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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Permanent jobs citing REST 55 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.91% 1.93% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.96% 5.79% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 9
Average salary £35,000 £45,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.65% +45.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,600 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
REST
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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
502 449 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.68% 33.41% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 419 401 474
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 £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +26 55 £35,000 -22.22% 11
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (61.96%) Web Services
3 49 (53.26%) Java
4 45 (48.91%) SOAP
5 41 (44.57%) Linux
6 39 (42.39%) Python
7 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
8 36 (39.13%) Git (software)
9 34 (36.96%) Subversion
10 30 (32.61%) Scrum
11 27 (29.35%) SQL
12 26 (28.26%) Perl
12 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
13 25 (27.17%) C#
13 25 (27.17%) HTML
14 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
14 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
14 22 (23.91%) API Testing
15 21 (22.83%) MVC
16 20 (21.74%) OO
17 19 (20.65%) CSS
18 18 (19.57%) .NET
18 18 (19.57%) Test Management
19 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
19 17 (18.48%) DTV
19 17 (18.48%) Continuous Delivery
19 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
20 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
20 16 (17.39%) XML
20 16 (17.39%) Maven

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) Node.js
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
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%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.70%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Redis
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 34 (36.96%) Subversion
3 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
5 16 (17.39%) Maven
6 14 (15.22%) Selenium
6 14 (15.22%) Eclipse
7 11 (11.96%) Cucumber
8 9 (9.78%) Hudson
8 9 (9.78%) NetBeans
9 8 (8.70%) Mercurial
10 7 (7.61%) Ant
11 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (4.35%) IntelliJ
12 4 (4.35%) JMeter
12 4 (4.35%) JUnit
12 4 (4.35%) Gradle
13 3 (3.26%) gulp
13 3 (3.26%) Grunt
General
1 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.87%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Back Office
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Games
6 2 (2.17%) Military
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Tester
4 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Software Tester
5 9 (9.78%) Lead Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.26%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.96%) Web Services
2 45 (48.91%) SOAP
3 25 (27.17%) HTML
4 19 (20.65%) CSS
5 18 (19.57%) .NET
6 16 (17.39%) XML
7 13 (14.13%) Spring
7 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
8 12 (13.04%) JSON
8 12 (13.04%) HTML5
8 12 (13.04%) CSS3
9 10 (10.87%) Java EE
10 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.43%) Ember.js
12 5 (5.43%) J2EE
12 5 (5.43%) WCF
13 4 (4.35%) WPF
13 4 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) DTV
2 13 (14.13%) Digital Media
3 10 (10.87%) User Experience
4 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.26%) GIS
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.17%) W3C
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Social Media
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) Scrum
3 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
3 22 (23.91%) API Testing
4 21 (22.83%) MVC
5 20 (21.74%) OO
6 18 (19.57%) Test Management
7 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
7 17 (18.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (16.30%) TDD
9 14 (15.22%) BDD
10 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.70%) SDLC
13 7 (7.61%) API Development
13 7 (7.61%) Mobile Development
13 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) Python
3 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.35%) SQL
5 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
5 26 (28.26%) Perl
6 25 (27.17%) C#
7 9 (9.78%) PHP
8 6 (6.52%) C++
8 6 (6.52%) Scala
9 5 (5.43%) Ruby
9 5 (5.43%) Groovy
10 4 (4.35%) Go
11 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) Google
3 6 (6.52%) Facebook
3 6 (6.52%) Twitter
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Perforce
5 3 (3.26%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) ESRI
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