Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +71
Permanent jobs citing REST 166 171 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.08% 3.03% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.67% 7.83% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 105 102 83
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £35,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,750
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 2,163 2,184 1,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.18% 38.67% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,409 1,227
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,450 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £59,150
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -16 91 £47,500 - 16
Edinburgh +19 71 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Aberdeen +2 2 £48,750 -
Stirling - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (51.20%) JavaScript
3 78 (46.99%) Java
4 72 (43.37%) Web Services
5 71 (42.77%) SQL
6 68 (40.96%) SOAP
7 67 (40.36%) Git (software)
8 66 (39.76%) CSS
9 61 (36.75%) HTML
9 61 (36.75%) MVC
10 59 (35.54%) TDD
11 55 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (31.93%) C#
12 53 (31.93%) .NET
13 51 (30.72%) AngularJS
14 46 (27.71%) SQL Server
15 43 (25.90%) XML
16 39 (23.49%) OO
16 39 (23.49%) Finance
17 35 (21.08%) JSON
17 35 (21.08%) React
18 34 (20.48%) Microservices
18 34 (20.48%) Test Automation
19 33 (19.88%) Jenkins
19 33 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (19.28%) BDD
20 32 (19.28%) Spring
21 31 (18.67%) Software Engineering
22 28 (16.87%) Open Source
22 28 (16.87%) Continuous Delivery

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 17 (10.24%) JBoss
2 16 (9.64%) IIS
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.01%) Apache
6 4 (2.41%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.81%) Confluence
7 3 (1.81%) Sonic ESB
7 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.20%) CMS
8 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.20%) WildFly
8 2 (1.20%) WordPress
9 1 (0.60%) Mendix
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) SaaS
3 8 (4.82%) npm
4 5 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.81%) Slack
6 2 (1.20%) Apigee
6 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.20%) Firebase
6 2 (1.20%) GitHub
6 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) HTTP
2 9 (5.42%) SSL
3 4 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.20%) Intranet
4 2 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.20%) SAN
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) IPv4
5 1 (0.60%) IPv6
5 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
3 13 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.02%) DB2
6 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.01%) Big Data
7 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.01%) SQLite
8 4 (2.41%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.81%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.60%) MSDE
10 1 (0.60%) Power BI
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (40.36%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.46%) Cucumber
4 22 (13.25%) Eclipse
5 19 (11.45%) Subversion
6 18 (10.84%) Maven
6 18 (10.84%) NUnit
7 17 (10.24%) TeamCity
8 16 (9.64%) Bitbucket
8 16 (9.64%) JUnit
8 16 (9.64%) SpecFlow
9 13 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (7.23%) JIRA
11 11 (6.63%) Mockito
11 11 (6.63%) Selenium
12 10 (6.02%) IntelliJ
13 9 (5.42%) Gradle
14 6 (3.61%) Hudson
14 6 (3.61%) webpack
15 5 (3.01%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (23.49%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Banking
3 8 (4.82%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.81%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (65.66%) Developer
2 48 (28.92%) Java Developer
3 36 (21.69%) .NET Developer
4 34 (20.48%) Software Engineer
5 29 (17.47%) C# Developer
5 29 (17.47%) Software Developer
6 27 (16.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (15.06%) Java Engineer
8 19 (11.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (11.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (11.45%) Test Engineer
9 18 (10.84%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (10.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (10.24%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (9.64%) .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (9.64%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (9.64%) Development Engineer
11 16 (9.64%) Software Development Engineer
11 16 (9.64%) Software Test Engineer
11 16 (9.64%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (43.37%) Web Services
2 68 (40.96%) SOAP
3 66 (39.76%) CSS
4 61 (36.75%) HTML
5 53 (31.93%) .NET
6 51 (30.72%) AngularJS
7 43 (25.90%) XML
8 35 (21.08%) JSON
8 35 (21.08%) React
9 33 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (19.28%) Spring
11 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET
12 24 (14.46%) HTML5
12 24 (14.46%) jQuery
13 21 (12.65%) Hibernate
14 20 (12.05%) Sass
15 19 (11.45%) Struts
16 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (10.24%) CSS3
17 16 (9.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) User Experience
2 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.82%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.61%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.81%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.81%) DataPower
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.25%) Windows
2 12 (7.23%) Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Android
4 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.75%) MVC
3 59 (35.54%) TDD
4 55 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (23.49%) OO
6 34 (20.48%) Microservices
6 34 (20.48%) Test Automation
7 32 (19.28%) BDD
8 31 (18.67%) Software Engineering
9 28 (16.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (16.87%) Open Source
10 21 (12.65%) API Testing
10 21 (12.65%) Software Testing
11 20 (12.05%) Process Improvement
12 19 (11.45%) Scrum
12 19 (11.45%) SDLC
12 19 (11.45%) Test Scripting
13 18 (10.84%) SDET
14 16 (9.64%) Scenario Testing
14 16 (9.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.20%) JavaScript
2 78 (46.99%) Java
3 71 (42.77%) SQL
4 53 (31.93%) C#
5 25 (15.06%) Python
6 20 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 19 (11.45%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.63%) ES6
9 10 (6.02%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.22%) Kotlin
10 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby
12 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.41%) C++
12 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.41%) Perl
12 4 (2.41%) PHP
13 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) COBIT
1 4 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.81%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Marathon
3 1 (0.60%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Oracle
2 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.23%) Cognizant
4 9 (5.42%) Google
4 9 (5.42%) IBM
5 8 (4.82%) Chordiant
6 5 (3.01%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.81%) Apple
8 2 (1.20%) F5
8 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.20%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.60%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.60%) Kony
9 1 (0.60%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.60%) Perforce
9 1 (0.60%) Sybase
9 1 (0.60%) Zend