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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 13 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing REST 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.32% 4.44% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 10.00% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £33,250 £38,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.19% +12.31%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
60 20 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.74% 44.44% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 28
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) User Experience
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Use Case
6 2 (28.57%) Social Media
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
7 1 (14.29%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) Struts
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
7 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (14.29%) Node.js
7 1 (14.29%) Big Data

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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Python