Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6 +28
Permanent jobs citing REST 121 179 218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.77% 3.26% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.70% 8.15% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 123 119 144
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,300 £31,325
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,131 2,195 2,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.56% 39.98% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,471 1,617
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Scotland

REST
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing REST in Scotland.

Salary trend for REST in Scotland

REST
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing REST in Scotland over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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
Edinburgh +54 59 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Glasgow +6 45 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Dundee +7 4 £43,750 +16.67%
Aberdeen -1 3 £42,500 +25.00%
Midlothian +4 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Lothian +24 1 - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 68 (56.20%) JavaScript
2 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (41.32%) HTML
4 44 (36.36%) CSS
5 42 (34.71%) Java
6 41 (33.88%) C#
7 34 (28.10%) .NET
7 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
8 32 (26.45%) SQL
9 30 (24.79%) HTML5
10 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
11 28 (23.14%) SOAP
11 28 (23.14%) Mentoring
11 28 (23.14%) Microservices
12 27 (22.31%) DevOps
13 26 (21.49%) Python
13 26 (21.49%) Scrum
14 24 (19.83%) MVC
14 24 (19.83%) SQL Server
15 23 (19.01%) jQuery
15 23 (19.01%) Docker
16 22 (18.18%) React
17 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
17 21 (17.36%) Web Services
17 21 (17.36%) TDD
18 19 (15.70%) AWS
18 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (15.70%) Analytics
19 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
19 18 (14.88%) Web Development

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 5 (4.13%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.31%) Anypoint
2 4 (3.31%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.31%) Mule
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Azure
3 7 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.31%) Office 365
5 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.65%) IaaS
6 2 (1.65%) npm
6 2 (1.65%) PaaS
6 2 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.83%) Apigee
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.83%) Firebase
7 1 (0.83%) GCP
7 1 (0.83%) Serverless
7 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) IPv4
3 1 (0.83%) IPv6
3 1 (0.83%) PBX
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.96%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.13%) GIS
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.65%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.79%) JIRA
4 7 (5.79%) JUnit
4 7 (5.79%) Selenium
4 7 (5.79%) Subversion
5 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) Ant
7 2 (1.65%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.65%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.65%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.65%) Postman
7 2 (1.65%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.65%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.65%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Billing
4 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (62.81%) Developer
2 21 (17.36%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Architect
7 10 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.13%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.13%) AWS Developer
11 5 (4.13%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (41.32%) HTML
2 44 (36.36%) CSS
3 34 (28.10%) .NET
3 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
4 30 (24.79%) HTML5
5 28 (23.14%) SOAP
6 23 (19.01%) jQuery
7 22 (18.18%) React
8 21 (17.36%) Web Services
9 18 (14.88%) JSON
10 17 (14.05%) CSS3
11 15 (12.40%) .NET Core
12 14 (11.57%) GraphQL
13 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
14 12 (9.92%) Entity Framework
15 11 (9.09%) React Native
16 10 (8.26%) Spring
17 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
17 9 (7.44%) Node.js
17 9 (7.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.40%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.79%) User Experience
5 3 (2.48%) Blog
5 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) DataPower
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
3 28 (23.14%) Mentoring
3 28 (23.14%) Microservices
4 27 (22.31%) DevOps
5 26 (21.49%) Scrum
6 24 (19.83%) MVC
7 21 (17.36%) TDD
7 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
8 19 (15.70%) Analytics
9 18 (14.88%) Web Development
10 15 (12.40%) API Design
10 15 (12.40%) Mobile Development
10 15 (12.40%) OO
11 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.74%) Product Backlog
11 13 (10.74%) Prototyping
11 13 (10.74%) SDLC
11 13 (10.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 13 (10.74%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (56.20%) JavaScript
2 42 (34.71%) Java
3 41 (33.88%) C#
4 32 (26.45%) SQL
5 26 (21.49%) Python
6 15 (12.40%) TypeScript
7 14 (11.57%) Apple Swift
7 14 (11.57%) PHP
8 13 (10.74%) Kotlin
9 9 (7.44%) Dart
9 9 (7.44%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.31%) C++
10 4 (3.31%) Clojure
10 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.31%) Scala
11 3 (2.48%) C
11 3 (2.48%) Ruby
12 2 (1.65%) ES6
12 2 (1.65%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) ACF2
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) CloudHub
2 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) ESRI
3 4 (3.31%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.31%) Zend
4 3 (2.48%) Apple
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Splunk
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.83%) CA
6 1 (0.83%) Coverity
6 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.83%) NetApp
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin