Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 94 102
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -53
Permanent jobs citing REST 68 98 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.15% 2.59% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.34% 8.96% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 79
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +18.68% +13.75%
10th Percentile £37,226 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £57,500 £56,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -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 926 1,094 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.33% 28.91% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 731 885 1,075
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 31 (45.59%) SOAP
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
3 27 (39.71%) Web Services
4 26 (38.24%) .NET
5 25 (36.76%) SQL
6 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) Java
7 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
9 20 (29.41%) XML
10 17 (25.00%) HTML
11 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
11 16 (23.53%) CSS
11 16 (23.53%) SOA
11 16 (23.53%) JSON
11 16 (23.53%) Microservices
12 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
12 15 (22.06%) XSLT
13 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle
13 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (19.12%) ServiceNow
14 13 (19.12%) Spring
14 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
15 12 (17.65%) MVC
15 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (17.65%) HTML5
16 11 (16.18%) Data Protection

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 (19.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.94%) Anypoint
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Mule
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.82%) npm
4 5 (7.35%) Office 365
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) GitHub
6 2 (2.94%) Serverless
7 1 (1.47%) Apigee
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) DTS
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.94%) Power BI
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.76%) JIRA
5 8 (11.76%) Selenium
6 7 (10.29%) JUnit
7 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.35%) Gradle
7 5 (7.35%) Maven
8 4 (5.88%) TestNG
8 4 (5.88%) webpack
9 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.41%) Mockito
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.94%) GitLab
10 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.65%) ServiceNow Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Integration Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) SOAP
2 27 (39.71%) Web Services
3 26 (38.24%) .NET
4 20 (29.41%) XML
5 17 (25.00%) HTML
6 16 (23.53%) CSS
6 16 (23.53%) JSON
7 15 (22.06%) XSLT
8 13 (19.12%) Spring
9 12 (17.65%) HTML5
10 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (14.71%) LINQ
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.82%) Ajax
13 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (8.82%) CSS3
13 6 (8.82%) Node.js
13 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (8.82%) RESTful
13 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Microservices
2 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.65%) MVC
5 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
5 11 (16.18%) Data Transformation
5 11 (16.18%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.24%) Service Management
6 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Commercial Awareness
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) Time Management
8 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.82%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) C#
2 25 (36.76%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) Java
4 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
6 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 5 (7.35%) Groovy
8 5 (7.35%) PHP
9 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
11 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.47%) ES6
11 1 (1.47%) Go
11 1 (1.47%) Java 8
11 1 (1.47%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
1 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) GDPR
2 6 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) Squid
4 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) ServiceNow
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) WSO2
6 1 (1.47%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.47%) IBM