The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 11 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.71% 2.87% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 9.60% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 1
Median salary £41,250 £41,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -31.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
221 198 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.37% 29.91% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 201 160 180
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for REST.

1 25 (80.65%) SOAP
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 13 (41.94%) Selenium
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (32.26%) Unix
7 10 (32.26%) SDLC
8 9 (29.03%) QA
8 9 (29.03%) XML
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle
9 8 (25.81%) MySQL
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
10 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
10 7 (22.58%) WSDL
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 7 (22.58%) ETL
10 7 (22.58%) PHP
10 7 (22.58%) C++
10 7 (22.58%) Sybase
11 6 (19.35%) JBehave
11 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 6 (19.35%) JBehave
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.68%) Gradle
5 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 2 (6.45%) Bower
6 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.45%) Grunt
6 2 (6.45%) gulp
6 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.45%) JUnit
6 2 (6.45%) Mocha
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) SOAP
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
3 9 (29.03%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) WSDL
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.68%) J2EE
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.45%) Ember.js
9 2 (6.45%) LESS
9 2 (6.45%) Sass
9 2 (6.45%) WebSockets
10 1 (3.23%) .NET
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) SDLC
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) ETL
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Test Management
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago