Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing REST 854 923 1,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 3.45% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.78% 8.45% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 808 884 1,035
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,200 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 8,736 10,921 13,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.38% 40.86% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,432 9,356 12,001
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +42 292 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Thames Valley -6 274 £55,000 -4.35% 54
Berkshire -5 148 £60,000 - 16
Surrey +23 130 £55,000 - 36
Oxfordshire +13 85 £47,500 -13.64% 25
East Sussex -12 63 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Kent +35 45 £51,500 +8.42% 2
West Sussex +3 44 £55,000 -1.26% 10
Buckinghamshire -20 41 £47,500 -3.06% 13
REST
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 458 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (48.83%) JavaScript
3 377 (44.15%) C#
4 362 (42.39%) .NET
5 348 (40.75%) HTML
6 347 (40.63%) Web Services
7 337 (39.46%) CSS
8 335 (39.23%) SOAP
9 326 (38.17%) SQL
10 264 (30.91%) SQL Server
11 261 (30.56%) MVC
12 232 (27.17%) Java
13 207 (24.24%) XML
14 206 (24.12%) Web Development
15 200 (23.42%) jQuery
16 197 (23.07%) Linux
17 192 (22.48%) ASP.NET
18 188 (22.01%) AngularJS
19 167 (19.56%) AWS
20 164 (19.20%) Azure
21 163 (19.09%) Software Engineering
22 159 (18.62%) JSON
23 158 (18.50%) Git (software)
24 156 (18.27%) Python
25 150 (17.56%) OO
26 144 (16.86%) MySQL
27 141 (16.51%) TDD
27 141 (16.51%) Scrum
28 137 (16.04%) PHP
29 126 (14.75%) Continuous Integration

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 49 (5.74%) Tomcat
2 48 (5.62%) IIS
3 34 (3.98%) CMS
4 31 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (3.63%) WebSphere
5 19 (2.22%) EPiServer
5 19 (2.22%) JBoss
6 17 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.99%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.87%) Apache
7 16 (1.87%) CICS
8 14 (1.64%) Confluence
9 12 (1.41%) Red Hat Fuse
10 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.59%) GeoServer
Applications
1 18 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Magento
2 10 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.59%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 167 (19.56%) AWS
2 164 (19.20%) Azure
3 87 (10.19%) SaaS
4 26 (3.04%) GitHub
5 18 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.11%) Serverless
6 17 (1.99%) PaaS
7 16 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (1.41%) Boomi
8 12 (1.41%) GCP
9 9 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.94%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.82%) iPaaS
11 7 (0.82%) npm
12 4 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.23%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.44%) HTTP
2 15 (1.76%) RTP
3 14 (1.64%) FTP
4 11 (1.29%) X.509
5 9 (1.05%) Internet
6 5 (0.59%) GPON
6 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.47%) Intranet
7 4 (0.47%) LAN
7 4 (0.47%) SSL
7 4 (0.47%) WAN
8 3 (0.35%) DNS
8 3 (0.35%) Firewall
8 3 (0.35%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) MQTT
9 2 (0.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.23%) SAN
9 2 (0.23%) SMTP
9 2 (0.23%) SNMP
9 2 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 144 (16.86%) MySQL
3 75 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.40%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.58%) DB2
8 19 (2.22%) Big Data
8 19 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.41%) ArangoDB
12 11 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.17%) GIS
14 8 (0.94%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 158 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 90 (10.54%) Jenkins
3 73 (8.55%) JIRA
4 58 (6.79%) Visual Studio
5 42 (4.92%) JUnit
6 39 (4.57%) Selenium
7 38 (4.45%) Maven
8 24 (2.81%) Bitbucket
9 21 (2.46%) Subversion
10 18 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 18 (2.11%) Mockito
11 17 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (1.87%) JMeter
13 14 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (1.64%) webpack
14 13 (1.52%) Grunt
14 13 (1.52%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (11.24%) Finance
2 48 (5.62%) Retail
3 36 (4.22%) Marketing
4 24 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.99%) Games
7 13 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.52%) Banking
8 11 (1.29%) Public Sector
9 6 (0.70%) Electronics
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.47%) German Language
12 3 (0.35%) Local Government
12 3 (0.35%) Military
12 3 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 668 (78.22%) Developer
2 181 (21.19%) Senior Developer
3 155 (18.15%) Software Developer
4 154 (18.03%) .NET Developer
5 130 (15.22%) C# Developer
6 90 (10.54%) PHP Developer
7 83 (9.72%) Java Developer
8 81 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 67 (7.85%) Software Engineer
10 66 (7.73%) Senior Software Developer
11 58 (6.79%) Web Developer
12 56 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 55 (6.44%) Senior PHP Developer
14 44 (5.15%) Python Developer
15 43 (5.04%) Angular Developer
16 40 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
17 38 (4.45%) LAMP Developer
17 38 (4.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 38 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
17 38 (4.45%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (42.39%) .NET
2 348 (40.75%) HTML
3 347 (40.63%) Web Services
4 337 (39.46%) CSS
5 335 (39.23%) SOAP
6 207 (24.24%) XML
7 200 (23.42%) jQuery
8 192 (22.48%) ASP.NET
9 188 (22.01%) AngularJS
10 159 (18.62%) JSON
11 121 (14.17%) Ajax
12 112 (13.11%) HTML5
13 96 (11.24%) .NET Framework
14 90 (10.54%) WCF
15 87 (10.19%) Spring
16 84 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 82 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 76 (8.90%) Node.js
19 74 (8.67%) .NET Core
20 70 (8.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (7.38%) Mobile App
3 59 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.74%) User Experience
5 24 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.99%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.52%) Social Media
9 12 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.70%) W3C
13 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.47%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.47%) Life Science
14 4 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
14 4 (0.47%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.35%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 197 (23.07%) Linux
2 85 (9.95%) Windows
3 22 (2.58%) Unix
4 19 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.11%) Android
6 9 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) CentOS
8 2 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (30.56%) MVC
3 206 (24.12%) Web Development
4 163 (19.09%) Software Engineering
5 150 (17.56%) OO
6 141 (16.51%) Scrum
6 141 (16.51%) TDD
7 126 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (13.58%) OOP
8 116 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
9 114 (13.35%) DevOps
10 98 (11.48%) Test Automation
11 87 (10.19%) SDLC
12 79 (9.25%) OO PHP
13 78 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 75 (8.78%) Microservices
15 73 (8.55%) Computer Science
16 72 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 68 (7.96%) Unit Testing
18 58 (6.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 417 (48.83%) JavaScript
2 377 (44.15%) C#
3 326 (38.17%) SQL
4 232 (27.17%) Java
5 156 (18.27%) Python
6 137 (16.04%) PHP
7 64 (7.49%) C++
8 57 (6.67%) C
9 54 (6.32%) TypeScript
10 52 (6.09%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.68%) Java 8
12 38 (4.45%) VB.NET
13 29 (3.40%) Bash Shell
14 27 (3.16%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 20 (2.34%) PHP 7
17 19 (2.22%) VB
18 18 (2.11%) Kotlin
18 18 (2.11%) Perl
19 17 (1.99%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 70 (8.20%) Degree
2 30 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.64%) ISEB
4 14 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.52%) PMP
6 10 (1.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) CIW
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.12%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.45%) QA
2 15 (1.76%) GDPR
3 14 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 121 (14.17%) Docker
2 14 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.52%) ACF2
3 13 (1.52%) RACF
4 10 (1.17%) vSphere
5 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.23%) NFS
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.76%) Terraform
3 7 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.82%) Puppet
3 7 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.70%) Ansible
5 5 (0.59%) Grafana
6 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) MOM
7 1 (0.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 102 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.44%) Zend
3 47 (5.50%) Oracle
4 30 (3.51%) IBM
5 27 (3.16%) Xamarin
6 25 (2.93%) Atlassian
6 25 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.11%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.87%) VMware
9 13 (1.52%) Dell
9 13 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 12 (1.41%) HP
10 12 (1.41%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.41%) webMethods
11 6 (0.70%) Adobe
12 5 (0.59%) Google
12 5 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 4 (0.47%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.47%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.35%) Northgate