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

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 105 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +7
Permanent jobs citing REST 44 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.67% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 3.47% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 42
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +52.78% -26.53%
10th Percentile £27,750 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,625 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £40,750
% change year-on-year -12.20% +25.77% +1.88%

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 930 922 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.21% 41.59% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 635 604 588
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,625 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) HTML
4 16 (36.36%) HTML5
5 15 (34.09%) HTTP
6 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 13 (29.55%) Apache Hive
7 13 (29.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (29.55%) HBase
7 13 (29.55%) Kafka
7 13 (29.55%) Hadoop
7 13 (29.55%) Apache Spark
7 13 (29.55%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (27.27%) Python
9 11 (25.00%) OO
9 11 (25.00%) Microservices
10 10 (22.73%) SDLC
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 9 (20.45%) JSON
11 9 (20.45%) Spring
11 9 (20.45%) CSS
12 8 (18.18%) PHP
12 8 (18.18%) Open Source
12 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
12 8 (18.18%) User Experience
12 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (15.91%) 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 13 (29.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) SMTP
2 2 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (29.55%) Apache Hive
1 13 (29.55%) Hadoop
1 13 (29.55%) HBase
2 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
4 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Gradle
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Data Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Python Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Python Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Digital Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) HTML5
3 13 (29.55%) Kafka
4 9 (20.45%) CSS
4 9 (20.45%) JSON
4 9 (20.45%) Spring
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) CSS3
6 6 (13.64%) GraphQL
6 6 (13.64%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 4 (9.09%) .NET
8 4 (9.09%) Node.js
9 3 (6.82%) Laravel
10 2 (4.55%) Ajax
10 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.55%) J2EE
10 2 (4.55%) LINQ
10 2 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Android
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.00%) Microservices
3 11 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (22.73%) SDLC
5 8 (18.18%) Open Source
6 5 (11.36%) MVC
6 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Use Case
9 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) Android Development
10 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Go
8 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) NFS
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Intel
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk