Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 64 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +27
Permanent jobs citing REST 1,442 539 349
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.88% 4.92% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.40% 9.99% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 972 476 275
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.73% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,625 £82,500
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 12,652 5,394 3,470
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 42.79% 49.24% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,839 4,866 3,043
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +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 25 January 2022.

REST salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, REST job roles required the following IT 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.

1 799 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (39.94%) JavaScript
3 423 (29.33%) Java
4 405 (28.09%) HTML
5 401 (27.81%) CSS
6 389 (26.98%) Microservices
7 379 (26.28%) Git (software)
8 367 (25.45%) AWS
9 357 (24.76%) C#
10 353 (24.48%) SQL
11 351 (24.34%) Azure
11 351 (24.34%) React
12 350 (24.27%) CI/CD
13 336 (23.30%) Software Engineering
14 331 (22.95%) Docker
15 314 (21.78%) .NET
16 310 (21.50%) DevOps
17 298 (20.67%) Web Services
18 281 (19.49%) Node.js
19 274 (19.00%) TDD
20 271 (18.79%) Spring
21 267 (18.52%) Scrum
22 259 (17.96%) JSON
23 252 (17.48%) SOAP
24 250 (17.34%) Finance
25 230 (15.95%) Social Skills
26 226 (15.67%) Full Stack Development
27 222 (15.40%) Kubernetes
28 221 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
29 215 (14.91%) Greenfield Project

