Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 108 143
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35 +44
Permanent jobs citing REST 352 295 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.46% 2.57% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.01% 7.28% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 325 267 185
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £20,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £82,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3907 4050 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.42% 35.26% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3363 3452 3422
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,950 £58,750 £56,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the West Midlands

REST
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for REST in the West Midlands

REST
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for REST in the West Midlands

REST
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West 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
Birmingham +14 137 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Coventry +17 60 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Warwickshire +36 58 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire -14 33 £71,500 +68.24% 3
Wolverhampton +22 23 £34,500 -12.66%
Staffordshire -8 16 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Worcestershire -9 8 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Herefordshire +7 6 £25,000 +4.17% 1
Walsall - 6 £42,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +10 3 £45,000 +68.22% 1
Solihull -2 2 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 192 (54.55%) SOAP
2 191 (54.26%) JavaScript
3 162 (46.02%) Java
4 153 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (41.19%) HTML
6 133 (37.78%) CSS
7 120 (34.09%) AngularJS
8 116 (32.95%) SQL
9 115 (32.67%) Web Services
10 109 (30.97%) XML
10 109 (30.97%) JSON
11 87 (24.72%) MVC
12 84 (23.86%) MySQL
13 82 (23.30%) C#
14 79 (22.44%) OO
15 77 (21.88%) Jenkins
16 76 (21.59%) jQuery
17 75 (21.31%) Oracle
18 73 (20.74%) Spring
18 73 (20.74%) Scrum
19 71 (20.17%) HTML5
20 69 (19.60%) PHP
21 68 (19.32%) .NET
22 65 (18.47%) Git (software)
23 63 (17.90%) Android
24 60 (17.05%) NoSQL
25 59 (16.76%) Test Automation
26 57 (16.19%) Unit Testing
26 57 (16.19%) Mobile App
27 56 (15.91%) Apple iOS

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 36 (10.23%) JBoss
2 32 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 29 (8.24%) Confluence
4 24 (6.82%) Apache
5 18 (5.11%) Documentum
6 17 (4.83%) WordPress
7 14 (3.98%) CMS
7 14 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 13 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (3.41%) OpenStack
9 12 (3.41%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.84%) nginx
11 8 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.70%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.70%) Jetty
13 6 (1.70%) Umbraco
14 4 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.10%) npm
4 21 (5.97%) GitHub
5 15 (4.26%) Google Play
5 15 (4.26%) SaaS
6 11 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.84%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (2.27%) Firebase
8 8 (2.27%) Office 365
9 3 (0.85%) Force.com
9 3 (0.85%) IaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.28%) PaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.38%) Internet
2 20 (5.68%) HTTP
3 8 (2.27%) Intranet
4 7 (1.99%) ATM
4 7 (1.99%) LDAP
5 6 (1.70%) AMQP
6 2 (0.57%) 4G
6 2 (0.57%) Firewall
6 2 (0.57%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) LTE
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.86%) MySQL
2 60 (17.05%) NoSQL
3 43 (12.22%) SQL Server
4 37 (10.51%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.56%) Big Data
10 8 (2.27%) DB2
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.99%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.70%) DTS
13 4 (1.14%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 65 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 50 (14.20%) Xcode
4 39 (11.08%) Selenium
5 38 (10.80%) Android Studio
5 38 (10.80%) JIRA
6 27 (7.67%) gulp
7 23 (6.53%) Maven
8 22 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 19 (5.40%) JUnit
9 19 (5.40%) webpack
10 18 (5.11%) PhantomJS
11 17 (4.83%) Cucumber
11 17 (4.83%) Eclipse
12 13 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (3.13%) SpecFlow
14 10 (2.84%) GitLab
15 9 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (2.56%) Subversion
15 9 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (12.50%) Marketing
2 40 (11.36%) Finance
3 34 (9.66%) Retail
4 25 (7.10%) Electronics
5 17 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.27%) Automotive
8 7 (1.99%) Billing
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
10 3 (0.85%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 261 (74.15%) Developer
2 68 (19.32%) Java Developer
3 56 (15.91%) HTML Developer
4 48 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
4 48 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 45 (12.78%) Applications Developer
6 43 (12.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 42 (11.93%) iOS Developer
8 39 (11.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 36 (10.23%) Junior
10 35 (9.94%) Android Developer
10 35 (9.94%) Junior Developer
11 33 (9.38%) .NET Developer
12 28 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 28 (7.95%) PHP Developer
13 27 (7.67%) Angular Developer
13 27 (7.67%) Mobile Developer
14 26 (7.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 25 (7.10%) Architect
15 25 (7.10%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (54.55%) SOAP
2 145 (41.19%) HTML
3 133 (37.78%) CSS
4 120 (34.09%) AngularJS
5 115 (32.67%) Web Services
6 109 (30.97%) JSON
6 109 (30.97%) XML
7 76 (21.59%) jQuery
8 73 (20.74%) Spring
9 71 (20.17%) HTML5
10 68 (19.32%) .NET
11 52 (14.77%) Hibernate
12 48 (13.64%) JPA
13 38 (10.80%) Spring MVC
14 37 (10.51%) iOS SDK
14 37 (10.51%) J2EE
15 36 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (9.66%) Android SDK
17 31 (8.81%) Ajax
18 30 (8.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.19%) Mobile App
2 44 (12.50%) Social Media
3 31 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 29 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.24%) Graphic Design
5 28 (7.95%) User Experience
6 14 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.84%) NHS
8 9 (2.56%) iPad
8 9 (2.56%) iPhone
9 6 (1.70%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.14%) CMDB
12 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.85%) Fintech
12 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.57%) FMCG
13 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.90%) Android
2 56 (15.91%) Apple iOS
3 43 (12.22%) Linux
4 11 (3.13%) Unix
5 10 (2.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.72%) MVC
3 79 (22.44%) OO
4 73 (20.74%) Scrum
5 59 (16.76%) Test Automation
6 57 (16.19%) Unit Testing
7 50 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 49 (13.92%) Open Source
9 46 (13.07%) SOA
10 44 (12.50%) iOS Development
11 43 (12.22%) Mentoring
12 39 (11.08%) Web Development
13 36 (10.23%) Android Development
13 36 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (9.94%) TDD
15 33 (9.38%) Web Design
16 31 (8.81%) OOD
17 30 (8.52%) SEO
18 29 (8.24%) Internet Marketing
19 28 (7.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 191 (54.26%) JavaScript
2 162 (46.02%) Java
3 116 (32.95%) SQL
4 82 (23.30%) C#
5 69 (19.60%) PHP
6 42 (11.93%) Objective-C
7 38 (10.80%) C
8 30 (8.52%) Apple Swift
9 27 (7.67%) Ruby
10 25 (7.10%) TypeScript
10 25 (7.10%) XPath
11 14 (3.98%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.69%) T-SQL
13 11 (3.13%) Scala
14 10 (2.84%) PHP 7
14 10 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.27%) C++
16 6 (1.70%) Clojure
16 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (11.93%) Degree
2 39 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.13%) ISEB
4 11 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.56%) MCSD
5 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.99%) OCP
6 7 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.82%) QA
2 19 (5.40%) SLA
3 18 (5.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (13.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (15.06%) Puppet
2 44 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (5.68%) Ansible
4 10 (2.84%) Terraform
5 7 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.99%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.70%) Marathon
7 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (21.31%) Oracle
2 38 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.11%) EMC
3 18 (5.11%) Google
3 18 (5.11%) Pega
4 15 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.13%) IBM
6 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.14%) Talend
7 3 (0.85%) Adobe
7 3 (0.85%) SAP
7 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.57%) New Relic
8 2 (0.57%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco
9 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft