Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 108 154
Rank change year-on-year +23 +46 +10
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,155 884 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 2.92% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 7.38% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 772 759
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 13,942 11,980 15,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.00% 39.53% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,237 10,402 13,508
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +26 430 £55,000 +10.00% 68
Berkshire +39 288 £60,000 +14.29% 42
Hampshire -5 254 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Surrey +16 228 £50,000 -4.76% 29
East Sussex +65 108 £45,000 +5.88% 20
West Sussex +3 80 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Oxfordshire -29 78 £47,500 -13.64% 14
Buckinghamshire +4 64 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Kent +8 35 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Sussex -10 11 £80,000 -
Middlesex -3 2 £85,000 +70.00% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 673 (58.27%) JavaScript
2 662 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (45.28%) HTML
4 479 (41.47%) Java
4 479 (41.47%) CSS
5 456 (39.48%) SQL
6 445 (38.53%) SOAP
7 427 (36.97%) Web Services
8 397 (34.37%) MVC
9 396 (34.29%) C#
10 372 (32.21%) AngularJS
11 344 (29.78%) .NET
12 330 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 323 (27.97%) Scrum
14 293 (25.37%) JSON
15 279 (24.16%) Git (software)
16 262 (22.68%) XML
17 236 (20.43%) ASP.NET
18 234 (20.26%) jQuery
19 232 (20.09%) Spring
20 219 (18.96%) Microservices
21 217 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
22 215 (18.61%) WCF
23 210 (18.18%) TDD
24 209 (18.10%) Software Engineering
25 207 (17.92%) HTML5
26 196 (16.97%) Test Automation
27 189 (16.36%) React
28 179 (15.50%) Web Development
29 177 (15.32%) 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 56 (4.85%) JBoss
2 40 (3.46%) Confluence
3 33 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 32 (2.77%) CMS
5 30 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.90%) IIS
8 22 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 21 (1.82%) Apache
9 21 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.65%) WildFly
11 16 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.39%) WordPress
12 14 (1.21%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 167 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (11.26%) SaaS
3 117 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (3.29%) GitHub
5 18 (1.56%) Force.com
6 17 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 16 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.13%) Firebase
8 13 (1.13%) npm
9 11 (0.95%) NuGet
9 11 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.87%) PaaS
11 9 (0.78%) Bluemix
11 9 (0.78%) Boomi
11 9 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (0.69%) Office 365
12 8 (0.69%) Serverless
13 7 (0.61%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.94%) HTTP
2 46 (3.98%) Internet
3 13 (1.13%) Network Security
4 12 (1.04%) FTP
5 9 (0.78%) SNMP
5 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.69%) PuTTY
6 8 (0.69%) SSH
6 8 (0.69%) SSL
6 8 (0.69%) WebEx
7 7 (0.61%) Broadband
8 5 (0.43%) Firewall
9 4 (0.35%) WAN
10 2 (0.17%) DNS
10 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.17%) VPN
11 1 (0.087%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.087%) Intranet
11 1 (0.087%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.087%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 127 (11.00%) MySQL
3 99 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 98 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 48 (4.16%) MongoDB
7 46 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 22 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.82%) HBase
11 21 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.65%) Big Data
13 15 (1.30%) GIS
13 15 (1.30%) MariaDB
13 15 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 279 (24.16%) Git (software)
2 128 (11.08%) Jenkins
3 114 (9.87%) JIRA
4 99 (8.57%) Selenium
5 89 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 76 (6.58%) Subversion
7 74 (6.41%) JUnit
8 73 (6.32%) Maven
9 45 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 40 (3.46%) Cucumber
10 40 (3.46%) Jasmine
11 34 (2.94%) SpecFlow
12 32 (2.77%) Eclipse
12 32 (2.77%) gulp
12 32 (2.77%) IntelliJ
13 30 (2.60%) SoapUI
14 27 (2.34%) Ant
15 26 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
16 25 (2.16%) WebDriver
17 20 (1.73%) Gradle
General
1 121 (10.48%) Finance
2 95 (8.23%) Retail
3 34 (2.94%) Banking
4 27 (2.34%) Marketing
5 22 (1.90%) Games
6 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.78%) Back Office
8 6 (0.52%) Front Office
8 6 (0.52%) German Language
9 5 (0.43%) Electronics
9 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.26%) Advertising
10 3 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.17%) Automotive
11 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.087%) Law
12 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 795 (68.83%) Developer
2 213 (18.44%) Java Developer
3 200 (17.32%) Senior Developer
4 198 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 154 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 146 (12.64%) Software Developer
7 113 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 111 (9.61%) Lead Developer
9 92 (7.97%) C# Software Developer
10 89 (7.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 81 (7.01%) JavaScript Developer
12 78 (6.75%) Full Stack Developer
13 77 (6.67%) Software Engineer
14 76 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 71 (6.15%) PHP Developer
16 57 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 55 (4.76%) Architect
18 49 (4.24%) Java Engineer
19 48 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
20 44 (3.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (45.28%) HTML
2 479 (41.47%) CSS
3 445 (38.53%) SOAP
4 427 (36.97%) Web Services
5 372 (32.21%) AngularJS
6 344 (29.78%) .NET
7 293 (25.37%) JSON
8 262 (22.68%) XML
9 236 (20.43%) ASP.NET
10 234 (20.26%) jQuery
11 232 (20.09%) Spring
12 215 (18.61%) WCF
13 207 (17.92%) HTML5
14 189 (16.36%) React
15 158 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 139 (12.03%) Node.js
17 138 (11.95%) CSS3
18 129 (11.17%) Hibernate
19 123 (10.65%) Ajax
20 122 (10.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.26%) User Experience
2 77 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 60 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (4.68%) Fintech
6 51 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.16%) Contactless
8 25 (2.16%) EMV
8 25 (2.16%) EPoS
9 16 (1.39%) Clustering
10 15 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.95%) Animation
12 11 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 177 (15.32%) Linux
2 100 (8.66%) Windows
3 42 (3.64%) Unix
4 36 (3.12%) Android
5 26 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.13%) Solaris
8 11 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.087%) CentOS
10 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (34.37%) MVC
3 323 (27.97%) Scrum
4 219 (18.96%) Microservices
5 217 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
6 210 (18.18%) TDD
7 209 (18.10%) Software Engineering
8 196 (16.97%) Test Automation
9 179 (15.50%) Web Development
10 162 (14.03%) DevOps
11 148 (12.81%) SOA
12 120 (10.39%) OO
13 118 (10.22%) BDD
14 116 (10.04%) Unit Testing
15 114 (9.87%) SDLC
16 113 (9.78%) Front End Development
17 112 (9.70%) Mentoring
18 94 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
19 83 (7.19%) E-Commerce
20 63 (5.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 673 (58.27%) JavaScript
2 479 (41.47%) Java
3 456 (39.48%) SQL
4 396 (34.29%) C#
5 117 (10.13%) PHP
6 99 (8.57%) Python
7 94 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 93 (8.05%) Java 8
9 43 (3.72%) C++
10 38 (3.29%) Scala
11 37 (3.20%) TypeScript
12 28 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.25%) C
13 26 (2.25%) R
14 24 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.90%) Apex Code
16 20 (1.73%) SOQL
16 20 (1.73%) SOSL
17 19 (1.65%) Ruby
18 18 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 166 (14.37%) Degree
2 45 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.78%) ISEB
7 8 (0.69%) SANS
8 5 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.087%) CEH
12 1 (0.087%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.087%) GPEN
12 1 (0.087%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.087%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.01%) QA
2 23 (1.99%) PSD2
3 18 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) PMO
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) GDPR
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.087%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (8.23%) Docker
2 19 (1.65%) HDFS
3 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.17%) ACF2
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) oVirt
5 2 (0.17%) RACF
5 2 (0.17%) RHEV
6 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (3.12%) Ansible
2 33 (2.86%) Puppet
3 28 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 25 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.87%) OpenView
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.69%) Terraform
7 8 (0.69%) WebInspect
8 6 (0.52%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (0.43%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.35%) TADDM
11 3 (0.26%) Kibana
11 3 (0.26%) SCOM
12 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.17%) logstash
12 2 (0.17%) Salt
12 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.087%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 157 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 130 (11.26%) Oracle
3 44 (3.81%) SAP
4 43 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (2.86%) Google
5 33 (2.86%) IBM
6 28 (2.42%) Apple
7 25 (2.16%) PayPal
8 24 (2.08%) Sun
8 24 (2.08%) Zend
9 21 (1.82%) Splunk
10 20 (1.73%) Remedy
11 19 (1.65%) BEA
11 19 (1.65%) Concur
11 19 (1.65%) TIBCO
12 17 (1.47%) Capita
13 15 (1.30%) Pardot
13 15 (1.30%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.04%) AppDynamics
15 11 (0.95%) BMC