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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 116 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing REST 22 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.33% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 1.08% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 14
Average salary £32,500 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +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
689 648 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.31% 30.73% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 608 604 433
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 30 September 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (44.19%) 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
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) Scrum
10 13 (30.23%) Spring
10 13 (30.23%) Symfony
10 13 (30.23%) Algorithms
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
11 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
11 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
11 12 (27.91%) MVC
11 12 (27.91%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
4 2 (4.65%) WordPress
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Subversion
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) NUnit
3 4 (9.30%) QUnit
4 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.98%) T4 Templates
5 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.65%) Spock
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) jMock
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.93%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Applications Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Applications Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Team Leader
3 9 (20.93%) 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 Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
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%) Symfony
6 13 (30.23%) Spring
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services
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%) Hibernate
9 10 (23.26%) SOAP
9 10 (23.26%) .NET
10 9 (20.93%) Spring Integration
11 8 (18.60%) Ajax
12 7 (16.28%) XML
13 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
14 5 (11.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Algorithms
2 12 (27.91%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) OOD
3 15 (34.88%) Web Development
4 13 (30.23%) Scrum
5 12 (27.91%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) OOP
5 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
6 9 (20.93%) OO
7 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) TDD
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Web Design
11 2 (4.65%) Content Management
11 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
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 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
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%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bens, flexible hours, 25 days hol
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: From £29,559 to £32,101 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago