Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 89 132
Rank change year-on-year -7 +43 -16
Permanent jobs citing REST 51 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.94% 1.85% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.18% 4.99% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 19
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £35,125 £38,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,375 £53,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% +6.67%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 985 801 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.44% 37.03% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 653 551 587
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,350
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Edinburgh

REST
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for REST in Edinburgh

REST
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 31 (60.78%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 17 (33.33%) OO
5 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) SOAP
6 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
6 14 (27.45%) Spring
6 14 (27.45%) Degree
6 14 (27.45%) HTML5
7 13 (25.49%) Microservices
8 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.57%) HTTP
10 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) CSS
11 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
11 9 (17.65%) Apache Hive
11 9 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) Apache Spark
11 9 (17.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (17.65%) HBase
11 9 (17.65%) Kafka
12 8 (15.69%) SDLC
12 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
12 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
13 7 (13.73%) Linux
13 7 (13.73%) Web Services

REST
Co-occurring 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 9 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) AMQP
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) RTSP
3 2 (3.92%) SMTP
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.96%) IPv4
4 1 (1.96%) RTCP
4 1 (1.96%) RTP
4 1 (1.96%) SSH
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (17.65%) Apache Hive
1 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 9 (17.65%) HBase
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Maven
3 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Log4j
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) TestLink
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Data Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) GUI Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 14 (27.45%) HTML5
2 14 (27.45%) SOAP
2 14 (27.45%) Spring
3 9 (17.65%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) Kafka
4 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
5 7 (13.73%) JSON
5 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.80%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) Node.js
8 4 (7.84%) OpenGL
8 4 (7.84%) Qt
8 4 (7.84%) RESTful
8 4 (7.84%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (5.88%) .NET
9 3 (5.88%) JDBC
9 3 (5.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.49%) Microservices
5 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Open Source
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) SOA
10 5 (9.80%) MVC
10 5 (9.80%) OOD
11 4 (7.84%) DevOps
11 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.96%) Go
8 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com