Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 98 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 166 315 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.81% 3.13% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 8.48% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 160 273 384
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,700 £33,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,673 3,715 4,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.35% 36.95% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 3,072 3,755
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,400
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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
Bristol +23 48 £47,500 - 8
Dorset +31 33 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Wiltshire +13 29 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Gloucestershire +32 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Devon +15 15 £40,000 - 7
Somerset -4 9 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Cornwall +18 4 £40,000 +10.34%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 West region with a requirement for REST.

1 110 (66.27%) JavaScript
2 99 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (39.76%) CSS
4 65 (39.16%) XML
4 65 (39.16%) Java
5 63 (37.95%) SOAP
5 63 (37.95%) HTML
6 61 (36.75%) Web Services
6 61 (36.75%) Git (software)
7 54 (32.53%) Scrum
8 53 (31.93%) AWS
9 51 (30.72%) C#
9 51 (30.72%) SQL
10 49 (29.52%) .NET
11 48 (28.92%) Node.js
12 47 (28.31%) JSON
13 45 (27.11%) MySQL
14 44 (26.51%) AngularJS
14 44 (26.51%) React
15 43 (25.90%) TDD
16 40 (24.10%) PHP
17 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
18 38 (22.89%) MVC
19 35 (21.08%) Jenkins
19 35 (21.08%) Vue.js
20 34 (20.48%) SQL Server
20 34 (20.48%) Azure
21 33 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (19.28%) Security Cleared
22 32 (19.28%) BDD

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 22 (13.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.61%) JBoss
4 5 (3.01%) WordPress
5 3 (1.81%) CMS
5 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.81%) WildFly
6 2 (1.20%) Drupal
6 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.93%) AWS
2 34 (20.48%) Azure
3 16 (9.64%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.61%) npm
5 6 (3.61%) SaaS
6 5 (3.01%) GitHub
7 4 (2.41%) NuGet
7 4 (2.41%) Serverless
8 2 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.20%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.20%) GCP
8 2 (1.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.60%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) HTTP
2 10 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.81%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) Skype
4 2 (1.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.11%) MySQL
2 34 (20.48%) SQL Server
3 29 (17.47%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.63%) Redis
4 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.82%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (4.82%) GIS
5 8 (4.82%) SQLite
6 7 (4.22%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.41%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.81%) Big Data
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.60%) Event Store
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (36.75%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.08%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.27%) JUnit
3 27 (16.27%) Selenium
4 18 (10.84%) Cucumber
4 18 (10.84%) Maven
5 17 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (9.64%) DbUnit
6 16 (9.64%) jMock
6 16 (9.64%) Mockito
6 16 (9.64%) SonarQube
6 16 (9.64%) webpack
7 11 (6.63%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.42%) MSI
8 9 (5.42%) WiX
9 8 (4.82%) Grunt
9 8 (4.82%) gulp
10 7 (4.22%) JIRA
10 7 (4.22%) SpecFlow
11 5 (3.01%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (9.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.01%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.41%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 135 (81.33%) Developer
2 30 (18.07%) Java Developer
2 30 (18.07%) PHP Developer
3 17 (10.24%) Software Developer
4 14 (8.43%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
4 14 (8.43%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (7.83%) React Developer
6 12 (7.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Backend Developer
11 5 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.76%) CSS
2 65 (39.16%) XML
3 63 (37.95%) HTML
3 63 (37.95%) SOAP
4 61 (36.75%) Web Services
5 49 (29.52%) .NET
6 48 (28.92%) Node.js
7 47 (28.31%) JSON
8 44 (26.51%) AngularJS
8 44 (26.51%) React
9 35 (21.08%) Vue.js
10 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
11 30 (18.07%) Spring
12 29 (17.47%) RESTful
13 25 (15.06%) ASP.NET
14 24 (14.46%) Symfony
15 23 (13.86%) Laravel
15 23 (13.86%) Redux
16 20 (12.05%) J2EE
17 19 (11.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.82%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.41%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Linux
2 11 (6.63%) Windows
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (3.61%) CentOS
4 3 (1.81%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (32.53%) Scrum
3 43 (25.90%) TDD
4 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
5 38 (22.89%) MVC
6 33 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (19.28%) BDD
7 32 (19.28%) OO
8 30 (18.07%) Unit Testing
9 29 (17.47%) Test Automation
10 26 (15.66%) DevOps
10 26 (15.66%) Microservices
11 19 (11.45%) Kanban
12 18 (10.84%) E-Commerce
13 17 (10.24%) Web Development
14 15 (9.04%) Front End Development
15 14 (8.43%) Fintech
15 14 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (7.83%) Collaborative Working
17 12 (7.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 110 (66.27%) JavaScript
2 65 (39.16%) Java
3 51 (30.72%) C#
3 51 (30.72%) SQL
4 40 (24.10%) PHP
5 25 (15.06%) TypeScript
6 23 (13.86%) Python
7 10 (6.02%) C++
8 9 (5.42%) Go
8 9 (5.42%) VBScript
8 9 (5.42%) VC++
9 7 (4.22%) C
10 6 (3.61%) ES6
11 5 (3.01%) C++/CLI
11 5 (3.01%) PHP 7
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby
12 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.81%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.81%) Scala
14 2 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.65%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.45%) Degree
4 11 (6.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.22%) HND
5 7 (4.22%) ISEB
5 7 (4.22%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.81%) MCPD
6 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Docker
2 19 (11.45%) vSphere
3 17 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 9 (5.42%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.82%) Terraform
4 6 (3.61%) Ansible
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.81%) Puppet
5 3 (1.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.84%) Oracle
3 17 (10.24%) VMware
4 15 (9.04%) NetIQ
5 11 (6.63%) Zend
6 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.01%) ForgeRock
7 5 (3.01%) Sage
7 5 (3.01%) SAP
8 4 (2.41%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.60%) BiZZdesign
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.60%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Sparx