Period
to 18 October 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 84 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13 +59
Permanent jobs citing REST 492 387 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.85% 3.56% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.93% 8.96% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 433 367 326
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4502 4321 4958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.41% 39.77% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3880 3764 4313
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 18 October 2017.

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 2017. 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 +21 175 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Gloucestershire +21 127 £45,000 -12.20% 8
Wiltshire +32 84 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Somerset +4 62 £40,000 -13.51% 9
Dorset -28 21 £36,500 -18.89% 8
Devon +20 19 £42,500 +16.44% 2
Cornwall -4 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for REST.

1 320 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (60.57%) Java
3 226 (45.93%) SOAP
4 217 (44.11%) Git (software)
5 210 (42.68%) JSON
6 199 (40.45%) JavaScript
7 188 (38.21%) MVC
8 185 (37.60%) TDD
9 183 (37.20%) Spring
10 181 (36.79%) Scrum
11 175 (35.57%) HTML
12 171 (34.76%) Web Services
12 171 (34.76%) XML
13 164 (33.33%) Linux
14 162 (32.93%) CSS
15 160 (32.52%) Hibernate
16 152 (30.89%) SQL
17 150 (30.49%) Business Intelligence
18 149 (30.28%) Finance
19 146 (29.67%) BDD
20 144 (29.27%) MongoDB
21 143 (29.07%) AngularJS
22 140 (28.46%) JIRA
23 138 (28.05%) Electronics
24 135 (27.44%) Software Engineering
25 133 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
26 131 (26.63%) SAP
27 130 (26.42%) Marketing
28 127 (25.81%) JUnit
29 126 (25.61%) C#

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
1 100 (20.33%) Tomcat
2 96 (19.51%) Mule
3 87 (17.68%) Mule ESB
4 64 (13.01%) JBoss
5 34 (6.91%) Apache
6 30 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (4.47%) Confluence
9 17 (3.46%) IIS
10 16 (3.25%) Anypoint
10 16 (3.25%) WebSphere
11 15 (3.05%) CMS
12 13 (2.64%) WebLogic
13 12 (2.44%) GlassFish
14 11 (2.24%) WordPress
15 9 (1.83%) Drupal
16 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.81%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.63%) Maximo
2 2 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 133 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (23.37%) SaaS
3 74 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (5.08%) PaaS
6 24 (4.88%) IaaS
7 7 (1.42%) npm
8 5 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.81%) Google Play
9 4 (0.81%) Route 53
9 4 (0.81%) Serverless
10 2 (0.41%) Office 365
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.55%) HTTP
2 28 (5.69%) SSL
3 12 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (2.44%) ZigBee
4 9 (1.83%) Internet
5 5 (1.02%) VPN
6 4 (0.81%) Firewall
6 4 (0.81%) SSH
7 3 (0.61%) SAN
7 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.41%) DNS
8 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.41%) LAN
8 2 (0.41%) NAS
8 2 (0.41%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (29.27%) MongoDB
2 125 (25.41%) NoSQL
3 94 (19.11%) SQL Server
4 79 (16.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 56 (11.38%) MySQL
6 44 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 22 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (3.25%) CouchDB
10 13 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.64%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.24%) Redis
12 8 (1.63%) Big Data
13 5 (1.02%) DB2
14 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.61%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
16 2 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 217 (44.11%) Git (software)
2 140 (28.46%) JIRA
3 127 (25.81%) JUnit
4 83 (16.87%) Jenkins
5 80 (16.26%) IntelliJ
6 66 (13.41%) Maven
7 63 (12.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 61 (12.40%) Selenium
9 47 (9.55%) Cucumber
10 35 (7.11%) Subversion
11 31 (6.30%) Eclipse
11 31 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (5.89%) Mercurial
13 22 (4.47%) SoapUI
13 22 (4.47%) TeamCity
13 22 (4.47%) WebDriver
14 16 (3.25%) Jasmine
15 14 (2.85%) MSBuild
16 13 (2.64%) Gradle
16 13 (2.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (30.28%) Finance
2 138 (28.05%) Electronics
3 130 (26.42%) Marketing
4 126 (25.61%) Manufacturing
4 126 (25.61%) Telecoms
5 58 (11.79%) Retail
6 13 (2.64%) Military
7 11 (2.24%) Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 333 (67.68%) Developer
2 162 (32.93%) Java Developer
3 86 (17.48%) Software Engineer
4 80 (16.26%) Senior Developer
5 75 (15.24%) Java Engineer
6 54 (10.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 53 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 53 (10.77%) Software Developer
8 52 (10.57%) .NET Developer
9 32 (6.50%) Lead Developer
10 28 (5.69%) Java Software Developer
11 26 (5.28%) PHP Developer
12 25 (5.08%) C# Developer
13 23 (4.67%) Python Developer
14 21 (4.27%) Applications Developer
14 21 (4.27%) Lead Software Engineer
15 20 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
16 19 (3.86%) Junior
16 19 (3.86%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (45.93%) SOAP
2 210 (42.68%) JSON
3 183 (37.20%) Spring
4 175 (35.57%) HTML
5 171 (34.76%) Web Services
5 171 (34.76%) XML
6 162 (32.93%) CSS
7 160 (32.52%) Hibernate
8 143 (29.07%) AngularJS
9 117 (23.78%) JPA
10 100 (20.33%) .NET
11 93 (18.90%) Spring MVC
12 85 (17.28%) HTML5
13 84 (17.07%) Spring Integration
14 78 (15.85%) J2EE
15 76 (15.45%) Apache Camel
16 73 (14.84%) ASP.NET
17 57 (11.59%) jQuery
18 56 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (8.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.80%) User Experience
2 46 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.44%) Smart Home
7 10 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.81%) RIA
12 3 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.41%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.41%) Life Science
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 164 (33.33%) Linux
2 26 (5.28%) Unix
3 25 (5.08%) Windows
4 15 (3.05%) Android
5 14 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.61%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (38.21%) MVC
3 185 (37.60%) TDD
4 181 (36.79%) Scrum
5 150 (30.49%) Business Intelligence
6 146 (29.67%) BDD
7 135 (27.44%) Software Engineering
8 126 (25.61%) Digital Marketing
8 126 (25.61%) Programme Management
9 110 (22.36%) Kanban
10 95 (19.31%) Integration Testing
11 85 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (15.85%) Microservices
13 75 (15.24%) OO
14 70 (14.23%) Web Development
15 63 (12.80%) Test Automation
16 59 (11.99%) E-Commerce
17 40 (8.13%) SDLC
18 39 (7.93%) DevOps
19 36 (7.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 298 (60.57%) Java
2 199 (40.45%) JavaScript
3 152 (30.89%) SQL
4 126 (25.61%) C#
5 53 (10.77%) Python
6 46 (9.35%) C++
6 46 (9.35%) PHP
7 39 (7.93%) Ruby
8 38 (7.72%) C
9 19 (3.86%) Go
9 19 (3.86%) Groovy
10 15 (3.05%) XPath
11 12 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.63%) VBScript
14 7 (1.42%) Jython
15 6 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.22%) Scala
16 5 (1.02%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 85 (17.28%) Degree
2 37 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.46%) ISEB
5 17 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.63%) MCPD
8 3 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.41%) CISSP
9 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CCNA
10 1 (0.20%) CEH
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) GIAC
10 1 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) WCAG
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.07%) Docker
2 12 (2.44%) Firmware
3 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.24%) CloudHub
2 8 (1.63%) CA Service Virtualization
3 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.81%) Kibana
4 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.61%) Puppet
5 3 (0.61%) rkt
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (26.63%) SAP
2 73 (14.84%) Apple
3 39 (7.93%) Oracle
4 37 (7.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.66%) IBM
6 14 (2.85%) HP
7 11 (2.24%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.03%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.63%) CA
10 7 (1.42%) Zend
11 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.81%) Sybase
13 3 (0.61%) VMware
14 2 (0.41%) Cisco
14 2 (0.41%) Cognos
14 2 (0.41%) F5
14 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.41%) Sencha
14 2 (0.41%) Tableau
14 2 (0.41%) TIBCO