Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 67 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +14
Permanent jobs citing REST 413 497 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.98% 4.86% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.65% 10.89% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 355 430 368
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,200 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 4,278 4,563 4,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.26% 44.58% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,637 3,924 3,754
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 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £59,925
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 159 £47,500 -0.96% 28
Gloucestershire -18 77 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Wiltshire -18 74 £45,750 +1.67% 15
Dorset +1 38 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Somerset +3 28 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Cornwall +24 24 £35,000 -12.50%
Devon +1 8 £42,500 -2.86% 4
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 212 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (50.61%) JavaScript
3 199 (48.18%) Java
4 174 (42.13%) HTML
5 160 (38.74%) CSS
6 155 (37.53%) C#
7 144 (34.87%) .NET
8 133 (32.20%) TDD
9 130 (31.48%) Web Services
9 130 (31.48%) Git (software)
10 127 (30.75%) SQL Server
11 124 (30.02%) SOAP
12 111 (26.88%) Linux
13 109 (26.39%) AngularJS
14 106 (25.67%) MVC
15 101 (24.46%) MySQL
15 101 (24.46%) SQL
16 97 (23.49%) Microsoft
17 96 (23.24%) PHP
18 95 (23.00%) Scrum
18 95 (23.00%) jQuery
18 95 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
19 91 (22.03%) XML
20 89 (21.55%) BDD
21 88 (21.31%) ASP.NET
22 85 (20.58%) Spring
23 79 (19.13%) Software Engineering
23 79 (19.13%) HTML5
24 78 (18.89%) Python
25 74 (17.92%) JSON

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 51 (12.35%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 44 (10.65%) SharePoint
4 28 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (5.81%) JBoss
6 20 (4.84%) Mule
7 16 (3.87%) Mule ESB
8 15 (3.63%) CMS
9 13 (3.15%) Alfresco
9 13 (3.15%) Confluence
10 12 (2.91%) Apache Pig
11 11 (2.66%) Drupal
12 9 (2.18%) Joomla!
13 8 (1.94%) Apache
14 6 (1.45%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.45%) WordPress
15 5 (1.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (1.21%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (9.69%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (5.57%) Amazon S3
5 22 (5.33%) SaaS
6 12 (2.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.69%) Office 365
9 4 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.73%) GitHub
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.48%) IaaS
11 2 (0.48%) npm
11 2 (0.48%) PaaS
11 2 (0.48%) Serverless
12 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.56%) Internet
2 33 (7.99%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.30%) HTTP
4 21 (5.08%) SSL
5 18 (4.36%) IPv4
5 18 (4.36%) IPv6
6 12 (2.91%) Firewall
7 10 (2.42%) SMS
8 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.48%) DNS
8 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (30.75%) SQL Server
2 101 (24.46%) MySQL
3 40 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 40 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 37 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (5.33%) Big Data
9 20 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (4.84%) Hadoop
10 18 (4.36%) InfluxDB
10 18 (4.36%) Neo4j
11 17 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.91%) Apache Hive
14 9 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.69%) Redis
16 4 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 130 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 73 (17.68%) JUnit
3 71 (17.19%) Maven
4 67 (16.22%) JIRA
5 53 (12.83%) Selenium
6 46 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (8.72%) Subversion
8 33 (7.99%) Jasmine
8 33 (7.99%) Karma Test Runner
8 33 (7.99%) PHPUnit
9 31 (7.51%) Cucumber
10 29 (7.02%) gulp
11 25 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (6.05%) Visual Studio
12 24 (5.81%) Eclipse
13 23 (5.57%) IntelliJ
14 21 (5.08%) Bitbucket
14 21 (5.08%) Jenkins
15 19 (4.60%) WebDriver
16 18 (4.36%) Spock
General
1 71 (17.19%) Finance
2 47 (11.38%) Retail
3 31 (7.51%) Marketing
4 21 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.84%) Electronics
5 20 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.69%) Publishing
7 5 (1.21%) Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 308 (74.58%) Developer
2 113 (27.36%) Java Developer
3 71 (17.19%) Senior Developer
4 52 (12.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (11.38%) Software Engineer
6 44 (10.65%) PHP Developer
7 40 (9.69%) .NET Developer
7 40 (9.69%) C# Developer
7 40 (9.69%) Java Engineer
8 33 (7.99%) Backend Developer
8 33 (7.99%) Java Software Engineer
9 31 (7.51%) Software Developer
10 30 (7.26%) Java Software Developer
11 29 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (6.78%) Web Developer
13 24 (5.81%) Applications Developer
14 22 (5.33%) Analyst
14 22 (5.33%) Lead Developer
15 19 (4.60%) Angular Developer
15 19 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (42.13%) HTML
2 160 (38.74%) CSS
3 144 (34.87%) .NET
4 130 (31.48%) Web Services
5 124 (30.02%) SOAP
6 109 (26.39%) AngularJS
7 95 (23.00%) jQuery
8 91 (22.03%) XML
9 88 (21.31%) ASP.NET
10 85 (20.58%) Spring
11 79 (19.13%) HTML5
12 74 (17.92%) JSON
13 69 (16.71%) .NET Framework
14 64 (15.50%) Hibernate
15 57 (13.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (13.56%) JPA
17 41 (9.93%) Java EE
17 41 (9.93%) Spring MVC
18 35 (8.47%) Laravel
19 33 (7.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.81%) User Experience
5 20 (4.84%) RIA
6 19 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.45%) W3C
10 3 (0.73%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) Fintech
11 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.24%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.24%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.24%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.88%) Linux
2 36 (8.72%) Unix
3 33 (7.99%) Android
3 33 (7.99%) Apple iOS
4 29 (7.02%) Windows
5 18 (4.36%) FreeBSD
6 13 (3.15%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (32.20%) TDD
3 106 (25.67%) MVC
4 95 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (23.00%) Scrum
5 89 (21.55%) BDD
6 79 (19.13%) Software Engineering
7 70 (16.95%) DevOps
8 66 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (14.29%) Open Source
10 58 (14.04%) Project Management
11 57 (13.80%) SOA
11 57 (13.80%) Test Automation
12 56 (13.56%) Web Development
13 54 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (12.11%) Microservices
15 46 (11.14%) ITIL
16 44 (10.65%) UML
17 40 (9.69%) Integration Testing
18 39 (9.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 209 (50.61%) JavaScript
2 199 (48.18%) Java
3 155 (37.53%) C#
4 101 (24.46%) SQL
5 96 (23.24%) PHP
6 78 (18.89%) Python
7 36 (8.72%) Ruby
8 29 (7.02%) C++
9 24 (5.81%) Groovy
10 21 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 20 (4.84%) PowerShell
12 19 (4.60%) Scala
13 18 (4.36%) Clojure
14 17 (4.12%) Java 8
15 15 (3.63%) C
16 13 (3.15%) Objective-C
17 12 (2.91%) Bash Shell
18 11 (2.66%) TypeScript
19 8 (1.94%) Apex Code
20 7 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.38%) Degree
3 41 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (9.69%) SC Cleared
5 28 (6.78%) MCPD
6 21 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 17 (4.12%) Postgraduate
8 13 (3.15%) CISSP
9 12 (2.91%) CCNA
9 12 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (2.91%) GIAC
9 12 (2.91%) Linux+ Certification
9 12 (2.91%) MCSE
9 12 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (2.91%) SANS
9 12 (2.91%) SSCP
10 4 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.60%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (11.38%) Docker
2 13 (3.15%) vSphere
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (4.36%) Icinga
2 15 (3.63%) Puppet
3 13 (3.15%) Salt
4 12 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.73%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.24%) Kibana
7 1 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 97 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.08%) Oracle
2 21 (5.08%) SAP
3 20 (4.84%) Atlassian
3 20 (4.84%) Google
4 15 (3.63%) Apple
5 13 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.21%) CA
6 5 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.97%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.73%) HP
8 3 (0.73%) Zend
9 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.24%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.24%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) Informatica
10 1 (0.24%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.24%) Pardot
10 1 (0.24%) SnapLogic