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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 98 164
Rank change year-on-year +27 +66 -24
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,237 923 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.18% 3.15% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.54% 7.62% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 758 725
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 12,961 12,117 14,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.79% 41.37% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,244 10,504 13,031
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +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 August 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 August 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 +22 478 £55,000 +4.76% 63
Berkshire +33 324 £57,500 +15.00% 33
Hampshire +14 275 £42,500 -9.57% 30
Surrey +73 228 £55,000 - 20
West Sussex +10 130 £42,500 -15.00% 17
East Sussex +16 89 £47,250 +16.67% 7
Oxfordshire -22 79 £55,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire +33 75 £50,000 - 17
Kent 0 29 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Sussex -14 7 £80,000 +18.52%
Middlesex +13 1 £45,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 734 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (53.68%) JavaScript
3 543 (43.90%) HTML
4 477 (38.56%) CSS
5 450 (36.38%) C#
6 433 (35.00%) Java
7 427 (34.52%) .NET
8 409 (33.06%) Web Services
9 398 (32.17%) SQL
10 387 (31.29%) SOAP
11 343 (27.73%) AngularJS
12 339 (27.41%) MVC
13 318 (25.71%) Scrum
14 302 (24.41%) Git (software)
15 287 (23.20%) JSON
16 258 (20.86%) TDD
17 254 (20.53%) SQL Server
18 252 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
19 249 (20.13%) ASP.NET
20 240 (19.40%) HTML5
21 237 (19.16%) XML
22 220 (17.78%) Software Engineering
23 212 (17.14%) Microservices
24 208 (16.81%) Test Automation
25 189 (15.28%) Spring
26 186 (15.04%) React
27 176 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
28 171 (13.82%) Web Development
29 169 (13.66%) Microsoft
30 168 (13.58%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.20%) Confluence
2 48 (3.88%) JBoss
3 39 (3.15%) CMS
4 35 (2.83%) IIS
5 29 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (2.18%) Apache
8 26 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.94%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.86%) WildFly
11 21 (1.70%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.62%) SharePoint
13 14 (1.13%) WordPress
14 13 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.97%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.81%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.65%) Umbraco
18 7 (0.57%) Drupal
19 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.24%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.32%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 176 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (7.44%) SaaS
4 33 (2.67%) GitHub
5 21 (1.70%) Serverless
6 19 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (0.97%) Office 365
7 12 (0.97%) PaaS
8 11 (0.89%) Force.com
8 11 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 10 (0.81%) Azure Functions
10 9 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.73%) npm
11 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.40%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.12%) HTTP
2 22 (1.78%) Internet
3 16 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.49%) Network Security
5 5 (0.40%) FTP
6 4 (0.32%) DAB
6 4 (0.32%) WAN
7 3 (0.24%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) SNMP
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
7 3 (0.24%) VoIP
7 3 (0.24%) WebEx
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.16%) SCTP
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
9 1 (0.081%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.081%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 104 (8.41%) MySQL
3 94 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 86 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 55 (4.45%) MongoDB
6 47 (3.80%) RDBMS
7 39 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (2.10%) MariaDB
10 25 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.86%) Big Data
12 17 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.97%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.89%) Redis
16 10 (0.81%) HBase
17 9 (0.73%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 302 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 147 (11.88%) Jenkins
3 139 (11.24%) JIRA
4 105 (8.49%) Selenium
5 79 (6.39%) Visual Studio
6 67 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (4.69%) Subversion
8 54 (4.37%) JUnit
9 52 (4.20%) gulp
10 49 (3.96%) Maven
11 39 (3.15%) Grunt
12 37 (2.99%) SoapUI
13 35 (2.83%) Cucumber
14 34 (2.75%) SpecFlow
15 32 (2.59%) Jasmine
16 29 (2.34%) WebDriver
16 29 (2.34%) webpack
17 26 (2.10%) Ant
18 25 (2.02%) Eclipse
19 24 (1.94%) Gradle
General
1 93 (7.52%) Retail
2 75 (6.06%) Finance
3 24 (1.94%) Banking
4 23 (1.86%) Marketing
5 21 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.46%) Games
8 11 (0.89%) Electronics
9 8 (0.65%) Publishing
10 6 (0.49%) Automotive
11 5 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.24%) Advertising
12 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.081%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 812 (65.64%) Developer
2 193 (15.60%) Senior Developer
3 164 (13.26%) .NET Developer
4 162 (13.10%) Java Developer
5 156 (12.61%) C# Developer
6 120 (9.70%) Software Engineer
7 103 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 100 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 99 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 98 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 97 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 92 (7.44%) Lead Developer
13 78 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
14 74 (5.98%) Architect
15 58 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 56 (4.53%) PHP Developer
17 55 (4.45%) C# Software Engineer
18 54 (4.37%) Web Developer
19 51 (4.12%) .NET Software Engineer
20 47 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (43.90%) HTML
2 477 (38.56%) CSS
3 427 (34.52%) .NET
4 409 (33.06%) Web Services
5 387 (31.29%) SOAP
6 343 (27.73%) AngularJS
7 287 (23.20%) JSON
8 249 (20.13%) ASP.NET
9 240 (19.40%) HTML5
10 237 (19.16%) XML
11 189 (15.28%) Spring
12 186 (15.04%) React
13 166 (13.42%) jQuery
14 165 (13.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 157 (12.69%) .NET Framework
16 136 (10.99%) WCF
17 125 (10.11%) CSS3
18 119 (9.62%) Node.js
19 117 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
20 100 (8.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.99%) User Experience
2 66 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 65 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 47 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.72%) Fintech
7 40 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.67%) Social Media
9 27 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 16 (1.29%) EPoS
12 16 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.89%) Contactless
14 11 (0.89%) EMV
15 9 (0.73%) Life Science
16 8 (0.65%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.57%) Device Driver
17 7 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.02%) Linux
2 93 (7.52%) Windows
3 40 (3.23%) Android
4 30 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.34%) Unix
6 12 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.57%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.081%) CentOS
10 1 (0.081%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.081%) Debian
10 1 (0.081%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (27.41%) MVC
3 318 (25.71%) Scrum
4 258 (20.86%) TDD
5 252 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 212 (17.14%) Microservices
8 208 (16.81%) Test Automation
9 171 (13.82%) Web Development
10 156 (12.61%) Front End Development
11 154 (12.45%) DevOps
12 151 (12.21%) OO
13 129 (10.43%) BDD
14 120 (9.70%) Unit Testing
15 114 (9.22%) Mentoring
15 114 (9.22%) SDLC
16 112 (9.05%) SOA
17 96 (7.76%) E-Commerce
18 94 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
19 91 (7.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 664 (53.68%) JavaScript
2 450 (36.38%) C#
3 433 (35.00%) Java
4 398 (32.17%) SQL
5 148 (11.96%) Python
6 128 (10.35%) Java 8
7 114 (9.22%) PHP
8 88 (7.11%) C++
9 44 (3.56%) Scala
10 43 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 43 (3.48%) TypeScript
11 36 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 30 (2.43%) Ruby
13 29 (2.34%) C
13 29 (2.34%) ES6
13 29 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.18%) Perl
15 22 (1.78%) Apex Code
16 17 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 112 (9.05%) Degree
2 37 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.78%) ISEB
4 15 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.24%) PhD
9 3 (0.24%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) SANS
10 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.081%) CEH
11 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.081%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (9.30%) QA
2 18 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.81%) PSD2
4 5 (0.40%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.32%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 125 (10.11%) Docker
2 10 (0.81%) HDFS
3 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.24%) ACF2
5 3 (0.24%) RACF
6 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
6 2 (0.16%) oVirt
6 2 (0.16%) RHEV
7 1 (0.081%) Firmware
7 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (3.72%) Ansible
2 39 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 33 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.67%) Puppet
4 15 (1.21%) Terraform
5 6 (0.49%) Galera Cluster
5 6 (0.49%) OpenView
6 5 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.24%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.24%) TADDM
8 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.16%) SCOM
9 1 (0.081%) Consul
9 1 (0.081%) Grafana
9 1 (0.081%) Kibana
9 1 (0.081%) Nmap
9 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.081%) WMI
Vendors
1 169 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 95 (7.68%) Oracle
3 45 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (3.07%) SAP
5 28 (2.26%) IBM
6 24 (1.94%) Google
7 17 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.37%) Xamarin
8 15 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.13%) Concur
10 13 (1.05%) PayPal
10 13 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 12 (0.97%) Apple
12 10 (0.81%) Pardot
12 10 (0.81%) webMethods
12 10 (0.81%) Zend
13 9 (0.73%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.65%) Capita
14 8 (0.65%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.57%) MuleSoft