The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 125 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Permanent jobs citing REST 31 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 1.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £49,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
1185 1434 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.46% 41.49% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 795 933 693
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 February 2015.

REST Salary Histogram in Scotland

REST
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 16 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Edinburgh +10 12 £46,250 -33.92% 3
Stirling - 2 - -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 65 (52.42%) Web Services
2 60 (48.39%) Java
3 50 (40.32%) Finance
4 49 (39.52%) JavaScript
5 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (35.48%) Oracle
7 42 (33.87%) C#
8 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
8 41 (33.06%) SOAP
8 41 (33.06%) .NET
9 36 (29.03%) iOS Development
10 33 (26.61%) OO
11 32 (25.81%) CSS
12 31 (25.00%) Objective-C
12 31 (25.00%) Degree
13 29 (23.39%) MVC
13 29 (23.39%) Spring
13 29 (23.39%) HTML
14 28 (22.58%) Apple iOS
15 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (20.97%) jQuery
16 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing
17 25 (20.16%) JAX-RS
17 25 (20.16%) Relational Database
17 25 (20.16%) Banking
18 24 (19.35%) Linux
19 23 (18.55%) XML
19 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
20 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
21 21 (16.94%) TDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 18 (14.52%) JBoss
3 13 (10.48%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.84%) WordPress
6 6 (4.84%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) DMZ
1 12 (9.68%) Firewall
2 9 (7.26%) iBeacon
3 6 (4.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.16%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.52%) RDBMS
4 15 (12.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (9.68%) SQLite
6 10 (8.06%) MySQL
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.61%) OLAP
8 2 (1.61%) OLTP
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.52%) JUnit
2 18 (14.52%) Xcode
3 15 (12.10%) Selenium
3 15 (12.10%) Appium
4 13 (10.48%) Subversion
5 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (3.23%) NUnit
7 4 (3.23%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.61%) Gradle
8 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 25 (20.16%) Banking
3 20 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (73.39%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 25 (20.16%) iOS Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Analyst
7 13 (10.48%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) Senior iOS Developer
9 9 (7.26%) PHP Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Lead Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Architect
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Middleware Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Java Architect
13 4 (3.23%) Graduate
13 4 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (52.42%) Web Services
2 41 (33.06%) .NET
2 41 (33.06%) SOAP
3 32 (25.81%) CSS
4 29 (23.39%) HTML
4 29 (23.39%) Spring
5 26 (20.97%) jQuery
6 25 (20.16%) JAX-RS
7 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
7 23 (18.55%) XML
8 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
9 19 (15.32%) JSON
10 16 (12.90%) Cocoa
10 16 (12.90%) JSP
11 15 (12.10%) Struts
12 13 (10.48%) JSF
12 13 (10.48%) Spring Integration
12 13 (10.48%) JBoss Seam
12 13 (10.48%) Java EE 5
12 13 (10.48%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) iPad
2 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.65%) iPhone
4 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.84%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.03%) Open Source
6 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.23%) Physics
8 3 (2.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) EPoS
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) Windows
3 16 (12.90%) Android
4 13 (10.48%) UNIX
5 7 (5.65%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.03%) iOS Development
3 33 (26.61%) OO
4 29 (23.39%) MVC
5 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing
7 21 (16.94%) TDD
8 16 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (12.90%) OOD
9 15 (12.10%) OOP
9 15 (12.10%) BDD
10 13 (10.48%) Process Improvement
10 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.48%) ITIL
11 12 (9.68%) SOA
12 9 (7.26%) Scrum
12 9 (7.26%) Use Case
13 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.45%) Android Development
14 6 (4.84%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) JavaScript
3 42 (33.87%) C#
4 31 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 13 (10.48%) VB
5 13 (10.48%) VBA
6 12 (9.68%) PHP
7 10 (8.06%) C++
8 8 (6.45%) SQL
9 6 (4.84%) C
9 6 (4.84%) Ruby
9 6 (4.84%) PHP5
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (16.94%) Sybase
3 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.48%) Apple
4 13 (10.48%) Cognos
5 7 (5.65%) Xamarin
6 6 (4.84%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.61%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) Kony
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
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