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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 81 60
Rank change year-on-year +28 -21  
Permanent jobs citing REST 36 18 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.69% 1.39% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 4.14% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 39
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £45,000
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 352 435 453
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.10% 33.51% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 322 392 365
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,386
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 26 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Wales - 6 £35,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 4 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 71 (73.20%) SOAP
2 70 (72.16%) Web Services
3 64 (65.98%) Java
4 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (59.79%) .NET
6 56 (57.73%) C#
7 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
8 49 (50.52%) Spring
9 47 (48.45%) MVC
10 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
10 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
12 41 (42.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (41.24%) Hibernate
13 40 (41.24%) Maven
14 39 (40.21%) Visual Studio
14 39 (40.21%) Unit Testing
15 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
15 38 (39.18%) TDD
15 38 (39.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
16 37 (38.14%) Continuous Deployment
16 37 (38.14%) Tomcat
17 36 (37.11%) Eclipse
18 34 (35.05%) User Experience
19 33 (34.02%) RESTful
19 33 (34.02%) EJB
19 33 (34.02%) WebSphere
20 32 (32.99%) Subversion
20 32 (32.99%) IIS

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 37 (38.14%) Tomcat
2 33 (34.02%) WebSphere
3 32 (32.99%) IIS
4 13 (13.40%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.15%) CMS
7 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.09%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.06%) WordPress
9 1 (1.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.03%) Compiere
2 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (42.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.12%) Big Data
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (41.24%) Maven
2 39 (40.21%) Visual Studio
3 36 (37.11%) Eclipse
4 32 (32.99%) Subversion
5 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
8 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.15%) IntelliJ
8 5 (5.15%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.12%) Ant
9 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.09%) JUnit
11 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.06%) gulp
11 2 (2.06%) NUnit
11 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.06%) webpack
12 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Software Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.53%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (16.49%) Java Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (14.43%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
9 9 (9.28%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Administrator
10 7 (7.22%) Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Administrator
10 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Solutions Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Solutions Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (73.20%) SOAP
2 70 (72.16%) Web Services
3 58 (59.79%) .NET
4 49 (50.52%) Spring
5 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
5 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (41.24%) Hibernate
7 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
7 38 (39.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (34.02%) EJB
8 33 (34.02%) RESTful
9 31 (31.96%) Java SE
10 28 (28.87%) Middleware
11 27 (27.84%) HTML
12 18 (18.56%) CSS
13 17 (17.53%) XML
14 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
15 8 (8.25%) CSS3
15 8 (8.25%) Entity Framework
15 8 (8.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.05%) User Experience
2 24 (24.74%) Mainframe
3 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
5 14 (14.43%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.03%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Ubuntu
3 5 (5.15%) CentOS
4 4 (4.12%) Android
4 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 3 (3.09%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (48.45%) MVC
3 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
4 39 (40.21%) Unit Testing
5 38 (39.18%) TDD
6 37 (38.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
7 32 (32.99%) BDD
8 31 (31.96%) Customer Insight
8 31 (31.96%) Performance Optimisation
9 25 (25.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 17 (17.53%) Scrum
11 16 (16.49%) Data Integration
12 14 (14.43%) ETL
13 13 (13.40%) Business Process Improvement
13 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (13.40%) Process Improvement
14 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (8.25%) Project Management
15 8 (8.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.98%) Java
2 56 (57.73%) C#
3 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.71%) SQL
5 10 (10.31%) Python
6 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.25%) PHP
8 5 (5.15%) Perl
8 5 (5.15%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.09%) Groovy
9 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.03%) ABAP
11 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.03%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) HND
2 6 (6.19%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Ansible
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) Terraform
4 2 (2.06%) Grafana
5 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) IBM
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.06%) WSO2
5 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) Perforce
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
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