Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 147 135
Rank change year-on-year +50 -12 +80
Permanent jobs citing REST 973 828 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.16% 2.37% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 6.18% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 825 769 816
South East median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £33,100 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £64,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 12990 13407 16384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.17% 38.34% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11291 11804 14185
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +63 380 £55,500 +14.43% 18
Berkshire +53 208 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Hampshire +12 159 £40,000 - 11
Surrey -17 152 £52,500 +5.00% 15
West Sussex +16 119 £50,500 +12.22% 7
Oxfordshire +48 104 £52,500 +16.67% 5
East Sussex +48 93 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 68 £50,000 - 4
Kent +12 42 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Sussex - 14 £67,500 - 2
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £47,500 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for REST.

1 604 (62.08%) JavaScript
2 590 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (46.04%) Java
4 422 (43.37%) SQL
5 419 (43.06%) HTML
6 414 (42.55%) CSS
7 364 (37.41%) SOAP
8 344 (35.35%) Web Services
8 344 (35.35%) AngularJS
9 340 (34.94%) C#
10 316 (32.48%) MVC
11 310 (31.86%) .NET
12 292 (30.01%) Scrum
13 286 (29.39%) JSON
14 250 (25.69%) XML
15 224 (23.02%) SQL Server
16 214 (21.99%) Degree
17 210 (21.58%) Spring
18 209 (21.48%) jQuery
19 202 (20.76%) HTML5
20 194 (19.94%) ASP.NET
21 193 (19.84%) Git (software)
22 184 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
23 183 (18.81%) Microservices
24 182 (18.71%) TDD
25 171 (17.57%) Software Engineering
25 171 (17.57%) Web Development
26 159 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
27 156 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
28 151 (15.52%) Finance

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 55 (5.65%) Tomcat
2 40 (4.11%) Confluence
3 35 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 34 (3.49%) CMS
5 31 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.77%) Apache Spark
7 26 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (2.26%) Apache
9 21 (2.16%) Umbraco
10 20 (2.06%) IIS
11 17 (1.75%) JBoss
12 16 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.64%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.64%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.13%) SugarCRM
14 10 (1.03%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.72%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.72%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 159 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (13.16%) SaaS
3 118 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (4.21%) GitHub
5 18 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.75%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.13%) Slack
8 10 (1.03%) npm
8 10 (1.03%) Office 365
9 7 (0.72%) Force.com
10 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.51%) Serverless
11 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.31%) Boomi
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.34%) Internet
2 35 (3.60%) HTTP
3 13 (1.34%) Firewall
4 12 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (1.23%) ZigBee
5 8 (0.82%) Intranet
5 8 (0.82%) LAN
5 8 (0.82%) WAN
6 7 (0.72%) Broadband
7 6 (0.62%) FTP
8 5 (0.51%) SAN
8 5 (0.51%) SSL
9 4 (0.41%) BGP
9 4 (0.41%) DNS
9 4 (0.41%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.41%) MPLS
9 4 (0.41%) OSPF
9 4 (0.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 117 (12.02%) Relational Database
3 90 (9.25%) NoSQL
4 88 (9.04%) MySQL
5 49 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.04%) Oracle Database
6 39 (4.01%) RDBMS
7 25 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.26%) Big Data
9 21 (2.16%) Redis
10 20 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.75%) HBase
12 14 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.44%) PowerCenter
13 13 (1.34%) GIS
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 193 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 106 (10.89%) Jenkins
3 96 (9.87%) JIRA
4 82 (8.43%) Selenium
5 79 (8.12%) Maven
6 77 (7.91%) JUnit
7 57 (5.86%) Subversion
8 56 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (3.49%) Eclipse
10 33 (3.39%) Jasmine
11 32 (3.29%) Visual Studio
12 31 (3.19%) IntelliJ
13 30 (3.08%) Cucumber
14 28 (2.88%) gulp
14 28 (2.88%) WebDriver
15 23 (2.36%) SpecFlow
16 22 (2.26%) Grunt
17 19 (1.95%) Bitbucket
17 19 (1.95%) Protractor
18 18 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 151 (15.52%) Finance
2 74 (7.61%) Marketing
3 63 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 58 (5.96%) Electronics
5 48 (4.93%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.80%) Front Office
6 37 (3.80%) German Language
7 29 (2.98%) Retail
8 18 (1.85%) Publishing
9 10 (1.03%) Banking
9 10 (1.03%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Automotive
10 4 (0.41%) Legal
10 4 (0.41%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 651 (66.91%) Developer
2 216 (22.20%) Java Developer
3 149 (15.31%) Senior Developer
4 139 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 136 (13.98%) C# Developer
6 106 (10.89%) Software Developer
7 96 (9.87%) Architect
8 91 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 91 (9.35%) Software Engineer
9 85 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 71 (7.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 61 (6.27%) C# Software Developer
12 56 (5.76%) Web Developer
13 54 (5.55%) Agile Developer
14 52 (5.34%) Lead Developer
15 50 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
16 48 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 47 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
18 44 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 44 (4.52%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (43.06%) HTML
2 414 (42.55%) CSS
3 364 (37.41%) SOAP
4 344 (35.35%) AngularJS
4 344 (35.35%) Web Services
5 310 (31.86%) .NET
6 286 (29.39%) JSON
7 250 (25.69%) XML
8 210 (21.58%) Spring
9 209 (21.48%) jQuery
10 202 (20.76%) HTML5
11 194 (19.94%) ASP.NET
12 156 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 148 (15.21%) Ajax
14 142 (14.59%) WCF
15 138 (14.18%) React
16 123 (12.64%) CSS3
17 102 (10.48%) Hibernate
17 102 (10.48%) Node.js
18 96 (9.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 147 (15.11%) Computer Science
2 70 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.99%) User Experience
4 63 (6.47%) Mobile App
5 50 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (3.08%) Fintech
8 16 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.34%) W3C
11 12 (1.23%) Smart Home
12 11 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.72%) iPad
15 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.62%) Public Cloud
17 5 (0.51%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.77%) Linux
2 98 (10.07%) Windows
3 55 (5.65%) Unix
4 52 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.80%) Android
6 12 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.51%) AIX
9 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (32.48%) MVC
3 292 (30.01%) Scrum
4 184 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
5 183 (18.81%) Microservices
6 182 (18.71%) TDD
7 171 (17.57%) Software Engineering
7 171 (17.57%) Web Development
8 146 (15.01%) Test Automation
9 143 (14.70%) SOA
10 125 (12.85%) OO
11 115 (11.82%) SDLC
12 100 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (8.74%) Front End Development
14 82 (8.43%) DevOps
15 81 (8.32%) BDD
16 75 (7.71%) Mentoring
17 67 (6.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 67 (6.89%) Open Source
18 60 (6.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 604 (62.08%) JavaScript
2 448 (46.04%) Java
3 422 (43.37%) SQL
4 340 (34.94%) C#
5 83 (8.53%) Python
6 80 (8.22%) PHP
7 76 (7.81%) T-SQL
8 66 (6.78%) Scala
9 62 (6.37%) C++
10 47 (4.83%) TypeScript
11 43 (4.42%) Ruby
12 34 (3.49%) Groovy
13 30 (3.08%) C
14 29 (2.98%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.98%) R
15 26 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.67%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.64%) Apex Code
17 11 (1.13%) ES6
17 11 (1.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 214 (21.99%) Degree
2 94 (9.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.92%) ISEB
6 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.82%) MCSD
8 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.62%) Novell Certification
9 4 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.10%) CEH
12 1 (0.10%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.10%) CISSP
12 1 (0.10%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.10%) OSCP
12 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.50%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 88 (9.04%) Docker
2 23 (2.36%) HDFS
3 12 (1.23%) Firmware
4 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.98%) Puppet
3 15 (1.54%) Terraform
4 13 (1.34%) Ansible
5 8 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.51%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) Packer
8 4 (0.41%) Salt
9 3 (0.31%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.21%) rkt
11 1 (0.10%) Kibana
11 1 (0.10%) logstash
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.10%) SCCM
11 1 (0.10%) SCOM
11 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.28%) Oracle
3 62 (6.37%) SAP
4 46 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.36%) IBM
6 21 (2.16%) AppDynamics
7 19 (1.95%) Xamarin
8 18 (1.85%) Google
9 17 (1.75%) Splunk
10 15 (1.54%) Sun
11 14 (1.44%) Informatica
12 12 (1.23%) HP
13 10 (1.03%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.92%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.72%) hybris
16 7 (0.72%) VMware
17 6 (0.62%) MuleSoft
17 6 (0.62%) New Relic
17 6 (0.62%) Sitecore