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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
543 423 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.01% 34.81% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 398 279 333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
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 27 August 2014.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) J2EE
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Games
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (38.10%) Apache Flex
5 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
5 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
5 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 8 (38.10%) Adobe AIR
5 8 (38.10%) JPA
5 8 (38.10%) Cairngorm
5 8 (38.10%) PureMVC
5 8 (38.10%) BlazeDS
5 8 (38.10%) Parsley
5 8 (38.10%) Robotlegs
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (38.10%) Lucene
5 8 (38.10%) Spring
5 8 (38.10%) XSLT
5 8 (38.10%) Project Management
5 8 (38.10%) Flash
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Adobe

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Flash Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Android Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Android Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Flash Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
1 9 (42.86%) XML
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
2 8 (38.10%) Lucene
2 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
2 8 (38.10%) XSLT
2 8 (38.10%) Flash
2 8 (38.10%) Apache Flex
2 8 (38.10%) WPF
2 8 (38.10%) Adobe AIR
2 8 (38.10%) JPA
2 8 (38.10%) Cairngorm
2 8 (38.10%) PureMVC
2 8 (38.10%) BlazeDS
2 8 (38.10%) Robotlegs
2 8 (38.10%) Parsley
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (28.57%) Android
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Android Development
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) ExactTarget
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