Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 68 80
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 629 420 866
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.53% 4.22% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 9.36% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 414 323 748
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6,555 4,488 9,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.75% 45.13% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,728 3,922 7,800
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the South East

REST
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the South East.

Salary trend for REST in the South East

REST
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for REST in the South East

REST
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -39 171 £55,000 - 37
Hampshire +9 155 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Surrey -14 126 £67,500 +35.00% 21
Berkshire -26 94 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Kent -4 62 £80,000 +77.78% 4
Buckinghamshire -52 43 £56,250 +2.27% 12
Oxfordshire -7 34 £62,500 +38.89% 5
East Sussex -38 34 £65,000 - 5
West Sussex -29 32 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Home Counties - 23 £100,000 -
Sussex - 10 £35,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £42,500 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for REST.

1 303 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (44.99%) JavaScript
3 231 (36.72%) Microservices
4 227 (36.09%) C#
5 219 (34.82%) AWS
6 217 (34.50%) Azure
7 216 (34.34%) Java
8 211 (33.55%) DevOps
9 184 (29.25%) .NET
10 181 (28.78%) CSS
11 177 (28.14%) HTML
12 172 (27.34%) Software Engineering
12 172 (27.34%) Docker
13 167 (26.55%) SQL
14 164 (26.07%) React
15 162 (25.76%) CI/CD
16 156 (24.80%) Linux
17 150 (23.85%) Git (software)
18 143 (22.73%) Scrum
19 134 (21.30%) TDD
20 131 (20.83%) Full Stack Development
21 129 (20.51%) Web Services
22 127 (20.19%) JSON
23 120 (19.08%) Degree
23 120 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
23 120 (19.08%) AngularJS
24 118 (18.76%) Spring
25 117 (18.60%) Computer Science
25 117 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
25 117 (18.60%) Python

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (4.93%) Apache
2 27 (4.29%) Apache Spark
3 24 (3.82%) CMS
4 22 (3.50%) Confluence
5 15 (2.38%) WordPress
6 14 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (2.23%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.95%) SAS
9 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.79%) JBoss
10 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.64%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.48%) IIS
12 3 (0.48%) Mule
12 3 (0.48%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.32%) Kentico
13 2 (0.32%) nginx
13 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.48%) Shopify
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 219 (34.82%) AWS
2 217 (34.50%) Azure
3 105 (16.69%) Serverless
4 89 (14.15%) SaaS
5 46 (7.31%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (6.04%) OpenShift
7 36 (5.72%) GCP
8 34 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (5.25%) Power Platform
10 32 (5.09%) GitHub
11 23 (3.66%) PaaS
12 22 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (3.50%) Amazon Cognito
13 19 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
15 16 (2.54%) Amazon S3
15 16 (2.54%) npm
16 15 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
17 9 (1.43%) Azure Storage
17 9 (1.43%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.13%) HTTP
2 12 (1.91%) MQTT
2 12 (1.91%) SSL
3 8 (1.27%) PPP
4 5 (0.79%) FTP
5 4 (0.64%) Internet
5 4 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) DHCP
6 3 (0.48%) DNS
6 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
6 3 (0.48%) X.509
7 2 (0.32%) 3G
7 2 (0.32%) 4G
7 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.32%) SSH
7 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.74%) PostgreSQL
2 98 (15.58%) SQL Server
3 87 (13.83%) MySQL
4 81 (12.88%) NoSQL
5 71 (11.29%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.04%) Big Data
7 37 (5.88%) MariaDB
8 33 (5.25%) Power BI
9 29 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.82%) HBase
11 21 (3.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (2.54%) Redis
13 12 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.91%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.75%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.59%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.59%) InfluxDB
16 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 116 (18.44%) Jenkins
3 67 (10.65%) JIRA
4 33 (5.25%) Selenium
5 22 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 18 (2.86%) GitLab
6 18 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.07%) JUnit
8 12 (1.91%) SoapUI
9 11 (1.75%) webpack
10 10 (1.59%) JMeter
10 10 (1.59%) LoadRunner
10 10 (1.59%) Maven
10 10 (1.59%) NeoLoad
10 10 (1.59%) Postman
10 10 (1.59%) REST Assured
11 9 (1.43%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.43%) Subversion
12 8 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 116 (18.44%) Finance
2 95 (15.10%) Social Skills
3 76 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.15%) Retail
5 39 (6.20%) Law
6 38 (6.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 37 (5.88%) Marketing
8 31 (4.93%) Banking
9 27 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
10 24 (3.82%) Telecoms
11 16 (2.54%) Publishing
12 11 (1.75%) Local Government
13 10 (1.59%) Electronics
14 9 (1.43%) Legal
15 7 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.11%) Wearables
16 6 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
17 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.64%) Police
19 3 (0.48%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 399 (63.43%) Developer
2 104 (16.53%) Senior Developer
3 82 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 78 (12.40%) Software Engineer
5 63 (10.02%) .NET Developer
6 61 (9.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 52 (8.27%) C# Developer
8 48 (7.63%) PHP Developer
9 47 (7.47%) Java Developer
10 39 (6.20%) Lead Developer
11 35 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (5.09%) Analyst
12 32 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (4.45%) Analyst Developer
14 27 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
15 26 (4.13%) Pricing Analyst
15 26 (4.13%) Pricing Developer
16 24 (3.82%) Java Engineer
16 24 (3.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (29.25%) .NET
2 181 (28.78%) CSS
3 177 (28.14%) HTML
4 164 (26.07%) React
5 129 (20.51%) Web Services
6 127 (20.19%) JSON
7 120 (19.08%) AngularJS
8 118 (18.76%) Spring
9 109 (17.33%) SOAP
10 86 (13.67%) Spring Boot
11 71 (11.29%) HTML5
12 69 (10.97%) .NET Framework
13 65 (10.33%) XML
14 64 (10.17%) .NET Core
15 62 (9.86%) jQuery
16 59 (9.38%) ASP.NET
17 56 (8.90%) Node.js
18 54 (8.59%) CSS3
19 38 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 36 (5.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.88%) User Experience
2 55 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (7.79%) Virtual Team
4 38 (6.04%) Mobile App
5 34 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 33 (5.25%) Cloud Native
7 25 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (3.66%) iPad
9 20 (3.18%) Legacy Systems
10 18 (2.86%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (1.43%) Cyberattack
11 9 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.43%) Replication
11 9 (1.43%) Social Media
12 8 (1.27%) CAN bus
12 8 (1.27%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.27%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 156 (24.80%) Linux
2 59 (9.38%) Unix
3 36 (5.72%) Windows
4 24 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.02%) Android
6 15 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (1.43%) Debian
9 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) tvOS
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (36.72%) Microservices
3 211 (33.55%) DevOps
4 172 (27.34%) Software Engineering
5 162 (25.76%) CI/CD
6 143 (22.73%) Scrum
7 134 (21.30%) TDD
8 131 (20.83%) Full Stack Development
9 120 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
10 117 (18.60%) Computer Science
10 117 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (17.49%) Test Automation
12 105 (16.69%) Unit Testing
13 103 (16.38%) MVC
14 94 (14.94%) OO
15 75 (11.92%) SDLC
16 74 (11.76%) OOP
17 72 (11.45%) BDD
18 62 (9.86%) SOLID
19 61 (9.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 283 (44.99%) JavaScript
2 227 (36.09%) C#
3 216 (34.34%) Java
4 167 (26.55%) SQL
5 117 (18.60%) Python
6 79 (12.56%) PHP
7 52 (8.27%) C++
8 51 (8.11%) Perl
9 45 (7.15%) C
10 42 (6.68%) TypeScript
11 40 (6.36%) Shell Script
12 36 (5.72%) Kotlin
13 28 (4.45%) PowerShell
14 27 (4.29%) ES6
15 23 (3.66%) PHP 7
16 21 (3.34%) Java 8
16 21 (3.34%) PL/SQL
17 15 (2.38%) Ruby
18 14 (2.23%) R
19 13 (2.07%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 120 (19.08%) Degree
2 64 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.77%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.11%) OCP
6 7 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.95%) ISEB
7 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (0.64%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.48%) DICOM
3 3 (0.48%) GxP
4 2 (0.32%) GDPR
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 172 (27.34%) Docker
2 23 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.43%) KVM
5 9 (1.43%) Xen
6 7 (1.11%) HDFS
7 3 (0.48%) Firmware
8 2 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (18.28%) Kubernetes
2 60 (9.54%) Ansible
3 50 (7.95%) Terraform
4 24 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.02%) Grafana
6 12 (1.91%) Puppet
7 10 (1.59%) logstash
8 7 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.48%) Kubeflow
10 2 (0.32%) Istio
10 2 (0.32%) Rancher
11 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.16%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.16%) Kibana
11 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.86%) Oracle
3 32 (5.09%) Google
4 26 (4.13%) Red Hat
5 18 (2.86%) VMware
6 14 (2.23%) Zend
7 10 (1.59%) AppDynamics
7 10 (1.59%) Dynatrace
7 10 (1.59%) Micro Focus
7 10 (1.59%) New Relic
8 9 (1.43%) Perforce
8 9 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.27%) IBM
9 8 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.95%) Cisco
10 6 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.79%) InterSystems
11 5 (0.79%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.79%) Xamarin