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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 14 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing REST 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% 0.70% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 1.41% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
20 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.48% 49.65% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 63
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 August 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Belfast

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) New Relic