Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 68 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 701 600 973
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.72% 4.01% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 9.86% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 477 502 813
10th Percentile £34,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,063 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 6,467 6,087 10,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.57% 40.70% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,872 5,230 9,058
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,688
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +3.60% +3.74% +7.00%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 +13 227 £55,000 - 54
Surrey +46 152 £52,500 -11.76% 19
Hampshire -47 135 £52,500 +16.67% 27
Berkshire +17 126 £60,000 - 27
West Sussex +33 93 £51,750 -3.72% 14
East Sussex +17 59 £50,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +3 58 £48,750 +2.63% 11
Buckinghamshire +22 43 £57,500 -8.00% 16
Kent -12 28 £37,500 -27.18% 9
Home Counties - 3 £90,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 369 (52.64%) JavaScript
2 291 (41.51%) SQL
3 290 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (34.09%) C#
5 229 (32.67%) Java
6 225 (32.10%) HTML
7 220 (31.38%) AWS
8 217 (30.96%) Azure
8 217 (30.96%) CSS
9 200 (28.53%) Microservices
10 192 (27.39%) DevOps
10 192 (27.39%) AngularJS
10 192 (27.39%) .NET
10 192 (27.39%) Git (software)
11 188 (26.82%) Linux
12 183 (26.11%) SOAP
13 167 (23.82%) Web Services
14 166 (23.68%) Social Skills
15 163 (23.25%) Docker
16 162 (23.11%) SQL Server
17 147 (20.97%) Software Engineering
18 145 (20.68%) React
19 139 (19.83%) Scrum
20 129 (18.40%) Degree
21 123 (17.55%) TDD
22 121 (17.26%) Kubernetes
23 119 (16.98%) MVC
24 114 (16.26%) Problem-Solving
25 113 (16.12%) Test Automation
26 111 (15.83%) Python

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 29 (4.14%) IIS
2 28 (3.99%) Apache
2 28 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (3.14%) CMS
4 20 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (2.85%) Confluence
5 18 (2.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.43%) JBoss
8 9 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.71%) Liferay
12 4 (0.57%) Camunda
12 4 (0.57%) nginx
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.57%) Figma
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Sketch
4 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.43%) Shopify
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 220 (31.38%) AWS
2 217 (30.96%) Azure
3 89 (12.70%) SaaS
4 55 (7.85%) Serverless
5 52 (7.42%) GCP
6 37 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 25 (3.57%) PaaS
7 25 (3.57%) Power Platform
8 24 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (3.42%) IaaS
9 23 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 22 (3.14%) GitHub
11 20 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (1.71%) Amazon ECS
13 12 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (1.71%) npm
14 11 (1.57%) Amazon EKS
15 10 (1.43%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.85%) HTTP
2 8 (1.14%) Firewall
3 7 (1.00%) FTP
3 7 (1.00%) Network Security
4 6 (0.86%) DNS
4 6 (0.86%) Internet
5 3 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.29%) DMZ
6 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.29%) LAN
6 2 (0.29%) NAS
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) WAN
7 1 (0.14%) 4G
7 1 (0.14%) 5G
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.27%) MySQL
3 61 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.85%) Big Data
6 38 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 37 (5.28%) MariaDB
8 32 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (4.14%) Hadoop
11 24 (3.42%) Power BI
12 22 (3.14%) HBase
12 22 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (3.00%) Redis
14 16 (2.28%) Oracle Database
15 15 (2.14%) Data Lake
16 14 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.85%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 192 (27.39%) Git (software)
2 105 (14.98%) Jenkins
3 85 (12.13%) JIRA
4 40 (5.71%) Selenium
5 24 (3.42%) JUnit
6 23 (3.28%) Maven
7 22 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.00%) Gradle
8 21 (3.00%) IntelliJ
9 18 (2.57%) Subversion
10 17 (2.43%) Visual Studio
11 16 (2.28%) webpack
12 14 (2.00%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.85%) GitLab
14 12 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.57%) Visual Studio Code
16 9 (1.28%) Babel
16 9 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 166 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 59 (8.42%) Finance
3 41 (5.85%) Law
4 40 (5.71%) Banking
5 35 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.42%) Marketing
7 27 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 25 (3.57%) Automotive
9 24 (3.42%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (2.71%) Retail
11 10 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
12 9 (1.28%) Public Sector
12 9 (1.28%) Wearables
13 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (0.86%) Electronics
15 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.57%) Games
17 3 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
18 2 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 479 (68.33%) Developer
2 112 (15.98%) Senior Developer
3 98 (13.98%) .NET Developer
4 96 (13.69%) C# Developer
5 81 (11.55%) Java Developer
6 66 (9.42%) Software Engineer
7 64 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 50 (7.13%) Java Engineer
10 49 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 40 (5.71%) PHP Developer
12 39 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (5.14%) Architect
14 33 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
15 30 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
16 29 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
17 28 (3.99%) React Developer
18 27 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
18 27 (3.85%) SQL Developer
19 26 (3.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (32.10%) HTML
2 217 (30.96%) CSS
3 192 (27.39%) .NET
3 192 (27.39%) AngularJS
4 183 (26.11%) SOAP
5 167 (23.82%) Web Services
6 145 (20.68%) React
7 107 (15.26%) Node.js
8 106 (15.12%) Spring
9 93 (13.27%) HTML5
10 92 (13.12%) .NET Core
11 86 (12.27%) XML
12 76 (10.84%) ASP.NET
13 71 (10.13%) .NET Framework
14 67 (9.56%) Spring Boot
15 65 (9.27%) JSON
16 64 (9.13%) RabbitMQ
17 59 (8.42%) jQuery
18 54 (7.70%) Middleware
19 53 (7.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.84%) User Experience
2 55 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.71%) Smartphone
7 11 (1.57%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.14%) Life Science
9 8 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.00%) NHS
11 6 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.86%) iPad
11 6 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.57%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 188 (26.82%) Linux
2 70 (9.99%) Unix
3 68 (9.70%) Windows
4 26 (3.71%) Android
5 20 (2.85%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.43%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (28.53%) Microservices
3 192 (27.39%) DevOps
4 147 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 139 (19.83%) Scrum
6 123 (17.55%) TDD
7 119 (16.98%) MVC
8 114 (16.26%) Problem-Solving
9 113 (16.12%) Test Automation
10 104 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (12.55%) Front End Development
12 78 (11.13%) Web Development
13 73 (10.41%) OOP
14 70 (9.99%) OO
15 65 (9.27%) Computer Science
15 65 (9.27%) Unit Testing
16 58 (8.27%) BDD
17 56 (7.99%) Mentoring
17 56 (7.99%) SDLC
18 55 (7.85%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (52.64%) JavaScript
2 291 (41.51%) SQL
3 239 (34.09%) C#
4 229 (32.67%) Java
5 111 (15.83%) Python
6 101 (14.41%) PHP
7 95 (13.55%) TypeScript
8 49 (6.99%) T-SQL
9 37 (5.28%) C++
10 34 (4.85%) Java 8
11 17 (2.43%) Kotlin
12 16 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.14%) Gremlin
14 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.71%) C
15 12 (1.71%) ES6
15 12 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.28%) Ruby
16 9 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 129 (18.40%) Degree
2 30 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.71%) ISEB
5 12 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.86%) PhD
7 4 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.29%) HNC
9 2 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.14%) CITP
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.56%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) PMO
3 4 (0.57%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GRC
6 1 (0.14%) NCSC
6 1 (0.14%) NIST
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 163 (23.25%) Docker
2 11 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.28%) Firmware
5 7 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.86%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.29%) LXC
8 2 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) SRDF
9 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 121 (17.26%) Kubernetes
2 66 (9.42%) Terraform
3 53 (7.56%) Ansible
4 15 (2.14%) Puppet
5 9 (1.28%) vRealize
6 7 (1.00%) Grafana
7 6 (0.86%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.86%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.57%) FlexNet
8 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.57%) Salt
9 3 (0.43%) Argo
10 1 (0.14%) Control-M
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.14%) Netcool
10 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.70%) Oracle
3 32 (4.56%) VMware
4 27 (3.85%) Google
5 12 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.28%) Xceptor
7 8 (1.14%) Cisco
8 7 (1.00%) Databricks
9 6 (0.86%) Adobe
9 6 (0.86%) IBM
9 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.86%) Solace
9 6 (0.86%) Zend
10 5 (0.71%) SAP
11 4 (0.57%) ANSYS
11 4 (0.57%) Arista
11 4 (0.57%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.43%) Talend
12 3 (0.43%) Zerto