Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 179
Rank change year-on-year +20 +103 -42
Permanent jobs citing REST 168 162 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.30% 3.36% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 12.49% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 153 122 19
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £76,750 £44,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

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 1360 1297 1310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.84% 26.91% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1103 1159
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 108 (64.29%) CSS
2 104 (61.90%) HTML
3 100 (59.52%) AngularJS
4 93 (55.36%) JavaScript
5 81 (48.21%) Web Services
6 64 (38.10%) C#
7 61 (36.31%) SQL
8 58 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (32.14%) .NET
10 50 (29.76%) XML
10 50 (29.76%) OO
11 48 (28.57%) Java
12 46 (27.38%) Finance
13 45 (26.79%) BDD
14 43 (25.60%) MongoDB
14 43 (25.60%) SOAP
14 43 (25.60%) OOD
14 43 (25.60%) jQuery
14 43 (25.60%) HTML5
15 41 (24.40%) NoSQL
15 41 (24.40%) Jenkins
16 38 (22.62%) TypeScript
16 38 (22.62%) Git (software)
16 38 (22.62%) MySQL
17 36 (21.43%) Ajax
18 35 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 33 (19.64%) JSON
19 33 (19.64%) Scrum
20 31 (18.45%) PHP
21 30 (17.86%) Test Automation

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 9 (5.36%) CMS
2 7 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.57%) Apache
3 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.98%) nginx
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.38%) Mule
5 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.60%) Confluence
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.60%) Shopify
2 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (7.74%) Firebase
4 8 (4.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 8 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (3.57%) Force.com
5 6 (3.57%) SaaS
6 5 (2.98%) GitHub
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.38%) Office 365
8 3 (1.79%) Slack
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) HTTP
2 17 (10.12%) LDAP
3 14 (8.33%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) Intranet
5 3 (1.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.79%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.60%) MongoDB
2 41 (24.40%) NoSQL
3 38 (22.62%) MySQL
4 25 (14.88%) Relational Database
5 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.98%) SQLPlus
11 2 (1.19%) Big Data
11 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.19%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.60%) DB2
12 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.60%) Redis
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (24.40%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.62%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.29%) JUnit
4 22 (13.10%) SpecFlow
5 19 (11.31%) webpack
6 18 (10.71%) PhantomJS
7 17 (10.12%) JSUnit
8 13 (7.74%) Jasmine
8 13 (7.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (7.74%) Maven
9 11 (6.55%) gulp
10 10 (5.95%) Cucumber
11 9 (5.36%) JIRA
11 9 (5.36%) Selenium
12 8 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.98%) GitLab
14 5 (2.98%) Gradle
14 5 (2.98%) JMeter
14 5 (2.98%) Mockito
General
1 46 (27.38%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Marketing
2 21 (12.50%) Retail
3 13 (7.74%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.95%) Legal
5 4 (2.38%) Electronics
5 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (78.57%) Developer
2 57 (33.93%) Senior Developer
3 39 (23.21%) Angular Developer
4 31 (18.45%) Java Developer
5 28 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 24 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 24 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 23 (13.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 22 (13.10%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (11.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 17 (10.12%) .NET Developer
11 16 (9.52%) Architect
12 13 (7.74%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 13 (7.74%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (7.14%) Lead Developer
14 10 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (5.95%) Web Developer
15 9 (5.36%) Agile Developer
15 9 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (5.36%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (64.29%) CSS
2 104 (61.90%) HTML
3 100 (59.52%) AngularJS
4 81 (48.21%) Web Services
5 54 (32.14%) .NET
6 50 (29.76%) XML
7 43 (25.60%) HTML5
7 43 (25.60%) jQuery
7 43 (25.60%) SOAP
8 36 (21.43%) Ajax
9 35 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (19.64%) JSON
11 28 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 28 (16.67%) Node.js
12 21 (12.50%) Gherkin
13 20 (11.90%) JDBC
14 19 (11.31%) RESTful
15 17 (10.12%) Ionic Framework
15 17 (10.12%) WebSockets
16 16 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.71%) Social Media
2 18 (10.71%) User Experience
3 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.12%) NHS
4 4 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.79%) CMDB
6 2 (1.19%) Fintech
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.88%) Linux
2 12 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (1.19%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.76%) OO
3 45 (26.79%) BDD
4 43 (25.60%) OOD
5 33 (19.64%) Scrum
6 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 28 (16.67%) MVC
8 27 (16.07%) TDD
9 21 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (11.31%) Mentoring
11 18 (10.71%) Microservices
12 17 (10.12%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (10.12%) Presales
12 17 (10.12%) Social Commerce
12 17 (10.12%) Social Media Monitoring
13 16 (9.52%) Web Development
14 15 (8.93%) Open Source
15 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
16 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 64 (38.10%) C#
3 61 (36.31%) SQL
4 48 (28.57%) Java
5 38 (22.62%) TypeScript
6 31 (18.45%) PHP
7 18 (10.71%) C
7 18 (10.71%) XPath
8 9 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.17%) Ruby
10 6 (3.57%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.38%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.79%) Python
12 3 (1.79%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) ES6
13 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 14 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.38%) MCSD
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) PhD
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.31%) ServiceNow
3 8 (4.76%) Oracle
4 6 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.79%) Adobe
5 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.60%) New Relic
7 1 (0.60%) webMethods
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