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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 42 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.32% 4.33% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.90% 10.43% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 0
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
201 163 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.23% 41.48% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 189 147 175
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (70.91%) Objective-C
2 38 (69.09%) Apple iOS
3 29 (52.73%) Java
4 26 (47.27%) HTTP
4 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
5 24 (43.64%) QA
6 21 (38.18%) iOS Development
7 20 (36.36%) JSON
7 20 (36.36%) OO
8 19 (34.55%) Windows
9 18 (32.73%) C#
10 17 (30.91%) Android
11 15 (27.27%) Automotive
11 15 (27.27%) Spring
11 15 (27.27%) Android Development
12 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (23.64%) Cocoa
13 13 (23.64%) Xcode
13 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Mobile
13 13 (23.64%) HTML
13 13 (23.64%) UML
13 13 (23.64%) Android SDK
13 13 (23.64%) HTML5
13 13 (23.64%) iOS SDK
14 12 (21.82%) MVVM
14 12 (21.82%) Cocoa Touch
14 12 (21.82%) XAML
15 10 (18.18%) Client/Server
16 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.91%) CouchDB
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Xcode
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (10.91%) Gradle
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Mockito
2 6 (10.91%) Spock
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
General
1 15 (27.27%) Automotive
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Android Developer
3 14 (25.45%) iOS Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Android Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Programmer
10 1 (1.82%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) JSON
2 15 (27.27%) Spring
3 13 (23.64%) Cocoa
3 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 13 (23.64%) Android SDK
3 13 (23.64%) HTML5
3 13 (23.64%) iOS SDK
4 12 (21.82%) Cocoa Touch
5 8 (14.55%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (10.91%) D3.js
6 6 (10.91%) Yii
6 6 (10.91%) jQuery
6 6 (10.91%) Grails
7 5 (9.09%) J2EE
7 5 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
9 2 (3.64%) JSF
9 2 (3.64%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 8 (14.55%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) GIS
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (69.09%) Apple iOS
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Android
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.18%) iOS Development
3 20 (36.36%) OO
4 15 (27.27%) Android Development
5 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.64%) UML
7 12 (21.82%) MVVM
8 8 (14.55%) Release Management
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.73%) OOD
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.91%) Microservices
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
10 6 (10.91%) Web Development
11 5 (9.09%) Scrum
12 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.64%) MVC
12 2 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Objective-C
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 18 (32.73%) C#
4 12 (21.82%) XAML
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (43.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) HP
1 2 (3.64%) IBM
1 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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