Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 93 164
Rank change year-on-year +5 +71 -60
Permanent jobs citing REST 171 127 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.03% 2.48% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 6.56% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 102 83 52
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,900 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £51,563
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 2185 1936 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.73% 37.80% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1228 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £59,750 £56,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +23 105 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Edinburgh -11 52 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Dundee - 4 - -
Fife +4 3 £33,250 -16.88%
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for REST.

1 101 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (50.88%) Java
3 77 (45.03%) JavaScript
4 67 (39.18%) Git (software)
5 59 (34.50%) HTML
6 58 (33.92%) JSON
6 58 (33.92%) AngularJS
7 56 (32.75%) SOAP
8 48 (28.07%) CSS
9 44 (25.73%) TDD
10 43 (25.15%) Scrum
11 42 (24.56%) Web Services
12 41 (23.98%) SQL
12 41 (23.98%) Finance
13 37 (21.64%) Spring
14 35 (20.47%) jQuery
15 34 (19.88%) OO
16 33 (19.30%) XML
17 30 (17.54%) HTML5
18 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
19 28 (16.37%) BDD
20 26 (15.20%) C#
21 25 (14.62%) MVC
21 25 (14.62%) .NET
21 25 (14.62%) Degree
22 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (14.04%) Jenkins
23 23 (13.45%) Test Automation
24 22 (12.87%) Analytics
25 20 (11.70%) MongoDB

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 8 (4.68%) Confluence
2 6 (3.51%) Apache
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.85%) GitHub
3 8 (4.68%) Firebase
3 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.09%) Office 365
5 5 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.75%) npm
6 3 (1.75%) Serverless
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) HTTP
2 6 (3.51%) AMQP
3 3 (1.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.17%) RTSP
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.58%) IPv4
5 1 (0.58%) RTCP
5 1 (0.58%) RTP
5 1 (0.58%) SSH
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.70%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.19%) MySQL
5 13 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.09%) Big Data
10 6 (3.51%) Blockchain
10 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.34%) DB2
12 2 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.17%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.17%) DocumentDB
12 2 (1.17%) HBase
12 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (39.18%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.70%) JIRA
4 17 (9.94%) Maven
5 15 (8.77%) JUnit
6 12 (7.02%) Ant
6 12 (7.02%) Gradle
6 12 (7.02%) Subversion
7 10 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (5.26%) Android Studio
9 8 (4.68%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.92%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.34%) DbUnit
11 4 (2.34%) jMock
11 4 (2.34%) Mockito
11 4 (2.34%) Selenium
11 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.34%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (23.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Automotive
2 10 (5.85%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Games
4 5 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.34%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (74.85%) Developer
2 44 (25.73%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (15.20%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Software Developer
6 15 (8.77%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.19%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Lead Developer
8 13 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (7.02%) Java Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Android Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Consultant
11 9 (5.26%) Lead Android Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 9 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
12 7 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.50%) HTML
2 58 (33.92%) AngularJS
2 58 (33.92%) JSON
3 56 (32.75%) SOAP
4 48 (28.07%) CSS
5 42 (24.56%) Web Services
6 37 (21.64%) Spring
7 35 (20.47%) jQuery
8 33 (19.30%) XML
9 30 (17.54%) HTML5
10 25 (14.62%) .NET
11 18 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (10.53%) Ember.js
11 18 (10.53%) Node.js
12 17 (9.94%) React
13 15 (8.77%) ASP.NET
13 15 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (8.19%) CSS3
15 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (7.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.26%) User Experience
4 8 (4.68%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (4.68%) STB
5 7 (4.09%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.34%) Equities
8 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.17%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.77%) Linux
1 15 (8.77%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) Android
3 10 (5.85%) Unix
4 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.73%) TDD
3 43 (25.15%) Scrum
4 34 (19.88%) OO
5 28 (16.37%) BDD
6 25 (14.62%) MVC
7 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.45%) Test Automation
9 22 (12.87%) Analytics
10 17 (9.94%) DevOps
10 17 (9.94%) Microservices
11 15 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.19%) Concurrent Programming
13 11 (6.43%) Workflow
14 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.85%) Multithreading
14 10 (5.85%) SDLC
15 9 (5.26%) High Availability
15 9 (5.26%) Presales
15 9 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.88%) Java
2 77 (45.03%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.98%) SQL
4 26 (15.20%) C#
5 10 (5.85%) Python
5 10 (5.85%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.68%) Kotlin
6 8 (4.68%) PHP
6 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.68%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.09%) C++
7 7 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.92%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.34%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.75%) ES6
10 3 (1.75%) JSX
11 2 (1.17%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 15 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.75%) vSphere
3 2 (1.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) FortiGate
1 7 (4.09%) SCCM
1 7 (4.09%) SCOM
1 7 (4.09%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (1.17%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (5.85%) Oracle
1 10 (5.85%) VMware
2 9 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco
3 7 (4.09%) F5
3 7 (4.09%) Fortinet
3 7 (4.09%) Juniper
3 7 (4.09%) NetApp
3 7 (4.09%) SolarWinds
3 7 (4.09%) Trend Micro
4 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.92%) Google
5 5 (2.92%) Reuters
6 4 (2.34%) IBM
6 4 (2.34%) Sybase
6 4 (2.34%) Zend