The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 140 111
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -29
Permanent jobs citing REST 112 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.93% 0.85% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.24% 2.31% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 14 54
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
REST
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1094 1169 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.41% 36.63% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 603 751 979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

REST
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

REST Salary Trend in Scotland

REST
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Scotland

REST
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +33 64 £48,000 +37.14% 4
Edinburgh +40 35 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Stirling - 6 £47,500 -
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for REST.

1 141 (66.51%) Java
2 118 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (48.58%) JavaScript
4 97 (45.75%) HTML
5 95 (44.81%) CSS
5 95 (44.81%) Finance
6 81 (38.21%) JSON
7 77 (36.32%) OO
8 76 (35.85%) XML
9 70 (33.02%) HTML5
10 68 (32.08%) SOAP
11 65 (30.66%) TDD
12 63 (29.72%) Web Services
13 62 (29.25%) Unit Testing
13 62 (29.25%) SDLC
14 59 (27.83%) CSS3
15 58 (27.36%) BDD
16 56 (26.42%) Oracle
17 53 (25.00%) Eclipse
18 52 (24.53%) AngularJS
19 51 (24.06%) Scrum
20 49 (23.11%) JSP
21 48 (22.64%) Spring
22 47 (22.17%) .NET
22 47 (22.17%) C#
23 45 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
24 43 (20.28%) Linux
24 43 (20.28%) Degree
25 42 (19.81%) Subversion
25 42 (19.81%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (14.15%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 16 (7.55%) GemFire
4 11 (5.19%) CMS
5 10 (4.72%) Documentum
5 10 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.83%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.83%) Mule
8 3 (1.42%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.42%) SAS
9 2 (0.94%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 20 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (9.43%) Amazon S3
2 20 (9.43%) IaaS
2 20 (9.43%) PaaS
3 8 (3.77%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) Internet
2 6 (2.83%) HTTP
3 3 (1.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.42%) FTP
3 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.42%) Network Security
3 3 (1.42%) SNMP
3 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.57%) Relational Database
3 30 (14.15%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.13%) Big Data
4 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.77%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.77%) HBase
8 8 (3.77%) OLAP
8 8 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.42%) Parquet
9 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.94%) MySQL
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 42 (19.81%) Subversion
3 40 (18.87%) Git (software)
4 29 (13.68%) Maven
5 26 (12.26%) Jenkins
6 19 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.96%) JUnit
6 19 (8.96%) Selenium
7 16 (7.55%) TeamCity
8 14 (6.60%) IntelliJ
8 14 (6.60%) JIRA
9 10 (4.72%) Concordion
9 10 (4.72%) JBehave
9 10 (4.72%) Mockito
9 10 (4.72%) Protractor
10 9 (4.25%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
11 7 (3.30%) Ant
12 6 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (2.36%) Jasmine
General
1 95 (44.81%) Finance
2 39 (18.40%) Banking
3 14 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.13%) Retail
5 12 (5.66%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.25%) Games
7 8 (3.77%) Front Office
7 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.83%) Automotive
8 6 (2.83%) German Language
8 6 (2.83%) Italian Language
9 5 (2.36%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (63.68%) Developer
2 54 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.43%) Cloud Developer
4 17 (8.02%) UI Developer
5 16 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (7.08%) Technical Leader
6 15 (7.08%) Web Developer
7 12 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.19%) Architect
9 10 (4.72%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Java Web Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.77%) iOS Developer
11 8 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (45.75%) HTML
2 95 (44.81%) CSS
3 81 (38.21%) JSON
4 76 (35.85%) XML
5 70 (33.02%) HTML5
6 68 (32.08%) SOAP
7 63 (29.72%) Web Services
8 59 (27.83%) CSS3
9 52 (24.53%) AngularJS
10 49 (23.11%) JSP
11 48 (22.64%) Spring
12 47 (22.17%) .NET
13 37 (17.45%) jQuery
14 36 (16.98%) JSTL
15 28 (13.21%) JMS
15 28 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (9.91%) Sass
17 16 (7.55%) JDBC
18 15 (7.08%) Hibernate
19 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (16.98%) Virtual Team
3 28 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (10.85%) User Experience
5 21 (9.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (9.43%) Visualisation
7 12 (5.66%) Computer Science
8 11 (5.19%) Mobile App
9 10 (4.72%) Fixed Income
10 6 (2.83%) Social Media
11 4 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.42%) RIA
13 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.94%) Statistics
14 1 (0.47%) Clustering
14 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.28%) Linux
2 32 (15.09%) Windows
3 30 (14.15%) Unix
4 13 (6.13%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.83%) Android
5 6 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.32%) OO
3 65 (30.66%) TDD
4 62 (29.25%) SDLC
4 62 (29.25%) Unit Testing
5 58 (27.36%) BDD
6 51 (24.06%) Scrum
7 42 (19.81%) Software Engineering
8 40 (18.87%) SOA
9 34 (16.04%) Web Development
10 30 (14.15%) Microservices
10 30 (14.15%) MVC
11 26 (12.26%) Analytics
12 24 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (10.38%) Kanban
14 21 (9.91%) Configuration Management
14 21 (9.91%) DevOps
15 20 (9.43%) Mentoring
15 20 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (9.43%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 141 (66.51%) Java
2 103 (48.58%) JavaScript
3 47 (22.17%) C#
4 40 (18.87%) SQL
5 31 (14.62%) Python
6 23 (10.85%) PHP
7 20 (9.43%) Perl
8 16 (7.55%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.13%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.66%) Ruby
10 12 (5.66%) VB.NET
11 10 (4.72%) Objective-C
12 9 (4.25%) C++
12 9 (4.25%) Scala
13 8 (3.77%) Groovy
14 7 (3.30%) C
15 6 (2.83%) Jython
16 5 (2.36%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.42%) SPARQL
17 3 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (20.28%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.47%) CCIE
3 1 (0.47%) CCNA
3 1 (0.47%) CCNP
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.47%) CISSP
3 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (9.43%) Kubernetes
1 20 (9.43%) Mesos
2 8 (3.77%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.42%) Fluentd
3 3 (1.42%) Nagios
3 3 (1.42%) Nessus
3 3 (1.42%) QRadar
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (26.42%) Oracle
2 26 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.85%) Sybase
4 21 (9.91%) Adobe
5 10 (4.72%) FatWire
6 8 (3.77%) Informatica
6 8 (3.77%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.83%) Sage
8 4 (1.89%) F5
9 3 (1.42%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.42%) Cegedim Rx
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco
9 3 (1.42%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.42%) Juniper
9 3 (1.42%) Qualys
9 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.42%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.42%) Splunk
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