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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 109 154 143
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -11
Permanent jobs citing REST 130 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.31% 1.13% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 3.23% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120 55 40
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
1801 1766 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.02% 35.05% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1603 1283
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Birmingham +63 85 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Staffordshire +19 20 £43,750 +16.66% 5
Coventry -7 5 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Warwickshire -28 5 £36,500 -25.12% 3
Worcestershire - 4 £31,000 - 2
Dudley -7 2 £25,500 -21.53%
Solihull +11 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 4
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 183 (71.48%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (62.89%) HTML
3 147 (57.42%) JavaScript
4 144 (56.25%) XML
5 129 (50.39%) Web Services
5 129 (50.39%) JSON
6 120 (46.88%) jQuery
7 118 (46.09%) Scrum
8 117 (45.70%) CSS
9 115 (44.92%) Git (software)
10 113 (44.14%) SOAP
11 104 (40.63%) Open Source
12 101 (39.45%) PHP
13 91 (35.55%) MVC
14 87 (33.98%) OO
15 86 (33.59%) MySQL
16 85 (33.20%) Java
17 79 (30.86%) Apache
18 76 (29.69%) HTML5
19 72 (28.13%) Linux
20 69 (26.95%) E-Commerce
21 68 (26.56%) Symfony
22 67 (26.17%) LAMP
23 66 (25.78%) Google
24 64 (25.00%) Zend
24 64 (25.00%) Magento
25 63 (24.61%) nginx
25 63 (24.61%) LEMP Stack
26 62 (24.22%) SQL
27 61 (23.83%) TDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 79 (30.86%) Apache
2 63 (24.61%) nginx
3 16 (6.25%) JBoss
4 15 (5.86%) Node.js
5 12 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.73%) CMS
8 7 (2.73%) Mule
8 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.95%) Confluence
10 4 (1.56%) IIS
11 3 (1.17%) CICS
11 3 (1.17%) Drupal
11 3 (1.17%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.17%) WordPress
12 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 64 (25.00%) Magento
2 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (13.28%) CloudFront
4 18 (7.03%) SaaS
5 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (4.69%) Google Apps
7 6 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.78%) GitHub
9 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.67%) Internet
2 21 (8.20%) HTTP
3 15 (5.86%) Network Security
4 11 (4.30%) Firewall
5 9 (3.52%) DNS
6 4 (1.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (33.59%) MySQL
2 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
3 39 (15.23%) NoSQL
4 32 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 22 (8.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (6.25%) Neo4j
7 10 (3.91%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.52%) Big Data
8 9 (3.52%) Pentaho
9 6 (2.34%) Redis
10 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.17%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.39%) Power BI
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 115 (44.92%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (10.94%) Subversion
4 23 (8.98%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.81%) Selenium
6 19 (7.42%) Visual Studio
7 15 (5.86%) JIRA
8 13 (5.08%) Hudson
9 11 (4.30%) JUnit
9 11 (4.30%) Vagrant
10 8 (3.13%) Ant
10 8 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.13%) RSpec
10 8 (3.13%) WATIR
11 7 (2.73%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.73%) LSMW
11 7 (2.73%) Maven
12 6 (2.34%) NUnit
13 5 (1.95%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (7.03%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) Games
3 11 (4.30%) Local Government
3 11 (4.30%) Retail
3 11 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (68.36%) Developer
2 61 (23.83%) PHP Developer
3 45 (17.58%) Java Developer
4 39 (15.23%) Web Developer
5 36 (14.06%) Senior Developer
6 32 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 23 (8.98%) Magento Developer
7 23 (8.98%) PHP Magento Developer
8 22 (8.59%) .NET Developer
9 20 (7.81%) Development Manager
9 20 (7.81%) Graduate
9 20 (7.81%) Graduate Developer
9 20 (7.81%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 18 (7.03%) Agile Developer
11 16 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 16 (6.25%) Junior
11 16 (6.25%) Junior Developer
12 15 (5.86%) C# Developer
12 15 (5.86%) E-Commerce Manager
12 15 (5.86%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (62.89%) HTML
2 144 (56.25%) XML
3 129 (50.39%) JSON
3 129 (50.39%) Web Services
4 120 (46.88%) jQuery
5 117 (45.70%) CSS
6 113 (44.14%) SOAP
7 76 (29.69%) HTML5
8 68 (26.56%) Symfony
9 67 (26.17%) LAMP
10 63 (24.61%) LEMP Stack
11 56 (21.88%) Spring
12 55 (21.48%) .NET
13 44 (17.19%) AngularJS
14 41 (16.02%) ASP.NET
15 32 (12.50%) CSS3
16 31 (12.11%) Ajax
16 31 (12.11%) RESTful
16 31 (12.11%) WCF
17 30 (11.72%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.08%) User Experience
3 12 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.13%) Blog
6 7 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.95%) DataPower
9 4 (1.56%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.17%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.78%) PKI
12 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.39%) iPhone
12 1 (0.39%) RIA
12 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.13%) Linux
2 38 (14.84%) Ubuntu
3 29 (11.33%) Debian
4 23 (8.98%) Apple iOS
5 19 (7.42%) Android
6 18 (7.03%) Unix
7 12 (4.69%) Windows
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (71.48%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (46.09%) Scrum
3 104 (40.63%) Open Source
4 91 (35.55%) MVC
5 87 (33.98%) OO
6 69 (26.95%) E-Commerce
7 61 (23.83%) TDD
8 58 (22.66%) Web Development
9 54 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (21.09%) Performance Optimisation
10 44 (17.19%) DevOps
11 43 (16.80%) OOD
12 38 (14.84%) Coaching
13 36 (14.06%) Line Management
14 33 (12.89%) Software Testing
15 30 (11.72%) Workflow
16 26 (10.16%) Refactoring
16 26 (10.16%) SOA
16 26 (10.16%) Software Engineering
17 25 (9.77%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 147 (57.42%) JavaScript
2 101 (39.45%) PHP
3 85 (33.20%) Java
4 62 (24.22%) SQL
5 54 (21.09%) C#
6 37 (14.45%) Scala
7 30 (11.72%) Groovy
8 29 (11.33%) PHP 5
9 16 (6.25%) Clojure
10 11 (4.30%) Ruby
10 11 (4.30%) XPath
11 9 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.52%) C++
12 8 (3.13%) Perl
13 7 (2.73%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.34%) ABAP
14 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.34%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Degree
2 19 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.20%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.42%) QA
3 7 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (7.81%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (25.78%) Google
2 64 (25.00%) Zend
3 34 (13.28%) New Relic
4 21 (8.20%) Oracle
4 21 (8.20%) Twitter
5 12 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.30%) SAP
7 9 (3.52%) Jaspersoft
7 9 (3.52%) Tableau
8 7 (2.73%) Adobe
8 7 (2.73%) webMethods
9 5 (1.95%) IBM
10 4 (1.56%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.17%) BEA
12 2 (0.78%) Facebook
13 1 (0.39%) Apple
13 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.39%) HP
13 1 (0.39%) RedPrairie
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point
Salary: Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
T.H. Baker
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days A/L + BH per annum, 40 Hrs p
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, birmingham, Midlands, Warwick...
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, birmingham, Midlands, Warwick...
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, birmingham, Midlands, Warwick...
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi time)
Posted: 13 days ago