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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 113 143
Rank change year-on-year +28 +30  
Permanent jobs citing REST 2879 2866 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.30% 2.77% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 7.19% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2297 2445 2064
Median salary £52,500 £51,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.44% +3.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 35539 39862 42134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.76% 38.57% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30200 34434 35794
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 2737 £52,500 - 415
London +16 1259 £60,000 - 194
South East +48 456 £50,000 +5.26% 58
South West +61 275 £47,500 +14.45% 43
West Midlands +1 176 £37,500 -11.76% 25
North West +16 175 £42,500 - 26
Yorkshire +58 166 £40,000 - 22
City of London +29 161 £65,000 +13.04% 48
East of England -57 128 £50,000 +9.89% 28
Manchester +28 123 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Berkshire +59 121 £50,000 - 11
Hampshire +69 120 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Bristol +43 118 £45,269 +5.27% 16
West Yorkshire +46 98 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Surrey +55 84 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Leeds +33 75 £40,000 -8.57% 7
Reading +42 68 £65,000 +10.63% 2
Birmingham -13 68 £46,500 +8.13% 9
Gloucestershire +43 67 £55,000 -8.33% 12
East Midlands +46 60 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Wales +27 58 £45,269 +6.51% 3
Scotland -26 57 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Oxfordshire +40 47 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South Yorkshire +34 45 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Cambridgeshire -41 44 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Hertfordshire +2 43 £47,500 -2.56% 5
West Sussex -29 43 £44,250 -1.66% 8
South Wales +25 42 £45,269 +0.59% 3
Basingstoke +31 40 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Wiltshire +27 37 £47,995 +19.98% 7

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3144 (57.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2638 (48.25%) JavaScript
3 2626 (48.03%) Java
4 2303 (42.13%) Web Services
5 2230 (40.79%) HTML
6 1989 (36.38%) SOAP
7 1949 (35.65%) CSS
8 1643 (30.05%) TDD
9 1612 (29.49%) SQL
10 1599 (29.25%) C#
11 1580 (28.90%) MVC
12 1519 (27.78%) .NET
13 1439 (26.32%) AngularJS
14 1423 (26.03%) Spring
15 1332 (24.36%) Git (software)
16 1306 (23.89%) JSON
17 1269 (23.21%) XML
18 1202 (21.99%) Scrum
19 1157 (21.16%) HTML5
20 1123 (20.54%) Software Engineering
21 1006 (18.40%) Finance
22 1003 (18.35%) SQL Server
23 944 (17.27%) OO
24 925 (16.92%) NoSQL
25 923 (16.88%) jQuery
26 922 (16.86%) ASP.NET
27 914 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
28 888 (16.24%) Linux
29 874 (15.99%) BDD
30 848 (15.51%) Amazon AWS

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
1 413 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 279 (5.10%) Apache
3 271 (4.96%) JBoss
4 240 (4.39%) CMS
5 236 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
6 212 (3.88%) IIS
7 190 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 134 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 123 (2.25%) Apache Spark
10 104 (1.90%) SharePoint
11 102 (1.87%) Mule
12 92 (1.68%) Mule ESB
12 92 (1.68%) WebLogic
13 88 (1.61%) Confluence
14 86 (1.57%) Umbraco
15 84 (1.54%) nginx
16 75 (1.37%) WordPress
17 71 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 67 (1.23%) Drupal
19 60 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 62 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 28 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.16%) GIMP
7 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.073%) Weka
9 3 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.055%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.018%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 104 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (0.66%) Magento
3 33 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
13 5 (0.091%) Eloqua
13 5 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 4 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.073%) Shopify
14 4 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
15 3 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 848 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
2 446 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 372 (6.80%) SaaS
4 232 (4.24%) GitHub
5 113 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 66 (1.21%) PaaS
7 64 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 55 (1.01%) Office 365
10 49 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 44 (0.80%) Force.com
12 41 (0.75%) IaaS
13 31 (0.57%) Google Play
14 28 (0.51%) Google Analytics
15 27 (0.49%) Google App Engine
