Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 28 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 +36
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 80 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.46% 7.59% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 19.18% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 37
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 377 417 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 42.89% 39.56% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 320 340 235
Watford median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 37 (77.08%) SQL
3 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 31 (64.58%) XML
5 23 (47.92%) Finance
5 23 (47.92%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (45.83%) Web Services
7 21 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (43.75%) Banking
7 21 (43.75%) Apex Code
7 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (43.75%) SaaS
7 21 (43.75%) Software Delivery
8 16 (33.33%) SOAP
9 13 (27.08%) JSP
10 12 (25.00%) IBM
11 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
11 11 (22.92%) Servlets
11 11 (22.92%) J2EE
11 11 (22.92%) JSON
12 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
12 10 (20.83%) HTML
12 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
13 9 (18.75%) JDBC
13 9 (18.75%) .NET
13 9 (18.75%) OO
13 9 (18.75%) Ajax

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 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
1 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) CMS
3 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.17%) Commerce Server
6 2 (4.17%) CoreMedia CMS
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Fredhopper
2 2 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (43.75%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) DB2
2 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.42%) MS Access
4 5 (10.42%) Power BI
4 5 (10.42%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) Endeca
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
3 7 (14.58%) Mockito
4 6 (12.50%) Ant
4 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.50%) Log4j
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Consultant
2 21 (43.75%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (35.42%) Implementation Consultant
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 13 (27.08%) Software Consultant
5 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (18.75%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Database Developer
9 4 (8.33%) ETL Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
9 4 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) XML
2 22 (45.83%) Web Services
3 16 (33.33%) SOAP
4 13 (27.08%) JSP
5 11 (22.92%) J2EE
5 11 (22.92%) JSON
5 11 (22.92%) Servlets
6 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) Ajax
7 9 (18.75%) JDBC
8 8 (16.67%) JMS
8 8 (16.67%) JSTL
8 8 (16.67%) Struts
8 8 (16.67%) XHTML
9 7 (14.58%) EJB
10 6 (12.50%) Java EE
10 6 (12.50%) Spring
10 6 (12.50%) XSD
10 6 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Unix
2 6 (12.50%) HPUX
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Software Delivery
2 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.75%) OO
4 8 (16.67%) UML
5 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) RAD
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) Database Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) ETL
7 5 (10.42%) ETL Development
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) OOP
8 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 37 (77.08%) SQL
3 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (43.75%) Apex Code
5 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.50%) Perl
5 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.42%) VBA
7 4 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.17%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (25.00%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) Blue Martini
3 8 (16.67%) Demandware
3 8 (16.67%) Elastic Path
3 8 (16.67%) hybris
4 7 (14.58%) SAP
5 6 (12.50%) ATG
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
8 2 (4.17%) Adobe
9 1 (2.08%) Cognos
9 1 (2.08%) Nintex
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase
9 1 (2.08%) VocaLink