Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 85 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +47
Permanent jobs citing REST 917 1,153 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 3.65% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 8.32% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,026 776
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 10,711 13,863 11,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.22% 43.83% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,131 12,161 10,321
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,899 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.80% +5.26% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing REST as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in the South East.

Salary trend for REST in the South East

REST
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the South East over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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
Thames Valley +12 391 £57,500 +4.55% 15
Berkshire -6 215 £60,000 - 10
Hampshire -6 209 £42,500 - 2
Surrey -25 144 £55,000 +7.84% 9
Oxfordshire +37 93 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Buckinghamshire +40 83 £47,500 -9.52% 2
East Sussex -9 77 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -28 71 £55,600 +30.82% 2
Kent +10 25 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Middlesex +16 1 £90,000 +5.88%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 556 (60.63%) JavaScript
2 530 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (42.31%) CSS
4 384 (41.88%) HTML
5 349 (38.06%) SOAP
6 342 (37.30%) C#
7 338 (36.86%) SQL
8 326 (35.55%) .NET
9 302 (32.93%) Java
10 299 (32.61%) MVC
11 279 (30.43%) Web Services
12 225 (24.54%) ASP.NET
13 217 (23.66%) JSON
14 205 (22.36%) SQL Server
15 201 (21.92%) Git (software)
16 187 (20.39%) AngularJS
17 185 (20.17%) Linux
18 181 (19.74%) Scrum
19 176 (19.19%) XML
20 174 (18.97%) jQuery
20 174 (18.97%) Spring
21 158 (17.23%) Web Development
22 155 (16.90%) TDD
23 147 (16.03%) Degree
24 141 (15.38%) OO
25 136 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
26 130 (14.18%) Ajax
26 130 (14.18%) Microservices
27 124 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
28 120 (13.09%) Software Engineering

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 69 (7.52%) Confluence
2 48 (5.23%) IIS
3 36 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.73%) CMS
5 19 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.96%) Apache
7 15 (1.64%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.31%) Mule
9 12 (1.31%) Mule ESB
10 8 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.65%) JBoss
11 6 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.55%) Anypoint
12 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.55%) Magento
3 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 124 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (7.74%) SaaS
4 27 (2.94%) GitHub
5 19 (2.07%) PaaS
6 13 (1.42%) Heroku
6 13 (1.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 13 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 11 (1.20%) Force.com
7 11 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.09%) npm
9 7 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.65%) IaaS
11 5 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.44%) Office 365
13 3 (0.33%) Slack
13 3 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.11%) HTTP
2 16 (1.74%) DNS
3 11 (1.20%) DHCP
4 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.44%) Wireless
5 3 (0.33%) Broadband
6 2 (0.22%) 4G
6 2 (0.22%) 5G
6 2 (0.22%) Internet
6 2 (0.22%) SNMP
6 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) 3G
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) LTE
7 1 (0.11%) MQTT
7 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.11%) VSAN
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 119 (12.98%) MySQL
3 84 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 75 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (7.09%) NoSQL
6 49 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 32 (3.49%) Redis
7 32 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 23 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.18%) Big Data
9 20 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (1.53%) DB2
13 13 (1.42%) GIS
14 12 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (1.20%) Impala
Development Applications
1 201 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 113 (12.32%) JIRA
3 91 (9.92%) Jenkins
4 67 (7.31%) JUnit
5 57 (6.22%) Selenium
6 52 (5.67%) Maven
7 43 (4.69%) Subversion
8 39 (4.25%) Visual Studio
9 33 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 29 (3.16%) Cucumber
11 25 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (2.62%) Eclipse
12 24 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (2.29%) MSBuild
13 21 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (2.18%) Grunt
15 19 (2.07%) Mocha
15 19 (2.07%) webpack
16 17 (1.85%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.85%) Protractor
General
1 82 (8.94%) Retail
2 68 (7.42%) Finance
3 22 (2.40%) Marketing
4 15 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.53%) Games
6 13 (1.42%) Banking
7 9 (0.98%) Publishing
8 6 (0.65%) Advertising
8 6 (0.65%) Electronics
8 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.55%) Law
9 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 680 (74.15%) Developer
2 162 (17.67%) Java Developer
3 147 (16.03%) Senior Developer
4 140 (15.27%) Software Developer
5 119 (12.98%) .NET Developer
6 84 (9.16%) C# Developer
7 74 (8.07%) PHP Developer
8 58 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 51 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 48 (5.23%) Senior Software Developer
10 48 (5.23%) Software Engineer
11 46 (5.02%) Junior
12 45 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 43 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (4.69%) Junior Developer
14 34 (3.71%) Angular Developer
15 33 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
16 30 (3.27%) Consultant
17 28 (3.05%) Lead Developer
18 26 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (42.31%) CSS
2 384 (41.88%) HTML
3 349 (38.06%) SOAP
4 326 (35.55%) .NET
5 279 (30.43%) Web Services
6 225 (24.54%) ASP.NET
7 217 (23.66%) JSON
8 187 (20.39%) AngularJS
9 176 (19.19%) XML
10 174 (18.97%) jQuery
10 174 (18.97%) Spring
11 130 (14.18%) Ajax
12 119 (12.98%) HTML5
13 109 (11.89%) React
14 104 (11.34%) WCF
15 101 (11.01%) Node.js
16 79 (8.62%) .NET Framework
16 79 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 72 (7.85%) CSS3
18 71 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 75 (8.18%) User Experience
3 57 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.07%) Fintech
7 19 (2.07%) iPad
8 14 (1.53%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.42%) CMDB
9 13 (1.42%) FMCG
10 12 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.87%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.55%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.44%) PKI
16 3 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 185 (20.17%) Linux
2 75 (8.18%) Windows
3 27 (2.94%) Android
4 25 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.31%) Unix
6 12 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (32.61%) MVC
3 181 (19.74%) Scrum
4 158 (17.23%) Web Development
5 155 (16.90%) TDD
6 141 (15.38%) OO
7 136 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (14.18%) Microservices
9 120 (13.09%) Software Engineering
10 118 (12.87%) DevOps
11 115 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
12 113 (12.32%) Test Automation
13 91 (9.92%) Computer Science
13 91 (9.92%) OOP
14 83 (9.05%) E-Commerce
15 81 (8.83%) Mentoring
16 78 (8.51%) SOA
17 68 (7.42%) BDD
18 54 (5.89%) Mobile Application Development
18 54 (5.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 556 (60.63%) JavaScript
2 342 (37.30%) C#
3 338 (36.86%) SQL
4 302 (32.93%) Java
5 105 (11.45%) PHP
6 102 (11.12%) Python
7 51 (5.56%) Java 8
8 50 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 45 (4.91%) TypeScript
10 36 (3.93%) Scala
11 26 (2.84%) C
12 25 (2.73%) Ruby
13 24 (2.62%) ES6
14 22 (2.40%) C++
15 21 (2.29%) VB.NET
16 19 (2.07%) Apex Code
17 18 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.85%) Kotlin
19 15 (1.64%) Perl
20 10 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 147 (16.03%) Degree
2 51 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.44%) HND
8 3 (0.33%) ISEB
8 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CEH
9 2 (0.22%) CISM
9 2 (0.22%) CISSP
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) SANS
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.87%) QA
2 11 (1.20%) GAMP
3 9 (0.98%) SLA
4 8 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (12.10%) Docker
2 16 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.62%) Ansible
2 24 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.40%) Terraform
4 17 (1.85%) Puppet
5 8 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
7 5 (0.55%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.55%) Kibana
8 4 (0.44%) Rancher
8 4 (0.44%) Salt
8 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.22%) Nessus
10 2 (0.22%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.22%) vRealize
10 2 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 105 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 77 (8.40%) Oracle
3 26 (2.84%) Xamarin
4 25 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.40%) Google
6 21 (2.29%) SAP
7 14 (1.53%) Software AG
7 14 (1.53%) Zend
8 13 (1.42%) VMware
9 12 (1.31%) Tableau
10 11 (1.20%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.09%) IBM
12 8 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.87%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.76%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.55%) Dell
15 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.44%) Remedy
16 3 (0.33%) StreamBase