16 24 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 23 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
18 22 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
18 22 (0.40%) Slack
19 15 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 554 (10.13%) HTTP
2 173 (3.16%) Internet
3 88 (1.61%) SSL
4 59 (1.08%) DNS
5 48 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 47 (0.86%) Firewall
7 42 (0.77%) Intranet
8 38 (0.70%) LDAP
9 29 (0.53%) VPN
10 26 (0.48%) FTP
11 22 (0.40%) Wireless
12 21 (0.38%) HTTPS
13 20 (0.37%) IPsec
13 20 (0.37%) Multicast
14 19 (0.35%) BGP
14 19 (0.35%) OSPF
14 19 (0.35%) Skype
15 18 (0.33%) AMQP
16 17 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1003 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 925 (16.92%) NoSQL
3 734 (13.43%) MySQL
4 631 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 559 (10.22%) Relational Database
6 348 (6.37%) Big Data
7 260 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 213 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
9 191 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 184 (3.37%) Redis
11 183 (3.35%) RDBMS
12 116 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 108 (1.98%) Oracle Database
14 88 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 87 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 74 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 73 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
18 68 (1.24%) CouchDB
19 61 (1.12%) Apache Hive
20 60 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1332 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 718 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 538 (9.84%) Maven
4 451 (8.25%) Subversion
5 435 (7.96%) JUnit
6 431 (7.88%) JIRA
7 327 (5.98%) Selenium
8 279 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 264 (4.83%) TeamCity
10 259 (4.74%) Visual Studio
11 252 (4.61%) Eclipse
12 219 (4.01%) Cucumber
13 168 (3.07%) gulp
14 162 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 159 (2.91%) Grunt
16 158 (2.89%) Gradle
17 139 (2.54%) Mockito
18 132 (2.41%) IntelliJ
19 125 (2.29%) Ant
20 123 (2.25%) NUnit
General
1 1006 (18.40%) Finance
2 327 (5.98%) Banking
3 266 (4.87%) Retail
4 237 (4.34%) Marketing
5 195 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 153 (2.80%) Electronics
7 143 (2.62%) Games
8 125 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 102 (1.87%) Advertising
10 86 (1.57%) Publishing
11 80 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 38 (0.70%) Front Office
12 38 (0.70%) Legal
13 32 (0.59%) Law
14 30 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.42%) Automotive
16 18 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.27%) Back Office
18 10 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3883 (71.03%) Developer
2 1335 (24.42%) Java Developer
3 943 (17.25%) Senior Developer
4 633 (11.58%) .NET Developer
5 625 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 396 (7.24%) Software Engineer
7 392 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 388 (7.10%) Architect
9 382 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 350 (6.40%) Software Developer
11 330 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 282 (5.16%) Web Developer
13 278 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 261 (4.77%) Java Engineer
15 244 (4.46%) Lead Developer
16 233 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 215 (3.93%) PHP Developer
18 194 (3.55%) Angular Developer
19 173 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
20 164 (3.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2303 (42.13%) Web Services
2 2230 (40.79%) HTML
3 1989 (36.38%) SOAP
4 1949 (35.65%) CSS
5 1519 (27.78%) .NET
6 1439 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 1423 (26.03%) Spring
8 1306 (23.89%) JSON
9 1269 (23.21%) XML
10 1157 (21.16%) HTML5
11 923 (16.88%) jQuery
12 922 (16.86%) ASP.NET
13 830 (15.18%) Node.js
14 745 (13.63%) Hibernate
15 677 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 589 (10.77%) CSS3
17 584 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 581 (10.63%) React
19 557 (10.19%) .NET Framework
20 544 (9.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 476 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 459 (8.40%) User Experience
3 431 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
4 392 (7.17%) Mobile App
5 259 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 251 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 211 (3.86%) Fintech
8 107 (1.96%) iPad
9 93 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 81 (1.48%) Social Media
11 79 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 70 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 56 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 56 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 53 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 50 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 44 (0.80%) W3C
17 43 (0.79%) Hedge funds
18 42 (0.77%) N-Tier
18 42 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 888 (16.24%) Linux
2 393 (7.19%) Windows
3 331 (6.05%) Apple iOS
4 316 (5.78%) Android
5 285 (5.21%) Unix
6 61 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 53 (0.97%) Solaris
8 33 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.44%) CentOS
10 20 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 13 (0.24%) HPUX
14 12 (0.22%) AIX
15 10 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.13%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.073%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3144 (57.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1643 (30.05%) TDD
3 1580 (28.90%) MVC
4 1202 (21.99%) Scrum
5 1123 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 944 (17.27%) OO
7 914 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
8 874 (15.99%) BDD
9 804 (14.71%) Microservices
10 730 (13.35%) Web Development
11 704 (12.88%) SOA
12 696 (12.73%) Unit Testing
13 611 (11.18%) DevOps
14 511 (9.35%) Open Source
15 484 (8.85%) E-Commerce
16 426 (7.79%) OOP
17 413 (7.55%) Mentoring
18 398 (7.28%) SDLC
19 365 (6.68%) Front End Development
20 343 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2638 (48.25%) JavaScript
2 2626 (48.03%) Java
3 1612 (29.49%) SQL
4 1599 (29.25%) C#
5 667 (12.20%) Python
6 537 (9.82%) PHP
7 314 (5.74%) Scala
8 253 (4.63%) Ruby
9 247 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 182 (3.33%) C++
11 159 (2.91%) C
12 145 (2.65%) TypeScript
13 138 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 132 (2.41%) Groovy
15 128 (2.34%) ES6
16 120 (2.19%) Go
17 119 (2.18%) PowerShell
18 111 (2.03%) Bash Shell
19 100 (1.83%) VB.NET
20 95 (1.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 758 (13.87%) Degree
2 102 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 67 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 54 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 54 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (0.86%) ISEB
6 19 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.35%) PhD
7 18 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.31%) CCNP
9 10 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 10 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.13%) HND
11 7 (0.13%) RHCA
12 5 (0.091%) CCIE
12 5 (0.091%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (6.44%) QA
2 40 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 29 (0.53%) SLA
5 25 (0.46%) SDET
6 22 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.35%) WCAG
8 13 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.18%) HL7
11 8 (0.15%) GCP
11 8 (0.15%) MiFID
12 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.073%) EMIR
13 4 (0.073%) Section 508
14 3 (0.055%) WAI
15 2 (0.037%) GAAP
15 2 (0.037%) SEPA
System Software
1 358 (6.55%) Docker
2 31 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 30 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.33%) HDFS
7 15 (0.27%) KVM
8 14 (0.26%) Firmware
8 14 (0.26%) Varnish
9 13 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.20%) vSphere
11 8 (0.15%) etcd
11 8 (0.15%) flannel
11 8 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.073%) Xen
14 2 (0.037%) iptables
15 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
15 1 (0.018%) NFS
15 1 (0.018%) Squid
Systems Management
1 165 (3.02%) Puppet
2 126 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (1.98%) Ansible
4 79 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 40 (0.73%) Kibana
6 18 (0.33%) MOM
6 18 (0.33%) Terraform
7 17 (0.31%) CloudHub
7 17 (0.31%) logstash
7 17 (0.31%) Nagios
8 16 (0.29%) Piwik
9 13 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (0.24%) rkt
10 10 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 9 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.15%) Mesos
13 7 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
13 7 (0.13%) OpenNebula
13 7 (0.13%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 648 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 539 (9.86%) Oracle
3 196 (3.59%) SAP
4 187 (3.42%) Google
5 183 (3.35%) IBM
6 112 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 99 (1.81%) Adobe
8 92 (1.68%) Apple
9 71 (1.30%) Zend
10 68 (1.24%) Xamarin
11 66 (1.21%) Atlassian
12 58 (1.06%) MuleSoft
13 51 (0.93%) Splunk
13 51 (0.93%) Twitter
14 50 (0.91%) hybris
15 47 (0.86%) VMware
16 42 (0.77%) TIBCO
17 39 (0.71%) ServiceNow
18 37 (0.68%) Apigee
19 36 (0.66%) Cognizant
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus , shares,Pension,health
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus , shares,Pension,health
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Full Benefits Package + share option
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Hiring Wizard
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knebworth, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago