Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 444 507 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.34% 4.87% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.57% 10.93% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 361 445 382
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,501 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +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 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 4,199 4,639 4,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.04% 44.57% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,487 3,981 3,802
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

Job postings citing REST as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in the South West.

Salary trend for REST in the South West

REST
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the South West over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Bristol +4 188 £47,500 -5.00% 37
Wiltshire -9 72 £46,500 +9.41% 15
Gloucestershire -21 61 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Somerset +14 41 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Dorset -3 39 £37,500 -3.85% 11
Devon +7 20 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Cornwall +13 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 West region with a requirement for REST.

1 230 (51.80%) JavaScript
2 213 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (43.02%) Java
4 164 (36.94%) HTML
5 154 (34.68%) CSS
6 150 (33.78%) Web Services
7 148 (33.33%) .NET
8 145 (32.66%) C#
9 138 (31.08%) Git (software)
10 129 (29.05%) TDD
11 126 (28.38%) SOAP
12 115 (25.90%) SQL Server
13 110 (24.77%) MySQL
14 106 (23.87%) PHP
14 106 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
15 105 (23.65%) AngularJS
15 105 (23.65%) SQL
16 104 (23.42%) Linux
17 99 (22.30%) MVC
18 98 (22.07%) Scrum
19 95 (21.40%) Amazon AWS
20 94 (21.17%) Python
21 93 (20.95%) ASP.NET
22 90 (20.27%) XML
22 90 (20.27%) Maven
23 88 (19.82%) Spring
24 85 (19.14%) Test Automation
25 84 (18.92%) Software Engineering
26 83 (18.69%) JSON
27 82 (18.47%) Microsoft

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 31 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.08%) CMS
3 24 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.73%) WordPress
6 17 (3.83%) Alfresco
6 17 (3.83%) eZ Publish
7 14 (3.15%) Apache Pig
8 13 (2.93%) JBoss
8 13 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.03%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.80%) Confluence
10 8 (1.80%) Mule
10 8 (1.80%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.58%) Apache
11 7 (1.58%) Drupal
12 5 (1.13%) EPiServer
12 5 (1.13%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
1 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 95 (21.40%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.63%) SaaS
4 24 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (3.83%) Serverless
6 15 (3.38%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (1.80%) IaaS
8 8 (1.80%) PaaS
9 5 (1.13%) Office 365
10 3 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.68%) GitHub
10 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.68%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.45%) npm
12 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.39%) Internet
2 50 (11.26%) HTTP
3 31 (6.98%) SSL
4 23 (5.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.15%) Firewall
6 5 (1.13%) IPv4
6 5 (1.13%) IPv6
6 5 (1.13%) VoIP
7 4 (0.90%) DNS
7 4 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.68%) SMS
8 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.45%) Wireless
9 2 (0.45%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 110 (24.77%) MySQL
3 51 (11.49%) Relational Database
4 39 (8.78%) MongoDB
5 34 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (5.86%) Big Data
7 23 (5.18%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.60%) Hadoop
11 14 (3.15%) Apache Hive
11 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.58%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.35%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 138 (31.08%) Git (software)
2 90 (20.27%) Maven
3 60 (13.51%) JUnit
4 59 (13.29%) Selenium
5 56 (12.61%) Subversion
6 54 (12.16%) JIRA
7 36 (8.11%) Jenkins
8 33 (7.43%) PHPUnit
9 29 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (6.53%) Cucumber
9 29 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (6.08%) Eclipse
11 20 (4.50%) Bitbucket
11 20 (4.50%) Visual Studio
12 18 (4.05%) git-flow
13 17 (3.83%) Jasmine
13 17 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
14 16 (3.60%) CodeSonar
14 16 (3.60%) Robot Framework
14 16 (3.60%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (17.57%) Finance
2 38 (8.56%) Retail
3 32 (7.21%) Marketing
4 20 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.28%) Electronics
5 19 (4.28%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.80%) Back Office
7 5 (1.13%) Publishing
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 325 (73.20%) Developer
2 105 (23.65%) Java Developer
3 65 (14.64%) Senior Developer
4 60 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 48 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 47 (10.59%) .NET Developer
6 47 (10.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 40 (9.01%) Java Engineer
8 39 (8.78%) Backend Developer
8 39 (8.78%) C# Developer
8 39 (8.78%) Java Software Engineer
9 35 (7.88%) Software Developer
10 29 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (6.53%) Web Developer
11 27 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (4.50%) Applications Developer
12 20 (4.50%) Architect
13 19 (4.28%) Test Engineer
14 18 (4.05%) Analyst
14 18 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (36.94%) HTML
2 154 (34.68%) CSS
3 150 (33.78%) Web Services
4 148 (33.33%) .NET
5 126 (28.38%) SOAP
6 105 (23.65%) AngularJS
7 93 (20.95%) ASP.NET
8 90 (20.27%) XML
9 88 (19.82%) Spring
10 83 (18.69%) JSON
11 82 (18.47%) jQuery
12 78 (17.57%) HTML5
13 60 (13.51%) Hibernate
14 56 (12.61%) Node.js
15 54 (12.16%) JPA
16 51 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (11.04%) .NET Framework
18 42 (9.46%) Java EE
18 42 (9.46%) React
18 42 (9.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.98%) User Experience
4 26 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.63%) RIA
6 17 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.38%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.03%) Renewable Energy
9 7 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.13%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.13%) iPad
12 3 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (0.68%) Fintech
13 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.23%) Graphic Design
14 1 (0.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 104 (23.42%) Linux
2 45 (10.14%) Android
2 45 (10.14%) Apple iOS
3 36 (8.11%) Windows
4 32 (7.21%) Unix
5 16 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.13%) CentOS
6 5 (1.13%) FreeBSD
6 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (29.05%) TDD
3 106 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (22.30%) MVC
5 98 (22.07%) Scrum
6 85 (19.14%) Test Automation
7 84 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 62 (13.96%) Microservices
9 61 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (13.74%) Web Development
10 60 (13.51%) Open Source
10 60 (13.51%) Project Management
10 60 (13.51%) SOA
11 56 (12.61%) BDD
11 56 (12.61%) DevOps
12 47 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (9.46%) UML
14 40 (9.01%) Kanban
15 36 (8.11%) OO
16 34 (7.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (51.80%) JavaScript
2 191 (43.02%) Java
3 145 (32.66%) C#
4 106 (23.87%) PHP
5 105 (23.65%) SQL
6 94 (21.17%) Python
7 37 (8.33%) C++
7 37 (8.33%) Ruby
8 28 (6.31%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 19 (4.28%) C
11 18 (4.05%) VB.NET
12 16 (3.60%) Java 8
12 16 (3.60%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.93%) Groovy
14 11 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.03%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.58%) Clojure
16 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.66%) Degree
3 28 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.95%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.15%) CCNA
6 14 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.15%) CISSP
6 14 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (3.15%) GIAC
6 14 (3.15%) Linux+ Certification
6 14 (3.15%) MCSE
6 14 (3.15%) Network+ Certification
6 14 (3.15%) Postgraduate
6 14 (3.15%) SANS
6 14 (3.15%) SSCP
7 13 (2.93%) MCPD
8 9 (2.03%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (11.04%) Docker
2 16 (3.60%) vSphere
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.83%) Puppet
2 16 (3.60%) Salt
3 15 (3.38%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.13%) Icinga
5 3 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (0.68%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.45%) Terraform
7 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.21%) Oracle
3 21 (4.73%) Atlassian
4 20 (4.50%) SAP
5 13 (2.93%) Apple
5 13 (2.93%) Google
6 12 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.13%) Telerik
9 4 (0.90%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.90%) Zend
10 3 (0.68%) CA
10 3 (0.68%) HP
11 1 (0.23%) IBM
11 1 (0.23%) Informatica
11 1 (0.23%) Lotus