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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 45 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing REST 51 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.36% 2.98% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.53% 7.24% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 6
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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
407 373 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.79% 41.12% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 376 344 360
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +9 39 £41,500 -24.54% 6
Torfaen -11 6 £42,500 +70.00%
Newport - 1 £42,500 -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (57.33%) Apple iOS
2 41 (54.67%) Objective-C
3 38 (50.67%) Java
4 33 (44.00%) HTTP
5 31 (41.33%) Software Engineering
6 29 (38.67%) OO
7 27 (36.00%) QA
7 27 (36.00%) iOS Development
8 26 (34.67%) JSON
9 24 (32.00%) C#
10 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (26.67%) HTML
12 19 (25.33%) Windows
12 19 (25.33%) Android
12 19 (25.33%) HTML5
13 18 (24.00%) Web Services
14 17 (22.67%) Cocoa
14 17 (22.67%) Xcode
14 17 (22.67%) XML
14 17 (22.67%) SOAP
14 17 (22.67%) UML
14 17 (22.67%) Android Development
15 16 (21.33%) PHP
15 16 (21.33%) Cocoa Touch
15 16 (21.33%) Spring
16 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.00%) OOD
17 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
17 14 (18.67%) Hibernate
17 14 (18.67%) Client/Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (10.67%) Node.js
2 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) PaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) HTTP
2 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) MySQL
3 7 (9.33%) Big Data
3 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.33%) CouchDB
3 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Xcode
2 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.33%) JUnit
3 7 (9.33%) Mockito
3 7 (9.33%) Gradle
3 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.33%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (9.33%) Spock
4 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) GitLab
General
1 13 (17.33%) Automotive
2 12 (16.00%) Advertising
3 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Marketing
4 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (92.00%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) iOS Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Android Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Android Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.67%) Java Software Developer
11 1 (1.33%) Programmer
11 1 (1.33%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.33%) Senior Web Engineer
11 1 (1.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) JSON
2 20 (26.67%) HTML
3 19 (25.33%) HTML5
4 18 (24.00%) Web Services
5 17 (22.67%) XML
5 17 (22.67%) Cocoa
5 17 (22.67%) SOAP
6 16 (21.33%) Spring
6 16 (21.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 14 (18.67%) Hibernate
8 13 (17.33%) iOS SDK
8 13 (17.33%) Android SDK
9 8 (10.67%) .NET
10 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.33%) Grails
10 7 (9.33%) jQuery
10 7 (9.33%) Apache Cordova
10 7 (9.33%) Yii
10 7 (9.33%) D3.js
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.67%) Open Source
2 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (57.33%) Apple iOS
2 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Android
3 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Software Engineering
2 29 (38.67%) OO
3 27 (36.00%) iOS Development
4 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.67%) UML
5 17 (22.67%) Android Development
6 15 (20.00%) OOD
7 10 (13.33%) TDD
7 10 (13.33%) MVC
7 10 (13.33%) MVVM
8 9 (12.00%) Scrum
8 9 (12.00%) Web Development
8 9 (12.00%) Release Management
8 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.67%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.33%) Microservices
11 5 (6.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Objective-C
2 38 (50.67%) Java
3 24 (32.00%) C#
4 16 (21.33%) PHP
5 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.33%) XAML
7 7 (9.33%) Groovy
8 5 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.00%) Python
10 2 (2.67%) SQL
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) HP
2 2 (2.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
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