Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 99 101
Rank change year-on-year +49 +2 +19
Permanent jobs citing REST 283 294 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.01% 2.83% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.05% 8.70% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 259 262 308
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,362 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +12.19% +8.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 2,168 3,378 4,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.40% 32.47% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,829 2,991 3,210
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in the Midlands.

Salary trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 +52 210 £55,000 +10.00% 46
East Midlands +41 73 £43,750 +9.38% 17
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 196 (69.26%) JavaScript
2 193 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (43.82%) CSS
4 118 (41.70%) HTML
4 118 (41.70%) AngularJS
5 110 (38.87%) Microservices
6 108 (38.16%) .NET
7 107 (37.81%) DevOps
8 91 (32.16%) C#
9 84 (29.68%) Azure
10 80 (28.27%) React
11 79 (27.92%) SQL
12 75 (26.50%) AWS
13 71 (25.09%) MongoDB
14 70 (24.73%) Spring
15 68 (24.03%) TDD
15 68 (24.03%) MVC
16 67 (23.67%) Java
17 66 (23.32%) Git (software)
18 65 (22.97%) Web Services
19 64 (22.61%) Node.js
20 62 (21.91%) Python
21 61 (21.55%) .NET Framework
22 59 (20.85%) jQuery
23 58 (20.49%) SaaS
24 54 (19.08%) JSON
25 51 (18.02%) Test Automation
25 51 (18.02%) User Experience
26 50 (17.67%) Microsoft
26 50 (17.67%) SQL Server

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 25 (8.83%) Umbraco
2 18 (6.36%) CMS
3 17 (6.01%) Confluence
4 16 (5.65%) WordPress
5 14 (4.95%) Drupal
5 14 (4.95%) IIS
6 8 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.47%) GlassFish
7 7 (2.47%) JBoss
8 6 (2.12%) Camunda
8 6 (2.12%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.41%) Kentico
10 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.06%) nginx
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (29.68%) Azure
2 75 (26.50%) AWS
3 58 (20.49%) SaaS
4 41 (14.49%) GCP
5 30 (10.60%) GitHub
6 28 (9.89%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (9.89%) Serverless
7 20 (7.07%) npm
8 14 (4.95%) IaaS
9 11 (3.89%) Force.com
9 11 (3.89%) OpenShift
10 9 (3.18%) PaaS
11 7 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.77%) Power Platform
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.71%) Boomi
14 2 (0.71%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) AMQP
2 8 (2.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.09%) MongoDB
2 50 (17.67%) SQL Server
3 37 (13.07%) MySQL
4 35 (12.37%) NoSQL
5 33 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (9.54%) Redis
7 24 (8.48%) Relational Database
8 20 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.53%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (2.83%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.77%) Big Data
12 4 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.41%) GIS
12 4 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.06%) BigQuery
13 3 (1.06%) HBase
14 2 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 66 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.01%) JIRA
3 30 (10.60%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.71%) gulp
4 19 (6.71%) jspm
4 19 (6.71%) TeamCity
5 17 (6.01%) Gradle
5 17 (6.01%) JUnit
6 15 (5.30%) Maven
7 14 (4.95%) Bitbucket
7 14 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (4.24%) Mockito
8 12 (4.24%) Moq
8 12 (4.24%) MSTest
8 12 (4.24%) NUnit
8 12 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.18%) Artifactory
11 8 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (2.83%) Subversion
General
1 50 (17.67%) Finance
2 10 (3.53%) Marketing
3 9 (3.18%) Automotive
4 6 (2.12%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.77%) Electronics
5 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Advertising
6 3 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 208 (73.50%) Developer
2 44 (15.55%) Java Developer
3 42 (14.84%) Full Stack Developer
4 33 (11.66%) Lead Developer
5 32 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.54%) Architect
7 24 (8.48%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Python Engineer
8 20 (7.07%) Software Developer
9 19 (6.71%) Principal Engineer
10 18 (6.36%) C# Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Umbraco Developer
11 15 (5.30%) Lead Java Developer
11 15 (5.30%) React Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Angular Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Backend Developer
13 13 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (4.24%) Drupal Developer
14 12 (4.24%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.82%) CSS
2 118 (41.70%) AngularJS
2 118 (41.70%) HTML
3 108 (38.16%) .NET
4 80 (28.27%) React
5 70 (24.73%) Spring
6 65 (22.97%) Web Services
7 64 (22.61%) Node.js
8 61 (21.55%) .NET Framework
9 59 (20.85%) jQuery
10 54 (19.08%) JSON
11 46 (16.25%) Sass
12 43 (15.19%) SOAP
13 40 (14.13%) ASP.NET
14 39 (13.78%) Django
14 39 (13.78%) Flask
15 33 (11.66%) Vue.js
16 30 (10.60%) Spring Boot
16 30 (10.60%) XML
17 29 (10.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.02%) User Experience
2 25 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.30%) Cloud Native
4 14 (4.95%) Blog
5 10 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.18%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.41%) Social Media
9 3 (1.06%) Life Science
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.65%) Windows
2 10 (3.53%) Unix
3 8 (2.83%) Android
4 7 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.47%) Linux
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (38.87%) Microservices
3 107 (37.81%) DevOps
4 68 (24.03%) MVC
4 68 (24.03%) TDD
5 51 (18.02%) Test Automation
6 46 (16.25%) Technical Leadership
7 45 (15.90%) BDD
8 39 (13.78%) Fintech
9 37 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (11.66%) Coaching
11 32 (11.31%) E-Commerce
12 31 (10.95%) Scrum
13 29 (10.25%) Multithreading
13 29 (10.25%) Open Source
14 27 (9.54%) SDLC
15 26 (9.19%) OO
16 25 (8.83%) B2B
16 25 (8.83%) Software Engineering
17 24 (8.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 196 (69.26%) JavaScript
2 91 (32.16%) C#
3 79 (27.92%) SQL
4 67 (23.67%) Java
5 62 (21.91%) Python
6 42 (14.84%) PHP
7 31 (10.95%) PowerShell
8 30 (10.60%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.01%) Java 8
10 16 (5.65%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.53%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.41%) Go
12 4 (1.41%) Perl
12 4 (1.41%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.06%) ES6
14 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) Scala
15 1 (0.35%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (11.31%) Degree
2 14 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (15.55%) Docker
2 3 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) Kubernetes
2 22 (7.77%) Terraform
3 17 (6.01%) Ansible
4 13 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (2.83%) MIIS
6 8 (2.83%) Puppet
7 6 (2.12%) Salt
8 3 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 50 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.01%) Oracle
3 15 (5.30%) Google
4 13 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.83%) Ariba
6 8 (2.83%) IBM
7 7 (2.47%) SAP
8 6 (2.12%) Arista
8 6 (2.12%) Cisco
8 6 (2.12%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.41%) HubSpot
9 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.41%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.06%) Solace
11 2 (0.71%) Broadcom
11 2 (0.71%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.71%) webMethods