Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 80 97
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing REST 87 125 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 3.28% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 10.01% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 104 119
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,226 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%

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 1,051 1,249 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.79% 32.74% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1,050 1,199
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +6.67%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.23%) HTML
4 33 (37.93%) SQL
4 33 (37.93%) CSS
4 33 (37.93%) JSON
5 32 (36.78%) C#
6 27 (31.03%) Finance
7 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
7 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
8 25 (28.74%) Microservices
9 24 (27.59%) HTML5
10 23 (26.44%) SOAP
11 22 (25.29%) Java
11 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
11 22 (25.29%) RESTful
11 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
12 20 (22.99%) Web Services
13 19 (21.84%) TDD
14 18 (20.69%) XML
14 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
14 18 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (19.54%) Jasmine
15 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
15 17 (19.54%) .NET
15 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
15 17 (19.54%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (18.39%) webpack
16 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (18.39%) Git (software)

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%) CMS
2 9 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.60%) nginx
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.45%) Anypoint
6 3 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (1.15%) Drupal
8 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.75%) Office 365
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.45%) Serverless
5 2 (2.30%) npm
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Extranet
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) BGP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) MPLS
3 1 (1.15%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.60%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) DTS
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) Redis
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Jasmine
1 17 (19.54%) Karma Test Runner
2 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.39%) webpack
3 14 (16.09%) PhantomJS
4 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.20%) JIRA
6 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.05%) Mockito
6 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.90%) Maven
8 5 (5.75%) Selenium
8 5 (5.75%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.45%) JUnit
10 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.30%) Protractor
11 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Law
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) C# Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Senior Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Senior C# Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Architect
4 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.60%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) HTML
2 33 (37.93%) CSS
2 33 (37.93%) JSON
3 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
4 24 (27.59%) HTML5
5 23 (26.44%) SOAP
6 22 (25.29%) RESTful
7 20 (22.99%) Web Services
8 18 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (20.69%) XML
9 17 (19.54%) .NET
9 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
10 16 (18.39%) LINQ
11 10 (11.49%) Spring
12 9 (10.34%) Ajax
13 8 (9.20%) Middleware
14 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
14 7 (8.05%) jQuery
14 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (8.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.49%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
2 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.74%) Microservices
4 19 (21.84%) TDD
5 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (14.94%) SOA
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (11.49%) Content Management
8 10 (11.49%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 10 (11.49%) ITIL
8 10 (11.49%) Scrum
9 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.34%) MVC
10 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.05%) BDD
11 7 (8.05%) DevOps
11 7 (8.05%) Line Management
11 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) SQL
3 32 (36.78%) C#
4 22 (25.29%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) Groovy
6 6 (6.90%) Python
7 5 (5.75%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) Scala
9 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) Java 8
10 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.30%) PhD
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) GDPR
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Varnish
4 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) MuleSoft
3 6 (6.90%) Adobe
3 6 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (6.90%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) Nintex
5 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Juniper
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk