The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 99 127 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Permanent jobs citing REST 24 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.098% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 0.30% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 11
Average salary £35,000 £47,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% -55.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
592 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.41% 32.98% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 523 615 490
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 £24,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
REST
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 22 (55.00%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) jQuery
4 16 (40.00%) PHP
4 16 (40.00%) MySQL
5 15 (37.50%) Java
5 15 (37.50%) Web Services
5 15 (37.50%) Zend
5 15 (37.50%) JSON
6 13 (32.50%) Subversion
6 13 (32.50%) Spring
6 13 (32.50%) Apache
6 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
7 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 12 (30.00%) Scrum
7 12 (30.00%) Web Development
8 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
8 11 (27.50%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (25.00%) Ember.js
9 10 (25.00%) Underscore.js
9 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 10 (25.00%) Spring Integration
9 10 (25.00%) Games
9 10 (25.00%) OOD
9 10 (25.00%) OOP
9 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 10 (25.00%) Symfony

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (32.50%) Apache
1 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (7.50%) WordPress
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Subversion
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) JMeter
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) jMock
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 10 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate
5 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 21 (52.50%) jQuery
3 15 (37.50%) Web Services
3 15 (37.50%) JSON
4 13 (32.50%) Spring
5 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
5 11 (27.50%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 10 (25.00%) Underscore.js
6 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 10 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 10 (25.00%) Symfony
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 9 (22.50%) SOAP
7 9 (22.50%) XML
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) HTML5
8 8 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) MVC
1 12 (30.00%) Scrum
1 12 (30.00%) Web Development
2 10 (25.00%) OOD
2 10 (25.00%) OOP
2 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Web Design
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) PHP
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Zend
2 5 (12.50%) Twitter
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) Facebook
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