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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 71 66
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 441 209 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.97% 4.18% 4.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.33% 10.24% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 391 194 248
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £40,875
25th Percentile £63,750 £54,063 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £100,000 £89,063 £81,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -3.57%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,406 2,041 2,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.56% 40.82% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 1,879 2,398
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 £110,000 £106,250 £99,125
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +3.70%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the City of London.

Salary trend for REST in the City of London

REST
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for REST in the City of London

REST
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
London Bridge - 2 £90,000 -
REST
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 230 (52.15%) Java
2 176 (39.91%) API Testing
3 174 (39.46%) QA
4 173 (39.23%) Postman
5 163 (36.96%) JavaScript
6 162 (36.73%) Selenium
7 141 (31.97%) C#
8 133 (30.16%) Git (software)
9 128 (29.02%) Agile
10 125 (28.34%) Jenkins
11 117 (26.53%) SQL
12 116 (26.30%) Test Automation
13 108 (24.49%) Cucumber
14 98 (22.22%) Microservices
15 85 (19.27%) Test Strategy
16 84 (19.05%) Azure
17 83 (18.82%) AWS
18 81 (18.37%) SpecFlow
19 77 (17.46%) Web Services
20 75 (17.01%) CI/CD
21 70 (15.87%) Finance
22 68 (15.42%) E-Commerce
22 68 (15.42%) TDD
23 66 (14.97%) Python
24 65 (14.74%) JSON
24 65 (14.74%) AngularJS
25 64 (14.51%) React
26 60 (13.61%) Social Skills
27 58 (13.15%) TeamCity
27 58 (13.15%) DevOps

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 30 (6.80%) Jetty
2 16 (3.63%) CMS
3 15 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (2.95%) IIS
5 11 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (2.49%) Drupal
5 11 (2.49%) Headless CMS
6 4 (0.91%) Confluence
6 4 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (19.05%) Azure
2 83 (18.82%) AWS
3 20 (4.54%) GCP
3 20 (4.54%) SaaS
4 19 (4.31%) Serverless
5 16 (3.63%) BrowserStack
6 15 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (3.40%) GitHub
7 14 (3.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 13 (2.95%) AWS Fargate
8 13 (2.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 11 (2.49%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (1.36%) Amazon Alexa
10 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.13%) dbt
12 3 (0.68%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (0.68%) PaaS
12 3 (0.68%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.68%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.08%) Internet
2 10 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (0.45%) DNS
3 2 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) AMQP
4 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 19 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.36%) MySQL
9 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.45%) Big Data
10 2 (0.45%) Redis
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.23%) Flink
11 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.23%) Power BI
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 173 (39.23%) Postman
2 162 (36.73%) Selenium
3 133 (30.16%) Git (software)
4 125 (28.34%) Jenkins
5 108 (24.49%) Cucumber
6 81 (18.37%) SpecFlow
7 58 (13.15%) TeamCity
8 51 (11.56%) Maven
9 39 (8.84%) Bitbucket
10 36 (8.16%) JUnit
11 34 (7.71%) Cypress.io
12 31 (7.03%) Gradle
12 31 (7.03%) Mockito
13 30 (6.80%) Ant
13 30 (6.80%) Apache Ivy
13 30 (6.80%) Concordion
14 27 (6.12%) Protractor
15 21 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (4.08%) JIRA
16 18 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (15.87%) Finance
2 60 (13.61%) Social Skills
3 52 (11.79%) Tech for Good
4 27 (6.12%) Front Office
5 23 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.76%) Retail
7 16 (3.63%) Banking
8 14 (3.17%) Documentation Skills
9 12 (2.72%) Marketing
10 11 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (2.49%) Wearables
11 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (1.59%) Publishing
14 6 (1.36%) Advertising
14 6 (1.36%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.68%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.45%) Games
16 2 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (35.37%) Developer
2 71 (16.10%) Test Engineer
3 69 (15.65%) Java Developer
4 62 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 48 (10.88%) QA Engineer
6 44 (9.98%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 41 (9.30%) Architect
8 28 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (5.22%) React Developer
10 22 (4.99%) Senior Architect
10 22 (4.99%) Senior QA Engineer
10 22 (4.99%) Support Specialist
11 21 (4.76%) Java Architect
11 21 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.08%) QA Leader
13 17 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
14 16 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.63%) Senior Java Architect
15 15 (3.40%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.46%) Web Services
2 65 (14.74%) AngularJS
2 65 (14.74%) JSON
3 64 (14.51%) React
4 52 (11.79%) SOAP
5 49 (11.11%) XML
6 46 (10.43%) .NET
7 42 (9.52%) Spring
8 40 (9.07%) HTML
9 33 (7.48%) JMS
10 31 (7.03%) CSS
10 31 (7.03%) JDBC
10 31 (7.03%) JPA
10 31 (7.03%) Swagger
11 30 (6.80%) JAX-RS
12 29 (6.58%) Gherkin
13 28 (6.35%) Node.js
14 25 (5.67%) FIX Protocol
14 25 (5.67%) HTML5
15 19 (4.31%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 20 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.08%) Blockchain
3 18 (4.08%) User Experience
4 16 (3.63%) Derivative
5 14 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.95%) Video\Live Streaming
7 12 (2.72%) PropTech
7 12 (2.72%) Video on Demand
8 10 (2.27%) Equities
8 10 (2.27%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.91%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.68%) Educational Technology
12 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.45%) NFT
13 2 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.02%) Linux
2 29 (6.58%) Unix
3 28 (6.35%) Windows
4 21 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 15 (3.40%) Android
6 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (39.91%) API Testing
2 128 (29.02%) Agile
3 116 (26.30%) Test Automation
4 98 (22.22%) Microservices
5 85 (19.27%) Test Strategy
6 75 (17.01%) CI/CD
7 68 (15.42%) E-Commerce
7 68 (15.42%) TDD
8 58 (13.15%) DevOps
9 55 (12.47%) Re-Platforming
10 53 (12.02%) Unit Testing
11 48 (10.88%) Computer Science
11 48 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 46 (10.43%) SDET
13 45 (10.20%) Full Stack Development
14 44 (9.98%) BDD
15 43 (9.75%) API Design
16 39 (8.84%) Multithreading
17 36 (8.16%) API Integration
17 36 (8.16%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 230 (52.15%) Java
2 163 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 141 (31.97%) C#
4 117 (26.53%) SQL
5 66 (14.97%) Python
6 23 (5.22%) C++
7 13 (2.95%) Apex Code
8 12 (2.72%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.13%) Ruby
10 5 (1.13%) VB
11 3 (0.68%) Bash
11 3 (0.68%) ES6
11 3 (0.68%) Go
11 3 (0.68%) Perl
12 2 (0.45%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.45%) PHP
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (8.16%) Degree
2 33 (7.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.23%) CISM
4 1 (0.23%) CISSP
4 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (39.46%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (10.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (7.26%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.36%) Terraform
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Grafana
3 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (2.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.72%) Adobe
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle
5 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.23%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.23%) Splunk
7 1 (0.23%) T-Plan