Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 92 165
Rank change year-on-year +18 +73 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,238 943 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.09% 3.21% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 7.95% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,127 795 719
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,400 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 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 13,474 11,863 14,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.53% 40.38% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,863 10,266 13,215
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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
Thames Valley +24 500 £55,000 +10.00% 65
Berkshire +41 347 £60,000 +20.00% 40
Hampshire +2 268 £42,500 -5.56% 33
Surrey +40 229 £55,000 - 31
East Sussex +37 101 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Sussex -13 90 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Oxfordshire -32 77 £53,500 -2.73% 13
Buckinghamshire +36 76 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Kent +7 37 £52,500 +16.67% 8
Sussex -19 8 £80,000 +18.52%
Middlesex +13 2 £65,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for REST.

1 701 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (54.60%) JavaScript
3 530 (42.81%) HTML
4 487 (39.34%) CSS
5 475 (38.37%) Java
6 456 (36.83%) C#
7 437 (35.30%) SQL
8 432 (34.89%) Web Services
9 429 (34.65%) SOAP
10 405 (32.71%) .NET
11 395 (31.91%) MVC
12 379 (30.61%) AngularJS
13 330 (26.66%) Scrum
14 317 (25.61%) SQL Server
15 311 (25.12%) Git (software)
16 294 (23.75%) JSON
17 255 (20.60%) ASP.NET
18 248 (20.03%) XML
19 247 (19.95%) TDD
20 244 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
21 230 (18.58%) Microservices
22 227 (18.34%) Spring
23 225 (18.17%) Software Engineering
24 208 (16.80%) Test Automation
25 205 (16.56%) HTML5
26 201 (16.24%) jQuery
27 191 (15.43%) React
28 190 (15.35%) WCF
29 178 (14.38%) Microsoft
30 174 (14.05%) Linux

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 61 (4.93%) JBoss
2 46 (3.72%) Confluence
3 34 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 34 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 32 (2.58%) CMS
5 31 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (2.26%) Apache
8 26 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.10%) SharePoint
9 25 (2.02%) Apache Solr
9 25 (2.02%) IIS
10 22 (1.78%) WildFly
11 17 (1.37%) WordPress
12 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.73%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.65%) Drupal
15 8 (0.65%) nginx
16 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 163 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (7.92%) SaaS
4 33 (2.67%) GitHub
5 17 (1.37%) Force.com
6 16 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 15 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
8 11 (0.89%) Office 365
8 11 (0.89%) PaaS
9 10 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.81%) npm
10 9 (0.73%) Firebase
10 9 (0.73%) Serverless
11 8 (0.65%) Boomi
11 8 (0.65%) NuGet
11 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.57%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.85%) HTTP
2 38 (3.07%) Internet
3 12 (0.97%) Network Security
3 12 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.89%) FTP
5 8 (0.65%) SNMP
5 8 (0.65%) WebEx
6 6 (0.48%) SSL
7 4 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.32%) SSH
7 4 (0.32%) WAN
8 3 (0.24%) Firewall
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
9 2 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.16%) SCTP
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.081%) AMQP
10 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.85%) MySQL
3 99 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 92 (7.43%) NoSQL
5 58 (4.68%) RDBMS
6 53 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 43 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.34%) MariaDB
11 24 (1.94%) Big Data
12 21 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (1.13%) HBase
17 12 (0.97%) Oracle Database
18 11 (0.89%) GIS
19 10 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 311 (25.12%) Git (software)
2 142 (11.47%) Jenkins
3 118 (9.53%) JIRA
4 102 (8.24%) Selenium
5 89 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (6.54%) Subversion
7 74 (5.98%) Maven
8 62 (5.01%) Visual Studio
9 53 (4.28%) JUnit
10 40 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 38 (3.07%) Jasmine
12 36 (2.91%) SpecFlow
13 34 (2.75%) gulp
13 34 (2.75%) SoapUI
14 31 (2.50%) Eclipse
15 29 (2.34%) Ant
15 29 (2.34%) IntelliJ
16 23 (1.86%) Grunt
17 22 (1.78%) Gradle
18 21 (1.70%) Mocha
General
1 107 (8.64%) Retail
2 96 (7.75%) Finance
3 32 (2.58%) Banking
4 30 (2.42%) Marketing
5 21 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.62%) Games
7 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.57%) Automotive
8 7 (0.57%) Publishing
9 5 (0.40%) Electronics
10 4 (0.32%) Back Office
11 3 (0.24%) Advertising
11 3 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.081%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.081%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.081%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 823 (66.48%) Developer
2 222 (17.93%) Senior Developer
3 203 (16.40%) C# Developer
