The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.93% 1.40% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.69% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £19,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.68% -49.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
267 260 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.63% 52.00% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 252 200 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

REST
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

REST Salary Trend in Staffordshire

REST
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -3 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 -
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (53.85%) SOA
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) DOM
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) Ant
5 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (23.08%) Back Office
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) TDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Phing
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) DOM
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Sass
5 3 (23.08%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft