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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.64% 2.69% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 5.60% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 11
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
289 339 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.88% 48.02% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 265 285 269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent -4 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Stafford -14 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (86.21%) SOAP
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 17 (58.62%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) C#
4 17 (58.62%) CSS
5 16 (55.17%) HTML5
6 14 (48.28%) CSS3
7 13 (44.83%) Ajax
7 13 (44.83%) JSON
8 12 (41.38%) VB
8 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (37.93%) jQuery
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) PHP
9 11 (37.93%) XML
9 11 (37.93%) MySQL
9 11 (37.93%) N-Tier
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
10 9 (31.03%) OO
11 8 (27.59%) WinForms
11 8 (27.59%) Marketing
11 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) Linux
11 8 (27.59%) OOP
11 8 (27.59%) Apache
11 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (27.59%) OO PHP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Drupal
2 3 (10.34%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 7 (24.14%) Back Office
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
4 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Web Developer
3 11 (37.93%) PHP Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (27.59%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
9 4 (13.79%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (10.34%) Programmer
11 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
11 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) SOAP
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) CSS
5 16 (55.17%) HTML5
6 14 (48.28%) CSS3
7 13 (44.83%) Ajax
7 13 (44.83%) JSON
8 11 (37.93%) jQuery
8 11 (37.93%) XML
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 8 (27.59%) WinForms
10 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.79%) WCF
11 4 (13.79%) XSLT
11 4 (13.79%) XHTML
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
12 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 9 (31.03%) OO
3 8 (27.59%) OOP
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) OO PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) RAD
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) VB
4 11 (37.93%) PHP
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.34%) Python
7 3 (10.34%) PHP5
8 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft