Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 105 99
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 197 280 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.54% 2.87% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.75% 7.65% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 146 242 286
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,375 £23,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 2,251 3,658 3,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.01% 37.54% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,824 3,049 3,238
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -3 87 £55,750 +11.50% 10
Shropshire +13 22 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Worcestershire +12 22 £44,000 +60.00% 4
Staffordshire +25 20 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Coventry -25 15 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Warwickshire -9 12 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Solihull +13 5 £44,000 +4.76% 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 - - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 106 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (47.21%) JavaScript
3 85 (43.15%) Java
4 70 (35.53%) SOAP
4 70 (35.53%) HTML
5 66 (33.50%) C#
6 65 (32.99%) .NET
7 63 (31.98%) SQL
8 62 (31.47%) SOA
9 60 (30.46%) CSS
10 58 (29.44%) TDD
11 57 (28.93%) Software Engineering
12 53 (26.90%) Scrum
13 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
14 45 (22.84%) AngularJS
15 43 (21.83%) Jenkins
15 43 (21.83%) Web Services
16 41 (20.81%) Microservices
16 41 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (20.30%) MVC
18 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
20 37 (18.78%) Finance
21 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (17.26%) XML
22 34 (17.26%) NoSQL
23 33 (16.75%) QA
24 32 (16.24%) Test Automation
25 30 (15.23%) HTML5
26 29 (14.72%) Entity Framework

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 13 (6.60%) CMS
1 13 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.57%) Apache
3 9 (4.57%) Confluence
3 9 (4.57%) nginx
3 9 (4.57%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (3.05%) Drupal
6 5 (2.54%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.52%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Maya
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.06%) SaaS
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.05%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.54%) GitHub
6 5 (2.54%) Google App Engine
6 5 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.54%) npm
6 5 (2.54%) Office 365
7 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.03%) Force.com
8 3 (1.52%) Serverless
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) HTTP
2 7 (3.55%) SSL
3 6 (3.05%) DNS
3 6 (3.05%) Extranet
4 4 (2.03%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) MPLS
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.26%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.71%) MySQL
4 19 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.08%) Big Data
5 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.54%) DTS
8 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.02%) Redis
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (21.83%) Jenkins
2 38 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.71%) Visual Studio
4 24 (12.18%) Selenium
5 19 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (9.14%) JUnit
7 17 (8.63%) Cucumber
7 17 (8.63%) NUnit
8 16 (8.12%) Mockito
9 15 (7.61%) Maven
9 15 (7.61%) ReSharper
10 14 (7.11%) JIRA
11 13 (6.60%) webpack
12 12 (6.09%) Bitbucket
12 12 (6.09%) Jasmine
12 12 (6.09%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (5.58%) Subversion
14 10 (5.08%) PhantomJS
15 9 (4.57%) Moq
15 9 (4.57%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (18.78%) Finance
2 27 (13.71%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Law
4 8 (4.06%) Automotive
5 5 (2.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (61.93%) Developer
2 32 (16.24%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.20%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.66%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.15%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.15%) Lead Developer
6 18 (9.14%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.12%) Architect
7 16 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.58%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (5.08%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.55%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (3.55%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.53%) HTML
1 70 (35.53%) SOAP
2 65 (32.99%) .NET
3 60 (30.46%) CSS
4 45 (22.84%) AngularJS
5 43 (21.83%) Web Services
6 34 (17.26%) XML
7 30 (15.23%) HTML5
8 29 (14.72%) Entity Framework
9 28 (14.21%) JSON
10 25 (12.69%) ASP.NET
10 25 (12.69%) Spring
11 24 (12.18%) .NET Framework
11 24 (12.18%) LINQ
12 23 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (11.68%) React
13 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (9.64%) WCF
15 16 (8.12%) jQuery
16 15 (7.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.60%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.05%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (2.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.18%) Windows
2 15 (7.61%) Linux
3 12 (6.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.05%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.81%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.47%) SOA
3 58 (29.44%) TDD
4 57 (28.93%) Software Engineering
5 53 (26.90%) Scrum
6 41 (20.81%) Microservices
6 41 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (20.30%) MVC
8 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (16.24%) Test Automation
10 26 (13.20%) E-Commerce
11 23 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.66%) DevOps
12 21 (10.66%) Pair Programming
12 21 (10.66%) Technical Leadership
13 19 (9.64%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (8.63%) Unit Testing
15 16 (8.12%) Web Development
16 14 (7.11%) Front End Development
16 14 (7.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.21%) JavaScript
2 85 (43.15%) Java
3 66 (33.50%) C#
4 63 (31.98%) SQL
5 20 (10.15%) Python
6 16 (8.12%) Scala
7 15 (7.61%) Ruby
8 14 (7.11%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.09%) VB.NET
10 11 (5.58%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.57%) Perl
12 8 (4.06%) Groovy
13 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.05%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.54%) Apex Code
15 4 (2.03%) PHP
16 3 (1.52%) XPath
17 1 (0.51%) Java 8
17 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
17 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.75%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (13.20%) Docker
2 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) Squid
3 2 (1.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.57%) Ansible
2 9 (4.57%) Puppet
3 8 (4.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.11%) Oracle
3 11 (5.58%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.05%) Adobe
5 6 (3.05%) VMware
6 5 (2.54%) Google
6 5 (2.54%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.54%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.52%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) IBM
8 2 (1.02%) Nintex
8 2 (1.02%) Siebel
8 2 (1.02%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.51%) Juniper
9 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.51%) Xamarin