Period
to 21 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 39 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing REST 45 38 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.27% 5.00% 6.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 13.33% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 72
Cardiff median annual salary £55,000 £38,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.94% -16.22% +26.71%
10th Percentile £30,400 £26,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +21.43%

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 421 285 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.98% 37.50% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 364 247 489
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,700 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,850 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for REST.

1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Web Services
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (33.33%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) SOAP
5 13 (28.89%) Selenium
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 12 (26.67%) BDD
6 12 (26.67%) Fintech
7 11 (24.44%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (24.44%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Groovy
9 8 (17.78%) JSON
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Swagger
10 7 (15.56%) SDET
10 7 (15.56%) Docker
10 7 (15.56%) Cloud Native
10 7 (15.56%) CentOS
10 7 (15.56%) XML
10 7 (15.56%) .NET

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 3 (6.67%) Anypoint
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (13.33%) Stackdriver
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) npm
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
1 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) IPv4
2 1 (2.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.33%) CF BOSH
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) JMeter
3 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Protractor
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.22%) Babel
7 1 (2.22%) gulp
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.22%) TestNG
7 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) SOAP
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) JSON
4 8 (17.78%) Swagger
5 7 (15.56%) .NET
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.67%) CSS3
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.44%) Angular 2
8 2 (4.44%) OAuth
9 1 (2.22%) Nightwatchjs
9 1 (2.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Fintech
2 7 (15.56%) Cloud Native
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) CentOS
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) BDD
2 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 11 (24.44%) DevOps
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.56%) SDET
6 6 (13.33%) Microservices
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.33%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (8.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Groovy
5 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.33%) Python
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Go
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) ES6
9 1 (2.22%) Java 8
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Google
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 6 (13.33%) Splunk
1 6 (13.33%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com