Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 82 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +30
Permanent jobs citing REST 5,416 6,330 5,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.57% 3.61% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.01% 8.87% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,271 5,150 4,688
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 60,143 71,329 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.69% 40.63% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49,337 60,182 58,932
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -2 5,083 £55,000 - 1,132
UK excluding London +9 2,841 £47,500 +3.26% 666
London -13 2,455 £65,000 +4.00% 528
South East +9 965 £50,000 - 171
North of England -3 516 £47,500 +11.76% 192
South West +19 488 £45,000 +0.84% 54
Midlands +19 373 £44,000 +3.53% 106
North West -29 281 £49,750 +10.56% 109
East of England 0 272 £52,500 +5.00% 81
West Midlands -7 198 £44,000 +3.53% 52
Yorkshire +51 197 £45,000 +9.76% 73
East Midlands +33 175 £40,000 -11.11% 53
Scotland -20 149 £50,000 - 29
Wales +3 57 £42,500 +6.25% 24
North East +18 40 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Northern Ireland +12 35 £40,000 +3.23% 10

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for REST.

1 3,046 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2,560 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 2,339 (43.19%) Java
4 1,726 (31.87%) HTML
5 1,692 (31.24%) SQL
6 1,609 (29.71%) Web Services
7 1,581 (29.19%) C#
7 1,581 (29.19%) .NET
8 1,541 (28.45%) CSS
9 1,487 (27.46%) SOAP
10 1,434 (26.48%) TDD
11 1,362 (25.15%) AngularJS
12 1,272 (23.49%) Microservices
13 1,182 (21.82%) MVC
14 1,160 (21.42%) Git (software)
15 1,132 (20.90%) Scrum
16 1,117 (20.62%) JSON
17 1,111 (20.51%) Test Automation
18 1,092 (20.16%) Finance
19 1,079 (19.92%) SQL Server
20 1,048 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
21 1,046 (19.31%) Spring
22 1,036 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
23 925 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
23 925 (17.08%) DevOps
24 874 (16.14%) Software Engineering
25 864 (15.95%) XML
26 851 (15.71%) React
27 798 (14.73%) Python
28 777 (14.35%) Docker

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
1 277 (5.11%) Confluence
2 258 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 181 (3.34%) IIS
4 175 (3.23%) CMS
5 170 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 145 (2.68%) JBoss
7 118 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 115 (2.12%) Apache
9 110 (2.03%) Apache Spark
10 83 (1.53%) Mule
11 77 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 68 (1.26%) WordPress
13 48 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 44 (0.81%) nginx
14 44 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 44 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 43 (0.79%) Jetty
16 41 (0.76%) Drupal
17 40 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
18 34 (0.63%) Anypoint
Applications
1 81 (1.50%) Chatbot
2 25 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.24%) Weka
4 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.037%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.037%) Snapchat
9 1 (0.018%) HipChat
9 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 80 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.96%) thinkFolio
3 42 (0.78%) Magento
4 15 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 11 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.15%) Shopify
7 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.092%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.074%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.074%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 4 (0.074%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.055%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.055%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1,036 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
2 925 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 275 (5.08%) GitHub
4 239 (4.41%) SaaS
5 162 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 155 (2.86%) PaaS
7 131 (2.42%) Serverless
8 107 (1.98%) npm
9 82 (1.51%) IaaS
10 76 (1.40%) Office 365
11 71 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
12 66 (1.22%) Slack
13 61 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
14 58 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (1.05%) OpenShift
16 56 (1.03%) Amazon S3
17 49 (0.90%) Apigee
18 45 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
19 42 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
20 40 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 423 (7.81%) HTTP
2 128 (2.36%) Internet
3 68 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 63 (1.16%) SSL
5 42 (0.78%) Firewall
6 37 (0.68%) DNS
7 29 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 27 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 27 (0.50%) VPN
9 25 (0.46%) Bluetooth
10 16 (0.30%) MQTT
11 15 (0.28%) IPv6
11 15 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.26%) AMQP
13 13 (0.24%) VoIP
14 12 (0.22%) BIG-IP
14 12 (0.22%) MPLS
14 12 (0.22%) SAN
14 12 (0.22%) Wireless
15 11 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,079 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 562 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 559 (10.32%) MySQL
4 431 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 410 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 288 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 258 (4.76%) Big Data
8 151 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 144 (2.66%) Redis
10 129 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 115 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 110 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 107 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 89 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 68 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 65 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
17 64 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
18 61 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 60 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
20 57 (1.05%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,160 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 750 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 541 (9.99%) JIRA
4 462 (8.53%) Maven
5 441 (8.14%) Selenium
6 406 (7.50%) JUnit
7 365 (6.74%) Cucumber
8 239 (4.41%) Visual Studio
9 210 (3.88%) Subversion
10 200 (3.69%) Gradle
11 199 (3.67%) TeamCity
12 196 (3.62%) webpack
13 170 (3.14%) NUnit
14 155 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 129 (2.38%) gulp
16 126 (2.33%) Mockito
16 126 (2.33%) SoapUI
17 111 (2.05%) JMeter
18 110 (2.03%) Bitbucket
18 110 (2.03%) Grunt
General
1 1,092 (20.16%) Finance
2 429 (7.92%) Banking
3 312 (5.76%) Retail
4 211 (3.90%) Games
5 168 (3.10%) Marketing
6 109 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 86 (1.59%) Advertising
8 67 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.14%) Law
10 46 (0.85%) Legal
11 41 (0.76%) Back Office
12 39 (0.72%) Electronics
13 35 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.61%) Front Office
14 33 (0.61%) Publishing
15 25 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.44%) Automotive
17 18 (0.33%) Billing
17 18 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 3,560 (65.73%) Developer
2 1,172 (21.64%) Java Developer
3 657 (12.13%) .NET Developer
4 635 (11.72%) Senior Developer
5 460 (8.49%) C# Developer
6 431 (7.96%) Software Developer
7 380 (7.02%) Software Engineer
8 365 (6.74%) Architect
9 353 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 310 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 272 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 248 (4.58%) PHP Developer
13 233 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
14 212 (3.91%) Test Engineer
15 211 (3.90%) Lead Developer
16 204 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 186 (3.43%) Java Engineer
17 186 (3.43%) Web Developer
18 165 (3.05%) Python Developer
19 154 (2.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,726 (31.87%) HTML
2 1,609 (29.71%) Web Services
3 1,581 (29.19%) .NET
4 1,541 (28.45%) CSS
5 1,487 (27.46%) SOAP
6 1,362 (25.15%) AngularJS
7 1,117 (20.62%) JSON
8 1,046 (19.31%) Spring
9 864 (15.95%) XML
10 851 (15.71%) React
11 771 (14.24%) Node.js
12 739 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 637 (11.76%) HTML5
14 583 (10.76%) jQuery
15 564 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 478 (8.83%) RESTful
17 398 (7.35%) .NET Framework
18 396 (7.31%) Hibernate
19 376 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
20 349 (6.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 397 (7.33%) User Experience
2 359 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
3 341 (6.30%) Fintech
4 322 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 203 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 180 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
7 171 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 154 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 130 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 86 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 74 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 72 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 71 (1.31%) Derivative
13 71 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 70 (1.29%) Cloud Native
15 65 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
16 54 (1.00%) Equities
17 51 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 47 (0.87%) Client/Server
19 38 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 603 (11.13%) Linux
2 405 (7.48%) Windows
3 235 (4.34%) Apple iOS
4 224 (4.14%) Android
5 165 (3.05%) Unix
6 43 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.55%) CentOS
8 25 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 24 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 23 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.13%) Solaris
14 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.11%) VMS
15 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.074%) Debian
16 4 (0.074%) zOS
17 2 (0.037%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,046 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1,434 (26.48%) TDD
3 1,272 (23.49%) Microservices
4 1,182 (21.82%) MVC
5 1,132 (20.90%) Scrum
6 1,111 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 1,048 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 925 (17.08%) DevOps
9 874 (16.14%) Software Engineering
10 710 (13.11%) OO
11 610 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 606 (11.19%) BDD
13 580 (10.71%) Web Development
14 494 (9.12%) Computer Science
15 468 (8.64%) SOA
16 458 (8.46%) SDLC
17 420 (7.75%) Unit Testing
18 417 (7.70%) Open Source
19 406 (7.50%) Front End Development
20 398 (7.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,560 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 2,339 (43.19%) Java
3 1,692 (31.24%) SQL
4 1,581 (29.19%) C#
5 798 (14.73%) Python
6 451 (8.33%) PHP
7 450 (8.31%) Java 8
8 252 (4.65%) Scala
9 219 (4.04%) ES6
10 215 (3.97%) PowerShell
11 205 (3.79%) TypeScript
12 180 (3.32%) Ruby
13 175 (3.23%) T-SQL
14 165 (3.05%) C++
15 119 (2.20%) C
16 101 (1.86%) PL/SQL
17 94 (1.74%) VB.NET
18 86 (1.59%) Apple Swift
18 86 (1.59%) Groovy
19 85 (1.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 700 (12.92%) Degree
2 240 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 43 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 36 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (0.54%) CISSP
7 29 (0.54%) ISEB
8 22 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.28%) SANS
12 13 (0.24%) MCPD
12 13 (0.24%) PhD
13 12 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.22%) CISM
13 12 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (0.22%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 517 (9.55%) QA
2 64 (1.18%) GDPR
3 30 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 30 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.54%) SLA
5 17 (0.31%) PMO
6 16 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) WCAG
8 10 (0.18%) HL7
8 10 (0.18%) MiFID
9 9 (0.17%) GAMP
10 4 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.055%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.055%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.018%) MISRA
System Software
1 777 (14.35%) Docker
2 142 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 32 (0.59%) HDFS
6 24 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.41%) vSphere
8 17 (0.31%) Firmware
9 9 (0.17%) Varnish
10 8 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.092%) Squid
13 4 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.074%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.055%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.037%) oVirt
15 2 (0.037%) RHEV
15 2 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 333 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 194 (3.58%) Ansible
3 149 (2.75%) Puppet
4 106 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (1.70%) Terraform
6 34 (0.63%) Mesos
7 23 (0.42%) Grafana
8 22 (0.41%) Kibana
9 21 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 16 (0.30%) CloudHub
11 16 (0.30%) Salt
11 16 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (0.24%) Rancher
13 11 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 8 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
16 6 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.11%) Marathon
Vendors
1 577 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 471 (8.70%) Oracle
3 191 (3.53%) Google
4 158 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (1.61%) MuleSoft
5 87 (1.61%) SAP
6 86 (1.59%) Splunk
7 82 (1.51%) IBM
8 79 (1.46%) Tableau
9 73 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 58 (1.07%) VMware
11 55 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 52 (0.96%) Charles River
13 51 (0.94%) Red Hat
14 50 (0.92%) ServiceNow
15 44 (0.81%) Apple
16 40 (0.74%) Adobe
17 39 (0.72%) Jitterbit
17 39 (0.72%) Zend
18 37 (0.68%) Sitecore