The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -11
Permanent jobs citing REST 95 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.02% 0.62% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.89% 1.73% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 10 20
Median salary £43,125 £31,250 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.00% -47.03%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
598 637 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.27% 35.93% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 516 557 455
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for REST.

1 152 (83.06%) XML
2 145 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (68.85%) JavaScript
4 122 (66.67%) HTML
5 118 (64.48%) Git (software)
6 108 (59.02%) CSS
6 108 (59.02%) JSON
7 90 (49.18%) SOAP
7 90 (49.18%) Scrum
8 88 (48.09%) jQuery
9 87 (47.54%) MySQL
10 81 (44.26%) Web Services
11 77 (42.08%) Web Development
12 74 (40.44%) OO
13 73 (39.89%) Apache
14 70 (38.25%) Open Source
15 67 (36.61%) Java
16 66 (36.07%) Linux
17 60 (32.79%) MVC
18 57 (31.15%) PHP
19 54 (29.51%) Zend
20 53 (28.96%) Magento
20 53 (28.96%) LAMP
21 52 (28.42%) nginx
21 52 (28.42%) Symfony
21 52 (28.42%) LEMP Stack
22 47 (25.68%) OOD
23 46 (25.14%) Google
24 43 (23.50%) E-Commerce
25 42 (22.95%) .NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (39.89%) Apache
2 52 (28.42%) nginx
3 19 (10.38%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (10.38%) Node.js
4 14 (7.65%) Facebook Platform
5 11 (6.01%) IIS
5 11 (6.01%) JBoss
6 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.64%) CICS
8 3 (1.64%) CMS
8 3 (1.64%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.55%) Mule
9 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 53 (28.96%) Magento
2 11 (6.01%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.93%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (9.84%) CloudFront
4 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.28%) GitHub
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.21%) HTTP
2 18 (9.84%) Internet
3 4 (2.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.54%) MySQL
2 33 (18.03%) NoSQL
3 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (7.65%) Redis
5 13 (7.10%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 118 (64.48%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.39%) Subversion
3 28 (15.30%) Eclipse
4 26 (14.21%) Jenkins
4 26 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (13.11%) Maven
6 23 (12.57%) Ant
6 23 (12.57%) Visual Studio
7 11 (6.01%) JUnit
8 10 (5.46%) Selenium
9 6 (3.28%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.73%) Gradle
10 5 (2.73%) JIRA
11 4 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.19%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.09%) LSMW
13 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (14.21%) Games
2 13 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.01%) Marketing
4 10 (5.46%) Local Government
5 8 (4.37%) Finance
6 4 (2.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (61.20%) Developer
2 35 (19.13%) Web Developer
3 32 (17.49%) Senior Developer
4 30 (16.39%) PHP Developer
5 29 (15.85%) Development Manager
6 24 (13.11%) Magento Developer
6 24 (13.11%) PHP Magento Developer
6 24 (13.11%) PHP Web Developer
7 18 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) ServiceNow Developer
9 13 (7.10%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) Web Development Manager
9 13 (7.10%) Web Manager
10 12 (6.56%) Java Developer
11 11 (6.01%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.01%) Graduate
11 11 (6.01%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Java Technologist
12 9 (4.92%) Senior Technologist
12 9 (4.92%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (83.06%) XML
2 122 (66.67%) HTML
3 108 (59.02%) CSS
3 108 (59.02%) JSON
4 90 (49.18%) SOAP
5 88 (48.09%) jQuery
6 81 (44.26%) Web Services
7 53 (28.96%) LAMP
8 52 (28.42%) LEMP Stack
8 52 (28.42%) Symfony
9 42 (22.95%) .NET
10 40 (21.86%) Ajax
11 36 (19.67%) Zend Framework
12 33 (18.03%) AngularJS
12 33 (18.03%) ASP.NET
13 29 (15.85%) HTML5
14 27 (14.75%) WCF
15 24 (13.11%) Spring
15 24 (13.11%) XSLT
16 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Mobile App
2 17 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.10%) Online Gambling
5 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.01%) User Experience
7 8 (4.37%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.07%) Linux
2 34 (18.58%) Debian
2 34 (18.58%) Ubuntu
3 33 (18.03%) Apple iOS
4 21 (11.48%) Android
5 16 (8.74%) Unix
6 3 (1.64%) Windows
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (49.18%) Scrum
3 77 (42.08%) Web Development
4 74 (40.44%) OO
5 70 (38.25%) Open Source
6 60 (32.79%) MVC
7 47 (25.68%) OOD
8 43 (23.50%) E-Commerce
9 32 (17.49%) Performance Optimisation
10 29 (15.85%) Coaching
10 29 (15.85%) DevOps
11 27 (14.75%) Mobile Application Development
12 26 (14.21%) SOA
13 24 (13.11%) Software Engineering
14 23 (12.57%) Test Automation
15 22 (12.02%) TDD
16 21 (11.48%) iOS Development
17 19 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (10.38%) Workflow
18 18 (9.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (68.85%) JavaScript
2 67 (36.61%) Java
3 57 (31.15%) PHP
4 41 (22.40%) C#
5 34 (18.58%) PHP 5
6 28 (15.30%) SQL
7 24 (13.11%) XPath
8 18 (9.84%) Scala
9 14 (7.65%) C++
9 14 (7.65%) Groovy
10 6 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.73%) Ruby
11 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.19%) C
12 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.09%) ABAP
13 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.55%) Python
14 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (29.51%) Zend
2 46 (25.14%) Google
3 32 (17.49%) ServiceNow
4 19 (10.38%) Oracle
5 18 (9.84%) New Relic
6 14 (7.65%) Facebook
7 13 (7.10%) SAP
8 8 (4.37%) Adobe
9 6 (3.28%) Twitter
10 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.19%) webMethods
11 3 (1.64%) BEA
12 1 (0.55%) WSO2
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