Period
to 24 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 77 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 355 951 1,157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.43% 3.76% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.82% 9.72% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 350 880 1,008
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 3,616 9,779 12,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.09% 38.63% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,139 8,455 10,820
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 October 2020.

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 October 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
Hampshire +27 86 £50,000 +13.64% 14
Thames Valley -8 85 £55,000 - 39
West Sussex +68 66 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Surrey +35 56 £55,000 - 16
Berkshire -3 51 £56,250 -2.17% 21
East Sussex -3 43 £62,500 +31.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +57 20 £57,500 +11.65% 8
Kent +16 14 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -20 14 £55,000 - 10
REST
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 South East region with a requirement for REST.

1 202 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 171 (48.17%) C#
3 170 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (45.35%) .NET
5 135 (38.03%) SQL
6 133 (37.46%) CSS
7 128 (36.06%) HTML
8 106 (29.86%) Azure
9 101 (28.45%) AngularJS
9 101 (28.45%) SOAP
10 98 (27.61%) SQL Server
11 93 (26.20%) Web Services
12 90 (25.35%) Software Engineering
12 90 (25.35%) Docker
12 90 (25.35%) DevOps
13 87 (24.51%) .NET Core
14 81 (22.82%) Microservices
15 80 (22.54%) Java
15 80 (22.54%) MVC
16 76 (21.41%) MySQL
16 76 (21.41%) Unit Testing
17 75 (21.13%) Python
18 74 (20.85%) Test Automation
19 72 (20.28%) AWS
20 70 (19.72%) Git (software)
21 69 (19.44%) Linux
21 69 (19.44%) TDD
22 64 (18.03%) JSON
23 60 (16.90%) React
24 58 (16.34%) 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 26 (7.32%) CMS
2 10 (2.82%) Apache
3 7 (1.97%) WordPress
4 6 (1.69%) IIS
5 5 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.13%) DNN
6 4 (1.13%) Tornado
6 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.85%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Figma
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.69%) Magento
4 5 (1.41%) Shopify
5 2 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.56%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 106 (29.86%) Azure
2 72 (20.28%) AWS
3 34 (9.58%) SaaS
4 20 (5.63%) Serverless
5 19 (5.35%) GCP
6 15 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (2.54%) GitHub
9 5 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.85%) Logic Apps
11 3 (0.85%) PaaS
12 2 (0.56%) IaaS
12 2 (0.56%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.73%) HTTP
2 11 (3.10%) RTP
3 10 (2.82%) FTP
4 4 (1.13%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) Modbus
5 2 (0.56%) MQTT
5 2 (0.56%) Profibus
5 2 (0.56%) RS-232
5 2 (0.56%) RS-485
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) DSL
6 1 (0.28%) SNMP
6 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.41%) MySQL
3 32 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.97%) Big Data
9 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.85%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.56%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.56%) Power BI
11 2 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.07%) NUnit
3 12 (3.38%) Moq
3 12 (3.38%) MSTest
3 12 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.10%) JIRA
4 11 (3.10%) JUnit
5 10 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.82%) NWDS
6 9 (2.54%) Selenium
7 8 (2.25%) CircleCI
7 8 (2.25%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.97%) Mockito
9 6 (1.69%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.41%) Gradle
10 5 (1.41%) Maven
10 5 (1.41%) Postman
11 4 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (5.63%) Retail
2 19 (5.35%) Finance
3 15 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.41%) Electronics
5 5 (1.41%) Games
6 4 (1.13%) Local Government
6 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.13%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 229 (64.51%) Developer
2 58 (16.34%) .NET Developer
2 58 (16.34%) Senior Developer
3 51 (14.37%) C# Developer
4 41 (11.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (11.27%) Software Developer
6 37 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 35 (9.86%) PHP Developer
8 21 (5.92%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 20 (5.63%) Senior PHP Developer
9 20 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 19 (5.35%) Lead Developer
11 16 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Java Engineer
11 16 (4.51%) Salesforce Developer
12 15 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 14 (3.94%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (45.35%) .NET
2 133 (37.46%) CSS
3 128 (36.06%) HTML
4 101 (28.45%) AngularJS
4 101 (28.45%) SOAP
5 93 (26.20%) Web Services
6 87 (24.51%) .NET Core
7 64 (18.03%) JSON
8 60 (16.90%) React
9 57 (16.06%) jQuery
9 57 (16.06%) XML
10 56 (15.77%) HTML5
10 56 (15.77%) Node.js
11 53 (14.93%) ASP.NET
11 53 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (13.24%) Ajax
13 46 (12.96%) RabbitMQ
14 42 (11.83%) .NET Framework
14 42 (11.83%) Django
15 35 (9.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.55%) Mobile App
2 39 (10.99%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (7.32%) User Experience
4 16 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.82%) W3C
7 9 (2.54%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.97%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.69%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) BBC
11 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
12 2 (0.56%) iSeries
12 2 (0.56%) NHS
13 1 (0.28%) Blog
13 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.44%) Linux
2 46 (12.96%) Windows
3 16 (4.51%) Android
4 9 (2.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (25.35%) DevOps
2 90 (25.35%) Software Engineering
3 81 (22.82%) Microservices
4 80 (22.54%) MVC
5 76 (21.41%) Unit Testing
6 74 (20.85%) Test Automation
7 69 (19.44%) TDD
8 58 (16.34%) Scrum
9 56 (15.77%) OOP
10 49 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (13.24%) Web Development
12 40 (11.27%) Front End Development
12 40 (11.27%) OO
13 32 (9.01%) Mobile Application Development
14 29 (8.17%) OO PHP
15 28 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (6.76%) SDLC
17 23 (6.48%) BDD
18 21 (5.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 202 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 171 (48.17%) C#
3 135 (38.03%) SQL
4 80 (22.54%) Java
5 75 (21.13%) Python
6 48 (13.52%) PHP
7 43 (12.11%) C++
8 25 (7.04%) TypeScript
9 19 (5.35%) T-SQL
10 18 (5.07%) C
11 17 (4.79%) Apex Code
11 17 (4.79%) VB.NET
12 15 (4.23%) SOQL
13 13 (3.66%) Java 8
14 10 (2.82%) ABAP
15 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.69%) Go
17 4 (1.13%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (11.83%) Degree
2 17 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.13%) ISEB
5 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.56%) SANS
7 1 (0.28%) CIW
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.94%) QA
2 7 (1.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (25.35%) Docker
2 10 (2.82%) NFS
3 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.13%) vSphere
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (15.49%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.38%) Terraform
3 6 (1.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) Kibana
4 2 (0.56%) vRealize
5 1 (0.28%) Grafana
5 1 (0.28%) logstash
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.20%) VMware
3 20 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (5.63%) Zend
4 12 (3.38%) Google
4 12 (3.38%) SAP
5 7 (1.97%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.85%) Databricks
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe
7 2 (0.56%) Black Duck
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.56%) Remedy
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.28%) Pega
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.28%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) WSO2