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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 54 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 44 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.58% 1.68% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 5.00% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £31,792
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
376 380 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.62% 33.63% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 315 344 375
Average salary £35,369 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 16 £38,750 -20.51% 7
Newport +7 14 £35,184 -12.03%
Torfaen - 9 £35,000 - 1
Bridgend -4 3 £37,500 +36.36%
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Java
3 40 (45.98%) Web Services
4 34 (39.08%) Git (software)
5 33 (37.93%) Linux
6 31 (35.63%) SOAP
6 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
7 30 (34.48%) Python
8 28 (32.18%) Subversion
9 24 (27.59%) Scrum
10 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
10 22 (25.29%) C#
11 20 (22.99%) Perl
11 20 (22.99%) Windows
11 20 (22.99%) Objective-C
11 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
11 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
12 19 (21.84%) QA
12 19 (21.84%) HTTP
13 18 (20.69%) MVC
13 18 (20.69%) OO
13 18 (20.69%) Apple iOS
13 18 (20.69%) API Testing
14 17 (19.54%) SQL
14 17 (19.54%) JSON
15 16 (18.39%) HTML
15 16 (18.39%) Mobile Development
16 14 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (16.09%) Automation Testing
16 14 (16.09%) DTV

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Node.js
3 2 (2.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Mule
4 1 (1.15%) nginx
4 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (39.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (32.18%) Subversion
3 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.20%) Xcode
4 8 (9.20%) Maven
4 8 (9.20%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.05%) Mercurial
6 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.60%) Ant
7 4 (4.60%) JUnit
7 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.45%) gulp
8 3 (3.45%) Grunt
8 3 (3.45%) TestNG
8 3 (3.45%) Hudson
8 3 (3.45%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (10.34%) Automotive
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (62.07%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Tester
3 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) iOS Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Android Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 5 (5.75%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) Web Services
2 31 (35.63%) SOAP
3 17 (19.54%) JSON
4 16 (18.39%) HTML
5 12 (13.79%) .NET
5 12 (13.79%) CSS
5 12 (13.79%) HTML5
6 11 (12.64%) XML
7 10 (11.49%) CSS3
8 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.34%) Spring
9 8 (9.20%) Cocoa
9 8 (9.20%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.90%) Android SDK
10 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.75%) iOS SDK
12 4 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (4.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) DTV
2 9 (10.34%) Digital Media
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.30%) Life Science
7 2 (2.30%) GIS
7 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.15%) EPoS
8 1 (1.15%) W3C
8 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) Windows
3 18 (20.69%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (6.90%) Android
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
6 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Scrum
3 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
4 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.69%) MVC
5 18 (20.69%) OO
5 18 (20.69%) API Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Mobile Development
7 14 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (16.09%) Automation Testing
7 14 (16.09%) Test Management
8 11 (12.64%) iOS Development
9 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.05%) BDD
11 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.05%) UML
11 7 (8.05%) TDD
12 6 (6.90%) MVVM
12 6 (6.90%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (34.48%) Python
4 22 (25.29%) C#
5 20 (22.99%) Perl
5 20 (22.99%) Objective-C
5 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
6 17 (19.54%) SQL
7 11 (12.64%) PHP
8 9 (10.34%) C++
9 6 (6.90%) XAML
10 4 (4.60%) Go
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) Groovy
10 4 (4.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Google
3 5 (5.75%) Facebook
3 5 (5.75%) Twitter
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Perforce
5 2 (2.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) DigitalOcean
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Apple Equipment
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