Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 48 138
Rank change year-on-year -13 +90 -22
Permanent jobs citing REST 460 210 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.29% 5.11% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.35% 13.18% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 318 166 191
10th Percentile £33,412 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £38,188 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £64,750 £63,438 £55,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £77,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.59%

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 3,445 1,593 3,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.15% 38.80% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 1,318 3,215
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -2 326 £50,000 -9.09% 48
East Midlands -18 133 £50,000 +19.05% 37
REST
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 285 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (38.70%) .NET
3 176 (38.26%) C#
4 162 (35.22%) SQL
5 155 (33.70%) JavaScript
6 144 (31.30%) Microsoft
7 134 (29.13%) ASP.NET
8 132 (28.70%) Java
9 124 (26.96%) Social Skills
10 121 (26.30%) MVC
11 118 (25.65%) Greenfield Project
12 105 (22.83%) Azure
13 97 (21.09%) SOAP
14 95 (20.65%) Web Services
15 94 (20.43%) Docker
15 94 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (20.22%) AWS
17 92 (20.00%) HTML
17 92 (20.00%) Scrum
18 89 (19.35%) TDD
18 89 (19.35%) Microservices
19 83 (18.04%) AngularJS
20 82 (17.83%) Security Cleared
21 80 (17.39%) CSS
21 80 (17.39%) SOA
22 72 (15.65%) Spring
22 72 (15.65%) SC Cleared
23 70 (15.22%) DevOps
24 69 (15.00%) .NET Framework
24 69 (15.00%) JSON

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 32 (6.96%) Confluence
2 23 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (4.57%) CMS
3 21 (4.57%) WordPress
4 12 (2.61%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.39%) Apache
5 11 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.74%) Anypoint
7 8 (1.74%) IIS
7 8 (1.74%) Mule
7 8 (1.74%) Mule ESB
8 7 (1.52%) JBoss
9 6 (1.30%) Drupal
9 6 (1.30%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.65%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.65%) nginx
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.87%) Shopify
3 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.43%) Magento
4 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 105 (22.83%) Azure
2 93 (20.22%) AWS
3 65 (14.13%) Serverless
4 50 (10.87%) GitHub
5 29 (6.30%) SaaS
6 28 (6.09%) iPaaS
7 23 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (4.57%) Power Platform
9 19 (4.13%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
11 14 (3.04%) AtomSphere
11 14 (3.04%) Boomi
12 13 (2.83%) GCP
13 11 (2.39%) PowerApps
14 10 (2.17%) Power Automate
15 9 (1.96%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (1.74%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.13%) HTTP
2 11 (2.39%) Internet
3 7 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.30%) DMZ
4 6 (1.30%) DNS
4 6 (1.30%) Firewall
4 6 (1.30%) SMTP
4 6 (1.30%) SSL
5 5 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.43%) MySQL
3 46 (10.00%) Big Data
4 31 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.39%) Redis
11 9 (1.96%) Power BI
11 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.74%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.87%) GIS
16 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 60 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 50 (10.87%) JIRA
4 25 (5.43%) Selenium
5 21 (4.57%) Bitbucket
6 20 (4.35%) GitLab
7 13 (2.83%) Android Studio
7 13 (2.83%) Gradle
7 13 (2.83%) Xcode
8 10 (2.17%) Postman
8 10 (2.17%) Subversion
8 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.74%) ERwin
9 8 (1.74%) JMeter
10 7 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.52%) Maven
10 7 (1.52%) REST Assured
11 5 (1.09%) Appium
11 5 (1.09%) gulp
11 5 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 124 (26.96%) Social Skills
2 38 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.26%) Finance
3 13 (2.83%) Marketing
4 11 (2.39%) Law
5 10 (2.17%) Games
5 10 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
6 9 (1.96%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.30%) Police
7 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.87%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.22%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 320 (69.57%) Developer
2 63 (13.70%) Senior Developer
3 62 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 59 (12.83%) Software Developer
5 46 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 37 (8.04%) Software Engineer
7 31 (6.74%) PHP Developer
8 28 (6.09%) Architect
9 24 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 17 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (3.70%) Junior
10 17 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 16 (3.48%) Senior PHP Developer
12 15 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (3.26%) Java Engineer
12 15 (3.26%) MuleSoft Developer
13 13 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
14 11 (2.39%) Salesforce Developer
14 11 (2.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (38.70%) .NET
2 134 (29.13%) ASP.NET
3 97 (21.09%) SOAP
4 95 (20.65%) Web Services
5 92 (20.00%) HTML
6 83 (18.04%) AngularJS
7 80 (17.39%) CSS
8 72 (15.65%) Spring
9 69 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 69 (15.00%) JSON
10 68 (14.78%) Middleware
11 67 (14.57%) GraphQL
12 62 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (12.83%) React
14 47 (10.22%) Hibernate
15 45 (9.78%) XML
16 44 (9.57%) JavaBeans
17 41 (8.91%) .NET Core
18 37 (8.04%) jQuery
19 36 (7.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 118 (25.65%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (6.52%) User Experience
3 24 (5.22%) Algorithms
4 22 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.26%) Life Science
7 13 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.61%) Legacy Applications
9 11 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.96%) Legacy Code
11 8 (1.74%) Social Media
12 6 (1.30%) iPad
13 5 (1.09%) Blog
14 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
16 2 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
16 2 (0.43%) RIA
16 2 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
16 2 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.26%) Linux
2 32 (6.96%) Windows
3 28 (6.09%) Android
4 18 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.70%) Unix
6 12 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.74%) Solaris
8 6 (1.30%) CentOS
8 6 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.09%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (26.30%) MVC
3 94 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (20.00%) Scrum
5 89 (19.35%) Microservices
5 89 (19.35%) TDD
6 80 (17.39%) SOA
7 70 (15.22%) DevOps
8 57 (12.39%) Software Engineering
9 55 (11.96%) BDD
9 55 (11.96%) Open Source
10 54 (11.74%) Coaching
11 53 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (11.30%) Fintech
13 50 (10.87%) Analytics
14 45 (9.78%) Mentoring
15 44 (9.57%) Big Data Analytics
15 44 (9.57%) Data Analytics
15 44 (9.57%) SDLC
16 40 (8.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (38.26%) C#
2 162 (35.22%) SQL
3 155 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 132 (28.70%) Java
5 56 (12.17%) Java 8
6 54 (11.74%) Python
7 52 (11.30%) PHP
8 35 (7.61%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.13%) PHP 7
10 18 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.26%) Apple Swift
12 13 (2.83%) C++
13 12 (2.61%) Kotlin
14 10 (2.17%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.52%) ES6
16 7 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 72 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.22%) Degree
4 19 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.57%) QA
2 14 (3.04%) Accessibility
3 12 (2.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 12 (2.61%) GxP
4 6 (1.30%) COBIT
5 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) GRC
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 94 (20.43%) Docker
2 9 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.43%) Varnish
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (13.91%) Terraform
2 43 (9.35%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.61%) Puppet
4 7 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.30%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 144 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.30%) ServiceNow
3 25 (5.43%) MuleSoft
4 17 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 15 (3.26%) Oracle
6 14 (3.04%) Agilent
6 14 (3.04%) Dell
6 14 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.39%) Google
8 9 (1.96%) VMware
8 9 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.74%) Zend
10 7 (1.52%) SAP
11 6 (1.30%) IBM
11 6 (1.30%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.87%) Adobe
12 4 (0.87%) Delphix
12 4 (0.87%) HP
12 4 (0.87%) HubSpot