REST Jobs with Work from Home Options

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Work from Home

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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 135 90 68
Rank change year-on-year -45 -22 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 751 1,634 2,797
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.49% 3.46% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.62% 10.04% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 676 1,295 1,559
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +2.36% +5.83%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £69,447 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.40% +6.84% +8.33%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 8,714 16,267 26,390
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.89% 34.48% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,187 12,182 17,110
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%

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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

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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

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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 2 March 2024.

REST salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 30 (3.99%) OpenStack
2 27 (3.60%) IIS
3 20 (2.66%) CMS
4 14 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.60%) JBoss
6 11 (1.46%) Red Hat Fuse
7 10 (1.33%) Apache
8 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.67%) WordPress
10 4 (0.53%) Confluence
10 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.40%) Drupal
11 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.93%) Shopify
4 4 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.53%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Maximo
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.27%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 234 (31.16%) Azure
2 185 (24.63%) AWS
3 146 (19.44%) SaaS
4 99 (13.18%) Azure DevOps
5 77 (10.25%) Serverless
6 59 (7.86%) GCP
7 42 (5.59%) Amazon ECS
8 37 (4.93%) Amazon EKS
9 26 (3.46%) Power Platform
10 25 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (3.33%) GitHub
11 24 (3.20%) Azure Service Bus
12 21 (2.80%) PaaS
13 20 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (1.46%) Entra ID
14 11 (1.46%) IaaS
15 10 (1.33%) Azure Cognitive Services
15 10 (1.33%) Azure Functions
16 7 (0.93%) Azure Service Fabric
16 7 (0.93%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.46%) HTTP
2 36 (4.79%) Internet
3 23 (3.06%) DNS
4 22 (2.93%) Firewall
5 16 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.93%) SSL
7 4 (0.53%) SMTP
8 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.40%) MQTT
9 2 (0.27%) RTP
9 2 (0.27%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 76 (10.12%) Relational Database
3 58 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (5.99%) MySQL
6 29 (3.86%) Oracle Database
7 28 (3.73%) Redis
8 20 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (2.13%) MariaDB
9 16 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.60%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.46%) Power BI
14 8 (1.07%) DynamoDB
15 7 (0.93%) Big Data
16 6 (0.80%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 191 (25.43%) Jenkins
2 139 (18.51%) Git
3 124 (16.51%) Postman
4 96 (12.78%) Cucumber
5 87 (11.58%) Selenium
6 47 (6.26%) JIRA
7 27 (3.60%) webpack
8 26 (3.46%) Oracle APEX
9 25 (3.33%) Maven
10 23 (3.06%) Cypress.io
10 23 (3.06%) Visual Studio
11 22 (2.93%) JUnit
12 19 (2.53%) SpecFlow
13 18 (2.40%) Eclipse
14 17 (2.26%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.86%) Bitbucket
16 13 (1.73%) Android Studio
16 13 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (1.20%) Gatling
17 9 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 138 (18.38%) Social Skills
2 84 (11.19%) Finance
3 40 (5.33%) Public Sector
4 35 (4.66%) Law
5 27 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.60%) Banking
6 24 (3.20%) Retail
7 13 (1.73%) Marketing
8 12 (1.60%) Local Government
9 10 (1.33%) Legal
10 7 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (0.67%) Tech for Good
11 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Automotive
13 3 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 398 (53.00%) Developer
2 225 (29.96%) Senior
3 116 (15.45%) Senior Developer
4 101 (13.45%) Lead
5 93 (12.38%) Java Developer
6 75 (9.99%) .NET Developer
7 51 (6.79%) Software Engineer
8 39 (5.19%) Architect
9 36 (4.79%) PHP Developer
10 35 (4.66%) Python Engineer
11 31 (4.13%) Analyst
12 30 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
14 28 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (3.60%) C# Developer
15 27 (3.60%) Software Developer
16 20 (2.66%) Lead Developer
17 19 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
18 18 (2.40%) Development Engineer
18 18 (2.40%) Front-End Engineer (Client-Side Engineer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (27.70%) .NET
2 166 (22.10%) HTML
2 166 (22.10%) JSON
3 162 (21.57%) SOAP
4 161 (21.44%) CSS
5 159 (21.17%) Web Services
6 121 (16.11%) React
7 120 (15.98%) XML
8 119 (15.85%) AngularJS
9 104 (13.85%) Spring
10 95 (12.65%) ASP.NET
10 95 (12.65%) Spring Boot
11 86 (11.45%) Node.js
12 73 (9.72%) jQuery
13 70 (9.32%) .NET Framework
14 66 (8.79%) .NET Core
15 57 (7.59%) Laravel
16 54 (7.19%) Vue
17 53 (7.06%) Kafka
18 48 (6.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (5.46%) Distributed Systems
3 31 (4.13%) Data Structures
4 28 (3.73%) Product Ownership
5 23 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.66%) IoT
7 19 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (1.33%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
13 7 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.80%) iSeries
14 6 (0.80%) Reinsurance
15 5 (0.67%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.79%) Linux
2 30 (3.99%) Windows
3 19 (2.53%) Android
4 9 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.27%) Unix
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (42.34%) Agile
2 221 (29.43%) DevOps
3 205 (27.30%) CI/CD
4 155 (20.64%) BDD
5 151 (20.11%) Microservices
6 141 (18.77%) Scrum
7 134 (17.84%) Software Engineering
8 111 (14.78%) Clean Code
9 108 (14.38%) API Testing
10 105 (13.98%) TDD
11 97 (12.92%) SDET
12 93 (12.38%) Full Stack Development
12 93 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (11.45%) Design Patterns
14 85 (11.32%) Test Automation
15 83 (11.05%) MVC
16 77 (10.25%) Fintech
17 71 (9.45%) User Experience
18 67 (8.92%) Front End Development
18 67 (8.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 279 (37.15%) JavaScript
2 275 (36.62%) SQL
3 243 (32.36%) Java
4 209 (27.83%) C#
5 117 (15.58%) Python
6 100 (13.32%) TypeScript
7 78 (10.39%) PHP
8 47 (6.26%) T-SQL
9 35 (4.66%) PL/SQL
10 32 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 30 (3.99%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.26%) Ruby
13 16 (2.13%) XPath
14 15 (2.00%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.60%) C
16 11 (1.46%) C++
16 11 (1.46%) Go
17 10 (1.33%) RPG
18 7 (0.93%) Groovy
18 7 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 64 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 62 (8.26%) Degree
4 40 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.13%) Azure Certification
6 15 (2.00%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.33%) ISEB
7 10 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.80%) CISM
8 6 (0.80%) CISSP
8 6 (0.80%) GIAC
8 6 (0.80%) SANS
9 4 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.27%) MCPD
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (15.58%) QA
2 39 (5.19%) Accessibility
3 17 (2.26%) WCAG
4 6 (0.80%) COBIT
4 6 (0.80%) NIST
4 6 (0.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 151 (20.11%) Docker
2 23 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 108 (14.38%) Kubernetes
2 48 (6.39%) Terraform
3 43 (5.73%) Ansible
4 6 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (0.67%) Progress Chef
5 5 (0.67%) Puppet
6 3 (0.40%) Nmap
7 2 (0.27%) MIIS
7 2 (0.27%) Rancher
7 2 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) Consul
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) Podman
Vendors
1 84 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.86%) Google
3 48 (6.39%) Oracle
4 30 (3.99%) WSO2
5 13 (1.73%) UiPath
6 12 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.33%) Automation Anywhere
8 10 (1.33%) Blue Prism
9 9 (1.20%) IBM
10 7 (0.93%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.53%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.53%) Informatica
11 4 (0.53%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.53%) Salesforce
11 4 (0.53%) Sybase
11 4 (0.53%) WooCommerce
12 3 (0.40%) SAP
12 3 (0.40%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.40%) Telerik