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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ECMAScript
Rank 868 854 894
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +40
Permanent jobs citing ECMAScript 34 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.039% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 2
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +85.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 10 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 19 September 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 -13 25 £47,500 -5.00%
London -20 21 £47,500 -5.00%
Orpington - 9 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 9 £37,500 -
Scotland - 9 £37,500 -
South West -28 4 £41,250 +10.00%
Bridgwater +3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Somerset -13 3 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +4 2 £67,500 +38.46%
Bristol -5 1 £37,500 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 62 (91.18%) CSS
3 57 (83.82%) HTML
4 40 (58.82%) Ajax
5 38 (55.88%) Java
6 36 (52.94%) MySQL
6 36 (52.94%) XML
6 36 (52.94%) Apache
6 36 (52.94%) XHTML
6 36 (52.94%) Web Development
7 33 (48.53%) Android
7 33 (48.53%) Apple iOS
8 28 (41.18%) jQuery
9 26 (38.24%) JSON
9 26 (38.24%) JSF
9 26 (38.24%) CSS3
9 26 (38.24%) JPA
9 26 (38.24%) DOM
9 26 (38.24%) JUnit
9 26 (38.24%) Oracle
9 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
9 26 (38.24%) JSP
9 26 (38.24%) Servlets
10 24 (35.29%) Log4j
10 24 (35.29%) Hibernate
10 24 (35.29%) JCE
10 24 (35.29%) SMTP
10 24 (35.29%) RDBMS
10 24 (35.29%) Adobe
10 24 (35.29%) SAX

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (52.94%) Apache
2 24 (35.29%) Adobe CQ
3 17 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.94%) Mule
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) SMTP
2 13 (19.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) MySQL
2 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 24 (35.29%) RDBMS
3 24 (35.29%) Jackrabbit
3 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) JUnit
2 24 (35.29%) Log4j
3 21 (30.88%) Subversion
3 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) Grunt
6 4 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 2 (2.94%) Hudson
7 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.94%) FindBugs
7 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.94%) Mockito
7 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 2 (2.94%) Checkstyle
7 2 (2.94%) JIRA
7 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.94%) EasyMock
General
1 23 (33.82%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Web Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 12 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Applications Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Web Applications Developer
5 10 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Graduate
7 2 (2.94%) Graduate Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) CSS
2 57 (83.82%) HTML
3 40 (58.82%) Ajax
4 36 (52.94%) XML
4 36 (52.94%) XHTML
5 28 (41.18%) jQuery
6 26 (38.24%) JPA
6 26 (38.24%) JSON
6 26 (38.24%) DOM
6 26 (38.24%) JSP
6 26 (38.24%) Servlets
6 26 (38.24%) JSF
6 26 (38.24%) CSS3
7 24 (35.29%) OSGi
7 24 (35.29%) Apache Sling
7 24 (35.29%) Apache Felix
7 24 (35.29%) Apache Commons
7 24 (35.29%) JPedal
7 24 (35.29%) JFreeChart
7 24 (35.29%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 12 (17.65%) W3C
2 12 (17.65%) Open Source
3 9 (13.24%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (13.24%) User Experience
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.47%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Android
1 33 (48.53%) Apple iOS
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Ubuntu
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Phone
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Web Development
2 24 (35.29%) Use Case
2 24 (35.29%) UML
2 24 (35.29%) Android Development
2 24 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 23 (33.82%) OO
3 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.88%) MVC
5 15 (22.06%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.24%) MVVM
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.88%) BDD
11 2 (2.94%) ATDD
11 2 (2.94%) Validation
12 1 (1.47%) OOD
12 1 (1.47%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.88%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) PHP
3 12 (17.65%) Python
3 12 (17.65%) Ruby
4 9 (13.24%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) C
6 2 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 24 (35.29%) Adobe
3 12 (17.65%) Zend
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss