The table below looks at the statistics for ECMAScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ECMAScript
Rank 865 861 895
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Permanent jobs citing ECMAScript 39 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -47.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 -
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ECMAScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ECMAScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ECMAScript over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 27 £45,000 -5.26%
London +10 20 £47,500 -13.63%
Scotland - 12 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 12 £37,500 -
South West -13 7 £37,500 -
Bridgwater +3 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Somerset -17 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Orpington - 5 £50,000 -
Bristol -1 1 £37,500 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ECMAScript.

1 70 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 66 (94.29%) CSS
3 65 (92.86%) HTML
4 45 (64.29%) Ajax
5 40 (57.14%) Java
6 36 (51.43%) MySQL
6 36 (51.43%) XML
6 36 (51.43%) Apache
6 36 (51.43%) XHTML
6 36 (51.43%) Web Development
7 33 (47.14%) jQuery
8 31 (44.29%) JSON
9 30 (42.86%) CSS3
10 29 (41.43%) DOM
10 29 (41.43%) Apple iOS
10 29 (41.43%) Android
11 26 (37.14%) JPA
11 26 (37.14%) JSF
11 26 (37.14%) Oracle
11 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
11 26 (37.14%) JSP
11 26 (37.14%) Servlets
11 26 (37.14%) JUnit
12 25 (35.71%) HTML5
13 24 (34.29%) OSGi
13 24 (34.29%) Jackrabbit
13 24 (34.29%) Lucene
13 24 (34.29%) Use Case
13 24 (34.29%) JCE
13 24 (34.29%) Log4j

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ECMAScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (51.43%) Apache
2 24 (34.29%) Adobe CQ
3 19 (27.14%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.86%) Mule
4 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) SMTP
2 15 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) MySQL
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 24 (34.29%) Jackrabbit
3 24 (34.29%) RDBMS
3 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) JUnit
2 24 (34.29%) Log4j
3 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 17 (24.29%) Subversion
5 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.71%) Grunt
8 3 (4.29%) Maven
9 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.86%) Ant
9 2 (2.86%) JIRA
9 2 (2.86%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.86%) EasyMock
9 2 (2.86%) Hudson
9 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.86%) Mockito
9 2 (2.86%) FindBugs
10 1 (1.43%) Mocha
General
1 23 (32.86%) Publishing
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (94.29%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 26 (37.14%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.14%) PHP Developer
4 12 (17.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Applications Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (1.43%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (94.29%) CSS
2 65 (92.86%) HTML
3 45 (64.29%) Ajax
4 36 (51.43%) XML
4 36 (51.43%) XHTML
5 33 (47.14%) jQuery
6 31 (44.29%) JSON
7 30 (42.86%) CSS3
8 29 (41.43%) DOM
9 26 (37.14%) JPA
9 26 (37.14%) JSF
9 26 (37.14%) JSP
9 26 (37.14%) Servlets
10 25 (35.71%) HTML5
11 24 (34.29%) OSGi
11 24 (34.29%) Lucene
11 24 (34.29%) JCE
11 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
11 24 (34.29%) SAX
11 24 (34.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Client/Server
2 12 (17.14%) W3C
2 12 (17.14%) Open Source
3 6 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.86%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Apple iOS
1 29 (41.43%) Android
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Web Development
2 24 (34.29%) Use Case
2 24 (34.29%) UML
2 24 (34.29%) Android Development
2 24 (34.29%) iOS Development
3 21 (30.00%) OO
4 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (24.29%) MVC
6 13 (18.57%) TDD
7 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (7.14%) MVVM
9 5 (7.14%) Scrum
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) BDD
11 3 (4.29%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.29%) OOD
12 2 (2.86%) ATDD
12 2 (2.86%) Validation
12 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 40 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) Python
3 12 (17.14%) PHP
3 12 (17.14%) Ruby
4 5 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Oracle
2 24 (34.29%) Adobe
3 12 (17.14%) Zend
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss