Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 92 113
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21 +60
Permanent jobs citing REST 6613 5762 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.66% 3.05% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 7.82% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5326 5016 4908
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +13 6265 £55,000 +4.76% 514
UK excluding London +40 3330 £45,000 - 253
London +3 3177 £60,000 - 277
South East +50 973 £51,500 +8.42% 63
North of England +54 712 £45,000 +5.88% 80
South West +16 496 £43,500 -3.33% 35
Midlands +26 494 £40,000 -5.88% 27
North West +59 480 £45,000 +5.88% 55
East of England +17 423 £50,000 -4.76% 32
West Midlands +33 351 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire +18 198 £44,000 -7.37% 22
Scotland +4 173 £45,000 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +42 143 £41,250 -5.17% 12
Wales -7 61 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North East -2 34 £46,000 +22.67% 3
Northern Ireland -19 11 £27,500 -19.12% 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4047 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 3352 (50.69%) Java
3 3031 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 2388 (36.11%) Web Services
5 2370 (35.84%) HTML
6 2305 (34.86%) SOAP
7 2158 (32.63%) SQL
8 2129 (32.19%) CSS
9 2048 (30.97%) TDD
10 1860 (28.13%) AngularJS
11 1798 (27.19%) C#
12 1773 (26.81%) Spring
13 1755 (26.54%) MVC
14 1661 (25.12%) .NET
15 1598 (24.16%) Finance
16 1588 (24.01%) Git (software)
17 1584 (23.95%) JSON
18 1566 (23.68%) Scrum
19 1485 (22.46%) XML
20 1241 (18.77%) Software Engineering
21 1235 (18.68%) Microservices
22 1160 (17.54%) BDD
23 1138 (17.21%) HTML5
24 1131 (17.10%) SQL Server
25 1109 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
25 1109 (16.77%) Test Automation
26 1015 (15.35%) jQuery
27 1013 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
28 994 (15.03%) OO
29 984 (14.88%) Degree

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
1 562 (8.50%) Tomcat
2 385 (5.82%) Apache
3 301 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 212 (3.21%) CMS
5 202 (3.05%) JBoss
6 180 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 176 (2.66%) Confluence
8 135 (2.04%) Apache Spark
9 124 (1.88%) WebSphere
10 117 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 114 (1.72%) Mule
12 108 (1.63%) Drupal
13 100 (1.51%) WebLogic
14 92 (1.39%) Mule ESB
15 90 (1.36%) IIS
16 86 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 85 (1.29%) Umbraco
18 83 (1.26%) nginx
19 54 (0.82%) WordPress
20 52 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.076%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.076%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.076%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.060%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.060%) HipChat
6 4 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.045%) SPSS
8 2 (0.030%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.015%) GIMP
9 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.44%) Magento
3 20 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.12%) Maximo
8 7 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.076%) Exstream
10 5 (0.076%) MetaTrader
10 5 (0.076%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.060%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 4 (0.060%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.060%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1013 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 623 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 460 (6.96%) SaaS
4 297 (4.49%) GitHub
5 139 (2.10%) npm
6 108 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 95 (1.44%) Serverless
8 76 (1.15%) PaaS
9 67 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (0.95%) Office 365
11 62 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 58 (0.88%) IaaS
13 57 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 45 (0.68%) Amazon S3
15 44 (0.67%) OpenShift
16 43 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 32 (0.48%) Google Play
18 22 (0.33%) Firebase
19 21 (0.32%) Force.com
20 20 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 508 (7.68%) HTTP
2 249 (3.77%) Internet
3 77 (1.16%) SSL
4 73 (1.10%) LDAP
5 56 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 51 (0.77%) Firewall
7 39 (0.59%) DNS
8 29 (0.44%) Intranet
9 26 (0.39%) ZigBee
10 25 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 21 (0.32%) AMQP
13 20 (0.30%) WAN
14 17 (0.26%) VoIP
15 16 (0.24%) LAN
15 16 (0.24%) SMPP
16 15 (0.23%) SAN
16 15 (0.23%) SNMP
16 15 (0.23%) VPN
17 14 (0.21%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1131 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 887 (13.41%) NoSQL
3 794 (12.01%) MySQL
4 628 (9.50%) MongoDB
5 499 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 292 (4.42%) Big Data
7 248 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 221 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 174 (2.63%) Redis
10 173 (2.62%) RDBMS
11 169 (2.56%) Hadoop
12 109 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 109 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 101 (1.53%) Neo4j
14 98 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 95 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 92 (1.39%) HBase
17 69 (1.04%) Blockchain
18 68 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
19 59 (0.89%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1588 (24.01%) Git (software)
2 901 (13.62%) Jenkins
3 722 (10.92%) Maven
4 712 (10.77%) JIRA
5 651 (9.84%) JUnit
6 533 (8.06%) Selenium
7 476 (7.20%) Subversion
8 467 (7.06%) Cucumber
9 265 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 247 (3.74%) Visual Studio
11 211 (3.19%) gulp
12 199 (3.01%) TeamCity
13 189 (2.86%) WebDriver
14 187 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 176 (2.66%) Grunt
16 172 (2.60%) Gradle
17 171 (2.59%) Jasmine
18 149 (2.25%) Eclipse
19 138 (2.09%) webpack
20 132 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1598 (24.16%) Finance
2 708 (10.71%) Banking
3 416 (6.29%) Retail
4 372 (5.63%) Marketing
5 348 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 308 (4.66%) Retail Banking
7 274 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 256 (3.87%) Games
9 236 (3.57%) Electronics
10 209 (3.16%) Manufacturing
11 142 (2.15%) Front Office
12 112 (1.69%) Advertising
13 95 (1.44%) Publishing
14 81 (1.22%) Legal
15 69 (1.04%) Financial Institution
16 45 (0.68%) Law
17 37 (0.56%) German Language
18 34 (0.51%) Automotive
19 33 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4335 (65.55%) Developer
2 1564 (23.65%) Java Developer
3 856 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 741 (11.21%) .NET Developer
5 603 (9.12%) C# Developer
6 571 (8.63%) Software Engineer
7 478 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 451 (6.82%) Architect
9 428 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 426 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 393 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 360 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 347 (5.25%) Java Engineer
14 317 (4.79%) Lead Developer
15 274 (4.14%) PHP Developer
16 262 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 249 (3.77%) Web Developer
18 240 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
19 211 (3.19%) Agile Developer
20 207 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2388 (36.11%) Web Services
2 2370 (35.84%) HTML
3 2305 (34.86%) SOAP
4 2129 (32.19%) CSS
5 1860 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 1773 (26.81%) Spring
7 1661 (25.12%) .NET
8 1584 (23.95%) JSON
9 1485 (22.46%) XML
10 1138 (17.21%) HTML5
11 1015 (15.35%) jQuery
12 923 (13.96%) ASP.NET
13 887 (13.41%) Hibernate
14 821 (12.41%) Node.js
15 681 (10.30%) CSS3
16 652 (9.86%) React
17 605 (9.15%) RESTful
18 594 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
19 540 (8.17%) Ajax
20 511 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 715 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 546 (8.26%) User Experience
3 451 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 420 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 363 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
6 340 (5.14%) Fintech
7 336 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
8 142 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 117 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 116 (1.75%) Client/Server
11 100 (1.51%) Derivative
12 93 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 80 (1.21%) Management Information System
14 73 (1.10%) Social Media
14 73 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 70 (1.06%) Data Centre
16 62 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
17 56 (0.85%) N-Tier
18 49 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
19 46 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 910 (13.76%) Linux
2 426 (6.44%) Unix
3 385 (5.82%) Android
4 365 (5.52%) Apple iOS
5 357 (5.40%) Windows
6 65 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 43 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 40 (0.60%) Solaris
9 27 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.33%) HPUX
11 21 (0.32%) CentOS
11 21 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.24%) Debian
13 15 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.18%) AIX
15 7 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.076%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.076%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4047 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2048 (30.97%) TDD
3 1755 (26.54%) MVC
4 1566 (23.68%) Scrum
5 1241 (18.77%) Software Engineering
6 1235 (18.68%) Microservices
7 1160 (17.54%) BDD
8 1109 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
8 1109 (16.77%) Test Automation
9 994 (15.03%) OO
10 789 (11.93%) DevOps
11 780 (11.79%) SOA
12 709 (10.72%) Web Development
13 683 (10.33%) SDLC
14 661 (10.00%) Unit Testing
15 504 (7.62%) E-Commerce
16 501 (7.58%) Open Source
17 450 (6.80%) Front End Development
18 449 (6.79%) Mentoring
19 419 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3352 (50.69%) Java
2 3031 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 2158 (32.63%) SQL
4 1798 (27.19%) C#
5 722 (10.92%) Python
6 615 (9.30%) PHP
7 355 (5.37%) Ruby
8 337 (5.10%) T-SQL
9 313 (4.73%) Scala
10 277 (4.19%) C++
11 217 (3.28%) C
11 217 (3.28%) TypeScript
12 189 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 168 (2.54%) Groovy
14 166 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 150 (2.27%) PL/SQL
16 131 (1.98%) Bash Shell
17 130 (1.97%) ES6
18 124 (1.88%) Apple Swift
19 116 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 984 (14.88%) Degree
2 377 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 184 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 93 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 70 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (0.94%) ISEB
7 56 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.32%) PhD
10 20 (0.30%) MCSD
10 20 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (0.26%) DBS Check
12 16 (0.24%) MCPD
13 15 (0.23%) CISSP
13 15 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.21%) GIAC
15 13 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.20%) SSCP
16 12 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (8.89%) QA
2 86 (1.30%) SLA
3 41 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.27%) GCP
5 17 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.26%) WCAG
6 14 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.20%) WAI
8 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.12%) PSD2
10 5 (0.076%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.060%) EMIR
12 3 (0.045%) COBIT
12 3 (0.045%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.045%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.045%) TickIT
13 2 (0.030%) GDPR
13 2 (0.030%) MiFID
14 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 562 (8.50%) Docker
2 79 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.65%) HDFS
4 40 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.32%) Firmware
7 18 (0.27%) vSphere
8 16 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 5 (0.076%) Varnish
12 5 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.060%) GridGain
13 4 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.060%) NFS
13 4 (0.060%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.060%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.045%) KVM
15 2 (0.030%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 203 (3.07%) Puppet
2 163 (2.46%) Ansible
3 147 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 133 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 66 (1.00%) Terraform
6 43 (0.65%) Kibana
7 22 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.32%) Salt
9 18 (0.27%) Nagios
10 17 (0.26%) CloudHub
11 14 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
12 13 (0.20%) logstash
13 11 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.17%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (0.12%) Marathon
15 8 (0.12%) SCCM
15 8 (0.12%) SCOM
16 7 (0.11%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 771 (11.66%) Oracle
2 642 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 265 (4.01%) SAP
4 178 (2.69%) Google
5 163 (2.46%) IBM
6 129 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 107 (1.62%) Apple
8 90 (1.36%) Xamarin
9 86 (1.30%) Zend
10 72 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 59 (0.89%) Pega
12 56 (0.85%) VMware
13 52 (0.79%) Atlassian
13 52 (0.79%) EMC
14 48 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 46 (0.70%) Splunk
16 40 (0.60%) Sybase
17 38 (0.57%) Adobe
17 38 (0.57%) AppDynamics
17 38 (0.57%) HP