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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 66 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18  
Permanent jobs citing REST 16 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.48% 2.22% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 7.49% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 5
Median salary £48,750 £37,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.75% -22.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 437 387 495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.35% 29.63% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 286 252 311
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,705 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 11 (32.35%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) SOAP
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Objective-C
4 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (29.41%) iOS Development
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) Core Data
6 8 (23.53%) Apple Swift
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) WCF
7 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) OO
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) JSON
8 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
9 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database

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 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) iPaaS
2 4 (11.76%) PaaS
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) NSubstitute
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Moq
4 3 (8.82%) NUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Appium
5 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.88%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) iOS Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
1 11 (32.35%) XML
2 10 (29.41%) SOAP
3 9 (26.47%) Core Data
4 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) WCF
6 6 (17.65%) JSON
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
7 5 (14.71%) XML Schema
7 5 (14.71%) XSLT
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) iOS Development
3 7 (20.59%) OO
3 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) DSDM
8 2 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Presales
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) Objective-C
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Python
5 8 (23.53%) Apple Swift
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) XPath
7 4 (11.76%) GraphQL
8 3 (8.82%) C
9 1 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) MuleSoft
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
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