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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / West Midlands
Rank 93 82 155
Rank change year-on-year -11 +73  
Permanent jobs citing REST 128 184 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.71% 3.00% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.34% 8.66% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 169 56
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £48,750
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 1745 2124 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.00% 34.66% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1860 1721
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -37 37 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Solihull +10 20 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Worcestershire +3 17 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Warwickshire +29 15 £37,500 +17.18% 3
Coventry +14 15 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Shropshire +14 15 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Herefordshire -15 11 £24,000 -64.44%
Staffordshire -18 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 158 (55.44%) SOAP
2 150 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 147 (51.58%) Web Services
4 141 (49.47%) HTML
5 111 (38.95%) CSS
5 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (34.04%) Java
7 95 (33.33%) MVC
8 94 (32.98%) HTML5
9 80 (28.07%) JSON
10 78 (27.37%) .NET
11 76 (26.67%) XML
12 74 (25.96%) C#
13 72 (25.26%) PHP
14 70 (24.56%) SQL
15 69 (24.21%) OO
16 68 (23.86%) jQuery
16 68 (23.86%) AngularJS
17 66 (23.16%) Git (software)
18 62 (21.75%) TDD
19 60 (21.05%) ASP.NET
20 56 (19.65%) MongoDB
21 54 (18.95%) SQL Server
22 53 (18.60%) Apple iOS
23 52 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
23 52 (18.25%) Mobile App
24 51 (17.89%) Spring
25 50 (17.54%) iOS Development
26 48 (16.84%) Mentoring
26 48 (16.84%) MySQL

REST
Top Related 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 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.37%) Apache
2 21 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.91%) JBoss
4 13 (4.56%) nginx
5 10 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.46%) IIS
6 7 (2.46%) WordPress
7 6 (2.11%) CMS
7 6 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.35%) Jetty
9 1 (0.35%) Mule
9 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) Shopify
3 3 (1.05%) Magento
4 1 (0.35%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.37%) GitHub
4 19 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.51%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 9 (3.16%) Google Play
7 8 (2.81%) IaaS
7 8 (2.81%) Office 365
7 8 (2.81%) PaaS
7 8 (2.81%) SaaS
8 6 (2.11%) Google App Engine
8 6 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.75%) AdWords
9 5 (1.75%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.53%) HTTP
2 8 (2.81%) LDAP
3 5 (1.75%) SSL
4 4 (1.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.65%) MongoDB
2 54 (18.95%) SQL Server
3 48 (16.84%) MySQL
4 44 (15.44%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.51%) Redis
7 9 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.40%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.05%) GIS
11 2 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.70%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.35%) Power BI
12 1 (0.35%) QlikView
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.35%) SQLite
12 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 66 (23.16%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.58%) Xcode
3 28 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 28 (9.82%) JUnit
3 28 (9.82%) Subversion
4 25 (8.77%) Maven
5 23 (8.07%) Eclipse
6 19 (6.67%) gulp
7 17 (5.96%) Selenium
7 17 (5.96%) webpack
8 16 (5.61%) GitLab
9 15 (5.26%) Visual Studio
10 14 (4.91%) Mercurial
11 12 (4.21%) JIRA
12 10 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.16%) DbUnit
13 9 (3.16%) jMock
13 9 (3.16%) Mockito
13 9 (3.16%) PhantomJS
13 9 (3.16%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (9.12%) Finance
2 16 (5.61%) Marketing
3 15 (5.26%) Retail
4 10 (3.51%) Games
5 8 (2.81%) Electronics
6 5 (1.75%) Banking
6 5 (1.75%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.40%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (77.19%) Developer
2 61 (21.40%) Java Developer
3 47 (16.49%) Senior Developer
4 34 (11.93%) iOS Developer
5 32 (11.23%) C# Developer
6 31 (10.88%) Junior
6 31 (10.88%) PHP Developer
7 30 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 30 (10.53%) Junior Developer
8 24 (8.42%) Web Developer
9 20 (7.02%) Consultant
10 19 (6.67%) Applications Developer
10 19 (6.67%) Junior iOS Developer
10 19 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
11 18 (6.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 17 (5.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 16 (5.61%) Architect
14 15 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (55.44%) SOAP
2 147 (51.58%) Web Services
3 141 (49.47%) HTML
4 111 (38.95%) CSS
5 94 (32.98%) HTML5
6 80 (28.07%) JSON
7 78 (27.37%) .NET
8 76 (26.67%) XML
9 68 (23.86%) AngularJS
9 68 (23.86%) jQuery
10 60 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 51 (17.89%) Spring
12 42 (14.74%) Ajax
13 37 (12.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (10.88%) iOS SDK
15 29 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (9.82%) RESTful
17 25 (8.77%) .NET Framework
17 25 (8.77%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.25%) Mobile App
2 32 (11.23%) Social Media
3 20 (7.02%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.46%) User Experience
6 5 (1.75%) NHS
6 5 (1.75%) Replication
7 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Animation
8 3 (1.05%) Fintech
8 3 (1.05%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.70%) LLPG
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Blog
10 1 (0.35%) CMDB
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.60%) Apple iOS
2 36 (12.63%) Linux
3 33 (11.58%) Android
4 4 (1.40%) Windows
5 3 (1.05%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (33.33%) MVC
3 69 (24.21%) OO
4 62 (21.75%) TDD
5 50 (17.54%) iOS Development
6 48 (16.84%) Mentoring
7 43 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (14.39%) Scrum
9 37 (12.98%) Web Development
10 33 (11.58%) Microservices
11 30 (10.53%) Android Development
12 29 (10.18%) SDLC
13 28 (9.82%) SOLID
14 26 (9.12%) OOP
14 26 (9.12%) Unit Testing
15 24 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (8.07%) CRM
16 23 (8.07%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.07%) Software Engineering
17 21 (7.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 150 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 97 (34.04%) Java
3 74 (25.96%) C#
4 72 (25.26%) PHP
5 70 (24.56%) SQL
6 34 (11.93%) Objective-C
7 20 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 20 (7.02%) Python
8 19 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.61%) PHP 7
10 15 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 15 (5.26%) XPath
11 14 (4.91%) Ruby
12 12 (4.21%) C
13 9 (3.16%) Scala
14 7 (2.46%) C++
15 6 (2.11%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.40%) Groovy
17 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.21%) Degree
2 11 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.56%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) BS7666
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (9.12%) Docker
2 9 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.35%) etcd
3 1 (0.35%) flannel
Systems Management
1 20 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.05%) Ansible
3 3 (1.05%) rkt
3 3 (1.05%) Terraform
4 2 (0.70%) cPanel
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.42%) Google
3 17 (5.96%) ServiceNow
4 9 (3.16%) VMware
5 7 (2.46%) Zend
6 6 (2.11%) Oracle
6 6 (2.11%) WSO2
7 5 (1.75%) PayPal
8 4 (1.40%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.05%) Adobe
9 3 (1.05%) IBM
9 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.70%) ESRI
10 2 (0.70%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.70%) SAP
10 2 (0.70%) webMethods
11 1 (0.35%) Apple
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) Sun
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Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
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