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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing REST 12 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.70% 2.20% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 7.36% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 6
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
209 231 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.65% 29.92% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 197 181 203
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (84.62%) SOAP
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Web Services
3 16 (61.54%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Selenium
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) QA
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) Unix
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) SDLC
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) PHP
10 5 (19.23%) C++
10 5 (19.23%) Sybase
10 5 (19.23%) JUnit
10 5 (19.23%) ETL
10 5 (19.23%) WSDL
10 5 (19.23%) Ruby
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
10 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting

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 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Mule
2 2 (7.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 4 (15.38%) JBehave
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) TestNG
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) SOAP
2 16 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) WSDL
6 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Java EE
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) HTML5
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) JPA
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Sybase