Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 72 67
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 +106
Permanent jobs citing REST 105 134 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.77% 3.56% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 10.53% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67 124 140
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.26% +19.58%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,875 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,152 1,273 1,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.41% 33.78% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1,115 1,109
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,614
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.34% +0.30%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Birmingham

REST
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Birmingham.

Salary trend for REST in Birmingham

REST
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for REST.

1 70 (66.67%) JSON
2 69 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 60 (57.14%) Web Services
4 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (52.38%) Java
6 43 (40.95%) AngularJS
7 40 (38.10%) C#
8 38 (36.19%) XML
8 38 (36.19%) KnockoutJS
9 37 (35.24%) Spring
10 36 (34.29%) HTML
10 36 (34.29%) CSS
11 33 (31.43%) RESTful
12 32 (30.48%) HTML5
12 32 (30.48%) SQL
12 32 (30.48%) SOAP
13 30 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
15 28 (26.67%) Analytics
15 28 (26.67%) Ajax
16 27 (25.71%) Entity Framework
17 26 (24.76%) webpack
17 26 (24.76%) Finance
18 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (23.81%) Jasmine
18 25 (23.81%) PhantomJS
18 25 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
19 23 (21.90%) LINQ
20 21 (20.00%) NoSQL
21 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 16 (15.24%) Apache
2 5 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) nginx
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.43%) Boomi
3 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.71%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.95%) iTunes
6 1 (0.95%) npm
6 1 (0.95%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 19 (18.10%) Hazelcast
5 18 (17.14%) Big Data
6 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.76%) DTS
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.90%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) webpack
2 25 (23.81%) Jasmine
2 25 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 25 (23.81%) PhantomJS
3 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.67%) JIRA
5 6 (5.71%) Maven
5 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.86%) Gradle
6 3 (2.86%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) Mockito
7 2 (1.90%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) JHipster
8 1 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
8 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (80.95%) Developer
2 42 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 40 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 28 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 23 (21.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (12.38%) Big Data Developer
8 12 (11.43%) Integration Specialist
9 11 (10.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (8.57%) Analytics Developer
10 9 (8.57%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Integration Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Angular Developer
13 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
14 4 (3.81%) Backend Developer
14 4 (3.81%) C# Software Developer
14 4 (3.81%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (66.67%) JSON
2 60 (57.14%) Web Services
3 43 (40.95%) AngularJS
4 38 (36.19%) KnockoutJS
4 38 (36.19%) XML
5 37 (35.24%) Spring
6 36 (34.29%) CSS
6 36 (34.29%) HTML
7 33 (31.43%) RESTful
8 32 (30.48%) HTML5
8 32 (30.48%) SOAP
9 30 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (26.67%) Ajax
11 27 (25.71%) Entity Framework
12 23 (21.90%) LINQ
13 15 (14.29%) .NET
14 14 (13.33%) J2EE
15 13 (12.38%) jQuery
15 13 (12.38%) Node.js
16 12 (11.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Fintech
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Unix
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Analytics
3 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 19 (18.10%) SOA
5 15 (14.29%) Microservices
6 13 (12.38%) API Development
6 13 (12.38%) SDLC
7 12 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
7 12 (11.43%) OOD
8 11 (10.48%) OO
9 10 (9.52%) Scrum
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.62%) Re-Platforming
10 8 (7.62%) TDD
11 6 (5.71%) MVC
11 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.76%) DevOps
12 5 (4.76%) ITIL
12 5 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 55 (52.38%) Java
3 40 (38.10%) C#
4 32 (30.48%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.86%) Java 8
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 18 (17.14%) PhD
3 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) ServiceNow
2 15 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) webMethods
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Xamarin