The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 121 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing REST 20 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.66% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.77% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 37
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
REST
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 792 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.52% 37.50% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 621 653 833
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

REST
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

REST Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

REST
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

REST
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -2 12 - -
Watford -4 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £27,500 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 39 (90.70%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) Degree
3 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
3 29 (67.44%) SOAP
4 28 (65.12%) CSS
5 26 (60.47%) jQuery
6 24 (55.81%) Subversion
6 24 (55.81%) SQL
7 22 (51.16%) SOA
8 19 (44.19%) .NET
8 19 (44.19%) Oracle
8 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
8 19 (44.19%) XML
8 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
9 17 (39.53%) Content Management
9 17 (39.53%) C#
9 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
9 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
10 16 (37.21%) Adobe CQ
10 16 (37.21%) MySQL
10 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
10 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
10 16 (37.21%) UNIX
10 16 (37.21%) WCF
10 16 (37.21%) MVC
10 16 (37.21%) Retail
11 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
11 15 (34.88%) Web Services
11 15 (34.88%) JUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (37.21%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 10 (23.26%) MQSeries
2 10 (23.26%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.63%) Confluence
3 5 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.33%) WildFly
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) HTTP
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) MySQL
3 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (23.26%) RDBMS
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
6 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Subversion
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
4 15 (34.88%) JUnit
5 14 (32.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (32.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 14 (32.56%) CruiseControl
6 13 (30.23%) Maven
7 12 (27.91%) Ant
8 11 (25.58%) Eclipse
9 10 (23.26%) Log4j
10 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.63%) JIRA
11 5 (11.63%) Fiddler
11 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
12 2 (4.65%) Hudson
12 2 (4.65%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (2.33%) Mockito
13 1 (2.33%) TestNG
13 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (37.21%) Retail
2 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
3 7 (16.28%) Finance
4 5 (11.63%) Games
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Test Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Test Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Java Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) SOAP
3 28 (65.12%) CSS
4 26 (60.47%) jQuery
5 19 (44.19%) .NET
5 19 (44.19%) XML
6 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
7 16 (37.21%) WCF
8 15 (34.88%) Web Services
9 14 (32.56%) NHibernate
9 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
9 14 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.91%) Spring
10 12 (27.91%) J2EE
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
11 11 (25.58%) XSLT
11 11 (25.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
3 10 (23.26%) Web 2.0
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Online Gambling
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) HPUX
3 10 (23.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) SOA
2 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
2 17 (39.53%) Content Management
3 16 (37.21%) MVC
4 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
5 14 (32.56%) MVVM
6 13 (30.23%) E-business
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.26%) OO
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
10 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
10 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) BDD
10 6 (13.95%) System Testing
10 6 (13.95%) People Management
11 5 (11.63%) DevOps
11 5 (11.63%) OOP
12 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
14 2 (4.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
3 24 (55.81%) SQL
4 17 (39.53%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) XPath
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) Sun Certification
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) VCP4
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) IBM
4 10 (23.26%) Sun
4 10 (23.26%) Interwoven
5 5 (11.63%) Splunk
6 2 (4.65%) Fiorano
6 2 (4.65%) Software AG
6 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.65%) webMethods
7 1 (2.33%) ATG
7 1 (2.33%) Temenos
7 1 (2.33%) hybris