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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 144 159 179
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing REST 68 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.85% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 2.28% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1800 1801 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.61% 37.14% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1575 1876
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +2 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire +9 19 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Coventry - 15 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 7 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -7 2 £46,250 +92.70% 2
Worcestershire +3 1 £34,000 +3.81%
Brierley Hill - 1 £45,000 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 95 (64.19%) HTML
2 84 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 79 (53.38%) Web Services
4 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (46.62%) CSS
6 57 (38.51%) Java
7 53 (35.81%) SQL
8 52 (35.14%) Software Engineering
9 49 (33.11%) PHP
10 45 (30.41%) jQuery
11 42 (28.38%) OO
12 41 (27.70%) J2EE
13 39 (26.35%) MVC
14 38 (25.68%) Apache
15 34 (22.97%) Linux
16 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (20.95%) Perl
16 31 (20.95%) Python
17 29 (19.59%) TDD
17 29 (19.59%) .NET
17 29 (19.59%) JSON
18 27 (18.24%) Scrum
19 26 (17.57%) Oracle
20 25 (16.89%) Ajax
20 25 (16.89%) KnockoutJS
20 25 (16.89%) Big Data
21 24 (16.22%) Backbone.js
21 24 (16.22%) RESTful
21 24 (16.22%) DB2
21 24 (16.22%) C#

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 38 (25.68%) Apache
2 16 (10.81%) Drupal
3 15 (10.14%) CMS
4 14 (9.46%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.08%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.38%) Node.js
6 5 (3.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Photoshop
1 9 (6.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (16.89%) Big Data
3 24 (16.22%) DB2
4 16 (10.81%) MySQL
5 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Subversion
2 11 (7.43%) NUnit
2 11 (7.43%) QUnit
3 9 (6.08%) Phing
3 9 (6.08%) Ant
4 8 (5.41%) Maven
5 7 (4.73%) JUnit
5 7 (4.73%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.70%) Selenium
6 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.03%) T4 Templates
8 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Games
3 4 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (66.22%) Developer
2 35 (23.65%) Senior Developer
3 34 (22.97%) Software Engineer
4 30 (20.27%) PHP Developer
5 28 (18.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 27 (18.24%) Web Developer
7 22 (14.86%) Java Developer
8 19 (12.84%) Senior PHP Developer
9 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
10 16 (10.81%) C# Developer
10 16 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (9.46%) Architect
11 14 (9.46%) Senior Web Developer
12 12 (8.11%) Applications Developer
12 12 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
12 12 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (6.76%) Software Developer
14 9 (6.08%) Web Architect
15 7 (4.73%) PHP Web Developer
15 7 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (64.19%) HTML
2 79 (53.38%) Web Services
3 69 (46.62%) CSS
4 45 (30.41%) jQuery
5 41 (27.70%) J2EE
6 29 (19.59%) .NET
6 29 (19.59%) JSON
7 25 (16.89%) Ajax
7 25 (16.89%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (16.22%) Backbone.js
8 24 (16.22%) RESTful
8 24 (16.22%) XML
8 24 (16.22%) XHTML
9 23 (15.54%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.86%) SOAP
11 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
12 16 (10.81%) Spring
13 15 (10.14%) Yii
14 14 (9.46%) Symfony
15 12 (8.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) User Experience
2 16 (10.81%) Open Source
2 16 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Linux
2 12 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 7 (4.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 42 (28.38%) OO
4 39 (26.35%) MVC
5 29 (19.59%) TDD
6 27 (18.24%) Scrum
7 24 (16.22%) OOD
8 21 (14.19%) SOA
9 15 (10.14%) UX Design
10 14 (9.46%) Web Development
11 13 (8.78%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.78%) OOP
12 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (6.76%) Kanban
13 8 (5.41%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.05%) BDD
14 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (3.38%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 57 (38.51%) Java
3 53 (35.81%) SQL
4 49 (33.11%) PHP
5 31 (20.95%) Python
5 31 (20.95%) Perl
6 24 (16.22%) C#
7 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.73%) Ruby
7 7 (4.73%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Nagios
1 5 (3.38%) OpenNMS
1 5 (3.38%) Puppet
1 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Oracle
2 13 (8.78%) Zend
3 9 (6.08%) Adobe
4 6 (4.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Facebook
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