Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 99 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +51
Permanent jobs citing REST 58 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.82% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.97% 4.75% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 61
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £33,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £59,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +1.19%

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 971 947 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.59% 38.34% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 615 612 513
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,350
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 36 (62.07%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 24 (41.38%) SOAP
5 21 (36.21%) SQL
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
7 18 (31.03%) Web Services
7 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 18 (31.03%) User Experience
8 16 (27.59%) CSS
8 16 (27.59%) Python
9 15 (25.86%) GraphQL
10 14 (24.14%) OO
11 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
11 13 (22.41%) JSON
11 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
12 12 (20.69%) .NET
12 12 (20.69%) C#
13 11 (18.97%) XML
13 11 (18.97%) Spring
14 10 (17.24%) Finance
14 10 (17.24%) MVC
15 9 (15.52%) HTML5
15 9 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (15.52%) API Testing
16 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
16 8 (13.79%) Oracle
17 7 (12.07%) Degree
17 7 (12.07%) Smartphone
17 7 (12.07%) HTTP

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 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.62%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.72%) Maya
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.90%) HBase
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Bugzilla
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.62%) Selenium
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Python Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Python Software Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
5 11 (18.97%) Java Engineer
6 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Software Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (12.07%) Java Programmer
8 7 (12.07%) Programmer
8 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Programmer
9 6 (10.34%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (8.62%) Analyst
10 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
10 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Data Engineer
12 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) SOAP
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) Web Services
4 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 15 (25.86%) GraphQL
6 13 (22.41%) JSON
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
8 11 (18.97%) Spring
8 11 (18.97%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) HTML5
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.90%) Ajax
11 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.90%) Kafka
11 4 (6.90%) LINQ
12 3 (5.17%) CSS3
12 3 (5.17%) Node.js
12 3 (5.17%) React
12 3 (5.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) User Experience
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.07%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
1 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.14%) OO
4 10 (17.24%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) API Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Case Management
8 6 (10.34%) Defect Management
8 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Microservices
9 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Open Source
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.17%) BDD
11 3 (5.17%) Cross-Platform Development
11 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) C#
6 7 (12.07%) Kotlin
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) C
9 2 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Intel
3 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.72%) Rackspace