Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 60 114
Rank change year-on-year -17 +54 +38
Permanent jobs citing REST 414 528 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.90% 5.17% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.39% 11.97% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 365 474 284
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,269 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +5.89% +6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,875 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 4,408 4,412 4,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.49% 43.17% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,816 3,693 3,977
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 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -25 165 £47,500 +5.56% 25
Gloucestershire -2 93 £50,000 -7.41% 11
Wiltshire -32 47 £44,000 -7.37% 5
Dorset -29 44 £36,500 -18.89% 8
Somerset +3 41 £46,250 +15.63% 4
Devon +15 11 £36,677 -22.79% 4
Cornwall -38 11 - - 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 234 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 186 (44.93%) Java
4 182 (43.96%) HTML
5 176 (42.51%) CSS
6 154 (37.20%) C#
7 151 (36.47%) Git (software)
8 148 (35.75%) .NET
9 141 (34.06%) Web Services
10 137 (33.09%) TDD
11 133 (32.13%) SOAP
12 126 (30.43%) SQL
13 125 (30.19%) SQL Server
14 116 (28.02%) MVC
15 115 (27.78%) Linux
16 108 (26.09%) JIRA
17 104 (25.12%) Scrum
18 103 (24.88%) Software Engineering
19 100 (24.15%) jQuery
20 99 (23.91%) AngularJS
21 96 (23.19%) XML
21 96 (23.19%) ASP.NET
22 91 (21.98%) BDD
22 91 (21.98%) DevOps
23 90 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
24 89 (21.50%) Microsoft
25 85 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
25 85 (20.53%) JSON
26 84 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
27 83 (20.05%) MySQL

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 57 (13.77%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (13.53%) Tomcat
3 43 (10.39%) JBoss
3 43 (10.39%) SharePoint
4 36 (8.70%) Confluence
4 36 (8.70%) Mule
5 30 (7.25%) Mule ESB
5 30 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (6.04%) CMS
7 21 (5.07%) Umbraco
8 20 (4.83%) Apache
9 11 (2.66%) Alfresco
9 11 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.66%) Joomla!
10 9 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.93%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.93%) GlassFish
11 8 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.69%) Drupal
12 7 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.97%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.48%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 90 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (10.63%) SaaS
4 41 (9.90%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.14%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.90%) IaaS
6 12 (2.90%) PaaS
7 11 (2.66%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.42%) Office 365
9 6 (1.45%) Heroku
9 6 (1.45%) npm
9 6 (1.45%) Slack
10 4 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.24%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.25%) Internet
2 29 (7.00%) HTTP
3 20 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.35%) SSL
5 16 (3.86%) SMS
6 14 (3.38%) Bluetooth
7 13 (3.14%) IPv4
7 13 (3.14%) IPv6
8 9 (2.17%) Firewall
9 8 (1.93%) Wireless
10 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.48%) DNS
12 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.24%) LAN
12 1 (0.24%) MQTT
12 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 83 (20.05%) MySQL
3 65 (15.70%) MongoDB
4 59 (14.25%) NoSQL
5 38 (9.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 37 (8.94%) Relational Database
7 32 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (5.80%) Big Data
9 22 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (4.11%) Redis
13 16 (3.86%) Hadoop
14 15 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (3.38%) Neo4j
15 14 (3.38%) Power BI
16 13 (3.14%) InfluxDB
17 12 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 151 (36.47%) Git (software)
2 108 (26.09%) JIRA
3 71 (17.15%) JUnit
4 59 (14.25%) Maven
5 47 (11.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 42 (10.14%) Jasmine
8 40 (9.66%) Selenium
9 39 (9.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (8.21%) Visual Studio
11 33 (7.97%) gulp
11 33 (7.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 28 (6.76%) IntelliJ
12 28 (6.76%) PHPUnit
12 28 (6.76%) TeamCity
13 26 (6.28%) Cucumber
14 25 (6.04%) SoapUI
15 22 (5.31%) Eclipse
16 17 (4.11%) Subversion
17 16 (3.86%) HP UFT
General
1 78 (18.84%) Finance
2 64 (15.46%) Retail
3 42 (10.14%) Electronics
4 40 (9.66%) Marketing
5 32 (7.73%) Manufacturing
5 32 (7.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.69%) Legal
7 6 (1.45%) Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 301 (72.71%) Developer
2 105 (25.36%) Java Developer
3 54 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 51 (12.32%) Web Developer
5 47 (11.35%) .NET Developer
6 38 (9.18%) Applications Developer
7 35 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 35 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.97%) Software Developer
9 32 (7.73%) C# Developer
9 32 (7.73%) PHP Developer
10 29 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (6.28%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.83%) Analyst
13 20 (4.83%) Lead Developer
14 19 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.11%) .NET Web Developer
15 17 (4.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (43.96%) HTML
2 176 (42.51%) CSS
3 148 (35.75%) .NET
4 141 (34.06%) Web Services
5 133 (32.13%) SOAP
6 100 (24.15%) jQuery
7 99 (23.91%) AngularJS
8 96 (23.19%) ASP.NET
8 96 (23.19%) XML
9 85 (20.53%) JSON
10 78 (18.84%) Spring
11 76 (18.36%) HTML5
12 66 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (15.70%) Hibernate
14 58 (14.01%) .NET Framework
15 51 (12.32%) JPA
16 40 (9.66%) J2EE
17 38 (9.18%) Spring MVC
18 35 (8.45%) Entity Framework
19 33 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.08%) User Experience
2 32 (7.73%) Computer Science
3 29 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.38%) Internet of Things
6 14 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.42%) RIA
9 7 (1.69%) Fintech
9 7 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.97%) W3C
12 3 (0.72%) FMCG
13 2 (0.48%) Contactless
13 2 (0.48%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.48%) Social Media
14 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 115 (27.78%) Linux
2 44 (10.63%) Unix
3 39 (9.42%) Android
4 22 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 21 (5.07%) Windows
6 13 (3.14%) FreeBSD
7 8 (1.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (33.09%) TDD
3 116 (28.02%) MVC
4 104 (25.12%) Scrum
5 103 (24.88%) Software Engineering
6 91 (21.98%) BDD
6 91 (21.98%) DevOps
7 85 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (16.91%) Microservices
10 62 (14.98%) Test Automation
11 60 (14.49%) Web Development
12 52 (12.56%) ITIL
12 52 (12.56%) Open Source
13 50 (12.08%) OO
14 49 (11.84%) Kanban
15 42 (10.14%) E-Commerce
15 42 (10.14%) Project Management
16 38 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (8.94%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 207 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 186 (44.93%) Java
3 154 (37.20%) C#
4 126 (30.43%) SQL
5 76 (18.36%) Python
6 60 (14.49%) PHP
7 49 (11.84%) Ruby
8 35 (8.45%) Groovy
9 30 (7.25%) C++
10 24 (5.80%) Scala
10 24 (5.80%) VB.NET
11 19 (4.59%) T-SQL
12 18 (4.35%) TypeScript
13 16 (3.86%) Clojure
14 12 (2.90%) Jython
14 12 (2.90%) VBScript
15 11 (2.66%) C
15 11 (2.66%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.42%) Java 8
17 9 (2.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 60 (14.49%) Degree
2 58 (14.01%) Security Cleared
3 41 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (9.66%) SC Cleared
5 30 (7.25%) MCPD
6 14 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.66%) Postgraduate
9 9 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 9 (2.17%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.45%) ISEB
12 5 (1.21%) CISSP
13 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.97%) GIAC
13 4 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.97%) Linux+ Certification
13 4 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.97%) SANS
13 4 (0.97%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (10.39%) Docker
2 6 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.83%) Puppet
3 13 (3.14%) Icinga
4 12 (2.90%) CA Service Virtualization
4 12 (2.90%) HP ALM
5 11 (2.66%) Kibana
5 11 (2.66%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.45%) Salt
7 3 (0.72%) CloudHub
7 3 (0.72%) Terraform
8 2 (0.48%) Ansible
9 1 (0.24%) Graylog
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) QRadar
9 1 (0.24%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 89 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.42%) SAP
3 36 (8.70%) Google
4 31 (7.49%) Oracle
5 28 (6.76%) Apple
6 18 (4.35%) CA
6 18 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.90%) HP
8 10 (2.42%) IBM
9 6 (1.45%) Cognos
9 6 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.45%) Tableau
10 5 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.21%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.97%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.48%) Facebook
13 2 (0.48%) PayPal
13 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow