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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.47% 1.66% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 5.20% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.65% +50.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £51,400 £41,075
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
456 423 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.97% 31.90% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 370 374 455
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
South Wales +32 48 £35,000 -22.22% 10
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 60 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.00%) Web Services
3 44 (47.83%) Java
4 36 (39.13%) SOAP
5 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
6 34 (36.96%) Linux
7 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
8 31 (33.70%) Python
9 29 (31.52%) Subversion
10 25 (27.17%) Scrum
11 24 (26.09%) C#
12 21 (22.83%) SQL
12 21 (22.83%) OO
12 21 (22.83%) Test Automation
13 20 (21.74%) Bash Shell
13 20 (21.74%) Windows
13 20 (21.74%) Perl
13 20 (21.74%) MVC
14 19 (20.65%) HTML
14 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
15 18 (19.57%) JSON
15 18 (19.57%) QA
15 18 (19.57%) HTTP
15 18 (19.57%) API Testing
16 17 (18.48%) Objective-C
17 16 (17.39%) Mobile Development
18 15 (16.30%) Apple iOS
18 15 (16.30%) Test Management
18 15 (16.30%) Visual Studio
18 15 (16.30%) .NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.09%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.09%) Mule
4 1 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) GitHub
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Redis
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
2 29 (31.52%) Subversion
3 15 (16.30%) Visual Studio
4 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.78%) Maven
5 9 (9.78%) Selenium
5 9 (9.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.70%) Mercurial
7 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.61%) Xcode
8 4 (4.35%) NetBeans
8 4 (4.35%) Ant
8 4 (4.35%) JUnit
8 4 (4.35%) Hudson
8 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.26%) gulp
9 3 (3.26%) Grunt
9 3 (3.26%) TestNG
10 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Automotive
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Back Office
6 2 (2.17%) Games
6 2 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Tester
4 10 (10.87%) Software Tester
5 9 (9.78%) Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.61%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (5.43%) QA Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) Web Services
2 36 (39.13%) SOAP
3 19 (20.65%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) JSON
5 15 (16.30%) .NET
6 14 (15.22%) CSS
7 13 (14.13%) XML
7 13 (14.13%) HTML5
8 11 (11.96%) CSS3
9 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 10 (10.87%) Spring
10 7 (7.61%) Cocoa
10 7 (7.61%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.43%) Java EE
12 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.43%) Android SDK
13 4 (4.35%) Ember.js
13 4 (4.35%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) DTV
2 9 (9.78%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.78%) User Experience
3 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.26%) GIS
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
8 1 (1.09%) Social Media
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.09%) EPoS
8 1 (1.09%) W3C
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Windows
3 15 (16.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (5.43%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Scrum
3 21 (22.83%) OO
3 21 (22.83%) Test Automation
4 20 (21.74%) MVC
5 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.57%) API Testing
7 16 (17.39%) Mobile Development
8 15 (16.30%) Test Management
9 14 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (15.22%) Automation Testing
10 10 (10.87%) iOS Development
11 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.78%) TDD
12 8 (8.70%) BDD
13 7 (7.61%) API Development
13 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.61%) OOD
14 6 (6.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Java
2 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 31 (33.70%) Python
4 24 (26.09%) C#
5 21 (22.83%) SQL
6 20 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 20 (21.74%) Perl
7 17 (18.48%) Objective-C
8 12 (13.04%) PHP
9 9 (9.78%) C++
10 5 (5.43%) XAML
11 4 (4.35%) Ruby
11 4 (4.35%) Groovy
11 4 (4.35%) Scala
11 4 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) Google
3 6 (6.52%) Facebook
3 6 (6.52%) Twitter
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) Perforce
6 3 (3.26%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) ESRI
7 1 (1.09%) DigitalOcean
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