Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 40 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 19 40 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.67% 6.28% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.80% 13.79% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 5
Median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +29.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £37,750 £29,550 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £51,250 £40,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 176 290 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.24% 45.53% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 205 145
Median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,375 £26,450 £24,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Northern Ireland

REST
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for REST in Northern Ireland

REST
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for REST in Northern Ireland

REST
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 17 £60,000 +42.86% 1
County Londonderry - 2 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for REST.

1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) React
3 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (26.32%) TypeScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Google
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) User Experience
4 4 (21.05%) Material Design
4 4 (21.05%) API Development
4 4 (21.05%) API Design
4 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (21.05%) Data Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Vue.js
4 4 (21.05%) Fintech
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) React
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (21.05%) Material Design
3 4 (21.05%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) Vue.js
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
4 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Commons
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) API Design
3 4 (21.05%) API Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (21.05%) Data Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Fintech
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Go
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Google