Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 80 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.65% 1.98% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 3.55% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 24
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £23,550 £32,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £58,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 423 620 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.74% 55.91% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 345 540 476
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.02% -0.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,550 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Stafford +3 8 £33,750 -10.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +17 3 £65,000 +62.50%
REST
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) SOAP
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
5 10 (55.56%) C#
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
8 7 (38.89%) TDD
8 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
8 7 (38.89%) Sass
8 7 (38.89%) LESS
9 6 (33.33%) Selenium
9 6 (33.33%) JIRA
9 6 (33.33%) SOA
10 5 (27.78%) DOM
10 5 (27.78%) GitHub
10 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
10 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
10 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (27.78%) Confluence
10 5 (27.78%) SOLID
11 4 (22.22%) NoSQL

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (27.78%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Junior
4 4 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) SOAP
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (38.89%) LESS
6 7 (38.89%) Sass
7 5 (27.78%) DOM
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) Middleware
8 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) SOLID
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
9 1 (5.56%) Open Source
9 1 (5.56%) OWASP
9 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (5.56%) Web Design
9 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin