Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 94 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +71
Permanent jobs citing REST 63 57 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.50% 2.16% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 5.85% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 59
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,875 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.55% +20.67%

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 955 974 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.97% 36.98% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 606 628 492
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.61% +11.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £65,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for REST.

1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (44.44%) SQL
5 25 (39.68%) SOAP
6 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
7 21 (33.33%) Web Services
7 21 (33.33%) OO
7 21 (33.33%) JSON
8 20 (31.75%) CSS
8 20 (31.75%) .NET
8 20 (31.75%) C#
8 20 (31.75%) HTML
9 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
9 19 (30.16%) Finance
9 19 (30.16%) API Testing
10 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (26.98%) XML
11 17 (26.98%) MVC
12 16 (25.40%) TDD
12 16 (25.40%) User Experience
12 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
13 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
14 13 (20.63%) Degree
14 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
14 13 (20.63%) BDD
15 12 (19.05%) PowerShell

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 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (15.87%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) WildFly
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Mendix
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.59%) Maya
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) npm
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.46%) Cucumber
3 11 (17.46%) TeamCity
4 10 (15.87%) NUnit
4 10 (15.87%) SpecFlow
5 7 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 7 (11.11%) Selenium
6 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.76%) JIRA
8 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.17%) JUnit
8 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.17%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.17%) webpack
9 1 (1.59%) Ant
9 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 22 (34.92%) Java Engineer
4 21 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 13 (20.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
7 11 (17.46%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (15.87%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
8 10 (15.87%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (15.87%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Development Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (15.87%) Python Software Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) SOAP
2 21 (33.33%) JSON
2 21 (33.33%) Web Services
3 20 (31.75%) .NET
3 20 (31.75%) CSS
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) XML
5 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (17.46%) Spring
7 10 (15.87%) Gherkin
7 10 (15.87%) GraphQL
8 9 (14.29%) React
9 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.52%) Ajax
10 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
11 5 (7.94%) HTML5
12 4 (6.35%) jQuery
12 4 (6.35%) Node.js
12 4 (6.35%) React Native
13 3 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) User Experience
2 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.70%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Android
3 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) OO
3 19 (30.16%) API Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
4 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.98%) MVC
6 16 (25.40%) TDD
7 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 13 (20.63%) BDD
8 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (17.46%) Open Source
9 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Process Improvement
10 10 (15.87%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (15.87%) SDET
10 10 (15.87%) User Stories
11 9 (14.29%) Case Management
12 8 (12.70%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 28 (44.44%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) C#
5 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 12 (19.05%) Python
6 9 (14.29%) Kotlin
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) ES6
8 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.59%) Intel
4 1 (1.59%) Kony
4 1 (1.59%) OutSystems
4 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.59%) Splunk
4 1 (1.59%) Xamarin