Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 72 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +26
Permanent jobs citing REST 54 69 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.95% 3.60% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 9.65% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 85
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,466 £31,225 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,625 £55,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 667 715 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.45% 37.28% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 555 608 881
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,600 £54,580 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -20 48 £44,000 +10.00% 15
West Wales - 6 £31,100 - 4
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (48.15%) SQL
4 23 (42.59%) .NET
5 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 21 (38.89%) C#
7 20 (37.04%) SOAP
8 19 (35.19%) Web Services
8 19 (35.19%) Java
9 18 (33.33%) Scrum
9 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
11 16 (29.63%) TDD
11 16 (29.63%) HTML
11 16 (29.63%) CSS
11 16 (29.63%) NoSQL
12 14 (25.93%) JSON
13 13 (24.07%) QA
13 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.37%) MySQL
14 11 (20.37%) JIRA
14 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
15 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
15 10 (18.52%) Oracle
15 10 (18.52%) JUnit
15 10 (18.52%) XML
15 10 (18.52%) Python
16 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 9 (16.67%) Puppet

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 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (11.11%) Confluence
3 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.70%) CMS
6 2 (3.70%) JBoss
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (11.11%) Serverless
4 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.56%) Stackdriver
5 2 (3.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.85%) GitHub
6 1 (1.85%) npm
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
1 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.85%) IPv4
2 1 (1.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.37%) MySQL
4 7 (12.96%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.37%) JIRA
3 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.52%) JUnit
4 7 (12.96%) Selenium
5 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) Mockito
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.56%) CF BOSH
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) JMeter
8 2 (3.70%) Protractor
8 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.85%) Babel
9 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.85%) gulp
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) SOAP
3 19 (35.19%) Web Services
4 16 (29.63%) CSS
4 16 (29.63%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) JSON
6 10 (18.52%) XML
7 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (14.81%) .NET Core
8 8 (14.81%) Sass
9 7 (12.96%) Angular 2
10 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 6 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (11.11%) GraphQL
10 6 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
11 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.26%) HTML5
11 5 (9.26%) OAuth
11 5 (9.26%) WCF
12 4 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 9 (16.67%) Fintech
2 7 (12.96%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) CentOS
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Debian
5 1 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Scrum
3 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (29.63%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.67%) Microservices
6 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) Kanban
7 6 (11.11%) Line Management
7 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 6 (11.11%) SDLC
7 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) C#
4 19 (35.19%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) Python
6 7 (12.96%) TypeScript
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) Apple Swift
8 4 (7.41%) Groovy
8 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.70%) C++
10 2 (3.70%) Go
10 2 (3.70%) Java 8
11 1 (1.85%) ABAP
11 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.85%) Delphi
11 1 (1.85%) ES6
11 1 (1.85%) Perl
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Terraform
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Kibana
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Apple
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase