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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 148 150 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing REST 62 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 2.46% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 22
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £57,250
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
1890 1425 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.80% 34.03% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1695 1196 1674
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 19 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Coventry - 17 £40,000 - 4
Birmingham -7 11 £40,000 - 9
Staffordshire -3 5 £42,500 +123.68%
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Brierley Hill - 3 £36,250 -
Dudley - 3 £32,500 - 1
Solihull - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -2 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (56.83%) HTML
3 75 (53.96%) JavaScript
4 65 (46.76%) CSS
5 58 (41.73%) Java
6 56 (40.29%) Web Services
7 44 (31.65%) PHP
7 44 (31.65%) SQL
7 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
8 39 (28.06%) Linux
9 38 (27.34%) C#
10 37 (26.62%) J2EE
10 37 (26.62%) OO
11 36 (25.90%) .NET
11 36 (25.90%) MVC
11 36 (25.90%) Scrum
12 34 (24.46%) JSON
13 31 (22.30%) jQuery
14 30 (21.58%) XML
15 29 (20.86%) Perl
15 29 (20.86%) Python
15 29 (20.86%) TDD
15 29 (20.86%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (19.42%) Tomcat
16 27 (19.42%) Ajax
17 26 (18.71%) SOAP
18 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
18 23 (16.55%) GlassFish
19 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (15.83%) EJB

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (19.42%) Tomcat
2 23 (16.55%) GlassFish
3 17 (12.23%) Apache
4 16 (11.51%) Drupal
5 15 (10.79%) CMS
6 8 (5.76%) JBoss
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.44%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.79%) Internet
2 10 (7.19%) HTTP
3 4 (2.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.51%) Big Data
4 14 (10.07%) MySQL
5 11 (7.91%) DB2
6 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.88%) HBase
8 4 (2.88%) Impala
8 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.88%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (13.67%) JUnit
2 17 (12.23%) Maven
3 12 (8.63%) NUnit
4 11 (7.91%) QUnit
5 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.88%) Ant
7 4 (2.88%) Phing
7 4 (2.88%) Selenium
8 3 (2.16%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.16%) JIRA
8 3 (2.16%) T4 Templates
8 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.44%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.72%) Moq
10 1 (0.72%) Hudson
10 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Games
3 5 (3.60%) Billing
4 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (68.35%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) Senior Developer
2 32 (23.02%) PHP Developer
3 26 (18.71%) Software Engineer
4 23 (16.55%) Java Developer
5 21 (15.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (12.95%) .NET Developer
7 16 (11.51%) C# Developer
7 16 (11.51%) Software Developer
8 15 (10.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (9.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (8.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (8.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (7.19%) Architect
11 10 (7.19%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
13 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Senior Web Developer
15 5 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (56.83%) HTML
2 65 (46.76%) CSS
3 56 (40.29%) Web Services
4 37 (26.62%) J2EE
5 36 (25.90%) .NET
6 34 (24.46%) JSON
7 31 (22.30%) jQuery
8 30 (21.58%) XML
9 27 (19.42%) Ajax
10 26 (18.71%) SOAP
11 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
12 22 (15.83%) EJB
13 19 (13.67%) JMS
14 18 (12.95%) HTML5
15 16 (11.51%) CSS3
15 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
15 16 (11.51%) Java EE
16 15 (10.79%) Yii
17 11 (7.91%) RESTful
17 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) User Experience
2 14 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.60%) Open Source
4 5 (3.60%) Mobile Games
5 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) IVR
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.06%) Linux
2 17 (12.23%) UNIX
3 4 (2.88%) Android
3 4 (2.88%) CentOS
3 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
3 37 (26.62%) OO
4 36 (25.90%) MVC
4 36 (25.90%) Scrum
5 29 (20.86%) TDD
6 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.67%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.79%) UX Design
10 14 (10.07%) Kanban
11 13 (9.35%) Refactoring
11 13 (9.35%) SOA
12 12 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (8.63%) DevOps
13 11 (7.91%) OOD
14 5 (3.60%) Multithreading
14 5 (3.60%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (2.88%) Time Management
15 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.96%) JavaScript
2 58 (41.73%) Java
3 44 (31.65%) PHP
3 44 (31.65%) SQL
4 38 (27.34%) C#
5 29 (20.86%) Perl
5 29 (20.86%) Python
6 14 (10.07%) Shell Script
6 14 (10.07%) Ruby
7 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.04%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.16%) VB
11 2 (1.44%) Groovy
12 1 (0.72%) PHP5
12 1 (0.72%) C++
12 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) VCP4
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) Puppet
1 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.63%) Nagios
2 12 (8.63%) OpenNMS
3 4 (2.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.88%) Adobe
3 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Zend
5 1 (0.72%) Facebook
5 1 (0.72%) Avaya
5 1 (0.72%) Genesys
5 1 (0.72%) Verint
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £50,000 + bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £22,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £25,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 31 days holday + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 24 days ago