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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 72 66 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing REST 30 38 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 2.74% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 8.32% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
476 457 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.55% 32.97% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 418 379 392
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -5 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North Wales +17 4 £37,500 - 2
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UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) Web Services
3 38 (66.67%) Java
4 32 (56.14%) SOAP
5 25 (43.86%) Linux
6 16 (28.07%) Python
6 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
6 16 (28.07%) Perl
6 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
7 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 15 (26.32%) Test Management
7 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 14 (24.56%) SQL
8 14 (24.56%) SDLC
9 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (22.81%) API Testing
9 13 (22.81%) Subversion
9 13 (22.81%) Selenium
10 12 (21.05%) Digital Media
11 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
12 10 (17.54%) Scrum
12 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
12 10 (17.54%) DTV
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) OO
12 10 (17.54%) Unix
12 10 (17.54%) Automation Testing
13 9 (15.79%) XML
13 9 (15.79%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) tcpdump
2 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.51%) RTSP
4 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) Subversion
3 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.53%) JBehave
6 3 (5.26%) Ant
6 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) Gradle
6 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.26%) JMeter
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.26%) TestLink
6 3 (5.26%) The Grinder
6 3 (5.26%) VersionOne
7 2 (3.51%) Bower
7 2 (3.51%) Grunt
7 2 (3.51%) gulp
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Test Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Architect
10 3 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) Web Services
2 32 (56.14%) SOAP
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) XML
4 8 (14.04%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) WSDL
6 6 (10.53%) CSS
7 5 (8.77%) .NET
7 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.02%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.26%) Akka
9 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.26%) J2EE
9 3 (5.26%) JMS
9 3 (5.26%) Kafka
9 3 (5.26%) Play Framework
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
10 2 (3.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Digital Media
2 10 (17.54%) DTV
3 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) User Experience
5 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.26%) Statistics
7 2 (3.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) CentOS
3 3 (5.26%) Debian
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) Test Management
3 14 (24.56%) SDLC
4 13 (22.81%) API Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) Automation Testing
6 10 (17.54%) OO
6 10 (17.54%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.04%) MVC
8 7 (12.28%) ETL
9 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.02%) Release Management
12 3 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
2 16 (28.07%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) C++
4 7 (12.28%) PHP
4 7 (12.28%) Ruby
5 5 (8.77%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Scala
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) Groovy
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 3 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Sybase
3 3 (5.26%) Perforce
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Sun
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
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Supertemps
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Gwynedd
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Penarth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago