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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 110 151
Rank change year-on-year +51 +41  
Permanent jobs citing REST 209 140 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.07% 2.27% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.36% 6.66% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 208 115 84
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £29,325
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2018 2102 2160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.34% 34.13% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 8841 9374
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +41 102 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Warwickshire +21 26 £27,500 - 3
Shropshire +14 24 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Coventry -10 15 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Herefordshire -1 13 £25,000 +11.11%
Solihull +7 12 £36,000 -
Worcestershire 0 12 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire +9 5 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Wolverhampton +9 2 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Dudley - 1 £42,500 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 197 (57.60%) HTML
2 190 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 169 (49.42%) CSS
4 157 (45.91%) Web Services
5 147 (42.98%) SOAP
6 139 (40.64%) AngularJS
7 119 (34.80%) HTML5
8 107 (31.29%) OO
8 107 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (29.82%) C#
10 100 (29.24%) PHP
11 98 (28.65%) .NET
11 98 (28.65%) JSON
12 93 (27.19%) MVC
13 91 (26.61%) XML
14 90 (26.32%) SQL
14 90 (26.32%) jQuery
15 89 (26.02%) Apple iOS
16 87 (25.44%) Java
17 85 (24.85%) Mobile App
18 84 (24.56%) iOS Development
19 82 (23.98%) Git (software)
20 65 (19.01%) Android
21 63 (18.42%) Ajax
22 61 (17.84%) SQL Server
22 61 (17.84%) Android Development
23 58 (16.96%) MongoDB
23 58 (16.96%) Social Media
23 58 (16.96%) MySQL
24 57 (16.67%) Xcode

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 25 (7.31%) Apache
2 24 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.85%) WordPress
4 18 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.68%) nginx
6 11 (3.22%) Documentum
7 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.63%) CMS
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.17%) Mule
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.58%) Drupal
12 2 (0.58%) JBoss
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.29%) Confluence
13 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (10.23%) GitHub
3 27 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (5.85%) Google Play
5 17 (4.97%) Amazon S3
5 17 (4.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 16 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (2.92%) Firebase
8 8 (2.34%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 8 (2.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.05%) IaaS
10 6 (1.75%) Force.com
10 6 (1.75%) Office 365
10 6 (1.75%) PaaS
10 6 (1.75%) SaaS
11 3 (0.88%) Slack
12 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.77%) HTTP
2 24 (7.02%) Internet
3 13 (3.80%) LDAP
3 13 (3.80%) SSL
4 3 (0.88%) Skype
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 58 (16.96%) MongoDB
2 58 (16.96%) MySQL
3 53 (15.50%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.46%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.58%) Big Data
12 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.29%) Power BI
13 1 (0.29%) Redis
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 82 (23.98%) Git (software)
2 57 (16.67%) Xcode
3 49 (14.33%) Jenkins
4 40 (11.70%) webpack
5 31 (9.06%) gulp
6 29 (8.48%) GitLab
7 26 (7.60%) PhantomJS
8 25 (7.31%) Eclipse
9 22 (6.43%) Maven
9 22 (6.43%) Selenium
10 20 (5.85%) Android Studio
10 20 (5.85%) JUnit
11 19 (5.56%) SpecFlow
12 14 (4.09%) JSUnit
13 13 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (3.22%) JIRA
14 11 (3.22%) Visual Studio
15 10 (2.92%) Jasmine
15 10 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (11.99%) Finance
2 40 (11.70%) Retail
3 39 (11.40%) Marketing
4 23 (6.73%) Electronics
5 13 (3.80%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.92%) Legal
7 9 (2.63%) Automotive
8 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (82.16%) Developer
2 75 (21.93%) Senior Developer
3 57 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 46 (13.45%) Junior
4 46 (13.45%) Junior Developer
5 43 (12.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 41 (11.99%) Java Developer
7 40 (11.70%) HTML Developer
8 39 (11.40%) HTML CSS Developer
9 35 (10.23%) PHP Developer
10 34 (9.94%) .NET Developer
10 34 (9.94%) Angular Developer
10 34 (9.94%) C# Developer
10 34 (9.94%) Software Developer
11 32 (9.36%) Android Developer
12 31 (9.06%) Applications Developer
12 31 (9.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 30 (8.77%) Web Developer
14 28 (8.19%) iOS Android Developer
15 26 (7.60%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (57.60%) HTML
2 169 (49.42%) CSS
3 157 (45.91%) Web Services
4 147 (42.98%) SOAP
5 139 (40.64%) AngularJS
6 119 (34.80%) HTML5
7 98 (28.65%) .NET
7 98 (28.65%) JSON
8 91 (26.61%) XML
9 90 (26.32%) jQuery
10 63 (18.42%) Ajax
11 57 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 54 (15.79%) iOS SDK
13 44 (12.87%) ASP.NET
14 40 (11.70%) React
15 32 (9.36%) Backbone.js
15 32 (9.36%) CodeIgniter
15 32 (9.36%) Laravel
15 32 (9.36%) Node.js
16 31 (9.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.85%) Mobile App
2 58 (16.96%) Social Media
3 28 (8.19%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.14%) Graphic Design
5 19 (5.56%) User Experience
6 17 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.09%) NHS
8 11 (3.22%) iPad
8 11 (3.22%) iPhone
9 9 (2.63%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.17%) Animation
10 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.88%) Fintech
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.29%) Blog
13 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.29%) LLPG
13 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.02%) Apple iOS
2 65 (19.01%) Android
3 44 (12.87%) Linux
4 6 (1.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.29%) Unix
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
1 107 (31.29%) OO
2 93 (27.19%) MVC
3 84 (24.56%) iOS Development
4 61 (17.84%) Android Development
5 53 (15.50%) Web Development
6 45 (13.16%) BDD
7 43 (12.57%) Test Automation
8 40 (11.70%) Open Source
9 39 (11.40%) OOP
9 39 (11.40%) TDD
10 35 (10.23%) OOD
10 35 (10.23%) Scrum
11 32 (9.36%) API Integration
12 31 (9.06%) Mentoring
12 31 (9.06%) Web Design
13 30 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (8.48%) Front End Development
14 29 (8.48%) Unit Testing
15 28 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 190 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 102 (29.82%) C#
3 100 (29.24%) PHP
4 90 (26.32%) SQL
5 87 (25.44%) Java
6 57 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 44 (12.87%) C
8 30 (8.77%) PHP 7
9 29 (8.48%) TypeScript
10 26 (7.60%) XPath
11 25 (7.31%) Ruby
12 20 (5.85%) T-SQL
13 16 (4.68%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.92%) Python
15 8 (2.34%) VB.NET
16 7 (2.05%) ABAP
17 6 (1.75%) Scala
18 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (7.60%) Degree
2 24 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.14%) QA
2 19 (5.56%) SLA
3 11 (3.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) BS7666
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (7.02%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) vSphere
3 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (4.97%) Puppet
3 4 (1.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) cPanel
4 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.43%) Google
3 17 (4.97%) Oracle
4 13 (3.80%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.22%) EMC
5 11 (3.22%) Pega
6 8 (2.34%) SAP
7 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) VMware
10 2 (0.58%) Apple
10 2 (0.58%) Zend
11 1 (0.29%) ESRI
11 1 (0.29%) IBM
11 1 (0.29%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.29%) Sun
11 1 (0.29%) webMethods
11 1 (0.29%) WSO2
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Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bens incl good pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
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Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dudley
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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West Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
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West Midlands
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Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
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Rugby
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