The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.23% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
REST
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 250 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.91% 43.78% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 184 218 97
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

REST
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Cardiff region.

REST Salary Trend in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) TDD
4 17 (65.38%) Spring
4 17 (65.38%) HTML
5 14 (53.85%) HTML5
6 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) XML
7 11 (42.31%) Release Management
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) Groovy
8 10 (38.46%) Open Source
8 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 10 (38.46%) SOAP
8 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (38.46%) OO
8 10 (38.46%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) JSON
9 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
9 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
9 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
10 8 (30.77%) jQuery
10 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (30.77%) PHP
10 8 (30.77%) MySQL
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 8 (30.77%) JUnit
11 7 (26.92%) C#

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
1 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
3 7 (26.92%) CouchDB
3 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 7 (26.92%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (26.92%) Mockito
4 7 (26.92%) Gradle
5 6 (23.08%) eggPlant
6 5 (19.23%) Calabash
6 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (19.23%) Robotium
7 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
8 3 (11.54%) JBehave
8 3 (11.54%) Maven
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) Selenium
9 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
9 2 (7.69%) Subversion
9 2 (7.69%) Hudson
10 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
3 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 12 (46.15%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) XML
5 10 (38.46%) SOAP
6 9 (34.62%) JSON
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) Grails
8 7 (26.92%) Yii
8 7 (26.92%) D3.js
8 7 (26.92%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) XSD
11 3 (11.54%) XSLT
12 2 (7.69%) GWT
12 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Open Source
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Release Management
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) OO
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (26.92%) Web Development
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) OOD
9 5 (19.23%) SOA
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) RUP
10 4 (15.38%) DSDM
10 4 (15.38%) UML
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Groovy
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) Clojure
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) HP
1 2 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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