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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 27 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.31% 4.53% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 12.77% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 17
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
384 423 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.82% 35.46% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 313 371 297
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -26 20 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Newport +7 7 £35,000 -17.64% 2
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 68 (90.67%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (81.33%) Java
3 45 (60.00%) SOAP
4 43 (57.33%) Web Services
5 31 (41.33%) Linux
5 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
6 25 (33.33%) Python
6 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 23 (30.67%) Spring
7 23 (30.67%) Perl
7 23 (30.67%) HTML
7 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
8 22 (29.33%) Selenium
9 20 (26.67%) Subversion
10 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
11 18 (24.00%) SQL
12 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
12 16 (21.33%) Test Management
12 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
12 16 (21.33%) API Testing
12 16 (21.33%) Digital Media
13 15 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum
13 15 (20.00%) DTV
13 15 (20.00%) CSS
14 14 (18.67%) XML
14 14 (18.67%) Cucumber
15 13 (17.33%) SDLC
15 13 (17.33%) Ruby

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) Apache
1 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (29.33%) Selenium
3 20 (26.67%) Subversion
4 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
5 14 (18.67%) Cucumber
6 13 (17.33%) Maven
7 12 (16.00%) Eclipse
7 12 (16.00%) JBehave
8 9 (12.00%) Ant
9 7 (9.33%) Gradle
9 7 (9.33%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.67%) Bower
10 5 (6.67%) Grunt
10 5 (6.67%) gulp
10 5 (6.67%) Hudson
10 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
10 5 (6.67%) JUnit
10 5 (6.67%) Mocha
10 5 (6.67%) NetBeans
11 3 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.00%) Advertising
3 5 (6.67%) Back Office
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (28.00%) Analyst
4 20 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 16 (21.33%) Automation Analyst
5 16 (21.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (20.00%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) SOAP
2 43 (57.33%) Web Services
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
3 23 (30.67%) Spring
4 15 (20.00%) CSS
5 14 (18.67%) XML
6 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (16.00%) JPA
7 10 (13.33%) Java EE
8 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.33%) HTML5
9 7 (9.33%) J2EE
9 7 (9.33%) RESTful
10 6 (8.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (8.00%) EJB
10 6 (8.00%) Ember.js
11 5 (6.67%) LESS
11 5 (6.67%) Sass
11 5 (6.67%) WebSockets
11 5 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Digital Media
2 15 (20.00%) DTV
3 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (90.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) API Testing
2 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
2 16 (21.33%) Test Management
3 15 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (20.00%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) SDLC
5 11 (14.67%) OO
5 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.33%) BDD
6 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.33%) TDD
6 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.67%) ETL
8 5 (6.67%) Kanban
8 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) Java
2 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (33.33%) Python
4 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
4 23 (30.67%) Perl
5 18 (24.00%) SQL
6 13 (17.33%) Ruby
7 8 (10.67%) Scala
8 6 (8.00%) PHP
9 5 (6.67%) C++
10 4 (5.33%) C#
11 2 (2.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (1.33%) Perforce
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago