The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 146 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 62 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 1.43% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60 24 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2018 2031 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.38% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1809 1714
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
REST
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +21 22 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Staffordshire -2 19 £30,000 - 1
Coventry +12 9 £36,645 -8.38% 1
Warwickshire +11 5 £35,000 - 3
Solihull - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -3 1 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 61 (50.83%) HTML
3 60 (50.00%) CSS
4 58 (48.33%) SOAP
5 55 (45.83%) PHP
6 52 (43.33%) Java
6 52 (43.33%) jQuery
7 50 (41.67%) Web Services
8 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (30.00%) .NET
10 33 (27.50%) MySQL
10 33 (27.50%) XML
10 33 (27.50%) TDD
11 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 31 (25.83%) C#
13 29 (24.17%) MVC
14 27 (22.50%) JSON
15 25 (20.83%) Linux
16 24 (20.00%) Unit Testing
17 23 (19.17%) Degree
17 23 (19.17%) Subversion
18 22 (18.33%) OOP
18 22 (18.33%) Tomcat
18 22 (18.33%) SQL
18 22 (18.33%) Oracle
19 21 (17.50%) Scrum
20 20 (16.67%) ASP.NET
20 20 (16.67%) Backbone.js
21 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
21 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 22 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.50%) Apache
3 12 (10.00%) CMS
4 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.33%) WordPress
5 8 (6.67%) Drupal
6 6 (5.00%) Apache Solr
7 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (4.17%) Node.js
8 4 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (2.50%) Joomla!
9 3 (2.50%) IIS
10 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.17%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Extranet
1 4 (3.33%) Intranet
2 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) MySQL
2 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.50%) Big Data
8 3 (2.50%) DB2
9 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Subversion
2 19 (15.83%) Selenium
3 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.67%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.67%) Hudson
5 13 (10.83%) Maven
6 12 (10.00%) JBehave
7 9 (7.50%) Phing
7 9 (7.50%) Ant
8 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.33%) JUnit
11 3 (2.50%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.50%) Moq
11 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.67%) JMeter
12 2 (1.67%) NUnit
12 2 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (8.33%) Games
2 7 (5.83%) Retail
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Billing
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (68.33%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Graduate
4 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Applications Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
6 10 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 10 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Junior
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.83%) HTML
2 60 (50.00%) CSS
3 58 (48.33%) SOAP
4 52 (43.33%) jQuery
5 50 (41.67%) Web Services
6 36 (30.00%) .NET
7 33 (27.50%) XML
8 27 (22.50%) JSON
9 20 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 20 (16.67%) Backbone.js
10 18 (15.00%) Spring
11 17 (14.17%) Ajax
11 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
12 16 (13.33%) WCF
12 16 (13.33%) Symfony
13 15 (12.50%) DOM
14 14 (11.67%) HTML5
14 14 (11.67%) CSS3
15 13 (10.83%) J2EE
16 12 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.50%) Open Source
3 6 (5.00%) Social Media
4 4 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.83%) Physics
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) W3C
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.83%) UNIX
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.50%) TDD
3 29 (24.17%) MVC
4 24 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 22 (18.33%) OOP
6 21 (17.50%) Scrum
7 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (15.00%) OO
8 18 (15.00%) SOA
9 12 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.00%) Web Development
9 12 (10.00%) System Testing
10 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.67%) OOD
12 7 (5.83%) BDD
12 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.00%) CRM
13 6 (5.00%) B2B
13 6 (5.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.83%) PHP
3 52 (43.33%) Java
4 31 (25.83%) C#
5 22 (18.33%) SQL
6 16 (13.33%) Python
7 13 (10.83%) Ruby
8 10 (8.33%) VB
8 10 (8.33%) C++
9 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 8 (6.67%) Groovy
10 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.50%) Perl
13 2 (1.67%) VB6
13 2 (1.67%) C
14 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Zend
3 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) Adobe
5 6 (5.00%) JBoss
6 5 (4.17%) Twitter
7 4 (3.33%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) Alterian
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