Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 107 126
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 +42
Permanent jobs citing REST 6293 5616 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.58% 2.85% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.85% 7.35% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4944 4854 4561
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 71129 76440 82104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.49% 38.77% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59228 66371 70004
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,995 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the UK

REST
Top 17 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 20 August 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 +29 5996 £52,500 - 491
UK excluding London +56 3294 £45,000 - 257
London +7 2917 £60,000 - 245
South East +61 913 £50,000 +11.11% 53
North of England +79 748 £42,500 -5.56% 90
South West +30 532 £45,000 +5.88% 41
Midlands +53 519 £40,000 -5.88% 28
North West +70 441 £42,500 -5.56% 61
West Midlands +36 387 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East of England -8 364 £50,000 +2.04% 32
Yorkshire +60 259 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Scotland -28 137 £44,500 +4.71% 11
East Midlands +60 132 £42,500 -4.32% 17
Wales +43 87 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East +39 48 £40,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -11 10 £30,750 -9.56% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3700 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 3016 (47.93%) Java
3 2882 (45.80%) JavaScript
4 2457 (39.04%) Web Services
5 2440 (38.77%) HTML
6 2272 (36.10%) SOAP
7 2203 (35.01%) CSS
8 2068 (32.86%) TDD
9 1944 (30.89%) AngularJS
10 1821 (28.94%) MVC
11 1794 (28.51%) SQL
12 1766 (28.06%) C#
13 1634 (25.97%) .NET
13 1634 (25.97%) Spring
14 1583 (25.15%) Git (software)
15 1492 (23.71%) JSON
16 1450 (23.04%) XML
17 1410 (22.41%) Scrum
18 1401 (22.26%) Finance
19 1282 (20.37%) Software Engineering
20 1226 (19.48%) HTML5
21 1126 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
22 1122 (17.83%) SQL Server
23 1096 (17.42%) BDD
24 1089 (17.30%) OO
25 1046 (16.62%) Test Automation
26 1017 (16.16%) Microservices
27 1013 (16.10%) ASP.NET
28 978 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
29 969 (15.40%) jQuery

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
1 544 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 333 (5.29%) Apache
3 246 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 234 (3.72%) JBoss
5 224 (3.56%) CMS
6 185 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 172 (2.73%) WebSphere
8 159 (2.53%) Mule
9 141 (2.24%) IIS
10 137 (2.18%) Apache Spark
11 131 (2.08%) Mule ESB
12 121 (1.92%) Confluence
13 110 (1.75%) WebLogic
14 108 (1.72%) SharePoint
15 87 (1.38%) Drupal
16 83 (1.32%) nginx
16 83 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
17 66 (1.05%) Umbraco
17 66 (1.05%) WordPress
18 58 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 48 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 35 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.095%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.064%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.064%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.064%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.048%) Weka
9 2 (0.032%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.016%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.016%) HipChat
10 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.38%) Magento
4 18 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 14 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.19%) Pega PRPC
7 11 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.13%) Maximo
9 6 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.064%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.064%) Oracle HRMS
11 4 (0.064%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.048%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.048%) OpenText MBPM
12 3 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.048%) StreamServe
13 2 (0.032%) Sage X3
13 2 (0.032%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 978 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
2 534 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 453 (7.20%) SaaS
4 317 (5.04%) GitHub
5 141 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 97 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.87%) PaaS
8 53 (0.84%) Office 365
9 50 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 40 (0.64%) IaaS
12 30 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 28 (0.44%) Google Play
14 26 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 20 (0.32%) Firebase
16 19 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.25%) Force.com
17 16 (0.25%) Heroku
18 15 (0.24%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 588 (9.34%) HTTP
2 263 (4.18%) Internet
3 111 (1.76%) SSL
4 72 (1.14%) DNS
5 71 (1.13%) LDAP
6 54 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 49 (0.78%) Firewall
8 32 (0.51%) VPN
9 31 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (0.48%) Intranet
11 28 (0.44%) ZigBee
12 25 (0.40%) WAN
13 24 (0.38%) AMQP
14 23 (0.37%) BGP
14 23 (0.37%) IPsec
14 23 (0.37%) LAN
14 23 (0.37%) Multicast
14 23 (0.37%) OSPF
15 21 (0.33%) FTP
16 16 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1122 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 962 (15.29%) NoSQL
3 849 (13.49%) MySQL
4 710 (11.28%) MongoDB
5 567 (9.01%) Relational Database
6 291 (4.62%) Big Data
7 271 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 237 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 215 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 208 (3.31%) Redis
11 168 (2.67%) Hadoop
12 130 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 104 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 101 (1.60%) Oracle Database
15 85 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 84 (1.33%) Neo4j
17 83 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 66 (1.05%) CouchDB
19 63 (1.00%) Blockchain
20 60 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1583 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 828 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 706 (11.22%) Maven
4 629 (10.00%) JIRA
5 571 (9.07%) JUnit
6 536 (8.52%) Subversion
7 426 (6.77%) Selenium
8 321 (5.10%) Cucumber
9 242 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 224 (3.56%) Visual Studio
11 217 (3.45%) gulp
12 201 (3.19%) TeamCity
13 174 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 173 (2.75%) Gradle
15 167 (2.65%) Grunt
16 164 (2.61%) Eclipse
17 159 (2.53%) webpack
18 156 (2.48%) Jasmine
19 152 (2.42%) WebDriver
20 146 (2.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 1401 (22.26%) Finance
2 580 (9.22%) Banking
3 548 (8.71%) Retail
4 426 (6.77%) Marketing
5 298 (4.74%) Electronics
6 283 (4.50%) Telecoms
7 280 (4.45%) Investment Banking
8 243 (3.86%) Manufacturing
9 223 (3.54%) Retail Banking
10 169 (2.69%) Games
11 111 (1.76%) Legal
12 108 (1.72%) Front Office
13 91 (1.45%) Publishing
14 83 (1.32%) Advertising
15 52 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 45 (0.72%) Law
17 39 (0.62%) Automotive
18 30 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (0.40%) Back Office
19 25 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4329 (68.79%) Developer
2 1499 (23.82%) Java Developer
3 986 (15.67%) Senior Developer
4 746 (11.85%) .NET Developer
5 625 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 484 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 450 (7.15%) Architect
8 449 (7.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 449 (7.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 443 (7.04%) Software Developer
10 418 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 362 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 290 (4.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 283 (4.50%) Java Engineer
14 273 (4.34%) Lead Developer
15 267 (4.24%) PHP Developer
16 264 (4.20%) Web Developer
17 236 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
18 206 (3.27%) Angular Developer
19 193 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2457 (39.04%) Web Services
2 2440 (38.77%) HTML
3 2272 (36.10%) SOAP
4 2203 (35.01%) CSS
5 1944 (30.89%) AngularJS
6 1634 (25.97%) .NET
6 1634 (25.97%) Spring
7 1492 (23.71%) JSON
8 1450 (23.04%) XML
9 1226 (19.48%) HTML5
10 1013 (16.10%) ASP.NET
11 969 (15.40%) jQuery
12 941 (14.95%) Node.js
13 916 (14.56%) Hibernate
14 746 (11.85%) CSS3
15 696 (11.06%) React
16 650 (10.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 645 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 578 (9.18%) Ajax
19 561 (8.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 588 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 485 (7.71%) User Experience
3 474 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 392 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
5 391 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
6 309 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
7 277 (4.40%) Fintech
8 111 (1.76%) Social Media
9 106 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 97 (1.54%) iPad
11 89 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 86 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 78 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 76 (1.21%) Client/Server
15 74 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
16 67 (1.06%) Derivative
17 62 (0.99%) Mainframe
17 62 (0.99%) Virtual Team
18 59 (0.94%) Data Centre
19 47 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 939 (14.92%) Linux
2 391 (6.21%) Apple iOS
3 376 (5.97%) Unix
3 376 (5.97%) Windows
4 368 (5.85%) Android
5 52 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 50 (0.79%) Solaris
7 38 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 32 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.48%) CentOS
10 23 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 21 (0.33%) AIX
12 18 (0.29%) HPUX
13 14 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.19%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.095%) Debian
17 4 (0.064%) openSUSE
17 4 (0.064%) SUSE
17 4 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3700 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2068 (32.86%) TDD
3 1821 (28.94%) MVC
4 1410 (22.41%) Scrum
5 1282 (20.37%) Software Engineering
6 1126 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
7 1096 (17.42%) BDD
8 1089 (17.30%) OO
9 1046 (16.62%) Test Automation
10 1017 (16.16%) Microservices
11 822 (13.06%) SOA
12 753 (11.97%) Web Development
13 730 (11.60%) Unit Testing
14 723 (11.49%) DevOps
15 605 (9.61%) SDLC
16 554 (8.80%) Open Source
17 513 (8.15%) E-Commerce
18 493 (7.83%) Mentoring
19 469 (7.45%) Front End Development
20 433 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3016 (47.93%) Java
2 2882 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 1794 (28.51%) SQL
4 1766 (28.06%) C#
5 679 (10.79%) Python
6 615 (9.77%) PHP
7 282 (4.48%) Ruby
8 261 (4.15%) T-SQL
9 257 (4.08%) Scala
10 224 (3.56%) C
11 218 (3.46%) C++
12 209 (3.32%) TypeScript
13 199 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 174 (2.76%) Objective-C
15 159 (2.53%) ES6
16 122 (1.94%) Groovy
17 115 (1.83%) Apple Swift
18 102 (1.62%) Bash Shell
19 99 (1.57%) Shell Script
20 94 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 866 (13.76%) Degree
2 357 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 81 (1.29%) ISEB
5 66 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 66 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 60 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 30 (0.48%) PhD
8 28 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.22%) CCNP
9 14 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.16%) MCSD
11 8 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.13%) MCPD
11 8 (0.13%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.11%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (7.52%) QA
2 85 (1.35%) SLA
3 46 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 39 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 33 (0.52%) WCAG
7 22 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.17%) GCP
10 10 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.095%) MiFID
12 4 (0.064%) EMIR
12 4 (0.064%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.064%) Section 508
13 2 (0.032%) GDPR
13 2 (0.032%) HL7
13 2 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 430 (6.83%) Docker
2 51 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.52%) Firmware
4 30 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.40%) HDFS
7 20 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (0.24%) KVM
9 13 (0.21%) Varnish
10 11 (0.17%) vSphere
11 9 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.064%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.064%) NFS
13 3 (0.048%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.032%) etcd
14 2 (0.032%) flannel
14 2 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.016%) iptables
15 1 (0.016%) RACF
15 1 (0.016%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 185 (2.94%) Puppet
2 148 (2.35%) Ansible
3 119 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 117 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.70%) Terraform
6 35 (0.56%) CloudHub
7 32 (0.51%) Kibana
8 22 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 18 (0.29%) Nagios
10 16 (0.25%) MOM
11 14 (0.22%) logstash
12 11 (0.17%) OpenNebula
13 10 (0.16%) Packer
13 10 (0.16%) rkt
14 8 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.13%) Salt
15 7 (0.11%) Consul
16 6 (0.095%) Grafana
16 6 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
17 5 (0.079%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 724 (11.50%) Oracle
2 627 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 307 (4.88%) SAP
4 183 (2.91%) IBM
5 155 (2.46%) Google
6 131 (2.08%) Apple
7 98 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 98 (1.56%) Xamarin
8 74 (1.18%) Zend
9 66 (1.05%) hybris
10 64 (1.02%) Pega
11 63 (1.00%) MuleSoft
11 63 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 59 (0.94%) Cognizant
13 53 (0.84%) EMC
14 43 (0.68%) Sybase
15 42 (0.67%) Adobe
15 42 (0.67%) TIBCO
16 41 (0.65%) VMware
17 40 (0.64%) Atlassian