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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.45% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 0.68% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
220 146 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.54% 39.67% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 151 126 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 15 (100.00%) MySQL
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
2 14 (93.33%) Adobe CQ
2 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
2 14 (93.33%) Content Management
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
3 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) HTTP
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (53.33%) MQSeries
5 8 (53.33%) Struts
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) Web 2.0
5 8 (53.33%) Ant
5 8 (53.33%) JUnit
5 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
5 8 (53.33%) Log4j
5 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 8 (53.33%) J2EE

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (93.33%) Adobe CQ
2 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (53.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) HTTP
2 8 (53.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Ant
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
1 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
1 8 (53.33%) Log4j
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
General
1 14 (93.33%) Retail
2 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (40.00%) Games
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) J2EE
4 8 (53.33%) Struts
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) Servlets
4 8 (53.33%) XSLT
4 8 (53.33%) JMS
4 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 8 (53.33%) XMLBeans
4 8 (53.33%) Ajax
4 8 (53.33%) JSON
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Web 2.0
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) HPUX
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) E-Commerce
1 14 (93.33%) Content Management
2 8 (53.33%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Sun Certification
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 8 (53.33%) Sun
2 8 (53.33%) Interwoven