Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 101 133
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,027 953 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 3.07% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 7.23% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 852 803 769
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 11,539 13,176 13,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.43% 42.44% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,887 11,429 11,450
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +23 388 £52,500 -8.70% 68
Berkshire +17 218 £57,500 -4.17% 35
Hampshire +49 217 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Surrey +48 195 £50,000 -2.91% 17
West Sussex +4 128 £50,000 -0.99% 13
Buckinghamshire +38 89 £47,500 -4.04% 18
Oxfordshire +2 81 £51,250 -2.38% 15
East Sussex -20 75 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Kent +3 19 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Middlesex -2 1 £42,500 -
Sussex -3 1 £45,000 -33.33%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 612 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (52.29%) JavaScript
3 440 (42.84%) HTML
4 391 (38.07%) CSS
5 348 (33.89%) SQL
6 343 (33.40%) C#
6 343 (33.40%) Web Services
7 334 (32.52%) SOAP
7 334 (32.52%) .NET
8 331 (32.23%) Java
9 286 (27.85%) Scrum
10 285 (27.75%) Git (software)
11 251 (24.44%) MVC
12 246 (23.95%) JSON
13 244 (23.76%) AngularJS
14 227 (22.10%) TDD
15 223 (21.71%) XML
16 222 (21.62%) SQL Server
17 210 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
18 196 (19.08%) HTML5
19 191 (18.60%) Web Development
20 185 (18.01%) ASP.NET
21 173 (16.85%) Linux
22 171 (16.65%) Microservices
23 165 (16.07%) JIRA
24 164 (15.97%) Microsoft
25 160 (15.58%) Spring
26 155 (15.09%) jQuery
27 152 (14.80%) Test Automation
28 148 (14.41%) React

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 84 (8.18%) Confluence
2 54 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (4.87%) IIS
4 34 (3.31%) JBoss
5 33 (3.21%) Apache
6 29 (2.82%) CMS
7 25 (2.43%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.07%) Anypoint
11 11 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.07%) Mule
11 11 (1.07%) Mule ESB
12 10 (0.97%) nginx
13 9 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.88%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.097%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.39%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.39%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (0.39%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.097%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.097%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 145 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (6.72%) SaaS
4 52 (5.06%) GitHub
5 24 (2.34%) Serverless
6 20 (1.95%) PaaS
7 19 (1.85%) npm
8 17 (1.66%) Azure Functions
9 16 (1.56%) OpenShift
10 14 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 14 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (1.07%) IaaS
12 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.88%) Office 365
13 8 (0.78%) iPaaS
14 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.58%) Slack
15 5 (0.49%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.82%) HTTP
2 22 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.07%) Internet
4 10 (0.97%) DNS
5 7 (0.68%) BIG-IP
5 7 (0.68%) Firewall
5 7 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.39%) DAB
6 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.39%) SAN
6 4 (0.39%) Wireless
7 3 (0.29%) DHCP
7 3 (0.29%) SSL
8 2 (0.19%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.19%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.097%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.097%) FTP
9 1 (0.097%) IPFS
9 1 (0.097%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.097%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 135 (13.15%) MySQL
3 96 (9.35%) Relational Database
4 80 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 71 (6.91%) NoSQL
6 52 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.41%) Redis
8 25 (2.43%) Big Data
8 25 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.17%) DB2
13 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.97%) GIS
14 10 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 285 (27.75%) Git (software)
2 165 (16.07%) JIRA
3 134 (13.05%) Jenkins
4 81 (7.89%) JUnit
5 79 (7.69%) Selenium
6 70 (6.82%) webpack
7 64 (6.23%) Visual Studio
8 59 (5.74%) Maven
9 54 (5.26%) Subversion
10 50 (4.87%) gulp
11 48 (4.67%) Grunt
12 46 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (4.28%) Cucumber
14 42 (4.09%) Eclipse
14 42 (4.09%) SoapUI
15 40 (3.89%) TeamCity
16 33 (3.21%) Bitbucket
17 32 (3.12%) IntelliJ
17 32 (3.12%) MSBuild
17 32 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 82 (7.98%) Finance
2 44 (4.28%) Retail
3 29 (2.82%) Banking
4 19 (1.85%) Games
5 16 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.88%) Marketing
7 9 (0.88%) Publishing
8 7 (0.68%) Advertising
8 7 (0.68%) Electronics
9 4 (0.39%) Back Office
10 3 (0.29%) Law
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.19%) Automotive
11 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 711 (69.23%) Developer
2 138 (13.44%) Java Developer
3 116 (11.30%) Senior Developer
4 112 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 99 (9.64%) .NET Developer
6 98 (9.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 90 (8.76%) C# Developer
8 89 (8.67%) Web Developer
9 88 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 85 (8.28%) PHP Developer
11 76 (7.40%) Software Engineer
12 62 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (5.16%) Architect
14 46 (4.48%) Junior
15 44 (4.28%) Lead Developer
16 42 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (3.99%) Python Developer
18 39 (3.80%) Angular Developer
18 39 (3.80%) Junior Developer
19 33 (3.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (42.84%) HTML
2 391 (38.07%) CSS
3 343 (33.40%) Web Services
4 334 (32.52%) .NET
4 334 (32.52%) SOAP
5 246 (23.95%) JSON
6 244 (23.76%) AngularJS
7 223 (21.71%) XML
8 196 (19.08%) HTML5
9 185 (18.01%) ASP.NET
10 160 (15.58%) Spring
11 155 (15.09%) jQuery
12 148 (14.41%) React
13 114 (11.10%) CSS3
14 108 (10.52%) .NET Framework
15 104 (10.13%) RESTful
15 104 (10.13%) Sass
16 98 (9.54%) Node.js
17 95 (9.25%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (7.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.98%) User Experience
2 87 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 46 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.92%) Social Media
7 26 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.66%) Fintech
11 15 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.97%) FMCG
12 10 (0.97%) Life Science
12 10 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.68%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.58%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.58%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.49%) Xbox
16 4 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.85%) Linux
2 78 (7.59%) Windows
3 42 (4.09%) Unix
4 29 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.63%) Android
6 6 (0.58%) CentOS
6 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.097%) Debian
8 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (27.85%) Scrum
3 251 (24.44%) MVC
4 227 (22.10%) TDD
5 210 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 191 (18.60%) Web Development
7 171 (16.65%) Microservices
8 152 (14.80%) Test Automation
9 143 (13.92%) Software Engineering
10 139 (13.53%) OO
11 120 (11.68%) DevOps
12 109 (10.61%) Front End Development
13 104 (10.13%) BDD
14 96 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
15 95 (9.25%) Kanban
16 90 (8.76%) E-Commerce
17 87 (8.47%) SDLC
18 82 (7.98%) OOP
19 78 (7.59%) Mentoring
20 77 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 537 (52.29%) JavaScript
2 348 (33.89%) SQL
3 343 (33.40%) C#
4 331 (32.23%) Java
5 127 (12.37%) Python
6 122 (11.88%) PHP
7 83 (8.08%) Java 8
8 75 (7.30%) ES6
9 59 (5.74%) TypeScript
10 53 (5.16%) C++
11 48 (4.67%) T-SQL
12 44 (4.28%) Scala
13 30 (2.92%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.73%) Perl
15 24 (2.34%) Ruby
16 19 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.66%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.36%) Groovy
18 14 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (11.68%) Degree
2 54 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.36%) ISTQB
3 14 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.07%) ISEB
5 9 (0.88%) CISSP
6 5 (0.49%) CEH
6 5 (0.49%) CISM
6 5 (0.49%) SANS
6 5 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.29%) CRISC
8 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MCITP
9 2 (0.19%) MCPD
9 2 (0.19%) MCSD
9 2 (0.19%) MCSE
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.097%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.25%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.49%) GDPR
4 3 (0.29%) GAMP
4 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.097%) PMO
System Software
1 127 (12.37%) Docker
2 15 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.68%) Firmware
6 6 (0.58%) HDFS
7 5 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.097%) ACF2
9 1 (0.097%) oVirt
9 1 (0.097%) RACF
9 1 (0.097%) RHEV
9 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 37 (3.60%) Ansible
3 21 (2.04%) Puppet
4 20 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.95%) Terraform
5 11 (1.07%) CloudHub
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.49%) Nessus
9 4 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.19%) Kibana
10 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.097%) Consul
11 1 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.097%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.097%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.097%) Salt
11 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 164 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 96 (9.35%) Oracle
3 30 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 27 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.56%) Google
5 16 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.46%) VMware
7 14 (1.36%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.17%) SAP
8 12 (1.17%) Tableau
9 10 (0.97%) Splunk
10 9 (0.88%) IBM
10 9 (0.88%) webMethods
11 8 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.78%) F5
12 6 (0.58%) Cisco
12 6 (0.58%) Citrix
12 6 (0.58%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.58%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.49%) Rapid7