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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.97% 0.68% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 1.68% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
241 179 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.71% 40.68% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 166 123 125
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
1 16 (100.00%) Content Management
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 13 (81.25%) Manufacturing
3 10 (62.50%) Subversion
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Maven
3 10 (62.50%) JSON
3 10 (62.50%) XPath
3 10 (62.50%) XMLBeans
3 10 (62.50%) Ajax
3 10 (62.50%) Web 2.0
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) JMS
3 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
3 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 10 (62.50%) IBM
3 10 (62.50%) Sun

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 10 (62.50%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
1 10 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Ant
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
1 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 10 (62.50%) Log4j
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
General
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (81.25%) Manufacturing
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Games
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (62.50%) Struts
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) J2EE
2 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Servlets
2 10 (62.50%) XSLT
2 10 (62.50%) JMS
2 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) XMLBeans
2 10 (62.50%) Ajax
2 10 (62.50%) JSON
2 10 (62.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Web 2.0
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) HPUX
2 10 (62.50%) Solaris
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) Content Management
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) System Testing
4 6 (37.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) XPath
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Sun Certification
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) IBM
2 10 (62.50%) Sun
2 10 (62.50%) Interwoven