Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 68 81
Rank change year-on-year +42 +13 -20
Permanent jobs citing REST 70 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.13% 2.80% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.68% 7.25% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 20
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £32,900 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £58,650 £48,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,269 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.64% +0.60% +28.57%

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 396 400 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.33% 38.57% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 331 369 417
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,450 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 51 (72.86%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) Test Automation
3 31 (44.29%) TDD
4 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (38.57%) JUnit
5 27 (38.57%) Cucumber
6 26 (37.14%) Web Services
7 25 (35.71%) QA
7 25 (35.71%) Selenium
7 25 (35.71%) BDD
8 23 (32.86%) SOAP
9 22 (31.43%) Spring
10 21 (30.00%) Scrum
11 19 (27.14%) C#
11 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
13 15 (21.43%) Protractor
14 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
14 14 (20.00%) Finance
14 14 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
14 14 (20.00%) Microservices
14 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
15 13 (18.57%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (18.57%) SQL
16 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
16 12 (17.14%) Spring Boot
16 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (15.71%) Fintech
17 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
17 11 (15.71%) JMeter

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 6 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.29%) PaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Stackdriver
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Redis
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Cucumber
1 27 (38.57%) JUnit
2 25 (35.71%) Selenium
3 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (21.43%) Protractor
5 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 11 (15.71%) JMeter
7 10 (14.29%) Maven
8 8 (11.43%) Ant
8 8 (11.43%) Gradle
8 8 (11.43%) TestNG
9 7 (10.00%) Subversion
10 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
10 6 (8.57%) SoapUI
10 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (7.14%) Gatling
11 5 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (7.14%) Rational Quality Manager
11 5 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
12 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Tester
4 9 (12.86%) Java Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Test Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) Web Services
2 23 (32.86%) SOAP
3 22 (31.43%) Spring
4 12 (17.14%) Spring Boot
5 10 (14.29%) XML
6 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.00%) CSS
7 7 (10.00%) HTML
7 7 (10.00%) RESTful
8 6 (8.57%) .NET
8 6 (8.57%) Gherkin
8 6 (8.57%) Middleware
8 6 (8.57%) Swagger
8 6 (8.57%) XML Schema
9 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.14%) jQuery
9 5 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.71%) RxJava
10 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Fintech
2 10 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) CentOS
2 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Test Automation
2 31 (44.29%) TDD
3 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) BDD
5 21 (30.00%) Scrum
6 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
7 14 (20.00%) Microservices
7 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.86%) DevOps
12 8 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.57%) Line Management
14 6 (8.57%) SDET
14 6 (8.57%) SDLC
14 6 (8.57%) SOA
15 5 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (72.86%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.43%) Java 8
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Go
9 2 (2.86%) Groovy
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) IBM
2 7 (10.00%) Google
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) Splunk
5 2 (2.86%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Apigee
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Mashery
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce