Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing REST 336 464 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.55% 4.63% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.67% 11.28% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 290 367 408
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.55%
10th Percentile £31,700 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £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 3,476 4,114 4,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.77% 41.02% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,816 3,355 3,849
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +2.47%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 -24 96 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Wiltshire +5 89 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Gloucestershire -22 60 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Dorset +17 45 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Somerset -16 24 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Devon -10 20 £42,000 -6.67% 4
Cornwall +6 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 205 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 133 (39.58%) C#
4 132 (39.29%) Java
5 118 (35.12%) CSS
6 116 (34.52%) Scrum
7 109 (32.44%) .NET
8 106 (31.55%) Web Services
9 99 (29.46%) JSON
10 98 (29.17%) HTML
10 98 (29.17%) Git (software)
11 96 (28.57%) SQL
12 95 (28.27%) Software Engineering
13 90 (26.79%) SQL Server
14 84 (25.00%) SOAP
14 84 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 80 (23.81%) Spring
16 77 (22.92%) MVC
17 69 (20.54%) TDD
18 68 (20.24%) Test Automation
19 67 (19.94%) AWS
20 66 (19.64%) Docker
21 63 (18.75%) Azure
22 60 (17.86%) XML
22 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET
23 58 (17.26%) Hibernate
24 54 (16.07%) JIRA
25 52 (15.48%) Finance
25 52 (15.48%) Android
26 51 (15.18%) DevOps

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 27 (8.04%) JBoss
2 21 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.95%) Apache
4 17 (5.06%) Apache Spark
4 17 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (5.06%) OpenStack
5 12 (3.57%) CMS
6 11 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.68%) Confluence
7 9 (2.68%) EPiServer
7 9 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (2.08%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.79%) Mule
9 6 (1.79%) nginx
10 4 (1.19%) WildFly
10 4 (1.19%) WordPress
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.30%) IIS
12 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.94%) AWS
2 63 (18.75%) Azure
3 23 (6.85%) Serverless
4 20 (5.95%) GCP
5 19 (5.65%) OpenShift
6 17 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (3.27%) SaaS
9 8 (2.38%) Office 365
10 7 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.19%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.89%) GitHub
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.60%) IaaS
14 2 (0.60%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.60%) NuGet
14 2 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.63%) HTTPS
2 21 (6.25%) HTTP
3 19 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.06%) Firewall
5 10 (2.98%) Internet
5 10 (2.98%) SSH
5 10 (2.98%) SSL
6 3 (0.89%) DSL
6 3 (0.89%) Intranet
7 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.30%) DNS
8 1 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.69%) MySQL
3 25 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.25%) Big Data
5 18 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.27%) Geospatial Data
10 11 (3.27%) GIS
10 11 (3.27%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.68%) JasperReports
12 8 (2.38%) Infinispan
13 6 (1.79%) Power BI
14 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.89%) DB2
15 3 (0.89%) Redis
16 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 98 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.07%) JIRA
3 47 (13.99%) Jenkins
4 46 (13.69%) Postman
5 44 (13.10%) Maven
6 42 (12.50%) JUnit
7 33 (9.82%) Subversion
8 32 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 31 (9.23%) Bitbucket
10 21 (6.25%) NUnit
11 19 (5.65%) Eclipse
12 18 (5.36%) TeamCity
13 17 (5.06%) Ant
13 17 (5.06%) git-flow
14 15 (4.46%) Cucumber
14 15 (4.46%) IntelliJ
15 14 (4.17%) Visual Studio
16 12 (3.57%) Selenium
17 9 (2.68%) ClearQuest
17 9 (2.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 52 (15.48%) Finance
2 51 (15.18%) Marketing
3 44 (13.10%) Public Sector
4 36 (10.71%) Electronics
4 36 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 36 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 27 (8.04%) Games
6 6 (1.79%) Law
7 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (60.42%) Developer
2 67 (19.94%) Java Developer
3 56 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 46 (13.69%) Software Developer
5 34 (10.12%) .NET Developer
6 28 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 24 (7.14%) Analyst
8 23 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (5.95%) PHP Developer
10 19 (5.65%) QA Analyst
11 18 (5.36%) iOS Developer
11 18 (5.36%) Tester
12 16 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 16 (4.76%) Consultant
12 16 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (4.46%) Test Leader
14 13 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
15 12 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (35.12%) CSS
2 109 (32.44%) .NET
3 106 (31.55%) Web Services
4 99 (29.46%) JSON
5 98 (29.17%) HTML
6 84 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 84 (25.00%) SOAP
7 80 (23.81%) Spring
8 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 60 (17.86%) XML
9 58 (17.26%) Hibernate
10 47 (13.99%) React
11 41 (12.20%) JPA
12 34 (10.12%) Node.js
13 33 (9.82%) HTML5
14 31 (9.23%) jQuery
15 30 (8.93%) Vue.js
16 24 (7.14%) .NET Core
16 24 (7.14%) Spring MVC
16 24 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.18%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.95%) User Experience
3 11 (3.27%) Cybercrime
4 10 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.68%) Cyberattack
5 9 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.68%) RIA
6 7 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.19%) GPGPU
8 4 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.89%) NHS
9 3 (0.89%) Semantic Web
9 3 (0.89%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Blog
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.48%) Android
2 48 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 45 (13.39%) Linux
4 17 (5.06%) Windows
5 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (34.52%) Scrum
3 95 (28.27%) Software Engineering
4 77 (22.92%) MVC
5 69 (20.54%) TDD
6 68 (20.24%) Test Automation
7 51 (15.18%) DevOps
8 47 (13.99%) Kanban
9 46 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (12.80%) Digital Marketing
11 36 (10.71%) Programme Management
12 33 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (9.52%) iOS Development
14 30 (8.93%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 28 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 27 (8.04%) Unit Testing
17 25 (7.44%) Mobile Application Development
17 25 (7.44%) UML
18 24 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 162 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 133 (39.58%) C#
3 132 (39.29%) Java
4 96 (28.57%) SQL
5 36 (10.71%) C++
6 31 (9.23%) Python
7 29 (8.63%) PowerShell
8 28 (8.33%) PHP
9 27 (8.04%) C
10 23 (6.85%) Apple Swift
11 22 (6.55%) Objective-C
12 17 (5.06%) TypeScript
13 16 (4.76%) Bash Shell
14 15 (4.46%) Ruby
15 11 (3.27%) Java 8
16 10 (2.98%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.49%) ES6
18 4 (1.19%) Groovy
19 3 (0.89%) Apex Code
19 3 (0.89%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 38 (11.31%) Degree
2 23 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.76%) CCNA
3 16 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (4.76%) CISSP
3 16 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (4.76%) GIAC
3 16 (4.76%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (4.76%) MCSE
3 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (4.76%) SANS
3 16 (4.76%) SSCP
4 15 (4.46%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.08%) ISEB
7 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.61%) QA
2 7 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 66 (19.64%) Docker
2 17 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (10.12%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.49%) Terraform
3 4 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) Grafana
5 2 (0.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (11.01%) SAP
2 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.33%) Google
4 15 (4.46%) Oracle
5 10 (2.98%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.68%) Adobe
6 9 (2.68%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.79%) Apple
8 6 (1.79%) IBM
9 5 (1.49%) HP
9 5 (1.49%) Symantec
9 5 (1.49%) Veritas
9 5 (1.49%) Zend
10 2 (0.60%) Adyen
10 2 (0.60%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.60%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.60%) SnapLogic
10 2 (0.60%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.30%) ConnectWise