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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
London > Central London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 63 51
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +27
Permanent jobs citing REST 471 299 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.30% 4.56% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.94% 11.87% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 423 281 323
10th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -3.57%
75th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £119,500 £106,250 £95,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 2,780 2,518 2,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.26% 38.39% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,253 2,323 2,640
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £106,250 £96,375
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,625 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +0.89% +6.06%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +17 421 £77,500 +10.71% 83
Camden -6 11 £70,000 +55.56%
City of Westminster -1 2 £66,250 +22.69%
West End of London -11 2 £66,250 -26.39%
Kensington and Chelsea -6 1 £85,000 +58.88%
Southwark - 1 £90,000 -
REST
London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 244 (51.80%) Java
2 193 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 174 (36.94%) QA
4 165 (35.03%) API Testing
5 163 (34.61%) Selenium
6 162 (34.39%) Postman
7 156 (33.12%) Agile
8 137 (29.09%) C#
9 134 (28.45%) Git (software)
10 129 (27.39%) Microservices
11 123 (26.11%) Test Automation
12 122 (25.90%) Jenkins
13 118 (25.05%) SQL
14 105 (22.29%) CI/CD
15 95 (20.17%) Cucumber
16 94 (19.96%) Azure
17 84 (17.83%) AWS
18 83 (17.62%) JSON
19 82 (17.41%) Web Services
20 80 (16.99%) AngularJS
21 79 (16.77%) SpecFlow
22 76 (16.14%) Test Strategy
23 73 (15.50%) React
24 71 (15.07%) TDD
25 69 (14.65%) Social Skills
26 68 (14.44%) Spring
27 67 (14.23%) Unit Testing
27 67 (14.23%) Finance
28 64 (13.59%) .NET
28 64 (13.59%) HTML

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 27 (5.73%) Jetty
2 19 (4.03%) CMS
3 18 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (2.97%) IIS
5 13 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (2.76%) Drupal
5 13 (2.76%) Headless CMS
6 5 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) Confluence
9 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.49%) InDesign
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 94 (19.96%) Azure
2 84 (17.83%) AWS
3 26 (5.52%) SaaS
4 23 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
4 23 (4.88%) Serverless
5 19 (4.03%) GitHub
6 18 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (3.18%) GCP
8 13 (2.76%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (2.76%) AWS Fargate
9 11 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (2.34%) Power Automate
9 11 (2.34%) Power Platform
9 11 (2.34%) PowerApps
9 11 (2.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 11 (2.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 10 (2.12%) BrowserStack
11 9 (1.91%) Azure Service Bus
12 6 (1.27%) Amazon Alexa
12 6 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.46%) Internet
2 11 (2.34%) HTTP
3 3 (0.64%) AMQP
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.91%) Power BI
7 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.27%) MySQL
10 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.42%) Redis
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.21%) DynamoDB
12 1 (0.21%) Flink
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 163 (34.61%) Selenium
2 162 (34.39%) Postman
3 134 (28.45%) Git (software)
4 122 (25.90%) Jenkins
5 95 (20.17%) Cucumber
6 79 (16.77%) SpecFlow
7 59 (12.53%) Maven
8 58 (12.31%) TeamCity
9 37 (7.86%) Bitbucket
10 34 (7.22%) JUnit
11 28 (5.94%) Gradle
11 28 (5.94%) Mockito
12 27 (5.73%) Ant
12 27 (5.73%) Apache Ivy
12 27 (5.73%) Concordion
13 25 (5.31%) Cypress.io
14 22 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (3.61%) Visual Studio
16 16 (3.40%) Protractor
General
1 69 (14.65%) Social Skills
2 67 (14.23%) Finance
3 49 (10.40%) Tech for Good
4 37 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.31%) Front Office
6 16 (3.40%) Retail
7 15 (3.18%) Publishing
8 14 (2.97%) Marketing
8 14 (2.97%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (2.55%) Documentation Skills
10 11 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (2.34%) Wearables
11 10 (2.12%) Banking
11 10 (2.12%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.27%) Advertising
13 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.64%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.64%) Law
14 3 (0.64%) Public Sector
15 2 (0.42%) Police
Job Titles
1 185 (39.28%) Developer
2 84 (17.83%) Java Developer
3 65 (13.80%) Test Engineer
4 59 (12.53%) Senior Developer
5 49 (10.40%) QA Engineer
6 44 (9.34%) Architect
7 32 (6.79%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 28 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.10%) React Developer
11 22 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.67%) Senior QA Engineer
12 21 (4.46%) Java Architect
12 21 (4.46%) Senior Architect
13 18 (3.82%) Lead Developer
13 18 (3.82%) Salesforce Developer
14 17 (3.61%) Lead Java Developer
14 17 (3.61%) Technical Leader
15 16 (3.40%) Senior Java Architect
15 16 (3.40%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (17.62%) JSON
2 82 (17.41%) Web Services
3 80 (16.99%) AngularJS
4 73 (15.50%) React
5 68 (14.44%) Spring
6 64 (13.59%) .NET
6 64 (13.59%) HTML
7 61 (12.95%) XML
8 52 (11.04%) SOAP
9 43 (9.13%) CSS
10 37 (7.86%) JMS
11 32 (6.79%) Gherkin
12 31 (6.58%) JDBC
13 29 (6.16%) HTML5
14 28 (5.94%) JPA
15 27 (5.73%) JAX-RS
15 27 (5.73%) Swagger
16 26 (5.52%) FIX Protocol
16 26 (5.52%) Node.js
16 26 (5.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.94%) Blockchain
2 21 (4.46%) User Experience
3 17 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.18%) Derivative
4 15 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.76%) Video\Live Streaming
6 12 (2.55%) PropTech
6 12 (2.55%) Video on Demand
7 11 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.12%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.91%) Equities
10 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.70%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.49%) Bitcoin
12 3 (0.64%) Educational Technology
12 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.40%) Linux
2 27 (5.73%) Unix
3 20 (4.25%) Windows
4 16 (3.40%) Android
5 15 (3.18%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (35.03%) API Testing
2 156 (33.12%) Agile
3 129 (27.39%) Microservices
4 123 (26.11%) Test Automation
5 105 (22.29%) CI/CD
6 76 (16.14%) Test Strategy
7 71 (15.07%) TDD
8 67 (14.23%) Unit Testing
9 62 (13.16%) DevOps
10 57 (12.10%) BDD
10 57 (12.10%) Software Engineering
11 56 (11.89%) Re-Platforming
12 52 (11.04%) E-Commerce
13 51 (10.83%) SDET
14 43 (9.13%) API Design
14 43 (9.13%) Computer Science
14 43 (9.13%) Scrum
15 41 (8.70%) Full Stack Development
16 39 (8.28%) Decision-Making
17 38 (8.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 244 (51.80%) Java
2 193 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 137 (29.09%) C#
4 118 (25.05%) SQL
5 64 (13.59%) Python
6 18 (3.82%) Apex Code
7 17 (3.61%) C++
8 10 (2.12%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.70%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.49%) Bash
10 7 (1.49%) Perl
10 7 (1.49%) Ruby
10 7 (1.49%) SOQL
11 5 (1.06%) PHP
12 3 (0.64%) ES6
12 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.42%) Go
14 1 (0.21%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.21%) Rust
14 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (6.79%) Degree
2 27 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (36.94%) QA
2 14 (2.97%) Accessibility
3 9 (1.91%) WCAG
4 5 (1.06%) GDPR
5 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (12.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.91%) Terraform
3 4 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 24 (5.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.46%) Adobe
3 19 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.76%) Oracle
5 5 (1.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.21%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.21%) Concur
7 1 (0.21%) OpenText
7 1 (0.21%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.21%) Splunk
7 1 (0.21%) Workday