The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 19 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.61% 1.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 3.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
389 322 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.43% 48.49% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 324 293 203
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

REST Salary Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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 -4 10 £26,500 -11.66%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 6 £50,000 -13.04%
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) TDD
2 21 (67.74%) jQuery
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) SOA
3 18 (58.06%) PHP
4 16 (51.61%) C#
4 16 (51.61%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 13 (41.94%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) HTML
5 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
6 12 (38.71%) Subversion
7 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Java
8 10 (32.26%) OOP
9 9 (29.03%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) DOM
9 9 (29.03%) Adobe
9 9 (29.03%) Ant
9 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) Backbone.js
9 9 (29.03%) Phing
9 9 (29.03%) Sass
9 9 (29.03%) LESS
10 8 (25.81%) Symfony

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
1 9 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Subversion
2 9 (29.03%) Ant
2 9 (29.03%) Phing
3 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
3 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
4 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium
5 3 (9.68%) Moq
6 2 (6.45%) NUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Graduate PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Junior PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Graduate Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Junior Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Junior
3 8 (25.81%) Web Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Graduate
4 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Integration Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Web Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) jQuery
2 16 (51.61%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) SOAP
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
5 9 (29.03%) DOM
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Backbone.js
5 9 (29.03%) Sass
5 9 (29.03%) LESS
6 8 (25.81%) Symfony
6 8 (25.81%) WCF
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) WinForms
8 3 (9.68%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) TDD
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) OOP
5 9 (29.03%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) PHP
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) VB
7 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft