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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 138 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing REST 18 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.01% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 9
Average salary £49,000 £57,500 £35,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.78% +60.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1222 1443 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.32% 39.02% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 765 962 694
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 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 March 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
Edinburgh +16 14 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Glasgow -8 2 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Stirling - 2 - -
REST
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (57.61%) Web Services
2 51 (55.43%) Java
3 42 (45.65%) Finance
4 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
5 34 (36.96%) Oracle
5 34 (36.96%) SOAP
6 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 27 (29.35%) C#
8 25 (27.17%) .NET
8 25 (27.17%) Spring
8 25 (27.17%) iOS Development
9 24 (26.09%) Degree
9 24 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 23 (25.00%) MVC
10 23 (25.00%) JBoss
11 21 (22.83%) Objective-C
12 20 (21.74%) Banking
12 20 (21.74%) OO
12 20 (21.74%) jQuery
12 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (21.74%) JAX-RS
13 19 (20.65%) Apple iOS
13 19 (20.65%) CSS
14 18 (19.57%) Sybase
14 18 (19.57%) Investment Banking
15 17 (18.48%) TDD
15 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
16 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
16 16 (17.39%) HTML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (25.00%) JBoss
2 13 (14.13%) WebLogic
3 12 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.43%) WordPress
5 5 (5.43%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.09%) CMS
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) DMZ
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (6.52%) iBeacon
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database
4 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
5 9 (9.78%) SQLite
6 7 (7.61%) MySQL
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.09%) OLAP
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.13%) JUnit
3 12 (13.04%) Xcode
4 11 (11.96%) Subversion
5 10 (10.87%) Selenium
5 10 (10.87%) Appium
6 5 (5.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (3.26%) Maven
7 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Banking
3 18 (19.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (63.04%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) Senior Developer
3 19 (20.65%) iOS Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Support Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Java Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Senior iOS Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Lead PHP Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (57.61%) Web Services
2 34 (36.96%) SOAP
3 25 (27.17%) .NET
3 25 (27.17%) Spring
4 24 (26.09%) Hibernate
5 20 (21.74%) jQuery
5 20 (21.74%) JAX-RS
6 19 (20.65%) CSS
7 16 (17.39%) HTML
8 14 (15.22%) JSP
8 14 (15.22%) XML
8 14 (15.22%) JSON
9 13 (14.13%) JSF
9 13 (14.13%) JBoss Seam
9 13 (14.13%) Java EE 5
9 13 (14.13%) RichFaces
9 13 (14.13%) Middleware
9 13 (14.13%) Struts
10 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) iPad
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.78%) Open Source
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.43%) iPhone
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.17%) Social Media
7 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.17%) Physics
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Apple iOS
2 14 (15.22%) Linux
3 13 (14.13%) UNIX
4 12 (13.04%) Android
5 7 (7.61%) Windows
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) iOS Development
3 23 (25.00%) MVC
4 20 (21.74%) OO
4 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (18.48%) TDD
6 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.13%) ITIL
7 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (11.96%) BDD
9 11 (11.96%) Process Improvement
9 11 (11.96%) OOD
10 8 (8.70%) OOP
10 8 (8.70%) Use Case
10 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.61%) SOA
12 6 (6.52%) Scrum
13 5 (5.43%) Refactoring
13 5 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) Java
2 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.35%) C#
4 21 (22.83%) Objective-C
5 13 (14.13%) VB
5 13 (14.13%) VBA
6 8 (8.70%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
7 5 (5.43%) PHP5
8 2 (2.17%) C
8 2 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Sybase
3 13 (14.13%) Cognos
4 10 (10.87%) Apple
5 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.43%) Appcelerator
7 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.17%) IBM
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