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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 139 141 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs citing REST 72 70 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.30% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 3.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 25
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £43,600
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
2083 1970 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.60% 36.47% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1697 1830
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Coventry +10 19 £42,500 +15.97% 1
Warwickshire -7 17 £47,500 +5.55%
Staffordshire +9 12 £42,500 +77.08%
Birmingham -22 10 £31,250 -47.03% 10
Shropshire - 8 £42,500 -
Solihull +10 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Dudley - 3 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £30,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (46.67%) CSS
3 62 (45.93%) HTML
4 58 (42.96%) Java
5 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 50 (37.04%) Linux
7 49 (36.30%) SOAP
8 46 (34.07%) JSON
9 44 (32.59%) C#
10 43 (31.85%) Web Services
11 42 (31.11%) SQL
12 41 (30.37%) PHP
13 39 (28.89%) .NET
14 38 (28.15%) jQuery
15 37 (27.41%) XML
16 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
16 35 (25.93%) Tomcat
17 34 (25.19%) MySQL
18 33 (24.44%) Scrum
19 32 (23.70%) MVC
19 32 (23.70%) J2EE
19 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (22.96%) TDD
21 28 (20.74%) UNIX
22 27 (20.00%) Python
22 27 (20.00%) GlassFish
23 26 (19.26%) Maven
23 26 (19.26%) PostgreSQL
23 26 (19.26%) Mentoring
24 24 (17.78%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 27 (20.00%) GlassFish
3 15 (11.11%) Apache
4 9 (6.67%) JBoss
5 7 (5.19%) WordPress
5 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.44%) CMS
7 5 (3.70%) Drupal
8 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.74%) nginx
9 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Odoo
1 2 (1.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) SaaS
2 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.04%) HTTP
2 11 (8.15%) Internet
3 8 (5.93%) LDAP
4 2 (1.48%) FTP
4 2 (1.48%) Firewall
4 2 (1.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (25.19%) MySQL
3 26 (19.26%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.96%) Impala
7 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.96%) HBase
7 4 (2.96%) Big Data
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.48%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.74%) Redis
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Maven
2 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.30%) JUnit
4 10 (7.41%) Subversion
4 10 (7.41%) JIRA
5 8 (5.93%) PHPUnit
6 7 (5.19%) Ant
7 5 (3.70%) Behat
8 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.96%) NUnit
9 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.48%) Selenium
10 2 (1.48%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.48%) Moq
10 2 (1.48%) QUnit
11 1 (0.74%) Hudson
11 1 (0.74%) Log4j
11 1 (0.74%) Sublime Text
General
1 10 (7.41%) Back Office
2 9 (6.67%) Billing
2 9 (6.67%) Games
3 5 (3.70%) Finance
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (74.81%) Developer
2 25 (18.52%) PHP Developer
3 22 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (46.67%) CSS
2 62 (45.93%) HTML
3 49 (36.30%) SOAP
4 46 (34.07%) JSON
5 43 (31.85%) Web Services
6 39 (28.89%) .NET
7 38 (28.15%) jQuery
8 37 (27.41%) XML
9 32 (23.70%) J2EE
10 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET
11 21 (15.56%) HTML5
12 20 (14.81%) Ajax
13 19 (14.07%) EJB
13 19 (14.07%) JMS
14 16 (11.85%) CSS3
15 15 (11.11%) Spring
15 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 14 (10.37%) Java EE
16 14 (10.37%) Hibernate
17 10 (7.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (11.85%) User Experience
2 10 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.19%) Web 2.0
4 6 (4.44%) W3C
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.04%) Linux
2 28 (20.74%) UNIX
3 11 (8.15%) Android
4 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.19%) HPUX
5 7 (5.19%) Solaris
6 4 (2.96%) CentOS
7 2 (1.48%) Windows
8 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) Scrum
3 32 (23.70%) MVC
3 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (22.96%) TDD
5 26 (19.26%) Mentoring
6 23 (17.04%) Unit Testing
7 22 (16.30%) Kanban
8 21 (15.56%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.85%) Refactoring
10 15 (11.11%) OO
11 14 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (9.63%) DevOps
13 8 (5.93%) OOP
13 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.19%) SIEM
14 7 (5.19%) Mobile Development
15 6 (4.44%) Cyber Security
16 5 (3.70%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.96%) Java
2 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.59%) C#
4 42 (31.11%) SQL
5 41 (30.37%) PHP
6 27 (20.00%) Python
7 22 (16.30%) Perl
8 16 (11.85%) Ruby
8 16 (11.85%) Shell Script
9 12 (8.89%) Bash Shell
10 10 (7.41%) VB
11 8 (5.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.70%) C++
13 4 (2.96%) C
13 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.22%) Groovy
15 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Docker
1 4 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Puppet
1 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.37%) OpenNMS
2 14 (10.37%) Nagios
3 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 7 (5.19%) IBM
3 6 (4.44%) Zend
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.96%) Adobe
5 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.96%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Facebook
7 1 (0.74%) Verint
7 1 (0.74%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.74%) Avaya
7 1 (0.74%) Genesys
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
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