Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 92 151
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59 -19
Permanent jobs citing REST 399 169 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.16% 3.13% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.74% 9.29% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 275 150 183
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 3,133 1,819 3,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.69% 33.65% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,364 1,561 3,372
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +11 282 £49,000 -2.00% 63
East Midlands +12 115 £47,500 - 23
REST
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 232 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (46.87%) JavaScript
3 170 (42.61%) .NET
4 163 (40.85%) C#
5 155 (38.85%) SQL
6 130 (32.58%) Microsoft
7 115 (28.82%) Java
8 114 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 109 (27.32%) MVC
10 103 (25.81%) HTML
11 101 (25.31%) Docker
12 100 (25.06%) CSS
13 97 (24.31%) Azure
13 97 (24.31%) AWS
14 95 (23.81%) Social Skills
15 91 (22.81%) AngularJS
16 90 (22.56%) Microservices
17 86 (21.55%) Web Services
18 82 (20.55%) TDD
19 81 (20.30%) SOAP
20 76 (19.05%) Scrum
21 75 (18.80%) DevOps
22 74 (18.55%) Spring
23 72 (18.05%) React
24 71 (17.79%) JSON
24 71 (17.79%) Greenfield Project
25 66 (16.54%) Terraform
26 65 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
27 64 (16.04%) Software Engineering
27 64 (16.04%) Python

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 21 (5.26%) Confluence
2 20 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.26%) Apache
4 15 (3.76%) WordPress
5 14 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.51%) CMS
6 10 (2.51%) JBoss
7 9 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.25%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.00%) IIS
11 3 (0.75%) nginx
12 2 (0.50%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.25%) Appian
13 1 (0.25%) FileNet
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.75%) Shopify
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 97 (24.31%) AWS
1 97 (24.31%) Azure
2 58 (14.54%) Serverless
3 53 (13.28%) GitHub
4 39 (9.77%) SaaS
5 18 (4.51%) GCP
6 16 (4.01%) Power Platform
7 15 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (3.26%) Power Automate
9 13 (3.26%) PowerApps
10 12 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (2.51%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (2.51%) Amazon EKS
11 10 (2.51%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (2.51%) Azure Logic Apps
12 9 (2.26%) Force.com
13 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.75%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.76%) HTTP
2 10 (2.51%) DMZ
2 10 (2.51%) Firewall
2 10 (2.51%) Internet
3 8 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.75%) AMQP
4 7 (1.75%) DNS
4 7 (1.75%) SMTP
5 3 (0.75%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.28%) MySQL
2 44 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 39 (9.77%) Big Data
4 36 (9.02%) NoSQL
5 31 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 30 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.01%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.01%) Redis
8 10 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.25%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.75%) Power BI
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 55 (13.78%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.52%) JIRA
4 15 (3.76%) Bitbucket
4 15 (3.76%) GitLab
5 13 (3.26%) Subversion
5 13 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.26%) Selenium
7 7 (1.75%) Android Studio
7 7 (1.75%) ERwin
7 7 (1.75%) Xcode
8 6 (1.50%) Gradle
9 5 (1.25%) gulp
9 5 (1.25%) Maven
9 5 (1.25%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.00%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.75%) Ant
11 3 (0.75%) Hudson
11 3 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 95 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 31 (7.77%) Finance
3 30 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.26%) Marketing
5 12 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.76%) Games
7 8 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (2.01%) Retail
7 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.25%) Law
9 4 (1.00%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Police
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (75.19%) Developer
2 64 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 56 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 46 (11.53%) Software Developer
5 45 (11.28%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (8.02%) Software Engineer
8 31 (7.77%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
10 17 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 16 (4.01%) Junior
12 15 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (3.76%) Junior Developer
13 12 (3.01%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.01%) Lead DevOps
13 12 (3.01%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.76%) Backend Developer
14 11 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (2.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (42.61%) .NET
2 114 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 103 (25.81%) HTML
4 100 (25.06%) CSS
5 91 (22.81%) AngularJS
6 86 (21.55%) Web Services
7 81 (20.30%) SOAP
8 74 (18.55%) Spring
9 72 (18.05%) React
10 71 (17.79%) JSON
11 60 (15.04%) .NET Framework
12 56 (14.04%) GraphQL
13 54 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (11.53%) XML
15 42 (10.53%) jQuery
16 41 (10.28%) Middleware
17 40 (10.03%) Vue.js
18 38 (9.52%) .NET Core
19 37 (9.27%) Hibernate
19 37 (9.27%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.79%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (7.52%) User Experience
3 19 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.01%) Legacy Applications
6 8 (2.01%) Legacy Code
6 8 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.75%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.50%) iPad
9 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.25%) Social Media
10 4 (1.00%) Blog
10 4 (1.00%) Life Science
11 3 (0.75%) Animation
11 3 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.52%) Linux
2 20 (5.01%) Windows
3 17 (4.26%) Unix
4 16 (4.01%) Android
5 11 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.76%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.51%) CentOS
7 7 (1.75%) Solaris
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (27.32%) MVC
3 90 (22.56%) Microservices
4 82 (20.55%) TDD
5 76 (19.05%) Scrum
6 75 (18.80%) DevOps
7 65 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (16.04%) Software Engineering
9 57 (14.29%) Fintech
10 56 (14.04%) BDD
11 54 (13.53%) SOA
12 49 (12.28%) Open Source
13 48 (12.03%) Coaching
14 46 (11.53%) Analytics
15 42 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (10.28%) SDLC
17 40 (10.03%) Front End Development
18 37 (9.27%) Big Data Analytics
18 37 (9.27%) Data Analytics
19 34 (8.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 187 (46.87%) JavaScript
2 163 (40.85%) C#
3 155 (38.85%) SQL
4 115 (28.82%) Java
5 64 (16.04%) Python
6 56 (14.04%) PHP
7 44 (11.03%) Java 8
8 33 (8.27%) TypeScript
9 22 (5.51%) PHP 7
10 14 (3.51%) C++
11 13 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.76%) Apple Swift
13 10 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.51%) Kotlin
14 9 (2.26%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.25%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.25%) Ruby
17 5 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.26%) Degree
4 13 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.25%) MCSD
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.26%) Accessibility
2 6 (1.50%) QA
3 4 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.00%) GxP
4 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) GRC
5 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (25.31%) Docker
2 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (16.54%) Terraform
2 42 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 15 (3.76%) Puppet
4 10 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (2.51%) Rundeck
5 5 (1.25%) Ansible
5 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.25%) Kibana
6 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.51%) Oracle
3 16 (4.01%) Atlassian
4 14 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.01%) Google
7 11 (2.76%) SAP
8 7 (1.75%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.75%) Zend
9 6 (1.50%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.00%) Adobe
10 4 (1.00%) Agilent
10 4 (1.00%) Ariba
10 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.75%) IBM
12 2 (0.50%) Dell
12 2 (0.50%) Facebook
12 2 (0.50%) Jitterbit
12 2 (0.50%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.50%) Sony