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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 51 92
Rank change year-on-year -44 +41 +58
Permanent jobs citing REST 98 183 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.64% 4.78% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.71% 13.47% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 169 112
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £60,250 £69,875
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 1,125 1,359 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.29% 35.46% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1,170 1,169
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,475 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,875 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 58 (59.18%) JSON
3 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.84%) HTML
5 40 (40.82%) C#
5 40 (40.82%) CSS
6 38 (38.78%) AngularJS
7 35 (35.71%) RESTful
7 35 (35.71%) Web Services
8 34 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (31.63%) Java
10 29 (29.59%) Finance
10 29 (29.59%) SQL
10 29 (29.59%) Relational Database
10 29 (29.59%) HTML5
11 27 (27.55%) NoSQL
12 25 (25.51%) Entity Framework
13 24 (24.49%) XML
14 22 (22.45%) SOAP
14 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
14 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
14 22 (22.45%) Jasmine
14 22 (22.45%) Karma Test Runner
14 22 (22.45%) LINQ
15 21 (21.43%) webpack
16 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (20.41%) PhantomJS
16 20 (20.41%) .NET
17 19 (19.39%) Spring
17 19 (19.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 11 (11.22%) CMS
2 8 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.14%) nginx
4 5 (5.10%) Apache
5 4 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.02%) Drupal
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) Boomi
4 4 (4.08%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.02%) iTunes
6 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) Extranet
3 1 (1.02%) BGP
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) MPLS
3 1 (1.02%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) Relational Database
2 27 (27.55%) NoSQL
3 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
4 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (12.24%) Hazelcast
6 11 (11.22%) Big Data
7 3 (3.06%) DTS
7 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.06%) MySQL
7 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.04%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.02%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.02%) DB2
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Jasmine
1 22 (22.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 21 (21.43%) webpack
3 20 (20.41%) PhantomJS
4 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.16%) JIRA
6 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.10%) Maven
8 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.08%) Mockito
8 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.06%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.06%) Subversion
10 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.02%) JUnit
11 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Developer
2 31 (31.63%) Senior Developer
3 27 (27.55%) C# Developer
4 24 (24.49%) Senior C# Developer
5 22 (22.45%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.10%) Integration Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Salesforce Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.18%) JSON
2 41 (41.84%) HTML
3 40 (40.82%) CSS
4 38 (38.78%) AngularJS
5 35 (35.71%) RESTful
5 35 (35.71%) Web Services
6 34 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
7 29 (29.59%) HTML5
8 25 (25.51%) Entity Framework
9 24 (24.49%) XML
10 22 (22.45%) LINQ
10 22 (22.45%) SOAP
11 20 (20.41%) .NET
12 19 (19.39%) Spring
12 19 (19.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (14.29%) Ajax
14 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
14 11 (11.22%) Sass
15 9 (9.18%) CSS3
16 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
2 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.06%) CentOS
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.37%) Microservices
4 16 (16.33%) TDD
5 13 (13.27%) Scrum
5 13 (13.27%) SOA
6 11 (11.22%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) Content Management
6 11 (11.22%) MVC
6 11 (11.22%) SDLC
7 10 (10.20%) ITIL
8 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.14%) OO
9 7 (7.14%) PLM
9 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.12%) API Development
10 6 (6.12%) Business Transformation
10 6 (6.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 40 (40.82%) C#
3 31 (31.63%) Java
4 29 (29.59%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) PHP
6 4 (4.08%) Groovy
6 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.06%) Java 8
7 3 (3.06%) Python
7 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) PhD
3 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Docker
2 7 (7.14%) Varnish
3 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) MuleSoft
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.18%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Juniper
6 1 (1.02%) Nintex
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin