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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 73 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Permanent jobs citing REST 62 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.68% 2.30% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.81% 6.27% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 46
Median salary £45,269 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 449 510 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 41.12% 36.64% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 388 420 407
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,009 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +25 45 £45,269 +0.59% 2
Mid Wales - 10 - - 2
West Wales - 7 £45,269 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 91 (77.78%) SOAP
2 85 (72.65%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (68.38%) Java
4 75 (64.10%) Web Services
5 72 (61.54%) Spring
6 61 (52.14%) Hibernate
7 56 (47.86%) C#
8 54 (46.15%) .NET
8 54 (46.15%) SQL Server
9 50 (42.74%) Software Engineering
10 49 (41.88%) TDD
11 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
11 47 (40.17%) Tomcat
12 46 (39.32%) Eclipse
13 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (37.61%) MVC
15 41 (35.04%) Maven
16 40 (34.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (34.19%) Unit Testing
16 40 (34.19%) RESTful
17 39 (33.33%) .NET Framework
17 39 (33.33%) SQL
18 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (31.62%) Visual Studio
20 35 (29.91%) Subversion
20 35 (29.91%) BDD
21 34 (29.06%) Continuous Deployment
21 34 (29.06%) WebSphere
21 34 (29.06%) HTML
21 34 (29.06%) EJB

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 47 (40.17%) Tomcat
2 34 (29.06%) WebSphere
3 33 (28.21%) IIS
4 11 (9.40%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.13%) Apache
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.56%) CMS
8 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.85%) Compiere
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.27%) SaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (34.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.84%) Big Data
4 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (39.32%) Eclipse
2 41 (35.04%) Maven
3 37 (31.62%) Visual Studio
4 35 (29.91%) Subversion
5 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.98%) Ant
7 7 (5.98%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.98%) IntelliJ
8 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.13%) JUnit
8 6 (5.13%) NetBeans
9 5 (4.27%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.56%) JMeter
10 3 (2.56%) NUnit
11 2 (1.71%) Gradle
11 2 (1.71%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.85%) CocoaPods
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Advertising
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Automotive
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (52.99%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) Java Developer
3 37 (31.62%) Software Engineer
4 23 (19.66%) Senior Developer
5 20 (17.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (14.53%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (13.68%) Java Engineer
7 16 (13.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (11.97%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
10 12 (10.26%) Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) Senior Solutions Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) Solutions Analyst
11 11 (9.40%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
13 7 (5.98%) Business Systems Analyst
13 7 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.98%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (77.78%) SOAP
2 75 (64.10%) Web Services
3 72 (61.54%) Spring
4 61 (52.14%) Hibernate
5 54 (46.15%) .NET
6 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
7 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (34.19%) RESTful
9 39 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (29.06%) EJB
11 34 (29.06%) HTML
12 32 (27.35%) Java SE
13 26 (22.22%) Middleware
14 22 (18.80%) CSS
15 21 (17.95%) JSON
16 18 (15.38%) XML
17 13 (11.11%) HTML5
17 13 (11.11%) J2EE
18 12 (10.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) User Experience
2 24 (20.51%) Mainframe
3 23 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 15 (12.82%) Management Information System
6 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Fintech
7 2 (1.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Android
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Unix
3 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.74%) Software Engineering
3 49 (41.88%) TDD
4 44 (37.61%) MVC
5 40 (34.19%) Unit Testing
6 35 (29.91%) BDD
7 34 (29.06%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (26.50%) Customer Insight
8 31 (26.50%) Performance Optimisation
9 22 (18.80%) Scrum
10 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
11 17 (14.53%) Data Integration
11 17 (14.53%) ETL
12 12 (10.26%) Project Management
13 11 (9.40%) Business Process Improvement
13 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.40%) Process Improvement
14 9 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
14 9 (7.69%) ITIL
15 8 (6.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (68.38%) Java
2 56 (47.86%) C#
3 39 (33.33%) SQL
4 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.55%) Python
6 7 (5.98%) PHP
6 7 (5.98%) Scala
6 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.13%) Perl
8 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.71%) SOQL
10 1 (0.85%) ABAP
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) HND
3 5 (4.27%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (24.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Ansible
1 2 (1.71%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) IBM
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 4 (3.42%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
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