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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 121 152 158
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 122 75 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.93% 3.51% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 93 69 61
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £75,500 £58,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2058 2135 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.08% 36.25% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1923 1712
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 £50,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +34 59 £50,000 +53.84% 13
Coventry +9 17 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Shropshire +1 16 £25,000 -41.17%
Warwickshire -7 13 £27,500 -45.00%
Staffordshire -4 8 £21,500 -38.57% 2
Worcestershire +13 5 £30,000 -6.25%
Herefordshire -6 2 £22,500 -57.14% 1
Solihull +12 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £49,000 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 215 (65.55%) JavaScript
2 208 (63.41%) HTML
3 191 (58.23%) XML
4 190 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 154 (46.95%) SOAP
7 148 (45.12%) CSS
8 142 (43.29%) Web Services
9 140 (42.68%) jQuery
10 129 (39.33%) Java
11 125 (38.11%) MySQL
11 125 (38.11%) MVC
12 124 (37.80%) JSON
13 114 (34.76%) C#
14 99 (30.18%) .NET
15 91 (27.74%) PHP
15 91 (27.74%) ASP.NET
15 91 (27.74%) OO
15 91 (27.74%) HTML5
16 86 (26.22%) AngularJS
17 81 (24.70%) SQL
17 81 (24.70%) Scrum
18 77 (23.48%) Web Development
18 77 (23.48%) Linux
19 75 (22.87%) Ajax
20 74 (22.56%) TDD
21 71 (21.65%) Open Source
22 70 (21.34%) SQL Server
23 63 (19.21%) Subversion
24 60 (18.29%) Apache

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 60 (18.29%) Apache
2 34 (10.37%) nginx
3 24 (7.32%) IIS
4 22 (6.71%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.18%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (4.27%) JBoss
7 13 (3.96%) CMS
7 13 (3.96%) Facebook Platform
8 9 (2.74%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.91%) Mule
10 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.61%) CICS
11 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.61%) WildFly
12 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 25 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (9.45%) Magento
2 15 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (3.66%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.91%) Exstream
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.01%) Google Analytics
3 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.57%) AdWords
5 10 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.74%) Office 365
7 7 (2.13%) CloudFront
7 7 (2.13%) IaaS
7 7 (2.13%) PaaS
8 6 (1.83%) GitHub
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.61%) SaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.20%) HTTP
2 22 (6.71%) Internet
3 6 (1.83%) LDAP
4 3 (0.91%) DNS
4 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (38.11%) MySQL
2 70 (21.34%) SQL Server
3 42 (12.80%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (4.88%) Redis
7 12 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.35%) SQLite
9 7 (2.13%) Power BI
9 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 164 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 63 (19.21%) Subversion
3 50 (15.24%) Eclipse
4 49 (14.94%) Visual Studio
5 46 (14.02%) Maven
6 44 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (12.20%) Ant
8 36 (10.98%) Jenkins
9 22 (6.71%) JUnit
9 22 (6.71%) NUnit
9 22 (6.71%) ReSharper
10 20 (6.10%) JIRA
11 18 (5.49%) Selenium
12 16 (4.88%) NSubstitute
13 15 (4.57%) PHPUnit
14 13 (3.96%) Cucumber
15 11 (3.35%) Mercurial
16 9 (2.74%) Vagrant
17 7 (2.13%) gulp
18 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (9.76%) Finance
1 32 (9.76%) Games
2 31 (9.45%) Marketing
3 17 (5.18%) Banking
4 16 (4.88%) Retail
5 13 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (72.26%) Developer
2 54 (16.46%) .NET Developer
3 53 (16.16%) PHP Developer
4 43 (13.11%) Web Developer
5 42 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (10.37%) MySQL Developer
8 30 (9.15%) ServiceNow Developer
9 29 (8.84%) C# Developer
9 29 (8.84%) Java Developer
10 28 (8.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 23 (7.01%) Development Manager
12 21 (6.40%) Architect
13 19 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (5.79%) HTML Developer
14 18 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
14 18 (5.49%) Software Engineer
15 16 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
16 15 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (63.41%) HTML
2 191 (58.23%) XML
3 154 (46.95%) SOAP
4 148 (45.12%) CSS
5 142 (43.29%) Web Services
6 140 (42.68%) jQuery
7 124 (37.80%) JSON
8 99 (30.18%) .NET
9 91 (27.74%) ASP.NET
9 91 (27.74%) HTML5
10 86 (26.22%) AngularJS
11 75 (22.87%) Ajax
12 58 (17.68%) WCF
13 51 (15.55%) LAMP
14 48 (14.63%) Symfony
15 45 (13.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (11.89%) Entity Framework
17 39 (11.89%) J2EE
18 37 (11.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.46%) Mobile App
2 33 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 26 (7.93%) Social Media
5 16 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (4.88%) N-Tier
6 13 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.96%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.66%) Online Gambling
8 10 (3.05%) User Experience
9 9 (2.74%) e-Learning
10 8 (2.44%) Animation
11 6 (1.83%) CMDB
12 5 (1.52%) Photography
13 4 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.91%) Blog
14 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.61%) RIA
15 2 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.48%) Linux
2 40 (12.20%) Android
3 38 (11.59%) Apple iOS
4 34 (10.37%) Windows
5 29 (8.84%) Unix
6 23 (7.01%) Debian
6 23 (7.01%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (38.11%) MVC
3 91 (27.74%) OO
4 81 (24.70%) Scrum
5 77 (23.48%) Web Development
6 74 (22.56%) TDD
7 71 (21.65%) Open Source
8 57 (17.38%) SOA
9 48 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (13.72%) OOD
11 42 (12.80%) Unit Testing
12 41 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 36 (10.98%) DevOps
14 34 (10.37%) E-Commerce
15 33 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (10.06%) CRM
16 32 (9.76%) Mentoring
17 31 (9.45%) ITIL
18 30 (9.15%) Mobile Application Development
19 28 (8.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 215 (65.55%) JavaScript
2 129 (39.33%) Java
3 114 (34.76%) C#
4 91 (27.74%) PHP
5 81 (24.70%) SQL
6 38 (11.59%) PHP 5
7 24 (7.32%) Ruby
8 22 (6.71%) Scala
9 21 (6.40%) C++
9 21 (6.40%) XPath
10 19 (5.79%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.88%) XAML
12 15 (4.57%) Groovy
13 14 (4.27%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.44%) Bash Shell
16 7 (2.13%) Python
17 6 (1.83%) Apple Swift
17 6 (1.83%) Perl
18 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (11.89%) Degree
2 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) OCA
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.66%) Docker
2 7 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (7.01%) Puppet
2 13 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.91%) Ansible
3 3 (0.91%) rkt
3 3 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (15.24%) Google
2 47 (14.33%) ServiceNow
3 36 (10.98%) Zend
4 34 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (5.49%) Oracle
6 16 (4.88%) DevExpress
7 15 (4.57%) Facebook
8 14 (4.27%) SAP
9 7 (2.13%) New Relic
10 6 (1.83%) Adobe
10 6 (1.83%) PayPal
10 6 (1.83%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.52%) Twitter
11 5 (1.52%) webMethods
12 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.91%) HP
12 3 (0.91%) IBM
12 3 (0.91%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.61%) BEA
14 1 (0.30%) Escenic
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