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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 77 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing REST 17 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.52% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 1.57% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £28,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.74% +2.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
373 445 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.39% 38.80% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 337 400 304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +1 10 £46,000 -10.24% 6
Bridgend +16 5 £27,500 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (50.00%) SOAP
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (46.88%) XML
6 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 14 (43.75%) Spring
6 14 (43.75%) JSON
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 13 (40.63%) HTML5
8 11 (34.38%) Scrum
9 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) OO
9 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Android
9 10 (31.25%) Open Source
9 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
10 9 (28.13%) C#
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (28.13%) Finance
10 9 (28.13%) Release Management
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (28.13%) Groovy
10 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (25.00%) PHP
11 8 (25.00%) MySQL
11 8 (25.00%) NoSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) eggPlant
4 5 (15.63%) Calabash
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.63%) Robotium
4 5 (15.63%) Maven
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 4 (12.50%) Hudson
5 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.38%) Gradle
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (9.38%) Mockito
6 3 (9.38%) JBehave
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
7 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Java Software Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 15 (46.88%) XML
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
4 14 (43.75%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) JSON
5 13 (40.63%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) J2EE
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
8 4 (12.50%) GWT
8 4 (12.50%) Symfony
8 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
1 10 (31.25%) Android
1 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 10 (31.25%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Release Management
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) SOA
8 6 (18.75%) RUP
8 6 (18.75%) DSDM
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
9 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
10 4 (12.50%) OOD
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) Groovy
4 8 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 4 (12.50%) Clojure
5 4 (12.50%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Zend
1 4 (12.50%) Twitter
2 2 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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