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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 96 155 144
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -11
Permanent jobs citing REST 58 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 0.88% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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
1203 1368 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.72% 41.45% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 860 873 738
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 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +41 42 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh +16 16 £50,000 -28.57% 3
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 74 (52.11%) Java
2 73 (51.41%) Web Services
3 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
4 54 (38.03%) Oracle
5 53 (37.32%) Finance
6 51 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (34.51%) SOAP
8 47 (33.10%) C#
9 45 (31.69%) HTML
9 45 (31.69%) CSS
10 41 (28.87%) SQL Server
10 41 (28.87%) .NET
11 39 (27.46%) Spring
12 38 (26.76%) iOS Development
13 37 (26.06%) OO
14 35 (24.65%) XML
15 34 (23.94%) Degree
16 33 (23.24%) Apple iOS
16 33 (23.24%) Objective-C
17 32 (22.54%) jQuery
18 31 (21.83%) Relational Database
18 31 (21.83%) Linux
19 29 (20.42%) MVC
19 29 (20.42%) JAX-RS
19 29 (20.42%) JSON
20 28 (19.72%) Unit Testing
20 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (19.01%) Tomcat
21 27 (19.01%) JUnit
22 25 (17.61%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 (19.01%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.56%) JBoss
3 13 (9.15%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.23%) WordPress
6 6 (4.23%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (3.52%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) DMZ
1 12 (8.45%) Firewall
2 9 (6.34%) iBeacon
3 8 (5.63%) HTTP
4 4 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.83%) Relational Database
3 23 (16.20%) RDBMS
4 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.45%) SQLite
6 10 (7.04%) MySQL
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.11%) OLAP
8 3 (2.11%) OLTP
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (19.01%) JUnit
2 21 (14.79%) Xcode
2 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.08%) Selenium
4 16 (11.27%) Subversion
5 15 (10.56%) Appium
6 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.63%) Maven
8 6 (4.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (2.82%) Gradle
9 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.82%) NUnit
9 4 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (2.11%) Mockito
11 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.41%) JMeter
11 2 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 53 (37.32%) Finance
2 25 (17.61%) Banking
3 20 (14.08%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.04%) Retail
5 4 (2.82%) Games
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (78.87%) Developer
2 36 (25.35%) Senior Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Java Developer
4 25 (17.61%) iOS Developer
5 19 (13.38%) Software Developer
5 19 (13.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Senior iOS Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Lead Developer
8 9 (6.34%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Architect
11 6 (4.23%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (3.52%) Middleware Developer
12 5 (3.52%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (2.82%) Flash Developer
13 4 (2.82%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (51.41%) Web Services
2 49 (34.51%) SOAP
3 45 (31.69%) HTML
3 45 (31.69%) CSS
4 41 (28.87%) .NET
5 39 (27.46%) Spring
6 35 (24.65%) XML
7 32 (22.54%) jQuery
8 29 (20.42%) JAX-RS
8 29 (20.42%) JSON
9 25 (17.61%) Hibernate
10 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET
11 18 (12.68%) JSP
11 18 (12.68%) Cocoa
12 17 (11.97%) Spring Integration
13 16 (11.27%) Struts
14 15 (10.56%) J2EE
15 14 (9.86%) Flash
16 13 (9.15%) JSF
16 13 (9.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) iPad
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.63%) iPhone
5 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.23%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.52%) Social Media
8 4 (2.82%) User Experience
8 4 (2.82%) Physics
8 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.41%) Open Source
11 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.70%) EPoS
11 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.24%) Apple iOS
2 31 (21.83%) Linux
3 23 (16.20%) Android
4 18 (12.68%) Windows
5 13 (9.15%) UNIX
6 8 (5.63%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) iOS Development
3 37 (26.06%) OO
4 29 (20.42%) MVC
5 28 (19.72%) Unit Testing
5 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (14.79%) TDD
7 20 (14.08%) OOD
7 20 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (10.56%) BDD
8 15 (10.56%) SOA
8 15 (10.56%) OOP
9 13 (9.15%) ITIL
9 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.15%) Process Improvement
10 11 (7.75%) Android Development
11 10 (7.04%) Use Case
11 10 (7.04%) Scrum
12 8 (5.63%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.11%) Java
2 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
3 47 (33.10%) C#
4 33 (23.24%) Objective-C
5 14 (9.86%) SQL
6 13 (9.15%) VB
6 13 (9.15%) VBA
7 11 (7.75%) PHP
8 10 (7.04%) C++
9 6 (4.23%) C
9 6 (4.23%) Ruby
9 6 (4.23%) PHP5
10 3 (2.11%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Clojure
11 2 (1.41%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 54 (38.03%) Oracle
2 23 (16.20%) Sybase
3 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.15%) Apple
4 13 (9.15%) Cognos
5 8 (5.63%) Xamarin
6 6 (4.23%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.41%) CA
8 2 (1.41%) Perforce
8 2 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (1.41%) Kony
9 1 (0.70%) Alterian
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