Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 87 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +110
Permanent jobs citing REST 187 156 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.44% 2.81% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.61% 7.17% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 119 95 108
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +24.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,750
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 2,172 2,176 2,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.90% 39.21% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 1,390 1,221
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,705 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +10 109 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Edinburgh +7 64 £52,500 +16.67% 13
West Lothian - 10 - - 1
Aberdeen +3 2 £48,750 - 1
Stirling - 1 - - 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 120 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (46.52%) SQL
3 85 (45.45%) Java
4 72 (38.50%) TDD
5 70 (37.43%) Web Services
6 69 (36.90%) MVC
7 64 (34.22%) SOAP
7 64 (34.22%) JavaScript
8 61 (32.62%) HTML
9 60 (32.09%) C#
9 60 (32.09%) CSS
10 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
11 58 (31.02%) .NET
12 55 (29.41%) Git (software)
13 53 (28.34%) AngularJS
14 44 (23.53%) Python
14 44 (23.53%) Spring
15 43 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (21.93%) Oracle
17 40 (21.39%) ASP.NET
17 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering
18 39 (20.86%) Microservices
18 39 (20.86%) React
19 38 (20.32%) SDLC
20 36 (19.25%) Test Automation
21 35 (18.72%) Finance
22 34 (18.18%) XML
22 34 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
23 32 (17.11%) Degree
24 31 (16.58%) BDD

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 15 (8.02%) JBoss
2 10 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.35%) IIS
3 8 (4.28%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.67%) Apache
5 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.07%) WildFly
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Mendix
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.53%) Maya
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (7.49%) npm
2 12 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (5.35%) SaaS
4 4 (2.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) HTTP
2 11 (5.88%) IPv4
2 11 (5.88%) IPv6
2 11 (5.88%) VLAN
3 6 (3.21%) SSL
4 5 (2.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.07%) Intranet
5 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.53%) SMS
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.42%) DB2
6 9 (4.81%) Big Data
7 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.14%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.07%) MySQL
10 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.53%) Ingres
11 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.53%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 55 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.44%) JIRA
3 26 (13.90%) Jenkins
3 26 (13.90%) Maven
4 23 (12.30%) Eclipse
5 21 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (9.63%) Bugzilla
6 18 (9.63%) JUnit
7 17 (9.09%) Subversion
8 16 (8.56%) Cucumber
9 15 (8.02%) Bitbucket
9 15 (8.02%) Mockito
10 13 (6.95%) Gradle
11 12 (6.42%) TeamCity
12 10 (5.35%) NUnit
12 10 (5.35%) SpecFlow
13 9 (4.81%) Selenium
14 6 (3.21%) webpack
15 5 (2.67%) IntelliJ
16 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (18.72%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.35%) Banking
3 10 (5.35%) Electronics
4 8 (4.28%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.07%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (56.68%) Developer
2 39 (20.86%) Software Engineer
3 38 (20.32%) .NET Developer
4 35 (18.72%) Java Developer
5 32 (17.11%) C# Developer
6 30 (16.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (12.83%) Test Engineer
8 22 (11.76%) Java Engineer
9 21 (11.23%) Software Developer
10 20 (10.70%) Python Engineer
10 20 (10.70%) Python Software Engineer
11 15 (8.02%) Architect
11 15 (8.02%) Senior Developer
12 14 (7.49%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (6.95%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (6.42%) .NET Software Developer
15 11 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
15 11 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
15 11 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (37.43%) Web Services
2 64 (34.22%) SOAP
3 61 (32.62%) HTML
4 60 (32.09%) CSS
5 58 (31.02%) .NET
6 53 (28.34%) AngularJS
7 44 (23.53%) Spring
8 40 (21.39%) ASP.NET
9 39 (20.86%) React
10 34 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (18.18%) XML
11 28 (14.97%) HTML5
11 28 (14.97%) JSON
12 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (12.30%) Struts
14 21 (11.23%) .NET Core
14 21 (11.23%) GraphQL
15 20 (10.70%) J2EE
16 19 (10.16%) Hibernate
16 19 (10.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.58%) User Experience
2 14 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.28%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.28%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.07%) Clustering
8 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.07%) Fintech
8 2 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) Windows
2 8 (4.28%) Android
2 8 (4.28%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.50%) TDD
3 69 (36.90%) MVC
4 43 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering
6 39 (20.86%) Microservices
7 38 (20.32%) SDLC
8 36 (19.25%) Test Automation
9 31 (16.58%) BDD
10 29 (15.51%) OO
10 29 (15.51%) Open Source
11 25 (13.37%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (10.16%) API Testing
13 17 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 16 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (8.02%) Scrum
16 14 (7.49%) Process Improvement
16 14 (7.49%) SOA
16 14 (7.49%) Software Testing
17 13 (6.95%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.52%) SQL
2 85 (45.45%) Java
3 64 (34.22%) JavaScript
4 60 (32.09%) C#
5 44 (23.53%) Python
6 25 (13.37%) TypeScript
7 24 (12.83%) T-SQL
8 23 (12.30%) PL/SQL
9 14 (7.49%) ES6
10 12 (6.42%) PowerShell
11 11 (5.88%) Tcl
12 9 (4.81%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.67%) Java 8
14 4 (2.14%) PHP
15 3 (1.60%) C++
15 3 (1.60%) Perl
15 3 (1.60%) Ruby
16 2 (1.07%) Apple Swift
16 2 (1.07%) C
16 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.07%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (11.23%) Docker
2 12 (6.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Ansible
3 2 (1.07%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.07%) Rancher
4 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (21.93%) Oracle
2 21 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.02%) Google
4 10 (5.35%) Cognizant
5 8 (4.28%) Chordiant
6 6 (3.21%) IBM
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (1.60%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.07%) Splunk
8 2 (1.07%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) F5
9 1 (0.53%) Intel
9 1 (0.53%) Perforce
9 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.53%) Zend