Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
London > Central London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 415 248 576
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.87% 5.23% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.21% 11.93% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 385 190 533
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +3.57%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,125 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,500 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,729 2,078 4,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.59% 43.82% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,428 1,840 4,366
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Central London

REST
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Central London.

Salary trend for REST in Central London

REST
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Central London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for REST in Central London

REST
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Central London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
City of London +7 369 £68,750 +1.85% 91
West End of London - 6 £82,500 - 3
Southwark - 5 £80,000 -
City of Westminster -18 1 £54,532 +9.06% 1
Camden - 1 £95,000 - 2
Lambeth - 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £54,532 -
REST
London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for REST.

1 198 (47.71%) Java
2 176 (42.41%) QA
3 172 (41.45%) JavaScript
4 160 (38.55%) API Testing
5 159 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (37.59%) Postman
7 141 (33.98%) Jenkins
8 140 (33.73%) Selenium
9 126 (30.36%) Cucumber
10 119 (28.67%) C#
11 92 (22.17%) Microservices
12 87 (20.96%) AngularJS
13 85 (20.48%) Test Strategy
14 84 (20.24%) Full Stack Development
15 83 (20.00%) React
16 77 (18.55%) Git (software)
16 77 (18.55%) Test Automation
16 77 (18.55%) SQL
17 76 (18.31%) Python
18 73 (17.59%) .NET
18 73 (17.59%) SOAP
18 73 (17.59%) Finance
19 71 (17.11%) Web Services
20 63 (15.18%) Azure
21 62 (14.94%) SQL Server
22 54 (13.01%) DevOps
23 53 (12.77%) Docker
24 52 (12.53%) ASP.NET
25 51 (12.29%) TDD
25 51 (12.29%) Spring

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 33 (7.95%) Confluence
2 7 (1.69%) Jetty
3 4 (0.96%) Appian
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) InVision
2 3 (0.72%) Sketch
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Relativity
3 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.18%) Azure
2 40 (9.64%) AWS
3 21 (5.06%) SaaS
4 18 (4.34%) GCP
5 15 (3.61%) BrowserStack
6 8 (1.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.20%) Serverless
9 4 (0.96%) GitHub
9 4 (0.96%) PaaS
10 3 (0.72%) Apigee
10 3 (0.72%) dbt
10 3 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.72%) IaaS
10 3 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.48%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.58%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) DNS
2 3 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
3 2 (0.48%) SMTP
3 2 (0.48%) SSH
3 2 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.95%) Blockchain
3 27 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.17%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.45%) MySQL
9 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.96%) Big Data
10 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.24%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.24%) Power BI
12 1 (0.24%) Redis
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 156 (37.59%) Postman
2 141 (33.98%) Jenkins
3 140 (33.73%) Selenium
4 126 (30.36%) Cucumber
5 77 (18.55%) Git (software)
6 43 (10.36%) TeamCity
7 36 (8.67%) JIRA
8 35 (8.43%) Cypress.io
9 30 (7.23%) SpecFlow
10 24 (5.78%) Robot Framework
11 23 (5.54%) Protractor
12 21 (5.06%) JUnit
13 15 (3.61%) Bitbucket
14 13 (3.13%) Maven
15 10 (2.41%) Gradle
15 10 (2.41%) Mockito
16 9 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (2.17%) Jasmine
17 8 (1.93%) JMeter
17 8 (1.93%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (17.59%) Finance
2 32 (7.71%) Banking
3 30 (7.23%) Retail
4 22 (5.30%) Games
5 16 (3.86%) Social Skills
6 13 (3.13%) Advertising
7 10 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.20%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.96%) Law
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.24%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 161 (38.80%) Developer
2 83 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 59 (14.22%) Senior QA Engineer
4 56 (13.49%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.60%) .NET Developer
6 38 (9.16%) Test Engineer
7 34 (8.19%) Java Developer
8 27 (6.51%) Lead Developer
9 25 (6.02%) Java Engineer
10 24 (5.78%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 24 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (5.30%) Games Engineer
12 21 (5.06%) Senior Test Engineer
13 18 (4.34%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Architect
15 15 (3.61%) Salesforce Developer
15 15 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (2.89%) Quality Engineer
17 12 (2.89%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (20.96%) AngularJS
2 83 (20.00%) React
3 73 (17.59%) .NET
3 73 (17.59%) SOAP
4 71 (17.11%) Web Services
5 52 (12.53%) ASP.NET
6 51 (12.29%) Spring
7 50 (12.05%) .NET Framework
8 44 (10.60%) Entity Framework
9 39 (9.40%) Vue.js
10 38 (9.16%) JSON
10 38 (9.16%) Spring Boot
11 34 (8.19%) HTML
11 34 (8.19%) jQuery
12 32 (7.71%) .NET Core
13 29 (6.99%) Node.js
14 28 (6.75%) LINQ
15 27 (6.51%) WCF
15 27 (6.51%) WinForms
16 23 (5.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.30%) Equities
2 20 (4.82%) User Experience
3 19 (4.58%) Public Cloud
4 16 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.65%) Clustering
6 11 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.72%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.72%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.48%) Bitcoin
12 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.51%) Linux
1 27 (6.51%) Windows
2 11 (2.65%) Unix
3 6 (1.45%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (38.55%) API Testing
2 159 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (22.17%) Microservices
4 85 (20.48%) Test Strategy
5 84 (20.24%) Full Stack Development
6 77 (18.55%) Test Automation
7 54 (13.01%) DevOps
8 51 (12.29%) TDD
9 42 (10.12%) SDET
10 40 (9.64%) Fintech
11 34 (8.19%) Decision-Making
12 33 (7.95%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.95%) Front End Development
13 30 (7.23%) Mentoring
13 30 (7.23%) Re-Platforming
14 28 (6.75%) BDD
14 28 (6.75%) Software Engineering
15 26 (6.27%) OO
16 25 (6.02%) Information Security
17 24 (5.78%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 198 (47.71%) Java
2 172 (41.45%) JavaScript
3 119 (28.67%) C#
4 77 (18.55%) SQL
5 76 (18.31%) Python
6 27 (6.51%) VB
7 25 (6.02%) TypeScript
8 19 (4.58%) Groovy
9 15 (3.61%) Apex Code
10 13 (3.13%) Scala
11 11 (2.65%) C++
11 11 (2.65%) Java 8
12 10 (2.41%) SOQL
13 9 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.17%) Go
14 8 (1.93%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.69%) Java 11
16 6 (1.45%) Ruby
17 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (4.34%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.24%) CEH
4 1 (0.24%) CISA
4 1 (0.24%) CISSP
4 1 (0.24%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (0.24%) ECSA
4 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (42.41%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (12.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (10.12%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.89%) Terraform
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Automic
3 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.24%) Nessus
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (6.02%) Atlassian
2 22 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.65%) Google
5 10 (2.41%) Oracle
6 5 (1.20%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.72%) OutSystems
7 3 (0.72%) Solace
8 2 (0.48%) Jitterbit
8 2 (0.48%) OpenText
8 2 (0.48%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.24%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Pega
9 1 (0.24%) Ping Identity
9 1 (0.24%) Qualys
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.24%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.24%) VMware