Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 77 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing REST 422 849 986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.23% 3.70% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 9.42% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 416 798 879
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £38,000 £34,275 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -

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 4,500 9,016 10,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.10% 39.34% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,913 7,728 9,577
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,550 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +16 134 £60,000 +9.09% 33
West Sussex +57 81 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Berkshire +16 78 £60,000 - 20
Surrey +19 70 £53,750 -2.27% 12
Hampshire -26 66 £55,000 +22.22% 13
East Sussex +5 48 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Buckinghamshire +53 37 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Oxfordshire -4 19 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Kent +3 16 £45,000 -12.62% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 203 (48.10%) JavaScript
2 178 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (41.71%) C#
4 169 (40.05%) .NET
5 164 (38.86%) SQL
6 141 (33.41%) Azure
7 133 (31.52%) DevOps
8 127 (30.09%) CSS
9 126 (29.86%) Docker
10 123 (29.15%) HTML
11 119 (28.20%) AngularJS
12 115 (27.25%) Microservices
13 104 (24.64%) AWS
14 101 (23.93%) .NET Core
15 100 (23.70%) Java
15 100 (23.70%) SOAP
16 96 (22.75%) TDD
17 95 (22.51%) Software Engineering
17 95 (22.51%) SQL Server
18 91 (21.56%) Test Automation
19 90 (21.33%) Python
19 90 (21.33%) React
20 88 (20.85%) Git (software)
21 85 (20.14%) Kubernetes
22 81 (19.19%) Unit Testing
22 81 (19.19%) Node.js
23 74 (17.54%) Linux
24 71 (16.82%) MVC
25 69 (16.35%) Web Services
25 69 (16.35%) Degree

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 36 (8.53%) CMS
2 18 (4.27%) Apache
3 12 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.37%) JBoss
5 9 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.66%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.66%) WordPress
7 6 (1.42%) Camunda
8 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 3 (0.71%) DNN
8 3 (0.71%) IIS
8 3 (0.71%) Tornado
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.24%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (3.08%) Figma
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Magento
2 6 (1.42%) Shopify
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 141 (33.41%) Azure
2 104 (24.64%) AWS
3 45 (10.66%) SaaS
4 35 (8.29%) GCP
5 21 (4.98%) Serverless
6 13 (3.08%) GitHub
7 12 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 10 (2.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (1.66%) IaaS
10 7 (1.66%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.71%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.71%) Heroku
12 3 (0.71%) Logic Apps
12 3 (0.71%) PaaS
13 1 (0.24%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.87%) HTTP
2 8 (1.90%) RTP
3 7 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.42%) SSL
5 5 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) 2G
6 1 (0.24%) 3G
6 1 (0.24%) 4G
6 1 (0.24%) 5G
6 1 (0.24%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.24%) DSL
6 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) SNMP
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 65 (15.40%) MySQL
3 35 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 26 (6.16%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.90%) Big Data
10 8 (1.90%) MS Access
11 7 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.66%) Power BI
11 7 (1.66%) Redis
12 6 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (0.71%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 88 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.50%) JIRA
3 17 (4.03%) JUnit
4 15 (3.55%) Selenium
5 14 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.84%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.37%) IntelliJ
9 8 (1.90%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.90%) NUnit
9 8 (1.90%) Subversion
10 6 (1.42%) Maven
10 6 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.42%) Robot Framework
10 6 (1.42%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.95%) Mocha
11 4 (0.95%) Moq
11 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (4.74%) Finance
2 15 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.32%) Marketing
4 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.66%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Automotive
6 6 (1.42%) Law
6 6 (1.42%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.42%) Retail
7 5 (1.18%) Banking
7 5 (1.18%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 284 (67.30%) Developer
2 65 (15.40%) .NET Developer
3 57 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 51 (12.09%) C# Developer
5 42 (9.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 39 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.58%) Software Engineer
8 31 (7.35%) Java Developer
9 28 (6.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (6.40%) Software Developer
11 22 (5.21%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (4.98%) Java Engineer
12 21 (4.98%) Lead Developer
13 20 (4.74%) PHP Developer
13 20 (4.74%) Salesforce Developer
14 19 (4.50%) Python Developer
15 17 (4.03%) Architect
16 16 (3.79%) Junior
16 16 (3.79%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (40.05%) .NET
2 127 (30.09%) CSS
3 123 (29.15%) HTML
4 119 (28.20%) AngularJS
5 101 (23.93%) .NET Core
6 100 (23.70%) SOAP
7 90 (21.33%) React
8 81 (19.19%) Node.js
9 69 (16.35%) Web Services
10 62 (14.69%) HTML5
11 57 (13.51%) Django
12 56 (13.27%) RabbitMQ
13 51 (12.09%) ASP.NET
14 50 (11.85%) .NET Framework
14 50 (11.85%) JSON
15 47 (11.14%) Spring
16 43 (10.19%) XML
17 38 (9.00%) Ajax
18 35 (8.29%) jQuery
18 35 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.24%) User Experience
3 23 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.08%) Cloud Native
6 13 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.84%) Acoustics
8 10 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.47%) AS400
11 2 (0.47%) iSeries
11 2 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.54%) Linux
2 39 (9.24%) Windows
3 22 (5.21%) Unix
4 11 (2.61%) Android
5 10 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (31.52%) DevOps
3 115 (27.25%) Microservices
4 96 (22.75%) TDD
5 95 (22.51%) Software Engineering
6 91 (21.56%) Test Automation
7 81 (19.19%) Unit Testing
8 71 (16.82%) MVC
9 67 (15.88%) Scrum
10 63 (14.93%) Front End Development
11 57 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (11.14%) OOP
13 45 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (10.43%) Open Source
15 42 (9.95%) Web Development
16 37 (8.77%) API Development
17 35 (8.29%) BDD
17 35 (8.29%) SDLC
18 34 (8.06%) OO
19 28 (6.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 203 (48.10%) JavaScript
2 176 (41.71%) C#
3 164 (38.86%) SQL
4 100 (23.70%) Java
5 90 (21.33%) Python
6 47 (11.14%) PHP
7 35 (8.29%) C++
7 35 (8.29%) TypeScript
8 20 (4.74%) Apex Code
8 20 (4.74%) SOQL
9 19 (4.50%) Java 8
10 18 (4.27%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.61%) Scala
13 9 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.90%) C
15 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.42%) ES6
17 5 (1.18%) Go
18 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (16.35%) Degree
2 19 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.08%) ISEB
4 13 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) PhD
7 2 (0.47%) SANS
8 1 (0.24%) CIW
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.40%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 126 (29.86%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (20.14%) Kubernetes
2 28 (6.64%) Puppet
3 9 (2.13%) Terraform
4 8 (1.90%) Ansible
5 6 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.42%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Argo
6 1 (0.24%) Grafana
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.24%) Netcool
6 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (4.50%) Google
4 14 (3.32%) VMware
5 9 (2.13%) Adobe
6 7 (1.66%) Zend
7 6 (1.42%) Arista
7 6 (1.42%) Cisco
7 6 (1.42%) Databricks
7 6 (1.42%) webMethods
8 4 (0.95%) IBM
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle
8 4 (0.95%) SAP
8 4 (0.95%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.95%) Xceptor
9 2 (0.47%) Black Duck
9 2 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.47%) Remedy
10 1 (0.24%) ComArch
10 1 (0.24%) WSO2