North London +9 10 £55,000 +10.00% 5
REST
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 610 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (35.17%) JavaScript
3 402 (32.06%) Java
4 392 (31.26%) Microservices
5 386 (30.78%) AWS
6 350 (27.91%) .NET
7 341 (27.19%) SQL
8 334 (26.63%) TDD
9 326 (26.00%) C#
10 318 (25.36%) HTML
11 312 (24.88%) Web Services
12 303 (24.16%) React
13 295 (23.52%) Azure
14 283 (22.57%) AngularJS
15 282 (22.49%) CSS
16 279 (22.25%) Finance
17 273 (21.77%) Docker
18 261 (20.81%) DevOps
18 261 (20.81%) Git (software)
19 234 (18.66%) SOAP
20 231 (18.42%) Python
21 225 (17.94%) Software Engineering
22 220 (17.54%) SQL Server
23 203 (16.19%) JSON
24 199 (15.87%) Kubernetes
25 198 (15.79%) Scrum
26 189 (15.07%) Node.js
27 185 (14.75%) .NET Core
28 181 (14.43%) BDD
29 178 (14.19%) 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 69 (5.50%) Confluence
2 46 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 44 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (2.87%) CMS
5 32 (2.55%) Apache
6 31 (2.47%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.47%) EPiServer
7 20 (1.59%) IIS
8 13 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.04%) Moodle
9 8 (0.64%) Headless CMS
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.40%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.40%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.40%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.32%) Jetty
12 4 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 27 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.64%) Zeplin
3 5 (0.40%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.40%) InVision
3 5 (0.40%) Sketch
4 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.16%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.080%) Figma
6 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.32%) Magento
4 4 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.24%) Shopify
6 2 (0.16%) Maximo
6 2 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.16%) StreamServe
6 2 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.080%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 386 (30.78%) AWS
2 295 (23.52%) Azure
3 89 (7.10%) GCP
4 87 (6.94%) SaaS
5 77 (6.14%) Serverless
6 47 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
7 42 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (3.27%) npm
9 39 (3.11%) GitHub
10 33 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (2.63%) Power Platform
11 28 (2.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 20 (1.59%) PaaS
13 17 (1.36%) Apigee
13 17 (1.36%) OpenShift
13 17 (1.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 15 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (1.04%) IaaS
16 12 (0.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.74%) HTTP
2 26 (2.07%) VoIP
3 22 (1.75%) DNS
4 20 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.36%) Firewall
6 15 (1.20%) Internet
7 13 (1.04%) SSL
8 12 (0.96%) IPsec
8 12 (0.96%) WAN
9 11 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (0.88%) MPLS
9 11 (0.88%) Network Security
9 11 (0.88%) VPN
9 11 (0.88%) WLAN
10 9 (0.72%) BGP
10 9 (0.72%) OSPF
11 8 (0.64%) WebEx
12 7 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (0.48%) RTP
13 6 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 169 (13.48%) NoSQL
3 149 (11.88%) MongoDB
4 101 (8.05%) MySQL
5 95 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 45 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (3.03%) Big Data
8 38 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
10 33 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 31 (2.47%) Power BI
12 29 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (2.15%) Redis
14 27 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.36%) Blockchain
17 16 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 261 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.49%) JIRA
3 118 (9.41%) Jenkins
4 72 (5.74%) Visual Studio
5 60 (4.78%) JUnit
6 57 (4.55%) webpack
7 47 (3.75%) Maven
8 46 (3.67%) Selenium
9 40 (3.19%) Bitbucket
10 33 (2.63%) NUnit
11 29 (2.31%) Mockito
12 27 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 24 (1.91%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.91%) Mocha
15 23 (1.83%) Moq
16 22 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 22 (1.75%) MSTest
17 19 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 279 (22.25%) Finance
2 99 (7.89%) Banking
3 86 (6.86%) Marketing
4 37 (2.95%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.79%) Retail
6 33 (2.63%) Front Office
7 16 (1.28%) Advertising
8 15 (1.20%) Law
9 13 (1.04%) Games
10 12 (0.96%) Public Sector
11 10 (0.80%) Legal
12 9 (0.72%) Back Office
12 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 7 (0.56%) Publishing
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 833 (66.43%) Developer
2 199 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 164 (13.08%) Senior Developer
4 140 (11.16%) C# Developer
5 135 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 115 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 88 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 74 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 73 (5.82%) React Developer
10 71 (5.66%) Python Developer
11 64 (5.10%) Architect
12 63 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
13 54 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 53 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
15 51 (4.07%) Salesforce Developer
16 42 (3.35%) Cloud Developer
17 36 (2.87%) SQL Developer
18 32 (2.55%) Azure Developer
18 32 (2.55%) Software Developer
19 31 (2.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (27.91%) .NET
2 318 (25.36%) HTML
3 312 (24.88%) Web Services
4 303 (24.16%) React
5 283 (22.57%) AngularJS
6 282 (22.49%) CSS
7 234 (18.66%) SOAP
8 203 (16.19%) JSON
9 189 (15.07%) Node.js
10 185 (14.75%) .NET Core
11 178 (14.19%) Spring
12 145 (11.56%) Redux
13 137 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 119 (9.49%) HTML5
15 118 (9.41%) ASP.NET
16 112 (8.93%) XML
17 85 (6.78%) .NET Framework
18 82 (6.54%) Spring Boot
19 81 (6.46%) RESTful
20 74 (5.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (6.94%) User Experience
3 74 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 73 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 33 (2.63%) Cloud Native
7 33 (2.63%) Market Risk
8 31 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.59%) Blog
10 20 (1.59%) Marketing Technology
10 20 (1.59%) PKI
11 19 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.20%) Social Media
14 14 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.04%) e-Learning
15 13 (1.04%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.78%) Linux
2 65 (5.18%) Windows
3 45 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 37 (2.95%) Android
4 37 (2.95%) Unix
5 11 (0.88%) VMS
6 10 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.72%) CentOS
8 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.16%) Fedora
11 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (31.26%) Microservices
3 334 (26.63%) TDD
4 261 (20.81%) DevOps
5 225 (17.94%) Software Engineering
6 198 (15.79%) Scrum
7 181 (14.43%) BDD
8 157 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
9 150 (11.96%) Test Automation
10 144 (11.48%) MVC
11 143 (11.40%) Fintech
12 125 (9.97%) OO
13 110 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
13 110 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 106 (8.45%) Open Source
15 93 (7.42%) Front End Development
16 85 (6.78%) Web Development
17 81 (6.46%) Computer Science
18 77 (6.14%) Analytics
18 77 (6.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 441 (35.17%) JavaScript
2 402 (32.06%) Java
3 341 (27.19%) SQL
4 326 (26.00%) C#
5 231 (18.42%) Python
6 116 (9.25%) TypeScript
7 101 (8.05%) Java 8
8 69 (5.50%) PHP
9 66 (5.26%) Go
10 49 (3.91%) C++
11 47 (3.75%) Apex Code
11 47 (3.75%) PowerShell
12 40 (3.19%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.47%) ES6
14 30 (2.39%) Scala
15 29 (2.31%) Ruby
16 23 (1.83%) F#
17 22 (1.75%) R
18 21 (1.67%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 109 (8.69%) Degree
2 60 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.96%) CCNP
5 12 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.48%) CEH
7 6 (0.48%) GWAPT
7 6 (0.48%) OSCP
8 5 (0.40%) ISEB
8 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.080%) CCNA
11 1 (0.080%) CISSP
11 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.080%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.31%) QA
2 19 (1.52%) GDPR
3 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.32%) MiFID
4 3 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.24%) NCSC
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) PSD2
6 1 (0.080%) Basel III
6 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.080%) EMIR
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 273 (21.77%) Docker
2 8 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.56%) Postfix
3 7 (0.56%) vSphere
4 6 (0.48%) Kamailio
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.080%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 199 (15.87%) Kubernetes
2 47 (3.75%) Terraform
3 36 (2.87%) Ansible
4 32 (2.55%) Kibana
5 23 (1.83%) Grafana
6 17 (1.36%) logstash
7 10 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.80%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.72%) Puppet
9 5 (0.40%) Rancher
9 5 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.24%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.16%) Nagios
12 1 (0.080%) Consul
12 1 (0.080%) Control-M
12 1 (0.080%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.080%) Graylog
12 1 (0.080%) Marathon
12 1 (0.080%) Mesos
Vendors
1 134 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
3 55 (4.39%) Google
4 54 (4.31%) Oracle
5 23 (1.83%) Pardot
6 17 (1.36%) Adobe
6 17 (1.36%) Apple
6 17 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.04%) Cisco
9 12 (0.96%) Tealium
9 12 (0.96%) VMware
10 11 (0.88%) Tableau
11 9 (0.72%) Dell
11 9 (0.72%) MuleSoft
11 9 (0.72%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.64%) IBM
12 8 (0.64%) Splunk
13 7 (0.56%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.48%) Cognizant