The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 87 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing REST 12 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
REST
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
493 523 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.95% 37.60% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 337 343 285
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

REST
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

REST Salary Trend in Edinburgh

REST
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 21 (60.00%) MVC
2 20 (57.14%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) C#
4 18 (51.43%) Unit Testing
4 18 (51.43%) iOS Development
5 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (37.14%) CSS
6 13 (37.14%) OO
6 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
7 12 (34.29%) Appium
7 12 (34.29%) Selenium
8 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
9 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) jQuery
11 8 (22.86%) Android
11 8 (22.86%) SOAP
11 8 (22.86%) PHP
12 7 (20.00%) J2EE
12 7 (20.00%) Spring
13 6 (17.14%) Ruby
13 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
13 6 (17.14%) LAMP
13 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
13 6 (17.14%) C
13 6 (17.14%) MySQL
13 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) JBoss
1 6 (17.14%) WordPress
1 6 (17.14%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
1 12 (34.29%) Appium
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Xcode
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) iOS Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior iOS Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Lead Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Lead Software Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Designer
10 1 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
4 10 (28.57%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) SOAP
7 7 (20.00%) J2EE
7 7 (20.00%) Spring
8 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (17.14%) Flash
8 6 (17.14%) Middleware
8 6 (17.14%) LAMP
8 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.14%) Laravel
8 6 (17.14%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.29%) JPA
9 5 (14.29%) Drools
9 5 (14.29%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.43%) Physics
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
2 8 (22.86%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) MVC
2 18 (51.43%) Unit Testing
2 18 (51.43%) iOS Development
3 13 (37.14%) OO
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) OOP
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) Android Development
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Content Management
7 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.86%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) PHP
6 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 6 (17.14%) PHP5
6 6 (17.14%) C
6 6 (17.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Appcelerator
1 6 (17.14%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.71%) Kony
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified Dependant of Experiance
Posted: 10 days ago