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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ECMAScript
Rank 875 901 869
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Permanent jobs citing ECMAScript 21 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +17.42%

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
55019 62378 57170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.49% 52.81% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46797 53285 49156
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 6 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 26 May 2015. 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 +50 18 £57,500 +43.75% 3
London +34 17 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Scotland +20 3 - -
Glasgow +1 3 - -
Bristol -4 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West -12 1 £42,500 +9.67% 1

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (56.25%) Finance
3 24 (50.00%) CSS
3 24 (50.00%) HTML
3 24 (50.00%) Node.js
4 21 (43.75%) C++
5 20 (41.67%) Ajax
6 17 (35.42%) XML
7 15 (31.25%) Web Development
8 14 (29.17%) CSS3
8 14 (29.17%) HTML5
8 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.08%) jQuery
10 12 (25.00%) Backbone.js
10 12 (25.00%) Degree
10 12 (25.00%) JSON
11 10 (20.83%) XHTML
11 10 (20.83%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) MySQL
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.75%) JSP
12 9 (18.75%) Servlets
12 9 (18.75%) JUnit
12 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
12 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 9 (18.75%) JSF
12 9 (18.75%) JPA
13 8 (16.67%) Android

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (50.00%) Node.js
2 8 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) WebEx
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
3 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Log4j
3 7 (14.58%) Jasmine
3 7 (14.58%) Sinon.JS
3 7 (14.58%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.08%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Programmer
3 8 (16.67%) Programmer
4 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.08%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.08%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) CSS
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 20 (41.67%) Ajax
3 17 (35.42%) XML
4 14 (29.17%) HTML5
4 14 (29.17%) CSS3
5 13 (27.08%) jQuery
6 12 (25.00%) JSON
6 12 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 10 (20.83%) XHTML
8 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 9 (18.75%) JSF
8 9 (18.75%) JSP
8 9 (18.75%) Servlets
8 9 (18.75%) JPA
9 8 (16.67%) OSGi
9 8 (16.67%) Dojo
9 8 (16.67%) DOM
9 8 (16.67%) XSL
9 8 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (8.33%) Equities
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Web Development
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 8 (16.67%) OO
4 8 (16.67%) UML
4 8 (16.67%) Use Case
4 8 (16.67%) Android Development
4 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) TDD
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.17%) E-Discovery
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) Content Management
7 2 (4.17%) System Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) C++
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) DataCash
3 2 (4.17%) PayPal
3 2 (4.17%) Klarna
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