Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 34 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 +41 +25
Permanent jobs citing REST 109 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.20% 5.68% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.72% 18.95% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 87 50 15
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £39,000 £42,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%

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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 441 306 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.32% 29.94% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 270
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 98 (89.91%) Web Services
2 75 (68.81%) .NET
3 66 (60.55%) SOAP
4 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (54.13%) SQL
6 58 (53.21%) C#
7 53 (48.62%) JavaScript
8 43 (39.45%) XML
9 39 (35.78%) HTML
10 34 (31.19%) CSS
11 33 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (30.28%) MongoDB
12 31 (28.44%) OO
13 30 (27.52%) Java
14 27 (24.77%) PowerShell
15 26 (23.85%) MVC
16 24 (22.02%) T-SQL
17 23 (21.10%) jQuery
18 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
18 22 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
19 21 (19.27%) Retail
20 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
20 20 (18.35%) NoSQL
21 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (17.43%) IBM
21 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET
22 18 (16.51%) Unix
22 18 (16.51%) TDD
22 18 (16.51%) Finance

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 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.09%) Office 365
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) DNS
1 14 (12.84%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) Internet
3 4 (3.67%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) MongoDB
2 20 (18.35%) NoSQL
3 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (14.68%) MS Access
3 16 (14.68%) Power BI
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.84%) SAP Data Services
5 9 (8.26%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.75%) DB2
6 3 (2.75%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (16.51%) Cucumber
4 14 (12.84%) JUnit
4 14 (12.84%) Subversion
5 10 (9.17%) JBehave
5 10 (9.17%) Selenium
5 10 (9.17%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.42%) NUnit
6 7 (6.42%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.75%) Ant
7 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.75%) Log4j
7 3 (2.75%) Mockito
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.83%) JIRA
9 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (19.27%) Retail
2 18 (16.51%) Finance
3 8 (7.34%) Games
4 6 (5.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (66.06%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) .NET Developer
3 24 (22.02%) C# Developer
4 18 (16.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) SOA Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) SQL Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) Unix Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) XML Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.09%) Java Engineer
8 11 (10.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 11 (10.09%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.17%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Architect
10 7 (6.42%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (89.91%) Web Services
2 75 (68.81%) .NET
3 66 (60.55%) SOAP
4 43 (39.45%) XML
5 39 (35.78%) HTML
6 34 (31.19%) CSS
7 23 (21.10%) jQuery
8 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET
9 18 (16.51%) Gherkin
10 16 (14.68%) MDX
11 15 (13.76%) JSON
12 10 (9.17%) RESTful
12 10 (9.17%) XHTML
13 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (5.50%) CSS3
15 6 (5.50%) HTML5
16 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
16 5 (4.59%) J2EE
17 4 (3.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
1 10 (9.17%) RIA
2 7 (6.42%) BBC
3 4 (3.67%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Unix
2 4 (3.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) HPUX
3 3 (2.75%) Solaris
4 2 (1.83%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) OO
3 26 (23.85%) MVC
4 22 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
6 18 (16.51%) BDD
6 18 (16.51%) TDD
6 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.60%) API Testing
7 17 (15.60%) UML
8 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
8 16 (14.68%) Database Tuning
8 16 (14.68%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (14.68%) ETL
8 16 (14.68%) ETL Development
8 16 (14.68%) Inmon Methodology
8 16 (14.68%) Kimball Methodology
8 16 (14.68%) SDET
8 16 (14.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 58 (53.21%) C#
3 53 (48.62%) JavaScript
4 30 (27.52%) Java
5 27 (24.77%) PowerShell
6 24 (22.02%) T-SQL
7 16 (14.68%) VBA
8 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) IBM
3 16 (14.68%) Cognos
4 11 (10.09%) SAP
5 7 (6.42%) Virgin Media
6 3 (2.75%) ATG
6 3 (2.75%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.75%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.75%) Nintex
6 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.83%) Demandware
7 2 (1.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.92%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.92%) Sun