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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 98 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing REST 20 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 1.75% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £24,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £68,200 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +5.12%
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
568 458 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.63% 29.34% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 537 408 514
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) CSS
5 19 (48.72%) Java
5 19 (48.72%) Web Services
5 19 (48.72%) JSON
6 18 (46.15%) jQuery
7 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
7 16 (41.03%) Ajax
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) XML
8 12 (30.77%) .NET
8 12 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (28.21%) SOAP
9 11 (28.21%) OOD
9 11 (28.21%) TDD
10 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
10 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) C#
11 9 (23.08%) OO
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) J2EE
12 8 (20.51%) MySQL
12 8 (20.51%) Scrum
12 8 (20.51%) Spring
12 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
13 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
14 6 (15.38%) MVC
14 6 (15.38%) NUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) JBoss
1 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Impala
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) NUnit
1 6 (15.38%) QUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) T4 Templates
4 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) Web Services
3 19 (48.72%) JSON
4 18 (46.15%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) Ajax
6 12 (30.77%) XML
6 12 (30.77%) .NET
6 12 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (28.21%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) J2EE
8 8 (20.51%) Spring
9 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) Symfony
11 4 (10.26%) Java EE
11 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.26%) HTML5
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.26%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.56%) IVR
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.13%) CentOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) OOD
4 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 9 (23.08%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
9 4 (10.26%) Time Management
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.69%) SOA
11 2 (5.13%) Workflow
11 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) PHP
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Verint
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) Genesys
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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