Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 75 94
Rank change year-on-year +40 +19 -23
Permanent jobs citing REST 124 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.29% 3.34% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.51% 9.70% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 79 60 47
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,466 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,600
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 708 701 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.92% 34.41% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 576 655 838
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +28 95 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Mid Wales -6 20 - -
West Wales +19 8 £31,100 -11.14% 1
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 82 (66.13%) Java
2 56 (45.16%) Web Services
3 53 (42.74%) Test Automation
4 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (39.52%) C#
6 48 (38.71%) SOAP
7 44 (35.48%) Cucumber
8 43 (34.68%) TDD
9 40 (32.26%) SQL
10 37 (29.84%) QA
10 37 (29.84%) Selenium
11 35 (28.23%) JUnit
12 33 (26.61%) Finance
12 33 (26.61%) BDD
13 31 (25.00%) Scrum
13 31 (25.00%) XML
13 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 30 (24.19%) HTML
14 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
15 29 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (23.39%) .NET
16 27 (21.77%) NoSQL
17 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
18 25 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (20.16%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (17.74%) Microservices
19 22 (17.74%) Degree
19 22 (17.74%) SOA
20 21 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (16.13%) Fintech

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 18 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.26%) Confluence
4 4 (3.23%) Anypoint
4 4 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.84%) Serverless
4 6 (4.84%) Stackdriver
5 4 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) HTTP
2 6 (4.84%) Firewall
2 6 (4.84%) Wireshark
3 5 (4.03%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.77%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.48%) MySQL
6 9 (7.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (3.23%) Data Mart
7 4 (3.23%) Power BI
7 4 (3.23%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.42%) GIS
9 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.61%) Redis
10 1 (0.81%) Big Data
10 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 44 (35.48%) Cucumber
2 37 (29.84%) Selenium
3 35 (28.23%) JUnit
4 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
5 19 (15.32%) Protractor
5 19 (15.32%) WebDriver
6 15 (12.10%) JMeter
7 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
7 12 (9.68%) JIRA
8 10 (8.06%) SoapUI
9 9 (7.26%) Maven
10 8 (6.45%) TestNG
11 6 (4.84%) Ant
11 6 (4.84%) CF BOSH
11 6 (4.84%) Gradle
11 6 (4.84%) Jasmine
11 6 (4.84%) Mockito
11 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (4.03%) Rational Quality Manager
12 5 (4.03%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 33 (26.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Back Office
2 3 (2.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Games
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Solutions Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Tester
5 12 (9.68%) Java Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.65%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) QA Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.16%) Web Services
2 48 (38.71%) SOAP
3 31 (25.00%) XML
4 30 (24.19%) HTML
5 29 (23.39%) .NET
6 19 (15.32%) Spring
7 15 (12.10%) CSS
7 15 (12.10%) Swagger
8 14 (11.29%) AngularJS
8 14 (11.29%) Spring Boot
9 12 (9.68%) JSON
10 8 (6.45%) Angular 2
10 8 (6.45%) Sass
11 6 (4.84%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (4.84%) Gherkin
11 6 (4.84%) GraphQL
11 6 (4.84%) Ionic Framework
11 6 (4.84%) Middleware
12 5 (4.03%) RESTful
13 4 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (16.13%) Fintech
3 18 (14.52%) Management Information System
4 17 (13.71%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) CentOS
3 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.74%) Test Automation
2 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.68%) TDD
4 33 (26.61%) BDD
5 31 (25.00%) Scrum
6 29 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.16%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (17.74%) Microservices
8 22 (17.74%) SOA
9 19 (15.32%) Acceptance Criteria
9 19 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (15.32%) Issue Tracking
9 19 (15.32%) ITIL
9 19 (15.32%) Software Testing
10 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (14.52%) Data Integration
10 18 (14.52%) ETL
10 18 (14.52%) Project Management
10 18 (14.52%) Unit Testing
10 18 (14.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) C#
3 40 (32.26%) SQL
4 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.52%) Python
6 17 (13.71%) PHP
7 15 (12.10%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.45%) Go
8 8 (6.45%) Groovy
8 8 (6.45%) Java 8
9 6 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.61%) Ruby
11 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) ABAP
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 18 (14.52%) Postgraduate
3 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.84%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) GCP
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Docker
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) Puppet
2 7 (5.65%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) Terraform
3 6 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.10%) Oracle
3 11 (8.87%) Google
4 9 (7.26%) IBM
5 7 (5.65%) Splunk
6 6 (4.84%) MuleSoft
6 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.84%) VMware
7 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) Apigee
8 1 (0.81%) Mashery
8 1 (0.81%) Perforce
8 1 (0.81%) SAP