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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.60% 1.37% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.26% 2.80% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
109 250 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.33% 48.83% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 88 169 125
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) SOAP
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Spring
4 9 (50.00%) J2EE
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) Middleware
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (27.78%) EJB
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
9 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 4 (22.22%) DevOps
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) C#
9 4 (22.22%) HTML
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) XHTML
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
10 3 (16.67%) Finance

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Log4j
4 2 (11.11%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) jMock
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) SOAP
2 10 (55.56%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) EJB
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (16.67%) Java EE
8 3 (16.67%) JAXB
8 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
8 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 2 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) JSTL
9 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) DataPower
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) HPUX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Solaris
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) EAI
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) RUP
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) ATG
2 2 (11.11%) Blue Martini
2 2 (11.11%) Elastic Path
2 2 (11.11%) Interwoven
2 2 (11.11%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago