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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 82 140
Rank change year-on-year -7 +58  
Permanent jobs citing REST 53 87 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.31% 2.96% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 8.07% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 6
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -18.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 967 1078 1210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.06% 36.70% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 592 703 766
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing REST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 32 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Edinburgh +1 16 £55,000 +44.73% 2
Dundee +7 2 £40,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £72,500 - 2
Moray - 1 - -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.98%) Java
3 28 (34.15%) SQL
4 26 (31.71%) SOAP
5 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
6 24 (29.27%) C#
6 24 (29.27%) HTML
6 24 (29.27%) CSS
7 23 (28.05%) Web Services
7 23 (28.05%) JSON
8 22 (26.83%) Degree
8 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 22 (26.83%) .NET
9 21 (25.61%) Python
9 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
10 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
11 18 (21.95%) OO
12 17 (20.73%) XML
12 17 (20.73%) MVC
12 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
13 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (19.51%) Finance
13 16 (19.51%) TDD
13 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
14 15 (18.29%) Objective-C
14 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS

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 7 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.10%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.44%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 2 (2.44%) FileNet
4 2 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.22%) Mule
5 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.98%) PaaS
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 4 (4.88%) iPaaS
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
1 3 (3.66%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (8.54%) Big Data
6 5 (6.10%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.10%) Flink
6 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.66%) DB2
8 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.44%) MySQL
10 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.98%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (8.54%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.32%) JUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.10%) NSubstitute
7 4 (4.88%) FitNesse
7 4 (4.88%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) Selenium
7 4 (4.88%) Subversion
8 3 (3.66%) Gradle
8 3 (3.66%) Moq
8 3 (3.66%) NUnit
9 2 (2.44%) Ant
9 2 (2.44%) Hudson
9 2 (2.44%) JBehave
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Automotive
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) Front Office
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (71.95%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.85%) iOS Developer
5 11 (13.41%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Java Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) SOAP
2 24 (29.27%) CSS
2 24 (29.27%) HTML
3 23 (28.05%) JSON
3 23 (28.05%) Web Services
4 22 (26.83%) .NET
5 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
6 17 (20.73%) XML
7 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
8 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (17.07%) Entity Framework
10 13 (15.85%) Spring
11 12 (14.63%) Core Data
11 12 (14.63%) CSS3
11 12 (14.63%) HTML5
11 12 (14.63%) React
12 9 (10.98%) J2EE
12 9 (10.98%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (10.98%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 8 (9.76%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
3 18 (21.95%) OO
4 17 (20.73%) MVC
5 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (19.51%) TDD
6 14 (17.07%) Scrum
7 13 (15.85%) iOS Development
7 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.98%) DevOps
9 8 (9.76%) Automation Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Microservices
10 7 (8.54%) Analytics
10 7 (8.54%) BDD
10 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.54%) Kanban
10 7 (8.54%) SOA
10 7 (8.54%) Web Development
11 6 (7.32%) OOD
11 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 21 (25.61%) Python
6 15 (18.29%) Objective-C
7 11 (13.41%) Apple Swift
8 8 (9.76%) GraphQL
9 7 (8.54%) Ruby
9 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.10%) Perl
10 5 (6.10%) XPath
11 4 (4.88%) C++
12 3 (3.66%) C
12 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.66%) Scala
13 2 (2.44%) Go
13 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.22%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.44%) EMIR
2 2 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (6.10%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.10%) Mesos
2 1 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Splunk
4 5 (6.10%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.44%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.44%) Informatica
6 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
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