Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 59 68
Rank change year-on-year +35 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing REST 87 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.90% 2.59% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.57% 7.26% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 19 31
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 423 317 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 38.42% 35.66% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 351 297 440
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 60 (68.97%) Java
2 47 (54.02%) Test Automation
3 38 (43.68%) Cucumber
3 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (43.68%) Selenium
4 36 (41.38%) TDD
4 36 (41.38%) Web Services
5 33 (37.93%) BDD
6 31 (35.63%) QA
7 28 (32.18%) JUnit
8 27 (31.03%) C#
9 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (24.14%) SOAP
10 21 (24.14%) Scrum
11 20 (22.99%) Fintech
12 19 (21.84%) Issue Tracking
12 19 (21.84%) Protractor
12 19 (21.84%) WebDriver
12 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
12 19 (21.84%) Acceptance Criteria
13 18 (20.69%) Spring
13 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.69%) Microservices
14 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
14 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
15 16 (18.39%) Linux
16 15 (17.24%) JMeter
16 15 (17.24%) Finance
16 15 (17.24%) Docker

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 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) Anypoint
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Stackdriver
4 4 (4.60%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.30%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) npm
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) Wireshark
3 5 (5.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 38 (43.68%) Cucumber
1 38 (43.68%) Selenium
2 28 (32.18%) JUnit
3 19 (21.84%) Protractor
3 19 (21.84%) WebDriver
4 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 15 (17.24%) JMeter
6 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
7 9 (10.34%) Maven
8 7 (8.05%) TestNG
8 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (6.90%) Ant
9 6 (6.90%) CF BOSH
9 6 (6.90%) Gradle
9 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
10 5 (5.75%) Gatling
10 5 (5.75%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (5.75%) Rational Quality Manager
10 5 (5.75%) Rational Team Concert
10 5 (5.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Back Office
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Java Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Tester
3 12 (13.79%) Java Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.05%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Test Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Developer in Test
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) Web Services
2 21 (24.14%) SOAP
3 18 (20.69%) Spring
4 15 (17.24%) Swagger
5 14 (16.09%) Spring Boot
6 11 (12.64%) XML
7 9 (10.34%) CSS
7 9 (10.34%) HTML
8 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.90%) .NET
9 6 (6.90%) Gherkin
9 6 (6.90%) JSON
9 6 (6.90%) Middleware
9 6 (6.90%) RESTful
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) jQuery
11 4 (4.60%) RxJava
11 4 (4.60%) XML Schema
12 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Fintech
2 13 (14.94%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) CentOS
2 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Test Automation
2 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.38%) TDD
4 33 (37.93%) BDD
5 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (24.14%) Scrum
7 19 (21.84%) Acceptance Criteria
7 19 (21.84%) Issue Tracking
7 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
8 18 (20.69%) Microservices
9 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
10 14 (16.09%) DevOps
10 14 (16.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (14.94%) SDET
12 9 (10.34%) Performance Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.05%) QA Automation
14 6 (6.90%) Line Management
14 6 (6.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) Java
2 27 (31.03%) C#
3 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) SQL
5 8 (9.20%) Go
5 8 (9.20%) Groovy
5 8 (9.20%) Java 8
6 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) ES6
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.63%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Ansible
2 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Google
2 9 (10.34%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) Splunk
4 6 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.90%) VMware
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Apigee
6 1 (1.15%) Mashery
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Perforce