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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing REST 12 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.99% 2.81% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 5.18% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 11
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
276 386 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.70% 54.14% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 256 307 231
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
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 2 June 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
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 -
Stafford -12 1 £40,000 +66.66%
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) JSON
4 12 (70.59%) SOAP
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
5 10 (58.82%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) N-Tier
5 10 (58.82%) VB
5 10 (58.82%) Back Office
5 10 (58.82%) WinForms
5 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) User Experience
10 2 (11.76%) SDLC
10 2 (11.76%) Moq
10 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
10 2 (11.76%) CSS3
10 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
10 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Selenium

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Moq
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
General
1 10 (58.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) JSON
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) WinForms
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree