Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 67 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 +76
Permanent jobs citing REST 429 452 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.23% 4.35% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 10.39% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 373 438 308
South West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.29% +6.50% -

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 4,418 4,352 4,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.54% 41.85% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,784 3,697 4,119
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +5.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 146 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Gloucestershire +10 109 £45,000 -14.29% 15
Wiltshire -5 55 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Somerset -2 54 £43,000 -14.00% 10
Dorset -15 49 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Devon +18 9 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Cornwall -27 5 £40,125 -19.75% 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 263 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (49.88%) Java
3 203 (47.32%) JavaScript
4 191 (44.52%) Git (software)
5 176 (41.03%) HTML
6 168 (39.16%) CSS
6 168 (39.16%) SOAP
7 166 (38.69%) TDD
8 157 (36.60%) MVC
9 154 (35.90%) SQL
10 153 (35.66%) Web Services
11 150 (34.97%) C#
12 139 (32.40%) .NET
13 136 (31.70%) JSON
14 130 (30.30%) XML
15 126 (29.37%) Linux
15 126 (29.37%) Scrum
15 126 (29.37%) JIRA
16 118 (27.51%) SQL Server
17 117 (27.27%) Spring
17 117 (27.27%) BDD
18 111 (25.87%) Software Engineering
19 108 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
20 102 (23.78%) AngularJS
21 96 (22.38%) ASP.NET
21 96 (22.38%) Finance
22 93 (21.68%) Hibernate
23 92 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
24 90 (20.98%) MongoDB
24 90 (20.98%) Continuous Integration

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 72 (16.78%) Tomcat
2 60 (13.99%) Mule
3 55 (12.82%) Mule ESB
4 48 (11.19%) JBoss
5 36 (8.39%) SharePoint
6 35 (8.16%) Apache
7 33 (7.69%) CMS
7 33 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (5.83%) Confluence
9 22 (5.13%) Umbraco
10 20 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (4.43%) IIS
12 12 (2.80%) Anypoint
12 12 (2.80%) WebSphere
13 10 (2.33%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.86%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.63%) Alfresco
15 7 (1.63%) GlassFish
15 7 (1.63%) Joomla!
15 7 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Maximo
2 4 (0.93%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (18.88%) SaaS
3 74 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (9.79%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (5.13%) PaaS
6 21 (4.90%) IaaS
7 11 (2.56%) npm
8 6 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (1.17%) Heroku
9 5 (1.17%) Office 365
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.93%) Route 53
10 4 (0.93%) Serverless
11 3 (0.70%) Slack
11 3 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.47%) Google Play
13 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.39%) HTTP
2 25 (5.83%) Internet
3 24 (5.59%) SSL
4 10 (2.33%) Firewall
5 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.17%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.17%) VPN
7 4 (0.93%) SSH
8 2 (0.47%) DNS
8 2 (0.47%) SAN
8 2 (0.47%) SMS
8 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.47%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.23%) LAN
9 1 (0.23%) MQTT
9 1 (0.23%) NAS
9 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 90 (20.98%) MongoDB
3 80 (18.65%) NoSQL
4 59 (13.75%) MySQL
5 43 (10.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 39 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 29 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.03%) Redis
11 11 (2.56%) Big Data
11 11 (2.56%) CouchDB
11 11 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.33%) Power BI
12 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (2.10%) Semantic Layer
14 8 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.86%) QlikView
15 7 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 191 (44.52%) Git (software)
2 126 (29.37%) JIRA
3 86 (20.05%) JUnit
4 78 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 73 (17.02%) Maven
6 62 (14.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 51 (11.89%) Selenium
8 43 (10.02%) Cucumber
8 43 (10.02%) IntelliJ
9 40 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (8.16%) Eclipse
11 31 (7.23%) SoapUI
12 29 (6.76%) Jasmine
12 29 (6.76%) Subversion
13 27 (6.29%) Visual Studio
14 26 (6.06%) gulp
15 24 (5.59%) TeamCity
16 22 (5.13%) Mercurial
17 20 (4.66%) HP UFT
18 17 (3.96%) Ant
General
1 96 (22.38%) Finance
2 74 (17.25%) Marketing
3 68 (15.85%) Electronics
4 64 (14.92%) Manufacturing
4 64 (14.92%) Telecoms
5 53 (12.35%) Retail
6 11 (2.56%) Military
7 6 (1.40%) Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 287 (66.90%) Developer
2 112 (26.11%) Java Developer
3 61 (14.22%) Software Engineer
4 57 (13.29%) Senior Developer
5 56 (13.05%) .NET Developer
6 50 (11.66%) Java Engineer
7 40 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (8.39%) Applications Developer
9 35 (8.16%) Software Developer
10 31 (7.23%) C# Developer
11 30 (6.99%) Web Developer
12 28 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (6.53%) Java Software Engineer
12 28 (6.53%) Lead Developer
13 24 (5.59%) .NET Web Developer
14 23 (5.36%) PHP Developer
15 22 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 21 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (4.43%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (41.03%) HTML
2 168 (39.16%) CSS
2 168 (39.16%) SOAP
3 153 (35.66%) Web Services
4 139 (32.40%) .NET
5 136 (31.70%) JSON
6 130 (30.30%) XML
7 117 (27.27%) Spring
8 102 (23.78%) AngularJS
9 96 (22.38%) ASP.NET
10 93 (21.68%) Hibernate
11 79 (18.41%) jQuery
12 73 (17.02%) HTML5
13 70 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (15.62%) JPA
15 60 (13.99%) J2EE
16 59 (13.75%) Spring MVC
17 52 (12.12%) .NET Framework
18 47 (10.96%) Apache Camel
19 43 (10.02%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.59%) User Experience
2 29 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.63%) RIA
5 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.93%) Fintech
6 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.47%) iPhone
8 2 (0.47%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.37%) Linux
2 34 (7.93%) Unix
3 33 (7.69%) Windows
4 23 (5.36%) Android
5 19 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (38.69%) TDD
3 157 (36.60%) MVC
4 126 (29.37%) Scrum
5 117 (27.27%) BDD
6 111 (25.87%) Software Engineering
7 108 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (17.72%) Test Automation
10 69 (16.08%) Kanban
10 69 (16.08%) Microservices
11 65 (15.15%) OO
12 64 (14.92%) Digital Marketing
12 64 (14.92%) Programme Management
12 64 (14.92%) Web Development
13 55 (12.82%) DevOps
13 55 (12.82%) Integration Testing
14 50 (11.66%) E-Commerce
15 37 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (8.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 214 (49.88%) Java
2 203 (47.32%) JavaScript
3 154 (35.90%) SQL
4 150 (34.97%) C#
5 57 (13.29%) Python
6 50 (11.66%) Ruby
7 43 (10.02%) PHP
8 41 (9.56%) C++
9 27 (6.29%) Groovy
10 20 (4.66%) VB.NET
11 19 (4.43%) C
11 19 (4.43%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.96%) VBScript
13 16 (3.73%) Jython
14 13 (3.03%) Scala
14 13 (3.03%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.56%) XPath
16 8 (1.86%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.86%) VBA
17 7 (1.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 70 (16.32%) Degree
2 46 (10.72%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.66%) MCPD
6 16 (3.73%) ISTQB
7 14 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (3.03%) ISEB
9 7 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.17%) CISSP
11 4 (0.93%) CCNA
11 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.93%) GIAC
11 4 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (0.93%) MCSE
11 4 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.93%) SANS
11 4 (0.93%) SSCP
12 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.56%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (8.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.40%) vSphere
3 2 (0.47%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (3.96%) CA Service Virtualization
2 14 (3.26%) Puppet
3 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.33%) Kibana
5 6 (1.40%) Salt
6 5 (1.17%) CloudHub
6 5 (1.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Packer
7 1 (0.23%) rkt
7 1 (0.23%) Simian Army
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.55%) SAP
3 49 (11.42%) Apple
4 30 (6.99%) Oracle
5 22 (5.13%) HP
6 20 (4.66%) CA
7 16 (3.73%) IBM
8 15 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.86%) Cognos
9 8 (1.86%) Tableau
10 7 (1.63%) Google
10 7 (1.63%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.17%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.17%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.70%) Micro Focus
14 2 (0.47%) Facebook
14 2 (0.47%) PayPal
14 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow