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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ECMAScript
Rank 886 857 897
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +40
Permanent jobs citing ECMAScript 18 49 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.045% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.084% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 14
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £55,000 £89,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%

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
56541 58551 63646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.21% 53.39% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48499 49569 56120
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -23 15 £46,250 -7.50% 5
London +10 13 £53,750 +13.15% 5
City of London +8 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South Wales - 3 £46,000 -
Wales - 3 £46,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £46,000 -
Bridgwater +3 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Somerset +1 2 £42,500 -15.00%
South West -21 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (80.77%) CSS
3 35 (67.31%) HTML
4 25 (48.08%) OO
5 21 (40.38%) Subversion
5 21 (40.38%) Android
5 21 (40.38%) Git (software)
5 21 (40.38%) Apple iOS
5 21 (40.38%) CSS3
6 19 (36.54%) Java
6 19 (36.54%) MySQL
6 19 (36.54%) XML
6 19 (36.54%) XHTML
6 19 (36.54%) Ajax
7 18 (34.62%) MVC
7 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.69%) Apache
8 17 (32.69%) Web Development
8 17 (32.69%) JSON
8 17 (32.69%) Node.js
9 16 (30.77%) jQuery
9 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 15 (28.85%) TDD
11 13 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (25.00%) User Experience
12 11 (21.15%) J2EE
12 11 (21.15%) Oracle
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.15%) JUnit

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 17 (32.69%) Apache
1 17 (32.69%) Node.js
2 11 (21.15%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SMTP
2 9 (17.31%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.15%) Jackrabbit
2 11 (21.15%) RDBMS
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Subversion
1 21 (40.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Log4j
2 11 (21.15%) JUnit
3 9 (17.31%) Grunt
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.85%) JsTestDriver
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Bower
General
1 10 (19.23%) Publishing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Web Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (11.54%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Web Applications Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.77%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) CSS
2 35 (67.31%) HTML
3 21 (40.38%) CSS3
4 19 (36.54%) Ajax
4 19 (36.54%) XML
4 19 (36.54%) XHTML
5 17 (32.69%) JSON
6 16 (30.77%) jQuery
6 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 13 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (21.15%) Apache POI
8 11 (21.15%) Apache Commons
8 11 (21.15%) JPedal
8 11 (21.15%) JFreeChart
8 11 (21.15%) FusionCharts
8 11 (21.15%) amCharts
8 11 (21.15%) HTML5
8 11 (21.15%) OSGi
8 11 (21.15%) Apache Sling
8 11 (21.15%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) User Experience
2 11 (21.15%) Client/Server
3 10 (19.23%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (11.54%) W3C
4 6 (11.54%) Open Source
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (9.62%) Fixed Income
5 5 (9.62%) Equities
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Android
1 21 (40.38%) Apple iOS
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Phone
4 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) OO
2 18 (34.62%) MVC
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Web Development
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (21.15%) Android Development
6 11 (21.15%) iOS Development
6 11 (21.15%) Use Case
6 11 (21.15%) UML
7 10 (19.23%) MVVM
8 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.62%) BDD
9 5 (9.62%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) C
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) PHP
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 6 (11.54%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Adobe
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Zend
3 2 (3.85%) DataCash
4 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
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