Period
to

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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -50 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 663 793 465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.06% 4.77% 4.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 11.36% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 399 521 394
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,375 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,134 £41,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -1.96%
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,026 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 7,320 6,980 4,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.75% 42.03% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,192 5,154 4,033
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £39,883
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey -29 183 £67,500 +35.00% 6
Thames Valley -64 174 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Hampshire -30 123 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Berkshire -10 108 £67,500 +17.39% 8
Buckinghamshire -21 58 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East Sussex -22 57 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Kent -42 45 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Sussex -53 33 £61,000 +22.00% 2
Oxfordshire -74 8 £56,250 +15.38%
Middlesex - 4 £80,000 -
Sussex -14 1 £75,000 +100.00%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 321 (48.42%) Agile
2 315 (47.51%) JavaScript
3 213 (32.13%) Software Engineering
4 195 (29.41%) SQL
5 194 (29.26%) C#
6 186 (28.05%) Degree
7 185 (27.90%) Java
8 184 (27.75%) Microservices
9 182 (27.45%) Docker
10 180 (27.15%) .NET
11 179 (27.00%) JSON
12 177 (26.70%) AWS
13 167 (25.19%) HTML
13 167 (25.19%) Problem-Solving
14 163 (24.59%) Finance
14 163 (24.59%) Git (software)
15 162 (24.43%) Azure
16 155 (23.38%) Linux
17 153 (23.08%) Social Skills
17 153 (23.08%) DevOps
18 146 (22.02%) CSS
19 143 (21.57%) Test Automation
20 141 (21.27%) React
21 140 (21.12%) Python
22 128 (19.31%) SOAP
23 116 (17.50%) CI/CD
24 115 (17.35%) Full Stack Development
25 109 (16.44%) Jenkins
25 109 (16.44%) Scrum
26 107 (16.14%) Computer Science

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 35 (5.28%) CMS
2 24 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 19 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.41%) Confluence
5 16 (2.41%) IIS
6 15 (2.26%) Apache
7 12 (1.81%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.66%) Mule
9 8 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.90%) Mendix
12 5 (0.75%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.45%) Drupal
14 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.45%) WordPress
15 2 (0.30%) WildFly
16 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) FileZilla
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 177 (26.70%) AWS
2 162 (24.43%) Azure
3 86 (12.97%) Serverless
4 80 (12.07%) SaaS
5 77 (11.61%) Azure DevOps
6 42 (6.33%) PaaS
7 41 (6.18%) GitHub
8 34 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (4.98%) Power Platform
10 31 (4.68%) OpenShift
11 28 (4.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 25 (3.77%) GCP
13 24 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (3.62%) npm
14 19 (2.87%) Yarn
15 16 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (2.41%) Heroku
16 14 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.92%) HTTP
2 10 (1.51%) FTP
2 10 (1.51%) Internet
3 8 (1.21%) DNS
3 8 (1.21%) MQTT
4 7 (1.06%) PPP
5 6 (0.90%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.90%) SSL
6 4 (0.60%) BGP
6 4 (0.60%) Firewall
6 4 (0.60%) MPLS
6 4 (0.60%) WAN
7 3 (0.45%) AMQP
7 3 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) Modbus
8 1 (0.15%) RS-232
8 1 (0.15%) RS-485
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.84%) NoSQL
2 97 (14.63%) MySQL
3 83 (12.52%) PostgreSQL
3 83 (12.52%) Relational Database
4 68 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 34 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.83%) Power BI
7 27 (4.07%) DynamoDB
8 23 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.32%) InfluxDB
10 21 (3.17%) MariaDB
11 20 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (2.71%) Big Data
13 17 (2.56%) HBase
14 16 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (2.26%) Redis
16 13 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
16 13 (1.96%) GIS
16 13 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 163 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 109 (16.44%) Jenkins
3 51 (7.69%) JIRA
4 40 (6.03%) Visual Studio
5 33 (4.98%) Selenium
6 28 (4.22%) Bitbucket
7 26 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
8 24 (3.62%) webpack
9 21 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.17%) Postman
9 21 (3.17%) REST Assured
10 18 (2.71%) Cypress.io
10 18 (2.71%) Maven
11 17 (2.56%) GitLab
12 16 (2.41%) Storybook
12 16 (2.41%) TestRail
13 14 (2.11%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.11%) JMeter
14 12 (1.81%) Grunt
14 12 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
General
1 163 (24.59%) Finance
2 153 (23.08%) Social Skills
3 99 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (9.05%) Law
5 52 (7.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 45 (6.79%) Telecoms
7 35 (5.28%) Legal
7 35 (5.28%) Retail
8 30 (4.52%) Marketing
9 23 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (3.02%) Documentation Skills
10 20 (3.02%) Publishing
11 19 (2.87%) Automotive
11 19 (2.87%) Banking
11 19 (2.87%) Electronics
11 19 (2.87%) Organisational Skills
12 16 (2.41%) Games
12 16 (2.41%) Local Government
13 14 (2.11%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 295 (44.49%) Developer
2 137 (20.66%) Software Engineer
3 71 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 65 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 62 (9.35%) .NET Developer
6 55 (8.30%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (7.99%) Software Developer
8 45 (6.79%) C# Developer
9 40 (6.03%) Java Engineer
10 35 (5.28%) React Developer
11 34 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 32 (4.83%) Architect
13 29 (4.37%) Graduate
13 29 (4.37%) Java Developer
14 27 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
14 27 (4.07%) Azure Developer
15 26 (3.92%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
16 24 (3.62%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (3.47%) Senior Java Engineer
17 23 (3.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (27.15%) .NET
2 179 (27.00%) JSON
3 167 (25.19%) HTML
4 146 (22.02%) CSS
5 141 (21.27%) React
6 128 (19.31%) SOAP
7 105 (15.84%) Web Services
8 97 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 75 (11.31%) Spring
10 73 (11.01%) ASP.NET
11 70 (10.56%) Node.js
12 66 (9.95%) .NET Framework
13 63 (9.50%) XML
14 62 (9.35%) Vue.js
15 61 (9.20%) HTML5
16 57 (8.60%) jQuery
17 52 (7.84%) Spring Boot
18 51 (7.69%) GraphQL
19 43 (6.49%) RESTful
20 42 (6.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.57%) User Experience
2 65 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 61 (9.20%) Cloud Native
4 53 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (6.18%) Smartphone
6 33 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (4.68%) Algorithms
8 30 (4.52%) Data Structures
9 29 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
9 29 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
10 26 (3.92%) Renewable Energy
11 25 (3.77%) Social Media
12 23 (3.47%) Cyberattack
12 23 (3.47%) Virtual Team
13 21 (3.17%) Management Information System
13 21 (3.17%) PKI
13 21 (3.17%) Replication
14 17 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
15 11 (1.66%) Blockchain
16 10 (1.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 155 (23.38%) Linux
2 63 (9.50%) Unix
3 62 (9.35%) Windows
4 35 (5.28%) Ubuntu
5 32 (4.83%) Android
6 27 (4.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.81%) CentOS
8 9 (1.36%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.90%) Debian
9 6 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (48.42%) Agile
2 213 (32.13%) Software Engineering
3 184 (27.75%) Microservices
4 167 (25.19%) Problem-Solving
5 153 (23.08%) DevOps
6 143 (21.57%) Test Automation
7 116 (17.50%) CI/CD
8 115 (17.35%) Full Stack Development
9 109 (16.44%) Scrum
10 107 (16.14%) Computer Science
11 95 (14.33%) SDLC
12 92 (13.88%) MVC
12 92 (13.88%) TDD
13 81 (12.22%) Front End Development
14 73 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (11.01%) Software Testing
15 71 (10.71%) Mentoring
15 71 (10.71%) Unit Testing
16 70 (10.56%) SOLID
17 67 (10.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 315 (47.51%) JavaScript
2 195 (29.41%) SQL
3 194 (29.26%) C#
4 185 (27.90%) Java
5 140 (21.12%) Python
6 70 (10.56%) TypeScript
7 56 (8.45%) PHP
8 52 (7.84%) PowerShell
9 43 (6.49%) C++
10 42 (6.33%) Go
11 30 (4.52%) Bash
12 25 (3.77%) Shell Script
13 22 (3.32%) ES6
14 20 (3.02%) C
14 20 (3.02%) T-SQL
15 18 (2.71%) PL/SQL
16 17 (2.56%) Perl
17 15 (2.26%) Groovy
18 11 (1.66%) Kotlin
19 10 (1.51%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 186 (28.05%) Degree
2 76 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (6.79%) Master's Degree
4 26 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (3.62%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.81%) CCA
9 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.75%) CCNP
11 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.60%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.60%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.30%) ISEB
14 2 (0.30%) OCP
15 1 (0.15%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.75%) QA
2 13 (1.96%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.21%) HL7
4 5 (0.75%) GDPR
5 4 (0.60%) WCAG
6 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 182 (27.45%) Docker
2 22 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.36%) KVM
4 9 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.36%) Xen
5 5 (0.75%) etcd
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.15%) Postfix
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (13.12%) Kubernetes
2 56 (8.45%) Ansible
3 29 (4.37%) Grafana
4 19 (2.87%) Terraform
5 15 (2.26%) Puppet
6 10 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.36%) logstash
8 6 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.60%) Nagios
9 4 (0.60%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.45%) Consul
10 3 (0.45%) MOM
11 2 (0.30%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.30%) Istio
12 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.24%) Oracle
3 44 (6.64%) Google
4 23 (3.47%) VMware
5 21 (3.17%) Perforce
6 11 (1.66%) MuleSoft
6 11 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.51%) Zend
8 9 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.21%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.21%) SAP
9 8 (1.21%) Splunk
10 7 (1.06%) Dataiku
10 7 (1.06%) Okta
10 7 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.06%) Refinitiv
10 7 (1.06%) Reuters
11 6 (0.90%) NEC
11 6 (0.90%) Northgate