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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 126 158 162
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 113 78 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 1.36% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 3.85% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 64
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1959 2024 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.71% 35.26% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1827 1698
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +32 59 £47,122 +21.60% 9
Shropshire - 19 £40,000 - 1
Coventry +7 13 £43,250 +1.76% 3
Warwickshire -20 10 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Staffordshire -7 8 £21,500 -38.57% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £49,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 203 (66.78%) JavaScript
2 195 (64.14%) HTML
3 172 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (56.25%) XML
5 153 (50.33%) Git (software)
6 145 (47.70%) CSS
7 144 (47.37%) SOAP
8 137 (45.07%) Web Services
9 131 (43.09%) Java
10 120 (39.47%) jQuery
11 114 (37.50%) MVC
12 112 (36.84%) MySQL
13 106 (34.87%) JSON
14 101 (33.22%) C#
15 91 (29.93%) HTML5
16 88 (28.95%) AngularJS
17 86 (28.29%) .NET
18 84 (27.63%) OO
19 80 (26.32%) PHP
20 76 (25.00%) ASP.NET
20 76 (25.00%) Scrum
21 70 (23.03%) SQL
22 69 (22.70%) TDD
23 66 (21.71%) Subversion
24 65 (21.38%) Ajax
25 63 (20.72%) Linux
26 61 (20.07%) Web Development
27 56 (18.42%) Open Source
28 55 (18.09%) SQL Server
29 53 (17.43%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (14.47%) Apache
2 24 (7.89%) nginx
3 23 (7.57%) IIS
4 20 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.95%) CMS
7 8 (2.63%) Facebook Platform
7 8 (2.63%) JBoss
8 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.32%) Mule
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.66%) CICS
12 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.66%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Magento
2 12 (3.95%) Eloqua
3 9 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) Exstream
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.91%) Google Analytics
2 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.93%) AdWords
4 9 (2.96%) Office 365
5 8 (2.63%) IaaS
6 7 (2.30%) PaaS
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.99%) GitHub
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.66%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.66%) SaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.51%) HTTP
2 14 (4.61%) Internet
3 7 (2.30%) LDAP
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (36.84%) MySQL
2 55 (18.09%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (4.28%) Redis
6 11 (3.62%) SQLite
7 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
10 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.66%) Power BI
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 153 (50.33%) Git (software)
2 66 (21.71%) Subversion
3 50 (16.45%) Maven
4 48 (15.79%) Ant
5 46 (15.13%) Eclipse
6 43 (14.14%) Jenkins
6 43 (14.14%) Visual Studio
7 35 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (7.24%) JIRA
9 20 (6.58%) Cucumber
10 18 (5.92%) NUnit
11 16 (5.26%) ReSharper
12 15 (4.93%) JUnit
12 15 (4.93%) Mercurial
12 15 (4.93%) PHPUnit
13 14 (4.61%) NSubstitute
13 14 (4.61%) Selenium
14 8 (2.63%) gulp
15 7 (2.30%) Hudson
15 7 (2.30%) RSpec
General
1 34 (11.18%) Finance
2 30 (9.87%) Games
2 30 (9.87%) Marketing
3 17 (5.59%) Banking
4 15 (4.93%) Retail
5 9 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 229 (75.33%) Developer
2 51 (16.78%) .NET Developer
3 48 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 38 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 37 (12.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 35 (11.51%) Java Developer
6 35 (11.51%) MySQL Developer
7 33 (10.86%) Web Developer
8 32 (10.53%) ServiceNow Developer
9 29 (9.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 27 (8.88%) C# Developer
11 20 (6.58%) HTML CSS Developer
11 20 (6.58%) HTML Developer
12 19 (6.25%) Development Manager
13 16 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (4.61%) Architect
14 14 (4.61%) Software Engineer
15 13 (4.28%) Junior
15 13 (4.28%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (64.14%) HTML
2 171 (56.25%) XML
3 145 (47.70%) CSS
4 144 (47.37%) SOAP
5 137 (45.07%) Web Services
6 120 (39.47%) jQuery
7 106 (34.87%) JSON
8 91 (29.93%) HTML5
9 88 (28.95%) AngularJS
10 86 (28.29%) .NET
11 76 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 65 (21.38%) Ajax
13 50 (16.45%) WCF
14 42 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (12.83%) LAMP
16 39 (12.83%) Node.js
17 37 (12.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 36 (11.84%) Symfony
19 35 (11.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.12%) Mobile App
2 27 (8.88%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (8.88%) Social Media
3 20 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.93%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.61%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.95%) Graphic Design
7 10 (3.29%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.63%) Online Gambling
9 7 (2.30%) Animation
9 7 (2.30%) CMDB
9 7 (2.30%) User Experience
10 5 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.64%) Photography
11 3 (0.99%) Blog
11 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.72%) Linux
2 32 (10.53%) Android
3 31 (10.20%) Windows
4 30 (9.87%) Apple iOS
5 24 (7.89%) Unix
6 18 (5.92%) Debian
6 18 (5.92%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (37.50%) MVC
3 84 (27.63%) OO
4 76 (25.00%) Scrum
5 69 (22.70%) TDD
6 61 (20.07%) Web Development
7 56 (18.42%) Open Source
8 53 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (15.46%) SOA
10 43 (14.14%) Test Automation
11 39 (12.83%) Unit Testing
12 36 (11.84%) OOD
13 35 (11.51%) ITIL
13 35 (11.51%) Mentoring
14 32 (10.53%) SDLC
15 31 (10.20%) ITIL V3
16 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (9.21%) CRM
17 27 (8.88%) Service Management
17 27 (8.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 203 (66.78%) JavaScript
2 131 (43.09%) Java
3 101 (33.22%) C#
4 80 (26.32%) PHP
5 70 (23.03%) SQL
6 33 (10.86%) PHP 5
7 30 (9.87%) Ruby
8 21 (6.91%) XPath
9 19 (6.25%) C++
9 19 (6.25%) Scala
10 15 (4.93%) T-SQL
11 14 (4.61%) XAML
12 13 (4.28%) Groovy
13 11 (3.62%) Objective-C
14 10 (3.29%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.96%) Python
16 8 (2.63%) Perl
17 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.97%) Apple Swift
19 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (9.87%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.33%) OCA
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.24%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.62%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.26%) Puppet
2 12 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.32%) Terraform
4 3 (0.99%) Ansible
4 3 (0.99%) rkt
Vendors
1 50 (16.45%) ServiceNow
2 41 (13.49%) Google
3 26 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.22%) Zend
5 21 (6.91%) Oracle
6 14 (4.61%) DevExpress
7 12 (3.95%) SAP
8 10 (3.29%) Facebook
9 6 (1.97%) PayPal
10 4 (1.32%) Adobe
10 4 (1.32%) webMethods
10 4 (1.32%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.66%) BEA
12 2 (0.66%) HP
12 2 (0.66%) New Relic
12 2 (0.66%) Twitter
13 1 (0.33%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000. per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
JCB
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago