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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 122 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing REST 20 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.57% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 1.85% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 14
Average salary £34,750 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.40% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £35,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
652 647 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.78% 30.66% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 581 602 408
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,800 £50,000
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 30 October 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) HTML
3 26 (61.90%) CSS
4 23 (54.76%) jQuery
5 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) JSON
5 18 (42.86%) OOD
5 18 (42.86%) PHP
5 18 (42.86%) MySQL
5 18 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
6 17 (40.48%) Zend
7 16 (38.10%) Web Development
7 16 (38.10%) Web Services
8 15 (35.71%) Subversion
9 14 (33.33%) Apache
9 14 (33.33%) Algorithms
10 13 (30.95%) Open Source
10 13 (30.95%) OOP
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
10 13 (30.95%) Java
10 13 (30.95%) MVC
10 13 (30.95%) Symfony
11 12 (28.57%) Ajax
11 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
11 12 (28.57%) SaaS
11 12 (28.57%) Ember.js
11 12 (28.57%) Underscore.js
11 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
12 11 (26.19%) C#

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) WordPress
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) QUnit
3 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 3 (7.14%) T4 Templates
4 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.76%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.76%) Spock
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) jMock
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Web Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
7 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 26 (61.90%) CSS
3 23 (54.76%) jQuery
4 18 (42.86%) JSON
4 18 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (38.10%) Web Services
6 13 (30.95%) Symfony
7 12 (28.57%) Ajax
7 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 12 (28.57%) Ember.js
7 12 (28.57%) Underscore.js
7 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 11 (26.19%) SOAP
8 11 (26.19%) .NET
9 10 (23.81%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 6 (14.29%) J2EE
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.90%) JMS
13 4 (9.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 13 (30.95%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) OOD
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Web Development
3 13 (30.95%) OOP
3 13 (30.95%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) OO
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) Content Management
9 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) PHP
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) PHP5
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Zend
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Facebook
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago