Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 76 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +39
Permanent jobs citing REST 484 401 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.80% 3.92% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.40% 9.27% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 371 354 443
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +4.48%

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 4,245 4,328 4,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.11% 42.29% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,429 3,721 3,739
South West median annual salary £44,529 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.41% +6.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +23 201 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Wiltshire +22 77 £47,500 +7.95% 8
Somerset +21 69 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Dorset +1 53 £37,500 -5.06% 9
Gloucestershire -28 44 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Devon +33 38 £50,000 -21.57% 7
Cornwall +23 2 £22,000 -45.34% 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 240 (49.59%) JavaScript
2 226 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (40.08%) Web Services
4 169 (34.92%) Java
5 153 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (30.17%) Amazon AWS
7 137 (28.31%) .NET
8 136 (28.10%) C#
9 134 (27.69%) HTML
10 129 (26.65%) Test Automation
11 126 (26.03%) CSS
12 116 (23.97%) TDD
13 115 (23.76%) Git (software)
14 112 (23.14%) SOAP
15 110 (22.73%) ASP.NET
16 93 (19.21%) SQL Server
17 92 (19.01%) Microservices
18 90 (18.60%) Python
19 88 (18.18%) AngularJS
20 86 (17.77%) MVC
21 85 (17.56%) Scrum
22 84 (17.36%) Linux
22 84 (17.36%) SQL
22 84 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
23 83 (17.15%) Node.js
24 82 (16.94%) HTTP
24 82 (16.94%) Maven
25 81 (16.74%) PHP
25 81 (16.74%) B2B
25 81 (16.74%) Mentoring

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 28 (5.79%) CMS
2 25 (5.17%) WordPress
3 20 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (4.13%) eZ Publish
4 17 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.86%) Alfresco
7 9 (1.86%) Confluence
8 8 (1.65%) Apache
8 8 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.65%) IIS
9 7 (1.45%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.45%) JBoss
10 5 (1.03%) Drupal
11 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.21%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 74 (15.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) CiviCRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 146 (30.17%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 22 (4.55%) Serverless
4 21 (4.34%) SaaS
5 11 (2.27%) GitHub
6 9 (1.86%) IaaS
6 9 (1.86%) PaaS
7 7 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.03%) iPaaS
8 5 (1.03%) npm
8 5 (1.03%) Slack
9 4 (0.83%) Heroku
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.94%) HTTP
2 27 (5.58%) Internet
3 24 (4.96%) SSL
4 11 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.65%) Firewall
6 5 (1.03%) VoIP
7 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.41%) DNS
8 2 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 70 (14.46%) MySQL
3 54 (11.16%) Relational Database
4 49 (10.12%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.13%) Big Data
7 17 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.65%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.45%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 115 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 82 (16.94%) Maven
3 52 (10.74%) Subversion
4 50 (10.33%) JUnit
5 48 (9.92%) Selenium
6 41 (8.47%) Jenkins
7 33 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.17%) JIRA
9 22 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (4.13%) Eclipse
10 20 (4.13%) Visual Studio
11 16 (3.31%) gulp
11 16 (3.31%) Mercurial
12 13 (2.69%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 13 (2.69%) PHPUnit
12 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (2.69%) webpack
13 12 (2.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 71 (14.67%) Finance
2 38 (7.85%) Marketing
3 21 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.72%) Retail
5 13 (2.69%) Electronics
5 13 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.86%) Back Office
7 5 (1.03%) Law
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 319 (65.91%) Developer
2 82 (16.94%) Java Developer
3 69 (14.26%) Test Engineer
4 63 (13.02%) Test Automation Engineer
5 60 (12.40%) .NET Developer
6 57 (11.78%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 57 (11.78%) Senior Test Engineer
7 46 (9.50%) Software Engineer
8 44 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 43 (8.88%) PHP Developer
10 40 (8.26%) Senior Developer
11 36 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (7.02%) Java Engineer
12 34 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
13 33 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
14 32 (6.61%) Software Developer
15 31 (6.40%) Python Developer
16 26 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (4.96%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (40.08%) Web Services
2 137 (28.31%) .NET
3 134 (27.69%) HTML
4 126 (26.03%) CSS
5 112 (23.14%) SOAP
6 110 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 88 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 83 (17.15%) Node.js
9 80 (16.53%) Spring
10 65 (13.43%) JSON
11 62 (12.81%) jQuery
12 61 (12.60%) XML
13 57 (11.78%) React
14 54 (11.16%) .NET Framework
15 52 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (10.54%) HTML5
17 46 (9.50%) Hibernate
18 41 (8.47%) RESTful
19 39 (8.06%) JPA
20 37 (7.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.84%) Algorithms
2 61 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (5.58%) User Experience
4 18 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.51%) RIA
6 10 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.65%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (1.24%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.03%) Blog
9 5 (1.03%) iPad
10 3 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (0.62%) Fintech
10 3 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.62%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 84 (17.36%) Linux
2 40 (8.26%) Android
2 40 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 35 (7.23%) Windows
4 17 (3.51%) Unix
5 10 (2.07%) CentOS
5 10 (2.07%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
3 129 (26.65%) Test Automation
4 116 (23.97%) TDD
5 92 (19.01%) Microservices
6 86 (17.77%) MVC
7 85 (17.56%) Scrum
8 81 (16.74%) B2B
8 81 (16.74%) Mentoring
9 77 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 76 (15.70%) Coaching
11 74 (15.29%) Conversational UI
12 72 (14.88%) DevOps
13 70 (14.46%) DNA
14 69 (14.26%) Exploratory Testing
15 55 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (10.54%) Web Development
17 47 (9.71%) Unit Testing
18 46 (9.50%) SOA
19 43 (8.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 240 (49.59%) JavaScript
2 169 (34.92%) Java
3 136 (28.10%) C#
4 90 (18.60%) Python
5 84 (17.36%) SQL
6 81 (16.74%) PHP
7 30 (6.20%) C++
8 23 (4.75%) Java 8
8 23 (4.75%) PowerShell
9 22 (4.55%) Ruby
10 21 (4.34%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.10%) C
12 14 (2.89%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.27%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.07%) ES6
14 10 (2.07%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.45%) Scala
16 6 (1.24%) Groovy
17 4 (0.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 42 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.31%) Degree
3 16 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.27%) MCPD
6 8 (1.65%) CCNA
6 8 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.65%) ISEB
7 7 (1.45%) CISSP
7 7 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.45%) GIAC
7 7 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (1.45%) MCSE
7 7 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (1.45%) SANS
7 7 (1.45%) SSCP
8 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.37%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (8.26%) Docker
2 12 (2.48%) vSphere
3 8 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) oVirt
6 1 (0.21%) RHEV
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.48%) Puppet
3 10 (2.07%) Salt
4 6 (1.24%) Terraform
5 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.62%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 62 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.23%) Oracle
3 14 (2.89%) Google
4 13 (2.69%) SAP
5 11 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.65%) VMware
8 7 (1.45%) FNZ
8 7 (1.45%) Tableau
9 5 (1.03%) Apple
9 5 (1.03%) Telerik
10 4 (0.83%) Zend
11 3 (0.62%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe
12 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco
13 1 (0.21%) Talend