Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 75 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 +46
Permanent jobs citing REST 960 1,109 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.83% 3.85% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.81% 9.09% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 834 929 822
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £32,725 £32,000 £33,263
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 9,788 12,198 12,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.01% 42.31% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,491 10,534 11,202
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +6 383 £55,000 +4.76% 64
Berkshire -3 213 £55,000 -4.35% 32
Hampshire -1 206 £45,000 +7.14% 36
Surrey -4 150 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Oxfordshire +43 125 £55,000 -8.33% 19
East Sussex +24 118 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Kent +23 46 £50,750 +12.78% 8
West Sussex -56 46 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Buckinghamshire -26 45 £49,500 +4.21% 13
Middlesex 0 9 £60,000 +37.14%
Home Counties - 1 £45,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 520 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 517 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (42.71%) C#
4 398 (41.46%) .NET
4 398 (41.46%) SOAP
5 371 (38.65%) HTML
6 361 (37.60%) CSS
7 347 (36.15%) SQL
8 345 (35.94%) Web Services
9 293 (30.52%) SQL Server
10 281 (29.27%) MVC
11 243 (25.31%) ASP.NET
12 241 (25.10%) XML
13 235 (24.48%) Git (software)
14 234 (24.38%) Java
15 231 (24.06%) jQuery
16 208 (21.67%) JSON
17 192 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 188 (19.58%) TDD
19 182 (18.96%) Linux
20 180 (18.75%) Azure
21 176 (18.33%) Web Development
22 174 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
23 171 (17.81%) AWS
24 162 (16.88%) WCF
25 156 (16.25%) MySQL
25 156 (16.25%) DevOps
26 153 (15.94%) OO
27 142 (14.79%) Computer Science
28 141 (14.69%) 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 47 (4.90%) Tomcat
2 44 (4.58%) Confluence
3 25 (2.60%) CMS
4 18 (1.88%) JBoss
5 15 (1.56%) IIS
6 13 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 8 (0.83%) Apache
9 8 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.73%) Jetty
10 7 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.63%) Drupal
12 5 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.52%) Mule
12 5 (0.52%) nginx
12 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.42%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 180 (18.75%) Azure
2 171 (17.81%) AWS
3 78 (8.13%) SaaS
4 29 (3.02%) GCP
5 20 (2.08%) Serverless
6 17 (1.77%) npm
7 16 (1.67%) Boomi
8 14 (1.46%) PaaS
9 11 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.15%) GitHub
10 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.83%) Heroku
10 8 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.73%) Firebase
12 6 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.52%) BrowserStack
13 5 (0.52%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.42%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.98%) HTTP
2 14 (1.46%) X.509
3 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.73%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.63%) DNS
6 4 (0.42%) Firewall
7 3 (0.31%) SSH
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) AMQP
8 2 (0.21%) GPON
8 2 (0.21%) Internet
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) Network Security
8 2 (0.21%) RTP
9 1 (0.10%) 5G
9 1 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.10%) MQTT
9 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 156 (16.25%) MySQL
3 64 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 40 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.77%) MariaDB
11 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.46%) Redis
12 11 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2019
15 8 (0.83%) DB2
15 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 235 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 106 (11.04%) JIRA
3 76 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 60 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 53 (5.52%) Selenium
6 47 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 44 (4.58%) Bitbucket
8 43 (4.48%) Subversion
9 40 (4.17%) TeamCity
10 39 (4.06%) Cucumber
11 37 (3.85%) Maven
11 37 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (2.19%) JUnit
14 21 (2.19%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.77%) NUnit
16 16 (1.67%) JMeter
17 15 (1.56%) SpecFlow
18 14 (1.46%) Mocha
General
1 60 (6.25%) Finance
2 51 (5.31%) Marketing
3 47 (4.90%) Retail
4 26 (2.71%) Games
5 16 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.25%) Advertising
8 8 (0.83%) Electronics
8 8 (0.83%) Public Sector
9 7 (0.73%) Banking
10 6 (0.63%) German Language
11 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.42%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.31%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 680 (70.83%) Developer
2 174 (18.13%) .NET Developer
3 160 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 149 (15.52%) C# Developer
5 107 (11.15%) Software Developer
6 100 (10.42%) PHP Developer
7 82 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 63 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 61 (6.35%) Python Developer
11 51 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 50 (5.21%) Senior PHP Developer
13 45 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 41 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 40 (4.17%) Web Developer
16 37 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
17 34 (3.54%) LAMP Developer
17 34 (3.54%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 34 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
17 34 (3.54%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (41.46%) .NET
1 398 (41.46%) SOAP
2 371 (38.65%) HTML
3 361 (37.60%) CSS
4 345 (35.94%) Web Services
5 243 (25.31%) ASP.NET
6 241 (25.10%) XML
7 231 (24.06%) jQuery
8 208 (21.67%) JSON
9 192 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 162 (16.88%) WCF
11 123 (12.81%) Ajax
12 104 (10.83%) HTML5
13 102 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 97 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 89 (9.27%) .NET Framework
16 88 (9.17%) Spring
17 81 (8.44%) React
18 75 (7.81%) Laravel
19 64 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 74 (7.71%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (4.27%) User Experience
5 32 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.40%) Cloud Native
8 18 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.35%) Life Science
11 13 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.35%) W3C
12 11 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
13 10 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.04%) Social Media
14 9 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.94%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.73%) Blog
15 7 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 182 (18.96%) Linux
2 61 (6.35%) Windows
3 50 (5.21%) Android
4 37 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.92%) Unix
6 19 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.52%) Fedora
8 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.42%) CentOS
9 4 (0.42%) Debian
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (29.27%) MVC
3 188 (19.58%) TDD
4 176 (18.33%) Web Development
5 174 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (16.25%) DevOps
7 153 (15.94%) OO
8 142 (14.79%) Computer Science
9 139 (14.48%) Scrum
10 136 (14.17%) Software Engineering
11 130 (13.54%) Microservices
12 129 (13.44%) BDD
13 124 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (11.77%) Test Automation
15 105 (10.94%) OOP
16 99 (10.31%) Unit Testing
17 91 (9.48%) SOA
18 84 (8.75%) Mentoring
19 82 (8.54%) SDLC
20 75 (7.81%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 520 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 410 (42.71%) C#
3 347 (36.15%) SQL
4 234 (24.38%) Java
5 141 (14.69%) Python
6 127 (13.23%) PHP
7 65 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 53 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 51 (5.31%) VB.NET
10 37 (3.85%) Java 8
10 37 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.02%) PHP 7
12 28 (2.92%) C++
13 23 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 21 (2.19%) VB
15 19 (1.98%) Go
16 18 (1.88%) PHP 5
17 17 (1.77%) Kotlin
18 15 (1.56%) Bash Shell
19 12 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 128 (13.33%) Degree
2 77 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.73%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.73%) ISEB
6 7 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) CISSP
9 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PMP
10 1 (0.10%) HND
10 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.65%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) GDPR
3 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (13.85%) Docker
2 11 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) ACF2
4 2 (0.21%) oVirt
4 2 (0.21%) RACF
4 2 (0.21%) RHEV
5 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 88 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.25%) Ansible
4 10 (1.04%) Puppet
5 6 (0.63%) Terraform
6 5 (0.52%) Salt
7 4 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (0.31%) Grafana
8 3 (0.31%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.21%) SCCM
9 2 (0.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.21%) Zipkin
10 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.10%) nmon
10 1 (0.10%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 140 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.25%) Zend
3 56 (5.83%) Oracle
4 32 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 31 (3.23%) IBM
6 28 (2.92%) Atlassian
7 25 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 19 (1.98%) Google
9 19 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 19 (1.98%) Xamarin
10 17 (1.77%) webMethods
11 15 (1.56%) Dell
12 13 (1.35%) Adobe
13 11 (1.15%) VMware
14 8 (0.83%) Sage
14 8 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 7 (0.73%) SAP
16 5 (0.52%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.52%) Remedy