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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 97 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing REST 2 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% 1.72% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 3.46% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +58.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
539 694 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.64% 49.71% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 342 445 262
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £50,000 £57,500
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 March 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 37 (69.81%) Web Services
2 35 (66.04%) Java
3 33 (62.26%) Finance
3 33 (62.26%) Oracle
4 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
5 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
7 20 (37.74%) Degree
8 19 (35.85%) JAX-RS
8 19 (35.85%) SOAP
9 18 (33.96%) Sybase
9 18 (33.96%) Banking
9 18 (33.96%) Investment Banking
10 17 (32.08%) TDD
10 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
11 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (28.30%) Spring
12 14 (26.42%) jQuery
12 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
12 14 (26.42%) JSP
13 13 (24.53%) JBoss
13 13 (24.53%) Cognos
13 13 (24.53%) ITIL
13 13 (24.53%) UNIX
13 13 (24.53%) Struts
13 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
13 13 (24.53%) VB
13 13 (24.53%) VBA
13 13 (24.53%) JUnit
13 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
1 13 (24.53%) JBoss
2 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DMZ
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
4 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
5 9 (16.98%) SQLite
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) JUnit
2 11 (20.75%) Subversion
2 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.87%) Xcode
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
2 18 (33.96%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Support Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (16.98%) iOS Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Support
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Software Development Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.89%) Development Team Leader
11 1 (1.89%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Java Software Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Software Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) Web Services
2 19 (35.85%) SOAP
2 19 (35.85%) JAX-RS
3 15 (28.30%) Spring
4 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
4 14 (26.42%) JSP
4 14 (26.42%) jQuery
5 13 (24.53%) JBoss Seam
5 13 (24.53%) Java EE 5
5 13 (24.53%) RichFaces
5 13 (24.53%) Struts
5 13 (24.53%) JSF
6 11 (20.75%) JSON
7 10 (18.87%) Cocoa
7 10 (18.87%) XML
8 8 (15.09%) .NET
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
9 7 (13.21%) CSS
9 7 (13.21%) Spring Integration
10 5 (9.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) iPad
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.66%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) UNIX
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (9.43%) Android
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) TDD
3 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (22.64%) OO
6 11 (20.75%) OOD
6 11 (20.75%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (20.75%) BDD
6 11 (20.75%) Process Improvement
7 10 (18.87%) iOS Development
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) Refactoring
9 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
9 5 (9.43%) SOA
9 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) VB
3 13 (24.53%) VBA
4 10 (18.87%) Objective-C
4 10 (18.87%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Oracle
2 18 (33.96%) Sybase
3 13 (24.53%) Cognos
4 10 (18.87%) Apple
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) IBM