The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 18 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.85% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 1.79% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
REST
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.98% 38.62% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 39
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

REST
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Belfast region.

REST Salary Trend in Belfast

REST
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Belfast

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Riak
3 4 (44.44%) Kafka
3 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (44.44%) Akka
3 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Software Licensing
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Dropwizard
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
1 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Akka
3 4 (44.44%) Dropwizard
3 4 (44.44%) Guice
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Kafka
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
1 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) Software Licensing
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL