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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 101 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing REST 1 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.081% 1.90% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 3.85% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 13
Average salary - £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
533 702 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.09% 49.40% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 335 464 316
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,250
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 24 April 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 30 (68.18%) Web Services
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
3 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
3 25 (56.82%) Finance
4 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 16 (36.36%) TDD
6 16 (36.36%) Degree
7 15 (34.09%) Banking
7 15 (34.09%) Investment Banking
7 15 (34.09%) SOAP
8 14 (31.82%) Spring
8 14 (31.82%) JAX-RS
9 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.27%) Sybase
10 12 (27.27%) JUnit
10 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (25.00%) JSP
11 11 (25.00%) OO
11 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
12 10 (22.73%) JSF
12 10 (22.73%) JBoss Seam
12 10 (22.73%) Java EE 5
12 10 (22.73%) RichFaces
12 10 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (22.73%) OOD
12 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
1 10 (22.73%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DMZ
1 9 (20.45%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
5 8 (18.18%) SQLite
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) JUnit
2 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Xcode
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) Mockito
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
2 15 (34.09%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Java Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Graduate
8 1 (2.27%) Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) Web Services
2 15 (34.09%) SOAP
3 14 (31.82%) Spring
3 14 (31.82%) JAX-RS
4 11 (25.00%) jQuery
4 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (25.00%) JSP
5 10 (22.73%) Struts
5 10 (22.73%) JSF
5 10 (22.73%) JBoss Seam
5 10 (22.73%) Java EE 5
5 10 (22.73%) RichFaces
6 9 (20.45%) JSON
7 8 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 8 (18.18%) XML
7 8 (18.18%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) CSS
9 5 (11.36%) WCF
9 5 (11.36%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) iPad
3 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.82%) iPhone
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) UNIX
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (11.36%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) TDD
3 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.00%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 10 (22.73%) OOD
5 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (20.45%) BDD
6 9 (20.45%) Process Improvement
7 8 (18.18%) iOS Development
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) Refactoring
9 5 (11.36%) Mobile Development
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) OOP
10 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) VB
3 10 (22.73%) VBA
4 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Sybase
3 10 (22.73%) Cognos
4 8 (18.18%) Apple
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
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