Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 110 155
Rank change year-on-year +41 +45 -48
Permanent jobs citing REST 199 87 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.60% 1.85% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 4.90% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 64 57
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +22.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,500 £29,900
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 2,237 1,775 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.42% 37.83% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,149 1,343
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +38 131 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Edinburgh -8 53 £50,000 - 6
Fife - 5 £37,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Dundee - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 126 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (53.27%) Java
3 73 (36.68%) JSON
4 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
5 65 (32.66%) SQL
6 63 (31.66%) Git (software)
7 59 (29.65%) Spring
8 56 (28.14%) TDD
9 55 (27.64%) HTML
10 54 (27.14%) SOAP
10 54 (27.14%) Web Services
11 52 (26.13%) Scrum
11 52 (26.13%) Finance
11 52 (26.13%) AngularJS
12 45 (22.61%) MVC
13 42 (21.11%) CSS
14 41 (20.60%) jQuery
15 39 (19.60%) HTML5
16 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (17.59%) Microservices
17 34 (17.09%) OO
18 32 (16.08%) BDD
18 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
19 30 (15.08%) XML
20 29 (14.57%) Degree
21 27 (13.57%) MongoDB
21 27 (13.57%) .NET
21 27 (13.57%) C#
22 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
22 25 (12.56%) Jenkins

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 9 (4.52%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.02%) Confluence
3 7 (3.52%) Apache
4 6 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (1.01%) JBoss
7 2 (1.01%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (4.02%) Firebase
5 7 (3.52%) npm
5 7 (3.52%) Office 365
6 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.01%) Serverless
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.05%) HTTP
2 4 (2.01%) AMQP
3 2 (1.01%) DHCP
3 2 (1.01%) DNS
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) RTSP
3 2 (1.01%) SMTP
3 2 (1.01%) SNMP
4 1 (0.50%) IPv4
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) RTCP
4 1 (0.50%) RTP
4 1 (0.50%) SSH
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
2 27 (13.57%) MongoDB
3 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.55%) Hadoop
4 21 (10.55%) MySQL
5 17 (8.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (7.04%) Big Data
7 13 (6.53%) Blockchain
8 10 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.52%) Apache Hive
9 9 (4.52%) HBase
10 8 (4.02%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (4.02%) CouchDB
10 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.52%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.51%) DB2
14 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (31.66%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.56%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.56%) JIRA
4 21 (10.55%) Gradle
4 21 (10.55%) Maven
5 20 (10.05%) JUnit
6 18 (9.05%) Subversion
7 14 (7.04%) Ant
7 14 (7.04%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.03%) Mockito
9 9 (4.52%) Android Studio
10 8 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (3.02%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.51%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.51%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.01%) DbUnit
13 4 (2.01%) jMock
13 4 (2.01%) PHPUnit
13 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (26.13%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Banking
3 8 (4.02%) Advertising
3 8 (4.02%) Automotive
4 7 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Games
6 3 (1.51%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 147 (73.87%) Developer
2 57 (28.64%) Java Developer
3 40 (20.10%) Senior Developer
4 34 (17.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 24 (12.06%) Software Developer
6 21 (10.55%) .NET Developer
7 19 (9.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (7.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 14 (7.04%) Lead Developer
10 13 (6.53%) Software Engineer
11 12 (6.03%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Android Developer
12 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Consultant
12 9 (4.52%) Data Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Java Software Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Lead Android Developer
13 7 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.68%) JSON
2 59 (29.65%) Spring
3 55 (27.64%) HTML
4 54 (27.14%) SOAP
4 54 (27.14%) Web Services
5 52 (26.13%) AngularJS
6 42 (21.11%) CSS
7 41 (20.60%) jQuery
8 39 (19.60%) HTML5
9 30 (15.08%) XML
10 27 (13.57%) .NET
11 23 (11.56%) ASP.NET
11 23 (11.56%) React
12 21 (10.55%) CSS3
13 19 (9.55%) Node.js
14 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (8.54%) Entity Framework
15 17 (8.54%) J2EE
15 17 (8.54%) JMS
15 17 (8.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.52%) User Experience
4 8 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.02%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (4.02%) STB
5 7 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.02%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.51%) Equities
8 2 (1.01%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.04%) Linux
2 15 (7.54%) Windows
3 10 (5.03%) Android
4 9 (4.52%) Unix
5 7 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) CentOS
6 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.14%) TDD
3 52 (26.13%) Scrum
4 45 (22.61%) MVC
5 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (17.59%) Microservices
6 34 (17.09%) OO
7 32 (16.08%) BDD
8 24 (12.06%) Concurrent Programming
9 21 (10.55%) Test Automation
10 19 (9.55%) Analytics
10 19 (9.55%) Software Engineering
11 17 (8.54%) DevOps
11 17 (8.54%) SDLC
12 16 (8.04%) Web Development
13 15 (7.54%) High Availability
14 14 (7.04%) Multithreading
14 14 (7.04%) SOA
15 12 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.03%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 106 (53.27%) Java
2 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (32.66%) SQL
4 27 (13.57%) C#
5 22 (11.06%) Python
6 16 (8.04%) PHP
7 11 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.53%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.02%) Kotlin
9 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.02%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.02%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.51%) C++
12 4 (2.01%) ES6
13 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.51%) Ruby
14 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.01%) GraphQL
14 2 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.57%) Degree
2 16 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.02%) Docker
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) vSphere
4 2 (1.01%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (3.52%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.52%) SCCM
2 7 (3.52%) SCOM
2 7 (3.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 5 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (7.04%) Oracle
2 13 (6.53%) Google
3 10 (5.03%) VMware
4 7 (3.52%) Cisco
4 7 (3.52%) F5
4 7 (3.52%) Fortinet
4 7 (3.52%) Juniper
4 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.52%) NetApp
4 7 (3.52%) SolarWinds
4 7 (3.52%) Trend Micro
5 6 (3.02%) Zend
6 5 (2.51%) Reuters
7 4 (2.01%) IBM
8 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.51%) Sybase
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow