Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 107 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 -52 +101
Permanent jobs citing REST 92 98 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.51% 2.36% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 7.99% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 93 156
Birmingham median annual salary £53,250 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.33% +6.51% +12.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,250 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,136 1,227 1,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.98% 29.57% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1,108 1,108
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £60,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 49 (53.26%) SOAP
2 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 43 (46.74%) Java
4 42 (45.65%) JSON
5 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (43.48%) Web Services
7 38 (41.30%) XML
8 30 (32.61%) CSS
8 30 (32.61%) HTML
9 26 (28.26%) Spring
10 24 (26.09%) C#
10 24 (26.09%) HTML5
11 23 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 21 (22.83%) SOA
13 20 (21.74%) SQL
13 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
14 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
14 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (18.48%) .NET
16 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.48%) XSLT
16 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
17 16 (17.39%) Ajax
17 16 (17.39%) OO
17 16 (17.39%) webpack
17 16 (17.39%) PhantomJS
18 15 (16.30%) jQuery

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 13 (14.13%) Apache
1 13 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.61%) CMS
4 6 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.52%) nginx
5 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Shopify
2 1 (1.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (6.52%) GitHub
3 6 (6.52%) npm
3 6 (6.52%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.96%) MySQL
3 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.78%) DTS
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.43%) Big Data
7 5 (5.43%) MarkLogic
8 4 (4.35%) Hazelcast
9 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.09%) GIS
10 1 (1.09%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.39%) PhantomJS
2 16 (17.39%) webpack
3 10 (10.87%) Jasmine
3 10 (10.87%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.61%) gulp
4 7 (7.61%) JUnit
5 6 (6.52%) GitLab
5 6 (6.52%) JIRA
6 5 (5.43%) Selenium
7 4 (4.35%) Gradle
7 4 (4.35%) Maven
8 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.26%) JMeter
8 3 (3.26%) Mockito
8 3 (3.26%) Subversion
9 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Electronics
2 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (78.26%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.91%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (10.87%) ServiceNow Developer
7 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.78%) HTML Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Integration Developer
8 8 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Analytics Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.43%) NoSQL Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.26%) SOAP
2 42 (45.65%) JSON
3 40 (43.48%) Web Services
4 38 (41.30%) XML
5 30 (32.61%) CSS
5 30 (32.61%) HTML
6 26 (28.26%) Spring
7 24 (26.09%) HTML5
8 23 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 17 (18.48%) .NET
9 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (18.48%) XSLT
10 16 (17.39%) Ajax
11 15 (16.30%) jQuery
12 14 (15.22%) LINQ
13 13 (14.13%) RESTful
14 10 (10.87%) Entity Framework
15 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (9.78%) LAMP
15 9 (9.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) Fintech
4 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.26%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
6 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) LLPG
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) SOA
3 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.39%) OO
5 14 (15.22%) OOD
6 13 (14.13%) Service Management
6 13 (14.13%) Time Management
7 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.96%) Analytics
8 11 (11.96%) MVC
8 11 (11.96%) SDLC
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.87%) Data Transformation
9 10 (10.87%) Microservices
10 9 (9.78%) ITIL
11 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.61%) ETL
11 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 43 (46.74%) Java
3 24 (26.09%) C#
4 20 (21.74%) SQL
5 14 (15.22%) XPath
6 12 (13.04%) PHP
7 10 (10.87%) T-SQL
8 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.61%) TypeScript
10 6 (6.52%) PHP 7
11 5 (5.43%) SPARQL
11 5 (5.43%) XQuery
12 2 (2.17%) Python
13 1 (1.09%) C
13 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) BS7666
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) ServiceNow
2 12 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Talend
4 3 (3.26%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Apple
5 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) webMethods