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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 48 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing REST 10 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.04% 1.22% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.80% 2.91% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 10
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
147 206 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.06% 41.78% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 113 146 182
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Watford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) SOAP
4 11 (50.00%) BDD
5 10 (45.45%) API Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
6 9 (40.91%) Spring
6 9 (40.91%) QA
6 9 (40.91%) Selenium
7 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) J2EE
7 8 (36.36%) JUnit
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Test Management
9 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 6 (27.27%) JIRA
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) Waterfall

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 4 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) CMS
1 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
1 4 (18.18%) Jackrabbit
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 8 (36.36%) JUnit
4 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 6 (27.27%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Ant
5 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 4 (18.18%) Log4j
5 4 (18.18%) Mockito
6 3 (13.64%) JBehave
7 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.55%) jMock
8 1 (4.55%) Maven
8 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (18.18%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Developer in Test
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) SOAP
2 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 8 (36.36%) J2EE
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (18.18%) EJB
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) JDBC
7 4 (18.18%) JMS
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) JSP
7 4 (18.18%) JSTL
7 4 (18.18%) Servlets
7 4 (18.18%) Struts
7 4 (18.18%) XSD
7 4 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) HPUX
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) API Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Test Management
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) RAD
7 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
9 1 (4.55%) OOP
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) VB
4 4 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) ATG
2 4 (18.18%) Blue Martini
2 4 (18.18%) Elastic Path
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Interwoven
2 4 (18.18%) Sun