Period
to 22 October 2017

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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 93 122
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 +48
Permanent jobs citing REST 6516 5676 5601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.74% 2.99% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.31% 7.69% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5161 4933 4794
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the UK

REST
Top 17 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 22 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
England +16 6199 £52,500 - 350
UK excluding London +43 3277 £45,000 - 191
London +6 3144 £60,000 - 169
South East +57 942 £50,500 +12.22% 63
North of England +53 699 £44,000 +3.53% 48
Midlands +42 519 £40,000 -5.88% 22
South West +20 490 £45,000 - 26
North West +65 459 £45,000 +5.88% 25
East of England +12 413 £47,500 -5.94% 22
West Midlands +38 385 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Yorkshire +27 208 £42,500 -5.56% 17
Scotland -17 160 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Midlands +41 134 £42,500 -3.04% 12
Wales 0 56 £37,500 -10.71% 3
North East +11 32 £46,000 +15.00% 6
Northern Ireland -22 11 £27,500 -19.12%
Isle of Man - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for REST.

1 3932 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3240 (49.72%) Java
3 2994 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 2424 (37.20%) HTML
5 2391 (36.69%) Web Services
6 2293 (35.19%) SOAP
7 2188 (33.58%) CSS
8 2086 (32.01%) SQL
9 2066 (31.71%) TDD
10 1914 (29.37%) AngularJS
11 1790 (27.47%) C#
12 1783 (27.36%) MVC
13 1751 (26.87%) Spring
14 1645 (25.25%) .NET
15 1628 (24.98%) JSON
16 1623 (24.91%) Git (software)
17 1543 (23.68%) Finance
18 1536 (23.57%) Scrum
19 1490 (22.87%) XML
20 1259 (19.32%) Software Engineering
21 1172 (17.99%) HTML5
22 1162 (17.83%) Microservices
23 1133 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
24 1122 (17.22%) BDD
25 1101 (16.90%) SQL Server
26 1089 (16.71%) Test Automation
27 1030 (15.81%) OO
28 1021 (15.67%) jQuery
29 991 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
30 953 (14.63%) ASP.NET

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
1 565 (8.67%) Tomcat
2 366 (5.62%) Apache
3 289 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 222 (3.41%) CMS
4 222 (3.41%) JBoss
5 158 (2.42%) Confluence
6 145 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 144 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 136 (2.09%) Mule
9 126 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 116 (1.78%) Apache Spark
11 113 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 108 (1.66%) Mule ESB
13 95 (1.46%) Drupal
13 95 (1.46%) IIS
14 93 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
15 84 (1.29%) nginx
16 77 (1.18%) Umbraco
17 55 (0.84%) WordPress
18 51 (0.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.092%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.077%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.061%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.061%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.046%) HipChat
8 2 (0.031%) SPSS
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 32 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.34%) Magento
4 13 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.18%) Pega PRPC
6 11 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.12%) Maximo
8 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.077%) Exstream
11 5 (0.077%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.046%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.046%) OpenText MBPM
13 3 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.046%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 991 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 583 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 458 (7.03%) SaaS
4 298 (4.57%) GitHub
5 144 (2.21%) npm
6 130 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
7 85 (1.30%) Serverless
8 71 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 61 (0.94%) PaaS
10 54 (0.83%) Office 365
11 53 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 51 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
13 49 (0.75%) IaaS
14 42 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 40 (0.61%) Amazon S3
16 31 (0.48%) OpenShift
17 27 (0.41%) Google Play
18 23 (0.35%) Firebase
19 19 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
20 17 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 534 (8.20%) HTTP
2 277 (4.25%) Internet
3 87 (1.34%) SSL
4 77 (1.18%) LDAP
5 67 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 58 (0.89%) DNS
7 50 (0.77%) Firewall
8 34 (0.52%) ZigBee
9 33 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (0.48%) Intranet
11 27 (0.41%) WAN
12 23 (0.35%) LAN
13 22 (0.34%) HTTPS
14 21 (0.32%) AMQP
15 19 (0.29%) VoIP
15 19 (0.29%) VPN
16 16 (0.25%) SAN
16 16 (0.25%) SMPP
17 14 (0.21%) BGP
17 14 (0.21%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1101 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 900 (13.81%) NoSQL
3 784 (12.03%) MySQL
4 661 (10.14%) MongoDB
5 513 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 257 (3.94%) Big Data
7 254 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 224 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 196 (3.01%) Redis
10 192 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 142 (2.18%) Hadoop
12 123 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 105 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 103 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 99 (1.52%) Neo4j
16 98 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 70 (1.07%) HBase
18 64 (0.98%) Blockchain
19 60 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
20 59 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1623 (24.91%) Git (software)
2 900 (13.81%) Jenkins
3 742 (11.39%) Maven
4 706 (10.83%) JIRA
5 647 (9.93%) JUnit
6 505 (7.75%) Subversion
7 493 (7.57%) Selenium
8 417 (6.40%) Cucumber
9 231 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 218 (3.35%) Visual Studio
11 212 (3.25%) TeamCity
12 206 (3.16%) gulp
13 191 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 173 (2.66%) WebDriver
15 171 (2.62%) Grunt
16 165 (2.53%) Gradle
17 162 (2.49%) Jasmine
18 149 (2.29%) webpack
19 144 (2.21%) Eclipse
19 144 (2.21%) IntelliJ
General
1 1543 (23.68%) Finance
2 681 (10.45%) Banking
3 417 (6.40%) Retail
4 386 (5.92%) Marketing
5 341 (5.23%) Investment Banking
6 309 (4.74%) Retail Banking
7 272 (4.17%) Telecoms
8 266 (4.08%) Electronics
9 225 (3.45%) Manufacturing
10 219 (3.36%) Games
11 141 (2.16%) Front Office
12 108 (1.66%) Legal
13 95 (1.46%) Publishing
14 80 (1.23%) Advertising
15 64 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 45 (0.69%) Law
17 38 (0.58%) Automotive
18 33 (0.51%) Back Office
18 33 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4355 (66.84%) Developer
2 1554 (23.85%) Java Developer
3 936 (14.36%) Senior Developer
4 776 (11.91%) .NET Developer
5 617 (9.47%) C# Developer
6 544 (8.35%) Software Engineer
7 456 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 455 (6.98%) Architect
9 443 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 438 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 437 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 378 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
13 348 (5.34%) Java Engineer
14 286 (4.39%) Lead Developer
15 272 (4.17%) PHP Developer
16 266 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 256 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
18 242 (3.71%) Web Developer
19 215 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 213 (3.27%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2424 (37.20%) HTML
2 2391 (36.69%) Web Services
3 2293 (35.19%) SOAP
4 2188 (33.58%) CSS
5 1914 (29.37%) AngularJS
6 1751 (26.87%) Spring
7 1645 (25.25%) .NET
8 1628 (24.98%) JSON
9 1490 (22.87%) XML
10 1172 (17.99%) HTML5
11 1021 (15.67%) jQuery
12 953 (14.63%) ASP.NET
13 940 (14.43%) Hibernate
14 873 (13.40%) Node.js
15 702 (10.77%) CSS3
16 645 (9.90%) React
17 604 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 577 (8.86%) RESTful
19 573 (8.79%) Ajax
20 551 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 647 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 511 (7.84%) User Experience
3 453 (6.95%) Mobile App
4 439 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 371 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
6 334 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 309 (4.74%) Fintech
8 130 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 119 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 99 (1.52%) Derivative
11 96 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 86 (1.32%) Social Media
13 81 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 73 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 72 (1.10%) Management Information System
16 62 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
17 61 (0.94%) Virtual Team
18 57 (0.87%) iPad
19 55 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
20 49 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 919 (14.10%) Linux
2 423 (6.49%) Unix
3 383 (5.88%) Android
4 379 (5.82%) Apple iOS
5 356 (5.46%) Windows
6 68 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 48 (0.74%) Solaris
8 46 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 32 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.34%) CentOS
11 21 (0.32%) HPUX
12 20 (0.31%) AIX
13 19 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.18%) Debian
15 12 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.077%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.077%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.061%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3932 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2066 (31.71%) TDD
3 1783 (27.36%) MVC
4 1536 (23.57%) Scrum
5 1259 (19.32%) Software Engineering
6 1162 (17.83%) Microservices
7 1133 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 1122 (17.22%) BDD
9 1089 (16.71%) Test Automation
10 1030 (15.81%) OO
11 799 (12.26%) SOA
12 770 (11.82%) DevOps
13 721 (11.07%) Web Development
14 687 (10.54%) Unit Testing
15 667 (10.24%) SDLC
16 541 (8.30%) Open Source
17 518 (7.95%) E-Commerce
18 466 (7.15%) Mentoring
19 451 (6.92%) Front End Development
20 436 (6.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3240 (49.72%) Java
2 2994 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 2086 (32.01%) SQL
4 1790 (27.47%) C#
5 695 (10.67%) Python
6 579 (8.89%) PHP
7 333 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 318 (4.88%) Ruby
9 295 (4.53%) Scala
10 249 (3.82%) C++
11 239 (3.67%) C
12 220 (3.38%) TypeScript
13 184 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 175 (2.69%) PL/SQL
15 160 (2.46%) PowerShell
16 152 (2.33%) Groovy
17 151 (2.32%) ES6
18 127 (1.95%) Apple Swift
19 123 (1.89%) Bash Shell
20 115 (1.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 892 (13.69%) Degree
2 365 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 167 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.01%) ISEB
6 59 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.32%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.32%) PhD
9 19 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 18 (0.28%) MCSD
11 14 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.15%) CISSP
14 9 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.14%) GIAC
14 9 (0.14%) OCP
15 8 (0.12%) CEH
15 8 (0.12%) MCPD
15 8 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 546 (8.38%) QA
2 89 (1.37%) SLA
3 46 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (0.40%) WCAG
5 18 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.17%) GCP
7 10 (0.15%) PSD2
7 10 (0.15%) WAI
8 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.12%) MiFID
8 8 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.061%) EMIR
10 3 (0.046%) COBIT
10 3 (0.046%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.046%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.046%) TickIT
10 3 (0.046%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 2 (0.031%) GDPR
12 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 499 (7.66%) Docker
2 78 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.48%) HDFS
5 29 (0.45%) Firmware
6 23 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.25%) vSphere
9 9 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.11%) Varnish
12 6 (0.092%) KVM
13 5 (0.077%) OpenAM
14 4 (0.061%) NFS
14 4 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.046%) GridGain
15 3 (0.046%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.031%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.015%) RACF
Systems Management
1 206 (3.16%) Puppet
2 164 (2.52%) Ansible
3 142 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 65 (1.00%) Terraform
6 33 (0.51%) Kibana
7 23 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.32%) CloudHub
9 18 (0.28%) Nagios
10 15 (0.23%) Salt
11 13 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.14%) logstash
12 9 (0.14%) MOM
12 9 (0.14%) SCCM
12 9 (0.14%) SCOM
13 8 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
14 7 (0.11%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.11%) Packer
14 7 (0.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
15 6 (0.092%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 767 (11.77%) Oracle
2 599 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 277 (4.25%) SAP
4 168 (2.58%) IBM
5 162 (2.49%) Google
6 120 (1.84%) Apple
7 108 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 86 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 82 (1.26%) Zend
10 65 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 63 (0.97%) Pega
12 58 (0.89%) hybris
12 58 (0.89%) VMware
13 53 (0.81%) EMC
13 53 (0.81%) MuleSoft
14 40 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 40 (0.61%) Sybase
15 39 (0.60%) Red Hat
15 39 (0.60%) Splunk
15 39 (0.60%) TIBCO