Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 83 41
Rank change year-on-year +30 -42 +16
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 41 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.92% 2.32% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% 6.15% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 69
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.64%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £50,050 £56,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 492 667 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.16% 37.68% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 407 598 595
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Wales

REST
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for REST in Wales

REST
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Wales over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +31 48 £42,500 +6.25% 5
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 35 (72.92%) Web Services
2 32 (66.67%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) SOAP
4 24 (50.00%) Spring
5 20 (41.67%) Docker
6 19 (39.58%) Kubernetes
6 19 (39.58%) Azure
7 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 18 (37.50%) DevOps
8 17 (35.42%) Performance Optimisation
8 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
8 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
9 16 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (31.25%) IBM Integration Bus
10 15 (31.25%) IBM
11 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.17%) Scala
12 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
12 13 (27.08%) Java SE
12 13 (27.08%) Play Framework
13 12 (25.00%) C#
14 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
14 11 (22.92%) React
15 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
15 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
16 9 (18.75%) HTML
16 9 (18.75%) AWS

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 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Azure
2 9 (18.75%) AWS
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (4.17%) npm
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.58%) GIS
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) ESLint
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.08%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 7 (14.58%) Games
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C++ Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Junior
5 7 (14.58%) Junior C++ Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Junior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) Web Services
2 27 (56.25%) SOAP
3 24 (50.00%) Spring
4 15 (31.25%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (27.08%) Java SE
5 13 (27.08%) Play Framework
6 11 (22.92%) React
7 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 9 (18.75%) HTML
9 8 (16.67%) CSS
9 8 (16.67%) JSON
10 7 (14.58%) CSS3
10 7 (14.58%) DirectX
10 7 (14.58%) HTML5
10 7 (14.58%) OpenGL
10 7 (14.58%) Qt
10 7 (14.58%) Spring Boot
11 6 (12.50%) Node.js
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.67%) Android
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Mac OS
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (37.50%) DevOps
2 17 (35.42%) Performance Optimisation
2 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
3 16 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.75%) SDLC
6 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.58%) Game Development
6 7 (14.58%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) OOP
7 6 (12.50%) API Development
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.42%) Insurtech
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) A/B Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) Scala
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) Java 8
7 5 (10.42%) Go
7 5 (10.42%) Python
8 4 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (6.25%) Apple Swift
9 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.17%) ES6
11 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) IBM
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) SAP