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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.81% 1.18% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 2.70% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.04%
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
71 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.89% 43.53% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61 16 31
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Belfast

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 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