The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 79 59 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.37% 3.21% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 9.98% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,500 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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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
430 451 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.82% 32.19% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 388 365 405
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,431 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 27 June 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Wales

REST
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South Wales -27 14 £40,000 +14.28%
North Wales - 2 - -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Web Services
3 33 (66.00%) Java
4 32 (64.00%) SOAP
5 17 (34.00%) Linux
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.00%) Selenium
8 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (22.00%) SDLC
9 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 10 (20.00%) Python
9 10 (20.00%) Perl
9 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (18.00%) Subversion
10 9 (18.00%) Spring
10 9 (18.00%) QA
10 9 (18.00%) Test Management
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.00%) OO
10 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (16.00%) BDD
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (16.00%) API Testing
11 8 (16.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) MySQL
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle
11 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) HTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Mule
3 2 (4.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
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
4 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) Redis
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 5 (10.00%) JBehave
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.00%) JMeter
6 3 (6.00%) TestLink
6 3 (6.00%) The Grinder
6 3 (6.00%) VersionOne
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.00%) TestNG
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (72.00%) Web Services
2 32 (64.00%) SOAP
3 9 (18.00%) Spring
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) XML
5 6 (12.00%) .NET
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.00%) WSDL
7 4 (8.00%) Java EE
7 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Akka
8 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.00%) CSS
8 3 (6.00%) JMS
8 3 (6.00%) JPA
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
8 3 (6.00%) Play Framework
9 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) DTV
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
3 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) 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 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) SDLC
4 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) Test Management
6 8 (16.00%) API Testing
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.00%) MVC
7 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.00%) ETL
9 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.00%) Release Management
10 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Ruby
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (8.00%) Scala
8 3 (6.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) Postgraduate
1 3 (6.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Sybase
3 3 (6.00%) Perforce
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.00%) Sun
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft