The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 54 74
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing REST 27 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.10% 4.03% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.99% 11.02% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 52 18
Average salary £36,500 £40,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.42% -6.85%
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
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
451 490 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.10% 36.57% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 369 423 409
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

REST
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Wales region.

REST Salary Trend in Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Wales

REST
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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
South Wales -22 27 £36,500 -10.42% 4
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (80.77%) Java
3 47 (60.26%) SOAP
4 45 (57.69%) Web Services
5 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
6 31 (39.74%) Linux
7 27 (34.62%) Python
8 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 25 (32.05%) HTML
10 24 (30.77%) Perl
10 24 (30.77%) Spring
10 24 (30.77%) Bash Shell
11 23 (29.49%) Selenium
12 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
13 21 (26.92%) Subversion
14 20 (25.64%) SQL
15 17 (21.79%) Scrum
15 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
15 17 (21.79%) Test Management
15 17 (21.79%) API Testing
15 17 (21.79%) Digital Media
16 16 (20.51%) CSS
16 16 (20.51%) XML
17 15 (19.23%) DTV
17 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
17 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
17 15 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (19.23%) Automation Testing
18 14 (17.95%) Maven
19 13 (16.67%) Ruby

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 (8.97%) Apache
1 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Node.js
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (29.49%) Selenium
3 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
4 21 (26.92%) Subversion
5 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 14 (17.95%) Maven
7 13 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 12 (15.38%) JBehave
9 9 (11.54%) Ant
10 7 (8.97%) Gradle
10 7 (8.97%) IntelliJ
11 6 (7.69%) Hudson
11 6 (7.69%) NetBeans
12 5 (6.41%) Bower
12 5 (6.41%) Grunt
12 5 (6.41%) gulp
12 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
12 5 (6.41%) JUnit
12 5 (6.41%) Mocha
13 4 (5.13%) JMeter
General
1 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Advertising
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 23 (29.49%) Analyst
4 21 (26.92%) Test Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Automation Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) SOAP
2 45 (57.69%) Web Services
3 25 (32.05%) HTML
4 24 (30.77%) Spring
5 16 (20.51%) CSS
5 16 (20.51%) XML
6 13 (16.67%) JPA
7 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 11 (14.10%) Java EE
9 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.97%) HTML5
10 7 (8.97%) J2EE
10 7 (8.97%) RESTful
11 6 (7.69%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.69%) EJB
11 6 (7.69%) Ember.js
12 5 (6.41%) LESS
12 5 (6.41%) Sass
12 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
13 4 (5.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Digital Media
2 15 (19.23%) DTV
3 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Fintech
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) API Testing
2 17 (21.79%) Scrum
2 17 (21.79%) Test Management
3 15 (19.23%) Automation Testing
3 15 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 12 (15.38%) SDLC
5 11 (14.10%) OO
5 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.26%) BDD
6 8 (10.26%) TDD
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.41%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.41%) Kanban
8 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (80.77%) Java
2 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.62%) Python
4 24 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 24 (30.77%) Perl
5 20 (25.64%) SQL
6 13 (16.67%) Ruby
7 8 (10.26%) Scala
8 5 (6.41%) C#
8 5 (6.41%) PHP
9 4 (5.13%) C++
10 3 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.13%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) Perforce
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