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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 77 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 +41
Permanent jobs citing REST 3,056 2,653 2,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.35% 3.79% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.83% 9.46% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,430 2,267 2,356
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
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 28,209 28,030 32,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.15% 40.02% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23,686 24,484 28,455
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.37% +3.11%

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 February 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 February 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 +19 665 £65,000 +8.33% 137
West London -5 146 £60,000 +14.29% 62
South London +29 72 £55,000 -6.47% 10
East London -8 30 £52,500 -19.23% 16
North London -11 21 £50,000 -9.09% 13
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,797 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,638 (53.60%) Java
3 1,339 (43.82%) JavaScript
4 1,051 (34.39%) TDD
5 952 (31.15%) SQL
6 930 (30.43%) Web Services
7 884 (28.93%) HTML
8 862 (28.21%) Spring
9 788 (25.79%) Microservices
10 780 (25.52%) Finance
11 757 (24.77%) CSS
12 720 (23.56%) SOAP
13 718 (23.49%) C#
14 693 (22.68%) .NET
15 686 (22.45%) AngularJS
16 631 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
17 621 (20.32%) Git (software)
18 601 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
18 601 (19.67%) Scrum
19 577 (18.88%) BDD
20 572 (18.72%) MVC
21 557 (18.23%) Software Engineering
22 551 (18.03%) JSON
23 549 (17.96%) Test Automation
24 509 (16.66%) DevOps
25 478 (15.64%) Node.js
26 438 (14.33%) NoSQL
27 430 (14.07%) Jenkins
28 423 (13.84%) Python
29 418 (13.68%) Degree

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
1 211 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 191 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 142 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 134 (4.38%) Apache
5 92 (3.01%) Apache Spark
6 89 (2.91%) Confluence
7 77 (2.52%) CMS
8 68 (2.23%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 63 (2.06%) Drupal
11 52 (1.70%) Umbraco
12 51 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 49 (1.60%) JBoss
14 41 (1.34%) IIS
15 33 (1.08%) nginx
16 27 (0.88%) EPiServer
16 27 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.85%) Apache Solr
18 22 (0.72%) Jetty
18 22 (0.72%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.13%) GIMP
6 4 (0.13%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.033%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.033%) HipChat
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.46%) MetaTrader
2 14 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.20%) Magento
7 4 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.065%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 631 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 360 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (4.81%) SaaS
4 132 (4.32%) GitHub
5 81 (2.65%) PaaS
6 79 (2.59%) Serverless
7 73 (2.39%) npm
8 56 (1.83%) Office 365
9 49 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (1.41%) IaaS
11 37 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 36 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
13 31 (1.01%) Amazon S3
14 28 (0.92%) Slack
15 24 (0.79%) OpenShift
16 23 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (0.75%) Yammer
17 18 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
18 17 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 227 (7.43%) HTTP
2 109 (3.57%) Internet
3 45 (1.47%) Intranet
4 30 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.75%) SSL
6 17 (0.56%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.49%) SMPP
7 15 (0.49%) SNMP
8 14 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 14 (0.46%) VPN
9 13 (0.43%) VoIP
10 9 (0.29%) Firewall
10 9 (0.29%) FTP
10 9 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.26%) SMS
11 8 (0.26%) VSAT
12 7 (0.23%) DNS
12 7 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (14.33%) NoSQL
2 398 (13.02%) SQL Server
3 313 (10.24%) MySQL
4 292 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 225 (7.36%) Big Data
6 181 (5.92%) Relational Database
7 124 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
8 115 (3.76%) Hadoop
9 101 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (2.62%) Redis
11 60 (1.96%) Blockchain
11 60 (1.96%) HBase
12 59 (1.93%) Neo4j
12 59 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 44 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
15 38 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (1.11%) Hazelcast
17 27 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 621 (20.32%) Git (software)
2 430 (14.07%) Jenkins
3 343 (11.22%) Maven
4 277 (9.06%) JIRA
5 242 (7.92%) Cucumber
6 239 (7.82%) Selenium
7 233 (7.62%) JUnit
8 158 (5.17%) Subversion
9 116 (3.80%) Visual Studio
10 103 (3.37%) webpack
11 95 (3.11%) TeamCity
12 93 (3.04%) gulp
13 91 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 90 (2.95%) WebDriver
15 82 (2.68%) PHPUnit
16 76 (2.49%) Gradle
17 75 (2.45%) NUnit
18 70 (2.29%) Grunt
19 69 (2.26%) Jasmine
20 66 (2.16%) TestNG
General
1 780 (25.52%) Finance
2 372 (12.17%) Banking
3 201 (6.58%) Retail
4 190 (6.22%) Games
5 140 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 105 (3.44%) Advertising
7 101 (3.30%) Marketing
8 84 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 80 (2.62%) Financial Institution
10 71 (2.32%) Retail Banking
11 51 (1.67%) Publishing
12 40 (1.31%) Front Office
13 34 (1.11%) Law
14 28 (0.92%) Legal
15 21 (0.69%) Electronics
16 18 (0.59%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.36%) Back Office
17 11 (0.36%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.36%) Retail Finance
18 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,866 (61.06%) Developer
2 700 (22.91%) Java Developer
3 395 (12.93%) Senior Developer
4 242 (7.92%) Software Engineer
5 229 (7.49%) .NET Developer
6 221 (7.23%) Architect
7 204 (6.68%) C# Developer
8 177 (5.79%) Java Engineer
9 156 (5.10%) Lead Developer
10 149 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 148 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 136 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
13 133 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 120 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
15 101 (3.30%) Software Developer
16 100 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
17 98 (3.21%) React Developer
18 90 (2.95%) PHP Developer
19 87 (2.85%) Web Developer
20 82 (2.68%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (30.43%) Web Services
2 884 (28.93%) HTML
3 862 (28.21%) Spring
4 757 (24.77%) CSS
5 720 (23.56%) SOAP
6 693 (22.68%) .NET
7 686 (22.45%) AngularJS
8 551 (18.03%) JSON
9 478 (15.64%) Node.js
10 409 (13.38%) React
11 408 (13.35%) XML
12 387 (12.66%) HTML5
13 368 (12.04%) RESTful
14 357 (11.68%) ASP.NET
15 354 (11.58%) Hibernate
16 352 (11.52%) jQuery
17 247 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 215 (7.04%) CSS3
19 214 (7.00%) Spring Boot
20 197 (6.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 340 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 296 (9.69%) User Experience
3 277 (9.06%) Fintech
4 226 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
5 213 (6.97%) Mobile App
6 207 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
7 181 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
8 118 (3.86%) Algorithms
9 103 (3.37%) Data Structures
10 49 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 48 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 47 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 45 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
14 43 (1.41%) Derivative
15 38 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 32 (1.05%) Data Centre
16 32 (1.05%) Equities
17 31 (1.01%) Client/Server
18 29 (0.95%) N-Tier
19 28 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 367 (12.01%) Linux
2 180 (5.89%) Unix
3 151 (4.94%) Windows
4 131 (4.29%) Android
5 116 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.82%) Solaris
8 18 (0.59%) Debian
9 17 (0.56%) CentOS
10 16 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.39%) HPUX
13 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.20%) AIX
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.065%) Fedora
18 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,797 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,051 (34.39%) TDD
3 788 (25.79%) Microservices
4 601 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
4 601 (19.67%) Scrum
5 577 (18.88%) BDD
6 572 (18.72%) MVC
7 557 (18.23%) Software Engineering
8 549 (17.96%) Test Automation
9 509 (16.66%) DevOps
10 391 (12.79%) OO
11 353 (11.55%) SOA
12 297 (9.72%) Unit Testing
13 282 (9.23%) Web Development
14 281 (9.20%) E-Commerce
15 264 (8.64%) Open Source
16 260 (8.51%) SDLC
17 234 (7.66%) Front End Development
18 230 (7.53%) Analytics
19 208 (6.81%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,638 (53.60%) Java
2 1,339 (43.82%) JavaScript
3 952 (31.15%) SQL
4 718 (23.49%) C#
5 423 (13.84%) Python
6 284 (9.29%) PHP
7 234 (7.66%) Scala
8 191 (6.25%) Ruby
9 171 (5.60%) ES6
10 167 (5.46%) PowerShell
11 118 (3.86%) TypeScript
12 103 (3.37%) Groovy
13 89 (2.91%) C++
14 70 (2.29%) T-SQL
15 61 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 61 (2.00%) Go
16 57 (1.87%) Objective-C
17 52 (1.70%) Perl
18 49 (1.60%) PL/SQL
19 46 (1.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 418 (13.68%) Degree
2 137 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (0.39%) PhD
8 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.29%) SANS
10 8 (0.26%) MCSA
11 7 (0.23%) ISEB
11 7 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.20%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.16%) MCP
13 5 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.13%) CCNA
14 4 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (11.78%) QA
2 16 (0.52%) WCAG
3 14 (0.46%) SLA
4 11 (0.36%) WAI
5 9 (0.29%) PSD2
6 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.20%) GDPR
8 5 (0.16%) GCP
9 4 (0.13%) MiFID
10 3 (0.098%) COBIT
11 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 351 (11.49%) Docker
2 42 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.29%) HDFS
5 6 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.20%) vSphere
6 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.13%) GridGain
7 4 (0.13%) KVM
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.098%) Firmware
9 2 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.033%) IAG
10 1 (0.033%) iptables
10 1 (0.033%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.033%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 109 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 101 (3.30%) Ansible
3 85 (2.78%) Puppet
4 56 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (1.18%) Kibana
5 36 (1.18%) Terraform
6 34 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
7 22 (0.72%) logstash
8 16 (0.52%) Salt
9 14 (0.46%) Perfmon
10 12 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.20%) Mesos
13 5 (0.16%) Ambari
13 5 (0.16%) MOM
13 5 (0.16%) Packer
14 4 (0.13%) Consul
15 3 (0.098%) Capistrano
15 3 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 285 (9.33%) Oracle
2 256 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 130 (4.25%) Google
4 69 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (2.06%) IBM
6 53 (1.73%) TIBCO
7 38 (1.24%) VMware
8 37 (1.21%) Splunk
9 36 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 36 (1.18%) Zend
10 35 (1.15%) SAP
11 32 (1.05%) Xamarin
12 30 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 29 (0.95%) Pega
14 27 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 26 (0.85%) Apigee
15 26 (0.85%) AppDynamics
16 23 (0.75%) Alias
17 20 (0.65%) Facebook
18 19 (0.62%) Nintex