The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Permanent jobs citing REST 28 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.13% 3.41% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.90% 10.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 1
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
REST
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
134 193 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.32% 32.94% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 144 92
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford 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 Watford

REST
Salary Trend in Watford

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

REST Salary Trend in Watford

REST
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Watford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) Web Services
3 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) SOAP
4 20 (52.63%) WebDriver
5 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 19 (50.00%) BDD
5 19 (50.00%) API Testing
6 17 (44.74%) QA
6 17 (44.74%) Selenium
6 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
7 16 (42.11%) Java
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
9 14 (36.84%) .NET
9 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 14 (36.84%) Scrum
9 14 (36.84%) RESTful
10 13 (34.21%) TDD
11 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
11 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (31.58%) Degree
11 12 (31.58%) MDX
11 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
11 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
11 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
11 12 (31.58%) VBA
11 12 (31.58%) MS Access
11 12 (31.58%) Cognos
11 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (31.58%) MS Access
2 12 (31.58%) Power BI
2 12 (31.58%) SAP Data Services
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (28.95%) SAP BW
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) WebDriver
2 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (44.74%) Selenium
4 12 (31.58%) JBehave
4 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (28.95%) JUnit
6 8 (21.05%) HP UFT
6 8 (21.05%) JIRA
6 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
7 5 (13.16%) Maven
8 3 (7.89%) gulp
8 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Java Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) QA Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) QA Test Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Test Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Software QA Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) Web Services
2 20 (52.63%) SOAP
3 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 14 (36.84%) RESTful
4 12 (31.58%) MDX
5 11 (28.95%) Gherkin
5 11 (28.95%) XML
6 7 (18.42%) Spring
7 5 (13.16%) JAX-RS
8 3 (7.89%) CodeMirror
8 3 (7.89%) D3.js
8 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.89%) J2EE
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Node.js
8 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.26%) HTML
9 2 (5.26%) Java EE
9 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.68%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) API Testing
2 19 (50.00%) BDD
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 13 (34.21%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 12 (31.58%) Database Tuning
5 12 (31.58%) ETL
5 12 (31.58%) ETL Development
5 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (31.58%) Time Management
5 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.68%) QA Automation
8 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 12 (31.58%) VBA
4 8 (21.05%) VB
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) ES6
7 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) QA
2 9 (23.68%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Cognos
2 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) SAP
4 8 (21.05%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
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