Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 87 135
Rank change year-on-year -13 +48 +10
Permanent jobs citing REST 48 61 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.94% 2.42% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 8.09% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,000 £43,125
90th Percentile £55,750 £57,500 £51,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -14.44%

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 936 754 969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 37.82% 29.90% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 606 499 641
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,900 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% -

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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (54.17%) AngularJS
2 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 24 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (45.83%) SOAP
4 22 (45.83%) Java
5 21 (43.75%) XML
5 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 18 (37.50%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
7 13 (27.08%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) .NET
7 13 (27.08%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) GitHub
8 12 (25.00%) Presales
9 11 (22.92%) ServiceNow
9 11 (22.92%) Analytics
9 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (22.92%) Ajax
9 11 (22.92%) Degree
9 11 (22.92%) Workflow
9 11 (22.92%) ITSM
10 10 (20.83%) WCF
10 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
11 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
13 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET

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 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) GitHub
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) iPaaS
3 4 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) JUnit
3 5 (10.42%) Maven
3 5 (10.42%) NSubstitute
4 3 (6.25%) Moq
4 3 (6.25%) NUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) ServiceNow Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) GUI Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Architect
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) AngularJS
2 25 (52.08%) HTML
3 24 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (45.83%) SOAP
5 21 (43.75%) XML
6 18 (37.50%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) .NET
8 11 (22.92%) Ajax
8 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (20.83%) WCF
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.42%) Entity Framework
11 5 (10.42%) XML Schema
11 5 (10.42%) XSLT
12 4 (8.33%) Visualforce
13 3 (6.25%) jQuery
13 3 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) Presales
4 11 (22.92%) Analytics
4 11 (22.92%) ITSM
4 11 (22.92%) Workflow
5 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.25%) OOD
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (45.83%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) XPath
6 4 (8.33%) Apex Code
6 4 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.25%) C++
7 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) GraphQL
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) ServiceNow
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) MuleSoft
4 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
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