The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing REST 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.68% 1.19% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 5.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
REST
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.65% 23.81% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 15
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

REST
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Midlands region.

REST Salary Trend in the Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) IVR
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) KANA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CTI
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) API Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) EAI
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) KANA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle