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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 139 156
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +17
Permanent jobs citing REST 96 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 0.58% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 1.61% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 63 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
1403 1117 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.67% 36.11% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 769 830
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 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +34 50 £39,250 -7.64% 5
Edinburgh +9 25 £42,000 +29.23%
Stirling - 8 - -
Fife - 4 £28,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (58.70%) Java
2 75 (54.35%) HTML
3 68 (49.28%) CSS
4 61 (44.20%) JavaScript
5 54 (39.13%) Web Services
6 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (37.68%) Spring
8 49 (35.51%) Linux
9 44 (31.88%) XML
9 44 (31.88%) SOAP
9 44 (31.88%) jQuery
10 42 (30.43%) JSON
11 39 (28.26%) Oracle
12 33 (23.91%) Android
13 32 (23.19%) C#
14 30 (21.74%) Hibernate
15 29 (21.01%) Apple iOS
15 29 (21.01%) Mobile App
16 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
17 25 (18.12%) Ruby
18 24 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
19 22 (15.94%) HTML5
19 22 (15.94%) MVC
20 21 (15.22%) Tomcat
20 21 (15.22%) JPA
20 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
20 21 (15.22%) Degree
21 20 (14.49%) J2EE
21 20 (14.49%) Spring Integration
22 19 (13.77%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.59%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.59%) Internet
2 8 (5.80%) PuTTY
3 5 (3.62%) HTTP
4 4 (2.90%) Firewall
5 3 (2.17%) DMZ
6 2 (1.45%) SSL
6 2 (1.45%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.72%) X.509
7 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 17 (12.32%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.45%) OLAP
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) OLTP
8 2 (1.45%) SQLite
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) QlikView
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.77%) Maven
2 19 (13.77%) Selenium
3 15 (10.87%) Subversion
3 15 (10.87%) JUnit
4 13 (9.42%) Eclipse
5 12 (8.70%) Xcode
5 12 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.25%) JIRA
7 8 (5.80%) EasyMock
7 8 (5.80%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (5.80%) Gradle
7 8 (5.80%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.90%) Mockito
11 3 (2.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (2.17%) JMeter
12 2 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Games
3 12 (8.70%) Marketing
4 11 (7.97%) Retail
5 7 (5.07%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (86.96%) Developer
2 31 (22.46%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 20 (14.49%) Senior Developer
5 19 (13.77%) Web Developer
6 13 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (8.70%) Flash Developer
8 10 (7.25%) iOS Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Android Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Architect
12 6 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.62%) Flash ActionScript Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Mobile Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Mid-Level Java Developer
14 4 (2.90%) UI Programmer
14 4 (2.90%) Senior Android Developer
14 4 (2.90%) UI Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (54.35%) HTML
2 68 (49.28%) CSS
3 54 (39.13%) Web Services
4 52 (37.68%) Spring
5 44 (31.88%) XML
5 44 (31.88%) SOAP
5 44 (31.88%) jQuery
6 42 (30.43%) JSON
7 30 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 24 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (15.94%) HTML5
10 21 (15.22%) JPA
11 20 (14.49%) Spring Integration
11 20 (14.49%) J2EE
12 19 (13.77%) Ajax
13 18 (13.04%) .NET
14 14 (10.14%) XSLT
14 14 (10.14%) Flash
14 14 (10.14%) Java EE
15 12 (8.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.25%) iPad
6 5 (3.62%) User Experience
6 5 (3.62%) Social Media
7 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.17%) iPhone
8 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.45%) Derivative
9 2 (1.45%) Physics
9 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.72%) EPoS
10 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.51%) Linux
2 33 (23.91%) Android
3 29 (21.01%) Apple iOS
4 13 (9.42%) Windows
5 5 (3.62%) UNIX
6 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.94%) MVC
3 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
4 17 (12.32%) OO
5 16 (11.59%) iOS Development
6 15 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.87%) TDD
7 14 (10.14%) Android Development
8 13 (9.42%) Integration Testing
9 12 (8.70%) AOP
9 12 (8.70%) Project Management
10 10 (7.25%) SOA
11 8 (5.80%) OOD
11 8 (5.80%) Web Development
11 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (5.80%) Information Architecture
11 8 (5.80%) Memory Management
12 7 (5.07%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (58.70%) Java
2 61 (44.20%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.19%) C#
4 25 (18.12%) Ruby
5 16 (11.59%) Objective-C
6 15 (10.87%) SQL
7 6 (4.35%) C++
7 6 (4.35%) Python
8 5 (3.62%) ActionScript
8 5 (3.62%) Clojure
9 4 (2.90%) VB
9 4 (2.90%) PHP
10 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.17%) ClojureScript
10 3 (2.17%) VBA
10 3 (2.17%) C
11 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (28.26%) Oracle
2 12 (8.70%) JBoss
2 12 (8.70%) Adobe
3 11 (7.97%) Sybase
4 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.90%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.17%) Cognos
6 3 (2.17%) CA
7 2 (1.45%) Apple
7 2 (1.45%) Perforce
7 2 (1.45%) Alterian
8 1 (0.72%) Zend
8 1 (0.72%) Vertica
8 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.72%) Informatica
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) ExactTarget
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