Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 34 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 +1
Permanent jobs citing REST 38 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.00% 6.30% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 14.59% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 72 55
Cardiff median annual salary £38,750 £46,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.22% +26.71% -8.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £47,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 285 521 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.50% 43.20% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 247 489 451
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £24,700 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% - -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cardiff

REST
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for REST in Cardiff

REST
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 24 (63.16%) SOAP
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Spring
5 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Fintech
7 12 (31.58%) JUnit
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) C#
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
10 9 (23.68%) QA
10 9 (23.68%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.42%) CSS
12 7 (18.42%) MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
12 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
12 7 (18.42%) Scala
12 7 (18.42%) Static Code Analysis
12 7 (18.42%) User Stories
12 7 (18.42%) TypeScript
12 7 (18.42%) Microservices
13 6 (15.79%) Subversion

REST
Co-occurring 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 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) JUnit
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 6 (15.79%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) JMeter
4 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
5 4 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
5 4 (10.53%) NetBeans
5 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) TestNG
6 2 (5.26%) Xdebug
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) SOAP
2 15 (39.47%) Spring
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.79%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
8 5 (13.16%) JSON
8 5 (13.16%) WCF
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
9 4 (10.53%) RESTful
9 4 (10.53%) XHTML
9 4 (10.53%) XSD
10 3 (7.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Fintech
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Microservices
4 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Static Code Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) User Stories
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) API Development
7 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.53%) DSDM
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) Scala
5 7 (18.42%) TypeScript
6 6 (15.79%) VB
7 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
9 2 (5.26%) PHP 5
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP