Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 70 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 +32 +62
Permanent jobs citing REST 970 1,240 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.72% 4.19% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.46% 9.61% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1,086 750
South East median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 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 10,250 12,899 12,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.35% 43.61% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,816 11,187 10,494
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +12 443 £55,000 - 80
Berkshire -14 249 £60,000 +4.35% 38
Hampshire -34 185 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Surrey -28 137 £55,000 - 30
Oxfordshire +63 134 £55,000 - 24
East Sussex +25 114 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 60 £52,000 +4.00% 18
Kent +20 44 £42,500 -19.05% 16
West Sussex -75 38 £56,250 +32.35% 13
Middlesex +11 10 £60,000 +33.33%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 581 (59.90%) JavaScript
2 561 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (41.86%) SOAP
4 378 (38.97%) CSS
5 371 (38.25%) C#
6 368 (37.94%) HTML
7 366 (37.73%) .NET
8 332 (34.23%) SQL
9 305 (31.44%) Web Services
10 280 (28.87%) Git (software)
11 278 (28.66%) Java
12 271 (27.94%) MVC
13 263 (27.11%) ASP.NET
14 228 (23.51%) JSON
15 227 (23.40%) XML
16 221 (22.78%) jQuery
17 219 (22.58%) SQL Server
18 213 (21.96%) TDD
19 201 (20.72%) Linux
20 194 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
21 187 (19.28%) AngularJS
22 185 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
23 180 (18.56%) WCF
24 178 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
25 170 (17.53%) DevOps
26 165 (17.01%) MySQL
27 162 (16.70%) Microservices
28 159 (16.39%) Degree
29 158 (16.29%) OO
30 153 (15.77%) Scrum

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 63 (6.49%) Confluence
2 24 (2.47%) CMS
3 19 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 19 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.75%) Apache
4 17 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.44%) IIS
6 13 (1.34%) Mule
6 13 (1.34%) Mule ESB
7 10 (1.03%) Drupal
7 10 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.82%) Joomla!
8 8 (0.82%) nginx
9 7 (0.72%) JBoss
10 5 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.41%) Apache Synapse
11 4 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.10%) InVision
3 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 194 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (8.45%) SaaS
4 28 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (2.47%) Serverless
6 19 (1.96%) PaaS
7 18 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (1.75%) Heroku
9 14 (1.44%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.44%) GitHub
10 10 (1.03%) Firebase
10 10 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 9 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.82%) Force.com
12 8 (0.82%) npm
12 8 (0.82%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.62%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.05%) HTTP
2 10 (1.03%) Bluetooth
2 10 (1.03%) DNS
3 7 (0.72%) Broadband
3 7 (0.72%) SSL
4 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.41%) AMQP
5 4 (0.41%) Internet
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 2 (0.21%) X.509
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
7 1 (0.10%) 5G
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) MQTT
7 1 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
7 1 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.10%) SSH
7 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 165 (17.01%) MySQL
3 90 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 42 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.30%) Redis
7 31 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
8 26 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (1.86%) MariaDB
10 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.93%) Big Data
13 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.72%) DB2
14 7 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 280 (28.87%) Git (software)
2 112 (11.55%) Jenkins
3 110 (11.34%) JIRA
4 59 (6.08%) Maven
5 56 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 51 (5.26%) Selenium
7 47 (4.85%) TeamCity
8 46 (4.74%) Visual Studio Team System
9 44 (4.54%) Subversion
10 41 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (3.61%) Cucumber
12 34 (3.51%) JUnit
13 26 (2.68%) Bitbucket
14 24 (2.47%) Eclipse
15 20 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 18 (1.86%) WebDriver
17 17 (1.75%) Mocha
17 17 (1.75%) SpecFlow
18 15 (1.55%) Protractor
19 14 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 64 (6.60%) Retail
2 44 (4.54%) Finance
3 38 (3.92%) Games
4 29 (2.99%) Marketing
5 23 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.24%) Advertising
8 10 (1.03%) Public Sector
9 8 (0.82%) Housing Association
9 8 (0.82%) Local Government
9 8 (0.82%) Publishing
10 6 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.52%) Electronics
11 5 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
12 3 (0.31%) Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 700 (72.16%) Developer
2 168 (17.32%) Senior Developer
3 146 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 132 (13.61%) C# Developer
5 121 (12.47%) Java Developer
6 99 (10.21%) Software Developer
7 95 (9.79%) PHP Developer
8 70 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 52 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 49 (5.05%) Python Developer
12 47 (4.85%) Senior Software Developer
13 40 (4.12%) Senior PHP Developer
14 38 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 37 (3.81%) Web Developer
16 35 (3.61%) Analyst
17 34 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
18 33 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 33 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
19 31 (3.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (41.86%) SOAP
2 378 (38.97%) CSS
3 368 (37.94%) HTML
4 366 (37.73%) .NET
5 305 (31.44%) Web Services
6 263 (27.11%) ASP.NET
7 228 (23.51%) JSON
8 227 (23.40%) XML
9 221 (22.78%) jQuery
10 187 (19.28%) AngularJS
11 180 (18.56%) WCF
12 151 (15.57%) Ajax
13 143 (14.74%) Spring
14 115 (11.86%) React
15 111 (11.44%) HTML5
16 105 (10.82%) Node.js
17 91 (9.38%) .NET Framework
18 81 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 78 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
20 72 (7.42%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.93%) Mobile App
2 89 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (6.29%) User Experience
4 33 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.16%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.16%) iPad
6 20 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.44%) Blog
11 13 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.13%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.72%) W3C
14 7 (0.72%) Xbox
15 6 (0.62%) Lidar
16 5 (0.52%) FMCG
16 5 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 201 (20.72%) Linux
2 52 (5.36%) Android
3 50 (5.15%) Windows
4 41 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.89%) Unix
6 20 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.52%) Fedora
8 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (27.94%) MVC
3 213 (21.96%) TDD
4 185 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
5 170 (17.53%) DevOps
6 162 (16.70%) Microservices
7 158 (16.29%) OO
8 153 (15.77%) Scrum
9 151 (15.57%) BDD
9 151 (15.57%) Web Development
10 138 (14.23%) Computer Science
11 137 (14.12%) Software Engineering
12 135 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
13 115 (11.86%) Test Automation
14 103 (10.62%) SOA
15 100 (10.31%) OOP
16 86 (8.87%) Mentoring
17 75 (7.73%) SDLC
18 74 (7.63%) E-Commerce
19 68 (7.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 581 (59.90%) JavaScript
2 371 (38.25%) C#
3 332 (34.23%) SQL
4 278 (28.66%) Java
5 129 (13.30%) PHP
6 126 (12.99%) Python
7 67 (6.91%) T-SQL
8 50 (5.15%) Java 8
9 43 (4.43%) VB.NET
10 36 (3.71%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.40%) TypeScript
12 32 (3.30%) C++
13 27 (2.78%) Kotlin
14 21 (2.16%) PHP 7
14 21 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.06%) ES6
16 19 (1.96%) C
17 18 (1.86%) Go
18 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (16.39%) Degree
2 79 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.37%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.72%) ISEB
8 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.21%) CISSP
10 2 (0.21%) HND
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) MCSD
11 1 (0.10%) MCSE
11 1 (0.10%) PMP
11 1 (0.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.07%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) GDPR
2 5 (0.52%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) GAMP
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 139 (14.33%) Docker
2 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.41%) oVirt
4 4 (0.41%) RHEV
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 103 (10.62%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.37%) Terraform
4 17 (1.75%) Puppet
5 15 (1.55%) Ansible
6 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.41%) Rancher
7 3 (0.31%) CloudHub
7 3 (0.31%) Kibana
7 3 (0.31%) Salt
7 3 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.21%) SCCM
8 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.21%) Zipkin
9 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.29%) Oracle
3 48 (4.95%) Zend
4 31 (3.20%) Google
5 24 (2.47%) IBM
6 21 (2.16%) MuleSoft
7 20 (2.06%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 18 (1.86%) Xamarin
9 17 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.24%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.82%) SAP
11 8 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.82%) VMware
12 6 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.62%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.52%) Remedy
13 5 (0.52%) Sage
14 4 (0.41%) Adobe
14 4 (0.41%) webMethods
14 4 (0.41%) WSO2