Period
to 22 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 63 83
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -12
Permanent jobs citing REST 819 364 950
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.68% 4.38% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.34% 9.90% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 525 310 802
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -

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 7,224 3,676 9,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.29% 44.23% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,270 3,219 8,525
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

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 22 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 +8 241 £55,000 - 40
Hampshire -26 231 £50,000 - 25
Surrey -1 144 £57,500 +4.55% 19
Berkshire -9 128 £55,000 - 23
East Sussex -3 85 £50,000 -20.00% 5
West Sussex -14 68 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Oxfordshire +11 67 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Buckinghamshire -25 46 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Kent -17 36 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Sussex - 10 £35,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £87,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 423 (51.65%) JavaScript
2 380 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (39.80%) Java
4 286 (34.92%) SQL
5 278 (33.94%) Microservices
6 261 (31.87%) C#
6 261 (31.87%) HTML
7 257 (31.38%) AWS
8 252 (30.77%) CSS
9 235 (28.69%) Azure
10 233 (28.45%) Git (software)
11 224 (27.35%) Web Services
12 222 (27.11%) .NET
13 215 (26.25%) AngularJS
14 210 (25.64%) DevOps
15 205 (25.03%) Linux
16 203 (24.79%) Scrum
17 196 (23.93%) Docker
18 192 (23.44%) Software Engineering
19 187 (22.83%) SOAP
20 184 (22.47%) React
21 181 (22.10%) Social Skills
22 175 (21.37%) Degree
23 161 (19.66%) Spring
24 157 (19.17%) Full Stack Development
25 154 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
26 151 (18.44%) SQL Server
27 144 (17.58%) Jenkins
28 143 (17.46%) TDD
28 143 (17.46%) Continuous Integration

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 52 (6.35%) Apache Spark
2 44 (5.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (3.66%) Confluence
4 28 (3.42%) IIS
5 24 (2.93%) Apache
5 24 (2.93%) CMS
6 15 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.71%) WordPress
8 11 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.98%) JBoss
10 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (0.73%) SAS
11 6 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.49%) nginx
13 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Figma
2 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.37%) Shopify
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 257 (31.38%) AWS
2 235 (28.69%) Azure
3 102 (12.45%) SaaS
4 81 (9.89%) Serverless
5 65 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (6.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 33 (4.03%) Power Platform
8 31 (3.79%) Amazon S3
8 31 (3.79%) npm
9 30 (3.66%) GitHub
10 27 (3.30%) GCP
11 25 (3.05%) Amazon Cognito
12 21 (2.56%) PaaS
13 18 (2.20%) OpenShift
14 17 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
18 9 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
18 9 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.32%) HTTP
2 10 (1.22%) MQTT
3 9 (1.10%) SSL
4 8 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.85%) DNS
6 6 (0.73%) Firewall
6 6 (0.73%) FTP
6 6 (0.73%) Network Security
7 5 (0.61%) 4G
7 5 (0.61%) Internet
8 4 (0.49%) 3G
8 4 (0.49%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.49%) Wireless
9 3 (0.37%) SAN
10 2 (0.24%) DMZ
10 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 106 (12.94%) MySQL
3 93 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 85 (10.38%) Big Data
5 80 (9.77%) MariaDB
6 71 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (7.57%) NoSQL
8 54 (6.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 54 (6.59%) Hadoop
9 51 (6.23%) HBase
10 34 (4.15%) Redis
11 33 (4.03%) Power BI
12 26 (3.17%) Data Lake
13 20 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (2.32%) Oracle Database
15 15 (1.83%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
18 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 233 (28.45%) Git (software)
2 144 (17.58%) Jenkins
3 101 (12.33%) JIRA
4 39 (4.76%) Selenium
5 29 (3.54%) Gradle
5 29 (3.54%) webpack
6 27 (3.30%) Cucumber
7 22 (2.69%) Visual Studio
8 19 (2.32%) JUnit
9 18 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.08%) Subversion
11 16 (1.95%) GitLab
12 15 (1.83%) Babel
12 15 (1.83%) Maven
13 14 (1.71%) Visual Studio Code
14 11 (1.34%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.34%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.34%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.22%) gulp
15 10 (1.22%) Mocha
General
1 181 (22.10%) Social Skills
2 100 (12.21%) Finance
3 72 (8.79%) Banking
4 54 (6.59%) Law
4 54 (6.59%) Presentation Skills
5 50 (6.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 42 (5.13%) Retail
7 40 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (4.27%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.69%) Wearables
10 18 (2.20%) Marketing
11 12 (1.47%) Automotive
11 12 (1.47%) Electronics
12 8 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (0.98%) Public Sector
13 6 (0.73%) Local Government
13 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 551 (67.28%) Developer
2 129 (15.75%) Senior Developer
3 117 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 96 (11.72%) .NET Developer
5 90 (10.99%) Software Engineer
6 86 (10.50%) C# Developer
7 66 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 63 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 59 (7.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 57 (6.96%) Software Developer
11 54 (6.59%) PHP Developer
12 49 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 47 (5.74%) Java Engineer
14 44 (5.37%) Senior Software Engineer
15 42 (5.13%) Architect
16 36 (4.40%) Angular Developer
16 36 (4.40%) Principal Engineer
17 33 (4.03%) Lead Developer
18 32 (3.91%) Principal Software Engineer
19 31 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (31.87%) HTML
2 252 (30.77%) CSS
3 224 (27.35%) Web Services
4 222 (27.11%) .NET
5 215 (26.25%) AngularJS
6 187 (22.83%) SOAP
7 184 (22.47%) React
8 161 (19.66%) Spring
9 105 (12.82%) Spring Boot
10 97 (11.84%) Middleware
11 94 (11.48%) JSON
12 91 (11.11%) HTML5
13 90 (10.99%) RabbitMQ
14 87 (10.62%) jQuery
15 83 (10.13%) .NET Core
16 81 (9.89%) .NET Framework
17 80 (9.77%) Node.js
18 75 (9.16%) ASP.NET
19 74 (9.04%) RESTful
20 73 (8.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.97%) User Experience
2 32 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 30 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.32%) Legacy Systems
5 19 (2.32%) Virtual Team
6 18 (2.20%) Cloud Native
7 16 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (1.47%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.85%) Life Science
12 6 (0.73%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.73%) iPad
12 6 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.73%) Smart Energy
12 6 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 205 (25.03%) Linux
2 97 (11.84%) Windows
3 68 (8.30%) Unix
4 45 (5.49%) Android
5 25 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (33.94%) Microservices
3 210 (25.64%) DevOps
4 203 (24.79%) Scrum
5 192 (23.44%) Software Engineering
6 157 (19.17%) Full Stack Development
7 154 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (17.46%) TDD
9 140 (17.09%) Computer Science
10 127 (15.51%) Test Automation
11 122 (14.90%) MVC
12 106 (12.94%) OO
13 102 (12.45%) Front End Development
14 94 (11.48%) Unit Testing
15 85 (10.38%) OOP
16 81 (9.89%) BDD
17 80 (9.77%) Web Development
18 78 (9.52%) Mentoring
19 77 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 423 (51.65%) JavaScript
2 326 (39.80%) Java
3 286 (34.92%) SQL
4 261 (31.87%) C#
5 117 (14.29%) PHP
6 116 (14.16%) Python
7 98 (11.97%) TypeScript
8 56 (6.84%) C++
9 52 (6.35%) Java 8
10 42 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.54%) C
12 26 (3.17%) Kotlin
13 24 (2.93%) PHP 7
14 23 (2.81%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.69%) Gremlin
15 22 (2.69%) Perl
16 19 (2.32%) ES6
17 17 (2.08%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.95%) PHP 5
19 15 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (21.37%) Degree
2 72 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.98%) PhD
6 4 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.24%) OCP
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CITP
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.37%) QA
2 9 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.85%) Accessibility
4 7 (0.85%) PA-DSS
5 6 (0.73%) PMO
6 5 (0.61%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.37%) GxP
8 2 (0.24%) SLA
8 2 (0.24%) WCAG
9 1 (0.12%) GRC
9 1 (0.12%) NCSC
9 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 196 (23.93%) Docker
2 20 (2.44%) Firmware
3 12 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.73%) vSphere
6 4 (0.49%) HDFS
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) LXC
8 2 (0.24%) NFS
8 2 (0.24%) Postfix
8 2 (0.24%) SRDF
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 130 (15.87%) Kubernetes
2 97 (11.84%) Terraform
3 81 (9.89%) Ansible
4 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.85%) vRealize
5 5 (0.61%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.49%) Kubeflow
7 3 (0.37%) Grafana
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.12%) Control-M
9 1 (0.12%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.62%) Oracle
3 36 (4.40%) VMware
4 26 (3.17%) Google
5 16 (1.95%) Atlassian
5 16 (1.95%) Zend
6 15 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.98%) IBM
7 8 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.85%) Splunk
8 7 (0.85%) TOWER Software
8 7 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.73%) Cisco
9 6 (0.73%) Solace
10 4 (0.49%) Adobe
10 4 (0.49%) InterSystems
10 4 (0.49%) SAP
10 4 (0.49%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.37%) Databricks
11 3 (0.37%) Talend