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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 137 143 176
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs citing REST 77 58 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.18% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 3.34% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 21
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2158 1738 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.33% 35.23% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1492 1783
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 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 1 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 +6 24 £40,000 +9.15% 1
Warwickshire -10 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Staffordshire +5 16 £42,500 +112.50% 2
Shropshire - 10 £42,500 -
Birmingham -23 8 £30,000 -49.15% 12
Solihull +6 6 £45,000 +42.85%
Dudley - 3 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +8 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.53%) HTML
3 65 (47.79%) CSS
4 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
5 60 (44.12%) Java
6 51 (37.50%) Web Services
7 46 (33.82%) Linux
7 46 (33.82%) JSON
8 45 (33.09%) SOAP
8 45 (33.09%) C#
9 43 (31.62%) SQL
9 43 (31.62%) XML
10 42 (30.88%) .NET
11 41 (30.15%) PHP
12 38 (27.94%) MVC
13 37 (27.21%) jQuery
14 36 (26.47%) Tomcat
15 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 32 (23.53%) Scrum
17 31 (22.79%) J2EE
18 30 (22.06%) MySQL
19 29 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (20.59%) GlassFish
20 28 (20.59%) Software Engineering
21 27 (19.85%) TDD
21 27 (19.85%) UNIX
22 26 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
23 25 (18.38%) Maven
23 25 (18.38%) Ajax
23 25 (18.38%) Mentoring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (20.59%) GlassFish
3 12 (8.82%) Apache
4 10 (7.35%) JBoss
5 9 (6.62%) CMS
6 8 (5.88%) Drupal
7 7 (5.15%) WordPress
8 6 (4.41%) WebSphere
8 6 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Odoo
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) SaaS
2 16 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.44%) HTTP
2 13 (9.56%) Internet
3 8 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (1.47%) Network Security
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.74%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.06%) MySQL
3 26 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.68%) Big Data
7 4 (2.94%) Impala
7 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.94%) HBase
7 4 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.47%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Maven
2 22 (16.18%) JUnit
3 15 (11.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.88%) Subversion
4 8 (5.88%) JIRA
4 8 (5.88%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.41%) Ant
6 5 (3.68%) NUnit
6 5 (3.68%) Behat
7 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.21%) QUnit
9 2 (1.47%) Moq
9 2 (1.47%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.47%) Selenium
10 1 (0.74%) Log4j
10 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.74%) Hudson
10 1 (0.74%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (6.62%) Back Office
1 9 (6.62%) Finance
1 9 (6.62%) Billing
2 8 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (74.26%) Developer
2 28 (20.59%) PHP Developer
3 25 (18.38%) Senior Developer
4 22 (16.18%) Java Developer
5 20 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 19 (13.97%) Software Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (9.56%) Senior PHP Developer
9 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
10 10 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.62%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (4.41%) Support Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Architect
14 5 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (3.68%) Programmer
14 5 (3.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.53%) HTML
2 65 (47.79%) CSS
3 51 (37.50%) Web Services
4 46 (33.82%) JSON
5 45 (33.09%) SOAP
6 43 (31.62%) XML
7 42 (30.88%) .NET
8 37 (27.21%) jQuery
9 31 (22.79%) J2EE
10 25 (18.38%) Ajax
11 23 (16.91%) HTML5
11 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET
12 22 (16.18%) EJB
13 20 (14.71%) JMS
14 17 (12.50%) CSS3
15 16 (11.76%) Java EE
16 14 (10.29%) Spring
17 13 (9.56%) AngularJS
17 13 (9.56%) Yii
18 12 (8.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) User Experience
2 16 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.62%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.15%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.68%) W3C
6 5 (3.68%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.68%) Open Source
7 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) IVR
8 1 (0.74%) Blog
8 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Linux
2 27 (19.85%) UNIX
3 7 (5.15%) Android
3 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.41%) HPUX
4 6 (4.41%) Solaris
5 4 (2.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.47%) Windows
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.94%) MVC
3 32 (23.53%) Scrum
4 29 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 27 (19.85%) TDD
7 25 (18.38%) Mentoring
8 21 (15.44%) OO
9 19 (13.97%) Unit Testing
9 19 (13.97%) Kanban
10 15 (11.03%) Refactoring
11 14 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (9.56%) DevOps
13 8 (5.88%) UX Design
14 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.41%) SOA
16 5 (3.68%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (3.68%) SIEM
16 5 (3.68%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 60 (44.12%) Java
3 45 (33.09%) C#
4 43 (31.62%) SQL
5 41 (30.15%) PHP
6 22 (16.18%) Perl
7 21 (15.44%) Python
8 16 (11.76%) Ruby
8 16 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 12 (8.82%) Bash Shell
10 10 (7.35%) VB.NET
11 9 (6.62%) VB
12 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.21%) Groovy
14 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.74%) C
15 1 (0.74%) C++
15 1 (0.74%) XPath
15 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Docker
1 4 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Puppet
1 18 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.29%) OpenNMS
2 14 (10.29%) Nagios
3 4 (2.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Oracle
2 6 (4.41%) Zend
2 6 (4.41%) IBM
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.94%) Cloudera
3 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.74%) Avaya
5 1 (0.74%) Genesys
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Verint
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