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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing REST 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £46,250 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (65.79%) C#
2 23 (60.53%) .NET
3 22 (57.89%) Unit Testing
4 21 (55.26%) iOS Development
5 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 18 (47.37%) HTML
6 17 (44.74%) CSS
6 17 (44.74%) MVC
7 16 (42.11%) Objective-C
8 15 (39.47%) Appium
8 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
8 15 (39.47%) Selenium
9 13 (34.21%) OO
10 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) Java
11 9 (23.68%) Android
12 8 (21.05%) jQuery
12 8 (21.05%) Flash
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
12 8 (21.05%) Linux
12 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) Mac OS X
13 7 (18.42%) PHP
13 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
13 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
13 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (18.42%) Android Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (15.79%) ExpressionEngine
1 6 (15.79%) WordPress
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Appium
1 15 (39.47%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) iOS Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Lead Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior iOS Developer
5 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Flash Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 17 (44.74%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) jQuery
4 8 (21.05%) Flash
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Laravel
6 6 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (15.79%) J2EE
6 6 (15.79%) LAMP
7 5 (13.16%) Spring
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) JSON
8 4 (10.53%) SOAP
8 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.89%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (7.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Digital Media
1 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
2 4 (10.53%) Physics
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.68%) Android
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 21 (55.26%) iOS Development
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 13 (34.21%) OO
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Android Development
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
7 6 (15.79%) Use Case
7 6 (15.79%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.63%) SOA
10 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.63%) Content Management
10 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) People Management
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) Objective-C
4 9 (23.68%) Java
5 7 (18.42%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) PHP5
6 6 (15.79%) C++
6 6 (15.79%) C
6 6 (15.79%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) Xamarin
2 6 (15.79%) Appcelerator
3 2 (5.26%) Kony
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
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