Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 131 86
Rank change year-on-year -16 -45 +14
Permanent jobs citing REST 149 210 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 2.22% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.11% 6.54% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 106 139 293
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 2,439 3,211 3,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.14% 33.93% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,002 2,616 3,206
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +5.26% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -20 57 £52,500 -2.78% 1
Coventry +32 22 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Warwickshire +4 22 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Shropshire -14 16 £52,500 +12.90% 2
Staffordshire -1 11 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Solihull -4 5 £46,500 +38.81% 2
Worcestershire -18 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 76 (51.01%) JavaScript
2 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (42.28%) .NET
4 60 (40.27%) SOAP
5 59 (39.60%) C#
6 56 (37.58%) Java
7 50 (33.56%) HTML
7 50 (33.56%) Web Services
8 49 (32.89%) SQL
9 48 (32.21%) CSS
10 47 (31.54%) SQL Server
11 38 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (24.83%) TDD
12 37 (24.83%) MVC
12 37 (24.83%) AngularJS
13 36 (24.16%) Scrum
14 34 (22.82%) XML
14 34 (22.82%) Software Engineering
14 34 (22.82%) Test Automation
14 34 (22.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (20.81%) Jenkins
15 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
16 30 (20.13%) Spring
17 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET
17 28 (18.79%) Visual Studio
17 28 (18.79%) SOA
18 27 (18.12%) HTML5
19 25 (16.78%) Microservices
19 25 (16.78%) React
20 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.04%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.37%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.37%) CMS
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.03%) Apache
5 5 (3.36%) Drupal
5 5 (3.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.01%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.01%) JBoss
7 3 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.01%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.34%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.67%) Mule
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.72%) Power Platform
4 9 (6.04%) SaaS
5 8 (5.37%) Force.com
5 8 (5.37%) PowerApps
6 7 (4.70%) npm
7 6 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (3.36%) BrowserStack
8 5 (3.36%) Google App Engine
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.68%) Office 365
10 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (1.34%) IaaS
11 2 (1.34%) PaaS
11 2 (1.34%) Serverless
12 1 (0.67%) Apigee
12 1 (0.67%) GitHub
12 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) Broadband
4 1 (0.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.09%) MySQL
3 19 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 17 (11.41%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.41%) Relational Database
5 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (8.05%) DTS
6 12 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.70%) CouchDB
9 6 (4.03%) Big Data
10 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.36%) Power BI
11 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.01%) InfluxDB
13 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
1 31 (20.81%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.79%) Visual Studio
3 20 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (12.75%) JUnit
5 18 (12.08%) Selenium
6 11 (7.38%) NUnit
6 11 (7.38%) ReSharper
7 10 (6.71%) Maven
8 9 (6.04%) Gradle
8 9 (6.04%) Mercurial
9 8 (5.37%) JIRA
9 8 (5.37%) Moq
10 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.03%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.03%) Protractor
11 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.36%) Subversion
12 4 (2.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Games
2 5 (3.36%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) Law
3 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.34%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 121 (81.21%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.09%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.09%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.72%) ServiceNow Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Integration Developer
10 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (5.37%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (5.37%) HTML Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Salesforce Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.28%) .NET
2 60 (40.27%) SOAP
3 50 (33.56%) HTML
3 50 (33.56%) Web Services
4 48 (32.21%) CSS
5 37 (24.83%) AngularJS
6 34 (22.82%) XML
7 30 (20.13%) Spring
8 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET
9 27 (18.12%) HTML5
10 25 (16.78%) React
11 22 (14.77%) JSON
11 22 (14.77%) Node.js
12 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (12.08%) .NET Framework
13 18 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (12.08%) WCF
14 16 (10.74%) jQuery
15 13 (8.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) User Experience
2 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.68%) Life Science
5 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.68%) Xbox
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.34%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) LLPG
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Android
2 6 (4.03%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.34%) Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (24.83%) MVC
3 37 (24.83%) TDD
4 36 (24.16%) Scrum
5 34 (22.82%) Software Engineering
5 34 (22.82%) Test Automation
6 28 (18.79%) SOA
7 25 (16.78%) Microservices
8 24 (16.11%) Web Development
9 18 (12.08%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.74%) Front End Development
10 16 (10.74%) OO
11 14 (9.40%) Mobile Development
11 14 (9.40%) SOLID
12 12 (8.05%) Data Protection
12 12 (8.05%) Data Transformation
12 12 (8.05%) Refactoring
12 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.01%) JavaScript
2 59 (39.60%) C#
3 56 (37.58%) Java
4 49 (32.89%) SQL
5 22 (14.77%) Python
6 17 (11.41%) TypeScript
7 16 (10.74%) Scala
7 16 (10.74%) VB.NET
8 15 (10.07%) T-SQL
9 9 (6.04%) Apex Code
10 7 (4.70%) ES6
10 7 (4.70%) PHP
10 7 (4.70%) Ruby
10 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.03%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.03%) Groovy
11 6 (4.03%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.68%) C
12 4 (2.68%) VBScript
13 3 (2.01%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.01%) MCP
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) QA
2 9 (6.04%) GDPR
3 4 (2.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) BS7666
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Squid
3 1 (0.67%) Varnish
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.67%) MIIS
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Oracle
2 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.40%) ServiceNow
4 11 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.70%) Google
6 6 (4.03%) SAP
7 5 (3.36%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.34%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.34%) WSO2
9 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.67%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.67%) ESRI
9 1 (0.67%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.67%) VMware