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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing REST 23 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 2.68% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.78% 8.44% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 3
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
398 379 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.79% 31.77% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 355 329 301
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Newport +2 12 £47,500 +35.71%
Cardiff -5 11 £41,250 +0.60% 1
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (70.00%) Web Services
3 32 (64.00%) SOAP
4 31 (62.00%) Java
5 24 (48.00%) Linux
6 15 (30.00%) Python
6 15 (30.00%) Perl
6 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (28.00%) Test Management
7 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.00%) SQL
7 14 (28.00%) SDLC
8 13 (26.00%) Selenium
9 12 (24.00%) Subversion
9 12 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (24.00%) API Testing
10 11 (22.00%) Digital Media
10 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
11 10 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) Unix
12 9 (18.00%) XML
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.00%) DTV
12 9 (18.00%) QA
12 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing

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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.00%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Selenium
3 12 (24.00%) Subversion
4 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.00%) JBehave
7 3 (6.00%) Ant
7 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.00%) Gradle
7 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.00%) JMeter
7 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 3 (6.00%) TestLink
7 3 (6.00%) The Grinder
7 3 (6.00%) VersionOne
8 2 (4.00%) Bower
8 2 (4.00%) Grunt
8 2 (4.00%) gulp
8 2 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Architect
9 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
10 2 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) Web Services
2 32 (64.00%) SOAP
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 7 (14.00%) WSDL
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (8.00%) HTML5
7 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.00%) LESS
9 2 (4.00%) Sass
9 2 (4.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Digital Media
2 9 (18.00%) DTV
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.00%) User Experience
5 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.00%) Statistics
7 2 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) CentOS
3 3 (6.00%) Debian
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
3 14 (28.00%) Test Management
4 12 (24.00%) API Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.00%) OO
9 7 (14.00%) ETL
10 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) BDD
11 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.00%) MVC
12 4 (8.00%) Release Management
13 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (30.00%) Perl
2 15 (30.00%) Python
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) C++
4 7 (14.00%) PHP
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
5 5 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Sybase
3 3 (6.00%) Perforce
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
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