The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.88% - 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
51 29 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.51% 43.28% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 64
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Guice
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (57.14%) Akka
2 4 (57.14%) Riak
2 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Riak
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Java Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Akka
2 4 (57.14%) Guice
2 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Concurrent Programming
1 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
1 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL