Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 84 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 64 140 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.47% 3.07% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 8.39% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 128 134
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,118 1,669 2,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.13% 36.65% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,469 2,139
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,200
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
Leeds +3 57 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Bradford +7 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Ilkley - 2 £45,000 -
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.63%) Java
4 21 (32.81%) AWS
5 20 (31.25%) TDD
5 20 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 18 (28.13%) CSS
6 18 (28.13%) SOAP
6 18 (28.13%) GraphQL
7 17 (26.56%) Node.js
8 15 (23.44%) Microservices
8 15 (23.44%) HTML
9 14 (21.88%) PHP
9 14 (21.88%) QA
9 14 (21.88%) Docker
9 14 (21.88%) Serverless
10 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
11 12 (18.75%) SQL
11 12 (18.75%) Web Services
11 12 (18.75%) BDD
11 12 (18.75%) Cloudflare
11 12 (18.75%) Cloud Native
11 12 (18.75%) Due Diligence
11 12 (18.75%) Observability
12 11 (17.19%) XML
13 10 (15.63%) .NET
13 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (14.06%) Scrum
14 9 (14.06%) Kanban
14 9 (14.06%) JSON

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (7.81%) Confluence
1 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) WordPress
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Fuse
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) AWS
2 14 (21.88%) Serverless
3 12 (18.75%) Cloudflare
4 6 (9.38%) Azure
5 3 (4.69%) GitHub
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.56%) IaaS
7 1 (1.56%) npm
7 1 (1.56%) Office 365
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) HBase
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.50%) Selenium
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.38%) Grunt
4 6 (9.38%) gulp
4 6 (9.38%) webpack
5 4 (6.25%) JUnit
5 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.69%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.13%) jMock
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
7 2 (3.13%) REST Assured
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Marketing
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Local Government
3 2 (3.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate Tester
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Junior
7 4 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 4 (6.25%) QA Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.13%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) IT Support
9 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.13%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) CSS
1 18 (28.13%) GraphQL
1 18 (28.13%) SOAP
2 17 (26.56%) Node.js
3 15 (23.44%) HTML
4 12 (18.75%) Web Services
5 11 (17.19%) XML
6 10 (15.63%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) JSON
8 6 (9.38%) React
8 6 (9.38%) Sass
9 5 (7.81%) Laravel
9 5 (7.81%) Vue.js
10 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.25%) LAMP
10 4 (6.25%) Spring
11 3 (4.69%) GWT
11 3 (4.69%) J2EE
11 3 (4.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 4 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) MVS
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.25%) TDD
3 15 (23.44%) Microservices
4 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
5 12 (18.75%) BDD
5 12 (18.75%) Due Diligence
5 12 (18.75%) Observability
6 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.06%) Kanban
7 9 (14.06%) Scrum
8 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.38%) API Testing
9 6 (9.38%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 6 (9.38%) Decision-Making
9 6 (9.38%) DevOps
10 5 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (7.81%) SDLC
10 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.63%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) PHP
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Python
6 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.25%) C#
8 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.56%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.13%) Rancher
2 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) Unisys
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat