Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 104 84
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20 +62
Permanent jobs citing REST 72 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.83% 1.92% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.12% 5.26% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 50
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.16% +40.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +28.00%

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 1,011 989 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.68% 36.44% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 628 638 537
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) Java
4 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (40.28%) OO
5 29 (40.28%) JSON
6 28 (38.89%) XML
6 28 (38.89%) SQL
7 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 27 (37.50%) CSS
7 27 (37.50%) MVC
7 27 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 26 (36.11%) BDD
9 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
9 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
9 25 (34.72%) SOAP
9 25 (34.72%) Web Services
10 24 (33.33%) .NET
10 24 (33.33%) C#
10 24 (33.33%) Finance
10 24 (33.33%) TDD
11 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
11 23 (31.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (30.56%) API Testing
12 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
13 21 (29.17%) HTML
14 20 (27.78%) Windows
14 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
15 19 (26.39%) 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 17 (23.61%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.94%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) Sonic ESB
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) WildFly
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Mendix
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) npm
2 3 (4.17%) Slack
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
1 3 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) SQLite
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
3 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
4 17 (23.61%) NUnit
4 17 (23.61%) SpecFlow
4 17 (23.61%) TeamCity
5 10 (13.89%) Selenium
6 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 8 (11.11%) IntelliJ
8 5 (6.94%) JIRA
9 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 4 (5.56%) Bugzilla
9 4 (5.56%) JUnit
9 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.17%) Ant
10 3 (4.17%) git-flow
10 3 (4.17%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
10 3 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 35 (48.61%) Java Developer
3 31 (43.06%) Software Engineer
4 26 (36.11%) Java Engineer
5 22 (30.56%) Software Developer
6 20 (27.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (26.39%) Test Engineer
8 18 (25.00%) .NET Developer
8 18 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (23.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
9 17 (23.61%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (23.61%) Developer in Test
9 17 (23.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 17 (23.61%) Development Engineer
9 17 (23.61%) Java Developer in Test
9 17 (23.61%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (23.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (23.61%) JavaScript Engineer
9 17 (23.61%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) JSON
2 28 (38.89%) XML
3 27 (37.50%) CSS
4 25 (34.72%) SOAP
4 25 (34.72%) Web Services
5 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 21 (29.17%) HTML
7 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.61%) AngularJS
8 17 (23.61%) Gherkin
9 15 (20.83%) jQuery
10 11 (15.28%) React
11 9 (12.50%) Sass
11 9 (12.50%) Spring
12 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 7 (9.72%) Ajax
13 7 (9.72%) RESTful
14 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
14 5 (6.94%) HTML5
15 4 (5.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) User Experience
2 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.17%) DataPower
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Android
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (40.28%) OO
4 27 (37.50%) MVC
5 26 (36.11%) BDD
6 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
7 24 (33.33%) TDD
8 23 (31.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (30.56%) API Testing
9 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
10 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
11 18 (25.00%) Open Source
12 17 (23.61%) Agile Testing
12 17 (23.61%) Process Improvement
12 17 (23.61%) Scenario Testing
12 17 (23.61%) SDET
12 17 (23.61%) User Stories
13 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
14 9 (12.50%) Microservices
15 8 (11.11%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 46 (63.89%) Java
3 28 (38.89%) SQL
4 24 (33.33%) C#
5 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (9.72%) Kotlin
8 6 (8.33%) ES6
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby
10 2 (2.78%) C++
10 2 (2.78%) Groovy
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.39%) Kony
4 1 (1.39%) OutSystems
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin