Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +40
Permanent jobs citing REST 61 85 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.97% 3.28% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.32% 8.70% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 97
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.24% +20.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 733 977 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.70% 37.65% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 671 885 899
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,600 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +7 52 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Wales -12 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) Java
3 29 (47.54%) SOAP
4 23 (37.70%) Web Services
5 20 (32.79%) .NET
5 20 (32.79%) C#
6 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.87%) HTML
7 17 (27.87%) Linux
7 17 (27.87%) Finance
8 16 (26.23%) CSS
8 16 (26.23%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) Scrum
9 15 (24.59%) Spring
9 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
10 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
10 14 (22.95%) Maven
11 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
12 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
12 12 (19.67%) Docker
12 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (19.67%) Python
13 10 (16.39%) Ubuntu
13 10 (16.39%) DevOps
13 10 (16.39%) Ansible
14 9 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (14.75%) MVC
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.75%) JUnit

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 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (6.56%) NAS
2 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.95%) Maven
3 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.75%) JUnit
5 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.20%) Ant
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.56%) Subversion
8 3 (4.92%) gulp
8 3 (4.92%) webpack
9 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.28%) JMeter
9 2 (3.28%) NetBeans
9 2 (3.28%) Selenium
9 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.64%) Gradle
10 1 (1.64%) Mockito
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.20%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Junior
7 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) SOAP
2 23 (37.70%) Web Services
3 20 (32.79%) .NET
4 17 (27.87%) HTML
5 16 (26.23%) CSS
6 15 (24.59%) Spring
7 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.84%) CSS3
9 6 (9.84%) HTML5
9 6 (9.84%) React
10 5 (8.20%) .NET Core
10 5 (8.20%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (8.20%) JPA
11 4 (6.56%) Apache Camel
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Fintech
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Ubuntu
3 5 (8.20%) CentOS
3 5 (8.20%) Debian
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Scrum
3 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.39%) DevOps
5 9 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (14.75%) MVC
6 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) Web Development
8 6 (9.84%) Microservices
8 6 (9.84%) Migration
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) User Stories
9 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.20%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.20%) ITIL
10 4 (6.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) C#
3 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
5 12 (19.67%) Python
6 7 (11.48%) Perl
6 7 (11.48%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.84%) Scala
8 5 (8.20%) Groovy
9 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.92%) PHP
10 3 (4.92%) VB
10 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.64%) ABAP
11 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.56%) NFS
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Ansible
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Terraform
3 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Kibana
4 1 (1.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) IBM
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.56%) Brocade
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) EMC
2 4 (6.56%) Hitachi
2 4 (6.56%) SolidFire
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) SAP