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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +25
Permanent jobs citing REST 4,090 2,449 582
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.16% 6.52% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 13.40% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,729 1,663 514
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £37,875
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,290 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,141 18,280 4,657
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.59% 48.63% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17,783 13,948 4,104
10th Percentile £39,000 £34,802 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

REST
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

REST trend for jobs with a WFH option

REST
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing REST.

REST salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

REST
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing REST over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

REST salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, REST job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for REST.

1 2,162 (52.86%) Agile
2 1,857 (45.40%) JavaScript
3 1,384 (33.84%) React
4 1,294 (31.64%) AWS
5 1,262 (30.86%) Java
6 1,236 (30.22%) Software Engineering
7 1,215 (29.71%) Git (software)
8 1,211 (29.61%) Microservices
9 1,210 (29.58%) SQL
10 1,094 (26.75%) Python
11 1,081 (26.43%) CI/CD
12 1,079 (26.38%) Docker
13 1,046 (25.57%) Test Automation
14 1,027 (25.11%) CSS
15 1,025 (25.06%) HTML
16 970 (23.72%) Finance
17 922 (22.54%) TypeScript
18 920 (22.49%) Social Skills
19 909 (22.22%) DevOps
20 896 (21.91%) Scrum
21 830 (20.29%) Node.js
22 824 (20.15%) Full Stack Development
23 820 (20.05%) Azure
24 789 (19.29%) C#
25 779 (19.05%) TDD
26 749 (18.31%) .NET
27 737 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
28 732 (17.90%) Kubernetes
29 712 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
30 602 (14.72%) RESTful

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 158 (3.86%) Confluence
2 90 (2.20%) CMS
3 73 (1.78%) Apache
4 47 (1.15%) IIS
5 42 (1.03%) WordPress
6 38 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 37 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 27 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
9 26 (0.64%) Jetty
10 25 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 25 (0.61%) Ethereum
11 21 (0.51%) Hyperledger
12 18 (0.44%) JBoss
13 17 (0.42%) nginx
14 16 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.34%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.27%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.27%) Mule
18 10 (0.24%) Luigi
Applications
1 25 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.54%) Adobe XD
3 17 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (0.32%) Maya
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.17%) InDesign
8 6 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) InVision
9 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Sketch
10 4 (0.098%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.049%) MadCap Flare
11 2 (0.049%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.024%) CATIA
12 1 (0.024%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.024%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 31 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.76%) Shopify
3 26 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
4 23 (0.56%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.098%) Magento
7 3 (0.073%) Maximo
7 3 (0.073%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.049%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.049%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.024%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.024%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.024%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,294 (31.64%) AWS
2 820 (20.05%) Azure
3 522 (12.76%) Serverless
4 420 (10.27%) GitHub
5 387 (9.46%) SaaS
6 373 (9.12%) GCP
7 256 (6.26%) AWS Lambda
8 236 (5.77%) Amazon S3
9 221 (5.40%) Azure DevOps
10 178 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
11 131 (3.20%) Power Platform
12 114 (2.79%) npm
13 111 (2.71%) PaaS
14 89 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
15 83 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
16 78 (1.91%) Amazon ECS
17 71 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
17 71 (1.74%) Firebase
18 70 (1.71%) BrowserStack
19 67 (1.64%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 302 (7.38%) HTTP
2 97 (2.37%) Internet
3 31 (0.76%) Broadband
4 27 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 26 (0.64%) DNS
6 23 (0.56%) SSL
7 19 (0.46%) Network Security
8 17 (0.42%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 16 (0.39%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.34%) Firewall
10 14 (0.34%) SMS
11 13 (0.32%) VPN
12 12 (0.29%) PPP
13 11 (0.27%) AMQP
13 11 (0.27%) MQTT
14 10 (0.24%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.20%) VoIP
16 7 (0.17%) FTP
17 6 (0.15%) Intranet
17 6 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 737 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
2 554 (13.55%) MySQL
3 474 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 416 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 385 (9.41%) SQL Server
6 301 (7.36%) MongoDB
7 277 (6.77%) Redis
8 198 (4.84%) DynamoDB
9 131 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (2.91%) Big Data
11 93 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
12 82 (2.00%) Power BI
13 79 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
14 61 (1.49%) MariaDB
15 53 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.27%) Oracle Database
17 45 (1.10%) Hazelcast
18 44 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
19 40 (0.98%) GIS
20 34 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,215 (29.71%) Git (software)
2 569 (13.91%) Jenkins
3 388 (9.49%) JIRA
4 291 (7.11%) Selenium
5 228 (5.57%) Cypress.io
6 209 (5.11%) Postman
7 205 (5.01%) GitLab
8 193 (4.72%) webpack
9 179 (4.38%) Cucumber
10 147 (3.59%) JUnit
11 142 (3.47%) Bitbucket
12 120 (2.93%) SpecFlow
13 113 (2.76%) Maven
14 100 (2.44%) Visual Studio
15 94 (2.30%) JMeter
16 83 (2.03%) Mocha
17 77 (1.88%) git-flow
18 68 (1.66%) REST Assured
19 65 (1.59%) Gradle
20 62 (1.52%) Appium
General
1 970 (23.72%) Finance
2 920 (22.49%) Social Skills
3 487 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
4 395 (9.66%) Banking
5 388 (9.49%) Retail
6 293 (7.16%) Games
7 255 (6.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 248 (6.06%) Marketing
9 172 (4.21%) Public Sector
10 136 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
11 108 (2.64%) Legal
12 102 (2.49%) Law
13 99 (2.42%) Telecoms
14 97 (2.37%) Advertising
15 94 (2.30%) Publishing
16 80 (1.96%) Manufacturing
17 74 (1.81%) Local Government
18 55 (1.34%) Financial Institution
19 40 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
20 37 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,018 (49.34%) Developer
2 760 (18.58%) Software Engineer
3 585 (14.30%) Senior Developer
4 291 (7.11%) Java Developer
5 253 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 247 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 247 (6.04%) React Developer
7 229 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 226 (5.53%) Backend Developer
9 221 (5.40%) .NET Developer
10 181 (4.43%) QA Engineer
11 171 (4.18%) Java Engineer
12 139 (3.40%) Lead Developer
12 139 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 125 (3.06%) C# Developer
14 113 (2.76%) Architect
15 110 (2.69%) Python Developer
16 108 (2.64%) Senior Java Engineer
17 107 (2.62%) Applications Developer
18 101 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,384 (33.84%) React
2 1,027 (25.11%) CSS
3 1,025 (25.06%) HTML
4 830 (20.29%) Node.js
5 749 (18.31%) .NET
6 602 (14.72%) RESTful
7 598 (14.62%) JSON
8 590 (14.43%) AngularJS
9 569 (13.91%) Web Services
10 567 (13.86%) GraphQL
11 548 (13.40%) SOAP
12 531 (12.98%) Spring
13 363 (8.88%) Spring Boot
13 363 (8.88%) Vue.js
14 358 (8.75%) Redux
15 352 (8.61%) HTML5
16 343 (8.39%) Kafka
17 325 (7.95%) React Native
18 300 (7.33%) .NET Core
19 282 (6.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 576 (14.08%) User Experience
2 401 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 347 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
4 212 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
5 174 (4.25%) Virtual Team
6 155 (3.79%) Algorithms
7 151 (3.69%) Cloud Native
8 130 (3.18%) Data Structures
9 122 (2.98%) Blockchain
10 79 (1.93%) Blog
11 61 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.39%) Low-Code
12 57 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 56 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
13 56 (1.37%) Smartphone
13 56 (1.37%) Social Media
14 55 (1.34%) Hackathon
15 52 (1.27%) Public Cloud
16 51 (1.25%) Client/Server
17 50 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 403 (9.85%) Android
2 381 (9.32%) Apple iOS
3 373 (9.12%) Linux
4 179 (4.38%) Windows
5 73 (1.78%) Unix
6 53 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 30 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 29 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.29%) CentOS
9 12 (0.29%) Debian
10 11 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.12%) VMS
12 3 (0.073%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.049%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.049%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.049%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.049%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.024%) AIX
14 1 (0.024%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,162 (52.86%) Agile
2 1,236 (30.22%) Software Engineering
3 1,211 (29.61%) Microservices
4 1,081 (26.43%) CI/CD
5 1,046 (25.57%) Test Automation
6 909 (22.22%) DevOps
7 896 (21.91%) Scrum
8 824 (20.15%) Full Stack Development
9 779 (19.05%) TDD
10 712 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
11 498 (12.18%) BDD
12 474 (11.59%) Mentoring
13 457 (11.17%) Front End Development
14 452 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
15 421 (10.29%) Unit Testing
16 410 (10.02%) OO
17 388 (9.49%) MVC
18 363 (8.88%) Computer Science
19 358 (8.75%) Open Source
20 346 (8.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,857 (45.40%) JavaScript
2 1,262 (30.86%) Java
3 1,210 (29.58%) SQL
4 1,094 (26.75%) Python
5 922 (22.54%) TypeScript
6 789 (19.29%) C#
7 396 (9.68%) PHP
8 282 (6.89%) Kotlin
9 231 (5.65%) Go
10 158 (3.86%) ES6
11 156 (3.81%) Ruby
12 136 (3.33%) C++
13 115 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 94 (2.30%) Bash
15 88 (2.15%) Apple Swift
16 84 (2.05%) Scala
17 83 (2.03%) T-SQL
18 74 (1.81%) C
19 62 (1.52%) Shell Script
20 47 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 474 (11.59%) Degree
2 216 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.71%) Master's Degree
4 59 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 29 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 16 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.27%) CCA
12 9 (0.22%) HND
12 9 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.20%) IBM Certification
13 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.17%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.15%) ISEB
15 6 (0.15%) MCPD
16 5 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 562 (13.74%) QA
2 112 (2.74%) Accessibility
3 56 (1.37%) GRC
4 40 (0.98%) GDPR
5 36 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.49%) WCAG
7 14 (0.34%) SEPA
8 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.20%) GxP
9 8 (0.20%) SLA
10 5 (0.12%) HL7
11 4 (0.098%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.073%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.024%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.024%) CDISC
14 1 (0.024%) NIST
14 1 (0.024%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1,079 (26.38%) Docker
2 32 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.37%) KVM
5 15 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.37%) Xen
6 5 (0.12%) etcd
7 4 (0.098%) Firmware
8 3 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.049%) Postfix
9 2 (0.049%) Varnish
10 1 (0.024%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.024%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.024%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 732 (17.90%) Kubernetes
2 170 (4.16%) Terraform
3 151 (3.69%) Ansible
4 107 (2.62%) Grafana
5 94 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 77 (1.88%) Puppet
7 72 (1.76%) Prometheus
8 56 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
9 40 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
10 22 (0.54%) Bugsnag
11 16 (0.39%) logstash
12 15 (0.37%) Argo
13 13 (0.32%) Kibana
14 11 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.22%) Packer
16 8 (0.20%) Istio
17 7 (0.17%) MIIS
18 4 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
18 4 (0.098%) Nagios
19 3 (0.073%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 413 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 306 (7.48%) Google
3 222 (5.43%) Oracle
4 96 (2.35%) Apple
5 71 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (1.66%) SAP
7 54 (1.32%) IBM
8 47 (1.15%) VMware
9 46 (1.12%) Dynatrace
9 46 (1.12%) PayPal
10 44 (1.08%) Adobe
11 43 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.68%) Datto
12 28 (0.68%) WooCommerce
13 26 (0.64%) Perforce
13 26 (0.64%) Splunk
14 23 (0.56%) New Relic
14 23 (0.56%) Zend
15 21 (0.51%) ServiceNow
16 20 (0.49%) AppDynamics