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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 64 107
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 +11
Permanent jobs citing REST 424 517 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.92% 4.95% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 11.20% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 367 447 307
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
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 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 4,468 4,618 4,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.33% 44.18% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,841 3,936 3,748
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -12 177 £52,500 +10.53% 33
Gloucestershire -4 85 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Wiltshire -21 63 £44,500 +4.71% 10
Dorset -7 33 £36,500 -2.67% 3
Cornwall +11 30 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Somerset -4 23 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Devon -2 9 £36,677 -18.50% 3
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 222 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (48.35%) JavaScript
3 203 (47.88%) Java
4 174 (41.04%) HTML
5 163 (38.44%) CSS
6 160 (37.74%) C#
7 144 (33.96%) .NET
8 139 (32.78%) Web Services
9 133 (31.37%) TDD
10 131 (30.90%) Git (software)
11 128 (30.19%) SOAP
12 124 (29.25%) SQL Server
13 119 (28.07%) AngularJS
14 116 (27.36%) Linux
15 111 (26.18%) SQL
16 105 (24.76%) MVC
17 102 (24.06%) MySQL
17 102 (24.06%) jQuery
18 97 (22.88%) Scrum
19 94 (22.17%) Software Engineering
20 92 (21.70%) BDD
21 90 (21.23%) XML
22 88 (20.75%) Microsoft
23 87 (20.52%) ASP.NET
24 84 (19.81%) PHP
25 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (19.58%) JSON
26 82 (19.34%) Spring
27 81 (19.10%) JIRA
28 79 (18.63%) HTML5

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 60 (14.15%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 50 (11.79%) SharePoint
4 35 (8.25%) JBoss
5 29 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 28 (6.60%) Mule
7 25 (5.90%) Confluence
8 23 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (5.19%) Mule ESB
10 15 (3.54%) Alfresco
10 15 (3.54%) Joomla!
11 13 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.59%) Apache
13 10 (2.36%) CMS
14 9 (2.12%) Drupal
15 8 (1.89%) Apache Pig
16 7 (1.65%) GlassFish
17 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
18 5 (1.18%) EPiServer
19 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.18%) InfoPath
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (11.08%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (6.13%) SaaS
5 23 (5.42%) Amazon S3
6 13 (3.07%) Amazon Kinesis
7 12 (2.83%) Office 365
8 11 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.71%) IaaS
12 3 (0.71%) PaaS
12 3 (0.71%) Slack
13 2 (0.47%) Heroku
14 1 (0.24%) G Suite
14 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.57%) Internet
2 29 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.66%) HTTP
4 20 (4.72%) IPv4
4 20 (4.72%) IPv6
5 17 (4.01%) SSL
6 15 (3.54%) SMS
7 14 (3.30%) Bluetooth
8 9 (2.12%) Firewall
9 8 (1.89%) Wireless
10 2 (0.47%) DNS
11 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.24%) LAN
11 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 102 (24.06%) MySQL
3 58 (13.68%) NoSQL
4 55 (12.97%) MongoDB
5 37 (8.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 37 (8.73%) Relational Database
6 32 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (5.90%) Big Data
10 24 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (4.95%) Neo4j
12 20 (4.72%) InfluxDB
13 18 (4.25%) Hadoop
14 16 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (3.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (3.30%) Redis
17 12 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (2.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 131 (30.90%) Git (software)
2 81 (19.10%) JIRA
3 75 (17.69%) JUnit
4 58 (13.68%) Maven
5 44 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (9.91%) Selenium
7 35 (8.25%) Jasmine
8 34 (8.02%) Visual Studio
9 33 (7.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 32 (7.55%) PHPUnit
11 29 (6.84%) Cucumber
11 29 (6.84%) gulp
12 26 (6.13%) Jenkins
13 25 (5.90%) IntelliJ
14 24 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (5.42%) Eclipse
16 21 (4.95%) Subversion
16 21 (4.95%) TeamCity
17 20 (4.72%) Spock
18 15 (3.54%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (17.69%) Finance
2 59 (13.92%) Retail
3 33 (7.78%) Electronics
4 32 (7.55%) Marketing
5 26 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 25 (5.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Banking
7 5 (1.18%) Publishing
8 4 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 307 (72.41%) Developer
2 111 (26.18%) Java Developer
3 79 (18.63%) Senior Developer
4 50 (11.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (10.14%) Software Engineer
6 40 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 39 (9.20%) PHP Developer
8 37 (8.73%) Web Developer
9 34 (8.02%) C# Developer
9 34 (8.02%) Java Engineer
10 32 (7.55%) Backend Developer
10 32 (7.55%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.84%) Java Software Developer
12 28 (6.60%) Analyst
12 28 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (5.90%) Applications Developer
14 22 (5.19%) Angular Developer
14 22 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
15 20 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (4.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (41.04%) HTML
2 163 (38.44%) CSS
3 144 (33.96%) .NET
4 139 (32.78%) Web Services
5 128 (30.19%) SOAP
6 119 (28.07%) AngularJS
7 102 (24.06%) jQuery
8 90 (21.23%) XML
9 87 (20.52%) ASP.NET
10 83 (19.58%) JSON
11 82 (19.34%) Spring
12 79 (18.63%) HTML5
13 71 (16.75%) .NET Framework
14 66 (15.57%) Hibernate
15 55 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (12.97%) JPA
16 38 (8.96%) Spring MVC
17 35 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (8.25%) Java EE
18 34 (8.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (8.02%) User Experience
4 25 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.90%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.54%) RIA
7 14 (3.30%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.42%) W3C
12 4 (0.94%) Fintech
13 3 (0.71%) FMCG
14 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.24%) Robotics
14 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 116 (27.36%) Linux
2 40 (9.43%) Android
2 40 (9.43%) Unix
3 26 (6.13%) Apple iOS
4 25 (5.90%) Windows
5 20 (4.72%) FreeBSD
6 8 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (31.37%) TDD
3 105 (24.76%) MVC
4 97 (22.88%) Scrum
5 94 (22.17%) Software Engineering
6 92 (21.70%) BDD
7 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
8 79 (18.63%) DevOps
9 60 (14.15%) Open Source
10 59 (13.92%) ITIL
11 58 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (13.44%) Test Automation
13 56 (13.21%) Project Management
13 56 (13.21%) Web Development
14 53 (12.50%) Microservices
15 52 (12.26%) SOA
16 40 (9.43%) Kanban
17 39 (9.20%) OO
18 38 (8.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 205 (48.35%) JavaScript
2 203 (47.88%) Java
3 160 (37.74%) C#
4 111 (26.18%) SQL
5 84 (19.81%) PHP
6 79 (18.63%) Python
7 42 (9.91%) Ruby
8 30 (7.08%) Groovy
9 23 (5.42%) Scala
10 22 (5.19%) Clojure
11 18 (4.25%) C++
11 18 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.77%) TypeScript
13 15 (3.54%) VB.NET
14 13 (3.07%) Java 8
15 11 (2.59%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.59%) C
16 10 (2.36%) Apex Code
16 10 (2.36%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (15.09%) Degree
2 63 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 44 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (9.91%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.84%) MCPD
6 23 (5.42%) Postgraduate
7 19 (4.48%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.12%) CISSP
10 9 (2.12%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.89%) CCNA
11 8 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (1.89%) GIAC
11 8 (1.89%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (1.89%) MCSE
11 8 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (1.89%) SANS
11 8 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.01%) QA
2 11 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) WCAG
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (11.79%) Docker
2 8 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (4.72%) Icinga
2 19 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.54%) Puppet
4 14 (3.30%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.89%) Salt
6 6 (1.42%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (1.42%) HP ALM
6 6 (1.42%) Kibana
7 2 (0.47%) Ansible
7 2 (0.47%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.47%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) Graylog
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 88 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.96%) Google
3 33 (7.78%) Oracle
4 26 (6.13%) SAP
5 19 (4.48%) Apple
6 16 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.07%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.12%) CA
9 6 (1.42%) HP
10 5 (1.18%) IBM
10 5 (1.18%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.94%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.47%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.47%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.24%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
13 1 (0.24%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.24%) Lotus
13 1 (0.24%) Pardot
13 1 (0.24%) SnapLogic