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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 55 120
Rank change year-on-year -6 +65  
Permanent jobs citing REST 61 104 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.29% 4.24% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 16.86% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 86 8
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 634 617 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.23% 25.16% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 563 550 591
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for REST.

1 47 (54.02%) HTML
2 46 (52.87%) CSS
3 42 (48.28%) Web Services
4 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
5 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (42.53%) AngularJS
7 33 (37.93%) SQL
8 30 (34.48%) SOAP
9 29 (33.33%) C#
10 28 (32.18%) .NET
11 25 (28.74%) MVC
12 24 (27.59%) Java
13 23 (26.44%) OO
13 23 (26.44%) HTML5
14 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
15 21 (24.14%) MongoDB
16 20 (22.99%) Ajax
16 20 (22.99%) jQuery
17 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
17 19 (21.84%) JSON
17 19 (21.84%) BDD
17 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
18 18 (20.69%) TDD
19 17 (19.54%) Scrum
19 17 (19.54%) XML
19 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
20 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
21 14 (16.09%) QA
21 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (16.09%) JUnit

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 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) Mule
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Shopify
2 2 (2.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.15%) assyst
3 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.90%) SaaS
5 5 (5.75%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 5 (5.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (5.75%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.60%) Firebase
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.30%) Force.com
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) HTTP
2 8 (9.20%) LDAP
2 8 (9.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
2 21 (24.14%) MongoDB
3 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.79%) MySQL
4 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) SQLPlus
8 3 (3.45%) Redis
9 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.30%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.15%) Big Data
10 1 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (1.15%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.15%) Spatial Data
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.09%) JUnit
4 10 (11.49%) Maven
4 10 (11.49%) Selenium
4 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.20%) SpecFlow
5 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.05%) JMeter
6 7 (8.05%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.90%) DbUnit
7 6 (6.90%) jMock
7 6 (6.90%) Mockito
7 6 (6.90%) PhantomJS
7 6 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 6 (6.90%) webpack
8 5 (5.75%) JSUnit
8 5 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.60%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Multimedia
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (72.41%) Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Angular Developer
5 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Architect
7 10 (11.49%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Automation Test Lead
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (6.90%) HTML Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) HTML
2 46 (52.87%) CSS
3 42 (48.28%) Web Services
4 37 (42.53%) AngularJS
5 30 (34.48%) SOAP
6 28 (32.18%) .NET
7 23 (26.44%) HTML5
8 20 (22.99%) Ajax
8 20 (22.99%) jQuery
9 19 (21.84%) JSON
10 17 (19.54%) XML
11 14 (16.09%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (14.94%) RESTful
12 13 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (13.79%) Spring
14 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (12.64%) Node.js
15 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.49%) J2EE
16 9 (10.34%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.90%) Social Media
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) NHS
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.15%) LLPG
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Android
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) MVC
3 23 (26.44%) OO
4 19 (21.84%) BDD
5 18 (20.69%) TDD
6 17 (19.54%) Scrum
7 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.09%) OOD
8 13 (14.94%) Kanban
9 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
10 10 (11.49%) Service Design
11 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) Web Development
12 8 (9.20%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Microservices
12 8 (9.20%) Presales
12 8 (9.20%) Software Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) SQL
3 29 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (27.59%) Java
5 12 (13.79%) PHP
5 12 (13.79%) TypeScript
6 8 (9.20%) XPath
7 5 (5.75%) C
7 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.45%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.15%) Dart
10 1 (1.15%) ES6
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) BS7666
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) ServiceNow
3 6 (6.90%) VMware
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) ESRI
6 1 (1.15%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.15%) Sun
6 1 (1.15%) webMethods
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package including flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Proactive Appointments
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