The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 55 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing RESTful 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.12% 0.92% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 2.23% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
RESTful
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
219 224 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.12% 41.03% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 161 169 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RESTful across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

RESTful
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RESTful across the Watford region.

RESTful Salary Trend in Watford

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 40 (90.91%) Java
2 36 (81.82%) XML
3 29 (65.91%) SQL
4 27 (61.36%) Web Services
5 25 (56.82%) SOAP
5 25 (56.82%) Hibernate
5 25 (56.82%) Spring
5 25 (56.82%) Test Automation
6 23 (52.27%) Finance
6 23 (52.27%) Subversion
7 21 (47.73%) C#
7 21 (47.73%) IPv4
7 21 (47.73%) Maven
8 18 (40.91%) OO
9 17 (38.64%) Ruby
9 17 (38.64%) BDD
10 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
11 15 (34.09%) Selenium
11 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
11 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
11 15 (34.09%) Gherkin
12 14 (31.82%) Linux
12 14 (31.82%) MVC
13 13 (29.55%) JUnit
13 13 (29.55%) NUnit
13 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
13 13 (29.55%) WATIR
13 13 (29.55%) JBehave
13 13 (29.55%) Open Source
13 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) IPv4
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Subversion
2 21 (47.73%) Maven
3 15 (34.09%) Selenium
3 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
4 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow
4 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (29.55%) Calabash
4 13 (29.55%) JBehave
4 13 (29.55%) WATIR
4 13 (29.55%) JUnit
4 13 (29.55%) NUnit
5 10 (22.73%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
2 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Java Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) XML
2 27 (61.36%) Web Services
3 25 (56.82%) SOAP
3 25 (56.82%) Hibernate
3 25 (56.82%) Spring
4 15 (34.09%) Gherkin
5 10 (22.73%) JSF
5 10 (22.73%) Java EE
5 10 (22.73%) Spring MVC
5 10 (22.73%) jQuery
5 10 (22.73%) Struts
5 10 (22.73%) EJB
5 10 (22.73%) JDBC
5 10 (22.73%) JSP
5 10 (22.73%) Servlets
5 10 (22.73%) JAXB
5 10 (22.73%) SAX
5 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (22.73%) XSD
5 10 (22.73%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Open Source
2 10 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) UNIX
3 10 (22.73%) AIX
3 10 (22.73%) HPUX
3 10 (22.73%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Test Automation
2 18 (40.91%) OO
3 17 (38.64%) BDD
4 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.82%) MVC
6 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.55%) Coaching
10 2 (4.55%) System Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.55%) Document Management
10 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) Java
2 29 (65.91%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) C#
4 17 (38.64%) Ruby
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.73%) C++
6 10 (22.73%) XPath
6 10 (22.73%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Sun Certification
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (22.73%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Sybase