Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 47 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 -29
Permanent jobs citing REST 83 44 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 7.89% 4.60% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.12% 11.14% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 41
10th Percentile £32,675 £28,750 £29,900
25th Percentile £37,829 £29,000 £32,225
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,361 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.50% +0.90% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,875 £49,354 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £44,403 £40,361 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.02% +0.90% -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 393 395 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 37.36% 41.27% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 332 549
10th Percentile £30,450 £29,765 £27,750
25th Percentile £35,745 £35,000 £32,225
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,379 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +10.95% -5.88%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £44,250 £42,928 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +7.32% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in South Wales.

Salary trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in South Wales over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for REST in South Wales

REST
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 33 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Newport +13 27 £44,250 +6.91% 4
Bridgend - 21 - - 1
Gwent - 2 £60,700 -
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (61.45%) Java
3 50 (60.24%) Spring
4 44 (53.01%) Scrum
5 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
5 41 (49.40%) Java 8
6 37 (44.58%) Social Skills
7 35 (42.17%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (42.17%) CSS
8 34 (40.96%) HTML
9 32 (38.55%) Docker
10 31 (37.35%) SOA
10 31 (37.35%) Git (software)
11 30 (36.14%) Microservices
12 28 (33.73%) SQL
13 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
14 26 (31.33%) AngularJS
14 26 (31.33%) Analytics
14 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
14 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
15 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (30.12%) SOAP
15 25 (30.12%) TypeScript
15 25 (30.12%) Azure
15 25 (30.12%) Coaching
16 24 (28.92%) DevOps
16 24 (28.92%) Middleware
16 24 (28.92%) Hibernate
17 23 (27.71%) Web Services
17 23 (27.71%) TDD

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) Drupal
3 1 (1.20%) nginx
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.12%) Azure
2 22 (26.51%) GitHub
2 22 (26.51%) Serverless
3 19 (22.89%) AWS
4 16 (19.28%) Twilio
5 12 (14.46%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (14.46%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.02%) Azure Service Bus
7 4 (4.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (4.82%) GCP
8 3 (3.61%) npm
9 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.20%) PaaS
9 1 (1.20%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) SMTP
2 3 (3.61%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) Big Data
2 17 (20.48%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (14.46%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (6.02%) MySQL
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.20%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Git (software)
2 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
3 20 (24.10%) Maven
4 6 (7.23%) Serenity BDD
5 5 (6.02%) JMeter
5 5 (6.02%) Selenium
5 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.61%) Ant
6 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.61%) Protractor
6 3 (3.61%) Subversion
7 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.41%) GitLab
7 2 (2.41%) NUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.41%) Rational Quality Manager
7 2 (2.41%) REST Assured
7 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 37 (44.58%) Social Skills
2 16 (19.28%) Law
2 16 (19.28%) Legal
2 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Documentation Skills
3 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.41%) Avionics
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 59 (71.08%) Developer
2 30 (36.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.24%) Spring
2 35 (42.17%) CSS
3 34 (40.96%) HTML
4 26 (31.33%) AngularJS
5 25 (30.12%) SOAP
6 24 (28.92%) Hibernate
6 24 (28.92%) Middleware
7 23 (27.71%) Web Services
8 22 (26.51%) GraphQL
9 21 (25.30%) JavaBeans
10 20 (24.10%) XML
11 19 (22.89%) .NET
12 16 (19.28%) React
13 15 (18.07%) Spring Boot
14 13 (15.66%) .NET Core
15 12 (14.46%) Angular 2
15 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
15 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
17 8 (9.64%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.82%) Wiki
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Android
1 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.01%) Scrum
3 35 (42.17%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (37.35%) SOA
5 30 (36.14%) Microservices
6 26 (31.33%) Analytics
7 25 (30.12%) Coaching
7 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (28.92%) DevOps
9 23 (27.71%) BDD
9 23 (27.71%) TDD
10 21 (25.30%) Big Data Analytics
10 21 (25.30%) Data Analytics
10 21 (25.30%) Open Source
11 20 (24.10%) Full Stack Development
12 19 (22.89%) Time Management
13 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
14 14 (16.87%) Decision-Making
15 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
16 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (61.45%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) Java 8
2 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 25 (30.12%) TypeScript
5 20 (24.10%) C#
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 4 (4.82%) Scala
8 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.41%) Groovy
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
1 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (38.55%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (26.51%) Terraform
2 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) IBM
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.41%) Dell
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) LexisNexis