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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 85 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing REST 20 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 0.070% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 0.19% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
521 529 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.13% 36.99% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 371 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (70.21%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (53.19%) HTML
4 24 (51.06%) CSS
5 21 (44.68%) .NET
5 21 (44.68%) Unit Testing
6 20 (42.55%) iOS Development
7 18 (38.30%) Java
7 18 (38.30%) Apple iOS
8 15 (31.91%) Linux
8 15 (31.91%) Flash
8 15 (31.91%) MVC
8 15 (31.91%) Objective-C
9 14 (29.79%) Selenium
9 14 (29.79%) Appium
10 13 (27.66%) OO
10 13 (27.66%) Degree
10 13 (27.66%) Mathematics
10 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
11 12 (25.53%) J2EE
11 12 (25.53%) XML
11 12 (25.53%) Android
12 11 (23.40%) Windows
12 11 (23.40%) Spring
13 10 (21.28%) Games
13 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
13 10 (21.28%) Android Development
14 9 (19.15%) XSLT
14 9 (19.15%) Adobe
14 9 (19.15%) Project Management

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (12.77%) WordPress
1 6 (12.77%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Selenium
1 14 (29.79%) Appium
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (8.51%) Xcode
General
1 10 (21.28%) Games
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) iOS Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Lead Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Flash Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior iOS Developer
6 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Android Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 24 (51.06%) CSS
3 21 (44.68%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) Flash
5 12 (25.53%) J2EE
5 12 (25.53%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) Spring
7 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
8 9 (19.15%) XSLT
8 9 (19.15%) NHibernate
8 9 (19.15%) Apache Flex
8 9 (19.15%) WPF
8 9 (19.15%) Adobe AIR
8 9 (19.15%) JPA
8 9 (19.15%) Cairngorm
8 9 (19.15%) PureMVC
8 9 (19.15%) BlazeDS
8 9 (19.15%) Lucene
8 9 (19.15%) Robotlegs
8 9 (19.15%) Parsley
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Mathematics
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.51%) iPad
5 4 (8.51%) Physics
5 4 (8.51%) iPhone
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.26%) User Experience
8 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Open Source
8 1 (2.13%) Social Media
8 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Apple iOS
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Android
4 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 7 (14.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Unit Testing
2 20 (42.55%) iOS Development
3 15 (31.91%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) Android Development
6 9 (19.15%) Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) Use Case
9 6 (12.77%) OOP
9 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.26%) SOA
10 2 (4.26%) Content Management
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.13%) Web Analytics
11 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) Java
4 15 (31.91%) Objective-C
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
5 6 (12.77%) PHP5
5 6 (12.77%) C
5 6 (12.77%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 5 (10.64%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Xamarin
3 6 (12.77%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.26%) Kony
5 1 (2.13%) ExactTarget
5 1 (2.13%) HP