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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 153 157 176
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 74 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 2.97% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 33
Average salary £42,500 £36,645 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.97% +12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £40,000
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
2134 2021 2150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.97% 37.21% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1938 1738 1910
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -7 21 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Coventry +2 17 £42,500 +15.97% 1
Staffordshire +5 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Birmingham -22 10 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Shropshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Solihull +9 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Dudley - 2 £41,250 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £32,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (48.91%) Java
2 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (42.34%) CSS
4 57 (41.61%) HTML
5 56 (40.88%) SOAP
6 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
6 49 (35.77%) Linux
7 47 (34.31%) Web Services
8 44 (32.12%) JSON
9 43 (31.39%) MySQL
10 40 (29.20%) C#
10 40 (29.20%) XML
11 39 (28.47%) SQL
12 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
12 38 (27.74%) PHP
12 38 (27.74%) jQuery
13 36 (26.28%) TDD
13 36 (26.28%) .NET
14 34 (24.82%) J2EE
15 31 (22.63%) Tomcat
15 31 (22.63%) Scrum
16 29 (21.17%) MVC
16 29 (21.17%) Spring
16 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
17 28 (20.44%) Unit Testing
18 27 (19.71%) Oracle
19 24 (17.52%) Hibernate
19 24 (17.52%) Mentoring
20 23 (16.79%) Python

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (22.63%) Tomcat
2 22 (16.06%) GlassFish
3 19 (13.87%) Apache
4 10 (7.30%) JBoss
5 8 (5.84%) WordPress
6 7 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.19%) CMS
7 3 (2.19%) Mule
8 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.46%) nginx
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.46%) Drupal
9 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
1 2 (1.46%) Odoo
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) SaaS
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) HTTP
2 8 (5.84%) LDAP
2 8 (5.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.46%) Firewall
3 2 (1.46%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.73%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.39%) MySQL
2 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.33%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.38%) Big Data
9 4 (2.92%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.92%) HBase
9 4 (2.92%) Impala
9 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.06%) Maven
3 18 (13.14%) JUnit
4 14 (10.22%) Subversion
5 11 (8.03%) JIRA
6 9 (6.57%) PHPUnit
7 7 (5.11%) Ant
8 6 (4.38%) Behat
9 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.92%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.46%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.46%) Selenium
10 2 (1.46%) NUnit
10 2 (1.46%) Moq
11 1 (0.73%) Hudson
11 1 (0.73%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.73%) TestNG
11 1 (0.73%) Log4j
General
1 10 (7.30%) Back Office
2 9 (6.57%) Billing
3 8 (5.84%) Games
4 7 (5.11%) Retail
5 5 (3.65%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Finance
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (76.64%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.33%) PHP Developer
5 18 (13.14%) Software Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.30%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Programmer
11 5 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Junior
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.34%) CSS
2 57 (41.61%) HTML
3 56 (40.88%) SOAP
4 47 (34.31%) Web Services
5 44 (32.12%) JSON
6 40 (29.20%) XML
7 38 (27.74%) jQuery
8 36 (26.28%) .NET
9 34 (24.82%) J2EE
10 29 (21.17%) Spring
11 24 (17.52%) Hibernate
12 20 (14.60%) HTML5
13 19 (13.87%) Ajax
13 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
14 16 (11.68%) JMS
15 15 (10.95%) Java EE
15 15 (10.95%) CSS3
16 14 (10.22%) EJB
17 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
18 11 (8.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) User Experience
2 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.30%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.11%) Web 2.0
4 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.38%) W3C
6 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.92%) Mobile Games
7 4 (2.92%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.73%) Blog
8 1 (0.73%) IVR
8 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Linux
2 23 (16.79%) UNIX
3 11 (8.03%) Android
4 7 (5.11%) HPUX
4 7 (5.11%) Solaris
4 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.92%) CentOS
6 2 (1.46%) Windows
6 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) TDD
3 31 (22.63%) Scrum
4 29 (21.17%) MVC
4 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.44%) Unit Testing
6 24 (17.52%) Mentoring
7 21 (15.33%) Kanban
8 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.22%) OO
10 13 (9.49%) OOP
10 13 (9.49%) Refactoring
11 11 (8.03%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.57%) DevOps
13 7 (5.11%) Mobile Development
13 7 (5.11%) SIEM
13 7 (5.11%) SOA
13 7 (5.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.91%) Java
2 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 40 (29.20%) C#
4 39 (28.47%) SQL
5 38 (27.74%) PHP
6 23 (16.79%) Python
7 17 (12.41%) Perl
8 12 (8.76%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.03%) Ruby
10 10 (7.30%) VB
11 8 (5.84%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.38%) C++
13 4 (2.92%) C
14 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.19%) Groovy
15 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.73%) XPath
16 1 (0.73%) PHP5
16 1 (0.73%) CFML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) Puppet
1 15 (10.95%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.03%) Nagios
2 11 (8.03%) OpenNMS
3 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) Oracle
2 8 (5.84%) Zend
3 7 (5.11%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) Adobe
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.92%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.73%) Avaya
8 1 (0.73%) Genesys
8 1 (0.73%) Verint
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