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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.10% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
182 142 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.33% 26.54% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 139 91 134
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 September 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Web Services
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) Subversion
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
3 24 (92.31%) CSS
4 21 (80.77%) XML
4 21 (80.77%) Java
5 20 (76.92%) Spring
5 20 (76.92%) MySQL
5 20 (76.92%) JUnit
5 20 (76.92%) Struts
5 20 (76.92%) UNIX
5 20 (76.92%) Tomcat
5 20 (76.92%) JMS
5 20 (76.92%) Eclipse
5 20 (76.92%) HTTP
6 19 (73.08%) IBM
6 19 (73.08%) MVC
6 19 (73.08%) Solaris
6 19 (73.08%) Linux
6 19 (73.08%) Oracle
6 19 (73.08%) SQL
6 19 (73.08%) Content Management
6 19 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (69.23%) XHTML
8 17 (65.38%) Windows
9 16 (61.54%) Web Development
10 14 (53.85%) WebSphere
10 14 (53.85%) Spring MVC
10 14 (53.85%) Apache

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 20 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 14 (53.85%) Apache
2 14 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 13 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 13 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 13 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
4 6 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) MySQL
2 13 (50.00%) DB2
3 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Subversion
2 20 (76.92%) Eclipse
2 20 (76.92%) JUnit
3 13 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Maven
5 6 (23.08%) Log4j
5 6 (23.08%) Ant
6 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Consultant
3 13 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 13 (50.00%) Java Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Web Services
2 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) CSS
3 21 (80.77%) XML
4 20 (76.92%) Struts
4 20 (76.92%) JMS
4 20 (76.92%) Spring
5 18 (69.23%) XHTML
6 14 (53.85%) Spring MVC
7 13 (50.00%) JSTL
7 13 (50.00%) SOAP
7 13 (50.00%) JDBC
7 13 (50.00%) JSP
8 11 (42.31%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) Ajax
9 7 (26.92%) J2EE
9 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
10 6 (23.08%) XSLT
10 6 (23.08%) .NET
10 6 (23.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Web 2.0
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 19 (73.08%) Solaris
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) AIX
5 6 (23.08%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
1 19 (73.08%) Content Management
1 19 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (61.54%) Web Development
3 13 (50.00%) RAD
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Memory Management
7 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) OOP
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) XPath
6 5 (19.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
1 19 (73.08%) IBM
2 13 (50.00%) Sun
3 6 (23.08%) Interwoven
4 5 (19.23%) Adobe
5 3 (11.54%) Xamarin