The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 68 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.56% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.08% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £52,500 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
141 186 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.81% 51.67% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 90 133 88
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
1 10 (90.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) Android SDK
4 7 (63.64%) Android
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Android Development
6 5 (45.45%) Marketing
6 5 (45.45%) PhoneGap
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
7 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
7 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
8 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (27.27%) Scrum
8 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 3 (27.27%) Google
9 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
9 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (9.09%) Puppet
10 1 (9.09%) Games
10 1 (9.09%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Android Developer
3 4 (36.36%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) Android SDK
5 5 (45.45%) PhoneGap
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
7 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) JSP
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Apple