Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 121 110
Rank change year-on-year +42 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 367 574 687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.44% 2.91% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 7.92% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 343 454 551
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,075 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,218 £63,750
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 the North of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,302 7,243 9,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.36% 36.78% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,668 5,811 8,475
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the North of England

REST
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the North of England.

Salary trend for REST in the North of England

REST
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the North of England over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in the North of England

REST
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North of England region over the 6 months to 6 July 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
North West +28 216 £50,000 - 44
Yorkshire +50 120 £45,000 - 25
North East +36 31 £45,000 - 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for REST.

1 201 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (45.50%) JavaScript
3 137 (37.33%) .NET
4 122 (33.24%) Java
5 120 (32.70%) C#
6 114 (31.06%) SQL
7 105 (28.61%) SOAP
8 94 (25.61%) CSS
8 94 (25.61%) Software Engineering
8 94 (25.61%) AngularJS
9 84 (22.89%) AWS
10 79 (21.53%) React
11 76 (20.71%) Docker
12 74 (20.16%) PHP
13 68 (18.53%) HTML
13 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
13 68 (18.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 66 (17.98%) Azure
14 66 (17.98%) Web Services
15 64 (17.44%) Microservices
16 63 (17.17%) Jenkins
16 63 (17.17%) Git (software)
16 63 (17.17%) SQL Server
16 63 (17.17%) MVC
17 61 (16.62%) Test Automation
18 59 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (16.08%) TDD
19 57 (15.53%) DevOps
20 55 (14.99%) .NET Framework
20 55 (14.99%) Finance

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 22 (5.99%) Confluence
2 13 (3.54%) CMS
3 8 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.18%) IIS
3 8 (2.18%) Mule
4 7 (1.91%) WordPress
5 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.27%) Mendix
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Magento
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (22.89%) AWS
2 66 (17.98%) Azure
3 38 (10.35%) GitHub
4 31 (8.45%) SaaS
5 22 (5.99%) Serverless
6 13 (3.54%) Power Platform
7 12 (3.27%) Cloudflare
8 6 (1.63%) Amazon Cognito
8 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.63%) GCP
9 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.09%) npm
11 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.82%) IaaS
11 3 (0.82%) PaaS
11 3 (0.82%) Slack
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.36%) HTTP
2 8 (2.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) SMS
3 4 (1.09%) VoIP
4 3 (0.82%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.26%) MySQL
3 32 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 28 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (7.63%) Redis
5 17 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.54%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.54%) Power BI
7 13 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.63%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.36%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.82%) HBase
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.27%) DB2
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (17.17%) Git (software)
1 63 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 50 (13.62%) Selenium
3 49 (13.35%) JIRA
4 38 (10.35%) Maven
5 36 (9.81%) JUnit
6 33 (8.99%) NUnit
6 33 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (8.17%) Cucumber
8 29 (7.90%) WebDriver
9 27 (7.36%) Bitbucket
10 22 (5.99%) webpack
11 16 (4.36%) TestNG
12 15 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (4.09%) Hudson
13 14 (3.81%) PHPUnit
13 14 (3.81%) SonarQube
14 13 (3.54%) Babel
15 12 (3.27%) Subversion
16 11 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (14.99%) Finance
2 27 (7.36%) Marketing
3 18 (4.90%) Banking
4 16 (4.36%) Law
5 10 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.45%) Legal
6 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.63%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 203 (55.31%) Developer
2 54 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 35 (9.54%) Senior Developer
4 29 (7.90%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.36%) Architect
5 27 (7.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (7.36%) Software Developer
6 24 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.27%) PHP Developer
8 20 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (5.18%) Tester
10 18 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 18 (4.90%) React Developer
11 17 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.63%) Java Engineer
12 13 (3.54%) .NET Architect
12 13 (3.54%) .NET Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (37.33%) .NET
2 105 (28.61%) SOAP
3 94 (25.61%) AngularJS
3 94 (25.61%) CSS
4 79 (21.53%) React
5 68 (18.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 68 (18.53%) HTML
6 66 (17.98%) Web Services
7 55 (14.99%) .NET Framework
8 51 (13.90%) Node.js
9 42 (11.44%) .NET Core
10 40 (10.90%) Spring
11 39 (10.63%) JSON
11 39 (10.63%) XML
12 35 (9.54%) Laravel
13 31 (8.45%) Entity Framework
14 27 (7.36%) GraphQL
14 27 (7.36%) Redux
15 24 (6.54%) ASP.NET
16 22 (5.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.36%) IVR
3 15 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.81%) User Experience
5 13 (3.54%) Cloud Native
6 12 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.09%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.82%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.54%) iSeries
12 2 (0.54%) NHS
12 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.09%) Linux
2 12 (3.27%) Windows
3 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.54%) Android
5 2 (0.54%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.61%) Software Engineering
3 64 (17.44%) Microservices
4 63 (17.17%) MVC
5 61 (16.62%) Test Automation
6 59 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (16.08%) TDD
7 57 (15.53%) DevOps
8 51 (13.90%) Scrum
9 48 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (11.44%) BDD
11 33 (8.99%) ETL
12 28 (7.63%) Front End Development
12 28 (7.63%) Unit Testing
13 26 (7.08%) OOP
14 25 (6.81%) OO
15 23 (6.27%) SOA
16 22 (5.99%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.72%) Secure Coding
17 21 (5.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 167 (45.50%) JavaScript
2 122 (33.24%) Java
3 120 (32.70%) C#
4 114 (31.06%) SQL
5 74 (20.16%) PHP
6 42 (11.44%) Python
7 17 (4.63%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.63%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.81%) ES6
9 11 (3.00%) C++
9 11 (3.00%) Lua
9 11 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.00%) Ruby
10 9 (2.45%) Java 8
10 9 (2.45%) VBScript
11 8 (2.18%) Apple Swift
11 8 (2.18%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.18%) VB
12 7 (1.91%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.08%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.63%) PhD
3 5 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.54%) ISEB
6 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.62%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) GDPR
2 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.27%) NCSC
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (20.71%) Docker
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.45%) Ansible
3 4 (1.09%) Puppet
4 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.82%) Terraform
5 2 (0.54%) Rancher
5 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.90%) Oracle
3 17 (4.63%) webMethods
4 11 (3.00%) Intapp
4 11 (3.00%) Veracode
5 10 (2.72%) Google
6 8 (2.18%) New Relic
6 8 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.63%) Autodesk
7 6 (1.63%) IBM
8 5 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.09%) Avaya
9 4 (1.09%) Genesys
9 4 (1.09%) SAP
10 3 (0.82%) Aderant
10 3 (0.82%) CA
10 3 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.82%) Micro Focus