4 189 (15.27%) Java Developer
5 183 (14.78%) .NET Developer
6 127 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 126 (10.18%) Software Developer
8 109 (8.80%) Lead Developer
9 107 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 105 (8.48%) Software Engineer
11 93 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
12 86 (6.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 83 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
14 80 (6.46%) C# Software Developer
15 64 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 60 (4.85%) Architect
17 50 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
17 50 (4.04%) PHP Developer
18 48 (3.88%) Java Engineer
19 45 (3.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (42.81%) HTML
2 487 (39.34%) CSS
3 432 (34.89%) Web Services
4 429 (34.65%) SOAP
5 405 (32.71%) .NET
6 379 (30.61%) AngularJS
7 294 (23.75%) JSON
8 255 (20.60%) ASP.NET
9 248 (20.03%) XML
10 227 (18.34%) Spring
11 205 (16.56%) HTML5
12 201 (16.24%) jQuery
13 191 (15.43%) React
14 190 (15.35%) WCF
15 160 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 143 (11.55%) .NET Framework
17 133 (10.74%) Node.js
18 131 (10.58%) Hibernate
19 130 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
20 124 (10.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.45%) User Experience
2 64 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 58 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (3.80%) Fintech
7 40 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (2.02%) Contactless
9 25 (2.02%) EMV
10 22 (1.78%) EPoS
11 18 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.37%) Social Media
13 16 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.29%) Mainframe
14 15 (1.21%) Clustering
15 10 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.73%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.05%) Linux
2 103 (8.32%) Windows
3 42 (3.39%) Android
4 29 (2.34%) Unix
5 25 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.05%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.081%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.081%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (31.91%) MVC
3 330 (26.66%) Scrum
4 247 (19.95%) TDD
5 244 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
6 230 (18.58%) Microservices
7 225 (18.17%) Software Engineering
8 208 (16.80%) Test Automation
9 172 (13.89%) DevOps
10 160 (12.92%) Web Development
11 141 (11.39%) Front End Development
12 140 (11.31%) OO
13 138 (11.15%) SOA
14 133 (10.74%) Unit Testing
15 129 (10.42%) BDD
16 115 (9.29%) Mentoring
17 114 (9.21%) SDLC
18 109 (8.80%) E-Commerce
19 89 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
20 67 (5.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 676 (54.60%) JavaScript
2 475 (38.37%) Java
3 456 (36.83%) C#
4 437 (35.30%) SQL
5 141 (11.39%) Python
6 121 (9.77%) Java 8
7 106 (8.56%) PHP
8 73 (5.90%) T-SQL
9 51 (4.12%) C++
10 45 (3.63%) TypeScript
11 36 (2.91%) PowerShell
12 31 (2.50%) C
13 30 (2.42%) Scala
14 29 (2.34%) Apex Code
15 27 (2.18%) Ruby
15 27 (2.18%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.94%) R
17 23 (1.86%) Perl
17 23 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 122 (9.85%) Degree
2 30 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.29%) ISEB
4 13 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.57%) SANS
8 4 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
10 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.081%) CEH
11 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.081%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.67%) QA
2 25 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.86%) PSD2
4 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.24%) PMO
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (8.48%) Docker
2 13 (1.05%) HDFS
3 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) oVirt
5 3 (0.24%) RHEV
5 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.16%) ACF2
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
6 2 (0.16%) RACF
7 1 (0.081%) Firmware
7 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (3.96%) Ansible
2 35 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 35 (2.83%) Puppet
3 31 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.97%) Terraform
5 10 (0.81%) OpenView
6 9 (0.73%) Galera Cluster
7 8 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.40%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.40%) TADDM
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.32%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.24%) SCOM
11 2 (0.16%) Grafana
11 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.16%) Kibana
11 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.081%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.081%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.081%) Nmap
Vendors
1 178 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 124 (10.02%) Oracle
3 58 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
4 47 (3.80%) SAP
5 44 (3.55%) IBM
6 29 (2.34%) Google
7 27 (2.18%) Apple
8 25 (2.02%) PayPal
9 21 (1.70%) TIBCO
10 19 (1.53%) BEA
11 18 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.45%) Concur
12 17 (1.37%) Capita
13 16 (1.29%) Zend
14 15 (1.21%) Pardot
14 15 (1.21%) Remedy
14 15 (1.21%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.89%) Splunk
16 10 (0.81%) Cognizant
17 9 (0.73%) MuleSoft