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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 69 56
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13  
Permanent jobs citing REST 44 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.12% 2.43% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.79% 6.99% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 43
Median salary £45,269 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 344 429 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 40.00% 34.79% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 308 351 348
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in South Wales.

Salary trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +11 18 £45,269 +6.51% 2
Newport +3 16 £43,885 -5.11% 1
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,269 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 76 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (76.67%) SOAP
3 68 (75.56%) Java
4 67 (74.44%) Spring
5 56 (62.22%) Hibernate
6 52 (57.78%) Web Services
7 44 (48.89%) Software Engineering
7 44 (48.89%) TDD
8 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
9 42 (46.67%) Tomcat
10 41 (45.56%) Eclipse
11 39 (43.33%) C#
12 38 (42.22%) MVC
13 37 (41.11%) .NET
13 37 (41.11%) ASP.NET
14 36 (40.00%) Maven
15 35 (38.89%) Unit Testing
15 35 (38.89%) RESTful
15 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (33.33%) BDD
17 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (33.33%) .NET Framework
17 30 (33.33%) Subversion
18 29 (32.22%) WebSphere
18 29 (32.22%) EJB
18 29 (32.22%) Continuous Deployment
19 28 (31.11%) User Experience
19 28 (31.11%) IIS
19 28 (31.11%) Visual Studio

REST
Top Related 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 42 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 29 (32.22%) WebSphere
3 28 (31.11%) IIS
4 7 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (6.67%) Apache
6 3 (3.33%) CMS
6 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Compiere
1 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) SaaS
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.89%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 41 (45.56%) Eclipse
2 36 (40.00%) Maven
3 30 (33.33%) Subversion
4 28 (31.11%) Visual Studio
5 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.78%) Ant
6 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.67%) Artifactory
7 6 (6.67%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.67%) JUnit
7 6 (6.67%) NetBeans
8 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.33%) JMeter
11 2 (2.22%) Gradle
11 2 (2.22%) NUnit
11 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.11%) Selenium
12 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Advertising
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (62.22%) Developer
2 40 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 33 (36.67%) Software Engineer
4 23 (25.56%) Senior Developer
5 20 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) Java Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Agile Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.22%) Java Technical Architect
13 2 (2.22%) Lead Java Developer
13 2 (2.22%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (76.67%) SOAP
2 67 (74.44%) Spring
3 56 (62.22%) Hibernate
4 52 (57.78%) Web Services
5 37 (41.11%) .NET
5 37 (41.11%) ASP.NET
6 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (38.89%) RESTful
7 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 29 (32.22%) EJB
10 27 (30.00%) Java SE
11 22 (24.44%) HTML
11 22 (24.44%) Middleware
12 21 (23.33%) JSON
13 18 (20.00%) CSS
14 13 (14.44%) HTML5
14 13 (14.44%) J2EE
15 12 (13.33%) CSS3
16 10 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) User Experience
2 20 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Fintech
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Unix
3 7 (7.78%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 44 (48.89%) TDD
3 38 (42.22%) MVC
4 35 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 30 (33.33%) BDD
6 29 (32.22%) Continuous Deployment
7 26 (28.89%) Customer Insight
7 26 (28.89%) Performance Optimisation
8 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 17 (18.89%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) OO
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.67%) Functional Programming
11 6 (6.67%) Open Source
12 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.56%) System Testing
13 3 (3.33%) Kanban
14 2 (2.22%) Automation Testing
14 2 (2.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 68 (75.56%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) C#
3 27 (30.00%) SQL
4 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (7.78%) Scala
7 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.22%) SOQL
10 1 (1.11%) ABAP
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Ansible
1 2 (2.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) IBM
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits package and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 18 days ago