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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 148 132 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +46
Permanent jobs citing REST 63 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 3.34% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 19
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 £23,200 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1985 1529 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.97% 34.41% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1297 1653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
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 27 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 27 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 -12 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Coventry - 16 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -6 11 £38,750 -6.06% 3
Staffordshire -5 9 £42,500 +93.18% 1
Shropshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 6 £45,000 - 1
Dudley - 5 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +3 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire -5 1 £29,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (50.00%) HTML
2 65 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (43.08%) Java
3 56 (43.08%) CSS
4 45 (34.62%) Web Services
5 43 (33.08%) C#
6 40 (30.77%) PHP
6 40 (30.77%) .NET
6 40 (30.77%) XML
6 40 (30.77%) Linux
6 40 (30.77%) JSON
7 39 (30.00%) SQL
8 38 (29.23%) Software Engineering
9 37 (28.46%) MVC
10 36 (27.69%) Scrum
11 33 (25.38%) SOAP
12 32 (24.62%) Tomcat
13 31 (23.85%) J2EE
14 29 (22.31%) OO
15 28 (21.54%) GlassFish
16 27 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (20.77%) TDD
16 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
17 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET
17 25 (19.23%) jQuery
18 24 (18.46%) EJB
18 24 (18.46%) Perl
18 24 (18.46%) Python

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (24.62%) Tomcat
2 28 (21.54%) GlassFish
3 14 (10.77%) Apache
4 13 (10.00%) CMS
5 12 (9.23%) Drupal
6 11 (8.46%) JBoss
7 3 (2.31%) WordPress
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.77%) nginx
9 1 (0.77%) Node.js
9 1 (0.77%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) HTTP
2 12 (9.23%) Internet
3 7 (5.38%) LDAP
4 2 (1.54%) FTP
4 2 (1.54%) Firewall
4 2 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.77%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
1 27 (20.77%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (14.62%) MySQL
3 9 (6.92%) Big Data
3 9 (6.92%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.08%) Impala
6 4 (3.08%) HBase
6 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.08%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.08%) DB2
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) JUnit
2 19 (14.62%) Maven
3 9 (6.92%) NUnit
4 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.38%) QUnit
6 5 (3.85%) JIRA
7 4 (3.08%) Subversion
7 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.31%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.54%) Moq
9 2 (1.54%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.54%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.54%) Selenium
10 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Billing
2 8 (6.15%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (69.23%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) Senior Developer
2 28 (21.54%) PHP Developer
3 21 (16.15%) Software Engineer
4 20 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.08%) Software Developer
5 17 (13.08%) Senior PHP Developer
6 16 (12.31%) .NET Developer
7 15 (11.54%) C# Developer
8 14 (10.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (8.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Architect
12 6 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
13 5 (3.85%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.00%) HTML
2 56 (43.08%) CSS
3 45 (34.62%) Web Services
4 40 (30.77%) XML
4 40 (30.77%) .NET
4 40 (30.77%) JSON
5 33 (25.38%) SOAP
6 31 (23.85%) J2EE
7 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 25 (19.23%) jQuery
8 24 (18.46%) EJB
9 23 (17.69%) Ajax
10 21 (16.15%) HTML5
11 20 (15.38%) JMS
12 18 (13.85%) Java EE
13 16 (12.31%) CSS3
14 13 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 13 (10.00%) WPF
15 12 (9.23%) Silverlight
15 12 (9.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (12.31%) User Experience
2 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile Games
4 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.85%) Open Source
5 4 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.77%) IVR
7 1 (0.77%) Blog
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.77%) Linux
2 19 (14.62%) UNIX
3 5 (3.85%) Android
3 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.54%) Windows
6 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) Software Engineering
3 37 (28.46%) MVC
4 36 (27.69%) Scrum
5 29 (22.31%) OO
6 27 (20.77%) TDD
6 27 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.15%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.85%) Unit Testing
9 17 (13.08%) Kanban
10 15 (11.54%) Refactoring
11 14 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (10.00%) DevOps
13 12 (9.23%) UX Design
14 8 (6.15%) OOD
15 6 (4.62%) SOA
15 6 (4.62%) OO PHP
16 5 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (3.85%) OOP
17 4 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 56 (43.08%) Java
3 43 (33.08%) C#
4 40 (30.77%) PHP
5 39 (30.00%) SQL
6 24 (18.46%) Perl
6 24 (18.46%) Python
7 16 (12.31%) Shell Script
7 16 (12.31%) Ruby
8 11 (8.46%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.92%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.85%) VB
12 3 (2.31%) Groovy
12 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.77%) PHP5
13 1 (0.77%) C++
13 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) Puppet
1 18 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.77%) Nagios
2 14 (10.77%) OpenNMS
3 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Oracle
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.54%) Zend
6 1 (0.77%) Facebook
6 1 (0.77%) Avaya
6 1 (0.77%) Genesys
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco
6 1 (0.77%) Verint
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Dudley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago