Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 71 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -13
Permanent jobs citing REST 329 144 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.41% 4.40% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.78% 10.40% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 229 129 296
10th Percentile £36,450 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £56,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%

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 2,792 1,384 3,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.42% 42.27% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,903 1,163 2,899
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -3 176 £60,000 +37.14% 24
Dorset -1 57 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Wiltshire +1 33 £51,250 -2.38% 5
Somerset +7 29 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -49 12 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Devon -10 9 £39,500 +1.28% 7
Cornwall -15 9 £40,000 +18.52%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 176 (53.50%) JavaScript
2 172 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (38.60%) CSS
4 126 (38.30%) HTML
5 107 (32.52%) SOAP
6 104 (31.61%) C#
6 104 (31.61%) Git (software)
7 96 (29.18%) Java
8 93 (28.27%) .NET
9 89 (27.05%) SQL
10 86 (26.14%) Software Engineering
10 86 (26.14%) Docker
10 86 (26.14%) Microservices
11 80 (24.32%) AngularJS
12 78 (23.71%) React
13 74 (22.49%) MySQL
13 74 (22.49%) Problem-Solving
14 73 (22.19%) PHP
15 72 (21.88%) Scrum
15 72 (21.88%) Social Skills
16 71 (21.58%) Web Services
17 70 (21.28%) Security Cleared
18 67 (20.36%) SC Cleared
19 65 (19.76%) Azure
20 64 (19.45%) Finance
21 62 (18.84%) jQuery
22 58 (17.63%) XML
23 56 (17.02%) MVC
24 54 (16.41%) Full Stack Development
25 53 (16.11%) Linux

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 24 (7.29%) CMS
2 18 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.34%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.74%) WordPress
6 6 (1.82%) Confluence
7 5 (1.52%) Mule
7 5 (1.52%) WildFly
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.91%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.91%) IIS
10 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.30%) nginx
11 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.08%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.82%) Shopify
3 2 (0.61%) Maximo
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.76%) Azure
2 48 (14.59%) AWS
3 32 (9.73%) GitHub
4 31 (9.42%) Serverless
5 24 (7.29%) SaaS
6 20 (6.08%) iPaaS
7 17 (5.17%) GCP
8 11 (3.34%) Boomi
9 10 (3.04%) AtomSphere
10 8 (2.43%) npm
11 7 (2.13%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 6 (1.82%) GitHub Actions
13 5 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
14 4 (1.22%) Amazon Cognito
14 4 (1.22%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.91%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.33%) HTTP
2 27 (8.21%) SSL
3 3 (0.91%) DNS
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) SMTP
4 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) RTP
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.49%) MySQL
2 48 (14.59%) NoSQL
3 47 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 43 (13.07%) Relational Database
5 40 (12.16%) MariaDB
6 32 (9.73%) MongoDB
7 22 (6.69%) Big Data
8 13 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.74%) Ataccama
11 6 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (1.82%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.22%) GIS
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.91%) Power BI
15 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 104 (31.61%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.46%) JIRA
3 40 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.60%) Selenium
5 23 (6.99%) JUnit
6 21 (6.38%) PHPUnit
7 16 (4.86%) Mockito
8 11 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.34%) WebDriver
9 10 (3.04%) Maven
9 10 (3.04%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.74%) JMeter
10 9 (2.74%) webpack
11 6 (1.82%) Subversion
11 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.52%) Cypress.io
13 4 (1.22%) GoCD
13 4 (1.22%) Postman
14 3 (0.91%) Artifactory
General
1 72 (21.88%) Social Skills
2 64 (19.45%) Finance
3 22 (6.69%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.08%) Marketing
5 19 (5.78%) Retail
6 16 (4.86%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.95%) Electronics
7 13 (3.95%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.52%) Law
11 4 (1.22%) Banking
12 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.91%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.61%) Automotive
13 2 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.30%) Games
14 1 (0.30%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 228 (69.30%) Developer
2 87 (26.44%) Senior Developer
3 50 (15.20%) Java Developer
4 43 (13.07%) PHP Developer
5 37 (11.25%) Software Developer
6 33 (10.03%) Senior PHP Developer
7 31 (9.42%) .NET Developer
8 30 (9.12%) Software Engineer
9 26 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (6.99%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.08%) Senior Software Developer
12 17 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (4.56%) Architect
14 14 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
15 13 (3.95%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (3.95%) Test Engineer
16 12 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
17 11 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
17 11 (3.34%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (38.60%) CSS
2 126 (38.30%) HTML
3 107 (32.52%) SOAP
4 93 (28.27%) .NET
5 80 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 78 (23.71%) React
7 71 (21.58%) Web Services
8 62 (18.84%) jQuery
9 58 (17.63%) XML
10 52 (15.81%) JSON
10 52 (15.81%) Spring
11 50 (15.20%) ASP.NET
12 46 (13.98%) .NET Framework
13 37 (11.25%) Hibernate
14 36 (10.94%) LAMP
15 35 (10.64%) Node.js
16 34 (10.33%) .NET Core
16 34 (10.33%) GraphQL
17 33 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (9.42%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.07%) Mobile App
2 27 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (8.21%) PKI
3 19 (5.78%) User Experience
4 12 (3.65%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.82%) Legacy Code
7 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.61%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.30%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.11%) Linux
2 25 (7.60%) Windows
3 8 (2.43%) Unix
4 6 (1.82%) Android
5 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.14%) Microservices
2 86 (26.14%) Software Engineering
3 74 (22.49%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (21.88%) Scrum
5 56 (17.02%) MVC
6 54 (16.41%) Full Stack Development
7 53 (16.11%) DevOps
8 49 (14.89%) TDD
9 46 (13.98%) Unit Testing
10 43 (13.07%) BDD
11 42 (12.77%) Test Automation
12 40 (12.16%) Web Development
13 38 (11.55%) Open Source
14 37 (11.25%) SOA
15 35 (10.64%) Mentoring
16 34 (10.33%) Server Management
17 32 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (9.73%) OO
18 31 (9.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 176 (53.50%) JavaScript
2 104 (31.61%) C#
3 96 (29.18%) Java
4 89 (27.05%) SQL
5 73 (22.19%) PHP
6 45 (13.68%) TypeScript
7 42 (12.77%) Java 8
8 34 (10.33%) Bash Shell
9 28 (8.51%) Python
10 17 (5.17%) C++
11 13 (3.95%) ES6
11 13 (3.95%) VBScript
12 9 (2.74%) Ruby
13 8 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.82%) PHP 7
16 5 (1.52%) Go
16 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 67 (20.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.04%) Degree
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
7 2 (0.61%) MCPD
7 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.94%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.08%) QA
3 12 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.22%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.61%) WCAG
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (26.14%) Docker
2 5 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (11.85%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.99%) Terraform
3 5 (1.52%) Ansible
3 5 (1.52%) Kibana
3 5 (1.52%) logstash
4 2 (0.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.26%) MuleSoft
2 14 (4.26%) Oracle
3 13 (3.95%) Google
3 13 (3.95%) SAP
4 11 (3.34%) Dell
5 10 (3.04%) ServiceNow
6 9 (2.74%) Alteryx
6 9 (2.74%) SnapLogic
7 8 (2.43%) VMware
8 6 (1.82%) Netlify
9 3 (0.91%) Aderant
9 3 (0.91%) Intapp
10 2 (0.61%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.61%) Elastic Path
10 2 (0.61%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.61%) NetIQ
10 2 (0.61%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.30%) WSO2