The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 42 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.90% 1.71% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 3.60% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 0
Average salary £38,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
545 500 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.60% 47.44% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 313 313 268
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

REST
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region.

REST Salary Trend in Glasgow

REST
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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

REST Salary Histogram in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 54 (62.07%) Java
2 50 (57.47%) Web Services
3 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (49.43%) Oracle
5 41 (47.13%) HTML
6 40 (45.98%) CSS
7 35 (40.23%) SOAP
7 35 (40.23%) Spring
7 35 (40.23%) jQuery
8 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
8 32 (36.78%) Linux
9 25 (28.74%) Tomcat
10 23 (26.44%) JSON
11 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
11 22 (25.29%) Finance
12 21 (24.14%) Spring Integration
13 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database
13 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.84%) Ajax
14 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
15 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
15 18 (20.69%) JAX-RS
16 17 (19.54%) WebSphere
16 17 (19.54%) Android
16 17 (19.54%) TDD
17 16 (18.39%) Subversion
17 16 (18.39%) JBoss
17 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.39%) Sybase
17 16 (18.39%) Ruby on Rails

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (28.74%) Tomcat
2 17 (19.54%) WebSphere
3 16 (18.39%) JBoss
4 9 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Internet
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
2 8 (9.20%) PuTTY
3 7 (8.05%) DMZ
4 3 (3.45%) iBeacon
5 1 (1.15%) X.509
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle Database
2 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
3 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (16.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.60%) SQLite
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.30%) OLAP
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.30%) OLTP
8 1 (1.15%) QlikView
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.39%) Subversion
3 12 (13.79%) JUnit
4 9 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.34%) Maven
4 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 8 (9.20%) Selenium
5 8 (9.20%) EasyMock
5 8 (9.20%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.75%) Xcode
8 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Mockito
8 1 (1.15%) JBehave
8 1 (1.15%) Concordion
8 1 (1.15%) Behat
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Retail
3 11 (12.64%) Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Marketing
5 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (81.61%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Ruby Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Web Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Flash Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.30%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Junior
9 2 (2.30%) Graduate
9 2 (2.30%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.30%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (57.47%) Web Services
2 41 (47.13%) HTML
3 40 (45.98%) CSS
4 35 (40.23%) SOAP
4 35 (40.23%) Spring
4 35 (40.23%) jQuery
5 23 (26.44%) JSON
6 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
7 21 (24.14%) Spring Integration
8 19 (21.84%) Ajax
9 18 (20.69%) JAX-RS
10 16 (18.39%) HTML5
10 16 (18.39%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (16.09%) XML
12 12 (13.79%) JPA
13 11 (12.64%) JSP
13 11 (12.64%) Java EE
14 10 (11.49%) Struts
15 9 (10.34%) Spring Web Flow
15 9 (10.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.64%) iPad
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) DTV
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Android
3 13 (14.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) TDD
3 13 (14.94%) OO
4 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.64%) OOD
5 11 (12.64%) MVC
5 11 (12.64%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 9 (10.34%) AOP
7 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.20%) Information Architecture
8 7 (8.05%) BDD
8 7 (8.05%) ITIL
9 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.90%) Pair Programming
10 5 (5.75%) Web Development
10 5 (5.75%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.60%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.39%) Ruby
4 8 (9.20%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) VB
5 7 (8.05%) VBA
6 6 (6.90%) C#
7 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Oracle
2 16 (18.39%) Sybase
3 7 (8.05%) Cognos
4 5 (5.75%) Apple
5 3 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) Alterian
7 1 (1.15%) Zend
7 1 (1.15%) Vertica
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.15%) Informatica
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.15%) SAP
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