The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 144 152 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 60 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 2.58% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
REST
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1729 1549 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.66% 35.86% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1330 1833
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

REST
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

REST Salary Trend in the West Midlands

REST
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

REST
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Birmingham +3 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Warwickshire +3 18 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Coventry - 10 £40,000 - 2
Solihull - 5 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 3 £36,250 - 1
Dudley - 2 £32,500 - 2
Staffordshire -4 1 £42,500 +123.68% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 92 (63.01%) HTML
2 83 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (53.42%) JavaScript
4 72 (49.32%) Web Services
5 68 (46.58%) CSS
6 60 (41.10%) Java
7 52 (35.62%) Software Engineering
8 50 (34.25%) SQL
9 46 (31.51%) PHP
10 41 (28.08%) J2EE
11 39 (26.71%) OO
12 37 (25.34%) Linux
12 37 (25.34%) jQuery
13 36 (24.66%) MVC
14 34 (23.29%) Perl
14 34 (23.29%) Python
15 31 (21.23%) Scrum
15 31 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (21.23%) JSON
16 29 (19.86%) TDD
17 28 (19.18%) Ajax
17 28 (19.18%) C#
18 27 (18.49%) .NET
18 27 (18.49%) Apache
19 25 (17.12%) XML
19 25 (17.12%) Big Data
20 24 (16.44%) SOAP
20 24 (16.44%) Oracle
21 21 (14.38%) DB2
21 21 (14.38%) XHTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (18.49%) Apache
2 17 (11.64%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.64%) Drupal
3 16 (10.96%) CMS
4 12 (8.22%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.42%) JBoss
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Internet
2 6 (4.11%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (17.12%) Big Data
3 21 (14.38%) DB2
4 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.53%) MySQL
6 8 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.05%) Impala
8 3 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.05%) HBase
8 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) JUnit
1 12 (8.22%) Subversion
2 11 (7.53%) QUnit
2 11 (7.53%) Maven
2 11 (7.53%) NUnit
3 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.11%) Ant
3 6 (4.11%) Phing
4 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.74%) Selenium
6 3 (2.05%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.05%) T4 Templates
7 2 (1.37%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 17 (11.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Games
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (63.70%) Developer
2 36 (24.66%) Senior Developer
3 34 (23.29%) PHP Developer
3 34 (23.29%) Software Engineer
4 25 (17.12%) Java Software Engineer
5 24 (16.44%) Java Developer
5 24 (16.44%) Senior PHP Developer
6 16 (10.96%) Web Developer
6 16 (10.96%) Architect
7 15 (10.27%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.27%) C# Developer
7 15 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Web Architect
11 7 (4.79%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) HTML
2 72 (49.32%) Web Services
3 68 (46.58%) CSS
4 41 (28.08%) J2EE
5 37 (25.34%) jQuery
6 31 (21.23%) JSON
7 28 (19.18%) Ajax
8 27 (18.49%) .NET
9 25 (17.12%) XML
10 24 (16.44%) SOAP
11 21 (14.38%) XHTML
11 21 (14.38%) RESTful
12 19 (13.01%) AngularJS
12 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
13 16 (10.96%) Yii
14 15 (10.27%) EJB
14 15 (10.27%) Spring
14 15 (10.27%) HTML5
15 14 (9.59%) CSS3
15 14 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) User Experience
2 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.48%) Open Source
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.48%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.74%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.37%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Linux
2 10 (6.85%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.05%) Android
4 3 (2.05%) CentOS
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.62%) Software Engineering
3 39 (26.71%) OO
4 36 (24.66%) MVC
5 31 (21.23%) Scrum
6 29 (19.86%) TDD
7 19 (13.01%) SOA
8 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.96%) UX Design
9 16 (10.96%) OOD
10 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.85%) Kanban
11 10 (6.85%) DevOps
12 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (5.48%) Refactoring
13 8 (5.48%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.11%) Web Development
15 5 (3.42%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.42%) JavaScript
2 60 (41.10%) Java
3 50 (34.25%) SQL
4 46 (31.51%) PHP
5 34 (23.29%) Perl
5 34 (23.29%) Python
6 28 (19.18%) C#
7 10 (6.85%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.85%) Ruby
8 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.79%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) PHP5
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
1 3 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.53%) Puppet
2 8 (5.48%) Nagios
2 8 (5.48%) OpenNMS
3 3 (2.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Oracle
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.11%) Adobe
4 5 (3.42%) Zend
5 3 (2.05%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook
6 1 (0.68%) Verint
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Avaya
6 1 (0.68%) Genesys
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum + bonus (£2K-£5K)
Posted: 22 days ago