The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 32 27 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Permanent jobs citing REST 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.23% 4.39% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 8.93% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 91 56 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 40.63% 49.12% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 20
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Belfast

REST
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Belfast.

Salary trend for REST in Belfast

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) API Development
4 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) API Development
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft