Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 123 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -45 +34
Permanent jobs citing REST 161 194 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.20% 2.32% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 7.49% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 159 334
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,500 £29,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 2,167 2,591 3,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.67% 30.93% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,881 2,174 3,352
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -10 39 £51,250 -9.29% 20
Warwickshire +14 36 £50,000 +53.85% 10
Coventry +29 34 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Staffordshire +3 18 £47,500 +26.67% 7
Walsall - 9 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire -14 8 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Sutton Coldfield +21 3 £35,000 - 2
Solihull -14 3 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Wolverhampton +16 2 £47,500 - 1
Stourbridge -1 1 £55,000 +69.23%
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 97 (60.25%) .NET
2 90 (55.90%) C#
2 90 (55.90%) JavaScript
3 84 (52.17%) CSS
4 73 (45.34%) SQL
5 66 (40.99%) ASP.NET
6 60 (37.27%) SQL Server
6 60 (37.27%) MVC
7 57 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (32.92%) Azure
10 50 (31.06%) SOAP
11 47 (29.19%) AngularJS
12 45 (27.95%) HTML
13 44 (27.33%) .NET Framework
14 42 (26.09%) OO
15 41 (25.47%) React
16 40 (24.84%) jQuery
17 36 (22.36%) DevOps
18 33 (20.50%) Web Services
19 31 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (19.25%) Front End Development
20 30 (18.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 30 (18.63%) Java
21 29 (18.01%) Windows
21 29 (18.01%) Web Development
22 27 (16.77%) Node.js
22 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
22 27 (16.77%) Microsoft
23 24 (14.91%) WCF

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 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
1 12 (7.45%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (3.73%) Anypoint
2 6 (3.73%) IIS
3 4 (2.48%) Apache
4 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.24%) Mule
6 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) ThingWorx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (32.92%) Azure
2 21 (13.04%) AWS
3 12 (7.45%) Office 365
4 8 (4.97%) Serverless
5 4 (2.48%) GitHub
5 4 (2.48%) SaaS
6 3 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.86%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.86%) PaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.62%) Apigee
7 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) npm
7 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.56%) Internet
2 7 (4.35%) HTTP
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) Skype
4 1 (0.62%) SMTP
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.80%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.70%) MySQL
6 9 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (4.97%) Couchbase
7 8 (4.97%) RavenDB
7 8 (4.97%) Redis
8 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.86%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.24%) Big Data
10 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.62%) DTS
11 1 (0.62%) GIS
11 1 (0.62%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.56%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.56%) MSTest
2 17 (10.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.21%) Maven
5 9 (5.59%) Babel
5 9 (5.59%) webpack
6 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.35%) JIRA
8 6 (3.73%) Log4Net
9 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.11%) Selenium
10 4 (2.48%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.48%) Subversion
11 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.86%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.86%) Protractor
11 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.86%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (8.07%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Retail
3 7 (4.35%) Automotive
4 6 (3.73%) Games
5 4 (2.48%) Electronics
5 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.48%) Marketing
5 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (78.88%) Developer
2 48 (29.81%) .NET Developer
2 48 (29.81%) Senior Developer
3 31 (19.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 30 (18.63%) C# Developer
5 29 (18.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (14.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (9.32%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (8.07%) Software Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) Java Developer
10 12 (7.45%) React Developer
10 12 (7.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (7.45%) SharePoint Developer
11 11 (6.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (6.83%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 10 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (4.97%) Azure Developer
13 8 (4.97%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (60.25%) .NET
2 84 (52.17%) CSS
3 66 (40.99%) ASP.NET
4 56 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (31.06%) SOAP
6 47 (29.19%) AngularJS
7 45 (27.95%) HTML
8 44 (27.33%) .NET Framework
9 41 (25.47%) React
10 40 (24.84%) jQuery
11 33 (20.50%) Web Services
12 31 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (18.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (16.77%) Node.js
15 24 (14.91%) WCF
16 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
17 19 (11.80%) Vue.js
18 18 (11.18%) Spring
19 17 (10.56%) .NET Core
19 17 (10.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (9.94%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (9.32%) User Experience
4 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.73%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.73%) Xbox
8 3 (1.86%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.62%) CMDB
10 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) LLPG
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Windows
2 16 (9.94%) Android
3 12 (7.45%) Linux
4 10 (6.21%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (3.11%) Unix
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.27%) MVC
2 57 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.09%) OO
4 36 (22.36%) DevOps
5 31 (19.25%) Front End Development
6 29 (18.01%) Web Development
7 21 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 21 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.32%) Open Source
8 15 (9.32%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (9.32%) SDLC
9 14 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.70%) OOP
9 14 (8.70%) Scrum
10 13 (8.07%) Microservices
10 13 (8.07%) Project Management
11 12 (7.45%) Information Architecture
11 12 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.83%) Mobile Development
12 11 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 90 (55.90%) C#
1 90 (55.90%) JavaScript
2 73 (45.34%) SQL
3 30 (18.63%) Java
4 18 (11.18%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.94%) Python
6 13 (8.07%) ES6
7 12 (7.45%) PHP
8 11 (6.83%) C
9 8 (4.97%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.11%) C++
10 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.86%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.86%) Java 8
12 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.24%) ABAP
13 2 (1.24%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.45%) MCP
3 8 (4.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.24%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.62%) GISP
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) BS7666
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) MuleSoft
4 8 (4.97%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.35%) SAP
6 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.24%) Gemalto
7 2 (1.24%) Netlify
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.24%) Zend
8 1 (0.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.62%) ESRI
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.62%) WSO2