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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing REST 16 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.33% 3.01% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 6.23% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 9
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,050 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
461 674 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.38% 48.28% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 269 421 352
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) OOD
8 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 3 (17.65%) W3C
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) XSL
8 3 (17.65%) HNC
8 3 (17.65%) HND

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.76%) DLNA
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) ICMP
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (17.65%) QUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Mocha
2 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) XSL
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) JDBC
7 2 (11.76%) JMX
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) .NET
8 1 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) W3C
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Active Record
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) PHP5
6 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.76%) Tcl
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) HNC
1 3 (17.65%) HND
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) WAI
1 3 (17.65%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) PayPal
1 3 (17.65%) WorldPay
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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