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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
Rank 86 123 154
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31  
Permanent jobs citing REST 2685 2712 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.21% 2.64% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.03% 6.90% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2344 1812
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33438 39322 39675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.33% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28547 33855 33669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the UK

REST
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 2542 £52,500 +1.44% 436
London +21 1224 £60,000 +4.34% 199
South East +59 438 £50,000 +11.11% 65
South West +63 266 £45,269 +6.51% 40
North West +1 156 £42,500 -5.55% 38
Yorkshire +56 134 £40,000 - 32
City of London +37 130 £65,000 +28.07% 60
Manchester +13 126 £45,000 -5.26% 24
West Midlands -12 123 £36,500 -14.11% 23
Bristol +33 116 £45,000 - 15
East of England -58 106 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Hampshire +63 104 £45,000 - 23
Surrey +55 95 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Berkshire +37 93 £55,000 +10.00% 12
West Yorkshire +28 80 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Gloucestershire +49 72 £52,500 -12.50% 13
East Midlands +28 65 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wales +28 61 £45,269 +6.51% 4
Leeds +11 57 £45,000 +5.88% 17
West Sussex -20 53 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland -17 51 £52,500 +31.25% 12
Oxfordshire +15 48 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Reading +53 47 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South Wales +25 44 £45,269 +3.47% 3
Cambridgeshire -32 41 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Basingstoke +32 38 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Birmingham -33 34 £45,000 +9.09% 7
South Yorkshire +33 32 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Glasgow +2 31 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Wiltshire +30 30 £50,495 +26.23% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3243 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2661 (47.97%) Java
3 2650 (47.77%) JavaScript
4 2393 (43.14%) Web Services
5 2264 (40.81%) HTML
6 2009 (36.22%) SOAP
7 1941 (34.99%) CSS
8 1691 (30.48%) SQL
9 1689 (30.45%) C#
10 1677 (30.23%) TDD
11 1589 (28.65%) MVC
12 1588 (28.63%) .NET
13 1466 (26.43%) Spring
14 1378 (24.84%) AngularJS
15 1331 (23.99%) JSON
16 1273 (22.95%) XML
17 1270 (22.90%) Scrum
18 1263 (22.77%) Git (software)
19 1173 (21.15%) HTML5
20 1080 (19.47%) SQL Server
21 1061 (19.13%) Software Engineering
22 1026 (18.50%) Finance
23 982 (17.70%) ASP.NET
24 939 (16.93%) jQuery
25 921 (16.60%) NoSQL
26 910 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
27 897 (16.17%) Linux
28 888 (16.01%) OO
29 844 (15.22%) BDD
30 806 (14.53%) Amazon AWS

REST
Top Related 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
1 426 (7.68%) Tomcat
2 292 (5.26%) Apache
3 280 (5.05%) JBoss
4 260 (4.69%) IIS
5 258 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
6 238 (4.29%) CMS
7 199 (3.59%) WebSphere
8 127 (2.29%) Apache Spark
9 114 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 106 (1.91%) SharePoint
11 103 (1.86%) WebLogic
12 97 (1.75%) Mule
13 90 (1.62%) Confluence
14 85 (1.53%) Mule ESB
15 82 (1.48%) nginx
16 80 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 79 (1.42%) Umbraco
18 71 (1.28%) Drupal
19 68 (1.23%) WordPress
20 61 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 255 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.50%) MS Office
5 9 (0.16%) GIMP
6 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.072%) Weka
11 3 (0.054%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.018%) Autodesk Flame
13 1 (0.018%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.018%) Houdini
13 1 (0.018%) Maya
13 1 (0.018%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.018%) NUKE
13 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 99 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.81%) Magento
3 38 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 37 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.14%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.13%) Shopify
10 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 806 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 463 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 360 (6.49%) SaaS
4 186 (3.35%) GitHub
5 102 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (1.30%) PaaS
7 64 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 62 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (1.08%) Office 365
10 48 (0.87%) Force.com
11 44 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.72%) IaaS
13 31 (0.56%) Google App Engine
14 28 (0.50%) Google Play
15 27 (0.49%) Google Analytics
16 24 (0.43%) Slack
17 21 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (0.38%) CloudFront
18 20 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 541 (9.75%) HTTP
2 160 (2.88%) Internet
3 77 (1.39%) SSL
4 49 (0.88%) DNS
5 46 (0.83%) Intranet
6 43 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 41 (0.74%) Firewall
8 38 (0.69%) LDAP
9 25 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 24 (0.43%) FTP
11 20 (0.36%) SSH
12 18 (0.32%) Skype
13 17 (0.31%) Wireless
14 16 (0.29%) AMQP
14 16 (0.29%) WAN
15 13 (0.23%) SNMP
15 13 (0.23%) VPN
16 12 (0.22%) LAN
16 12 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1080 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 921 (16.60%) NoSQL
3 733 (13.21%) MySQL
4 630 (11.36%) MongoDB
5 550 (9.92%) Relational Database
6 353 (6.36%) Big Data
7 269 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 211 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 187 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 185 (3.34%) Redis
11 184 (3.32%) Hadoop
12 112 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 110 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 109 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 97 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 86 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
17 78 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 67 (1.21%) Apache Hive
19 62 (1.12%) CouchDB
20 55 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1263 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 693 (12.49%) Jenkins
3 528 (9.52%) Maven
4 477 (8.60%) JUnit
4 477 (8.60%) Subversion
5 434 (7.82%) JIRA
6 335 (6.04%) Selenium
7 280 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 277 (4.99%) Eclipse
9 266 (4.80%) Visual Studio
10 265 (4.78%) TeamCity
11 249 (4.49%) Cucumber
12 164 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 157 (2.83%) Grunt
14 154 (2.78%) gulp
15 147 (2.65%) Mockito
16 139 (2.51%) Gradle
17 128 (2.31%) Ant
18 122 (2.20%) IntelliJ
19 118 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 1026 (18.50%) Finance
2 321 (5.79%) Banking
3 288 (5.19%) Retail
4 216 (3.89%) Marketing
5 202 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 153 (2.76%) Games
7 135 (2.43%) Advertising
8 127 (2.29%) Electronics
9 113 (2.04%) Manufacturing
10 82 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 81 (1.46%) Publishing
12 43 (0.78%) Front Office
13 32 (0.58%) Law
14 28 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.50%) Legal
15 26 (0.47%) Automotive
16 18 (0.32%) Back Office
17 14 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.20%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3967 (71.52%) Developer
2 1373 (24.75%) Java Developer
3 963 (17.36%) Senior Developer
4 697 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 657 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 422 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 417 (7.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 400 (7.21%) Architect
9 388 (6.99%) Software Engineer
10 331 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 317 (5.71%) Software Developer
12 277 (4.99%) Web Developer
13 257 (4.63%) Java Engineer
14 256 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 252 (4.54%) Lead Developer
16 215 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 212 (3.82%) Angular Developer
18 211 (3.80%) PHP Developer
19 187 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
20 171 (3.08%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2393 (43.14%) Web Services
2 2264 (40.81%) HTML
3 2009 (36.22%) SOAP
4 1941 (34.99%) CSS
5 1588 (28.63%) .NET
6 1466 (26.43%) Spring
7 1378 (24.84%) AngularJS
8 1331 (23.99%) JSON
9 1273 (22.95%) XML
10 1173 (21.15%) HTML5
11 982 (17.70%) ASP.NET
12 939 (16.93%) jQuery
13 761 (13.72%) Node.js
14 741 (13.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 724 (13.05%) Hibernate
16 628 (11.32%) .NET Framework
17 588 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 566 (10.20%) CSS3
19 565 (10.19%) RESTful
20 531 (9.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 494 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 432 (7.79%) User Experience
3 388 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 255 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 239 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
6 185 (3.34%) Fintech
7 98 (1.77%) iPad
8 86 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 82 (1.48%) Social Media
10 74 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 69 (1.24%) Blog
12 66 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 62 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 51 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
15 47 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 47 (0.85%) W3C
16 46 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 45 (0.81%) Mainframe
18 43 (0.78%) Public Cloud
19 42 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 897 (16.17%) Linux
2 379 (6.83%) Windows
3 316 (5.70%) Apple iOS
4 299 (5.39%) Android
5 288 (5.19%) Unix
6 68 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 50 (0.90%) Solaris
8 34 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.25%) CentOS
10 14 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.22%) HPUX
13 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.14%) AIX
15 7 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.054%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3243 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1677 (30.23%) TDD
3 1589 (28.65%) MVC
4 1270 (22.90%) Scrum
5 1061 (19.13%) Software Engineering
6 910 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
7 888 (16.01%) OO
8 844 (15.22%) BDD
9 783 (14.12%) Microservices
10 718 (12.94%) Unit Testing
11 712 (12.84%) Web Development
12 689 (12.42%) SOA
13 573 (10.33%) DevOps
14 517 (9.32%) Open Source
15 486 (8.76%) E-Commerce
16 430 (7.75%) OOP
17 416 (7.50%) Mentoring
18 395 (7.12%) SDLC
19 360 (6.49%) Front End Development
20 340 (6.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2661 (47.97%) Java
2 2650 (47.77%) JavaScript
3 1691 (30.48%) SQL
4 1689 (30.45%) C#
5 639 (11.52%) Python
6 510 (9.19%) PHP
7 366 (6.60%) Scala
8 274 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 246 (4.43%) Ruby
10 190 (3.43%) C++
11 148 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 145 (2.61%) Groovy
13 136 (2.45%) C
14 130 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 121 (2.18%) ES6
16 120 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 118 (2.13%) VB.NET
18 116 (2.09%) Go
19 114 (2.06%) TypeScript
20 94 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 765 (13.79%) Degree
2 114 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 76 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 46 (0.83%) ISEB
7 23 (0.41%) PhD
8 22 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.23%) MCTS
10 12 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.22%) HND
11 10 (0.18%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.14%) CCNP
14 7 (0.13%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.11%) CISSP
15 6 (0.11%) MCSA
15 6 (0.11%) SANS
16 5 (0.090%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (5.97%) QA
2 39 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 30 (0.54%) SDET
5 28 (0.50%) SLA
6 24 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.20%) GCP
9 11 (0.20%) WCAG
10 10 (0.18%) MiFID
11 9 (0.16%) HL7
12 7 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.13%) EMIR
12 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.090%) SEPA
14 3 (0.054%) GAAP
14 3 (0.054%) Section 508
14 3 (0.054%) WAI
15 2 (0.036%) FATCA
System Software
1 348 (6.27%) Docker
2 40 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 34 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (0.32%) vSphere
6 16 (0.29%) HDFS
7 14 (0.25%) Varnish
8 13 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.14%) KVM
9 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.13%) etcd
10 7 (0.13%) Firmware
10 7 (0.13%) flannel
11 6 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.072%) Xen
13 3 (0.054%) iptables
14 2 (0.036%) NFS
14 2 (0.036%) Samba
Systems Management
1 178 (3.21%) Puppet
2 138 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (2.07%) Ansible
4 55 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.67%) Kibana
6 20 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.32%) Terraform
8 16 (0.29%) logstash
8 16 (0.29%) Nagios
8 16 (0.29%) Piwik
8 16 (0.29%) rkt
9 12 (0.22%) MOM
10 11 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 9 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (0.14%) CloudHub
12 8 (0.14%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.14%) Salt
13 6 (0.11%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.11%) Mesos
13 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 705 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 508 (9.16%) Oracle
3 192 (3.46%) IBM
4 177 (3.19%) Google
4 177 (3.19%) SAP
5 110 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 109 (1.97%) Adobe
7 95 (1.71%) Apple
8 69 (1.24%) Zend
9 67 (1.21%) Xamarin
10 66 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 59 (1.06%) MuleSoft
12 58 (1.05%) VMware
13 57 (1.03%) hybris
14 54 (0.97%) Twitter
15 52 (0.94%) HP
16 50 (0.90%) Splunk
17 45 (0.81%) ServiceNow
18 37 (0.67%) Sitecore
19 36 (0.65%) Coverity
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% bonus & good corporate bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus , shares,Pension,health
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday