Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 +34
Permanent jobs citing REST 65 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.65% 2.06% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 5.59% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 32
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +31.58%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £38,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +20.00%

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 952 1,001 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.81% 36.82% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 620 680 582
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,500 £62,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
3 40 (61.54%) Java
3 40 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (52.31%) XML
4 34 (52.31%) OO
4 34 (52.31%) JSON
5 33 (50.77%) BDD
6 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
6 31 (47.69%) Cucumber
6 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
7 30 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 30 (46.15%) Test Automation
7 30 (46.15%) C#
7 30 (46.15%) .NET
8 28 (43.08%) SQL
8 28 (43.08%) MVC
8 28 (43.08%) TDD
9 27 (41.54%) Degree
9 27 (41.54%) Test Scripting
9 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
9 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (40.00%) Finance
10 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
11 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
11 25 (38.46%) Windows
11 25 (38.46%) Gherkin
12 23 (35.38%) Open Source
12 23 (35.38%) TeamCity

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 23 (35.38%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Mendix
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Slack
4 1 (1.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) MySQL
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.62%) SQLite
7 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Cucumber
1 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
1 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.38%) NUnit
2 23 (35.38%) SpecFlow
2 23 (35.38%) TeamCity
3 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
4 8 (12.31%) IntelliJ
4 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA
6 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.62%) git-flow
6 3 (4.62%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (3.08%) Ant
7 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Protractor
7 2 (3.08%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 2 (3.08%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) Software Engineer
3 34 (52.31%) Java Developer
4 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Java Engineer
5 24 (36.92%) Java Software Engineer
5 24 (36.92%) JavaScript Engineer
5 24 (36.92%) Software Developer
5 24 (36.92%) Test Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 23 (35.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (35.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) Developer in Test
6 23 (35.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) Java Developer in Test
6 23 (35.38%) Java Software Developer
6 23 (35.38%) Software Development Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 23 (35.38%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) JSON
1 34 (52.31%) XML
2 30 (46.15%) .NET
3 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (38.46%) Gherkin
5 20 (30.77%) CSS
6 17 (26.15%) AngularJS
7 16 (24.62%) jQuery
8 15 (23.08%) HTML
9 13 (20.00%) Web Services
10 11 (16.92%) SOAP
11 10 (15.38%) React
12 8 (12.31%) Sass
13 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
13 7 (10.77%) HTML5
13 7 (10.77%) RESTful
14 5 (7.69%) Ajax
14 5 (7.69%) Node.js
14 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.62%) DataPower
3 3 (4.62%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Fintech
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Android
4 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (52.31%) OO
4 33 (50.77%) BDD
5 30 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 30 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 28 (43.08%) MVC
6 28 (43.08%) TDD
7 27 (41.54%) Test Scripting
8 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
9 23 (35.38%) Agile Testing
9 23 (35.38%) API Testing
9 23 (35.38%) Open Source
9 23 (35.38%) Process Improvement
9 23 (35.38%) Scenario Testing
9 23 (35.38%) SDET
9 23 (35.38%) User Stories
10 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.85%) API Development
12 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
2 40 (61.54%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) C#
4 28 (43.08%) SQL
5 26 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (10.77%) Python
7 5 (7.69%) ES6
8 3 (4.62%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.54%) Kony
3 1 (1.54%) OutSystems
3 1 (1.54%) Xamarin