Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 68 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 532 817 938
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.30% 3.97% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.03% 9.78% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 376 705 808
10th Percentile £33,125 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,938
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 5,306 8,358 10,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.84% 40.62% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,451 7,172 9,358
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +26 205 £57,500 +4.55% 45
Berkshire +33 125 £60,000 +4.35% 23
Surrey +26 112 £50,000 -13.04% 12
West Sussex +54 88 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Hampshire -56 67 £57,750 +28.33% 11
Buckinghamshire +38 44 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Oxfordshire -12 36 £47,500 - 11
East Sussex +10 33 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Kent -10 19 £37,500 -27.18% 4
Home Counties - 3 £90,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 260 (48.87%) JavaScript
2 225 (42.29%) SQL
3 209 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (37.22%) C#
5 179 (33.65%) Azure
6 163 (30.64%) .NET
7 162 (30.45%) HTML
8 158 (29.70%) SOAP
9 155 (29.14%) CSS
9 155 (29.14%) DevOps
10 152 (28.57%) AWS
11 148 (27.82%) Docker
12 146 (27.44%) Microservices
13 140 (26.32%) Java
14 135 (25.38%) SQL Server
15 133 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 132 (24.81%) Linux
17 124 (23.31%) Git (software)
18 122 (22.93%) Kubernetes
19 120 (22.56%) React
20 110 (20.68%) Software Engineering
21 98 (18.42%) TDD
21 98 (18.42%) Node.js
22 93 (17.48%) Web Services
23 92 (17.29%) .NET Core
24 90 (16.92%) Test Automation
25 87 (16.35%) MVC
26 85 (15.98%) Python
27 84 (15.79%) Scrum
28 83 (15.60%) Problem-Solving

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 (6.58%) Apache
2 21 (3.95%) CMS
2 21 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.82%) JBoss
3 15 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.44%) IIS
5 9 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.13%) Camunda
7 6 (1.13%) Confluence
8 5 (0.94%) Liferay
8 5 (0.94%) nginx
9 4 (0.75%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.56%) WildFly
11 2 (0.38%) Mule
11 2 (0.38%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.32%) Figma
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.19%) Sketch
5 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Shopify
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 179 (33.65%) Azure
2 152 (28.57%) AWS
3 66 (12.41%) SaaS
4 49 (9.21%) GCP
5 40 (7.52%) Serverless
6 25 (4.70%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (4.14%) IaaS
8 20 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (2.82%) Amazon S3
9 15 (2.82%) GitHub
9 15 (2.82%) PaaS
10 13 (2.44%) Power Platform
11 11 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
11 11 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (1.88%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (1.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 9 (1.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.33%) HTTP
2 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.13%) Internet
3 6 (1.13%) SSL
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) FTP
4 3 (0.56%) RTP
5 2 (0.38%) DNS
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) 2G
6 1 (0.19%) 3G
6 1 (0.19%) 4G
6 1 (0.19%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.19%) SNMP
6 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.59%) MySQL
3 42 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 42 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.26%) Power BI
8 12 (2.26%) Redis
9 11 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (1.69%) Big Data
11 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.50%) MS Access
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 124 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 57 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.83%) JIRA
4 28 (5.26%) Selenium
5 19 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 17 (3.20%) JUnit
6 17 (3.20%) Maven
7 16 (3.01%) Subversion
7 16 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.07%) NUnit
11 10 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.50%) PHPUnit
13 8 (1.50%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.50%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.32%) GitLab
15 6 (1.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 32 (6.02%) Finance
2 31 (5.83%) Marketing
3 18 (3.38%) Automotive
3 18 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.20%) Law
5 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.50%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.13%) Electronics
7 5 (0.94%) Banking
7 5 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.56%) Retail
9 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (69.17%) Developer
2 80 (15.04%) Senior Developer
3 79 (14.85%) .NET Developer
3 79 (14.85%) C# Developer
4 49 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (8.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 43 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.02%) Java Engineer
9 31 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (5.26%) Architect
11 27 (5.08%) Junior
11 27 (5.08%) PHP Developer
12 26 (4.89%) Junior Developer
13 23 (4.32%) Programmer
14 22 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
14 22 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
15 21 (3.95%) Python Developer
16 20 (3.76%) Integration Developer
16 20 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (30.64%) .NET
2 162 (30.45%) HTML
3 158 (29.70%) SOAP
4 155 (29.14%) CSS
5 133 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 120 (22.56%) React
7 98 (18.42%) Node.js
8 93 (17.48%) Web Services
9 92 (17.29%) .NET Core
10 76 (14.29%) XML
11 74 (13.91%) HTML5
12 63 (11.84%) .NET Framework
13 60 (11.28%) ASP.NET
13 60 (11.28%) Spring
14 55 (10.34%) JSON
15 45 (8.46%) Symfony
16 44 (8.27%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (7.71%) Ajax
18 38 (7.14%) Spring Boot
18 38 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.83%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.71%) User Experience
4 23 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.01%) Smartphone
7 13 (2.44%) Cloud Native
8 12 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.32%) NHS
11 6 (1.13%) Acoustics
11 6 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.94%) iPad
12 5 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Life Science
13 4 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 132 (24.81%) Linux
2 50 (9.40%) Unix
3 39 (7.33%) Windows
4 23 (4.32%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.88%) Android
6 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (29.14%) DevOps
3 146 (27.44%) Microservices
4 110 (20.68%) Software Engineering
5 98 (18.42%) TDD
6 90 (16.92%) Test Automation
7 87 (16.35%) MVC
8 84 (15.79%) Scrum
9 83 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (13.16%) Web Development
12 62 (11.65%) Front End Development
13 57 (10.71%) OOP
14 56 (10.53%) Unit Testing
15 55 (10.34%) API Development
16 54 (10.15%) OO
17 52 (9.77%) Open Source
18 46 (8.65%) BDD
19 41 (7.71%) Mentoring
20 40 (7.52%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 260 (48.87%) JavaScript
2 225 (42.29%) SQL
3 198 (37.22%) C#
4 140 (26.32%) Java
5 85 (15.98%) Python
6 75 (14.10%) PHP
7 52 (9.77%) TypeScript
8 31 (5.83%) T-SQL
9 29 (5.45%) C++
10 21 (3.95%) Java 8
11 19 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.63%) Apex Code
13 13 (2.44%) Scala
14 12 (2.26%) ES6
14 12 (2.26%) SOQL
15 11 (2.07%) Kotlin
15 11 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.50%) C
17 8 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (15.41%) Degree
2 24 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.20%) ISEB
3 17 (3.20%) ISTQB
3 17 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.94%) PhD
7 4 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.38%) HNC
9 2 (0.38%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) CITP
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) GDPR
2 2 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) GRC
System Software
1 148 (27.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (22.93%) Kubernetes
2 34 (6.39%) Terraform
3 27 (5.08%) Puppet
4 23 (4.32%) Ansible
5 6 (1.13%) Grafana
5 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.13%) Prometheus
5 6 (1.13%) Salt
6 5 (0.94%) vRealize
7 4 (0.75%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.75%) FlexNet
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.56%) Argo
9 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) Netcool
10 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.58%) Oracle
3 24 (4.51%) Google
4 21 (3.95%) VMware
5 16 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.07%) Adobe
7 9 (1.69%) Xceptor
8 7 (1.32%) Cisco
9 6 (1.13%) Arista
9 6 (1.13%) SAP
9 6 (1.13%) webMethods
10 5 (0.94%) Databricks
11 4 (0.75%) ANSYS
11 4 (0.75%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.56%) IBM
13 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.38%) Talend
13 2 (0.38%) TOWER Software