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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Permanent jobs citing REST 19 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.68% 6.64% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.95% 20.55% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 10
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
239 219 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.66% 32.30% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 185 197 144
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Java
3 43 (75.44%) SOAP
4 26 (45.61%) Web Services
5 23 (40.35%) Spring
6 20 (35.09%) Selenium
6 20 (35.09%) HTML
7 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 17 (29.82%) SQL
9 15 (26.32%) Linux
10 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
10 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
10 14 (24.56%) Cucumber
10 14 (24.56%) Ruby
11 13 (22.81%) Maven
11 13 (22.81%) JBehave
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) Scrum
11 13 (22.81%) SDLC
12 12 (21.05%) Unix
12 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
12 12 (21.05%) XML
12 12 (21.05%) JPA
12 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 11 (19.30%) Degree
13 11 (19.30%) OO
13 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.79%) Ant

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (12.28%) Apache
1 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Selenium
2 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (24.56%) Cucumber
4 13 (22.81%) JBehave
4 13 (22.81%) Maven
5 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
6 9 (15.79%) Ant
7 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.28%) Gradle
8 7 (12.28%) IntelliJ
9 5 (8.77%) Bower
9 5 (8.77%) Grunt
9 5 (8.77%) gulp
9 5 (8.77%) Hudson
9 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
9 5 (8.77%) Mocha
9 5 (8.77%) NetBeans
10 4 (7.02%) JUnit
11 3 (5.26%) Subversion
12 2 (3.51%) JMeter
General
1 6 (10.53%) Advertising
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Analyst
4 18 (31.58%) Test Analyst
5 14 (24.56%) Automation Analyst
5 14 (24.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (8.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) SOAP
2 26 (45.61%) Web Services
3 23 (40.35%) Spring
4 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 13 (22.81%) CSS
6 12 (21.05%) JPA
6 12 (21.05%) XML
7 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
8 9 (15.79%) Java EE
9 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.28%) J2EE
9 7 (12.28%) RESTful
10 6 (10.53%) HTML5
11 5 (8.77%) Backbone.js
11 5 (8.77%) EJB
11 5 (8.77%) Ember.js
11 5 (8.77%) LESS
11 5 (8.77%) Sass
11 5 (8.77%) WebSockets
11 5 (8.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
3 13 (22.81%) Scrum
3 13 (22.81%) SDLC
4 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) OO
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) BDD
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.77%) Functional Programming
7 5 (8.77%) Kanban
7 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.02%) API Design
8 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) Ruby
4 8 (14.04%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Scala
5 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.28%) Perl
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) C#
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.77%) Sybase
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