The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 78 56 81
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs citing REST 14 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% 3.67% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 11.66% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,184 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
REST
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 386 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.32% 31.46% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 317 325 355
Median salary £38,000 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.44% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,308 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

REST
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the South Wales region.

REST Salary Trend in South Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in South Wales

REST
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 12 £40,000 -
Bridgend -7 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Newport -12 1 £70,000 +98.95%
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) Web Services
3 31 (72.09%) SOAP
4 26 (60.47%) Java
5 17 (39.53%) Linux
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.58%) SDLC
9 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
9 10 (23.26%) Selenium
9 10 (23.26%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.93%) QA
10 9 (20.93%) Test Management
10 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.93%) Subversion
11 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
11 8 (18.60%) BDD
11 8 (18.60%) MySQL
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle
11 8 (18.60%) XML
11 8 (18.60%) API Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
12 7 (16.28%) Unix
12 7 (16.28%) OO
12 7 (16.28%) JavaScript

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Mule
2 2 (4.65%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) tcpdump
2 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.65%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) Subversion
4 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.95%) JUnit
6 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
7 4 (9.30%) JBehave
7 4 (9.30%) Maven
8 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.98%) JMeter
8 3 (6.98%) TestLink
8 3 (6.98%) The Grinder
8 3 (6.98%) VersionOne
9 2 (4.65%) Ant
9 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.65%) Gradle
9 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.65%) TestNG
9 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) Web Services
2 31 (72.09%) SOAP
3 8 (18.60%) XML
4 7 (16.28%) HTML
5 6 (13.95%) .NET
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.63%) Spring
6 5 (11.63%) WSDL
7 4 (9.30%) Java EE
8 3 (6.98%) JPA
9 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.65%) CSS
9 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) J2EE
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
9 2 (4.65%) RESTful
9 2 (4.65%) Spring Integration
10 1 (2.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Digital TV
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
3 3 (6.98%) Statistics
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) CentOS
3 3 (6.98%) Debian
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) SDLC
4 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.93%) Test Management
5 8 (18.60%) API Testing
5 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
3 10 (23.26%) Perl
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) C#
5 6 (13.95%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) Scala
8 3 (6.98%) C
8 3 (6.98%) Groovy
9 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Sybase
3 3 (6.98%) Perforce
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft