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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
Rank 83 121 154
Rank change year-on-year +38 +33  
Permanent jobs citing REST 2696 2739 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.21% 2.65% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.03% 6.91% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2373 1831
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 £72,500 £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 33569 39639 40144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.34% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28635 34132 34071
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 26 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 26 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 2553 £52,500 +2.23% 432
London +22 1225 £60,000 +4.34% 202
South East +49 439 £50,000 +7.52% 64
South West +61 266 £46,385 +9.14% 39
North West -4 156 £42,500 - 39
Yorkshire +45 135 £40,000 - 33
City of London +39 131 £65,000 +25.00% 62
Manchester +18 125 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West Midlands -5 125 £36,500 -14.11% 23
Bristol +33 115 £45,000 - 15
East of England -58 112 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Hampshire +69 104 £45,000 - 20
Surrey +53 95 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Berkshire +44 95 £55,000 +10.00% 14
West Yorkshire +28 80 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Gloucestershire +52 74 £52,500 -12.50% 11
East Midlands +32 66 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wales +28 61 £45,269 +3.47% 3
Leeds +16 57 £45,000 +9.09% 17
West Sussex -13 53 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland +1 52 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Reading +54 48 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Oxfordshire +20 47 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South Wales +25 44 £45,269 +0.59% 3
Cambridgeshire -38 42 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Basingstoke +35 38 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Birmingham -36 37 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South Yorkshire +41 33 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire +2 32 £60,500 +21.00% 4
Wiltshire +32 31 £50,990 +27.47% 4

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 3231 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 2662 (48.13%) Java
3 2644 (47.80%) JavaScript
4 2381 (43.05%) Web Services
5 2255 (40.77%) HTML
6 2002 (36.20%) SOAP
7 1935 (34.98%) CSS
8 1683 (30.43%) SQL
9 1672 (30.23%) C#
10 1669 (30.18%) TDD
11 1578 (28.53%) MVC
12 1576 (28.49%) .NET
13 1473 (26.63%) Spring
14 1374 (24.84%) AngularJS
15 1331 (24.06%) JSON
16 1263 (22.83%) Scrum
16 1263 (22.83%) XML
17 1254 (22.67%) Git (software)
18 1172 (21.19%) HTML5
19 1069 (19.33%) SQL Server
20 1062 (19.20%) Software Engineering
21 1021 (18.46%) Finance
22 972 (17.57%) ASP.NET
23 942 (17.03%) jQuery
24 919 (16.62%) NoSQL
25 909 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
26 897 (16.22%) Linux
27 892 (16.13%) OO
28 842 (15.22%) BDD
29 811 (14.66%) 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
1 430 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 291 (5.26%) Apache
3 284 (5.13%) JBoss
4 256 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
5 255 (4.61%) IIS
6 238 (4.30%) CMS
7 202 (3.65%) WebSphere
8 127 (2.30%) Apache Spark
9 114 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 106 (1.92%) SharePoint
11 104 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 100 (1.81%) Mule
13 91 (1.65%) Confluence
14 87 (1.57%) Mule ESB
15 80 (1.45%) nginx
16 79 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 79 (1.43%) Umbraco
17 71 (1.28%) Drupal
18 68 (1.23%) WordPress
19 60 (1.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 255 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.51%) 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
1 102 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.81%) Magento
3 38 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.14%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.13%) Shopify
9 7 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
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
1 811 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 457 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 361 (6.53%) SaaS
4 185 (3.34%) GitHub
5 105 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 73 (1.32%) PaaS
7 64 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 60 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (1.08%) Office 365
9 48 (0.87%) Force.com
10 44 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 41 (0.74%) IaaS
12 31 (0.56%) Google App Engine
13 28 (0.51%) Google Play
14 27 (0.49%) Google Analytics
15 24 (0.43%) Slack
16 21 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 21 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
16 21 (0.38%) CloudFront
17 20 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 540 (9.76%) HTTP
2 163 (2.95%) Internet
3 79 (1.43%) SSL
4 50 (0.90%) DNS
5 46 (0.83%) Intranet
6 43 (0.78%) Firewall
6 43 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 37 (0.67%) LDAP
8 25 (0.45%) FTP
8 25 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 20 (0.36%) SSH
10 18 (0.33%) Skype
10 18 (0.33%) Wireless
11 17 (0.31%) WAN
12 16 (0.29%) AMQP
13 15 (0.27%) VPN
14 13 (0.24%) LAN
14 13 (0.24%) SNMP
15 11 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
15 11 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 919 (16.62%) NoSQL
3 730 (13.20%) MySQL
4 629 (11.37%) MongoDB
5 550 (9.94%) Relational Database
6 352 (6.36%) Big Data
7 266 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 211 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 188 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 185 (3.34%) Redis
11 184 (3.33%) Hadoop
12 109 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 109 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 102 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 95 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 86 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
16 81 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 68 (1.23%) Apache Hive
18 63 (1.14%) CouchDB
19 56 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1254 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 689 (12.46%) Jenkins
3 531 (9.60%) Maven
4 481 (8.70%) JUnit
5 468 (8.46%) Subversion
6 430 (7.77%) JIRA
7 333 (6.02%) Selenium
8 276 (4.99%) Eclipse
9 275 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 264 (4.77%) TeamCity
10 264 (4.77%) Visual Studio
11 249 (4.50%) Cucumber
12 163 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 156 (2.82%) Grunt
14 153 (2.77%) gulp
15 147 (2.66%) Mockito
16 139 (2.51%) Gradle
17 128 (2.31%) Ant
18 126 (2.28%) IntelliJ
19 117 (2.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 1021 (18.46%) Finance
2 318 (5.75%) Banking
3 286 (5.17%) Retail
4 218 (3.94%) Marketing
5 201 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 153 (2.77%) Games
7 132 (2.39%) Advertising
8 130 (2.35%) Electronics
9 115 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 83 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 79 (1.43%) Publishing
12 42 (0.76%) Front Office
13 32 (0.58%) Law
14 28 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.51%) Legal
15 26 (0.47%) Automotive
16 18 (0.33%) Back Office
17 14 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 3959 (71.58%) Developer
2 1381 (24.97%) Java Developer
3 961 (17.37%) Senior Developer
4 684 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 648 (11.72%) C# Developer
6 417 (7.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 414 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 396 (7.16%) Architect
9 386 (6.98%) Software Engineer
10 334 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 317 (5.73%) Software Developer
12 278 (5.03%) Web Developer
13 260 (4.70%) Java Engineer
14 255 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
15 253 (4.57%) Lead Developer
16 216 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 212 (3.83%) Angular Developer
18 211 (3.81%) PHP Developer
19 182 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
20 171 (3.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2381 (43.05%) Web Services
2 2255 (40.77%) HTML
3 2002 (36.20%) SOAP
4 1935 (34.98%) CSS
5 1576 (28.49%) .NET
6 1473 (26.63%) Spring
7 1374 (24.84%) AngularJS
8 1331 (24.06%) JSON
9 1263 (22.83%) XML
10 1172 (21.19%) HTML5
11 972 (17.57%) ASP.NET
12 942 (17.03%) jQuery
13 766 (13.85%) Node.js
14 732 (13.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 731 (13.22%) Hibernate
16 620 (11.21%) .NET Framework
17 580 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 565 (10.22%) CSS3
19 562 (10.16%) RESTful
20 530 (9.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 493 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 436 (7.88%) User Experience
3 383 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 253 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 185 (3.34%) Fintech
7 98 (1.77%) iPad
8 87 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 83 (1.50%) Social Media
10 72 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 69 (1.25%) Blog
12 66 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 61 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 51 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
15 48 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 47 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 47 (0.85%) W3C
17 45 (0.81%) Mainframe
18 44 (0.80%) Public Cloud
19 42 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 897 (16.22%) Linux
2 378 (6.83%) Windows
3 314 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 301 (5.44%) Android
5 287 (5.19%) Unix
6 67 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 50 (0.90%) Solaris
8 34 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.24%) CentOS
13 12 (0.22%) HPUX
13 12 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.14%) AIX
16 7 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.054%) Kali Linux
18 3 (0.054%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3231 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1669 (30.18%) TDD
3 1578 (28.53%) MVC
4 1263 (22.83%) Scrum
5 1062 (19.20%) Software Engineering
6 909 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
7 892 (16.13%) OO
8 842 (15.22%) BDD
9 783 (14.16%) Microservices
10 715 (12.93%) Unit Testing
11 712 (12.87%) Web Development
12 686 (12.40%) SOA
13 572 (10.34%) DevOps
14 516 (9.33%) Open Source
15 490 (8.86%) E-Commerce
16 429 (7.76%) OOP
17 413 (7.47%) Mentoring
18 397 (7.18%) SDLC
19 362 (6.54%) Front End Development
20 338 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2662 (48.13%) Java
2 2644 (47.80%) JavaScript
3 1683 (30.43%) SQL
4 1672 (30.23%) C#
5 639 (11.55%) Python
6 510 (9.22%) PHP
7 362 (6.54%) Scala
8 272 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 242 (4.38%) Ruby
10 186 (3.36%) C++
11 148 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 144 (2.60%) Groovy
13 136 (2.46%) C
14 128 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 121 (2.19%) ES6
16 119 (2.15%) Bash Shell
17 116 (2.10%) Go
18 115 (2.08%) VB.NET
19 113 (2.04%) TypeScript
20 94 (1.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 764 (13.81%) Degree
2 115 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 77 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 46 (0.83%) ISEB
7 23 (0.42%) PhD
8 22 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.24%) MCTS
10 11 (0.20%) HND
11 9 (0.16%) CCNP
11 9 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.13%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.11%) CISSP
13 6 (0.11%) MCSA
13 6 (0.11%) SANS
14 5 (0.090%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (5.95%) QA
2 39 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 30 (0.54%) SDET
5 28 (0.51%) SLA
6 23 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.24%) 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
1 347 (6.27%) Docker
2 40 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 33 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.33%) vSphere
7 16 (0.29%) HDFS
8 14 (0.25%) Varnish
9 12 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.16%) KVM
11 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.13%) etcd
12 7 (0.13%) Firmware
12 7 (0.13%) flannel
13 6 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.11%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.072%) Xen
15 3 (0.054%) iptables
16 2 (0.036%) VMware ESX
17 1 (0.018%) Snort
Systems Management
1 180 (3.25%) Puppet
2 139 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (2.04%) Ansible
4 55 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.65%) Kibana
6 20 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.33%) Terraform
8 16 (0.29%) Nagios
8 16 (0.29%) Piwik
8 16 (0.29%) rkt
9 15 (0.27%) logstash
10 14 (0.25%) MOM
11 11 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 9 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
13 8 (0.14%) CloudHub
13 8 (0.14%) Perfmon
13 8 (0.14%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.11%) Mesos
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 698 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 507 (9.17%) Oracle
3 193 (3.49%) IBM
4 182 (3.29%) SAP
5 176 (3.18%) Google
6 110 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 108 (1.95%) Adobe
8 95 (1.72%) Apple
9 70 (1.27%) Zend
10 67 (1.21%) Xamarin
11 64 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 57 (1.03%) hybris
12 57 (1.03%) MuleSoft
12 57 (1.03%) VMware
13 54 (0.98%) Twitter
14 51 (0.92%) HP
15 49 (0.89%) Splunk
16 46 (0.83%) ServiceNow
17 36 (0.65%) Coverity
17 36 (0.65%) Sitecore
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + equity, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, 32 Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 10% bonus & good corporate bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus , shares,Pension,health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago