Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 562 1,096 918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 21.60% 20.03% 15.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.14% 34.76% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 386 726 672
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,555 3,153 3,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 59.76% 57.62% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 991 2,120 2,280
Median annual salary £45,500 £43,627 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.05% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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 +2 275 £45,000 +2.27% 32
Glasgow +1 224 £45,000 +6.70% 12
Aberdeen -7 18 £42,500 +7.59%
Dundee -2 13 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Fife +9 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Lothian +4 6 £44,000 +10.00%
South Lanarkshire +4 5 £33,750 -3.57%
Scottish Borders -1 3 £65,000 -
Aberdeenshire +1 2 £40,000 -
South Ayrshire 0 2 £37,500 -
Ayrshire - 2 £41,250 -
Dumfries and Galloway +2 1 £45,000 -25.00%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Stirling -2 1 £35,000 -15.66% 1
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 261 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (43.42%) HTML
3 234 (41.64%) CSS
4 209 (37.19%) C#
5 191 (33.99%) React
6 186 (33.10%) AngularJS
7 173 (30.78%) .NET
8 156 (27.76%) Java
8 156 (27.76%) SQL
9 129 (22.95%) Software Engineering
10 117 (20.82%) Azure
11 100 (17.79%) Node.js
12 97 (17.26%) Git (software)
13 96 (17.08%) SQL Server
14 95 (16.90%) MVC
15 86 (15.30%) Finance
15 86 (15.30%) ASP.NET
15 86 (15.30%) Python
16 83 (14.77%) AWS
17 81 (14.41%) TDD
18 80 (14.23%) Docker
19 77 (13.70%) Front End Development
20 76 (13.52%) TypeScript
21 75 (13.35%) DevOps
21 75 (13.35%) Microservices
22 71 (12.63%) Web Development
23 70 (12.46%) REST
23 70 (12.46%) HTML5
24 69 (12.28%) Test Automation
25 68 (12.10%) User Experience

JavaScript
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 23 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.85%) CMS
4 14 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.78%) Mule
7 7 (1.25%) Drupal
7 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.25%) WordPress
8 6 (1.07%) JBoss
9 5 (0.89%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.89%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.71%) Apache
11 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.36%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.18%) Figma
2 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (2.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 117 (20.82%) Azure
2 83 (14.77%) AWS
3 19 (3.38%) GCP
3 19 (3.38%) SaaS
4 14 (2.49%) Serverless
5 10 (1.78%) PaaS
6 9 (1.60%) G Suite
6 9 (1.60%) npm
7 8 (1.42%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.25%) GitHub
9 6 (1.07%) Office 365
10 5 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.53%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.53%) IaaS
12 3 (0.53%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.42%) HTTP
2 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.36%) SSH
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.03%) MySQL
3 32 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.20%) Big Data
5 18 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.78%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.07%) GIS
11 6 (1.07%) Power BI
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.71%) Redis
14 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
15 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 97 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.52%) JUnit
3 30 (5.34%) Selenium
4 21 (3.74%) Maven
5 20 (3.56%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.38%) Subversion
7 17 (3.02%) webpack
8 14 (2.49%) JIRA
8 14 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.96%) Ant
9 11 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.60%) GitLab
10 9 (1.60%) PHPUnit
10 9 (1.60%) PostCSS
11 8 (1.42%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.42%) Gerrit
11 8 (1.42%) Gradle
11 8 (1.42%) JMeter
12 7 (1.25%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (15.30%) Finance
2 26 (4.63%) Banking
3 17 (3.02%) Retail
4 16 (2.85%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.31%) Games
6 9 (1.60%) Legal
7 5 (0.89%) Automotive
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Marketing
8 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (65.84%) Developer
2 91 (16.19%) Software Engineer
3 70 (12.46%) Senior Developer
3 70 (12.46%) Software Developer
4 65 (11.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 64 (11.39%) .NET Developer
6 48 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (7.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (6.41%) Java Developer
9 30 (5.34%) PHP Developer
10 28 (4.98%) React Developer
11 24 (4.27%) Web Developer
12 21 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (3.20%) C# Developer
14 17 (3.02%) Junior
14 17 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (2.67%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (2.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 14 (2.49%) .NET Software Engineer
16 14 (2.49%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (43.42%) HTML
2 234 (41.64%) CSS
3 191 (33.99%) React
4 186 (33.10%) AngularJS
5 173 (30.78%) .NET
6 100 (17.79%) Node.js
7 86 (15.30%) ASP.NET
8 70 (12.46%) HTML5
8 70 (12.46%) REST
9 57 (10.14%) jQuery
10 47 (8.36%) RESTful
11 46 (8.19%) .NET Core
11 46 (8.19%) CSS3
12 45 (8.01%) Web Services
13 39 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (6.76%) Vue.js
15 35 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (6.23%) Sass
16 32 (5.69%) React Native
17 31 (5.52%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.10%) User Experience
2 46 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.53%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.53%) NHS
10 2 (0.36%) Animation
10 2 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.36%) FMCG
10 2 (0.36%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Social Media
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.18%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.43%) Linux
2 35 (6.23%) Windows
3 21 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (2.49%) Unix
6 11 (1.96%) CentOS
6 11 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.42%) Android
8 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (22.95%) Software Engineering
3 95 (16.90%) MVC
4 81 (14.41%) TDD
5 77 (13.70%) Front End Development
6 75 (13.35%) DevOps
6 75 (13.35%) Microservices
7 71 (12.63%) Web Development
8 69 (12.28%) Test Automation
9 60 (10.68%) Mentoring
10 59 (10.50%) OO
11 52 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (8.90%) Scrum
13 45 (8.01%) Analytics
14 36 (6.41%) Unit Testing
15 35 (6.23%) BDD
15 35 (6.23%) SDLC
16 33 (5.87%) Computer Science
17 29 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (5.16%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (37.19%) C#
2 156 (27.76%) Java
2 156 (27.76%) SQL
3 86 (15.30%) Python
4 76 (13.52%) TypeScript
5 64 (11.39%) PHP
6 32 (5.69%) ES6
7 23 (4.09%) Scala
8 22 (3.91%) C++
8 22 (3.91%) Ruby
9 12 (2.14%) Apple Swift
9 12 (2.14%) Java 8
9 12 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.96%) Kotlin
10 11 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.60%) C
12 9 (1.60%) Dart
12 9 (1.60%) Google Apps Script
13 7 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (10.68%) Degree
2 24 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (14.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (8.90%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.07%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) Kibana
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 53 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.91%) Oracle
3 15 (2.67%) Google
4 9 (1.60%) VMware
4 9 (1.60%) Zend
5 5 (0.89%) Adobe
5 5 (0.89%) Splunk
6 4 (0.71%) ESRI
7 3 (0.53%) Juniper
7 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.36%) Apple
8 2 (0.36%) Logi
8 2 (0.36%) Perforce
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.18%) Coverity
9 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore