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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 111 129
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18  
Permanent jobs citing REST 3201 2700 2687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.63% 2.78% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.87% 7.15% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2507 2271 2233
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 36096 37770 42141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.98% 38.91% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30323 32819 36049
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +35 3070 £52,500 - 455
London +10 1462 £60,000 - 215
South East +80 500 £50,000 +11.11% 52
South West +26 253 £45,000 +5.88% 35
North West +58 228 £45,000 - 47
West Midlands +53 212 £40,000 - 32
East of England -10 193 £47,500 -5.00% 38
City of London +23 191 £62,500 -3.84% 41
Manchester +40 140 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Yorkshire +35 136 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Berkshire +70 125 £50,000 - 12
Hampshire +50 111 £48,750 +21.87% 12
Birmingham +32 103 £47,500 +3.26% 8
Bristol +15 90 £47,960 +6.57% 14
West Yorkshire +24 79 £45,000 -14.28% 13
West Sussex -10 71 £45,000 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 69 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Scotland -26 67 £40,000 -3.03% 15
Leeds +21 63 £44,000 -2.22% 9
Oxfordshire +59 62 £53,750 -0.46% 5
Gloucestershire +19 56 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Cambridgeshire -30 55 £42,500 -11.91% 21
Surrey +24 50 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East Midlands +36 49 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Worthing - 49 £45,000 - 2
Reading +43 48 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Wiltshire +19 48 £43,750 +9.37% 6
South Yorkshire +24 43 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Oxford +34 41 £60,000 +0.84% 2
Glasgow -12 41 £40,000 -8.57% 10

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3430 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2790 (47.18%) JavaScript
3 2789 (47.16%) Java
4 2451 (41.44%) Web Services
5 2344 (39.63%) HTML
6 2194 (37.10%) SOAP
7 2103 (35.56%) CSS
8 1875 (31.70%) TDD
9 1714 (28.98%) SQL
10 1692 (28.61%) MVC
11 1679 (28.39%) C#
12 1660 (28.07%) AngularJS
13 1625 (27.48%) .NET
14 1497 (25.31%) Spring
15 1483 (25.08%) Git (software)
16 1412 (23.88%) JSON
17 1351 (22.84%) XML
18 1318 (22.29%) Scrum
19 1244 (21.03%) Software Engineering
20 1159 (19.60%) Finance
21 1158 (19.58%) HTML5
22 1091 (18.45%) SQL Server
23 1082 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
24 1016 (17.18%) ASP.NET
25 1013 (17.13%) OO
26 987 (16.69%) jQuery
27 941 (15.91%) Linux
28 932 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
29 922 (15.59%) Node.js
30 920 (15.56%) BDD

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
1 423 (7.15%) Tomcat
2 265 (4.48%) Apache
3 264 (4.46%) JBoss
4 252 (4.26%) CMS
5 211 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 188 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 183 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 155 (2.62%) IIS
9 130 (2.20%) Mule
10 126 (2.13%) Apache Spark
11 113 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 104 (1.76%) Mule ESB
13 103 (1.74%) Confluence
14 95 (1.61%) SharePoint
15 86 (1.45%) nginx
16 80 (1.35%) Umbraco
17 79 (1.34%) Drupal
18 70 (1.18%) WordPress
19 62 (1.05%) Apache Solr
20 56 (0.95%) Jetty
Applications
1 48 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 29 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.068%) Weka
8 2 (0.034%) GIMP
8 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.034%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 148 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.34%) Magento
5 18 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 11 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.10%) Maximo
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.085%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.068%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.068%) Pega PRPC
13 3 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
13 3 (0.051%) OpenText MBPM
13 3 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.051%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.051%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.051%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 932 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 485 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 417 (7.05%) SaaS
4 277 (4.68%) GitHub
5 130 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 84 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (1.10%) PaaS
8 53 (0.90%) Office 365
9 47 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 44 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 43 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 42 (0.71%) IaaS
13 41 (0.69%) Force.com
14 38 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (0.54%) Google Play
16 26 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 20 (0.34%) TestFlight
18 19 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
19 18 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 612 (10.35%) HTTP
2 258 (4.36%) Internet
3 97 (1.64%) SSL
4 80 (1.35%) DNS
5 58 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 55 (0.93%) Firewall
7 42 (0.71%) LDAP
8 37 (0.63%) Intranet
9 33 (0.56%) VPN
10 31 (0.52%) FTP
11 26 (0.44%) AMQP
12 24 (0.41%) IPsec
12 24 (0.41%) WAN
13 23 (0.39%) BGP
13 23 (0.39%) Multicast
13 23 (0.39%) OSPF
14 22 (0.37%) LAN
14 22 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (0.34%) Wireless
16 18 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1091 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 920 (15.56%) NoSQL
3 832 (14.07%) MySQL
4 687 (11.62%) MongoDB
5 588 (9.94%) Relational Database
6 328 (5.55%) Big Data
7 259 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 237 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
9 208 (3.52%) RDBMS
10 207 (3.50%) Redis
11 171 (2.89%) Hadoop
12 115 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 114 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 106 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 88 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 66 (1.12%) CouchDB
17 65 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 62 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 60 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
20 52 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1483 (25.08%) Git (software)
2 778 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 637 (10.77%) Maven
4 514 (8.69%) JIRA
5 494 (8.35%) JUnit
6 489 (8.27%) Subversion
7 385 (6.51%) Selenium
8 267 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 250 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 234 (3.96%) Cucumber
11 224 (3.79%) TeamCity
12 206 (3.48%) Eclipse
13 187 (3.16%) gulp
14 178 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 175 (2.96%) Gradle
16 150 (2.54%) Grunt
17 145 (2.45%) NUnit
18 142 (2.40%) IntelliJ
19 138 (2.33%) webpack
20 137 (2.32%) Mockito
General
1 1159 (19.60%) Finance
2 405 (6.85%) Banking
3 311 (5.26%) Marketing
4 296 (5.01%) Retail
5 226 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 222 (3.75%) Electronics
7 174 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 139 (2.35%) Games
9 102 (1.72%) Legal
10 101 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 84 (1.42%) Publishing
12 74 (1.25%) Advertising
13 45 (0.76%) Front Office
14 39 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.63%) Automotive
16 35 (0.59%) Law
17 26 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.42%) Back Office
19 23 (0.39%) Multimedia
20 7 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 4188 (70.82%) Developer
2 1429 (24.16%) Java Developer
3 1019 (17.23%) Senior Developer
4 697 (11.79%) .NET Developer
5 660 (11.16%) C# Developer
6 433 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
7 432 (7.30%) Architect
8 405 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 401 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 388 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 376 (6.36%) Software Developer
12 317 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 281 (4.75%) Web Developer
14 260 (4.40%) Lead Developer
15 255 (4.31%) Java Engineer
16 254 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 244 (4.13%) PHP Developer
18 208 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
19 188 (3.18%) Angular Developer
20 169 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2451 (41.44%) Web Services
2 2344 (39.63%) HTML
3 2194 (37.10%) SOAP
4 2103 (35.56%) CSS
5 1660 (28.07%) AngularJS
6 1625 (27.48%) .NET
7 1497 (25.31%) Spring
8 1412 (23.88%) JSON
9 1351 (22.84%) XML
10 1158 (19.58%) HTML5
11 1016 (17.18%) ASP.NET
12 987 (16.69%) jQuery
13 922 (15.59%) Node.js
14 870 (14.71%) Hibernate
15 680 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 679 (11.48%) CSS3
17 651 (11.01%) React
18 635 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 572 (9.67%) RESTful
20 546 (9.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 488 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 471 (7.96%) Mobile App
3 464 (7.85%) User Experience
4 408 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 269 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 268 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
7 246 (4.16%) Fintech
8 114 (1.93%) iPad
9 102 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 95 (1.61%) Social Media
11 76 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 75 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 70 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 64 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
15 62 (1.05%) Mainframe
16 58 (0.98%) N-Tier
17 51 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 44 (0.74%) Data Centre
18 44 (0.74%) Hedge funds
19 39 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 941 (15.91%) Linux
2 401 (6.78%) Windows
3 366 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 359 (6.07%) Android
5 321 (5.43%) Unix
6 62 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.86%) Solaris
8 38 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 33 (0.56%) CentOS
10 27 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.32%) AIX
12 19 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 18 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.25%) HPUX
15 10 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.10%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.10%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.085%) Debian
17 5 (0.085%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3430 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1875 (31.70%) TDD
3 1692 (28.61%) MVC
4 1318 (22.29%) Scrum
5 1244 (21.03%) Software Engineering
6 1082 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
7 1013 (17.13%) OO
8 920 (15.56%) BDD
9 918 (15.52%) Test Automation
10 895 (15.13%) Microservices
11 803 (13.58%) SOA
12 766 (12.95%) Web Development
13 726 (12.28%) Unit Testing
14 657 (11.11%) DevOps
15 567 (9.59%) Open Source
16 507 (8.57%) E-Commerce
17 475 (8.03%) SDLC
18 453 (7.66%) Mentoring
19 415 (7.02%) Front End Development
20 413 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2790 (47.18%) JavaScript
2 2789 (47.16%) Java
3 1714 (28.98%) SQL
4 1679 (28.39%) C#
5 688 (11.63%) Python
6 599 (10.13%) PHP
7 301 (5.09%) Scala
8 281 (4.75%) Ruby
9 241 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 202 (3.42%) C
10 202 (3.42%) C++
11 179 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 174 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 173 (2.93%) ES6
14 169 (2.86%) PL/SQL
15 135 (2.28%) Groovy
16 103 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 102 (1.72%) Apple Swift
18 96 (1.62%) PowerShell
19 95 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 783 (13.24%) Degree
2 305 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.13%) ISEB
5 64 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 57 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 52 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 23 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.32%) PhD
11 15 (0.25%) CCNP
11 15 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.19%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.14%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.12%) HND
15 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.12%) RHCA
16 6 (0.10%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (7.07%) QA
2 58 (0.98%) SLA
3 40 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 29 (0.49%) WCAG
6 25 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 20 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.22%) GCP
10 13 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.15%) MiFID
12 6 (0.10%) EMIR
12 6 (0.10%) HL7
13 5 (0.085%) Section 508
14 2 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.034%) SEPA
15 1 (0.017%) GDPR
15 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.017%) PMO
System Software
1 388 (6.56%) Docker
2 30 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.41%) Firmware
3 24 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.32%) Varnish
6 18 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 17 (0.29%) HDFS
7 17 (0.29%) KVM
8 10 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.15%) vSphere
10 5 (0.085%) etcd
10 5 (0.085%) flannel
11 4 (0.068%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.051%) Xen
13 2 (0.034%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.017%) ACF2
14 1 (0.017%) iptables
14 1 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 181 (3.06%) Puppet
2 121 (2.05%) Ansible
3 116 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 43 (0.73%) Kibana
6 32 (0.54%) CloudHub
7 28 (0.47%) Terraform
8 22 (0.37%) MOM
9 19 (0.32%) logstash
10 17 (0.29%) Nagios
11 15 (0.25%) Piwik
12 14 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.19%) OpenNebula
14 10 (0.17%) Packer
15 9 (0.15%) rkt
16 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
17 7 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
18 6 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 6 (0.10%) Salt
19 5 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 626 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 620 (10.48%) Oracle
3 238 (4.02%) SAP
4 186 (3.15%) IBM
5 153 (2.59%) Google
6 111 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 94 (1.59%) Apple
8 81 (1.37%) Xamarin
9 76 (1.29%) Adobe
9 76 (1.29%) Zend
10 67 (1.13%) MuleSoft
11 65 (1.10%) hybris
12 57 (0.96%) Cognizant
13 54 (0.91%) Atlassian
13 54 (0.91%) TIBCO
14 42 (0.71%) Splunk
15 40 (0.68%) ServiceNow
16 39 (0.66%) Apigee
16 39 (0.66%) VMware
17 37 (0.63%) Sitecore
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000+BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago