Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 +52
Permanent jobs citing REST 6,282 5,501 5,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.61% 3.15% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.84% 7.98% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,116 4,716 4,863
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.43%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the UK

REST
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST.

Salary trend for REST in the UK

REST
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in the UK

REST
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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
England +7 5,922 £55,000 +4.76% 962
UK excluding London +19 3,175 £46,000 +2.22% 567
London +13 3,017 £62,500 +4.17% 450
South East +19 1,033 £50,000 - 162
North of England +42 698 £42,500 - 134
North West +44 485 £45,000 +5.88% 84
Midlands -16 401 £42,500 - 76
South West -10 399 £44,625 -0.83% 76
East of England +10 377 £50,000 -4.76% 64
West Midlands -21 252 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Scotland +40 207 £50,000 +4.17% 24
Yorkshire +21 176 £41,000 -18.00% 41
East Midlands +14 149 £45,000 +0.77% 28
Wales -17 66 £40,000 -3.61% 24
North East -40 37 £37,500 - 9
Northern Ireland -17 7 £38,750 +13.97% 7

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for REST.

1 3,692 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3,090 (49.19%) Java
3 3,002 (47.79%) JavaScript
4 2,236 (35.59%) Web Services
5 2,208 (35.15%) SQL
6 2,174 (34.61%) HTML
7 2,035 (32.39%) SOAP
8 1,963 (31.25%) CSS
9 1,762 (28.05%) TDD
10 1,744 (27.76%) C#
11 1,651 (26.28%) .NET
12 1,620 (25.79%) MVC
13 1,601 (25.49%) Spring
14 1,511 (24.05%) AngularJS
15 1,472 (23.43%) Git (software)
16 1,423 (22.65%) JSON
17 1,387 (22.08%) Scrum
18 1,306 (20.79%) Finance
19 1,296 (20.63%) Microservices
20 1,233 (19.63%) XML
21 1,165 (18.55%) Software Engineering
22 1,148 (18.27%) SQL Server
23 1,102 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
24 1,065 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
25 1,015 (16.16%) Test Automation
26 1,005 (16.00%) jQuery
27 992 (15.79%) HTML5
28 953 (15.17%) Degree
29 929 (14.79%) BDD
30 921 (14.66%) OO

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 381 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 288 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 281 (4.47%) Apache
4 234 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 229 (3.65%) Confluence
6 201 (3.20%) JBoss
7 175 (2.79%) CMS
8 129 (2.05%) Apache Spark
8 129 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 105 (1.67%) Umbraco
10 91 (1.45%) IIS
11 89 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 87 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 78 (1.24%) Drupal
14 72 (1.15%) nginx
15 69 (1.10%) WebLogic
16 64 (1.02%) Mule
16 64 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
17 51 (0.81%) WordPress
18 50 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.080%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.080%) Weka
8 4 (0.064%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.064%) GIMP
8 4 (0.064%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.048%) HipChat
9 3 (0.048%) SPSS
10 2 (0.032%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.032%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.032%) Revit
11 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.51%) Magento
3 21 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.22%) MetaTrader
6 14 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
10 6 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.080%) Exstream
11 5 (0.080%) Maximo
11 5 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.080%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 4 (0.064%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.064%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.048%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,102 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 703 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (6.16%) SaaS
4 223 (3.55%) GitHub
5 161 (2.56%) npm
6 126 (2.01%) Serverless
7 122 (1.94%) PaaS
8 107 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
9 105 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 86 (1.37%) Office 365
11 72 (1.15%) OpenShift
12 70 (1.11%) IaaS
13 66 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
14 60 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
15 46 (0.73%) Amazon S3
16 45 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 41 (0.65%) Slack
18 35 (0.56%) Force.com
19 26 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.41%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 475 (7.56%) HTTP
2 243 (3.87%) Internet
3 74 (1.18%) SSL
4 57 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 50 (0.80%) Firewall
6 48 (0.76%) Intranet
7 39 (0.62%) DNS
8 28 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 24 (0.38%) SNMP
10 19 (0.30%) VPN
11 18 (0.29%) SSH
12 17 (0.27%) FTP
13 16 (0.25%) AMQP
14 15 (0.24%) SMPP
14 15 (0.24%) Wireless
15 14 (0.22%) NetScaler
15 14 (0.22%) SMS
16 13 (0.21%) VoIP
17 12 (0.19%) Broadband
17 12 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,148 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 804 (12.80%) MySQL
3 801 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 587 (9.34%) MongoDB
5 429 (6.83%) Relational Database
6 315 (5.01%) Big Data
7 266 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
8 186 (2.96%) Hadoop
9 167 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 138 (2.20%) Redis
11 133 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 104 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 99 (1.58%) HBase
14 98 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 82 (1.31%) Neo4j
16 79 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 79 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 76 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
18 73 (1.16%) Oracle Database
19 71 (1.13%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,472 (23.43%) Git (software)
2 806 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 656 (10.44%) JIRA
4 631 (10.04%) Maven
5 525 (8.36%) JUnit
6 496 (7.90%) Selenium
7 408 (6.49%) Cucumber
8 396 (6.30%) Subversion
9 334 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 304 (4.84%) Visual Studio
11 195 (3.10%) gulp
12 183 (2.91%) Gradle
13 169 (2.69%) Eclipse
14 167 (2.66%) Jasmine
15 166 (2.64%) WebDriver
16 158 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 155 (2.47%) TeamCity
17 155 (2.47%) webpack
18 148 (2.36%) Grunt
19 131 (2.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1,306 (20.79%) Finance
2 507 (8.07%) Banking
3 380 (6.05%) Retail
4 245 (3.90%) Games
5 231 (3.68%) Marketing
6 184 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 170 (2.71%) Advertising
8 162 (2.58%) Investment Banking
9 90 (1.43%) Retail Banking
10 89 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 88 (1.40%) Electronics
12 80 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 76 (1.21%) Publishing
14 66 (1.05%) Front Office
15 59 (0.94%) Legal
16 51 (0.81%) Law
17 31 (0.49%) Automotive
18 26 (0.41%) Back Office
19 24 (0.38%) German Language
20 19 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4,130 (65.74%) Developer
2 1,419 (22.59%) Java Developer
3 856 (13.63%) Senior Developer
4 654 (10.41%) .NET Developer
5 615 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 489 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 469 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 396 (6.30%) Architect
9 386 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 335 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 329 (5.24%) Lead Developer
12 328 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
13 315 (5.01%) Java Engineer
14 303 (4.82%) PHP Developer
15 289 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
16 264 (4.20%) Web Developer
17 257 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 201 (3.20%) Applications Developer
19 196 (3.12%) C# Software Developer
20 176 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,236 (35.59%) Web Services
2 2,174 (34.61%) HTML
3 2,035 (32.39%) SOAP
4 1,963 (31.25%) CSS
5 1,651 (26.28%) .NET
6 1,601 (25.49%) Spring
7 1,511 (24.05%) AngularJS
8 1,423 (22.65%) JSON
9 1,233 (19.63%) XML
10 1,005 (16.00%) jQuery
11 992 (15.79%) HTML5
12 907 (14.44%) ASP.NET
13 805 (12.81%) Node.js
14 730 (11.62%) Hibernate
15 679 (10.81%) React
16 588 (9.36%) RESTful
17 566 (9.01%) CSS3
18 504 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 490 (7.80%) WCF
20 484 (7.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 671 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 578 (9.20%) User Experience
3 432 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 360 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 358 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
6 353 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
7 351 (5.59%) Fintech
8 152 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 125 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 84 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
11 78 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 73 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 66 (1.05%) Data Centre
14 64 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 64 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (0.73%) Public Cloud
16 45 (0.72%) N-Tier
17 43 (0.68%) Derivative
18 41 (0.65%) Social Media
19 39 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 877 (13.96%) Linux
2 395 (6.29%) Windows
3 394 (6.27%) Unix
4 338 (5.38%) Android
5 293 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 56 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 53 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 45 (0.72%) Solaris
9 30 (0.48%) CentOS
10 25 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 23 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.32%) HPUX
14 18 (0.29%) Debian
15 11 (0.18%) AIX
16 6 (0.096%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.096%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
19 2 (0.032%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,692 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,762 (28.05%) TDD
3 1,620 (25.79%) MVC
4 1,387 (22.08%) Scrum
5 1,296 (20.63%) Microservices
6 1,165 (18.55%) Software Engineering
7 1,065 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 1,015 (16.16%) Test Automation
9 929 (14.79%) BDD
10 921 (14.66%) OO
11 829 (13.20%) DevOps
12 743 (11.83%) Web Development
13 704 (11.21%) SOA
14 602 (9.58%) SDLC
14 602 (9.58%) Unit Testing
15 497 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 451 (7.18%) Open Source
17 432 (6.88%) Front End Development
18 391 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 368 (5.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,090 (49.19%) Java
2 3,002 (47.79%) JavaScript
3 2,208 (35.15%) SQL
4 1,744 (27.76%) C#
5 740 (11.78%) Python
6 693 (11.03%) PHP
7 359 (5.71%) Ruby
8 348 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 345 (5.49%) Scala
10 270 (4.30%) TypeScript
11 248 (3.95%) PowerShell
12 224 (3.57%) C++
13 212 (3.37%) ES6
14 182 (2.90%) Groovy
15 139 (2.21%) VB.NET
16 138 (2.20%) C
17 113 (1.80%) Objective-C
18 108 (1.72%) Bash Shell
19 104 (1.66%) PL/SQL
20 95 (1.51%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 953 (15.17%) Degree
2 304 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 178 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 43 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 40 (0.64%) ISEB
9 32 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
11 24 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 21 (0.33%) MCPD
12 21 (0.33%) SANS
13 17 (0.27%) CISSP
13 17 (0.27%) DBS Check
14 16 (0.25%) GIAC
14 16 (0.25%) PhD
15 15 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.24%) SSCP
16 13 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 575 (9.15%) QA
2 47 (0.75%) GCP
3 39 (0.62%) SLA
4 22 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.32%) PSD2
6 17 (0.27%) WCAG
7 16 (0.25%) GDPR
8 14 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.19%) MiFID
10 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.18%) WAI
10 11 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.064%) PMO
13 3 (0.048%) COBIT
13 3 (0.048%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.048%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.048%) TickIT
14 2 (0.032%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 653 (10.39%) Docker
2 54 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.65%) HDFS
5 19 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.29%) vSphere
7 10 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 9 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.080%) Firmware
12 4 (0.064%) GridGain
12 4 (0.064%) KVM
12 4 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.064%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.032%) NFS
13 2 (0.032%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.016%) NDS
Systems Management
1 203 (3.23%) Puppet
2 179 (2.85%) Kubernetes
3 156 (2.48%) Ansible
3 156 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (1.16%) Kibana
5 61 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 54 (0.86%) Terraform
7 27 (0.43%) Salt
8 23 (0.37%) logstash
9 21 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 21 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 20 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
11 15 (0.24%) Nagios
12 14 (0.22%) Perfmon
13 12 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.13%) SCOM
14 8 (0.13%) WebInspect
15 7 (0.11%) MOM
15 7 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 685 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 640 (10.19%) Oracle
3 218 (3.47%) Google
4 165 (2.63%) IBM
5 164 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 148 (2.36%) SAP
7 84 (1.34%) Zend
8 74 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 73 (1.16%) Apple
10 64 (1.02%) Splunk
11 62 (0.99%) VMware
12 61 (0.97%) Xamarin
13 57 (0.91%) Atlassian
14 56 (0.89%) ServiceNow
15 52 (0.83%) MuleSoft
16 51 (0.81%) CA
17 46 (0.73%) AppDynamics
18 44 (0.70%) Capita
19 35 (0.56%) Sun
20 33 (0.53%) Pega