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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Permanent jobs citing REST 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £48,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
475 619 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.16% 37.56% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 301 446 282
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 1 May 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 18 (62.07%) MVC
2 17 (58.62%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 15 (51.72%) Spring
4 14 (48.28%) Hibernate
4 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 14 (48.28%) J2EE
4 14 (48.28%) JBoss
5 12 (41.38%) C#
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) Middleware
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) Open Source
6 10 (34.48%) iOS Development
7 9 (31.03%) JPA
7 9 (31.03%) Drools
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) jBPM
8 8 (27.59%) MySQL
9 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Selenium
10 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (20.69%) Appium
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) PHP
10 6 (20.69%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
11 5 (17.24%) Finance

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (48.28%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) WordPress
2 4 (13.79%) ExpressionEngine
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
1 6 (20.69%) Appium
2 4 (13.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Java Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (20.69%) iOS Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior iOS Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (13.79%) AWS Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) SOAP
2 15 (51.72%) Spring
3 14 (48.28%) Hibernate
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 14 (48.28%) J2EE
4 10 (34.48%) Middleware
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) JPA
5 9 (31.03%) Drools
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) jBPM
6 6 (20.69%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) JMS
8 4 (13.79%) Laravel
8 4 (13.79%) Flash
8 4 (13.79%) LAMP
9 3 (10.34%) jQuery
10 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Physics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) MVC
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) iOS Development
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
7 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Android Development
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) OOP
9 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
4 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 4 (13.79%) PHP5
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Appcelerator
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
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