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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 60 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing RESTful 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 1.27% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 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
218 237 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.75% 41.22% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 107
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,600 £57,500
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 5 May 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 35 (89.74%) Java
2 31 (79.49%) XML
3 28 (71.79%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 23 (58.97%) Web Services
6 22 (56.41%) Subversion
7 21 (53.85%) Spring
7 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
7 21 (53.85%) SOAP
8 20 (51.28%) Finance
9 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
10 17 (43.59%) C#
10 17 (43.59%) Maven
10 17 (43.59%) IPv4
11 16 (41.03%) OO
11 16 (41.03%) BDD
12 15 (38.46%) WebSphere
12 15 (38.46%) UNIX
13 14 (35.90%) Linux
13 14 (35.90%) MVC
13 14 (35.90%) Selenium
13 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
13 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
13 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
14 13 (33.33%) Ruby
15 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
15 10 (25.64%) Java EE
15 10 (25.64%) XPath
15 10 (25.64%) Degree
15 10 (25.64%) Multithreading

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 15 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (25.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.26%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) IPv4
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (10.26%) JasperReports
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Subversion
2 17 (43.59%) Maven
3 14 (35.90%) Selenium
3 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
5 9 (23.08%) SpecFlow
5 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 9 (23.08%) Calabash
5 9 (23.08%) JBehave
5 9 (23.08%) WATIR
5 9 (23.08%) JUnit
5 9 (23.08%) NUnit
6 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Financial Institution
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 17 (43.59%) Senior Developer
3 17 (43.59%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) XML
2 23 (58.97%) Web Services
3 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 21 (53.85%) Spring
3 21 (53.85%) SOAP
4 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
5 10 (25.64%) JSF
5 10 (25.64%) Java EE
5 10 (25.64%) Spring MVC
5 10 (25.64%) jQuery
5 10 (25.64%) Struts
5 10 (25.64%) JAXB
5 10 (25.64%) SAX
5 10 (25.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (25.64%) XSD
5 10 (25.64%) DOM
5 10 (25.64%) XSLT
5 10 (25.64%) EJB
5 10 (25.64%) JDBC
5 10 (25.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
1 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.08%) Open Source
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) UNIX
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) AIX
3 10 (25.64%) HPUX
3 10 (25.64%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 16 (41.03%) BDD
2 16 (41.03%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Multithreading
5 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 9 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Document Management
6 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) System Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) Java
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) C#
5 13 (33.33%) Ruby
6 10 (25.64%) XPath
6 10 (25.64%) C
6 10 (25.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Sun Certification
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (25.64%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Sybase