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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 97 129 155
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Permanent jobs citing REST 147 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.58% 1.74% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.63% 4.92% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 130 88 75
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £80,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1926 1912 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.79% 35.36% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1646 1729 1756
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,606 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +26 74 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Shropshire +13 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Coventry +9 17 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Staffordshire +4 14 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Warwickshire -29 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £26,750 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £49,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 192 (65.75%) JavaScript
2 179 (61.30%) HTML
3 154 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (48.97%) XML
5 142 (48.63%) CSS
6 138 (47.26%) Web Services
7 134 (45.89%) Git (software)
8 128 (43.84%) SOAP
9 119 (40.75%) Java
10 116 (39.73%) MVC
11 100 (34.25%) jQuery
12 97 (33.22%) MySQL
13 93 (31.85%) C#
14 92 (31.51%) HTML5
15 91 (31.16%) JSON
16 88 (30.14%) AngularJS
17 84 (28.77%) .NET
18 73 (25.00%) SQL
19 72 (24.66%) PHP
20 70 (23.97%) Scrum
21 69 (23.63%) TDD
21 69 (23.63%) Subversion
21 69 (23.63%) ASP.NET
22 67 (22.95%) OO
23 59 (20.21%) Linux
24 58 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
25 50 (17.12%) Maven
26 47 (16.10%) Jenkins
27 46 (15.75%) SQL Server
28 45 (15.41%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (11.30%) Apache
2 23 (7.88%) IIS
3 18 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.48%) CMS
5 14 (4.79%) nginx
6 13 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.74%) JBoss
9 6 (2.05%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.71%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (1.37%) WordPress
12 3 (1.03%) Mule
12 3 (1.03%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Magento
2 9 (3.08%) Eloqua
3 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.51%) Google Analytics
4 15 (5.14%) AdWords
5 8 (2.74%) Office 365
6 7 (2.40%) IaaS
7 6 (2.05%) PaaS
7 6 (2.05%) SaaS
8 4 (1.37%) GitHub
9 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.01%) HTTP
2 9 (3.08%) Internet
2 9 (3.08%) LDAP
3 4 (1.37%) DNS
4 2 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (33.22%) MySQL
2 46 (15.75%) SQL Server
3 34 (11.64%) MongoDB
3 34 (11.64%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.14%) Redis
5 14 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.40%) SQLite
8 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.68%) DB2
10 2 (0.68%) Power BI
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.34%) Big Data
11 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (45.89%) Git (software)
2 69 (23.63%) Subversion
3 50 (17.12%) Maven
4 47 (16.10%) Jenkins
5 43 (14.73%) Ant
6 39 (13.36%) Eclipse
7 38 (13.01%) Visual Studio
8 21 (7.19%) Cucumber
8 21 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (6.51%) JIRA
10 18 (6.16%) JUnit
10 18 (6.16%) PHPUnit
11 14 (4.79%) Mercurial
12 13 (4.45%) Selenium
13 12 (4.11%) NUnit
14 10 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (3.42%) gulp
15 8 (2.74%) Jasmine
15 8 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (2.74%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (13.36%) Finance
2 27 (9.25%) Marketing
3 26 (8.90%) Games
4 17 (5.82%) Banking
5 14 (4.79%) Retail
6 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 222 (76.03%) Developer
2 47 (16.10%) PHP Developer
3 44 (15.07%) .NET Developer
4 38 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 37 (12.67%) Java Developer
5 37 (12.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (11.64%) MySQL Developer
7 30 (10.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 26 (8.90%) C# Developer
8 26 (8.90%) ServiceNow Developer
9 25 (8.56%) Web Developer
10 23 (7.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 23 (7.88%) HTML Developer
11 16 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (5.48%) Programmer
12 15 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (5.14%) Junior
12 15 (5.14%) Junior Developer
13 14 (4.79%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (61.30%) HTML
2 143 (48.97%) XML
3 142 (48.63%) CSS
4 138 (47.26%) Web Services
5 128 (43.84%) SOAP
6 100 (34.25%) jQuery
7 92 (31.51%) HTML5
8 91 (31.16%) JSON
9 88 (30.14%) AngularJS
10 84 (28.77%) .NET
11 69 (23.63%) ASP.NET
12 44 (15.07%) Ajax
13 42 (14.38%) Node.js
14 41 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (11.30%) CSS3
17 33 (11.30%) WCF
18 29 (9.93%) J2EE
19 28 (9.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.04%) Mobile App
2 26 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (7.88%) Social Media
4 16 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.08%) e-Learning
7 9 (3.08%) Graphic Design
7 9 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.74%) User Experience
9 7 (2.40%) CMDB
9 7 (2.40%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.71%) Animation
10 5 (1.71%) NHS
11 4 (1.37%) Online Gambling
12 3 (1.03%) Blog
12 3 (1.03%) Photography
12 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.21%) Linux
2 25 (8.56%) Android
3 24 (8.22%) Apple iOS
4 23 (7.88%) Unix
5 21 (7.19%) Windows
6 9 (3.08%) Debian
6 9 (3.08%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (39.73%) MVC
3 70 (23.97%) Scrum
4 69 (23.63%) TDD
5 67 (22.95%) OO
6 58 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (15.41%) Web Development
8 41 (14.04%) Open Source
8 41 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 37 (12.67%) Mentoring
9 37 (12.67%) Test Automation
10 36 (12.33%) SOA
11 35 (11.99%) SDLC
11 35 (11.99%) Software Engineering
12 31 (10.62%) ITIL
13 30 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (9.25%) DevOps
14 27 (9.25%) ITIL V3
15 26 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (8.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 192 (65.75%) JavaScript
2 119 (40.75%) Java
3 93 (31.85%) C#
4 73 (25.00%) SQL
5 72 (24.66%) PHP
6 34 (11.64%) Ruby
7 25 (8.56%) PHP 5
8 19 (6.51%) C++
8 19 (6.51%) Scala
9 18 (6.16%) XPath
10 16 (5.48%) Groovy
11 13 (4.45%) Python
12 12 (4.11%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.77%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.74%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.74%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.40%) ES6
15 7 (2.40%) XAML
16 6 (2.05%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (7.53%) Degree
2 5 (1.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.14%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.48%) Puppet
2 14 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.74%) Terraform
4 7 (2.40%) Ansible
4 7 (2.40%) rkt
Vendors
1 40 (13.70%) ServiceNow
2 30 (10.27%) Google
3 22 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.51%) Oracle
5 15 (5.14%) Zend
6 11 (3.77%) SAP
7 7 (2.40%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.40%) IBM
8 6 (2.05%) Facebook
9 5 (1.71%) PayPal
10 4 (1.37%) Adobe
11 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.03%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.03%) webMethods
12 2 (0.68%) BEA
12 2 (0.68%) CA
12 2 (0.68%) Twitter
12 2 (0.68%) WSO2
12 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco
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ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits!!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
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Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
DPD
Salary: 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
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Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
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Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
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Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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