Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 110 142
Rank change year-on-year +19 +32 +49
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,033 880 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.31% 2.81% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.63% 7.27% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 904 799 806
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
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 13,545 12,107 16,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.36% 38.68% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,829 10,508 14,259
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +6.55%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +29 391 £55,000 +10.00% 77
Berkshire +43 214 £60,000 +20.00% 45
Surrey -16 203 £51,000 +2.00% 27
Hampshire -12 185 £40,000 -11.11% 30
East Sussex +58 118 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Oxfordshire +2 95 £52,500 +5.00% 17
West Sussex 0 89 £47,500 -7.32% 13
Buckinghamshire +23 82 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Kent -12 25 £51,250 +13.89% 5
Sussex - 10 £80,000 -
Middlesex -4 2 £85,000 +70.00%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 634 (61.37%) JavaScript
2 594 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (48.50%) SQL
4 464 (44.92%) HTML
5 461 (44.63%) CSS
6 436 (42.21%) SOAP
7 427 (41.34%) Java
8 397 (38.43%) Web Services
9 376 (36.40%) C#
10 363 (35.14%) MVC
11 361 (34.95%) AngularJS
12 320 (30.98%) .NET
13 291 (28.17%) Scrum
14 289 (27.98%) SQL Server
15 285 (27.59%) JSON
16 272 (26.33%) XML
17 237 (22.94%) jQuery
18 225 (21.78%) Git (software)
19 221 (21.39%) ASP.NET
20 217 (21.01%) Spring
21 200 (19.36%) Degree
22 198 (19.17%) WCF
23 192 (18.59%) Software Engineering
23 192 (18.59%) Microservices
24 191 (18.49%) HTML5
25 173 (16.75%) Web Development
26 167 (16.17%) TDD
27 163 (15.78%) Test Automation
28 157 (15.20%) Linux
29 156 (15.10%) 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 42 (4.07%) JBoss
2 38 (3.68%) Confluence
3 37 (3.58%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 28 (2.71%) CMS
6 26 (2.52%) Apache
6 26 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.52%) IIS
7 23 (2.23%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.45%) WordPress
11 14 (1.36%) Umbraco
12 13 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.26%) WildFly
13 11 (1.06%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.87%) SugarCRM
16 8 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.06%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 156 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (12.97%) SaaS
3 94 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (4.36%) GitHub
5 17 (1.65%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.16%) Firebase
8 11 (1.06%) npm
9 10 (0.97%) Force.com
9 10 (0.97%) Slack
10 9 (0.87%) Serverless
11 8 (0.77%) Boomi
12 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.68%) Office 365
12 7 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.48%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.23%) Internet
2 44 (4.26%) HTTP
3 10 (0.97%) SSL
4 9 (0.87%) FTP
5 8 (0.77%) Broadband
5 8 (0.77%) PuTTY
5 8 (0.77%) SSH
6 7 (0.68%) Firewall
6 7 (0.68%) Network Security
6 7 (0.68%) SNMP
7 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.48%) WebEx
8 4 (0.39%) BGP
8 4 (0.39%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.39%) MPLS
8 4 (0.39%) OSPF
8 4 (0.39%) RIP
9 3 (0.29%) DNS
9 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.91%) MySQL
3 94 (9.10%) NoSQL
4 93 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.74%) MongoDB
6 43 (4.16%) RDBMS
7 40 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.81%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.42%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (2.13%) HBase
12 21 (2.03%) Big Data
13 17 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (1.55%) Redis
15 14 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.16%) GIS
17 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 225 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 104 (10.07%) JIRA
3 100 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 92 (8.91%) Selenium
5 84 (8.13%) Maven
6 83 (8.03%) JUnit
7 82 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (5.52%) Subversion
9 40 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 40 (3.87%) Visual Studio
10 39 (3.78%) IntelliJ
11 33 (3.19%) Eclipse
11 33 (3.19%) Jasmine
12 30 (2.90%) WebDriver
13 29 (2.81%) SpecFlow
14 24 (2.32%) Ant
14 24 (2.32%) Grunt
15 22 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (2.03%) Bitbucket
16 21 (2.03%) gulp
General
1 116 (11.23%) Finance
2 60 (5.81%) Retail
3 24 (2.32%) Front Office
3 24 (2.32%) German Language
4 23 (2.23%) Banking
5 22 (2.13%) Games
6 19 (1.84%) Marketing
7 16 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.58%) Back Office
9 5 (0.48%) Automotive
9 5 (0.48%) Electronics
9 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.19%) Advertising
10 2 (0.19%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.097%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.097%) Legal
Job Titles
1 711 (68.83%) Developer
2 208 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 190 (18.39%) C# Developer
4 177 (17.13%) Senior Developer
5 144 (13.94%) .NET Developer
6 143 (13.84%) Software Developer
7 107 (10.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 94 (9.10%) C# Software Developer
9 83 (8.03%) Software Engineer
10 81 (7.84%) Lead Developer
11 80 (7.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 71 (6.87%) PHP Developer
13 69 (6.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 67 (6.49%) Architect
14 67 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 58 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
16 46 (4.45%) Agile Developer
17 42 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 41 (3.97%) Web Developer
19 39 (3.78%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (44.92%) HTML
2 461 (44.63%) CSS
3 436 (42.21%) SOAP
4 397 (38.43%) Web Services
5 361 (34.95%) AngularJS
6 320 (30.98%) .NET
7 285 (27.59%) JSON
8 272 (26.33%) XML
9 237 (22.94%) jQuery
10 221 (21.39%) ASP.NET
11 217 (21.01%) Spring
12 198 (19.17%) WCF
13 191 (18.49%) HTML5
14 144 (13.94%) React
15 137 (13.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 130 (12.58%) Ajax
17 125 (12.10%) Node.js
18 121 (11.71%) Hibernate
19 120 (11.62%) CSS3
20 95 (9.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 75 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 71 (6.87%) User Experience
4 66 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
7 34 (3.29%) Fintech
8 14 (1.36%) Clustering
8 14 (1.36%) Contactless
8 14 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.36%) EMV
8 14 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.26%) Animation
10 11 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.97%) EPoS
11 10 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 157 (15.20%) Linux
2 97 (9.39%) Windows
3 56 (5.42%) Unix
4 31 (3.00%) Android
5 30 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.58%) Solaris
8 4 (0.39%) CentOS
9 3 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.097%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (35.14%) MVC
3 291 (28.17%) Scrum
4 192 (18.59%) Microservices
4 192 (18.59%) Software Engineering
5 173 (16.75%) Web Development
6 167 (16.17%) TDD
7 163 (15.78%) Test Automation
8 151 (14.62%) SOA
9 150 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (11.62%) OO
11 116 (11.23%) DevOps
12 103 (9.97%) SDLC
13 98 (9.49%) Front End Development
14 93 (9.00%) BDD
15 89 (8.62%) Mentoring
16 87 (8.42%) Unit Testing
17 68 (6.58%) E-Commerce
18 61 (5.91%) Open Source
19 55 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 634 (61.37%) JavaScript
2 501 (48.50%) SQL
3 427 (41.34%) Java
4 376 (36.40%) C#
5 117 (11.33%) PHP
5 117 (11.33%) T-SQL
6 82 (7.94%) Python
7 54 (5.23%) TypeScript
8 50 (4.84%) Scala
9 34 (3.29%) R
10 29 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.71%) C++
12 27 (2.61%) Groovy
13 21 (2.03%) Ruby
13 21 (2.03%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.55%) C
14 16 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.45%) Apex Code
16 14 (1.36%) XQuery
17 12 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 200 (19.36%) Degree
2 62 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (0.77%) SANS
4 8 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.19%) CEH
7 2 (0.19%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.19%) ISEB
7 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.097%) CISSP
8 1 (0.097%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.097%) GPEN
8 1 (0.097%) MCSD
8 1 (0.097%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.097%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.36%) QA
2 13 (1.26%) PSD2
3 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.29%) PMO
5 2 (0.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) TickIT
6 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (7.65%) Docker
2 25 (2.42%) HDFS
3 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.097%) oVirt
7 1 (0.097%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 30 (2.90%) Puppet
2 23 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.03%) Ansible
4 15 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.77%) WebInspect
6 7 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.58%) Terraform
8 5 (0.48%) Nagios
8 5 (0.48%) Salt
9 4 (0.39%) OpenView
10 3 (0.29%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.19%) Kibana
11 2 (0.19%) TADDM
12 1 (0.097%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.097%) Grafana
12 1 (0.097%) logstash
12 1 (0.097%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.75%) Oracle
3 40 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
4 34 (3.29%) SAP
5 29 (2.81%) Splunk
6 25 (2.42%) IBM
7 23 (2.23%) Sun
8 21 (2.03%) AppDynamics
8 21 (2.03%) Google
9 20 (1.94%) TIBCO
10 17 (1.65%) Apple
11 16 (1.55%) BEA
11 16 (1.55%) Zend
12 14 (1.36%) PayPal
12 14 (1.36%) Remedy
13 11 (1.06%) Capita
14 10 (0.97%) Adobe
15 9 (0.87%) Workday
16 8 (0.77%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.77%) Dell