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 73 (5.06%) CMS
2 48 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (2.84%) Confluence
4 39 (2.70%) Anypoint
5 38 (2.64%) Mule
5 38 (2.64%) Mule ESB
5 38 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 34 (2.36%) Umbraco
7 29 (2.01%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (0.90%) WordPress
10 12 (0.83%) Apache
10 12 (0.83%) JBoss
10 12 (0.83%) nginx
11 8 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.55%) IIS
11 8 (0.55%) Jetty
11 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Adobe XD
2 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.069%) MadCap Flare
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.62%) Shopify
4 8 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
4 8 (0.55%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.49%) Maximo
6 5 (0.35%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.21%) Magento
8 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.069%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 367 (25.45%) AWS
2 351 (24.34%) Azure
3 184 (12.76%) Serverless
4 126 (8.74%) SaaS
5 120 (8.32%) GCP
6 109 (7.56%) iPaaS
7 87 (6.03%) GitHub
8 67 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
9 58 (4.02%) Boomi
10 54 (3.74%) AtomSphere
11 41 (2.84%) Amazon S3
12 35 (2.43%) Amazon Cognito
13 34 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
13 34 (2.36%) Power Platform
14 29 (2.01%) npm
15 27 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
16 26 (1.80%) GitHub Actions
17 24 (1.66%) Figma
18 23 (1.60%) PaaS
19 22 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.54%) HTTP
2 15 (1.04%) SSL
3 12 (0.83%) MQTT
4 10 (0.69%) DNS
4 10 (0.69%) Internet
5 8 (0.55%) PPP
5 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.35%) 5G
8 5 (0.35%) FTP
9 4 (0.28%) SMTP
9 4 (0.28%) WAN
10 3 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) SD-WAN
10 3 (0.21%) SSH
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.11%) MySQL
2 183 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
3 178 (12.34%) SQL Server
4 162 (11.23%) NoSQL
5 144 (9.99%) Relational Database
6 115 (7.98%) MongoDB
7 84 (5.83%) Redis
8 34 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 34 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
8 34 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.01%) Power BI
10 24 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
13 21 (1.46%) Big Data
14 19 (1.32%) Tableau
15 18 (1.25%) Hazelcast
15 18 (1.25%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.83%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 379 (26.28%) Git (software)
2 156 (10.82%) Jenkins
3 119 (8.25%) JIRA
4 80 (5.55%) GitLab
5 77 (5.34%) Cypress.io
6 67 (4.65%) JUnit
7 64 (4.44%) Selenium
8 63 (4.37%) Cucumber
9 51 (3.54%) webpack
10 45 (3.12%) JMeter
11 43 (2.98%) Maven
12 36 (2.50%) SpecFlow
13 35 (2.43%) Eclipse
13 35 (2.43%) Subversion
14 33 (2.29%) Visual Studio
15 31 (2.15%) Mockito
15 31 (2.15%) Postman
16 30 (2.08%) TeamCity
17 29 (2.01%) Gradle
18 27 (1.87%) CircleCI
General
1 250 (17.34%) Finance
2 230 (15.95%) Social Skills
3 149 (10.33%) Retail
4 97 (6.73%) Marketing
5 74 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (3.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 48 (3.33%) Banking
7 48 (3.33%) Publishing
8 41 (2.84%) Games
9 33 (2.29%) Public Sector
10 29 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.87%) Law
12 26 (1.80%) Advertising
13 25 (1.73%) Automotive
14 19 (1.32%) Electronics
15 17 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
16 15 (1.04%) Legal
17 14 (0.97%) Manufacturing
18 13 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
19 11 (0.76%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 872 (60.47%) Developer
2 240 (16.64%) Senior Developer
3 176 (12.21%) Software Engineer
4 148 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 114 (7.91%) Architect
6 105 (7.28%) Java Engineer
7 98 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 91 (6.31%) .NET Developer
9 85 (5.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 85 (5.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 78 (5.41%) React Developer
10 78 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 77 (5.34%) C# Developer
12 72 (4.99%) Java Software Engineer
13 65 (4.51%) MuleSoft Developer
14 60 (4.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 60 (4.16%) PHP Developer
15 58 (4.02%) Senior Java Engineer
16 46 (3.19%) Node.js Developer
17 40 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (28.09%) HTML
2 401 (27.81%) CSS
3 351 (24.34%) React
4 314 (21.78%) .NET
5 298 (20.67%) Web Services
6 281 (19.49%) Node.js
7 271 (18.79%) Spring
8 259 (17.96%) JSON
9 252 (17.48%) SOAP
10 187 (12.97%) AngularJS
11 181 (12.55%) Spring Boot
12 174 (12.07%) XML
13 172 (11.93%) HTML5
14 156 (10.82%) RESTful
15 147 (10.19%) .NET Framework
16 143 (9.92%) ASP.NET
17 141 (9.78%) jQuery
18 137 (9.50%) GraphQL
19 123 (8.53%) CSS3
20 106 (7.35%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.91%) Greenfield Project
2 126 (8.74%) User Experience
3 69 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 55 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
5 50 (3.47%) iPad
6 43 (2.98%) Algorithms
7 39 (2.70%) Virtual Team
8 38 (2.64%) Data Structures
9 31 (2.15%) Cloud Native
10 27 (1.87%) FMCG
10 27 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.04%) Legacy Code
13 13 (0.90%) Robotics
14 12 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
15 11 (0.76%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.69%) Smart Home
17 9 (0.62%) Blog
17 9 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 128 (8.88%) Linux
2 72 (4.99%) Android
3 69 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.43%) Windows
5 20 (1.39%) Unix
6 10 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.55%) Debian
8 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.069%) VMS
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (26.98%) Microservices
3 350 (24.27%) CI/CD
4 336 (23.30%) Software Engineering
5 310 (21.50%) DevOps
6 274 (19.00%) TDD
7 267 (18.52%) Scrum
8 226 (15.67%) Full Stack Development
9 221 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
10 214 (14.84%) MVC
11 212 (14.70%) Test Automation
12 204 (14.15%) Mentoring
13 166 (11.51%) E-Commerce
14 158 (10.96%) BDD
15 154 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
16 149 (10.33%) Unit Testing
17 148 (10.26%) Front End Development
18 138 (9.57%) Kanban
19 128 (8.88%) SOA
20 115 (7.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 576 (39.94%) JavaScript
2 423 (29.33%) Java
3 357 (24.76%) C#
4 353 (24.48%) SQL
5 200 (13.87%) Python
5 200 (13.87%) TypeScript
6 124 (8.60%) PHP
7 80 (5.55%) Kotlin
8 66 (4.58%) Go
9 65 (4.51%) PowerShell
10 61 (4.23%) Java 8
11 44 (3.05%) C++
12 41 (2.84%) Ruby
13 40 (2.77%) ES6
14 30 (2.08%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.80%) C
16 25 (1.73%) Apple Swift
17 23 (1.60%) Scala
18 22 (1.53%) Java 11
19 20 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (11.37%) Degree
2 163 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 157 (10.89%) SC Cleared
4 85 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.42%) MCPD
11 4 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.14%) HND
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.069%) CISSP
14 1 (0.069%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (9.08%) QA
2 36 (2.50%) Accessibility
3 10 (0.69%) SEPA
4 9 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
6 3 (0.21%) GRC
7 2 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 331 (22.95%) Docker
2 14 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.069%) NDS
5 1 (0.069%) Postfix
5 1 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 222 (15.40%) Kubernetes
2 71 (4.92%) Terraform
3 45 (3.12%) Prometheus
4 40 (2.77%) Ansible
5 23 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
6 21 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
6 21 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.46%) Puppet
7 19 (1.32%) Grafana
8 17 (1.18%) Kibana
9 16 (1.11%) logstash
10 9 (0.62%) MIIS
11 2 (0.14%) nmon
11 2 (0.14%) SCCM
12 1 (0.069%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.069%) Nagios
12 1 (0.069%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.069%) QRadar
12 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 175 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.70%) MuleSoft
3 104 (7.21%) Oracle
4 89 (6.17%) ServiceNow
5 60 (4.16%) Google
6 56 (3.88%) Dell
7 44 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.66%) Adobe
9 23 (1.60%) Zend
10 19 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 17 (1.18%) SAP
12 15 (1.04%) Dynatrace
13 13 (0.90%) New Relic
14 12 (0.83%) AppDynamics
14 12 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.83%) Micro Focus
15 11 (0.76%) Mercator
16 10 (0.69%) Splunk
17 9 (0.62%) IBM
18 8 (0.55%) HP