The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 41 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20  
Permanent jobs citing REST 37 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.84% 3.30% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.97% 11.51% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 4
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 195 139 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 36.04% 28.66% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 161
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

REST
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for REST in Watford

REST
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 47 (83.93%) Web Services
2 35 (62.50%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 33 (58.93%) XML
4 32 (57.14%) OO
5 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
6 25 (44.64%) SOAP
7 24 (42.86%) HTML
7 24 (42.86%) TDD
8 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) Unix
9 15 (26.79%) UML
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 15 (26.79%) OOD
9 15 (26.79%) SOA
9 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
9 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 14 (25.00%) RESTful
10 14 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 14 (25.00%) BDD
10 14 (25.00%) Gherkin
10 14 (25.00%) API Testing
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Wealth Management
11 13 (23.21%) .NET
11 13 (23.21%) SDET
12 12 (21.43%) C#
13 11 (19.64%) JUnit

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) iBeacon
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (19.64%) JUnit
3 10 (17.86%) JBehave
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium
3 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.71%) Android Studio
6 5 (8.93%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.14%) Maven
7 4 (7.14%) NUnit
7 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Games
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Systems Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) SOA Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) XML Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Java Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) QA Automation Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) QA Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Programmer
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (10.71%) Android Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Android Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (83.93%) Web Services
2 33 (58.93%) XML
3 25 (44.64%) SOAP
4 24 (42.86%) HTML
5 15 (26.79%) CSS
6 14 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 14 (25.00%) RESTful
7 13 (23.21%) .NET
8 11 (19.64%) JSON
9 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 8 (14.29%) jQuery
11 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) Ember.js
11 6 (10.71%) Middleware
11 6 (10.71%) Node.js
11 6 (10.71%) React
12 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.93%) Java EE
12 5 (8.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) RIA
2 6 (10.71%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) BBC
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Unix
2 6 (10.71%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) OO
2 24 (42.86%) TDD
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.79%) OOD
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) UML
5 14 (25.00%) API Testing
5 14 (25.00%) BDD
5 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 13 (23.21%) SDET
7 10 (17.86%) QA Automation
7 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.07%) OOP
9 6 (10.71%) Android Development
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) Mobile Development
9 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) Java
1 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
4 12 (21.43%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) IBM
1 4 (7.14%) Nintex
1 4 (7.14%) Virgin Media
2 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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