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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 103 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing REST 3 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.15% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 2.94% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
492 579 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.15% 39.02% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 336 404 306
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (88.89%) SOAP
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) J2EE
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 12 (66.67%) JBoss
3 12 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 12 (66.67%) Spring
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) Middleware
5 8 (44.44%) jBPM
5 8 (44.44%) JPA
5 8 (44.44%) Drools
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) CMS
7 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) HTTP
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) CMS
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Java Technical Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Java Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) SOAP
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) J2EE
2 12 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 12 (66.67%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) jBPM
3 8 (44.44%) Middleware
3 8 (44.44%) JPA
3 8 (44.44%) Drools
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Zend