Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 71 107
Rank change year-on-year -17 +36 +39
Permanent jobs citing REST 154 200 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.01% 3.59% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 8.86% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 105 115 62
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 2,132 2,258 1,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.65% 40.53% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,533 1,135
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £59,750
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -29 78 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Edinburgh +25 71 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Fife -2 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
REST
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (70.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (55.19%) JavaScript
3 79 (51.30%) Java
4 71 (46.10%) Git (software)
5 66 (42.86%) SQL
6 63 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (37.01%) C#
8 56 (36.36%) .NET
8 56 (36.36%) TDD
9 51 (33.12%) CSS
9 51 (33.12%) OO
10 49 (31.82%) Web Services
11 48 (31.17%) SOAP
11 48 (31.17%) MVC
12 46 (29.87%) XML
13 45 (29.22%) HTML
13 45 (29.22%) JSON
14 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
15 42 (27.27%) Test Automation
15 42 (27.27%) Jenkins
16 41 (26.62%) Finance
17 40 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (24.68%) Continuous Delivery
19 37 (24.03%) BDD
20 36 (23.38%) AngularJS
21 34 (22.08%) Software Engineering
22 31 (20.13%) Degree
22 31 (20.13%) Cucumber
23 30 (19.48%) Windows
24 29 (18.83%) Open Source

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 23 (14.94%) IIS
2 14 (9.09%) JBoss
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.95%) Confluence
4 3 (1.95%) Sonic ESB
4 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.30%) WildFly
5 2 (1.30%) WordPress
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) Mendix
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.55%) SaaS
4 5 (3.25%) npm
5 3 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.95%) Slack
6 2 (1.30%) Apigee
6 2 (1.30%) Firebase
6 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) HTTP
2 10 (6.49%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.30%) SAN
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) IPv4
4 1 (0.65%) IPv6
4 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) MySQL
3 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.25%) SQLite
8 4 (2.60%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.60%) DB2
9 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.95%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) MSDE
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (46.10%) Git (software)
2 42 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 31 (20.13%) Cucumber
4 27 (17.53%) NUnit
4 27 (17.53%) TeamCity
5 23 (14.94%) SpecFlow
6 13 (8.44%) Eclipse
6 13 (8.44%) IntelliJ
7 11 (7.14%) Maven
8 10 (6.49%) Selenium
8 10 (6.49%) Subversion
9 9 (5.84%) JIRA
10 8 (5.19%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.90%) Hudson
11 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.25%) JUnit
12 5 (3.25%) webpack
13 3 (1.95%) Bugzilla
13 3 (1.95%) git-flow
13 3 (1.95%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 41 (26.62%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (64.29%) Developer
2 48 (31.17%) Java Developer
3 41 (26.62%) Software Engineer
4 37 (24.03%) Software Developer
5 36 (23.38%) .NET Developer
6 30 (19.48%) C# Developer
7 28 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (16.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (16.23%) Java Engineer
8 25 (16.23%) Java Software Developer
8 25 (16.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (16.23%) Test Engineer
9 24 (15.58%) JavaScript Engineer
10 23 (14.94%) C# Software Engineer
10 23 (14.94%) Developer in Test
10 23 (14.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 23 (14.94%) Java Developer in Test
10 23 (14.94%) Software Development Engineer
10 23 (14.94%) Software Test Engineer
10 23 (14.94%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.36%) .NET
2 51 (33.12%) CSS
3 49 (31.82%) Web Services
4 48 (31.17%) SOAP
5 46 (29.87%) XML
6 45 (29.22%) HTML
6 45 (29.22%) JSON
7 40 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (23.38%) AngularJS
9 26 (16.88%) React
10 25 (16.23%) Gherkin
11 23 (14.94%) jQuery
12 20 (12.99%) Sass
13 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
14 17 (11.04%) HTML5
15 15 (9.74%) RESTful
16 14 (9.09%) Hibernate
16 14 (9.09%) WCF
17 13 (8.44%) .NET Framework
18 12 (7.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) User Experience
2 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.60%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.95%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.95%) DataPower
7 3 (1.95%) Wiki
8 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.30%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
9 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.48%) Windows
2 15 (9.74%) Linux
3 8 (5.19%) Android
4 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (70.78%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (36.36%) TDD
4 51 (33.12%) OO
5 48 (31.17%) MVC
6 42 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 38 (24.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 37 (24.03%) BDD
9 34 (22.08%) Software Engineering
10 29 (18.83%) Open Source
11 28 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 27 (17.53%) Test Scripting
13 25 (16.23%) API Testing
13 25 (16.23%) SDET
14 23 (14.94%) Agile Testing
14 23 (14.94%) Process Improvement
14 23 (14.94%) Scenario Testing
14 23 (14.94%) User Stories
15 22 (14.29%) Microservices
16 19 (12.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.19%) JavaScript
2 79 (51.30%) Java
3 66 (42.86%) SQL
4 57 (37.01%) C#
5 28 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 25 (16.23%) Python
7 14 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.84%) ES6
9 6 (3.90%) C++
9 6 (3.90%) Ruby
10 5 (3.25%) Perl
10 5 (3.25%) PHP
11 4 (2.60%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.60%) Java 8
11 4 (2.60%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (20.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Ansible
1 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.95%) Puppet
1 3 (1.95%) Terraform
2 2 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.65%) Marathon
3 1 (0.65%) Mesos
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle
2 8 (5.19%) Cognizant
2 8 (5.19%) Google
3 6 (3.90%) IBM
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.60%) Chordiant
6 3 (1.95%) Apple
7 2 (1.30%) F5
7 2 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Zend
8 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.65%) Kony
8 1 (0.65%) Okta
8 1 (0.65%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter