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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 109 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +13
Permanent jobs citing REST 140 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.27% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.66% 3.34% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 105 66 58
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
2102 2155 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.13% 37.34% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1955 1714
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +44 62 £48,372 +48.83% 5
Coventry +8 19 £62,500 +47.05% 5
Shropshire -6 18 £25,000 -41.17%
Staffordshire -7 16 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Warwickshire -4 14 £27,500 -42.10%
Worcestershire +14 8 £26,250 -17.96%
Herefordshire -5 6 £22,500 -57.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £42,500 - 1
Solihull +8 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 214 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (63.36%) JavaScript
3 203 (60.96%) HTML
4 198 (59.46%) XML
5 170 (51.05%) Git (software)
6 158 (47.45%) SOAP
7 151 (45.35%) jQuery
8 149 (44.74%) Web Services
9 143 (42.94%) CSS
10 132 (39.64%) MVC
11 127 (38.14%) JSON
12 122 (36.64%) C#
12 122 (36.64%) MySQL
13 118 (35.44%) Java
14 113 (33.93%) .NET
15 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET
16 100 (30.03%) OO
17 97 (29.13%) PHP
18 96 (28.83%) Web Development
19 95 (28.53%) Scrum
20 88 (26.43%) HTML5
21 84 (25.23%) SQL
22 82 (24.62%) SQL Server
22 82 (24.62%) Ajax
23 81 (24.32%) Open Source
24 78 (23.42%) Linux
25 74 (22.22%) TDD
26 70 (21.02%) AngularJS
27 67 (20.12%) WCF
27 67 (20.12%) SOA

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 64 (19.22%) Apache
2 42 (12.61%) nginx
3 25 (7.51%) IIS
3 25 (7.51%) SharePoint
4 24 (7.21%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (4.50%) JBoss
6 14 (4.20%) Facebook Platform
7 12 (3.60%) CMS
8 11 (3.30%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.90%) Mule
10 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.60%) CICS
11 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.60%) WildFly
12 1 (0.30%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (12.31%) Magento
2 17 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (3.60%) Eloqua
4 6 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.20%) Exstream
6 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.61%) Google Analytics
4 15 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.20%) AdWords
6 12 (3.60%) CloudFront
7 8 (2.40%) Office 365
8 6 (1.80%) GitHub
8 6 (1.80%) IaaS
8 6 (1.80%) PaaS
9 3 (0.90%) SaaS
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.81%) HTTP
2 27 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (36.64%) MySQL
2 82 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 43 (12.91%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.20%) Redis
7 13 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.30%) SQLite
9 7 (2.10%) Power BI
9 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 170 (51.05%) Git (software)
2 63 (18.92%) Subversion
3 58 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (17.42%) Visual Studio
4 42 (12.61%) Eclipse
5 41 (12.31%) Maven
6 33 (9.91%) Jenkins
7 32 (9.61%) Ant
8 25 (7.51%) NUnit
9 24 (7.21%) ReSharper
10 22 (6.61%) JUnit
11 19 (5.71%) Selenium
12 17 (5.11%) NSubstitute
13 14 (4.20%) PHPUnit
14 13 (3.90%) JIRA
15 9 (2.70%) TeamCity
16 8 (2.40%) Moq
17 7 (2.10%) Mercurial
17 7 (2.10%) SoapUI
18 6 (1.80%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (9.61%) Finance
2 31 (9.31%) Marketing
3 26 (7.81%) Games
4 18 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.80%) Banking
6 14 (4.20%) Retail
7 8 (2.40%) Local Government
8 3 (0.90%) Electronics
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 239 (71.77%) Developer
2 55 (16.52%) PHP Developer
3 53 (15.92%) .NET Developer
4 48 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 47 (14.11%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 32 (9.61%) MySQL Developer
8 29 (8.71%) C# Developer
9 28 (8.41%) Java Developer
10 26 (7.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 24 (7.21%) Development Manager
12 23 (6.91%) Architect
12 23 (6.91%) PHP Web Developer
13 21 (6.31%) ServiceNow Developer
14 20 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (5.71%) Software Engineer
16 18 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 18 (5.41%) Magento Developer
16 18 (5.41%) PHP Magento Developer
16 18 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (60.96%) HTML
2 198 (59.46%) XML
3 158 (47.45%) SOAP
4 151 (45.35%) jQuery
5 149 (44.74%) Web Services
6 143 (42.94%) CSS
7 127 (38.14%) JSON
8 113 (33.93%) .NET
9 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET
10 88 (26.43%) HTML5
11 82 (24.62%) Ajax
12 70 (21.02%) AngularJS
13 67 (20.12%) WCF
14 60 (18.02%) Symfony
15 56 (16.82%) LAMP
16 52 (15.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (12.91%) .NET Framework
19 41 (12.31%) Entity Framework
20 40 (12.01%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.72%) Mobile App
2 33 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (8.41%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.51%) Social Media
5 17 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (5.11%) N-Tier
6 13 (3.90%) Online Gambling
7 12 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.60%) e-Learning
7 12 (3.60%) Graphic Design
8 11 (3.30%) User Experience
9 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.50%) Photography
11 4 (1.20%) Animation
12 3 (0.90%) Blog
12 3 (0.90%) DataPower
12 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.90%) RIA
13 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.42%) Linux
2 40 (12.01%) Apple iOS
3 38 (11.41%) Android
4 36 (10.81%) Windows
5 30 (9.01%) Unix
6 28 (8.41%) Debian
6 28 (8.41%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (39.64%) MVC
3 100 (30.03%) OO
4 96 (28.83%) Web Development
5 95 (28.53%) Scrum
6 81 (24.32%) Open Source
7 74 (22.22%) TDD
8 67 (20.12%) SOA
9 55 (16.52%) OOD
10 45 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (12.61%) E-Commerce
12 41 (12.31%) Mobile Application Development
13 40 (12.01%) Unit Testing
14 36 (10.81%) Test Automation
15 35 (10.51%) DevOps
16 34 (10.21%) CRM
17 33 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (8.71%) Migration
18 29 (8.71%) Software Engineering
19 26 (7.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 211 (63.36%) JavaScript
2 122 (36.64%) C#
3 118 (35.44%) Java
4 97 (29.13%) PHP
5 84 (25.23%) SQL
6 42 (12.61%) PHP 5
7 28 (8.41%) XPath
8 22 (6.61%) Scala
9 20 (6.01%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.11%) Groovy
10 17 (5.11%) XAML
11 16 (4.80%) C++
12 13 (3.90%) Ruby
13 12 (3.60%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.20%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.20%) Python
15 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (12.31%) Degree
2 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) OCA
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.51%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (2.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (6.01%) Puppet
2 11 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) rkt
3 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (17.42%) Google
2 42 (12.61%) Zend
3 38 (11.41%) ServiceNow
4 36 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.21%) Oracle
6 17 (5.11%) DevExpress
6 17 (5.11%) SAP
7 16 (4.80%) Facebook
8 12 (3.60%) New Relic
9 8 (2.40%) Adobe
10 7 (2.10%) Twitter
11 6 (1.80%) PayPal
11 6 (1.80%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.50%) IBM
13 4 (1.20%) HP
13 4 (1.20%) webMethods
14 2 (0.60%) BEA
15 1 (0.30%) Escenic
15 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
15 1 (0.30%) WSO2
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: to £50k plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 + 15% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
Haywyre LLP
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
de Banke Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 26 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + flexible working hours
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