REST Jobs in the UK excluding London

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 168 108 113
Rank change year-on-year -60 +5 -32
Permanent jobs citing REST 987 1,939 2,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.86% 3.10% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 10.34% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 667 967 1,303
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,416 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,173 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.05% - +9.52%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,849 18,748 22,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.37% 29.96% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,883 10,338 15,070
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £61,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +8.00% +13.64%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the UK excluding London

REST
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for REST in the UK excluding London

REST
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for REST in the UK excluding London

REST
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
South East -48 250 £60,000 - 43
North of England -1 223 £60,000 +4.35% 60
North West +31 153 £62,500 +4.17% 41
Scotland -48 141 £56,318 -5.39% 20
Midlands -33 134 £52,500 -10.64% 39
South West -59 116 £52,000 -5.45% 30
East of England -16 85 £50,000 -25.93% 24
West Midlands -10 73 £55,000 -4.35% 22
Yorkshire +5 61 £52,500 -4.55% 18
East Midlands -28 61 £50,000 -20.00% 17
Wales -37 26 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Northern Ireland -18 21 £85,000 +88.89% 1
North East -25 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
REST
UK

REST
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (8.51%) Red Hat Fuse
2 82 (8.31%) JBoss
3 45 (4.56%) IIS
4 36 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 24 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.13%) Apache
7 18 (1.82%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
8 16 (1.62%) CMS
9 8 (0.81%) Confluence
10 7 (0.71%) WordPress
11 6 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.20%) Liferay
14 2 (0.20%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.61%) Trello
Business Applications
1 18 (1.82%) Maximo
1 18 (1.82%) Shopify
2 14 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 316 (32.02%) Azure
2 266 (26.95%) AWS
3 116 (11.75%) Serverless
4 77 (7.80%) Amazon EKS
4 77 (7.80%) Azure DevOps
5 63 (6.38%) SaaS
6 54 (5.47%) Amazon ECS
7 52 (5.27%) Power Platform
8 43 (4.36%) GitHub
9 41 (4.15%) IBM Cloud
10 35 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
11 32 (3.24%) GCP
12 24 (2.43%) Power Automate
13 23 (2.33%) Azure Service Bus
13 23 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (2.23%) Amazon S3
15 21 (2.13%) Azure Functions
16 19 (1.93%) Azure Logic Apps
17 17 (1.72%) Azure API Management
18 16 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.15%) HTTP
2 31 (3.14%) Firewall
3 30 (3.04%) WAN
4 22 (2.23%) DNS
5 21 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.82%) Internet
7 14 (1.42%) SSH
8 12 (1.22%) SNMP
9 5 (0.51%) MQTT
10 4 (0.41%) SMTP
11 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.20%) AMQP
12 2 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.20%) PBX
12 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.20%) VoIP
13 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 125 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 120 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
4 108 (10.94%) NoSQL
5 93 (9.42%) MySQL
6 53 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 40 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (3.95%) DB2
9 24 (2.43%) GIS
10 23 (2.33%) Power BI
11 18 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.72%) MariaDB
13 16 (1.62%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.62%) Big Data
13 16 (1.62%) HBase
13 16 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.01%) Data Lake
16 10 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 253 (25.63%) Git
2 155 (15.70%) Jenkins
3 96 (9.73%) IntelliJ
4 70 (7.09%) JIRA
5 63 (6.38%) JUnit
6 37 (3.75%) Postman
7 35 (3.55%) Maven
8 33 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (3.24%) Selenium
10 29 (2.94%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 28 (2.84%) GitLab
12 23 (2.33%) Mockito
13 20 (2.03%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.72%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.62%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.52%) REST Assured
17 13 (1.32%) Gradle
17 13 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 212 (21.48%) Finance
2 178 (18.03%) Public Sector
3 155 (15.70%) Social Skills
4 93 (9.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 84 (8.51%) Law
6 59 (5.98%) Banking
7 45 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (4.46%) Marketing
9 43 (4.36%) Retail
10 30 (3.04%) Legal
11 25 (2.53%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.32%) Games
12 13 (1.32%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.11%) Local Government
13 11 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.61%) Automotive
15 6 (0.61%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 554 (56.13%) Developer
2 232 (23.51%) Senior
3 166 (16.82%) Java Developer
4 158 (16.01%) Software Engineer
5 115 (11.65%) Senior Developer
6 106 (10.74%) Java Engineer
7 95 (9.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 84 (8.51%) Lead
9 78 (7.90%) .NET Developer
10 61 (6.18%) Senior Software Engineer
11 59 (5.98%) Senior Java Engineer
12 56 (5.67%) Software Developer
13 53 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
14 52 (5.27%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 48 (4.86%) Full Stack Engineer
15 48 (4.86%) PHP Developer
16 46 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
17 41 (4.15%) Architect
18 40 (4.05%) Analyst
19 38 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (31.00%) Web Services
2 283 (28.67%) Spring
3 276 (27.96%) AngularJS
4 258 (26.14%) SOAP
5 254 (25.73%) JSON
6 243 (24.62%) HTML
7 238 (24.11%) .NET
8 228 (23.10%) CSS
9 217 (21.99%) XML
10 202 (20.47%) React
11 156 (15.81%) Spring Boot
12 126 (12.77%) JPA
12 126 (12.77%) Node.js
13 106 (10.74%) Hibernate
14 100 (10.13%) ASP.NET
15 97 (9.83%) Vue
16 94 (9.52%) jQuery
17 81 (8.21%) RESTful
18 73 (7.40%) XSD
19 70 (7.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.09%) Algorithms
2 61 (6.18%) Distributed Systems
3 51 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (4.46%) Data Structures
5 42 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.05%) Blockchain
7 37 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 35 (3.55%) Clustering
9 32 (3.24%) Product Ownership
10 31 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (2.53%) Public Cloud
12 22 (2.23%) Legacy Systems
13 20 (2.03%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.93%) e-Learning
15 13 (1.32%) CMDB
16 12 (1.22%) Client/Server
17 10 (1.01%) Mobile App
18 9 (0.91%) Private Cloud
19 8 (0.81%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 125 (12.66%) Linux
2 81 (8.21%) Windows
3 57 (5.78%) Android
4 41 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.55%) Unix
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.41%) CentOS
9 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (55.42%) Agile
2 252 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 226 (22.90%) Microservices
4 221 (22.39%) DevOps
5 209 (21.18%) CI/CD
6 204 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
7 190 (19.25%) Full Stack Development
8 183 (18.54%) Mentoring
9 177 (17.93%) User Experience
10 169 (17.12%) TDD
11 158 (16.01%) MVC
12 155 (15.70%) SDLC
13 151 (15.30%) Scrum
14 129 (13.07%) Front End Development
15 125 (12.66%) Design Patterns
16 110 (11.14%) Web Development
17 108 (10.94%) BDD
18 101 (10.23%) OO
18 101 (10.23%) UX Design
19 99 (10.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 457 (46.30%) Java
2 397 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 386 (39.11%) SQL
4 213 (21.58%) C#
5 170 (17.22%) Python
6 133 (13.48%) TypeScript
7 77 (7.80%) PHP
8 35 (3.55%) PowerShell
9 31 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.53%) Perl
11 25 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.33%) Ruby
13 22 (2.23%) Kotlin
13 22 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.93%) Groovy
15 18 (1.82%) Apex Code
16 17 (1.72%) Bash
16 17 (1.72%) Go
17 14 (1.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 192 (19.45%) Security Cleared
2 185 (18.74%) SC Cleared
3 66 (6.69%) Degree
4 33 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.82%) Azure Certification
6 14 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.22%) ISEB
8 12 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.61%) PhD
11 5 (0.51%) MCPD
12 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.10%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
14 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.47%) QA
2 27 (2.74%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) GDPR
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.20%) NCSC
6 1 (0.10%) GRC
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.10%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 199 (20.16%) Docker
2 30 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.62%) HDFS
5 13 (1.32%) VMware NSX
6 10 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.51%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.20%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
10 2 (0.20%) Postfix
11 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 144 (14.59%) Kubernetes
2 74 (7.50%) Terraform
3 73 (7.40%) Ansible
4 18 (1.82%) Grafana
5 12 (1.22%) WMI
6 10 (1.01%) Puppet
7 7 (0.71%) Packer
8 6 (0.61%) Rancher
9 5 (0.51%) Kibana
10 4 (0.41%) Progress Chef
11 3 (0.30%) Istio
12 2 (0.20%) cPanel
12 2 (0.20%) MIIS
12 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.10%) Consul
13 1 (0.10%) Podman
Vendors
1 171 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.09%) Oracle
3 63 (6.38%) IBM
4 52 (5.27%) Google
5 47 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 36 (3.65%) WSO2
7 35 (3.55%) Splunk
8 34 (3.44%) VMware
9 25 (2.53%) Dynatrace
9 25 (2.53%) Salesforce
10 19 (1.93%) Databricks
11 17 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.62%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.32%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.81%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.81%) Confluent
15 6 (0.61%) Guidewire
15 6 (0.61%) Hyperion
15 6 (0.61%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.61%) SAP