Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 66 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +42
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 77 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.44% 3.53% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 9.58% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 41 70 97
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £47,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.24% +20.71% -6.67%

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 507 804 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.37% 36.83% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 465 738 793
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £54,475 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -3 24 £36,500 -14.12% 5
Newport +2 9 £47,500 -16.67%
Bridgend +14 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Caerphilly - 4 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £47,500 -
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 28 (58.33%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) SOAP
4 19 (39.58%) Web Services
5 17 (35.42%) Linux
6 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 13 (27.08%) Maven
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) Python
8 12 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (25.00%) Spring
8 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (22.92%) Docker
9 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) C#
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
10 10 (20.83%) Ansible
10 10 (20.83%) DevOps
11 9 (18.75%) JUnit
11 9 (18.75%) CSS
12 8 (16.67%) HTTP
12 8 (16.67%) QA
12 8 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (8.33%) NAS
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) Maven
3 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.75%) JUnit
5 5 (10.42%) Ant
6 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.08%) Gradle
8 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.08%) Mockito
8 1 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) SOAP
2 19 (39.58%) Web Services
3 12 (25.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.83%) .NET
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 9 (18.75%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (10.42%) JPA
9 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
9 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.33%) WCF
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.25%) Java EE
10 3 (6.25%) React
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) RxJS
10 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Fintech
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.33%) EMC Centera
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.17%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
3 5 (10.42%) CentOS
3 5 (10.42%) Debian
4 4 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Web Development
7 6 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (12.50%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 5 (10.42%) Microservices
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) Change Management
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Open Source
10 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 10 (20.83%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) Scala
7 5 (10.42%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.25%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) ABAP
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 5 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.33%) NFS
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Ansible
2 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Terraform
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Kibana
4 1 (2.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) IBM
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.33%) Brocade
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) EMC
2 4 (8.33%) Hitachi
2 4 (8.33%) SolidFire
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Perforce
3 1 (2.08%) SAP