The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 123 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Permanent jobs citing REST 23 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.33% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 1.08% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 13
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
REST
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
699 646 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.04% 30.23% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 611 599 439
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

REST
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region.

REST Salary Trend in Birmingham

REST
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 25 (58.14%) HTML
3 24 (55.81%) CSS
4 21 (48.84%) jQuery
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (39.53%) OOD
6 17 (39.53%) PHP
6 17 (39.53%) MySQL
6 17 (39.53%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (37.21%) Java
7 16 (37.21%) Zend
8 15 (34.88%) JSON
8 15 (34.88%) Subversion
8 15 (34.88%) Web Development
9 14 (32.56%) Apache
9 14 (32.56%) Scrum
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) Spring
10 13 (30.23%) Symfony
11 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
11 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
11 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
11 12 (27.91%) OOP
11 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
11 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
11 12 (27.91%) Ember.js
11 12 (27.91%) Underscore.js
11 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
11 12 (27.91%) Open Source
11 12 (27.91%) SaaS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (32.56%) Apache
2 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Subversion
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) QUnit
3 4 (9.30%) NUnit
4 3 (6.98%) T4 Templates
4 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) jMock
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Applications Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Applications Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Java Team Leader
3 10 (23.26%) Team Leader
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Applications Developer
6 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) HTML
2 24 (55.81%) CSS
3 21 (48.84%) jQuery
4 17 (39.53%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (34.88%) JSON
6 13 (30.23%) Spring
6 13 (30.23%) Symfony
7 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
7 12 (27.91%) Ember.js
7 12 (27.91%) Underscore.js
7 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (25.58%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) SOAP
9 10 (23.26%) .NET
9 10 (23.26%) Spring Integration
10 8 (18.60%) Ajax
11 7 (16.28%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
13 4 (9.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) OOD
3 15 (34.88%) Web Development
4 14 (32.56%) Scrum
5 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
5 12 (27.91%) OOP
6 11 (25.58%) MVC
7 9 (20.93%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) TDD
11 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Web Design
12 2 (4.65%) Content Management
12 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (39.53%) PHP
3 16 (37.21%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Zend
2 2 (4.65%) Facebook
2 2 (4.65%) Twitter
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 2 days ago
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ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bens, flexible hours, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Birmingham City University
Salary: £29,559 - £32,101 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago