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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 136 154
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +18
Permanent jobs citing REST 89 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.59% 0.72% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.65% 1.88% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 11 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
1338 1224 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.94% 38.58% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 899 810 797
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +23 42 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh +6 26 £42,000 +50.00% 3
Fife - 8 £28,500 -
Stirling - 6 - -
West Lothian - 2 £37,750 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 89 (57.05%) Java
2 76 (48.72%) HTML
3 69 (44.23%) CSS
4 65 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 62 (39.74%) Web Services
6 53 (33.97%) SOAP
6 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (33.97%) Spring
7 48 (30.77%) Oracle
8 47 (30.13%) XML
8 47 (30.13%) Linux
9 44 (28.21%) JSON
9 44 (28.21%) jQuery
10 42 (26.92%) C#
11 35 (22.44%) Android
12 34 (21.79%) Apple iOS
13 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
14 31 (19.87%) MVC
15 29 (18.59%) Degree
16 28 (17.95%) .NET
17 27 (17.31%) Tomcat
17 27 (17.31%) Unit Testing
18 26 (16.67%) OO
18 26 (16.67%) Finance
19 25 (16.03%) Git (software)
20 24 (15.38%) Mobile App
21 23 (14.74%) Spring Integration
22 22 (14.10%) Relational Database
22 22 (14.10%) HTML5
22 22 (14.10%) Selenium

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (17.31%) Tomcat
2 20 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 15 (9.62%) JBoss
4 10 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.28%) WordPress
7 2 (1.28%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Internet
2 8 (5.13%) PuTTY
2 8 (5.13%) HTTP
3 7 (4.49%) Firewall
4 6 (3.85%) DMZ
5 3 (1.92%) iBeacon
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.10%) Relational Database
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.97%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.85%) MySQL
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.92%) SQLite
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.28%) OLTP
9 2 (1.28%) OLAP
10 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.64%) QlikView
10 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.10%) Selenium
3 19 (12.18%) Maven
4 18 (11.54%) Subversion
4 18 (11.54%) JUnit
5 15 (9.62%) Xcode
6 13 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 12 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 10 (6.41%) JIRA
9 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (5.13%) EasyMock
10 8 (5.13%) Gradle
10 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
10 8 (5.13%) Appium
11 6 (3.85%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.56%) Mockito
12 4 (2.56%) NUnit
13 3 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Marketing
3 13 (8.33%) Games
4 12 (7.69%) Retail
5 11 (7.05%) Banking
6 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Front Office
8 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (85.90%) Developer
2 34 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.18%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (10.26%) Ruby Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.33%) iOS Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Flash Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.21%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.56%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (48.72%) HTML
2 69 (44.23%) CSS
3 62 (39.74%) Web Services
4 53 (33.97%) SOAP
4 53 (33.97%) Spring
5 47 (30.13%) XML
6 44 (28.21%) JSON
6 44 (28.21%) jQuery
7 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
8 28 (17.95%) .NET
9 23 (14.74%) Spring Integration
10 22 (14.10%) HTML5
11 21 (13.46%) JPA
12 20 (12.82%) J2EE
12 20 (12.82%) Ajax
13 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 18 (11.54%) Flash
14 17 (10.90%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (10.90%) JAX-RS
15 14 (8.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.90%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.62%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.69%) iPad
5 6 (3.85%) Social Media
6 5 (3.21%) User Experience
7 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.56%) iPhone
8 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.92%) Physics
8 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.28%) Derivative
9 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
10 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Linux
2 35 (22.44%) Android
3 34 (21.79%) Apple iOS
4 17 (10.90%) Windows
5 7 (4.49%) UNIX
5 7 (4.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) MVC
3 27 (17.31%) Unit Testing
4 26 (16.67%) OO
5 21 (13.46%) iOS Development
6 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.90%) TDD
8 15 (9.62%) Android Development
9 13 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 12 (7.69%) AOP
10 12 (7.69%) SOA
10 12 (7.69%) Project Management
11 11 (7.05%) OOD
11 11 (7.05%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (6.41%) OOP
13 8 (5.13%) Web Development
13 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.13%) Information Architecture
13 8 (5.13%) Memory Management
14 7 (4.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.05%) Java
2 65 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.92%) C#
4 21 (13.46%) Objective-C
5 19 (12.18%) Ruby
6 15 (9.62%) SQL
7 10 (6.41%) C++
8 8 (5.13%) PHP
9 7 (4.49%) VB
10 6 (3.85%) VBA
10 6 (3.85%) C
11 5 (3.21%) Clojure
11 5 (3.21%) Python
11 5 (3.21%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.92%) ClojureScript
13 2 (1.28%) PHP5
14 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (30.77%) Oracle
2 18 (11.54%) Sybase
3 12 (7.69%) Adobe
4 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.49%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.85%) Cognos
7 3 (1.92%) CA
7 3 (1.92%) Apple
8 2 (1.28%) Perforce
8 2 (1.28%) Alterian
8 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.28%) Kony
9 1 (0.64%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.64%) Vertica
9 1 (0.64%) Zend
9 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.64%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) HP
9 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
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