Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 92 152
Rank change year-on-year +18 +60 -13
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,162 942 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.02% 3.26% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.34% 7.79% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 989 779 741
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,450 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 12,439 12,093 13,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.03% 41.90% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10,769 10,464 12,167
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,175
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +21 437 £55,000 - 62
Berkshire +20 274 £57,500 - 30
Hampshire +32 242 £42,000 +1.66% 20
Surrey +77 231 £52,500 -4.55% 23
West Sussex -2 136 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East Sussex -4 91 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +32 84 £47,500 -5.00% 19
Oxfordshire -20 79 £60,000 +11.63% 13
Kent -4 19 £43,500 -3.33% 10
Sussex -8 2 £80,000 +18.52%
Middlesex - 2 £43,750 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 689 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 491 (42.25%) HTML
4 444 (38.21%) CSS
5 422 (36.32%) C#
6 407 (35.03%) Web Services
7 406 (34.94%) .NET
8 398 (34.25%) SQL
9 379 (32.62%) Java
10 369 (31.76%) SOAP
11 315 (27.11%) Scrum
12 303 (26.08%) AngularJS
13 298 (25.65%) Git (software)
14 281 (24.18%) MVC
15 257 (22.12%) TDD
16 256 (22.03%) JSON
17 251 (21.60%) XML
18 249 (21.43%) SQL Server
19 227 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
20 222 (19.10%) ASP.NET
21 219 (18.85%) HTML5
22 199 (17.13%) Microsoft
23 198 (17.04%) Microservices
24 194 (16.70%) Software Engineering
25 187 (16.09%) Web Development
26 180 (15.49%) Test Automation
27 177 (15.23%) Spring
28 176 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
29 173 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
30 168 (14.46%) React

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 80 (6.88%) Confluence
2 49 (4.22%) JBoss
3 46 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (3.70%) IIS
5 37 (3.18%) Apache
6 28 (2.41%) CMS
7 23 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (1.46%) WildFly
12 16 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.86%) Anypoint
14 10 (0.86%) Mule
14 10 (0.86%) Mule ESB
14 10 (0.86%) Umbraco
14 10 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.26%) GNU Octave
2 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.34%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.34%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.086%) Magento
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.086%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.086%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.086%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.086%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 176 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (7.14%) SaaS
4 49 (4.22%) GitHub
5 27 (2.32%) Serverless
6 18 (1.55%) Azure Functions
7 17 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.38%) Office 365
9 15 (1.29%) npm
9 15 (1.29%) PaaS
10 14 (1.20%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.95%) IaaS
14 10 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.69%) iPaaS
16 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
17 5 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.59%) HTTP
2 23 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.46%) Internet
4 7 (0.60%) BIG-IP
4 7 (0.60%) DNS
4 7 (0.60%) Firewall
4 7 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.43%) DAB
5 5 (0.43%) Wireless
6 4 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.34%) SAN
7 3 (0.26%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.26%) SSL
7 3 (0.26%) VoIP
8 2 (0.17%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.17%) SCTP
9 1 (0.086%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.086%) FTP
9 1 (0.086%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 137 (11.79%) MySQL
3 89 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 78 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 71 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 40 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.75%) Redis
8 22 (1.89%) Big Data
9 18 (1.55%) MariaDB
10 17 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 298 (25.65%) Git (software)
2 168 (14.46%) JIRA
3 151 (12.99%) Jenkins
4 92 (7.92%) Selenium
5 91 (7.83%) Visual Studio
6 80 (6.88%) JUnit
7 65 (5.59%) Maven
8 62 (5.34%) webpack
9 59 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 58 (4.99%) Subversion
11 51 (4.39%) gulp
12 46 (3.96%) Grunt
13 43 (3.70%) SoapUI
14 41 (3.53%) Cucumber
15 37 (3.18%) Eclipse
16 34 (2.93%) Bitbucket
17 31 (2.67%) IntelliJ
18 30 (2.58%) WebDriver
19 27 (2.32%) TeamCity
20 25 (2.15%) Mockito
General
1 70 (6.02%) Finance
2 55 (4.73%) Retail
3 24 (2.07%) Games
3 24 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.64%) Banking
6 12 (1.03%) Publishing
7 11 (0.95%) Marketing
8 9 (0.77%) Electronics
9 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.43%) Advertising
10 5 (0.43%) Automotive
11 4 (0.34%) Back Office
11 4 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.26%) Legal
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 777 (66.87%) Developer
2 155 (13.34%) Senior Developer
3 152 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 130 (11.19%) .NET Developer
5 126 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 111 (9.55%) Software Developer
7 110 (9.47%) Software Engineer
8 102 (8.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 102 (8.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 78 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 74 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 74 (6.37%) Web Developer
11 72 (6.20%) PHP Developer
12 71 (6.11%) Architect
13 66 (5.68%) Lead Developer
14 53 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 52 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
16 50 (4.30%) Python Developer
17 49 (4.22%) .NET Software Engineer
17 49 (4.22%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (42.25%) HTML
2 444 (38.21%) CSS
3 407 (35.03%) Web Services
4 406 (34.94%) .NET
5 369 (31.76%) SOAP
6 303 (26.08%) AngularJS
7 256 (22.03%) JSON
8 251 (21.60%) XML
9 222 (19.10%) ASP.NET
10 219 (18.85%) HTML5
11 177 (15.23%) Spring
12 168 (14.46%) React
13 150 (12.91%) jQuery
14 138 (11.88%) .NET Framework
15 123 (10.59%) CSS3
16 118 (10.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 112 (9.64%) RESTful
18 101 (8.69%) Node.js
19 100 (8.61%) Sass
20 89 (7.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.98%) User Experience
2 86 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 82 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 56 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.96%) Social Media
6 44 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.29%) Fintech
11 12 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.86%) Life Science
13 9 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.69%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.60%) Reinsurance
16 6 (0.52%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.37%) Linux
2 83 (7.14%) Windows
3 45 (3.87%) Unix
4 35 (3.01%) Android
5 34 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.34%) CentOS
9 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.086%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.086%) Debian
10 1 (0.086%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (27.11%) Scrum
3 281 (24.18%) MVC
4 257 (22.12%) TDD
5 227 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
6 198 (17.04%) Microservices
7 194 (16.70%) Software Engineering
8 187 (16.09%) Web Development
9 180 (15.49%) Test Automation
10 162 (13.94%) OO
11 151 (12.99%) Front End Development
12 129 (11.10%) BDD
13 123 (10.59%) DevOps
14 104 (8.95%) Unit Testing
15 99 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
16 97 (8.35%) SDLC
17 94 (8.09%) E-Commerce
17 94 (8.09%) OOP
18 93 (8.00%) SOA
19 91 (7.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 588 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 422 (36.32%) C#
3 398 (34.25%) SQL
4 379 (32.62%) Java
5 149 (12.82%) Python
6 123 (10.59%) PHP
7 119 (10.24%) Java 8
8 72 (6.20%) C++
9 62 (5.34%) ES6
10 60 (5.16%) TypeScript
11 56 (4.82%) T-SQL
12 48 (4.13%) Scala
13 45 (3.87%) VB.NET
14 31 (2.67%) Ruby
15 29 (2.50%) Perl
16 25 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.64%) Groovy
18 17 (1.46%) Shell Script
19 15 (1.29%) Apple Swift
20 14 (1.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 128 (11.02%) Degree
2 49 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.64%) ISEB
4 18 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.60%) CISSP
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.34%) CEH
8 4 (0.34%) SANS
9 3 (0.26%) CISM
9 3 (0.26%) CRISC
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PhD
9 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) MCSE
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.72%) QA
2 10 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.43%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.34%) GDPR
5 4 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (10.41%) Docker
2 16 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.69%) Firmware
5 8 (0.69%) HDFS
6 6 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.17%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) oVirt
8 2 (0.17%) RHEV
9 1 (0.086%) ACF2
9 1 (0.086%) RACF
9 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 43 (3.70%) Ansible
3 26 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.24%) Puppet
4 13 (1.12%) Terraform
5 10 (0.86%) CloudHub
6 6 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (0.26%) Nessus
9 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.086%) Consul
10 1 (0.086%) Grafana
10 1 (0.086%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.086%) Nmap
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.086%) TADDM
10 1 (0.086%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (0.086%) WMI
Vendors
1 199 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.52%) Oracle
3 46 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 17 (1.46%) Google
5 17 (1.46%) IBM
5 17 (1.46%) SAP
5 17 (1.46%) VMware
6 16 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 11 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.86%) Splunk
9 10 (0.86%) webMethods
10 8 (0.69%) F5
11 6 (0.52%) Cisco
11 6 (0.52%) Citrix
11 6 (0.52%) Twitter
12 5 (0.43%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.43%) Sun
12 5 (0.43%) TIBCO