Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 96 65
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31 +130
Permanent jobs citing REST 208 131 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.62% 2.49% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.03% 6.24% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 136 75 126
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £64,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,304 2,101 2,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.10% 39.87% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,580 1,332 1,294
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Scotland

REST
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing REST in Scotland.

Salary trend for REST in Scotland

REST
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for REST in Scotland

REST
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +21 137 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Edinburgh +2 58 £52,500 +16.67% 8
West Lothian - 10 - -
Midlothian - 3 £38,000 -
Aberdeen -4 1 £47,500 - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for REST.

1 135 (64.90%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (47.60%) SQL
3 85 (40.87%) MVC
4 84 (40.38%) Java
5 76 (36.54%) Web Services
6 71 (34.13%) .NET
7 69 (33.17%) C#
8 67 (32.21%) HTML
9 66 (31.73%) SOAP
10 65 (31.25%) CSS
11 64 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 62 (29.81%) TDD
13 60 (28.85%) AngularJS
14 59 (28.37%) Oracle
15 58 (27.88%) SQL Server
15 58 (27.88%) JavaScript
15 58 (27.88%) Microservices
16 52 (25.00%) Spring
16 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (22.12%) React
18 46 (22.12%) SDLC
19 45 (21.63%) Python
20 44 (21.15%) Collaborative Working
21 43 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (20.19%) T-SQL
22 42 (20.19%) PL/SQL
22 42 (20.19%) HTML5
23 39 (18.75%) MongoDB
23 39 (18.75%) Software Engineering

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.40%) JBoss
5 4 (1.92%) Apache
5 4 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.48%) Maya
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (9.62%) npm
4 6 (2.88%) GitHub
4 6 (2.88%) SaaS
5 4 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.96%) NuGet
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.10%) HTTP
2 10 (4.81%) IPv4
2 10 (4.81%) IPv6
2 10 (4.81%) VLAN
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 3 (1.44%) SMS
4 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 28 (13.46%) NoSQL
4 20 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.33%) Big Data
7 8 (3.85%) DB2
7 8 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.92%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.92%) HBase
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.44%) GIS
10 3 (1.44%) MySQL
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.87%) JIRA
3 28 (13.46%) Maven
4 27 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 24 (11.54%) JUnit
6 23 (11.06%) Subversion
7 19 (9.13%) Mockito
8 18 (8.65%) Gradle
9 17 (8.17%) Bitbucket
10 15 (7.21%) Bugzilla
11 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
12 12 (5.77%) Cucumber
13 11 (5.29%) Selenium
14 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.92%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.92%) NUnit
15 4 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (1.44%) Grunt
16 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (12.02%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Electronics
2 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.37%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.96%) Publishing
5 2 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (57.21%) Developer
2 39 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.35%) C# Developer
4 32 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 31 (14.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Python Engineer
6 24 (11.54%) Python Software Engineer
7 21 (10.10%) Architect
7 21 (10.10%) Web Developer
8 20 (9.62%) Software Developer
9 19 (9.13%) Senior Developer
9 19 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (7.21%) Test Engineer
11 14 (6.73%) Java Engineer
12 13 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (4.33%) Consultant
14 9 (4.33%) Java Consultant
15 7 (3.37%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (36.54%) Web Services
2 71 (34.13%) .NET
3 67 (32.21%) HTML
4 66 (31.73%) SOAP
5 65 (31.25%) CSS
6 64 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 60 (28.85%) AngularJS
8 52 (25.00%) Spring
9 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (22.12%) React
11 42 (20.19%) HTML5
12 36 (17.31%) .NET Core
13 28 (13.46%) Node.js
14 27 (12.98%) JSON
15 26 (12.50%) GraphQL
16 23 (11.06%) CSS3
16 23 (11.06%) Struts
17 22 (10.58%) Sass
18 21 (10.10%) Hibernate
18 21 (10.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.90%) User Experience
2 16 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.37%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.92%) IVR
6 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.44%) Fintech
8 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
8 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.48%) AS400
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.17%) Windows
2 8 (3.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.88%) Android
4 6 (2.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (64.90%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.87%) MVC
3 62 (29.81%) TDD
4 58 (27.88%) Microservices
5 46 (22.12%) SDLC
6 44 (21.15%) Collaborative Working
7 43 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 25 (12.02%) BDD
10 24 (11.54%) Open Source
10 24 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 23 (11.06%) Web Development
12 21 (10.10%) OO
13 19 (9.13%) SOA
13 19 (9.13%) TOGAF
13 19 (9.13%) Web Design
14 18 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (7.69%) Scrum
16 15 (7.21%) Customer Requirements
17 13 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (47.60%) SQL
2 84 (40.38%) Java
3 69 (33.17%) C#
4 58 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 45 (21.63%) Python
6 42 (20.19%) PL/SQL
6 42 (20.19%) T-SQL
7 27 (12.98%) TypeScript
8 20 (9.62%) ES6
9 10 (4.81%) Tcl
10 7 (3.37%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.88%) Java 8
11 6 (2.88%) PHP
12 3 (1.44%) C
13 2 (0.96%) C++
13 2 (0.96%) Groovy
13 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (13.94%) Degree
2 20 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (14.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (10.10%) Puppet
3 4 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.96%) Rancher
5 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.48%) Marathon
5 1 (0.48%) Mesos
5 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (28.37%) Oracle
2 28 (13.46%) Google
3 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.88%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.88%) IBM
5 5 (2.40%) Sybase
6 4 (1.92%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.96%) Intel
8 2 (0.96%) Splunk
8 2 (0.96%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe
9 1 (0.48%) Apple
9 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.48%) Zend