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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 157 156 177
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 75 63 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.17% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 3.13% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 30
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £58,100 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
2120 2011 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.21% 37.43% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1723 1830
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Warwickshire +9 31 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Staffordshire +2 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Birmingham -18 10 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Coventry -11 9 £42,500 +15.97% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Solihull +7 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Worcestershire -8 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Dudley - 2 £41,250 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 81 (53.29%) Java
2 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (43.42%) SOAP
4 55 (36.18%) Web Services
5 54 (35.53%) CSS
6 53 (34.87%) MySQL
7 52 (34.21%) HTML
8 51 (33.55%) Linux
9 47 (30.92%) SQL
10 46 (30.26%) TDD
10 46 (30.26%) Spring
11 45 (29.61%) JavaScript
12 42 (27.63%) XML
13 39 (25.66%) JSON
14 38 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 38 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (25.00%) PHP
14 38 (25.00%) C#
14 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 37 (24.34%) .NET
15 37 (24.34%) jQuery
16 36 (23.68%) J2EE
17 35 (23.03%) Hibernate
17 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
18 34 (22.37%) Software Engineering
18 34 (22.37%) Scrum
18 34 (22.37%) Oracle
19 31 (20.39%) Tomcat
20 30 (19.74%) GlassFish
21 29 (19.08%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (20.39%) Tomcat
2 30 (19.74%) GlassFish
3 23 (15.13%) Apache
4 18 (11.84%) JBoss
5 9 (5.92%) Mule
6 8 (5.26%) WordPress
6 8 (5.26%) Apache Spark
7 7 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.32%) nginx
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.32%) Node.js
10 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.32%) Magento
1 2 (1.32%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) SaaS
2 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) HTTP
2 8 (5.26%) LDAP
3 6 (3.95%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
4 2 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.87%) MySQL
2 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 29 (19.08%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 16 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 16 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 16 (10.53%) Big Data
6 15 (9.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.32%) Impala
9 2 (1.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.47%) Maven
3 20 (13.16%) Subversion
4 16 (10.53%) JUnit
5 11 (7.24%) JIRA
6 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.92%) Hudson
7 9 (5.92%) PHPUnit
8 7 (4.61%) Ant
9 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.95%) Behat
10 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.32%) Moq
11 2 (1.32%) NUnit
11 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.32%) Selenium
12 1 (0.66%) TestNG
12 1 (0.66%) Log4j
General
1 15 (9.87%) Retail
2 13 (8.55%) Billing
3 10 (6.58%) Marketing
3 10 (6.58%) Back Office
4 6 (3.95%) Games
5 5 (3.29%) Finance
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (74.34%) Developer
2 34 (22.37%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.76%) Senior Developer
4 22 (14.47%) PHP Developer
5 21 (13.82%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 15 (9.87%) Web Developer
8 13 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (5.26%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 8 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
13 6 (3.95%) Support Engineer
14 5 (3.29%) Programmer
14 5 (3.29%) Administrator
14 5 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (3.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (43.42%) SOAP
2 55 (36.18%) Web Services
3 54 (35.53%) CSS
4 52 (34.21%) HTML
5 46 (30.26%) Spring
6 42 (27.63%) XML
7 39 (25.66%) JSON
8 37 (24.34%) .NET
8 37 (24.34%) jQuery
9 36 (23.68%) J2EE
10 35 (23.03%) Hibernate
11 24 (15.79%) JMS
12 23 (15.13%) Java EE
13 21 (13.82%) HTML5
14 20 (13.16%) Ajax
14 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET
15 17 (11.18%) RESTful
16 15 (9.87%) CSS3
17 14 (9.21%) EJB
18 11 (7.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) User Experience
2 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.24%) N-Tier
3 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.61%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.95%) W3C
6 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.63%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.32%) DTV
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.55%) Linux
2 23 (15.13%) UNIX
3 9 (5.92%) Android
4 7 (4.61%) HPUX
4 7 (4.61%) Solaris
5 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.32%) Windows
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.26%) TDD
3 38 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 38 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (22.37%) Software Engineering
4 34 (22.37%) Scrum
5 29 (19.08%) MVC
6 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
7 23 (15.13%) Kanban
8 20 (13.16%) OOP
9 19 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (10.53%) OO
11 15 (9.87%) SOA
12 13 (8.55%) Refactoring
13 11 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (6.58%) OO PHP
14 10 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (6.58%) Workflow
14 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (53.29%) Java
2 47 (30.92%) SQL
3 45 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 38 (25.00%) C#
4 38 (25.00%) PHP
5 21 (13.82%) Python
6 15 (9.87%) Perl
7 12 (7.89%) VB
8 11 (7.24%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.24%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.24%) Ruby
9 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.26%) Clojure
10 8 (5.26%) Scala
11 6 (3.95%) C++
12 4 (2.63%) C
13 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.97%) Groovy
14 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Puppet
1 13 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.24%) Nagios
2 11 (7.24%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (22.37%) Oracle
2 8 (5.26%) Zend
3 7 (4.61%) IBM
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.29%) Adobe
6 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.66%) Interwoven
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum 4% contrib pension, yearly bonus, gr
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000, + 10% Bonus, + Share Options + Private Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago