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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing REST 20 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.72% 1.74% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 4.31% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 8
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
331 255 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.97% 40.28% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 285 216 211
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 September 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 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 10 £47,500 -17.39%
Stafford -2 9 £30,000 +18.81% 2
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (78.05%) SOA
2 22 (53.66%) jQuery
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 20 (48.78%) Web Services
4 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (48.78%) PHP
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (43.90%) Subversion
7 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (36.59%) Adobe
8 15 (36.59%) OO
8 15 (36.59%) DOM
8 15 (36.59%) Ant
8 15 (36.59%) Photoshop
8 15 (36.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (36.59%) Backbone.js
8 15 (36.59%) Phing
8 15 (36.59%) Sass
8 15 (36.59%) LESS
9 9 (21.95%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) SOAP
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
12 6 (14.63%) WCF
13 5 (12.20%) OOP
13 5 (12.20%) Java

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Photoshop
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Subversion
2 15 (36.59%) Ant
2 15 (36.59%) Phing
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Moq
5 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Architect
3 14 (34.15%) Web Developer
4 10 (24.39%) PHP Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Web Architect
6 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Integration Architect
7 6 (14.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) SOA Architect
8 5 (12.20%) Web Programmer
9 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
10 3 (7.32%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Junior PHP Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) jQuery
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
2 20 (48.78%) Web Services
3 15 (36.59%) DOM
3 15 (36.59%) Backbone.js
3 15 (36.59%) Sass
3 15 (36.59%) LESS
4 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) SOAP
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.63%) WCF
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.32%) WinForms
8 3 (7.32%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) WPF
8 3 (7.32%) Symfony
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) SOA
2 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (36.59%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) OOP
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) MVC
9 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
10 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.44%) SEO
10 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
1 20 (48.78%) PHP
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) VB
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago