Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +33
Permanent jobs citing REST 484 985 1,269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.23% 3.75% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.17% 9.46% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 448 920 1,151
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 4,761 10,410 13,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.64% 39.59% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,117 8,937 11,439
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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
Hampshire +44 163 £45,000 - 10
Thames Valley -7 151 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Berkshire -5 79 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Surrey +26 68 £57,500 +4.55% 13
West Sussex +67 57 £46,250 +23.33% 8
Oxfordshire -12 47 £47,500 -13.64% 7
East Sussex -16 30 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +34 25 £62,500 +20.19% 2
Kent +22 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 266 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (54.75%) JavaScript
3 200 (41.32%) C#
4 189 (39.05%) .NET
5 179 (36.98%) CSS
6 178 (36.78%) HTML
7 177 (36.57%) Web Services
8 174 (35.95%) SQL
9 152 (31.40%) Java
10 149 (30.79%) SOAP
11 132 (27.27%) MVC
12 130 (26.86%) Linux
12 130 (26.86%) SQL Server
13 115 (23.76%) XML
14 109 (22.52%) AWS
15 108 (22.31%) Azure
15 108 (22.31%) Web Development
16 102 (21.07%) Software Engineering
16 102 (21.07%) AngularJS
17 101 (20.87%) jQuery
18 98 (20.25%) Git (software)
19 92 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
20 91 (18.80%) MySQL
21 89 (18.39%) JSON
22 88 (18.18%) ASP.NET
23 86 (17.77%) PHP
24 84 (17.36%) DevOps
25 81 (16.74%) TDD
26 79 (16.32%) OO
26 79 (16.32%) Node.js

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 22 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (4.13%) CMS
3 18 (3.72%) Apache
3 18 (3.72%) IIS
4 17 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.03%) JBoss
9 4 (0.83%) CICS
9 4 (0.83%) Confluence
9 4 (0.83%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
9 4 (0.83%) Tornado
9 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.62%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.86%) Magento
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 109 (22.52%) AWS
2 108 (22.31%) Azure
3 53 (10.95%) SaaS
4 28 (5.79%) Serverless
5 17 (3.51%) GitHub
6 16 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (2.48%) GCP
9 9 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.24%) IaaS
12 5 (1.03%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.83%) PaaS
14 2 (0.41%) Logic Apps
14 2 (0.41%) Office 365
14 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.68%) HTTP
2 20 (4.13%) FTP
3 9 (1.86%) RTP
4 7 (1.45%) LAN
4 7 (1.45%) WAN
5 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.83%) MQTT
7 3 (0.62%) Internet
7 3 (0.62%) Modbus
7 3 (0.62%) Profibus
7 3 (0.62%) RS-232
7 3 (0.62%) RS-485
7 3 (0.62%) SNMP
7 3 (0.62%) VoIP
8 2 (0.41%) SMTP
9 1 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
9 1 (0.21%) SSH
9 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (26.86%) SQL Server
2 91 (18.80%) MySQL
3 45 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.48%) DB2
9 9 (1.86%) Big Data
10 7 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.24%) Redis
12 5 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.03%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.62%) ArangoDB
14 3 (0.62%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 98 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.33%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.64%) JUnit
4 33 (6.82%) Maven
5 24 (4.96%) Mockito
6 23 (4.75%) Eclipse
6 23 (4.75%) Selenium
7 20 (4.13%) JIRA
8 15 (3.10%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.89%) Moq
9 14 (2.89%) NUnit
10 13 (2.69%) Gradle
10 13 (2.69%) NWDS
11 12 (2.48%) Android Studio
11 12 (2.48%) MSTest
12 11 (2.27%) SonarQube
13 8 (1.65%) DbUnit
13 8 (1.65%) jMock
13 8 (1.65%) Subversion
14 7 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (8.68%) Retail
2 37 (7.64%) Finance
3 26 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.27%) Marketing
6 10 (2.07%) Games
7 7 (1.45%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.03%) Publishing
10 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.83%) Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Military
12 2 (0.41%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 348 (71.90%) Developer
2 97 (20.04%) Senior Developer
3 73 (15.08%) Software Developer
4 70 (14.46%) .NET Developer
5 64 (13.22%) C# Developer
6 60 (12.40%) PHP Developer
7 50 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (9.50%) Software Engineer
9 45 (9.30%) Java Developer
10 41 (8.47%) Senior Software Developer
11 33 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
12 29 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 28 (5.79%) Applications Developer
13 28 (5.79%) LAMP Developer
13 28 (5.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 28 (5.79%) Senior LAMP Developer
14 20 (4.13%) Web Developer
15 18 (3.72%) Android Developer
15 18 (3.72%) Consultant
15 18 (3.72%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (39.05%) .NET
2 179 (36.98%) CSS
3 178 (36.78%) HTML
4 177 (36.57%) Web Services
5 149 (30.79%) SOAP
6 115 (23.76%) XML
7 102 (21.07%) AngularJS
8 101 (20.87%) jQuery
9 89 (18.39%) JSON
10 88 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 79 (16.32%) Node.js
12 72 (14.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 69 (14.26%) HTML5
14 67 (13.84%) .NET Core
14 67 (13.84%) .NET Framework
15 64 (13.22%) Ajax
16 59 (12.19%) React
17 57 (11.78%) Spring
18 48 (9.92%) Laravel
19 42 (8.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.19%) Mobile App
2 46 (9.50%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.58%) User Experience
5 19 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.69%) W3C
7 11 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.86%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.62%) BBC
12 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.41%) Blog
13 2 (0.41%) CCTV
13 2 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 130 (26.86%) Linux
2 58 (11.98%) Windows
3 28 (5.79%) Android
4 12 (2.48%) Unix
5 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (27.27%) MVC
3 108 (22.31%) Web Development
4 102 (21.07%) Software Engineering
5 92 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
6 84 (17.36%) DevOps
7 81 (16.74%) TDD
8 79 (16.32%) OO
9 77 (15.91%) Scrum
10 76 (15.70%) OOP
11 69 (14.26%) Microservices
12 63 (13.02%) Test Automation
13 52 (10.74%) Mobile Application Development
13 52 (10.74%) OO PHP
14 51 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (8.88%) Unit Testing
16 37 (7.64%) Mentoring
16 37 (7.64%) SDLC
17 33 (6.82%) Front End Development
18 32 (6.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 265 (54.75%) JavaScript
2 200 (41.32%) C#
3 174 (35.95%) SQL
4 152 (31.40%) Java
5 86 (17.77%) PHP
6 74 (15.29%) Python
7 53 (10.95%) C++
8 39 (8.06%) C
9 30 (6.20%) TypeScript
10 26 (5.37%) Kotlin
11 25 (5.17%) T-SQL
12 21 (4.34%) Java 8
13 17 (3.51%) VB.NET
14 14 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.69%) ABAP
16 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.07%) Go
17 9 (1.86%) Apex Code
18 7 (1.45%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.45%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 40 (8.26%) Degree
2 29 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.41%) PMP
5 2 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.69%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (15.08%) Docker
2 13 (2.69%) NFS
3 10 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.07%) vSphere
4 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.41%) ACF2
5 2 (0.41%) RACF
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (6.40%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.93%) Terraform
3 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.03%) Ansible
4 5 (1.03%) vRealize
5 4 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.62%) Grafana
7 2 (0.41%) Kibana
7 2 (0.41%) logstash
8 1 (0.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.23%) Zend
3 24 (4.96%) VMware
4 23 (4.75%) Oracle
5 14 (2.89%) Xamarin
6 13 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.69%) SAP
7 9 (1.86%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.45%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.45%) Google
8 7 (1.45%) IBM
9 4 (0.83%) Remedy
10 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe
11 2 (0.41%) Cadence
11 2 (0.41%) Databricks
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.21%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.21%) Wincor Nixdorf