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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 111 131
Rank change year-on-year +35 +20  
Permanent jobs citing REST 3219 2737 2672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.62% 2.77% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.85% 7.12% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2303 2214
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 £35,000 £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 36381 38438 42391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.96% 38.97% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30594 33402 36268
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 22 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 22 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 +33 3083 £52,500 - 464
London +15 1464 £60,000 - 221
South East +65 497 £50,000 +11.11% 55
South West +28 261 £45,000 +9.09% 36
North West +47 225 £45,000 - 42
West Midlands +49 214 £40,000 - 31
East of England -14 196 £47,500 -5.00% 39
City of London +23 190 £62,500 - 47
Manchester +34 140 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Yorkshire +30 138 £42,500 -5.55% 26
Berkshire +68 126 £50,000 - 11
Hampshire +58 108 £48,750 +16.07% 11
Birmingham +32 103 £47,500 +3.26% 7
Bristol +23 94 £47,960 +6.57% 17
West Yorkshire +26 79 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Hertfordshire +10 70 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Scotland -24 70 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Sussex -11 69 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Leeds +23 64 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Oxfordshire +57 63 £55,000 +1.85% 6
Gloucestershire +26 58 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Cambridgeshire -39 57 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Surrey +36 53 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East Midlands +38 51 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Reading +48 50 £63,750 +10.86% 3
Wiltshire +19 49 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Worthing +10 47 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire +26 45 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Glasgow -18 42 £40,000 -21.95% 11
Cambridge -36 42 £46,250 -9.31% 16

For the 6 months to 22 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 3424 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2792 (47.36%) Java
3 2784 (47.23%) JavaScript
4 2452 (41.59%) Web Services
5 2339 (39.68%) HTML
6 2180 (36.98%) SOAP
7 2097 (35.57%) CSS
8 1872 (31.76%) TDD
9 1714 (29.08%) SQL
10 1694 (28.74%) MVC
11 1673 (28.38%) C#
12 1647 (27.94%) AngularJS
13 1621 (27.50%) .NET
14 1501 (25.46%) Spring
15 1482 (25.14%) Git (software)
16 1404 (23.82%) JSON
17 1352 (22.93%) XML
18 1319 (22.37%) Scrum
19 1244 (21.10%) Software Engineering
20 1155 (19.59%) HTML5
21 1146 (19.44%) Finance
22 1090 (18.49%) SQL Server
23 1073 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
24 1015 (17.22%) ASP.NET
25 1007 (17.08%) OO
26 984 (16.69%) jQuery
27 939 (15.93%) Linux
28 931 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
29 925 (15.69%) Node.js
30 920 (15.61%) NoSQL

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
1 422 (7.16%) Tomcat
2 268 (4.55%) Apache
3 264 (4.48%) JBoss
4 251 (4.26%) CMS
5 210 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 186 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 181 (3.07%) WebSphere
8 154 (2.61%) IIS
9 131 (2.22%) Mule
10 128 (2.17%) Apache Spark
11 110 (1.87%) WebLogic
12 104 (1.76%) Confluence
12 104 (1.76%) Mule ESB
13 95 (1.61%) SharePoint
14 87 (1.48%) nginx
15 81 (1.37%) Umbraco
16 75 (1.27%) Drupal
17 71 (1.20%) WordPress
18 64 (1.09%) Apache Solr
19 57 (0.97%) 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
1 147 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.34%) Magento
5 18 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.22%) 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
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%) Pega PRPC
13 3 (0.051%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.051%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 931 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 485 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 416 (7.06%) SaaS
4 273 (4.63%) GitHub
5 129 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 64 (1.09%) PaaS
8 53 (0.90%) Office 365
9 47 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 44 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 44 (0.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 42 (0.71%) Force.com
12 41 (0.70%) IaaS
13 38 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
14 31 (0.53%) Google Play
15 26 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 20 (0.34%) TestFlight
17 19 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 18 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 617 (10.47%) HTTP
2 258 (4.38%) Internet
3 98 (1.66%) SSL
4 82 (1.39%) DNS
5 58 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 56 (0.95%) Firewall
7 41 (0.70%) LDAP
8 39 (0.66%) Intranet
9 33 (0.56%) VPN
10 31 (0.53%) 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 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1090 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 920 (15.61%) NoSQL
3 827 (14.03%) MySQL
4 683 (11.59%) MongoDB
5 589 (9.99%) Relational Database
6 333 (5.65%) Big Data
7 259 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 237 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 208 (3.53%) RDBMS
10 206 (3.49%) Redis
11 175 (2.97%) Hadoop
12 116 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 114 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 106 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 88 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 65 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 64 (1.09%) CouchDB
18 62 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 59 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
20 53 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1482 (25.14%) Git (software)
2 775 (13.15%) Jenkins
3 637 (10.81%) Maven
4 514 (8.72%) JIRA
5 492 (8.35%) JUnit
6 489 (8.30%) Subversion
7 379 (6.43%) Selenium
8 268 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 252 (4.27%) Visual Studio
10 231 (3.92%) Cucumber
11 223 (3.78%) TeamCity
12 209 (3.55%) Eclipse
13 185 (3.14%) gulp
14 180 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 177 (3.00%) Gradle
16 148 (2.51%) Grunt
17 144 (2.44%) NUnit
18 142 (2.41%) IntelliJ
19 138 (2.34%) Mockito
20 137 (2.32%) webpack
General
1 1146 (19.44%) Finance
2 401 (6.80%) Banking
3 308 (5.22%) Marketing
4 288 (4.89%) Retail
5 224 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 219 (3.72%) Electronics
7 172 (2.92%) Manufacturing
8 142 (2.41%) Games
9 103 (1.75%) Legal
10 100 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 84 (1.42%) Publishing
12 73 (1.24%) Advertising
13 45 (0.76%) Front Office
14 39 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.61%) Automotive
15 36 (0.61%) Law
16 25 (0.42%) Back Office
17 24 (0.41%) Multimedia
17 24 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4184 (70.98%) Developer
2 1437 (24.38%) Java Developer
3 1018 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 690 (11.70%) .NET Developer
5 662 (11.23%) C# Developer
6 432 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 427 (7.24%) Architect
8 404 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 401 (6.80%) Software Engineer
10 390 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
11 381 (6.46%) Software Developer
12 317 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
13 282 (4.78%) Web Developer
14 257 (4.36%) Lead Developer
15 255 (4.33%) Java Engineer
16 252 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 243 (4.12%) PHP Developer
18 210 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
19 187 (3.17%) Angular Developer
20 169 (2.87%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2452 (41.59%) Web Services
2 2339 (39.68%) HTML
3 2180 (36.98%) SOAP
4 2097 (35.57%) CSS
5 1647 (27.94%) AngularJS
6 1621 (27.50%) .NET
7 1501 (25.46%) Spring
8 1404 (23.82%) JSON
9 1352 (22.93%) XML
10 1155 (19.59%) HTML5
11 1015 (17.22%) ASP.NET
12 984 (16.69%) jQuery
13 925 (15.69%) Node.js
14 873 (14.81%) Hibernate
15 677 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 670 (11.37%) CSS3
17 656 (11.13%) React
18 635 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
19 571 (9.69%) RESTful
20 541 (9.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 487 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 467 (7.92%) User Experience
3 466 (7.91%) Mobile App
4 411 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
5 270 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 267 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
7 245 (4.16%) Fintech
8 117 (1.98%) iPad
9 104 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 93 (1.58%) Social Media
11 78 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 76 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 70 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 64 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
15 62 (1.05%) Mainframe
16 59 (1.00%) N-Tier
17 50 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 44 (0.75%) Data Centre
18 44 (0.75%) Hedge funds
19 40 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 939 (15.93%) Linux
2 400 (6.79%) Windows
3 361 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 356 (6.04%) Android
5 319 (5.41%) Unix
6 61 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.87%) Solaris
8 38 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 33 (0.56%) CentOS
10 27 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.32%) AIX
12 19 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 18 (0.31%) 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 3424 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1872 (31.76%) TDD
3 1694 (28.74%) MVC
4 1319 (22.37%) Scrum
5 1244 (21.10%) Software Engineering
6 1073 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
7 1007 (17.08%) OO
8 915 (15.52%) BDD
9 912 (15.47%) Test Automation
10 894 (15.17%) Microservices
11 804 (13.64%) SOA
12 765 (12.98%) Web Development
13 724 (12.28%) Unit Testing
14 652 (11.06%) DevOps
15 568 (9.64%) Open Source
16 505 (8.57%) E-Commerce
17 473 (8.02%) SDLC
18 452 (7.67%) Mentoring
19 412 (6.99%) OOP
20 410 (6.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2792 (47.36%) Java
2 2784 (47.23%) JavaScript
3 1714 (29.08%) SQL
4 1673 (28.38%) C#
5 689 (11.69%) Python
6 594 (10.08%) PHP
7 304 (5.16%) Scala
8 280 (4.75%) Ruby
9 239 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 202 (3.43%) C++
11 200 (3.39%) C
12 177 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 173 (2.93%) ES6
14 170 (2.88%) Objective-C
15 168 (2.85%) PL/SQL
16 135 (2.29%) Groovy
17 102 (1.73%) Bash Shell
18 98 (1.66%) Apple Swift
19 96 (1.63%) Go
19 96 (1.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 783 (13.28%) Degree
2 303 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 66 (1.12%) ISEB
5 65 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 57 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 52 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (0.64%) 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
1 420 (7.12%) QA
2 56 (0.95%) SLA
3 40 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 29 (0.49%) WCAG
6 24 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 20 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.27%) 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%) BS7666
15 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.017%) PMO
System Software
1 387 (6.56%) Docker
2 29 (0.49%) 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 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (0.31%) 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%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.068%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.051%) Xen
13 2 (0.034%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.034%) iptables
14 1 (0.017%) ACF2
14 1 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 178 (3.02%) Puppet
2 121 (2.05%) Ansible
3 115 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (1.56%) 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 13 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.19%) OpenNebula
14 9 (0.15%) Packer
14 9 (0.15%) rkt
15 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 6 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 6 (0.10%) Salt
18 5 (0.085%) Mesos
Vendors
1 625 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 617 (10.47%) Oracle
3 237 (4.02%) SAP
4 185 (3.14%) IBM
5 151 (2.56%) Google
6 111 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 94 (1.59%) Apple
8 78 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 76 (1.29%) Adobe
10 74 (1.26%) Zend
11 67 (1.14%) MuleSoft
12 65 (1.10%) hybris
13 57 (0.97%) Cognizant
14 54 (0.92%) Atlassian
14 54 (0.92%) TIBCO
15 42 (0.71%) Splunk
16 40 (0.68%) Apigee
16 40 (0.68%) ServiceNow
17 39 (0.66%) VMware
18 36 (0.61%) Sitecore
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bens incl good pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago