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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 138 141 141
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 2.31% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 16
Average salary £48,000 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1153 1518 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.84% 37.87% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1071 780
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 5 May 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
Edinburgh +24 15 £48,000 - 3
Stirling - 2 - -
Glasgow -24 1 - - 2
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (63.49%) Java
1 40 (63.49%) Web Services
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 25 (39.68%) SOAP
5 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 24 (38.10%) Finance
6 22 (34.92%) Oracle
7 21 (33.33%) JBoss
7 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
9 18 (28.57%) C#
9 18 (28.57%) MVC
10 16 (25.40%) iOS Development
11 14 (22.22%) J2EE
11 14 (22.22%) Banking
11 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) JSON
12 13 (20.63%) Objective-C
12 13 (20.63%) .NET
12 13 (20.63%) Linux
12 13 (20.63%) OO
13 12 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (19.05%) Apple iOS
13 12 (19.05%) CSS
13 12 (19.05%) XML
13 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
13 12 (19.05%) TDD
13 12 (19.05%) Degree
14 11 (17.46%) Open Source

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 21 (33.33%) JBoss
2 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.76%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (4.76%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DMZ
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) iBeacon
3 5 (7.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQLite
2 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.11%) MySQL
4 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.87%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) Xcode
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) Maven
5 5 (7.94%) Appium
5 5 (7.94%) Selenium
6 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.59%) TestNG
8 1 (1.59%) Mockito
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
3 13 (20.63%) iOS Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Java Architect
7 8 (12.70%) Java Technical Architect
8 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) Applications Support
10 5 (7.94%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
11 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Agile Tester
12 3 (4.76%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (63.49%) Web Services
2 26 (41.27%) Spring
3 25 (39.68%) SOAP
4 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 14 (22.22%) J2EE
6 13 (20.63%) JSON
6 13 (20.63%) .NET
7 12 (19.05%) CSS
7 12 (19.05%) XML
8 10 (15.87%) JAX-RS
8 10 (15.87%) jQuery
8 10 (15.87%) Middleware
9 9 (14.29%) HTML
9 9 (14.29%) JPA
9 9 (14.29%) Drools
9 9 (14.29%) jBPM
10 8 (12.70%) Cocoa
11 7 (11.11%) RichFaces
11 7 (11.11%) Java EE 5
11 7 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Open Source
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) iPad
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.70%) Android
4 7 (11.11%) UNIX
5 6 (9.52%) Windows
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) iOS Development
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.63%) OO
6 12 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (19.05%) TDD
7 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.70%) OOD
9 7 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 7 (11.11%) BDD
9 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.11%) ITIL
10 6 (9.52%) Use Case
10 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.94%) Mobile Development
11 5 (7.94%) SOA
11 5 (7.94%) OOP
11 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (20.63%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (11.11%) VB
5 7 (11.11%) VBA
6 6 (9.52%) PHP
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
8 3 (4.76%) PHP5
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Apple
3 7 (11.11%) Cognos
3 7 (11.11%) Sybase
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
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