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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 36 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 24 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.05% 3.44% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 9.31% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 1
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -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
132 204 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.79% 36.96% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 113 144 98
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Watford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (86.49%) SQL
2 26 (70.27%) Web Services
3 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) SOAP
5 20 (54.05%) WebDriver
5 20 (54.05%) BDD
6 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
6 19 (51.35%) API Testing
7 18 (48.65%) Java
7 18 (48.65%) QA
7 18 (48.65%) Selenium
8 16 (43.24%) JUnit
8 16 (43.24%) XML
9 14 (37.84%) Internet
9 14 (37.84%) RESTful
9 14 (37.84%) Scrum
9 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
10 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
11 12 (32.43%) IBM
11 12 (32.43%) TDD
11 12 (32.43%) JBehave
11 12 (32.43%) Degree
12 11 (29.73%) .NET
12 11 (29.73%) Gherkin
13 10 (27.03%) Agile Testing
13 10 (27.03%) Automation Testing
13 10 (27.03%) QA Automation
13 10 (27.03%) SDET
13 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
13 10 (27.03%) RIA

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 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 4 (10.81%) MQSeries
2 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.62%) MS Access
2 8 (21.62%) Power BI
2 8 (21.62%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.92%) SAP BW
4 4 (10.81%) DB2
4 4 (10.81%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) WebDriver
2 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
3 18 (48.65%) Selenium
4 16 (43.24%) JUnit
5 12 (32.43%) JBehave
6 8 (21.62%) HP UFT
6 8 (21.62%) JIRA
6 8 (21.62%) SoapUI
6 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
8 5 (13.51%) Subversion
9 4 (10.81%) Ant
9 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (10.81%) Log4j
9 4 (10.81%) Maven
9 4 (10.81%) Mockito
10 2 (5.41%) gulp
10 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Java Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) QA Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) QA Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Test Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Software QA Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) Web Services
2 21 (56.76%) SOAP
3 16 (43.24%) XML
4 14 (37.84%) RESTful
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 11 (29.73%) Gherkin
6 8 (21.62%) MDX
6 8 (21.62%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
8 6 (16.22%) J2EE
8 6 (16.22%) XSLT
9 4 (10.81%) EJB
9 4 (10.81%) JDBC
9 4 (10.81%) JMS
9 4 (10.81%) JSP
9 4 (10.81%) JSTL
9 4 (10.81%) Servlets
9 4 (10.81%) Struts
9 4 (10.81%) XHTML
9 4 (10.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) RIA
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) HPUX
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Solaris
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) BDD
3 19 (51.35%) API Testing
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) Agile Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Automation Testing
6 10 (27.03%) QA Automation
6 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) Database Tuning
7 8 (21.62%) ETL Development
7 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (21.62%) Test Management
7 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.62%) Time Management
7 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) VB
4 8 (21.62%) VBA
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
2 10 (27.03%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) IBM
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Cognos
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) SAP
5 4 (10.81%) ATG
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Martini
5 4 (10.81%) Elastic Path
5 4 (10.81%) Interwoven
5 4 (10.81%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
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