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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 83 75
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 -11
Permanent jobs citing REST 110 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.32% 2.97% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.86% 8.32% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 80 54 74
Wales median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -11.24% +20.71%
10th Percentile £30,466 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 740 733 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.82% 35.70% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 615 671 885
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
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 20 November 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 November 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 +19 90 £44,000 +10.00% 13
Mid Wales - 12 - -
West Wales +17 8 £31,100 -11.14% 2
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 64 (58.18%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) C#
2 47 (42.73%) Web Services
3 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 40 (36.36%) SOAP
5 37 (33.64%) TDD
6 35 (31.82%) SQL
7 34 (30.91%) Cucumber
8 32 (29.09%) Selenium
9 31 (28.18%) QA
10 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
11 29 (26.36%) Scrum
12 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
13 27 (24.55%) .NET
14 26 (23.64%) HTML
14 26 (23.64%) JUnit
14 26 (23.64%) BDD
14 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (22.73%) NoSQL
15 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
16 24 (21.82%) Finance
17 22 (20.00%) XML
18 21 (19.09%) Linux
18 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (18.18%) Fintech
20 19 (17.27%) Microservices
20 19 (17.27%) Python
21 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (7.27%) Confluence
2 8 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (7.27%) Stackdriver
5 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.45%) Serverless
6 3 (2.73%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) GitHub
7 2 (1.82%) Office 365
8 1 (0.91%) Apigee
8 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Firewall
1 8 (7.27%) Wireshark
2 6 (5.45%) HTTP
3 5 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) IPv4
4 1 (0.91%) IPv6
4 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.73%) MySQL
4 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.73%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.73%) Power BI
8 3 (2.73%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.82%) Redis
10 1 (0.91%) GIS
10 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (30.91%) Cucumber
2 32 (29.09%) Selenium
3 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
4 26 (23.64%) JUnit
5 14 (12.73%) JMeter
5 14 (12.73%) Protractor
5 14 (12.73%) WebDriver
6 13 (11.82%) JIRA
7 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.27%) CF BOSH
9 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (6.36%) Maven
11 6 (5.45%) Jasmine
11 6 (5.45%) Mockito
11 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 5 (4.55%) Gatling
12 5 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (4.55%) Rational Quality Manager
12 5 (4.55%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Back Office
2 3 (2.73%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (10.91%) Analyst
2 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Tester
4 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Solutions Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.73%) Web Services
2 40 (36.36%) SOAP
3 27 (24.55%) .NET
4 26 (23.64%) HTML
5 22 (20.00%) XML
6 17 (15.45%) CSS
7 14 (12.73%) Swagger
8 13 (11.82%) JSON
8 13 (11.82%) Spring
9 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.91%) Spring Boot
10 8 (7.27%) Angular 2
11 7 (6.36%) Sass
12 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.45%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.45%) GraphQL
12 6 (5.45%) HTML5
12 6 (5.45%) Ionic Framework
12 6 (5.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Fintech
2 15 (13.64%) Cloud Native
3 13 (11.82%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.82%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.73%) User Experience
8 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) CentOS
3 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.45%) Windows
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (33.64%) TDD
3 29 (26.36%) Scrum
4 26 (23.64%) BDD
4 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.27%) Microservices
6 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (15.45%) SOA
8 16 (14.55%) Unit Testing
9 15 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.73%) DevOps
10 14 (12.73%) Issue Tracking
10 14 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.82%) ITIL
12 12 (10.91%) Project Management
12 12 (10.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) C#
3 35 (31.82%) SQL
4 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.27%) Python
6 15 (13.64%) PHP
7 10 (9.09%) Groovy
7 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.27%) Go
9 6 (5.45%) Java 8
9 6 (5.45%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.82%) C++
11 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.91%) ABAP
12 1 (0.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Postgraduate
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.18%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Docker
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Puppet
2 8 (7.27%) Ansible
2 8 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.45%) Terraform
4 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) Oracle
3 12 (10.91%) Google
4 9 (8.18%) IBM
4 9 (8.18%) Splunk
5 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.27%) VMware
6 6 (5.45%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Mashery
8 1 (0.91%) Perforce
8 1 (0.91%) SAP