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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 107 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing REST 23 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 1.91% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 9
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (62.22%) HTML
3 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (53.33%) JSON
4 24 (53.33%) jQuery
5 20 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
5 20 (44.44%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) OOD
7 18 (40.00%) Ajax
8 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
9 16 (35.56%) PHP
9 16 (35.56%) Java
9 16 (35.56%) Algorithms
10 14 (31.11%) Open Source
10 14 (31.11%) Finance
10 14 (31.11%) Symfony
10 14 (31.11%) Web Development
10 14 (31.11%) MySQL
11 13 (28.89%) Zend
11 13 (28.89%) OOP
11 13 (28.89%) SQL
11 13 (28.89%) .NET
11 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
11 13 (28.89%) Subversion
12 12 (26.67%) Ember.js
12 12 (26.67%) Underscore.js
12 12 (26.67%) Apache
12 12 (26.67%) Backbone.js
12 12 (26.67%) SaaS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) QUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.67%) T4 Templates
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Applications Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Graduate
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Graduate Web Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Architect
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 24 (53.33%) JSON
3 24 (53.33%) jQuery
4 20 (44.44%) Web Services
4 20 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (40.00%) Ajax
6 14 (31.11%) Symfony
7 13 (28.89%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
8 12 (26.67%) Ember.js
8 12 (26.67%) Underscore.js
8 12 (26.67%) XML
8 12 (26.67%) Backbone.js
9 9 (20.00%) SOAP
10 8 (17.78%) J2EE
10 8 (17.78%) Spring
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 4 (8.89%) Java EE
12 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Algorithms
2 14 (31.11%) Open Source
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (4.44%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) OOD
3 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
4 14 (31.11%) Web Development
5 13 (28.89%) OOP
6 10 (22.22%) OO
6 10 (22.22%) TDD
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Time Management
10 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.44%) Workflow
11 2 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) PHP
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Zend
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago