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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 152 154
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +2
Permanent jobs citing REST 81 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.60% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 1.04% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £39,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1226 1342 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.41% 41.20% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 892 864 820
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +44 54 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Edinburgh +18 22 £38,750 - 2
Fife - 4 £28,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £38,000 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (55.37%) Java
2 82 (46.33%) Web Services
3 70 (39.55%) JavaScript
4 69 (38.98%) HTML
5 66 (37.29%) CSS
6 62 (35.03%) Oracle
7 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (31.64%) Spring
9 55 (31.07%) SOAP
9 55 (31.07%) C#
10 52 (29.38%) XML
11 50 (28.25%) Finance
12 47 (26.55%) Linux
13 45 (25.42%) JSON
14 43 (24.29%) Degree
15 41 (23.16%) Apple iOS
15 41 (23.16%) SQL Server
16 38 (21.47%) OO
16 38 (21.47%) iOS Development
16 38 (21.47%) Hibernate
16 38 (21.47%) .NET
16 38 (21.47%) jQuery
17 36 (20.34%) Android
18 33 (18.64%) Objective-C
18 33 (18.64%) MVC
19 32 (18.08%) Relational Database
19 32 (18.08%) Unit Testing
19 32 (18.08%) Tomcat
20 31 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (16.38%) TDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (18.08%) Tomcat
2 20 (11.30%) JBoss
3 15 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.34%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.39%) WordPress
6 6 (3.39%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.82%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.34%) Firewall
2 12 (6.78%) DMZ
3 10 (5.65%) Internet
4 9 (5.08%) HTTP
4 9 (5.08%) iBeacon
5 5 (2.82%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 32 (18.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (13.56%) Oracle Database
4 23 (12.99%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.78%) SQLite
6 10 (5.65%) MySQL
7 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.69%) OLTP
9 3 (1.69%) OLAP
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.56%) QlikView
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) JUnit
3 24 (13.56%) Subversion
3 24 (13.56%) Selenium
4 23 (12.99%) Xcode
5 15 (8.47%) Maven
6 13 (7.34%) Appium
7 10 (5.65%) Visual Studio
7 10 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.52%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (3.95%) JIRA
10 6 (3.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (3.39%) Gradle
10 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.82%) EasyMock
11 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.26%) NUnit
13 3 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (1.69%) JMeter
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Banking
3 18 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.47%) Retail
5 13 (7.34%) Games
6 8 (4.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Front Office
8 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (83.05%) Developer
2 42 (23.73%) Java Developer
3 38 (21.47%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.12%) iOS Developer
5 22 (12.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.91%) Analyst
7 14 (7.91%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.34%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Lead Developer
9 12 (6.78%) Flash Developer
10 9 (5.08%) PHP Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Senior iOS Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Android Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Architect
13 6 (3.39%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.39%) Ruby Developer
13 6 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Flash ActionScript Developer
14 5 (2.82%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.33%) Web Services
2 69 (38.98%) HTML
3 66 (37.29%) CSS
4 56 (31.64%) Spring
5 55 (31.07%) SOAP
6 52 (29.38%) XML
7 45 (25.42%) JSON
8 38 (21.47%) Hibernate
8 38 (21.47%) .NET
8 38 (21.47%) jQuery
9 29 (16.38%) JAX-RS
10 25 (14.12%) Spring Integration
11 24 (13.56%) HTML5
12 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET
13 22 (12.43%) J2EE
13 22 (12.43%) Flash
14 20 (11.30%) Cocoa
15 18 (10.17%) JSP
15 18 (10.17%) JPA
16 17 (9.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.43%) Computer Science
1 22 (12.43%) iPad
2 18 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.04%) Mathematics
4 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.52%) iPhone
7 7 (3.95%) Social Media
8 6 (3.39%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.82%) User Experience
10 4 (2.26%) Physics
11 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.13%) Derivative
13 1 (0.56%) EPoS
13 1 (0.56%) DTV
13 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.55%) Linux
2 41 (23.16%) Apple iOS
3 36 (20.34%) Android
4 23 (12.99%) Windows
5 14 (7.91%) UNIX
6 8 (4.52%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.47%) OO
2 38 (21.47%) iOS Development
3 33 (18.64%) MVC
4 32 (18.08%) Unit Testing
5 31 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (16.38%) TDD
7 20 (11.30%) OOD
7 20 (11.30%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (9.60%) Android Development
8 17 (9.60%) SOA
9 16 (9.04%) OOP
9 16 (9.04%) BDD
10 14 (7.91%) ITIL
10 14 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.34%) Process Improvement
12 12 (6.78%) Project Management
13 10 (5.65%) Scrum
14 9 (5.08%) AOP
14 9 (5.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (55.37%) Java
2 70 (39.55%) JavaScript
3 55 (31.07%) C#
4 33 (18.64%) Objective-C
5 16 (9.04%) SQL
6 14 (7.91%) VB
7 13 (7.34%) Ruby
7 13 (7.34%) VBA
8 11 (6.21%) PHP
9 10 (5.65%) C++
10 6 (3.39%) C
10 6 (3.39%) PHP5
11 5 (2.82%) Clojure
11 5 (2.82%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.26%) Python
13 3 (1.69%) ClojureScript
13 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (24.29%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (35.03%) Oracle
2 25 (14.12%) Sybase
3 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.34%) Cognos
4 13 (7.34%) Apple
5 12 (6.78%) Adobe
6 8 (4.52%) Xamarin
7 6 (3.39%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.69%) CA
9 2 (1.13%) Perforce
9 2 (1.13%) Alterian
9 2 (1.13%) IBM
9 2 (1.13%) Kony
10 1 (0.56%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.56%) Zend
10 1 (0.56%) Vertica
10 1 (0.56%) Informatica
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Salary: Competitive
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