Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 77 101
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -17
Permanent jobs citing REST 343 185 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.47% 4.00% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 10.52% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 259 156 263
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,030 1,759 3,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.52% 38.03% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,128 1,444 3,186
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the South West

REST
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the South West.

Salary trend for REST in the South West

REST
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the South West over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for REST in the South West

REST
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Bristol -9 163 £55,000 +15.79% 31
Dorset +8 75 £45,000 - 7
Gloucestershire -31 32 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Wiltshire -5 25 £51,250 -21.15% 11
Somerset +3 19 £55,000 +7.32% 4
Devon -8 12 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Cornwall -6 10 £40,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West region with a requirement for REST.

1 204 (59.48%) JavaScript
2 163 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (40.82%) HTML
4 138 (40.23%) CSS
5 135 (39.36%) SOAP
6 122 (35.57%) C#
7 118 (34.40%) SQL
8 117 (34.11%) AngularJS
9 114 (33.24%) Git (software)
10 113 (32.94%) Software Engineering
11 101 (29.45%) Java
11 101 (29.45%) .NET
12 98 (28.57%) Docker
13 97 (28.28%) MySQL
14 93 (27.11%) PHP
15 92 (26.82%) Microservices
16 83 (24.20%) React
17 80 (23.32%) Web Services
17 80 (23.32%) JSON
18 79 (23.03%) Azure
19 75 (21.87%) Finance
20 74 (21.57%) XML
21 73 (21.28%) NoSQL
22 70 (20.41%) Scrum
23 65 (18.95%) MVC
23 65 (18.95%) Social Skills
24 62 (18.08%) TDD
25 60 (17.49%) Linux
26 58 (16.91%) AWS
26 58 (16.91%) Problem-Solving

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.66%) WordPress
3 15 (4.37%) CMS
4 12 (3.50%) JBoss
5 10 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.92%) Mule
5 10 (2.92%) Red Hat Fuse
6 9 (2.62%) Confluence
7 8 (2.33%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.46%) WildFly
10 4 (1.17%) NServiceBus
10 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.87%) Apache
12 2 (0.58%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.29%) Drupal
13 1 (0.29%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Sketch
2 1 (0.29%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (5.25%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.75%) Shopify
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 79 (23.03%) Azure
2 58 (16.91%) AWS
3 34 (9.91%) GitHub
4 33 (9.62%) SaaS
5 25 (7.29%) Serverless
6 19 (5.54%) npm
7 16 (4.66%) GCP
8 11 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 6 (1.75%) Asana
10 6 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.75%) DigitalOcean
10 6 (1.75%) Yarn
11 5 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (1.46%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.17%) IaaS
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.58%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.20%) HTTP
2 22 (6.41%) SSL
3 6 (1.75%) Internet
4 5 (1.46%) DNS
5 4 (1.17%) SMTP
5 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.87%) Firewall
6 3 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.87%) VoIP
6 3 (0.87%) Wireless
7 2 (0.58%) RTP
7 2 (0.58%) SSH
7 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (28.28%) MySQL
2 73 (21.28%) NoSQL
3 55 (16.03%) MongoDB
4 46 (13.41%) SQL Server
5 36 (10.50%) MariaDB
6 33 (9.62%) Relational Database
7 20 (5.83%) Big Data
7 20 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (2.92%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.33%) Redis
11 6 (1.75%) Ataccama
12 5 (1.46%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 114 (33.24%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.99%) JIRA
3 35 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.16%) Selenium
5 26 (7.58%) JUnit
6 21 (6.12%) Maven
7 16 (4.66%) PHPUnit
8 14 (4.08%) SpecFlow
9 13 (3.79%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.79%) Mockito
9 13 (3.79%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.92%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.62%) IntelliJ
11 9 (2.62%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.33%) Subversion
12 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.04%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.04%) Protractor
14 6 (1.75%) Postman
General
1 75 (21.87%) Finance
2 65 (18.95%) Social Skills
3 45 (13.12%) Marketing
4 37 (10.79%) Manufacturing
5 28 (8.16%) Public Sector
6 26 (7.58%) Electronics
7 25 (7.29%) Telecoms
8 16 (4.66%) Retail
9 9 (2.62%) Banking
10 6 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.17%) Games
11 4 (1.17%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.87%) Billing
13 2 (0.58%) Automotive
13 2 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Law
14 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.29%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 238 (69.39%) Developer
2 97 (28.28%) Senior Developer
3 63 (18.37%) PHP Developer
4 48 (13.99%) Java Developer
5 42 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 41 (11.95%) Senior PHP Developer
6 41 (11.95%) Software Engineer
7 36 (10.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 32 (9.33%) Web Developer
9 29 (8.45%) .NET Developer
10 28 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
11 20 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (5.83%) Senior Web Developer
12 15 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
13 14 (4.08%) Python Developer
14 13 (3.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 13 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (40.82%) HTML
2 138 (40.23%) CSS
3 135 (39.36%) SOAP
4 117 (34.11%) AngularJS
5 101 (29.45%) .NET
6 83 (24.20%) React
7 80 (23.32%) JSON
7 80 (23.32%) Web Services
8 74 (21.57%) XML
9 57 (16.62%) Vue.js
10 54 (15.74%) Spring
11 50 (14.58%) jQuery
12 45 (13.12%) Laravel
13 44 (12.83%) .NET Framework
14 43 (12.54%) Node.js
15 38 (11.08%) RESTful
16 36 (10.50%) Hibernate
17 35 (10.20%) ASP.NET
17 35 (10.20%) LAMP
18 34 (9.91%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 25 (7.29%) User Experience
3 22 (6.41%) PKI
4 10 (2.92%) Legacy Code
4 10 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.75%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.58%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.49%) Linux
2 27 (7.87%) Windows
3 14 (4.08%) Android
4 12 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.21%) Unix
6 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (32.94%) Software Engineering
3 92 (26.82%) Microservices
4 70 (20.41%) Scrum
5 65 (18.95%) MVC
6 62 (18.08%) TDD
7 58 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (13.99%) BDD
8 48 (13.99%) Test Automation
9 46 (13.41%) SOA
10 45 (13.12%) DevOps
11 43 (12.54%) Web Development
12 42 (12.24%) Unit Testing
13 40 (11.66%) Fintech
14 37 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (10.20%) Open Source
16 34 (9.91%) API Development
17 33 (9.62%) SDLC
18 31 (9.04%) API Integration
19 29 (8.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 204 (59.48%) JavaScript
2 122 (35.57%) C#
3 118 (34.40%) SQL
4 101 (29.45%) Java
5 93 (27.11%) PHP
6 49 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 42 (12.24%) Python
8 35 (10.20%) Java 8
9 29 (8.45%) Bash Shell
10 21 (6.12%) C++
11 20 (5.83%) PHP 7
12 16 (4.66%) VBScript
13 15 (4.37%) ES6
14 10 (2.92%) Ruby
15 7 (2.04%) C++/CLI
15 7 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.04%) VC++
16 6 (1.75%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.46%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) CITP
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 19 (5.54%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.46%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.87%) WCAG
6 1 (0.29%) GRC
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (28.57%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 28 (8.16%) Terraform
3 6 (1.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Nmap
4 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.29%) SAP
3 14 (4.08%) Google
4 9 (2.62%) Oracle
4 9 (2.62%) VMware
5 6 (1.75%) Alteryx
5 6 (1.75%) Netlify
5 6 (1.75%) SnapLogic
6 5 (1.46%) Zend
7 3 (0.87%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.87%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.58%) Elastic Path
8 2 (0.58%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.58%) Spotify
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) BiZZdesign
9 1 (0.29%) Intel
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Sparx