Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 79 92
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -20
Permanent jobs citing REST 190 189 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.70% 3.42% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 8.53% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 106 122 84
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £48,750 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.59% +8.94% -0.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £69,750 £63,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 2,058 2,217 2,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.02% 40.11% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 1,512 1,355
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,743 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +15 91 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Edinburgh +12 81 £42,500 -19.05% 20
Aberdeen +2 5 £34,000 -30.26%
Fife - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Lothian -7 1 £42,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 103 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (50.00%) Java
3 84 (44.21%) JavaScript
4 65 (34.21%) HTML
5 63 (33.16%) CSS
6 61 (32.11%) JSON
7 60 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 59 (31.05%) SOAP
9 54 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (24.74%) C#
11 45 (23.68%) Finance
11 45 (23.68%) SQL
11 45 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 44 (23.16%) Microservices
13 43 (22.63%) Git (software)
13 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
14 42 (22.11%) Web Services
14 42 (22.11%) Python
15 40 (21.05%) TDD
16 39 (20.53%) .NET
17 35 (18.42%) OO
18 34 (17.89%) MVC
18 34 (17.89%) SDLC
19 33 (17.37%) XML
20 31 (16.32%) Degree
21 29 (15.26%) Computer Science
22 28 (14.74%) Oracle
23 27 (14.21%) Linux
24 23 (12.11%) Relational Database
25 22 (11.58%) User Experience

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 12 (6.32%) Confluence
2 11 (5.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.74%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.63%) Apache
5 5 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) Azure
2 11 (5.79%) AWS
3 8 (4.21%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.58%) GCP
5 3 (1.58%) GitHub
5 3 (1.58%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.05%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.53%) npm
7 1 (0.53%) NuGet
7 1 (0.53%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
7 1 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) HTTP
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
3 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.05%) Firewall
4 2 (1.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.05%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.05%) SSL
4 2 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) Relational Database
2 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.95%) MySQL
4 14 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.37%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.84%) Big Data
6 8 (4.21%) HSQLDB
6 8 (4.21%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.58%) Power BI
9 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 43 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.42%) Cucumber
3 15 (7.89%) JUnit
4 13 (6.84%) JIRA
4 13 (6.84%) Selenium
5 12 (6.32%) Maven
6 11 (5.79%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.79%) Mockito
7 8 (4.21%) Subversion
8 6 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.63%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.63%) NUnit
10 4 (2.11%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.11%) Gradle
10 4 (2.11%) MSTest
10 4 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.11%) Sourcetree
11 3 (1.58%) jMock
11 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (23.68%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.16%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.63%) Games
4 5 (2.63%) Legal
5 4 (2.11%) Banking
5 4 (2.11%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (70.53%) Developer
2 46 (24.21%) Java Developer
3 40 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 27 (14.21%) Software Developer
5 17 (8.95%) Senior Software Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.74%) Android Developer
8 9 (4.74%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (4.74%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Analyst
9 8 (4.21%) BPM Developer
9 8 (4.21%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.21%) iOS Developer
10 7 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Angular Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (3.68%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.21%) HTML
2 63 (33.16%) CSS
3 61 (32.11%) JSON
4 59 (31.05%) SOAP
5 45 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 42 (22.11%) Web Services
7 39 (20.53%) .NET
8 33 (17.37%) XML
9 22 (11.58%) Spring
10 21 (11.05%) React
11 19 (10.00%) jQuery
12 17 (8.95%) HTML5
13 15 (7.89%) .NET Framework
14 14 (7.37%) Node.js
15 13 (6.84%) D3.js
15 13 (6.84%) Entity Framework
16 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET
17 11 (5.79%) Hibernate
18 10 (5.26%) CSS3
18 10 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) User Experience
2 16 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (1.58%) Life Science
5 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.53%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.21%) Linux
2 15 (7.89%) Android
3 14 (7.37%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 54 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (23.16%) Microservices
5 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
6 40 (21.05%) TDD
7 35 (18.42%) OO
8 34 (17.89%) MVC
8 34 (17.89%) SDLC
9 29 (15.26%) Computer Science
10 22 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (10.00%) Analytics
11 19 (10.00%) DevOps
12 17 (8.95%) CRM
12 17 (8.95%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.95%) Refactoring
13 15 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (7.89%) SOA
14 13 (6.84%) Android Development
14 13 (6.84%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.00%) Java
2 84 (44.21%) JavaScript
3 47 (24.74%) C#
4 45 (23.68%) SQL
5 42 (22.11%) Python
6 15 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.79%) Kotlin
8 9 (4.74%) Apple Swift
9 8 (4.21%) ES6
10 6 (3.16%) Java 8
10 6 (3.16%) PHP
10 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.63%) C++
11 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.11%) Ruby
13 3 (1.58%) C
13 3 (1.58%) Perl
14 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (16.32%) Degree
2 15 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) Docker
2 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.05%) Istio
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Oracle
2 12 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.79%) Apple
4 8 (4.21%) Splunk
5 6 (3.16%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) VMware
7 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.11%) Zend
8 3 (1.58%) Google
8 3 (1.58%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco
9 2 (1.05%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 2 (1.05%) F5
9 2 (1.05%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.05%) Sybase
10 1 (0.53%) Cognos
10 1 (0.53%) Pega
10 1 (0.53%) Sage
10 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.53%) Twitter