Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 85 108
Rank change year-on-year -37 +23 +42
Permanent jobs citing REST 198 351 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.33% 3.47% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.51% 9.05% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 162 324 260
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,850 £23,900 £23,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 2,636 3,879 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.07% 38.39% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,211 3,340 3,382
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,775 £58,750
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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Birmingham -29 91 £56,500 +18.95% 6
Staffordshire +26 19 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Worcestershire +21 19 £44,000 +76.00% 6
Shropshire -2 19 £55,000 -23.08% 14
Coventry -33 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Solihull +14 11 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Warwickshire -4 7 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -19 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield -27 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 99 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 82 (41.41%) HTML
4 81 (40.91%) Java
5 70 (35.35%) C#
6 67 (33.84%) SQL
6 67 (33.84%) CSS
7 54 (27.27%) .NET
7 54 (27.27%) SOA
8 53 (26.77%) Scrum
9 52 (26.26%) JSON
10 50 (25.25%) SOAP
11 49 (24.75%) Web Services
12 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
13 46 (23.23%) AngularJS
13 46 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (22.73%) TDD
15 44 (22.22%) HTML5
16 39 (19.70%) Git (software)
16 39 (19.70%) XML
16 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
16 39 (19.70%) Finance
17 37 (18.69%) Microservices
18 36 (18.18%) NoSQL
19 31 (15.66%) Windows
19 31 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (15.15%) RESTful
20 30 (15.15%) Jenkins
21 29 (14.65%) Retail
22 28 (14.14%) MVC

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 21 (10.61%) nginx
2 15 (7.58%) Confluence
3 14 (7.07%) Apache
3 14 (7.07%) CMS
3 14 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.01%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.51%) Drupal
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Maya
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.54%) SaaS
4 5 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.53%) Office 365
5 4 (2.02%) GitHub
6 3 (1.52%) npm
7 2 (1.01%) Serverless
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.51%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) SSL
2 12 (6.06%) DNS
3 11 (5.56%) HTTP
4 6 (3.03%) Extranet
4 6 (3.03%) Intranet
5 2 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) MPLS
6 1 (0.51%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 25 (12.63%) Relational Database
4 22 (11.11%) MySQL
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (5.56%) Big Data
6 11 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.04%) Hazelcast
8 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.01%) Redis
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.61%) JIRA
3 21 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.61%) webpack
4 19 (9.60%) Jasmine
4 19 (9.60%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (8.59%) PhantomJS
6 16 (8.08%) Subversion
7 14 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (6.57%) Bitbucket
8 13 (6.57%) Mockito
8 13 (6.57%) NUnit
8 13 (6.57%) Selenium
9 12 (6.06%) GoCD
9 12 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (6.06%) Vagrant
10 11 (5.56%) ReSharper
11 10 (5.05%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.05%) Maven
General
1 39 (19.70%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Retail
3 9 (4.55%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Law
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (58.59%) Developer
2 33 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 31 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 27 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 21 (10.61%) Architect
6 19 (9.60%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (8.59%) Lead Developer
9 15 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (7.07%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (5.05%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (4.04%) Big Data Developer
13 8 (4.04%) Payments Architect
13 8 (4.04%) Payments Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.04%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
14 7 (3.54%) Analyst
14 7 (3.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.41%) HTML
2 67 (33.84%) CSS
3 54 (27.27%) .NET
4 52 (26.26%) JSON
5 50 (25.25%) SOAP
6 49 (24.75%) Web Services
7 46 (23.23%) AngularJS
8 44 (22.22%) HTML5
9 39 (19.70%) XML
10 30 (15.15%) RESTful
11 28 (14.14%) Entity Framework
12 27 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 26 (13.13%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (13.13%) Spring
14 25 (12.63%) LINQ
15 22 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (10.10%) WCF
17 19 (9.60%) Ajax
18 17 (8.59%) .NET Framework
19 16 (8.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.59%) Client/Server
3 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.04%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.02%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (2.02%) FMCG
6 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.02%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) NHS
7 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 24 (12.12%) Linux
3 18 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.54%) Android
5 6 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.27%) SOA
3 53 (26.77%) Scrum
4 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 46 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (22.73%) TDD
7 37 (18.69%) Microservices
8 28 (14.14%) MVC
9 25 (12.63%) E-Commerce
10 23 (11.62%) DevOps
11 19 (9.60%) Test Automation
12 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (8.59%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (8.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
15 14 (7.07%) Content Management
16 13 (6.57%) OOP
16 13 (6.57%) Web Development
17 12 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 81 (40.91%) Java
3 70 (35.35%) C#
4 67 (33.84%) SQL
5 20 (10.10%) Python
6 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.58%) PHP
8 14 (7.07%) Perl
8 14 (7.07%) Ruby
9 12 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.04%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.53%) Groovy
12 5 (2.53%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.53%) XPath
13 4 (2.02%) C++
13 4 (2.02%) Scala
14 3 (1.52%) XAML
15 2 (1.01%) Java 8
15 2 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (4.55%) Degree
2 8 (4.04%) PhD
3 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (13.13%) Docker
2 8 (4.04%) Varnish
3 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (7.07%) Ansible
2 13 (6.57%) Terraform
3 10 (5.05%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.58%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.05%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.04%) Oracle
6 6 (3.03%) Adobe
6 6 (3.03%) VMware
7 4 (2.02%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.52%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.52%) SAP
9 2 (1.01%) ATG
9 2 (1.01%) IBM
9 2 (1.01%) Nintex
9 2 (1.01%) Siebel
10 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco
10 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.51%) Juniper
10 1 (0.51%) Splunk
10 1 (0.51%) TIBCO