The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 126 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.42% 0.60% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 1.68% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 5 28
Median salary £40,000 £48,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,600 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
1036 1072 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.34% 35.78% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 574 668 1038
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Scotland

REST
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +55 83 £51,250 +50.73% 3
Edinburgh +26 34 £39,000 -18.75% 1
Stirling - 14 £47,500 -
Midlothian - 2 £36,000 -
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for REST.

1 138 (71.88%) Java
2 98 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (46.35%) XML
4 87 (45.31%) Finance
5 86 (44.79%) JSON
6 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 77 (40.10%) HTML
7 77 (40.10%) OO
8 73 (38.02%) CSS
9 70 (36.46%) Web Services
10 66 (34.38%) SOAP
11 64 (33.33%) TDD
11 64 (33.33%) SDLC
12 59 (30.73%) .NET
13 58 (30.21%) C#
13 58 (30.21%) Spring
14 55 (28.65%) Oracle
15 54 (28.13%) HTML5
16 51 (26.56%) Unit Testing
17 50 (26.04%) SQL Server
17 50 (26.04%) BDD
18 48 (25.00%) Scrum
19 45 (23.44%) Degree
20 44 (22.92%) SQL
20 44 (22.92%) CSS3
20 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (22.40%) Eclipse
22 38 (19.79%) Subversion
23 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
24 34 (17.71%) JSP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (14.06%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 16 (8.33%) GemFire
4 11 (5.73%) CMS
5 10 (5.21%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (5.21%) Documentum
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (5.21%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.13%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.13%) Mule
7 5 (2.60%) IIS
8 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.56%) JBoss
8 3 (1.56%) SAS
9 2 (1.04%) Node.js
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
10 1 (0.52%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 27 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon S3
2 14 (7.29%) IaaS
2 14 (7.29%) PaaS
3 7 (3.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Firewall
1 7 (3.65%) HTTP
1 7 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (3.65%) Network Security
2 5 (2.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) FTP
3 3 (1.56%) SNMP
3 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 28 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.77%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.08%) Big Data
8 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.08%) Power BI
9 3 (1.56%) Parquet
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.52%) DB2
10 1 (0.52%) HBase
10 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.52%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 43 (22.40%) Eclipse
2 38 (19.79%) Subversion
3 33 (17.19%) Git (software)
4 29 (15.10%) Maven
5 25 (13.02%) Jenkins
6 19 (9.90%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.90%) JUnit
7 16 (8.33%) Selenium
7 16 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 15 (7.81%) JIRA
9 14 (7.29%) IntelliJ
10 12 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 10 (5.21%) Concordion
11 10 (5.21%) JBehave
11 10 (5.21%) Mockito
12 8 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (3.13%) Ant
14 5 (2.60%) HP UFT
14 5 (2.60%) Jasmine
14 5 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 87 (45.31%) Finance
2 30 (15.63%) Banking
3 14 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.65%) Automotive
6 6 (3.13%) German Language
6 6 (3.13%) Italian Language
6 6 (3.13%) Retail
7 5 (2.60%) Front Office
7 5 (2.60%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.56%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (65.63%) Developer
2 56 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.02%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (7.81%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.81%) Web Developer
5 14 (7.29%) Cloud Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.77%) UI Developer
7 11 (5.73%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Java Web Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Lead Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (46.35%) XML
2 86 (44.79%) JSON
3 77 (40.10%) HTML
4 73 (38.02%) CSS
5 70 (36.46%) Web Services
6 66 (34.38%) SOAP
7 59 (30.73%) .NET
8 58 (30.21%) Spring
9 54 (28.13%) HTML5
10 44 (22.92%) CSS3
11 34 (17.71%) JSP
12 33 (17.19%) AngularJS
13 29 (15.10%) JSTL
14 23 (11.98%) Hibernate
15 22 (11.46%) jQuery
16 21 (10.94%) ASP.NET
16 21 (10.94%) J2EE
17 20 (10.42%) JMS
18 19 (9.90%) Sass
19 16 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.33%) User Experience
4 15 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (7.29%) Visualisation
6 10 (5.21%) Fixed Income
7 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.56%) RIA
10 3 (1.56%) Social Media
11 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.04%) Statistics
12 1 (0.52%) Clustering
12 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.71%) Linux
1 34 (17.71%) Windows
2 22 (11.46%) Unix
3 8 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.13%) Android
4 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.10%) OO
3 64 (33.33%) SDLC
3 64 (33.33%) TDD
4 51 (26.56%) Unit Testing
5 50 (26.04%) BDD
6 48 (25.00%) Scrum
7 26 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.54%) Software Engineering
8 25 (13.02%) Microservices
8 25 (13.02%) SOA
8 25 (13.02%) Web Development
9 22 (11.46%) Mentoring
10 21 (10.94%) Analytics
11 20 (10.42%) MVC
12 19 (9.90%) Wealth Management
13 18 (9.38%) Multithreading
14 16 (8.33%) OOD
15 15 (7.81%) Configuration Management
15 15 (7.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 138 (71.88%) Java
2 80 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 58 (30.21%) C#
4 44 (22.92%) SQL
5 32 (16.67%) Python
6 20 (10.42%) PHP
7 18 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 17 (8.85%) Perl
9 16 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 15 (7.81%) Ruby
11 9 (4.69%) Scala
12 8 (4.17%) Groovy
13 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.13%) C++
14 6 (3.13%) Jython
15 4 (2.08%) C
15 4 (2.08%) SPARQL
15 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (23.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.04%) CCIE
3 2 (1.04%) CCNA
3 2 (1.04%) CCNP
3 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CISSP
3 2 (1.04%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.29%) Kubernetes
1 14 (7.29%) Mesos
2 8 (4.17%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.56%) Ansible
3 3 (1.56%) Fluentd
3 3 (1.56%) Nagios
3 3 (1.56%) Nessus
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 55 (28.65%) Oracle
2 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.98%) Sybase
4 20 (10.42%) Adobe
5 10 (5.21%) Cegedim Rx
5 10 (5.21%) DevExpress
5 10 (5.21%) FatWire
5 10 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.17%) F5
6 8 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 7 (3.65%) Cisco
7 7 (3.65%) Juniper
7 7 (3.65%) Sourcefire
8 6 (3.13%) Sage
9 3 (1.56%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.56%) Qualys
9 3 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.56%) Splunk
10 2 (1.04%) Facebook
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