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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 85 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing REST 14 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 0.89% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
510 563 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.47% 37.06% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 335 384 268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 14 (45.16%) iOS Development
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) SOAP
4 11 (35.48%) J2EE
4 11 (35.48%) Spring
4 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) JBoss
5 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Objective-C
6 9 (29.03%) Middleware
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) Selenium
6 9 (29.03%) Appium
7 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
7 8 (25.81%) jBPM
7 8 (25.81%) JPA
7 8 (25.81%) Drools
7 8 (25.81%) OO
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) PHP
9 6 (19.35%) MySQL
9 6 (19.35%) Android

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
2 5 (16.13%) WordPress
2 5 (16.13%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
1 9 (29.03%) Appium
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) iOS Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Technical Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Java Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior iOS Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Web Designer
9 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) SOAP
3 11 (35.48%) Spring
3 11 (35.48%) J2EE
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
5 9 (29.03%) Middleware
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) jBPM
6 8 (25.81%) JPA
6 8 (25.81%) Drools
7 5 (16.13%) Laravel
7 5 (16.13%) LAMP
7 5 (16.13%) Flash
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Physics
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) iOS Development
3 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Android Development
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Objective-C
5 7 (22.58%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) PHP5
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) C
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Appcelerator
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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