The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +27
Permanent jobs citing REST 32 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 2.65% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 2
Median salary £38,500 £48,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £48,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £48,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
REST
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 415 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.36% 31.90% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 227 280 437
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

REST
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region.

REST Salary Trend in Edinburgh

REST
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

REST Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for REST.

1 25 (55.56%) SOAP
2 22 (48.89%) C#
3 21 (46.67%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (44.44%) Web Services
4 20 (44.44%) XML
5 18 (40.00%) .NET
5 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 14 (31.11%) OO
8 13 (28.89%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) JSON
9 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
9 11 (24.44%) HTML5
10 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
11 9 (20.00%) CSS
11 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle
12 8 (17.78%) Subversion
12 8 (17.78%) JIRA
12 8 (17.78%) WCF
13 7 (15.56%) LINQ
13 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.56%) Spring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Flash Media Server
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) NAS
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) HBase
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 8 (17.78%) Subversion
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 5 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.22%) Flash Builder
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) NSubstitute
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) SOAP
2 20 (44.44%) Web Services
2 20 (44.44%) XML
3 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 13 (28.89%) JSON
5 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (17.78%) WCF
8 7 (15.56%) LINQ
8 7 (15.56%) Spring
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
10 2 (4.44%) CSS3
10 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.44%) J2EE
10 2 (4.44%) jQuery
10 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
10 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) OO
3 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.56%) Load Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) SDLC
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) API Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) Go
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Sage
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Percona
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter