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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 115 154
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Permanent jobs citing REST 57 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.48% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 3.87% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 5
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £59,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
1098 1163 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.82% 38.13% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 712 818 882
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -11 33 £47,000 +17.50% 4
Edinburgh +8 12 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Dundee - 10 £40,000 -
Stirling - 3 £50,000 -
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (65.05%) Java
2 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (45.63%) Web Services
4 42 (40.78%) JSON
5 41 (39.81%) TDD
6 38 (36.89%) Spring
7 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
7 37 (35.92%) C#
7 37 (35.92%) .NET
8 32 (31.07%) XML
9 31 (30.10%) Degree
10 26 (25.24%) HTML
11 25 (24.27%) SQL Server
11 25 (24.27%) SQL
11 25 (24.27%) OO
12 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
13 23 (22.33%) SOAP
14 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
14 22 (21.36%) Scrum
14 22 (21.36%) Finance
15 21 (20.39%) MVC
15 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
15 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
16 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
17 19 (18.45%) CSS
18 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
19 17 (16.50%) Hibernate
19 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
19 17 (16.50%) SDLC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (9.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) JBoss
3 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.97%) GemFire
4 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.97%) DHCP
3 1 (0.97%) DLNA
3 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.97%) ICMP
3 1 (0.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) SNMP
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) Wireless
3 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.68%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.74%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.80%) Power BI
6 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) Maven
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.77%) JUnit
6 7 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (5.83%) JIRA
8 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.88%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.91%) Android Studio
10 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.91%) Moq
10 3 (2.91%) QUnit
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.94%) Gradle
11 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.88%) Automotive
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.42%) Software Engineer
4 18 (17.48%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.71%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) CRM Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.63%) Web Services
2 42 (40.78%) JSON
3 38 (36.89%) Spring
4 37 (35.92%) .NET
5 32 (31.07%) XML
6 26 (25.24%) HTML
7 23 (22.33%) SOAP
8 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
9 19 (18.45%) CSS
10 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
11 17 (16.50%) Hibernate
12 16 (15.53%) Apache Camel
12 16 (15.53%) J2EE
13 14 (13.59%) HTML5
14 12 (11.65%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
15 10 (9.71%) Entity Framework
16 9 (8.74%) jQuery
17 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (6.80%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.83%) User Experience
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.88%) Linked Data
6 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) New Media
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Unix
4 7 (6.80%) Android
4 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) TDD
3 25 (24.27%) OO
4 22 (21.36%) Scrum
5 21 (20.39%) MVC
5 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
6 17 (16.50%) SDLC
6 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.56%) Open Source
8 12 (11.65%) High Availability
9 11 (10.68%) OOD
10 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.71%) Defect Management
11 9 (8.74%) CRM
11 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (7.77%) Microservices
12 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.80%) Case Management
13 7 (6.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) Java
2 37 (35.92%) C#
2 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
4 14 (13.59%) Python
5 12 (11.65%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby
6 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.80%) SPARQL
8 5 (4.85%) Perl
8 5 (4.85%) PHP
9 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.91%) Clojure
10 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.97%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) Jython
11 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.97%) CCIE
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.91%) Ansible
2 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Iperf
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 10 (9.71%) Cegedim Rx
3 10 (9.71%) DevExpress
3 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.85%) F5
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Juniper
5 4 (3.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.94%) Facebook
6 2 (1.94%) Twitter
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
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