Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 125 155
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 +45
Permanent jobs citing REST 496 432 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.20% 2.38% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 6.58% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 432 381 275
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,625 £60,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6086 6561 6743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.29% 36.12% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5227 5611 5932
Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in the Midlands.

Salary trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in the Midlands

REST
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +27 352 £40,000 -5.88% 16
East Midlands +36 144 £41,000 -5.75% 10
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 265 (53.43%) JavaScript
2 244 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (48.99%) Java
4 234 (47.18%) SOAP
5 205 (41.33%) HTML
6 192 (38.71%) CSS
7 173 (34.88%) Web Services
8 163 (32.86%) JSON
9 155 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 153 (30.85%) SQL
11 136 (27.42%) XML
12 129 (26.01%) MVC
13 126 (25.40%) C#
14 124 (25.00%) Spring
15 116 (23.39%) HTML5
16 106 (21.37%) Git (software)
17 105 (21.17%) jQuery
17 105 (21.17%) .NET
18 101 (20.36%) MySQL
18 101 (20.36%) OO
19 93 (18.75%) Unit Testing
20 91 (18.35%) Test Automation
21 88 (17.74%) Scrum
22 87 (17.54%) PHP
22 87 (17.54%) Jenkins
23 86 (17.34%) TDD
24 85 (17.14%) Software Engineering
25 81 (16.33%) Finance
25 81 (16.33%) Oracle
26 78 (15.73%) Android

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 39 (7.86%) JBoss
2 36 (7.26%) Confluence
3 35 (7.06%) Apache
4 33 (6.65%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.03%) CMS
6 19 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.63%) Documentum
8 17 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (3.43%) WordPress
9 15 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (2.42%) OpenStack
11 12 (2.42%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.02%) nginx
13 9 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.41%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.21%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.21%) IIS
15 6 (1.21%) Jetty
15 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (3.43%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.04%) npm
4 22 (4.44%) GitHub
5 21 (4.23%) SaaS
6 15 (3.02%) Google Play
7 11 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.81%) Office 365
10 8 (1.61%) Firebase
11 7 (1.41%) Serverless
12 3 (0.60%) Force.com
12 3 (0.60%) IaaS
13 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.20%) PaaS
14 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.66%) HTTP
2 33 (6.65%) Internet
3 8 (1.61%) Intranet
4 7 (1.41%) ATM
4 7 (1.41%) LDAP
4 7 (1.41%) SSL
5 6 (1.21%) AMQP
6 4 (0.81%) DNS
7 2 (0.40%) 4G
7 2 (0.40%) Firewall
7 2 (0.40%) LTE
8 1 (0.20%) Skype
8 1 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.36%) MySQL
2 68 (13.71%) SQL Server
3 64 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 51 (10.28%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.22%) DB2
10 10 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.81%) Big Data
12 8 (1.61%) DTS
12 8 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.41%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.81%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.81%) Redis
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 106 (21.37%) Git (software)
2 87 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 60 (12.10%) Selenium
4 50 (10.08%) Xcode
5 48 (9.68%) JIRA
6 38 (7.66%) Android Studio
7 36 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 36 (7.26%) JUnit
7 36 (7.26%) Maven
8 27 (5.44%) gulp
9 25 (5.04%) Visual Studio
10 21 (4.23%) Subversion
11 19 (3.83%) webpack
12 18 (3.63%) Eclipse
12 18 (3.63%) PhantomJS
13 15 (3.02%) JMeter
13 15 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (2.82%) Calabash
15 13 (2.62%) GitLab
16 12 (2.42%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (16.33%) Finance
2 47 (9.48%) Marketing
3 42 (8.47%) Retail
4 25 (5.04%) Electronics
5 19 (3.83%) Legal
6 17 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.23%) Banking
8 10 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.61%) Automotive
9 8 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.41%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 355 (71.57%) Developer
2 110 (22.18%) Java Developer
3 59 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 58 (11.69%) HTML Developer
4 58 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.08%) HTML CSS Developer
6 47 (9.48%) Applications Developer
7 45 (9.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 45 (9.07%) iOS Developer
7 45 (9.07%) Software Developer
8 44 (8.87%) .NET Developer
8 44 (8.87%) Junior
9 43 (8.67%) Junior Developer
10 42 (8.47%) Android Developer
11 40 (8.06%) PHP Developer
12 36 (7.26%) Software Engineer
13 32 (6.45%) Angular Developer
14 30 (6.05%) C# Developer
15 29 (5.85%) Architect
16 28 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (47.18%) SOAP
2 205 (41.33%) HTML
3 192 (38.71%) CSS
4 173 (34.88%) Web Services
5 163 (32.86%) JSON
6 155 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 136 (27.42%) XML
8 124 (25.00%) Spring
9 116 (23.39%) HTML5
10 105 (21.17%) .NET
10 105 (21.17%) jQuery
11 67 (13.51%) Hibernate
12 61 (12.30%) JPA
13 53 (10.69%) ASP.NET
13 53 (10.69%) J2EE
14 51 (10.28%) Ajax
15 43 (8.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (8.47%) Node.js
16 42 (8.47%) Spring MVC
17 40 (8.06%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.12%) Mobile App
2 54 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 44 (8.87%) Social Media
4 42 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (7.46%) User Experience
6 29 (5.85%) Graphic Design
7 18 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.02%) iPad
9 10 (2.02%) iPhone
9 10 (2.02%) NHS
10 7 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.21%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.81%) CMDB
13 4 (0.81%) Fintech
14 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.73%) Android
2 67 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 65 (13.10%) Linux
4 31 (6.25%) Unix
5 29 (5.85%) Windows
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (26.01%) MVC
3 101 (20.36%) OO
4 93 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 91 (18.35%) Test Automation
6 88 (17.74%) Scrum
7 86 (17.34%) TDD
8 85 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 62 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (12.30%) Open Source
11 59 (11.90%) Web Development
12 55 (11.09%) Microservices
13 54 (10.89%) SOA
14 53 (10.69%) iOS Development
15 50 (10.08%) BDD
16 49 (9.88%) Android Development
17 45 (9.07%) Mentoring
18 39 (7.86%) Web Design
19 37 (7.46%) SDLC
20 36 (7.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 265 (53.43%) JavaScript
2 243 (48.99%) Java
3 153 (30.85%) SQL
4 126 (25.40%) C#
5 87 (17.54%) PHP
6 45 (9.07%) Objective-C
7 43 (8.67%) C
8 40 (8.06%) Ruby
9 32 (6.45%) Apple Swift
10 28 (5.65%) TypeScript
11 25 (5.04%) XPath
12 19 (3.83%) Python
13 18 (3.63%) T-SQL
14 17 (3.43%) C++
15 15 (3.02%) VB.NET
16 12 (2.42%) Scala
17 10 (2.02%) PHP 7
17 10 (2.02%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.41%) Perl
19 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (14.11%) Degree
2 39 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.22%) ISEB
4 11 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.81%) MCSD
6 9 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.41%) OCP
7 7 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PhD
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.68%) QA
2 19 (3.83%) SLA
3 18 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (2.02%) GCP
5 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Section 508
7 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (10.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (10.89%) Puppet
2 44 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.23%) Ansible
4 10 (2.02%) Terraform
5 7 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.41%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.21%) Marathon
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 81 (16.33%) Oracle
2 56 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.63%) EMC
3 18 (3.63%) Google
3 18 (3.63%) Pega
4 16 (3.23%) IBM
5 15 (3.02%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.21%) Sencha
7 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.81%) SAP
8 4 (0.81%) Talend
8 4 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe
9 3 (0.60%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.60%) Perforce
9 3 (0.60%) Zend
10 2 (0.40%) Apigee
10 2 (0.40%) New Relic
10 2 (0.40%) WSO2