The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 151 171 183
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing REST 63 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.65% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 1.75% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61 30 18
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -67.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2020 2053 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.61% 36.95% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1829 1737
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
REST
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Birmingham +22 24 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Staffordshire -5 19 £30,000 - 1
Coventry +4 8 £36,645 -8.38% 1
Warwickshire +11 5 £35,000 - 3
Solihull - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire 0 1 £35,000 -15.66%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 62 (52.10%) JavaScript
2 61 (51.26%) CSS
3 60 (50.42%) HTML
4 59 (49.58%) SOAP
5 55 (46.22%) PHP
6 52 (43.70%) jQuery
7 51 (42.86%) Java
8 48 (40.34%) Web Services
9 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (30.25%) .NET
11 34 (28.57%) XML
12 33 (27.73%) MySQL
12 33 (27.73%) TDD
13 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
14 31 (26.05%) C#
15 29 (24.37%) MVC
16 28 (23.53%) JSON
17 24 (20.17%) Unit Testing
17 24 (20.17%) Linux
18 23 (19.33%) Tomcat
18 23 (19.33%) Degree
18 23 (19.33%) Subversion
19 22 (18.49%) OOP
19 22 (18.49%) Scrum
20 21 (17.65%) Oracle
21 20 (16.81%) SQL
21 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET
21 20 (16.81%) Backbone.js
22 19 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (15.97%) Selenium

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (19.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.92%) Apache
3 12 (10.08%) CMS
4 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.40%) WordPress
5 8 (6.72%) Drupal
6 7 (5.88%) Apache Solr
7 5 (4.20%) Node.js
7 5 (4.20%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.36%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (2.52%) Joomla!
9 3 (2.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.20%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Intranet
1 4 (3.36%) Extranet
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MySQL
2 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) Big Data
8 1 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Subversion
2 19 (15.97%) Selenium
3 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.76%) Hudson
4 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 13 (10.92%) Maven
6 12 (10.08%) JBehave
7 9 (7.56%) Ant
7 9 (7.56%) Phing
8 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.72%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.36%) JUnit
11 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.52%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.52%) Moq
12 2 (1.68%) LoadUI
12 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.68%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (8.40%) Games
2 7 (5.88%) Retail
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.36%) Billing
4 3 (2.52%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (69.75%) Developer
2 24 (20.17%) PHP Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.08%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Test Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Graduate
5 12 (10.08%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Applications Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Team Leader
7 10 (8.40%) Java Team Leader
7 10 (8.40%) Agile Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Junior
9 8 (6.72%) Architect
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (51.26%) CSS
2 60 (50.42%) HTML
3 59 (49.58%) SOAP
4 52 (43.70%) jQuery
5 48 (40.34%) Web Services
6 36 (30.25%) .NET
7 34 (28.57%) XML
8 28 (23.53%) JSON
9 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET
9 20 (16.81%) Backbone.js
10 18 (15.13%) Spring
11 17 (14.29%) Ajax
11 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 16 (13.45%) WCF
12 16 (13.45%) Symfony
12 16 (13.45%) DOM
13 14 (11.76%) CSS3
13 14 (11.76%) HTML5
14 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (10.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.56%) Open Source
3 7 (5.88%) Social Media
4 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.68%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) W3C
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) iPhone
6 1 (0.84%) Physics
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) UNIX
2 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) TDD
3 29 (24.37%) MVC
4 24 (20.17%) Unit Testing
5 22 (18.49%) Scrum
5 22 (18.49%) OOP
6 19 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.13%) OO
7 18 (15.13%) SOA
8 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.08%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Web Development
9 12 (10.08%) System Testing
10 10 (8.40%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.72%) OOD
12 7 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.88%) B2B
12 7 (5.88%) B2C
12 7 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.10%) JavaScript
2 55 (46.22%) PHP
3 51 (42.86%) Java
4 31 (26.05%) C#
5 20 (16.81%) SQL
6 14 (11.76%) Python
7 13 (10.92%) Ruby
8 10 (8.40%) VB
8 10 (8.40%) C++
9 9 (7.56%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.56%) Groovy
10 8 (6.72%) ActionScript
11 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.36%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.68%) C
14 2 (1.68%) VB6
15 1 (0.84%) XPath
15 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Oracle
2 16 (13.45%) Zend
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.56%) Adobe
5 6 (5.04%) JBoss
6 5 (4.20%) Twitter
7 4 (3.36%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Alterian
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Wealth Wizards Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum (or up to £300 per day as a Contractor)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits inc bonus
Posted: 26 days ago