Period
to 16 June 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 100 168
Rank change year-on-year -74 +68 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 29 54 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 1.97% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.05% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 46
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -14.29%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £58,500 "
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 3,826 2,632 5,067
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 95.81% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,514 1,683 3,420
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £70,000 £69,775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Scotland

JavaScript Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for JavaScript Developer in Scotland

JavaScript Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Developer in Scotland

JavaScript Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 June 2021. 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
Edinburgh -29 11 £61,250 +22.50% 6
Glasgow -26 10 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Aberdeen -7 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
JavaScript Developer
UK

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, JavaScript Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (79.31%) React
3 14 (48.28%) Node.js
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Redux
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
7 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
7 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (27.59%) Docker
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Python
10 6 (20.69%) AWS
10 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
11 5 (17.24%) Vue.js
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
11 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
11 5 (17.24%) Ember.js
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.24%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) C#
12 4 (13.79%) .NET
12 4 (13.79%) PHP
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Web Development

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Azure
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.45%) GCP
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Cypress.io
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 2 (6.90%) Police
3 2 (6.90%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) React
2 14 (48.28%) Node.js
3 11 (37.93%) Redux
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) Ember.js
7 5 (17.24%) Vue.js
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) GraphQL
9 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 2 (6.90%) jQuery
11 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
11 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.45%) HTML5
11 1 (3.45%) Kafka
11 1 (3.45%) REST
11 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (3.45%) Spring
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
7 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Architectural Design
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Fintech
8 1 (3.45%) Human-Centred Design
8 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Go
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Istio
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
1 1 (3.45%) Splunk
1 1 (3.45%) Sybase