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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 47 49 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.09% 1.92% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 9.24% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 1
Median salary £60,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.00% +17.64%  
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 185 119 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 33.58% 20.80% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 152 88 148
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Watford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 38 (92.68%) Web Services
2 31 (75.61%) Java
3 28 (68.29%) SQL
4 26 (63.41%) SOAP
5 25 (60.98%) XML
6 24 (58.54%) OO
6 24 (58.54%) TDD
7 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
9 17 (41.46%) Unix
9 17 (41.46%) Spring
10 14 (34.15%) HTML
11 13 (31.71%) JUnit
11 13 (31.71%) UML
11 13 (31.71%) OOD
11 13 (31.71%) SOA
11 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
11 13 (31.71%) JSON
12 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
12 12 (29.27%) Linux
13 11 (26.83%) Finance
14 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
14 10 (24.39%) Scrum
15 9 (21.95%) Internet
15 9 (21.95%) Ajax
15 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
15 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
15 9 (21.95%) CSS
15 9 (21.95%) Java EE
15 9 (21.95%) RESTful

REST
Top Related 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
3 8 (19.51%) JBoss
3 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) CMS
4 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) iBeacon
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) AMQP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) JUnit
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) JBehave
2 8 (19.51%) Maven
2 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
3 6 (14.63%) Subversion
4 5 (12.20%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) Log4j
5 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 4 (9.76%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (7.32%) Android Studio
6 3 (7.32%) gulp
6 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Java Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) SOA Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Unix Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) XML Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) Web Services
2 26 (63.41%) SOAP
3 25 (60.98%) XML
4 17 (41.46%) Spring
5 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 13 (31.71%) JSON
7 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
8 9 (21.95%) Ajax
8 9 (21.95%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) Java EE
8 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 8 (19.51%) GWT
10 6 (14.63%) .NET
10 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.63%) Ember.js
10 6 (14.63%) J2EE
10 6 (14.63%) jQuery
11 5 (12.20%) JDBC
11 5 (12.20%) JMS
11 5 (12.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) RIA
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) BBC
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Unix
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) HPUX
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) OO
1 24 (58.54%) TDD
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) OOD
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
3 13 (31.71%) UML
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) BPR
5 8 (19.51%) OOP
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) QA Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.76%) Dependency Management
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) ES6
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SDET
2 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) ATG
2 4 (9.76%) Blue Martini
2 4 (9.76%) Talend
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago