Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 52 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 +51 -28
Permanent jobs citing REST 113 101 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.86% 4.73% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.42% 12.61% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 88 39
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,475 £63,700
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 733 801 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.04% 37.50% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 720 837
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,200 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,172 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Wales

REST
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for REST in Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for REST 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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
South Wales +10 82 £40,000 -11.64% 16
Mid Wales -12 25 - -
West Wales +3 3 £35,000 -3.45% 3
North Wales - 3 £43,750 - 1
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 71 (62.83%) Java
2 57 (50.44%) SOAP
3 56 (49.56%) Web Services
4 43 (38.05%) C#
5 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (36.28%) SQL
6 41 (36.28%) Test Automation
7 39 (34.51%) TDD
8 38 (33.63%) Finance
9 30 (26.55%) .NET
9 30 (26.55%) SQL Server
10 29 (25.66%) JUnit
10 29 (25.66%) SOA
10 29 (25.66%) Cucumber
11 28 (24.78%) Selenium
11 28 (24.78%) QA
11 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
12 27 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (23.89%) Scrum
12 27 (23.89%) BDD
12 27 (23.89%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (23.01%) Data Integration
13 26 (23.01%) Spring
14 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
14 25 (22.12%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (21.24%) ITIL
16 23 (20.35%) Postgraduate
16 23 (20.35%) XML
16 23 (20.35%) Project Management
16 23 (20.35%) BizTalk Server

REST
Co-occurring 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 23 (20.35%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (12.39%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.65%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.65%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.19%) Office 365
5 4 (3.54%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) PaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) DNS
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
3 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.35%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 23 (20.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
5 14 (12.39%) MySQL
6 11 (9.73%) Power BI
6 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (7.96%) Big Data
8 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
9 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (6.19%) PerformancePoint
9 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.42%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (3.54%) Data Mart
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.54%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (2.65%) GIS
13 2 (1.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (25.66%) Cucumber
1 29 (25.66%) JUnit
2 28 (24.78%) Selenium
3 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
4 16 (14.16%) Protractor
5 15 (13.27%) WebDriver
6 13 (11.50%) JMeter
7 10 (8.85%) Maven
8 9 (7.96%) TestNG
9 8 (7.08%) Ant
9 8 (7.08%) Gradle
10 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
10 7 (6.19%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (6.19%) Rational Quality Manager
10 7 (6.19%) Rational Team Concert
10 7 (6.19%) SoapUI
10 7 (6.19%) Subversion
11 6 (5.31%) Gatling
11 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (3.54%) JIRA
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
2 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Solutions Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Tester
7 10 (8.85%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.96%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Integration Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Integration Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.44%) SOAP
2 56 (49.56%) Web Services
3 30 (26.55%) .NET
4 26 (23.01%) Spring
5 23 (20.35%) XML
6 22 (19.47%) HTML
7 13 (11.50%) Spring Boot
8 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.96%) CSS
9 7 (6.19%) jQuery
9 7 (6.19%) Middleware
9 7 (6.19%) RESTful
9 7 (6.19%) Swagger
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.31%) XML Schema
11 5 (4.42%) .NET Core
11 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (20.35%) Management Information System
3 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
4 19 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (14.16%) Cloud Native
6 12 (10.62%) Fintech
7 7 (6.19%) Virtual Team
8 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 6 (5.31%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) CentOS
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) Test Automation
3 39 (34.51%) TDD
4 29 (25.66%) SOA
5 27 (23.89%) BDD
5 27 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (23.89%) Scrum
6 26 (23.01%) Data Integration
7 25 (22.12%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (21.24%) ITIL
9 23 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (20.35%) ETL
9 23 (20.35%) Project Management
9 23 (20.35%) Validation
10 20 (17.70%) Microservices
11 19 (16.81%) Business Process Modelling
12 17 (15.04%) Software Testing
13 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) Java
2 43 (38.05%) C#
3 41 (36.28%) SQL
4 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.16%) PHP
6 13 (11.50%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.96%) Python
8 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.08%) Java 8
10 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.54%) Ruby
12 3 (2.65%) Go
13 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.77%) C
13 2 (1.77%) Groovy
14 1 (0.88%) ABAP
14 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
1 23 (20.35%) Postgraduate
2 11 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.78%) QA
2 11 (9.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) GCP
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) IBM
4 7 (6.19%) Google
5 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.54%) SAP
6 3 (2.65%) Splunk
7 2 (1.77%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.77%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Apigee
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
8 1 (0.88%) Mashery
8 1 (0.88%) Perforce